Ho Chi Minh City is never short of places to shop, to eat, and to relax. Traveling through Ho Chi Minh City, you will surely see signs towards spas all over the central districts of the city. But entering one you haven’t heard of can be a gamble of two hours. Here are some of the best-loved spas around the city for anyone looking for some rest and relaxation.
For the Weary Traveler
For a quick massage or an afternoon excursion, Quynh Nhu spa is a famous and reliable go-to spa for locals and visitors alike. With multiple locations on the same street, there are often many appointments available when you call ahead. The spa is best-known for spectacular foot massages that could be perfect after a day of walking through central Saigon and Ben Thanh market nearby. The spa has no fuss or frills with quality service and professional staff. After treatments, they serve ginger tea and jam in their lovely sitting room.
A 90-min foot massage is only 250,000 VND, but guests are expected to tip their masseuse depending on how they rate their quality of service. Overall, Quynh Nhu’s great service and affordable price have made it a big name is Saigon.
137 Ham Nghi, District 1 – Tel: (08) 38217362
115 Ham Nghi, District 1 – Tel: (08) 39152115
141-143 Ham Nghi, District 1 – Tel: (08) 62590888
B2-04 NL 2, Ha Huy Tap, Phu My Hung, District 7 – Tel: (08) 54122154
To experience something truly extravagant, visit one of Saigon’s decadent spas within the city’s selection of 5-star hotels, including the Park Hyatt, Caravelle Hotel, and Pullman Saigon. Le Meridien Hotel, a member of the Starwood group, offers a wellness experience that is both relaxing and aesthetic. Explore Spa fits Le Meridien’s contemporary art theme with gorgeous and pleasing artworks all over the rooms. The décor and treatments give you a sense of being underwater, with treatment packages called ‘Sea Holistic’ and ‘Marine Detoxifying Body Therapy’. Atop the 9th floor of the hotel, spa guests are also invited to experience the saltwater infinity pool and fitness center with striking views of Saigon river.
Signature Treatment: Oligomer Silhouette, 1,680,000 VND for 75min
Location: 9th floor of Le Meridien Hotel, 3C Ton Duc Thang Street, District 1
A Family Experience
Golden Lotus Spas can be found in District 1, 3 and 7 in Saigon. As one of the first Korean spa systems to enter Vietnam, it has changed the scene for relaxation centers. Golden Lotus introduces Jjim Jil Bang-style from Korea, which is a series of showers, traditional kiln saunas, and steam rooms. Additional treatments including Himalayan salt meditation room, cinema, restaurants, and a play area for children make a visit to the spa an enjoyable experience for the entire family.
Admission to this massive complex is a set price of 335,000 VND per adult and 155,000 VND for child. Additionally, the spa offers a 20% discount “Happy Hour” when you come in 10AM-12PM on weekdays or after 6PM any day of the week.
27 Pham Ngoc Thach , Ward 6, District 3
Garden Court 2, 139 Ton Dat Tien, Phu My Hung, District 7
15 Thai Van Lung, District 1
20 Ho Huan Nghiep, District 1
17/5 Le Thanh Ton, District 1
Rank #1 in Spas and Wellness on TripAdvisor, Temple Leaf Spa is the most famous stand-alone spa in Ho Chi Minh City. What sets apart this spa is great customer satisfaction from massages.
Every masseuse goes through training at Temple Leaf Massage School before working, making for reliable and impeccable service. Before treatment, each visitor is given a questionnaire in order to customize the massage to the customer. In addition to back massages, Temple Leaf’s package includes a shower, sauna, steam room, and pools to enhance your relaxation.
A 2-hour body massage package is 650,000 VND with optional add-ons such as clay mask facial and salt scrubs.
Location: 74/1 Hai Ba Trung, District 1
A Cultural Experience
Hong Anh Foot Massage and Spa offers some of the best packages for a great price. The interior of the spa and its treatments follow a traditional Chinese theme. One of their most unique offerings is a steam bath takes place in a large ceramic vase, for individuals. Their package includes a foot massage after soaking feet in a mixture of Chinese herbs, face massage and facial, and an hour long back message. Between treatments, customers can shower and snack on Chinese herbal tea and candied ginger. Located on Nguyen Trai, customers can pop in for a few hours of rest and relaxation after a day of shopping.
The package price is 300,000 VND for 90 minutes.
Location: 150/9 Nguyen Trai, Ben Thanh, District 1