We all know one of the best bits about becoming a bride is treating yourself to sublime massages, facials and beauty treatments to get ready for the epic day, so why not make it a group afternoon escapade with some of your favourite ladies? Pampering parties are perfect for bachelorettes who prefer a laidback, hangover-free hen do, where you enjoy each other's company and chatter without yelling over speaker-shaking music. Read on for the top spas and beauty parlours in Singapore that will leave you glowing with happiness...
The luxury spa has a selection of girly group treatment packages that take unwinding to a new level, starting from the Beach Villa Party ($320++ per person for a group of three to four, or $150++ per person for a group of five to 10) , which includes pampering massages, all-day access to ESPA’s facilities, a platter of nibbles and champagne. If it’s perfectly polished digits you’re after, swoop in on their Nail Party. Suitable for three to five ladies, it includes a manicure or pedicure, full access to the spa’s facilities, a two-course meal at its wholesome fusion cuisine restaurant Tangerine and some bubbly.
ESPA Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269, p. 6577 8880.
The Big Blow
In search of a primping sesh before you rock the clubs for your last night out as a singleton? Round up your entourage (three to 12 ladies allowed) and head over to The Big Blow for a full-on hair and makeup Pamper Party, accompanied by a complimentary glass of bubbly for all. It’s a brilliant way to try a fresh look that’s out of your comfort zone, plus you can pick up some clever tricks from their expert stylists.
The Big Blow, #02-21 Cluny Court, 501 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259760, p. 6465 4836.
Regularly drawing in the well-heeled crowd, this exquisite spa plays host to three signature parties – Luxespa, Chocolat and Honey – that can accommodate up to six ladies. For a deliciously aromatic time, we recommend going for the anti-ageing and mood-boosting Chocolat party ($355++ per person), which consists of a thermal gommage polish, a chocolatier’s massage, a chocolate fondue wrap and a luxurious BodyLife rub. Alternatively, you can personalise your path to bliss by mixing and matching treatments from their packages or a la carte menu.
Estheva Spa, #01-30/31 Raffles Hotel Arcade, 328 North Bridge Road, Singapore 188719, p. 6338 3318.
Aramsa The Garden Spa
Nestled away in the leafy surrounds of Bishan Park, this rustic retreat offers a Hen’s Party Pampering Package (from 760++ for four people) that will spoil you from head to toe. Expect a 90-minute massage, a 30-minute rejuvenating scrub, a classic manicure and pedicure for the bride, and 30-percent off classic manicures and pedicures for the bridesmaids.
Aramsa The Garden Spa, Bishan Park 2, 1382 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1, Singapore 569931, p. 6456 6556.
If your posse is obsessed with quirky, creative nail art, you’ll want to get your fingers in Manicurious’s 6xy And You Know It party package (minimum spend of $480). Simply pick your favourite services – they have various types of manicures, scrubs, nail art and more – and sink back to savour their free-flow non-alcoholic drinks and complimentary bottle of house wine.
Manicurious, 41 Beach Road, Singapore 189680, p. 6333 9096.
This tranquil spa, hidden away in The Singapore Polo Club, is known for throwing nine different sorts of indulgent ‘Spartys’ filled with complimentary drinks and bites, such as the signature Chic Hen’s Party, which includes a milk foot bath, chocolate hand dip, a full-body massage, classy canapes and champagne. Vino enthusiasts will love the Wine, Cheese & Chatter Sparty, an extravagant affair that packs in a red wine scrub, a grapeseed full body and scalp massage, a glass of red wine each, a three-cheese platter to compliment the tipple, and lots more inviting treats.
Lush Spa, Singapore Polo Club, 80 Mount Pleasant Road, Singapore 298334, p. 6254 9091.