Today, everybody is heading towards a rat race where long working hours and busier lifestyles scorch and dehydrate one’s mind, body, and soul. In this case, the only way to get refreshed and pampered is to take a spa weekend in Sydney. You must treat your body and mind to some relaxation; this is why people take holidays and plan vacations. But nowadays, vacationing has become stressful and detrimental to good health. A break should be such that it gives you something positive and relaxing. This is what you get on a spa break! 

You will be surprised to know that Australia’s commercial health and wellness business generates $250 million from sales, with Sydney accounting for almost 9% of that. According to the Intelligent Spas’ new report on the Australian spa industry, the number of spas has increased by 152% over the last five years. Moreover, the number of annual spa visits has increased by 15%.

Like many other people, if you also think that spas are only for getting glowing skin, you are wrong! Spas offer therapeutic treatments like body treatments, oil therapies, and massages which help improve your overall sense of well-being. Spa treatments can work wonders for your mind and body, depending on what treatments you get. 

Here are the different types of spa treatments you can enjoy at popular spa facilities in Sydney. Read on!

Full body mud mask

Earlier mud masks were used for faces only, but now it is available for the whole body. Before applying mud to your body, you will get a full-body exfoliation. You will relax in warm mud while the mud works upon your skin for an hour. This spa treatment leaves you with silky, soft, and smooth skin. It is a good treatment for cleansing your pores and hydrating your skin.

Herbal body wrap

Herbal body wrap treatment is also popular as a dead cell-reduction treatment. It helps remove toxins from your skin and promotes the absorption of vitamins and minerals into the body. During this treatment, your body is wrapped with linen and muslin sheets that were first heated and soaked in herbal oils. You will be allowed to rest for 20- 25 minutes.

Acupressure massage

If you are dealing with stress and pain, acupressure therapy can be an ideal solution for you. Gentle yet firm pressure is applied on specific body points similar to the acupuncture points during this treatment. It is a fantastic treatment for relaxing your mind and body, relieving aches and pains, healing injuries, improving blood circulations, etc.

Burmese massage

Burmese massage has its ancient origin in Thai, Chinese and Indian medicine. It is a traditional massage that includes local natural ingredients that help promote smooth skin and prevent skin burn, reduce stress, assist digestion, improve blood circulation, leave you refreshed and energised, and encourage good sleep. 

Thai massage

Thai massage perfectly combines acupressure, assisted stretching, and body rocking. It is the most demanding spa treatment in Sydney. It generally takes place on the floor, and during the massage, you will remain fully clothed, so you should wear comfortable and stretchable clothing for the massage. If you want to relieve yourself from stiff neck, back or shoulder pain, or muscle strain, Thai massage is the best treatment for you to choose for your spa weekend in Sydney.

Aromatherapy massage

It is a classic massage therapy that includes long strokes and kneading. During Aromatherapy massage, your therapist will provide you with a body massage using essential oils derived from plant materials that contain specific healing properties. These essential oils get absorbed into the skin and work wonders for your overall health. Depending on your need, a different combination of oils is used; you may need energising, calming, cleansing, or decongesting.