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Day Spas & Massages – Wellness in Rotorua NZ

12 June 2022



Looking for relaxation and rejuvenation while you’re visiting Rotorua, New Zealand? You’ll find an abundance of excellent massage studios and day spas delivering the best therapeutic treatments nature has to offer.

Our Guide to the Best Spas and Wellness Centres in Rotorua

Here are our recommendations for the finest relaxation and wellness experiences in New Zealand’s cultural capital.

Hell’s Gate Geothermal Park & Mud Spa

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Visit the iconic Hell’s Gate to soak in an outdoor mud bath or sulphur spa overlooking a spectacular geothermal landscape. Afterwards, cool off under a wonderful spring-fed waterfall.

Wikitoria Māori Healing

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Release blockages of Life Force energy flow with the traditional Māori bodywork practice of Romiromi and Mirimiri. Following your session, you’ll feel lighter, clearer, and more grounded.

Wai Ora Spa

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Wai Ora wellness spa resort in Rotorua is located beside a fast-flowing, spring-fed trout stream. Unwind at this lakeside Rotorua spa resort with a holistic volcanic stone or romantic couples massage, individual spa therapy, a detoxifying mud wrap, or a relaxing mani-pedi.

The Studio Thai Massage

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Got aches and pains, or just want to unwind? You’ll appreciate the restorative effects of a reinvigorating Rotorua Thai massage. Each fully-qualified therapist possesses a unique style and technique to suit the needs of the whole family.

Secret Spot Hot Tubs Rotorua

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Relax in your own cedar hot tub, heated to a perfect 39.5°C, nestled amongst the Puarenga Stream and Whakarewarewa Forest. Beers, wines, ciders, bubbles, or hot drinks can be delivered directly to you via a tub-side button.

QE Health Wellness & Spa

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This wellness and day spa in Rotorua offers a comprehensive array of wellness treatments. Have your worries kneaded away, or take advantage of the health benefits provided by Rachel Spring’s natural thermal waters. Slide into deliciously warm Rachel Pools, heated at 40°C and 35°C, and luxuriate in this bounty of nature, regarded as a gift from the gods.

Massage Eden at the Pullman

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This is just the kind of place you’re looking for to retreat from a hectic schedule. Bask in a 5-star, customised Rotorua massage experience where professionals use their expertise to enhance your health and wellness.

Waikite Valley Thermal Pools

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Slide into pure geothermal waters overlooking the Waikite Valley and drift into a blissful state. Choose from public pools or private spas heated to 35°C or 40°C. The Ponga Tree Café serves a good range of snacks, coffee, beer, wine, and soft drinks.

Polynesian Spa

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Discover the secret to the therapeutic properties behind the natural mineral springs at Polynesian Spa. Sink into one of 28 thermal pools with picturesque lake views, or relax with a luxurious beauty treatment in the spa therapy rooms.

Silver Fern Spa Studio

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Boost your health and wellness with a sumptuous spa treatment in Rotorua at Silver Fern. Or, book a time with fully-trained therapists, who will knead away tension, stress, aches, and pains for deep relaxation.

BodyFix Massage & Spa Therapies

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Enjoy a singles or couples massage in Rotorua with BodyFix. Treat yourself to a traditional Mirimiri & Rongoa treatment, hot stone or deep tissue body massage, or detoxify the skin with a relaxing mud or body scrub.

The Spa at Millennium Hotel Rotorua

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The team at The Spa are waiting to take care of your health and wellness with a range of deluxe spa therapies and massages. Or, spend time relaxing in the communal and private spa pools, saunas, and a heated all-weather 15m swimming pool.

Discover More Fantastic Things to Do and See in Rotorua

Now that you’re relaxed and recharged, head to the Skyline Gondola for incredible views over Lake Rotorua. How about some exciting ziplining action? Or a walk through the Redwood Forest? We’d love to see you celebrate the end of the day with a glass of bubbly at the Stratosfare Restaurant and Bar. Make sure you read our blog page for more attractions and activities on offer in New Zealand. See you soon!

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