Beauty & Wellbeing

Bathing in the hot, mineral-rich waters provided by geothermal activity has been practised in New Zealand for its restorative powers for hundreds of years, and these natural assets have led to the development of some luxurious and relaxing destination spas, designed to leave you feeling utterly relaxed and rejuvenated and ready to take on the world. Imagine the blissful pleasure of sliding into the warm waters of a bubbling thermal pool, knowing that a massage by a professional therapist is yet to come … you don’t have to imagine in New Zealand, because the country is rich with such experiences! If you need a complete escape from everyday stresses, you can unwind with a spell at a dedicated wellness retreat. Numerous specialist retreats throughout the country offer all manner of treatments to enhance not only your physical but spiritual wellbeing –everything from massage, spa therapy and hydro-treatments to yoga and weight-loss programmes, to name but a few. Treat yourself!

You’ll also find numerous beauty clinics and day spas where you can indulge in some pampering and enjoy everything from detox treatments and anti-ageing packages to aromatherapy, facials, acupuncture and exfoliation, and all the professional beauty and styling services you’d expect from experienced, expert hairdressers to special occasion make-up artists and dedicated beauty retailers.