If you’re not planning to travel this summer (and let’s face it, between the scramble for quarantine rooms and the risk of being carted off to Penny’s Bay, who can blame you?), why not book a Hong Kong wellness staycation instead? These healthy stays will have you feeling rejuvenated in no time. What pandemic fatigue?
Family Wellness Packages, Asaya
Looking for something to do with whole fam jam this summer? Asaya is back in action with a new family-oriented wellness package at Rosewood Hong Kong. Choose from a one- or two-night stay, and get the kids involved in the immersive wellness experiences tailored to children aged 5 to 16, such as a DIY essential oil-making workshop, a “junior massage” experience, or a botanical facial by RARE SkinFuel. Adults can also indulge in their 60-minute pampering treatments and private family workshops. You’ll also get dining credit and access to all wellbeing classes, fitness centre and outdoor infinity swimming pool, making it a Hong Kong wellness staycation to remember. The Family Wellcation packages are available from July 15 until September 4, and start from $8,000 per night on weekdays and $8,900 on weekends.
Wellness Retreat Package, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
With its gorgeous pool and impressive dining options, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong is one of the most popular wellness staycation options in Hong Kong. For summer, it’s teamed up with wellness brand Rituals to launch a Wellness Retreat package. Starting from $2,230 per room per night, the Wellness Retreat package includes daily breakfast at Grand Café, a 60-minute Plateau Spa for one guest, a Ritual of Sakura gift set, and a special rate of $350 for valet parking (not available on public holidays or public holiday eves). Offer available until July 31.
Urban Oasis at Four Seasons Hong Kong
Four Seasons Hong Kong is a fabulous choice if you’re looking for a health-conscious staycation. With one of Hong Kong’s best hotel pools, an award-winning spa and a menu brimming with wellness cuisine, their Urban Oasis package is a perfect getaway. With rates starting at $5,400, the package includes a 90-minute treatment, an express mani-pedi, breakfast for two and 15 percent off any additional treatments you book during your stay. Looking for more wellness? Their in-room wellness offerings offers guided mediations, sound therapy, stretching, self-massage and yoga videos, which you can follow in the comfort of your room. Bringing the fam and trying to figure out how to entertain them? The hotel lays on free and paid-for entertainment, from mocktail classes and manicures (fee applies) to daily movie screenings, magna tiles, car racing session and use of the kids’ playroom.
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Bliss Body Journeys
If you’re looking for a truly unique rural getaway, Bliss Body Journeys is Hong Kong’s most authentic retreat experience. Located in a private residence deep in the New Territories, the four-day retreat is as much about your spiritual development as it is about your physical wellbeing, with nature immersion, a soul guidance session, sound healing, yoga and delicious plant-based cuisine. Retreats run roughly once a month, and start at US1,480 per head.
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Stay, Dine, Massage at Hyatt Centric
Pretend you’re in Thailand for the weekend with the indulgent Stay, Dine Massage getaway at Hyatt Centric, which combines dining and massage for a fun-filled retreat. Priced from $2,480 (weekdays) or $2,680 (weekends), the package includes buffet breakfast for two, your choice of either a set dinner at CRUISE plus a bottle of wine or a buffet dinner at Farmhouse, and a 75-minute Thai massage for two by organic spa and skincare brand Siam Botanicals. It also comes with a Siam Botanicals gift, while stocks last. Don’t miss their incredible infinity pool, which gives you spectacular harbour views. Offer is available through September 30.
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Wellness Retreats at The Mandarin Oriental
Looking for a real urban retreat? With its award-winning spa, The Mandarin Oriental offers a series of ongoing retreats that range from a single day to two-night stays. For a curative stay, try the two-night TCM retreat, which includes a TCM consultation, reflexology, tai chi and a unique TCM therapy treatment, along with delicious and nutritious meals at several of the hotel’s F&B outlets. For a one-night treat, we love the mid-week Spa Escape. Available Tuesday to Thursday, this one-night stay includes a bespoke two-hour spa treatment, a PT session with a personalised inBody and Fitquest assessment to help define your fitness goals, lunch at The Aubrey, dinner at The Mandarin Grill, and a healthy breakfast at Cafe Causette. $8,800 for one or $13,000 for two guests.