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It's the season for festive spa treats
by Elizabeth Kamaldin

HAD a stressful year? Then this season, it's time to give yourself a well-deserved break - especially before the holidays, which can bring their own kinds of stress.

What better way to relax and rejuvenate your body and soul than to pamper yourself with spa and skin treatments?

To help you along, My Paper ferreted out spas with special treatments and packages that are bound to leave you refreshed, just in time for the festive season.

Beaufort Christmas spa essentials

Treat yourself to the Beaufort Christmas Spa Essentials package at Singapore's first garden destination spa, Spa Botanica at The Sentosa, A Beaufort Hotel (2 Bukit Manis Road, tel: 6371-1318/1288).

Priced at $380++ per person, this three-hour-long spa package includes a welcome footbath, aroma lavender massage, premium gold facial with vitamin-C mask, and a choice of either a foot or scalp massage.

Available only this month.

Cyro rejuvenation therapy

People who want a facelift on the go can turn to the Cyro Rejuvenation Therapy treatment at The DRx Medispa (302 Orchard Road, #14-02/#16-02 Tong Building, tel: 6223-1555).

The 45-minute-long treatment will ensure your skin is radiant and glowing.

The non-invasive technique utilises low-powered electrical impulses to "push" active ingredients into the skin. The treatment costs $100, a first-time one-time-only promotional price.

St. Gregory Christmas special

True to its philosophy of integrated lifestyle management, St. Gregory has introduced its St. Gregory Christmas Special.

Priced at $200 for one, or $360 for two, this special includes two treatment options for you to choose from.

Its Elemis Skin Specific Facial, which lasts 75 minutes, is a skin- conditioning facial that combines the powers of plant actives with traditional Eastern massage techniques to give your skin a youthful glow.

The Aromatic Body Bliss Massage, which lasts 50 minutes, combines the power of the purest essential oils and gentle Swedish massage strokes.

With every booking of either treatment, the special also gives you complimentary access to premium fitness and spa facilities, and an afternoon tea.

Available at all five St. Gregory outlets located in various hotels, from the Marina Mandarin Singapore to the Parkroyal on Beach Road (visit for a full list of spas). Afternoon-tea menus differ across outlets, and prior reservations are required.

Berry Christmas package

This Christmas, The Spa Artisan and Aramsa The Garden Spa are presenting the Berry Christmas Package. The package comprises foot soak and massage, body exfoliation, body massage, and face and neck massage.

Priced at $280+ for one, and $518+ for two, the package lasts 21/2 hours.

Visit The Spa Artisan, located at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, 1 Fullerton Square, #01-13/14 (6423-1382) or Aramsa The Garden Spa, located at Bishan Park 2, 1382 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1, (6456-6556).

The promotion is on till Dec 31.

Gateway to vitality's signature treatment, Gateway to Vitality, is a healing deep-tissue massage that will help relieve blockages in your body for detoxification, and also help improve your blood circulation.

The hour-long treatment is priced at $88 for one, and $156 for two, without GST. The promotional prices are applicable only for first-timers to's outlet at 102 Guillemard Road (tel: 6280-8988) and are not valid with other promotions. The promotion is on until Jan 2.

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