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My staycation account at Capella Hotel and my review of the Auriga Spa seem to be rather popular among my readers. So here’s another pampering treat at Sentosa you can consider!

Visiting Spa Botanica at The Sentosa Spa & Resort is always a treat. Because the ambience the spa was able to provide immediately sets you in a holiday mood. No matter how stressed I may feel, just spending a few hours at Spa Botanica helps me forget my worries for a while.

The spa also has many great facilities (like the float pool, mud pool and tea pavilion) that I can spend HOURS just relaxing within the spa.

mud pool at spa botanica

nice scenery at spa botanica

This time, I visited the spa for a review of their newest massage – the Botanica Bamboo Massage. No thanks to walking in heels and sitting before the computer working for many hours straight (even on weekends), I pretty much feel achy everywhere – particularly on my upper back and calves. My boyfriend has been doing his best to give me his rendition of massages (which aren’t actually too bad!) but nothing beats getting treated by a professional.

kristen at spa botanica

tea pavilion at spa botanica

The Botanica Bamboo Massage does exactly what I need – it’s designed for improving blood circulation, lymphatic drainage, and relieve muscle tension. What’s special about this treatment is that instead of the therapist’s hands only, the therapist also uses warm bamboo sticks to help slide, tap, pivot different muscles.

outdoor spa pavilion at spa botanica

The treatment left my muscles all loosened and relaxed. The bamboo canes felt especially comforting on the calves (YAY!) and the shoulders.

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floating pool with cascading waterfall at spa botanica, sentosa