Polynesian Spa – the ultimate place to relax in Rotorua

The Polynesian Spa, Rotorua at sunrise
The Polynesian Spa, Rotorua at sunrise

Whilst Rotorua is an awesome place to come for some high adrenaline adventures with no shortage of things to do for thrillseekers, there is a much more relaxing side to their geothermal city. One of the best things to do on any trip to Rotorua is to spend a morning, afternoon or even the full day at the Polynesian Spa – a world-leading, natural mineral bathing and luxury spa retreat right here in Rotorua. Let the geothermal waters nourish skin and revive tired muscles, aches and pains, while decadent therapies rejuvenate your body. Sounds relaxing? It’s even better than you think.

Bathing

Bathing at the Polynesian Spa with views over Lake Rotorua
Bathing at the Polynesian Spa with views over Lake Rotorua

There are many different elements to the Polynesian Spa. Set in the wonderful geothermal waters that surround Rotorua, bathing is one of the main attractions at the Polynesian Spa and the geothermal mineral waters are sourced from two natural springs and fed into no less than 27 mineral pools at the spa complex. With two different water types; one more acidic and one more alkaline, you can treat the body in different ways as the acidic waters relieve aches and pains whilst the more alkaline waters nourish your skin.

Each of the pools is designed for different purposes from the deluxe double dipper which is perfect for couple to the family double dipper which features water slides and great views out across the lake. There’s also a private pool where you can truly sit back and relax.

Retreat

Enjoying a treatment at the Polynesian Spa
Enjoying a treatment at the Polynesian Spa

The second element to the Polynesian Spa is the retreat – a place to come and truly indulge yourself with a treatment or series of treatments to cleanse and relax the body and mind. They recommend spending at least three hours at the retreat to really feel the benefits, allowing yourself time for a hot mineral soak, your therapy and time in the relaxation lounge.

There are a number of treatments available from facials to massage to mud therapy as well as Polynesian Spa’s signature AIX Therapy which includes a full body exfoliation and a relaxing coconut oil relaxation massage.

About the Polynesian Spa

A couple relax in the waters of the Polynesian Spa
A couple relax in the waters of the Polynesian Spa

The Polynesian Spa is nestled on the shores of Lake Rotorua and people have been soothing away their aches and pains in the geothermal mineral waters in the area since the 1800s. The spa retreat is the ultimate place to get away from it all and truly relax and the calming environment of the mineral pools and retreat will soon enable you to leave behind all your stresses and strains and relax.

As well as the mineral pools and retreat, there is also a café at the Polynesian Spa which sells a range of healthy smoothies, juices and treats for you to enjoy. There is also the Spa Essentials Shop where you can purchase items from their own range of spa and skincare products.

The Polynesian Spa has regular special offers so watch this space and follow our two Rotorua Hotels on Facebook for up-to-date info and great special offers at the Polynesian Spa.

For more information and to book, check out the Polynesian Spa website or speak to our staff at either Lake Rotorua Hotel or Four Canoes.

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