One of the most charming cities in Malaysia is of course Kuching. Surrounded by beautiful nature it is a place for all jungle lovers to rejoice. And with a big Chinese population one could find many massage options.
About: Conveniently located a stone’s throw away from most major hotels in Kuching town, one would not want to miss the services provided by Mirage Spa after a long day of touring. Complimented by many and recommended by more, Mirage Spa offers professional massage service which ranges from traditional Borneo Massages to more modern styles, such as the body wrap massage. Step in to a relaxing environment and be welcomed by the friendly staffs that will assist you in choosing the best massage package for your tired soul.
One of the top Kuching Massage Parlors the Mirage Spa is rated the No.1 Spa by Tripadvisor, Mirage Spa is frequented by both locals and tourists alike. The place can get quite busy during the weekends therefore prior reservation is advisable.
Massage costs:1 hour body massage starts 88 Ringgit (21 USD)
About: Located 10 minutes of walking away from the city centre, Tribal Remedy is well frequented by both tourist and locals alike. Professionally operated by middle aged ladies from the Dayak Tribe, this home-grown wellness centre prides themselves in using only 100% natural and environmentally friendly products.
Pamper your body with ginger and pepper massage oil or perhaps cool it down with a swig of Tapai, a locally made rice wine that is a favorite among the locals. Among their massage service provided includes Sarawak Traditional Oil Massage, Sport Therapy Massage, Post-Natal Therapy Massage and Aromatherapy Massage among many others. Advance bookings for their services are encouraged as well to avoid disappointment.
About: The ‘Thai Legend Traditional Reflexology Centre’ is the first Thai massage service to be opened in Kuching with due recognition from the Thai Massage Association itself. Dubbed as the best Thai and Aromatherapy massage in Kuching, Thai Legend offers an array of services, such as Anti-stress Massage (Neck, Shoulders, Back and Head), Thai Foot Massage, Traditional Thai Facial Massage and many more.
The interior design of the centre is definitely one to boast about and the word relaxing is an understatement for the elaborative interior. Dim lighting, comfortable tranquil environment and perfect melodious Thai tunes greet customers who walk through the centre’s door. Being inside the centre itself takes the stress away from ones tired body and immediately puts you in a carefree mood. The centre even goes one step further by providing pick up service from a guest’s hotel. Thai Legend indeed lives up to its expectation to its mission to bring guest away from the daily stress of the city life.
Massage costs:Thai Massage 1 hour at 88 Ringgit (21 USD), 2 hours at 138 Ringgit (33 USD)
Batu Lintang Blind Centre
Address: Jalan Batu Lintang, 93200 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
About: For only a mere RM25, the Batu Lintang Blind Centre offers you comfortable and professional massage at the best rates in town, guaranteed. Don’t be fooled by the old sign and the spare interior design of the centre. Masseurs in the centre has years of massage experience around their belt and has no trouble in revitalizing your tired body. Aside from providing clients with professional massage service, the centre provides an earning opportunity for the blind community in Kuching. Again, for a small fee of RM25, one would get not only to distress physically but also mentally by helping the less privileged.