Need to pick up a last-minute gift for a friend or loved one? We’ve got you covered with suggestions perfect for someone who could use some relaxation and self-care!
Let’s face it: 2020 has been a rough year. The grind of working from home and limited social outings has taken its toll. We all could use a break…
What better way to allow someone a well-deserved moment of peace this holiday season by gifting them an experience of self-care?
Hong Kong has a growing number of wellness related experiences to choose from- perfect for that gift you’ve been putting off getting.
Here are our a few of our favorites.
Founded by husband-and-wife duo Ciaran and Dee Hussey, Float On is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Float On provides private floating sessions to reset and rejuvenate the body. Guests can enjoy one hour of floating bliss- and enjoy the benefits of the Epsom salts bath which is proven to relieve anxiety, pain and insomnia.
Float On is currently offering a holiday twin pack for HKD999 (single float retail price is $650). It can be enjoyed solo or with a friend. Twin Pack is available until December 31st. Each purchase is valid for six months until June 31.
Stretch Asia is a well-known spot in Central that assists clients in regaining flexibility and improving mobility through assisted stretching. If you or your loved one is an athlete looking to prevent getting injured, or a businessperson who spends hours hunched over their computer, a professional stretching evaluation and program can make the perfect gift. Stretch Asia has the experience down pat- from the relaxing atmosphere, convenient changing rooms and lockers, to their friendly certified stretch professionals ready to work out all those problem spots. There is a reason they have been in business for over 20 years.
Stretch Asia has two gift card options – the first pack containing 3 sessions for 3.5 hours at 20% off ($3880 HKD) or a 5-session pack for 5.5 hours with 30% off ($5678 HKD).
Fivelements is a sanctuary in the heart of Causeways Bay’s Times Square that offers yoga, sacred arts, and plant-based cuisine. Known for their luxurious spa retreat in Bali, Fivelement’s city location a comprehensive day spa where guests can pop in and pick from a host of relaxing experiences- such as a signature message, yoga class, tea ceremony or singing bowl session, just to name a few.
Fiveelements is offering a special Christmas package- a signature day experience ($2930) that includes a private, one-on-one sacred arts session (A choice of yoga, mindfulness, tea, sound, movement, or core), a massage for 105 minutes, and a 3-course plant-based lunch or dinner at Sakti elixir lounge to try their newest plant-based innovations.
The only downside is guests will have to wait until in person operations are back open once Covid regulations allow. In the meantime, however, guests can check out their online live-streams now being offered for many of their classes.
The Life Hub is a medical wellness centre conveniently located on Wellington Street in Central. They offer a host of services to get men and women alike feeling their best- including IV drips, customized supplements, lab tests, and detoxes to aid with stress, gut health, sleep, and more.
Right now, the Life Hub is offering a package for IV drips starting at $1680 HKD. You can choose from three therapies- Cleanse and Detox, Rest and Recovery, or Skin Glow. Upon purchase you get a second drip at half off the cost.
For a last-minute stocking stuffer look no further than their Sleep Drops ($480 HKD per bottle) which contain liquid melatonin, well known for helping users fall and stay asleep naturally. For more info check out their website or visit Life Hub in person for more details!
Asaya is one of Hong Kong’s most luxurious spas- at one of its most luxurious hotels- The Rosewood. If you are looking to treat someone to a 5-star experience look no further.
They currently offer a host of gift card options through their website. Choose from their curated packages such as “Meditation and Mindfulness” or “Sports Therapy.”
Packages start at $1650HKD and go up form there.
If you really want to go big, Asaya is also offers year long wellness programs starting at $15,000 HKD.
They also have a great selection of curated smaller gifts- including wellness hampers (starting at $1080 HKD) for men, women and children of all ages.
Written exclusively for WELL, Magazine Asia by Ashley Tang