spa - Santal Spa, Hanoi

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Santal Spa is a blissful haven in Hanoi’s West Lake district where travellers and residents come to revive their flagging senses after navigating the hectic streets of this captivating but bustling capital city.


While much of Hanoi’s ancient beauty and French colonial-period elegance prevails in the 21st century, negotiating the ungovernable traffic can still leave you feeling a little frazzled after a day of sightseeing. As a precautionary measure, consider ending your day’s itinerary with an appointment at Santal Spa, a soul-soothing sanctuary with more than one antidote for a flustered visitor.

Located in the city’s West Lake district, a gentrified neighbourhood filled with a host of international restaurants, Santal Spa blends contemporary fittings with traditional Vietnamese décor. The signature treatment is the Santal Massage (90 minutes for US$65) and involves two therapists blending Shiatsu, Thai, Swedish, Balinese, and Lomi-lomi techniques. For something more local, the traditional Vietnamese massage (60 minutes for US$45) incorporates age-old acupressure practices to balance your body’s chi.

For the ultimate indulgence, the Santal Beautiful Bliss (180 minutes for US$180) spa package includes a foot polish, the aforementioned Santal Massage, a reflexology session, some facial care, and exfoliation treatment. Individual massage, reflexology, and various beautification treatments are all available à la carte. 

After realigning your mind, body, and spirit, further unwind over dinner and drinks on the rooftop of Don’s Tay Ho Bistro, which overlooks the vast expanse of West Lake, a becalming centrepiece in this rapidly developing metropolis.



Hanoi, Vietnam
Distance: 5,546 km
Flight Time: 9 hours, 25 mins
Frequency: Daily flights via Bangkok

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Santal Spa
112 Xuan Dieu, Tay Ho District
Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: +84 4 3718 4686

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