1. Chuan Spa at The Langham
83 Symonds St. Ph (09) 300 2960.
Chuan Spa at The Langham is a tranquil space designed using the principles of feng shui. Treatments include herbal steam rooms, saunas, jacuzzi, snail showers and an ice experience - you can replenish your soul, and later your stomach at The Langham's gorgeous dining rooms.
2. The Sanctuary at Mollies Day Spa
6 Tweed St, St Mary's Bay. Ph (09) 376 3489.
Recently re-launched under new owners, The Sanctuary at Mollies has indulgent packages of massage, facials, body treatments and holistic Ayurvedic spa treatments. Try the signature three-hour indulgence facial, mani and pedi for $290
3. Spa Di Vine
12 Taylor Rd, Waimauku. Ph (09) 411 5290.
A day spa in the middle of wine country is a favourite for a couples' or friends' escape. The aptly named Napa Valley is a half-day of hot stone massage, customised facial, finishing with tea by the fireplace ($355). Replenish your soul at the gardens and terraces.
4. East Day Spa
Ground Level Skycity Grand Hotel, 123 Albert St. Ph (09) 363 7050.
A soothing Winter Journey package to help you beat the winter blues with a foot treatment, hot towel cleanse, cocoa butter massage and a hot stone back treatment and a facial ($165 for 75 minutes, until July 31). Or check out dine by Peter Gordon or Orbit high tea packages.
5. Lucy & the Powder Room
16 Morrow St, Newmarket, Auckland. Ph (09) 524 6702. The Department Store, 10 Northcroft St, Takapuna, ph (09) 488 0585.
A stylish modern take on the beauty parlour haven of old, Lucy & the Powder Room is about serious skincare in fashion surroundings. The Autumn Package includes a Bio Actives skin treatment and Sans pH body wash for $99.