The Spa and Wellness treatment at The River View Retreat is oriented to soothe your spirit using a range of holistic therapies and massages in the midst of exquisitely green surroundings. Our trained and expert therapists will bring to you the very best of therapeutic treatments, effectively combining Oriental and Western practices.
Marma Abhyangam (60 mins)
The traditional Indian synchronized massage is effective for improving eyesight, longevity, and aids in giving a sound sleep.
Shirodhara (60 mins)
In this authentic Indian therapy, oil is continuously poured on the forehead from a dharachatti while the body is gently massaged. This therapy promotes rejuvenation and revitalization of the human mind and body, diminishing the effect of ageing. It is recommended for stress and strain.
Indian Head and Foot Massage (45 mins)
Indian Head and Foot Massage is a deep penetrating technique for releasing muscular tension from the scalp, neck and shoulders. This ancient Indian art of massage begins with a traditional Indian foot cleansing ritual followed by a gentle head massage for balancing the body and a pressure point foot massage for deep relaxation.
Swedish Massage (60 mins)
Swedish Massage is an invigorating bodywork specifically designed to relax muscles by applying deep pressure to muscles and bones and rubbing concurrently with the circulation towards the heart. This massage purposefully enhances oxygen flow in blood and helps muscle detoxification.
Deep Tissue Massage (60 mins)
Deep Tissue Massage focuses on the deeper layers of muscle tissue and aims to release the chronic patterns of tension in the body through slow strokes and deep finger pressure on the contracted areas, releasing deeply-held patterns of tension, removing toxins, while relaxing and soothing the muscle.
Aromatherapy (60 mins)
Aromatherapy uses aromatic plant, flower, leaf, seed, bark and fruit essential oils to aid healing, alleviate pain and regulate mood by working on the sense of smell and thereby absorption into the bloodstream .This therapy is beneficial in minor ailments, digestive problems, PMT, stress-related illness and some skin complaints.
Balinese Massage (60 mins)
Balinese Massage is an ancient deep tissue massage technique that forms an extension to Ayurvedic massage. The practitioner uses deep pressure to release areas of tense, knotted tissue as well as long massage strokes and skin rolling techniques to relieve stress and tension and improve circulation. It promotes harmony of the mind, body and soul.
Reflexology (45 mins)
Reflexoloty is based on the belief that there are reflex areas on the feet and hands corresponding to all body parts including major organs. Pressure is applied to acupoints which are interrelated to the organs in the body. This is beneficial in relieving pain and alleviating the source of pain.
Body treatments are meant to relax, revive and rejuvenate your body and replenish your skin, with purifying, and conditioning body wraps and scrubs, instilling the natural powers and properties of fruits and flowers.
Fruit Scrubs (30 mins)
A full body scrub using seasonal fruits to improve skin condition using all natural organic ingredients is followed by an antioxidant moisturiser, leaving your body and skin soft and supple.
Sea Salt Scrub (30 mins)
Sea Salt Scrub is an exfoliating treatment using sea salts; this deep cleansing gently exfoliates the body with salt from the sea, leaving your skin softer and smoother. This is attained by removing the dead skin cells and adding moisture with aroma oils.
Honey & Sesame Scrub (30 mins)
Honey & Sesame Scrub is Ggood for oily skin. The principle ingredients of this invigorating body treatment enjoy an age-old reputation as skin healers, softens and moisturises. Used in conjunction with each other, the ground sesame seed exfoliates; the sesame oil softens while the honey promotes new cell growth.
Neem Scrub (30 mins)
Neem scrub is good for all kinds of skins. This treatment has been specifically designed to relieve pain and damage caused by over-exposure to the sun. A cooling puree of neem leaves, blended with soothing eucalyptus oil is applied to the entire body, concentrating on the affected areas.
Ubtan (30 mins)
Ubtan is an Ayurvedic body scrub made up of chickpea flower, milk, white butter and turmeric.
Dead Sea Mud Wrap (30 mins)
Dead Sea Mud Wrap is famous for giving the skin a glowing and youthful look. This luxurious mud glides in a velvety layer. As it dries, it cleanses, exfoliates, draws out toxins, hydrates and improves the flow of nutrients to the skin's surface, while our experienced therapists pamper you to a relaxing head massage. Dead Sea Mud is a rare blend of minerals and natural salts. It contains calcium to balance, iron to strengthens and sulfates to beautify the skin.
Honey & Sesame Wrap (30 mins)
Honey & Sesame Wrap is a gentle natural rub with indigenous honey and sesame to exfoliate and remove dull skin cells. This wrap leaves you with a softer and smoother skin accompanied by a head massage with our signature head massage oil.
Traditional Indian Body Wrap (30 mins)
Traditional Indian Body Wrap is a signature body wrap of turmeric and yoghurt. Turmeric acts as a natural and purifying cleanser, while yoghurt smoothens the skin and nourishes the entire body, while you experience a traditional head massage.
Fruit Wrap (30 mins)
Fruit Wrap is a body wrap made up of seasonal fruits. Fruit pulp softens and revitalises your skin to a silky smooth texture. Fresh fruit pulp is gently massaged into your skin, then wrapped and left for a while to be absorbed. This sweet-smelling body wrap will moisturise and soften your skin to a high level of freshness while you are transferred to a state of serenity with a head massage.
Pedicure (45 mins)
Sit back and relax for a real feet treat. Pedicure stimulates your sole with an invigorating foot scrub and thorough cleaning and soaking your feet in signature concoction of Indian herbs/flowers. It will leave your feet feeling soft and smooth, followed by cream massage and foot pack.
Milk & Honey Bath (45 mins)
This is a luxurious body soak comprising milk, honey, oatmeal, sea salts and essential oils. Milk exfoliates, softens and nourishes the skin while honey softens, provides nutrition and acts to protect the skin. Oatmeal will protect the skin while sea salts detoxify and soften the skin.
Flower Bath (45 mins)
Flower bath is an indulgent warm bath concoction made of fresh and dried flowers gently sprinkled on top of the water, where they quickly re-hydrate. The milky bath potion and essential oils soothe and soften your skin.
Aroma Bath (45 mins)
Aroma bath is a revitalising bath preparation of essential oils tailored to refresh and awaken you from fatigue. It calms your mind and relaxes your body. Choice of oils are available to suit your mood.