Considered as Turkey’s oldest, traditional hot bath, Hammam has evolved through time to become a sought-after spa experience. This month, Filipinos can experience a luxurious kind of Hammam as it finally made its in the Philippines.
From March 10 to 19, be pampered by Chi, The Spa’s special guest, Turkish therapist Najat Elkhai of Shangri-La Istanbul, as she showcases an authentic Hammam bath experience.
Her Hammam also includes an exfoliating scrub and relaxing foam massage designed to help blood circulation, revive skin and release tension.
Overall, the ritual succession can draw deep impurities, provide detoxification to purify, deeply invigorate, and relax the whole body.
For a true urban escape, the hotel spa also unveils its very own secluded Hammam treatment rooms. A private refuge elegantly covered with black marble featuring a heated marble-topped “bathing slab,” cold wall, bathtub, and private shower and changing room.
For different needs of each clientele, Chi is offering three Hammam experiences namely Traditional, Luxury or the Royal.
The 45-minute Traditional Ham-mam is a full-body treatment, which combines a reviving body scrub and a foam massage to soften muscles and refresh the mind, body and soul.
Another choice is the Luxury Hammam. For 60 minutes, it includes a reviving body scrub, revitalizing full-body foam massage, water therapy, organic body mask, smoothing hair wash and a moisturizing session using organic lotion.
The most luxurios of all is the 120-minute Royal Hammam combining the benefits of the Luxury Hammam with a full-hour Aroma Wellness signature massage perfect to renew the body and spirit.
Chi, the premier day spa is open to all in-house and outside guests. Offering other Asian inspired treatments that draw inspiration from the origins of the Shangri-La legend, a place of personal peace, enchantment and well-being. It is a private sanctuary of calm, personal space and timelessness in a “spa within a spa” concept.
Nestled in the hotel’s Garden Wing, this luxury spa features a private entrance for ultimate privacy and convenience. It also features a variety of single, double and specialty treatment suites. There are also outdoor bathing facilities, relaxation lounges, a library and a yoga studio with classes spanning 3,000 square meters in total.