The sweet scent of lemongrass in the air, the dim soothing lamps allow your eyes to rest, the light meditative music playing in the background - escape the bustling city, set foot into a spa and feel the stressors of the day seep away.

In need of pampering treatments and looking for a spa in Saigon? Lucky for us, Ho Chi Minh City is full of award-winning spas offering beauty services and body massages on every corner of the city. After a long day of work, shopping, or exploring the city, sometimes you just need to give your body a little break. There are many kinds of body massages available, whether you want a traditional massage, a relaxing massage, a deep tissue massage, a hot stone massage, a Thai massage, or other beauty services such as a herbal foot scrub or herbal facial, we have got you covered.

Check out the 10 best spas in Ho Chi Minh City:

  1. Temple Leaf Spa
  2. Indochine Spa Saigon
  3. Miumiu Spa
  4. Thann Sanctuary Spa
  5. Saigon Heritage Spa
  6. Golden Lotus Spa
  7. Le Grand Spa & Fitness Saigon
  8. Le Spa des Artistes Saigon
  9. Moc Huong Spa
  10. L'Apothiquaire Spa

1. Temple Leaf Spa

emple Leaf Spa is perfect after a day out exploring the sights and is voted the fourth best spa in Saigon on TripAdvisor
Temple Leaf Spa is perfect after a day out exploring the sights and is voted the fourth best spa in Saigon on TripAdvisor

A charming spa tucked away in the heart of Ho Chi Minh District 1, near to Ben Thanh market and Saigon Opera house, Temple Leaf Spa is perfect after a day out exploring the sights and is voted the fourth best spa in Saigon on TripAdvisor. The spa is well appointed with subtle decorative furniture in the Indochine style.

Come here for typical but well-delivered spa services like Vietnamese and Thai massage with carefully sourced spa aroma oil. If you are in need of extra pampering, choose from one of their relaxing packages for two full hours of massage therapy; this can be a combination of body and foot massage treatments, shower services are also included in this wellness package.

Spa Details

2. Indochine Spa Saigon

Indochine spa uses modern Asian style architecture to create a tranquil ambience within the chaotic city
Indochine spa uses modern Asian style architecture to create a tranquil ambience within the chaotic city

Indochine Spa Saigon is a standalone spa centre in District 1 in Ho Chi Minh City with expert massage therapists. Indochine spa uses modern Asian style architecture to create a tranquil ambience within the chaotic city. Services begin the moment you set foot within with a drink of Vietnamese tea and a cold, scented towel to start your relaxation journey.

Spa services include traditional massages with massage oils, holistic facials, scrub reflexology, and body waxing treatments. Indochine Spa even offers a complimentary pick-up service for customers staying in hotels in District 1 and District 3 of Ho Chi Minh City. Traditional Vietnamese snacks and hot herbal tea is served after your relaxing treatment.

Spa Details

3. Miumiu Spa

Miumiu spa has 5 spas in Saigon, making it easy to get well-priced and consistently good body treatments at any of their outlets across District 1
Miumiu spa has 5 spas in Saigon, making it easy to get well-priced and consistently good body treatments at any of their outlets across District 1

Miumiu spa has 5 spas in Saigon, making it easy to get well-priced and consistently good body treatments at any of their outlets across District 1. Each customer gets a personalised service, before the treatments begin, you are asked to fill out a form indicating which body part you would like to receive more attention to, e.g. arms, shoulders, calves, etc, along with whether you would like light, medium, or strong pressure applied by the therapist.

Upon entry into the spa, you are first welcomed with a refreshing drink, then taken to the changing room where you can shower and change into a set of loose-fitting garments, before being shown into the treatment rooms. Choose between a private spa session or a body massage in a larger treatment area. Miumiu Spa offers the quintessential traditional massages in addition to hot stone therapy, a shiatsu massage, or a fresh ginger essence massage. Given their professionalism and expertise, Miumiu is often full so we highly recommend booking your appointment in advance to avoid disappointment.

Spa Details

4. Thann Sanctuary Spa

Thann is for the discerning customer looking to get pampered and spoiled
Thann is for the discerning customer looking to get pampered and spoiled

Established in 2002, Thann Sanctuary Spa is rooted in Thai wellness heritage and their passion for wellness has helped them to grow into one of the top spas in the world with multiple branches across the globe.

Thann is for the discerning customer looking to get pampered and spoiled. Not your average spa, Thann's professional wellness experts use Thann's own brand premium beauty products, featuring all-natural skincare and essential oils aromatherapy products using botanicals derived from the finest resources. The core ingredient for their well-loved wide range of products is the Vitamin E-rich extracts of rice bran oil.

Find yourself in a luxurious setting located inside Pullman Saigon Centre, Thann offers facial care, healing massages, and even a foot massage by the pool.

Spa Details

5. Saigon Heritage Spa

Our top body massage choice is the fascinating hot stones massage coupled with a fresh cucumber mask
Our top body massage choice is the fascinating hot stones massage coupled with a fresh cucumber mask

Do not be fooled by Saigon Heritage Spa's modest and unassuming entrance for it is one of the best spas in Ho Chi Minh City. Step inside to find chic interiors and friendly massage therapists who are trained in the arts of wellness and relaxation.

Our top body massage choice is the fascinating hot stones massage coupled with a fresh cucumber mask. This is sure to revive you before you head back out into the city. Otherwise, a foot massage is always a nice way to ease off a day's worth of walking.

Saigon Heritage will end your therapy by treating you to a hot cup of blooming flower tea leaf, leaving you feeling warm and fuzzy.

Spa Details

6. Golden Lotus Spa

Golden Lotus is actually such an ideal place for a family fun day out
Golden Lotus is actually such an ideal place for a family fun day out

Golden Lotus is a Korean-style spa, so expect to find a very communal and social attitude towards relaxation.

With several locations across Ho Chi Minh City, each outlet is a large collection of wondrous treatment rooms. You will find a sauna room where traditional Chinese medicinal herbs are heated up under infrared rays for the body's easy absorption. There is a Himalayan rock salt sauna room where it is believed that the natural minerals from the salt, under high temperatures, releases energy to reduce fatigue and stress. There is also a yellow ocher sauna treatment room where mineral mud and archer earth walls help to detoxify your body and reduce body aches. Of course, you can also get a body massage to ease your body and mind.

With so many various activities, Golden Lotus is actually such an ideal place for a family fun day out. Kids love dressing up in the loose-fitting garments provided as well as the towels tied around their heads, exploring the many different rooms that also keep them occupied, while parents get to enjoy the different healing treatments and the relaxing atmosphere.

Spa Details

7. Le Grand Spa & Fitness Saigon

Le Grand Spa & Fitness Ho Chi Minh is located inside the Grand Hotel Saigon on the busy Dong Khoi shopping street
Le Grand Spa & Fitness Ho Chi Minh is located inside the Grand Hotel Saigon on the busy Dong Khoi shopping street

Le Grand Spa & Fitness Ho Chi Minh is located inside the Grand Hotel Saigon on the busy Dong Khoi shopping street. (Read our top brands to shop at in Vietnam).

After a day out shopping, Le Grand Spa is a great place to get an amazing massage. One of the few places that offer European style treatments, you can get Swedish massage here along with hot stone massage therapy. This is also a rare spa that is also a full-service beauty salon and a professional hair salon, you can get facial care, manicures and pedicures, and all the works here!

Le Grand Spa also has a fitness centre, swimming pool, and a steam bath area for your total health and relaxation needs.

Spa Details

8. Le Spa des Artistes Saigon

Le Spa des Artistes Saigon, at the renowned Hotel des Arts Saigon, is a luxurious wellness centre where you can relax after a day in town
Le Spa des Artistes Saigon, at the renowned Hotel des Arts Saigon, is a luxurious wellness centre where you can relax after a day in town

Le Spa des Artistes Saigon, at the renowned Hotel des Arts Saigon, is a luxurious wellness centre where you can relax after a day in town. This amazing gem of a spa won the 'Luxury Hotel Spa' category for Vietnam and 'Luxury Boutique Spa' category for the Asia Continent at the 2017 World Luxury Spa Awards.

The salon offers a wide range of traditional Asian and European treatments such as reflexology, herbal facials, massages, manicures and pedicures. The spa specialises in treatments to assist in blood pressure ailments and relieve muscle stiffness. You are promised a 'pure sensory experience, where expert therapists use luxurious products to soothe, pamper and relieve the stress of life'. The spa also includes a fitness centre, so you can also take the time to get in a workout.

This is the perfect spa in Ho Chi Minh City for couples looking for a romantic and relaxing activity. Couples can enjoy private spa sessions at one of its two double-bed treatment rooms. In fact, Hotels des Arts Saigon is amongst our top-rated staycation destinations in the city. Take a break here with your loved ones. Be sure to take a dip at their rooftop outdoor swimming pool surrounded by views of the city.

Spa Details

9. Moc Huong Spa

Moc Huong Spa offers an extensive range of treatments: massage therapy, foot treatments, pedicures and manicures and facials
Moc Huong Spa offers an extensive range of treatments: massage therapy, foot treatments, pedicures and manicures and facials

Moc Huong Spa is a chain of spas across Ho Chi Minh City that uniquely combines massage techniques from Japan, Sweden, Thailand, India, and Indonesia with Vietnamese traditional medicine. You can find Moc Huong Spa outlets in the bustling city centre or at Thao Dien in District 2, a neighbourhood popular with expats.

Moc Huong Spa offers an extensive range of treatments: massage therapy, foot treatments, pedicures and manicures and facials. The choice of massage treatments can even be personalised to an individual part of your body - such as the head, shoulder, leg, foot with varying amounts of pressure applied for the different parts.

After your treatment, Moc Huong Spa staff will serve you some traditional Vietnamese snacks such as candied ginger and lotus seeds, along with a cup of hot tea.

Spa Details

10. L'Apothiquaire Spa

L'Apothiquaire Spa is an artisan boutique spa that is both a beauty product boutique and a beauty centre with a few branches throughout the city
L'Apothiquaire Spa is an artisan boutique spa that is both a beauty product boutique and a beauty centre with a few branches throughout the city

L'Apothiquaire Spa is an artisan boutique spa that is both a beauty product boutique and a beauty centre with a few branches throughout the city.

The premium spa offers a wide selection of services, from facial massages to body treatments using only natural, organic products. A visit to L’Apothiquaire spa starts with an in-depth skin analysis, and their beauty consultants will design for you a specific treatment tailored to your individual needs.

La Maison de L’Apothiquaire also houses recreational centres that offer fitness classes such as yoga, pilates, Zumba and even belly dancing.

Spa Details

Best Spas in Ho Chi Minh City

Saigon could very well be the spa capital of the world with spas on almost every street. Knowing which spa to pick should not be a stressful decision especially when you are looking for relaxation and rejuvenation. Therefore we have put together this guide to spas in Saigon!

Whether you are looking for premium pampering or just a simple foot reflexology, we have got you covered. These top spas are popular with Saigonese locals and foreigners alike, our top tip would be to make a booking in advance to ensure that you get your 'me-time'.

While you are here, you may also like our ultimate guide to yoga retreats in Vietnam, for some extended ‘me’ time…

Our publication is powered by our community. Join the conversation on Facebook.