And the spaholic Marikenya strikes again!
With the holiday rush, the leftover jobs from 2015 and the looming deadlines for 2016, a spa total relaxation treat is what this blogger needs. Together with my husband and partner in love and in everything else, we tried out a new wellness center in Marikina — the Ruby Spa located along J.P. Rizal, Concepcion Uno, Marikina City.
Ruby Spa is located at the 2nd floor. Immediately upon opening the door entrance, the sweet fragrance of the spa aroma welcomes the guests. The huge wooden door welcomes the guests on top of the stairs, knock and you will be received by Karen, the beautiful and charming front desk officer. The spa’s ambiance is relaxing — dim light, soft instrumental music, refreshing and relaxing aroma, and zen interiors. Therapists are eager to assist, welcoming, and courteous.
Since my birthday is happening soon, this is a lovely pre-birthday treat!
The spa, aside from the services, sells beauty and wellness products. I love their balms in different scents and for different purposes — for pain relief, to put you to sleep or to put you in a relaxing mood.
To ensure a head to foot pampering, we tried out the following services:
- Dead Sea Salt Scrub for Php500 (1 hour) only
- Traditional Hilot Massage (1 hour) for Php350 only
- Pedicure for Php80.00 only
- FREE Sauna and Shower
What makes Ruby Spa different from all other spas I tried out within the city, it has a newly built SAUNA that can accommodate 2 to 3 guests at the same time. Hubby and I spent something like 10 or 15 mins in the sauna, enough for us to sweat good and feel good before the scrubbing.
Heat bathing is one of the oldest beauty and/or health strategies in terms of cleansing one’s skin. When the body begins to produce sweat via deep sweating, the skin is then cleansed and dead skin cells are replaced – keeping your skin in good working condition. (from Ruby Spa facebook, credit to the original writer)
Ruby Spa has 6 rooms that are convertible into couples and singles and a room for cavitation for those who are into slimming massages/therapy. We were assigned a couples room where had both the scrub and the massage. The therapist assigned to me was Girly who’s very polite, quiet and skillful. Suits me very well.
The dead sea salt scrub was such a treat! The body scrub solution smelled fresh and sweetish and the application which lasted for an hour was enjoyable because it was in the form of a massage. After the scrubbing, we showered and felt our skin turned into babies — very clean, smooth and glowing! But wait, there’s more, after the shower, we were asked to lie down again and we were applied the skin moisturizer to close the pores after the exfoliation and maintain the creamy effect in the skin.
After the moisturizing session which lasted for 5 minutes, we were treated to the traditional hilot massage. While my relaxing massage choice is Swedish, from time to time, I wanted a harder type that calms the muscle, thus, the hilot massage. Our therapists were really good masseuses. The hilot massage was among the best we experienced.
Our last stop, was the pedicure service. Again, Girlie satisfied my expectation. My nails were perfectly done after.
Per our experience, Rub Spa services are highly recommended! Their prices are affordable and competitive, too! See below price list:
Ruby Spa is open DAILY from 12:00 noon up to 12:00 midnight.
Ruby Spa Address and Contact Information: #680 J.P Rizal St., Concepcion; Telephone nos — (02) 781-4440
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