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Banyan Tree Seychelles - Mahe Island - Seychelles

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THE BANYAN INDULGENCES

3-hour session

Royal BanyanUS$ 245++

This signature therapy draws on the massage traditions used for centuries in the Royal Thai Palaces. Our therapist begins with an oil-free Thai acupressure massage to improve blood circulation and alleviate muscle tension. Banyan Herbal Pouches, filled with lemongrass, cloves and coriander, are then used to apply warm Sesame Oil to the body while the Banyan massage, using East-meets-West techniques, contributes to the balancing of mind, body and soul.

Foot bath

Lemongrass and cucumber scrub

Royal Thai acupressure massage

Banyan herbal pouch massage

Therapeutic herbal bath

Refreshments and relaxation

Harmony BanyanUS$ 350++

The highlight of this unique treatment is a massage conducted by two therapists, working in unison to bring about a harmonious sense of well-being. Maintaining balanced pressure, two therapists who complement each other in physique and temperament, work each side of the body simultaneously.To ensure total relaxation from top to bottom, the head and feet are then massaged at the same time helping to induce a state of deep relaxation.

Foot bath

Turmeric & honey cleanser

Harmony massage

Head and foot massage

Apple & green tea bath

Refreshments and relaxation

TIME-HONOURED TRADITIONS

3-hour session

Thai Ginger HealerSingle US$ 235++Couple US$ 450++

The core of this treatment that improves circulation is an hour-long stretching Yoga massage, based upon ancient Ayurvedic principles brought to Thailand by King Rama III and inscribed in Bangkok's famous Wat Pho temple. To soothe aching muscles, steamed herbal pouches are applied on the body in an herbal heat treatment. An enriching Thai Herbal Wrap containing fresh plai traditionally used in Thai healing treatments acts as a moisturiser, restoring the skin's natural balance and radiance.

Foot bath

Warm ginger scrub

Herbal heat treatment

Herbal wrap

Yoga massage

Ginger bath

Refreshments and relaxation

Javanese LulurSingle US$ 235++ Couple US$ 450++

Often described as the 'queen' of body treatments, the Javanese Lulur has been practised in the palaces of central Java since the 17th century and was used by Javanese brides as a purifying ritual before marriage. The treatment starts with a traditional Balinese deep-tissue massage with strong strokes that improve energy flow. This is followed by a Lulur scrub with its golden colour reflecting its main ingredient, turmeric, which has unique cleansing properties. The body is then coated in a cool yogurt splash to cleanse and nourish the skin.

Foot bath

Balinese massage

Lulur scrub

Yogurt splash

Creamy honey enhancer

Flower bath

Refreshments and relaxation

TIME-HONOURED TRADITIONS

3-hour session

Hawaiian Lomi LomiSingle US$ 235++Couple US$ 450++

An ancient healing art, this revitalising treatment looks to the beautiful tropical islands of Hawaii for its inspiration. Mimicking the rhythmic movements of the Hawaiian Hula dance, our therapist administers a Lomi Lomi massage a deeply invigorating technique in which she makes abundant use of fingers, palms, and elbows.A soothing pineapple and coconut scrub provides natural protection from the sun as it nourishes and cleanses the skin, while fruit enzymes in the Tropical FruitConditioner soften and moisturise the skin.

Foot bath

Pineapple and coconut scrub

Topical fruit conditioner

Foot massage

Lomi Lomi massage

Refreshments and relaxation

TROPICAL RAINMIST

Soothing steam and the warm feel of tropical rain on your skin inspired this unique Banyan innovation that combines body treatment with steam and rain shower, without having to leave your bed! Drift off under the skillful hands of our therapist and allow the gentle patter of the rain shower to drain away the last bit of tension and stress from your body and mind.

Rainmist Revival Single US$ 255++Couple US$ 480++

3-hour session

The session begins with an invigorating polish for the body, either with a scented salt scrub or a refreshing orange and yoghurt mix. Once your senses are tickled by the rain shower, an enriching moisturiser made of honey and milk restores the skin's natural balance and radiance. The body is then coated with a splash of milk after which a mist envelops you as you enjoy a steam bath lying down.Our skilled therapist will seal this experience with Banyan Tree massage of your choice inducing a relaxed state of mind, body and soul.

Foot bath

Body Scrub

Rainmist shower

Honey and milk body treatment

Rainmist steam

Rainmist shower

Body massage

Refreshments and relaxation

TROPICAL RAINMIST

Balinese Rhapsody Single US$ 255++Couple US$ 480++

3-hour session

Based on ancient healing therapies, this invigorating treatment works to assist the proper flow of energy through the body. It starts with asoothing facial treatment for a radiant and dewy complexion followed by a massage to improve circulation and release muscle tension.A moisturising rice treatment follows to cleanse and hydrate your skin as the warm mist cocoons you sealing in the goodness of the rice and milk.

Foot bath

Facial

Balinese massage

Balinese Rice treatment

Rainmist Steam

Rainmist Shower

Refreshments and relaxation

REVIVAL

2-hour session

Banyan EssentialsSingle US$ 155++Couple US$ 290++

Comprising a series of basic elements, this is an essential top to toe body care.Two therapists simultaneously administer a harmonised treatment on the face, hands and feet. The finishing touch is your choice of a synchronised back or feet massage.

Foot bath

Hands, feet and face treatment

Back or Feet massage

Refreshments and relaxation

REJUVENATION

2-hour session

Single US$ 155++Couple US$ 290++

Total rejuvenation in your hands!Combine a 30-minute body scrub and a 60-minute massage by choosing your preferred treatments from our menu.Whichever you choose, our unique techniques combined with the privacy and natural environment of our spa pavilions are sure to make this luxurious treatment a wholly satisfying experience.

Foot bath

Choice of

body scrub

massage

Refreshments and relaxation

RENEWAL

2-hour session

Single US$ 145++ Couple US$ 270++

A complete body conditioning therapy which provides a sense of renewal for face and body, our 90-minute natural body renewal treatment combines a facial and a full body conditioner for radiant results.Simply choose the treatments of your choice and be prepared to look and feel as good as new again!

Foot bath

Choice of facial

Choice of body conditioner

Refreshments and relaxation

BANYAN DAY

7-hour session

US$ 420++

Experience the ultimate pampering experience and total relaxation of the mind, body and spirit with our full-day package.Start off your day with our deeply relaxing rainmist treatment. Thereafter sink into a nutritious and healthy lunch before you continue your journey to rejuvenation.

A top-to-toe regimen is the focus of your afternoon beginning with a nourishing facial.This is followed by an hour-long session focusing solely on your hands and nails.Wrapping up this heavenly day at our spa is a luxurious foot treatment which leaves you feeling completely revitalised.

Morning

Rainmist revival

Lunch

Afternoon

Facial

Banyan Hand

Banyan Foot

Banyan Day session includes a footbath and an herbal drink with refreshments.

MASSAGES

90-minute session

US$ 110++

Asian Blend

A 60-minute medium to strong massage that is adapted from traditional Thai massage techniques. No oil is used and a two-piece outfit is worn. Palms and thumbs are applied to pressure points to relieve tired muscles and to improve blood circulation.

Balinese

An intense, medium to strong, 60-minute deep tissue massage in which therapist uses thumb and palm pressure and firm strokes to apply a unique blend of essential oils with warming qualities. The treatment stimulates blood circulation, improves energy flow and relieves tension.

Lomi Lomi

Originating from Hawaii, this is a 60-minute deeply-revitalising massage. Our therapist uses full body techniques, applied with rhythmic grace using thumbs, palms and elbows. The massage eases and loosens muscles to reduce tension, leaving the entire body feeling totally relaxed and refreshed.

Swedish

A distinctly-European, 60-minute full body massage that stimulates blood circulation and soothes tensed muscles.Medium in pressure, it utilises a combination of three basic strokes, long firm strokes, kneading strokes and small circular strokes, to reduce stress.

Island Dew

A gentle 60-minute massage specifically devised for sunburnt or sensitive skin. Using a specially concocted oil for its healing and calming properties, long palm strokes are applied to assist absorption by the skin and aid skin repair, while thumb pressure work around the shoulder area to relieve tired muscles. For best results, leave the oil on the skin.

Massage session includes a footbath and an herbal drink with refreshments.

BODY SCRUBS

(Available as part of packages only)

Apple & Green Tea Polisher

Green apples are not only delicious but their citric properties make them effective skin cleansers. Added to this mix of apple and honey, is green tea powder which aids in the prevention of skin disorders.

Kaffir Lime Refresher

Peel of kaffir lime gives this scrub its delightful fresh scent and at the same time acts as an antiseptic.Included in the ingredients are wheat germ and honey; the latter softens and nourishes the skin while the former heals and smooth out lines with its rich Vitamin E content.

Turmeric & Honey Cleanser

Renowned for its healing and cleansing properties, turmeric mixed with honey, tamarind and sesame seeds make this a refreshing scrub for all skin types. The oil from the crushed sesame seeds ensures that the skin is not stripped dry by the scrub.

Tropical Fruit Scrub

Bananas, papaya, watermelon, pineapple and orange are fruits used in this exotic and natural exfoliant that softens and clears the skin as it cleanses and tightens the pores. Suitable for all skin types.

Scented Dill Purifier

Dill seeds are combined with aromatic sandalwood, ground rice grains, honey and fresh milk for a luxurious treatment that exfoliates, cleanses and moisturises the skin.

Romance Salt Scrub*

Ideal for oily skin, natural sea salt is combined with scented essential oils to provide a stimulating body rub. While the salt gently polishes the skin, the oils nourish it.

The Romance Salt Scrub is also available at Banyan Tree Gallery.

BODY CONDITIONERS

(Available as part of packages only)

Aloe & Lavender Healer

Aloe and lavender are known for their healing and purifying properties. Excellent for sensitive skin, the mask improves skin condition, helps to heal superficial wounds, calms skin irritation and its light fragrance induces relaxation.

Kaffir Lime Mask

Egg yolk, olive oil, and soybeans are just some of the ingredients used in this stimulating and fragrant body mask that is especially good for parched skin. The ingredients are quickly absorbed into the skin, leaving it feeling soft and radiant.

Tropical Fruit Conditioner

Infused with proteins, vitamins and minerals found in tropical fruits, this invigorating body conditioner provides a healthy dose of nutrients for balanced and healthy skin.

Turmeric & Honey Moisturiser

This nourishing and moisturising body conditioner works wonders on dehydrated and dull skin by drawing upon the benefits of turmeric, milk, honey and oil.

Creamy Honey Enhancer

Honey, long recognised as a health and beauty aid, is blended with bananas resulting in a creamy nutrient-packed skin enhancer. This mask refines skin texture and providesnourishment.

Herbal Enricher

A nutritious mix of herbs and spices which provides a moisturising treatment to balance the skin. The ingredients include fresh plai, turmeric and mint leaves along with tangerine, cucumber and honey. These are blended with milk to further enrich and soften the skin.

FACIAL TREATMENTS

(Available as part of packages only)

Banyan Cleansing Facial

for all skin types

This signature facial treatment provides deep cleansing for all skin types. A purifying scrub and a hydrating mask revitalise the skin. The treatment includes a head, neck and shoulder massage to enhance relaxation.

Thai Honey Facial

for sunburnt and sensitive skin

Designed for sensitive or sunburnt skin where exfoliation is not recommended. This treatment provides a light cleansing followed by a gentle and relaxing facial massage using Thai honey. A hydrating fresh cucumber mask completes the facial, restoring balance.

Purifying Facial

for oily skin

Indulge in this facial which helps to extract impurities while rebalancing and correcting sebum production. A purifying mask is used to tone and lighten the skin, leaving the face with a refreshing and comfortable sensation.

Revitalising Facial

for mature and dry skin

This deep hydration treatment has been specially developed to bring freshness, vitality and glow to matured and dry skin. A nourishing mask is used to stimulate the skin, prevent premature aging and reduce signs of tiredness.

HAND & FOOT TREATMENTS

Banyan Hand BasicsUS$ 45++

60 minutes

Keep your hands and nails in tip top condition with this regular hand care programme comprising a series of treats.The nails are cleaned, trimmed and shaped according to your preference while the hands are scrubbed and conditioned.A relaxing hand massage completes the treatment.

Hand soak and scrub

Nail maintenance

Kaffir Lime hand mask

Hand massage

Banyan Hand DeluxeUS$ 25++

(Offered in addition to Banyan Hand Basics only)

30 minutes

The perfect complement to Banyan Hand Basics, a more intensive hand care treatment in which the basic scrub and mask will be replaced with a vitamin-enriched formula to restore suppleness and moisture content. This is followed by a Reflex point hand massage and thermal hand treatment to improve blood circulation while a head and shoulder massage heightens the entire relaxing experience.

Hand soak

Vitamin-Enriched Soya Oatmeal scrub

Nail maintenance

Honey Olive mask

Reflex point hand massage

Thermal hand treatment

Head and shoulder massage

HAND & FOOT TREATMENTS

Anti-Aging Hand CareUS$ 25++

(Offered in addition to Banyan Hand Basics only)

30 minutes

A fast acting and luxurious paraffin treatment made up of an exquisite blend of Brazilian pitaya fruit, ginseng, gingko biloba, jojoba and Vitamin E.This is an excellent treatment to help protect skin against dryness and prevent premature aging. A head and shoulder massage is included during the paraffin treatment to complete this soothing experience.

Hand soak and scrub

Nail maintenance

Apple Almond mask

Hand massage

Botanical Blend paraffin treatment

Head and shoulder massage

Banyan Foot BasicsUS$ 45++

60 minutes

Give your feet the attention that they deserved with this foot care routine.The feet are first given a footbath to cleanse, deodorise and soften the skin before dead skin cells are buffed. This is followed by a foot scrub and condioning mask. Nails are cleansed, trimmed and shaped according to your preference.The treatment finishes with a relaxing massage.

Foot bath

Kaffir Lime Caramel foot scrub

Kaffir Lime Oatmeal foot mask

Nail maintenance

Foot massage

HAND & FOOT TREATMENTS

Banyan Foot DeluxeUS$ 25++

(Offered in addition to Banyan Foot Basics only)

30 minutes

This therapy which complements the Banyan Foot Basics is designed specially to provide relief to sore leg muscles resulting from extensive foot work. The foot care routine is followed by a massage using a menthol-based lotion and concentrating on the calves.After the massage, warm paraffin is applied to aid muscle relief and improve blood circulation.A relaxing head and shoulder massage is given during the paraffin treatment.

Foot bath

Kaffir Lime Caramel foot scrub

Kaffir Lime Oatmeal foot mask

Nail maintenance

Muscle relief leg massage

Paraffin treatment

Head and shoulder massage

Intensive Foot CareUS$ 25++

(Offered in addition to Banyan Foot Basics only)

30 minutes

Wonderfully scented sweet vanilla paraffin infused with cocoa bean and soybean extracts make this a superb remedy for dry or cracked skin. After cleansing and conditioning, an invigorating massage using a rich emollient cream follows. A moisturising paraffin treatment wraps up this indulgent pedi-spa experience.

Foot bath

Kaffir Lime Caramel foot scrub

Kaffir Lime Oatmeal foot mask

Nail maintenance

Moisturising foot massage

Vanilla and Cocoa Bean paraffin treatment

Head and shoulder massage

HAND & FOOT TREATMENTS

Healing HeelsUS$ 25++

(Offered in addition to Banyan Foot Basics only)

30 minutes

Ideal for soothing rough or callused heels, Banyan Foot Basics' foot mask is formulated with a potent recipe using a blend of ingredients, including fresh papaya and pineapple.After the routine cleansing and conditioning, a foot massage concentrating on the heel areas, is given using a rich emollient cream.A thermal foot treatment which aids in the absorption of nutrients follows while a head and shoulder massage completes the experience.

Foot bath

Kaffir Lime Caramel foot scrub

Papaya Pineapple mask

Nail maintenance

Foot massage

Thermal foot treatment

Head and shoulder massage

Perfect Nail ColourUS$ 25++

30 minutes

Add a touch of colour to your newly conditioned hand or feet.Select from an exciting range of OPI nail colours for a Vogue look or earth tones for a natural, healthy look. Alternatively, opt for the sophistication of a French manicure.

BANYAN HAIR BASICS

(shampoo, conditioner and blow dry)

Cucumber & Rosemary MintUS$ 25++

for oily hair

Drawing upon the naturally astringent qualities of cucumber extract with amaranth tea, this hair treatment is ideal for cleansing and removing excess oil and product build-up without stripping hair of its natural sheen.A rosemary mint conditioner promotes thicker and healthier hair.

Papaya & Tri WheatUS$ 25++

for dry or chemically treated hair

Ideal for dry or chemically-treated hair, papaya shampoo serves to moisturise and strengthen hair with the added benefit of preventing split ends.Rich in vitamins and minerals, this treatment is further reinforced with a tri wheat reconstructor to add moisture without weighing hair down.

Primrose & SageUS$ 25++

for normal & combination hair

A mild treatment, great for normal or combination hair, it helps prevent split ends and strengthens hair cuticles through the nutrients found in primrose, chamomile and whole wheat.The sage weightless conditioner leaves hair soft and tangle free.

BANYAN HAIR DELUXE

(shampoo, treatment, conditioner and blow dry)

Papaya & Chamomile VolumiserUS$ 45++

for dry hair and sensitive scalp

A cleansing treatment designed to moisturise and strengthen hair while removing product build-up and preventing split ends.Great for hair exposed to salt and chlorine, this treatment utilises chamomile therapy oil to moisturise and rosemary mint to stimulate the scalp and promote thicker, healthier hair.

Soy Protein Revival & RepairUS$ 45++

for dry and chemically treated hair

An intensive treatment which draws upon the nourishing properties of soy proteins to revive and repair damaged hair.The nutrients in soy strengthen and moisturise hair leaving it soft, shiny and manageable.

Soy & Mint EnricherUS$ 45++

for all hair types

This wholesome hair and scalp treatment works wonders through the use of cucumber which thoroughly cleanses and soy which helps strengthens and moisturises hair.Added to the treatment is mint therapy oil enriched with Vitamins A & E, perfect for moisturising the scalp as well as promoting hair growth.

Primrose & Tea Tree RelieverUS$ 45++

sensitive scalp treatment

Tea tree oil is beneficial to the scalp in more ways than one.Its natural anti-bacterial and anti-fungal qualities help to relieve flaking while the Vitamin E found within the oil works in soothing the scalp.The addition of rosemary mint conditioner to the treatment further stimulates the scalp to promote thicker, healthier hair.

BANYAN HAIR CUT & STYLING

(available as part of Banyan Hair Basics and Banyan Hair Deluxe only)

Ladies' Hair CutUS$ 45++

Men's Hair CutUS$ 35++

Child's Hair CutUS$ 20++

DEPILATORY WAXING

Brows or LipsUS$ 25++

BikiniUS$ 35++

UnderarmsUS$ 35++

Legs (half)US$ 45++

Legs (full)US$ 60++

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Etiquette: To ensure that guests can enjoy the peaceful sanctuary of Banyan Tree Spa, we respectfully request that all visitors keep noise to a minimum. Cellular phones and electronic devices are discouraged.

Gift Certificates: Gift Certificates for our spa treatments are available.For more details, please contact our spa receptionist.

Reservations: Advanced booking prior to your arrival is recommended to secure your preferred date and time of treatment. A credit card number is required at the time of booking.

Check In: Please check in at the spa reception at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment to avoid reduced treatment times.

Spa Treatment Hours: The spa pavilions and room open from 9am to 10pm; last treatment ends at 10pm. In-villa spa treatments are available at published rates plus a 10% surcharge.After operating hours, there is a 50% surcharge for in-villa treatments.

Special Consideration: Guests who have high blood pressure, heart conditions, are pregnant or have any other medical complications are advised to consult their doctors before signing up for any spa services. Please make your spa therapist aware of any medical conditions.

Smoking and Alcohol: Smoking and consumption of alcohol within the spa is prohibited.

Valuables: A secure box for valuables is provided in the treatment pavilions and rooms, but we recommend that no jewellery be worn at the spa. The management accepts no responsibility for the loss of money or valuables of any kind brought into the spa premises.

Cancellation Policy: A 24-hour cancellation notice is required to help us reschedule your appointment, subject to space availability. Any cancellation with less than 4 hours' notice will incur a 50% cancellation fee. Full charges will be imposed for a "no-show".

Refund Policy: Treatment package and spa memberships are non-refundable, non-transferable or non-exchangeable.

Payment: We accept cash and all major credit cards. All prices are quoted in US Dollars and are subject to prevailing service charge and applicable government taxes. Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

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