Known for its vibrant culture and captivating tourist attractions, Cebu City is considered the busiest city in the south, drawing a significant number of tourists throughout the year. Like any other tourist destination, the city is home to some of the best massage spas, perfect for visitors and locals seeking relaxation. While options may be somewhat limited, here is a list of five of the most popular massage spas with saunas in Cebu City.
1. Medifinger RMS Spa
Medifinger RMS Spa is located at 1 Paseo Saturnino Street, Barangay Banilad. It probably has the biggest wet area in Cebu City, complete with hot and cold pools, showers, a sauna, and a steam room. In addition, it has private rooms which you can book overnight.
The sauna and massage package at Medifinger RMS Spa is priced at 750 pesos. While they claim to operate 24 hours a day, the sauna facilities close around midnight, and reopen at 6 am. During the period between 12 am and 6 am, visitors can utilize the sleeping lounge.
The spa attracts a mixed crowd, including Japanese and Korean patrons. For inquiries and reservations, you can contact them at 09266348370.
2. Watermelon Health Spa
Watermelon Health Spa has several branches across Cebu Province. Their main branch, which offers a sauna facility, is located at Escario Capitol along Paseo Saturnino in front of AXA Life Insurance and beside RD Pawnshop. A pretty accessible location by public transportation.
While the rooms can be a bit too dark and the common areas barely lit with a red accent, Watermelon Health Spa attracts a quality crowd. Unlimited sauna access is priced at 300 pesos, and the spa operates 24 hours a day.
Massage treatments at Watermelon Health Spa range from 300 to 600 PHP and include whole body massage, foot and back massage, foot spa, hot stone therapy, and body scrub using watermelon.
For inquiries and reservations, you can contact them at 09994099647.
3. Soo Spa Mandaue
Soo Spa Mandaue is a convenient option for spa-goers in the Mandaue City area. This new spa, which opened its doors in December 2022, is located on the second floor of the Philkor Building, A.S. Fortuna Street, Barangay Bakilid, Mandaue City. Its facilities include lockers, curtained showers, a dry sauna, and a jacuzzi, all relatively new and well-maintained.
At Soo Spa Mandaue, you can enjoy two hours of sauna access for 350 PHP. The spa offers a range of massage treatments, which include lava stone massage, acupressure massage, foot massage, and body scrub, with prices varying from 500 to 2000 PHP. Additionally, they offer a sauna and massage package priced at 800 PHP.
Soo Spa Mandaue operates 24 hours a day. For reservations, you can contact them at 09959114177.
4. Sandia Spa
Operated by the same company as Watermelon Health Spa, Sandia Spa has two branches in Cebu— one situated on F. Ramos Street, Cebu City in front of Collonade Mall, and the other located in front of Lapu Lapu City Hall beside Dumaguete Bank.
Like Watermelon Spa, unlimited sauna access at Sandia Spa is also priced at 300 pesos. Massage treatments range from 400 to 600 PHP, and they also offer Turkish baths priced at 900 PHP.
The sauna room is partitioned into two areas, each accommodating approximately 6-7 people. While the sauna can get a bit too dim and crowded at peak hours, the massage rooms are quite huge.
Sandia Spa operates 24 hours a day. For inquiries and reservations, you can contact them at 09994099647.
5. Bella Nova Spa
Bella Nova Spa is conveniently located near Mactan International Airport in Lapu-Lapu City. As an ideal spot to visit after a long flight, Bella Nova Spa goes the extra mile by offering free pick-up and drop-off services anywhere in Maribago Area or from the airport for groups of two or more. They also provide free luggage storage for up to three hours.
Bella Nova Spa offers a Korean-style massage experience. Its facilities include showers as well as a sauna. The rate for sauna access is 250 pesos
Bella Nova Spa opens daily from 9 am to 3 am. For reservations, you can contact them at 09177044339.
Ron Lao is an engineering graduate with a passion for writing informative content and exploring new places, cultures, and food. He loves science, cats, badminton, and anything wellness-related.