Avni Mehrotra

reformed journalist

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Definining indulgence at JW Marriott Mumbai

Definining indulgence at JW Marriott Mumbai

I had conveniently taken my body for granted, and treated it like a machine for the last 1 year, till I visited Quan—the spa at JW Marriott Mumbai. Focusing primarily on the chakras of the body and nature’s five elements, the spa combines the healing power of water and Indian Ayurvedic massage techniques to give the best of ancient wellness therapies to their patrons.

Agreed, the cost of this form of lavish relaxation comes at an equally lavish price, but with day spas in Mumbai charging competitive prices for hour-long massages, the 90 minute-long Ultimate Aromatherapy massage, priced atRs 5200 plus taxes is the best luxurious indulgence you can treat yourself to.

The treatment started with me filling out a consultation form while the therapist brought in saffron tea. Everything-right from the room to the kind of treatment and the oils used are customised according to the requirement of the body. A 5 minute foot cleanse later, my therapist knew exactly which areas to focus on and what essential oils my body needs. With a body massage, face cleaning and head massage, the treatment focused on complete relaxation by easing muscle tension and lymphatic drainage. Lavendar oil, which my therapist explained is the mother oil, can rid the body off all allergies while rose oil helps in toning, softening and improving elasticity.

I would strongly recommend that you just trust you therapist as he/she knows exactly what your body needs and works towards achieving the required result. The well-trained therapists are nothing short of healers as they even suggest a series of further recommended massages according to your body’s needs.

Please note, their weekends are pretty busy, hence a reservation is mandatory. Club it with their Sunday brunch and you can have a perfectly relaxing weekend right within the city!

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Fact File

Treatment rooms-  10 including a couple’s room and Ayurveda room. Separate male and female areas. Walk-in guests accepted, for spa, steam and sauna. Fitness facilities strictly for memberships

Where- Quan Spa, JW Marriott Hotel, Juhu Tara Road, Mumbai

Recommended treatment-The Ultimate Aromatherapy Experience

For reservations, call

 +91 22 6693 3344

Spa timings-8 am to 10 pm

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