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Address: 3 Wallace Street | Te Waonui Forest Retreat, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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+64 3-752 0555
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Amaia Luxury Spa offers outstanding Skin and Body Therapies in a peaceful...

Amaia Luxury Spa offers outstanding Skin and Body Therapies in a peaceful and relaxed environment. Situated in beautiful Franz Josef Glacier find us tucked away surrounded by beautiful native bush and stunning mountain views, we warmly welcome & invite you.

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Fabulous massage

Had a lovely massage with Reena. I had the signature spa which encompassed a variety of different massage techniques. Reena was very professional throughout the experience and her... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely massage with Reena. I had the signature spa which encompassed a variety of different massage techniques. Reena was very professional throughout the experience and her massage was blissful. Thanks!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous way to end an adventurous day in Franz Josef. I opted for a 45mins reflexology treatment from Dennis & a 30mins deep tissue massage from Nickola afterwards, with my husband having a 90mins deep tissue from Dennis. Can highly recommend both! Dennis was trained in the Philippines therefore does a very different technique to the English version... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Was sore from traveling and hiking... Decided to book here last minute and had the best massage. My therapist was Dennis and he was beyond amazing ! He did a great job at focusing on the areas I asked and using the perfect pressure. I have gotten massages all over the world and this was by far one of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

My experience at the spa was absolutely spectacular. My masseuse was named Hope and she gave me the best massage of my life and my wife had Dennis and she also thought this was the best massage of her life and she has probably had 1 billion massages.

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Whitby, Ont.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Went for a pedicure in February when we were visiting there. The therapist was fantastic and was very accommodating with the oils she used. The treatment was great, made my feet feel better. We had been travelling for a month and my feet needed some TLC. I'd like to thank Sadhana for the wonderful appointment.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Superb massage by experienced young lady who was caring attentive and 100% professional. Definitely one of the best massages I have ever had. If you are in Franz Josef, don't miss this place!!!

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

My husband and I opted for a couples retreat massage. From the original reception from Hope and Nikcola, we had entered an oasis of professional tranquillity. The whole experience was relaxing and totally professional.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Booked in for a massage and facial. Hubby and son also booked a massage. Able to get appointments all together and hubby and I were in the same room. Beautiful therapists who were very accommodating and had amazing hands!!! The facilities were beautiful and the complimentary glacier pool passes next door were a nice touch. Totally awesome way to spend... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015

Reena was my masseuse at Franz Joseph spa and she was amazing! She amended her pressure to suit and was very professional. Great room at appropriate temperature, good oils. Well worth the cost.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015 via mobile

I had a relaxation massage with my teenage daughter. We both enjoyed it very much. The room was terrific. The oils used smelled great and the masseuses were professional. A fantastic experience.

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