We visit the places where you can get pampered.
鬆ZONE: Day Spa & Massage
This old-town favourite has three locations on Po Tung Road, one focusing on foot massages and pedicures and the others specialising in massages by professional Thai masseuses in a warm, relaxing atmosphere. The services vary, including traditional Thai and deep-tissue massages, child foot reflexology, pregnancy massages, gua sha, body scrubs, paraffin wax hand or foot spa treatments and waxing treatments. Prices start at $300 for a 45-minute massage. Packages of facials and massages cost $430-$560.
鬆ZONE: Day Spa & Massage, 16 Po Tung Road, Sai Kung, 2886 8804 or 9779 0761
This old-town nail specialist has a brightly lit shop that can serve many customers at once. Services include manicures and pedicures ($150-$330), soft gel nail ($480) and OPI treatment ($280-$380). ALQVIMIA treatments for hands and legs, and waxing services are available. It’s large, clean and very friendly. Open daily 9am-7pm. Visit their Facebook page here.A
Nail Beauty, 20 Tak Lung Front Street, Sai Kung, 2791 1938
Run by Angel Kong, this old-town nail parlour offers manicures, pedicures, hand-painted designs, soak-off gel nails and OPI rehydrating spas for both hands and feet. It’s a charming shop with comfortable seats and a selection of OPI products for sale, including buffers, cuticle oil and lotions. September promotions include 15 per cent discounts off Shellac services, and a 10 per cent Back to School discount for students with a school identity card until mid-October. A-Nails also offers gift vouchers. Open Tue-Sun 9am- 7pm.
A-Nails, 9 Wang Street, Sai Kung, 2792 1099
King’s Health & Beauty
This is the place for traditional Chinese treatments, including acupuncture, point cupping and weight-loss therapies, as well as facials, guinot treatments, light pulse treatments, hand and foot treatments (including manipedis) and massages. King’s is a salon with a social conscience: it provides free 20-minute shoulder, foot or hand massages for the elderly every Sunday (10am-noon) and offers a year-round 30 per cent discount on facials for students. Open daily 10am-10pm.
King’s Health & Beauty, 10 Tak Lung Back Street, Sai Kung, 2302 0289
Natural Beauty House
Natural Beauty House specializes in body massages, slimming services and facials, which can be customised to suit your skin type. The old-town salon provides friendly service and reasonable prices.
Natural Beauty House, G/F, 20 Sai Kung Tai Street, Sai Kung, 9030 6803