Holiday Rituals

Jul 25, 2022

Escaping to a secluded island and enjoying white sand beaches, turquoise waters and delicious rays of sunshine is an ideal getaway for most but the cherry on top is unwinding in the hands of a professional masseuse while you nourish and replenish your body with a spa treatment. Essentia Day Spa on Lizard Island offers signature spa rituals using a menu of iKOU Spa Treatments to top off your ideal island stay.

Quench thirsty skin and indulge in a head-to-toe degustation of treatments designed to create a sensory full body experience. Create your own journey with your choice of one of five iKOU organic aromatherapy plant oil blends and intuitively guide your mind and body to greater relaxation and energy balance.

De-Stress Organic Luxury Facial

Stress has a powerful effect on ageing and skin sensitivity, and this calming, restorative facial focuses on collagen regeneration, healing, nourishing and rebuilding skins elasticity and protective hydration using Organic & Wild-Harvested Australian fruit and flower extracts. This sensory facial incorporates a White Clay Desquamation Face Polish with Hyaluronic Infusion Masque to brighten and balance skin. Facial muscles are relaxed during extended aromatherapy massage including scalp, shoulders, arms, feet and lower legs with Geranium, Lavender & Clementine for a deeply relaxing experience.

Hot Stone Healing & Foot Renewal 

Feel stress and tension melt away under expertly guided hot Basalt stones. Combining a blend of Geranium and Clementine oils with fluid movements to quiet and calm the mind. Your entire body will enter a state of deep relaxation under the comforting warmth of the stones. A blissful exfoliation for the feet is included in this treatment leaving you walking on air when you emerge.

From massage, to special treatments for the face, hands, feet and body as well as water therapy and Essentia Signature Treatments, you will emerge from the sanctity of Essentia feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. Taking time out to relax is acknowledged and revered as one of life’s true luxuries and essential contributor to wellness and wellbeing. For many, wellness is something that is an expected part of travel, not the journey itself. When you feel fantastic, it radiates from within you like a magnetic, joyful glow.

Download the Essentia Day Spa Menu for the full list of packages and treatments on offer at Lizard Island. 

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