So, you’ve finally managed to book a much-needed spa day for yourself. Your money’s saved up, all your work email notifications are turned off, and you’ve managed to play for long enough to ensure that no one interrupts your “me-time.” However, here’s one question that you should ask yourself: “am I doing enough to ensure that I will make the most out of my spa day?”

If you’re looking to make the most out of your spa day without the risk of losing your job or having to shell out a fortune on one treatment, here are four simple yet effective tips to help you.

Tip #1: Plan and make all your decisions ahead of time

“Swedish or Shiatsu?”
“Oil or no oil?”
“Tea or coffee afterward?”

One of the most important factors to consider when maximizing your spa date is that you’re going to be subject to making many choices. These choices can eventually take up much of your time and half your relaxation period if you come unprepared.

Before you head out to your spa day, making most of if not all your decisions ahead of time is always helpful because all you can do with the rest of your time is focus on solely relaxing and making the most out of your spa day. If you’re going with someone else, however, it’s best to make sure that they also get to make their decisions ahead of time so that you won’t have to buffer your way through a spa day because they’ll keep asking questions.

Tip #2: Eat a light meal before your spa day (if they don’t serve food)

Out of all the different ways that you could possibly ruin your spa day is going hungry or feeling bloated in the middle of your spa treatment. If you aren’t expecting any meals in the spa package that you’ve availed of, then it’s best to fill up a bit an hour or two beforehand on the following snacks:

  • Smoothies
  • Acai bowls
  • Smaller-serving salads
  • Fruit juices

Tip #3: Pay attention to the order that your spa day’s going to follow

Although they may not seem similar at first, a spa day and movie is much more common in more ways than one might think. It’s easy to get excited over them that you’d most likely wish that they could never end.

What most people don’t realize about getting a spa treatment is that the order of events can greatly affect how great you’re going to feel throughout the entire experience and afterward. Unless you only have one or two events to look forward to in your spa day, chances are that you’ll probably have four or more different pampering sessions in one go that have varied, yet profound effects. If you don’t know what order to follow during your spa day for maximum enjoyment, then here’s a sample spa itinerary or program flow that’s guaranteed to work:

  1. A Mani/Pedi – to start the entire experience off
  2. A body wrap – to usher your body’s way into relaxation by prepping it and taking it on a sort of rising action before the climax
  3. A massage – the climax of the entire spa day experience that you’ve been looking forward to the most
  4. A facial – to cool your body down after an amazingly-relaxing massage

Tip #4: Invest in a hotel spa treatment

If you’re going to set aside a significant amount of time and money to pamper yourself, the most reasonable way to enjoy the entire experience is by going all-out with a hotel spa treatment.

With hotel spas, you’re essentially getting the best when it comes to spa treatments: world-class facilities, amazing relaxation experiences, and trained experts who are bound to give the best experience that money can buy. For example, if you’re in Koh Samui and are looking to relax in a way that’s unlike any other, then it’s best to go for New Star Beach Resort’s spa packages to ensure that you’ll have the best time!

Final words

Taking the right steps in preparing for your spa day is a simple yet amazing way to ensure that your experience is the best that you’ll ever have—every single time. With the four tips given in the list above, you can prep yourself and your mindset to take in the most relaxing spa treatment that you’ll ever have! If you’re looking for a luxury resort in Koh Samui, get in touch with us today to book your stay!