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Waikite's Top Tips for Self Care in Rotorua

QE Health Spa

A geothermal health spa, incorporating volcanic mud and mineral water into treatments. Located in central Rotorua, QE Health Spa offers mud baths and mineral pools for bathing to soothe the body and mind.  As a Spa within a health facility, therapeutic and remedial massage, lymphatic drainage and pregnancy massage are also available.  Therapists are all highly qualified and experienced. Choose from single treatments, a spa package or multi day health spa. 

Polynesian Spa

Relax and unwind on the tranquil shores of Lake Rotorua at Polynesian Spa - a world-leading, natural mineral bathing and luxury day spa retreat. Channelling geothermal marvels in its backyard, the 28 mineral pools are fed from two natural springs for a combination that both nourishes the skin and relieves tired muscles, aches and pains. Also specialising in a range of health and wellness treatments, Polynesian Spa has a decadent spa therapy menu. Wellness rituals ensure maximum rejuvenation and relaxation featuring hydrotherapy pools and a reflexology walk.  Combining ancient healing practices with modern techniques, Polynesian Spa is frequently recognised as one of the top 10 spas in the world.


Waikite Valley Hotpools

Waikite Valley Hotpools provide the opportunity to relax and experience the pure geothermal waters from Te Manaroa Spring.  Soaking in our mineral rich geothermal water filled with calcium, magnesium, silica and lithium is like having a multivitamin for the skin.  The combination of the above elements and the heated water stimulates certain body processes and can assist ailments such as musculoskeletal problems, exhausted or overworked muscles, reduce itching and redness from eczema or other skin conditions, assist blood circulation and lower blood pressure.   Information on our pool complex and bathing options is found here.  

Also, check out our blog on the health benefits of our natural mineral water.  

Hells Gate Mud Spa

Hell's Gate is the only place in New Zealand where you can soak and relax in an outdoor mud bath, used for generations by Māori to ease joint and muscle pain. Get down and dirty in a mud bath or unwind in a sulphur spa overlooking a spectacular geothermal landscape, before cooling off in a beautiful spring-fed waterfall and cold plunge pool. The Hell's Gate reserve features three types of therapeutic thermal mud:

*Black Mud – used in the treatment of arthritis and rheumatism *White Mud – used for the relief of burns *Grey Mud – used to gently exfoliate the skin

Massage Eden at The Pullman

Massage Eden is the newest addition to Rotorua’s thriving Day Spa & Wellness industry.  Located in the Pullman Hotel, Massage Eden offers a 5-star massage experience, skin care options, waxing services and spa packages at an affordable starting price.

The Massage Eden team promises a range of treatments that cater to your every need.  They focus on offering you value, improved health and well-being, whilst allowing you to relax and drift into a blissful state.  Treat yourself to a spa package and really make the most of a full pampering experience.


Tiaho Mirimiri Massage Rotorua

Ranked no. 1 on Trip Advisor for spa and wellness centres in Rotorua for the past 3 years and currently ranked no. 4.  Tatiana at Tiaho Mirimiri Massage offers an experience unlike anything you may have had before.  Entrust yourself into the divine hands of a true Maori Tohunga (expert) in the art of Mirimiri & Romiromi.  You will participate in an overall healing experience handed down through generations & gifted to Tatiana through whakapapa.  Traditional techniques will align your body & soothe your mind/soul.  Services include relaxing Mirimiri, Deep tissue Romiromi, deluxe body balance or hot stone deluxe massage.   If you're keen to explore more relaxing experiences in Rotorua check out our guide on Beautiful Lakes to Visit in Rotorua.


Waikite's Top Tips for Self Care in Rotorua
Waikite Valley Hot PoolsWaikite's Top Tips for Self Care in Rotorua
Waikite Valley Hot PoolsWaikite's Top Tips for Self Care in Rotorua
Waikite Valley Hot PoolsWaikite's Top Tips for Self Care in Rotorua
Waikite Valley Hot PoolsWaikite's Top Tips for Self Care in Rotorua
Waikite Valley Hot Pools