Nestled on the second floor of this popular mall in the city, Kiara Spa is undoubtedly a hidden gem. Tailored especially for those who are victims of the hectic corporate lifestyle, it offers salubrious therapy. The spa promises that piece of paradise where the concept of body massages boast of the union of eastern and western cultures.
“Kiara Spa first opened in Surat. Last September, the franchise expanded to Ahmedabad. Currently, we deal with about 15 customers per day,” says Martina Odyuo, manager of the Ahmedabad branch. The décor of the spa has artistically been done up in earthen colours of brown and beige, occasionally peppered with the calm colour, blue. As soon as you enter it, you are welcomed by aromatic flavours of the wild that instantly put you at ease. The spa serves a complimentary mock-tail in the beginning to bond with its customer.
The warm and friendly demeanour of the staff doesn’t go unnoticed too. They consider and adapt to individual customer requirements. In the end of every therapy, the customer is served ‘spa tea’ that has a medical significance.
“The individual attention they give to each customer makes one feel at home. This sets Kiara Spa apart from other spas around,” says 22-year old Priyam Divgi who is interning with an MNC. This impeccable hospitality is certainly the USP of the spa.
Kiara Spa offers various types of treatments that feature body massages, luxury facials, manicures-pedicures, body scrubs and wraps that have the power of healing. Drishty Raichura, a 21-year student, recounts the time when her hands and legs had tanned. “I went for the Marine Collagen body wrap that removed not only the tan but also made my skin smooth and shiny. It was unbelievable.”
One of the most popular treatments is the body massage, Signature Siam Fusion that involves Thai yogic stretching and pressure point manipulation. Exalted by Moroccan mud that is full of highly beneficial minerals, it results in the cosmic explosion of the mind.
Another customer-pleasing therapy is Magical Aroma that promises to de-stress you by putting you in a deep slumber. This body massage makes use of natural Aroma oils of Eucalyptus, Geranium, Cedarwood, Lemon and Lavender among others. Both the invigorating therapies are of 60-90 minutes, depending upon what you pick. Simultaneously, the price also ranges from Rs 2500-3500.
Kiara Spa also offers generous spa packages; mostly body wraps and scrubs, ranging from Rs 3500-6700 for 1.5 hours-3 hours. “Though some treatments like Luxury Facials and mani-pedi are cheaper than the others, a customer ends up spending Rs. 2200-2500 on an average,” says Odyuo. With reasonably priced treatments and appreciable staff, Kiara Spa definitely gets the cake for it is truly a heaven for the body, mind and spirit.
Tips: Children are not allowed at the spa. Cell phones and electronic gadgets are prohibited. Book your date and time in advance for a smooth service.
Location: Shop #S-17, AlphaOne Mall, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad
Timings: 10:30 AM – 10:30 PM (Mon-Sun)