Featuring some of New Zealand’s best beauty and wellness brands, the Polynesian Spa Shop is open from 8am to 11pm so you can get gifts sorted any time of the day.
Deciding what to buy can be the trickiest part so to help you out, we’ve come up with a few gift guides.
GIFTS FOR HER:
1. Aromatherapy Associates – Trio of bath and shower oils featuring Deep Relax, De-stress Mind and Revive Morning – Not only do these oils smell delicious, but they’re also true to their name. $75
2. Baksana – Peshtemal Turkish cotton towel – Thin enough to squeeze into any bag, a Baksana Turkish towel is an essential for the lake, sea or pool. What’s more, the super absorbent cotton dries quickly $39.00
3. MOR – Rosa Noir – Hypnotic rays of love gift set – Every woman should have a little glamour in their day and this gift pack will do just the trick. The eau de parfume, hand and body wash and hand and body milk also come in a gorgeous collectors’ tin. $61.50
4. Pure Fiji – Home spa pedicure ritual – Every now and then feet need a little sprucing up. The coconut milk bath soak, coconut sugar scrub and body butter that Pure Fiji have combined into this pack are just what the feet have been calling for.
5. Havaianas – There’s no such thing as too many pairs of jandals. The Polynesian Spa have a variety of prints and colours $42.00
6. The Aromatherapy co. – Therapy kitchen nourishing set – This set is perfect for the foodies in your life. The scent of lemongrass, lime and bergamot will leave the kitchen smelling fresh and clean. Featuring a deodorizing candle, hand cream and a tea towel ($32), you can also combine this set with a hand wash a lotion set for the ultimate foodie package $44.
7. Citta – Canvas tote bag – Whether it’s going to the hot pools or carrying around the kids gear; a canvas tote bag is a necessity $54.90
8. Ecoya – Gift pack – With cute pastel pink packaging, this sweet pea and jasmine scented hand cream and mini diffuser set smells delicious $39.95
9. Skin Deep – Body beautiful gift set – With a refreshing wash, honey body moisturiser and exfoliating glove, this gift set will leave skin glowing. $95.50
10. Polynesian Spa mineral bath salts – Any woman will appreciate the skin softening and muscle soothing benefits of these bath salts. $33.90
GIFTS FOR HIM:
From skin products to togs, the Polynesian Spa Shop has even the trickiest men sorted.
1. Skin Deep – Men’s shaving gift set – Featuring all the shaving essentials, this Skin Deep set is perfect for hubby, dad, brother or uncle and will leave his skin feeling smoother than ever. $26.50
2. Taylor of Old Bond Street – Sandalwood shaving cream This masculine bouquet of woody floral scents will leave your man smelling irresistible $31.50. Combine it with Taylor of Old Bond Street – Luxury sandalwood aftershave lotion $57.00
3. Aaran Aromatics – Bay citrus for men gift set – great for the traveller, this pack has all the essentials to leave him feeling fresh and ready for the day (soap, shower gel and body lotion and bag) $47.90
4. The Aromatherapy Co. – Therapy Man hair and body wash. Perfect for the guy who likes to spend more time outdoors than in the bathroom, this all in one wash is gentle enough for the skin but will leave hair clean and soft. $21.50
5. Havaianas – Go for a classic colour or mix it up with one of Haviana’s funky prints $35.00
6. The Aromatherapy co. – Therapy Range Gardener exfoliating soap bar and nail brush – Great for the outdoorsy type, this exfoliating soap will wash away any trace of dirt or grease $17.50
7. Scally – Fishing and outdoors hat – Great for dad, granddad or uncle, this hat will protect them from UV rays. $35.0
8. Ledge board shorts – Ideal for the brother or boyfriend, these shorts are great for the water as well as the streets. $40.00
9. QVS men’s toilet bag – Perfect on its own or filled with goodies from the store. $38.00
GIFTS FOR KIDS AND BABY:
The Polynesian Spa Shop has one of Rotorua’s best quality range of baby and children products. From organic cottons to soothing skin care products, there’s something for every family.
1. Nature baby – Baby wrap – Made from organic cotton and available in a rage of adorable prints, this baby wrap is sure to keep bubs snug and comfortable $33.00
2. Nature baby – Reversible bib – Match this bib with the baby wrap and sun hat for the ultimate baby gift – all are available in a variety of matching prints and made form organic cotton $19.50
3. Nature baby – Sunhat – Made from organic cotton, this sun hat is available in two different styles and a range of prints to keep the little ones safe from harmful UV rays $28.00
4. That’s so baby – Swim nappy – From newborns to toddlers, these swim nappies have snap clip buttons for easy adjusting and changing. $21.50
5. Bubba – 3-piece cot sheet set – The perfect gift for the new mother, this Bubba sheet set is made from a blend of cotton and bamboo so baby sleeps comfortably through the seasons. $50.00
6. Aden + Anais – Mum + bub soothing ointment – Another great gift for a new mum, this soothing ointment harnesses the powers of fermented pawpaw fruit to heal the skin $28.50
7. Made4baby – foaming hair and body wash and bubbles combo pack – Great for babies, toddlers and kids, this bubbly combo pack will make bath time a whole lot easier for and mum or dad $33.00
8. Babu – SPF 30+ sunscreen – Using natural oils such as coconut, jojoba and evening primrose, this Babu sunscreen not only protects your little ones but it also soothes their delicate skin $32.50
9. Aden + Anais – slumber sleeping bag – A perfect gift for the mother who has it all – a slumber sleeping bag is sure to see the little one sleeping tight $46.00
10. Babu – Cotton blanket – Soft, breathable, and with just enough weight to be cozy, this blanket is a must have $65.00