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Wrap up the perfect Christmas gift for Her

Christmas is just around the corner and because we know deciding what to buy can be the trickiest part, we’ve put together the perfect gift guide that includes some of New Zealand’s best beauty and wellness brands for the special women in your life.

The Polynesian Spa Shop is open from 8am to 11pm and with our complimentary gift wrapping service, Christmas shopping will be complete in no time.

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Why mornings are better

Mornings are better for a variety of reasons. While long walks on the beach and coffee dates are high on the list, a morning soak at Polynesian Spa aims to start your day the right way by granting you some much-appreciated ‘me’ time.

Here’s the top five reasons why mornings are the best time to visit:

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Envelop yourself in Aix therapy warmth this winter

On these freezing cold winter days as we rug up layer after layer to keep the iciness at bay, there’s something beautiful about taking to the waters to warm up.

You may be wondering what an Aix therapy is – first introduced in Rotorua in 1903, Aix combines a full body exfoliation, with multiple jets of warm water streaming across the entire body, finishing with an oil relaxation massage.

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Bathe Smart

Polynesian Spa is the perfect place for many to unwind, relax and reset, welcoming visitors from all over the world to bathe in the spa’s geothermal mineral waters.

For the experience to be the same for all, bathe smart etiquette is required from all guests visiting Polynesian Spas.

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Unlock nature’s gift at Polynesian Spa

A visit to a spa shouldn’t just be a treat – consider it as health maintenance. At Polynesian Spa, we know the secrets to rejuvenation and through our blog we’ll share our wealth of knowledge with you as you embark on your health and wellness journey.

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“A hug in a bottle” – aromatherapy oils for massage

A common question we get asked by visitors to the Spa Retreat is “what products do you use in your therapies and what makes them special?”

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The perfect way to end a day mountain biking

After a day racing through the Whakarewarewa trails on your bike, the best way to relax and unwind is at Polynesian Spa by slipping into natural mineral hot pools, on the shores of Lake Rotorua.

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Spring has Sprung

Spring has finally sprung which means daylight savings is just around the corner.

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BOP Steamers Recover at Polynesian Spa

The BOP Steamers regularly frequent our facilities as part of their recovery regime.  This week we bring you Keith Roberts, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, view on the restorative benefits of Polynesian Spa’s thermal pools.

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Making time as a couple to relax, recover and rejuvenate

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Realise your resolutions at Polynesian Spa

Taking time out for oneself, connecting as a couple, catching up with friends, eating well and discovering true relaxation are just some of the New Year resolutions that are in mind at this time of year.

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Expert advice from someone who's dedicated a career to health and wellness - Helena Keenan

Health and wellbeing are two words that have received a lot of attention recently, but they are definitely no new concept - Polynesian Spa Retreat manager Helena Keenan has spent the last four decades honing her skills throughout the world.

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