20 OUTDOORS STORY & SUPPLIED Hanmer Springs: the ultimate indulgence There’s a lot to love about Hanmer Springs. Unbridled landscapes, an alpine atmosphere and adventure galore. But for regular visitors to the village, one of the stand-out features that entice travellers again and again is its reputation for world class and indulgent spa experiences. Being the home of New Zealand’s alpine spa village Hanmer Springs, it’s no secret that the village boasts over a dozen spa offerings, each adding a unique experience to provide the best in pampering and personal luxury. The Spa, located next to Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools, offers the full gamut of spa treatments and experiences, including a full range of massage therapies, body treatments and skin care using both natural and scientifically-proven cosmeceutical products. The team utilise the latest technologies and techniques, such as the Vichy Shower, Hot Stone Therapy, and private thermal pools and saunas, and offer a full range of finishing touch treatments including waxing, manicures and pedicures. Adding to its impressive range, The Spa boasts individual and couples massage rooms, the Vichy spa room, hydro-storm room, private saunas, private thermal pools, relaxation lounge, and pedicure and manicure room for the full spa experience. If beauty treatments are what you seek, you need look no further than Artisan Spa just a short walk from the thermal pools. Owned and operated by the pools, Artisan Spa has a real focus on creating visibly beautiful skin using both natural and scientifically proven products. Artisan Spa takes a lot of care in analysing clients’ skin to ensure treatments are custom-made to their needs. That means they hand pick products that have the exact nutrients and qualities that an individual’s skin needs. It really is a tailored approach. As well as skincare, Artisan Spa offers a full range of massage services, waxing, manicures and pedicures. It also has a retail area with a wide variety of items including aromatherapy candles and beauty products. With so many spa and wellbeing services on offer, Hanmer Springs is a destination of the divine. Whether you’re looking for a luxury weekend of pampering, seeking to rejuvenate the soul, or simply refresh the body, you’re guaranteed to leave feeling like a new you.