When was the last time you treated yourself? No, eating that crusty Skittle you found in your jacket pocket from last winter doesnt count as a treat. Whether its brainpower or physical labour, you work hard and you deserve a bit of a break. We recommend making that break a trip to one of our favourite massage spots in the Melbourne CBD.
Sakura offers a massage menu with lots of variety. They do Japanese Shiatsu, Hot Stone, Remedial, Relaxation, Aromatherapy, Deep Tissue and more. Their price point is pretty typical, ranging from $85-$95 for a one hour session.
8-10 Warburton Ln, Melbourne 3000 | (03) 9642 3663
Stable caters to tense city workers with their central massage clinic. They offer quick 30 minute massages as well as 45, 60 and 90 minute treatments, so you can fit it in before, during or after your work day. Office workers with posture-destroying desk roles are their core customer group, so remedial is their most popular massage.
9/85 Queen St, Melbourne 3000 |(03) 9670 8838
$25 massages? Yes, please! Sage students spend some of their study time putting their budding skills to practical use in the schools massage clinic. For just $25, you can get a 60 or 90 minute massage in the remedial or relaxation style. Depending on the student, the technique may not be at professional standards, but the school doesnt let them into the clinic until their at least proficient.
600 Collins St, Melbourne 3000 | 1300 889 889
This CBD spa is luxe and so are their price tags. They make their guests feel fabulous, which is just what you want when youre taking a break from the real world. They use certified organic products during their massages, which bear names like the Coconut Melt Body Massage and the Divine Rose Balm Body Massage. 60 minute massages are a hefty $175, but youll feel like royalty while youre there.
285 Little Collins St, Melbourne 3000 | (03) 9028 0350
Izumi maintains a lovely sense of calm stemming from its traditional Japanese foundations. They specialise in Japanese Shiatsu massage but also offer sensational Hawaiian Lomi Lomi, aromatherapy and remedial massage therapy. Prices start from $55 for 30 minutes with 45, 60 and 90 minute sessions available as well.
Level 1, 115 Elizabeth St, Melbourne 3000 |(03) 9044 9230
350 Flinders St, Melbourne 3000 |(03) 9972 4161