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Jiva Cafe & Spa

Closed Now: 09:00 - 20:00
Open today: 09:00 - 20:00
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Multiple visits- Fantastic every time!

During my 5 weeks in Pokhara I visited Jiva multiple times for a back massage, pedicure and foot... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Western Australia, Australia
Excellent trekkers massage

I visited Jiva 3x in Pokhara for a massage and I was not disappointed once! The Trekkers massage... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Perth, Australia
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Jiva Cafe and Spa is Pokhara's hidden oasis situated on the shore of the picturesque Phewa Lake. Our spa features unique private treatment cottages decorated in a traditional style. In this natural setting one can enjoy a range of services such as...more
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On Phewa Lake walking path | Lakeside, Pokhara PKR 6, Nepal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

During my 5 weeks in Pokhara I visited Jiva multiple times for a back massage, pedicure and foot spa, and half day beauty package. All the services are excellent and are provided in a beautiful setting. All staff are friendly but non-intrusive and the lemon...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AnnaKAus
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Jiva 3x in Pokhara for a massage and I was not disappointed once! The Trekkers massage was particularly good after a 5 day trek. Would highly recommend!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JoeIpsen95
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited looking at reviews ,but I suppose I was dissapointed as staff did not know English nor Hindi,and had no recommendation or briefing that they could suggest. Just the brochure was given and I chose as per description. A simple massage with just one...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hema G
Trish G, Owner at Jiva Cafe & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Namaste Hema, I am so sorry that you did not have a good experience during your recent massage. To be honest I am baffled and would like to look into this futher. Our front end and reception staff all speak excellent English and are well...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jiva differentiates itself from the rest of the Lakeside Lake-front offerings by offering a bit of an oasis set back from the main walking path. It's lush and green, with lots of comfortable, cushioned wicker furniture, and a full bar with healthy snacks. We did...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank yeesumx
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

After the ABC-trekking we treated ourselves with a fantastic massage. Experienced staff, friendly and professional. We had the 60minutes nepalese massage.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank petraverheyen
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Shop replies quickly to my email query. The business owner (Irish) told us that the masseuses need to have 3 years of outside experience before they are hired here - and throughout their employment time they will learn new technique. I had deep tissue massage,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Padma26
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

It’s just the perfect spa. Couldn’t know what they could do any better. We had a massage, facial treatment, pedicure and manicure. Everything was super good!!! Totally recommendable and no comparison to any other spa I had in pohkara!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

I had 3 amazing deep tissue massages here. Very relaxing. Room was warm and service was very professional. Highly recommend after trekking

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fgc1986
Reviewed 9 November 2018

We’d come to java for lunch. It was delicious. Huge portions! We booked in for a-shoulders and back massage. This was pure bliss.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

The environment is good, it’s located next to the lake. We did 1 hour trekkers massage and 1 hour body scrub. The experience is totally not relaxing. The staff seems like in a hurry, they scrub our body hard and felt a bit painful. For...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Trish G, Owner at Jiva Cafe & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Namaste, Thank you for taking the time to write both of your reviews for Jiva. I am so sorry that you and your friend did not enjoy your experience with us. Its particularly disappointing that you both wrote separate reviews for the same booking. Ouch!!!...More

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Shashank M
27 May 2017|
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Response from alex3252 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on what service you get! They have many options for massage, foot care, etc. Make sure you have a meal there too!
Santi T
28 January 2017|
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Response from Tharan G | Reviewed this property |
Private rooms