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A Massage by the Sea

344 Main St, Suite 103, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-9115
+1 360-376-8006
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Wonderful relaxing experience!

Our couples' massage was a highlight of our visit to Orcas Island. Roxanne and Elysee (sp?) put us... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
carrigancourt
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Seattle, Washington
Roxanne is amazing

Very relaxing, and also therapeutic. Roxanne is knowlegable, friendly, and has a great touch. I... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Debra C
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Bellevue
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Beautiful Orcas Island is one of many islands in the archipelago of the San Juan Islands outside of Canada and the United States. Being a favorite vacation spot for over one hundred years attracts families especially in the summer months. The whimsical "by the sea" themed studio of A Massage by the Sea is located in the lovely Seastar Lodging building on the water in uptown Eastsound Washington. Carefully selected Organic Aromatherapy oils are tailored to each persons liking. We specialize in a variety of holistic healing therapies, Medical Massage, Injury treatments as well as standard therapeutic and relaxation styles of massage. Creating ambiance is our specialty, all five therapists draw upon 10 to 20 years of experience in the massage spa industry. So whether your here solo or plan to indulge in the popular side by side sessions for couples, duet family/friends or for Mother Daughter the experience will be a highlight of your vacation.
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344 Main St, Suite 103, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-9115
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Our couples' massage was a highlight of our visit to Orcas Island. Roxanne and Elysee (sp?) put us at ease in their exotically decorated studio with their friendly easy-going nature. They worked their therapeutic magic while we stretched out on comfortable massage tables draped in...More

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Akindra S, Manager at A Massage by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thankyou for giving yourselves the gifts of touch! We enjoyed meeting you both and are so pleased the studio and healing treatments were greatly appreciated! Looking forward to your next Orcas visit! Roxanne & Alise’

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Reviewed 25 April 2017

Very relaxing, and also therapeutic. Roxanne is knowlegable, friendly, and has a great touch. I will come see her the next time I am on Orcas.

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Akindra S, Owner at A Massage by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Thankyou for coming in for a massage! I am pleased you enjoyed the styles of treatments!

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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Roxanne uses different tools and techniques including tuning forks, singing bowls and my favorite- hot stones - to provide a healing and restorative treatment. Hot stones and the essential oils make for a great deep tissue massage. Really the absolute best restorative massage I've ever...More

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Akindra S, Massage therapist at A Massage by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

I recently saw the response section. Thankyou for the great review! I am pleased you loved your treatment and benefitted from the healing modalities. Hope to see you on your next visit to Orcas.

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Reviewed 20 August 2016

After running, hiking and kayaking I thought a massage would be the best way to end my trip to Orcas island. Massage by the Sea is centrally located in EastSound and easy to get to. Communication was easy via messenger with Roxanne, the owner. I...More

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Akindra S, Massage therapist/owner at A Massage by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

I recently noticed the response section here. Thankyou for the nice review and being open to new modalities! Yes, the 90 minute session is a good amount of time to create suppleness in tight muscles. Looking forward to your next visit to Orcas.

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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I am a local on Orcas Island, and I always come here when I need a massage! The owner has many years of experience and practices several modalities. The hot stone massage is amazing! The shop is right on the water, and is decorated beautifully....More

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Akindra S, Massage therapist/owner at A Massage by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Thankyou for taking time to write a nice review and enjoying my styles of treatments. I love living on Orcas year round and being available to local folks. Hope to see you soon!

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Reviewed 23 July 2016

I treated my love to a 90 minute couples massage here at the end of our trip. We were quite sore from all the hiking we had done the previous days so it was a perfect time for a massage. The two masseuses (owner and...More

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Akindra S, Masseuse/owner at A Massage by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

I recently noticed the response section. Thankyou for the positive review on your couples massage and enjoyment of the "by the sea" colorful themed atmosphere. We love creating a healing event for couples, friends and families to share great memories of their Orcas vacation! Hope...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2016

I had a wonderful massage today by an experienced, friendly massage therapist. She incorporated many different modalities into the massage which were both effective and interesting. I usually get a massage when I travel so I have experienced many different cultural variations this was every...More

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Akindra S, Masseuse/owner at A Massage by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

I recently noticed this response section. Thankyou for the review. I love your comparison to treatments from around the globe! My passion since a teenager is to learn healing modalities from other cultures and create a fusion that facilitates wellness. Looking forward to seeing you...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We had a great massage lots of different types of services (harmonics, singing bowls, magnetic rollers) the gals were very confident in using the tools of their trade. They did a good job of explaining what they were doing and why, which was great since...More

1  Thank Melissa N
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Akindra S, Massage therapist/ owner at A Massage by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

I recently noticed the response section here. Thankyou for the nice review! I am pleased you enjoyed your healing massage sessions with us. Yes, it was different losing electricity and continuing seamlessly. Lol Looking forward to your next visit to Orcas!

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