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“amazing!!” 5 of 5 bubbles
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South Sea Sanctuary
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Owner description: South Sea Sanctuary is a premier lifestyle boutique day spa located in the heart of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Borneo, Malaysia. Besides offering relaxation therapies and beauty treatments, we are well-known for our holistic health and wellness programs that aim to effectively heal the body, mind and soul.
Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“amazing!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2014

We visited SSS after a tiring bike ride to soothe our tired muscles and we had the best massage. Staff were extremely professional, skilled in massage. I had high expectations from the reviews on trip advisor and they were far exceeded. Very happy!

Visited January 2014
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2 Thank Sweetness1001
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Hong Kong
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent service ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2013 via mobile

My sister and I went there after seeing the reviews. We chose a body package which includes a scrub, body wrap and massage (total: 120mins). The lady serving us was very tentative and asked us what kind of scrub we wanted (sugar, coffee etc.), we also filled in a short survey asking us the purpose of the visit and which body areas we want them to focus on.

The massage was great, I definitely felt relaxed afterwards and the body scrub+wrap is highly recommended! My skin haven't felt so smooth and silky in ages!

The only thing I would say could improve is the shower which was very plain looking (and a little old) unlike the rest of the shop which looks devine!

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Thank Bonnie N
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Singapore
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Average massage; expensive”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2013

Was swayed to try the spa after reading several positive reviews on TA. Unfortunately my experience was quite different from earlier customers. Had arranged for a 90 min body massage. The massage was average at best. For the price paid, I expect there will be other options in town.

Visited November 2013
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2 Thank FullRatchet
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Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Totally, completely worth it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2013

Been to many spas before all around the world, this might be one of the best. Reasonable price, relaxing technique, good ambience.

Visited November 2013
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2 Thank NadiaKamaruddin
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43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Nice surprise! :-)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2013 via mobile

Amazing place. Very professionel. The best massage ever. Thought we had 1,5 hrs but realized on the way it was 3 hrs!! Very pleasant surprise :-) we thought it had something to do with zoos og akvariums because of the category, but it hasn't. It's just 3 hrs of heaven :-) can recommand it to everybody.

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Thank LindaKP13
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