by LUXE City Guides
Fitness & Yoga
Too many dumplings? Scorch the carbs and stretch it out at this bright studio with reformer and mat Pilates and yoga, plus physiotherapy and guided corrective exercises to target back pain and poor posture. Three in one, done!
CHI, The Spa
Softly-lit, contemporary Asian resort-style relaxation haven, with treatments based on the five elements for a balanced you. Unique ancient Chinese and Himalayan therapies, signature colour baths, caviar and jade facials, plush robes and swish suites. Add foot reflexology, mani/pedi and men's skincare menu for the ol' grump.
33 Tower 2, Pudong Shangri-La, Fucheng Lu http://www.shangri-la.com/shanghai/pudongshangrila/health-leisure/chi-the-spa/ firstname.lastname@example.org +862158771503
Pick a DVD, plonk yourself on a recliner, position your LCD, and let the masseuse work their magic on tired trotters and shopper’s shoulders. Oh, and did we mention unlimited bites and bevs too? Extremely popular, book well ahead.
Pollution, dry air, and the stress of Shanghai's pace = seriously bad face. Luckily, spa and science unite here with medically-trained therapists giving the city's best basic, no-faff facials in a mod, blond-wood space. Devotees love the Sanctuary brand prods, too.
The Living Room by Octave
Eastern wisdom marries Western science for treatments and classes targeting bod and brain. Entrust tots to on-site daycare and follow with wholesome eats at Though for Food. Now relax...
The Peninsula Spa
Blissful, holistic therapies with Ayurvedic, Chinese and European influences. Try the Shanghai signature massage series, using bamboo and herbs, sea salt and essential oil scrubs, cool jade and warm basalt lava stones. Afterwards, sweat it all out in the thermal suite for steamy, hydro relaxation.
Just three treatment suites for muscle-melting, east-meets-west massages on the best beds in town – try the Hawaiian Lomi Lomi or opt for traditional acupressure. Need more? Spa journey packages for jetlag, detox and renewal can be combined with soaks in an essential oil infused bath. Ahhh...