Where to Get a Glorious Massage in Niue
While adventures like scuba diving, snorkelling, hiking, biking and fishing take the limelight in Niue, don’t forget to take some time to relax too! A small island with a small population, Niue can’t help but be a soothing destination, but the experience can be effortlessly enhanced with a heavenly massage. Find out where to get a massage in Niue in the guide below.
For more advice on relaxing (if you need advice on such things), see the 10 Glorious Ways to Relax in Niue.
1. Maulu Spa
The base of Maulu Spa, Tamakautoga, is a small village on the west coast of the island. Maulu Spa’s clifftop massage room nestled in forest provides an effortlessly peaceful location for massages and healing rituals. What’s more, the eco-friendly massage fale blends in with its natural surroundings and engages in environmentally-friendly practices, from its compost toilet to the use of local coconut oils.
Maulu Spa offers a range of massages, from pure relaxation massages to post-natal treatments. Your skilled massage therapist, Lana, also offers yoga sessions, which you can find out more about in Where to Do Yoga in Niue.
The spa is open by appointment only, Monday to Sunday from 8 am to 7 pm. See How to Book Tours & Experiences in Niue to learn more about how to book an appointment.
Location: Coastal road between Tamakautoga village and Ana’ana Point (look out for the sign), southwest coast of Niue.
2. Your Accommodation
Treat yourself to a massage in the privacy of your own accommodation in Niue with the services of Maulu Spa. That’s right, Lana also offers a mobile massage service, providing all of the equipment to set the scene for ultimate relaxation. Choose from any massage from the spa menu. Read about Maulu Spa’s services in detail in The Best Spas in Niue.
Haven’t got a place to stay yet? Be sure to browse The 30 Best Accommodations in Niue to get started.
A beauty salon in the heart of Alofi, Vilina‘s facials are an irresistible addition to your island getaway. After a short consultation, your skilled therapist, Jo, combines talented hands with all-natural and local products to revive and rejuvenate. Choose organic coconut embryo to massage the skin, and bask in the scents of Niue honey, vanilla and/or passionfruit. Facials last approximately 45 minutes.
The salon is open Monday to Friday, 10 am to 2:30 pm. Manicures and pedicures, waxing and hairdressing services are also available.
Location: Between the Visitor Information Centre and Niue Market, Alofi, central west coast of Niue.
4. Tui Na Clinic
The Tui Na Clinic offers traditional Niuean massages in their massage room opposite the Swanson Complex. This by-appointment spa on Tapeu-Poritt Road between Alofi and Hanan Airport specialises in remedial and therapeutic massages using traditional Niuean techniques and Chinese influence. Your therapist, Ahi, uses natural coconut oil made locally to provide the complete Niuean experience.
They accept clients by appointment after 4 pm. Learn more about “odd hours” in Niue in our guide to Opening Hours in Niue: Odd Hours, Tide Times & Things to Know.
Location: Between BCN Broadcasting and Police Station, Tapeu-Porritt Road, Alofi.
5. Wellness Retreats
The final place to experience a massage in Niue is at one of the many yoga and wellness retreats that take place on the island. Yoga retreats typically take place at the Scenic Matavai Resort where yoga is often the main focus but often includes wellness and nutrition workshops, as well as at least one massage.
Wellness Retreats NZ does one or two retreats in Niue a year, which include a one-hour remedial massage with essential oils. Find out more about what wellness retreats entail in our guide to Yoga & Wellness Retreats in Niue.
More About Getting a Massage in Niue
That’s it for our list of the best places to get a massage in Niue. For more relaxation talk, take a look at the following guides:
Finally, head to the 101 Things to Do in Niue: The Ultimate List featuring more amazing experiences.