Unwind: 6 Spas in Nairobi Open Amid COVID-19

Article by Maureen Kasuku
Posted: August 13, 2020  

If the rigors of life under COVID-19 have you feeling a bit tense, perhaps a visit to the spa might help you reset. If you’re brave enough to pursue this kind of indulgence amid a pandemic, Nairobi has a spa to fit your whims, budget and adherence to safety protocols.  Here are 6 Spas still operating amid COVID-19. Feel free to chime in as always and send us more suggestions.

Kaya Spa

Kaya Spa at Tribe Hotel in Gigiri is open for business having met all COVID-19 safety measures and certified by the Ministry of Health. They have 5 treatment rooms offering massages, facials, body scrubs, nail & hair treatment. No walk-ins allowed. Call  +254 732 186 000 to book an appointment. 

Bustani Spa

Bustani Day Spa located in Gigiri offers a range of relaxing mind and body spa treatments. They claim to use “environmentally friendly African and international spa products”, in a thriving garden environment. Treatments include: manis & pedis, facials, waxing, body scrubs, massages and detox body wraps. Call in advance +254 710 458 564 to book an appointment.

Maisha Spa Serena Hotel

Maisha Spa at the Serena Hotel offers a tranquil spa experience with complimentary drinks.  Get a massage, facial, full body wax, chocolate body wrap or a back cleansing treatment. They’re trying to limit the number of clients patronizing the spa so make sure to call +254 (20) 2822800 in advance to secure a session. 

Kempinski The Spa

For the ultimate luxurious experience, spend some time relaxing at Kempinski The Spa in Westlands. If you’re not the type to spare expenses, this high end spa at Villa Rosa Kempinski hotel offers an array of treatments including detoxifying scrub & wrap, waxing, massages and anti-ageing facials. Explore a whole new world of beauty, health and well being in one of their nine treatment rooms. Call +254 703 049 000  to book an appointment.  

Serenity Spa

Visitors to this spa, on UN Crescent in Gigiri, are treated to a colourful display of trees within a lush garden that comes to life with the beautiful birds that inhabit it. They have over 10 rooms, one of which has a jacuzzi and another has a steam room. Treatments include body scrubs, deep tissue facials, wraps, nail & hair treatments. COVID-19 safety compliant. Call +254 714 931 317 to book an appointment

Bliss Spa 

Located along Ridgeways road, Bliss Spa offers Kiddie mani/pedis so you can carry the kids along. Their spa menu includes facials, full body scrubs, acrylic nail treatments and massages. Call + 254 723 254777 in advance to book an appointment


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