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Published June 16th 2016
Budget-friendly beauty and day spa for men and women
Primping and pampering is synonymous with the Gold Coast lifestyle. Our flesh is open to public view, and our hair is under daily assault from sun, sea, humidity, and especially the pool chlorine.
Every man and woman can benefit from a seasonal spritz, but the choice can be just as overwhelming as some of the prices.
Aqua Body & Soul at Labrador is competitively priced, and much cheaper than other 'day spas' on the Gold Coast. All the staff have been trained in Australia and are fully qualified to undertake the procedures they offer.
Aqua hair and nail salon
SPA TREATMENTS – massage, facials, body scrubs, mineral wraps, spray tan, waxing, men & women. My fave is a body scrub followed by a mineral wrap and massage. Then out to the hair salon for a wash, cut and blow-dry. Ah, yes, all relaxed and ready to face the world again.
Aqua treatment rooms
Neck, Back, and Shoulder Massage
Deep Tissue Massage
Hot Stone Therapy
Aqua spray tanning booth
Body Exfoliation is Aqua's signature treatment, combining exotic blends of earth and sea. Invigorates and softens your skin.
Body Wraps (including dry brushing): Your experience starts with a dry brushing to exfoliate and circulate, then the body is covered in a natural mineral mud, then your body is cocooned in a warm self heating blanket. 60 minutes, $100
Spray tan is applied while you stand in a little tent, with natural shades that won't leave you looking like an orange Donald Trump!
Endermologie (cell stimulation & cellulite treatment) is available using the latest technology.
Cut, blow-dry, up-styles, colour, treatments, perms, hair & makeup for weddings and formals, hair cuts for men.
Hair cutting includes a stress-relieving massage, shampoo, conditioner, and blow dry.
Aqua spa packages
Aqua Cocktail (60 minutes): Body scrub, milk body wash, shower, and light massage
Aqua Island Wrap (90 minutes): Exfoliate, warm coconut oil infusion, mini facial, and back, neck and shoulder massage.
Aqua Hair Spa Fusion (2 & half hours): Hair-spa, facial, head massage, body massage, and express pedi
Aqua Quick Nurture (60 minutes): Facial and back massage
Aqua Escape (2 & half hours): Deluxe facial, eye treatment, Swedish massage, and blow dry.
Aqua Indulgence (4 & half hours): Full body massage, deluxe facial, mani-spa, pedi-spa, shampoo, scalp massage, and blow dry, and includes light lunch.
Something special for the gentlemen
Aqua Greek God (3 & half hours): Massage, facial, mani-spa, and hair trim
Aqua Extravagance (6 hours): Deluxe facial or micro-dermabrasion, 60 minute massage, mani-spa, pedi-spa, body exfoliation, body wrap, shampoo, scalp massage, blow dry, and includes light lunch
entrance via Imperial Parade
GETTING THERE Shop 16, Aqua Building, 300 Marine Parade (cnr Imperial Ave), Labrador QLD 4215. Phone: (07) 5591 5699
Street parking can sometimes be available, but it is time limited. Free basement car parking is available to patrons of the ground floor retail outlets.
Entry is via Imperial Parade, adjacent to Aqua Body & Soul shopfront. Either walk back up the ramp, or take the lift up to the café level and walk back around the corner.
Buses do run along Frank Street, which is up at the next corner. Check Translink for details.