A quick trip to a Penang massage spa will have you ready for the next day of your Penang trip! But where are the places to go for the best massage in Penang?
For starters, you can get a body massage in Penang Georgetown. Thai massage and foot massages are popular in Penang too.
Feel free to take a look at our list of top recommended spas and parlors to get a good massage in Penang!
Table Of Contents:
- Imperial Thai Massage
- Reflexology Siam Paradise
- Pinang Massage House
- CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa
- Thai Odyssey Penang
- Danai Spa @ Tanjung Bungah Park Penang
- Eastern Massage Therapy & Spa
- SS Foot Massage Reflexology
- Java Spa
- Relax Massage And Fish Spa
- Pure Energy Signature Spa
- De Villa Spa
- Thai Best Massage Penang
13 Best Massage In Penang Island
1. Imperial Thai Massage
Can’t settle for anything less than professional? Leave it to the capable hands of the well-trained massage therapists at Imperial Thai Massage.
The ambiance is tidy and quiet too!
It does cost more than the other massage parlors nearby. But still reasonable! It costs ~RM90 for an hour-long Thai traditional massage!
2. Reflexology Siam Paradise
A good majority of the experienced masseuses at Reflexology Siam Paradise are from Thailand. You can make bookings in English easily though!
Their prices are reasonable but not the cheapest compared to those on Chulia Street. An hour-long Thai traditional massage costs ~RM60.
Their massage parlor is pleasant with lockers for you to store your belongings. And WiFi is free for guests too.
3. Pinang Massage House
Opposite Cititel Express Penang hotel (and 5 minutes’ walk from The Wembley):
Sore muscles and backaches will find relief at Pinang Massage House. Their team consists of Malaysian masseuses who are professional and skilled at their job.
Though it’s not the cleanest, the calming environment and friendly service will help to elevate your mood.
Price-wise, a shoulder and foot massage for an hour and 15 minutes will cost around RM80.
4. CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa – Penang
This list would not be complete without mentioning CHI, The Spa. Guests staying at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa will find little excuse not to visit – you could consider it the highlight of the resort!
Despite its age (more than 20 years old), the facilities hold up well, and the lush Bali-esque environment is nothing short of beautiful.
You can have a massage in the privacy of a chalet (or your hotel room) with essential oils of your choice.
The massage therapists are skilled in a lot of different techniques and they have treatments of both Malay and Chinese influence too.
To top it off, there’s bountiful praise for the helpful and accommodating staff as well.
A visit here will definitely not end up in regret and you’ll likely be back for this slice of paradise!
5. Thai Odyssey Penang
Staying at Gurney Drive, Penang? Thai Odyssey Penang is well established. They even have branches in Ipoh and all the way in Johor.
In general, you can expect a lovely ambiance, privacy and dependable massage therapists. To gauge their prices, a 60-minute foot massage will start at RM75.
As a bonus, other members of your group that don’t want a massage can check out Penang shopping malls in the immediate vicinity instead!
6. Danai Spa @ Tanjung Bungah Park Penang
Daytime massages are better at Danai Spa when you can fully appreciate the greenery around!
And since the spa is in a residential area, you are assured of some peace and quiet!
If this is a birthday treat for someone in your group, don’t forget to let the staff know as they will prepare a special surprise after your massage!
Their massage packages are for at least 2 hours with the price range around ~RM300-400. On the other hand, basic massages last for 90 minutes and are priced around RM200.
7. Eastern Massage Therapy & Spa
Eastern Massage Therapy & Spa is in Tanjung Tokong, just behind a KFC outlet.
Highly skilled with lots of experience, their massage therapists know exactly want you need to soothe your aching joints! Enjoy your massage in a simple but comfortable environment.
The owner and staff are amiable too even though they don’t speak fluent English!
8. SS Foot Massage Reflexology
It’ll take you just under 10 minutes to drive from Kek Lok Si Temple to SS Foot Massage Reflexology in Air Itam. Finding an available parking spot however, is a genuine concern if you have your own car.
And you should make an appointment first at this cozy Thai massage parlor with friendly Thai therapists. Because they’re usually busy due to their prices being agreeable!
Do request what level of strength you like too.
9. Java Spa
How about an Indonesian hot stone massage for a change? Or an uplifting aromatherapy massage?
Java Spa’s new location at Jalan Masjid is more convenient for anyone with their own car! As there is parking within the property! On another note, this spa is on the way to the airport!
The centre has skillful masseuses and that is the reason it’s nearly always fully booked! Moreover, the interior inside the center is homey and neat!
10. Relax Massage And Fish Spa
Over at Batu Ferringhi, you can dip your feet into the free fish spa at Relax Massage And Fish Spa while waiting for your turn for a foot massage, shoulder massage, ear candling treatment, pedicure and more!
The professional massage staff will skillfully rid you off all your stubborn knots.
This massage spot in Penang is not a very big place though. And if there’re a lot of customers that day, you may have to wait outside!
11. Pure Energy Signature Spa
Pure Energy Signature Spa at Lone Pine Hotel has a full range of massages, body scrubs and facials. They even provide services for manicures, pedicures and waxing!
A pressure point therapeutic massage or Balinese massage will set you back RM145 (60 minutes) to RM275 (120 minutes).
The spa is very clean and inviting with individual treatment rooms. And their expert massage therapists know just what to do after you let them know where your body aches are!
12. De Villa Spa
Body scrubs, facials as well as other beauty and slimming treatments are some of the services that are available at De Villa Spa.
And of their extensive massage menu, they have stone, herb compresses, aromatherapy, gua sha, dry brush, foot reflexology and traditional Javanese massages!
Together with the skillful and experienced masseurs, a visit here is pretty good value for money (90 minute session costs around RM300) since the facilities and environment are also very pleasant.
It’s clean and quiet at this massage spa in Penang and they have wonderful service too – what’s not to love?
- WiFi is free but not very smooth
- If this is your first visit and you are a Malaysia, you could be viable for a promotion – check their site
13. Thai Best Massage Penang
As the name implies, you will be able to get massages from male and female professional massage therapists from Thailand. Although they happen to know local Malaysian-style massages too.
Tip: Ask for Fitri, JJ, or Osman.
Prices are competitive enough (an hour of an aromatherapy massage costs ~RM90) considering the inviting and peaceful interior.
Bookings are recommended as many like how easy it is to find parking here. Other reasons why this place is popular are the amiable staff.
If you live in Penang, it might be worth your while to sign up for the membership!
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Going For A Good Massage In Penang
Why not take a private tour with RayTheTour?
They can pick you up from your hotel before the tour and drop you off at a massage spa at the end of the tour!
Other perks of the service:
- Local guides – you can choose an English-speaking or Chinese-speaking guide
- Transport is via MPVs and vans
- Free and easy itinerary with unlimited stops
- Flexible hours between 8am to 8pm.
- They have tours in Taiping, Ipoh and Cameron Highlands too
PS: We don’t sell massage packages.
Getting a foot massage at a Penang massage spa is another thing you can add to your list of Penang nightlife activities!
Penang has an array of massage centers specializing in foot massages, Thai massages, Javanese massages and more! With prices ranging from under RM100 to a few hundred!
Of course, you’re not the only one looking for a massage. And appointments are often required!