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The Secret Garden Massage and Day Spa

Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
501 523 3420
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Ranked #5 of 32 activities in Placencia
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Spas
Owner description: Lee, the owner was certified in Tokyo, Japan and has over 18 years experience. Established in Placencia since 1996 and also one of the very first... more » Owner description: Lee, the owner was certified in Tokyo, Japan and has over 18 years experience. Established in Placencia since 1996 and also one of the very first Massage Therapists in Placencia! We do serious body and energy work...no gimmicks! We also offer couples massage side by side in the same room. Stop by and check out our signature treatments (All Natural Facial and Treat Your Feet..created right here in the garden!) We are located centrally in the village right across from the soccer field! « less
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Indianapolis,IN
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

My husband and I have received massage therapy for over 25 years for the benefit of better health. We believe strongly that it is medicine for our bodies, mind and spirit. Though professional massage therapists are trained the same in most all areas, each therapist has their own touch and areas of massage therapy that they consider the most important.... More

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Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

A beautiful peaceful setting. Set back for Wallens Grocery store and the pharmacy in the heart of Placencia village. Had a wonderful facial. Will return for a massage. A must go.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

If you want a massage while visiting Placencia, go here. I get massages pretty regularly and know a good massage from a bad one. I was pleasantly surprised with the quality and affordability of my massage at the secret garden. Don't hesitate to make your appointment. PS: the Secret Garden restaurant "downstairs" from the day spa was our favorite in... More

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Phoenix, AZ
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Myself and 3 other ladies booked appointments while on vacation and it was a wonderful massage experience. They accommodated us two at a time in this tropical treehouse treatment room. It was so calming and relaxing with the tropical breezes, soft music and soothing aromas. We were a mixed group. I am somewhat of a massage junkie, one of my... More

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Marine on Saint Croix, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We visit Placencia every year. I had heard of Lee Nyhus' 'Secret Garden Massage Spa', and how good she was. Two years ago I gave my husband a gift certificate for a massage at the spa. Now every year he asks for a gift certificate at Lees' Secret Garden. I think I'll ask for the same next year!!!

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Boise, Idaho
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Another of my "better late than never" reviews; last April my wife Liz and I met Lee Nyhus at Belize Fit, run by Tony and one of the best beach workouts you'll find anywhere, of which we participated twice during our week in Placencia. We learend that Lee is a massage therapist at the Secret Garden Massage and Day Spa,... More

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Lee, at The Secret Garden Massage & Day Spa is an incredibly wonderful massage therapist. I am new to Placencia and have been having massages in the USA for the past 20 years. I have had both good and bad thereapists...some too strong and some too weak. In my "perfect world" I would have Lee give me a massage once... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

I have been in Placencia for a few days and wanted to try a massage before heading out tomorrow. I was very pleased and actually fell asleep a couple of times during the massage in that it was so very relaxing. I recommend trying this massage, well worth the $50 for one hour Swiss massage.

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

I had the therapeutic massage and it was relaxing and so enjoyable. The atmosphere was so serene and the massage was amazing would highly recommend to anyone. One issue Visa machine didn't work, this is Belize after all so take cash just in case

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Placencia, Belize
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

I had a massage yesterday with Lee at her day spa and it was really excellent. The price was reasonable and an affordable luxury for many Belizeans, and she did a full body massage for an hour and really worked out the lactic acid buildup and tension in my shoulders and neck. I felt so relaxed for the rest of... More

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