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Jiva Cafe & Spa

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Excellent trekkers massage

I visited Jiva 3x in Pokhara for a massage and I was not disappointed once! The Trekkers massage... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
JoeIpsen95
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Perth, Australia
Hidden Gem, Great Massage!

Jiva differentiates itself from the rest of the Lakeside Lake-front offerings by offering a bit of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
yeesumx
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Sydney, Australia
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Jiva Cafe and Spa is Pokhara's hidden oasis situated on the shore of the picturesque Phewa Lake. Our spa features unique private treatment cottages decorated in a traditional style. In this natural setting one can enjoy a range of services such as...more
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On Phewa Lake walking path | Lakeside, Pokhara PKR 6, Nepal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited Jiva 3x in Pokhara for a massage and I was not disappointed once! The Trekkers massage was particularly good after a 5 day trek. Would highly recommend!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited looking at reviews ,but I suppose I was dissapointed as staff did not know English nor Hindi,and had no recommendation or briefing that they could suggest. Just the brochure was given and I chose as per description. A simple massage with just one...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Trish G, Owner at Jiva Cafe & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Namaste Hema, I am so sorry that you did not have a good experience during your recent massage. To be honest I am baffled and would like to look into this futher. Our front end and reception staff all speak excellent English and are well...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jiva differentiates itself from the rest of the Lakeside Lake-front offerings by offering a bit of an oasis set back from the main walking path. It's lush and green, with lots of comfortable, cushioned wicker furniture, and a full bar with healthy snacks. We did...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

After the ABC-trekking we treated ourselves with a fantastic massage. Experienced staff, friendly and professional. We had the 60minutes nepalese massage.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank petraverheyen
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Shop replies quickly to my email query. The business owner (Irish) told us that the masseuses need to have 3 years of outside experience before they are hired here - and throughout their employment time they will learn new technique. I had deep tissue massage,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

It’s just the perfect spa. Couldn’t know what they could do any better. We had a massage, facial treatment, pedicure and manicure. Everything was super good!!! Totally recommendable and no comparison to any other spa I had in pohkara!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Barbara R
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

I had 3 amazing deep tissue massages here. Very relaxing. Room was warm and service was very professional. Highly recommend after trekking

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

We’d come to java for lunch. It was delicious. Huge portions! We booked in for a-shoulders and back massage. This was pure bliss.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

The environment is good, it’s located next to the lake. We did 1 hour trekkers massage and 1 hour body scrub. The experience is totally not relaxing. The staff seems like in a hurry, they scrub our body hard and felt a bit painful. For...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Trish G, Owner at Jiva Cafe & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Namaste, Thank you for taking the time to write both of your reviews for Jiva. I am so sorry that you and your friend did not enjoy your experience with us. Its particularly disappointing that you both wrote separate reviews for the same booking. Ouch!!!...More

Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Did a 60-minute body scrub and a 60-minute trekker’s massage. The massage was okay but the body scrub was not good and not gentle at all. And after finishing the massage we were rushed to go because they had another client appointment right after our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Trish G, Owner at Jiva Cafe & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Namaste, Thank you for taking the time to write both of your reviews for Jiva. I am so sorry that you and your friend did not enjoy your experience with us. Its particularly disappointing that you both wrote separate reviews for the same booking. Ouch!!!...More

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Shashank M
May 27, 2017|
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Response from alex3252 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on what service you get! They have many options for massage, foot care, etc. Make sure you have a meal there too!
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Santi T
January 28, 2017|
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Response from Tharan G | Reviewed this property |
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