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Shambhala Asian Day Spa

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Address: Av. Flavio Gama SN | (Estrada Da Caixa d'Agua), Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 24 3371-2186
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Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Shambhala is an Asian Day Spa, offering a stress reducing, beauty enhancing...

Shambhala is an Asian Day Spa, offering a stress reducing, beauty enhancing and mind relaxing experience. Every aspect of Shambhala Spa has been designed to soothe - from fragrances in the enriched air and the mood music wafting quietly, to the muted colors of the interior, the natural materials and the fluffiness of freshly laundered towels. You can enjoy your treatments inside our stylish spa, get a relaxing massage in one of the oriental gazebos in our Balinese garden, or just sit and relax and enjoy the view. Shambhala Asian Day Spa is located at 10 minutes walk from the historical center of Paraty, with a beautiful view on the mountains and the Jabaquara bay.

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Treat yourself to a massage here!

Very good massage (I had shiatsu and my wife had hot stone and they were both excellent) situated just a quick walk out of town (perfect to visit after going to the fort) and in a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very good massage (I had shiatsu and my wife had hot stone and they were both excellent) situated just a quick walk out of town (perfect to visit after going to the fort) and in a beautiful and tranquil setting. Excellent value for money as well. Go there!!!

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Priscila N, Owner at Shambhala Asian Day Spa, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments Mr. Graham! We are glad to have offered you and your wife a good service. Yes, Paraty offers such beautiful settings and we are surrounded by gorgeous views. A perfect combination for a relaxing moment during your vacations! More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

I still remember asking my wife "What if we skip the 4x4 trip and go for a spa instead ? Ok, Why not"

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Priscila N, Owner at Shambhala Asian Day Spa, responded to this review

Dear Nabile, we are very glad that you skipped your jeep tour to take a day with your wife in our spa. The ritual you chose, Shambhala Lulur, is one of the most popular amongst the couples. It was our pleasure to be part of your holidays in Paraty! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

I travel a lot and had experience thai massage also in thailand but in this place it was definetely more. You should definetely try it. U ll not be regret.

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Priscila N, Owner at Shambhala Asian Day Spa, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments Bora! The thai massage technique is indeed a very unique experience and it is recommended for those who love to be stretched out. Cheers! More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

During a recent trip to Paraty, I was able to squeeze in a quick lular treatment at the Spa. My experience was superb. The treatment started with an exfoliating full body sea salt scrub. The unexpected twist was the use of coconut. My skin was glowing. After the scrub, I was given a deep tissue, ayurvedic massage. There is a... More 

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Priscila N, Owner at Shambhala Asian Day Spa, responded to this review

Your comments are very rewarding for us at Shambhala Spa. We try our best to give people that feeling of relaxation and are very happy you had your moment too. The Shambhala Spa is a small treat from our experience in Asia blended with what we have best in Brazil which is our natural surroundings. Thanks for visiting! More 

Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Had a couples massage here when visiting Paraty for our 16 yr anniversary and it was AMAZING. The location was lovely and the ambiance of the spa was tranquil and relaxing. Would go back in a heartbeat!

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Hans N, Owner at Shambhala Asian Day Spa, responded to this review

Shambhala is a Sanskrit term meaning “a place of peace, tranquility and happiness” - we are pleased to hear that we succeeded in transmitting this feeling during the short time you visited us and that we could contribute in this way to your special 16yr anniversary celebration! A good trip back to Canada end we hope to see you back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

The most amazing experience for my partner and I - 1.5 hour couples massage followed by a 1 hour hot tub experience with amazing views of the hills, topped off with wine and fruit salad. I cannot recommend this place highly enough, and even worth coming to Paraty just for the day! Such beautiful decor, staff, and atmosphere. The best... More 

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Hans N, Owner at Shambhala Asian Day Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and for the raving review, Jacq, good choice as well, the massage and Japanese hot tub in the garden, enjoying the spa from very different angles. It was a pleasure receiving you both at our spa and we hope you'll return to Paraty one day - our team will be waiting for you! More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Our hotel in Paraty (Casa Turquesa) recommended this place to us. We had the option of either having the massage at the hotel or at the spa itself, and we opted for the spa. What a good decision. Asian-inspired, the spa is located on a hill overlooking Paraty Bay and could not be more beautifully designed with stunning views. On... More 

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Hans N, Owner at Shambhala Asian Day Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and the raving review! Our intention is to make you forget the urban jungle as soon as you enter the spa and to surprise you with the oriental traditions in a Brazilian setting. We are looking forward to see you again one day in Paraty! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

Going to a spa in Paraty might not be your first idea to spend the day, but I would definitely recommend it! The therapists were friendly, highly skilled and afterwards we enjoyed a glass of wine, a fruit juice and a fruit salad in the hot tub in the garden with a great view.

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Hans N, Owner at Shambhala Asian Day Spa, responded to this review

Thanks, Antoinette, for your kind words. That's what holidays in Paraty look like: beaches and islands, waterfalls and Atlantic forrest, a romantic dinner in the historical center....and a relaxed late afternoon at the spa to recharge your batteries - a perfect combination of activities and relaxation. We hope to see back soon! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

The Shambhala Spa is a must-do for everyone! We enjoyed a great message from an excellent team of therapists in a relaxing, carefully designed ambiance. We went back the next day for a yoga class with the family, and felt renewed as a result of it. Great staff!!

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Hans N, Owner at Shambhala Asian Day Spa, responded to this review

Thanks Hans, we have passed your comments on to our therapists! We noticed the enthusiasm of the three of you regarding Talluana's yoga class - we hope you'll find a possibility to continue the yoga once back in Amsterdam. Namastê! More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My friend and I decided to get an hour long massage before we headed back to São Paulo. We didn't have a car so we walked up the hill to the spa, which took about 15 minutes from the historic centre. The spa is lovely & spacious and totally dedicated to its Asian theme. We were offered hibiscus tea upon... More 

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Hans N, Owner at Shambhala Asian Day Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for the catching description of your experience at Shambhala, Brit! We passed your comments on to our therapists; it really motivates them to hear how clients take their time to write a review and mention their satisfaction with the treatments they received. We are looking forward to also show you our Lounge - it's surrounded by lush Atlantic... More 

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