The spa is set among tropical gardens and bordered by a large pool at One Farrer Hotel
Adeva Spa Retreat Singapore A tranquil hideaway in a Singapore city hotel excels in offering an enjoyable yet COVID-safe experience says Julie Garrow
Neutral treatment rooms, devoid of notices, provided a welcome escape from the pandemic
pas in Singapore were allowed to reopen from 19 June and are busy. It was tricky to find an appointment within a couple of days of calling as multiple spas were fully booked and confirmed they were operating at full capacity. I’ve seen a wide range of promotions to entice visitors, so that seems to be working. I was pleased to secure a booking at Adeva Spa Retreat at One Farrer Hotel as this local luxury spa has been on my shortlist for a while. The urban hotel is situated in one of Singapore’s heritage districts and showcases 700 pieces of original contemporary abstract art from Asia. The spa, owned and managed by The Ultimate Group of Companies (see p56), is set among lush tropical gardens and bordered by a large pool. This provides a beautiful, tranquil setting for the seven-suite spa, meditative reflexology walk and Japanese-style onsen gardens with water lounges, plunge pools and natural mineral pools.
COVID-19 restrictions & rules All hotels in Singapore must pass an SG Clean quality certification – sgclean. gov.sg – and commit to upholding good sanitation and hygiene practices to reopen. The spa website immediately displays a
54 spabusiness.com issue 4 2020