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Shambhala Asian Day Spa - CLOSED

Rua Rita Ribeiro Gama 753 | Caborê, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
+55 24 3371-2186
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Complete relaxation, great service

Great place with beautiful surroundings. I was convinced by the missis, but it was well worth it... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2018
Arvid N
Don't miss this place!

This spa was the highlight of our time in Paraty. The level of skill of the massage professionals... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2017
GeorgiaCoffey
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Rua Rita Ribeiro Gama 753 | Caborê, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
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+55 24 3371-2186
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Reviewed January 10, 2018

Great place with beautiful surroundings. I was convinced by the missis, but it was well worth it. Very professional treatment and a welcome break for two tired workaholics. Highly recommended!More

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Hans N, Owner at Shambhala Asian Day Spa, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2018

We are happy to hear that you both liked the spa experience. You both did the Lulur ritual, with a balinese body scrub, followed by a full body massage and finalizing in the hot tub. Enjoy the rest of your holidays before throwing yourselves back...More

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Reviewed September 24, 2017

This spa was the highlight of our time in Paraty. The level of skill of the massage professionals was simply outstanding. Just this experience is almost enough to go back to Paraty - it was that good. Highly recommended!

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Hans N, Owner at Shambhala Asian Day Spa, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2017

Thank you for the raving comments, Georgia, we are happy to hear you enjoyed your spa visit - hope to see you back soon in Paraty!

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Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

A friend and I were in paraty for a few days and decided to take advantage of a rainy day to treat ourselves. To be honest we were not expecting a great deal from a relatively small town spa, especially at these prices. Wow, were...More

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Hans N, Owner at Shambhala Asian Day Spa, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2017

Thanks Jennifer, for your raving review of our spa. The spa ritual you both did was called Shambhala Innersense, and it allows you to choose any of our spa treatments - you both made an excellent choice combining the massages with an oriental facial treatment...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2017

Couldn't agree more with all the other comments here - this was the best spa I've been to in my life and the best massage. I was staying in Paraty after carnival and was in much need of a relaxing evening. The therapists were lovely...More

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Hans N, Owner at Shambhala Asian Day Spa, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2017

Thank you for the raving review, we are happy to hear that we made you feel relaxed and re-energized after days of Brazilian Carnaval. We hope you'll come back to Paraty one day, there's still lots to see and do - and of course we'll...More

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Reviewed January 25, 2017

Not much to say other than this is quite literally the best spa I've ever been to, and I've been to a lot. The staff / therapists are wonderful. The setting is incredible. My husband and I were on our honeymoon so we booked the...More

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Priscila N, Owner at Shambhala Asian Day Spa, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2017

Oh well Sarah, what can we say about your review other than, thanks a lot and we are very glad to be part of your good memories!! Hope you both can come back for more one day! Best regards!!

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Reviewed November 6, 2016

During my recent visit to the stunning town of Paraty I was lucky enough to be recommend the Shambhala Asian Day Spa by my hotel. It's a piece of heaven on earth, such a stunning place with the loveliest staff members, who all took good...More

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Priscila N, Owner at Shambhala Asian Day Spa, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2016

Dear Inga, thank you so much for your kind review. It was our pleasure to be part of your relaxing day. The Shambhala massage allows the therapists to use a combination of different techniques in order to make it special for each person. We hope...More

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Reviewed September 27, 2016

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...More

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Priscila N, Owner at Shambhala Asian Day Spa, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2016

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!

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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"More

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Priscila N, Owner at Shambhala Asian Day Spa, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2016

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...More

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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 reviewResponded September 14, 2016

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!

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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...More

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Priscila N, Owner at Shambhala Asian Day Spa, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2016

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...More

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