The atmosphere of the Apsara Spa is inspired by the romantic tales of the relationship between Indonesia and Cambodia hundreds of years back, whereas the treatments are inspired by the serene, heavenly beauty of the Apsara goddess dancers (see explanation of Apsaras under the Apsara Suite above). The Apsara Spa is an oasis of peace, a heaven on earth secluded from the outer world.
One of the various signature treatments at the Apsara Spa is an indulging massage that combines the dance per- formed by the Apsara dancers (Yin), and a stronger deep tissue massage (Yang) from ancient Java. We strongly rec- ommend the ‘Day Dream in Angkor’: a thorough 4-hour, romantic treatment for two that uses various natural exotic herbs, traditional spices and local exotic flowers, including a complete aromatherapy which historically could only be performed exclusively for the main royal family. This romantic treatment can also include a private gourmet dinner or lunch at the Tirta Gangga Dining Room.
Djamoe is a mixture of traditional herbs and spices, which are used for healing and rejuvenation. Traditional ‘Djamoe’ comes from the island of Java, and have evolved since hundred of years through generations. The Djamoes consist of leafs, roots, flowers, seeds and barks of significant trees.
This class covers the traditional know-how of the making and preparation of Jamu Kunir Asam, a traditional natural elixir drink that is believed to help digestion and weight loss. Beras Kencur, made of Galangal (aromatic ginger), Cinnamon and Rice is a popular JAMU drink and natural remedy for a variety of common ailments, including lack of energy and a cold or cough.