Massages / Treatments

A tranquil haven for the senses

The Borneo Spa is inspired by Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai


The Borneo Spa inspires relaxation, rejuvenation and a harmonious equilibrium of body, mind and spirit through holistic treatments drawn from age-old traditions of natural healing from both East and West.

Evoking the spirit of Borneo, the Borneo Spa features its own private label blends of pure essential oils that is available in retail and cabin line.  The cabin products are used in aromatherapy massages, facials and signature treatments.  The journey of spa experience continues with a take home retail product to upkeep the results after the therapy and serves as a reminiscence from Borneo Spa….

There are fourteen therapy rooms, including 2 double rooms for couples to enjoy their massage together, each ensuite with shower facilities, a juice bar, separate male and female changing room, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam bath facilities within 9,633 square feet (895 sq meters),   offer a wondrous respite from the outside world.  Rustic cabanas on the resorts beach front offer an alternative alfresco massage environment, adding the element of the sea to your massage experience.

The Borneo Spa is inspired by Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai – A tranquil haven for the senses.

Signature Treatments

Described as 'only one of its kind'. Proudly our signature treatment, the Borneo Massage, is a combination of massage techniques with lymphatic acupressure, designed to improve blood circulation and digestion whilst draining toxins via the lymphatic system. Using our specially formulated blend of pure & natural essential oils exotic to Borneo, “Dari Borneo” will help to tone your body, awaken your senses and balance your emotions.

BORNEO DETOX (2 hours)
Exfoliate dead skin cells, stimulate blood circulation with a sea salt scrub rich in minerals and infused with lemon and fennel essential oils. Bring impurities to the surface, remineralise, purify, cleanse and strengthen with a French Green Clay Body Wrap. Finish with a firming body massage with essential oils to improve body tone, eliminate toxins and recondition skin. This treatment will leave you with softer, moisturized and revitalized skin.

Body Treatments

Soothe and rehydrate your skin! Counter the effects of too much sun & salt water with cool compresses. Promote faster healing with pure oils of lavender, cucumber extracts and fresh Aloe-Vera hand-picked from our Karambunai Nursery.

Deep sea salt rich in minerals and trace elements is infused with our own blend, 'Borneo Laut' to detoxify, tone and remove dry, dead skin cells. This exfoliation is combined with fresh Centella Asiatica, an herb endemic to Borneo to regenerate skin cell renewal, blood circulation and general wellbeing. Finish with an Aroma shower and rehydrate your skin with 'Borneo Laut' body oil for refreshing, glowing skin.


AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE (60 mins or 90 mins)
Choose from our private label of specially blended oils.
* Borneo Spice
* Borneo Passion
* Borneo Laut
* Borneo Relax

BORNEO FUSION * (60 mins or 90 mins)
A fusion of the best elements of massages across Asia from Acupressure and Thai to Shiatsu and Oriental techniques performed a-la Borneo. Working on your meridian lines to stimulate energy flow and improve wellbeing. A non-oil massage, using finger pressure, forearms, elbows and feet techniques unique to Borneo Fusion.

RELAX BY THE SEA * (60 mins or 90 mins)
Book in for a relaxing massage by the sea. Let the gentle sounds of the ocean and the healing hands of our therapists seduce your senses.

ISLAND MASSAGE * (60 mins or 90 mins)
A traditional massage combining specific deep tissue work and traditional techniques. Our Island massage uses homegrown Centella Asiatica herb steeped in aromatic coconut oil for wellness and vitality.

BORNEO FOOT REFLEX * (30 mins or 60 mins)
Foot reflexology is an ancient massage whereby pressure is applied to stimulate nerve reflexes of the feet, thus affecting changes in other parts of the body to promote healing and relaxation. Recommended for stress, circulatory problems and elimination of toxins.

RAINFOREST RATTAN MASSAGE * (60 mins or 90 mins)
A unique massage technique of Borneo Spa, combining the technique of human touch by applying gentle to firm pressure with the thumb, finger and palm together with rattan massage tools to relieve tired muscles.  The rattan poles are harvested fresh from the forest at Karambunai and customised for the Rainforest Rattan Massage experience; offering an invigorating but yet relaxing massage which aids in blood circulation, relieve of tension muscles and firming of the skin tone. 

* Massages available at our Beach Cabanas

Hands & Feet Treatments

CLASSIC MANI (60 mins)
Hands are exfoliated and a green clay masque is applied over the hands for optimum hydration and softness. This is followed by nail shaping, cuticle care and nail polish of your choice.

PURE MANI (60 mins)
Exfoliation followed by a natural fruit peel of papaya and pineapple is applied to the hands to help reduce sun spots, freckles and "brown spots" often evident as we age. Includes nail shaping, cuticle care and nail varnishing.

CLASSIC PEDI (60 mins)
Treatment begins with an aroma footbath. Feet are then exfoliated and a green clay masque is applied over the feet for optimum hydration and softness. This is followed by nail shaping, cuticle care and nail polish of your choice.

4-COURSE "FOOT" FEAST (60 mins)
Start with an Aroma Footbath filled with essential oils and lime slices followed by a sea salt foot scrub and French green clay foot masque. Finish with a pampering foot reflexology massage. Walk on air for the rest of the day.

Pamper your hands & feet with a sea salt foot scrub and French green clay masque. This is followed by nail shaping, cuticle care, moisturizing cream and nail polish of your choice.

Aromatherapy Facial Treatments

Aromatherapy is the science of using pure, natural essential oils from plants to promote well-being.

This relaxing facial with specially blended aromatic formulas is essential to maintain radiant, healthy skin. Complete with lymphatic drainage facial massage, cleansing, exfoliation, hydrating steam, revitalizing mask and skin rehydration.

Indulge yourself with an aromatic journey enhanced by natural-based herbal products enriched with specially blended essential oils, designed for your skin type. A truly pampering treatment inclusive of neck, shoulder, hands & feet massage leaving you feeling rejuvenated.

IImmerse your skin in therapeutic elements of an aroma facial with mineral-rich benefits of seaweed, herbs and spirulina. This is designed for nutrient-deprived skin, providing the “Vitamin” essential for nourished, radiant skin. Not recommended for sensitive skin.

Pure essential oil therapy combined with a natural fruit peel to encourage skin renewal with natural protein-dissolving enzymes of papaya and pineapple. Rich in natural AHAs to exfoliate dead skin cells to reveal revitalized skin. Not recommended for sensitive skin.