Relaxation and Wellness

Crimson Resort & Spa Mactan makes it to


Agoda | Dec 03, 2013

The five star hotel located in the one of the country’s top tourist destination, has made it to the global list alongside with Japan’s Hyakuna Garan, Spain’s Hotel 1898, Greece’s Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso, Taiwan’s Silks Place Taroko, Italy’s Rocco Forte Hotel de Russie, Cambodia’s Borei Angkor Resort & Spa and Turkey’s Gardens of Babylon Resort.

After consulting hotel specialists and industry insiders, these eight properties were chosen based on the overall experience they offer, which includes everything from the design and layout of the spa itself, to the types of treatments on the menu, to the landscapes, vistas, and environment surrounding the hotel.


Crimson was able to stand out because of their well-known Aum Spa, a name taken both from the Hindu mantra “Om”, where the treatments are Authentic, Unique, and Meaningful, which are performed by licensed specialists. The Spa offers an array of invigorating services performed by licensed specialists who undergo regular training. This is the perfect way to invigorate after a long day in the sun.

crimson3 Relaxation area at Crimson Resort and Spa

“We’re proud to be part of Agoda’s list of best hotels spas this year, more so that we are the only one from Cebu and for that matter the Philippines. It’s great to know and be recognized to be at par with other known spas all over the world. With this recognition, together with, we hope to encourage more local and foreign tourists to visit Cebu and discover Aum Spa and its world class service,” shares Area General Manager James Montenegro of Crimson Resort and Spa Mactan.

crimson4 Yoga pavilion and spa pool with Thai cabanas at Crimson Resort and Spa

John Brown,’s Chief Product Officer, said: “Travelers these days are particular about what a great spa should offer. People increasingly make booking decisions based on unique, creative spa treatments such as the imported oils and scrubs in the Silks Place Taroko, the internationally-trained staff at the Crimson Resort Mactan, or the focus on thalassotherapy at the Divani Apollon Palace. Each of the spas in the list have been designed with the modern traveler in mind and are likely to be one of the high points of any stay, whether it’s a vacation or a business trip.”

Just early this year, Philippine’s beach destination Boracay has been named favorite for relaxation and nightlife in a customer survey conducted by Angeles Beach Club Hotel in Angeles City was also named as one of the Over the Top hotels for 2012.

Crimson Resort & Spa Mactan, Philippines


The fifteen acre grounds of the Balinese-inspired Crimson Resort & Spa Mactan contain the lush and unique Aum Spa, a name taken both from the Hindu mantra “Om” as well as from a focus on treatments that are Authentic, Unique, and Meaningful. Across 2,000 sq.m, Aum Spa features an array of invigorating services performed by licensed specialists who undergo regular training. Spoil your skin with a potent antioxidant scrub with the vitamin-rich kamunggay plant, or pamper your limbs with an energy massage and heated basalt stone treatment that loosens muscles and promotes blood circulation. And after a long day in the sun, reset your skin with a water lily facial and after-sun wrap that restores moisture and increases collagen synthesis.

Customers say: “Had a fab time at Crimson Resort. The spa is fantastic and the staff are very friendly & attentive. Would definitely recommend!” – Khizra, Australia

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