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Discover Lava Shells

Experience deep relaxation and ease away muscle and joint pains with Lava Shells, a treatment that is making waves amongst spa guests worldwide. 

Dubbed the new hot stones, Lava Shell massage is a deeply therapeutic type of heat treatment that uses Tiger Striped Clams and brings to you a taste of the Tropics. A treatment which is kind to you and the environment, the clams have been harvested for food in the Philippines for hundreds of years, and now the shells are being recycled and used in spas across the world.

The shells contain a mix of mineral rich algae and sea kelp, which, when combined with salt water, generates heat for massage. The shape of the shell also means that the treatment can effectively manipulate those hard to reach areas. Lava Shells can be used to treat a multitude of concerns from easing aching muscles and joints to alleviating the suffering from IBS and bloating. Effective at releasing physical tension it is one of the best spa treatments for creating a sense of balance to the entire body and mind.

Popular with celebrities and beauty editors, the Lava Shell treatment is available at four of Hand Picked Hotels’ spa venues. At New Hall Hotel we even offer a deep tissue massage designed specifically for men, targeting the back, or the back and legs. The world’s first self-heating massage, Lava Shells will gently relax and smooth away the knots, and allow you to interact with something that is 100% natural. If you want a luxury spa weekend with a difference come and experience a little bit of the tropics with Hand Picked Hotels. 

Lava Shell Relax Massage 

This massage offers an idyllic treatment combining the warmth of the shells with deeply relaxing massage techniques, creating a sense of balance to the entire body and mind. During the massage, the shells are worked over the palms, arms, feet and legs in slow deep moves to warm and de-stress. This is followed by a wonderfully tranquil massage on the back, neck and shoulder area to ease away all tension, knots and stress

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Lava Shell Recovery Deep Heat Relaxation

This treatment promotes deep relaxation as physical tension is released and is a great cure for aching muscles and over exertion. Combining deep massage moves with the heat of the Lava Shells, this treatment is designed to encourage deep relaxation of muscles to allow the body to re-energise. This will leave you feeling refreshed, relaxed and supple.

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Lava Shell Recovery Deep Heat and Ice Massage

Designed specifically for men, this massage targets the back, or back and legs, combining deep tissue massage with either warm Lava Shells to relax muscles or, if required the addition of cool Glacial Shells to reduce inflammation and improve circulation. Tense muscles, knots and stress points are released with trigger point massage techniques to provide immediate relief from referred pain.

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