Aishwarya Rao
This valentine's day Sid and I managed to escape to a spa - Aura, located in the heart of the city. We had signed up for an exotic (or should I say extravagant?) 'You and I' massage. After the customary refreshments we were ushered into a royal ruby red suite. There we indulged ourselves in a 'choco+strawberry+essential oils' massage executed in a traditional Balinese style.

The massage full of robust strokes, rolling and kneading almost miraculously cured us of the severe back and leg aches haunting us (following some terrific time on a kinetic honda on the much pleasurable roads of Madras!). This was followed by a rose and milk bath in an imposing jacuzzi and I couldn't help but appreciate the majestic decor that added an unmistakable aura to the entire experience.

I am not sure if it was the soothing influence of the ambient music, the regale setup or the personal service of the therapists but both of us seemed to be in a romantic daze for the rest of the evening.A must-go for any one who is visiting Madras and is overwhelmed by the city's snarling traffic and sunny madness!
7 Responses
  1. Anonymous Says:

    Been to Filanto and Aiwo Spas, never checked out Aura in the city.

    Do they have I, Me and Myself Massage?

  2. Lol! I am not sure about what they have for such self obsession ;-) But of course they have Swedish, Hawaiian, Thai styles, facials, body polishes and if I remember correctly even some Ayurvedic treatment!

  3. Anonymous Says:

    You brought the menu catalog home, for future reference?

    Anyway, thanks for the information :)

  4. @Surya - Menu?! Well not really. I was advised by the branch manager against the Hawaiian massage because of its rigorousness! And my memory is rather strong...

  5. Anonymous Says:

    Your iphone memory? Yeah, it is strong. I am going to call up that branch manager and fix up a Hawaiian massage for me.

    The bin in picture looks artfully done up. Was the lid held in place and that rose petal straightened, before someone could disturb it?

  6. *shudders*
    *****ssssshhhhhhhuuuuuuudddddddeeeerssss***** (screaming yewwwwwwwwwwww in silent protest)

    From a person who hates raw strawberries but loves strawberry ice creams, who hates chocolate ice creams, but devours tonnes of chocolates, some things are better left the way it is...

    *sighs* to each his own...

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  7. Siladitya Says:

    aish is commenting here in ur blog.u r so lucky.he he.
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