After working so hard through an entire week, we ought to give ourselves a pat on the back. Or, perhaps reward ourselves with a good foot massage, to relax, slow down and most importantly, recuperate. Many of us are not stranger to the numerous, alluded benefits of a foot massage, which includes improving your overall blood circulation, relieving body pains, alleviating water retention and reducing stress and tension. Now, if you’ve set your mind on pampering yourself with a good foot massage, your next question would probably be – where? We’ve listed down some options below.

1. Han Dynasty

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Highlights:

  • Rejuvenating experience in an oriental setting
  • Award-winning services
  • Various services offered including foot reflexology, Swedish and Thai massage

With several awards under its belt, I can be confident that you’ll leave the session feeling relaxed and well-taken care of by the skilled hands at Han Dynasty. Established in 2012, the place offers a tranquil and cozy environment for you to take a mental break from the hustle and bustle of your busy life. Pamper yourself with a foot reflexology session, or one of its Oriental / Swedish / Thai full-body massage in its comfortable private rooms. Feel like taking a longer break? Spend an unlimited period of me-time in its dry sauna for just $35 a day!

If you’re interested in checking this place out, you’d be delighted to know that they’re offering a series of promotions for now, including a body & foot massage for senior citizens (60 years old and above) at $38 nett from Mon-Fri, and ladies exclusive promotion on Tuesdays at just $70 nett for an invigorating 90 mins body massage.

3 outlets at Balestier, Alexandra Village & Thomson | 6265 6366 (Thomson) 6254 6466 (Balestier) 6264 6366 | 10.00am – 12.00am for Thomson and Balestier, 10.00am – 10.30pm for Alexandra Village

2. Healing Hands

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Highlights:

  • Rave reviews from many satisfied customers
  • Massage combos are differentiated by your objective eg. to relax, regenerate or restore
  • Schedule an appointment online so you can plan your time ahead

Healing Hands is well-loved by its frequent customers for their skills and professionalism of its masseurs. Its most popular resident masseuse, Mona, has such highly coveted services that her services are offered at a different set of prices from the rest. Mona’s massages employ Swedish style and acupressure techniques for all her sessions, so do give this a shot for an effective session that’s likely to leave you feeling relieved of your tension and pains.

2 outlets at Toa Payoh and Tampines | 62500697 (Toa Payoh) 67837858 (Tampines) | 11.00am to 10.00pm (Mon – Fri), 11.00am to 8.00pm (Sat, Sat & PH), Closed every Thursday

3. Precious Foot Reflexology

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Highlights:

  • Affordable rates in a modest, comfortable setting
  • Add-on services such as gua sha and foot herbal soak are available
  • iPads available for you to literally Netflix and Chill during your massage

With a 30 mins foot massage setting you back by an affordable amount of $28, this might be your best spend for the week if you’re suffering from aching feet and a tired body from your hectic schedule. With 3 outlets located conveniently in the heartlands, it would be no surprise that the massage joint has got its fair share of returning, regular customers.

While waiting patiently for the masseurs to work their magic in kneading your pains away, Precious Foot Reflexology also offers you the option of using their iPads too so you can enjoy your favourite shows! How convenient and thoughtful is that? If you’d like to consider other treatments apart from a massage, gua sha, cupping and foot herbal soaks are available for top-ups as well.

3 outlets at Clementi, Toa Payoh and Jurong | 8363 4703 (Clementi) 6354 1911 (Toa Payoh) 6563 3766 (Jurong) | 10.00am to 10.00pm

4. Natureland

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Highlights:

  • Relaxing enclave offering you a zen and cosy environment
  • Skilled, professional therapists
  • Promotion for foot reflexology includes a complimentary herbal foot bath

A well-known brand here in Singapore, Natureland has several outlets across the island. It has a “Premium Outlet” at Marina Bay Sands, which offers other spa selections such as body scrubs and facial treatments, apart from its signature services such as foot reflexology and body massage. With several awards under its belt for many years running now, many of its customers appreciate the professional skills of its masseurs, as well as the clean and rejuvenating ambience of the place.

If you’re keen to enjoy a massage in the comfort of your own place, or within the confines of the hotel room you’re paying for during a staycation, Natureland offers massage on demand services as well. All you need to do is to make an appointment through its hotline or online booking form, and a licensed professional therapist will make his/her way to your location. Now, just sit back and enjoy!

8 outlets at Marina Bay Sands, Robertson Walk, Holland Village, CHIJMES, Valley Point, East Coast, Orchard Liat Towers and Orchard Point | Contact details available on website | 10.00am to 10.00pm

5. Ancient Therapy

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Highlights:

  • Traditional massage and kneading techniques
  • No-frills services at a great value
  • Short durations available (20 min for foot and 15 min for body) if you’re in a rush

Reasonably priced, Ancient Therapy is a massage place of choice for office goers whom are looking for a quick fix to their aches and pain. Got some time to spare during lunch? Pop by inside for a speedy remediation to those aching feet or back! What better way to recharge during lunch, and to get back to work on top of your game. This no-frills place is extremely value for money as a 20 min foot reflexology would only cost you $20.

2 outlets at Telok Ayer and Bukit Timah | 62233873 (Telok Ayer) 69203133 (Bukit Timah) | 10.00am to 9.00pm (Telok Ayer); 11.00am to 10.30pm for weekdays, 10.00am to 10.30pm for weekends (Bukit Timah)

6. Kenko Wellness

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Highlights:

  • Signature foot reflexology aims to unblock your body meridian points
  • 3-in-1 therapy targets the foot, hands and shoulders using its KENKO signature pressure points massage technique
  • Acupressure head massage available if you’re looking to target and alleviate headaches and migraines

Established since 1991 and running for more than 27 years now, Kenko Wellness is one of those brands we have at least seen or heard of. Its signature foot reflexology aims to help its customers unblock its body meridian points, as well as to improve blood circulation, detoxify your body and revitalize your organs.

If you feel the tension banding around your head region instead, go for its acupressure head massage which targets the temples, neck and shoulder pressure points, as they are the areas that often tense up when one is stressed. A foot reflexology session starts at $59 for a 40 mins session, and a head massage at $42 for a 20 mins session.

6 outlets at Marina Square 2 and 3, 313 Somerset, Paragon, South Bridge, Tanglin Shopping Centre and Vivocity | Contact details available on website | 11.00am to 8.00pm

7. Ashi Foot Reflexology

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Highlights:

  • Affordable packages at $50 for 40 mins foot and 20 mins shoulder massage
  • Clean and comfortable convenient locations in various heartland areas
  • Add-ons available to include essential oils for enhancing the experience

Ashi Foot Reflexology specializes in providing just 2 types of services – its authentic and traditional foot reflexology and body massage. With 10 outlets spanning across the heartland areas, accessing its services would definitely be convenient, especially if you have bought a package and are religiously ensuring that you are using the sessions. To boost your experience, do consider the option of adding on 100% essential oils in your treatment.  

10 outlets located across Central, East and North areas | Contact details and locations are available on website

8. Tang Dynasty Spa  

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Highlights:

  • Individual treatment rooms are equipped with a private en-suite bathroom
  • Luscious, oriental-style environment to relax your senses
  • Free wifi and entertainment system in the foot reflexology Relaxation Lounge

The therapists at Tang Dynasty offer oriental massage treatments, where firm and hard strokes are applied to work away the knots and tension in your body. Rejuvenate your tired mind and feet with a foot reflexology treatment in its Relaxation Lounge, where you can enjoy complimentary wifi and entertainment. Its Tang Foot Bliss Special is going at a promotion of $50 for 60 mins (usual price: $60). If you are looking for a body massage instead, Tang Dynasty is offering a promotion as well for 60 mins at $60 (usual price: $80). Ba guan and gua sha treatments are also available as add-ons or standalone services.

2 outlets located at Kampong Glam and Bukit Timah | 68866466 (Kampong Glam) 68946466 (Bukit Timah)

9. NING Foot & Back Massage Spa  

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Highlights:

  • Bright and rejuvenating environment that enlivens your mood
  • Wind down with a therapeutic massage in its comfortable massage chairs
  • Shiatsu massage available for deeper healing using acupuncture techniques

Before COVID-19 set in, Ning Foot and Back Spa had aspired to be the ideal go-to place for transit passengers looking to recharge and refresh. Now that we can’t travel, many Singaporeans have taken to exploring the lengths and all that our highly favoured Jewel has to offer. After walking so much, take comfort in knowing that you’ve got Ning Foot and Back Spa to fall back on to take care of those tired feet!

Relish in a therapeutic foot massage that aims to release the tension in your feet and restore a sense of well-being. Immerse yourself in a deeper sense of relaxation by adding on its essential oils-infused cream in your treatment, or add on a back and shoulder massage to your foot treatment as well.

2 outlets located at Kampong Glam and Bukit Timah | 68866466 (Kampong Glam) 68946466 (Bukit Timah)

10. King Footworks

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Highlights:

  • No-frills, affordable services
  • Knead away the tension in your feet for just $30 for 40 mins
  • Skilled masseurs with more than 5 years of experience on average

If you’re popping by one of the many popular food joints in the Kovan heartlands (think the original Nakhon Kitchen outlet, Lola’s Café, Punggol Nasi Lemak etc) and are wondering what else there is to do in the area, you may want to consider going for a quick foot massage at King Footworks! With 2 outlets located within the same vicinity, there is a higher chance of scoring an available slot if you plan to do a walk-in during the weekend.

For an affordable rate of $30 for 40 mins of foot massage, or $25 for a 20 mins shoulder and back massage, look forward to a relaxed body and mind after a session with its skilled masseurs. You’d be able to find a brief bio of its therapists on its website, and be delighted to know that all of them have more than 5 years of experience, with the most experienced standing at 13 years!

2 outlets located at Kovan (Hougang Street 21) | 68449822 (Blk 205) 67219011 (Blk 210) | 10.00am to 10.00pm

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