Thursday, May 11, 2017

Forest Spa

Forest Spa

Yacapin Street (just across City Central School)

Near MoonsBar.  If I am not mistaken the area used to be Kings Motor Parts.

Google Map,124.6462222,20z

Street Parking.  Not an issue at night

Contact Number

Spa Operation
1:00pm to 12:00 midnight

Swedish, Shiatsu, Thai, Hot Stone

My Spa Review

While I was walking around City Central School I spotted this new spa.

So I went in and inquired about their services.  Their Swedish massage costs around 250 Pesos while their Shiatsu is 280 Pesos.

Looking around the interior the place looked familiar.  Where have I seen this unfortunate decor?  They tried to imitate the "Forest" ambiance with plastic leaves and hanging vines.

There was no foot bath.  I was immediately asked to go to my cubicle in the 2nd floor.  The 2nd floor door was just a rough plywood door like they just placed there for the sake of it.  When I opened the door, there was more of the unfortunate decor.  More plastic leaves and hanging vines attached to a thin wire.  The floor was covered with plastic linoleum.  

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I was told to enter the cubicle and then I realized that the place actually looked like Mahumpay!  It was tragic.  Murag boarding house nga gi himo lang basta maka kwarta lang ang tag iya.

The cubicle curtain partitions were hung by a thin wire.  Just wires!  And the bed foam?  It was so thin that I could feel the hard plywood pressing on my entire body.  They could not even afford to patch up the other side of the wall.  You could see the wall support from the other side.

To add insult to injury, the massage was bad.  I did not like it.  I think it was also the bed that was really making the massage uncomfortable.

I wanted the massage to end so I could get out of the place.


They were charging people 250 Pesos and the spa looks like a cheap boarding house.  It was not worth my time and money.

A spa is supposed to be a place to relax.  That includes visual stimulation and relaxation.  How can you relax when all you can see are roughly patched up wood partitions and decor that were placed just for the sake of it.  Basta basta nalang gi himo para lang tawagon nga spa.