MesaStila, previously known as Losari Spa Retreat & Coffee Plantation, offers a beautify natural setting with 22 hectares of stunning Central Java landscape and cool, fresh air, and is just 45 minutes from the sacred Borobudur Temple.
Located in the majestic city of Magelang, the retreat is a place to escape the routine, relax and balance your body and soul. The evolution of the retreat at MesaStila is based on the integration of numerous cultural activities and experiences, combined with a pledge to focus on traditional, local experiences that bring out the magnificence of the environment, the people and the true essence of Java.
The winner of the coveted 2012 Asia Spa Awards Holistic Treatment of the Year, MesaStila features couples treatments to balance body and soul. The signature treatment is the Turkish-style Hammam Spa, the only one of its kind in Asia. There are four couple’s treatment rooms, a beauty salon and separate male and female Hammam areas, each consisting of warm and cool rooms, a cold plunge pool and a steam room.
Spa treatments include the Jade and Tuina facials, Tibetan singing bowl rituals, and body treatments inspired by classic and contemporary healing rituals from Asia and the Near East. The signature service includes the enlightening Turkish Hammam experience, a combination of steam therapy, gommage, a soapy cleanse, massage and hair wash, followed by a restorative Javanese traditional massage. In addition to spa services, daily sunrise yoga at the Sasana Yoga Pavilion is available for all levels. Fitness and adventure enthusiasts can enjoy the fitness centre, a jungle-gym, TRX, aqua-fit, power walks, more intensive jungle and mountain treks, as well as an abundance of trail running, road cycling and mountain biking. The traditional martial art of pencak silat is taught by a highly regarded local instructor.
To create a healthy lifestyle during your stay at MesaStila, the retreat encourages guests to relax while reducing unhealthy habits. For example, smoking is permitted only in specific public areas of the retreat and on the balcony or veranda of guest villas. To preserve a peaceful environment, the use of mobile phones is not allowed within the spa, swimming pool and Java Green restaurant areas. The discrete use of SMS and tablets is permitted throughout the retreat, while laptops may be used only in specific areas.
Wine and beer are available at the Plantation Lounge and in the restaurants while non-alcoholic beverages include an array of fresh juices, coffee, tea and water. For cuisine, MesaStila offers Javanese flavours using local and organic produce. Close parental guidance and support is requested in a retreat where children of all ages are welcome. Guests participating in the wellness retreat must complete and submit “pre-arrival forms” upon confirmation of booking, and guests are urged to follow the instructions of the retreat.
MesaStila Resort and Spa
Desa Losari, Grabag
Magelang – Indonesia
Phone. +62 298 596 333
Text by Priscilla Picauly / Photos courtesy of MesaStila Resort and Spa