Polynesian Spa, Rotorua

#1 of 116 in Spas in North Island
Thermal Spa · Hot Spring
Take a break from your New Zealand adventure at Polynesian Spa, where you can bathe in mineral pools or relax with a luxury beauty treatment. Local Maoris recognized the therapeutic benefits of these waters centuries ago. Europeans discovered the springs in the 1870s, when a Catholic priest realized regular baths in the thermal waters greatly alleviated his arthritis. The first official bathhouse opened in 1882, and the site quickly became one of the area's major tourist draws. The modern facility now features secluded private pools, family areas, and shallow mineral baths with views of Lake Rotorua. Arrange your visit to Polynesian Spa and discover more family-friendly attractions in Rotorua using our Rotorua trip planner.
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  • Visited with my wife and young children to the family pools. The pools were clean and well kept, it was helpful that very few people were there. The top two pools were nice and hot but very small. I.....  more »
  • So incredibly beautiful, relaxing and peaceful. Could have spent the rest of my holiday there. The massage was incredibly relaxing and the spa views were incredible. And the staff were so sweet and.....  more »
  • Beautiful, clean hot pools. It is worth paying the extra compared to other local hot pools. Well maintained. Clean changing rooms. Our kids loved it. Even great on a rainy day as semi-covered.
  • Tourist attraction worth visiting while in Rotorua. Go early in the morning as soon as they open for a private relaxed experience minus the tourist crowds. Would recommend Deluxe lake spa out of all the different packages.
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