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The Secret Garden Massage and Day Spa

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Address: Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
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+501 523-3420
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Lee, the owner was certified in Tokyo, Japan and has over 20 years...

Lee, the owner was certified in Tokyo, Japan and has over 20 years experience. Established in Placencia since 1996 and also one of the very first Massage Therapists in Placencia! We do serious body and energy work...No gimmicks! We also offer couples massage side by side in the same room. Stop by and check out our signature treatments (All Natural Facial,Treat Your Feet and Chocolate Coffee Scrub..Created right here in the garden!) We are located centrally in the village right across from the soccer field! We also offer Yoga and Qigong in our garden!

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Lee is awesome!

Lee is a great massage therapist, just communicate what you need and she'll deliver. Her studio is very peaceful and relaxing, and it is very easy to sign up for a massage... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jaime F
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Placencia
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San Diego, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Belize for a wedding and was so excited to relax, however had so much trouble trying to wind down the whole trip. I decided to book the massage after eating dinner at the restaurant down below. Let me just say..... as soon as her hands touched my back i got chills! She was amazing and it was one... More 

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Thank mystiquemccormick
Placenciamassage, Owner at The Secret Garden Massage and Day Spa, responded to this review

Mystique! You are as lovely as you name! it was my pleasure to meet you and Im glad you got a bit of relaxation! Hope to see you again! More 

Placencia
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lee is a great massage therapist, just communicate what you need and she'll deliver. Her studio is very peaceful and relaxing, and it is very easy to sign up for a massage. Great break for a traveler in Placencia. I've gotten a massage a couple times and I will be back :)!

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Thank Jaime F
Placenciamassage, Owner at The Secret Garden Massage and Day Spa, responded to this review

Jamie thanks you for the review. Im glad I have gotten the chance to know you and help you! Esp with that migraine! Thanks for giving me the opportunity! More 

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76 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lee is an excellent massage therapist. When she put her hands on my back, knots I didn't know I had jumped to be smoothed out. After a massage in her peaceful, second-story room, you'll feel like a new person. Reasonable rates.

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Thank Experiencenista
Placenciamassage, Owner at The Secret Garden Massage and Day Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! We work hard to have a beautiful massage space and feedback like this makes it worth it! Glad we got those pesky knots out too! More 

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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I just spent a month in Placencia and found this great massage studio. With all of the activities we were doing, kayaking, bicycling, snorkeling etc., it was very nice to find a quality massage to help soothe your tired, achy muscles. Just follow the shaded path to a small, covered reception area and schedule your appt. They... More 

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1 Thank crazyx63
Placenciamassage, Owner at The Secret Garden Massage and Day Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for he review! We loved seeing you guys numerous times! We take that as a real compliment! Hope to see you next year! More 

Ottawa, Canada
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I was excited to have a massage with Lee but was terribly disappointed. I love them and have had many. Maybe it was an off day for her. Not much variety in her strokes, and I was left sore from too much pressure even though I asked for less.. I hesitated to give this review as I seem to be... More 

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Thank Fishingforinfo
Placenciamassage, Owner at The Secret Garden Massage and Day Spa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this valuable feedback. After massaging for a few minutes, I always ask about the pressure, but in the future I'll be sure to check several times throughout the massage. To be fair, you asked for a deep tissue massage and I did lessen the pressure, but also didnt want it to be too light either.... More 

Vancouver, British Columbia
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great massage, so went back for a second one. I had been in a car accident before my visit and I found the massage very helpful....not just relaxing. Also a nice setting.

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Thank grandma235
Placenciamassage, Owner at The Secret Garden Massage and Day Spa, responded to this review

Thank you! Im so glad We were able to help you! Hope to see you again! More 

Vermont
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34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I knew that I liked this massage the first time and I went and part of going back to Placencia was to go to Lee again. I didn't remember that the MOMENT she laid hands on that she is MAGIC. Truly one of the best massages of my life. Run, don't walk, when you arrive in Placencia to sign up... More 

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Thank Jennydew
Placenciamassage, Owner at The Secret Garden Massage and Day Spa, responded to this review

WOW! Thank you so much! What a lovely compliment from a lovely person! Hope to see you again and again! Come baaaack! :) More 

Denver, Colorado
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165 reviews
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

!st thing U should do is get on "What's Happening in Placencia & fb Placencia," You will find the owner Lee has morning classes at the Spa. We made a morning class I think they call Qi Gong, taught by a lady from Aurora, CO. The following day was a yoga class we missed because we got on late w/phone... More 

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Placenciamassage, Owner at The Secret Garden Massage and Day Spa, responded to this review

It was so nice meeting you guys! Glad you got to do the Qigong class! And both got massages! Hope to see you again! More 

Hitachinaka, Japan
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

Wind your way down the path into the secret garden, find the receptionist, and sign up for a massage. Lee has been doing this for about 20 years and really knows her stuff. I felt like a slab of jello when she was done. I'd go back to Placencia just for a few more massages.

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1 Thank mitogammahouse
Placenciamassage, Owner at The Secret Garden Massage and Day Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review! We are glad you came! Hope to see you again soon! More 

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8 reviews
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Lee now has an assistant and is offering massages for couple as well as four-hand massages for individuals. She has really brightened up the décor and it was, like a few years ago, a terrific massage.

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1 Thank Nick R
Placenciamassage, Owner at The Secret Garden Massage and Day Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Nick! It was so nice to see you return again this year! Hope you continue to return to Placencia! More 

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