"Sometimes we all need a little pampering to help us feel better"-Charles M.Schulz
Whether you want a relaxing spa break, are in need of meditation and wellness or want to kick-start a healthy lifestyle we have five amazing options below.
Four Seasons, Bali, Indonesia
For those looking for - traditional Balinese treatments, holistic approach, spirituality
Situated along the Ayung River, which runs through the resort's manicured gardens, the location itself offers you a peaceful, relaxing place to meditate and make the most of your spa holiday. You can take part in anti-gravity yoga (like yoga on the moon) on bales made from sustainable bamboo, right in the middle of a paddy field. There is a two-level swimming pool, fitness centre, spa and a former Buddhist monk and resident wellness mentor, who you can discuss the meaning of life with (amongst other things).
The Sacred River Spa is a serene and calming haven where you can choose from a variety of traditional Balinese treatments. There are life talks and meditation, Balinese healing rituals, Chakra ceremonies and Balinese healers. Here you will recieve the ultimate Balinese treatments to leave you feeling rejuvenated, refreshed and ready to face the world again.
Royal Mansour, Marrakech
For those looking for - Stylish spa, beauty treatments, within a city
Royal Mansour in Marrakech is one of the leading small hotels of the world and is built on a 3.5-hectare site within the walls of the old city. There are 53 riads connected by alleyways and courtyards and the spa itself is set within Moorish gardens lined with orange trees, gardenias, bougainvillaea and ponds filled with carp.
The spa features 13 treatments rooms, three of which are private suites. It also has two hammams, a sauna, gym, hair salon and Watsu pool. Recently they also opened a pedicure and manicure salon by Bastien Gonzalez, a leader in both hand and foot treatments. Get here in just a few hours by plane you will be transported to a tranquil serenity within the old walls of Marrakech.
The Chedi Andermatt, Swiss Alps
For those looking for - Alpine views, short plane journey, Far Eastern style treatments, walking, healthy eating
The Chedi Andermatt is located in the middle of the Swiss Alps and is 1447 meters above sea levels. Spanning 2400 sqm the spa and health club features a large pool, sauna, Tibetan Relaxation Lounge and a range of Far Eastern style treatments to choose from. There are a 35-metre indoor pool and a 12m outdoor pool offering stunning views over the Alps including the snow-covered mountains. There is yoga and Pilates studio which focus on holistic wellness and a health club which features Technogym equipment.
Food works with the wellness approach such as Bircher muesli for breakfast and dim sum for dinner. There are also Alpine treks twice a day which are 90-minute-long walks and, throughout the year, a Buddhist monk visits the hotel and teaches meditation, yoga and chanting mantras. A beautiful hotel set within the stunning surroundings of the Alpine scenery and something a little different than our warmer alternatives.
Six Senses Douro Valley, Portugal
For those looking for - great tasting wines, organic food, relaxation and contentment, locally inspired treatments
Six Senses Douro Valley is set within a 19th-century manor house and sits high upon a hill overlooking the Douro Valley. It features a wine library, spa, organic gardens and swimming pool. The focus here is on both wellness and relaxing with good wine and good food. The restaurant serves healthy food using fruits and vegetables from its own organic garden and the interior décor has been designed by Clodagh Design which focuses on relaxation with muted tones.
As well as the use of the spa, there is aerobic yoga and yogic sleep which offers relaxation and contentment. There are 10 treatment rooms, a heated indoor pool with water jets, a refreshment bar and a gym with all the very latest equipment as well as a wellness program. There are also some Six Senses speciality treatments using grapes and citrus based fruits to create unique products. Douro Valley is about rest, relaxation and wellness in a beautiful setting amongst the vine-covered hills. A great experience for those looking to relax, be pamapered and enjoy some of the best wines in the region.
Amilla Fushi Maldives
For those looking for - the ultimate spa treatment, treehouse spa, yoga pavilion, beauty lounge, wellness coaches
Amilla Fushi in the Maldives is set in a stunning location surrounded by clear waters and the Javvi Spa features a vast array of treatments such as private pods, social zones, areas of the Amilla Fushi beach to exercise on and a variety of massage, meditation and exercises. There is the Bodyism Café which has the ethos ‘be kind to yourself’ and this serves a variety of healthy and nutritional treats. There is a yoga pavilion overlooking the turquoise sea and saunas, steam rooms and plunge pools.
There is also a gym and nail salon, hair and beauty lounge, as well as a barber and world-famous wellness coaches, often visit the Javvu Spa. The Wellness Treehouse retreat means that you will be 40ft up in the air with your very own cantilevered pool, bedroom, personal spa room and treatments include QMS collagen boosting facials and massages. For a destination that has it all, the spa facilities here are luxurious, the food delectable and views are simply stunning, it is the ultimnate pampering break.
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