Each year the science of wellbeing grows and expands presenting us the best ways to stay young, beautiful and healthy. Exotic locations become spa retreats offering new and fabulous spa treatments after which we feel rejuvenated. The most luxurious hotels of the world dedicated their leisure program to extraordinary spa possibilities and some of them were rated the best in the world at the 2016 Wellness Travel Awards in London.
Voted as the best in Europe is the SHA Wellness Clinic in Alicante, Spain. Situated in Albir Beach, nearby the picturesque town of Villa de Altea (Region of Valencia), the medical hotel SHA sits on a beautiful mountainside overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. SHA’s major fields are natural health, anti-aging, and non-invasive Aesthetic Medicine. The wellness covers an area of more than 2,000 square meters, divided into hydrotherapy and treatment zone.
If you need more information, you can visit the official website of the SHA Wellness Clinic here.
The Best in Maldives is the Six Senses Spa Kunfunadhoo, the part of the beautiful Soneva Fushi Resort. Connoisseur’s recommend Foot Acupressure & Indian Head Massage, the ultimate head to toe treat, starting with the application of pressure to reflex points on the feet to restore the body to a healthy balance. It continues with a relaxing head massage, using gentle and stimulating techniques to improve blood flow, nourish the scalp and induce a deep sense of calm.
If you need more information, you can visit the official website of the Six Senses Spa Kunfunadhoo here.
The capital of France can boast that its grand hotel Peninsula Paris has the best spa in the country. The Peninsula Paris Spa is a sanctuary for body and soul which covers 1,800 sq m. Among many spa journeys, our favorite is the Spa Triomphe. A cleansing and nourishing salt & oil body exfoliation preceded by the Peninsula Spa signature Yin Yang Vitality treatment. The LifeStage advanced facial that follows completes the journey in style, leaving mind and body truly revitalized.
If you need more information, you can visit the official website of the Peninsula Paris Spa here.
The award Best for Beauty & Anti-Aging went to Baccarat Hotel New York. Presented by luxury skincare brand La Mer, a diamond powder exfoliation at Baccarat Hotel New York received high praise from all judges. The hotel features the first spa with dedicated La Mer products. When you add to this a 50-foot indoor pool and elite fitness training facility there is no wonder why Baccarat is the favourite place for wellness in the USA.
If you need more information, you can visit the official website of the Baccarat Hotel New York Spa here.
Bulgari Hotel London received an award for Spa that is Best For Men. Elegance and attention to details have always been trademarks of the renowned brand. Connoisseur’s wrote about the alluring Bulgari Spa, which you can read here.
If you need more information, you can visit the official website of the Bulgari Hotel London Spa here.
Part of our Spa Collection, the astonishing Ananda in the Himalayas sanctuary received several awards. It was named the best in India, Best for Going Solo, Best for Mind & Spirit and Best Hidden Gem. Located in the tranquil Himalayan foothills, close to the mythological cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh, surrounded by graceful Sal forests, overlooking the peaceful Ganga as it meanders into the distance. Ananda is the spiritual pathway to the ultimate, discovered through the union of body, mind and soul.
If you need more information, you can visit the official website of the Ananda in the Himalayas here.
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