COMO Shambhala Estate at Begawan Giri in Bali was voted ‘Spa Retreat of the Year’ in the 2006 Baccarat AsiaSpa Awards. The flagship of the Singapore-based COMO Hotels and Resorts was nominated by a panel of 26 Asia-based spa experts for the prestigious annual awards conducted by AsiaSpa Magazine.
Category: Spas & Pampering
Hotel Marqués de Riscal has already made headlines for its stunning Frank Gehry architecture, and it was once again in the news recently as Spain’s head of state attended its unveiling. Situated in a winery just outside the Basque village of Elciego, it is to be found in Spain’s Rioja wine-growing region. With spectacular […]
The Tschuggen Group, a small group of luxury hotels in Switzerland (Hotel Eden Roc, the Carlton St Moritz, The Tschuggen and the Valsana Arosa) is launching two new spectacular spas, designed by famous architect and designer Mario Botta. The Botta Berg Oase will be the first to open in December 2006, and will be part […]
Destination host Erik Hastings travels to Scottsdale, Arizona to experience a few of the world-famous spas and resorts there.
Tomorrow’s opening of the InterContinental Boston will be the first ever hotel Boston, Massachusetts for the InterContinental brand. Situated on the site of the Boston Tea Party, this luxurious hotel has 424 guest rooms and suites overlooking the city’s beautiful harbour and skyline. An eatery, a sushi bar, a rum and Champagne bar, a generously-proportioned […]
Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa is located in Palm Beach County Florida, north of West Palm Beach. It has a private 1500 ft beach and a brand new full service 7500 sq. ft. spa. Watch the video to learn more.
Milliken Creek Inn and Spa, the 12-room Napa Valley hotel on the banks of the Napa River combines luxurious accommodations and a fabulous day of relaxing for a decadent new winter “Ooh and Ahh” spa package. Stay in a Milliken Room with a king size bed and be pampered with a 75-minute Milliken massage and […]
A look at the amenities and activities at the Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa on Hawaii’s Big Island.
Ever wondered where the likes of Victoria Beckham, Hugh Grant and Jodie Kidd retreat to for a little pampering? All three have been seen at The Grove which lies in 300 acress of landscaped gardens in Buckinghamshire. The Sequoia Spa at this stylish country retreat offers treatments such as hot stone massages to help […]
A historical health spa has re-opened 28 years after the last person bathed in Bath’s natural thermal waters. The New Royal Bath spa on the aptly-named Hot Bath Street in the Roman city of Bath in south-west England has an eye-catching, open-air, rooftop pool, from which bathers are able to gaze out to the skyline […]
In northern Mauritius you will find what could be arguably described as the most unique spa in the world. Le Cannonier is a family friendly hotel and resort close to the shopping of Grand Baie and with beautiful views of the Indian Ocean and 18th Century sea-facing canons from where the property gets is name. […]
The Mangosteen Resort & Spa, located in Phuket in the south of Thailand, has become the first Boutique Hotels Diamond Collection Member in Asia. This is the highest of the grop’s showcase collection. The Sapphire Collection describes those hotels and resorts with a ‘distinctive style and décor of locale’, The Emerald Collection is for those […]
The Resort at Singer Island, Florida will soon join The Luxury Collection from Starwood Hotels & Resorts. This 239 all-suite resort has all of the amenities and services you would expect, including 4,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, 8,500 sq. ft. of spa facilities and 66 residential condos. Full-time concierge, butler and valet services, and […]
The global spa resource, Spa Finder, has announced its 2006 Readers’ Choice Awards. The crÃ¨me de la crÃ¨me of the awards are the six Crystal Award winners, which has one honoree on each continent. And the 6 winners of these hotly-contested awards are: Africa: Santé Winelands Wellness Centre, Paarl-Franschhoek Valley, South Africa Asia: Chiva-Som, Hua […]
The AAA 4-diamond Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa in New Hampshire’s White Mountains is celebrating the area’s magnificent fall foliage with a special ‘Fall Escape’ package. It consists of a two night stay, two breakfasts, a 50-minute French aromatherapy massage, a 1-hour trail ride and more, for as little as $407 per person for […]
The Mandara Spa opens at Musket Cove Island Resort in the Mamanuca Islands this month. This four-star resort is easily accessible via a short Sun Air flight or a catamaran transfer from Denerau marina. This beautiful resort is located on Malolo Lailai island and offers you a choice of restaurants, bars and cafes.