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 […]
Category: Spas & Pampering
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.
Shangri-La‘s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa opens on the Malaysian island of Penang tomorrow, ahead of the originally planned date. The resort is situated on the edge of a rainforest famous for its tranquil beauty, far removed from the stresses of the modern world. The resort includes a state-of-the-art health club, executive golf course, spa […]
A new InterContinental Montelucia Resort & Spa in Arizona’s Paradise Valley is expected in early 2008. Nestled at the foot of Camelback Mountain, this $250 million development will be InterContinental’s first property in Scottsdale. It will have 292 rooms and suites, a signature restaurant, wedding chapel, boutiques, an espresso bar and a 30,000-square-foot spa created […]
Close your appointment book, turn off your cellphone, and stop putting your life on hold. It’s time for an SOS (Stay Overnight & Spa) Getaway Package with Vintage Hotels. Surrender to a relaxing overnight stay in a luxurious guest room, then restore your body, mind and spirit with a $90 credit toward a spa treatment […]
ALiLA Hotels and Resorts are working in association with the award-winning SCDA Architects on the ALiLA Villas Hadahaa and Lonudhua to give visitors to the Maldives an experience they will never forget. Expected in 2007, the new villas will feature Spa ALiLa with exciting spa concepts that integrate luxurious fittings and stunning settings.
Orlando Florida’s newest resort – the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort – is a $300-million, 230-acre, 1,500-room resort from Rosen Hotels & Resorts. Equipped with an 18-hole golf course designed by David Harman, nine lounges and restaurants, a truly enormous ballroom, a full-service spa and no less than four outdoor pools, the resort is superbly equipped. […]
The Starwood Spa Collection – an amalgam of some of the best spas in the world – has welcomed eight new members. They are: Convento do Espinheiro Heritage Hotel & Spa, Portugal Sheraton Colonia Golf & Spa Resort, Uruguay Sheraton La Caleta Resort & Spa, Spain Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers, Vietnam St. Regis Resort, […]
Rated #3 Best Hotel Restaurant in the United States in the 2006 Zagat Survey and The Best Hotel Suite 2006 in the Condé Nast Traveler Gold List among many other awards, Little Palm Island Resort & Spa is a outstanding, secluded island just 30 minutes from Key West, Florida. This hidden treasure is situated on […]
Sit back and enjoy a tour of the Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa on Hollywood Beach, courtesy of Cristin Duren, Miss Florida USA 2006.