Category: Spas & Pampering

Kenya's Mombasa Serena Beach Hotel re-opens

Kenya’s Mombasa Serena Beach Hotel re-opens

The Mombasa Serena Beach Hotel re-opens today, having closed last May for renovations. The hotel now has a new Maisha spa facility, a renovation and extension  of the Village Wing rooms, as well as the family rooms, and  improvements to the interior design of the public areas. Styled to resemble a 13th century Swahili town […]

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa, Scottsdale

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa, Scottsdale

This member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World is a spectacular boutique hideaway with dramatic views of Paradise Valley. Arguably Phoenix’s hottest spa, The Sanctuary is an intimate retreat presenting Asian-inspired treatments, a relaxing meditation garden and stunning infinity pool. A renowned restaurant and bar complete the commitment to relaxation and rejuvenation.

Hotel Marqués De Riscal, Elciego, Spain

Hotel Marqués De Riscal, Elciego, Spain

The Hotel Marqués de Riscal debuts today. Located in the heart of Rioja wine country, this landmark hotel is  the work of the renowned architect Frank O. Gehry, the man behind the incredible Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. Luxurious amenities abound, including a fine dining experience and  the Caudalie Vinothérapie ® Spa.

S Medical Spa, Bangkok

S Medical Spa, Bangkok

Escape from the hustle and bustle from one of world’s liveliest cities at the S Medical Spa, located right in the heart of Bangkok’s central business district. S Medical Spa aims to create a luxurious spa experience for guests to remember through a number of beauty and health services.  Various packages including room suites or […]

Best hotel in the Snowy Mountains of Australia?

Best hotel in the Snowy Mountains of Australia?

Following the completion of a $3 million renovation, The Denman at Thredbo  has been given a four and a half star rating from AAA Tourism, making it the highest rated hotel in the Snowy Mountains.   The addition of the new Thalgo Day Spa has no doubt been instrumental in the increased rating, as perhaps […]

Venice's San Clemente Palace

Venice’s San Clemente Palace

Beat the crowds by staying at this sumptuous former monastery on your own private island in Venice, just 10 minutes by gondola from St. Mark’s Square. Dine at the world-class Ca’ dei Frati Restaurant and watch the sun set over Venice every night from any of the palace terraces. There’s also two further restaurants, a […]

Swing Into Summer at the Omni Tucscon National Golf Resort & Spa

Swing Into Summer at the Omni Tucscon National Golf Resort & Spa

The Omni Tucson National Golf Resort & Spa is celebrating summer with three exciting travel packages — from spending an evening admiring the stars, to learning about Southwestern wildlife, to experiencing a luxurious spa treatment — that help guests get the most out of their vacations. The resort’s location at more than 2,300 feet of […]

Luxury Spa Finder magazine

Luxury Spa Finder magazine

Luxury Spa Finder magazine is  your source on luxury spas and associated lifestyle pursuits, covering the full spectrum of spa travel, design, fashion, beauty and wellness. The magazine reflects the lifestyle approach of affluent spa goers integrating “luxury away” into luxury at home. Unique to the magazine is a special section devoted to the convergence […]

New Hilton Worldwide Resorts in Europe

New Hilton Worldwide Resorts in Europe

Three new Hilton Worldwide Resorts are due to open in Europe shortly. The first to open its doors will be the Hilton Evian Resort & Spa in France next month. This spectacular resort is situated on the shores of Lake Leman in the Western Alps, close to the French-Swiss border. Hilton Portorosa Sicily and Hilton […]

MountBleu Resort Casino & Spa, Lake Tahoe

MountBleu Resort Casino & Spa, Lake Tahoe

A new resort comes to Lake Tahoe in the form of the 440-room  MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa (formerly known as Caesars Tahoe). In addition to having multiple restaurants, the Onsen Spa (with superb views of the Sierra Nevada mountains) and the Blu Nightclub.    They even have their own private yacht, The Bleu Wave, […]

Madeira's largest spa to open at Quinta

Madeira’s largest spa to open at Quinta

Located overlooking stunning sea views, the new Wellness area at the Quinta Splendida comprises 1400 sq. metres and is due to open June 2006. Quinta Splendida Wellness will be a sanctuary to escape the pressures of modern life. The spa facility will feature a vitality pool and a 12m x 7m indoor pool next to […]

Treatments, treats and tapas

Treatments, treats and tapas

How does a  full day at The Serenity Spa at Seaham Hall  in County Durham for just £99 with lunch and a signature facial sound? Start with our most popular facial, the Elemis Skin Specific Facial, a therapeutic, deep-cleansing treatment using essential oils that will leave your skin feeling silky smooth.   Then, take your […]

MENA Travel Awards 2006

MENA Travel Awards 2006

The MENA Travel Awards held earlier this month celebrate the best of the luxury travel industry in the Middle East and North Africa (hence the MENA bit). There were many nominees and awards so below I’ve given a short summation by listing only the platinum winners; the United Arab Emirates dominates the honours: Platinum winners […]

Spas of America partners with Google

Spas of America partners with Google

Spas of America, a spa travel website showcasing the best resort, hotel and destination spas in North America,  has announced a new content relationship with the almighty Google, to use their interactive maps to illustrate the location of their premium member spas. Whether guests fly from Europe, Asia or within North America, or choose a […]

New Mandarin Oriental luxury resort and spa in Grand Cayman

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage an exclusive hideaway resort currently under development in the secluded Barefoot Beach area of Grand Cayman Island in the British West Indies. The project will extend the Group’s successful hideaway concept, designed for sophisticated travelers in search of tranquillity, serenity and luxury, to a premier […]

Caleo Resort & Spa, Scottsdale

Caleo Resort & Spa, Scottsdale

Caleo Resort & Spa is the latest addition  to the Kimpton Hotels collection. Located minutes from Old Town Scottsdale, Arizona,  the Caleo offers guests style and tranquillity whether poolside or at the resort’s lovely Jurlique Spa.  They are currently running an  exclusive offer which includes complimentary wireless internet access, evening wine reception, and 15% off […]