Spas are an excellent place to detoxify and de-stress yourself from the tensions of daily life.
1. Cinq Mondes Spa – Beau Rivage Palace, Switzerland
This 15,000 square foot spa offers suites with Japanese baths, private hammam and garden only for you to enjoy alone. With its own indoor and outdoor pools, gym, Jacuzzi and two tennis courts they have a lot to offer you apart from their specialized spa treatments which are selected from all over the world such as the Indian warm oil massage, Balinese balm of nut oils, Japanese –style massages, Egyptian Water massages.
2. Fortina Spa Resort, Malta
The resort has four exclusive spas- Hypogeum which offers Chinese massage treatments, Belle Époque which provides the latest beauty rituals to pamper you, Spa Sante detoxifies and relaxes the tired body and mind and Spa Mediterranean offering concentrated sea-water and algae treatments. It also has an infrared sauna and offers almost 200 treatments. You can choose from their unique treatments such as Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, Colonic Irrigation, Chinese Tuina Massages, Indonesian Massages and treatments, Seaweed and Mud Applications and color therapy among others. The Spa Sante offers complete relaxation by visiting the Finnish Sauna, Mediterranean Sauna, Ice Fountain, Heated recliners, Aqua Meditation rooms and Cisterna Steam and Flower Rooms.
3. Chiva-Som, Thailand
A luxury health resort spa, it is located in Hua Hin amidst seven acres of lush gardens. It has 70 treatment rooms and a watsu pool, flotation pool, kinesis studio where you can indulge your senses. Their award winning spa-cuisine will help you make the most of your spa experience. The fruits and vegetables are organically grown in the Chiva-Som garden and promises to provide you a delectable treat along with its low-calorie and nutritious benefits.
4. Ananda Spa, India
Located in the foothills of Himalayas, this 24,000 square foot destination spa offers the ultimate spa experience with a combination of traditional Ayurveda, Yoga and Vedanta regimes in a spa setting. You can de-stress by enrolling for their package programs which offer complete rejuvenation of the mind, body and soul. The Ananda Spa regularly brings in experts from various fields of wellbeing to conduct workshops and private sessions with clients to provide insights into holistic wellbeing and health care.
5. Kalari Kovilakom, India
A palace which has been restored and recreated into a spa has echoes of an ashram, it’s the only spa that offers authentic ayurvedic treatments. Packages are offered with a minimum stay of 14 days in this luxurious spa resort.
6. SHA Wellness Clinic, Spain
A clinic with a difference, it experts offer a combination of Oriental and Western medicine. It offers underwater massage, resistance walls swimming pools. Their signature treatment Shiatsu uses the Japanese’s acupuncture techniques except that finger pressure is used.
7. Marc Massage Centre, Italy
This centre offers a combination of phytotherapy, medicine and beauty by a team of skilled doctors and experts. They offer packages with a minimum stay of 2 nights where they provide check-ups, consultations, customized diets and various massages for you.
8. Forte Village Resort Spa, Sardinia
The resort spa boasts of its unique Italian Thalassotherapy programme, which are a series of anti-ageing treatments and is patented for use only in this spa. You can choose from their Shiatsu massage, Thalasso-massage, Four-hand massage, Osteopathy which focuses on bones. These treatments offer relief from debilitating ailments like back pain, headaches, insomnia etc.
9. Como Shambhala, Bali
It’s a beautiful spa nestled among rich natural surroundings – hills, a river and wide clearings. This spa offers traditional treatments like Naturopathy and Ayurveda with cutting-edge developments. Its in house doctors offer goal-focused programs specifically designed for each guest. They also have an outdoor hydrotherapy area which tones and relaxes the muscles.
10. Six Senses Destination Spa, Thailand
Offering holistic wellbeing treatments it is one of the most sought after destination spas. It offers Chinese, Indian, Indonesian and Thai treatments. Each villa has its own steam room and you must try their signature treatment, the traditional Thai Massage-a 2000 year old treatment with influences of yoga and ayurveda.