days in Surrey to spoil yourself or a loved one
Zurich's five-star superior city hotel, Atlantis by Giardino, nestled at the foot of the Uetliberg mountain, offers the Ayurveda by Giardino programme by incorporating nutrition, spa
treatments, yoga, mindful activities and coaching; to provide travellers with a holistic experience.
Another approach, referring to the content of a spa
center, states that it is located in a hotel or resort, and consists of: a reception area, dressing rooms and separate facilities for men and women; sauna, jacuzzi, steam room, separate pool, and lounge for women and men; an option could also be a common area for both women and men with the same facilities mentioned above; dry rooms for facial treatments and massage; wet rooms for treatment services such as body wrapping and rubbing; hydrotherapy chambers used for baths and hydro-massage therapies; a fitness studio equipped with practise machines; an area with shops; a beauty salon.
Three sought after Word's Best awards hailed Anantara Spa
as the World's Best Hotel Spa
Brand, accompanied by two individual resorts being named the best in the world.
Venice was awarded for the second consecutive year as Italy's Best Resort Spa
, while GOCO Spa
Ajman was announced as Ajman's Best Resort Spa
"We are thrilled to have been awarded this coveted title again," said Victoria Rickett, spa
manager at Rockliffe Hall, who also recently won a Spa
Manager of the Year award.
Mention the words 'luxury spa
' and the mind immediately turns to blissful thoughts of relaxation, recuperation, rejuvenation and socialising, taking a couple of hours out from the stresses and strains of modern life and really investing in some down time.
This has paved the way for age-old healing methods such as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Ayurveda and Western therapies such as aromatherapy, craniosacral therapy and Reiki in these spas
. Kate Sim, Head of Spa
Operations, The Oberoi Group, says the biggest change they made at the Wildflower Hall, Shimla, was doing away with 'fad' treatments such as the chocolate spa
and papaya wraps, and reviving the authentic massage practices of Bali, Thailand and China which, over the years, had become refined at their spas
was named Best Luxury Eco Spa
and Best Luxury Destination Spa
for the second year running in the competition - with the latest accolades coming as it celebrates its 10th anniversary.
The study, Sona says, has revealed that there is an opportunity for hotels to capitalise on the strength of its spas
. He says one of the important considerations for hoteliers is what return on investment spas
will make in exchange for the prime real estate given to it.
"This explains the increase in treatment revenue for resort spas
with higher spending from tourists, and the decline for city hotel spas
, as resident walk-in guests are considered regular clients and often are entitled to resident discounts and seasonal promotions."
Set in picturesque surroundings in the Wirral village of Thornton Hough, Thornton Hall Hotel & Spa
is a four star hotel with 62 bedrooms.
THIS spring, treat yourself to a spa
day or break, with friends or a partner, in the city, in the country or simply somewhere gorgeous.
Founded by 3 management graduates from IIM Ahmedabad & SP Jain Institute of Management & Research, Four Fountains De-Stress Spa
aims to bring the scientifically proven health benefits of spas
within the reach of upper-middle class Indians by making spa
therapies affordable and educating guests about the health benefits of spa
has been redesigned to include architectural elements of other Babor Beauty Spas
that can be found in more than a hundred locations around the world.