Health & SPA

Enter a place of absolute tranquility and spoil yourself with some of the finest treatments.

Enjoy the glass-floored overwater bungalow treatment rooms at Intercontinental Bora Bora Resort’s Deep Ocean Spaare known for simultaneous pampering and marine wildlife-watching. Treatments such as the Deep Sea Hydromassage Bath and “Tahitian Wave” scrub are infused with Pacific Ocean water and inspired by Polynesian traditions. Equipped with “top-notch” staff and eleven private treatment rooms, the Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach Spa specializes in stress-busting services spotlighting the healing qualities of the sea. Book the full-day spa and beach retreat for a 50-minute spa offering of your choice followed by oceanfront lunch and lounging.

Built by local artisans to model Mandalay palaces and traditional Buddhist motifs, the Dheva Spa and Wellness Center at “fairy tale come to life” Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai offers a global menu of treatments and herb-infused tea with every spa visit. Guests looking for an Eastern experience can book an Indian-origin Ayurvedic program, a personalized blend of yoga, meditation, and massage. Other “great” spa options, including invigorating Vichy Showers, Hydrotherapy Bath Treatments, and Chinese Reflexology sessions, make the hotel “hard to leave.”  By anyone’s measure The Dheva Spa and Wellness Centre at Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi in Chiang Mai in Thailand must count as one of the world’s most beautiful spas. Taking up 3,100sq metres, the complex is embellished with ornate mouldings and sculptures depicting sacred animals and symbolic Buddhist motifs; the interior includes 18 treatment rooms decorated with Thai silk, polished teakwood, marble tiles and Asian antique.

In Utah, the stark Amangiri spa takes advantage of its desert setting, with views over arid plains and craggy rock faces. Treatments reflect the holistic principles and healing traditions of the Navajo people who inhabit the Four Corners area, where Amangiri is situated. And for the ultimate wellness center, you need to travel to Alicante, since SHA Wellness Clinic is seriously focused on improving guests’ health rather than just providing them with a few days of relaxation. Residents there can dine on macrobiotic, organic dishes, an on-site health clinic deals with a range of ailments and a recent refurbishment saw the development of a new dentistry unit.

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