Few things herald the arrival of spring like young shoots pushing through the soil, buds coaxing their way into bloom – and skin that hasn’t seen the light of day since fall emerging from layers of winter clothing. To help get those limbs ready for prime time, here’s a curated selection of treatments from top resort spas.
For modern day sojourners dealing with a range of illnesses, from gaut to skin conditions, to infertility, there is one luxury hotel in Bath with direct access to the thermal waters, occupying the two former hospitals.
Unsure where to head this winter? Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ has put together the ultimate sun vs snow guide to help make the decision easy. From Australia to Sri Lanka; the beach awaits in its full glory to help you forget about the winter waiting at home.
I ventured to Scandinave Spa Blue Mountain in Collingwood, Ontario on a cold and blustery winter day. “Shhhh” signs posted at the entrance remind guests to use their spa voices and turn off digital devices. The air smells of eucalyptus, and I glimpsed bathers in clouds of steam on my way in.
“Nudity is obligatory,” said the man from Leukerbad’s tourism office when I enquired about one of the most intriguing hydrotherapy options in this Swiss spa town.
A country perhaps best known to North Americans as the extraordinary backdrop to reality TV show Survivor, Nicaragua is not commonly thought of as a dream destination. But things have changed in this Central American travel spot.
At first look, New York City might not seem like the ideal spot for a wellness getaway – it’s fast and frenetic, more concrete than green, and bursting with indulgent dining options. Ask a local, though, and you’ll hear that living in this high-octane, competitive environment makes it more important than ever to find balance.
Facialists know exactly how to make my skin glow like an A-list celebrity, in a way that I just can’t seem to achieve at home. I’ve had many a facial in my time, but I’ve never one that utilizes seaweed—until now.
Forest bathing anyone? Spafinder Wellness 365 recently released its top ten global spa and wellness trends for the $500 billion wellness travel sector, compiled here by EcoWanderlust.
Tailored for each guest by spa concierges, the resort’s four, five and seven-day Spa Experiences range from Nature, Mayan, Ayurvedic and Tao sensorial journeys, and include Purifying, Renewal and Beautifying rituals.