De-stress at these European havens
If you have a hectic schedule that won't allow for more than a short break, why not consider a spa experience fairly close to home without having to forego the sun and luxury. From the scenic Swiss Alps to the beautiful sandy beaches of Spain and Portugal, you can escape to a haven perfect for winding down and melting away the stresses of everyday life.
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LA CURE UNIQUE TREATMENT
Award-winning Les Sources de Caudalie in Bordeaux, France, is dedicated to a holistic natural experience and to the use of natural elements. The Spa offers innovative Vinotherapy treatments such as La Cure Unique which encompasses the seeds, skins and stalks of grapes in skin-care products and spa treatments and a body wrap involving slatherings of Gironde honey, Cabernet seeds, and brown sugar.
DETOXIFIER JOURNEY, KEMPINSKI
Located on the Barbaros Bay cliff in Bodrum, Turkey, the Kempinski offers a relaxing retreat. The ultra-modern Six Senses Spa offers an array of healing and uplifting treatments based on a traditional Asian approach to wellness. The Detoxifier Journey is a fine example, and combines replenishing vital minerals and nutrients with a Detoxifying Body Wrap and invigorating Oriental Massage.
The award-winning thermal and natural spa situated among Alicante's hills offers total purification, re-balancing, re-energising and regeneration!
A customised itinerary at SHA could include yoga, tai chi, chi kung, healthy cooking lectures, dancing classes, therapeutic treatments, acupuncture, sensory massages, floatarium sessions or all of the above!
Treatments and therapies take the best from different cultures around the world.
Structured programmes lasting from four to 14 days can be selected to achieve different aims. These cover executive health, weight loss, detox, anti-stress, anti-tobacco and sleeping well.
MC THALASSO SEA CREATION
The Marbella Club Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, designed by Dave Thomas, is embedded within the hills of Benahavís, and enjoys spectacular views of Gibraltar and the North African coastline. Its luxury beachfront Marbella Club Thalasso Spa occupies 800 m² and features the renowned state-of-the-art Puente Romano Tennis and Fitness club, solarium with pool, steam room, saunas and 12 treatment rooms.
LUXURY SPA TREATMENTS IN THE SWISS...
The stunning Mont Cervin Palace provides the perfect combination of luxury, design and location and is perfectly situated in the heart of the elegant and prestigious Zermatt. Its 1700 m² MCP Beauty Spa comprises 11 private treatment cabins, a Finnish sauna, tepidarium, caldarium, odorium and ice-grotto. Luxury product lines used for its massages, hand and foot care, face and body treatments include Sensai International and O.P.I.
SIGNATURE ELEMIS SPA TREATMENTS
On the Portugese island of Madeira, the Choupana Hills Health and Beauty Spa is best known for its two- and three-day progressive treatments. This outstanding wellness oasis, created by the internationally-acclaimed Elemis, provides a diverse menu of aromatherapy, reflexology, rasul, exfoliation, facial and holistic treatments.
WORLD-RENOWNED MEDICAL SPA
The world-renowned Clinique La Prairie is a refuge of extreme privilege. Contemporary in design, yet with a sophisticated European flair, this luxury facility provides an unparalleled medical spa experience using La Prairie’s internationally acclaimed luxury skincare products and the latest breakthrough wellness technology.
FIND SERENITY AMONG DESERT LANDSCAPES
DUNESDELIGHTJust 40 minutes from Dubai airport, the luxury retreat of Bab Al Shams is surrounded by dunes and offers guests a true desert experience.
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Moving away from Europe, The Middle East offers an eclectic mix of holiday ideas. There are the traditional beaches and diving opportunities in areas like the Red Sea, or Nile boat trips full of atmosphere and history, while desert and mountainous regions can conceal oases of calm at divine spa havens. Meydan Hotels' Bab Al Shams Desert Resort is just one example. Find more Uber suggestions for Middle East health spas by following the link.
HOTEL VILLA PADIERNA
IRISH WELLNESS RETREAT
TRADITIONAL GREEK SPA TREATMENTS
Voted Best Greek Resort by Condé Nast Traveller, The Porto Zante Villas & Spa on the island of Zakynthos have spectacular views. In addition to a comprehensive range of spa treatments administered by skilled international practitioners, this resort offers a range of healing and uplifting wellness rituals for the body and soul.
The Ritz-Carlton Powerscourt is one of Ireland’s fine country estates, set amidst acres of awe-inspiring scenery, green parkland and rugged coastal dunes. Powerscourt’s Espa Spa comprises the latest beauty and well-being design concepts together with a Swarovski crystal-lit pool and impressive state-of-the-art thermal suite.
On the Greek island of Crete, the Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas are the embodiment of elegance and style. The Thalaspa Chenot philosophy is to create well-being through health, beauty and fitness and its treatments employ the latest scientific advances with the ancient tradition of Chinese medicine. Electroporation-Mesoestetic applies substances directly to the skin via voltage impulses that increase microcirculation and reduce cell ageing.
THALASSOTHERAPY AT THE THALASSA SPA
The Anassa retreat in the Mediterranean countryside is an oasis where the body meets the soul. The restorative Thalassa Spa is an enchanting blend of five-star luxury, classic Greek architecture, panoramic water-facing rooms and complete privacy. The extensive treatment menu includes Thalassotherapy, Anassa Signature treatments, Organic Pharmacy body and face rituals and Oseas marine based indulgence.
ADRIANA, HVAR MARINA HOTEL AND SPA
The Sensorí Spa brings tranquillity to a new level and is the first full-service international spa in the Croatian islands. As a member of ‘The Leading Spas of the World’, Sensorí offers a unique menu of treatments that are designed to consider the total well being of each person, ensuring the best results and creating a symphony for the senses.
HOTEL LA RESIDENCIA
Voted as one of the best spas in Europe by Condé Nast Traveller, La Residencia on the island of Mallorca offers a wide range of personalised beauty treatments to assist in harmonizing the body, mind and spirit and encourage relaxation and regeneration. Ocean Memoire uses warm algae pouches to purify the body.