Luxury Wellbeing Experiences Around the World
Luxury travellers are increasingly seeking out way to improve their health and wellbeing, with the global wellness tourism market size expected to reach USD 2.1 trillion by 2030 (source). In response, hotels and destinations are upping their game, with unique treatments using unconventional ingredients and extensive facilities offering a space to relax and reset in undisputed luxury.
Signature Chardonnay Ritual
Velaa Private Island, Maldives
Located in an overwater cabin above the calming Indian Ocean, the spa at Velaa Private Island offers a Signature Chardonnay Ritual, using active ingredients found in grape seed extracts to provide antioxidant and anti-aging effects. An enveloping body wrap to hydrate the body and speed up metabolism is followed by a sculpting massage to soothe tension and restore energy. Crushed kernels keep the skin exfoliated, while vitamin E-rich grape seed oil helps to reduce cell damage and fight free radicals.
Following the invigorating treatment, guests can make use of the extensive spa facilities, including the Maldives’ only Snow Room and the unique CLOUD 9 pod which sways and cradles the body into a state of deep relaxation. Nourish vitality with a dining experience FAIY, the brand-new restaurant serving wellness-focused cuisine within the island’s lush tropical gardens.
Clearing the Mind Third Eye Treatment
Whatley Manor, The Cotswolds
Aquarias Spa at Whatley Manor has a collection of spiritual treatments available, using ancient techniques to harmonise body, mind and soul. Alongside crystal healing and mud cocooning therapies, Clearing the Mind is a deeply relaxing treatment inspired by Shirodhara where aromatic lightly warmed coconut oil is poured in a gentle and continuous stream over the third eye point. Effects include calming of the mind and harmonising of the body and spirit, while a massage nourishes the hair and scalp, as well as hands and feet.
The five-bubble spa features an indoor-outdoor hydrotherapy pool, thermal cabins, salt scrub showers and a Floatation Pod, situated in its own purpose-built suite, enabling the body to relax and release tension without the pull of gravity. Re-enter reality with a mindful stroll around the hotel’s 12 acres of tranquil grounds, divided into 12 individually planted gardens, each offering a new experience for the senses.
Ancient Meets Modern Techniques
Newport Beach, California
Newport Beach, the sun-soaked coastal city in Southern California, invites visitors to relax and rejuvenate in unique ways at a range of state-of-the-art spas, medi-spas and salons. Village Tea Hut hosts calming Tea Ceremonies, harnessing the centuries-old healing power of tea to provide wisdom and clarity, whilst Sacred Healing Sessions’ meditative sound baths put mind and body at ease using resonant music to create a full-body listening experience.
At WAM care, a medical clinic located near Fashion Island, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy combines pressure and high-dose oxygen to hyperoxygenate the brain and body, and The Hydration Room provides IV vitamin treatments for hydration and detoxification.
The Residence Tunis, Tunisia
Deeply focused on immersing guests in local cultural experiences, The Spa & Thalasso at The Residence Tunis offers a range of hammam treatments, the time-honoured bathing ritual known for its restorative properties. The Mamia Ritual focuses on purification of the body and mind, promoting better blood circulation, eliminating toxins and softening the skin. The treatment includes a hair oil bath, application of body beldi soap, exfoliation and facial scrubbing with ginseng.
Inspired by ancient thermal baths, the 4,000 sqm thalasso spa is inspired by Northern Tunisia’s sun-nurtured indigenous plants and the uplifting Mediterranean Sea, featuring 18 treatment rooms, an oriental hammam, sauna and two relaxation patios.
Pure Detox Experience
Ibiza Gran 5* Grand Luxe, Ibiza
Located on the seafront facing Ibiza’s most luxurious marinas, Ibiza Gran 5* Grand Luxe is the manifestation of serene Mediterranean luxury. As part of the hotel’s extensive wellness offering, a collection of detox rituals includes the Pure Detox Nude Scrub and Spirulin Wrap Experience, designed to stimulate the body, release toxins and purify skin through a detoxifying scrub, powerful marine wrap and personalised located massage.
The Open Spa features four complementary experiences; Aqua is a complete water circuit surrounded by a pure and relaxing environment whilst Rituals is a selection of exclusive face and body rituals. The Gym is fully equipped with state-of-the-art cardio and strength training equipment and Open Beauty is an exclusive salon, with hairdressing, make-up, manicure and pedicure services.
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