If you know you’ve got an upcoming luxury spa break, then the anticipation of waiting for it is almost as curative as the trip itself. Whether you’re going on your own to indulge in some me-time or you’re spending a few days relaxing with your nearest and dearest, the benefits of a spa break are endless. Jacuzzis help to heal common aches and pains of the body, massages are renowned for relieving stress from everyday life, therefore improving sleep and promoting mental health. Luxury wellness retreats are the perfect way to step away and take a breather from the demanding world we live in. Berkeley Travel, luxury travel agent, have picked their favourite six luxury spas across the world from which you won’t ever want to come back.
Sha Wellness Clinic – Spain
Overlooking the Costa Blanca coastline in Spain, the Sha Wellness Clinic boasts an indoor and outdoor pool, 80 treatment rooms and offers a bespoke health and wellness programme for every individual client. The Wellness Clinic is a genesis of deep relaxation and harmony – perfect for a long weekend wellness break. The beautifully calm sanctuary offers a combination of massages, treatments and macrobiotic diets, unifying the body and soul. Catering to the likes of Naomi Campbell and Kylie Minogue, this 93 suite oasis with a roof terrace pool offers weight loss, anti-stress and discovery sessions, leaving you feeling at one with yourself.
Brenners Park Hotel & Spa – Germany
On the edge of the Black Forest in Germany, hides an elegant oasis. Next to the famous Lichtentaler Allee and surrounded by the leafy parkland, Brenners Park Hotel and Spa and Villa Stéphanie offers a unique approach to health and well being, by integrating four distinct areas; beauty, detox and nutrition, emotional balance and medical care. Since opening its doors in 1872, Brenners Park Hotel and Spa has been a destination of relaxation and medical wellness for the elite of Europe. Adjacent to Brenners Park Hotel and Spa, Villa Stéphanie is a mansion dedicated to medical wellness and relaxation. With an array of luxurious treatments, a sauna and a serene swimming pool, you won’t ever a way to leave this sanctuary.
Grand Resort Bad Ragaz – Switzerland
The Grand Resort Bad Ragaz is an award-winning medical wellness hotel in Switzerland. For 9 consecutive years, this spa has held the title of “Best Wellness Spa in Switzerland”, and is easy to see why. Situated in Eastern Switzerland their healing waters boast a temperature of 36.5°C. This resort is the perfect place to go if you and your partner want different escapes – with a golf course and business facilities, it also makes for the ultimate corporate holiday. The Grand Resort Bad Ragaz has a plethora of treatments, focussing on beauty, rehabilitation and well being. This holistic sanctuary will enable you to regain your inner harmony and be at one with yourself.
Hotel La Réserve Genève & Spa – Geneva
On the shores of Lake Geneva hides a 5-star luxury spa lodge, reminiscent of lost paradise in the tropics. As soon as you step foot in Hotel La Réserve Genève & Spa, you are enveloped in a delicious sensation of being at home as you indulge in luxurious spa treatments and therapies. The Nescens Spa’s main focus is to maintain youthfulness through a unique range of treatments in an elegant and natural surrounding. If you wish to stay in the magnificent villa on the shores, you will be surrounded by panoramic views of the lake. From this oasis, you have access to the indoor swimming pool, sauna and fitness centre, allowing you to regain a sense of deep-seated well being.
Clinique La Prairie – Switzerland
Clinique La Prairie combines the innovative science of cell therapy and holistic wellness, with the traditions of luxury Swiss hospitality. A world leader in medicinal well being, they offer an exclusive experience to every individual guest. Clinique La Prairie offers a panoramic view of the Swiss Alps and Lake Geneva – pair this with plush beds and therapeutic treatments, and you have a haven of bliss. Clinique La Prairie has been awarded the Wellness Travel Awards for three consecutive years, and it is easy to why this oasis of calm is an ultimate destination spa.
Six Senses Spa at Puente Romano Beach Resort and Spa – Marbella
The Puente Romano Beach Resort & Spa and Six Senses Spa provide a relaxing respite for every individual visitor. They offer holistic tailored treatments by elite therapists. With yoga programmes, rejuvenation treatments and an indulgent spa, the guest is the focal point of this beautiful Spanish oasis. Their spa programs range from Yogic to Wellness – strengthening the immune system and helping you to fully relax and reconnect with your inner self. Their focus on Yoga means that you can learn yoga in a way that will help you spiritually connect with your innermost self – you’ll leave a completely different person.