AKASHA SPA, CAFÉ ROYAL
Spanning Mer 1,200sqm, the Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Centre is an urban retreat in the heart of London. The Akasha has an exclusive Watsu pool, an 18m pool and a 300sqm gym, which is fully equipped with the latest technology, including LifeFitness equipment. Akasha is a Sanskrit word that encapsulates the core vision to harmoniously unite the four basic elements of nature: earth, water, fire and air.
One of the special experiences offered at the Akasha is their Gold Facial, an anti-ageing massage, using a luscious honey and gold balm. The silky textured balm is placed on the face, neck and decollete using hypnotic moves that gently lift, smooth and plump the skin. A 23-carat gold liquid mask with the gold elixir serum, enriched with caviar and argan oil, is then applied to the face, alongside a 23-carat gold anti-ageing cream infused with mother of pearl and hyaluronic acid.
SPA AT THE MAYFAIR
The May Fair Spa turns valuable time into even more valuable results through a meticulously tailored experience, which emphasises wellbeing and health. Their treatments are carefully structured to put time on hold, creating a discreet, healing inner sanctuary; far from the whirl of central London. At the May Fair Spa, your individual needs are carefully assessed, in order to provide highly personalised beauty and health spa treatments, as well as personal training. A very unique Four Elements Signature Ritual is one of the latest innovative treatments offered at the May Fair Spa. The Ritual is based on the four essential life elements: Fire, Earth, Air and Water. The experience begins with a fire element – an amazing full body Hot Stones Massage, followed by the earth element – ESPA body exfoliation and Dead Sea mud wrap. The Air Element consists of a scalp, neck and face treatment with warm organic extra virgin coconut oil, offering a light and warm combination that is like a summer breeze. The ritual is completed by a Water element – Ice stamps to refresh the body and the soul, combined with cold crystals face therapy.
THE LANESBOROUGH CLUB & SPA
Crowned the World’s Best New Hotel Spa 2017 at the World Spa Awards TM, The Lanesborough Club & Spa, perfectly positioned between Knightsbridge and Mayfair, is one of London’s most exclusive private members’ health and fitness clubs and spas. The Lanesborough offers members and hotel guests access to internationally recognised experts in the fields of fitness, beauty and wellness. Their ultimate facial therapy “The Method” is an immersive experience that massages and steams to rejuvenate and relax by skillfully locating tension, and expertly releasing muscle and connective tissue. Alongside the state-of-the-art gym, other facilities on offer include a hydrotherapy pool, thermal suites, and four treatment rooms providing a range of treatments with products created exclusively by ila. The Lanesborough’s executive head chef, Florian Favario has created specialist dishes for the club and spa, such as Marinated Yellowfin Tuna or Pineapple Tomato Gazpacho with a Tartare of Green Zebra Tomato and Datterino Sorbet.
ESPA LIFE AT CORINTHIA HOTEL
The next generation of spa, ESPA LIFE at Corinthia is set in a space of iconic beauty and provides a holistic approach to wellbeing. Here you will find a team of the world’s leading experts that offer an unrivalled choice of spa, complementary alternative therapies, fitness, beauty treatments and a Daniel Galvin hair salon. Lifestyle programmes are tailored to your needs to promote optimal health and wellbeing. You will find a team of globally acclaimed naturopaths, traditional Chinese medicine acupuncturists and herbalists, sound therapists, osteopaths, personal trainers and spa professionals.
Spread over four floors, the spa features 17 treatment rooms, a private spa suite, a nail studio and a thermal floor with an indoor swimming pool, vitality pool, amphitheatre sauna, ice fountain, marble heated loungers and private sleep pods. The spa lounge complements the overall offering by serving light, nutritious refreshments.
Situated above the dramatic thermal floor is the BodySPace gym, featuring an advanced, innovative selection of fitness equipment and a team of personal trainers for impeccable wellbeing, fitness and rehabilitation offering.
AMAN SPA AT THE CONNAUGHT
Hidden away at the heart of the Connaught lies the entrance to another world. A place where time seems to stand still and every moment is devoted to tranquillity. You’ve arrived at Aman Spa at the Connaught – the very first Aman Spa to be built outside the world-renowned Aman resorts.
Soft light shimmers across the surface. The calming sounds of the cascading water wall fill the air. Comfortable recliners entice you to put your feet up and relax. The swimming pool at the Aman Spa at the Connaught is a tranquil hideaway with a splash of magic. Sink in for a swim or just unwind between spa treatments. Follow this up with a steam in the crystal steam room, infused with essential oils for deeper relaxation.
THE BVLGARI SPA
Regarded by many as the crowning achievement of the hotel, the Bvlgari Spa has curated a selection of the most advanced beauty, grooming and health-enhancing treatments available today, offering the flexibility of one-off specialist treatments or long term life-improvement programmes uniquely tailored to the needs of the individual.
The award-winning 2000m² Bvlgari Spa is one of the largest and most exclusive spas in central London. The creation of Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners has been artistically crafted from onyx, oak and Vicenza stone. Arranged over two levels, this urban oasis of tranquility boasts a 25m swimming pool lined with shimmering green and gold mosaic and a vitality pool entirely covered by gold leaf tiles. The spa includes 11 private treatment rooms and one double spa suite, complete with its own steam room, jacuzzi and private treatment room. A 150m² fitness area with personal training is made available to guests at the WORKSHOP gymnasium.