Our Favourite Winter Spa Destinations…

Summer 2021 isn’t quite shaping up how we’d hoped, so why not treat yourself to some winter indulgence? If your beauty regime has slipped during COVID or you’re simply looking to recharge after working from home, a luxury spa break could be the perfect solution!

Take a look at our favourite spas for a touch of holiday pampering…

Six Senses Laamu – Maldives
Comprising of 9 inviting treatment nests just footsteps from the beach, the spa at the Six Senses Laamu is a little corner of paradise. Offering Ayurveda; a traditional Indian system of medicine, as well as an open-air yoga studio on the rooftop, you’re sure to leave the island fully replenished. Aside from the spa, the hotel is set in a stunning location, offering a chocolate box of beach and water villas facing the lagoon.

Dreams Natura Resort & Spa – Cancun
A spa within a cave? Yes please! Surrounded by the cool walls of this tranquil wellness retreat, the intense heat of Mexico’s east coast is kept at bay. Settle into one of the relaxation chairs and read by candlelight as an indoor river trickles through the cave; alternatively, spend your time between treatments by taking a dip in the spa’s free-form pools. Offering 10 treatment cabins, a beauty salon and 2 bridal suites, this is the perfect place to prepare for a destination wedding.

Blue Lagoon – Iceland
Among Iceland’s most Instagram-worthy hotspots, travel 45 minutes from Reykjavík to experience one of the world’s most famous geothermal spas. Behind the impressive glass lobby lies a giant lagoon with swim-up bars providing face masks and beverages. The perfect escape from the cold, sit in toasty tranquillity with a glass of prosecco as the snow hits the bath-temperature water – If you’re lucky, the Northern Lights may even appear!

Atlantis the Palm – Dubai
The entirety of the ShuiQi Spa at the Atlantis is impressive, but the yoga studio is something else! Enjoy an ‘underwater’ yoga session in a dark room lit by the blue waters of the resort’s giant aquarium. There are also a quirky range of spa treatments on offer, including Cryotherapy sessions; chambers plunging to -125 degrees to improve circulation and boost your metabolism.

Ginzan Onsen – Yamagata, Japan
Translating to “Silver Mountain Hot Spring”, the Ginzan Onsen is a secluded mountain town known for being one of the prettiest onsen destinations in Japan. Guests at the local ryokans (traditional Japanese inns) can experience the very best in sashimi, tempura, sushi and more, often perfected by the generations of owners. For a magical winter break, visit during snowfall and enjoy the balmy waters of the hot springs with a warm sake.

Six Senses Bali – Bali, Indonesia
The Six Senses brand offers consistency in jaw-dropping luxury worldwide. Their Bali spa consists of dark-wood yoga studios overlooking the surrounding water features, with a long list of indulgent treatments. Between appointments, guests can soak in the oversized hot tub within the beautifully-designed communal sanctuary.

Gaya Island Resort – Borneo
Known as a destination for nature-lovers, the Gaya Island Resort have designed their spaces to immerse guests in the beauty of the resort’s surrounds. The scenery is simply too stunning to block, and so open-air treatment rooms help provide guests with a range of invigorating therapies, right in the centre of paradise.

Conrad Maldives – Maldives
The Conrad is most known for its underwater suite, but spa lovers will find their own oasis at the end of a jetty. The overwater spa provides the ultimate Maldives experience, even having glass floors beneath the massage tables to ensure constant bliss. Those looking to align their body and soul may opt for a chakra colour ritual, accompanied by the sound of water lapping against the stilts.

Slate – Phuket, Thailand
This resort has a BIG personality, with daring designs and intriguing spaces worthy of any magazine cover. Treatment rooms are suspended in wooden cocoons, wrapping you in a cozy pod of indulgence you’ll never want to leave. Surrounded by tropical gardens, spa guests can expect an array of luscious concoctions, from exfoliating facials to fragrant body wraps.

Canonnier Beachcomber Golf Resort & Spa – Mauritius
Intertwined with the branches of an ancient banyan tree, the Canonnier’s spa immerses you in the tranquil rusticity of Mauritius’ own back garden. Massages, manicures, pedicures and facials make up an inviting list of treatments, and the communal areas are a secluded haven surrounded by thatched roof huts and towering palms.

Looking for a touch of indulgence this winter? Escape the cold on a luxury spa weekend by placing an enquiry with us today!

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