30th May 2016 / Beauty

5 Luxurious Spa Treatments For Your Bucket List

Whether you’re looking to splurge on a special occasion like your wedding anniversary, or getting ready to retire in true tai-tai fashion, make a note of these exotic locales on your calendar and get ready to be blown away in the best ways imaginable.

1. Spa by RoyAlp, Switzerland

Most ideal for: Frazzled urbanites


It’s not hard to see why this Swiss spa was awarded Best Luxury Destination Spa this year by the World Luxury Hotel Awards.

The amenities are designed to soften and soothe the senses: the 1200 sqm spa offers access to a 24-hour fitness room, an indoor pool, jacuzzi, a relaxation room, a sauna and steam room, an ice fountain and multi-sensorial showers.

Offering absolute discretion, there are six treatment rooms including a double cabin, a Thai cabin and a private spa suite on reservation, with complimentary champagne. The spa offers organic treatments certified Ecocert for children and for their parents with premium products. From head-to-toe body treatments, a range of Thai massages, a detox programme to children’s treatments, rest assure everyone will be well taken care of.

2. Coco Spa at Coco Bodu Hithi, Maldives

Most ideal for: Honeymoon, Babymoons


Seek temporal refuge from your daily obligations at Coco Spa within the Coco Budu Hithi resort.

Set amidst the balmy resort vibes of the Maldives, this soothing haven of traditional treatments trace their roots back to Indonesia, Thailand and India. Using the THÉMAÉ skincare and body care range, the spa offers deeply hydrating facials, restorative relaxing massage rituals and beautifying body therapies.

Under the caring guidance of the dedicated spa therapists, focus on your self-renewal and complete your relaxation with a dip in your very own private pool at your villa.

3. Sofitel Agadir Thalassa Sea & Spa, Morocco

Most ideal for: A “finding yourself” experience

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Nestled on the beaches of southwest Morocco overlooking Agadir Bay, this is the perfect honeymoon location, with Atlantic breezes, pristine seawater and restorative seaweed forming a dreamlike setting. Couple can stroll along the beach promenade to Agadir town for a lively souk, shops and cafés.

A 40-minute drive from the hotel to Agadir’s Al Massira international airport, with connections to Europe’s major cities, it’s the rejuvenating stopover that will give you new wind for more shopping.

The hotel also has a heated seawater swimming pool, hydromassage jets and hammam to sweat off toxins. Apart from ersonalized treatments, Moroccan argan oil massages and Aquascience facials, you can also join any of the Pilates, cardio, weight-training and aqua aerobics classes.

4. Spa Naturel at The Fortress Resort, Sri Lanka

Most ideal for: Nature lovers

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Renowned for its impeccable Ayurveda spa treatments and services, let your mind, body and spirit heal naturally under the skilful kneading of Spa Naturel’s well-trained therapists.

This time-tested ancient medicinal system has garnered worldwide popularity for being a science that not only addresses body infirmities but encourages social, spiritual, emotional and psychological well being.

Before and after treatments, guests can unwind in complimentary water therapies which include a sauna, steam and hydro-bath. You’ll be heartened to know that the natural ingredients are sourced locally by the spa’s in-house Ayurveda doctor using herbal products.

5. AWAY® Spa at W Singapore

Most ideal for: City dwellers

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Designed with a rainforest setting, this award-winning luxury day spa is a choice spot for a staycation with the girlfriends, with signature therapies and treatments using ILA-Spa’s organic and natural products.

Step into an urban oasis framed by a mosaic wall in various shades of green as you pass the entrance. From there on your personal spa cocoon begins: a decompression area, sauna, steam room, vitality pool, herbal bath, and experiential showers are gently lit by vibrant hues of purple, orange, green and blue that energizes and relaxes at the same time.

Leave your cares at the door as you step through, and luxuriate in the body treats under the healing hands of the experts therapists. After your treatment, you can also enjoy the private outdoor shower fitted in each of the 2 double suites, 2 beauty alcoves and 3 single treatment rooms.

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