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Relaxation is a priority hotel experience for discerning travelers. Certainly one of the most personal and essential aspects of repose a hotel can offer comes about in the confines of an indulgent spa. As our team traverses the planet, enjoying travel and hotel experiences in a variety of contexts, we take careful note of what we encounter. We personally evaluate hotels that distinguish themselves by value, luxury, amenities, especially in the form of remarkable spas.
Conrad Algarve Portugal
This ultra-modern abode is a place of energetic ornamentation, elevated and beautiful views of the countryside with brightly colored tile work, a range of hot and cold plunge pools with massage jets. This spa is certainly one of the newest and best both in Portugal and Europe in general. It embodies in its atmosphere and services the privatized luxuries and quiet comforts Conrad has distinguished itself for.
Mandarin Oriental Sanya China
Mandarin Oriental is a hotel chain whose spas are an integral part of their signature service. The deluxe Sanya property and its quintessential spa area is a magnificent journey into an intimate tropical paradise. The spa staff are extremely attentive and eager to assist. There are a wide range of Traditional Chinese treatments available and several private and double suites for full spa treatments. The spa area is an interior garden with many fountains and ponds and walking paths to abide in.
Kempinski High Tatras Slovakia
The High Tatras are some of the most idyllic and wild settings of Eastern Europe. High in these lofty peaks sits the Kempinski Spa. It occupies an entire wing of the hotel with floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking a lake, alpine forests and snow capped peaks for much of the year. The spa has multiple quiet and relaxation areas, pool, Jacuzzi, plunge pools, heated rooms and experiential showers. The décor is that of a Classic European chalet with elegant wallpaper and crystal chandeliers and alabaster walls. The experience and its view are simply unforgettable.
Ritz Carlton Kyoto
Set within the water gardens and underground rock walls of a tranquil space, the Ritz Carlton Kyoto Spa is best described as enchanting. Here one steps back into the simplicities of nature and the intricacies of classic Japanese leisure. Therapists are internationally trained in their various techniques. Refreshments, footbaths and calm time are signature accompaniments to the extensive and colorful procedures on the treatment menu.
Kempinski Istria Croatia
An experience of the Croatian coast is summed up by sun, sand and of course relaxation. All of this can be found in abundance in Istria Croatia at the Kempinski. The Spa is a giant facility in the hotel, serviced by its own dedicated elevator and connected to the outdoor patios and pools. It is indeed a cozy labyrinth as one meanders amidst the graceful columns; granite walls and cool stone floors there are seemingly endless rooms to explore with different steams, temperatures, and fragrances. Here one can indulge the whole time with a carefree appeasement.
Kempinski Bansko, Bulgaria
Nestled amidst the mystic and scenic mountains of Bansko, Bulgaria’s premiere mountain retreat sits the Kempinski with world class accommodations and respite services. The spa is hands down of the best aspects of the hotel. It has a complete range of various treatment facilities and the staff are well organized about arranging them. There is a completely interior space for the most relaxing sauna and steam experiences while an indoor pool provides warm rest and the exterior Jacuzzi is a delight even in the midst of winter.
Hilton Villamoura Portugal
Located in Algarve one of the most elegant beach destinations of Portugal, the Hilton is known for the great location and excellent service but their spa is truly unique and the authentic jewel of the property. Seven Seasons Spa is known for offering an excellent combination of oriental and local treatments with supreme facilities. The Spa is a destination in itself for one to spend hours of enjoyment.
JW Marriott Ankara Turkey
The Karma spa and wellness center offers a wide range of treatments and facilities. Its signature health bar and lounge provide a great place for rejuvenating cuisine as well. The ornate white marble hammam is an exquisite experience of luxury and is a crowning jewel in a respite masterpiece.
Conrad Dalian China
One of the most amazing pools is just the beginning to an impressive spa. There is not one but two of everything since the Hilton Spa and the Conrad are interconnected. So one can choose to enjoy the most secluded facilities of the Conrad or the variety of options in the Hilton. The Spa offers a great combination of treatments with western and eastern techniques, from facials to body massages, indeed this is the place to be in Dalian.
Four Seasons St. Louis Missouri
A chic and elegant hotel in the heart of the American Midwest. Fours Seasons have brought to this city a lot of the class and all the good service they are known for. The Spa has excellent facilities and they offered many of the signature treatments that are certainly to die for. This is a heaven of relaxation is an space that seems to be designed brings peace, repose and well being.
Four Seasons Amman Jordan
Jordan’s unique proximity to the healing properties of the Dead Sea allows the Four Seasons Spa in Amman to bring its singular luxuries into contact with some of the world’s finest mineral treatments. What certainly stands out about this spa is its personnel. They are meticulous in their work and they undetectably strive to make one’s experience indulgently relaxing and carefree. The atmosphere is noble and rejuvenating all at once.