Experience the serenity of Europe’s most inviting spa houses, rich in natural beauty and designed to heal and restore.
The natural aura of the Dolomite Mountains sets the scene for tranquillity and rejuvenation at the Lefay Resort and Spa, Italy. One of the country’s most exclusive and best spa houses, Lefay’s facilities include a stunning spa house where a combination oriental and western treatment allows for complete emotional, spiritual and physical relaxation.
To compliment an idyllic spa experience, Lefay’s modern restaurant utilises organic ingredients to create sustainably grown meals, invigorating the body and spirit.
The resort itself is immaculate, with picturesque views of the alps and luxury chambers designed for comfort that reflects the purity of the natural world.
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Decadence in the heart of Marbella, the iconic Marbella Club is an exclusive sanctuary between the Sierra Blanca Mountains and the Mediterranean sea.
The ideal holiday spa club, the Marbella features expansive grounds, tennis courts, golfing opportunities and delightfully Andalusian gardens. The Club’s day spa embraces the ancient practice of thalassotherapy to invigorate and sustain, promoting personal wellbeing and vitality through exfoliation, massage, facial rejuvenation, body wraps and holistic rituals designed to relax and empower.
The Club’s dynamic Seawater Pool utilises a variety of high-pressure underwater jets, fountains and jacuzzi beds to powerfully massage and relieve tension throughout the body.
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Euphoria is the luxury traveller’s ideal destination spa, located in the World Heritage Site of Mystras, an ancient city of Greece, and surrounded by the rich scenery of the Mediterranean.
The focus of Euphoria is holistic transformation, facilitated by their unearthly combination of wellness, spa facilities and resort atmosphere, with gardens and lush scenery that aids serenity.
Through a combination of ancient healing practices from Hellenic and Chinese philosophy the spa offers treatments designed to heal emotional trauma and offer relief from physical stress.
The spa facilities define modern simplicity, with elegant Byzantine architecture and a traditional Greek aesthetic that supports a full spa journey in four stages. In travelling between each, healing is restored, from the Sphere Pool through to the tepidarium (warm pool), the Byzantine Hammam to the salt cave and Watsu pool. The Sphere Pool, heart of the transformative journey, is ringed with massaging jets and shaped to allow total immersion in the centre for the complete benefits of hydrotherapy.
A Yoga and fitness are also available with treatments customised to the individual needs of guests.
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The Grand Resort is 5-star luxury, situated beneath the foothills of the Swiss Alps and providing a complete experience within the traditional grandeur of their baths, resort suites and halls.
The house springs originate in the Tamina gorge. Discovered during the Middle Ages, these natural life-giving waters now feed the baths of Grand Resort Bad Ragaz. This thermal water provides holistic treatment in a therapeutic throwback to Medieval spa tradition, utilising a combination of hot springs, and baths used for cooling or heating the body.
The spa menu offers relaxing treatments that are actually tailored to skin type, providing an individualised care package of massage, healing and therapy.
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An adventurous destination, the Retreat Spa at The Blue Lagoon is Iceland’s most inviting escape. Located in the Reykjanes UNESCO Geopark, the natural splendour of the Spa is unrivalled, with blue waters bubbling with healing minerals and silica-rich mud.
Their spa has comprehensive facilities including a subterranean massage suite, designed to calm and purify, and facials rich with Icelandic minerals, silica and algae. The geothermal rejuvenation offered at The Retreat, set against the vista of the raw earth creates a contrast offering fresh perspective and renewal.
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