The Ritz, Paris
The Ritz Paris on the Place Vendôme was Coco Chanel's home for 35 years, so it's fitting that this year the iconic hotel reopened with a new suite and spa dedicated to the inimitable fashion designer. And while the suite (all 188m of it) is all gilded mirrors and Asian lacquer, the Chanel au Ritz Parisis no less grand - and stocks (of course) all Chanel.
'The Gainsborough Bath Spa’, UK
Planning a trip to the UK any time soon? We recommend the ‘Spa Village Bath’ in no other than Bath, England. The award winning treatments range from pampering overnight stays, bathing in natural thermal waters, a steam room and an ice alcove. We think we know where we’ll be going for our next holiday…
‘Assawan Spa & Health Club’, Dubai
Described as “the perfect escape”, this luxurious hotel resort spa is perched 150 metres above the Arabian Gulf and provides hot stone massages, organic body wraps and Jacuzzi treatments. Oh, and did we mention that it won the “Best Luxury Hotel Spa” award in the World Luxury Spa Awards for 2013 and 2014?
‘Iridium Spa’, Abu Dhabi
Positioned 12,000ft above sea level, this glamorous spa at the St. Regis Lhasa hotel in Tibet brings a “uniquely Tibetan” experience to relaxation. Offering calming ambience, tranquil massages and a 1,087 square-meter spa, this one is definitely worth the expensive treatments!
‘Royal Mansour’, Marrakech
Ok, so we’re struggling to believe that this is actually a *real* place, so if you’re looking for the ultimate relaxation experience, this ones for you… The spa “sanctuary”, located in the middle of Marrakech, invites guests to enjoy their swimming pool – fit with fountains and rose petals – along with many of their natural rejuvenation treatments. If you’re planning a trip to this one, we must warn you, the price tag for a one-night stay comes in at a whopping £1,995… Well, a girl can dream…
‘Milan Spa’, The Four Seasons Hotel, Italy
Ladies, we’ve got you covered. The Four Seasons Spa in Milan offers only the finest treatments, allowing guests to slip away from the buzzing streets of the city into the immersive warmth of the hotel spa. Their signature treatments use ancient knowledge from rituals connected to the earth, air and sun, nourishing their guests with massages, facial treatments and even a Rossano Ferreti Hair Salon. So, where do we sign up?
Velaa Private Island, Maldives
This ultra-luxe beach resort invites guests to enjoy “deep relaxation”, offering Asian-inspired therapies that incorporate yoga and meditation! So sit back, relax, enjoy a glass of champagne and marvel at the spectacle that is the turquoise ocean.