Top 5 Destination Spas in The World

By on September 30, 2013

Visit to a luxury spa while on a vacation, in our books, counts as a double vacation.

1) Como Shambhala Estate, Bali, Indonesia

Como Shambhala Estate, Bali, Indonesia

COMO Shambhala Estate is a residential health retreat with luxury villa-style accommodations near Ubud, Bali. This ‘retreat for change’ occupies an extraordinary 23-acre location featuring The Source, a natural spring locally revered for its healing properties. As a place to relax and improve individual wellbeing, the Estate takes a personalised approach to health. Whether the goal is fitness, detoxification, stress-management or just a health-boosting break, the Estate’s Resident Experts, including a Yoga Master, Ayurvedic Doctor, Nutritionist and teachers in Tai’Chi, Qigong and other martial arts, work together to create purposeful healing programmes to mend mind, body and spirit.

2) Maia, Mahe, Seychelles

Maia, Mahe, Seychelles

When it is time to pause the frenetic pace and rediscover senses dulled by the incessant demands of life, there is a place called Maia Luxury Resort & Spa – offering something more than just breathtaking views. Maia is a place to restore yourself. The private villas all boast their own infinity pools, a submerged outdoor double bath and a secluded gazebo with an oversized day bed. Guests can take advantage of the many private dining options available, whether it be on the beach, in the privacy of their villa or under the stars on the hill top.

3) Les Sources de Caudalie, Bordeaux-Martillac, France

Les Sources de Caudalie, Bordeaux-Martillac, France

Les Sources de Caudalie, located among the vineyards of Château Smith Haut Lafitte, a Graves great growth, was established in 1999. A true hamlet, like so many others in the Aquitaine region, Les Sources de Caudalie has been environmentally friendly from the very beginning. Pioneer of a concept invented in France a decade ago, at a time when only beauty centers and thalassotherapy centers existed, the Caudalie Vinothérapie spa continues to combine the virtues of naturally warm spring water (that comes from a depth of over 540 meters) combined with vine and grape extracts. This 1,500 m² spa offers exclusive well-being treatments based on vine and grapebased products, such as the famous Crushed Cabernet scrub, Honey and Wine Wrap, Barrel Bath, and Winemaker’s Massage.

4) Ananda In The Himalayas, Tehri-Garhwal, India

Ananda In The Himalayas, Tehri-Garhwal, India

A unique destination spa located in the tranquil Himalayan foothills, close to the spiritual cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh, Ananda is surrounded by graceful Sal forests and ajestic Himalayan mountains. Overlooking the holy river Ganga as it meanders into the distance, Ananda is not just a retreat that will leave you breathless with the enchantment of its surroundings, but assists in redefining lifestyles through its renowned well programs. Ananda integrates the well-known traditional Indian wellness regimes of Ayurveda, Yoga and Vedanta to bring about the union of mind, body and soul.

5) Kenoa Spa & Resort, Barramar, Brazil

Kenoa Spa & Resort, Barramar, Brazil

Kenoa an exclusive beach spa & resort is located on Brazil’s stunning northeastern coast 30 km south of Maceió, caressed by an emerald-colored, seemingly infinite ocean and miles of pristine white beach. Its position just nine degrees south of the equator ensures year-round summer temperatures. The kenoa spa is a wellness sanctuary, a private retreat, where all five senses are pampered. Here you are invited to surrender to the synergy of kenoa spa’s myriad choice of artful treatments. Slow down, feel safe, and let go of old habits. The space weaves the elements of air, fire, earth and water into a singular subliminal message of colors, flavors, scents, textures and sounds.

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