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The Spa Selection By Cleveland Collection

The Cleveland Collection was the first

Some of the spas we have included are

All our holidays are designed specifically

major tour operator to understand the

pure Destination Spas where clients go

for you and your family’s requirements.

growing importance of Spas as a holiday

to refresh, rejuvenate, relax, maybe lose

We understand the different demands

component, and the first to offer a spa-

weight or detox… but most of them are

of a holiday, from couples & singletons

only brochure.

Resort Spas attached to sumptuous five

to groups of friends & families. We listen

star properties where guests can enjoy

carefully to you in order to understand

The

beach-life, golf, tennis, sailing and superb

your needs and then work closely with

Cleveland Collection have monitored

food alongside a little wellbeing. Many

you to ensure that these are met, and

our clients needs to provide the very best

are ideal for families and offer children’s

because our knowledge and experience

tailor-made service and, when it became

clubs and baby-sitting facilities, both of

allows us to negotiate the best rates,

apparent that spas were high on the

which allow parents time to revel in their

we ensure that you not only get your

priority list, we set out to find the best

relaxation, often in the spa.

perfect holiday, but also excellent value

Throughout

the

years,

we

at

for money. Whilst we are a Preferred

spas and the best resorts. Whichever type of spa meets your

Partner of British Airways, we also offer

All our staff are passionate and exceptionally

demands you can be assured that it has

the scheduled services of other renowned

knowledgeable about spas and recognise

The Cleveland Collection seal of approval.

airlines such as Malaysia Airlines, Thai

their ever-growing importance in what

For tailor-made travel, it is hard to beat

Airways, Virgin Atlantic & Eva Air, so

many people look for in a holiday. So many

our experts - all our staff have travelled

that you can benefit from the fastest

of us live high-powered, over-stressed lives

extensively and, because we are committed

connections and most direct routes.

and long for a holiday where our muscles,

to regular site inspections, we only ever

as well as our minds, can be soothed.

give recommendations and suggestions

Rest assured that - with The Cleveland

based upon personal experience.

Collection’s Spa Selection - you will have the most relaxing holiday ever, knowing that your wellbeing and enjoyment is our top priority.

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INDIAN THAILAND OCEAN Traditional temple therapies are elevated to sheer indulgence in ever elegant Siam. Stimulate your senses and relax in gifted Thai hands A soothing touch, a smiling face and centuries of healing transformed, revisited and renewed in five star luxury


Trisara THAILAND

Phuket

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The Hotel: For true hedonists, this resort sports 39 suites and villas, all with their own infinity pools and large sun decks which offer the ultimate in privacy and pampering. On the north west coast of Phuket the resort also boasts the best sunset views. Each villa or suite has spacious sleeping and living accommodations as well as flat screen TVs, DVDs, surround-sound stereos and WiFi. Golf, sailing, diving and tennis can all be organised along with a number of other activities. For those seeking extra space and privacy, 2-4 bedroom fully-staffed private villas are also available.

The Spa: Located in its own private building surrounded by tropical landscaped gardens. There are six treatment rooms for both couples and singles, each offering views through the gardens down to the ocean, where therapies can be enjoyed with the gentle sound of waves in the background. The complex also offers a fully equipped fitness centre and gym as well as a hairdressing salon.

Treatments include Sukhotai oil-free massage Trisara oil massage Reiki

Signature Treatment Trisara Senses – 90 minute indulgent massage where two therapists use a variety of techniques from Asian and Western traditions

Pilates Personally prescribed facials

Programmes Include 5 or 10 day Puriti Purification and Revitalising programme – which detoxes and cleanses the body


Chiva Som International Health Resort The Hotel: The leading destination spa and health resort in Asia, Chiva Som has been winning accolades and awards since it opened over ten years ago. Set in seven acres of tropical gardens, this beach front property houses 57 Thai-inspired pavilions which offer luxury and comfort. There is also a bathing pavilion, steam rooms, plunge pools, beachfront swimming pool and Watsu pool as well as a state-of-the -art gym. Chiva Som means “Haven of Life” which is underlined in the extensive holistic, fitness and well-being programmes on offer. Food is particularly important at Chiva Som - fresh, healthy and caloriecontrolled – with the cookery classes proving particularly popular.

The Spa: Treatments begin with a consultation so that guests can have programmes especially designed around their needs. There are over 120 treatments taking into account every aspect of mind and body from massages and wraps to hydrotherapy treatments, as well as a host of complementary therapies which include reiki, acupuncture, shiatsu and crystal balancing. The Niranlada medi spa also offers some of the most advanced anti-ageing treatments possible, from skin tightening and laser rejuvenation to Botox and fillers.

Treatments include Milk bath Mud wrap Lymphatic massage

Signature Treatment Chiva Som signature massage helps increase blood circulation and lymphatic flow

Jet lag package Pre-natal massage

Programmes Include Weight management Stress reduction Energy healing Nutritional counselling Yoga and meditation

THAILAND

Hua Hin

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Six Senses Destination Spa THAILAND

Naka Yai Island

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The Hotel: The first designated destination spa from Six Senses is housed on a little island on the north east tip of Phuket and offers cutting edge contemporary treatments alongside traditional holistic therapies. Guests stay in a choice of 61 pool villas and pool villa suites either on the beachfront or on the gently sloping hillside. There is also an Enclave of six villas ideal for groups and the Retreat on the Hill which offers the ultimate in chic opulence with outdoor massage area and private spa including wet and dry treatment rooms, meditation cave, yoga pavilion and gym. The villa gardens boast their own citrus trees and herbs, while all rooms come complete with yoga suits for guests.

The Spa: Based on the four traditional Asian concepts – Thai, Indonesian, Indian and Chinese – the Spa offers a host of treatments and therapies used and developed over the centuries, alongside the best of modern concepts. It also offers two gyms, one hidden in the jungle, bootcamp sessions on the beach, mountain biking, trekking, water sports, yoga, meditation and cookery classes.

Treatments Include Himalayan hot stone massage Traditional Thai pra kob massage Rose bliss balm massage

Signature Treatment Six Senses Sensory Journey four hands, one body, total bliss

Lomi lomi Breath of life – breathing classes

Programmes include The 7th Sense –programmes ranging from 3 night cleansing to 21 night body confidence Detox and purify Maximum men’s health Reawakening love – for couples


Six Senses Hideaway The Hotel: On the coast of the Gulf of Siam, the resort is situated just 30 minutes south of the Royal resort town of Hua Hin. In its own private compound sit 55 luxury pool villas, designed and built using sustainable materials and with a commitment to the environment. Each has its own walled garden and pool with many also offering a private spa option with shower and steam room and treatment area. A shuttle service is available for those wishing to visit Hua Hin, otherwise the Hideaway itself offers a selection of water sports (the beach is but minutes away), tennis and nature trails.

The Spa: The Six Senses Earth Spa comprises nine domed buildings built entirely from clay mud mixed with rice husks and straw - a traditional craft from northern Thailand. Located in its own private water garden it offers peace and tranquillity for both singles and couples in its four spacious treatment rooms, two steam rooms, relaxation area, boutique and magnificent meditation chamber.

Treatments Include Holistic massage Coconut and carrot glow Papaya body polish

Signature Treatment Tibetan Healing Ritual – back massage plus sound therapy using Tibetan singing bowls

Guided meditation Iyengar yoga

THAILAND

Hua Hin

Programmes Include Special Six Senses 3 day cleansing programme using diet, treatments and wellness activities such as tai chi and yoga

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Six Senses Hideaway THAILAND

Yao Noi

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The Hotel: The resort is located halfway between Phuket and Krabi overlooking Thailand’s iconic Phang Na Bay, with its dramatic limestone outcrops. Although hidden from view by luxuriant tropical landscaping, it offers guests magnificent vistas across the bay from its 54 pool villas as well as from the Hilltop Reserve and the Retreat, which are the last word in holiday opulence. Many have their own private spa suites, steam rooms and gym area, while the Hilltop Reserve has it all plus a crescent shaped infinity pool.

The Spa: The Six Senses Spa has, as its centrepiece, a traditional Asian long house with individual salas for both singles and couples, as well as a dry sauna and a steam room alongside tranquil relaxation areas, with just the sounds of the breezes and the birds. It offers a host of traditional and complementary treatments as well as a number of wellness activities.

Treatments Include Holistic massage Oriental massage Hot stone therapy

Signature Treatment Yao Noi Ritual – 4 hour extravaganza of herbal soaks, steam and scrubs followed by a wrap and a traditional Thai massage

Ear candling Massage under the stars

Programmes include Yoga Meditation Tai Chi Personal fitness


Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary The Hotel: A dedicated holistic retreat and wellness sanctuary set on the south east coast of Koh Samui. Landscaped into the mountain side, its villas, suites and salas overlook the sea and are almost hidden from view by boulders, trees and vegetation. At its heart is a tiny cave temple where, over the centuries, hermit monks would stay, while the yoga sala right at the top of the resort has the most spectacular views imaginable across the sea to a golden stupa. The resort also has its own herb garden, shop & gallery.

The Spa: Known as the Sanctuary, the Spa offers a myriad of holistic and conventional treatments. Located in a separate building, it houses traditional Chinese medicine practitioners as well as nurses and complementary therapists who use the pools, salas and treatment rooms which clamber up the hillside and are cooled by a gentle sea breeze. Each visit begins with a consultation after which treatments and programmes are prescribed to fit in with each guests lifestyle. Also on offer are conventional medicine and diagnostic procedures which can test for such things as hormonal or thyroid imbalances.

Treatments Include Cranio sacral therapy Lymphatic drainage Ayurvedic massage

Signature Treatment One of the specialist yoga or detox retreats

Chi Gong Spirit dance

Programmes Include Ideal weight Detox and Rejuvenation Relax and Renew Balance and Revitalise

THAILAND

Koh Samui

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Banyan Tree THAILAND

Phuket

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The Hotel: One of the first luxury spa resorts in Asia, this awardwinning all round resort offers everything from golf and tennis to deep sea fishing and sheer relaxation in its spa. The resort edges both the Andaman Sea and its own lagoon and guests stay in a selection of villas, most with their own pool – some even have two. Spa villas come with their own outdoor treatment sala, pool and Jacuzzi. There are eight different dining experiences on site, as well as a special privilege dine-around programme run in conjunction with nearby hotels.

The Spa: This is home to both this now world-famous brand and the location of its spa academy, where all Banyan Tree therapists are trained. It is located in an adjacent building designed using traditional Thai architectural details and materials – from teak to silk. It offers indoor and outdoor treatment areas with their own private steam rooms, swimming pool, modern gym, large relaxation area and a restaurant dedicated to the resort’s spa cuisine.

Treatments Include Thai massage Tropical fruit scrub Body cleanse and massage for couples

Signature Treatment The Royal Banyan – 3 hours of massage, acupressure, herbal pouches and body conditioners

Aloe and lavender healer Thai honey facial

Programmes include Half, full day and two day special pampering and cleansing spa rituals


Mandarin Oriental Dhara Devi The Hotel: This resort pays homage to the architectural traditions of the ancient Lanna capital of northern Thailand as well as those of its near neighbours – China, Laos and Myanmar - throughout its villas, suites and residences, as well as in its public areas and restaurants. These are located throughout the 60 acre property which houses beautiful gardens, paddy fields, natural landscapes and plantations. Just on the outskirts of Chiang Mai, Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi is the ideal location from which to explore the surrounding temples & markets, as well as to visit the local hill tribes.

The Dheva Spa and Wellness Centre: Named after the star goddess who is the guardian of longevity and spiritual enlightenment, the Dheva Spa received significant inspiration from the exquisite Royal Palace of Mandalay. There are 18 spacious treatment suites and a Spa cafe as well as an Ayurveda centre and aquatherapy area which includes a hydrotherapy room, Vichy shower room, hammam, rhassoul area and Watsu pool. Add a yoga pavilion and superb gym to see that both ancient and modern therapies are on offer in this wellness centre.

Treatments Include Royal Thai massage Lanna massage Ingham style Reflexology

Signature Treatment Royal Thai Ceremony – 2 hours of indulgence involving a foot ritual, body scrub, Thai massage and facial acupressure

Lymphatic drainage massage Revitalizing Rose Renewal facial Inner Flow Therapy

Programmes Include Prescribed ayurveda residential wellness programmes for rejuvenation, stress management & weight management

THAILAND

Chiang Mai

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Anantara Phuket Resort and Spa THAILAND

Phuket

The Hotel: On Phuket’s secluded northern coast overlooking

the Andaman Sea, Anantara’s newest resort, and one of its most luxurious, sits on a quiet stretch of Mai Khao beach. Surrounded on one side by tropical forest and edged on the beach side with untouched coral reefs, it is a resort for the discerning traveller. Inspired by Thai architecture, all of the pool villas are spacious and welcoming with every modern comfort including surround sound stereo.

Treatments Include Traditional Thai massage Seaweed body wrap Oriental spice bath Avocado body scrub

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Thai herbal compress Aromatic flora facial

The Spa: Set in its own flower filled tropical garden, the Anantara Spa offers a mix of Thai, Indonesian & ayurvedic treatments and therapies in its five elegant treatment rooms. It also offers a roaming Yoga Guru who will teach you and your partner the elements of yoga, and will take practising yogis to their next level.

Signature Treatment East and West meridian lines massage

Programmes include 3, 5 and 7 days Anantara Ultimate Retreat


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INDIA Mind, body and spirit merge in this beautiful land – the birthplace of meditation, yoga and shirodhara. Something old, something new The sensuousness of oils, the scent of herbs. The vitality and longevity of life, ever present in Ayurveda - the earth’s oldest medical discipline.


Ananda in the Himalayas INDIA

Rishikesh

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The Hotel: In the foothills of the world’s highest mountain range stands this award winning destination spa. Located in the grounds of the summer palace of the Maharajah of Tehri-Gahrwal, it offers commanding views over the Ganges valley and the little pilgrim town of Rishikesh. While the public rooms and reception are in the palace building itself, guests stay in a contemporary building where the rooms have balconies with glorious views of the mountains and valley. The active can enjoy treks and nature walks nearby as well as white water rafting, while a visit to the arte (a type of Hindu evensong) in Rishikesh is a must.

The Spa: Located in its own building, the Spa sports a fully-equipped gym with 16 life cycle stations, steam and shower rooms, reflexology pool and 21 treatment rooms offering both Western and Ayurvedic treatments. Both disciplines are headed by a doctor and the therapists are trained at the resorts own academy, while throughout the year there is a comprehensive programme of visiting masters, teachers and practitioners.

Treatments Include Aromatherapy massage Couples massage Hydrojet body blitz

Signature Treatment Pizhichil–rejuvenation treatment with two therapists, warm oil and gentle strokes

Jasmine salt scrub Himalayan honey and rose facial

Programmes include Ayurvedic programmes lasting for seven, fourteen or twenty-one days.


Wildflower Hall

The Hotel: A magnificent house – the former summer residence of Lord Kitchener when Viceroy of India - in a magnificent setting. Over 8,000 feet high in the Himalayas, it is surrounded by cedar and pine forests and towered over by snow-capped peaks. The air is almost a spa treatment in itself at this luxury five star resort, while the interiors of wood panelling, rich furnishings and original artwork are just as seductive. In addition to the tranquil spa, more adventurous guests can enjoy river rafting, mountain biking, horse riding, trekking, archery, ice skating (in winter) and golf (at Naldhera), all of which can be arranged.

The Spa: The Oberoi Spa is all about tranquility, with the glass walled indoor pool & outdoor Jacuzzi providing amazing views of the surrounding mountains. The spa houses single and double treatment pavilions as well as steam rooms, sauna and a state-of-the-art gym, while treatments are a fusion of Oriental, ayurvedic and Western offerings.

Treatments Include Himalayan spice body wrap Synchronised abhyangam Wild lavender scrub

Signature Treatment Oberoi Massage

Balinese massage Yoga

Programmes Include Special half day spa rituals Refresh - The Fitness Programme Restore - The Yoga Programme The Himalayan Adventure

INDIA

Shimla in the Himalayas

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Leela Kempinski INDIA

Kovalem

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The Hotel: Perched on a rock face and cradled between two beaches this 182 room and suite hotel provides the ideal place for a restful and relaxing holiday, while the spa provides a number of rejuvenation therapies. Accommodation is spread throughout three wings, but every one of its rooms and suites has a view of the sea. Those looking for extra luxury in this five-star property can opt to stay at The Club wing which has 24 hour butler service. Beaches are accessed via special pathways and the resort offers tennis, a wide number of water sports and golf nearby.

The Spa: A short walk or buggy ride from the main building, the Divya Spa is devoted to ayurvedic treatments and therapies. All guests have a consultation with a doctor before treatments are prescribed. The treatment rooms are cool and spacious while the open sided yoga and meditation platform offers a most serene area to practice or learn the two disciplines along with pranayama – the art of breathing.

Treatments Include Abhyanga Sirodhara Relaxation massage

Signature Treatment Aphrodisiac therapy (Vajeekarana) for couples

Ayurvedic facials Spine and neck massage

Programmes include Weight loss Detox De-stress


Uma Paro The Hotel: One of the most serene and spiritual spas in Asia, the property is located on a hill surrounded by woods and mountains yet close to the town of Paro, home to the country’s only airport. Bhutan is a tiny Himalayan kingdom with a strong Buddhist tradition and a population of less than one million – the locals all still wear national dress. A visit here is both a cultural and holistic experience, the former found in the treks in the mountains and the monastery visits, the latter in the resort’s own spa, housed in a traditionally-inspired building which offers all modern amenities yet uses traditional décor and materials. This divine hideaway has just 20 rooms and nine villas.

The Spa: The COMO Shambhala Retreat uses traditional therapies from Bhutan and the Himalayas as well as a selection of Occidental treatments. There are four treatment rooms, (although each of the nine villas also have their own private spa therapy room), a Hot Stone bath house, indoor pool with an outdoor sundeck, fully-equipped gym and a jaw-droppingly beautiful yoga studio which overlooks the entire valley.

Treatments Include COMO Shambhala massage Indian head massage Hot stone massage

Signature Treatment Bhutanese Hot Stone Bath – vast steaming hot bath where wood-fired local stones release their key minerals into the water, followed by a massage

Thai massage Ayurveda scalp and face massage

INDIA

Bhutan

Programmes Include International Yoga Masters host special weeks

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INDIAN OCEAN Pure paradise on lush island sanctuaries. Pleasure palaces and turquoise vistas – washed by warm oceans and stilled by cool breezes The natural healing properties of the ocean relax the tired and ease the stressed. Yoga on the beach, massage over water. . Pure calm


INDIAN OCEAN

Oberoi

Mauritius

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The Hotel: Located on 600 meters of golden beach with its own private lagoon and 20 acres of beautifully landscaped sub-tropical gardens, the resort is an architectural fusion of the island’s African, European and Asian heritage. Elegant pavilions and luxury villas are dotted throughout, all include four poster beds, the finest bed linens and broadband with butler service in the Royal Villas, while the Luxury Villas also boast a dining gazebo, with private garden or private pool.

The Oberoi Spa by Banyan Tree : The Oberoi Spa by Banyan Tree is located in its own compound with four treatment suites for couples, four individual treatment rooms, steam room and sauna and a yoga and meditation studio. On offer is an holistic array of traditional healing therapies from India and Thailand as well as a range of Western treatments including exotic beauty and body wraps and facials.

Treatments Include Thai massage - Aromatherapy Indian head massage - Ayurveda Shirodhara - Ayurveda Ylang Ylang Massage Aromatherapy

Signature Treatment Oberoi massage – melange of different strokes and pressures to ease tired and knotted muscles

Balinese Massage Aromatherapy Hawaiian Massage Aromatherapy


INDIAN OCEAN

Shanti Ananda Maurice Mauritius

The Hotel: On the southern coast, perched high on the cliffs with spectacular views across the Indian Ocean, the resort is surrounded by 36 acres of tropical gardens. The suites and villas, all 55 of them, are spacious and spread out giving a feeling of both space and privacy. Each has every modern amenity and yet is decorated with local artefacts, fabrics and materials. A sister property to its award-winning namesake high in the foothills of the Himalayas, it offers the same holistic approach to health and wellbeing.

The Spa: The Spa sits in its own garden with a charming tea pavilion at its centre where guests can relax before and after treatments. With 17 therapy suites to hand, the spa offers a fusion of ayurvedic, thalasso therapy and Western treatments specially devised by Espa. It also sports a watsu pool, yoga studio, beauty and hair salon and a boutique. Alongside such a comprehensive spa menu there is a fully equipped gym, yoga and meditation classes, nature walks and power walks, as well as all the water sports residents could wish for. Additionally, a calendar of visiting masters and teachers runs throughout the year.

Treatments Include Ayurvedic massage Couples massage Indian honey and sandalwood scrub

Signature Treatment Sirodhara ayurvedic therapy warm herbal oil is poured onto the centre of the forehead

Aroma cocoon body wrap Reflexology

Programmes Include Weight management Yoga Detox Anti-ageing Pure Romance for couples

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INDIAN OCEAN

Banyan Tree The Seychelles

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The Hotel: Hewn out of rocks and forests, this is a spectacular property of 60 pool villas all hidden from view behind boulders, palms and bougainvillea. The interiors are a mixture of contemporary and colonial in natural shades of sand and stone, whilst the verandahs and balconies all have fantastic views down to the pure white sands of Intendance Bay and the vast Indian Ocean beyond. It’s wildly romantic and seriously luxurious.

The Spa: Hidden in trees with panoramic views of the ocean, the spa has some of the most dramatic rooms carved from rocks. Guests are encouraged to leave shutters open so that the sounds of the waves and forest lull them into relaxing. A menu of treatments from East and West is on offer including lessons on how to give a basic massage – ideal for couples.

Treatments Include Asian blend massage Lomi lomi Apple and green tea polisher

Signature Treatment The Royal Banyan – 3 hours of cleansing & massage using Eastern and Western techniques as well as traditional herbal pouches

Thai honey facial Aloe and lavender healer

Programmes include Number of packages from two to seven nights, the latter perfect for honeymooners


INDIAN OCEAN

North Island The Seychelles

The Hotel: An exquisite eco-sensitive resort which has just 11 of the most luxurious and spacious beachside villas on the Indian Ocean. Each has two bedrooms, a wide deck with plunge pool and outdoor sala, as well as a kitchen where the personal butler can prepare meals and drinks – plus bathrooms that only exist in dreams with indoor and outdoor showers, seating areas and sufficient space to dance! The resort is dedicated to conservation, with indigenous trees and plants along with bird species and tortoises being re-introduced. The active can enjoy deep-sea fishing, sea kayaking, diving and snorkelling.

The Spa: Set high on a promontory away from the main resort for extra solitude and privacy and, although small, it offers a full menu of beauty and body treatments especially designed for North Island by Espa. Each guest is first seen by a consultant to discuss their needs and to decide which treatments would be most beneficial.

Treatments Include Aromatherapy facial Holistic back, face and scalp massage Marine mud envelopment and massage

Signature Treatment Holistic back, face and scalp with hot stones

Wild yam & soybean skin nourishing envelopment and massage Aromatherapy

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INDIAN OCEAN

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

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The Hotel: Casually sophisticated, this spacious resort spreads over two islands which are linked by a 500 metre wooden walkway. Just a short seaplane flight from Male wafts guests to this Maldivian paradise with its 50 luxurious water villas, 79 exotic beach villas and 21 uberluxury spa suites, all with private treatment areas. A resort that appeals to families - great kids club, gourmands - seven restaurants and bars including an award-winning wine cellar and underwater dining room, and sybarites - wonderful spa.

The Spa: The Spa Retreat is almost a resort within a resort with its overwater treatment rooms, large relaxation sala, fully equipped gym, spa restaurant and the 21 dedicated spa villas. It offers sauna and steam rooms, jet baths, spacious therapy suites, pilates, yoga and meditation lessons, beach power-walking and an island boot camp programme.

Treatments Include Thai massage Men’s diver reviver Shiatsu

Signature Treatment One of the spa’s own rituals - 3 hour programme based on the four elements andincluding cleansing, steaming, massage and an oxygenating facial

Bathing meditation Glorious mud bath


INDIAN OCEAN

Huvafen Fushi North Male Atoll

The Hotel: A jewel of a resort, this award winner has just 43 overwater or beachside bungalows and villas and 2 Ocean Pavilions, all of which are the last word in barefoot luxury and simplicity and just a mere 30 minutes by speedboat from the Maldives international airport. There are a number of dining options available including a romantic dinner for two in the shallows of the fibreoptic lit swimming pool. Perfect beaches, great diving opportunities alongside snorkelling, sailing and yoga are all offered to guests.

The Spa: The Lime Spa is home to the world’s first underwater spa treatment rooms, in reality two double treatment rooms under the water, and six overwater rooms with glass floors. There is also a steam room, sauna, ice room, saltwater floatation pool and overwater yoga pavilion, while therapies include a comprehensive list of wraps, scrubs, massage and rituals.

Treatments Include Ocean repair facial Pearl and kelp body mud wrap

Signature Treatment Unite me crystal ritual - sybaritic combination of bathing, exfoliating and massage

Feet treat foot therapy Lime wrap Aromatherapy mass

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INDIAN OCEAN

Naladhu Maldives

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Treatments Include

Signature Treatment

Programmes include

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INDIAN OCEAN

Soneva Fushi By Six Senses Kungfunadhoo

The Hotel: Castaway chic in this 65 villa property in the Baa Atoll. If the villas - each with its own stretch of beach and private shower garden - aren’t sufficiently secluded, it also offers two Retreats and one Jungle Reserve, each complete with Man Friday butler, and the latter with its own spa treatment room and gym. Built with sustainable materials, the resort is a paean to eco-luxury highlighted by its Organic Garden which comes complete with its own restaurant. All the usual water sports are on offer as well as the resort’s own outdoor movie screen at Cinema Paradiso under the stars.

Treatments Include Balinese massage Couples massage Indonesian bliss ritual Balinese coffee scrub

Signature Treatment Six Senses Sensory Spa Journey – two therapists, one guest

The Spa: Housed in a separate pavilion, the Six Senses Spa is secluded and tranquil. Each guest is offered a complimentary taster treatment on arrival so that they can experience what the spa offers, which is a full and comprehensive spa menu which lists holistic, ayurvedic and traditional healing therapies.

Programmes Include Massage workshop Naturopathy Fitness Detox

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INDIAN OCEAN

Anantara Veli Resort & Spa South Male Atoll

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The Hotel: Barefoot luxury at its best in this resort - surrounded

The Spa: Located in beautifully landscaped tropical gardens, the

by turquoise seas and exquisite coral reefs. Guests can feel the sand between their toes as they begin to unwind and relax in this tropical paradise, with its international restaurants and Dhoni bar – whose design is based on the traditional Maldivian sailing boat. Accommodation is in over-water bungalows and the resort also offers a cookery school, water sports centre and surf school.

Anantara Spa is housed in private treatment salas and offers a comprehensive list of bathing rituals as well as beauty and body treatments. There is a fully equipped fitness centre as well as a yoga and meditation sala.

Treatments Include Champissage Oriental foot massage White sesame body treatment

Signature Treatment Asian or Balinese ritual

Aloe poultice Aromatherapy massage

Programmes include 3, 4 & 5 days of Wellbeing


INDIAN OCEAN

Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa South Male Atoll

The Hotel: Guests can enjoy elegant beach chic at this luxury resort, just 35 minutes from the international airport. A mixture of over-water suites and beach villas provide accommodation that is just simply luxurious. Each provides every modern amenity and comfort from CD/DVD players and iPod connection to yoga mats and snorkelling equipment. The resort also offers a cookery school, water sports centre and surf school. Guests here want for nothing.

The Spa: The Anantara Spa offers treatments based on Asian and occidental traditions. These are enjoyed in beautiful overwater treatment rooms with just the lapping of the waves to accompany the relaxing scrubs, baths, wraps and massages.

Treatments Include Aromatherapy massage Bolus Bag massage with medicinal leaves Lymphatic drainage massage

Signature Treatment Asian or Balinese ritual

Green tea body treatment Exotic ginger bath

Programmes Include 3, 4 & 5 days of Wellbeing

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MALAYSIA & INDONESIA Extracts from the earth – of flowers and spices - fuse with the rights of the Royals of old in the traditional healing arts of these two kingdoms Fragrant blossoms - in caressing oils and lotions - soothe the body and bring peace to the mind. Azure seas: the perfect setting


MALAYSIA & INDONESIA

Pangkor Laut Pangkor Island

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The Hotel: Traditional luxury in a tropical island setting, this is the ideal hideaway for those looking for perfect peace and tranquillity. This private island off the north west coast of Malaysia houses 142 villas, either set over the water or hidden in the forest, as well as a some of the most opulent private residences with their own pools, butlers and chefs. Tours of the rainforest, which makes up most of the island, can be taken with the resort’s resident naturalist. Otherwise, it is a hedonist’s playground on which to relax and play on the beach at the world renowned Emerald Bay.

The Spa: The Spa Village is located in its own bay amid four acres of tropical vegetation. A unique retreat overlooking the beach, with its own pool, 22 over-water villas, 8 treatment pavilions, deluxe Belian treatment pavilion for total privacy, three Nap gazebos, bath house, boutique and Jamu Bar. All therapies begin with a bath house experience followed by a treatment of your choice.

Treatments Include Campur campur Javanese lulur Shiatsu

Signature Treatment Ultimate Spa Experience – 4 or 8 hour treatment for 2 in the private Belian pavilion

Lomi lomi Spirulina body wrap

Programmes include Ayurvedic day Chinese day Malay day Bukit gantang warrior for men


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Tanjong Jara Terengganu

The Hotel: Based on traditional 17th century Malay architecture which has won this resort many prestigious awards, it is a glorious hideaway on the east coast of the country. This sister property of Pangkor Laut offers a comprehensive range of sporting and cultural activities from scuba diving/snorkelling (March – October) and jungle treks to batik painting and cookery classes. While its 99 rooms and suites are in a traditional style using traditional materials, each has every modern facility.

The Spa: Using local plants and herbs, the Spa Village is dedicated to traditional Malay healing therapies. The five treatment pavilions are located behind a small private garden and each one has its own bathing area and an indoor and outdoor treatment area.

Treatments Include Traditional Malay massage Rendam rendam Jari jemari

Signature Treatment Asam Roselle Experience uses healing properties of the hibiscus plant in massage and scrub

Scented body steaming Half day couples experience

Programmes Include On consultation with therapist

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The Datai Langkawi

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The Hotel: Wild and romantic, this award-winning luxury resort on the north west tip of Langkawi is surrounded by tropical rain forest which caresses it on three sides, with a great sweep of pale golden sand fronting the resort. It houses a selection of rooms, villas and suites, some with their own private pool, plus a treetop restaurant, two swimming pools and a host of activities including jungle trekking, deep sea fishing and golf nearby.

The Spa: Situated to one side of the main buildings, it provides an oasis of calm and pampering for tired, aching bodies and sea and sun parched skin, with a comprehensive range of massages, wraps and scrubs. It also runs spa workshops where guests can master massage techniques.

Treatments Include Ayurvedic body polish Tibetan hot stone massage Clay body mask

Signature Treatment The Datai massage – two therapists apply their techniques to one body

Eye contour wrap Herbal steam bath

Programmes include 3, 5 and 7 day Ritual packages


MALAYSIA & INDONESIA

Como Shambhala Estate Begawin Giri

The Hotel: One of the most beautiful retreats in Asia, secluded in the magical forests of central Bali, this is the flagship of the COMO Shambhala spas and retreats and its only destination spa. Accommodation is located throughout the grounds in a series of villas, rooms and suites which provide privacy, comfort and tranquillity. There are numerous hikes and trails throughout, some leading deeper into the forest, others leading down to the Ayung river.

The Spa: This retreat offers a wide range of treatments and therapies as well as a daily activity programme which includes everything from chi gong and aqua therapy to estate walks. There are sacred springs in the grounds which provide mineral-rich waters for the heated vitality pool, and while there are regular talks and lectures on holistic therapies, emotional health treatments and healing oils, there is also a menu of visiting yoga masters throughout the year.

Treatments Include Abyhyanga massage Thaksu massage Colon hydrotherapy

Signature Treatment COMO Shambhala massage – healing massage using elements from differing Asian techniques

Indian head massage Environ hydrating repair facial

Programmes Include Get fit Stress management Rejuvenation Cleansing Bespoke health programmes

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MALAYSIA & INDONESIA

Spa Village Resort Tembok Bali Tembok

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The Hotel: The first of the Spa Village destination spas, this 31 roomed retreat is hidden away in the tranquil landscape of the north of Bali. Its philosophy is based on a holistic approach to refreshing and repairing body and spirit, and while it offers a number of water sports and activities it highlights relaxation techniques too.

The Spa: This is the area where guests go to decide on which discovery path they will take throughout their stay. There is a choice of three Balance, Creativity and Vigour - with tailor made programmes then prescribed for each guest. These could include massages, wraps, walks and excursions from the resort. Â

Treatments Include Campur campur Mekramas hair treatment Foot massage

Signature Treatment Penganten melukat combination of scrub and massage using natural ingredients

Papaya enzyme wrap Mesipat facial

Programmes include Individually prescribed for each guest, tailored to personal needs.


Minerals

and mud


ARABIAN GULF Silent deserts, punctuated by lavish grandeur: retreats that seduce body and mind. The music of fountains and fragrance of incense The perfumes of Arabia, the sensuousness of the hammam and Rhassoul, all the riches that linger at the crossroads of East and West


ARABIAN GULF

Le Royal Meridine Beach Resort & Spa Dubai

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The Hotel: A magnificent beachside luxury hotel with over 500 rooms and suites. Set in exotic landscaped gardens, the hotel fronts the golden sands of the famous Jumeirah beach and offers a host of activities including tennis, kayaking and sailing. Add to that its proximity to one of Dubai’s great shopping malls and a first class spa and it really is an ideal location for guests to unwind and relax. The suites in the Tower area all have butler service, while all residents have 12 restaurants and bars to choose from.

The Spa: Named after the legendary baths of ancient Rome, The Caracalla Spa and Health Club, is set over three floors with a vast fitness centre with huge curved windows which overlook the beach and the sea. The spa itself has a Turkish hammam, five hammam pools with mosaic-tiled floors, sauna, steam room and a wide list of treatments and therapies.

Treatments Include Reflexology Exotic coconut rub Milk wrap

Signature Treatment Aroma ocean wrap - face and scalp massage

Lime and ginger salt glow Pro-collagen marine facial


ARABIAN GULF

Desert Palm Dubai

The Hotel: Although adjacent to the polo playing fields, the ritziest spot in Dubai, and surrounded by greenery and palm trees, the dramatic and ever-changing landscape of the desert is just minutes away. Accommodation is in suites and pool villas which offer everything that is both chic and contemporary. Food is gourmet fusion in the resort’s two restaurants, while the signature afternoon tea is a highlight. Activities include polo - of course - plus riding, golf, sky-diving, and cultural tours.

The Spa: The Lime Spa has six treatment suites, with many of the therapies based on colour therapy which include scrubs, wraps, steams and massages. It is recommended that guests book one of the Realms for a truly bespoke experience as each treatment can be discussed and planned with the therapists.

Treatments Include Dune realm detox Solar realm energise Goldmine facial

Signature Treatment Insecham - pampering session including rose petal crystal exfoliation and coffee bean poultice massage

Polo remedy for men Lime polish

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ARABIAN GULF

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa Oman

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The Hotel: An uber-luxurious, three-hotel resort village close to Muscat, surrounded by golden beaches, clear waters and rugged mountain landscape. It offers holidays for everyone from families and friends to honeymooners, with a wide choice of eating experiences and a number of lounges and bars. Treks and 4-wheel drive excursions into the desert are available along with water sports and cultural visits.

The Spa: The CHI spa is the largest and most luxurious in the Sultanate. As well as twelve spacious private treatment villas, the spa also offers a Chi Water Oasis where guests can relax before and after treatments. Therapies are based on traditional Asian and Middle Eastern healing and soothing traditions while guests are encouraged to experience both the chamber and the Grand Hammam treatments.

Treatments Include Thai massage Foot reflex therapy Hilot - Philippine healing treatment

Signature Treatment Chi Balance – therapies to help assess and regulate the yin and yang balance

Sandalwood scrub Frankincense and rose wrap


ARABIAN GULF

Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Jordan

The Hotel: At the lowest point on the face of the earth overlooking the Dead Sea sits one of the newest and most luxurious hotels in the Arabian Gulf. Divided into three complexes and set amongst gardens, lagoons and waterfalls, it has been designed as a tribute to the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. All the rooms have stunning views of the dramatic sunsets over the Dead Sea, and have access to the 9 freshwater swimming pools and the longest private beach in Jordan. It is also the ideal stopping off point to visit some of the ancient sites Jarash, Mount Nebo, Wadi Rum and world-famous Petra.

The Spa: The Anantara spa is the largest and most luxurious in the Middle East. Best of all it has immediate access to such natural healing aids as the mineral-rich waters and muds of the Dead Sea, renowned throughout history for their effective treatments for skin and muscular disorders. It has 20 treatment rooms, 28 spa suites, hammam pools, pool, rhassoul chamber and a steam room.

Treatments Include Asian glow Dead sea mud wrap Aromatic massage

Signature Treatment Dead Sea Retreat – three hours of wraps, scrubs, steam and massage

Dead sea facial for men Rhassoul cleansing

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EUROPE Salus Per Aqua – health through water – the guiding principle of wellbeing since the beginning - from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean Thermal waters, healing streams, the true home of the spa. Elegant spa towns and ancient Roman baths await, foods of the gods


Fonteverde Natural Spa Resort EUROPE

Italy

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The Hotel: The Medicis meets modern in this super luxury spa resort set deep in the Tuscan countryside and surrounded by ancient olive groves and thriving vineyards. Its history is evident in the elegant 17th century arches and pillars, while its contemporary chic is there for all to see in polished concrete and glass. It houses 14 suites, 66 rooms and a porticoed dining room amid the extensive grounds, while its closeness to the archaeological sites of Chiusi and Sovana make it ideal for the culture lover as well as the sybarite.

The Spa: Built above the area’s natural hot springs, the Natural Spa Resort boasts seven spa pools, each with massage jets and showers, which provide the centrepiece to the spa. On offer are medical and diagnostic check-ups alongside a full beauty and body treatment menu, naturopathy and nutritional advice.

Treatments Include Mud treatment Inhalation therapy Tokui-do

Signature Treatment Underwater massage in the Pool of Liquid Sound

Acupuncture Microdermolift for men


Anassa The Hotel: An elegant neo-classical hotel looking out over the water to a Cypriot landmark, the Akamas Peninsula, Anassa offers rooms and suites with every modern amenity and decorated in a modern sophisticated style. For the active there is a PADI diving centre, squash court, 2 floodlit tennis courts and access to 3 nearby golf courses. Neighbouring Paphos offers archaeological treasures in the tombs of the Kings, while the Troodos Mountains have 9 world heritage sites amongst the isolated monasteries and frescoed churches.

The Spa: Located in its own pristine white building, The Thalassa Spa offers a holistic menu of treatments and therapies using a combination of thalassotherapy, Asian traditional therapies and products from the Organic Pharmacy, where only natural ingredients are used.

Treatments Include Acupuncture Algae bath Marine bodywrap

Signature Treatment Underwater massage in a thalassotherapy bath

Lymphatic drainage facial Detoxifying massage

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Cyprus

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Almyra EUROPE

Cyprus

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The Hotel: The sister hotel to Anassa which brings contemporary chic to the beach. A member of Design Hotels, a feeling of both cool and comfort pervades in all of its rooms. Set in eight acres of landscaped gardens it offers great views over Paphos’ antiquaries as well as of the deep blue of the Med. Seriously family friendly, it has a crèche and a kids club.

The Spa: Recently opened, the spa offers therapies and treatments using Just Pure products and philosophy in its 8 treatment suites, 4 single suites, 4 double suites, one with water therapy, and an outside deck for yoga and meditation, a fully fitted fitness centre and a Gourmet Deli serving healthy meals and juices.

Treatments Include Aloe vera enzyme body polish Vichy shower massage Rose oil facial

Signature Treatment Fragrant flower ritual – heavenly mix of rose milk exfoliation and rose blossom massage

Scalp massage Eucalyptus body rinse


Merano Palace Hotel The Hotel: In the grand style of Belle Epoque hotels, the Merano Palace lives up to its name with marble columns, glittering chandeliers, mirrored walls and glorious gardens. Located in a traditional spa town, it is a short step to the boutiques and cafes and to the cable car into the mountains where fantastic walks and hikes abound. However, few people move from the comfort of the public rooms or the sprawling sofas on the garden terrace, with most of its hundred plus rooms and new suites also having balconies.

The Spa: Espace Henri Chenot is the reason guests swarm to this wellbeing spa in the Dolomites. Run by the man himself, many of the treatments are based on the precepts of traditional Chinese medicine married to state-of-the-art medical research. Each guest is allocated a doctor, nutritionist, energy specialist, hydrotherapist and masseur who assess and monitor progress throughout their stay. Food plays an important part and - while delicious - it is spartan, which is why guests often opt to attend Dominique Chenot’s cooking demonstrations!

Treatments include Phyto mud therapy Jet blitz shower Lymphatic massage

Signature Treatment One week integral Henri Chenot programme – total detox and rebalance of the body

Facial volume restoration Muscle toning

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Italy

Programmes Include Weight management Sports training

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Mayr & More EUROPE

Austria

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The Hotel: A traditional health and wellbeing centre situated on the edge of picturesque Lake Worth. Housed in a large wooden chaletstyle building, it is exceptionally comfortable without having to bow to the vagaries of fashion and has, over the years, attracted a large number of aficionados who return on an annual basis for a thorough health check up and detox. A large deck by the lake is the ideal place for sunbathing and swimming in its silky waters, bicycles are on hand to explore the countryside, and boat trips around the lake are popular in summer.

The Spa: The wellness centre is staffed by doctors, medical staff and therapists so that on arrival each guest has a check up and discussion before a tailored programme is prescribed. The philosophy of the centre is based on healthy digestion so certain foods are banned, guests are taught how to chew properly, Epsom salts loom large and careful monitoring of all treatments and programmes ensues, with guests seen by the doctor on alternate days.

Treatments Include Therapeutic massage Aromatherapy Colonic irrigation

Signature Treatment The introductory, week-long detox programme

Nourishing facials Kneipping

Programmes include Detox Weight loss Stress management


Healing heat


CARIBBEAN, MEXICO & US Tradition and science become one. Almost every treatment imaginable, pleasure melded here with sun, sand and sea Discover Native American therapies and Inca rituals in glorious settings - amidst red mountains, empty deserts and golden beaches Escape


CARIBBEAN US & MEXICO

Las Ventanas al Paraiso Mexico

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The Hotel: Overlooking the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez, this stunning award-winning hotel lives up to its name, Las Ventanas al Paraiso - which means windows on paradise. The accommodation in suites and villas is huge and luxurious with vast king size beds, spacious terraces and enormous sofas and cushions to recline on - the ideal place from which to watch whales and dolphins as they trawl the ocean. Various swimming pools snake their way through the property so that each residence appears to have its own private area. Golf, sailing and fishing are all available, and there is also a Director of Romance to organise that special meal or occasion.

The Spa: In its own area to one side of the hotel, the spa is an oasis of calm and is fragrant with fresh eucalyptus. Treatment suites come complete with their own zen-like cactus gardens and a sunshine-filled shower room encased in walls of glass bricks, and while the place itself is astonishingly beautiful it is the treatments that set it apart. Of course there are the usual scrubs, wraps and massages but many of them use indigenous ingredients such as local mineral-rich clay, which has been detoxifying skin and bodies since the time of the Aztecs.

Treatments Include Swedish massage Wireless relief massage Tri crystal body scrub

Signature Treatment Sea and Stars night massage for two on the beach

Marma therapy Raindrop therapy


CARIBBEAN US & MEXICO

Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman Grand Cayman

The Hotel: Located on 144 acres of land edged with a seven mile beach which sweeps from the Caribbean Sea through to the North Sound, this palace of luxury sports a selection of rooms and suites, five restaurants, nine-hole Greg Norman golf course, Tiffany & Co. boutique, two outdoor pools, ocean front Jacuzzi and its own Art Gallery.

The Spa: La Prairie’s Silver Rain spa is a spacious and beautiful haven of peace which offers therapies from across the world; from Bali, India, Thailand and the United States. In addition there are specialist antiageing beauty and body treatments developed by La Prairie.

Treatments Include Sea of tranquillity seaweed mask Deep cleansing male facial Stone therapy massage

Signature Treatment Silver Rain – fusion of oils, cleansing and massage

Caviar firming body treatment Pure gold radiant facial

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CARIBBEAN US & MEXICO

Rancho La Puerta Mexico

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The Hotel: Between the desert and the ocean, and at the foot of

The Spa: Offering a full list of body and beauty treatments as

the sacred Mount Kuchumaa, sits the first ever destination spa. 68 years old, the resort devotes itself to the holistic philosophy of mind, body and spirit. Guests reside in Mexican casitas decorated with local handicrafts, furnished with every known comfort and nestled in 3000 acres of mountain and meadows alongside the ranch’s own organic farm and landscaped gardens. A comprehensive menu of complementary therapies is on offer, as well as delicious and healthy organically-produced food. It even has its own culinary centre - La Cocina que Canta.

well as a number of tailor-made programmes, the spa boasts over 50 fitness classes and 50 miles of private hiking trails. Added to that are art classes, yoga, dance classes, meditation, tennis and tai chi.

Treatments Include Hot river stone massage Spring rain shower with seaweed bodywash

Signature Treatment Healing massage

Energy balance Loofah salt glow Aromatherapy facial

Programmes include Fitness Distress and relaxation Weight management


CARIBBEAN US & MEXICO

Mii Amo at Enchantment Arizona

The Hotel: A hidden gem in the midst of a resort, Mii Amo, the Native American for journey, has recently been awarded best destination spa in the world. Spiritual and secluded in the Red Rock Secret Mountain Wilderness, the spa is guarded by a windformed rock formation known as Kachina Woman who, according to Native American lore, was the first woman to give birth to a human. Accommodation is in 16 specially designed casitas and suites, each with private courtyard and balcony.

The Spa: At the heart of the spa is the Crystal Grotto, where guests gather for meditation and where oils and crystals rest overnight to be recharged at the dawn of the following day. Mii Amo has a devoted following who return time and time again to de-stress, to learn to meditate, or to simply chill out.

Treatments Include Astrology Blue corn polish Watsu

Signature Treatment Vibrational massage

Jojoba butter wrap Reiki

Programmes Include Detox and rejuvenate Woman’s journey Meditation

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CARIBBEAN US & MEXICO

Miraval Life in Balance Resort Arizona

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The Hotel: The spa that is always one step ahead of the others in its commitment to holistic healing and therapies. Located in the foothills of the Santa Catalina mountains on over 400 acres of land, it is a destination spa of 118 rooms, devoted to learning a new way to discover a life which is balanced in mind, body and soul. To help with this there are more than 100 activities on offer from yoga and mountain biking, to rock climbing and cookery classes. The food, healthy and organic, has, like the wine, won many accolades.

The Spa: The Body Mindfulness Centre has an Olympic-sized lap pool as well as sauna, steam rooms, whirlpool, indoor and outdoor treatment rooms, hydrotherapy suites and a hair and beauty salon. Daily programmes offer lectures and demonstrations, while the therapies combine the best of Asia, the West and Native American healing traditions.

Treatments Include Aqua zen Prickly pear sugar scrub Cranio-sacral therapy

Signature Treatment Partners, Pleasure and Passion which deals with relationships

Aloe facial Outdoor sacred stone journey

Programmes include Healthy sleep and dream package Smoking cessation Moving through grief and loss


CARIBBEAN US & MEXICO

The Phoenician Arizona

The Hotel: An uber-luxurious resort set in the shade of the Camelback Mountain which highlights the drama of the desert landscapes. It has nearly 650 rooms & suites, 9 swimming pools, lengthy water slide, $25 million art collection and a 27 hole golf course – so offering something for everyone from families and couples, to singles and groups.

The Spa: Offering a fusion of Asian and Western disciplines, the Centre for Wellbeing has 70 different treatments and services as well as a number of day, half day and personalised programmes. On site is a homeopath and a naturopathic physician, who offer ageing and wellness medicine. Programmes can be tailor-made to each individual’s needs.

Treatments Include Shea butter wrap Wellbeing stone ritual Golf meditation

Signature Treatment Acussage – mix of acupuncture and massage

Astrology Hypnotherapy

Programmes Include Facial rejuvenation acupuncture Fitness and wellness

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CARIBBEAN US & MEXICO

Golden Door California

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The Hotel: A resort made for peace and calm which is based on the traditional Japanese Honjin inns - glorious zen-style gardens, sheltered courtyards and hidden pools. A spa designed for women – although there are mixed as well as men only weeks, it is recognised as one of the best destination spas in the world. A multitude of activities from mountain hikes to tai chi is on offer during the day, while a full menu of guest speakers and art & cookery classes are also available.

The Spa: Only 40 guests are in the spa at any one time and waiting for each one on arrival is a personal trainer and a full programme of activities and therapies, (guests having already completed a detailed questionnaire prior to arrival), plus tracksuits, shorts and robes, so that inmates do not even have to think about what to wear. The programme is full, starting with sunrise hikes at 05h30, but each guest is allowed to do as much or as little as they wish.

Treatments Include Meditation Qi gong Aromatherapy massage

Signature Treatment Citrus blend sea salt scrub with avocado

Reiki Peach paraffin body masque

Programmes include Mindful stress management How to get happy


CARIBBEAN US & MEXICO

Mayflower Inn and Spa Connecticut

The Hotel: This award-winning spa is set in the gardens of an elegant country house. Opulently and elegantly furnished throughout with antiques and objets d’art, it provides a haven of comfort for its 28 guests. Close to national parkland it also offers visitors fishing & kayaking, as well as hiking & cross-country skiing.

The Spa: The Spa offers customised experiences for all guests.

Treatments Include Anti-oxidant body wrap Reflexology Pre or post natal massage

Signature Treatment Mayflower smooth-as-silk scrub and shea butter massage

Deep blue lavender embrace Sweet violet facial

Each visitor has a long consultation with a spa advisor who will then prescribe a tailor made programme – be it weight loss, sleep better or an introduction to yoga. Additionally a large menu of massages, facials, wraps and scrubs is also available.

Programmes Include Sleep better Slim down and get fit 4-day deep focus yoga workshop

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AFRICA Nourishing muds and wisdom from the dawn of time. Experience unique African opulence in settings beyond imagination Exotic plant extracts and indigenous rhythms take you to new places, the oldest of healing treatments via the treasures of the bush


Royal Malewane AFRICA

South Africa

The Hotel: One of the most luxurious game lodges in the country,

this elegant eight suite property lies on the western edge of the Kruger National Park and offers great game viewing, gourmet food and the most glamorous spa in the bush. Each of its vast suites is beautifully furnished with antique furniture, Persian rugs & African art, and boasts both a living and a sleeping area as well as an outside deck with private plunge pool.

Treatments Include

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Deep tissue massage Reflexology

The Spa: The Waters of Royal Malewane Bush Spa is surrounded by wild African bush, and it is not unusual to find a passing antelope gazing in fascination as a guest is massaged, scrubbed or wrapped in one of the treatment suites’ private gardens, or when working out at the fully equipped fitness centre.

Signature Treatment

Programmes include

African Awakening – 3 hours of body polish, massage and relaxation

3 & 5 day spa packages


Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa The Hotel: With spectacular views across the Indian Ocean & the Knysna Lagoon, this all-suite luxury hotel offers something for everyone – from families and honeymooners to groups of friends. Gourmets adore it, golfers cannot get enough of its 18 hole course, horse riders enjoy its numerous tracks and trails, while those with a taste for the dramatic take helicopter flips along its glorious coastline. Hedonists, on the other hand, head off for its award-winning spa.

The Spa: Little wonder that this spa has won so many accolades

Treatments Include

Signature Treatment

Programmes Include

Phumla African massage – deep relaxation massage

Numerous day and overnight packages

Sports massage Matombo Stones massage Lymphatic drainage massage

Mufaro avo/shea butter treatment Mbzura hydrotherapy treatment

AFRICA

South Africa

since it opened – amongst its attractions are a state-of-the-art gym, indoor heated pool, outdoor Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room, sun bed, nail bar, juice bar, nine treatment suites, rainforest shower and hair studio, and not forgetting the amazing heated massage beds in the post treatment relaxation area.

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The Vineyard Hotel & Spa AFRICA

South Africa

The Hotel: Set in beautifully landscaped gardens this old colonialstyle hotel has 175 luxury rooms, two restaurants, a lively bar and some glorious contemporary South African artworks. While its tranquil location provides rest and relaxation, it lies just 10 minutes from Cape Town’s liveliest location, the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront with all its shops, galleries, restaurants and bars.

The Spa: The younger sister of the renowned Banyan Tree spas,

Treatments Include

Signature Treatment

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Indian head massage Instant lift facial

the Angsana Spa is the first in South Africa and offers a mix of Asian and Western massages, therapies, wraps, scrubs and beauty treatments. Calm and cool it is decorated throughout with Thai and Asian artefacts and scents.

Angsana massage


Constantia Uitsig The Hotel: A charming boutique hotel located on its own private

wine estate, with accommodation in 16 elegantly comfortable cottages set in the beautiful gardens. It is an ideal location for exploring Cape Town and its surroundings, or the place simply in which to relax at the end of a touring holiday. Best of all it has three amazing restaurants, one of which - La Colombe, is consistently voted the best in South Africa and one of the best in the world.

Treatments Include

African body scrub Theranaka African body butter massage Hot stone massage

AFRICA

South Africa

The Spa: At the side of the main property, the Spa has its own separate elegant entrance and sports one of the most beautiful relaxation rooms in the country. Full of light and air, it opens out onto a large garden area where guests can retire after treatments to soak up the sun and enjoy a herbal tea or fruit drink. Inside are four treatment rooms and a hydrotherapy unit.

Signature Treatment

Reiki Alpha hydroxyl facial

Les Aromes du Vin – body treatment based on the aromatic components of fine wine.

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Garonga Safari Camp AFRICA

South Africa

The Hotel: Effortless luxury is the keynote to this small but

perfectly-formed safari camp located close to the Kruger National Park. Spacious tented rooms decorated in natural materials and fabrics overlook a dry riverbed where impala come to graze and elephant wander by. Each room has a large wooden deck complete with hammock, while guests enjoy both an indoor and outdoor shower.

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Reflexology Honeymoon couple massage Head, back and shoulder massage

The Spa: Relaxation in nature underlines the camp’s holistic philosophy of a safari for the soul‌ and nature plays a key role in all activities whether in game drives, wilderness walks, bush baths or sleep outs. The open air sala treatment room is also the ideal place for a massage with just the sound of the bush around.

Signature Treatment

Indian head massage Hot stone therapy

Aromatherapy massage


Indigo Bay Island Resort & Spa The Hotel: Uber-luxury in the midst of a proclaimed marine

national park in the Bazaruto Archipelago, the resort edges one of the most beautiful white sandy beaches anywhere. Add to that brilliant, warm turquoise sea, spacious villas and chalets, delicious food with outstanding beach barbecues and a host of water and land based activities to choose from – from horseriding to deep sea fishing – and it’s an ideal holiday destination.

Treatments Include

Exotic lime and ginger salt glow Chakra balancing massage

AFRICA

Mozambique

The Spa: Situated on a hill, the Sanctuary Spa has spectacular views of the Mozambique Channel from its relaxation area, while all its spacious treatment rooms have sea views. The spa also offers an outdoor swimming pool, hydro pool and ice pool as well as a rassoul, wet room, juice bar and comprehensive menu of treatments.

Signature Treatment

Hydrotherapy milk bath Cape treatment wrap Moya crystal massage

Elemis Exotic Island Indulgence – hot stone massage plus facial and scalp massage

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Glossary

Acupressure Massage A Chinese massage which manipulates the body’s pressure points to release blocked energies and to stimulate the flow of energy through the body.

Colonic An intense water irrigation of the entire colon, intended to cleanse trapped impurities, preventing the recycling of toxins into the bloodstream.

Gommage A cleansing, rehydrating treatment using creams and lotions which are applied in massage-type movements.

Acupuncture Part of traditional Chinese medicine, it employs the body’s own energy to help heal itself. Using the same points as in acupressure, tiny, fine needles are used to increase the flow of energy in the body.

Cranio-sacral Therapy A treatment that focuses on the connection between the skull and the base of the spine along the spinal column, it helps release trapped spinal fluid.

Hammam A Turkish or Middle-Eastern bathing area which uses steam, water and oils.

Alexander Technique A method of re-aligning the body to improve posture, relieve tension and re-align the internal organs. Aqua Aerobics Aerobic exercises performed in a pool using the support and resistance of the water to burn fat, strengthen bones and increase cardiovascular activity. The buoyancy of the water reduces the chance of injuring joints or muscles. Aromatherapy Treatments such as massage, facials, body wraps or hydrobaths that include the application of fragrant essential oils. Different oils are used for different therapeutic benefits. Asanas Various yoga postures. Ayurveda One of the oldest medical disciplines in the world. Founded in India and now stretching worldwide, it incorporates a variety of techniques from meditation and massage to diet and herbal medicines. Balneotherapy The use of underwater massage to stimulate, massage and relieve tension in the body. Botox A protein that is injected into the muscles of the face to freeze the muscles and help minimise the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Cathiodermie Low-voltage electrical stimulation of facial area, used to oxygenate the skin and to stimulate and revitalize the circulation.

Crystal Healing The use of crystals to draw out imbalanced energy from the body.

Herbal Wrap A body wrap using strips of cloth that are soaked in a heated herbal solution and wrapped around the body - part detox, part relaxation.

Dead Sea Mud Treatment An application of mineral-rich mud from the Dead Sea . Used to detoxify skin and body, and to ease painful symptoms of rheumatism and arthritis.

Holistic Health A philosophy of health that examines the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of life and seeks to create a balanced approach.

Dry Brush Brushing of the skin with a natural-bristle brush to remove dead skin and impurities while stimulating circulation. Part of the preparation for massage, wraps or body masks.

Homeopathy A form of medicine based on the principle that “like cures like.” Patients are treated in minute quantities with natural substances that cause symptoms much like those manifested by the disease.

Exfoliation A process by which the top layer of dead skin cells is removed from the face or body, whether by drybrushing, scrubs or other exfoliation techniques.

Hydrotherapy Treatments using water, either in underwater massage, jet blitzes, showers or mineral baths.

Flotation Tank A tank filled with enough salt water so a person can float in it; lights are either dimmed or turned off. The combination of a darkened room and the floating process aids relaxation and stress reduction. Dry flotation treatments take place in a large bath or tank filled with water which is covered with a heavy waterproof blanket on which the body rests. Four-handed or synchronized massage A massage by two therapists working in synchronized movements along the body.

Indian Head Massage An ayurvedic therapy in which medicated oils are used in a vigorous head and scalp massage. It increases circulation, exfoliates the scalp and nourishes the hair. In its more western form it is less vigorous.


Javanese Lulur Sometimes called Balinese Lulur, a treatment originally devised for brides of the Javanese royal houses which took place each day for fourteen days before the wedding ceremony. A mixture of massage, herbal exfoliation, yogurt splashes and a floral scented bath, the aim is to relax, cleanse and nourish. La Stone or Hot Stone Therapy A relaxing treatment with its roots in North American culture, designed to relieve stiffness and soreness and to restore energy. Smooth, volcanic stones are heated and then used with oil in massage. Lomi-lomi A Polynesian healing treatment incorporating long and broad massage strokes, as well as a rocking motion. Can be quite vigorous as the therapist uses forearms and elbows as well as hands. Lymph or Lymphatic Drainage A special type of massage where a gentle pumping technique is used to help drain away pockets of water retention and blocked toxins.

Pilates Devised by Dr Joseph Pilates to help damaged dancers, it is a series of precise movements performed on a specially designed apparatus. It helps strengthen and re-align the body as well as aiding flexibility. Qi Jong A Chinese medical discipline combining movement and breathing exercises which help strengthen both body and mind. Reflexology An ancient Chinese technique that uses pressurepoint massage, usually on the feet, but also on the hands and ears, to restore the flow of energy throughout the entire body. Reiki A gentle Japanese technique of laying on of the hands to help the energy flow within the body. Gentle and restorative. Sauna Dry heat administered in a wooden room to open the pores, relax muscles and eliminate toxins.

Meditation A form of mental discipline which can be practised in many different forms – for example by concentrating on breathing or by using a mantra. It helps reduce stress and tiredness and is beneficial to overall health.

Shiatsu An acupressure massage technique developed in Japan. The therapist applies pressure to specific points in the body to stimulate and unblock “meridians” or energy channels.

Paraffin Treatment A treatment in which heated paraffin wax is brushed over the body, feet or hands. It is used as a heat pack to help eliminate toxins, as well as softening the skin.

Swedish Massage The classic massage technique of manipulating muscles with the use of massage oils. It helps ease aching muscles, improve circulation and aids relaxation. Taksu Indigenous to Bali, a strong, deep tissue massage treatment which is good for relief of tight or tired muscles. Tai Chi A Chinese martial art of stylized gestures regulated by deep breathing and movement.

Thai Massage One of the few massages where oil is not used instead it is performed over light cotton pyjamas. A manipulation of the body using yoga-like stretching, pummelling and kneading as well as exerting pressure along the body’s energy channels. It helps release blockages and soothe tight limbs and muscles. Thalassotherapy From the Greek for sea – thalassa - and treatment – therapia – all the treatments use seawater and seawater products such as seaweed and algae. True thalasotherapy centres use unpolluted seawater pumped directly from the sea. The reason for its efficacy is that the minerals and trace elements found in it are almost identical to those found in the body’s fluids, making absorption easier. Tuina A massage which is part of traditional Chinese medicine in which the body is pulled, pounded, pummelled and rolled. It works on the body’s energy channels and helps release blocked energies. Vigorous, and not for the timid. Vichy Shower A light, rainlike shower, which is often used in combination with massage. Watsu A shiatsu massage treatment performed in a warm pool where the therapist holds, manipulates and moves the limbs. Wrap A therapy in which the body is covered with lotions, oils, algae or mud then wrapped in a waterproof heat-inducing sheet, banana leaf or type of bacofoil, before being covered in blankets.. The heat helps draw out toxins and impurities while at the same time the skin softens by absorbing the minerals from the mud or lotions. Yoga An ancient Hindu discipline which involves focused deep breathing, stretching and toning the body using various positions designed to improve circulation, flexibility and strength. A philosophical approach to balancing the body and mind.


Stop & Flop

For those enjoying a stopover on either a long haul journey or to and from a holiday destination, there are any number of wonderful city spas that can be enjoyed en-route. Our staff at the Cleveland Collection can help you choose the right hotel, the right spa and even advise on, and book, a treatment for you during your stay. Here we highlight just a few of the best hotel spas in major cities. City spas such as these are geared towards the long haul as well as short haul traveller and offer a number of treatments and therapies to deal with jetlag, dehydration or simple relaxation to help cope with long flights. Our staff will guide you through the options – whether you would prefer a massage to soothe muscles after hours on a plane, reflexology to relieve pressure points, a rehydrating facial to combat any moisture loss en-route, a floatation tank experience for the deepest relaxation, (it is claimed 40 minutes is equivalent to six hours sleep), or just straight pampering with something like an aromatherapy massage or a manicure.

Carlyle New York: a Manhattan landmark where everybody stays and

Saxon Johannesburg: this iconic hotel, where Nelson Mandela wrote

where Woody Allen plays with the jazz band in the bar, it has recently

his biography, sports one of the most beautiful spas in all of Africa, with

opened a Sisley spa – only the second one in the world, and the first in

a colour therapy-enhanced steam room and floatation pool & outdoor

the US. Exquisitely natural products using plant and floral extracts are used

heated hydro pool, both with underwater music. However the piece de

throughout the therapies.

resistance is the Sound Therapy room - a treatment involving a water bed, Tibetan singing bowls and silver and copper gongs.

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Oberoi Calcutta: a haven of cultured calm hidden in the middle of

Grand Hyatt Hong Kong: he Plateau Spa is located on the 11th floor

this teeming city. The spa is cool and tranquil and offers the best of

of the hotel and comes complete with its own outdoor pool and running

ayurvedic treatments along with traditional Thai massages, herbal

track, state-of-the-art fitness centre and a plethora of beauty and body

poultices and reflexology.

therapies. The glass walled steam room is not for vertigo sufferers!

Shangri-La Beijing: home to one of the award-winning CHI spas and

Oriental Bangkok: one of the world’s great hotels sports an award-

offering the largest spa suites in the city, hidden away in a secluded

winning spa on the opposite bank of the Chao Phrya river, which guests

garden setting. Here guests can enjoy a mix of Himalayan, Chinese and

access via a private launch. It offers a choice of Thai, Balinese, Western

Thai treatments.

and ayurvedic therapies.

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Booking Conditions

All reservations are made with Cleveland Travel Limited trading as Africa Travel Centre, a company registered in England under company number 2797491. In the following conditions the term company means Cleveland Travel Limited trading as Africa Travel Centre, and the term customer means the person signing the booking form and all other persons on whose behalf he or she signs it. Consumer protection: All holidays and flights in this brochure are ATOL protected, since we hold an Air Travel Organisers Licence granted by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is ATOL3384. For further information, visit the ATOL website at www.atol.org.uk BOOKING YOUR HOLIDAY

(ii) Cancellations All cancellations must be advised in writing, signed by the signatory of the booking form. Cancellations are effective on the day that they are received by the company. Recorded delivery is strongly recommended. The following cancellation charges (together with holiday insurance premium) will be payable, depending on the number of days prior to departure the company receives your notice of cancellation.

Days prior to departure date when written advice of cancellation

Recieved percentage Received Percentage Of total of Total holiday Holidaycost Cost

Loss of deposit

More than 57 days 56 to 42 days

30% of total holiday cost

41 to 29 days

75% of total holiday cost 90% of total holiday cost

48 to 15 days

To make a holiday booking the customer should complete, sign and

14 days

100% of total holiday cost

send in a booking form with a deposit of 20% of the holiday cost requested or the full amount if the booking is made within eight weeks of departure. The booking is accepted and the contract made when the

(iii) Amendments by the company.

company issues a confirmation invoice, which is usually within twenty-

After the confirmation invoice has been issued, the company makes every

four hours of receiving the booking form.

effort to operate all holidays as confirmed. In very rare circumstances, the company may have to modify your holiday before you depart. If

PAYMENTS

the modification is significant the company will notify you as soon as practically possible and you will be entitled to:

Payment of all confirmation invoices must reach the company not

(a) take a substitute package of equivalent or superior quality at no

later than eight weeks prior to departure.

extra cost to you; or (b) take a substitute package of lower quality and recover from the

AMENDMENTS AND CANCELLATION

company the difference in value between the original arrangements and the new ones; or

(i) Amendments

(c) have repaid to you as soon as possible all monies paid by you under

The company will make every effort to assist you if you wish to alter your

the contract, whereupon your holiday arrangements will be cancelled.

arrangements. Requests for an amendment must be in writing, signed

In addition, if the Company has to modify your holiday, it will pay you

by the signatory of the booking form. If the Company is successful in

compensation for non-performance of the contract (see table below

making your requested amendment then you must pay an amendment

for levels of compensation), if this is for any reason other than ‘force

charge of £50.00 per booking. If the Company is not successful then

majeure’ (see below)

there will be no charge.

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Days prior to departure date when notification of change is sent

Minimum compensation per person

(v) The company liability (i) We accept responsibility for ensuring that your travel arrangements, which you booked with us are supplied as described in our printed

More than 42 days

£10.00

29 to 42 days prior

£20.00

15 to 20 days prior

£25.00

0 to 14 days prior

£30.00

material and the services offered reach a reasonable standard. If any part is not provided as promised, we will pay you the appropriate compensation if this has affected the enjoyment of your travel arrangements. (ii) We accept responsibility for death, injury or illness caused by the

‘Force majeure’ means unusual and unforeseeable circumstances beyond

negligent acts and/or omissions of our employees, agents and suppliers,

the company’s control, the consequence of which neither the company

whilst acting within the scope of/or in the course of their employment

nor its suppliers could avoid even if all due care had been exercised. This

in the provision of your travel arrangements. We will accordingly pay to

may include, but is not limited to, war, threat of war, riot, civil strife,

you such damages as might have been awarded in such circumstances

terrorist activity (actual or threatened), industrial dispute, technical

under English law.

problems with transport, machinery or equipment, power failure, natural

(iii) In respect of the services provided by air or sea carriers, our liability

or nuclear disaster, fire, flood, drought, adverse weather conditions and

in all cases shall be limited in the manner provided by international

level of water in rivers. If the company becomes unable to provide a

conventions and conditions of carriage of our suppliers. Copies of

significant proportion of your holiday after it has commenced, suitable

these conventions and, conditions of carriage are available on request.

alternative arrangements will be made for you at no extra charge to you

Operational decisions may be taken by air or sea carriers and, airports

or, alternatively, you will be returned to your point of departure and

and ferry terminals resulting in delays, diversions or re-scheduling, over

given a pro rata refund for ground arrangements not received. You may

which our company has no control. When such changes are made, our

also in such circumstances be entitled to compensation by the company

company will endeavour to minimise any inconvenience.

in accordance with the table above.

(vi) If you have a problem during your holiday, please inform the relevant supplier (e.g. hotel) and our local representative immediately, who will endeavour to put things right. Not only may prompt action

(iv) Cancellation by the company

enable you to enjoy your holiday, but it is also a legal requirement,

If you fail to pay the balance of the holiday price at least eight weeks

the omission of which can substantially affect your rights against our

(fifty six days) before departure, the company will treat your booking

company. If it is not possible to make the complaint to the appropriate

as cancelled and levy the cancellation charge as set out in paragraph

organisation at the time, you should make contact with our company,

3(ii) above. If the company is obliged to cancel your holiday in any

so that our company can endeavour to resolve it. However, should a

other circumstances before departure, the company will use its best

problem remain unresolved, a complaint should be made in writing to

endeavours to offer alternative arrangements at no extra cost to you, or

our company office manager within thirty days of your return.

offer a substitute package of lower quality and you may recover from the company the difference in cost, or have repaid to you as soon as

(vii) Our company price policy

possible all monies paid by you. In addition, unless the cancellation has

Our suggested itineraries are prepared many months before the start of

been caused by force majeure the company will pay you compensation

your holiday and the prices quoted in them are for your guidance only.

as set out in paragraph 3(iii).

If at the time of booking the price has changed from that shown in our suggested itineraries, you will be told of the revised price applicable to the travel arrangements before you commit yourself.

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