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Top Spa & Wellness Resorts in Bali W Retreat & Spa Bali Seminyak presents PRIORI Fivelements


Editor’s Speak Banyan Tree gives guests a “Touch of Wellness” This week’s destination is centered on Spas & Wellness in Asia. The people from Banyan Tree have gone one step further with this concept by introducing a unique concept called “Touch of Wellness”, which allows for guests to be trained in the art of massage techniques. The award-winning Banyan Tree Spa Academy in Phuket presents the exclusive Touch of Wellness courses specially designed for the guests. The accredited institution and home to Banyan Tree Spa and Angsana Spa therapists, the Academy shines with its rigorous training to ensure consistently high quality service which is synonymous with the evolving brand. Imparting the art of spa therapy and holistic wellness for the very first time, skilful therapist will guide learners through a series of wellness lessons for pampering oneself and the loved ones. Touch of Wellness offers seven massage and treatment

courses including Couple Massage – Foot Relief, Face & Head Massage and Back Massage; Massaging Your Parent, Massaging Your Child, Self Massage and Beauty Basics. James Chen Editor, Asia Travel Exclusives james@asiaxclusives.com

Contents W Retreat & Spa Bali Seminyak presents PRIORI

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Publisher Raymond Wong • raymond@asiaxclusives.com

Top Spa & Wellness Resorts in Bali

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Editor James Chen • james@asiaxclusives.com Web Sam Soh • sam@asiaxclusives.com Ophilia Leung • ophilia@asiaxclusives.com

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For more than 8 decades the grandiose Governor’s mansion has looked out across the Perfume River towards Hue’s Imperial Citadel. Now converted to a boutique art-deco hotel, MGallery La Residence Hotel and Spa still has a charm that evokes a bygone era of style and romance.

5 Le Loi Street , Hue City, Vietnam Tel: +84 (0)5 43 83 7 4 75 Fax: +84(0)5 43 83 7 4 76 Email: resa@la-residence-hue.com www.la-residence-hue.com www.mgallery.com


(Escape with your family for a very special summer promotion at Evason Ana Mandara Nha Trang of the rate start at USD $215++ per night for Garden View includes daily breakfast and airport transfer.)


(Take your family away to a secluded beautiful resort, Six Senses Ninh Van Bay to get a very special summer promotion of the rate start at USD $340++ per night for Hill Top Villa includes daily breakfast and airport transfer.)


W Retreat & Spa Bali Seminyak’s Spa Reception

AWAY Spa Suite

W Retreat & Spa Bali Seminyak presents PRIORI W Retreat & Spa Bali Seminyak is the only Spa in Bali to carry and sell the PRIORI product line. PRIORI® Professional Treatments help “jump start” the PRIORI® anti-aging home care regimen, accelerating and maximizing the benefits of the products for even faster results. The purpose of these highly effective treatments is two-fold: to help your skin look younger almost immediately while taking your results to the next level. PRIORI® offers a wide range of Professional Treatments for the face and body including localized treatments for the hands, feet and “problem” areas such as the hips, abdomen and thighs. It also offers shorter “lunchtime” treatments that deliver immediate gratification in the form of quick and visible results with no downtime. All facial treatments are followed by Perfecting Minerals Foundation SPF 25, a 100% Natural, first and only skin caring mineral line that contains CoffeeBerry® extract, nature’s most potent anti-aging botanical, to fight free radicals and the causes of skin aging. Perfecting Minerals are clinically proven to improve skin condition, making them a natural addition to your skin care routine.

Below are the most favorite treatments from the PRIORI at AWAY Spa: NATURALLY SLIMMING BODY TREATMENT 60 min A targeted, naturally slimming treatment for the hips, abdomen, thighs and other problem areas. DELUXE SKIN RENEWAL SPA TREATMENT 60 min This signature treatment utilizes PRIORI®’s proprietary LCA Complex-a powerful combination of lactic acid and essential vitamin antioxidants to produce intensive results.

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IDEBENONE COMPLEX EXCLUSIVE SPA FACIAL 75 min A treatment with the WOW Factor that provides dramatic and visible results while achieving skin rejuvenation with improved elasticity, texture, tone and clarity.

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Top Spa & Wellness Resorts in Bali

Taman Ahimsa Anantara Bali Uluwatu Resort & Spa Set on the secluded shores of Bali’s southern coast, Anantara Bali Uluwatu Resort & Spa is a haven of modern design and rugged natural beauty that offers a unique way to experience the Island of the Gods. Luxurious Bali villas each with private pools, carved into a hillside cascading into the sea distinguish the resort from its competitors. Escape into the pampering world of Anantara Spa, with its spa treatments set on the edge of a cliff. Start your day with a morning yoga class as you watch another of Bali’s glorious sunsets. Anantara Seminyak Bali Anantara’s all-suite Bali resort at Seminyak offers modernity infused with traditional Balinese culture and splendid ocean views. With its expansive balconies, jacuzzi terrazzo bath tubs that are big enough for two and not forgetting its rooftop Anantara Spa, guests will probably be too spoilt for choice to want to venture out. Bulgari Resort in Bali The Bulgari Resort in Bali combines the breathtaking beauty of unspoiled nature with a sophisticated design style which is a cross between traditional Balinese forms and Italian high fashion. The resort has breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean offered by its magnificent position 150 meters over the sea.

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W Retreat & Spa Bali Seminyak Fivelements In contrast to W Retreat & Spa Bali Seminyak is Fivelements – Puri Ahimsa, which is located in the relatively untouched village of Ubud. A village in Bali better known for its rice. Fivelements is nestled alongside the sacred Ayung River, the resort prides itself as a healing centre, complete with Balinese Therapies, a Living Foods dining room, and bamboo mandala pavilions for Sacred Arts healing – the ideal place to nurture harmony with spirit, nature and one another. Fivelements offers traditional therapies and beauty rituals in true authentic Balinese style. Unique treatments include Water Healing. Massage in warm water allows a range of motion and flexibility that is impossible on land. When receiving aquatic bodywork, one floats effortlessly while receiving gentle, water-assisted massage and yoga-like stretches. InterContinental Bali Resort, Indonesia The InterContinental Bali is at the very heart of the island’s rich Hindu culture and heritage. Situated on Jimbaran Bay on Bali’s southern coast, the 35-acre resort offers ornamental water features, a winding lagoon, exquisite Balinese stonework and its unforgettable spa. Continued on Page 10

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Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana Located between Legian and Kuta beach, Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana is a brand-new beach-front resort, offering Balinese hospitality from a new perspective. Featuring 353 spacious rooms and suites providing exceptional comfort and new technologies, the resort is ideal for families, honeymooners and leisure travelers who look for memorable experience in Bali. Tjakra Seven, the 500 sqm spa facility of Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana, has a total of nine beds including a vichy shower facility. The spa is an oasis for one to balance one’s body and mind, offering a marriage of Balinese treatments with modern spa equipment. Taman Ahimsa This eco-conscious retreat by the sea is designed to embrace its gentle surroundings with the natural elements of Bali to create an organic, yet romantic experience for couples. A massage pavilion, in a corner of the garden, immediately beside the beach, and a meditation circle positioned in the garden and marked by 16 stones completes this wellness getaway. The Royal Beach Seminyak Bali Situated on the exclusive Seminyak Beach, the 128 room The Royal Beach Seminyak Bali is set amongst 4.5 hectares of tropical gardens. Along with two stunning pools, one right on the beach and another tucked into the garden area, the resort hotel offers 17 secluded villas, each boasting a private whirlpool or swimming pool. Surrounded by luscious gardens and beaches, The Royal Beach Seminyak Bali allows guests to completely immerse themselves in the exotic atmosphere of Bali. Its exquisite setting and sublime architecture makes a stay at this resort one of true luxury.

lighting, butterflies actually seem to gently flutter around, creating an extended atmosphere of calm and relaxation. For guests who desire locally inspired experiences, Remède Spa offers an exclusive selection of treatments featuring techniques and ingredients that reflect traditional Balinese approaches. Villa Cantik Hidden away in a quiet rural village, fringed by rice fields, yet less than 20 minutes’ drive from the happening nightlife of Seminyak, is Villa Cantik is an enchanting and alluring retreat. This feeling of seclusion and privacy extends into the resort’s blissful gardens, which are full of surprises, including some magnificent mature trees and a secret meditation garden bordered by rice terraces.

Villa Cantik

Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana’s spa

This Balinese hideaway retreat, with its manicured lawns, gorgeous gardens, thatched roofs and colonial style furnishings, rests upon a generous 3000 sqm of land. The estate comprises a grand main House with three bedrooms, a three-bedroom Lumbung Cottage, and a romantic one-bedroom Guest Cottage. There is also a natural rock swimming pool and two traditional rice barns, which serve as massage pavilions. W Retreat & Spa Bali Seminyak The first W Hotel in Indonesia, W Bali brings a ‘new scene unseen’ to the Island through its modern design and signature bars that allow guests and locals alike to mix and mingle or disappear into their private escape. The AWAY Spa at W Retreat & Spa Bali Seminyak has an extravagant spread of indoor treatment areas for total privacy and complete renewal, an extraordinary vibe welcomes you to explore sensory delights set against vivid colors, playful scents, imaginative sounds, energizing light and detoxifying potions. Discover a gorgeous array of spaces, each highlighting local architectural details and design, as you succumb to natural healing therapies sensationally performed by the spa’s superstar therapists.

Its spa, the Namaya Spa, presents a diversity of Indonesian therapies for the ultimate pleasure and indulgence. The St. Regis Bali Resort With its beachfront location, swimmable 3,668 square metre lagoon and inviting pools, The St. Regis Bali Resort offers all that guests might desire in a tropical paradise.

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But of course, this is not forgetting the Remède Spa, an exclusive destination with 12 treatment rooms, including two Spa Suites and island-inspired treatments using natural, healing ingredients. From gourmet offerings to luxurious throws and customized treatments, the goal is to surpass all expectations and to help guests escape to a world of indulgence and relaxation. A moon and butterfly theme runs through the spa facilities, both in the treatment rooms and the main walking areas where, through the magic of

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Warwick Ibah Luxury Villas & Spa A magnificent Bali resort steeped in heritage, the Warwick Ibah Luxury Villas & Spa consists of 17 spacious, uniquely designed private villas and suites, all nestled amidst a haven of coconut groves, frangipani trees and lush tropical gardens. Located on the gently sloping valley of the Campuhan River, Warwick Ibah Luxury Villas & Spa offers two hectares of natural splendor. Guests can enjoy spa treatments, gourmet dining or simply just enjoying a soak in the terraced saltwater pool.


Ta m a n A h i m s a

A peaceful retreat by the sea

Bali, Indonesia +62 361 848 3232 www.taman-ahimsa.com


Villa Cantik A Balinese hideaway retreat

www.villacantik.com Bali, Indonesia +62 361 473 1978

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