FHxD INSIDER | Wellness Wakeup 2022

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VOLUME/02—ISSUE/01 WELLNESS WAKEUP/2022

INSIDER FOUR HUNDRED BY DESIGN — SEASONAL LOOKBOOK


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A NOTE FROM US With the new year comes a new look for Four Hundred by Design INSIDER. As you page through the latest issue, you’ll see we’re changing things up and are including a Feature on Wellness as well as new editorial sections including property Favorites, Gifts to Take Home, and Traveling Soon. Whether you take a glance or have a thorough read, we hope you’ll find your next travel inspiration inside. Our Feature this issue is Wellness Wakeup. From properties in the middle of cities to the far reaches of earth, you’ll discover new experiences and places to reset or create new goals to live a wellness lifestyle. In Favorites, you’ll discover insider tips from the perspective of people who know it best — the staff of the properties — who share everything from favorite rooms and restaurant dishes to favorite places to relax and favorites spots to snap a selfie. Looking for a gift? Some of the most unique and treasured items can be found at a hotel boutique or gallery. In Gifts to Take Home, you’ll find some of our favorites. If the gift is for you, we won’t tell. If you’re Traveling Soon, check out the experiences properties are offering for a limited time including birdwatching in Sag Harbor or the spirited nights out in Ibiza Bay. Wherever your travels take you, enjoy.

Karen Goldberg SVP, BRAND STRATEGY & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FOUR HUNDRED BY DESIGN

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WELLNESS

WAKEUP

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ONE&ONLY PALMILLA

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ROSEWOOD LONDON

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PENINSULA BANGKOK

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JOALI BEING

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BISHOP’S LODGE, AUBERGE RESORTS COLLECTION

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ONE&ONLY MANDARINA

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ONE&ONLY PORTONOVI

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HECKFIELD PLACE

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LA RÉSERVE GENÈVE

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FINCA CORTESIN

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HOTEL DE PARIS MONTE-CARLO

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VILLA SOLA CABIATI

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GRACE BAY CLUB

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PALMAÏA - THE HOUSE OF AÏA

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TRAVELING

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WELLNESS

WAKEUP It’s been a quite an experience living our lives in the middle of a pandemic these past two years. Not to worry. The Wellness trend that took hold several years ago is accelerating as a majority of travelers now list Wellness as core to their travel experience, and they specifically search out properties that offer escapes to refresh the mind, body and soul. To meet growing demand, many properties are deepening their Wellness offerings. From a digital detox weekend to a weeklong stay where the only focus is rest, relaxation and rejuvenation, properties around the world are touting holistic luxury experiences - yes, that’s a thing - like never before. Read on to see some of the FHxD properties offering Wellness experiences around the world.


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MEXICO, CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA­—WELLNESS WAKEUP/2022

ANCIENT HEALING RITUALS at

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ONE&ONLY PALMILLA

mbark on a spiritual awakening with a collection of Ancient Healing Rituals that draw inspiration from indigenous Mexican customs. Combining the ancient wisdom of healing traditions, medicinal herbs and holistic therapies to create journeys of enrichment. From purification ceremonies that cleanse the auras to conscious breathwork practices guided by rhythmic sound, unique massage techniques that utilize traditional Mexican healing tools and Temazcal, a transformative passage of renewal. Led by a Spiritual Guide, each is designed to provide a cultural connection and a sense of enlightenment.

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THE ALCHEMY OF SLEEP at

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mbark on a journey for the per fect night’s sleep at Rosewood London with immersive retreats designed to promote rest through sleep-inducing treatments, movementdriven activities, and special amenities. Discover a sanctuary in the heart of the city, where you can enjoy the ultimate relaxation in room or at Sense, A Rosewood Spa and enjoy treatments that harness the power of CBD as the most effective ingredient to induce restorative sleep.

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ASIA & PACIFIC­—WELLNESS WAKEUP/2022

SUNRISE YOGA at

PENINSULA BANGKOK

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he holistic approach is based on four elements: a healthy dining choice, an exercise programme, sleep and mindfulness. The ‘Healthy Menu’ offers a selection of dishes for guests who are health-aware but do not want to compromise on culinary finesse. The exercise programme builds on The Peninsula Bangkok’s weekly activities, including sunrise yoga beside the river with contemplative reflection at the Gong Wu Shrine. Designed to aid relaxation for all guests and travellers, the sleep support combines an indulgent sleep bath, guided meditation, breathing techniques, as well as mindfulness breathing sessions or participation in meditating with Thai monks.

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TRANSFORMATIONAL

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JOALI BEING

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estled on the secluded island of Bodufushi in Raa Atoll, amid cr ystalline lagoons, pristine beaches and lush coconut palms, JOALI BEING is the region’s first natureimmersive wellbeing island retreat unlike any other in the world; it is a transformative destination aimed to inspire and ignite the very deepest of mindful connections to one’s self, one another, and one’s environment by enhancing our relationship with the surrounding natural world, our bodies and our minds. At the centre of the retreat’s curated offerings and transformative experiences lie the Four Pillars of JOALI BEING: Mind, Skin, Microbiome and Energy.

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ANCIENT TRADITIONS at

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BISHOP’S LODGE, AUBERGE RESORTS COLLECTION

ound. Rest. Movement. Healing. Renew your spirit and invigorate your body and mind with immersive multisensor y experiences rooted in the histor y of Santa Fe. From the pulse and vibrations of locally crafted drums to the acoustic creativity of a Grammy-nominated engineer, discover the power of sound. For a greater sense of calm and significant physical benefits, uncover the power of rest. Travel to a meditative place of simplicity and truth with a Native American spiritual teacher or explore local botanica and tea to harness the power of ancient healing traditions.

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A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY at

ONE&ONLY MANDARINA

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nleash your body’s innate ability to sustain, heal, and flourish. With a blend of ancient wisdoms and traditions, our Spiritual Journey experiences will help create empowered coherence between your mind, body and energy for a brighter, more enlightened ‘you’. Our spiritual guides, led by Spiritual Leader Steffy Téllez Schnaas, will guide you on voyages of spiritual discovery with immersive experiences including Astrological Code Reading, Tarot & Oracle Ceremony, Awakening Journey, Temazcal Ceremony and more. Harness the healing powers of our enchanting, volcanic landscape and embark on a journey of soulful transformation at One&Only Spa.

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C H E N OT ES PAC E

A D VA N C E D DETOX at

ONE&ONLY PORTONOVI

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pillar program of Henri Chenot that induces a deep purification and detoxification of the body. It supports the natural processes to excrete metabolic waste and toxins, repair defective tissues, and restore hormonal balance. The program includes medical consultations, advanced diagnostic tests, low-calorie plant-based nutritional plan, and targeted therapeutic treatments, carried out under strict medical supervision. The treatments consist of cellular resonance therapies; special massage techniques using cupping, electrostimulation and essential oils; hydro-aromatherapies with plant extracts, salt minerals, variations in water temperature and pressure; as well as plant based mud wrapping applications enriched with pure microalgae and invigorating high-pressure showers.

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FOLLOW N A T U R E’S PACE at

HECKFIELD PLACE

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s the coldest season takes hold, find refuge with time spent in nature across our estate. A time of year when many feel depleted of energy, Heckfield Place offers moments of stillness and reinvigoration. Holistic therapies rooted in biodynamic principles, set amongst our beautiful surroundings are at the heart of this experience. Follow nature’s pace and slow the mind with Forest Bathing in our ancient woodlands, or reinvigorate with an awakening Cold Water Dip. Biodynamic massage at our Little Bothy Spa opens meridians and brings back warmth to the body to restore energy and prepare for the year ahead.

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LA RÉSERVE GENÈVE

t the very heart of La Réserve Genève, the Spa Nescens is a haven of well-being, peace and elegance. A unique location where you can relax and experience every moment filled with joy and without a care in the world thanks to the personalized services offered by a team of medical specialists, therapists, and dedicated coaches. Find your wellness in one of the many treatments offered, daily personal training sessions, osteopathy and nutrition sessions and aesthetic medicine menus, along with access to the 2,500 sq m spa with indoor swimming pool, sauna, and hammam.

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T A I L O RMADE R ET R EAT at

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ur Asian treatments, performed by professional Thai and Balinese masseurs ensure authenticity throughout the experience. Enjoy one of our facials or body treatments in collaboration with the world renowned brands, Biologique Recherche, Leonor Greyl and Tata Harper. The Next generation, 100% natural luxur y beauty; one that is safe, non-toxic, and completely non- artificial.

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R E J U V E N AT E WITH SEA VIEWS at

HOTEL DE PARIS MONTE-CARLO

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t the Thermes Marins Monte-Carlo, one of the largest Spas in Europe, our Physios Aesthetics specialist offers signature treatments, facial treatments and massages. For an even more exclusive experience, discover the Wellness Sky Club on the top floor of the Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo with its panoramic views. This exclusive, 500- square-meter space provides the ultimate in relaxation and wellness. To complete your experience, stay in one of our Diamond Suites Prince Rainier or Princess Grace to enjoy your private pool.

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AN I TA L I A N HAMMAM at

SOLA CABIATI

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lso known as T-Spa, the villa boasts over 10,000 square feet of wellness space comprised of five elegant treatment rooms, a Hammam suite, a brand new humid area that includes a Mediterranean bath, steam bath and sauna with stunning lake views on Lake Como. Additionally, T Spa offers an ice fountain, emotional showers and a precious relaxation area decorated with existing fresco ceiling and preser ved and restored seminato flooring and a classic fireplace.

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ROOFTOP YOGA at

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ew to Grace Bay Club is a rooftop Yoga Pavilion situated perfectly above the trees where the sea breeze kisses your skin. Classes are led by Master Yoga Instructor David Bowen who offers a combination of breathing techniques and poses varied by the needs and experience level of each attendee. Opt to take private or group lessons daily at the rooftop Pavilion or seaside.

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HARMONIOUS F I V E-D A Y R ET R EATS at

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pecially created 5-day Retreats to restore one’s inner core, reconnect body and soul, and come into harmony with the universe. A Yoga Retreat designed to awaken your senses and bring you closer to nature through workshops, private sessions, treatments, tools, and techniques that help and empower you to face the human condition more holistically. The Medicine of Sound: Experience the power of ancestral sound healing. Learn techniques to unlock energy centers in your body and develop a better understanding of yourself through Tibetan Bowl Sessions, kirtan experiences, ancestral Mayan dances with live music, and more.

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EXPERIENCE at

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iscover Yountville’s finest tasting rooms while exploring the charming town on foot, or via Moke. Our Yountville Crawl Signature Experience includes wine t ast ing exp er iences at J e s s u p Cellars, Handwritten Wines, and Silver Trident Winery, — Galit Schwarz Director of Luxury Leisure Sales

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lthough all the rooms are beautiful, each one different, my favorite is Keili. It sits right over a separate part of the pool, so that you can literally jump into the pool after breakfast — or anytime for that matter. — Guillermo Villalvazo

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SELFIE SPOT at

CASA ANGELINA

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he lemon pergola located by the pool, overlooking the sea is one of the most instagrammable spots at Casa Angelina. We have hundreds of guests wanting to have their picture taken under the lemon trees with the scent of citrus mixed with the sounds and breezes of the ocean. — Annarita Aprea Director Sales and Marketing

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COOKING CLASS at

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et’s be honest, who doesn’t want to learn how to make pizza? In this fun class, a master pizzaiolo will teach you how to make and shape the base, perfectly apply ingredients for a range of Italian staple toppings – and your favorite, of course – before popping it into the wood oven and devouring it. Buon appetito! — Carolina de Jong Director of Sales


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PORTUGUESE JEWELRY from

VALVERDE HOTEL

LOVE BRAND & CO.

EXCLUSIVE PRINT from

NOBU HOTEL IBIZA BAY

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OVE BRAND & Co. is honoured to suppor t the Ibiza Preser vation Foundation with this vital project that is utilising modern tools to protect a historic species. Our exclusive print, Posidonia y El Mar is inspired by the impact that this small marine plant has, its incredible ability to produce vast amounts of oxygen in relation to its size is a wonder, awarding it the epithet ‘The Lungs of the Sea’ The print plays with this narrative, weaving blades of Posidonia into a lung-like structure that is repeated in our signature Aruba Cay hue.

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TRAVELING

SOON NOW THROUGH APRIL

B I R D WATC H I N G at THE ROUNDTREE, AMAGANSETT

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he 200-acre Accabonac Harbor is a dream for bird watchers with its abundance of red fox, resting ospreys, black ducks, sharp -tailed sparrows and more. Explore on your own or book a private tour with our resident guide, Bruce, who can point out various bird species, take you on walks on scenic trails and show you other sights.

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BIBO BY DANI GARCÍA at

NOBU HOTEL IBIZA BAY

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he Michelin-Starred Spanish Chef Dani Garcia brings his renowned restaurant concept BiBo to Ibiza Bay, offering his creative dishes all summer long. With a seafront terrace overlooking the bay and a fun and relaxed atmosphere, enjoy Dani’s most famous Mediterranean dishes and a new Mexican menu, designed exclusively for BiBo Ibiza Bay.

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