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LANDINGS Escape to luxury

Wellness Awaits

C O N T E N T S November 2020

04| Baltic Beach Hotel & Spa

15| Grand Hotel Terme

06| Grand Poet by Semarah

16| Hotel Romazzino, a Luxury


Collection Hotel

07| Wasa Resort Hotel,

17| Hotel Cala di Volpe, a Luxu

Collection Hotel

Apartments & Spa

08| Grand Hotel Sveti Vlas

19| The Chedi Andermatt

09| Balneo Hotel Saint Spas

20| SPA-HOTEL Jagdhof

10| Country Spa Health

21| Chalet 1551

and Beauty Retreat

22| VILA VITA Rosenpark

11| Swissotel Resort Sochi Kamelia

23| Curia Palace Hotel Spa & G

12| Innovation prevent age resort 24| Cascade Wellness Resort “Pervaya Liniya�. Health Care Resort

13| Radisson Collection Paradise

Resort & Spa, Sochi

14| Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort

25| Vila Foz Hotel & Spa

26| Aldemar Royal Mare Luxur

Thalasso Resort




ry &

27| Delfino Blu Wellness

40| Bliss Sanctuary for Women


Boutique Hotel

28| Casale Panayiotis

41| Bliss Sanctuary for Women Canggu

29| Richmond Nua Wellness Spa 42| Kupu Kupu Barong Villas & 30| Ikbal Thermal Hotel & SPA

Tree Spa by L’Occitane

32| Hilton Alexandria King’s Ranch 43| Sukhavati Ayurvedic Retreat

33| Palais Namaskar

34| The Rhino Resort Hotel & Spa 35| Al Messila, a Luxury Collection

Resort & Spa, Doha

36| The Retreat Palm Dubai

MGallery by Sofitel

37| Mysk Al Faya Retreat 39| Okinawa Spa Resort EXES

& Spa

44| Silk Path Grand Hue Hotel

& Spa

45| Haritha Villas + Spa 47| Gaia Retreat & Spa

48| Eden Health Retreat 49| Hilton Queenstown Resort

& Spa

50| The Ocean Club, A Four

Seasons Resort, Bahamas


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Baltic Beach Hotel & Spa JĹŤrmala - LATVIA The legendary Baltic Beach Hotel & SPA features 165 contemporary rooms, suites and garden villas, many with fantastic Baltic Sea views and private balconies. Guests can enjoy the sound of surf directly from their rooms, which offer timeless design with distinctive flair. With an iconic collection of restaurants and bars to discover, each with its own deliciously authentic menus to indulge in, your every culinary craving will be catered to, whether you are travelling with your loved one or you are on a trip with family and friends. The Baltic Beach SPA (4800 sqm) offers relaxation, beauty, detox and weight management treatments - all tailored to individual needs of each customer. The award-winning Baltic Beach SPA has additionally gained the status of certified medical facility. In addition, the hotel features 11 modern and flexible meeting rooms. The new 25 m seawater pool and sauna relaxation area opened February 2020 and features Himalayan Salt Sauna, Cedarwood Sauna and Roman Steam Bath.

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Grand Poet by Semarah Hotels Riga - LATVIA

A design hotel born in the city’s historic heart. Located within walking distance of almost everything, the Grand Poet will surprise by its perfect location. Its exceptional design is a celebration of contemporary art and bohemian-inflected luxury. The vibe is the perfect blend of ambient, modern and bohemian styles. Lovers of design, admirers of cultural experiences, enthusiasts of life - the Grand Poet welcomes you. The hotel offers 168 stylish superior accommodations, fine dining options for a breakfast buffet, lunch and dinner, Hedonic SPA treatment rooms, spacious wellness and fitness centre, along with state-of-the-art event space and conference rooms. The Grand Poet - Exceptional for lifestyle wanderlusters.

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Wasa Resort Hotel, Apartments & Spa Pärnu - ESTONIA A new four-star spa called Wasa Resort was opened in the area of Pärnu beach, bringing along fresh winds to the loved holiday resort. The hotel has been designed from the inside out so that you feel satisfied both in your room and when exploring the hotel. Instead of long hollow corridors, guests are welcomed by the cosiness characteristic of boutique hotels. Comfortable 4-star Pärnu apartments are located next to the hotel. Spend your sunny days and mellow summer nights on the terrace of your private apartment in the Pärnu beach area. The beach is a few minutes away. The hotel complex is surrounded by a large enclosed park area where guests can enjoy the fresh air and children can safely run around. The spa is on the 1st floor of Wasa Resort. In total there are 11 rooms for treatments, and the spacious terrace by the pool is perfect for catching some sun. They have selected their favourite spa brands from around the world: Anne Semonin, Esse, Orly and Londontown. There’s something on the list of treatments for everyone – men, women and children alike.

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Grand Hotel Sveti Vlas Sveti Vlas - BULGARIA

Grand Hotel Sveti Vlas is a luxury hotel complex, built in a modern Mediterranean style and located on the beach in Yurt, Sveti Vlas. The hotel offers 115 spacious luxury rooms with free Wi-Fi, plasma TV and stylish Italian marble bathrooms. The complex has 2 restaurants - a main and an รก la carte restaurant offering delicious dishes prepared according to the original recipes, while in the lobby bar of the complex you can enjoy a cup of aromatic coffee. Grand Hotel Sveti Vlas will delight you with a large fitness center from Pulse Fitness & SPA, equipped with the latest generation of Techno Gym fitness equipment, as well as a huge SPA center with many facilities - salt sauna, aroma steam bath, Finnish sauna, hammam and a relaxation area. At your disposal are all swimming pools - indoor and outdoor, with umbrella and sunbed. With its unique location and facilities and services, Grand Hotel Sveti Vlas is an ideal opportunity for a complete and relaxing holiday on the sea 365 days a year!

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Balneo Hotel Saint Spas Velingrad - BULGARIA Balneo Hotel Saint Spas first opened to the public in 2009 and is the biggest five star hotel in the area, fully supplied with mineral water. The hotel is situated at the end of Velingrad, the Spa Capital of the Balkans, in the Chepinska River Valley, among pine-tree hills, wide velvet meadows, crystal blue sky and south Rhodopean sun…the Orpheus Mountain. It is a piece of the earth that was blessed with a healing gift, known even before the ancient times with its Roman and Turkish baths. The biggest mineral spring in the town is located here - the Radonova bath, as well as one of the wonders of Bulgarian nature – the Kleptuza Karst Spring – the biggest at the Balkan Peninsula. The hotel has 65 double rooms, 4 deluxe studios with its own Jacuzzi and 51 apartments, all with magnificent mountain views. Whether on a business trip, honey moon or family vacation, Balneo Hotel Saint Spas is your top destination for full relaxation…

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Country Spa Health and Beauty Retreat Snagov - ROMANIA Country Spa Health & Beauty Retreat is a complete health and care center designed to help guests regain their physical and emotional balance. Country Spa Retreat hosts its guests in excellent conditions of comfort and refinement and offers them integrated health and rejuvenation programs, completely customized, in a dedicated Medical Spa. All this takes place in an exceptional natural setting, on the shores of Lake Snagov and near the Snagov forest, in a special and unpolluted climate, in the immediate vicinity of Bucharest. The location stands out both for its secluded location, offering peace, discretion and privacy to all those who cross the threshold, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, and its easy accessibility.

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Swissotel Resort Sochi Kamelia Sochi - RUSSIA

Swissôtel Resort Sochi Kamelia offers both a sanctuary and starting point if you are looking to soak up the rich cultural surroundings, but also want a comfortable and invigorating place to relax at the end of the day. Overlooking the Black Sea in a natural park in Sochi, all of the 203 guest rooms blend elegant simplicity with contemporary design. Most rooms have private balconies with magnificent sea views, the suites boast floor to ceiling windows, marble bathrooms and spacious balconies and terraces. Enjoy a blend of traditional Swiss and international cuisine at Kamelia Café, Rivage Restaurant and the Lobby Lounge, where dishes are prepared with the finest local ingredients. With a range of treatments designed to relax every muscle in the body, the Pűrovel Spa & Sport provides a solution to healthy living for everyone who wishes to reach or maintain a naturally vital lifestyle. If you are looking to stay fit during your travels then head to the outdoor heated pool, fully-equipped gym, treatment rooms and saunas.

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Innovation prevent age resort “Pervaya Liniya”. Health Care Resort St. Petersburg - RUSSIA “Pervaya Liniya” is the first innovative prevent age resort of international level in Russia. Moreover, it is a fundamentally new project for the country: “Pervaya Liniya” resort comprehensively develops 4P medicine. They have created the unique product, where human needs are responded to by the opportunities given by high technology medical solutions.

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Radisson Collection Paradise Resort & Spa, Sochi


Sochi - RUSSIA

Radisson Collection Paradise Resort & Spa, Sochi is in the South of Russia located on the coast of the Black Sea. The resort offers a unique SPA complex and is perfect for an unforgettable holiday or a business events. The hotel is in a short distance from the international Sochi/Adler airport and the Olympic complex where Russian biggest sport arenas and “Formula 1” track are located. A fully equipped 350m long beach is available through the entire summer season, and in winter the express train will take you to the modern ski resort “Krasnaya Polyana” in just 50 minutes.

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Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort Ballymena - UNITED KINGDOM Northern Ireland’s Premier luxury Hotel and Spa situated only 30 minutes from Belfast is the perfect location to relax and get away from it all. Set within 163 acres of lush parkland with the spectacular River Maine flowing through the estate, Galgorm Resort has a truly unique setting. Close to both Belfast airports and the stunning scenery of the North Antrim Coast, it is the perfect base from which to explore the region’s most renowned attractions. This Resort is home to 122 luxurious guestrooms including 48 deluxe rooms, Junior and Signature Suites, and the unique Thermal Village & Spa that is the first of its kind in Ireland. Guests will enjoy the tranquillity of nature and experience pure relaxation with an extensive selection of riverside hot tubs, indoor and outdoor heated pools, steam rooms and saunas. The Resort also boasts a selection of restaurants and bars and extensive conference and banqueting facilities.

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Grand Hotel Terme


Sirmione - ITALY

It’s all about water. Since 1889 the mission of Terme e Grandi Alberghi Sirmione is to provide health and wellness through thermal sulphurous salsobromoiodic water. The Hotel is located on a charming peninsula in the middle of Lake Garda, characterized by a Medieval Age village overlooked by the Scaligero Castle, halfway between Milan and Venice. In one of the “Historical Places of Italy” you can experience the contemporary concept of all-embracing well-being through the Spa Castello, the thermal medical centre and the Wellness Menu created according to the latest scientific researches in the nutrition field and pursuing the Italian cuisine.

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Hotel Romazzino, a Luxury Collection Hotel Porto Cervo - ITALY Between emerald waters and verdant scented gardens, lies the Hotel Romazzino, a whitewashed building gently resting on a lengthy beach of the finest sand. Thanks to the gentle perfection of its Spa my Blend by Clarins, a holistic wellness approach through balanced nutrition and an extensive selection of sports and activities, Hotel Romazzino invites you to discover your nature and embrace a better you. Reflecting the true meaning of uncomplicated wellbeing, Hotel Romazzino is simply the leading beach and spa resort of the Mediterranean.

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Hotel Cala di Volpe, a Luxury Collection Hotel


Porto Cervo - ITALY

Stretching out over the bay like a timeless village and seemingly sculpted by the wind, the Hotel Cala di Volpe embodies a glamourous elegance immersed between the colours and scents of nature and sea. Hotel Cala di Volpe will remain a world apart, a five-star legend widely recognized as the lifestyle authority of the Mediterranean.

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The Chedi Andermatt Andermatt - SWITZERLAND The Chedi Andermatt is the best five-star deluxe hotel in Switzerland and will captivate and move you. With its authenticity, the unusual liaison of Alpine chic and Asian expression. At the heart of the Swiss Alps, 1,447 meters above sea level, this exclusive hotel in Andermatt will captivate your imagination with its 123 elegant rooms and suites, five outstanding restaurants and bars, a modern Health Club and exceptional spa area. The Chedi Andermatt has been named Hotel of the Year 2017 by GaultMillau and offers a glimpse of another world and views of an unforgettable piece of Switzerland.

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SPA-HOTEL Jagdhof Neustift im Stubaital - AUSTRIA

New luxury in hospitality is at the heart of 5-star SPA-HOTEL Jagdhof in Tyrol. Passion, performance and this constant push of boundaries create soul-enriching experiences and indulgence for all the senses. Extraordinary Alpine delights and the emphasis on guests wellbeing are key and reflect the desire to bring nature into the hotel. Discover amazing dinner spots for fine dining on the terraces with vistas, in the natural wooden barn or in the mountain gondola joined by wines from the highly regarded wine cellar. The jSPA hosts stunning pools and Jacuzzis, 20 different bathing and sauna experiences, a unique SPA CHALET with Private SPA Suite and glorious 5,000m2 garden – all set against the natural paradise of the Stubai Alps. The nearby Stubai Glacier encourages you to hit heights of 3,210m – exhilarating!

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Chalet 1551 Lech - AUSTRIA Chalet 1551 is the best Chalet guests could ever imagine or dream up... “Our personal attention to care is what guests will appreciate in these challenging times...” Leitner linen and ETRO curtains, handmade taps from THG Paris, a breath-taking view of the mountains, the most spectacular location directly on the slopes of the Arlberg and amenities which include your own chauffeur, a snowmobile and Range Rover at your disposal, a fantastic SPA…just a few assets to mention. But this is what counts- the ultimate safety of a lovely winter vacation at Chalet 1551. All employees are trained well and care for the safety of their guests and other employees as well. Keeping distance, but conveying closeness.

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VILA VITA Rosenpark Marburg - GERMANY

Whether business trip, wellness stay or city trip: Guests at the Hotel VILA VITA Rosenpark in Marburg are given the feeling that it is a little bit like coming home - a harmonious flair for the ideal place to relax and retreat. Located in the heart of Marburg the luxury hotel impresses with its modern charm, contemporary interior and high-quality design as well as the greatest possible comfort for its guests. With the service standards of a first-class urban lifestyle. A spacious complex in a prominent location directly on the river Lahn, 195 rooms in different categories, exceptional gastronomy, an excellent wellness area and much more make a stay at the VILA VITA Rosenpark both relaxing and exciting.

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Curia Palace Hotel Spa & Golf Anadia - PORTUGAL There is always a special magic about staying at one of the last grand Art Nouveau buildings in Europe. In the 1920’s, this was a splendid new hotel. It was quite the most stylish place when it first welcomed guests through its doors. It was set in magnificent gardens, in an elegant spa town located north of Coimbra, one to which high-society people came to take the so-called healing waters. Luckily, the Curia Palace is as lovely now as it was back then. Time seems to have stopped here. The atmosphere is much as it used to be. Although it has been restored, you can see what it must have been like almost a century ago. Wisely, little has been changed; it has been kept looking much as it did in the old days. New comforts have been added, but all the chic of that golden era remains. This stately old hotel offers unique levels of personal service, impressive original public areas of its glamorous times, Époque styled rooms with décor masterfully blending the old with the new, an historic restaurant serving epicurean cuisine and fine local wines, an invigorating spa with indoor pool, massage service, sauna, steam and Japanese bath, as well as a glorious 1934 outside olympic size Art Déco pool.

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Cascade Wellness Resort Lagos - PORTUGAL

Enjoying a truly unique and stunning cliff-top location in Ponta da Piedade, at Cascade Wellness Resort you will find the perfect setting for an active wellness holiday while enjoying the perks of one of the most luxurious 5-star hotels in the Algarve. Located in the historic city of Lagos, the Cascade Wellness Resort leads you through a magnificent journey around the world. Each continent is uniquely represented in the tasteful dĂŠcor of the rooms and suites of the hotel, and the staying experience will involve your senses in an elegant and sophisticated, yet relaxed, environment. At Cascade Wellness Resort, you will embark on a journey beyond the simple leisure experience. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Algarve coastline and the Atlantic Ocean while actively discovering the outdoor trails or challenging yourself in one of the boot camps. Join a fitness programme tailored to your needs, relax in the spa afterwards and close your evening savouring the most delicious traditional dishes. Sail the path of wellness - focus on finding your balance at Cascade Wellness Resort.

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Vila Foz Hotel & Spa Porto - PORTUGAL

Set in the city’s noblest area, this Old World Manor House is at one with both Porto and the sea. With the opening of Vila Foz Hotel & Spa, the city cements its reputation as a veritable design destination. Right in the Atlantic front, set on one of the finest avenues in the district of Foz, the 68-room hotel embodies an intimate, contemporary boutique experience housed within the palatial splendour of a 19th-century manor, with a visual concept created by acclaimed Madeiran designer Nini Andrade Silva. Far from being a museum to aesthetics however, the historic structure offers a succulent and embracing world of haute cuisine dining, and sublime rejuvenation, courtesy of a spectacular spa and wellness area.

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Aldemar Royal Mare Luxury & Thalasso Resort Crete - GREECE ALDEMAR’s luxury resort ROYAL MARE, based in Crete, reflects a world of premium choices ranging from deluxe accommodation in a relaxed, intimate and tranquil natural environment where privacy and attention to detail as well as superb service, are a priority. Aldemar Resorts launched ‘ELEMENTS’ in 2017, the first holistic wellness all-inclusive program in Greece, setting new standards in indulgent and wholesome holiday experiences. Guests can enjoy healthy gourmet food and exquisite wine at a choice of themed restaurants. A range of low and high-impact activities on land and water are provided, such as yoga, water-skiing, paragliding, beach volley and tennis. The highlight of everyone’s stay at Royal Mare is the access to the world-renowned THALASSO & SPA, in an area of 4.000 sqm, seducing with its size, luminosity and serenity.

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Delfino Blu Wellness Boutique Hotel


Corfu - GREECE

Delfino Blu is a small family-run luxury boutique hotel that will enchant you with the beauty of its simplicity and relaxing atmosphere. It is situated amphitheatrical at the foot of a hill, just above one of the finest sandy beaches on Corfu island, Greece. Special attention has been given to detail and aesthetics, combining Corfiot local tradition with temporary times. The hotel consists of 12 Rooms and 3 Suites. It facilitates 2 swimming pools, 1 restaurant, a Pool Bar, a Beach Bar – Restaurant, a dedicated area for Spa & Wellness, an open-air Jacuzzi and a Gym. Innovation and minimum ecological footprint are two concepts that characterize this hotel which aims at delivering a complete experience of luxury and relaxation by using local clay for advanced spa therapies while protecting the environment.

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Casale Panayiotis Kalopanayiotis - CYPRUS Discover village life in Cyprus through a luxury spa retreat, set into an ancient mountain range. Enjoy the natural wonder and tranquillity of the mountains at the heavenly spa which is bathed in light and hangs over a rippling stream. Bubble your stress away in the hydrotherapy pool, relax in the herbal steam and sauna, revitalize in the snow cabin or enjoy a healing bath ritual with local sulphur-spring water. All rooms and suites are situated in luxurious restored village houses, dispersed across the village, with wonderful views and intimate courtyards. Wander the mountain trails, explore medieval Byzantine churches and discover local recipes with in-season ingredients from their orchards.

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Richmond Nua Wellness Spa


Sapanca - TURKEY

A vacation where you can be rejuvenated with a variety of massages and treatments as you journey to your inner self surrounded by the lake and forests that provide a view of green and blue that stretches to the horizon. Turkey’s first and only destination Spa, Richmond Nua offers you a spa experience that gives you the best version of yourself with different water treatments, healthy menus, expert therapists and constantly updated individualized programs. Richmond Nua continues to be a pioneer of the “Destination Spa” concept as it features the best-equipped Spa facility in Europe and has received numerous prestigious international awards. It offers a unique atmosphere just a short distance from Istanbul.

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Ikbal Thermal Hotel & SPA Afyonkarahisar - TURKEY The Ikbal Thermal Hotel & SPA offers a total of 286 rooms. Guest rooms come with a variety of services and amenities like LCD television and satellite broadcasts, telephone central heating and air conditioning system, minibar, free tea or coffee and kettle setup, electronic safe deposit box, vanity table, work desk, wireless internet connection, room service, modern marble bathroom, magnifying mirror, adjustable heat hair dryer, and towel warmer. In the Minera Spa Center, there are many services such as spa and sports activities. There is the latest technological equipment in the fitness center, squash (wall ball), thermal pools, private family baths, an indoor swimming pool with water slide, children’s pool, a heated outdoor pool and a children’s pool, a Turkish bath, a sauna, jacuzzi, a steam bath, a hair salon, massage rooms, mud baths, skin and body treatments and physical therapy units. It also has an indoor swimming pool for women.

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Hilton Alexandria King’s Ranch Alexandria - EGYPT Hilton Alexandria King’s Ranch is a luxurious and contemporary landmark ideally located in King Mariout area, away from the city chaos. The hotel is 7km away from Borg El Arab International Airport, 2,5 km away from Borg El Arab stadium, close to the dynamic industrial zone. The hotel offers 199 stunning guest rooms and suites designed in a contemporary style, an exquisite executive lounge, 6 meeting rooms and a large ballroom. This is in addition to an outdoor arena that can take up to 1000 guests which is suitable for hosting extensive varieties of events. Hilton Alexandria King’s Ranch will let you experience a unique rejuvenating stay with the largest pool in the city adjacent to a breath-taking greenery landscape, heated indoor pool and kids area. This is in addition to a SPA that is designed to offer services tailored to customers’ needs in the field of prevention medicine and wellness.

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Palais Namaskar


Marrakesh - MOROCCO

Palais Namaskar opened in April 2012 in the peaceful Palmeraie oasis beneath the Atlas Mountains and Djebilet Hills, Palais Namaskar is immersed in a vast and majestic panorama. Commanding more than 5 hectares of seclusion and tranquility, the architecture is inspired by Feng Shui and the powers of beauty, to create a palace that will truly touch your spirit. Palais Namaskar explores new dimensions in hospitality through cultural, gastronomic and wellness events to create The Namaskar Experience. Palais Namaskar has 41 rooms, suites and luxury villas and two extraordinary palaces. Here guests can disconnect from the world in an entirely exclusive environment, relishing the seclusion, with every suite, villa and palace offering lavish space indoors and outdoors. Each is a beautiful sanctuary enveloped by lush gardens with private terraces and plunge pools, many with swimming pools surrounded by ornamental ponds and bougainvillea. Each palace has an excellent kitchen and dedicated butler services ensuring the finest private dining experience. State-of-the-art amenities and resplendent bathrooms go without saying, while most guestrooms feature fireplaces and outdoor soaking tubs.

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The Rhino Resort Hotel & Spa Saly - SENEGAL The Rhino Resort Hotel & Spa ***** is located in Saly (Senegal), a peaceful and friendly city full of tradition and exoticism. This five-star hotel has a highly trained staff that focuses on giving the guest the best experience possible. There are a total of 41 rooms, including 6 suites, spacious and elegantly and ethnically decorated. All equipped with air conditioning, LCD TV, mini-bar, safe, telephone, free Wi-Fi Internet access and bathroom. The facilities include 2 stylish outdoor pools, a large terrace to sit and relax, two gastronomic outdoor restaurants with buffet breakfast and á la carte meals, a café/bar with a large variety of drinks, a beauty salon with hairdressers, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a children´s entertainment area, a tropical beach pool, and 2 highly equipped conference rooms with capacity for 250 people. The Rhino Resort also introduces a new spa, the largest in West Africa, which offers a waterfall that throws 200,000 litres of water per hour, a hammam, Jacuzzis, and all kinds of body and therapeutic massages and treatments.

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Middle East Al Messila, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Doha Doha - QATAR

Al Messila Resort & Spa, the first Luxury Collection resort in Qatar, set amidst an indigenous botanical oasis of Doha, offering matchless lifestyle, wellness, and epicurean excellence in a gated, “private palace” style setting, where an authentic welcome is complemented with the distinctive warmth of Qatari culture. Located just 25 minutes from Hamad International Airport, this modern resort has been designed to respect the area’s natural heritage. Embracing the environment through its name, meaning “where water flows”, the resort serves as home to native flora such as; Lawz-Hindi, Acacia, Sidra and Mimosa tress, alongside an abundance of exotic fauna.

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The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel

Middle East


The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery welcomes guests from across the globe to the region’s first 360-degree holistic wellbeing resort, located on the iconic Palm Jumeirah. As is characteristic of MGallery’s ‘Serenity’ properties within its portfolio of over 90 hotels, The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery allows guests to embark on a transformative journey. Tucked away on the exclusive coastline of Palm Jumeirah’s East Crescent, the beachfront destination houses 255 picturesque rooms and suites, all designed with natural elements, earth tones and a harmonising Feng Shui philosophy throughout. The infinity pool rises serenely above the pristine beach where guests can enjoy sunrise yoga or dip a toe into the Arabian Gulf. Air conditioned cabanas line the water’s edge with uninterrupted views of the Dubai skyline providing the scenic backdrop. Organic pressed juices are served on the hour, every hour to nourish the body while every evening the lobby is transformed with a candlelight ritual to calm the mind; each finer detail exemplifying the philosophy of pureness and wellness that runs throughout the resort.

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Mysk Al Faya Retreat Sharjah - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Embracing its heritage, the location was formerly occupied by a clinic and grocery store in the 60’s, which were located next to one of the UAE’s first petroleum pumps. Now the three single-story stone buildings have been transformed, including the addition of a one-of-a-kind saltwater spa. Featuring just five rooms, its contemporary feel masterfully combines aspects of its original features, blended together with luxe modernity.

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Okinawa Spa Resort EXES Okinawa - JAPAN This hotel provides an expansive space for its guests to physically and mentally unwind. Its staff offers highly-attentive service, and guests can relax in luxury. The Okinawa Spa Resort EXES is nestled on a hill surrounded by the coral blue East China Sea and the wild forest of Yanbaru (Northern Okinawa area). This ten story hotel offers plenty of room to relax and escape with a sense of comfort, superb hospitality, original Okinawan-fusion cuisine and much more. The most luxurious room, The Royal Exes Suite creates a calming atmosphere, where you may experience the serenity of swimming under the sky in the private pool on the 10th floor. Wind down both mind and body and indulge in luxurious surroundings.

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Bliss Sanctuary for Women Seminyak Bali - INDONESIA

Designed for wellness, relaxation and ultimate bliss, this Seminyak Sanctuary boasts barefoot luxury modern Balinese design infusing tropical textures with cool tarazzo floors and finishes. Huge indoor / outdoor bathrooms with stone baths, ionized natural stone tiled pool, vast wooden deck with massage bale, yoga shala and comfortable mattresses surrounded by whimsical mosquito nets to truly retreat and relax. Beautiful feminine Design.

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Bliss Sanctuary for Women Canggu Bali - INDONESIA Amazing tropical gardens, a huge wooden yoga shala, two pools, newly renovated indoor/ outdoor bathrooms with spacious tarazzo baths. A perfect location nestled amongst rice paddies only a short walk to Bali’s best surf beaches and prestigious Finns beach club. This beautiful juxtaposition of traditional Balinese design with contemporary flow, keeps you cool with marble floors and chillout areas galore.

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Kupu Kupu Barong Villas & Tree Spa by L’Occitane



Kupu Kupu Barong Villas and Tree Spa by L’Occitane arrayed over three hectares of lush tropical greenery, the first resort to bring luxury to Ubud’s serenity and spirituality continues to deliver the quintessential Ayung Valley experience. The 39 private and luxurious pool villas, served by private butlers, epitomise the beauty and elegance of Balinese architecture; thatched roofs, redwood walls, teak and coconut shell paneling and sumptuous local fabrics weave a spell of exotic refinement. Engage with art, connect with culture, pursue pampering, seek enlightenment or simply listen to the rice grow. In such a place the finest spa pampering is proffered in the boughs of a Mango Tree with the perfect blend of French savoir faire and Balinese soul, along with the finest essential oils and infusions of L’Occitane of Provence.

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Sukhavati Ayurvedic Retreat & Spa Bali - INDONESIA Sukhavati Ayurvedic Retreat & Spa conducts unique health and wellness programs focusing on natural ways of healing, combining Ayurveda, Yoga, meditation and diet to balance the mind, body and soul. The techniques and programs help you to overcome stress and prevent health disarrays that may occur due to a prolonged spell of stress and anxiety. Sukhavati offers programs ranging from 1-21 days, dependant on the guests’ preference and/or health conditions. Sukhavati, offers an individually prescribed and specialized rejuvenation program as part of the five-star luxury experience. Their authentic Ayurvedic program provided by a team of highly qualified and experienced Ayurveda and Yoga practitioners helps restore vitality and maintain good health, and enhance performance in various aspects of life. The facilities include; private luxury villas, pools, twice-daily yoga, meditation, bike rides, guided walks and Ayurvedic treatments.

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Silk Path Grand Hue Hotel & Spa Lào Cai - VIETNAM Silk Path Grand Hue Hotel & Spa lies in the midst of the former royal capital of Vietnam, on the bank of the An Cuu River. Blending European-style architecture with intricate imperial-style décor, the hotel consists of 196 rooms, each room is thoughtfully designed and conveniently equipped to satisfy your every need. Strategically located in a prime spot in the city, you are welcomed for prestigious business meetings and conventions in a unique setting with tailored service, where exquisite fine dining goes hand in hand. Begin your culinary journey at Nam Phuong, the signature restaurant offering authentic Hue and Silk Path’s special dishes, then visit Olivio restaurant for a modern twist on Mediterranean favorites and homemade Italian cuisine. One of Hue’s largest spas, Chi Spa offers massages, meditation and more so guests can fully indulge in the spa experience.

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Haritha Villas + Spa


Hikkaduwa - SRI LANKA

Perched on a hill and nestled under a canopy of trees, Haritha Villas + SPA is a privately owned boutique hotel set in lush surroundings, just 3 minutes away from the stunning beach of Narigama (by complimentary tuk-tuk). Luxury and privacy are at the heart of the hotel’s design. Seven intimate one-bedroom contemporary villas, with rooftops covered in greenery and each with its own plunge pool are beautifully combined with two colonial mansions each with two en-suite bedrooms and sharing a large swimming pool. Each villa features in-room check-in and SPA services, a personal butler, garden area, dining area, private terrace with sofa. Room amenities include minibar with a wine fridge, Illy espresso machine and tea-making facilities, Bose sound speaker, Apple IPad, Ophir toiletries. All the villas offer stunning views to the jungle and a paddy field. The resort offers world class dining experience with unique unscripted menus at The View Restaurant which also features a 20-meter long infinity swimming pool and a Sal-Sala. At the heart of Haritha’s ethos is a Farm to Table philosophy to nourish body and soul.

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Australia & Oceania

Gaia Retreat & Spa Brooklet - AUSTRALIA Surrender to the beauty and healing cultures of the internationally recognized Gaia Retreat & Spa, nestled on 25 acres in the breathtaking Bundjalung Country hinterland of Byron Bay, the region known as the healing capital of Australia. Majestically poised on the highest point in the Shire, Gaia meaning‌spirit of Mother Earth, will seduce you to drift into infinity with its endless spectacular vistas and unsurpassed natural sustainable design. Founded in 2005, Gregg Cave, Ruth Kalnin, Olivia Newton-John and Warwick Evans, affectionately known as G.R.O.W, set out as a close-knit team to realise a shared dream. Gaia is one of Australia’s most Awarded boutique lifestyle pamper Retreats, giving you choice and flexibility to tailor and personalise your experience. Check in any day, select an accommodation Retreat Package that suits and let Gaia Retreat & Spa take the thinking out of it for you. Their exceptional team of wellness professionals offer sage advice and a diverse range of inspiring revitalising activities and services for you to enjoy. Gaia creates a place of heart where you OWN the experience - a place to refocus, re-balance and truly restore.

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Australia & Oceania

Eden Health Retreat Currumbin Valley- AUSTRALIA

Eden Health Retreat is Australia’s longest running health retreat and true pioneers within the health and wellbeing industry. It is the perfect place for guests to free themselves for a week of absolute relaxation. Nestled deep inside the breathtaking hinterland of the Currumbin Valley, the spectacular retreat lodges are the height of luxury. Surrounded by a valley of rural producers and bio-dynamic farms, the retreat’s head chef and resident nutritionist have created a menu filled with fresh and healthy whole foods. The dedicated health professionals find the perfect therapies for your mind and body’s needs. Focus on health-based therapies, beauty therapies or pure relaxation to help you let go of any stress you are carrying and feel the benefits of true rejuvenation after a visit to this world-class spa.

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Australia & Oceania

Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa Queenstown - NEW ZEALAND Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa boasts a unique position on the scenic blue shores of Lake Wakatipu, amid a majestic mountain backdrop. Venture out to explore the area’s natural attractions or go to the center of Queenstown to visit its authentic restaurants, laid-back cafes and bustling bars. After your daily adventures indulge in a soothing therapy at the spa before savoring local favourites at the signature on-site restaurant and bar. The hotel is situated in the heart of the bustling Kawarau Village, on the beautiful shores of Lake Wakatipu. Conveniently located only five minutes from Queenstown International Airport, the hotel is just a 15-minute drive or 10-minute Queenstown Ferry ride into the center of Queenstown.

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North America

The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas Paradise Island - BAHAMAS

Since opening in 1962, The Ocean Club has been a playground for celebrities and discerning travellers set along an 8-kilometre (5-mile) stretch of natural, white-sand beach on Paradise Island. Connect with Bahamian beauty in an enclave of remarkable seclusion, where intimate low-rise buildings are immersed in 14 hectares (35 acres) of Versailles-inspired lawns and gardens. Wake up to breakfast on your private balcony, then indulge in a restorative treatment in one of the Balinese-style spa villas or head out for a round of golf at Ocean Club Golf Course.

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