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A studio instead of a seat. It’s not business as usual.

SALVATORE FERRAGAMO Discover the differenc ce of a Business Studio on our A380 and 787 Dreamliner. Eat when you want with menu guidance from our Food & Beverage Manager. Sleep on a large, flat bed, rela x with noise-cancelling headsets or wo ork using in-seat connection por ts and mobile or Wi-Fi connectivit y. The ideal space for work, rest and play.

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COLLECTING THE BEST OF WORLD TRAVEL DAILY NEWS | STORIES | OPINION | FEATURES | EVENTS

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FORTE VILLAGE AQUAFORTE

From your arrival at the Spa you will be immersed in another world until the moment you leave.

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EMIRATES PALACE SPA

Drawing inspiration from Abu Dhabi’s rich cultural traditions and the natural beauty of the Arabian Sea, Emirates Palace is proud to introduce its nely renovated spa.wly spa

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AMAN SPA TOKYO

Aman Tokyo is a monument to the modernday Japanese capital, a place where urban dynamism is tempered with serenity.

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INTERCONTINENTAL BORA BORAI

Deep Ocean Spa is situated at the very heart of the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, jewel of the Polynesian hotel business

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ANANTARA SPAS

Rooted in the timeless healing traditions of the world’s richest cultures, Anantara Spas are designed to restore balance and harmony between body and mind in an oasis of beauty.

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ROYAL MANSOUR

The Royal Mansour Marrakech was born out of a vision to create a spectacular masterpiece exceeding the demands of today’s discerning traveller.

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LAUCALA EVIAN ZIGHY BAY JEWELLERY SONEVA KIRI QASR AL SARAB

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AMANFAYUN BURJ AL ARAB SANDALS BANANA ISLAND ASTON MARTIN FORTE VILLAGE

WEEKLY Publisher Kevin Rolfe Editor Siddharth Thaker Designers Mike Gibas Mark Askam Editorial Team Anton RenshaweStrack Christopher O’Toole Rebecca Cohen Phil Blizzard Photography Mark Hakansson Ben Roberts Anjjelo San Buenaventura

Advertising Sion Rapson Gina Reynolds Mike Sawicki Business Development Kevin Rolfe Chris Frost Andrea Roca Production team Nadeem George Rasha Akar Abid Ahmed Denis Halilaj Josiah King Juwon Adenusi Katrina Lee-Smith Orenthal Jackson Online George Cooke

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caLa Few spa experiences rival that at Laucala, where traditional Fijian therapies, organic amenities and serene seings go hand in hand. Four treatment villas – each with an outdoor tub, relaxation room and changing room – and two wet rooms with Vichy showers and steam facilities sit amid water features and tall palm trees, complemented by a beauty salon, pedicure and manicure rooms and the Spa Garden. It’s here that herbs, spices, flowers and fruits are picked to create Laucala’s four signature scents: Molikaro (native citrus), Wainimate (medicinal herbs), Senikau (tropical blooms) and Qele (indigenous roots, woods and spices). Each scent is incorporated into the spa’s organic, amenities, including lotions and the massage oils used in spa rituals.

Signature experiences range from Fijian hot-andcold stone therapy to body scrubs using volcanic soil from the island and mineral crystal therapy. Guests are encouraged to become involved in the spa experience through the Spa Garden, where an interactive display informs about Fiji’s tropical bounty. Guests can pick their own spices, herbs flowers and fruits – vanilla, lemongrass, cinnamon, nutmeg, coffee, ylang ylang, pepper, ginger – and create a signature essential oil, soap or lotion in the Spa Kitchen, where a coconut press produces oil in small batches. www.laucala.com/wellness

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Forte ViLLaGe

aquaForte thaLasso spa constantLy in the search For new serVices and experiences to deLiGht Guests at the Forte ViLLaGe. in 2016 the acquaForte spa has much news to teLL.

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The whole experience of Acquaforte is now simply unforgeable. From your arrival at the Spa by walking along the pathway which leads through a prey garden as if to a hideaway, to the warm welcome in the new reception and courtyard area, from the treatments to floating in the pools, you will be immersed in another world until the moment you leave.

medically proven to be good for your health – the philosophy of ‘Spice for Life.’ Once your personal wellness program has been defined, you can enjoy the comfort of the spacious cabins, completely refurbished each has a relaxing bed and a splendid view of the lush greenery.

Tisaneria has been restyled and now offers an extended Spa menu designed by Michelin starred chef, Alfons Schuhbeck. His dishes are based on herbs and spices that taste great and are

New in 2016, the launch of the Forte Lab in cooperation with the Performance Center (PC) run by Gian Piero Ventrone. From 1994 to 2004 he worked as Manager of the physical area of the


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JUVENTUS FC first team and the youth sector with Marcello Lippi and Carlo Anceloi winning 5 league titles, 1 European Super Cup, 1 Champions League, 1 Intercontinental Cup 1 Italy’s Cup 4 Italian Super cups. The Performance Center is dedicated to professional and amateur athletes who want to discover new training systems which, with the help of the professional team of the PC, will help them achieve tangible objectives and results in just 10 days during their holiday.

Professor Parra continues his collaboration with the Forte Village to provide specialist advice and treatments for sport and the aesthetic medicine. Beer known by the nickname of "Doctor Laser" in 1998 he invented a unique laser treatment which is sought aer by patients and professional athletes all over the world, including tennis stars Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams.

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A new therapeutic treatment developed by Prof. Parra guarantees extraordinary results overtime for different pathologies of muscles and tendons. In particular it an effective and revolutionary therapy for the treatment and care of "back pain", a widespread disease with a major impact on the quality of life of many people.

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Currently Medical Director of the Center FIT (Federation Italian Tennis) of Tirrenia and Medical Director of the Italian National Team for the Davis Cup, Federation Cup and the preparation of the Italian Olympic team, Prof. Parra is also a member of the medical commission of the Basketball Federation and has been for many years the staff doctor of Juventus FC. Finally, a new boutique adjacent to the entrance of Acquaforte Spa, offers guests the opportunity to find the latest dermo-cosmetic and skin care products which have been developed through the specialized knowledge of the staff and consultants of the Acquaforte Spa. Our Acquaforte Medical Team and Beauty Department has partnered with Sisley to develop unique and innovative protocols and rituals for the face and body to offer you something really special for 2016. www.fortevillageresort.com/thalasso-spa

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Luxury SPA News Winner of the World's Best Female Spa 2015 The Al Faisaliah Spa by ESPA at Al Faisaliah Hotel Riyadh was voted the World’s Best Female Spa 2015 at the 1st Annual World Spa Awards hosted in Vietnam.

Relax, unwind and savor every revitalizing moment.. Glimmering and glistening like the jewel in the crown of the Al Faisaliah Hotel, the spa brings to life the vision of a unique, exclusive, luxurious Ladies only retreat within the heart of the city. A tranquil oasis in which to relax, socialize and enjoy world-class treatments and services. Seek these remarkable services at the one and only ESPA! www.alfaisaliahspa.com/index.php

Reno Spa Awarded Forbes Four-Star Designation

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Indulge your senses and delight in a world of unrivalled luxury at the incredible Al Faisaliah Women's Spa by ESPA. Deeply therapeutic treatments, outstanding facilities and exquisite ambiance deliver a truly indulgent ladies-only Spa experience in the heart of Riyadh.

Monarch Casino & Resort announced today that Spa Atlantis at the Company's Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno has earned the highly coveted Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star designation, the only spa to aî…&#x;ain this recognition in northern Nevada. Of the over 20,000 spas in the United States, Forbes has recognized only 180 Four-Star spas, thus placing Spa Atlantis on its exclusive list of the most luxurious spas in the world. www.atlantiscasino.com

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With Lake Geneva and the Alps on the horizon, what beer place to recharge your baeries than the Spa at the Hôtel Royal, in Evian-les-Bains. Spa Evian Source draws its energy from its magnificent seing and its rich historical past. Soak up its infinite purity and peace. Our highly professional and enthusiastic teams are happy to share with you its delightful atmosphere.

At the Spa Evian Source, you can enjoy an indoor and outdoor pool, a steam room and sauna, an Aqua Gym Fitness Pool, 30 individual treatment booths, an LPG Endermolab room and a relaxation room. Also discover the benefits of the Hydro circuit: outdoors, surrounded by nature, follow a circuit through water with whirlpools, water currents and jets to exhilarate and invigorate. www.evianresort.com

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six senses spa at

ZiGhy Bay

Six Senses Spa at Zighy Bay is a refuge for mind and body; it's a retreat from the busy humdrum of daily life; a haven for the calm and relaxed soul; a sanctuary of ultimate well-being. Commied to delivering integrated wellness experiences along with peace, tranquillity, fitness and health, we combine innovative and ancient holistic treatments from our expert in-house and visiting wellness consultants. www.sixsenses.com

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Six Senses Zighy Bay is located on the northern Musandam Peninsula in the Sultanate of Oman. The seing of these beautiful indigenous village-style accommodations and private marina is spectacular, with the dramatic mountains on one side and the sandy beach of Zighy Bay on the other. Tantalize your senses: feel the sand beneath your toes; listen as your sunset dhow cruise glides through waves; taste culinary delights of the region.


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WATERS Kawasaki JET SKI® ULTRA® 310LX

KEY FEATURES • The JETSOUND™ audio system, a first in personal watercra, allows riders to listen to music while riding • Contoured and scalloped LXury three-passenger seat offers the ultimate in comfort for longdistance touring or casual riding, whether riding stand-up solo, seated or with passengers • The industry’s first heat-resistant seat cover helps keep the rider and passengers cooler on hot days • Hydroturf striped paern deck maing provides classy looks and superior grip • The supercharged DOHC inline four-cylinder engine produces a staggering 310 horsepower; It’s the most powerful production PWC in history • The pump impeller features a super-efficient 3blade design that gives the 310LX great initial acceleration

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• Strong and light, the 310LX’s deep-V hull offers superb straight-line tracking and precise cornering performance • Industry-leading, 212L storage capacity lets you bring all your gear with you • 78L fuel tank is the largest in its class, providing tremendous range for long rides • Le-side reverse lever is ergonomically designed for easy operation • Separate keys for full power operation and Smart Learning Operation


SPORTS B3S Extreme Benelli Jet Skis EXTREME IN ALL PARTS The new hull design has been accurately studied and tested by the best riders in the world. Become one of them with this star among the stand ups and benefit from 180 brake horsepower coming from an outstandingly efficient engine. The cavitation-optimized jet pump position provides high speed stability and allows you to drive close to your limits. Acceleration from 0 to Vmax beyond your expectations. No maer if in red, black or simply white, you will be simply unbeatable. 3S Extreme The length of the lightweight aluminum handlepole and the width of the large standing mat area offer freedom of movement and optimal stability, fulfilling every ergonomic requirements. The high-tech hull in Compression Molded HighPerformance Composites CMHPC™ is designed to achieve extreme agility and breaking strength at the same time. The integrated front sponsons offer an excellent corner ability and stability. In addition, the 360° bumpers have been perfectly incorporated in the special hydrodynamic hull shape.

Handlebar The lightweight aluminum handlepole and Ergal handlebar, with co-molded grips and so sponge pad are designed to allow ideal ergonomics and safety, under all driving conditions. Rear The specially re-enforced aluminum riding plate and the sharp contoured hull tail enable tight cornering and a safe ride. Engine The easily accessible service area ensures a trouble-free and rapid check of the engine's conditions, giving you direct access to the oil filter, oil filler cap with integrated dipstick, e-box and sparkplugs. www.benellijetskis.com/b3s-extreme

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toman spa Behind vast carved turquoise doors within the luxurious Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Hotel, lies the palatial Talise Ooman Spa. With 42 treatment rooms, eight hydrotherapy rooms, steam rooms, saunas, snow rooms, floating baths and two thalassotherapy pools, you’ll discover almost limitless ways to treat yourself.

At the heart of this spa, built from marble and exquisitely decorated with dark woods, mosaics and murals, is a spectacular Turkish Hammam. The centuries-old tradition of hammam is based around a philosophy of community. It’s the perfect place to come together, relax and experience true indulgence.

Inspired by the imperial palaces of the Ooman era, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray does absolutely everything in superb style. From its exclusive location on the west crescent of the iconic Palm Jumeirah to the truly spectacular lobby entrance, every detail inspires awe and delight. www.jumeirah.com

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Experience our Turkish Hammam, and revisit a tradition that has been cherished for centuries. Traditionally a place for business meetings and social gatherings, as well as for ritual cleansing, the hammam is the perfect venue for groups. Similarly, take time with friends or colleagues and enjoy an experience that captures the luxury and majesty of the Ooman Empire. This magnificent spa and hammam has separate ladies’ and gentlemen’s areas together with a private hammam and spa area which can be exclusively reserved for private parties and groups www.jumeirah.com

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Biondi Liquid Bandeau Swimsuit Black Biondi bandeau swimsuit in solid black with removable pads and adjustable drawstring design top with gold beads.

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A leader in luxury resortwear, V i X Paula Hermanny embodies the spirit of the Brazilian lifestyle, defined by the personal style of designer Paula Hermanny. Known for unique prints, rich solid colors, exclusive hardware trims and a forward-thinking aesthetic – the brand endures the passage of time and trends. Founded in 1998 by Paula Hermanny, V i X is named aer the beautiful island of Vitoria, where Paula grew up. Her travelinspired collection is designed for women who want to feel confident, beautiful and effortlessly sexy. V i X Paula Hermanny is synonymous with fit. With an understanding of the natural female form, each suit is impeccably craed to enhance a woman’s figure and natural beauty.

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The Spirit of the Brazilian Lifestyle

V i X has been featured in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and worn by influencers and celebrities including Cameron Diaz, Jessica Biel, Kate Middleton, Jessica Alba, Beyoncé, Kate Moss, Gisele Bündchen, Sienna Miller and others. www.vixpaulahermanny.com

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Longline triangle bikini with sexy rows of black binding, hook and eye closure and adjustable neck tie. Matching briefs lined with a nude fabric. Skimpy coverage with full sheering at the back.

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creatinG a truLy LeGendary emirati adVenture: yas waterworLd’s spLashinGLy successFuL journey the worLd’s onLy emirati themed waterpark ceLeBrates three years since its Launch and Looks Forward to a Fun-FiLLed 2016

waterworLd LUXURY THEME PARKS Cementing itself as a favourite entertainment destination in the region, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi saw guests flock to the park throughout its third year of operations to enjoy its world’s first offerings. The unique Emirati-themed waterpark celebrates three years of success by reflecting back on key milestones and achievements in 2015, while looking forward to a fun-tastic year ahead for local, regional and international visitors.

The third anniversary of Yas Waterworld is the perfect way to kick-start a new year of celebrations, events, offers and announcements for visitors looking for a fun day out. Guests are invited to begin the year on an enjoyable note with the popular Yalla Friends 4-for-3 online offer now set to continue throughout the year, as well as the Resident and Annual Passes offers being available for a limited time in early 2016.

Further bringing the iconic Emirati theme of the park to life, new aractions through Legendary Adventures were launched giving visitors a true sense of Arabia. The ever-so-popular Ladies Night that took a glamorous twist in 2015 and the return of the park’s popular Resident Offer were key elements to the year’s success. Furthermore, 2015 also saw Team UAE clinching the World Flowboarding Championships for the second year in a row, with the world-renowned event being hosted at Yas Waterworld for the third consecutive year.

“Our world-class offering and thrilling rides, slides and aractions have been instrumental in establishing us as a preferred family-friendly destination in the UAE and the GCC region. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our guests who have been part of our amazing journey for the past three years, and look forward to welcoming new and returning visitors as we announce some more exciting news later this year!” www.yaswaterworld.com

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ayada m Voted the‘indian ocean's LeadinG Luxury resort’ and the ‘indian ocean's LeadinG ViLLa resort & spa’ at the 2014 worLd traVeL awards, ayada maLdiVes is a priVate isLand resort oFFerinG a truLy Luxurious retreat with a Genuine maLdiVian styLe.

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maLdiVes LUXURY VILLAS Set in the relatively unexplored Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll in the south of the country – just a few kilometres above the equator – the luxury resort offers 112 spacious villas and suites, all with private pools, butler service and thoughtful fivestar detailing. Traditional thatched-roof watervillas stand on stilts over the resort’s peaceful lagoon, while beach villas offer absolute privacy amid tropical greenery alongside powder-so palm-lined white beaches. Food lovers can explore the six restaurants, while those seeking complete relaxation will find their haven in the large spa which boasts a Turkish Hammam and eight private treatment villas.  The resort is noted for its gardens and tropical greenery and is ringed by a pristine coral reef where dolphins are frequent visitors. The active can explore the area on a host of excursions while at the resort they can play tennis or badminton, take up watersports, learn yoga, Pilates or Zumba or simply hit the 24-hour gym. Outstanding diving and snorkeling opportunities surround the island on reefs that have barely been visited by humans while some of the Maldives’ best surfing breaks are just a quick speedboat journey away. Weddings take place just before sunset in one of

the most beautiful private wedding chapels in the Maldives set in a tree-lined garden, or on the beach under a gazebo draped with flowing material. Ayada Royal Ocean Suite With its distinct location on the edge of the jey, this duplex split level presidential suite is considered an island enclave and offers spacious bedrooms on the ground and upper floors, a lavish living area and an upper floor terrace providing a 180 degrees view of the Indian Ocean and the horizon with absolute privacy. AySpa On offer at AySpa are 8 spacious and tranquil treatment villas some with their own hydrotheraphy baths, a segregated steam and sauna area, a cold plunge pool, a warm vitality pool and offers Maldives' first vichy room and private Turkish Hammam including an elaborate marble plinth that can be reserved for private use. An elegant boutique offering a wide variety of ESPA products.

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18-carat rose gold, 18-carat white gold and diamonds When reďŹ ned design and ultimate luxury combine: concentric ripples of diamonds hypnotically encircle the moving diamond at the centre of this Happy Spirit diamond-set pendant in 18-carat white and rose gold. To the dance of the freely moving diamond is added a dazzling play of solid and void. www.chopard.com

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Happy Spirit Pendant


Panthère de Cartier Brooch White gold, diamonds, emeralds, onyx REF: N5022700 The Maison's iconic mascot, the panther, first leapt into the world of Cartier jewellery in 1914. Louis Cartier was a pioneer in taming the legendary creature, and his associate Jeanne Toussaint went on to make magnificent use of the icon. The panther has since inspired bracelets, brooches, earrings, long necklaces and watches in a multi-faceted collection that in turn appears threatening, haughty and lustful. Panthère de Cartier brooch, 18K white gold, set with 252 brilliant-cut diamonds totalling 1.47 carats. Emeralds, onyx. www.cartier.com

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marharBa weLcome to emirates paLace As Abu Dhabi’s iconic landmark, Emirates Palace embraces the rich culture and colourful traditions of this region. Through luxurious amenities and personalized service, we invite you to experience the warmth and generosity of Arabian hospitality at the premier address in the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Drawing inspiration from Abu Dhabi’s rich cultural traditions and the natural beauty of the Arabian Sea, Emirates Palace is proud to introduce its new spa. Featuring an exotic blend of Moroccaninspired interiors, domes and graceful archways interlaced with delicate furnishings and spa fiings, enjoy everything from a manicure to a Moroccan Hammam treatment, as well as barber services for gentlemen.

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Popular treatments are combined with new products and spa practices to introduce a menu of bespoke experiences unparalleled in the bustling capital of the UAE. Partnering with famous brands such as Amra, Forlle’d, Bastien Gonzales and Gentlemen’s Tonic, step into the new Emirates Palace Spa to experience luxury and relaxation like never before, with world class products and purely indulgent packages aimed to ignite a sense of balance and serenity. Choose from a selection of exclusive soulful escapes, where pearls, gold and minerals are a real and glamorous pampering to your skin. Embark on a journey where mystical enchantment is created, self-reflection is embraced and remarkable encounters are the key to creating a haven for all time travellers. www.kempinski.com/en/abudhabi/emiratespalace/welcome/


drawinG inspiration From aBu dhaBi’s rich cuLturaL traditions and the naturaL Beauty oF the araBian sea, emirates paLace is proud to introduce its new spa.

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emirates p Drawing inspiration from Abu Dhabi’s rich cultural traditions and the natural beauty of the Arabian Sea, Emirates Palace is proud to introduce its newly renovated spa

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paLace spa Bringing a new meaning to luxury spa services in this bustling city, indulge your senses at the Emirates Palace Spa, where the essence of Moroccan charm infused with traditional ancient therapies has created the perfect sanctuary for bespoke treatments.

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The Emirates Palace Spa features an exotic blend of Moroccan-inspired interiors, domes and graceful archways interlaced with delicate furnishings and spa fiings. Seven treatment rooms are comprised of three double spa suites complete with bathtub, steam shower and grooming area, two double spa rooms with aached shower and grooming area, and the newly appointed Bastien Gonzales Salon and Gentlemen’s Tonic Salon.

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A traditional Moroccan Hammam forms the heart of the spa that includes two Jacuzzis, two steam rooms, heated marble, ice cave and two private changing rooms. Hammam guests can also take advantage of an exclusive relaxation room. Popular treatments from the old menu are combined with new indulgences to introduce a menu of bespoke experiences unparalleled in Abu Dhabi. Partnering with famous brands such as


Amra, Forlle’d, Bastien Gonzales and Gentlemen’s Tonic, step into the new Emirates Palace Spa to experience luxury and relaxation like never before, with world class products and purely indulgent packages aimed to ignite a sense of balance and serenity. Choose from a selection of exclusive soulful escapes, where pearls, gold and minerals are a real and glamorous pampering to your skin.

Embark on a journey where mystical enchantment is created, self-reflection is embraced and remarkable encounters are the key to creating a haven for our time travellers. For more information online, visit the website: www.emiratespalace.ae

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pioneerinG a new Generation oF skincare LUXURY HEALTHCARE

“adVancinG the science oF skincare is more than a passion For me; it is my LiFe´s work and the Foundation oF qms” — dr. med erich schuLte Since launching in 1986 Dr. med. Erich Schulte, founder of QMS Medicosmetics has revolutionized the way we treat and care for our skin. World’s Best Spa Brand 2015 at the World Spa Awards. IN PURSUIT OF PERFECTION Dr. Schulte combines his passion for science with his vast experience whilst working as a surgeon in the fields of trauma and cosmetic surgery, to continually evolve the effectiveness of skincare. He sees the future of skincare as being interlinked with the development of modern technologies used to transport the ingredients deep into the epidermal layer. With every QMS Medicosmetics product you experience powerful, intelligent skincare formulations based on scientific logic not miracles. “My vision was to design a complete system of rejuvenating skincare that combines revolutionary techniques and with the highest quality ingredients,” says Dr Schulte.

WHAT IT CAN DO FOR YOU Skincare maers and whatever your age you need to take care of your skin, it is aer all the largest organ in your body. Every element of QMS Medicosmetics skincare products and treatment collection has been designed to improve the appearance and wellbeing of the skin, not just in the short term but to also deliver long-lasting benefits. Great skincare takes time to achieve and the QMS Medicosmetics story started long before our first product was launched. When you enjoy our products or one of our treatments you can be reassured you are experiencing decades of established expertise focused on the simple but important credo of 'to look good is to feel good'. Unlock the key to skin health with an effective regimen of well-chosen products and our compact collection addresses an extensive range of face and body skincare needs, whether used singly or in combination our unique formulas will provide proven results. www.qmsmedicosmetics.com

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LanserhoF teGernsee

Visit the most modern centre For heaLth in europe. enjoy the space, tranquiLLity and what the Lans med concept - which is speciFicaLLy desiGned to the indiViduaL - has to oFFer you personaLLy. At Tegernsee, discover directly how everything comes full circle: health, enjoyment, nature and regeneration complement each other in a unique and unforgeable experience. Experience a health resort unique to Europe. TAKE A BREATH OF FRESH AIR Body and mind in harmony. The LANS Med Concept – based on Modern Mayr Medicine and the latest medical know-how - is specifically designed to suit you individually. What we offer comprises a individually designed, sensitive detoxification, cleansing and de-acidification process, sports-science based performance increasing therapies and energetic treatments. Replenish your body what is taken from it through everyday life.

REPLENISH YOUR ENERGY Gain new energy. Lanserhof have inspired an impressive architectural vision for life spread across 21,000 square metres. This vision was created by the award-winning architect Christoph Ingehoven and landscape architect Enzo Enea. Light is omnipresent. It radiates through the impressive window façade and fills the high-grade naturally furnished interior with warmth. Relax in our newly constructed bathhouse, swim in our all year round heated saltwater pool , and bring the day to a relaxing end the day by joining other guests for a cup of tea in our fireplace lounge in the hotel area. www.lanserhof.com

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LaLique Révélation Bacchantes Vase

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Limited edition (99 pieces), clear crystal • €60,00.00 Produced by the lost wax technique, the Revelation Bacchantes Vase appears as if a Bacchantes Vase is suspended in a cube of crystal. A very difficult piece to produce, the Revelation Bacchantes Vase requires several weeks to be completed by the talented and devoted artisans of Lalique. In 1927, René Lalique’s boundless imagination and creative genius led to the creation of the Bacchantes Vase. Young priestesses of Bacchus dance around the vase showing their beauty and curves. A work of unparallelled beauty, splendor and sensuality, this vase has become a lasting symbol of Lalique’s celebrated style. The use of satin and clear finishes on the vase bring life and movement to this exceptional piece of art. Dimensions: H 10.43" x L 9.06" x W 9.06" (H 26,5 cm x L 23 cm x W 23 cm) Weight: 81.57 lbs (37 kg) Limited edition of 99 pieces, piece delivered with a certificate of authenticity mentioning its number Handcraed in France www.lalique.com/en/catalog/decorative-items/vases/revelationbacchantes-vase

Tianlong Vase

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Limited edition (88 pieces), amber crystal • €39,000.00 Lalique celebrates the Tianlong Dragon, symbol of strength, wealth and life through the Tianlong Black Vase. The vase is produced as a limited edition of 88 pieces to honor the number 8, believed to bring good luck in the Asian culture. Entirely fashioned by hand, this vase requires great artistic and technical mastery. To create this outstanding work of art, the Lalique artisans use their exclusive process of double-injection. The center of the vase is open and clear as the majestic black dragon surrounds it. The scales adorning the dragon's body and the open spaces inside its shape help define the body of the dragon bringing it magically to life. Dimensions: H 10.82" x D 11.81" (H 27,5 cm x D 30 cm) Weight: 33.07 lbs (15 kg) Limited edition of 88 pieces, piece delivered with a certificate of authenticity mentioning its number Handcraed in France

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Poissons Fountain Clear crystal • €149,000.00

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In order to participate in the fashioning of this exceptional artwork, a crasman must have received the distinction of Best Crasmen of France. Successfully bringing together talent, timing and temperature, six dedicated glass masters combine an exceptional mastery of modern technique and traditional skill throughout the complex process involved in craing these luxurious pieces. In the hot glass workshops, it takes eight to ten weeks of handwork to cra each of the eight legs, starting from 18 kg of crystal.

In 1991, this magnificent creation was presented to the public by the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris at an exhibition to pay homage to the genius of René Lalique. Dimensions: H 38.11" x D 46.85" (H 96,8 cm x D 119 cm) Weight: 793.66 lbs (360 kg) Handcraed in France Designed by René Lalique, 1937

Orgue Chandelier Clear crystal, chrome finish, large size (119 crystals) €69,000.00

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In 1937 René Lalique designed a fountain for the entrance to the Pavillon of Ceramic and Glass at the Exposition International des Arts et Techniques, showing a fish leaping from a pool of pearls.

Dimensions with table top: H 30.07" x L 74.80" or 98.43" x W 62.99" or 66.93" (H 76,4 cm x L 190 cm or 250 cm x W 160 cm or 170 cm) Weight without table top: 606.27 lbs (275 kg) Table delivered without table top Handcraed in France

Designed by Studio Andrée Putman for Lalique, the ORGUE lighting collection is both timeless and contemporary. Composed of chandeliers, wall-sconces and lamps, the collection presents modern and elegant lines highlighted by the purity and brilliance of crystal. It was born from the passion for beauty, the search for excellence, and the will to combine the talent and expertise of our glass-masters with the grand creativity of a Studio of international fame.

Cactus Table

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The ORGUE collection evokes nostalgia for simple and pure lines, such as those that characterize the 1930’s while being resolutely contemporary: associated with the new possibilities that LED offers, the crystal of these chandeliers produce the effect of a rain shower of light.

Rectangular table, clear crystal • €135,000.00 Designed in 1951, the Cactus table seamlessly blends into the most creative interior design spaces: sublime crystal in prolific magnificence. The crystal volutes follow the rhythm of light, drowning the eye in its depths.

Dimensions: H 19.57" x D 44.69" (H 49,7 cm x D 113,5 cm) Weight: 116.84 lbs (53 kg) Minimum drop: 22.83" (75 cm) One hundred nineteen LED bulbs Gradable with remote control Handcraed in France

This majestic table embodies the creative genius and unique expertise of the glass masters.

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award-winninG Luxury resort soneVa kiri oFFers an unriVaLLed comBination oF Luxury, an inteGraL enVironmentaL approach, authentic thai experiences and mouth-waterinG orGanic Food.

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soneVa Remote yet accessible, Soneva Kiri sits on Thailand’s fourth largest but least populated island, Koh Kood, in the Gulf of Siam. Surrounded by lush, vibrant tropical vegetation and white beaches, fringed with palm trees, the resort has been tastefully and cleverly designed to complement the landscape and blends seamlessly into the outstanding natural beauty. Soneva Kiri epitomises the Soneva concept of 'Intelligent Luxury'. Only an hour’s flight in the resort’s private plane from Bangkok, it feels a million miles from the real world. The sense of tranquillity, seclusion and harmony with nature is second to none. Far away from the beaten track and well-trodden tourist aractions this is

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Thailand as it used to be thirty or even fiy years ago, genteel and untainted. All the time a sense that Thailand, the real Thailand of remote fishing villages, colourful boats, epic waterfalls for swimming and gourmet picnics, beguiling smiles and indomitable spirituality is right there, just around the bay, willing you to uncover its ancient secrets. Cambodia is also on the doorstop with temples galore for exploring. Soneva Kiri is offering a twice weekly flight by private plane to Siem Reap in Cambodia, home to the captivating world heritage wonders of Angkor Wat.


kiri Soneva Kiri Resort comprises 35 vast pool villas on beach level, hillsides or cliff tops, all overlooking the Gulf of Thailand. Available to rent or purchase, all have impossibly chic furnishings. Each villa at Soneva Kiri comes complete with its own electric buggy as well as bicycles and impeccable service courtesy of Mr./Ms. Friday private butlers.

Highlights include the manta ray shaped Children Den - young guests’ own private fantasy world overseen by experienced child-minders, stargazing at the hi-tech observatory or watch stars of the silver screen at Cinema Paradiso where classic movies are shown outdoors, only the moon and stars above for company, treat yourself at the home-made chocolate and ice cream parlour and the spectacular Treetop Dining Pod.

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LUXURY THAILAND Spa at Soneva Kiri offers a wide range of wellness, holistic, rejuvenating and relaxing treatments. Guests can also relax on the idyllicbach, a stretch of palm-fringed white sand as fine as any in Thailand. The beach has its own bar and grill. Water sports include snorkelling, diving, sailing, water skiing and wind-surfing. Guests can also go out and explore the mystic beauties of Koh Kood by private car or speedboat. Food is always a Soneva highlight. At Soneva Kiri it reaches new heights, quite literally with the Treepod Dining, a can't-miss experience in which diners are hoisted high into the jungle canopy to enjoy a view that lives up to the finest dishes. Authentic Thai cuisine is available too. Khun Benz,

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a gied cook, runs a restaurant built on stilts over a mangrove forest, lit by torches and fireflies each evening. Accessible (mainly) by boat she serves arguably the best Thai food in Thailand, made from ingredients personally selected every day at market as well as organic home grown herbs and vegetables from Soneva Kiri’s own vegetable garden, The Eco Centro. The View is the fine dining option, with a changing daily menu reflecting the tradition of slow-food and organic ingredients grown or caught locally. The Dining Room, with relaxed day beds and jawdropping views, serves dishes freshly baked in its tandoor, wood-fired, or hot and cold smoke ovens.


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‘So Delicious’ has an extraordinary range of cold cuts, cheeses and other deli offerings – ideal for a restorative glass of wine. Even cooler is the Ice Cream Parlour with over sixty different flavours, while the Chocolate Room offers every chocolatey treat imaginable from brownies to bon-bons and, for sophisticated chocoholics, irresistible slivers of chocolate from 95% cocoa slabs. Good food needs great drinks. The subterranean, climatically controlled wine cellar has over five hundred labels, with a sommelier to help your choice and offer tastings. There are also numerous bars in which to sample a sundowner complete with unrivalled views across the Gulf.

Soneva Kiri has a sister resort Soneva Fushi (1995), in the Maldives and forms part of the Soneva Group. The Group is steadfast in leading the hospitality industry in environmentally responsible tourism. Soneva Kiri is commied to its SLOW LIFE philosophy: Sustainable-Local-Organic-Wellness Learning-Inspiring-Fun-Experiences. 

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LUXURY THAILAND Located in the Baa Atoll, a pristine UNESCO Biosphere Reserve coral reef, Soneva Fushi pairs Robinson Crusoe fantasy with intelligent luxury. Fiy-seven private villas with their own stretch of beach are hidden among dense foliage. Intuitive service is provided by Mr./Ms. Friday butlers. Highlights of the resort include watching classic movies nightly at the open-air Cinema Paradiso, counting Saturn’s rings from the state-of-the-art Observatory, enjoying organic food at nine different dining outlets prepared by awardwinning chefs, unwinding at the Six Senses Spa, or indulging in the complimentary home-made cheese, chocolate and ice-cream parlours.

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soneVa kiri Soneva Kiri is located on Thailand’s fourth largest but least populated island, Koh Kood - just one hour by private plane south-east of Bangkok. It oers an unrivalled combination of luxury, an integral environmental approach, authentic Thai experiences and mouth-watering organic food. Highlights include the open-air Cinema Paradiso, complimentary home-made cheese, chocolate and ice-cream parlours, a state-of-the-art Observatory, and the spectacular Treetop Dining Pod where diners can enjoy unparalled views over the Gulf of Thailand.

The summer camp programme runs at both Soneva Fushi and Soneva Kiri from May 15 to August 31, 2016. Most activities are complimentary for children of guests staying at the resorts during this period. To view the detailed summer camp programmes at each resort, please visit www.soneva.com.

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LUXURY THAILAND Soneva Unveils New Summer Camp Programme 2016 Black-ops survival courses, private island picnic adventures, dolphin cruises and astronomy sessions on the agenda Soneva Resorts and Residences has unveiled its new 2016 Summer Camp programme for children, offering everything from black-ops survival courses, private island picnic adventures and dolphin cruises, through to astronomy sessions and chocolate making classes at its awardwinning resorts in Thailand and Maldives.

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Young Soneva guests are invited to unleash their inner adventurer with activities including guided snorkelling with a marine biologist, pirate adventure cruises, night time island exploration, and ra building. The more creatively inclined are invited to learn how to make traditional handicras, recipes and mocktails, take language classes, make coconut oil, or participate in inventor competitions and glass-blowing. Budding athletes can participate in mini marathons and Olympics, yoga, aqua fit, tennis, beach games, football challenges, water sports contests, bike riding, kayaking, paddle boarding and much more.


soneVa kiri “The majority of our guests are repeaters and we have watched them return to our resorts year aer year, first as honeymooners and then with their families. In many cases we have literally watched their children grow up and now we see these children returning with their own families. With this in mind, we have gone to great lengths to ensure that Soneva is a wonderful place for families,” said Sonu Shivdasani, Founder and CEO of Soneva Resorts. “The summer camps and our children’s Dens are some of the ways in which we create unique and inspiring experiences for guests of all ages, both young and old,” he added.

A new Children’s Den opened at Soneva Fushi in late 2015, which features two swimming pools, a pirate ship, a DJ corner, a Mocktail Bar, a kitchen, a Lego room, a music room and a teenage lounge. The unique playground was conceptualised and designed as an imaginative playground for the family and is said to be the most elaborate children’s facility of any luxury hotel in the world. Similarly, Soneva Kiri’s children’s Den is a surreal jungle playground hoisted high up into the forest canopy. www.soneva.com/soneva-kiri

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Bugai Type 57SC Atlantic Coupe (1938)

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Possibly the most famous car in Ralph Lauren's collection and absolutely the most influential in terms of his work. The Skeleton watch is inspired by the Atlantic's mix of #art and engineering - its amboyna burl wood dial mirroring the Buggati's steering wheel.

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Travel Southern India on board of a luxury train

Scenic Eclipse mega-yacht will have its own helicopters and submarine -- and luxury too If you've ever wondered how the other half sail, here's a way to travel like the fat cats without having to buy a yacht. Scenic Cruises is building an ultra-luxury, all-suite yacht called the Eclipse with its own submarine and helicopter on board. The ship will sail to destinations from Antarctica to the Mediterranean -- in style. "The inspiration came from the mega-yachts owned by the billionaires," Scenic founder and Chairman Glen Moroney says. "How can others enjoy a level of luxury and fun and discovery like billionaires enjoy? "We took the luxury of those ships -- the helicopters, submarine, etc. -- to make it accessible to our guests. And then we took it up another notch with five restaurants, a 5,000-square-foot spa and other items not even seen on those mega-yachts.” www.scenic.co.uk/eclipse

shoemaker to the stars

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More news on www.worldluxuryyachtnews.com

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The Golden Chariot – the only luxury tourist train in Southern India. Southern India is comprised of many states: Karnatka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Pondicherry, Andhra Pradesh. This train was started sometime in 2009 it’s pure luxury. It is beer than a fiver-star. The journey is to go in the train to various destinations. The whole tour takes around seven days. It goes from places to places. There are two itineraries, the Pride of South and Southern Splendor. The Pride of South takes you to Bangalore, Mysore, then Hassan, Hampi, Goa and it comes back. The Southern Splendor goes through the other states. It’s real luxury, it has a dining car, it has a bar, it has everything you need, a spa, and a gym, and a business center, too. www.goldenchariorain.com


Luxury News Givenchy Spa in Hotel Sahrai Fez

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A beautiful oasis of tranquility & relaxation. Located in the heart of the hotel, the Givenchy spa is a true oasis of tranquility, beauty and relaxation. Designed according to a concept overseen by Patrick Ribes, the architect of the House spas, it perfectly illustrates the elegance and distinctive luxury that embody the Givenchy spirit. Its understated, refined decor harmoniously combines leather, wood, stone and stucco. The spa has five treatment rooms, including a double one featuring a terrace with a view of Fez. Bathed in natural light filtered through mashrabiya laicework and equipped with en suite walk-in showers, they offer a chic and peaceful seing that is perfect for complete relaxation.

The Spa Namaskar- Palais Namaskar marrakech

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Some 30km from the main island of Mahé, Ile du Nord, or North Island, enjoys private isolation within the Inner Island group of the Seychelles. Luminous white beaches cosset a tropical interior of coconut palms and takamaka trees cradled between three granite outcrops, 110m to 180m in height, whose polished grey ramparts rise from the white sands and filigree reefs of the azure ocean.

The Spa Namaskar is a serene space designed to North Island is a sanctuary where natural habitats, promote purity, energy and balance. There are long neglected, have been rehabilitated so that four treatment rooms each with outside endangered Seychelles fauna andprivate flora could be terraces where sunlight spills through the reintroduced and given a place to grow andgreen thrive. palms. T he Spa Namaskar unveils an innovative spa menu in partnership with Aromatherapy Associates and ila, two brands using organic and natural products. Offering new specific

The spa also features an open-air relaxation area including a Jacuzzi as well as a Givenchy boutique with a modern and luxurious design showcasing the full range of products. www.hotelsahrai.com/givenchy-spa/ More news on www.worldsleadingspas.com

On this floating paradise, 11 guest villas have been built from local materials reaped from the rehabilitation process, where luxury and simplicity mingle to form a signature architectural style we call ‘barefoot luxury’. North Island is– astress placemanagement, that unashamedly programmes age aims at providing the very best in privacy, location, prevention, ultimate rose pregnancy retreat, the accommodation, services, facilities and Spa Namaskar is a haven of peace, of resourcing experience, yet has restored its environment to a and discovery." place of verdant plenty – a Noah’s Ark afloat in www.palaisnamaskar.com/eng/spa-wellness warm tropical waters in colours of blue and aquamarine. The true essence of North Island is a More news on www.worldsleadingspas.com rare encounter that is in harmony with the

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LUXURY SPAS

aman spa tokyo aman tokyo is a monument to the modern-day japanese capitaL, a pLace where urBan dynamism is tempered with serenity. set in otemachi, the hoteL is within easy reach oF tokyo station and the commerciaL district oF nihonBashi. Aman Tokyo is a monument to the modern-day Japanese capital, a place where urban dynamism is tempered with serenity. Set in Otemachi, the hotel is within easy reach of Tokyo station and the commercial district of Nihonbashi. Its spa draws on traditional natural remedies and the principles of balancing mind and body, and offers an integrated approach to wellbeing. Several of the spa’s treatment rooms are joined by large Japanese-style hot baths and steam rooms, a 30-metre heated pool with views over the city, as well as a Fitness Centre equipped with the latest cardiovascular and weight-training machinery and a dedicated yoga and Pilates studio.

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Aman Spa Tokyo is a vast, light-filled sanctuary set high among the Tokyo skyline. A complete range of treatments, therapies and facilities draw on the Japanese principles of nature and balance. Multiple treatment rooms are available, and the signature Spa Journeys focus on Japanese natural ingredients and philosophies. The Spa features large Japanese-style hot baths and steam rooms, a light-filled 30-metre pool with panoramic city views, a world-class fitness centre with the latest cardiovascular and weight-training machinery, and dedicated yoga and Pilates studios


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SPA TREATMENTS The Japanese approach to wellness stems from nature and the concept of balance. Aman Spa Tokyo draws on this wisdom – fusing kampo herbal therapies, Zen philosophy and meditation with facilities for movement and relaxation. The extensive treatments, using natural ingredients and Aman’s own chemical-free products for programmes tailored to individual needs

SPA JOURNEYS The practice of Misogi is the traditional act of purification and meditation using water to reconnect with one’s core and is undertaken prior to any treatment. Aman Spa’s signature journeys begin with this ritual so that the benefits of treatments are felt at a deeper level. A foot bath with seasonal Kampo herbs and mineral sea salt is followed by a breathing exercise with Kuromoji oil, renowned for its relaxing and calming properties www.aman.com/resorts/aman-tokyo

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LUXURY SWIMWEAR

ViLeBr at ViLeBrequin, there’s a diFFerent modeL oF swimsuit For eVery man and eVery occasion. Plain or printed, or even embroidered for the ultimate aesthetes, Vilebrequin’s swimsuit models for men all bear a common thread: sun, freedom and luxury. A holiday spirit that is handed down from father to son. Everyone was seduced by these practical, comfortable shorts; their elegance and bright colors held an irresistible appeal. On every beach, the sea turtle insignia came to signify the spirit of Saint Tropez.

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As its success grew, Vilebrequin worked with various materials and designs of exceptional quality to claim its natural place in the world of luxury goods. Vilebrequin recognized its customers' youthful energy and dedication to family values and experiences.... this led to the 1995 launch of the Father and Son concept, expanding the range from mens to boys starting at 6 months old.


requin This father-son bond brought a new dimension to Vilebrequin as it took on family values. Much more than a passing fad, the enthusiasm for this range is high and has become a tradition for Vilebrequin clients globally. During this incredible adventure, the brand has found a way to keep its soul and hold true to its values of elegance and freedom. www.vilebrequin.com

Today, the Vilebrequin spirit has crossed borders from Miami to Rio, from Dubai to Saint Barthelmy, from Porto Cervo to Shanghai. This spirit shares its values with men of style, who are both demanding and original, who dare to combine relaxed elegance with wit, originality and quality.

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LUXURY ABU DHABI Experience unparalleled luxury and comfort amid the mystic desert charm of Abu Dhabi’s Empty Quarter. Ride on a camel over sun soaked dunes as this foreboding landscape unwinds eternally in front of you. Soak in the freeform swimming pool while desert wildlife grazes in the shade below. Be inspired by glorious Arabian décor that channels one of the world’s most ancient and revered cultures. Located in the legendary Rub'Al Khali, the largest uninterrupted sand desert in the world, Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara embraces the epic adventures of this evocative landscape by providing a luxury oasis for discerning travellers. Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara brings the quintessential Abu Dhabi luxury resort experience with leisure facilities to please the most demanding of tastes. A sanctuary of wellbeing that draws on an array of ancient

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cultures at Anantara Spa. A choice of four dining venues that offer the greatest Middle Eastern cuisine and fine gastronomic experiences from across the globe. Tailor-make your ultimate luxury holiday from our range of other facilities including fitness centre, tennis court, swimming pool, kids club, business centre and library. Elegantly designed rooms with picturesque desert views at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara provide the perfect luxury retreat to spend your Abu Dhabi holiday. Our luxury Abu Dhabi accommodation features earthy hues combined with lush Middle East fabrics adorning every room, with jewel-embedded silver and bronze chandeliers hanging from the ceiling. Each room offers the finest among Abu Dhabi accommodation and comes with either a balcony or terrace from which to enjoy awe-inspiring desert views.


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ROYAL PAVILION VILLAS BY QASR AL SARAB Set against the dramatic landscape of The Empty Quarter – the world’s largest stretch of uninterrupted sand desert, the exclusive collection of Royal Pavilion Villas, is the epitome of luxury, offering stays of understated sophistication and Arabian elegance. Guests seeking a truly bespoke getaway and seclusion will create lasting memories at this unique Arabian retreat.

Take time to truly relax. Soak in a sublime rose scented bath to your favourite melodies or float in your private pool admiring the views. The choice is yours. Decadent Arabian décor, rich fabrics and local artefacts have a sense of place in this secluded fortress palace and play homage to one of the world’s ancient cultures, where luxury blends with landscape.

With a landscape, best described as mystical and from story books, explore the wonder of the majestic desert dunes by camel, experience the adrenalin rush of dune bashing by 4x4 or awaken early morning for a sunrise desert walk and learn how to make the valley beneath come alive with the sounds of the dunes singing.

The Royal Pavilion Villas is the epitome of luxury in Abu Dhabi. Personalized resort excursions complement dining experiences created to delight the most adventurous palates and discerning tastes. While the Anantara Spa provides a sanctuary for relaxation and revitalization, that embodies ancient spa rituals.

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LUXURY ABU DHABI Dining at Royal Pavilion Villas Each overnight stay includes culinary presentations for breakfast, lunch and dinner including so beverages. On arrival, guests are encouraged to meet with the Chef to discuss their dining preferences, hear details about the ‘market list’ items fresh for the day and have a tailor-made culinary journey created exclusively for them. From the freshest Canadian lobster and Japanese Wagyu beef to simple club sandwiches and Arabian mezzeh, whatever your culinary desires may be, they can be created by a team of highly skilled chefs.

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Luxury Abu Dhabi holiday leisure experiences Experiences have been designed to showcase Emirati heritage together with today’s modern Arab lifestyle, whether it be traversing the majestic dunes by 4x4 or atop a camel, or

discovering the ancient hunting techniques at the Falcon and Saluki show or enjoying the thrill and speed of desert land sailing. You will receive two complimentary activities per person per night stay, from a long list, as well as complimentary access to the tennis and basketball courts across the entire stay, as well as a dedicated private gym within the all-villa resort. Feeling energetic? You will delight in a 24 hour Workout Room within the main Pavilion featuring the latest in cardio vascular and resistance equipment or choose to take things down a notch with a dawn or dusk yoga class or meditation on the lawn. A purpose-built Spa in the main Pavilion offers you a variety of treatments suitable for both individuals and couples. The Spa features a private relaxation terrace with lush gardens evoking the ultimate in serenity and calm.


The Spa Escape to a place of simple pleasures, where Arabic design elements blend seamlessly with the outdoors and abundant natural light. The Spa at the Royal Pavilion Villas by Qasr Al Sarab has been developed with couples in mind. The private sanctuary, located in the main pavilion, offers an intimate retreat to indulge in spa journeys tailored to your individual mood, performed by the intuitive hands of our therapists. Aerwards, relax and allow your mind to wander in its dreamlike state on the exclusive, secluded outdoor terrace.

Treating your skin’s specific needs, The Spa uses the leading British skincare brand Elemis and Arabian inspired Shiffa products, as well as the signature Anantara Spa range. Each guest of the Royal Pavilion Villas by Qasr Al Sarab is entitled to two desert activities per night. For those guests who are seeking the ultimate in relaxation and rejuvenation, we are delighted to exchange the two desert activities for one 30 minute head, neck and shoulder massage per person per night. hp://qasralsarab.anantara.com

Choose from a massage menu that celebrates Arabia’s ancient therapeutic wisdom combined with the timeless wellness techniques of Asia and beyond.

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spa By espa

Glimmering and glistening like the jewel in the crown of the Al Faisaliah Hotel, the Spa by ESPA brings to life the vision of a unique, exclusive, luxurious ladies-only retreat within the heart of the city. A tranquil oasis in which to relax, socialize and enjoy world-class treatments and services in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sumptuous textures draw on local culture and heritage as gliering Swarovski crystals and cascading waterfalls combine to create a truly magical journey and sense of wonderment as we voyage through the four floors of the Spa. From dynamic social areas to quiet relaxation lounges, from hammam and heat experiences to private spa suites and treatment rooms, we are cosseted by the atmosphere and reassuring signature scent of the Spa.

Global spa leaders ESPA have created a treatment menu that honors local traditions, drawing on indigenous elements and ancient modalities, thoughtfully uniting these with the latest scientific advances and international values to deliver effective, results driven treatments and solutions. Performed by highly skilled and trained therapists our focus is on tailoring your treatments to your needs on the day, whether total escapism, perfect pampering, relaxation, stress-relief, optimizing health or age-defying results are the goal. www.alfaisaliahspa.com

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Anantara Kihavah maldives Unveils Luxury Private Spa At the luxury residence they are now including it's very own spa sala with an open pavilion where the Anantara Spa treatments are performed, as well its own infinity pool and whirlpool!

>> Spa Break in Vietnam What is a getaway without a lile personal time? At InterContinental Hanoi Westlake you can devote an entire day to your personal wellbeing! Spend an hour or two geing pampered by the amazing masseuses at their spa!

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Harry Winston Histoire De Tourbillon 7 Watch

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The Histoire de Tourbillon series is going to get Harry Winston in trouble. Seeing how every iteration of this series of incredible legacy watches has goen exponentially more and more complex every year, we’re starting to wonder how on Earth will they be able to deliver something that can up the ante from the previous version. www.harrywinston.com

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At the InterContinental Hanoi Westlake it is uniquely situated over the serene waters of West Lake, located just a few minutes away from Hanoi's famous Old Quarter. Discover a whole new level of tranquility at this luxurious urban resort with outdoor pool, and state of the art health club & spa. Relax in the contemporary Vietnamese designed guest rooms and suites with spectacular views from your own private balcony whilst savouring the taste of fine dining that the InterContinental has to offer at their Café Du Lac & Milan restaurants.

The Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas has now added a new three-bedroom Beach Pool Residence to the resort’s 79 private pool sanctuaries. Secluded in lush island greenery, the residence is designed to host families and groups, and features 1,050sq m (11,302sq ) of space. Receive an array of luxury treatments within the comfort of your own secluded villa within the resort. Each treatment is personalised with a unique blend of natural products to create a peaceful seing to help relax you from to toe. Let them nurture and inspire you in the world's most desirable paradise with massages that will enrich, detoxify, polish and restore you.


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Fancy a Spa Getaway in Riyadh?

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Luxury hotels in Paris: How the city's grand hotels are evolving for the future The French concept of la vie de luxe has titillated and benefied us all, giving us the grand hotel and the notion of the restaurant-as-entertainment. It then gave us, in Michelin, a categorisation of the degree of pleasure to be had in each. But the French conception of luxury is being re-evaluated, not least by the French themselves. Coco Chanel once said that luxury is not the opposite of poverty, it is the opposite of vulgarity. In food, there is something of a movement towards simplicity and away from the synchronised rising cloches and sommelier ballets of fine restaurant tradition. www.fourseasons.com/paris/

This exclusive, luxurious ladies-only retreat is a shimmering oasis in the heart of Riyadh. Amidst rich textures, sparkling crystals and soothing waterfalls, spa guests are taken on a journey of relaxation and rejuvenation. Not only does this hotel feature an incredible spa it is also designed to exceed the needs of the contemporary business and leisure travellers alike, Al Faisaliah Hotel and Al Faisaliah Suites features in total 330 beautifully appointed rooms and suites, exclusive 24-hour butler service, contemporay meeting facilities, six international restaurants!

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Al Faisaliah Hotel – the finest 5-star hotel in Riyadh – presents the ultra modern Al Faisaliah Spa by ESPA.

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Ritchie plans luxury hotel, spa and gun retreat on his country estate Filmmaker Guy Richie has poured millions into turning a barn on his Wiltshire grounds into a rural world-class shooting retreat. The director is also building a luxury hotel and spa on his country estate. Richie will treat guests to their choice of 12 bedrooms, an indoor pool, cinema and library, all looked aer by 54 members of staff. A source said: “Guy loves shooting and knows that there’s a gap in the market to provide a world-class retreat for it. “He knows that tourists from America and Japan will pay thousands to hunt pheasants in England but they also demand luxury accommodation.

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Surrounded by tea plantations and bamboo groves, Amanfayun is a spiritual sanctuary informed by Chinese tradition and Buddhist monastic culture. Explore this centuries-old village, restored using ancient techniques, at your own pace.

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Reflecting Chinese health and wellbeing traditions as well as the finest international spa therapies, the expansive spa is spread across five pavilions and encircled by bamboo groves, tea bushes and magnolia trees. Joined by a gym, Pilates studio and beauty salon, the eight treatment rooms host therapies ranging from reflexology and massages to seasonal baths and scrubs using local ingredients.


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Reflecting Chinese health and wellbeing traditions as well as the finest international spa therapies, the expansive spa is spread across five pavilions and encircled by bamboo groves, tea bushes and magnolia trees. Joined by a gym, Pilates studio and beauty salon, the eight treatment rooms host therapies ranging from reflexology and massages to seasonal baths and scrubs using local ingredients

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The reflective art of Tai Chi is guided in the meditation room, adjacent to the yongfu temple Combining deep breathing with slow, meditative movements, this ancient practice reduces stress, improves balance and increases strength Heated bamboo from the nearby groves is used as an extension of the therapist’s hand in the flowing bamboo massage.

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One of many massages using local flora, the rolling and kneading of the bamboo is combined with an aromatherapy massage to infuse warmth and relax muscles Relax alone or as a couple in a circular wooden soaking tub in one of the bath house’s three treatment rooms.


Following a steam bath, seasonally guided treatments provide a deep sense of peace, enhanced by the rain shower, steam room and seated showers

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u.s. VirGin isLands Discover a gentler place at one of the leading spas in St. Thomas, as you are pampered by an array of calming treatments. Enjoy a couple’s massage while being caressed by the island breeze in our spa gazebo. Or, for a sweet sensation, indulge in our acclaimed Cocolicious Facial. Here in our seaside enclave you will benefit from one of the most diverse selections of therapies and spa treatments available in the Virgin Islands. Escape to the tropical island sanctuary of The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas and be embraced by luxury at the magnificent spa. As you gaze out at the blue horizon, doed the gentle green hills of the neighboring islands, the so sounds of steel pan drums tickle your ear. Reflexively, you relax and exhale, knowing you have landed in one unmistakably perfect destination, The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas, a luxury hotel able to seamlessly blend the unique culture of the Caribbean with penultimate luxury and refinement.

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Bask in the generous spirit of the Caribbean from the moment you enter our terra-coa tile roofed Grand Palazzo, a majestic open-air structure overlooking the expanse of beaches, waters, lush hills and picturesque resorts in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Discover a gentler place at one of the leading spas in St. Thomas, as you are pampered by an array of calming treatments. Enjoy a couple’s massage while being caressed by the island breeze in our spa gazebo. Here in our seaside enclave you will benefit from one of the most diverse selections of therapies and spa treatments available in the Virgin Islands. Escape to the tropical island sanctuary of The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas and be embraced by luxury at our magnificent spa in St. Thomas.

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JEWEL Wedding Band Platinum, diamonds REF: B4099400 The iconic Trinity is uniquely reinterpreted as a diamond paved ribbon of platinum coiling around a central diamond. A solitaire in motion, a swirl of love, the gliering Trinity Ruban is a single never-ending line celebrating an eternal bond. 950‰ platinum curved wedding band set with two rows of 2.5 mm diamonds. Width: 2.5 mm www.cartier.com

Mrs. Winston by Harry Winston Cascading Diamond Bracelet A perfect marriage of glamour and grace, each design in the Mrs. Winston series pays tribute to Mr. Winston’s beloved wife, Edna, his lifelong confidant and muse. True to the House’s signature style, exceptional diamonds are suspended on delicate platinum wires, creating the illusion that each precious gemstone is effortlessly floating against the wearer. 166 baguee, marquise, pear-shaped and round brilliant diamonds weighing a total of approximately 45.05 carats, set in platinum.

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LLERY Talisman Oval Bangle Symbolic of a universal belief that belongs to the History of Mankind and the Earth, Talisman is a beautiful homage to diamonds in all their mystical glory. A modern interpretation of diamond sequences, round brilliants, rose-cuts, and rough diamonds are proudly studded into this yellow gold bangle with our innovative serti poincon (hallmark) seî…&#x;ing. Meticulously positioned, each of the eleven diamonds of this oval bangle have been carefully hand selected to create a succession of majestic enchantment and harmony. Total carat weight is approximately 1.1cts. www.debeers.co.uk

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JEWELLERY Ruby and Diamond Cluster Necklace Inspired by the Harry Winston archives, each piece in the Incredibles is a one-of-a-kind expression of the House’s iconic style. Handcraed in platinum and set with the world’s finest diamonds and precious gemstones, each magnificent design represents the culmination of efforts between the House’s expert gemologists, master crasmen, and designers working together to create jewels of incomparable beauty and brilliance. 31 rubies weighing a total of approximately 56.90 carats, with 186 pear-shaped and round brilliant diamonds weighing a total of approximately 29.74 carats, set in platinum and 18K yellow gold. www.harrywinston.com

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I Bagni di Pisa Palace & Spa is a member of the prestigious “The Leading Hotels of the World�, and is located at San Giuliano Terme near Pisa. The ancient thermal baths of the Grand Duke of Tuscany are still alive today in this exclusive resort, where the frescoed halls and antique furnishings take you back to the XVII. The Natural Spa specializes in weight loss and detox. The hot springs and relaxation treatments complete the experience of physical and mental wellbeing.

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The hot springs - created by nature, made luxurious by grand dukes and chosen by kings. A unique spa, in the summer palace of the Grand Duke of Tuscany.

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The majestic spa residence was originally built in 1743 for Francesco Stefano of Lorena, the Grand Duke of Tuscany. Over the centuries, it has hosted royalty, dignitaries, and celebrities as the destination of choice for a relaxing retreat with unrivalled wellness oerings


Today, Bagni di Pisa is world renowned for as a hotel and spa that honours the 18th century charm with frescoed ceilings, extravagant furnishings, oral gardens and captivating nature.

With a collection of pools and thermal treatment rooms, ancient treasures of art and history, innovative wellness facilities and delectable culinary masterpieces, Bagni di Pisa is where one can truly disconnect from the world and immerse into to a world of beauty and healing.

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THE SPA AT STRAWBERRY H HOTEL Stress drops away and healing begins as you wander down winding, flower-scented paths to our soothing spa. The pure air and stunning vistas of mountains soaring all around you make the everyday worries slip away. The Spa is tucked in a secluded nook of the mountainside, ensuring a private escape. Ease into one of the airy, indoor/outdoor five treatment rooms and let our experienced Spa Therapists work their relaxing magic.

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You will be treated to our locally gathered botanicals featuring native pimento, ginger, lemongrass and coconut. The potency and purity of our preparations are second to none. Our signature treatment, the Blue Mountain Elixir Body Scrub, utilizes local coffee grounds mixed with heated coconut oil, followed by a rejuvenating 60-minute deep tissue body massage and hydrotherapy session.


HILL Using Ayurveda treatments, aromatherapy and massage, we care for sensitive skin conditions and seek to counteract the ravages of daily life. Our exclusive Caribbean Therapy focuses on tired hands and feet, using local massage techniques and plants. In-room treatments are available upon request. www.strawberryhillhotel.com/ďŹ eldspa/

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GAnCInO EARRInGS In 18 KARAT WHITE GOLD AnD DIAMOnDS

A BIRD CAGE RInG FEAUTURInG A GAnCInO DOOR

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SWInGInG PARROTS AnD COLORED GAnCInOS BRIGHTEnED BY PURPLE AMETHYSTS


BIRD CAGE EARRInGS WITH A GAnCInO DOOR

A PARROT HOLDInG A GAnCInO ADORnED WITH A GREEn TOPAZ

FERRAGAMO JEWELLERY CAPSULE COLLECTION

This collection, designed in collaboration with Daniela Villegas, is inspired to the colored birds featured on Salvatore Ferragamo's most iconic silk scarves.

A CHARMInG PARAKEET BIRD AnD A BIRD CAGE BRIGHTEnED BY PURPLE AMETHYSTS AnD A GREEn TOPAZ

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BURJ AL TA A Perched 150 metres above the Arabian Gulf, Talise Spa Burj Al Arab is the ultimate destination to luxuriate, relax and rejuvenate within the iconic Dubai landmark hotel.

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Each experience has been carefully craed and exclusively developed using the world’s most luxurious products to leave you uerly pampered.


ARAB ALISE SPA Bathed in natural light, this ground-breaking spa offers a sanctuary for guests to indulge in an extensive menu of pampering treatments – all designed to reinvigorate and restore. From facials and organic body wraps to Chakra balancing hot stone massage, each treatment uses the highest quality products and latest methods in personal care.

The spacious Talise Spa is housed over two levels in the distinctive sail-shaped silhouee of Burj Al Arab, and boasts enough luxurious serenity to calm even the most hectic lifestyle. Leave the world behind and reconnect with your inner self in a space that inspires relaxation.

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Talise Spa offers a unique nature based luxury environment to help you unwind with the pleasure of treatments from world-renowned houses, such as La Prairie, Sundari and THÉMAÉ, applied by a skilled and caring team of therapists. Stretched over two floors, separate men's and women's amenities ensure total privacy and discretion.

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Both ladies and gentlemen’s relaxation areas feature an aqua retreat. Separate indoor infinity pools, jacuzzi and treatment rooms overlooking the Arabian Gulf complement the spa, along with saunas, steam rooms and plunge pools.


Gentlemen can enjoy the panoramic sauna and steam lounges looking out to the World Islands and Downtown Dubai, both fied with rare fogproof glass. Additional facilities include a squash court, a fitness centre with aerobic facilities, advanced cardiovascular and resistance training equipment.

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SPA Relax and indulge in deeply soothing Jumeirah Spa treatments, revitalise at health spas for the day, weekend or long stay breaks.

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Experience the ultimate journey to wellbeing, relaxation and rejuvenation at Jumeirah Spas and revel in a host of facilities for the mind, body and soul. Each Spa is individually designed, inspired by the local culture but also expresses the natural essences of the world.

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PIAGET CREATIVITY: A DEMANDING PASSION

Our designers continually revisit the themes that Piaget holds dear. They draw inspiration from a strong historical legacy and modern themes with a wide range of styles reminiscent of Hollywood glamour, magic gardens and the many facets of celebratory occasions. Each Piaget design plays on the fluidity of materials and the radiance of light, thanks to the exceptional talent of our jewellers and gemseers. Each Piaget design gives way to a new emotion: from diamond drops that trickle down the neck, quivering foliage that embellish and frame the face and the firework-like explosion of gems.

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Very special care is given to finishes to provide long-lasting comfort and flexibility to the wearer. The various professions involved in the design of a piece work in close proximity to provide prompt communication and responsiveness. By taking all technical and aesthetic constraints into consideration for each new stage in jewellery production, our technical expertise is fully focused on excellence in design. www.piaget.com


Limelight Cocktail Inspiration Pendant

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Piaget Rose Earrings

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ARASH Located just two and half hours from Quito, amid the most biodiverse "hot spot" in the world. With its ecologically sensitive bungalows, ARASHÁ offers guests the possibility of being immersed in the richness and tranquility of this fragile region combined simultaneously with luxury and comfort in the middle of the rainforest.

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From enjoying an aromatic anti-stress massage, participate in one of our ECO-WORKSHOPS, to prepare a delicious chocolate fondue, ARASHÁ is an experience that will delight every one of your senses.


HÁ ARASHÁ IS THE BEST RESORT IN ECUADOR (2004-2014) AND THE BEST RESORT IN SOUTH AMERICA (2013-2014) AS RECOGNISED BY THE WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS.

Awarded several times by prestigious international tourism organizations, ARASHÁ has been recognized for its impeccable personalized service, exquisite dining and luxurious accommodations. Once guests arrive, they will recognize why in ARASHA it´s possible to find the poetry of life in every corner of this enchanting paradise.

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THE CONRA SPA & HEALT With an impressive seing in the exclusive, yet naturally beautiful Quinta do Lago, the Conrad Algarve is one of the hospitality jewels of Portugal’s fabled coast. This contemporary luxury hotel is uniquely styled, from the guest rooms to the private balconies, and its five restaurants and bars offer a sophisticated range of fine Portuguese and international cuisine.

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AD ALGARVE TH CLUB The luxurious Conrad Spa is an evolution of sophisticated spa culture, embracing and blending a modern holistic approach, in a contemporary way. Uniquely inspired by local culture, expertise and breath-taking surroundings, the Spa includes signature experiences from Aromatherapy Associates and Intraceuticals with bespoke treatments combining state-of the-art products and techniques to ensure a restorative and rejuvenating journey.

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Conrad Spa’s Sensory Zone features a tranquil sun terrace with impressive views and includes a sauna, steam room, hydro massage heated pool, sensory showers, plunge pool and ice fountain, transporting guests into a haven of harmony and lightness. Five spacious treatment rooms, each with outdoor cabana, bring an alfresco element to the spa experience. The comprehensive wellness facilities also include a selection of pools where guests can unwind, a state-of-the-art fitness centre by Technogym and tennis courts.

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With an impressive seing in the exclusive, yet naturally beautiful Quinta do Lago, the Conrad Algarve is located next to the Atlantic Ocean. Reaching golden, unspoilt Algarve beaches is simple with the dedicated shule bus. Many internationally famous golf courses, including Quinta do Lago Sul and Laranjal are on your doorstep, as is the natural park of Ria Formosa.


With contemporary design and technology flowing through the luxurious accommodation in harmony with beautiful natural surroundings, you will find everything that you require for a great holiday in the Algarve. You will find spacious guestrooms and a variety of leisure activities for yourself and your family to enjoy: be rejuvenated in Health Club & Spa, relax in the outdoor swimming pools, while your children enjoy their very own kid’s club. www.conradalgarve.com

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Cornelia Diamond Golf & Spa in Antalya, Turkey is home the incredible Crassula Spa, a 5,000 squaremetre spa spread over two oors. Crassula comes from the Far East and is embellishes Zen philosophy and is the source of richness.

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There is a legendary place described in hundreds of poems wrien during the middle ages… A place where the concept of luxury was defined maybe for the first time centuries ago… It is always like spring; the temperature does not change at any time… Everybody is 33 years old… Everybody is in love… everybody is happy… There are curative pools everywhere… Everyone feels oneself well… Centuries later, a brand-new concept called spa has come into our lives and this legend has come true… This is why Crassula Spa exists… to create that magical world which will make you feel yourself beer…

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Unique cares giving fresh life to your body and soul… The most luxurious, most effective treatments, massages worldwide… The most distinguished materials, enchanting scents… Pools, bathrooms, refreshment areas... All at “Crassula Spa” which uses the healing power of water with the understanding of “Sanus Per Aquam”...

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Anti-ageing wearables: The future skincare devices to keep you looking young

Hyper-personalised and fully interactive, it's no wonder that the beauty industry is excited about wearable tech that monitors and improves our skin. Research by Mintel has identified bespoke, ultra-customised beauty as one of the hoest trends in beauty between now and 2020. These days, we want skincare that is precisely tailored to our needs and beauty companies are falling over themselves to launch ever more individualised products. And there is the potential for an awful lot of money to be made. While the global wearable tech market is set to treble in the next five years with a projected turnover of $34 billion by 2020, the antiageing market – predicted to enjoy a super-healthy annual growth rate of 7.8% – is expected to be worth a staggering $191.7 billion by the end of the decade.

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Botox, fillers and industrial-strength chemical peels, make some space. Poised to hit the mainstream later this year, skincare wearable tech is the latest magic bullet to add to the anti-ageing arsenal and it's coming to a beauty counter near you.

When it comes to anti-ageing, protecting skin from the damaging rays of the sun is prey much priority number one. "Most signs of skin ageing are a consequence of UV or sun exposure," says Tamara Griffiths, a consultant dermatologist at Salford Royal nHS Trust. In fact, a whopping 80% of skin ageing can be aributed to UV exposure according to a 2013 study published in the medical journal Clinical, Cosmetic And Investigational Dermatology. Keeping tabs on your UV exposure and knowing exactly when to slap on the sunscreen could make all the difference to your complexion later on in life. Enter L'Oréal's My UV Patch. The product was developed by L'Oréal's Technology Incubator Research and Innovation division, a US-based team of 25 scientists headed by cosmetics genius Guive Balooch.


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Feeligreen's anti-ageing patch L'Oréal isn't alone. French startup Feeligreen is also developing a skin-like patch with potential anti-ageing benefits. DermoPatch goes further, using microcurrent technology to actively treat the signs of ageing, and diffuse topical medication and beauty products into the skin. "To develop this wearable, the Feeligreen team combined

Futuristic wrinklebusting masks

expertise in micro-electronics, chemistry, galenic development and printed electronics," says Christophe Bianchi, the company's founder and CEO. Only a couple of millimetres thick, Feeligreen's dermoPatch packs a dinky electronic module that powers the microcurrent tech and fits snugly inside a bendy second skin 'plaster' onto which you can apply beauty products or topical medication.

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Aside from second skin patches, futuristic facial treatment masks represent the other hot antiageing30km wearable trend.island WiredofBeauty's Some fromtech the main Mahé, Ile du Phantom of theIsland, Opera-esque MAPO isolation is the world's nord, or north enjoys private first connected mask.of the Seychelles. within the Inner beauty Island group Luminous white beaches cosset a tropical interior This €199 crowdfunded device istrees a socradled 3D silicone of coconut palms and takamaka face maskthree fied with moisture thatin between granite outcrops,bio-sensors 110m to 180m measure skin hydration levels in real time. height, whose polished grey ramparts rise The frominfo is relayed to an app, health of the the white sands and which filigreetracks reefsthe of the azure wearer's complexion and offers skincare ocean. recommendations. The mask boasts a patented 'Treat'Island function, - it basically up habitats, to north is atoo sanctuary whereheats natural ensure more effective delivery of moisturisers long neglected, have been rehabilitated so that and anti-ageing serums fauna into the epidermis. endangered Seychelles and flora could be reintroduced and given a place to grow and thrive. Wired Beauty worked with prestigious FrancoJapanese design studio A+A Cooren to perfect the

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EMERALD BAY Whether you are looking to massage away tension, give your skin a healthy glow, or restore balance and harmony, the award-winning Red Lane® Spa at Sandals® Emerald Bay in the Bahamas will take you on a journey of rejuvenation and well-being. From the moment you walk into the lemongrass-scented greeting area, your senses will confirm you’ve found a blissful retreat. Every aspect of the Red Lane® Spa experience is inspired by the soothing essence of the islands— from natural botanicals to exclusive treatment seings including six exotic outdoor sanctuaries, or the comfort of your own suite. For those who prefer a traditional seing, the 16,000 square foot pampering hideaway boasts 16 luxurious indoor spa rooms, a relaxation area with calming music and assorted teas, locker rooms with showers and fully-stocked vanity areas, complimentary hot and cold plunge pools, as well as, eucalyptus steam baths and saunas. Additionally, the spa offers couples’ sanctuary rooms with large whirlpool tubs designed specifically for couples’ treatments.

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Innovative massages like the signature Scents of Love Couples Massage incorporate island elements such as the indigenous aromas of the Caribbean for a truly romantic and aromatic escape. Additional treatments feature unique body scrubs and wraps to help regain youthful skin. The Sugarcane Warm Oil Scrub, for instance, uses a stimulating blend of brown sugar, black tea and fruit extracts to revive dehydrated skin, while the Green Coffee Wrap offers a unique coffeebased formula to help fight cellulite and promote youthful skin. Using the spa’s exclusive organic line and renowned skin healthcare products, the highly trained Rejuvenation Specialists at the Red Lane® Spa have perfected the art of relaxation. They will skillfully take you on a journey focused on COnnECTIOn, TIME and LOVE that will leave you feeling renewed for a lifetime. www.sandals.com


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B B turquoise waters of the lagoon and the deep blue of the ocean, Deep Ocean Spa is situated at the very heart of the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, jewel of the Polynesian hotel business. With over 4000m2 of nature, Deep Ocean Spa offers areas for hydrotherapy, beauty care and gentle energy. There are also glass-floored overwater bungalows enabling you to admire the marine life during the sessions you choose, whether you are alone or a couple. We also find relaxation areas with an unobstructed view over the ocean, outdoor jacuzzi, steam baths and showers to awaken the senses, a fitness room, a tea lounge and a boutique.

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BORA BORA RESORT & THALASSO SPA

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Deep Ocean Spa is a real haven of peace and harmony, with a team of professionals dedicated to your profound well-being.

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Aside from its idyllic location, Deep Ocean Spa is the first thalassotherapy centre ever built in the South Pacific, as well as the only establishment in the world using the benefits of water drawn from the Pacific Ocean at depths of over 900m, to administer care of www.worldsleadingspas.com unrivalled intensity. LUXURY REDEFINED

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The Kingdom of Bhutan is a place of soaring 7,000m Himalayan peaks, glacial river valleys and crisp evergreen forests. Amankora offers five lodges doed across this ancient land, encouraging a circular journey of discovery.

Revolving around the Himalayan region’s traditional plant- and herbbased therapies, the treatments at Amankora’s five spas – one at each lodge – capture an enriching sensation that is wholly Bhutanese. The spas are scented with cedar wood, which is used as a Buddhist temple incense as well as a traditional medical remedy, and massages, scrubs and baths soothe all five senses: smell, touch, hearing, sight and taste.

BASED ON ANCIENT TIBETAN MEDICAL TREATMENTS, WARM OIL IS PLACED ON KEY POINTS OF THE BODY TO RELEASE ENERGY BLOCKS

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Groa Giusti Resort Golf & Spa, located in Monsummano Terme, between Florence and Lucca, the nineteenth-century villa of the poet Giuseppe Giusti, guards the '"eighth wonder of the world", the millenary natural thermal cave, as the master Verdi aptly named it.

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The aesthetic spa treatments and the exclusive medical-scientific “Longevity” programme enhance the value of the stay, with a unique focus on regeneration and relaxation.


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Enjoy the hot spring pools of the Groa Giusti thermal spa in Tuscany. Immerse yourself in the thermal waters of our outdoor pools at Groa Giusti. The main swimming pool is 750 m² in size, and features some of the latest fixtures to help you relax and unwind, including a series of four-spout hydromassage jets and the natural waterfall massage. The water in our large bath, always set at a calming 34°C, is rich in bicarbonate, sulphate, calcium and magnesium, which is beneficial to the body. It also features 40 hydro-massage stations for a relaxing massage around every corner.

The Bioaquam® Thermal Pool also remains at a constant 34°C, because its water flows directly in from the hot springs through an intricate piping system. The Bioaquam Pool features underwater jets, sculpting and drainage hydro massages, hydro jet benches and geysers, which can help stimulate of the circulatory and musculoskeletal system for enhanced wellness. Discover a new level of relaxation at the pools of Groa Giusti, and experience an extraordinary journey of wellness and renewed energy. www.groagiustispa.com

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An unparallelled experience that you can tailor entirely to your dreams

The only one of its kind on the island, our luxury ďŹ ve-star resort will delight guests with the quiet opulence of its private villas. Drawing on its Indian heritage, the Maradiva experience, which includes an award-winning Holistic Spa, haute cuisine and a private pool in the grounds of every villa, is synonymous to understated elegance and impeccable service. www.maradiva.com

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ACQUA DI CR TRIBUTO A M

THE GUINNESS WORLD RECOR HIGHEST PRICE WATER BOTTL Designer Fernando Altamirano, who previously dressed Cognac Dudognon Heritage Henri IV in the most expensive cognac bole in the world, recently sold his newly-designed water bole for $60,000, winning his second Guinness record for the highest priced bole sold at auction. Proceeds for the sale were donated to a foundation to stop global warning. The most expensive water bole in the world contains water from springs in France, Fiji, and a glacier in Iceland. Oh, and then there's 5 milligrams of 23 K gold dust sprinkled in the water. The Modigliani-like sculptured bole of The World's Most Expensive Water Bole Acqua di Cristallo "Tributo a Modigliani," is rather exquisite. This solid gold version is the bole that sold for $60,000, but its regular price is only $3,600. Fieen percent of proceeds from all sales of the boles will be donated to global warming causes.

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THE GRANDHOTEL L THE MAGNIFICENT GRANDHOTEL LIENZ IS HOME TO A SPA WHICH REVOLVES AROUND WELLNESS, SPA AND BEAUTY. To benefit your wellbeing, your health and your beauty, switch off and tank up on new strength and energy in harmonious and beautiful surroundings. The spacious beauty and wellness area, as well as the Medical Centre offer everything you need to bring body and soul into complete relaxation … A visit to the extravagant Private Spa promises moments of pure paradise; enjoy top treatments and indulgence in an exclusive atmosphere.

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The hotel’s medical centre concentrates on health-promoting elements of treatments. Benefit from highly effective wellness programmes for nutrition and vitality and enjoy that great feeling of being in the best of hands.


LIENZ WELLNESS SPA

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When other places have fog and grey clouds, the Sun City Lienz is shining with its Mediterranean climate. The clear view of the Lienz Dolomites, the glacier blue River Isel and the Grandhotel Lienz (open all year round) loosen the Fall Blues. Spa Director, Anita Obersteiner recommends that now is the right time to take advantage of some of our special packages to detox, purify and lose weight. Since the fall we have been using new baths, wraps and packings with "Deferegger Heilwasser" - from a healing spring with mineral strength.

The professional Spa-Team supports individual beauty with personalized beauty recommendations. In the Spa Zone we have for you • Indoor-Outdoor pool • 4 saunas • Steam Baths • Serail Baths • Private Spa • Fitness center Quiet Rooms for relaxation at the highest level. www.grandhotel-lienz.com

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INTERCONTINEN SUN PENINSULA The “Journey of Marble Mountains” package at the Harnn Heritage Spa starts with a personal consultation, and it may be unlike anything you’ve experienced before. You’ll be asked to fill out a questionnaire that is equal parts medical and metaphysical, ranging from health and skin problems to your favorite colour, food, weather – even your personality type and greatest fears.

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The point of all of this is to determine your natural element. Traditional Vietnamese medicine, called Dong Y, is derived from Chinese medicine and focuses on restoring balance between yin and yang and finding harmony among the Five Elements: Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water.


NTAL DANANG The flow of energy in our bodies is thought to follow the same path as nature: wood kindles fire, fire forms ash (earth), earth solidifies to form metal, metal (minerals) enriches water, water nourishes wood (trees).

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Aer your therapist finds your element, she will create a bespoke natural oil blend that best suits you. Your package will then include Dong Y treatment on a warm bed made from Danang’s famous marble, long regarded for its therapeutic properties.

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You’ll find this paern of five frequently repeated throughout Vietnam. Marble Mountains, a popular araction around 40 minutes from the InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, are beer known to the Vietnamese as ngu Hanh Son, or Five Elements Mountains, with each one named for a natural element.


You’ll also encounter the Five Elements in Vietnamese cuisine, where each taste (sour, bier, sweet, spicy and salty) corresponds to an element. At a meal, there is an effort to balance out these five tastes, as well as to appeal to the five senses and nourish five internal organs of the body. The power of five is seen in many other aspects of Vietnamese culture, such as a visual balance of colours.

So are you fire or water? Find out at Harnn Heritage Spa located at Sea level. danang.intercontinental.com

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TUSCAN

RESORT & SPA FONTEVERDE TUSCAN RESORT & SPA IS A WELLBEING SPA SET AMIDST THE SIENESE HILLS, WITH RICH THERMAL SPRING WATERS FULL OF THERAPEUTIC GIFTS FOR THE BODY DISCOVERED BY THE ANCIENT ETRUSCANS. BATHE IN WARM, RESTORATING POOLS, AND FEEL THE MASSAGE OF WATER JETS THAT GENERATE BOTH TONE AND ENERGY. The 5,000 square metre thermal spa combines naturalness with research, dexterity with discipline, and the techniques of the western medicine blend with those of oriental traditional. Choose from among the wide range of exclusive treatments created by the team of specialists and designed to unite the precious properties of thermal spa waters with manual techniques, physiotherapy and science. Complete health and

beauty spa experiences for face and body: whether the aesthetic touch or entire strategies for balance and wellbeing. The resort is the residence of the Medici family at San Casciano dei Bagni, and a member of the prestigious hotel group “The Leading Hotels of the World”. It offers precious furnishings and endless views. www.fonteverdespa.com

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ANANTARA HAS MASTERED THE ART OF EXCLUSIVE SPA JOURNEYS, INSPIRED BY EXOTIC DESTINATION. Rooted in the timeless healing traditions of the world’s richest cultures, Anantara Spas are designed to restore balance and harmony between body and mind in an oasis of beauty, grace and tranquillity. Intoxicating aromas of the world’s most exotic elixirs and oils are used in treatments designed to deliver radiance, healing and a quiet sense of inner and outer well-being. Feel the culmination of Anantara Spa’s international expertise in the Anantara Signature Massage. The signature massage treatment has been craed by Anantara Spa’s expert training team and is offered worldwide, combining eastern and western techniques in purpose designed movements with a signature oil blend to stimulate the circulation and promote deep relaxation.

Experience the indigenous techniques and natural ingredients of ancient cultures. With spas located in extraordinary places, indigenous treatments abound. Body scrubs and wraps lavish skin with nature’s remedial goodness, such as stimulating coffee, healing coconut and purifying green tea. The distinctive techniques of Thai, Balinese, Vietnamese, Khmer and Arabian massage styles extend to using a heated compress, filled with sand in Africa and herbs in Thailand. As Anantara’s portfolio expands, new destinations will offer more of the world’s great wellness traditions, including Ayurvedic therapies in Sri Lanka when Anantara Tangalle Peace Haven Resort opens in late 2015. spa.anantara.com

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Imagine a unique destination set on a man-made marvel on the Dubai coastline that entices one and all with a distinct blend of serenity and splendour. Offering an urban escape, Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort is a wondrous place where a decadent experience awaits at a Palm Jumeirah hotel unlike any other. Perched on the eastern crescent of the iconic Palm Jumeirah, an archipelago of islands

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connected to the mainland, Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort is a remarkable resort inspired by traditional Thai architecture in an Arabian seing. A 45 minute drive from Dubai International Airport and within easy reach of a plethora of exciting aractions including Aquaventure Water Park, Mall of the Emirates, Ski Dubai and Dubai Marina, this resort is where one can savour moments of bliss surrounded in unimaginable magnificence.


HE PALM VILLAS

Designed with true Asian flair, Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort offers enchanting beach side accommodation, complemented by cuisine from Asia as well as the Mediterranean served at four speciality venues. Unwind in one of three turquoise swimming lagoons, enjoy a session at the tennis courts or gyms, or indulge in a choice of treatments at Anantara Spa.

The resort also has a ballroom, six meeting rooms, a kids club and teens club, all adding to the splendour of this idyllic beach side resort destination on the Palm in Dubai.

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Rooted in the beautiful country of Thailand, the essence of Anantara philosophy, ‘without end’, stems from ancient Sanskrit origins. At Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, this enduring belief is expressed in perfect harmony with the Middle East’s rich cultural traditions, Anantara’s Asian heritage and the resort’s prestigious location on the eastern crescent of Dubai’s iconic Palm Jumeirah. Hide away in a Asian-inspired sanctuary that seems a world away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Our majestic spa haven extends a warm invitation to experience the mystery and intrigue of Thai and Arabian beauty and wellness traditions, as well as ancient therapeutic treatments from across Asia and beyond, and innovative contemporary techniques.

Embark on a journey to inner peace and experience the newly opened traditional Turkish Hammam at Anantara Spa. Enhanced by the luxurious seing, the experience will leave you refreshed and renewed, as it has done for people since ancient times. The Hammam, or Turkish bath, is a tradition that has evolved over thousands of years. At Anantara Spa, indulge in our private Hammam on your own or share the experience with friends, family or your partner. Surrounded by heated marble, enjoy a scrub before relaxing and cleansing your body in a foam bath. The spa's extensive menu of contemporary treatments will soothe and pamper you from start to finish. Our expert therapists use the latest innovations in wellness and the best products to offer a treatment tailored specifically for you. Tucked quietly away at Anantara, our luxury spa offers endless opportunities for relaxation. dubai-palm.anantara.com/spas.aspx

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Hideaway in luxurious over water spa suites and unwind into the tranquil rhythm of our island paradise. Discover a diverse treatment menu that captures Doha’s ancient tribal roots, as well as a vibrant souk heritage of exotic sights, scents, sounds and touches. At our Doha spa you will feel welcomed by the warmth of traditional Qatari culture and our personalised approach to wellbeing. Soothing steam and bathing experiences include exclusive rituals in a traditional Turkish hammam.

Dynamic therapies are cultivated from advanced western techniques to contour and redefine the silhouee. Melt into massages inspired by the heartfelt generosity of Bedouin desert culture. Replenishing scrubs and wraps reflect the lifegiving qualities of Arabia’s date palm gardens. Indulge in facials infused with the illuminating beauty of seawater pearls to enhance natural radiance. Escape the limits of space and time with the Arabian Nights signature journey collection, in which holistic Thai wisdom and Arabian mysteries are evoked in exquisitely relaxing sequences at our Doha wellness resort. Embark on pathways to supreme wellbeing that draw on Arabia’s enriching natural and cultural wonders, as well as precious health and beauty ideals from all around the world.

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Anantara Signature Massage Combining revered eastern and western techniques in purpose designed movements with our signature oil blend, this massage stimulates the circulation and deeply relaxes muscles. Meanwhile, reflexology clears blockages of energy and promotes overall wellbeing. Oriental Turkish Bath Ceremony Combining ancient Turkish and Oriental wellness wisdom, this ceremony commences on a heated marble slab in our exclusive Turkish hammam. Following a ritual of deep cleansing, polishing and a foam massage, retreat to a luxurious over wate

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r treatment room to be pampered further with our signature Charme d’Orient Massage, infused with exquisite oriental oils. Royal Moroccan Bath Ceremony Relinquish time and pressure as you luxuriate in a regal Arabic ritual. The journey commences inside the hammam on a hot marble table. Aer being doused with water, your body is covered with traditional black soap and scrubbed with a kesse mi to sweep away dead skin cells, before we cocoon you in a ghassoul wrap infused with rose water. Feel cleansed from the inside out and then retreat to an over water treatment room for a pampering back massageand a brightening white honey facial.


In-villa Slumber Guru Experience Taking the importance of a good night’s rest to a whole new level, this in-room ritual begins with a soak in a luxuriant bath infused with essential oils in your candlelit bathroom. You will then be treated to a relaxing back, neck and shoulder massage using lavender essential oils. Enjoy a selection of infused herbal teas, served with homemade cookies, and unwind to your choice of soothing music throughout the evening. Sweet dreams then await in a sumptuous bed dressed in 1,000 thread count Egyptian coon and your personal pillow choice, which is sprayed with a heavenly mist, accompanied by a natural Thai herb eye pillow and ear plugs, making driing away to the land of nod a blissful pleasure.

BIOTEC Super Anti-ageing Skin Therapy Elemis BIOTEC launch the first BIOTEC machine in middle east that combines high potency actives, a unique skin li touch and the science of five-inone bio-electric technology to create a new generation of dynamic facial skincare. Discover immediate, visible and long-lasting results, with a range of seven facials that deliver the complete treatment solution for maximum benefit. doha.anantara.com/spas.aspx

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Rolls Royce Dawn £250,000 www.rolls-roycemotorcars.com

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One of London's most celebrated 5-star hotels, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park exudes an enticing mix of elegance and luxury. With world-famous restaurants and a stunning spa, we offer a fashionable and timeless base in the centre of the British capital. Overlooking iconic Hyde Park and Knightsbridge, our beautiful rooms offer a luxurious 5-star hideaway, close to London’s major aractions. With excellent service and facilities, taking care of you is always our pleasure. Within easy reach of all the sights, we enjoy prime position in the heart of the capital. Enjoying a peaceful seing next to the city’s most famous Royal Park, our luxurious accommodation and facilities make us the perfect London base. With views over Knightsbridge, Hyde Park or our peaceful courtyard, our rooms and suites exude comfort and style. • 167 elegant rooms • 26 richly furnished suites with individual features

SPA & WELLNESS Our renowned spa is one of the best in the city, offering expert treatments and cuing-edge facilities in a relaxed seing. Consistently voted one of the best in the world Expert therapists and comprehensive list of holistic treatments • A serene Heat and Water oasis • 8 treatment rooms, all with private showers • Zen colour therapy relaxation area • Fully-equipped fitness centre with state-of-theart fitness technology by Technogym®, including Treadmills, Cross Trainers, Bikes and a Rowing Machine • A 17-metre twin lane, stainless-steel heated swimming pool with lap timer • Adjacent to Hyde Park and 350 acres of gorgeous green parkland.

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ESCAPE TO SERENITy Our cosseting spa is one of the best in the city, while our unique wellness classes and fitness centre offer a chance to unwind.

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Spread over two floors, our spa enjoys a contemporary feel and uniquely rejuvenating environment.

With extensive heat and water facilities, expert therapists and a range of indulgent treatments, we have created a luxurious haven of wellbeing. We want to provide a unique five star journey for everyone, and so we offer each guest a consultation during which your personal therapist can tailor your treatment to you and your needs.

Away from the buzz of Knightsbridge, we offer a calm and nurturing environment in which you can begin your personal journey to physical and spiritual harmony.

We offer an extensive range of treatments from around the world including a wide choice of therapies drawing on ancient philosophies and modern techniques.


SIGNATURE SPA THERAPIES Mandarin Oriental’s signature spa therapies have been devised to address guests’ increasing desire for simple, effective and authentic spa experiences. Developed in consultation with specialists in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and master aromatherapists, each signature therapy consists of a relaxing, hands-on body massage ritual that combines the powerful effects of oriental meridian massage with the therapeutic benefits of custom-blended essential oils, created uniquely for Mandarin Oriental. Each treatment begins with a private therapist consultation in order to determine each individual’s personal and current state of wellbeing. The treatment and oils are then tailored to each guest in order to leave the body, mind and spirit in perfect harmony. Guests are also provided with nutritional and exercise guidance, in order to extend the beneficial effects of the programme at home.

ORIENTAL HARMONy Four hands work in perfect unison in a remarkable experience that inspires a harmony of the senses. The treatment begins with a soothing foot bath in purifying waters, leaving the feet so and supple and the mind relaxed. Next two therapists work together in time and movement. First, providing a warm scrub that smoothes and replenishes the skin and later a harmonious massage that balances the body. The treatment concludes with a simultaneous head and foot massage leaving the mind uplied, the body energized and the skin exotically fragrant. www.mandarinoriental.com/london

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With its striking wave-like design, Jumeirah Beach Hotel is one of Dubai’s most instantly recognisable structures. Happily for our guests, the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai is equally famed for its amazing value and sheer wealth of options to enjoying your stay. All the hotel’s 618 rooms, suites and villas are luxuriously furnished and provide spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf. And once you’ve finished taking in the view, you can choose from the widest array of leisure facilities around one of the best family hotels in Dubai, including Pavilion Dive Centre, six swimming pools, Sinbad’s Kids Club and complimentary, unlimited access to Wild Wadi Waterpark™.

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BEACH HOTEL • • • • •

599 ocean-view rooms and suites 19 traditional Arabian styled beachside villas Over 19 restaurants, cafes and bars Six swimming pools and private beach Talise Spa with saunas, massage rooms, hot tubs, Jacuzzi, steam room and plunge pool • Talise Fitness set up with the latest Technogym

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TALISE SPA AT JUMEIRAH BEACH HOTEL The beautifully appointed Spa at Jumeirah Beach Hotel has everything you need to truly unwind; including two saunas, two massage rooms, three hot tubs, jacuzzi, steam room and plunge pool.

stress and anxiety from your body. Targeting specific muscles your therapist will use a unique warming oil to create a deep penetrating heat while applying a range of techniques and pressures concentrating on your areas of concern.

You are always in the most caring and capable of hands with our spa professionals. They offer you massage treatments and facials, aromatherapy, reflexology, shiatsu, Swedish and sports massage to soothe, stimulate, refresh and heal your body.

MUSCLE RE-LEASE This innovative and results-oriented approach uses precise techniques and pressures that work to enhance muscle recovery and intensive healing - great for post exercise and relieving daily tension. The massage techniques combine deep tissue muscle work, stretching and circulationenhancing strokes to decrease soreness. This experience features highly mineralising mud packs, applied to affected muscle groups which combat stillness and joint pain, ensuring this healing treatment will ease the body and the mind of stress

TALISE THERAPEUTIC Therapeutic massage improves metabolic balance and increased blood flow to the muscle tissue showing an increase in a gene responsible for mitochondria development. The mitochondria are known for cell growth and energy production as well as the releases of endorphins which provide a deep sensation of wellbeing. This deeply penetrating massage was custom designed by our expert team of therapists to reduce tension,


ELEMIS BODy TREATMENTS AROMA SPA OCEAN WRAP Seaweed wrap treatments detoxify and cleanse the body inside out. Let your thoughts dri away, whilst you are cocooned in a comforting foil wrap and treated to a pressure point facial massage and de-stress scalp treatment. MUSCLEASE AROMA SPA OCEAN WRAP A warming blend of Pine and Rosemary help ease the pains of rheumatism, arthritis and fatigue.

CELLUTOX AROMA SPA OCEAN WRAP Recommendation: Two treatments are recommended per week for one month. A detoxifying blend of Juniper and Lemon decongest stimulate the body’s systems, improves the dimpled appearance of cellulite and reduces fluid retention.

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EARTH LODGE Earth Lodge is a sanctuary symbolising a new era in luxury South African safari lodges. Sculpted into a slope of the earth, almost invisible in the landscape, the lodge uses texture, light and space to present a lodge like no other. Taking its cue from the surrounding environment, it has been described as the most environmentally sensitive lodge in Africa. Earth Lodge reveals itself in a series of sensory revelations. On arrival a hidden corridor leads you down on a journey to a unique and unforgeable experience. The unexpected entrance opens to a panorama of uninterrupted bushveld. As in nature everything at Earth Lodge exists in harmony and you are immediately aware of a sense of calm and a restoring spirit. Home to 13 ultra-luxurious suites including the Amber Presidential Suite, the lodge breaks with traditional bush lodge style to create a masterpiece of artistry and innovation. Each of the suites at this luxury lodge features individually designed furniture, private plunge

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pool, en-suite glass fronted bathroom and indoor and outdoor shower. The natural wooden sculptures by renowned South African artist Geoffrey Armstrong add a powerful magic. While on safari escape to the Amani Spa at Earth Lodge and indulge in holistic body, skin and beauty rituals, treatments and massages. The gym facilities at Earth Lodge offer cardio equipment in a safe and air conditioned environment while still capturing the beautiful views out towards the bush. Each morning and evening you will depart from this luxury safari lodge into the wilderness, either by open safari vehicle or on foot for a walking safari, accompanied by your armed and knowledgeable Game Ranger and Shangaan Tracker. Close enough to share in a thrilling encounter with Africa’s beautiful wild creatures.


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AMANI SPA AT EARTH LODGE While on safari, escape to the Amani Spa at Earth Lodge and enjoy a luxurious facility that reflects the soul of Africa. Revel in a spa experience that is pampering and memorable, relaxing and indulgent. Every detail of the spa at Earth Lodge has been carefully considered. Natural elements and textures, a sense of peace, space and timeless beauty combine effortlessly with Amani’s holistic body, skin and beauty rituals, treatments and massages – all designed to stimulate the body’s innate healing processes and naturally inhibit the ageing process. The perfect place to rest, relax and rejuvenate, our unique spa also offers hydrotherapy, a couples treatment suite and a Zen meditation area for quiet and solitude. Amani Spa at Earth Lodge was awarded the Safari Spa Award at the prestigious Les Nouvelles Esthetiques 2009 Spa Awards. At the Amani Spa at Earth Lodge we create magical moments and turn them into special memories. Treat yourself to one of our individually designed treatment packages for any occasion – honeymoon, birthday or anniversary. Share the experience with your partner in the couple’s treatment suite. Or simply indulge yourself because you deserve it!

AMANI SIGNATURE TREATMENTS Kurhula Body Ritual Discover your kurhula, “inner peace” as you indulge in our signature holistic body ritual. This unique full body massage using our signature massage balm, flows into a revitalising mini facial bringing balance to your body, mind and soul. Jewel of Africa Massage Experience the restorative and energising quality of the crystals, warm oils and flowing movements, which work together to rapidly reduce muscle tension in the body. This deluxe treatment balances your energies, releases emotional stress and leaves you with a feeling of complete relaxation and wellbeing. Refuel Body Ritual Enjoy complete relaxation during the scalp, back, leg and foot massage followed by a rejuvenating express facial. www.sabisabi.com/lodges/earthlodge/

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INTERCONTINE

PROMOTING AN UNRIVALLED HALLMARK STAMP OF QUALITY THAT RUNS LIKE CLOCKWORK, DELIVERING IMPECCABLE SERVICE, GUESTS CAN SET THEIR WATCH BY, TIME AFTER TIME. EVERY TIME!

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ENTAL LONDON

A new luxury hotel located in historic Royal Greenwich on the vibrant Greenwich Peninsula. Situated only 400m from North Greenwich Tube Station on the Jubilee Line and only a 5 minute walk from Greenwich Pier, the Intercontinental is perfectly connected to London’s West End. The O2, the world’s most popular music and entertainment venue is 350 yards from the hotel as well as being minutes from ExCel London on the Emirates Airline cable car.

The hotel features 453 spacious guest rooms and suites spread over 18 floors. Restaurants and Bars have been designed as destination venues, with an impressive line up of all day dining and fine dining options, as well as a main bar and Tea Salon to perfectly complement the Sky Bar within its mix of vibrant and relaxing entertainment spaces.

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THE SPA Set in the heart of the Intercontinental London – The O2, The Spa offers tranquillity and relaxation from the moment you step though the door. The Spa’s aesthetic, in keeping with the iconic style of the InterContinental brand, draws on the hotel’s location within historic Royal Greenwich and local influences of the East India Trading Company, with bespoke printed mosaic tiles, sumptuous rugs and delicate die-cut pendant lighting inspired by the area’s trading of porcelain and silks as far back as the 18th century. In addition, The Spa has been designed to include exotic textures and luxurious materials such as gold gilt and blue pearl granite as well as heavy timbers inspired by Greenwich’s historic naval ships and merchant dock yards.

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FACILITIES 8 treatment rooms Gym with TechnoGym equipments Indoor pool Sauna Steam room hp://iclondon-theo2.com


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FOUR SEASONS DUBAI WITH FRESH, SOPHISTICATED STYLE, LUXURIOUS FOUR SEASONS RESORT DUBAI AT JUMEIRAH BEACH INVITES YOU TO A LAZY BEACHFRONT SANCTUARY – WITH THE CLOSEST ACCESS TO SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT IN DOWNTOWN DUBAI.

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THE PEARL SPA Inspired by Dubai’s ancient pearl industry, The Pearl Spa at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach creates an experience of luminous luxury. Discover elite-level skin care and massage treatments, and enhance your Dubai day spa experience with deluxe aqua thermal experiences and complimentary access to the Fitness Centre and indoor pool. The style is soothing and restful – enhanced by internationally trained staff who provide personalised care. Relax and rejuvenate in the intimate atmosphere of our Jumeirah hotel spa, featuring 10 spacious treatment rooms. Discover leading-edge skin care using premium product lines such as Natura Bissé,

Sodashi and Dr Burgener. Signature treatments connect to Dubai traditions, incorporating crushed pearls, camel milk and desert sand for body scrubs, while hammam rituals feature classic ghassoul clay treatments. Deepen your Dubai spa experience in the separate men’s and women’s locker rooms, each featuring an aqua thermal experience like no other in Dubai. Savour time moving between the steam room, heated whirlpool, ice fountain and the rain shower with different environmental themes. Then find invigoration in the 24-hour Fitness Centre and the indoor lap pool. For top Dubai hairstyling, discover Ever En Vogue, the women’s beauty salon from Switzerland, and Byblos, the men’s grooming lounge.

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THE PEARL SPA JOURNEy Embark on a journey – a story of culture, a story of time. Discover the ancient traditions of the pearl industry with a pearl oyster opening demonstration in your own private relaxation lounge, where you will ďŹ nd your very own real pearl from the Arabian Gulf. Your journey continues as you relax in tandem in your private soaking tub enjoyed in the romance of scented candlelight with a glass of bubbly. Continuing with a full-body massage with the aromatic warming essence of Arabian oud to melt tension away, a relaxing signature facial using the customised Pearl Spa Collection concludes your very unique experience.

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FACIAL TREATMENTS An expert consultation at the beginning of your facial ensures the best treatment choices for your skin type. Each facial includes a deep-tissue firming and liing facial massage. Our expertise combines the latest technologies in anti-ageing with exclusive natural ingredients. SPA THERAPy JOURNEyS Connect - This first-class session begins with a marine mineral scrub to exfoliate your skin and prepare it for the next treatment. A detox mask is applied all over the body to deeply cleanse and detoxify. A warm seaweed wrap allows a rich array of minerals, vitamins and enzymes to penetrate your pores and nourish your skin. Continue on your journey with a contouring and slimming massage to help remove blockages and eliminate toxins using a specially formulated detoxifying body oil. Conclude your experience with a detoxifying facial with extractions, leaving your skin cleansed and renewed and your senses revived. HAMMAM-INSPIRED RITUALS MOROCCAN INSPIRATION - This exotic treatment was inspired by the enchanting Moroccan hammams. Begin with a facial cleanse, followed by an application of our pure cold-pressed black soap. While relaxing in the steam, allow the rich essential fay acids and vitamins to deeply penetrate the skin; this full-body exfoliation with a Kessa glove ensures in-depth cleansing. A ghassoul body wrap is then applied to purify and balance the skin. End this ritual with a rinse and moisture application to the face and body. www.fourseasons.com/dubaijb/spa

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MIRAGE

LUXURY SPAS Set in 65 acres of lush gardens and a kilometer of private beach, peaceful lives in remarkable opulence. Acclaimed internationally as a rejuvenating destination spa, experiences both distinctive and ceremonial draw upon the traditions of the land.

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On a kilometre of private beachfront overlooking the amazing landscape of The Palm Island Bay, One&Only Royal Mirage commands a regal presence amidst 65 acres oasis of lavishly landscaped gardens, just minutes away from Dubai Marina.

In recognition of the many different ways each of us respond to the stresses of life, our entire spa philosophy pivots around three different approaches entitled Unwind, Restore and Elevate. These themes will act as a guide to help you find the experiences which meet your exact needs of the moment. Our mission is to recognise you as an individual, offering you holistic, tailored spa experiences ranging from pure relaxation to unique wellness journeys.


In recognition of the many different ways each of us respond to the stresses of life, our entire spa philosophy pivots around three different approaches entitled Unwind, Restore and Elevate.

These themes will act as a guide to help you find the experiences which meet your exact needs of the moment. Our mission is to recognise you as an individual, offering you holistic, tailored spa experiences ranging from pure relaxation to unique wellness journeys.

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Unwind Sometimes in this fast world we get wound up like a spring and out minds don't stop. Nervous tension can build up and we find it difficult to unwind or sleep. Unwind will calm the mind and nerver, easing muscle tension to archieve a sense of depp relaxtion and peace. Restore During the time of stress, lifestyles can become unhealhty and out bodies may feel sluggish and in need of detoxification. Restore has been

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designed to cleanse and purify both mind and body, restoring your natural equilibrium. Elevate Everyday stress can oer lower energy levels, leaving you feeling emotionally drained and creating a sense of exhaustion. Elevate focuses on raising energy levels throught different mediums of treatment, activity and carrefully selected ingredients, resulting in a sense of wellbeing and renewed vitality.


Dining at One&Only Royal Mirage is a unique journey within eight different restaurants between The Palace, Arabian Court and Residence & Spa. Each venue presents an authentic culinary experience in a distinctive environment. The Palace offers four different restaurants, including Mediterranean flavours at Olives, exceptional Moroccan fare at Tagine, an elegant dining on European cuisine at Celebrities, and fresh grilled seafood and bright salads at The Beach Bar & Grill. Within Arabian Court, guests may discover seductive Indo-European flavours at Nina, savour

all-day dining on traditional recipes from the Middle East and northern Europe at The Rotisserie, or experience the floating majlis overlooking the Arabian Gulf at Eauzone featuring international cuisine with an Asian twist. www.oneandonlyresorts.com/one-and-onlyroyal-mirage-dubai

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KEMPINSKI PAL A STAY IN ONE OF OUR LUXURIOUS 244 SUITES, VILLAS AND PENTHOUSES MAKES KEMPINSKI HOTEL & RESIDENCES PALM JUMEIRAH YOUR IDEAL CHOICE WHEN VISITING DUBAI.

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LM JUMEIRAH To make the most of your stay, visit our four restaurants and bars, relax at our private beach or take a stroll in our five-acre territory. Alternatively, rejuvenate your senses at our Cinq Mondes Spa aer an event at one of our nine meeting venues.

Situated in a luxury penthouse, the four spacious treatment areas each include a private bathroom and dressing area. By starting your day in either of the indoor or outdoor lounges, your experience at Cinq Mondes will both relax and revitalise your body and mind.

THE CASCADES SPA & THALASSO Run in partnership with the world-renowned Cinq Mondes Spa from Paris, the spa is found on the second floor of the hotel, just waiting for you to step through the doors and into a world of pure relaxation.

Cinq Mondes combines traditional treatments and ancestral rituals with cuing edge cosmetology. Cinq Mondes products are developed by top pharmacists in their Parisian laboratory.

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SPA TREATMENTS Rest, relax and rejuvenate at Cinq Mondes Spa in Dubai at Kempinski Hotel Palm Jumeirah. Our experienced therapists will remove the knots from your neck with the best in Dubai massages and put a spring in your step with relaxing ‘ritual’ treatments. Enjoy treats from full body massages to moisturising wraps while the soothing environment melts your stress away. SPA RITUAL STAyS Discover a selection of the best treatments and massages of Cinq Mondes through Spa Experience Rituals, Revivifying Beauty Rituals, Serenity Rituals, Sources of Energy Rituals, Best Cinq Mondes Rituals, Bliss ... DAy SPA Discover a selection of the best treatments for your well-being at Cinq Mondes through”Ko Bi Do“ Imperial Youthful Ritual, Royal Ritual from Siam, Revivifying Tropical Ritual,

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BATH RITUALS AND BODy TREATMENS Preparatory treatments are perfect before a massage or a face-care massage, allowing total relaxation of the body and the mind. Welcoming Ceremony, Aromatic Scrub with Spices, ”Papaya Puree“ Radiance Scrub, TREATMENT RITUALS - FACE Personalized to each skin type, our facial massage-treatments combine the efficiency of CINQ MONDES ’Dermapuncture’ or the ‘acupuncture gesture without needles’ and the performance of natural professional products. www.kempinski.com/en/dubai/palm-jumeirah/


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LONDON HOTEL ON HISTORIC PARK LANE Steeped in history, this London hotel was once the site of a royal residence. Now the epitome of contemporary elegance, the hotel is located just steps from Hyde Park and in view of Buckingham Palace. Enjoy people watching in our chic lounge or escape to our full-service spa.

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Savour the menu at Theo Randall’s, voted the ‘finest Italian in London’ or try Cookbook Café offering a fresh, seasonal menu. Bike the Serpentine or stroll the South Bank, from County Hall to Borough Market.


PARK ENTAL LANE SPA EXPERIENCES AS INDIVIDUAL AS YOU Spa InterContinental takes a unique approach to pampering, with elements such as lighting, music and aromas customised to match your personal preferences. Treatments using the British brand Elemis satisfy your craving for hours of bliss or a quick beauty pick-me-up.

The chic urban seing, which is equally comfortable for ladies and gentlemen, also features: • VIP Suite with couple’s treatment beds, private lounge

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SIGNATURE PACKAGES & TREATMENTS We combine the treatments of your choice to create exclusive experiences tailored to your specific needs. Our own signature creation, the English Rose package, includes a facial and massage.

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Spa InterContinental’s capable therapists and estheticians ensure every treatment experience meets your personal expectations and their professional high standards.


SIGNATURE TREATMENTS Exclusively for the festive season, Spa InterContinental introduces the Ginger and Lime Spirit Reviver designed to give you that wonderful feeling of wellbeing during the hectic build up to Christmas and the New Year. Or why not try something completely new that will make you sparkle all the way through the party season?

Lash Perfect eyelash extensions enhance your look creating spectacular wide eyes and long fluering lashes, this season's ultimate fashionfix. www.ihg.com/intercontinental/hotels/gb/en/lo ndon/lonhb/hoteldetail

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Corum Heritage Bubbliamonds $171,0000 www.corum.ch/en

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FOR VILLAGE The Acquaforte Thalasso Spa, with its thalassotherapy centre and an exclusive package of spa treatments. The Italian school of thalassotherapy was founded at our centre. The Forte thalassotherapy treatment is based on the combined action of factors like the sun, pleasantly warm temperatures, seawater, and marine mud activated by the sun and by magnesium salt.  The laer, together with sodium chloride, gives our water a unique natural saline density found in no other natural water, and it has exceptional therapeutic properties.

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A unique and exclusive combination of treatments and therapies makes the Acquaforte Spa the finest place to unwind and tune into the natural equilibrium between body and mind. With its exceptional natural beauty, long white sand beaches and spectacular Mediterranean Sea, the south coast of the island of Sardinia is home to the Forte Village. Set in 47 hectares of lavish gardens and grounds, Forte Village provides a truly wonderful holiday, perhaps that is why we have been voted by travel agents as the ‘World’s Leading Resort’ every year since 1998.


RTE The resort is a private park reserved for hotel guests, safe for children, no cars are allowed inside. There are eight hotels, each has a unique style of accommodation. As well as offering a vast choice of activities for young and old alike, the resort boasts the finest equipment for every imaginable sport and leisure pursuit. Not least its own Leisure Land, a thrillpacked temple of fun and sport.

of spa treatments, is one of the few very special “Leading Spas of the World”. The Forte thalassotherapy treatment is based on the combined action of factors like the sun, pleasantly warm temperatures, seawater, and marine mud activated by the sun and by magnesium salt. International professionals at the new medical sports centre will offer advice, in particular related to back and muscle treatments. www.fortevillageresort.com/thalasso-spa

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THE ACQUAFORTE THALASSO SPA, FORTE VILLAGE THALASSOTHERAPy Today, thalassotherapy is one of the most effective, natural, complete methods of rediscovering unity and harmony. It’s recognised as an integrative method for rehabilitation, recovery and maintenance of overall wellness in the human body. The head of our medical team, Dr. Angelo Cerina, is considered to be one of the leading international specialists in the sector.

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MEDICALSPA In-depth research has given rise to new therapies based on the use of our seawater and sea salt. These treatments are aimed at the physical and psychophysical recovery from excessive stress, osteoarticular conditions, overweight, female conditions, the prevention of ageing, and detox programmes.


RESORT, SARDINIA SELAM The Selam Project is the result of years of research in the thalassotherapy and wellbeing sector and marks a turning point in physical performance philosophy and in dealing with many complaints such as diabetes, obesity, cellulite, high blood pressure, back pain, osteoporosis and various other conditions, including psychosomatic problems.

AyURVEDIC PARK Come and discover our wonderful garden dedicated to the power of Ayurvedic medicine. Massages are performed using ancient traditional Indian techniques and are ideal both for therapy and total relaxation, allowing you to rediscover physical and spiritual wellbeing.

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FAIRMONT THE PALM IS AN IDYLLIC FIVE-STAR RESORT SITUATED ON DUBAI’S MOST SOUGHT-AFTER ISLAND COMMUNITY, PALM JUMEIRAH. A LUXURY BEACHFRONT RESORT WITH UNRIVALLED VIEWS OF THE ARABIAN GULF AND GLITTERING DUBAI MARINA SKYLINE, THE CITY’S MAJOR ATTRACTIONS AND AIRPORTS ARE ALL LOCATED WITHIN EASY REACH, MARKING THE RESORT APART AS A UNIQUE LEISURE AND BUSINESS DESTINATION.

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Willow Stream Spas are Fairmont’s signature health and wellness spaces, and can be found at the heart of some of the world’s most dynamic cities, mountain retreats and on ocean shores. Relaxing, sensorial and social, our spas are an escape from the outside world where body, mind and soul are nourished and restored, leaving you energized from within.

Our authentic spa experiences have been chosen with the utmost care and aention to detail, including our choice of exceptional spa products. Kerstin Florian International, Shiffa Dubai and Aromatherapy Associates represent a trio of acclaimed brands that each deliver unique holistic benefits when used as part of our therapies and rituals. 

Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont The Palm reflects the energy of its surroundings, from the city’s urban joie de vivre and the unspoiled beauty of the surrounding desert, to the flowing waters of the Arabian Gulf.

Take a deep breath and relax in any one of our 11 tranquil spa suites, which include two couples suites and calming balcony spaces with pool views, relaxation lounges, steam rooms and a sauna.


MONT THE PALM The signature menu of Willow Stream Spa treatments embraces the natural surroundings and reflects Dubai’s desert heritage with a collection of authentic, transformational therapies that offer personalized wellness solutions from luxurious facials and bespoke massages to results-focused body treatments.

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A beachfront sanctuary, our women-only spa offers: • Choice of indoor and outdoor spaces to unwind in or relax with friends over a menu of healthy spa cuisine • A thermal suite featuring ambient sound and lighting with a large steam area and series of experiential showers where the water temperature ranges from invigorating Arctic to soothing tropical, enhanced by aromatherapy essences • A traditional Moroccan hammam • A club-style space, our male spa offers: • Spaces to relax and recharge aer a long flight, busy work day or energetic gym session • A thermal suite featuring a cooling ice fountain, aroma-inspired steam room and experiential shower series • A traditional hammam for a authentic and expertly delivered body scrub

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THE PALM The resort of Atlantis evokes a feeling of luxury; it’s a breath-taking world of its own where fabulous experiences can be enjoyed by any age. Take the Imperial Cub for a heightened level of service, exclusive privileges and access to the private beach. Unwind with a personalised service, or dodge the queues at Aquaventure Waterpark, or Lost Chambers Aquarium. Allow the kids some mammoth fun with the Atlantis Kids Club, sea-lion or dolphin experiences and for the adults, step into ‘N Dulge Nightclub and wile away the hours on the dance floor, terrace or lounge. Besides the wealth of entertainment and leisure, there is a fabulous choice of elegant rooms and suites with views over The Palm, the beautiful

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Arabian Sea, and the magnificent Dubai skyline. Choose from luxury guestrooms of the highest standard, select a club suite for additional privacy, and exclusive benefits or opt for the most decadent of all, the Signature Suites and let Atlantis show you what it can really deliver! Beyond imagination and unrivalled, Atlantis Signature Suites are nothing but sheer opulence, evident in the style portrayed in each one. Guests can select Underwater Suites with picture window views of the breath-taking aquarium, a Presidential status with unmatched elegance, or the Grand Atlantis with a palatial lounge, spectacular terrace and 429 square metres of pure decadence. Words simply don’t do justice!


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Linger amidst endless services, spa and fitness, superb meeting and event facilities, beaches, pools and shopping, or boat and helicopter tours. Savour delectable brunch in Gordon Ramsey’s renowned gastropub, sample the fine wines that accompany delicious Italian, or relish the Chinese specialties served in Yuan Bar and Lounge. The world of Atlantis really is your oyster.

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At the heart of this breathtaking resort lies an oasis of peace and tranquillity. ShuiQi Spa & Fitness is the ideal escape from the stress and strain of everyday life, helping you to relax, unwind and rejuvenate during your stay at Atlantis, The Palm. Indulge your senses in an awe-inspiring and serene water surrounding, set over two magnificent floors in the West Tower. ShuiQi Spa has 27 treatment rooms, with separate male and female relaxation areas and changing

rooms. Guests can also enjoy a secluded Royal Spa Suite, a wet area for pure relaxation and a state of the art fitness facility. A selection of bespoke treatments and rituals have been carefully craed by our exclusive partner Shiseido, to deliver unique treatments specifically for ShuiQi. ShuiQi is home to many other wellknown brands such as ESPA, Aromatherapy Associates, Bastien Gonzalez and Gentlemen’s Tonic to deliver an extensive range of luxurious treatments and products. We invite you to experience the harmony between water and energy that is ShuiQi Spa & Fitness. Shiseido Shiseido is the fruit of an alliance between Eastern traditions, philosophies and Western science and technology. Indulge in facial and body


treatments by Shiseido and experience the rejuvenate power from a leader in health and beauty solutions for over 140 years. Aromatherapy Associates Aromatherapy Associates maintain the highest standards of quality to bring you an aromatherapy experience that’s as effective as it is luxurious. ESPA Treatments ESPA is a complete collection of skincare and spa treatments each expressing their belief in the power of nature to calm, refresh and renew. Bastien Gonzalez Bastien Gonzalez is world famous for his unique approach to foot treatments based on quality and innovation. He designed and developed exclusive treatments for feet, nails and hands whose

uniqueness lies in the fusion of well-being and beauty. Shiseido Japanese Ritual In the privacy of ShuiQi’s `Royal Spa Suite ́, this exclusive treatment begins with an infused rose petal foot bath and a Japanese inspired body bath. The ritual continues with a full body Qi massage, scalp massage and Shiseido’s premium facial, ‘Future Solution LX Facial Ceremony’ for her, and the ‘Time Fighting Facial’ for him followed by an elegant Sushi selection and Japanese green tea. www.atlantisthepalm.com/shuiqi-spafitness/shuiqi-spa

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Pagani Zonda Evolution $2.8 Million www.pagani.com

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The Royal Mansour Marrakech was born out of a vision to create a spectacular masterpiece exceeding the demands of today’s discerning traveller, while reflecting the true essence of Moroccan tradition. The owners of the Royal Mansour Marrakech wanted to celebrate architecture, ancestral knowledge and culinary arts as well as an innate sense of beauty which is part of the country’s heritage.

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Like the great gates of the imperial cities of Morocco, the monumental entrance is testimony of the local crasmanship as well as the materials and techniques used; such as the traditional cedar wood, chiseled metal and sculpted plaster work. Just like the famous “Bab el Khemis” (Thursday Gate), the Royal Mansour Marrakech’s great gate promises; “happiness, wealth and prosperity”.


MANSOUR IN THE HEART OF ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST CAPTIVATING CITIES, THE ROYAL MANSOUR MARRAKECH WELCOMES YOU WITH WONDER, LUXURY AND UNPARALLELED SERVICES. The magnificent main reception building with its fabulous lobby, the bar, the different lounges, the beautiful library, as well as the three renowned restaurants, entice guests in. Inspired by North Africa, Spain as well as Portugal’s traditional Moorish architecture, the Royal Mansour Marrakech hotel design showcases symmetry entwined with classical forms. As for the interior, it is a pure celebration of the diversity and virtuosity of master crasmen from the Kingdom, with lace embedded plaster, carved ceilings, floors and walls, where Tadelakt and Zelliges take turns in the spotlight.

The ground-breaking, distinctive and ingenious masterpiece hotel design is magnified by an intricate series of underground tunnels to each of the property’s 53 riads, accessed only by staff and thus guaranteeing the utmost privacy and discretion. The Royal Mansour Marrakech offers its guests unparalleled experiences of wonders and emotions, leaving an imprint in their memories.

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The Spa The Royal Mansour Marrakech Spa is a true paradise which promises to stimulate the senses, encourage relaxation and offer you a unique, unforgeable spa experience. Upon arrival, guests will begin their spiritual spa journey, leaving behind the hustle and bustle of the city and daily stresses as they enter into a world of tranquillity and peace. The outdoor hot air gives way to a comfortable coolness within this vast wellness area.  The purity of white, punctuated by the colourful floral bouquets and the serenity of the surroundings, are only interrupted by the melodious birdsongs and the soothing sounds of the water fountains.

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At the heart of this enchanting universe is an impressive fairy-tale white wrought iron atrium, evoking an elaborate birds’ cage.  Spanning three floors, the first, flooded with natural light is where massages, facials, water and enveloping treatments are administered. For additional privacy, there are three spa suites for private treatments and exercises at your disposal. In total there are ten spa cabins offering a range of treatments from massages, facials, and hydrotherapy as well as aesthetic and beauty services with many treatments to choose from. Guests that are seeking privacy can reserve one of the three private Spa suites for personal and private services, while enjoying a light and balanced cuisine, prepared by the talented hotel Chefs.


As for the products, the specialists behind the Royal Mansour Marrakech Spa have opted for a selective assortment of “must haves”. The ‘marocMaroc’ products for the body are made in Europe, based on traditional local ingredients. As for the face, therapists have chosen skin care products by ‘Dr. Hauschka’ and ‘Sisley’, depending on the nature of your skin. For make-up and beauty it’s Chanel, a worldwide exclusivity at this Spa. For your hair, it is the expert of glamourous hair, 'Leonor Greyl', with its world-renowned Leonor Grey oil. The ground floor of the Spa features two Hammams, a hairdressing salon with its private manicure and pedicure suites, a Watsu bath area, the boutique shop and finally a relaxation area.

The tea lounge provides a haven where guests can savour a quiet moment to read and enjoy the selection of healthy dishes, herbal teas and fruit juices. An impressive indoor swimming pool in its own orangery-style glazed pavilion completes the ground floor, whilst the lower floor is an area dedicated to a gym and an impressive range of state-of-the-art fitness equipment. Immerse yourself in a feel-good oasis under a monumental glasswork. The Spa at the Royal Mansour Marrakech is not only a fitness, wellness and health area, it also mirrors the Palace’s majestic qualities. www.royalmansour.com/en/the-spa/

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SAXON HOTEL VILLAS AND SPA SOUTH AFRICA Spa and Studio The Saxon Spa and Studio is a retreat for peace and harmony that embodies a holistic way of life. We blend modern understanding with ancient techniques to create a rejuvenating experience. The Saxon Spa is a retreat for peace and harmony that embodies a holistic way of life. Here modern understanding is blended with ancient techniques, creating a rejuvenating experience to balance your energies, soothe your soul, relax your senses and restore a complete sense of wellbeing.

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As part of the Saxon’s integrated philosophy to offer unique and select guest experiences, the Saxon Spa has embarked on a new development, which will allow individuals to create personally synchronised experiences. The new Spa will embody a holistic healing journey and celebrate the Saxon as Johannesburg’s unrivalled leading boutique hotel and spa.


THE SAXON SPA IS A RETREAT FOR PEACE AND HARMONY THAT EMBODIES A HOLISTIC WAY OF LIFE

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Experience the ďŹ ne art of relaxation The Saxon Spa and Studio is a retreat for peace and harmony that embodies a holistic way of life. We blend modern understanding with ancient techniques to create a rejuvenating experience to balance your energies, soothe your soul, relax your senses and restore a complete sense of wellbeing. No interruptions, no intrusions, it is your own secluded haven for quiet contemplation and celebration of self and the senses. The Saxon Spa is a truly original wellness centre designed with your wellbeing in mind, inviting you to spend quality time and enjoy an intimate Spa indulgence.

Our custom-designed treatments include Signature Therapies and Therapy Journeys, Skin Care and Massages, using a holistic approach and promoting all-over wellness of the body, mind and soul. Your time can also be spent on traditional Spa treatments such as Facials, Massage and Body Therapies. All our treatments have been created to blend various combinations of aromatherapy, colour and scent with the best ancient and modern healing techniques from around the world. Our knowledge and experience ensures that you will enjoy an exceptional Spa experience as we help you dissolve away stress, soothe daily tensions, awaken a tired mind and restore complete wellness. www.saxon.co.za/the-spa/

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More than a luxury lodge, more than a dream safari destination, more than an African escape… Thanda Safari offers an authentically South African wildlife experience, matched with sincere commitment to the Zulu culture and passionate conservation of the environment. Meaning ‘love’ in isiZulu, Thanda is a proud member of The Leading Hotels of the World and multiple winner of World’s Leading Luxury Lodge. It is known for meaningful safari experiences and exclusive close-up encounters with Africa’s magnificent Big Five. Time spent in the bush is full of excitement, anticipation and wildlife wonder. But then it’s time to relax, to unwind and be still.

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We’ve designed our two unique Spas to help you achieve this. Enter these sanctuaries of luxurious simplicity in the heart of the Reserve, where our expert therapists will lead you on a journey of beauty, healing and restoration. Our signature treatments are a combination of western techniques and ancient Zulu holistic practices learnt from traditional Zulu women, to massage, soothe and heal. We offer a wide range of spa treatments, including a choice of facials, massages, reflexology, body treatments, hydrotherapy treatments, waxes, manicures and pedicures.


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Thanda Spa This haven for pleasure-seekers and heaven for lovers of nurturing is located in a secluded enclave within Thanda Safari Lodge, for the use of Thanda Safari Lodge and Villa iZulu guests. The seing is a luxury spa environment that emerges from a bed of stone and rock, leading out to a relaxation deck and swimming pool. Treatments can be enjoyed in our tranquil therapy rooms or outside in the sala space with beautiful views over the reserve. The peaceful and blissfully serene bush environment makes for a deeply memorable experience. In-suite treatments can also be booked on request. We use the world-renowned, Dermalogica skincare range for our beauty treatments and incorporate indigenous ingredients and special Thanda touches. Our therapists are trained in the Dermalogica international method. www.thanda.com/experience/thanda-spa.htm

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Thanda Tented Camp Spa For Thanda Tented Camp guests, our seing is a sumptuous safari tent with an open-air deck overlooking the Royal Zulu Mountains where Thanda’s wild animals roam. We’ve developed our own special techniques to reflect the Thanda environment and its wildlife. One example is the Ndlovu Walk (ndlovu means elephant in isiZulu) treatment, a deep lymph drainage massage, based on the deep but gentle pressure of the elephant’s footsteps. We use a range of non-allergenic aromatherapy and massage oils, herbs and essences. Our Spalicious range includes delectable creams, oils, soaks and self-heating sugar scrubs to delight your sense, with fruit extract and herb combinations that reflect the meeting of Africa and the World. For our facials we use the Six range of skincare products. This proudly South African product has been scientifically developed without any animal testing for optimal skin comfort and a sensory experience you will never forget.


IN OUR EVOCATIVE ENVIRONMENT, YOU’LL FORGET THE PRESSURES OF DAILY LIFE. IN OUR THERAPISTS’ CARE, YOU’LL SURRENDER TO OUR SPECIAL SPA EXPERIENCE AND RELINQUISH ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR A MAGICAL WHILE.

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Your journey begins in the most extraordinary seing you could imagine. Combining the best experiences of a private safari lodge with the charm of the camp, your journey will be unique and unforgeable.

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Zulu Camp is built in traditional Zulu style with streams from the nearby river running through the camp. Your adventure starts as you stand on the deck overlooking the river that is home to many animal species. The sound of birdcalls echo across the water, and in the late aernoon you might hear the plaintive call of the fish eagle as the hippos return to wallow in the river.

In Africa we love telling stories of our experiences and sharing our knowledge of the African bush, of adventures and unforgeable animal encounters, our customs and our heritage. We are passionate about Africa and we share that passion with our guests. When you embark on an African safari you will soon discover that it is a life-changing adventure where our story becomes a part of your own.

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SOUTH AFRICA The remarkable seing of the camp reflects your stay of luxurious comfort. Your journey will be a holistic experience, ideal for quiet contemplation. Here you are free to spend your time as you wish. It is within this beautiful seing that one has a chance to reflect and gain a true understanding of the connection we have with our environment.

We have created a place with heart and soul that will inspire our guests to take home a lasting memory of the world they have visited.

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At Zulu Camp the unhurried atmosphere, combined with the natural beauty of the surroundings, creates a romantic backdrop for an idyllic bush retreat. Whether you discover it in the bush, the mountains or the silence; whether you feel it in the air or see it in the magnificent, proud wildlife of this land, your own paradise is here, deep within the heart and soul of Shambala.

Shambala Spa Each unique therapy is created using pure, natural ingredients, aromas and textures to enhance a holistic sense of wellbeing. Aer your revitalising Spa time you can sit back and relax on the Spa deck and bask in the warmth of the African sun. Enjoy a light refreshment while taking in the views of the river and the surrounding bush, with the sound of the water adding a magical theme. This is the most unforgeable Spa experience in a truly amazing bush seing. www.zulucamp.co.za/shambala/shambala-spa

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ROYAL MALEWA BUSH SPA The Hotel Royal Malewane is a luxury safari lodge in South Africa’s Greater Kruger National Park that exudes the romance and beauty of a bygone age while offering every modern comfort and convenience. The classic safari experience is unsurpassed with unrivaled game viewing and one of the most qualified guiding teams in Africa. Your exclusive adventure will provide detailed insights into the complex and fascinating ecosystems of the South African bushveld. Our guides and trackers will bring you thrillingly close to the Big Five; indulge in sensual treatments at our tranquil Waters of Royal Malewane Bush Spa and let the passion of our chefs delight you with nightly feasts under the African stars.

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The lodge is easily accessible by air and road and is located in Thornybush Private Game Reserve on the Western Border of The Greater Kruger National Park. The Safari Experience The private safari experience at Royal Malewane will delight and surprise. Wildlife is the focus of the safari experience but there is something to delight every taste at Royal Malewane. From the award winning spa to the sumptuous cuisine.


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EXPERIENCE THE WILD HEART OF THE AFRICAN BUSH IN CLASSIC STYLE AND ELEGANCE. www.worldsleadingspas.com LUXURY REDEFINED

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THE WATERS OF ROyAL MALEWANE BUSH SPA The Waters of Royal Malewane Bush Spa is an award winning spa in the heart of the African bush in complete harmony with its natural surroundings. World-renowned for its beautiful seing and the sheer luxuriousness of its treatments, many of which make inspired use of indigenous ingredients. The spa at Royal Malewane is an oasis of a very special sort – a chance to refresh and restore mind, body and spirit amid the serenity and peace of the bush. Facilities at the safari spa are comprehensive and include a fully-equipped gym, a heated lap pool, steam room, hot and cold African baths and private casitas for relaxation or treatments. The Royal Malewane Bush Spa is dedicated to your well being on every level, offering an experience to complement and enrich your stay.

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Products Healing Earth is a South African product that we use for our massages, body treatments and some facials. In addition we offer Dermalogica for specific facial treatments and Gelish, Morgan Taylor and Essie for manicures and pedicures. Relax around the pool in the central courtyard and take in the tranquility of your surroundings. There are healthy juices and snacks available as well as complimentary wifi. We also have a small hair salon where we offer wash and blow drys as well as hair treatments. www.theroyalportfolio.com/royalmalewane/experiences/at/the-waters-of-royalmalewane-bush-spa/


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