Jetsetting across the globe is most people’s first thought when it comes to escaping the daily grind. The problem is we’re trading in one grind for another with itineraries crammed with must-see sights and activities filling most of our days.
More and more travelers are realizing that when it comes to getaways they might actually need a true break, and nothing says relaxation like a good spa. But if you’re going to go halfway around the world, these can’t be any ordinary spa treatments.
From reconnecting with your mind, body, and spirit, to pure blissful indulgence, grab your bag and your passport, because these lavish hotel spas are the ultimate wellness escapes.
Amangiri – Utah
The new Mrs. Sabrina Elba may have thought it was perfect for a bachelorette party, but what Amangiri does best is help guests recalibrate their zen with signature spa treatments that are truly one-of-a-kind. Indulge in a nourishing massage that uses point therapy to bring the body back into balance or, if you have a few coins to spare, go on the journey of a lifetime guided by a local Navajo with the Desert Awareness treatment.
BodyHoliday – St. Lucia
This all-inclusive luxury resort set in an island paradise is dedicated to well-being from the moment you arrive. One highlight from BodyHoliday’s award-winning wellness program is the Ayurveda Ecstacy from South India. This 2-day treatment works on your physical, mental and emotional well being by combining synchronized Abhyanga massage, Mukhalepam, Udvartana, and Shirodhara Ayurveda therapies.
Four Seasons Punta Mita – Mexico
Mexico is known for beaches, partying and of course, tequila, but once all that is done head to the spa at Four Seasons Punta Mita for their signature Chakra Balancing Ritual. The ritual promotes harmony throughout the body by balancing your energy centers and awakening your five sense. Trust us, it’s heaven on earth.
Royal Mansour – Morocco
Leave the chaos of Marrakech’s riads and the stress of the world behind as you enter the doors of the breathtaking Royal Mansour Spa. Designed as a sanctuary devoted to delighting your senses, the spa soothes you from the moment you arrive. Release negative vibes with the Chi Nei Tsang ancestral therapeutic treatment that seeks to transform the energy of the internal organs by clearing out toxins and bad emotions.
Emirates Palace – United Arab Emirates
If you’re going to travel to the home of opulence, it’s only right to do it like a royal. Replenish all the energy and nutrients you’ve lost getting your hustle on with a luxurious Total Body Recovery treatment at Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. A sea salt exfoliating ritual, mini facial and massage combine to help combat stress and fatigue.
Ayana Resort & Spa – Bali
Recalibrating your mind, body, and spirit is great and all, but sometimes you just want to indulge. The Diamond Miracle treatment at Spa on the Rocks at Ayana Resort is two and a half hours of diamonds, silk, pearls, champagne, and 500 red rose petals. What more could you possibly need?
Nihi Sumba Resort – Sumba
After a while, spa treatments can begin to feel the same, but let us assure you that you haven’t had a spa moment quite like this one. The NihiOka Spa Safari at Nihi Sumba Resort is a unique experience that begins with a hike through lush rice fields, and traditional Sumbanese villages before arriving to your private cliffside room for a day of unlimited treatments.
Song Saa Resort – Cambodia
Bliss is the name of the game when you visit the spa at Song Saa Resort off the coast of Cambodia. Treatments are focused on healings, blessings and revitalizing the body and spirit. The ILĀ Experience re-awakens the body and spirit to promote a feeling of deep calm and helps you glow from the inside out. The bonus? You get endless blue waters as your view.
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