Embark on a journey that will awaken your five senses and introduce you to the most dazzling spas in the world. True temples of well-being and beauty, these are all exceptional spas with a little extra that makes them unique. Here is a small selection of the most incredible I’ve had the chance to experience !
The Ritz Paris Spa: a fantastic moment in the heart of a mythical Palace
Art Deco swimming pool, Greco-Roman frescoes… for 27 years, the Ritz Club Paris has exceled in well-being and beauty. After a 4 year long renovation work, Chanel’s first-ever spa was installed here. Alcoves in the colors of the brand, silk sheets for the massage tables, the place uses the codes of Mademoiselle Coco, who lived there for nearly 40 years. 5 treatment rooms, 5 massage oils are numbered according to their fetish numbers (5, 19, 22 …). In a therapeutic approach to beauty, you can request a “fascia” therapy (manual technique decontracting the fascias). You will feel N ° 1…
Royal Monceau Paris: first spa of the My Blend range by Clarins
This haven of peace spreads through 1,500 square meters dedicated to custom luxury. Its 23-meter treatment pool (the largest ever built in a hotel in Paris!) is bathed in natural light. Clarins care is exclusive and personalized and your beauty coach creates your beauty creams from 400 possible combinations. These are applied in a stimulating and unique envelopment method for better efficiency. Hammam, laconium, sauna, shower and ice fountain, complete the idyllic picture.
The Hotel Corinthia London: a historic place for the largest spa in London
Bringing together the world’s leading beauty and health experts, Corinthia’s ESPA Life represents the new generation of spa. Treatments, fitness tips, nutritional programs, both relaxing and invigorating, indulge yourself with a well-deserved luxury and privileged break. Achieve your personal goals with Stephen Price, a high-level coach. Steam bath or ice fountain, hammam and sauna, swimming pool in stainless steel and black marble… The place is simply breathtaking!
The Spa Sisley at the Apogee Courchevel: your relaxation parenthesis after a day on the ski slopes
Spa, sauna, hammam, treatment rooms and massages, beautiful indoor pool with blue mosaic, whirlpools … everything is here for relaxation. Feel as light as a snowflake with a one-hour massage at the Sisley Spa. There you can exclusively enjoy the range of phyto-aromatic treatments by Sisley. Delight in harmonious sensations thanks to its five cabins, including a space dedicated to the beauty of hands and feet and a signature cabin designed to offer the traditional Russian treatment called “ Bania”. At your disposal, sports coaches and specialized physiotherapists take care of your body in order to relieve potential tensions from your ski efforts.
The Boscolo Milan spa: “luxury, calm and pleasure” in the heart of the fashion and design district
It is the architect Simone Miceli who designed this original spa, the largest in the city, with 600 square meters dedicated to well-being. The place offers all kind of wonders: a waterfall, a sauna, a Turkish bath, a cold bath and 6 beauty Rooms providing original treatments. A 15-meter giant screen displays images and sounds that invite you to relax. On the walls, spheres reflect the blue color of the pool. You are immersed in a sensory bath of the most aesthetic, a perfect harmony between the spa and you.
“Les Bains de Léa”: the Spa Nuxe at the Intercontinental Bordeaux
A swimming pool adorned with columns majestically stands in this 1000 m² out of time area, inspired by the Roman baths of Antiquity. In addition to a hammam and sauna, you can enjoy a water course with massage jets and counter-current swimming. The brand Nuxe has set up 10 cabins dedicated to modeling and care. Discover natural cosmetics in hydromassage baths, oriental scrubs and back massages in an affusion shower. You can reach paradise by climbing up to the panoramic terrace and enjoy a jacuzzi with breathtaking views of Bordeaux. Get your camera out!
The Spa at Urso Madrid: a touch of modernity in an early 20th century Palace
Here, the old and the new Madrid meet. Hidden in the basement, as a jealously guarded secret, this first spa of its kind in Madrid holds some real jewels. With its wooden swimming pool, hammam, jacuzzis and massage parlors, it is ideal for relaxing after having paced the streets of the bubbling Spanish capital. You will be seduced by the care realized in collaboration with the Natura Bissé cosmetic brand. Go with the signature face care: exfoliation with diamond dust.
Roméo Wellness: a spa between past and future, land and sea in Naples
The Romeo Wellness – Dogana del Sale (“salt customs”) combines traditional and contemporary. Located in a 16th century building whose original architecture has been preserved, the interior on the other hand offers an ultra-modern design. Rejuvenate yourself in this spa thanks to the benefits of salt and aquatic rituals. The latest technologies will make you live a multi-sensory experience with games of lights and water, colors and essential oils. Emotional shower with tropical rain effect, frigidarium with snowfall, infrared sauna with pink salt walls of the Himalayas … are some of the surprising facilities offered.
The Sayanna Wellness Spa in Lisbon: in the clouds and out of time at the Myriad Hotel
Located on the 23rd floor of a sail shaped building, the spa offers unique panoramic views of the Tagus River and the city. This exceptional space with a swimming pool, hydro massage, flotarium, sensory shower, hammam and panoramic sauna, treatment and massages rooms… offers a customized luxury service. Each treatment begins with a welcome ritual and is accompanied by a personalized music selection. A VIP SPA Suite for two extends the Sayanna experience and makes it even more special.
Riverview and Pearl Beauty Clinic & Spa at Intercontinental Warsaw: Europe’s highest spa
From the Riverview Wellness center on the 43rd and 44th floors you can admire the fairy lights of the city while doing lengths in the pool. If you feel like it you can also book your treatment while admiring the city from the top at the Pearl Beauty Clinic & Spa that combines Eastern traditions with innovations from the West: a journey with luxury cosmetics for magical moments.
Tamarind Springs Koh Samui: Leader among Green Spas
Tamarind Springs is the first day spa in Koh Samui, Thailand and one of Asia’s most renowned spas. Imagine yourself enjoying massages in the middle of lush tropical vegetation, and surrounded by giant granite rocks. It’s up to you to walk between the various herb steam caves and the refreshing stone pools. Totally in symbiosis with nature, you feel the beneficial effects of the treatments combining ancestral traditions of the Orient with Western techniques…
Thermalbad Zurich: your spa on the roofs
Immerse yourself in the centuries-old stone vaults of an old rehabilitated brewery married to subtle woodwork. The “Aqui” source in Zurich directly feeds the baths and ensures absolute relaxation thanks to the natural minerals. Ambiance thermal baths or Roman-Irish bath, you have the choice. Discover “the pool of meditation” where you can listen to music under shallow water. Climb to the top of the building to swim in 7th heaven in the large open and heated swimming pool. For the experience to be perfect, admire the sunset over the city!
All these little heavens on earth have totally incorporated the concept of “Sanus Per Aqua” (SPA), that is to say “health by water”. They all take you to the zen attitude and well-being. Pleasure of the senses and the eyes, magic operates for unique moments. Pick your paradise and take time to think only of yourself for a minute!