Set on the southern shores of Lake Wörthersee, The Original FX Mayr is a place of purification, detoxification and renewal.
Physicians and therapists develop programmes specifically designed for individual needs. A holistic concept comprised of nutrition, movement and treatments, the principal of the cure is based upon achieving a well-functioning digestive system.
In honour of World Wellness Weekend later this month, Rosa Alpina is launching Forest Breathing, led by Ayurvedic exponent Dr Suraj Dubey, from 22–23 September.
The healing ritual of Forest Breathing integrates the wisdom of Japanese traditional practices of ‘Shinrin-Yoku’, which means forest bathing, and the Yogic science of ‘Pranayama’ that applies breathing techniques to restore vital energy of life. This is designed to rejuvenate human senses and balance overall wellbeing in the surrounding nature.
Specialist Hammam treatments have long been part of the traditional and nourishing preparations ahead of a bride’s big day. Brides can now enjoy the experience with friends at Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech, with the new Bridal Hammam Ritual by marocMaroc.
With solo travel on the rise, going it alone often means you can really unwind and get the best experience from a wellness break. From yoga and detox retreats to rejuvenating spas and wellness clinics, we've travelled solo to some of the best wellness spots around the globe. Here's our pick of six retreats where you won't feel lonesome on your ownsome.
Returning for summer 2018, Ham Yard Hotel hosts its second Live Well Series, in partnership with Sweaty Betty and Psycle London to bring together experts across the health, fitness and wellbeing world for a series of inspiring sessions for busy Londoners looking to re-charge from their busy schedules.
Boasting some of the best luxury spas in Europe, UK spa breaks are the perfect solution for a re-boot or spot of R&R this summer. Here are our pick of the best luxury spa deals you can book right now:
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has launched a new global initiative, Mindful Meetings by Mandarin Oriental, designed to enhance and energize meetings and conferences with creative solutions that are based on five key dimensions of wellness: nourishment, movement, stillness, connections and wellbeing.
Award-winning Spa Espace Chenot at L'Albereta in Franciacorta is now offering cryotherapy. The unique method alleviates pain and promotes a general state of wellbeing by exposing the body to extremely low temperatures for a short and very specific amount of time. Whole body cryotherapy helps to reduce muscular pain, support the immune system, improve the mood and support overall wellness.
Combining cultural hot-spots with lush green landscapes and wide-stretching beaches, Portugal is a dream destination - it also boasts some of the best spa and wellness retreats in Europe. Here's our edit of the best:
It sounds like snake oil. A quick, safe, simple treatment which improves and sculpts your skin tone, whether your bum, tum, or even your jawline or neck. But LipoFirm Pro is as close to a silver bullet as I’ve known when it comes to erasing those flabby bits you just can’t shift.
Mesotherapy presses pause on the ageing process in a non-invasive way— even turning back the clock, essentially — care of a hand-held ‘gun’ which injects calcium, vitamins and hyaluronic acid into your face to nourish skin and stimulate collagen production. If beautifying facials work on the surface, this ‘youthifier’ goes deeper to give radiant, more elastic skin.
Creator of the ultimate in vitamin injections, Dr Maurice Dray is well known as an innovator when it comes to facial aesthetics. At his Kensington medi-spa, he’s joined by leading lights in cutting-edge cosmetic processes, Dr Anton Calmon and Benjamin Kauffholz, both of whom consulted with my recent mesotherapy treatment, along with Oksana Makhova.
Ibiza: an island synonymous with lively parties, crazy nights out and youthful abandonment. Now, while we may hold a special place in our hearts for these wild weekends, for those of us after something a little more indulgent, there’s a side less publicised to Ibiza.
Nestled away from the party strip are many idyllic hotels and spas, home to restorative wellness and fitness retreats. Explore the Spanish paradise in a different light (one that’s soft and accompanied by soothing sounds of the sea) and kick start a heathier lifestyle.
The Champagne region’s first contemporary five-star hotel comprising a 16,000ft2 spa, cuisine by two-star Michelin Chef set in the hills above the area’s most famous villages, Champillon and Hautvillers of Dom Perignon fame.
The Grove, a five-star country hotel in Hertfordshire, has announced plans to invest significantly into its Sequoia spa by renovating its fitness facilities and introducing new wellbeing offerings.
With promises of ‘a relaxing haven’, mesmerizing Thai décor, and a soothing quiet that calms you instantly - the Thai Square Spa offers up an alluring solution. Nestled behind Charing Cross station, it’s the perfect stop off for those in need of some TLC after a hard day at work or for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of London life.
The Swiss have always known the health benefits of natural scenic surroundings and fresh mountain air, so when Switzerland's newest luxury resort, the sprawling new Bürgenstock Hotels & Resort Lake Lucerne was developed, it seemed logical that one of the four hotels would focus on wellness.
Ancient Balinese beliefs and practices have inspired the magical goings-on at the Sacred River Spa at Four Seasons at Sayan. This Balinese luxury hotel really is a remarkable hideaway — when I stayed the Obamas had just holidayed here. Little wonder the readers of Travel & Leisure magazine just voted it their number-one favourite stay in the whole, wide world.
This year, in celebration of Global Wellness Day (9th June 2018), Four Seasons Resort Chang Mai will be launching 'Glorious Green Season', an exciting new wellness package lasting from now until September 2018, allowing guests to immerse themselves in the rejuvenating qualities of Chiang Mai's lush green season.
A Margaret Dabbs medi-pedi was just what the doc ordered for this hater-of-her-hooves.