10 of the Most Sublime Spas in the World

Saturday, June 07, 2014
10 of the Most Sublime Spas in the World
10 of the Most Sublime Spas in the World

1. The Ritz-Carlton Spa, New York

The Ritz-Carlton Spa offers a wide range of luxury services for the body, mind, and spirit. Its latest white caviar facial treatment - White Caviar Illuminating System - has everyone buzzing! La Prairie’s old-fashioned Swiss glamour on Sixth Avenue continues to have that special touch of allure with its novel spa therapies.


2. Four Seasons Spa, Florence

A trip to Florence would be incomplete without experiencing the Medici grandeur of the Four Seasons Hotel. The 14th century palazzo-style luxurious architecture is an attraction that doubles up in its famed 24-Karat Gold Facial at the exclusive Four Seasons Spa in Italy. This golden facial is processed to connect the traditional properties of the yellow metal which has been linked to its cleansing, hydrating, and revitalizing impact on the skin.


3. Kenwood Inn & Spa, California

Kenwood Inn & Spa, located in Sonoma, California, is the perfect wine country retreat and relaxing hideaway. Your wine experience swiftly becomes an authentic one at this Tuscan style villa, America’s first Vinotherapie resort. The spa’s signature treatments are derived from the anti-aging properties of grapes and its extracts. The Kenwood Wine Wrap and Bath are considered clinically positive treatments, highly acclaimed for skin rejuvenation.


4. Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, Switzerland

The Bad Ragaz resort’s deluxe 5,500sqm of spa space is both original and attractive with its Roman baths, Kneipp Circuit, Finnish Sauna, and Ice Cave. Ornamented with nearly 300 Swarovski hallmarked crystals, the “Swarovski Steam Room” offers a twinkling sensation within a steam bath experience, which is scented with mint and lavender. The altering Swarovski-laden soft lights are designed to alleviate the senses while expelling skin impurities.


5. Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Florida

“My First Series” is a spa concept geared to kids starting at 4 years of age at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. As an introduction package to spa therapy, it provides treatments for children to help them prepare for a lifelong healthy skin care routine. Little ones can select from a set of 25-minute facial packages; some mini versions of typical manicures and pedicures are included in the spa menu as well.


6. Ayana Resort and Spa, Bali

Strikingly located overlooking the heavenly Indian Ocean, Bali’s cliff-top Ayana Resort and Spa maintains its oceanfront magic through its “Spa on the Rocks” concept. It offers luxury health spa packages for relaxation and rebalancing, thanks to its exotic landscape allure. Spa treatments are based on the traditional Indonesian use of herbal ingredients for integrated body and soul revitalizing extravagance.


7. Saffire Freycinet, Australia

Saffire Freycinet is the exotic coastal resort located on Tasmania’s East Coast. The Saffire spa’s signature healing treatments incorporate not only gold and diamonds, but also sapphire dust! How innovative! A new eclectic “All Sapphire Experience” is expected to kindle the yogic manifestations of ‘Chakras’ in the system.


8. Huvafen Fushi, Maldives

Huvafen Fushi features the first underwater spa in the world. Lime Underwater Lagoon Spa draws its strength from its location and natural scenic blue sensation, being the ultimate soothing getaway. The health resort interior takes inspiration from the natural ocean life allure nearby. In 2007, World Travel Awards named Huvafen Fushi the Leading Spa Resort.


9. Diamond Massage Spa, Santa Monica

Massages, facials, hair, makeup, manicures, pedicures, and many other spa services, including spa parties, are brought to the destination of your choice! The Santa Monica based “Spa On Location” qualifies as a luxury mobile day-spa that reaches a niche market by delivering its Diamond Massage concept.


10. Golden Door Spa, Utah

The idea behind the Golden Door Spa is to link ancient Japanese traditions of Honjin Inns with the Zen Buddhist Kinhin or walking meditation. The meditative method is to stimulate personal soul healing. The environment is tuned in with sand gardens, Koi ponds, and eastern antiquated stone lanterns. Two-time Academy Award winner Hilary Swank chose to pamper herself and glow golden at the beautiful Golden Door Spa.


Reference: BornRich Home of Luxury