After hours of theme park rides’ winding lines in Floridian heat, the oasis-like Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes provides a welcome reprieve.
One of the world’s most stunning and sun-blessed destinations.
Miraval provides choose-as-you-please rejuvenation. No matter how one decides to spend their time, ocean views and sound of rolling waves make for a paradisiacal backdrop to a luxurious escape.
The 90-minute Thai stem massage is billed as a blend of acupressure, Thai yoga massage, and Hawaiian Lomi Lomi, but the stems themselves are the star of the show.
A spa is a spa is a spa. Once upon a time that was the case but today, the spa has been elevated to revered status and the hotel spa, a class of distinction.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: The laidback vibe of L’Auberge Del Mar is a quaint nod to East Coast prep, à la Cape Cod or Nantucket. The AAA four-diamond, 120-room property sits perched above Powerhouse Park, mere steps away from San Diego beaches.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Rancho La Puerta may well be the original wellness destination, a resort and spa in Tecate, Mexico, just near the U.S. border. It is, and has been, where well-heeled hippies go, ever since it was founded in 1940.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: As the dive boat sets aground on the shore of an uncharted desert isle, I imagine our group as the castaways from Gilligan’s Island.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Just outside of Alicante, in eastern Spain, lies the Mediterranean seascape of Playa del Albir, an aquamarine bay cradled in a low mountain range. But look upward, and the epitome of health and relaxation awaits 350 metres above sea level within the white walls of SHA Wellness Clinic.