MacDonald Monchique Spa

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Urbanites often dream of escaping to the Algarve, to shop for ceramics, enjoy fresh seafood, and of course, luxuriate in the constant sunshine on one of the region’s many beaches. But what only a privileged few know is that surrounding the Portuguese coast are beautiful mountains, and hidden within them is a wonderfully indulgent retreat.... Read more »

Le Spa Four Seasons Casablanca

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After a hard day of sitting by the pool, sipping fresh juices and soaking up some vitamin D purely for medicinal purposes it was time to visit ‘Le Spa’ at the Four Seasons Casablanca where hopefully they would be able to help me recover from the perilous day. Cheeky and I had been booked in... Read more »

So SPA Sofitel London St James

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Stress is a serious issue. Sometimes, we should sit back, put on some soothing music and allow a series of successive seconds to slow down; we should let ourselves slide into a blissful serenity. OK, enough sibilance. It was just too tempting, since the sound of the words So SPA Sofitel London St James already... Read more »

Six Senses Spa at The Alpina Gstaad

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Located in the heart of The Alpina Gstaad, the Six Senses Spa is a true sanctuary of peace and well-being, that can be enjoyed by guests and locals alike. Inspired by Asian traditions and drawing its energy from the Alpine heart of the Bernese Oberland, this unique oasis of serenity offers world-renowned treatments designed to... Read more »

JSPA at SPA-Hotel Jagdhof

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Opened in 1998, and winner of the Relais & Châteaux Spa Trophy, JSPA at SPA-Hotel Jagdhof is one of Austria’s largest spas covering 2,000sqm over two levels plus a landscaped aqua park with 200sqm interconnected in/outdoor pools for year round use. Facilities include the Vitality World with 20 different saunas, baths & relax areas including... Read more »

Das Central Spa

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After much indulgence on the slopes and in the dinning room one might think that a trip to the spa would be without wine, well not at Das Central! Wine is a key facet of the Das Central philosophy, which for a wine lover like me is music to my ears! The spa at Das... Read more »

Bedford Lodge

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While some people are total spa junkies, I’m a bit of a newbie. I’ve never had much time or cash to indulge in a full day of massage, steaming, pampering and relaxing, so when I was given the chance to review a British spa, I simply couldn’t say no. My destination was The Spa, Bedford Lodge... Read more »

The Apuane Spa, Four Seasons Punta Mita

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Heading directly from the swimming pool at Four Seasons Punta Mita to their Apuane Spa, I could not contain my excitement about the 80 minute treatment that lay ahead. I have never been so much in need of serious pampering and massage, but five months of hauling myself around on crutches with a broken ankle... Read more »