When you think of a space vacation, can you imagine being stunned or fit in shape? Are you interested in the idea of a massage with hot stones by the sea or a ten-kilometer mountain trip?
The best spa vacations can offer the opportunity to rejuvenate minds, bodies and tired spirits in a luxurious environment or challenged physical agendas in unfavorable accommodations. Spend hours on significant meditation or learning yoga. Or spend time following a regimented calendar full of bodily toning resistance activities.
There have never been more tempting options in spa vacations and some of the most exotic locations in the world. When a spa is the destination, the choice is yours.
SIS SENS SEMPER, Hua Hin, Thailand
There are more and more couples and couples who decide to start or renew their relationships in the destination centers around the world. For an unparalleled privacy and a world-class romantic retreat, the Six Senses are constantly ranked as one of the best. Spa bath rituals with names such as Heart Chakra Milk Spa and romantic petals can be placed on the moon to tie the knot with a hidden wedding, another specialty of the complex. Get to the spa by car or fly with a launcher at Bangkok International Airport.
LOSS OF WEIGHT
CANYON RANCH, Tucson, Arizona, United States
Since 1979, the Canyon Ranch has been a source of encouraging change for those seeking a healthier way of life. Its soft but effective motto inspires the participants with "The power of possibilities". Fitness director, Katherine Brumfield, prefers the term "lifestyle change" than the "diet" in the resort and spa. Healthy gourmet meals have replaced the scant portions of lettuce and fruits that were commonly used in spas to lose weight. Daily outings, conferences and an expert team of doctors and nutritionists guide the way. The impressive backdrop of painted desert mountains does not make the transition easier.
LOS ALTOS DE EROS, Costa Rica
Serious yoga professionals return year after year to renew the body and spirit in this five-star, adult-only spa on the hills of Costa Rica. Yoga classes at sunrise and at sunset, a yoga immersion program and exceptional spa treatments in one of the most tranquil surroundings of the Earth allow a completely rejuvenating experience. Guests will enjoy natural yogurt and complimentary fruit smoothies. If you decide to explore the island, you will find many things to do near the small village of Tamarindo. For a change of pace, there is a vibrant nightlife, sport fishing and a beautiful beach in Playa Avellanas. Fly to Liberia Airport, where a representative will welcome you and lead you to the complex.
THE ILLA EXPERIENCE, Ilha Grande, Brazil
The experience in the spa complements a full circle combining luxury and adventure in an impressive island next to Rio de Janeiro. The program of the week maintains an approach focused on spiritual renewal while physically challenging you with kayaking, snorkeling and hiking. One of the guests summed up his week at the complex as "Indiana Jones and the Spa Break." Go to the paradise through Rio's international airport, where you will find yourself at the door and you will be transported privately to the hostel.
THE WESTIN TURNBERRY RESORT, Scotland
The pure paradise for the athlete without commitment can be found very well here at Westin. The best spa resort in Scotland becomes the site of two championship golf courses, archery, horse riding and mountain biking. The award-winning spa offers the choice of a fast fitness studio and the serenity of hydrotherapy, reflexology and holistic body care treatments. Why not enjoy both of them contemplating its magnificent stretch of the Atlantic coast? Glasgow International and Glasgow Prestwick airports are an hour away by car and the Edinburgh International Airport is two hours away.
DAINTREE ECO-LODGE & SPA, Daintree Rainforest, Queensland, Australia
Daintree can be as green as it is for a spa traveler with ecological ideas. Massages and therapies inspired by aboriginal traditions are administered in a lush natural environment of a tropical jungle. You will discover uncontrolled waterfalls and appear in contemporary Australian cuisine with a natural touch. Each of the 15 well-equipped villas offers surprisingly all the amenities you want in a more urban location. The lodge is about 90 minutes by car to the north of the Cairns International Airport.
ADLER THERMAE SPA & WELLNESS RESORT, Sienna, Tuscany, Italy
Many of the major destination spas are familiar, but few can compare with this Italian oasis. Fathers roam the extensive wine cellar or soak in hot springs, while children entertain in the popular Children's Club or salon for teens. Even the most terrifying children will love workshops, barbecues, movies and water games specially designed for them. The whole family can spend some time riding in the Orcia valley, by mountain bike or by the pool next to authentic Tuscan cuisine. Arrival by Perugia, Florence or Rome.
AMANSALA, Tulum, Mexico
Amansala makes the list of her acclaimed Bikini Boot Camp in an "eco-chic" environment. Forget luxury amenities and plush accommodations; There are no televisions in rustic cabins but with style. The philosophy of Amansala is to give you the shape with the electric walking sessions on the beach or the jungle, body sculpting and power ab sessions. For any "downtime", there are meditation, Maya Clay spa treatments and plenty of light. Tulum is located approximately two hours south of Cancun, near the historic Mayan ruins.
SPRINGS GRÁCIL, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Among the best spa destinations in health and wellness is Grail Springs. Customers enter into the holistic lifestyle of Graal as a way of living healthier and a path to longevity. They offer a comprehensive menu of increase in the health of tonics, ecological meals and treatments against aging. Night conferences, trainers and meditation classes are a delight for the mind and soul. Yoga, Pilates and cardio training are part of daily activities through personalized plans. The Feng Shui certified interior is filled with antique tapestry stone chimneys, which makes this castle-like resort destination the perfect refuge.
SPA DESERT SPA & RESORT AL AREEN BANYAN, Manama, Bahrain
Experience an incomparable six-star luxury and immerse yourself in the rich culture of the Middle East in this architectural masterpiece. The small island of the Arab Gulf is a cultural fusion of the Greek, Portuguese and Arab influences with an ancient charm, which reminds us of the fabulous "Arab Nights". This is the visually awesome center where the true spousal connoisseurs live like royalty, only for a few days. The Bahrain International Airport is only thirty minutes away.