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Wellness Heaven

Frankfurt, 28 November 2018 – There is no better way to combat the threat of the autumn blues than a short trip to a wellness hotel to refuel yourself with light, warmth and strength for the upcoming winter months. WorldHotels has put together the ten most beautiful hotel spas in the world. Whether in the Middle East, Italy or Thailand, they all have one thing in common: here guests can pamper their body, soul and spirit in style. Close your eyes, and switch off.

Grand Hotel Trieste& Victoria, Abano Terme, Italy

The White Spa of the Grand Hotel Trieste & Victoria is based around fan go treatments and Iodbromide salt water. The hotels’ anti-stress and detox program includes several detox treatments, massages and facials as well as pool gymnastics and full board packages. One week of detoxification allows rapid results in weight loss and general body awareness.

Al Nahda Resort &Spa, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Al Nahda Resort &Spa ‘s URU SPA was voted Country Winner for the category ‘Luxury Spa Resort’ in the 2018 World Luxury Spa Awards. It draws inspiration from the traditional use of Middle Eastern native-grown herbs, fruits and plants. As a nature-inspired sanctuary, URU SPA combines traditional spa services with time-honored therapies. A daily calendar of activities is customized around the guest to suit their lifestyle.

Amatara WellnessResort, Phuket, Thailand

One of Amatara’s signature treatments is the Thai Hammam Experience, which brings traditional Turkish bathing practices together with the wisdom and gentleness of Thai spa therapies. The hotel offers six wellness retreat programs, such as ‘Detox’ to regain balance, ‘Active’ to improve body strength and endurance, holistic anti-aging to promote an anti-aging lifestyle or brain health enhancement, a collaboration with the Brain health institute, designed to keep you 'brain fit' for life.

Aqualux Hotel Spa and Suite, Bardolino, Italy

At the Aqualux, an area of 1000 square meters is dedicated to the care of well-being: A large Jacuzzi surrounded by a relaxation area, three saunas (80°, 70° Rotharium, 90°), a Turkish bath, a Caldarium, a private oasis for women with sauna (85 ° sofa) and Turkish bath and exclusive spa facilities. The hotel offers phytomere treatments, an innovative type of treatment, which derives the richest qualities of the sea to enhance and nurture beauty. The production method itself respects the environment and limits its ecological footprint.

Panamericano Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Guests at the Panamericano’s spa enjoy vistas over the city from level 23. During treatments and exercise, they receive a privileged postcard view of Buenos Aires. Sauna, massages, a beauty center and a wide variety of exclusive facial, body and relaxing treatments provide holistic care, using products from the prestigious Germaine de Capuccini range.

Duin & Kruidberg Country Estate, Santpoort/Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Duin and Kruidberg Country Estate sits in the extensive grounds of the Zuid Kennemerland National Park. Retaining traditional elegance with simultaneous ultra-modernity, this hotel offers the ultimate in luxury. At the recently opened spa; warm colors and natural materials create a true country house feel. Guests enjoy high-quality holistic treatments using essential oils, divinely scented balms and 100% natural beauty products by the exclusive wellness brand Cinq Mondes.


dana hotel and spa, Chicago, United States

dana in Sanskrit means the ‘pleasure of giving’,and it is this principle that inspires this beautiful River North spa. Guests experience peace and rejuvenation with the upmost of attention, and individualized service is delivered with exceptional care. Special head-to-toe offerings of natural and therapeutic services include unique treatments, mindful and caring service, soothing music, calming scents, and comforting surroundings.

Upper House, Gothenburg, Sweden

High up in Gothia Towers' central tower, on the 18th-20th floor, guests find Upper House Spa with exceptional views over Gothenburg. Here the west coast of Sweden awaits with the scent and sensation of salt, the sea and smooth rocks. Guests have access to the protruding champagne pool pedestrians can see from the street and Gothenburg’s highest hamam, saunas.

The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

For the ultimate indulgence and pampering, guests can visit The Spa at the adjoining sister property The Club Saujana Resort Kuala Lumpur. Using ancient healing techniques and beauty treatments from Asia, this award-winning luxury spa is the perfect sanctuary to restore body, mind and spirit. With private spa villas surrounded by tropical rainforest, guests feel the stress and tension of the city evaporate when they step into this tranquil sanctuary.

The Anam, Long Beach Cam Ranh, Vietnam

The Anam Spa offers a sensory experience steeped in holistic Asian healing traditions. It focuses on a non-clinical holistic, with a “high-touch, low-tech” philosophy and fresh and natural ingredients. The luxury resort offers two remarkable Private Pool Villas complete with couples’ massage tables, a sunken granite Jacuzzi large enough for two, a steam room and a large outdoor pool. The spa menu features three-and five-day detox and wellness packages to provide a restorative holiday.

About WorldHotels Collection

Newly relaunched, the WorldHotels™ Collection delivers proven soft brand solutions for a curated global offering of over 350 of the finest independent hotels and resorts.  Founded by hoteliers dedicated to the art of hospitality, only WorldHotels curates the best independent properties around the globe, each reflective of the locale by offering intuitive service, and a refined sense of character. WorldHotels’ proprietary ‘Start with WHY’ philosophy helps each hotel identify their unique set of assets that distinguish and elevate their guest experience and revenue generation performance from the competition.  Geared to both business and leisure travelers, the WorldHotels Collection is classified into three tiers allowing guests to select the offering that meets their needs: WorldHotels Luxury, WorldHotels Elite and WorldHotels Distinctive.

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