Best UK Spa Hotels

If it’s pure relaxation you need, a UK high-end spa break is unbeatable. There’ll be no queueing at airports, instead, you’ll receive plenty of pampering from arrival to departure. With everything under one opulent roof, you can really take it easy; padding about in your fluffy robe and cosy slippers, popping in for bespoke treatments, soaking in the hydro pool, eating healthy, organic dishes, or splurging on traditional afternoon tea and sipping on champagne. You could choose to combine your break with some city sightseeing by opting for a hotel in Bath or London or immerse in the countryside at an out-of-town resort. Culloden Estate and Spa Culloden Estate and Spa Located on the slopes of Holywood Hills, ten minutes

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Immerse in the Elemental Energies at THE OZEN COLLECTION

THE OZEN COLLECTION introduces exciting wellness and spa experiences for a transformative journey of rest and renewal. It introduces wellness-focused retreats with New Spa Brand, ELE | NA Elements of Nature. Connect with your soul and reconnect with nature. A healing sanctuary that offers a truly holistic spa experience inspired by a harmony of natural elements – blue water, white sand, and lush green tropical forest. Coming months will see a series of renowned healers and wellness practitioners add their magic touch to the guest experience at the brand’s two resorts – OZEN LIFE MAADHOO and OZEN RESERVE BOLIFUSHI. The announcement of the Visiting Practitioner line-up also kicks off their new spa brand – ELE | NA ELEMENTS OF NATURE.

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World Spa Awards unveils nominees for 2021 programme

World Spa Awards – the global initiative to recognize and reward excellence in the spa and wellness sector – has unveiled the nominees for its 2021 programme. Nominees cover the entire spectrum of the industry ranging from hotel spas, wellness retreats, spa destinations and detox programmes to aromatherapy brands and wellness apps. The full list of nominees can be viewed here. Voting opens 19 May 2021 and runs until 8 September. During the 16-week voting window, both industry professionals and spa consumers are invited to vote for the brands they consider the very best of the best in the spa and wellness sector. Winners will be unveiled on 20 October at World Spa Gala Ceremony 2021 in Dubai, UAE. Organisations still

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Baths With a View

Bathing rituals may vary around the world: banyas in Russia, onsen baths in Japan, the healing powers of a Scandinavian cold plunge. But no matter where you happen to be, there’s always magic in the sensory combination of soothing water and an inspiring view. From an in-villa seaweed soak prepared by a bath butler to a deep tub surrounded by Italian frescoes and garden views, Four Seasons offers a variety of opportunities to celebrate the healing power of water. Sip Champagne you float in a bath scented with custom salts and essential oils, taking in stunning views that offer the chance for a contemplative moment as you wash your cares away. These tubs will have you dreaming of your next

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Settle In: Extend Your Stay: Relax

Whether settling in to work and learn remotely or disconnecting on a sabbatical, life fills with opportunity when you extend your stay at Four Seasons. A long weekend or week-long vacation provides time to relax and renew. But stays of 30 or more days truly allow guests to make Four Seasons destinations their home away from home. Effortlessly Zoom with the office while your children carry on with supervised school sessions. Then take advantage of unforgettable experiences you’ve always put off, like learning to freedive or mastering the French language. Work and play have never been easier to combine, now that you can extend your stay. Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel Soak in the French culture with a

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Lake Austin’s premier wellness retreat is the place for relaxation

Just 20 miles from downtown Austin lies an all-inclusive waterfront oasis that offers a true sanctuary for rest, renewal, and reinvention. With 40 welcoming rooms, a focus on conscientious cuisine, and a full calendar of fitness and wellness programming, Lake Austin Spa Resort is the escape you’ve been searching for. At their award winning Lakehouse Spa, choose a la carte from over 100 spa treatments and services that highlight local herbs and influences—or pamper yourself with a full- or half-day spa package. How did it strike you on arrival? This all-inclusive destination spa is set on the picturesque hillside of its namesake lake. The building is intentionally made of local stone so it blends into the natural landscape. What’s the

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Wellness Trends For 2021 & Beyond

Global Wellness Summit Releases In-Depth Trends Report, “The Future of Wellness 2021” identifies nine future wellness trends: from Hollywood jumping into wellness to the rise of spiritual architecture/design to adding “more colour to wellness” to a new future for immune health—that stops “boosting” and starts balancing. This long pandemic made health and wellness radically more important to people. At the same time, the many traumas of 2020 accelerated fatigue with an industry too focused on elitist, hyper-trendy, evidence-free wellness solutions. Suffice it to say, the wellness industry emerging in 2021 will look very different from the one we knew in 2019. The trends report reflects how wellness is poised to take a bigger seat at the health care table. It

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