7 Boutique SPA Retreats
When it comes to idyllic holidays it’s hard to beat a relaxing and de-stressing spa retreat. After all, they give you the best of both worlds. You get to enjoy the spa therapies and pamper sessions, as well as take in the beauty and excitement of the local surroundings.
SPA holidays are also beneficial for your health – helping you to relax, relieve stress and have a more enjoyable time on your trip. Sound like your kind of holiday?
Check out some of our favourite boutique SPA getaways handpicked from all over the world:
First up we have Le Narcisse Blanc & Spa, which is in the seventh district area of Paris in the heart of this magical city. The highlights (of course) are the luxurious spa baths, saunas and the Hammam (Turkish bath) facilities this retreat has to offer. Your personal suite also comes with a comfortable seating area where you’ll find even more relaxation. Outside, the famed Eiffel Tower is only a 15 minute walk away, along with the Tuileries Garden, which is a 19 minute walk.
Next we have the elegant Villa Maïa, which is found on Fourvière Hill in Lyon. Straight off the bat, this boutique hotel gives you breathtaking panoramic views of the city, and puts on world class service and treatment. Villa Maïa features a heated indoor pool, hot tubs – as well as fully equipped steam and fitness rooms. The hotel also has an exclusive partnership with Michelin starred restaurant – Têtedoie, which is only a minute walk away. You can reserve your table directly through Villa Maïa.
Found in the Pierre Puget courtyard in Marseille, Hotel C2 is a 19th-century mansion which has been converted into a boutique hotel. When you lay eyes on the grand piano inside you’ll instantly feel like you’ve stepped into a place of class and elegance. The original marble and parquet floors, columns, frescoes, as well as beautiful bronze bannisters, all give this hotel a minimalist and contemporary vibe. Of course, there’s also the spa and relaxation room – as well as an indoor pool and a bar for you to enjoy.
Tucked inside a 16th century mansion, the Monastery Estate Venetian Harbor features a fully equipped spa center, complete with Turkish hammam and indoor pool. Guests can also enjoy a taste of local Cretan cuisine at the immaculate in-house restaurant. The suites at Monastery Estate are exquisite and fitted with Venetian arches, stone-carved doors and wooden floors. Select suites also open to a private terrace complete with your own hot tub.
Located in Mumbai’s business district, The Oberoi is the definition of luxury and comfort – complete with an outdoor heated pool, 24 hour spa and fitness center. This stunning boutique hotel also offers five different food and beverage options, all serving a variety of cuisines. The elegant rooms of this hotel are accented by their feature wooden floors and large windows, which offer guests stunning views of their surroundings.
The Hotel Artemide in Rome is nestled inside a 19th century building on the historic street of Via Nazionale. Guests can book a session in the Artemis Spa, which offers a sauna, hot tub, Turkish bath and a variety of other treatments. The buffet breakfast at the Artemide is a highlight, you can then relax in the lounge bar which boasts some of the most comfortable leather armchairs you’ll ever sit in. The incredible Ambrosia Rooftop Restaurant & Bar also provides guests with panoramic views across Rome.
The Tokyo Station Hotel is a cultural resort providing gorgeous European-style suites for its guests. Rooms at this boutique hotel contain everything you’d expect and are decorated with a mix of cultural decor and comfortable modern amenities. When not in your room you can enjoy the hotel’s fitness center, or relax at the on-site spa. Expect to enjoy plenty of sushi, as well as other Japanese and Chinese cuisine at the on-site restaurants. The hotel also puts on a legendary breakfast buffet, featuring over 110
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