Fresh Picks | Spa retreats 2017

29 Dec 2016
3 min read
After a long winter and a heavy Christmas it’s time to start planning a Spring spa escape. FOUR brings you four of the finest…

T Spa at Grand Hotel Tremezzo

The ultimate blend of care, professionalism and harmony. T Spa at Grand Hotel Tremezzo offers treatments from one of the world’s most exclusive, distinguished beauty providers, ESPA. At T Spa – super-stylish for its design and materials, with spectacular panoramic views over the Lake – guests will be able to enjoy the very best anti-stress, anti-ageing and rebalancing treatments, all custom-designed to meet the beauty needs of both men and women. In the ESPA philosophy, all products are of natural origin with the best beauty know-how from all around the world, from the Far East to Europe.

New in 2016, the T Spa Suite offers an extraordinarily indulgent experience for couples. The 110 or 140 min experience (including 50 or 80 min couple’s massage) allows couples to relax and enjoy the elegance and the privacy of a ‘Private Spa’, with sumptuous whirlpool tub, sauna and steam bath with contrast cascade shower. Choose a 50 or 80 minute ESPA massage, stretch out on one of the soft-as-a-cloud massage tables, and drift off. Upon awaking, breathe a sigh of happiness, and, as if by magic, fragrant herbal tea and fresh-baked sweets from our chef will appear. A divine ritual to share with a loved one, an incredibly sweet opportunity to indulge in absolute relaxation.

Dipiu Spa and Ayurveda by Giardino

Dipiu Spa: Daniela Frutiger put a lot of love of detail into the design and development of our whole spa area. Relaxation and well-being are at the center. The worlds of dipiù Spa at Giardino allows guests to feel the first breath of revival upon entering the fresh interior architecture. Beauty, styling, harmony, vitality, life balance, aqua and lifestyle therapies, consultations… luxurious, fresh and extraordinary. Dipiu Cosmetics promise luxurious beauty care. Here the Beautyline signature relies on strictly natural active ingredients: pure organic power. For these unique products only first-rate ingredients are used. Hand-picked grapes, precious oils, selected blossom and herbal essences. The power of natural ingredients from Ticino (the location of Giardino Ascona), the garden of beauty, is the secret of exclusive beauty pleasure. The Ayurveda programs are offered at both Giardino Mountain and Giardino Ascona.

Langham Hospitality Group’s Chuan Spa

Chuan Spa and Chuan Body + Soul are the award-winning proprietary spa and wellness brands at Langham Hospitality Group. At Chuan (meaning “flowing water” in Chinese), guests receive holistic signature treatments through integrating the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The Five Elements — Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water — aim to relax and invigorate the mind, body, and soul. Combined with an integrated fitness concept, Chuan also has an exclusive label of wellness products — oils, incense, candles, teas — which is crafted in consultation with experts in Chinese medicine, for guests to extend their Chuan Spa journey into their hotel room or home.

Chuan Heavenly Jing Luo – available at every Chuan Spa location

This unique Chuan Signature foot treatment is designed to maintain a healthy equilibrium between mind and body by optimizing the blood and “Qi” flow, strengthening the immune system and promoting revitalisation. With the use of Jing Luo acupressure techniques and reflex points, along with Traditional Chinese herbs and hot stones, this treatment helps aid in detoxification, induce deep relaxation and nourishes the skin.

Image|Chaun Spa atThe Langham, Melbourne

Canyon Ranch

Canyon Ranch is the world’s recognized leader in healthy living and luxury spa vacations, with destination spa resorts and SpaClub® day facilities on land and at sea. Since 1979, Canyon Ranch has received countless awards and accolades for our innovative approach to health and fitness, and for the serene, relaxing and inspiring spa environments. Every Canyon Ranch venue remains true to healthy lifestyle goals and its vision- based history. Canyon Ranch is the gold standard in healthy spa vacations, and a favorite among savvy travelers. Its luxury spa resorts offer a vast menu of health, fitness and pampering services. No other destination spa comes close to our comprehensive, integrative approach to wellness. Since Canyon Ranch opened its doors, it has embraced an integrative approach to wellness – including mind, body and spirit – in which professionals in various disciplines help guests achieve goals, create greater balance in life and feel the very best.