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Spa of the Week: The Spa at Culloden

By Olivia Cuccaro

There’s something magical about Belfast during the holiday season, and spending it in a Gothic mansion perched within the Northern Ireland woodlands makes it all the more enchanting. Stroll through the charming Christmas markets in the city center, cozy up by the fireplace with a cup of tea (or an Irish whiskey cocktail), then set time aside for some seasonal […]

Spa of the Week: Spa Grande Grand Wailea

By Olivia Cuccaro

From hiking in dense rainforest for a glimpse of cascading waterfalls to snorkeling beside vibrant marine life, Maui has so much to explore. But just because the island is full of adventure at every turn of the Road to Hāna doesn’t mean there isn’t just as much opportunity to sit back and find your center. As the largest spa in […]

Spa of the Week: Rancho Valencia

By Olivia Cuccaro

On 45 acres of rolling hills, lush gardens, winding trails and olive groves, Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa is a Southern California destination for eco-friendly luxury. As the region’s only Relais & Châteaux property, Rancho Valencia’s commitment to sustainable practices extends from energy-efficient fixtures to locally sourced cuisine to organic spa treatments. At the Rancho Valencia Spa, wellness is as much […]

Spa of the Week: Eau Spa Palm Beach

By Olivia Cuccaro

From dining at lauded restaurants to shopping in Worth Avenue’s upscale boutiques, there is no shortage of elevated activities in the coastal town of Palm Beach.  This level of luxury also speaks to Palm Beach as a relaxation destination, especially when enjoying a glass of champagne in a secluded garden post-massage as one can at this week’s pick of Eau […]

Spa of the Week: Bulgari Spa Beijing

By Olivia Cuccaro

This week’s spa is the latest in luxury for Beijing, but inside, its design is all Italian. Created by Milanese team Antonio Citterio and Patricia Viel, the new Bulgari Spa is the most recent addition to the Bulgari Hotels & Resorts hospitality collection and combines urban retreat with the iconic brand’s Italian influence in its 16,000 sq ft of wellness […]

Spa of the Week: Four Seasons Punta Mita

By Olivia Cuccaro

From the mystical Sierra Madre Occidental mountain range, the Mexican Huichol culture developed an approach to wellness focusing on the power of nature, sleep and laughter. These ancient healing techniques are embraced by the quaint fishing village of Punta Mita, where Apuane Spa at Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita México melds tradition with innovation to create a spa sanctuary. Tucked at the […]

Spa of the Week: The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale

By Olivia Cuccaro

If you’re a yacht lover, Florida is the place to be this week as the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show takes over. With more than 1,500 boats on display during the five-day event, there’s plenty to see and do in Fort Lauderdale, making a moment to relax hard to come by. As the only full-service beachfront spa in the city, The Ritz-Carlton Spa, […]

Spa of the Week: The Loren

By Kristen Shirley

When The Loren opened earlier this year, it caused quite a stir. Not only is it Bermuda’s first new-build property in 45 years, but its modern design feels light years away from many of Bermuda’s more traditional hotels, and it boasts an enviable oceanfront location. While the design is contemporary, The Loren still respects its setting and Bermuda’s unique identity, […]

Spa of the Week: T Spa Grand Hotel Tremezzo

By Erin M Lindholm It’s always a delight to see how luxury hotels set in some of the world’s most exceptional locations imbue the spa experience with a sense of place. What is a spa, after all, if not an extension of its environment? At T Spa at Grand Hotel Tremezzo, panoramic views of Lake Como, Italy, are never far from […]

Spa of the Week: Brown Beach House Croatia

By Olivia Cuccaro While there’s much to be said for spas with sprawling facilities (like last week’s ITC Kaya Kalp), sometimes true tranquility can be found when we think smaller. On the Croatian coast, boutique property Brown Beach House has unveiled a newly updated spa that provides the ultimate relaxation by the Adriatic sea. Set within the greenery of a […]