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By admin | March 5 2007
Be taken to another world of relaxation and beauty with our favorite spas and therapists in Moscow
Part of the award-winning ESPA spa service, the spacious health center at the Ritz-Carlton Moscow is one of the finest in the city.
The spa offers a comprehensive range of treatments, blending European, Eastern and Ayurvedic styles to create a haven of relaxation. The spa also offers a selection of 30-minute express treatments for busy elite travelers. Designed specifically to target stress and tension and leave guests revived and recharged, these express treatments are perfect after a conference or a busy day of sightseeing. The fitness center features a heated pool, sauna, ice fountain, crystal steam room and a studio featuring Technogym equipment.
Signature treatments: Energy Balancing ritual with volcanic stones. Hot stones and ESPA blended aromatherapy oils are used to release tension and achieve balance and grounding via the body’s seven energy centers. The massage concludes with a calming Oriental head massage. Four-hand synchronized massage: Using advanced stretching, massage and rolling techniques – under the care of two therapists – you’ll find yourself in seventh heaven as four hands work their magic in unison.
Julia Korol, Spa Manager
+7 495 225 8888
The Ritz-Carlton Moscow, Tverskaya Street 3, Moscow 125009
The Spa at the Barvikha Hotel is one of the most renowned in Moscow, if not the whole of Russia. Dominique and Henri Chenot have become cult icons thanks in part to their book entitled ‘La Diet Energetica’.
Using Henri and Dominque Chenot’s famous blending of western scientific wisdom and ancient Chinese medicine, the Spa’s healthcare program focuses on the prevention of aging through the use of tailor-made skin care treatments and dietary changes. The body treatments all use Henri Chenot products and the spa offers six hydro and fangotherapy (thermal mud) cabins plus a hairdressers. There is also a doctor’s office and a La Ric manicure station. The elegant yet relaxing interior has been designed by Antonio Citerrio providing guests with a stylish backdrop to their treatments. The Health Bar offers a selection of food and drink that have been created especially by Dominique Chenot. Signature treatments: Hydromassage bath, Phyto-Fango therapy, Charcot’s douche, Bio-energy massage.
Director Yulia Tsaran
+7 495 225 8384
Barvikha Luxury Village, Odintsivsy District, Moscow 143083
The recently rebranded and redesigned spa at the Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy brings the heart of the Alps to Moscow.
Pürovel Spa & Sport’s philosophy is based on natural vitality and use of nature’s resources, aiming to promote a healthy lifestyle that will bring balance into the lives of guests. To reflect the idea of the four stages: emerge (spring), peak (summer), cool, (autumn) and rest (winter), the spa has devised a whole range of massages, manicures, pedicures, vitalities and fitness programs. There is a sauna and relaxation area, and the hotel has an indoor swimming pool and a well-equipped fitness center. Signature treatments: Pürovel Mountain Meadow Massage, Pürovel Alpine Spring Massage and Pürovel Mountain Stone Massage.
Marina Volkova, Spa Manager
+7 495 786 7000
Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy Moscow, Kosmodamianskaya Nab, 52, 6, Moscow 115054
The Baltschug Health Club and Beauty Center is a haven of relaxation and rejuvenation. Guests can enjoy a wide range of treatments including the special Lomi Lomi Nui massage, a Hawaiian full-body massage that clears body and mind of stresses using a combination of soft and strong strokes.
Discerning males will enjoy the men-only grooming sessions to refresh tired skin, and there are yoga classes with views over The Kremlin. The Beauty Center not only supplies a range of treatments and products to keep elite travelers feeling beautiful and relaxed, but also offers advice on maintaining a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Recharge in the 40 foot pool after a hard day’s sightseeing and relax in the sauna and Jacuzzi. Signature treatments: Lomi Lomi Nui massage, Yoga classes with stunning views of The Kremlin.
The most famous bath house in Moscow, the Sanduny is much more than just a place to come for a sauna.
Visitors flock here just to see the amazing interior décor that adorns the walls of this famous 18th century spa. The glamour and splendor seen in the many imperial palaces and hotels is also on display here: guests are greeted at the entrance by marble columns and red carpets, the hallways are embellished with friezes and sculptures, and the impressive arches and gold paintings make the Sanduny a completely unique spa experience. Treatments include massages, baths and saunas, as well as the infamous Russian banya treatment, a traditional style of sauna that dates back hundreds of years. Banya is not for the faint-hearted – the temperatures are oven-hot! The Sanduny also offers manicures, pedicures and tanning, and private baths are available. Famous guests include John Travolta and Roman Abramovich.
+7 495 625 4631
D-3, Ul. Neglinnaya 14, 3-7, Moscow 107031