Lifestyle & Travel

Jul 1, 2016


During holidays, some are looking for adventure, others want to relax, and there are people looking for both. In this edition we present spas that, in harmony with nature, promise memorable experiences. From Bali to France, from the United States of America to Thailand or Mexico, there are several offers that stand out.


COMO Shambhala Estate, Bali

In Bali, near Ubud, it's possible to find a real "retreat for change". COMO Shambhala was considered "Best Destination Spa" by Condé Nast Traveller Readers' Travel Awards, in 2015.

This real oasis encourages to improve lifestyle and learn how to relax deeper. It offers a holistic approach with massage therapies and beauty treatments. There is a state-of-the-art gym and the opportunity to participate in outdoor activities as hiking and climbing. To stay in COMO Shambhala suite, the rates vary between 1,480USD to 1,740USD, depending on whether you are travelling alone, or as a couple, and on a season, too.

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Les Sources de Caudalie Spa, France

Les Sources de Caudalie was born among the vineyards of Château Smith Haut Lafitte, in Bordeaux, France. In this 5-star hotel, where Nature and Taste are reigning, treatments are done in the environment of a great beauty.

Spa Vinothérapie is considered to be one of the most luxurious, because it is in harmony with the landscape. In rooms made of wood and stone, unique treatments are done using natural hot spring water, drawn from 540 meters beneath the earth, and is rich in minerals and oligo-elements. Grapes and grapevines are used in treatments. Having a Vinothérapie Cure may cost between 420USD and 1,171USD, depending on the accommodation period.

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Amangiri SPA, United States of America

There is a resort in Utah, United States of America, that seems like a hideaway. Amangiri is hidden in the canyons of the American Southwest, offering stunning landscapes.

Wellness is one of the highlight areas. The spa has treatments that are based on healing traditions of the Navago tribe and, therefore, focused on the four elements of Nature (earth, wind, fire and water). It's possible to have massages, flotation therapy, or other rituals on terraces or in treatment rooms. The price is upon request.

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Chiva-Som, Thailand

At Hua Hin, Chiva-Som opens its doors to a true paradise. It has tropical gardens and luxury. This resort is dedicated to wellness, and defines itself as the "Haven of Life" on the Gulf of Thailand. The guests are challenged to learn how to live in harmony, appreciating each moment. Chiva-Som has a detox programme that is of high demand. It includes diet, massage and hydrotherapy treatments.
At Niranlada Media-Spa it is possible to have body, spirit and mind treatments that combine the latest technology and local rituals.
Spa Cuisine is another star of this resort, taking care of the senses through healthy cooking. The ingredients come from an organic garden. The price is also upon request.

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Las Ventanas Al Paraíso, Mexico

Las Ventanas Al Paraíso resort is located in Mexico. It offers an unparalleled service that pays attention to the details. Known as a «window to paradise», this resort has a spa with an innovative offer inspired by the ancient healing practices of Baja. Earth, air, fire and water are the secret of rejuvenation here.
Guests can have indoor or outdoor treatments done on private terraces, or in suites for couples. There is a solarium and a full-service beauty salon. They want to convey the ambience of stability, security, peacefulness and contentment.

One of the treatments is the Air Blend, that contains sage and lavender. Its purpose is to stimulate vital energy, enhancing strength and creative thinking.

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