Everyone is under a lot of stress these days. Sometimes we get so wound up that a weekend trip to the seaside isn’t going to cut it. We need serious therapy that can only be offered by a professional spa. Most of us have had the chance to getaway for a day to the spa for some pampering, but if you’re considering some major rejuvination, here is a list of the top ten spas around the world. You’re guaranteed to come back from these locations with a whole new outlook on life:
1. Chiva-Som, Hua Hin, Thailand
Chiva Som is a luxury spa with a strong emphasis on health and wellness. Their philosophy include holistic medicine and healing, as well as traditional pampering spa treatments. Set on a glorious Thai beach, there are full accommodations in this self-containsd paradise.
2. Maroma Resort and Spa, Riviera Maya, Mexico
Considered one of the most romantic spas in the world, the Maroma sits in a jungle preserve in the heart of the Mexican caribbean, twenty miles south of Cancun. You can stay isolated or if you start to get bored with all the pampering, head into the city to enjoy the nightlife.
3. The Dolder Grand Resort, Zurich, Switzerland
Originally designed as a health spa in the 1800’s, The Dolder underwent a transformation as a world-class resort, but still has 43,000 square feet of spa area. Nestled in the mountains in Switzerland, the views are breathtaking.
4. Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat and Spa, Queensland, Australia
This eco-friendly spa in the heart of Australia’s gold coast emphasizes health with natural therapies, gourmet organic foods, soul-nuruting treatments and exercise.
5. The Blue Palace Resort and Spa, Crete
Enjoy comforting Mediterranean inspired therapies heavily influenced by seaside living. This pristine and soothing environment will put you at ease with its ocean views and simple interiors.