The Acquaforte Spa at Forte Village has long been renowned as a pioneer of thalassotherapy and the health benefits surrounding it. A circuit of six pools of varied salt densities – created with the help of the Thalasso Research Centre at Milan University – lies at the heart of the spa, set in lush gardens on the southern Sardinian coast.
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London will unveil a new contemporary spa, wellness and beauty facility in late May 2018, as part of its extensive renovation programme. Guests will benefit from several new and exclusive partnerships with some of the most sought-after health and wellness experts.
Talise Spa at Jumeirah Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah, has launched a new wellness programme. The range of experiences includes a choice of three-, five-, or ten-day programmes to help guests detox and feel refreshed this spring.
Renowned for its enchanting forests, burgeoning creative hubs, rich history, and unique food delicacies, Estonia is also an unexpected spa and wellness haven.
The application process for the fourth annual World Spa Awards – the premier awards programme in spa tourism – is now open. World Spa Awards is a global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in the spa and wellness sector.
Fairmont St Andrews will undertake a £250,000 refurbishment of the resort’s pool and hydrotherapy facilities over the next four weeks to further elevate its prestigious offering.
Kohler Waters Spa at the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews has reopened following an extensive multi-million refurbishment. Opening up to the public for the first time as the only Kohler Waters Spa outside the USA, it offers a luxury spa retreat in the heart of Scotland with a focus on hydrotherapy and organic treatments.
Zoe Wall has been appointed as the new group director of spa, Asia, at Minor Hotel-owned MSpa International, based in Bangkok. She brings a wealth of global experience and a unique record of success to her new role, having worked in locations from the Caribbean to the Middle East.
Fusion Resort Cam Ranh, on Vietnam’s south-central coast, has welcomed the new year with a new name and a new wellness concept. The all-spa inclusive resort has revamped its spa menu and is introducing a packed schedule of healthy and healing activities ranging from anti-gravity yoga and yoga for children to daily meditation and Tai Chi sessions.
Originally built as the property’s darsena, or “boathouse,” the Spa at Il Sereno has been transformed by renowned designer Patricia Urquiola into a contemporary oasis while remaining reflective of the building’s history and Lake Como destination.
Luxury Maldivian eco-resort, Gili Lankanfushi, is debuting a revolutionary new wellness programme for 2018. Four world-leading international wellness practitioners, working in areas as diverse as transformational breath-work, sound therapy, and hypnotherapy, will be leading island residencies throughout the year.
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, has teamed up with award-winning trainer and founder of London’s successful PilatesPT studio, Hollie Grant, to offer a menu of holistic and bespoke programmes.