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Secrets For Maintaining Healthy Skin During Winter

Posted on 11/10/13, filed under General News | No Comments

 

Your skin is constantly exposed to the varying weather conditions and it is essential to undertake preventive measures so that it is protected sufficiently. Dry skin which is a common feature of the harsh winters is exasperating and the flakiness that occurs can be quite embarrassing at times.

Some of the following points which act as… read the rest of “Secrets For Maintaining Healthy Skin During Winter”

Go On To Higher Physical & Spiritual Level Thru Yoga

Posted on 07/10/13, filed under General News, Yoga | No Comments

Yoga as a form of stress buster has gained popularity in recent times. More and more people are going for a yoga holiday including families. The emphasis on the yoga techniques differs depending upon your requirement.

Types Of  Yoga Holidays

If you want to follow yoga in its purest form there are yoga retreats catering to… read the rest of “Go On To Higher Physical & Spiritual Level Thru Yoga”

Plan, Get Set & Go on Your Rejuvenating Detox Holiday

Posted on 04/10/13, filed under Detox, General News | No Comments

It has become a common feature for couples and families to go on a detox holiday or a yoga retreat for their vacation. Many destinations which offer comprehensive detox packages have sprung up all over the world.

Why Do You Need A Detox?

The inherent natural systems of the body’s organs are responsible for cleansing… read the rest of “Plan, Get Set & Go on Your Rejuvenating Detox Holiday”

Get The Best Out Of Your Thailand Spa Holidays

Posted on 03/10/13, filed under General News, Thailand | No Comments

The prevalence of taking spa holidays is on the rise today as more and more people look for avenues to relieve their stress and fatigue. Spas provide a relaxing outlet to indulge their desired break. Such spa resorts are spread all over the world with Thailand Spa Holidays being one of the most popular ones… read the rest of “Get The Best Out Of Your Thailand Spa Holidays”

Take Advantage of Spa Trends for Christmas

Posted on 30/09/13, filed under General News | No Comments

Festivals are occasions for merriment, prayer, giving and a means to beautify the self. It is hectic times as you plan the parties, gifts, recipes and many more things. In the midst of all the mad rush it is utmost necessary to set aside some time for yourself as otherwise Christmas will not be as pleasurable as it… read the rest of “Take Advantage of Spa Trends for Christmas”

Take Advantage of Diversity in India Spa Holidays

Posted on 28/09/13, filed under General News, India | No Comments

India is immensely rich in terms of its cultural and physical diversity and is one of the hot spots for authentic spa experience seekers. Beginning from the colorful backwatered Kerala at its southern tip to the pomp and splendor of the central historic palaces turned resorts and the cool, serene Himalayas in the north; each has a unique feel to offer.

How Can You Benefit from Singles Spa Holidays experience?

Posted on 25/09/13, filed under General News | No Comments

Everyone deserves a vacation, whether it is a family vacation or a vacation spent alone. However, the trend of going on solo vacations is gaining in strength in recent years. More and more resorts respecting this trend have set aside special facilities for the single tourists.

How Have Singles Spa Holidays Evolved?

Earlier… read the rest of “How Can You Benefit from Singles Spa Holidays experience?”

Luxury Spa Holidays-Cherish Your Exotic Experience

Posted on 23/09/13, filed under General News, Luxury Spa Holidays | No Comments

Luxury spa holidays are the ultimate when it comes to enjoying a rejuvenating holiday dedicated to you. It is one place where you can indulge the ‘ME’ in you. Luxury spas are one of the best destinations for getting pampered through massages, yoga; detox diets and enriching the self through cultural treats of the location. There are… read the rest of “Luxury Spa Holidays-Cherish Your Exotic Experience”

Yoga: the perfect way to maintain a healthy way of life

Posted on 21/09/13, filed under General News, Yoga, yoga retreats | No Comments

When I first used to think of yoga, the image of a Buddhist monk sitting legs crossed, arms folded and atop some desolate mountain in the middle of nowhere sprung to mind.  Yet since choosing to do yoga myself, I have discovered why it has been cherished for centuries by monks and has become a popular means of… read the rest of “Yoga: the perfect way to maintain a healthy way of life”

Gear to an Exotic & Rejuvenating Stint through Spa Holidays Abroad

Posted on 19/09/13, filed under General News, Luxury Spa Holidays | No Comments

The frequencies of having luxury spa holidays has increased in recent times and it is not surprising that many have had the spa experience at least once so far in their lives. If you have targeted for spa holidays abroad , that too is not very surprising as the enticing ads and the resonating dollars make… read the rest of “Gear to an Exotic & Rejuvenating Stint through Spa Holidays Abroad”

Spa Holiday- Popular Vacation Option

Posted on 17/09/13, filed under General News | No Comments

In this age of high tension and stressful living, getting a vacation has become a common feature. However, the concept of vacation has undergone a change, ranging from visits to grand parents’ house to visiting places of tourist interest and the latest being indulging in Spa Holidays.

Changing Face of Spa Holiday… read the rest of “Spa Holiday- Popular Vacation Option”

Celebrity Super Spa

Posted on 06/09/13, filed under General News, Luxury Spa Holidays | No Comments

The spa industry has been increasing in interest for many years. Initially spa retreats were about a sanctuary or tranquillity in the Himalayas away from the ‘riches’ and material goods of the western world. Spa retreats Ananda In Himalayas and Shambhala In Bali still cater for these travelers, however, there is a new… read the rest of “Celebrity Super Spa”

Top Ten Tips for Solo Travellers

Posted on 22/08/13, filed under General News | No Comments

Tip 1: Research your Destination

Ensure you research your destination fully before you go abroad. It is well worth familiarising yourself with the language, even if it’s just a few key words. Find out what the social customs are, and make sure you pack appropriate attire especially for a spa retreat.

Tip 2: Don’t Overpack… read the rest of “Top Ten Tips for Solo Travellers”

The Barcelo Asia Garden Hotel & Thai Spa- Experience the luxury of Asia close to home

Posted on 08/07/13, filed under Europe, General News, Spain | No Comments

Ever wished that you could escape to a spa hotel which held the luxurious ambience of Asian influences, with traditional Thai spa treatments, Balinese fashioned suites, lush tropical gardens, not far from home? I know I have.

The Barcelo Asia Garden Hotel & Thai Spa is the ideal getaway situated within the… read the rest of “The Barcelo Asia Garden Hotel & Thai Spa- Experience the luxury of Asia close to home”

Wimbledon or Tennis – are Brits in love with the game or the occasion?

Posted on 27/06/13, filed under General News | No Comments

I have always loved the Championships at Wimbledon and as a big fan have been watching religiously on television or at SW19 since the days of Borg and McEnroe. However, like many others I have never really had the same interest in watching tennis in any other tournament e.g. the US, French or Australian Opens. So am I… read the rest of “Wimbledon or Tennis - are Brits in love with the game or the occasion?”

Weight loss and Spa Holidays

Posted on 26/06/13, filed under Europe, General News, Gozo | No Comments

I have always been sceptical about weight loss or spa holidays especially when you go abroad as your first instinct for a spa retreat is for it to be a sanctuary for you to relax in by the pool, or enjoying the local delicacies and frankly do as little activity as possible. However, on my last trip I… read the rest of “Weight loss and Spa Holidays”

Top 5 spa destinations for mind body and soul relaxation

Posted on 25/06/13, filed under General News | No Comments

Sun, Sea and Shopping!

Top 5 destinations for mind body and soul relaxation.

Of course a spa retreat offers a lot in relaxation of the mind, body and soul, especially after a strenuous year of stress and pressure from everyday life. Spa products such as aromatherapy massages, a detox programme and my personal favourite relaxing in… read the rest of “Top 5 spa destinations for mind body and soul relaxation”

James Gandolfini Too Young To Die

Posted on 21/06/13, filed under General News | No Comments
James Gandolfini aka Tony Soprano, who played the main character in the Sopranos, was my hero and an idol for so many. He was such an intense actor in all the roles he played, he gave everything to his work. Even when he died in Italy on holiday he was working attending a

Bodrum Holiday Resort and Spa

Posted on 16/05/13, filed under Bodrum, Destination and Hotel Spas, Europe, General News | No Comments

Bodrum Spa Holidays

Waterdance and Watsu at an incredible spa hotel in Bodrum… Kempinski Resort Barbaros Bay, Bodrum, is anxiously looking forward to the appearance of  lifecoach, Deniz Susever till 20th Oct 2013. An expert in substitute treatments, Deniz will be presenting a range of new and de-stressing treatment treatments to the spa at this wellness hotel… read the rest of “Bodrum Holiday Resort and Spa”

Laluna – 5 Star Luxury Boutique Hotel

Posted on 08/05/13, filed under Caribbean, General News | No Comments

Laluna, Grenada
Traveler’s Choice 2012 winner

“Selected ‘100 Best Hotels in the World’”
Sunday Times Travel Magazine – October 2011
“Voted one of the ‘Top 100 Hot Table’ in the World”
Condé Nast Traveler

You don’t have to be under a… read the rest of “Laluna - 5 Star Luxury Boutique Hotel”

Benefits of a Spa Holiday

Posted on 28/04/13, filed under General News | No Comments

What’s not a benefit of a spa holiday?

De-stress

Learn how to relax your muscles and your mind. Allow your tension to be worked out of you by reflexology or Abhayanga, a relaxing massage performed by two therapists.

Detox

Say goodbye to bloating and water retention and detox on a luxury

Ultimate Luxury Spa Holiday at The Taj Palace, Marrakech

Posted on 22/04/13, filed under Africa, Destination and Hotel Spas, General News, Morocco | No Comments

A ‘little taste of India in the breath taking Moroccan landscape’. Impossible you say? Well this is what the Taj Palace, Marrakech promises you.

The five benevolent alabaster-white domes tower above you and you’re surrounded by the awe-inspiring Moroccan scenery with the snow-capped Atlas Mountains in the distance, the glistening Palmeraie landscape with the… read the rest of “Ultimate Luxury Spa Holiday at The Taj Palace, Marrakech”

The Kamalaya, Koh Samui ‘Sleep Enhancement Wellness Program’

Posted on 09/04/13, filed under General News | No Comments

Are you in bed by 9:30pm, the latest? Do you get 9-10 hours sleep a night?
With busy lives and deadlines, this just isn’t possible. The Kamalaya Koh Samui sleep enhancement program addresses your sleep issues and imbalances and this allows you to continue your newly improved sleeping cycle back home to combat your daily, busy life… read the rest of “The Kamalaya, Koh Samui ‘Sleep Enhancement Wellness Program’”

Nira Hotels & Resorts’ Shanti Maurice voted Best Luxury Hotel in Mauritius for the Second Year.

Posted on 21/03/13, filed under General News, Indian Ocean | No Comments

Shanti Maurice

Sanctuary Spa holidays is delighted to share that our favourite Luxury Spa Resort Shanti Maurice for the second year running, has won the award for the Best Hotel in Mauritius in the Africa category for the International Hotel Awards 2012.

Winners from each category, Asia Pacific, UK, Europe, the Americas, Arabia including Africa, will now come… read the rest of “Nira Hotels & Resorts’ Shanti Maurice voted Best Luxury Hotel in Mauritius for the Second Year.”

New Year Detox Programs

Posted on 02/01/13, filed under General News | No Comments

Learn the art of relaxation and discover pure Luxury. From body scrubs with blend of raw almond to tailormade New Year Detox programs, you can truly indulge in spa bliss and therapeutic pampering with our special packages which are just perfect for you.

MANALTHEERAM AYURVEDA BEACH VILLAGE, KERALA

Experience the ancient art of healing from India in the cuddling arm of nature at Manaltheeram, the Ayurveda Beach… read the rest of “New Year Detox Programs”

Singles Spa Holidays

Posted on 28/11/12, filed under General News | No Comments

Pack your bag and escape to a luxury spa resort. For a single traveller, a holiday alone is an ideal as you can spend your day meeting new people or doing what you want to do. Whether its a Thai massage, Ancient Indian honey and sandalwood scrub or a Traditional Balinese massage, make your spa holiday an experience… read the rest of “Singles Spa Holidays”

Spa Bliss in India

Posted on 19/11/12, filed under Ayurveda Spa, General News, India | No Comments

India offers a cultural cocktail for many singles travelers. From snow- topped mountains and spice bazaars to sun drenched beaches and the Taj Mahal, the country offers a variety of landscape and experiences. Embedded into the country’s culture is Ayurveda which probably started in the the Himalayas in about the 6th century. This ancient ’science of life’… read the rest of “Spa Bliss in India”

Luxury Winter Spa Breaks

Posted on 29/10/12, filed under General News | No Comments

Sanctuary Spa Holidays is thrilled to offer four handpicked spa destinations to make your winter memorable. Escape the British winter and relax in resorts around the world that will renew, rejuvinate and reenergise you.

Aphrodite Hills Resort & Spa, Paphos, Cyprus

Situated just outside Paphos, this haven of calm and tranquility offers treatments including Greco-Roman detoxifying sessions and was declared “Best Spa in Europe” at the 2008… read the rest of “Luxury Winter Spa Breaks”

Top 6 Single Friendly Spa Holiday Destinations

Posted on 25/10/12, filed under General News | No Comments

Spa hotels are often marketed towards couples, but there is certainly no reason why you cannot enjoy a spa break or a spa holiday alone. We at Sanctuary Spa holidays have hand-picked top 6 Single Friendly Spa Holidays destinations especially for single travellers and each one offer no end of peace and calm.
There are… read the rest of “Top 6 Single Friendly Spa Holiday Destinations”

KAMALAYA KOH SAMUI RECEIVES “FAVOURITE SPA IN THAILAND”

Posted on 23/10/12, filed under General News, Koh Samui, Thailand | No Comments

For the third time since the awards were launched, Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa, Koh Samui received the 2012 SpaFinder Wellness Readers’ Choice Country Award as “Favourite Spa in Thailand”. Nominated by consumers and travel agents who vote annually in the Readers’ Choice Poll, the SpaFinder Wellness Readers’ Choice awards honour the best-of-class properties from around the globe. Kamalaya was also delighted to be recognized as among the… read the rest of “KAMALAYA KOH SAMUI RECEIVES “FAVOURITE SPA IN THAILAND” ”