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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?”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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?”
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”
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”
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
Posted on 16/05/13, filed under Bodrum, Destination and Hotel Spas, Europe, General News | No Comments
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”
Posted on 08/05/13, filed under Caribbean, General News | No Comments
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”
Posted on 28/04/13, filed under General News | No Comments
What’s not a benefit of a spa holiday?
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.
Say goodbye to bloating and water retention and detox on a luxury
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”
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’”
Posted on 21/03/13, filed under General News, Indian Ocean | No Comments
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.”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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” ”
Posted on 22/10/12, filed under Europe, General News | No Comments
Longevity Wellness Resort in Monchique, Portugal, has been awarded Most Life Changing Spa at the 2013 Tatler Spa Awards, selected from the world’s top 50 spas. The Resort was one of only six other spas that were presented with the magazines’ prestigious accolades.
The Resort was described as ‘Portugal’s most exciting, directional spa outpost’ as well as being ‘fresh, young, authoritative and Innovative’. The treatments were acknowledged as… read the rest of “LONGEVITY WELLNESS RESORT WINS MOST LIFE CHANGING SPA”
Posted on 10/07/12, filed under Ayurveda Spa, General News, India, Yoga, yoga retreats | No Comments
“May all mankind be happy, may all mankind enjoy good health”.
This is a Sanskrit invocation that you are likely to hear if you visit the Spa Niraamaya at the Surya Samudra Retreat in Kerala. We selected this retreat for many reasons but above all we appreciate the sense of privacy offered to each guest when they… read the rest of “Ayurveda Stress and Strain Buster - Reinvigorate, Rejuvenate, Restore.”
Posted on 25/05/12, filed under General News, Thailand | No Comments
Do you have a nagging feeling that your lack of sleep might be having a negative impact on your productivity and more worryingly, your overall health? You wouldn’t be alone if you had this concern. According to a recent survey chronic lack of sleep affects a staggering one in three Britons. This alarming statistic came from a study… read the rest of “Kamalaya Launches New Sleep Enhancement Wellness Program”
Posted on 27/04/12, filed under Europe, General News, Relaxation and Pampering Spa | No Comments
Set on a hill just above the ultra-glitz ski resort, The Gstaad Palace has been renowned for its authenticity, elegance and unique ambiance. Thus when designing the spa, the main focus was to create an outstanding wellness oasis which blends perfectly into the overall hotel concept.
The Palace Spa features authentic decor and… read the rest of “Fairytale Spa at Gstaad Palace, Gstaad”
Posted on 06/03/12, filed under Detox retreats, Detox spa, General News, Thailand, yoga retreats | No Comments
We’re extremely excited to announce that one of our favourite retreats, Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa, was honoured with the award for Destination Spa of the Year: Asia & Australasia at the World Spa Awards hosted in London on Sunday evening.
The World Spa Awards is a new initiative that has been introduced by… read the rest of “KAMALAYA KOH SAMUI IS AWARDED DESTINATION SPA OF THE YEAR: ASIA & AUSTRALASIA AT THE WORLD SPA AWARDS IN LONDON ”
Posted on 20/02/12, filed under Caribbean, General News, Relaxation and Pampering Spa | No Comments
Shiatsu began in Japan some 100 years ago, although its origin may lie in traditional Chinese medicine. The treatment involves using the fingers, thumb and palms to massage and stretch the body. The shiatsu treatment traditional hands on Japanese healing and literally means ‘finger pressure’ (“shi” meaning finger and “atsu” meaning pressure). The technique uses rolling, brushing, vibrating… read the rest of “SHIATSU”