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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”
Posted on 14/01/12, filed under Europe, General News | No Comments
Celebrate your Love at the Longevity Wellness Resort Monchique! With unique stunning views, the spacious and comfortable suites allow you to enjoy relaxing and romantic moments for two, in total privacy, and in a natural environment full of tranquillity – the perfect place for special occasions – Dating Anniversary, Marriage Proposal, Wedding, Wedding Night, Honeymoon… read the rest of “Pampering is best when shared”
Posted on 10/01/12, filed under General News | No Comments
A few simple inflight exercises can help you reach your destination feeling healthy and refreshed and can help reduce the stiffness and sluggish circulation that may result from sitting in one place for a long time. The possibility of circulatory problems, particularly traveller’s thrombosis, can be reduced by limiting the length of time you sit still. You are advised to carry out exercises every few hours and take a walk… read the rest of “Wellbeing on board the aircraft”
Posted on 02/01/12, filed under General News | No Comments
Alchemy with the Modern Day Wizard Andrew Walls
is very pleased to welcome Andrew Wallas and his modern day Wizardry. With a superior combination of skills and treatments Andrew will unravel blockages and resolve heartbreak. Andrew has the intuitive skill to find our secret reserves of joy and to offer new perspective and vitality. Be sure not to miss
Posted on 26/12/11, filed under General News | No Comments
Rediscover your inner balance and well-being, visit The BodyHoliday for a truly organic experience, holistic body treatments and numerous detoxifying practices. A detox program is fantastic for getting your body back on track and ridding yourself of toxins.
Detox Today Rejuvenate Tomorrow with The BodyHoliday, St Lucia
7 nights all -inclusive accommodation in a luxury room
Program includes :
Posted on 24/12/11, filed under Detox, Detox spa, Europe, General News | No Comments
The Lifehouse country spa resort, Essex offers a Detox package that incorporates a daily regime of cleansing juices, smoothies, soups, broths and as well as as a personal wellness consultation, detox kit, spa detox treatments, unlimited use of the spa thermal area, gym and group activity schedule.
Posted on 20/12/11, filed under General News | No Comments
Stress presents itself in many forms. Whilst a little pressure can be productive and lends itself to being motivated; too much or prolonged pressure can lead to stress which is unhealthy for the mind and body.
Recognizing this, we here at Sanctuary Spa Holidays are offering a rest-bite for those feeling the strain in 2012 with exclusive packages to de-stress retreats in a range of exotic, long-haul destinations… read the rest of “The Remedy for Stressful Times”
Posted on 16/12/11, filed under Detox, Detox retreats, Detox spa, Europe, General News | No Comments
Many of us let ourselves go during the festive season and by 1st January we have put the port into a portly. To eat well and lose weight at the same time must be on nearly everyone’s wish list. Nominated for World’s Leading Medical / Wellness Spa 2011, Longevity Wellness Resort Monchique, Algarve offers a programme to help you do
Posted on 14/12/11, filed under General News, Malaysia, Yoga | No Comments
Outclassing every other resort on the island, this vast and luxurious establishment feels like something out of a South Sea dream. The newly renovated complex is unpretentiously chic and liveable. Rooms are large and decorated with fine hardwood furniture, and cloud-like white duvets float on the beds; all have balconies and many have sea views.
The exclusive Rasa wing takes high-end to another elevation with its decadent suites -… read the rest of “Indulge in value-added treatments at CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa.”
Posted on 06/12/11, filed under General News, Relaxation and Pampering Spa, Yoga | No Comments
Stress isn’t something you have to accept as a part of modern life. We feel it in our bodies, we talk about it with our friends and we blame it for standing in the way of our happiness. But do we do anything about it? In fact, ignoring it can take real toll on your health.
Stress… read the rest of “Relax and Refresh Your Body”
Posted on 29/09/11, filed under Detox retreats, Detox spa, General News, Thailand | No Comments
Koh Samui, Thailand… Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa on 19 September was named ‘The Best Service Provider – Spa Category’ at the 20th anniversary of the annual Prime Minister’s Export Award ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand.
The Best Service Provider is one of four overarching categories, and Kamalaya was pitched against 43 other entrants including Day, Resort, Destination and Medical Spas to win the Best Service Provider Award –… read the rest of “KAMALAYA KOH SAMUI WINS PRIME MINISTER’S EXPORT AWARD 2011”
Posted on 30/08/11, filed under Detox retreats, Detox spa, General News, Relaxation and Pampering Spa, Thailand | No Comments
Rajesh Ramani, Spiritual Teacher and Life Skills Trainer, recently joined the team at Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary and Holisitc Spa, Winner of the Award for Enduring Excellence at the Tatler Spa Awards 2010 and Destination Spa of the Year in the Asia Spa Awards 2010.
Here he talks to us about stress management and personal… read the rest of “Stress Management at Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa ”
Posted on 20/07/11, filed under Detox, Detox retreats, Detox spa, General News, Thailand | No Comments
Nominated for Best Spa Cuisine of the year for 2 years in a row by Asia Spa awards together with Best Spa Retreat of the year and Best Destination Spa since its opeining in Apil 2008, Absolute Sanctuary has become a popular destination not only for detox and yoga holidays in Thailand but also as a a yoga teacher training & retreat center. With an impressive range… read the rest of “Absolute Sanctuary, Koh Samui, Thailand”
Posted on 21/06/11, filed under Europe, General News | No Comments
Remember when we were children and the school bell would ring and we would skip out into the playground for playtime? We never knew that we were exercising and so we didn’t mind exercising. We ran round, played with balls, climbed trees and rode our bicycles. As a result our spirits were carefree and we smiled a lot, full of endless energy. Most of us probably didn’t even think of… read the rest of “Lifehouse fitness philosophy”
Posted on 28/05/11, filed under General News | No Comments
Pilates has recently enjoyed an explosion of popularity but its success is based not on a transient whim of fashion, but rather on a positive experiences of the people who have benefited from Pilates first – hand. Gone were their backaches, sore necks and strained muscles – Pilates had re-educated their mind and… read the rest of “Pilates”
Posted on 20/05/11, filed under General News, Relaxation and Pampering Spa, Yoga | No Comments
Exercises, that slow and deepen the breathing bring a ‘feel – good’ factor to the body, while also relaxing and resting the mind. Yoga practice releases tension in the physical body and also frees obstructions in the nadis, or energy channels. It is important to choose a posture that is comfortable and sustainable… read the rest of “Yoga, meditation and well being”