Wellness Retreats

This article first appeared in The Edge Financial Daily, on November 11, 2019.
Wellness Retreats
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SILENA The Soulful Hotel
South Tyrol, Italy

Taking full advantage of the hotel’s spectacular natural setting, the spa is a spiritual space that fully immerses guests in the breathtaking beauty of the South Tyrolean landscape. A Finnish sauna, an extensive yoga programme, qi gong, an exercise room, guided meditation, and an outdoor pool set in a flowering garden round out the sublime sense of escape that the hotel provides.

The Omnia
Zermatt, Switzerland

The spa at The Omnia reflects the mystical serenity of its mountainous surroundings, offering treatments that encourage spiritual well-being including sound therapy and herbal stamp massage. The wellness area includes an indoor/outdoor pool, Finnish sauna, Turkish bath, botanic steam room, relaxation room and outdoor jacuzzi with views of the Matterhorn.

Seezeitlodge Hotel & Spa
Gonnesweiler, Germany

An architectural wonder crafted to harmonise with its lakeside locale, it is little wonder that nature also informs the ethos of the hotel’s Seezeit spa. Bespoke treatments harness the healing power of plants, and the outdoor wellness area includes a sauna village, herb garden, and a “time space” meditation area.

The Mandala Hotel
Berlin, Germany

The newly reopened ONO Spa at The Mandala Hotel is the very definition of urban retreat, perched high above the rooftops of Berlin’s dynamic Potsdamer Platz. The spa offers bespoke treatments in collaboration with Team Dr Joseph, a fully equipped fitness suite and state-of-the-art facilities including the Iyashi Dôme infra-red treatment bed.

El Llorenc Parc de la Mar
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Inspired by Mallorca’s Moorish heritage, El Llorenc Parc de la Mar’s spa concept offers a modern version of a traditional Arab bath. Alongside a rooftop infinity pool and 14m-long heated indoor pool,
C Wellness Studio features a treatment room, steam bath, sauna, jacuzzi, ice fountain and sensation showers.

Bohemia Suites and Spa
Gran Canaria, Spain

Located on the first floor, the 600-sq-m Siam Spa offers a full selection of traditional Thai massages. The hotel’s comprehensive health and recovery programme combines expert nutritional advice with personal training, physiotherapy, and yoga sessions.

Sense Hotel Sofia
Sofia, Bulgaria

Centred around a unique patio designed by Antonio Citterio, Sense Spa is a blissful retreat comprising an indoor pool, steam bath, and sauna. Sofia’s first upscale design hotel, Sense combines exceptional service with a peerless location among the Bulgarian capital’s landmarks.