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Spa of the Week: Eau Spa Palm Beach

By Olivia Cuccaro

From dining at lauded restaurants to shopping in Worth Avenue’s upscale boutiques, there is no shortage of elevated activities in the coastal town of Palm Beach.  This level of luxury also speaks to Palm Beach as a relaxation destination, especially when enjoying a glass of champagne in a secluded garden post-massage as one can at this week’s pick of Eau […]

Spa of the Week: Bulgari Spa Beijing

By Olivia Cuccaro

This week’s spa is the latest in luxury for Beijing, but inside, its design is all Italian. Created by Milanese team Antonio Citterio and Patricia Viel, the new Bulgari Spa is the most recent addition to the Bulgari Hotels & Resorts hospitality collection and combines urban retreat with the iconic brand’s Italian influence in its 16,000 sq ft of wellness […]

Spa of the Week: Four Seasons Punta Mita

By Olivia Cuccaro

From the mystical Sierra Madre Occidental mountain range, the Mexican Huichol culture developed an approach to wellness focusing on the power of nature, sleep and laughter. These ancient healing techniques are embraced by the quaint fishing village of Punta Mita, where Apuane Spa at Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita México melds tradition with innovation to create a spa sanctuary. Tucked at the […]

Spa of the Week: The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale

By Olivia Cuccaro

If you’re a yacht lover, Florida is the place to be this week as the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show takes over. With more than 1,500 boats on display during the five-day event, there’s plenty to see and do in Fort Lauderdale, making a moment to relax hard to come by. As the only full-service beachfront spa in the city, The Ritz-Carlton Spa, […]

Spa of the Week: The Loren

By Kristen Shirley

When The Loren opened earlier this year, it caused quite a stir. Not only is it Bermuda’s first new-build property in 45 years, but its modern design feels light years away from many of Bermuda’s more traditional hotels, and it boasts an enviable oceanfront location. While the design is contemporary, The Loren still respects its setting and Bermuda’s unique identity, […]

Spa of the Week: T Spa Grand Hotel Tremezzo

By Erin M Lindholm It’s always a delight to see how luxury hotels set in some of the world’s most exceptional locations imbue the spa experience with a sense of place. What is a spa, after all, if not an extension of its environment? At T Spa at Grand Hotel Tremezzo, panoramic views of Lake Como, Italy, are never far from […]

Spa of the Week: Brown Beach House Croatia

By Olivia Cuccaro While there’s much to be said for spas with sprawling facilities (like last week’s ITC Kaya Kalp), sometimes true tranquility can be found when we think smaller. On the Croatian coast, boutique property Brown Beach House has unveiled a newly updated spa that provides the ultimate relaxation by the Adriatic sea. Set within the greenery of a […]

Spa of the Week: ITC Kaya Kalp

By Olivia Cuccaro While yoga and meditation have become standard offerings at just about any spa, where better to experience these centering activities than in their country of origin? For centuries, India has been a focal point in the wellness world, honing age-old relaxation practices for mental and physical wellbeing. Kaya Kalp — The Royal Spa at ITC Grand Bharat […]

Spa of the Week: Nikki Beach Koh Samui

By Olivia Cuccaro Even the most seasoned private jet traveler is subject to the physical toll incurred by a long flight. Traveling to Thailand from certain parts of the world can be especially taxing, but if your destination is Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Koh Samui, you’ll be feeling rejuvenated in no time. Fringed with palm trees on the country’s […]

Louis Vuitton Debuts Travel Cases for Your Fragrances

By Olivia Cuccaro If you can’t leave home without your favorite Louis Vuitton perfume, the latest launch from the maison will send you packing. In celebration of the one-year anniversary of Les Parfums Louis Vuitton, you can give your signature scent the same gorgeously leather-clad storage as your wardrobe on your next trip. Designed by Marc Newson — known for […]