Latest SPA BUZZ, Intuitive Counseling

More and more, people are turning to spiritual leaders and psychics to help guide them through life's journey and challenging obstacles. A new partnership between renown psychic Susan King and the iconic Hotel Bel Air has created the first in-residence program in Los Angeles for the UK-based intuitive counseling specialist. This new wellness initiative is being offered on-site at their … [Read more...]

Wailea Wonders in MAUI

Well-known for its pristine beaches, lavish resorts and natural beauty, Wailea hits all the right notes for a classic Hawaiian vacation. Whether it’s sliding into a refreshing pool or sipping a refreshing drink while watching the sunset over the Pacific, Wailea offers some of the best beaches and resorts in Maui, throughout its 1,500 acres (three times the size of Waikiki). For a … [Read more...]

Full Moon Adventures Around the Globe

The following properties celebrate the lunar cycle with unique Full Moon adventures. From moonlit dinners in Thailand, moon bathing in Turks and Caicos or moon light swimming in Dubai, the celestial glowing orb is a wonder to behold in any destination. Paresa Resort- Phuket, Thailand A hideaway-style luxury pool villa and suite resort perched on the cliffs of Kamala, amongst a lush … [Read more...]

HUNGARY: Budapest’s Restorative Waters

Internationally acclaimed spa photographer, Daniel Leser, takes us on a tour of one his favorite European cities and spills a few of its liquid hotspots. If Sydney has its sparkling harbor, Paris its golden boulevards, Rome its ancient ruins, then Budapest has its therapeutic waters. A famous river literally runs through it, and if medicinal waters are not just the source of life, but the … [Read more...]

Rediscover Your Path At The Sanctuary At Sedona

Earlier this year, I desperately needed a retreat from my daily grind of the same old worries and concerns about career, love, money and a worsening knee injury. In other words, I needed a haven from the mundane world. I had lost touch with what mattered most to me: my soul’s journey. When I first heard about Dean Taraborelli’s Sanctuary at Sedona, images of a standard “spa” filled my mind’s eye. … [Read more...]

The Charym of Connecticut

Charym, meaning beauty and health in Bhutanese, is the inspiration for award-winning interior designer Alexandra Champalimaud's latest creation–an utterly simple and elegant well-being retreat in the wooded hills of Litchfield, Connecticut, just 2 ½ hours from New York. Renowned for creating beautiful environments for luxury hotels around the world such as The Algonquin, The Berkeley, The Carlyle … [Read more...]

Top Spas Now Innovative Tastemakers

Is it just us, or are spa treatments getting downright tasty? A recent review of treatment menus at popular destination spas around the world reveal  a veritable farmers market of scrubs and wraps featuring ingredients like chocolate, Kona coffee, sugar cane, mango and even rum. It’s enough to get even the most jaded spa veterano salivating. As weak as anyone when it comes to things delicious, … [Read more...]