A New + Unique Japanese “Onsen” Resort

The Debut of Hakone Kowakien Ten-yu: A New and Unique Japanese “Onsen” Resort Leading Japanese hospitality company Fujita Kanko Inc. announced the opening of Hakone Kowakien Ten-yu, the newest addition to its resort portfolio in Hakone, Japan, a popular hot spring (onsen) destination near Mount Fuji.  Ten-yu, which opened on April 20th, is an upscale onsen resort blending the […]

Gondwana Game Reserve opens bush spa

In keeping with the growing traveller’s concerns with health and wellness, the 5-star Gondwana Game Reserve (www.gondwanagr.co.za) has opened a new bush spa. Guests can now indulge in a Wellness in the Wilderness break, combining a traditional safari experience with therapeutic African spa treatments.  Picturesquely situated along the Garden Route, and an easy four-hour drive from Cape Town, Gondwana […]

JW Marriott Phuket – Quintessential Wellness Workshop 2016

Award winning resort, JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa will host The Quintessential Wellness Workshop which will take place from April 28th to May 1st, 2016, the 4 days 3 nights program has designed by Mandara Spa Director, Linda Overman. Among the finest of Phuket’s luxury resorts and enjoying a picturesque location on beautiful  Mai […]

So SPA now in Queenstown

Sofitel Luxury Hotels is delighted to announce the opening of the latest in its award-winning, global So SPA collection at Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa. The luxurious, newly re-branded So SPA promises to take guests on an unadulterated journey of relaxation and pampering from the moment they arrive. Following the launch of the French spa […]

Vomo Island Resort, Fiji – New Spa Treatments

This month, the newly renovated spa at the five-star Vomo Island Resort, a private island retreat in the South Pacific, is enhancing its treatment menu with new therapies performed exclusively by highly-trained Thai therapists utilising the naturally-based Australian skin care line, Sodashi. Catering to both men and women, the extensive range of Sodashi luxurious products […]

Pedicures and Powder: How to Pamper Yourself on a London City Break

A city break to London is the perfect way to escape and immerse yourself in some cosmopolitan culture… but when you’re pounding the streets all day, it’s easy to get pretty worn out without realising. To keep you feeling refreshed and revived, here are five ways to pamper yourself in the capital: Stop for a […]

The Best Places in the World for a Spa Vacation

If you’re looking for a vacation that will relax you, visiting a spa has to be one of the best options. Designed to help you lie back and have the most relaxing time you possibly can, they’re ideal for letting go of stress. And you don’t have to stay close to home if you want […]


ARO HA WELLNESS RETREAT OPENS NEAR QUEENSTOWN –Queenstown, New Zealand:  Aro Ha Wellness Retreat near Glenorchy, Queenstown was officially opened on Thursday, January 9. Business partners Damian Chaparro and Chris Madison have spent three years creating the unique facility which is almost entirely self-sustaining and built as a model of environmentally friendly development to foster […]


PIONEERING HEALTH RETREAT PROMISES OPTIMAL WELLBEING – For those seeking optimal health and wellbeing Aro Ha promises the ultimate elixir.  The new Wellness Centre set to open in January 2014 exclusively offers fully-inclusive Wellness Adventures which are immersive detox retreats designed to encourage exceptional physical and emotional wellbeing. Unlike most health retreats, Aro Ha takes […]


GET MORE THAN JUST SPF WITH NIVEA SUN’S DOUBLE SKIN DEFENCE –  With over 100 years of skin caring expertise, NIVEA understands that an effective sunscreen is more than just SPF – it also needs to support the skin’s own defence system from the sun’s harmful rays. With this in mind, NIVEA SUN offers a double […]