Ultimate Unwind

Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo welcomes Spa Metropole by Givenchy designed by architect Didier Gomez.

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Haute Couture

Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo welcomes Spa Metropole by Givenchy designed by architect Didier Gomez. Decorated in nuanced shades of white with embossed walls to mimic the lace from haute couture gowns, the 10 treatment rooms include double and single suites equipped with a bath and private hammam. Using Givenchy skincare products, all face and body care treatments are exclusively designed with personalised programmes and end with a refreshing cryotherapy treatment. www.metropole.com

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New Face

The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore relaunched its spa concept with the new Ritz-Carlton Spa in partnership with La Mer. Immerse yourself in multisensory experiences like the Cello Concerto – where a cellist plays in the room during the treatment; and the Timeless Indulgence, which combines the La Mer Miracle Broth facial with pampering foot care. Spa facilities include a mineral pool, hydro-jet Jacuzzis, steam rooms, saunas and relaxation rooms with Zero Gravity Recliners. www.ritzcarlton.com

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By the Sea

Newly launched resort The Anam in Vietnam introduces Sri Mara Spa, named after the first Cham leader. Using tea-inspired Parisian Thémaé products, Balinese treatments are offered in 10 treatment rooms, including four VIP rooms designed for couples. Opt for the signature body massage to enhance blood circulation and detoxify after an active day at the water sports house, yoga room and deck, gym, tennis courts or one of its three swimming pools. www.theanam.com

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Full Gamut

Set on a spectacular peninsula of the Aegean coast, Canyon Ranch Wellness Resort at Kaplankaya’s Ranch Spa, Fitness and Wellness Centre takes the world stage as the first non-cruise property outside the US. Natural beauty and contemporary design come together in its series of wellness and lifestyle programmes. The 10,000sqm spa combines traditional and Eastern medicine practices for a comprehensive experience. www.canyonranch.com

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Turkish Delight

A locally inspired well-being experience, Fairmont Quasar Istanbul introduces the 2,000sqm Willow Stream Spa. Signature treatments inspired by the surrounding city include Turkish Coffee and Coconut Sensory Oasis, Turkish Hammam Experience, Willow Stream, Quasar Signature Massage and treatments for the whole family like caviar and teenage facials. Guests also have access to nine tranquil spa suites, relaxation lounges, ice fountains and steam rooms. www.fairmont.com

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River Bend

Set beside the Hudson River with a spectacular panoramic waterfront view, SoJo Spa Club opens to a rooftop infinity pool, outdoor hydrotherapy pool and hot tubs and 10 sauna and therapy rooms. Natural treatments incorporate ESPA’s luxurious products. Take a dip in the Hinoki wood and silk baths, or enjoy the salt sauna with Himalayan salt, charcoal and red and white clay. www.sojospaclub.com

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Organic Essence

On the edge of a black volcanic beach and amid terraced rice fields is Soori Bali, a resort that prizes environmental and cultural sustainability. Comprising five treatment rooms, a meditation pool, the spa menu has everything ranging from the typical massages, hydrotherapy, facials, mani-pedis as well as hair and scalp treatments to private yoga classes and even fun things for kids like princess pedicures and citrus bubble foot baths. www.sooribali.com

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Parent Friendly

Unwind from the bustle of the Saudi Arabian capital with Sokoun Spa at Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya. Take the children to the Kids Club and prepare to relax with an Experience Shower before choosing from massages, scrubs, wraps, facials and traditional hamman experiences. Must-tries include the Sensual Candle Ritual to dissolve stress or the Total Renewal incorporating Indian head and reflexology techniques. www.regency.hyatt.com

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Most Eggcellent

Known for its Arctic climate and an average temperature of -2.2°C, the Swedish city welcomes a brand new sauna experience. Consisting of 69 separate pieces, Solar Egg is an art installation inspired by the contrasting and dynamic surroundings of the city’s iron ore fields. The mobile cocoons are five metres high and four metres wide with a shell of gold-plated stainless steel, and heat is provided by a heartshaped wood-fire burner inside the oval sauna. www.riksbyggen.se/solaregg

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Balanced State

The Langham, Hong Kong opens new wellness sanctuary Chuan Body + Soul based on the Chinese philosophy of the five elements – wood, fire, earth, metal and water. Like its more sizeable sister outlet in Mongkok, treatments combine traditional Chinese massage techniques with private label essential oils to restore balance via a range of pampering massages, facial treatments and foot therapies. www.langhamhotels.com

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Like Tinseltown

Following a 30-month restoration, the Galle Face Hotel unveils Spa L’Occitane En Provence that revives the hotel’s glamorous Hollywood association over the past 153 years since its opening. Featuring eight therapy rooms, a nail spa, Jacuzzis and dry saunas, the spa overlooks the Indian Ocean with a lush outdoor area with daybeds and tropical plants. Treatments are based on natural ingredients and water and energy use is limited where possible. www.gallefacehotel.com