From Greece to the Maldives, apaiser features in some of the world’s most luxurious spas
Aside from the fact that we have all had a tough year or two, there are always times in our lives when we need to pause, take a moment and schedule some much needed self-love. Whether it is a once in a lifetime holiday, quick getaway with friends, or simply a day or weekend for yourself, we have put together an edit of some of our favourite spa projects from over the years to inspire your next spa day. So ready your robe, sit back and relax as we take you on a journey through tranquil, blissful oases.
Photo credit: Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait
The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait — Kuwait
Designed by Yabu Pushelberg, the two-storey Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait is “a temple of indulgence”. The 10 treatment rooms and two luxury spa suites feature organic finishes and furnishings, with our Haven baths in Starry Night an integral part of the design. Hammams, daily fitness classes, indoor and outdoor pools, sunny lounge, poolside waterfall, and an Aveda beauty salon, ensure there is something for everyone in this holistic and natural haven. The sophisticated interiors blend a modern aesthetic with Middle Eastern motifs and are spacious yet warm and intimate. Combined with Four Seasons ubiquitous luxury hospitality, the spa is an unforgettable sensory experience.
Photo credit: Lon Retreat & Spa
Lon Spa at Lon Retreat & Spa — Victoria, Australia
Lon Retreat & Spa is an effortless, elegant coastal escape in Point Lonsdale. The Lon Spa offers a selection of localised treatments in its three sanctuaries, each featuring a massage area, steam shower and our spacious Lunar baths in Diamond White, both of which draw water from the local mineral springs.
Our Sublime baths also feature in some of the gorgeous suites. Working with Pip Interiors, the design aesthetic is “beautiful simplicity” where owner Claire Gemes wanted every element to be local and have a homely and welcoming feel. As a proudly Australian brand, our luxurious and sustainable apaiserMARBLE® freestanding baths suited the brief perfectly.
Photo credit: Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki
Harmonia Spa at Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki — Greece
Located within the renowned and luxurious five-star Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki, Harmonia Spa was very specifically crafted to rejuvenate mind, body and spirit. The design reflects the rich cultural heritage and stunning scenery of Thessaloniki. A signature treatment includes a relaxing floral-infused or healing salt bath in our generous deep soaking, custom designed baths, finished with a hearty measure of Greek generosity.
Photo credit: Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort
`Āwili Spa and Salon in Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort — Hawaii
`Āwili Spa invites their clients to ‘revel in complete tranquillity’. The journey is built upon personalised, tailormade experiences and treatments, crafted specifically to a guest’s needs. Each treatment begins with an apothecary consultation, where products are uniquely blended using natural ingredients sourced locally. The spa features a private suite where couples can enjoy treatments together, then relax in a generous soaking bath overlooking the ocean.
Designed by the award-winning Rockwell Group, the tranquil and peaceful interiors fuse a natural palette, sympathetic to its surroundings, with the minimalist, monochromatic style of Andaz. In the treatment rooms, custom designed marble basins and luxury baths reflect the tailormade philosophy of the spa.
Photo credit: Shangri-La Le Touessrok
Chi, The Spa at Shangri-La Le Touessrok — Mauritius
Set within a secluded area of the island of Mauritius and surrounded by tropical vegetation, Chi, The Spa at Shangri-La Le Touessrok focuses on a holistic wellness journey. Featuring eight treatment rooms decorated in distinctive Shangri-La style, each room has its own unique design elements inspired by local Mauritian culture and feature our own, rich hued Lotus basins.
The premium spa also boasts a stunning private garden where guests can pick organic, indigenous herbs and learn how to create ointments to be used during their treatments or seek private consultations with nutritionists and Ayurvedic doctors for a bespoke wellness experience.
Photo credit: Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island
The Spa at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island — Seychelles
The Spa at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island, creates a secluded luxury oasis with an emphasis on both healing and pampering. The five spa suites are immersed in the island’s exotic flora and fauna so you can unwind in our Made-to-Measure Haven baths, while surrounded by the natural wonders of the island. The open-air design allows the sea breeze to flow through while listening to the sounds of the ocean. Rattan, timber, floral arrangements and our apaiserMARBLE stone basins in Snowdrift combine to bring nature into each space.
Each of the treatments draws on natural products from a sustainably developed organic skincare line, designed to harness the potency of Africa’s botanical heritage and to stimulate well-being and awaken the senses.
Photo credit: Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru
The Spa at Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru — Maldives
Occupying 2.5 acres of tropical garden and rainforest, The Spa at Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru extends from a jungled spa garden into one of the largest lagoons in the Maldives’ only UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. With a treatment menu that focus on prevention and enhancement, the tropical spa addresses healing, as well as less intense forays into ayurvedic living.
The design of the thatched-roofed buildings, six of which hover on stilts above the sapphire sea, are Indian-influenced and embraces the natural environment through open-air garden pavilions with wooden-floor decking, screen panels made of Funa tree branches and Indian brass bowls and saucers for spa ingredients. The over-water treatment pavilions feature our generous Lunar baths with tropical breezes and ocean views.
Photo credit: The Leela Palace Udaipur
ESPA, the Spa at The Leela Palace Udaipur — India
Spread over almost 10,000 square feet, ESPA, the Spa at The Leela Palace Udaipur was India’s first tented luxury spa. Inspired by traditional Rajasthani design, its air-conditioned tents are surrounded by private pools and walled gardens, that offer stunning views of Lake Pichola.
Featuring 14 therapy rooms and eight luxury tents, it also has a yoga and meditation tent as well as therapy suites with private pools. Each bespoke tent boasts opulent Tekri work inside the canopy and is luxuriously adorned with rich linens and silk, as well as our eponymous apaiser Haven bath. The thoughtfully crafted wellness programmes can also be personalised, with treatments reflecting a fusion of the latest scientific advances, with Ayurvedic and European therapies.
Photo credit: The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort
Iridium Spa at The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort — Maldives
An intimate oasis of relaxation, Iridium Spa at The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort promises a transformative journey atop the scintillating waves of the Indian Ocean. The sanctuary features plush furnishings set against white oak interiors in the six overwater treatment suites, including two Ayurvedic suites with private steam rooms.
All treatment suites have private terraces and our soaking apaiser Eclipse baths accompanied by ocean views, along with ensuite bathrooms and showers. Offering a holistic approach to wellness and rejuvenation, the spa menu offers a variety of luxurious spa services, in addition to an Ayurvedic specialist, acupuncturist, and other expert staff.
Photo credit: Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives
The Spa at Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives — Maldives
With an emphasis on wellness, Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives was designed to include a state-of-the-art Spa featuring eight overwater, oceanfront spa villas, dedicated to holistic self-care and wellness treatments. Pivotal to the spa experience are sumptuous Made-to-Measure Zen Oval baths in our Starry Night finish, allowing guests to relax in an aromatic therapeutic bath while looking out into the turquoise lagoon and listening to the sound of the ocean.
Our sustainable apaiserMARBLE luxury baths also featured in the waterfront villas alongside other eco-friendly materials such as carpets made from recycled plastic bottles.
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AWAY Spa at W Bogota — Colombia
Inspired by the Colombian legend of El Dorado, the modern décor in AWAY Spa at W Bogota welcomes guests with a gilded mix of abstract mosaics, emerald green hues, sculptural ceilings, and floral motifs. This enchanting fusion unites with west-facing city skyline views from both the reception and four treatment rooms, featuring custom stone baths in Glacier.
Also offering an indoor hydrotherapy pool and steam room, select from a menu of signature massage, body and facial therapies. Performed with local Loto del Sur botanical spa products crafted exclusively from powerful plant extracts, each therapy is expressly tailor-made.