When the world gets you down, there is nothing better than a spa day to get you back on track again. Whether you're feeling stressed, physically out-of-sync, in need of physical rejuvenation or suffering from aches and pains, there are treatments available to restore your internal and external balance.
As the home of yoga, there is nowhere better to visit for a yoga holiday than India. Many of the world's leading schools and practitioners are based here, with people travelling from all over the globe for the opportunity to learn from true masters.
Icelanders swear by the benefits of a daily soak the country’s volcanically heated pools and spas for a healthy lifestyle and long life span. Bathing in them dates back to at the 12th century and the locals called it heitir pottar, which literally translates as ‘hot pools’. Today, there are many places to bathe naturally across the country and here are some of the best:
Winter can be tough on our skin and our hair causing it to be dry and flaky or frizzy and flyaway, so here are our top picks for the best winter spa treatments for exfoliation, brightening your complexion and making you feel calm and relaxed.
Wales may not be the first destination that comes to mind when planning a spa getaway, but if you are hoping to take a break in the UK, the country is absolutely perfect. Boasting a number of superb spa resorts, it also offers splendid scenery ideal for relaxation.
Iceland's geothermal spa - the Blue Lagoon provides a unique spa experience where guests can be at one with nature whilst indulging in health and beauty treatments simultaneously. If you've ever had a hankering to visit or are simply curious then here's little taster for you.
No luxury getaway is complete without having an entire day of pampering in a fabulous spa, but if you choose Madeira for your holiday, you could go to a different wellness centre on every day of your trip as the island has so many for you to choose from.
Italy is synonymous with luxury and where better for a luxurious city break than the Renaissance city of Florence? Here are some of our top five luxurious activities to do in the city, from gourmet eating, to opera in the Gardens of Boboli and Italian leather glove shopping.