A Spa Experience: The Royal Spa, Royalton Antigua

Royalton Antigua, located on the outskirts of the quiet village of Five Islands, Antigua is home to The Royal Spa. The spa journey begins the moment guests arrive at the spa, with staff offering a warm welcome, ensuring guests feel like royalty. The spa’s hydrotherapy circuit features an extensive array of facilities including sauna, steam […]

A Spa Experience: Eforea Spa, Hilton Los Cabos, Mexico

The Hilton Los Cabos sits upon one of the most impressive stretches of beach in the region of Los Cabos. With powerful crashing waves and bright teal-turquoise water, the views are nothing short of spectacular and the resort provides frequent opportunities to enjoy the panorama having created day cabañas, dining experiences, yoga and sound healing […]

A Spa Experience: ŌME Spa, The Reef Playacar, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Tucked into a narrow stretch of ocean front beach in the Playacar, on the outskirts of Playa del Carmen, Mexico, the Reef Playacar merges the cool jungle with the sunny beach. Once meandering through the property, the tall trees and thick foliage towering overhead provide shade and cool, creating the feeling of being ensconced in […]

Spa Experience: U-Spa, Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort, Dominican Republic

Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort is situated on an acclaimed stretch of beach in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. A highlight of the large resort, which caters to families in addition to offering a separate adult-only resort area is U-Spa. Upon entering, guests are greeted and guided to separate changing areas which include the thermal facilities of […]

Selecting Massage Beds for your Spa

The massage bed is a wellness icon; the fundamental tool for therapists. For this reason, before purchasing, it is important to consider all aspects of the environment in which it will be used and the space that the therapist will need to move around during treatments. In general, length ranges from 180-195cm, while the width […]

A Wellness Experience: Paradisus Playa del Carmen

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Paradisus by Meliá, has recently partnered with SUDA®, headquartered in Ibiza, Spain, to deliver innovative and exclusive wellness experiences to its guests. Together, they created the mind and body immersive boot camp, designed by dancers and artists. The holistic sessions integrate immersive yoga, active meditation, breathwork, martial arts, and dance techniques creating holistic mindful transformation […]

A Wellness Retreat: Origins Luxury Lodge

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In the northern jungle reserves of Costa Rica, overlooking an expansive valley, distant volcanoes, and Nicaragua Lake, Origins Lodge sits on a mountainside surrounded by lush green rainforest. The grounds contain over 45 hectares, 70% of which is a combination of primary rainforest, the most biologically diverse, and secondary rainforest. The central pool, restaurant, and […]

Global Massage Makes Me Happy & Healthy Day

Global Massage Makes Me Happy Day

If being happy seems like an elusive goal after in the COVID era, mark your calendar for March 20. Not only is it the United Nations’ “International Day of Happiness,” but the Global Wellness Institute’s special massage initiative has named the same Sunday in March, “Global Massage Makes Me Happy & Healthy Day.” The public […]

Infrared and PEMF: How to incorporate Infrared and PEMF Therapies into Spa Treatments

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Spa enthusiasts around the world are increasingly interested in the power of nature and its effects on our health and wellness. With such interest, many have turned to infrared and PEMF (pulsed electromagnetic fields) to relax muscle tension, ease stress, and improve mental wellbeing from the inside out. Infrared heat therapy travels deep into the […]

A Spa Experience: Awe Spa, Moon Palace The Grand, Riviera Maya, Mexico

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One of the largest and most prestigious resorts on the Riviera Maya, Moon Palace luxury all-inclusive resort offers guests an extensive range of experiences at the Awe Spa. The Water Journey Ritual allows guests to enjoy a range of hydrotherapy facilities before starting their treatment in one of the 64 spa suites. Separated for males […]

A Wellness Retreat: Miraval Berkshires, Massachusetts, US

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Miraval has been offering transformational wellness journeys since 1995 when the iconic Miraval Arizona opened its doors. After opening Miraval Austin in 2019, Miraval Berkshires was the newest addition to the group opening in 2020. Offering daily wellness programming, exquisite spa experiences, excellent cuisine, and a host of in-house and visiting wellness specialists, Miraval invites […]

A Spa Experience: Las Hadas by Brisas, México

Las Hadas by Brisas

Nestled in Santiago’s Bay in the port city of Manzanillo, the Arabian architecture and marble floors at Las Hadas by Brisas invoke a sense of being in a quaint town with upscale boutiques, plazas and picturesque alleyways, all part of the hotel grounds. With indoor hydrotherapy facilities that include a sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi, […]