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Situated on the seafront overlooking a lagoon with crystal-clear water, Le Cap Est Lagoon Resort and Spa consists of 18 beautiful villas with 50 truly delightful, inviting suites. More than half of them have their own small private swimming pool and open-air shower. The hotel also has 2 restaurants, a lounge bar, a spa by Guerlain and a swimming pool.
Alila Diwa Goabrings a refreshingly unique resort experience to Gonsua Beach in Majorda, just 20 minutes from Goa Dabolim International Airport. Set amidst the serene landscape of lush, verdant rice plantations flowing towards the Arabian Sea, relaxation reigns at this Goa resort. High pitched roofs and wide verandahs combine with the subtle shades of teak, local red laterite stone, polished Kota stone and terrazzo flooring, open-sided walls and brass lanterns, which bestow a soft magical glow at night.
Spread over four floors, ESPA Life at Corinthia Hotel Londonfeatures 17 treatment rooms, a private spa suite, nail studio, indoor swimming pool, vitality pool, amphitheatre sauna, ice fountain, marble heated loungers and private sleep pods. The spa cafe complements the overall offering by serving light, nutritious refreshments.
The 23-acre Tuscan inspired Villagio Inn and Spa features flowing water fountain pathways weaved throughout lush Mediterranean-style gardens. The centerpiece of the Yountville property is the 13,000-square-foot Spa Villagio, featuring sixteen treatment rooms and five intimate, private spa suites appointed with indoor and outdoor oversized sunken infinity tubs, fireplaces, steam showers, wet bars and flat screen televisions with Bose sound systems.
One of the many signature treatments and spa packages that can be enjoyed by guests is the Spa Villagio After Dark experience.
Start the day in your luxurious hotel guestroom. At dinner, experience the culinary epicenter of Napa Valley in a town that boasts the most Michelin Star rated restaurants on Washington Street. Your sensory journey continues after dinner where an inviting Spa Suite awaits you. Enjoy a glass of wine and a delicious dessert next to a crackling fireplace on your own private patio. Listen to your favorite music and take a soothing Mediterranean steam. Candles are lit and it's time to complete your ultimate evening of tranquility with a Mineral Soak in your infinity edge tub.
Spa Villagio After Dark Includes:
Luxurious One Night Accommodations for Two at either Villagio Inn & Spa or Vintage Inn. Complimentary Bottle of Wine Upon Arrival. A $100.00 Dinner Credit at Michael Chiarello's Bottega Ristorante Use of a Private Spa Suite for 1.5 hours. Sumptuous Champagne Breakfast & Afternoon Tea Service Each Day. Complimentary Daily Access to Spa Villagio Facilities and Amenities.
Vallon De Valrugues, ideally located near Avignon, has one of the largest spas in the area. The Spa at Le Vallon de Valrugues boasts a complete fitness centre over an area of 500 sqm. It includes an indoor heated swimming pool at 30°C (8 x 5 m) as well as a heated jacuzzi at 35°C, counter-current pool, steam room, sauna, and fitness room. Pictured is a Hydromassage bath with essential oils.
Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn is located on the former site of Boyes Hot Springs Hotel. Native Americans who were the first to discover the natural underground hot mineral waters here. This site was considered a sacred healing ground. In 1923, a disastrous fire destroyed the hotel and most of Boyes Hot Springs. However, in 1927, the current Inn rose from the ashes as an architecturally accurate replica of a California Mission. Once again, the Inn was filled with guests, and this unique hot springs resort was hailed as one of the finest in all of Northern California. In 1980, major renovation returned the Inn to its 1920's grandeur, and the Spa, added in 1981, attracted visitors from around the globe. Since then, the most recent additions and renovations, began in 1999 and completed in 2000, include the expansion of the Spa, to its 40,000 sq.ft. indoor and outdoor space, beautifully appointed, lush landscaping making this a true European Spa.
Esencia is a 50-acre private estate, with an awe-inspiring beachfront, two swimming pools, day spa, gourmet restaurant, and an indulgent atmosphere fitting of royalty. In fact, the property and many of the buildings once served as the exclusive beach-side retreat of an actual Italian duchess.
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• Daily Complimentary Wireless Internet Access • Daily $40 Body or Facial Spa Treatment Credit for up to two adults at Acqualina Spa By ESPA • Daily access to our award-winning Children's Program, AcquaMarine, for Children Ages 5 to 12 • Welcome Fruit Amenity The Fourth Night Free Offer is available now through December 19, 2014 with rates starting from $550 per night for a Deluxe Intracoastal Room.
Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach epitomizes the sophistication of a Mediterranean villa combined with the beautiful oceanfront location on Florida's Riviera. Located on 4.5 beachfront acres with 400 feet of Florida's stunning Atlantic Ocean coastline, this Miami Beach luxury resort features 188 residences, 98 impeccable hotel rooms and suites and world-class luxury hotel amenities, including three oceanfront restaurants, three oceanfront swimming pools and an innovative marine biology-based children's program.
The Boulders Resortis taking advantage of the Prickly Pear harvest. The native cacti are expected to produce more than 50 pounds of ripe fruit. To celebrate, the Arizonaresort's restaurants and bars will be incorporating freshly-harvested prickly pear fruit (and its tart juice) in everything from breakfast syrups and glazing to the signature Prickly Pear Smoothies.
Here's a few of the mouth-watering dishes that will be available during October:
-Prickly Pear Steak Sandwich with a Prickly Pear Onion Marmalade -Prickly Pear Muffins -Prickly Pear smoothies -Prickly Pear onion Jam -Prickly Pear Lime dressing -Prickly Pear Salsa -Mesquite waffle with carmelized anjou and Prickly Pear infused syrup -Pan Seared California Halibut with a Prickly Pear Butter Sauce