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Best Spa Resorts 2014

Spaaaahhhh. Who doesn't need some downtime in which to relax and unwind? You’ll get pampered with luxury spa treatments at the world’s best luxury health and beauty spas. Luxury spa hotels and resorts are located all over the world, from luxury UK hotels with spas, to luxury hotel spas in the Midwest. Whether you want a massage, a facial, thalassotherapy, or a dip into natural hot springs, the world's best spa hotel and resorts have a luxury spa package to relax and soothe. Some spas on the list focus on the use of seasonal and native elements in aromatherapy, facials, scrubs, and wraps, made up of mud, chocolate, local herbs, sea salt, and gemstones. For those who like heat with their treatments, there are thermal suites, sweat lodges, saunas, and thermal hot springs. There's also the option of massages on the beach or poolside. Executives can get pampered on the fly with special packages geared to their busy schedules. Spa cuisine, stress-reduction classes, and meditation sessions are options at some of the World's Best Spa Hotels. So put on your spa robe and get ready to have your mind, body, and spirit soothed at the world's best luxury health spas and wellness centers.

Anantara Golden Triangle Resort and Spa

Anantara Spa translates the natural beauty of three countries into a holistic experience, every treatment and facility emanating tranquility and self-discovery. Terrazzo and teak wood suites set above the Thai and Burmese jungle provide the idyllic sanctuary. Whether based on ancient Thai remedies or techniques from around the globe, using simple natural ingredients or science's most innovative combinations, these carefully crafted rituals will transform you.

Armani Hotel Milano | Milan, Italy

Armani Hotel Milano

An exclusive SPA environment that reflects the Armani lifestyle and design philosophies, offering beautiful unique spaces, outstanding services for individual treatments, personal fitness, a relaxation pool overlooking the city, heat experiences and relax areas. Armani/SPA offers a fully tailored sensory experience to suit each individual's need. Armani/SPA is based on the principle of creating a sequence of treatments to fit the time you have.

Bulgari Hotel London | London, United Kingdom

Bulgari Hotel London

At the Bulgari Spa, guests enjoy a series of spa experiences prior to a treatment or over several hours, reuniting the senses and reinvigorating the body. The centerpiece of the spa is the 25m swimming pool, surrounded by Vicenza stone. The vitality pool is tiled in gold leaf glass mosaics; there are Turkish baths and ice showers; 11 treatment rooms and private spa suite; and the relaxation room with its stunning vertical fireplace.

Canyon Ranch Tucson | Tucson, United States

Canyon Ranch Tucson

Canyon Ranch offers some of the most amazing spa services in the world. From neuromuscular therapy to body rituals, tanning treatments and pedicures, this spa has it all. Inspired by traditional and modern therapies, treatments include classic massages, Asian therapies, restorative touch therapies, Ayurvedic body treatments, hydrating body scrubs and wraps, and replenishing facials. Salon services include manicures, pedicures, makeup and hair styling.

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley | Lithgow, Australia

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley

Meals, non-alcoholic beverages, and select alcoholic beverages are all included in the rates. Guests also receive two nature-based activities per day. The Timeless Spa has six double treatment rooms; each room has its own changing area and private bathroom featuring a shower and a Japanese-style soaking tub. During winter months, a massive stone fireplace in the relaxation room lends a cozy atmosphere, while in summer, huge doors open invites the outdoors in.

Evason Ma'In Hot Springs | Ma'In, Jordan

Evason Ma

The classically designed Six Senses Spa sits directly beneath one of the natural hot spring waterfalls that cascade into the spa pool and relaxation area. The Six Senses Spa features 10 treatment rooms and a unique steam cave, which offers an experience of intimate privacy and relaxation. Treatments focus on the therapeutic properties of the mineral-rich waters, offering healing and Dead Sea therapies combined with Six Senses signature treatments.

Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane

A total relaxation and well-being begins on the Hotel’s 10th floor, where a spectacular, one-of-a-kind rooftop sanctuary includes The Spa at Four Seasons and relaxation lounge. The nine luxury treatment rooms features floor-to-ceiling windows, allowing the room to be bathed in natural light as you enjoy the views, then darkened to provide privacy and a relaxation during treatments. Relaxation pods are another of the rooms’ unique features.

Huvafen Fushi | Male, Maldives

Huvafen Fushi

Make your honeymoon an out of the ordinary statement. Excite and relax the senses in the wonder of the underwater LIME Spa with a couples fluidity massage. Feel special with an intimate evening in a private dining world with a honeymoon destination dinner. Dine under the stars, by the ocean or in a special location wherever you like. Set sail on a sunset cruise for two on board the resort's Dream Dhoni Maldivian sailboat, for the ultimate romantic adventure.

Inn and Spa at Loretto | Santa Fe, United States

Inn and Spa at Loretto

Honoring the distinctive cultures that represent Santa Fe, The Spa at Loretto takes a holistic approach to the art of massage therapy and well-being. Embracing the healing traditions of Native American healers, The Spa at Loretto is an urban sanctuary dedicated to healing, education, and mind, body, and spirit renewal. Five suites and a couple's suite are elegantly appointed with hand-carved Mexican cabinets, massage tables, and fresh flowers.

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Talise Ottoman Spa is an experience like no other. With 42 treatment rooms, eight hydrotherapy rooms, steam rooms, saunas, snow rooms, floating baths and two thalassotherapy pools, guests enjoy almost limitless ways to treat themselves. At the heart of this spa, built from marble and exquisitely decorated with dark woods, mosaics and murals, is a spectacular Turkish hammam. The centuries-old tradition of hammam is based around a philosophy of community.

Marina Bay Sands Singapore | Singapore, Singapore

Marina Bay Sands Singapore

Created as an urban spa with a unique sense of place, Banyan Tree Spa Marina Bay Sands infuses the sleek glamour of its modern interior to the heart of Banyan Tree's tradition of staging sensual, spiritual and Asian-inspired experience. With three levels of gaming floor-space and over 1600 slot machines to choose from, the casino at Marina Bay Sands offers a vast selection of the newest and most popular electronic gaming machines worldwide.

Miramonte Resort and Spa | Indian Wells, United States

Miramonte Resort and Spa

Hundreds of years ago, a natural well was discovered in the California desert. Distinctive outdoor and indoor treatments are available to enliven your senses and bring relaxation and rejuvenation to both the body and spirit, for the ultimate spa experience. THE WELL® Spa at Miramonte Resort in Palm Springs has become a place to reflect, reconnect and set an intention for health and happiness in the present moment and toward the future.

Panamericano Hotel and Resort | Buenos Aires, Argentina

Panamericano Hotel and Resort

Nivel 23 Panamericano Club and Spa invites guests to submerge in a world of tranquility, pleasure and beauty. It is a place to relax, enjoy, and improve your well-being. Well known as Mirador of the City of Buenos Aires, the Level 23 allows guest to enjoy a wonderful view of the city, and the domes of the oldest buildings in the city.

Parrot Cay Turks and Caicos | Providenciales, Turks And Caicos Islands

Parrot Cay Turks and Caicos

In a pavilion overlooking the island's wetlands, practice yoga with the world's leading teachers during dedicated retreat weeks, taking advantage of COMO Shambhala's extensive retreat facilities. As tall egrets pick noiselessly through the shallows, melt beneath the hands of specialized therapists who administer Asian-inspired holistic therapies, honed by international health consultants.

Patios de Cafayate Hotel and Spa | Cafayate, Argentina

Patios de Cafayate Hotel and Spa

Winespa is located in an wine-producing regions of Argentina. Fittingly, Winespa uses the benefits of the grape for its treatments. The enhancing properties of the Andean cereal quinoa, together with products of the Valley such as the carob tree, the cactus, and molle, are united with the skin of the grape to revive the ancestral treatments of the Calchaquia culture. Spa options include humid treatments, body treatments, massages, and facial treatments.

Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort | La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica

Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort

The experience starts with the hydrotherapy provided by the hot springs, fed by the Arenal Volcano. The Grand Spa's master therapists have created a menu of treatments. Try some of the local specialties like volcanic mud wraps, exfoliations with coffee, an Ayurvedic treatment, or an outdoor Watsu underwater massage. Spa experiences are done in the outdoors in open-air bungalows with the rain forest, hot springs, and volcano as background.

Tengchong Hot Spring Spa Villas Resort

Tengchong Hot Spring Spa Villas Resort is located next to the entrance of the National Geological Park. It is set in a scenic area known as "Hot Sea." It offers a variety of three and four bedroom spa villas. Each of the spa villas has an open kitchenette and a spacious living area that leads onto a terrace with a private, natural geothermal hot spring pool, as well as day beds and a dining area. Available activities and amenities include hot spring...

The Westin Bear Mountain Victoria Golf Resort and Spa

Sante Spa draws upon the natural beauty of its surroundings. Elements of the ocean, sand, tide, and forest are integrated to create a pristine setting that inspires a sense of balance, and restoration. Guests experience a natural escape through treatments that harness the therapeutic benefits of locally cultivated ingredients, such as coastal sea kelp, northern clay, and lavender. Spa treatments can be experienced individually or in groups.

Travaasa Austin | Austin, United States

Travaasa Austin

The treatments at The Spa at Travaasa Austin reflect a passion for, and knowledge of, the human body and the ability of plants and essential oils to naturally treat, heal, and revitalize. Featuring 11 treatment rooms, including a couple's room, as well as a hot tub and dry sauna, the spa sits next to the infinity pool, which overlooks the scenic landscape. The Spa offers an array of massages, healing rituals, beauty treatments, and personalized services.

Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa | Cape Town, South Africa

Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

The spa is dedicated to restoring beauty and balance through individual treatments. The spa journeys are personalized by exceptionally skilled therapists. Spa offerings include 9 Treatment Rooms, Rasul Chamber offering a traditional Arabic cleansing ritual, 2 Mountain Gazebos for outdoor treatments with an ocean view, Perfect Finish Tourmaline Salon, Tranquility Lounge, Health Bar, Spa Menu, Plunge Pools, and Salt Water Floatation Pool.

Venetian Macao Resort Hotel

As an integrative wellness centre, the TAIVEXMALO Day Hospital Health and Wellness offers a unique approach to complete wellness through a comprehensive array of world-class services.The 85,000 square-feet TAIVEXMALO Day Hospital Health and Wellness features a clinic, a medical spa, a beauty lab, leisure, Fitness and more. The 546,000 square feet casino has more than 3400 slot machines and 800 gambling tables.