Spa & Wellness

Spa & Wellness

Miami Resort Introduces First-Ever ESPA Health and Wellness Series

Acqualina Spa by ESPA, at the five-star, five-diamond Acqualina Resort & Spa in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, has introduced the first-ever monthly health and wellness series titled, Extraordinary Themes for Everyday Health.

Locally Inspired Spa Treatments

At these three resorts, destination immersion has made its way into the spa through locally inspired treatments.

W Las Vegas Debuts This December

There's a hottie coming to Las Vegas, and she's making her debut this December.
The Conrad Bora Bora Nui Resort will open early next year.

An Escape From the Ordinary

Tell your clients to travel far and wide to explore exotic destinations, where the landscapes are mesmerizing and “off the beaten path” is the norm.
Spring Villa at Nayara Springs Resort in Costa Rica.

Craving a Sweet Suite?

Latin America offers show-stopping suites to urban-loving guests and excels in the sweetest of suite accommodations in mountain and jungle lodges.
The equestrian monument of Johann Wellem II and City Hall in Old Town. (DUsseldorf marketing & tourismus gmbh - photo u.otte)

Dusseldorf

Dusseldorf is trendy, culturally engaging and friendly...
Zoëtry Wellness & Spa Resorts offer unique wellness options.

Wellness: At All-Inclusives That Get It

Thomas Edison’s lightbulb heralded modern times in 1879, but it took another century for the first modern wellness resort to appear in the Caribbean.
Seabourn offers Spa Suite accommodations.

Stay Active & Get Pampered

Cruise lines are listening: Health-conscious travelers want to stay fit, stick to their wellness routine, and, of course, book a few spa treatments while sailing the world.
Poolside at The Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort.

Swanky Sojourns

Looking to recommend a swanky sojourn without having to include long-haul flights to Asia or Europe in the booking process? We’ve got a handful of options across the United States that your clients will relish—whether it be a chic ski resort or a renovated luxury property in a trendy destination.
Two-story beachfront Casita accommodations.

Falling for The Beloved Hotel

First-hand look at The Beloved Hotel in Playa Mujeres, Mexico.
The chicly designed The Spa at Aria.

Spotlight on Vegas

Offering everything from a new chocolate experience 550 ft. in the air to indulgent spa experiences and high-end suites, Las Vegas knows how to roll out the red carpet for your clients.
In Japan, visitors can opt for a visit to a traditional onset. ( Japan national tourism organization)

Travel Advisor Corner: The Best Treatment

There are fabulous spa destinations and there are destinations that have fabulous spas. But there’s another category as well—the carefully selected, perfectly timed spa treatment recommended by a knowledgeable travel advisor.
The eco-conscious Treehouse accommodations at Playa Viva.

The Best of All Worlds

Here’s a handful of escapes in Mexico—from a South Pacific-style retreat to a fitness-infused getaway.

Spa and Wellness Offerings on Cruises

For the cruise feature in the October 2016 print edition of Recommend, we reached out to several travel advisors to get their take on the spa and wellness trends on board cruise lines. Here's what they had to say.

COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach Extends Miami Spa Month Offerings

COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach has extended its Miami Spa Month offerings at the COMO Shambhala Urban Escape through Oct. 31, 2016.

Rancho La Puerta Provides a Heavenly Stay For Bleisure Travelers

For some, vacation is no time to skimp on work and fitness commitments, which is why Rancho La Puerta—a luxury destination spa in Tecate, Baja California, Mexico—offers bleisure travelers the opportunity to fulfill both.

Virtuoso Launches New Wellness Program

Just how important is wellness travel? According to the Global Wellness Summit, travelers take 586 million wellness trips each year.

Spring Into Wellness at Sunrise Springs Resort

In Sante Fe, New Mexico, Sunrise Springs Resort is inviting travelers to embark on a 7-night transformative wellness experience at the spa resort located on 70 acres of gardens, walking paths and scenic high desert landscape surrounding spring-fed waters.

Paradise Found at St. Somewhere Spa

Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to indulge in an aromatherapy treatment at St. Somewhere Spa at Margaritaville Hollywood Beach. After my 50-minute treatment, I felt as if I was leaving paradise.

Marriott Singer Island Launches Sea-Inspired Men’s Treatments

Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa has rolled out a selection of sea-inspired men’s spa treatments ranging from scrubs to facials and hand and foot care, in addition to brand new Perk services.

Curtain Bluff Introduces Wellness Concierge Team

In order to cater to the demand for onsite fitness focused programming, Curtain Bluff, a 72-guestroom all-inclusive, beachfront resort in Antigua, recently introduced a Wellness Concierge Team, created to help guests achieve their fitness goals.
Puzzle Israel is offering a yoga and culinary itinerary in Israel.

Explore Israel Off the Well-Trodden Road

Israel is known for its Holy Land treasures—and rightfully so—but tell your clients that this tiny country is much more than a mecca for religious-focused travels. This country is made for visitors seeking out active exploration and cultural interactions with the locals.
Red Rock Canyon exploration awaits guests staying at Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa in Las Vegas.

Hotel Desk: Escape the Ordinary

A wellness-focused getaway wrapped with a bit of local experiences make for an ideal vacation that everyone from adventurous millennials to well-traveled baby boomers can appreciate.

25 Top Things to Do in Barbados

Here are the 25 top things to do in Barbados according to the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.

Stay, Spa, and Shop at The Reverie Saigon

The Reverie Saigon is welcoming guests to stay, spa, and shop at the luxury hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam with the debut of its first-ever package, Haute Ho Chi Minh.

Celebrate Dad With A Few of His Favorite Things

What better way for your clients to thank the men in their lives this Father's Day than with a few of their favorite things.

The Mind, The Body, The Spirit

Hotel groups and upscale properties around the globe are adding new or upgrading their existing wellness programs for the summer, and we've "traveled" from Miami to Switzerland to bring you the best of what's to come.

Wellbeing Specialists Walk the Walk

London's Hotel Cafe Royal has welcomed two new wellness experts to its panel of resident wellbeing specialists at the property's Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Centre.

Expert-Led Active Retreats

Some of your clients will want to spend the long summer days lounging by the pool sipping hand-crafted cocktails, and for them we suggest these waterfront properties featured in our May issue. But, for those looking for a more active, wellness-oriented getaway, we suggest the following expert-led wellness retreats.

L’Auberge de Sedona Hosts L’Apothecary Blending Sessions

At L’Auberge de Sedona's L’Apothecary Blending Sessions guests are able to create their own organic herbal bath soaks and body scrubs with salts or sugars using an abundant of natural elements found in Sedona, Arizona.

Travel Therapy Italian-Style

Travel expert and integrative wellness advisor Cassandra Santoro invites travelers to get to know Italy like a native through customized women-only luxury tours.

A Vietnam Retreat Joins SLH

Naman Retreat, a boutique beachfront enclave in Da Nang City, Vietnam, joined Small Luxury Hotels of the World’s collection last month.

A Journey of Self Discovery at Utah’s Red Mountain Resort

Red Mountain Resort—an active destination retreat nestled in Southwestern Utah’s red rock bluffs—is adding six new personal discovery activities to its lineup of health and fitness activities.

Train Like a Champion at One&Only Palmilla

For a truly one-of-a-kind health, wellness, and adventure experience in Los Cabos, Mexico, book your clients One&Only Palmilla’s Live Life Alive package, where guests receive fitness instruction from big-wave surfer and renowned waterman Laird Hamilton and Gabrielle Reece, a fitness expert and Olympic beach volleyball champion.

Where to Stay and Play this Summer in Miami

The temperatures in Miami are rising and so are the numbers of incoming tourists. Get your clients in on the action beginning with a luxury hotel stay at one of these properties.

Eye on the World: Club Med Sandpiper Bay

This past weekend I headed over to Port Saint Lucie in Florida where I spent a few days at Club Med Sandpiper Bay. This property, located on the St. Lucie River, offers more than a just relaxing escape tanning by the water.

Get Pampered and Play at Westin Playa Bonita Panama

The Westin Playa Bonita is offering a Luxe & Local Panama package for travelers looking to escape to tropical Panama City, Panama for an indulgent getaway sprinkled with a bit of adventure.

Transport Your Clients to South America at the New Faena Hotel Miami Beach

Your clients can feel as if they’ve been transported to South America at the new Faena Hotel Miami Beach, which opened this past December. The opening of the hotel also marked the inauguration of Faena District—a new neighborhood focusing on art and culture that spans six blocks

Ivanka Trump Unveils Luxurious New Spa Suites at the Trump National Doral Miami

Ivanka Trump, who serves as the executive v.p. of development and acquisitions for the Trump Organization; Mayor Luigi Boria, City of Doral; David Feder, v.p. and managing director of Trump National Doral; and Councilman Pete Cabrera were all in attendance at the April 25 grand unveiling of the new Trump Spa Suites at the Trump National Doral Miami, which marked the completion of the luxury resort's $250 million restoration that began in 2012.

A Ritzy Spa Experience on Amelia Island

Just when your clients thought they’ve seen it all when it comes to unique spa experiences, The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island reveals a new Heaven in Hammock massage.

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