Spa & wellness

  • 21 The most romantic destinations for lovers

    It's that time of year again, when Valentine's Day looms and love is on everyone's lips. Maybe you think February 14th is just another date on the calendar, but there are plenty who will be using it as...

  • 22 Barcelona dreams
    Drive a Ferrari 
 Or perhaps you'd rather it was a Porsche, or a Lamborghini? If you're ready for speed and new sensations at the wheel of one of the world's most powerful, sophisticated and luxurious...

  • 23 Wolgan Valley: eco-chic down under
    Set in the stunning natural landscape of the Blue Mountains, a UNESCO World Heritage Area less than three hours drive from Sydney, the Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa is proud of its status as Australia's...

  • 24 Wolgan Valley: eco-chic down under
    Set in the stunning natural landscape of the Blue Mountains, a UNESCO World Heritage Area less than three hours drive from Sydney, the Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa is proud of its status as Australia's...

  • 25 Martinhal, a retreat in the Algarve
    The sunshine, the beaches, the scenery... everything seems to have been arranged to ensure that a getaway at this five-star retreat in the Portuguese Algarve brims with peace and relaxation –...

  • 26 Ecohotels: environmentally sound holidays
    Sail along the River Amazon at 10 kilometres an hour, admiring the verdant tropical scenery of the planet's 'green lung'. Enjoy the natural peace and tranquillity as the sun sets over the Amazon jungle....

  • 27 Sha Wellness Clinic: Spain's best health hotel
    Named 'Best international medical spa 2010' by the prestigious Conde Nast Traveller, and 'Spain's best health hotel' by Hostelco – equivalent to winning an Oscar in the Spanish hospitality world...

  • 28 Barcelo Asia Gardens named top luxury spa hotel
    This type of award isn't handed out lightly, and the five-star Asia Gardens, set two kilometres from the beach in the north of Benidorm, boasts plenty of reasons why it was chosen among so many candidates...

  • 29 The glitz list: destinations with glamour
    From the Swiss mountains to the South Seas: exclusive beaches and ski resorts, chic cities and island paradises, these are the places with star quality, where elegance and sophistication reign. Lonely...

  • 30 The glitz list: destinations with glamour
    From the Swiss mountains to the South Seas: exclusive beaches and ski resorts, chic cities and island paradises, these are the places with star quality, where elegance and sophistication reign. Lonely...

  • 31 Moorish exoticism in the red city of Marrakesh
    Click on the photo to see inside some of the luxury palaces of Marrakesh

  • 32 See the Northern lights from a 'spa ship' hot tub
    Winter in Northern Norway is the most glorious season: you can go dog sledding, get to know the culture of the indigenous Sami people in Finnmark – the Norwegian Lapland – or sample the most...

  • 33 The Savoy Hotel, Sharm El Sheikh
    When A-list sun-seekers are longing for a break they are increasingly turning to the natural beauty and dazzling sunshine of Egypt’s Sharm El Sheikh. From Sheiks and royalty to Prime Ministers and...

  • 34 Cala Grande – minimalist style in Cabo de Gata
    With a gym, massage rooms, a 450-square-metre spa, rooms equipped with private jacuzzi on the terrace, and a range of other exclusive services and details, everything about Cala Grande invites you to...

  • 35 InterContinental La Torre Golf Resort Murcia 5*
    The hotel is surrounded by La Torre Best Golf an 18-hole Par 68 golf course, part of the celebrated Nicklaus Golf Trail, a fantastic golf experience offering three challenging 18-hole golf courses designed...

  • 36 Bhutan: the last Shangri-La
    There are few corners left on the planet where you can leave the rat race of modern Western life so completely to one side as in Bhutan, known by its people as the 'land of the thunder dragon', and by...

  • 37 Bhutan: the last Shangri-La
    There are few corners left on the planet where you can leave the rat race of modern Western life so completely to one side as in Bhutan, known by its people as the 'land of the thunder dragon', and by...

  • 38 Havens of relaxation in Ibiza
    Can Curreu Everything about this traditional Ibizan house situated on a hill and surrounded by rich natural scenery contributes to making it a haven of peace. The rooms are located in adjoining houses...

  • 39 Sport Hotel Hermitage & Spa: live it up in the heart of Andorra
    There really aren't that many luxury hotels around at 1,850 metres, and still fewer that are right at the foot of a high-class ski slope, which is one of the things that makes Andorra's Sport Hotel Hermitage...

  • 40 Grand Hotel Timeo - with views of the volcano
    Located in Taormina, on the east coast of Sicily, the Grand Hotel Timeo has long been a favourite destination among the stars of Hollywood and Europe. Glamorous names from the guestbook include Audrey...



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