Posts Tagged ‘Spa’

Tamarind and The House Hotel offers intimate spa packages in Barbados

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What a way to relax with some sea salt of Bajan, brown sugar, and some tamarind oil rubbed down your skin? These are some of the local ingredients used for an intimate spa experience at the Tamarind Hotel in the West Coast of Barbados. The Elegant Hotels announced that this spa offering will be available at the Tamarind Hotel and at The House boutique hotel.

You can opt for the spa treatment and avail of the same for a loved one with 50% off its price. If you are single, you can also keep the half priced deal for some more pampering. The Tamarind will offer this spa promotion from March 1 through June 1 of this year.

The Tamarind Spa offers the unique spa experience in their world class facilities unmatched in Barbados. They boast of relaxing treatment rooms, a tranquil pool, and a very warm and well-trained staff.

Top 8 Romantic Spa Packages for Couples

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The month of love is fast approaching! If you’re tired of the usual movie and dinner date, why don’t you plan a romantic rendezvous with your loved one by booking into a spa this year? It’s time to start something new! Rejuvenate the mind and body, restore balance, and spark the romance with these spa packages designed for couples to share and enjoy.

The Spa at InterContinental Buckhead,

Atlanta, Georgia

The Spa makes use of holistic massage techniques and organic labels like Woodsprite and Jurlique when it comes to wellness, health, and beauty. Indulge your senses as you relax on relatively warm neck pillows and sip on herbal tea before the massage begins. The 4-hour long Body Indulgence Package is perfect for couples. Facials, whole body massage, foot scrub and scalp treatments are all included in this package that couples will surely enjoy.

Airport Hotel Highs: When Getting Stuck in an Airport is like Having a Vacation in Itself

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There are times when you get stuck in an airport due to inclement weather or to some disturbance at your destination. When bad luck hounds your plans, these airport hotels might change your perception of your situation.

Melt the Stress Away

Of course it gets stressful once you’re landlocked inside an airport when you were just expecting to be done with the business of getting to where you’re going. But when you’re at the Hong Kong International, there’s no need to worry if you get billeted at the Regal Airport Hotel. Watch the other planes zip by while floating on a pool. You can somebody else rub your back at one of Om Spa’s outdoor cabanas. If your feet are feeling a little overused, try the foot massage and perhaps some manicure and pedicure. If there’s some place where you’d be in a matter of time, just tell the staff and they’ll accommodate the treatments that suit your needs.

Top 10 Spas Using Prime Local Ingredients

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There are many reasons why people visit spas. Some want to detoxify after a long week’s work, or maybe a weekend of drinking too much alcohol. Others want to lose unwanted pounds, so they undergo treatments. Some just can’t do without their weekly massages the facial treatments. For some spas, though, service goes beyond simply helping their clients relax. They also offer something culturally rewarding.

What makes these spas different from the ones offering generic Swedish and European massages is that they sport local ingredients. This means that if you’re visiting one of these spas for the first time and you’re a stranger to the customs of the country or region you’re in, you’ll get a comprehensive primer via specialty massages, facial masks, and the fragrant scents burning in your room.

Below are the most culturally educational spas around the globe.

Pennsylvania: Omni Bedford Springs Resort

The perfect vacation in the exotic Acapulco

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Acapulco has  a long history. Its travel history started nevertheless after the WWII, in 1949, with the opening of the first discos, restaurants etc.

The resort lies on Mexico western coast, in a wonderful bay.

It was boosted in the travel industry by the famous Hollywood actor Johny Weismuller ( alias Tarzan). After that, in the 60’s it became a favorite destination for luxury travel. The main clients were very rich and came from South America, Western Europe and specially U.S.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy married here Jackie Kennedy, John Wayne owned a beach in Acapulco, Ava Gardner divorced from Frank Sinatra in Acapulco. Acapulco had a strong magic power, which paled totally in the 80’s due to pollution: the water was no more good for a swim!

Today Acapulco is booming again, as the water is again good for swimming. The stars are coming again (e.g Sandra Bullock and Enrique Iglesias) and the golden age of Acapulco is coming back.

Top 8 Most Romantic Spas Around the World

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Most spas embrace the basic three-R tenet of rejuvenation, relaxation, and renewal. However, only the best spas around the world have what it takes to grab the fourth R: romance. Spas are fast becoming prime date places for couples who want to spark up their relationships. When you go to a spa, you hit two birds with one stone. You have a blast while spending time together, and you get to relax from the strenuousness of your daily routines.

However, the first part of that statement can only really happen if you visit these spas. Let us take you to the most romantic, renewing, relaxing, and rejuvenating sites around the world.

Las Ventanas al Paraiso in Los Cabos

The best spa resorts in Bulgaria

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When you talk of geothermal resources, Bulgaria can be considered among the richest in Europe. No wonder Bulgaria holidays are one of Europe’s most popular when it comes to spa resorts and mineral springs that can satisfy anyone’s desire to relax. The country has spa resorts and mineral springs that can satisfy anyone’s desire to relax.

The country by the Black Sea is trying to enliven its balneotherapy traditions which were a bit lost during the reign of communism. Two decades after, travelers from Germany, Scandinavia, Israel, the Balkans and beyond are flocking in to see what Bulgaria’s got to offer.

We list down some of the popular spa resorts in Bulgaria below.


Velingrad is far from the hustle and bustle of the big cities and tucked in the Rhodope mountains. This place is known as the Spa Capital of the Balkan region. And why not? It has around eighty mineral springs with the hottest of it flowing some 93 degree Celsius of water.

Strangest Spa Treatments in the World

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From nibbling fish to sake baths—the ways we treat ourselves have become stranger over the years. As more and more experiments are done, people have been discovering new and strange ways to make us become healthier, more beautiful human beings.

Spas are not exempt from these strange new discoveries. Today, more and more small-time shops, including that parlor just around the block, are offering spa treatments to just about anyone who comes in. Therefore, spas need to differentiate themselves from these by creating more innovative ways of offering treatments. Gone are those simple facials and massages. Now, you may have to choose from dozens and dozens of different kinds of treatments. Targeting specific parts or certain problems, treatments are now more tailored to an individual’s specific needs. Yet what is interesting is that many of these bizarre treatments actually have their roots from traditional ways and cultures. Many people wonder whether these treatments really have health benefits or not. Still, they will be fascinating to anyone.