From Croatia to the Maldives, Unique Spa and Wellbeing Packages Across the Globe
With winter tightening its grip as the festive season approaches, what better way to put a spring in your step than booking a dedicated spa and wellness break in 2024? Luxury PR, Sales, and Marketing Agency, Storrington Collective has rounded up a wealth of destinations from across the globe, all offering a diverse range of decadent spa and wellbeing treatments. From Croatia to the Maldives, indulge in pampering therapies and experience unique packages, including a Seatox on the island of Lošinj, Croatia!
In a booming wellness industry, a wealth of possibilities is at your fingertips for relaxation, rejuvenation, and regeneration in European destinations or farther afield. Currently, global wellness tourism is worth a huge $651 billion and this is expected to continue to grow as travellers prioritise mental and physical health. In fact, by 2027, it is expected to grow another 57% to $8.5 trillion! More travellers are choosing to abide by the mantra “health is my wealth”, particularly after COVID-19 as travellers are more educated and more conscious about enhancing their personal wellbeing. Below is a selection of the best treatments and spas in Europe and across the globe.
THE BELLEVUE HOTEL, Lošinj – Sea-Tox by the Sea
The Bellevue Hotel Spa Clinic voted the World’s Best Hotel Spa in 2021, offers an uber-chic, high-tech eco-system of wellness that taps into the cleansing and detoxifying properties of the sea, rich in minerals and plant life. You can immerse yourself in tailored one-of-a-kind treatments, such as the signature Bellevue Sea-Tox programme designed to promote deep cleansing of the body through detoxifying foods, movement-driven activities, and targeted spa treatments.
The pillar of the Sea-Tox method taps into the purification properties of Lošinj’s seawater which contains a super-potent cocktail of minerals, saline, and plankton to enhance the function of the liver, skin, colon, and lymphatic system. Sea-Tox aims to balance hormones, alleviate inflammation, activate cellular regeneration, slow oxidative stress, and increase energy. The Nature Cure.
Available in three, seven, or 14-day packages, Sea-Tox is curated to encourage the body to reach optimal functioning. The process of cleansing begins with a comprehensive medical consultation and blood panel. After the assessment, your fully personalised detox will include a cleansing diet tailored to your needs and detoxification goals, healing broths, herbal supplements, tonics and tinctures, daily fitness sessions, seawater-based therapies, and daily detox spa treatments.
BOUTIQUE HOTEL ALHAMBRA, Lošinj – Herbs from the ‘Healing Island’
Transformational Travel awaits at sister property Boutique Hotel Alhambra, another of the stunning hotels in the portfolio of Lošinj Hotels & Villas, located on a tiny island off the coast of Croatia. Utilising more than 800 different types of plankton in the sea in its Signature Spa Treatment – Herbs De Lošinj Four Precious Plants – the spa at Boutique Hotel Alhambra combines air saturated with marine aerosols from the unique wind system with essential oils from medicinal plants to derive its healing oils and treatments.
Herbs de Lošinj Four Precious Plants uses locally distilled oils and precious plants to satisfy all six senses. The sojourn begins with a sampling of the flavours and fragrances of four house-cured herbal liquors. Continue the warmth with a full body massage employing essential island oils. The addition of healing salt stones, herbal poultices, and an energetic traditional smoke smudging with four herbs smudge sticks creates the botanical pièce de résistance. Then close your eyes and imagine this harmony of touch accompanied by the sounds of Čikat Bay’s whispering pines.
VILLA NAI 3.3, Croatia – the Olive Oil Connection
A true architectural gem, a private paradise, and a natural haven of harmony, Villa Nai 3.3, a member of Leading Hotels of the World on the island of Dugi Otok, off the coast of Croatia, uses the power of its natural environment, in particular its award-winning olive oil, in all aspects of its health-giving spa treatments.
The focus is on its plentiful polyphenols, the nutrients in plants and plant-based foods that help to manage inflammation and protect from stress. Such polyphenols are everywhere at Villa Nai 3.3.
Mind and body are pampered with the 3.3 Completeness Experience that combines three elements: Magnesium (Science), Cold Plasma (Technology), and Villa Nai 3.3’s unique Olive Paste (Nature). This three-step Villa Nai 3.3 total treatment immersion will relax your muscles (Magnesium) and heal your skin (Cold Plasma). Its exclusive Olive Paste final segment, with powerful antioxidant properties, will shield the body and elevate skin healing to an ultra-high level. This is the polyphenols triptych with the emphasis on SPA.
GRACE LA MARGNA ST MORITZ, Switzerland – Holistic Harmony
A unique new addition to the luxurious hotel universe of St Moritz, The GRACE LA MARGNA harnesses the power of the surrounding mountains to its exceptional spa ethos. Mother nature sets the tone, with the natural elements of healing and relaxing water, plus granite, encouraging guests to take a breath or two and pause, because slowing down is necessary. THE SPA, a sanctuary of peace and harmony, offers a range of options that guide guests to a state of mental and physical equilibrium.
A special digital escape session combats the symptoms of digital overload and can help skin recover from blue light and excessive time on the screen, away from zoom calls and scrolls. Aligned to this digital detox is the Visokey manual lifting method – the ultimate facial workout. This therapeutic process is combined with a buccal massage that focuses on the deepest layers of the skin.
Elixir of the Mountains is a spa suite concept that captures the essence of the Alps. It includes the use of the Jacuzzi, steam room, and a massage side to side with alpine herbs blended with Genepi (Swiss liqueur) to reduce muscle tension and release medicinal properties. Fly Me to St Moritz is a true feast for the senses: a delicate massage with warm Caviar balm and 24k gold.
Discover the connection between mind and body with The GRACE’s world-leading partners: Bellefontaine, Bynacht, eponé, and La Biosthetique, with iconic treatments that deliver excellence and results. Natural and precious ingredients from the Alps, or the desert of Mauritania, use traditional wisdom to harness nature’s power in botanical oils and extracts. Cutting-edge biotechnology combined with the Swiss Edelweiss flower is designed to combat inflammation with a revolutionary and transformative complex.
MASLINA RESORT, Croatia – from ‘Garden to Skin’
Inspired by the Mediterranean lifestyle and centred on its innovative ‘Garden to Skin’ concept, Pharomatiq Wellness at Maslina Resort on the island of Hvar incorporates locally grown herbs and essential oils into its signature treatments. Created by specialists using the simple power of traditional botanicals from the Dalmatian climate, these unique elements bring the benefits of nature to a new level of contemporary luxury skincare.
Handpicked garden herbs from the five-star hotel’s 7,000 sqm Organic Garden are infused for the full-body Adriatic Rejuvenation treatment. The treatment begins with an organic olive kernel exfoliation that energizes and uplifts the senses, followed by oat milk soak to soften and soothe the skin. The experience finishes with a customized Aromatherapy Massage to leave the mind and body relaxed and rebalanced.
CORA CORA MALDIVES – Balanced Wellbeing
Seven treatment rooms – four overwater and three on the island, with a mix of couples and singles spaces – are the core of MOKSHAÒ Spa & Wellbeing Centre, at the therapeutic heart of any stay at the five-star luxury Cora Cora Maldives resort.
New for 2024 is the 120-minute Essence of Maldives treatment, which restores the skin’s lustre with an amazing coconut scrub followed by a hydrating tropical coconut oil massage, using locally sourced coconuts. This treatment uses a blend of the ﬁnest, quality products to suit individual needs, leaving skin soft and supple while releasing stress with a scalp massage, followed by a Maldivian coco hair wrap. The package includes the Foot Ritual, Coconut Body Exfoliation, Soothing Body Massage with local coconut oil, and Maldivian Coco Hair Wrap.
MOKSHAÒ means Freedom in Sanskrit and the spa at Cora Cora Maldives offers the chance to experience liberation through the array of therapies for total body replenishment. Carefully designed wellness programmes help alleviate the work-life balance and personal consultation with wellness coaches is the start of that journey. The wellness treatments are customised to achieve desired goals, and combined with fitness and nutrition to ensure the results are effective.
These handpicked, meticulously curated offerings cater to the discerning traveller who craves a one-of-a-kind experience. With Storrington Collective’s clients, you can expect nothing less than an exceptional spa and wellness experience in 2024.