If your ideal vacation includes some serious pampering, these luxury spas are right for you. No matter where you go in the world, luxury spas featuring highly trained staff and local healing rituals are waiting to send you into a state of blissful relaxation.

 

Essere Spa, Italy

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Located in the hilltop Castello di Casole estate’s former wine cellar, treatments at Essere Spa incorporate local ingredients with products from Carita and Ila. Choose from treatments inspired by Tuscany: rosemary, grape seeds, and olive oil feature in most of the resorts pampering rituals. Relax under vaulted ceilings and stone walls and choose from a full menu of treatment options, including anti-aging skin treatments, massage, body scrubs, and more. Signature options include the Sacred Nature Ritual, the Mediterranean Therapeutic Ritual, and the Rose-Infused Ritual, all developed to prime your body for relaxation and detoxification.

 

La Barra Punta del Este, Uruguay

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A Mediterranean-style resort in the heart of South America, La Barra at Punta del Este offers state-of-the-art equipment and a full-range of treatments for guests seeking relaxation. The private, hilltop location in the midst of the woods, the 16-room spa features an integrated health spa experience. Take part in a customized program designed to bring balance and harmony to your life. Facials, massage, body scrubs and wraps, mudpacks, ritual baths, and a full-suite of salon services are all on offer for the ultimate spa break.

 

AM Spa Hoedspruit, South Africa 

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South Africa’s premier spa, AM Spa Hoedspruit, is a one-of-a-kind spa experience in the heart of the African bush. Surrounded by Acadia forest, the spa’s serene location offers indulgent pampering by highly trained therapists. Using ingredients and treatments sourced from around the world, choose from a full menu of spa options, including massage, facials, body scrubs, and many more. The spa has imported award-winning Gharieni treatment beds from Germany, ensuring your ultimate comfort.

 

Spa Naka, Thailand

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Found just off the Phuket coastline, Spa Naka resides on a private island leaving guests free to focus solely on their wellbeing. Treatments feature indigenous botanical treatment and Thai-sourced products. The 770-square-meter spa renews guests’ strength and well-being. The entire resort is set-up to promote relaxation: secluded beaches, lush coconut groves, and quiet ponds throughout the resort offer a singular spa experience. In Asian culture, bamboo represents youth, prosperity, and serenity — take advantage of the healing properties of the plant with the Warm Naka Bamboo treatment and other indigenous care.

 

Snake River Spa, Wyoming

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Pamper yourself in 17,000-square-feet and five-stories of harmonious tranquility at the Snake River Spa. Treatments inspired by the local surroundings pamper your body, mind, and spirit. An expansive spa menu offers guests a nearly limitless set of options for indulging. Choose the Organic Mountain Body Ritual, the Mountain Soother facial, or the popular Let Your Skin Breathe body scrub featuring local volcanic salt to rejuvenate after a long day of skiing or hiking as you take in the views of Grand Teton National Park.

 

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