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Published on : Friday, November 4, 2016
Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travelers with more than one million incredible places to stay, knows that elections can be exhausting – particularly at the end when the vote may not have swung in your candidate’s favor. While January is traditionally the time for reflection, there’s nothing wrong with a stress-detox in November to prepare for the four years ahead after the polls have closed.
To help make planning for a relaxing trip easy, the experts at Booking.com have hand-picked some of the best spa-retreats around the world where voters can be pampered in luxury. From spiritual yoga retreats to modern wellness clinics, indulge in some me-time in beautiful surroundings at one of these eight perfect, post-election destinations:
This glorious five-star country house hotel offers an award-winning restaurant, 130 acres of grounds to explore and a sumptuous spa. The spa features a steam room, hydrotherapy spa pool, aromatherapy saunas, and an extensive range of treatments and holistic therapies, all housed in the most elegant surroundings for a truly luxurious break.
Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, overlooking the holy Ganges River, this serene resort set in beautiful scenery offers the perfect restful escape, offering a range of spa treatments and wellness programmes, including weight management, detox, ayurvedic rejuvenation and stress management.
3.Sha Wellness Clinic – Albir, Spain
The Sha Wellness Clinic is a luxurious spa complex that enjoys stunning panoramic views of the Costa Blanca coastline and countryside. Alongside stylish modern suites, each with a private terrace, the clinic boasts over 6,000 square meters of facilities. Each one is dedicated to improving health and well-being, with treatments including anti-aging, weight loss, beauty and detox. The restaurant offers health food and cookery classes, whilst water sports and horse riding are popular local activities.
4.Coworth Park – Ascot, UK
Coworth Park is conveniently located a short drive from London and offers five-star accommodation in sumptuous surroundings. The stylish eco-spa spreads over two floors and offers a range of relaxing spa and beauty treatments, while the large indoor swimming pool features underwater music to help guests relax.
5.W Retreat – Koh Samui, Thailand
This luxurious five-star retreat features its own sandy beachfront and offers private villas, each with a large deck and private pool. The spa offers a range of treatments, including essential oil massage treatments and herbal baths. Guests can also relax by the glorious infinity pool or raise their heart-rate by trying water sports on the beach.
6.Yoga Searcher – Bali, Indonesia
This tranquil resort is situated right off of Suluban Beach, offering an outdoor pool, sun terrace, and accommodation in charming private air-conditioned villas, which include a private balcony and seating area. Yoga courses are taken in the rustic open-sided studio and the on-site restaurant serves raw, vegan and vegetarian meals.
Navutu Dreams Resort & Wellness Retreat – Siem Reap, Cambodia
This peaceful resort has three swimming pools, a spa, fitness center and restaurant. It is also only a short drive from the must-see mystical world heritage site of Angkor Wat. The elegant rooms all feature a private patio with views of the pool or beautiful gardens. Alongside detox and de-stress yoga classes, treatments are available including acupuncture. The restaurant offers a special wellness menu alongside local and international cuisine, and offers cookery classes for guests.
Pure relaxation awaits at the luxurious adults only L’Horizon Resort & Spa, offering a spa center, hot-tub and free use of bicycles. If travelers fancy a shopping spree the L’Horizon Resort & Spa is a short driving distance to the glamorous Saks Fifth Avenue and the Palm Springs Square Shopping Center.