Being highly volcanic, Japan has thousands of onsen (hot springs) all across the archipelago. To be classed as an onsen, an establishment’s water must contain at least one of 19 minerals, such as iron, sulphur or hydrogen carbonate, and be naturally warmer than 25 degrees Celsius. According to the Nippon Onsen Research Association, there are […]
Home to one of Asia’s largest – and most competitive – spa scenes, Hong Kong is the ultimate city for a pamper-break. From express treatments to bespoke traditional therapies, Hong Kong’s day spas offer the widest range of options, and with most spas now operating until 11pm (or later), it’s easier than ever to squeeze […]
Amanoi – Ninh Thuan, Vietnam is a meditative retreat on the coast of Nui Chua National Park, one of Vietnam’s largest natural conservation sites. Hugged by rolling, evergreen-covered hills, the resort looks over the East Sea and pristine Vinh Hy Bay. The luxury hotel’s polished, slate pagodas peek out from a lush green landscape; its infinity pool segues […]
Discover here Black Platinum Gold‘s top five picks for Wellness & Weight Loss among the Most Luxurious Spas Around the World: CAPRI PALACE – CAPRI, ITALY Glamorous Capri has rated highly on the jet-set circuit since the days Jacqueline Onassis summered here.The party scene centers around Capri town, but plugged-in travellers with a passion for the isle’s […]
Heritage and luxury effortlessly combine to create a quintessential home away from home: retreat to Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa, which offers unspoilt country house living at its very best. Located just 6 miles from the historic city of Bath, Lucknam Park is one of England’s most iconic country house hotels. The hotel is a Palladian mansion […]
An exclusive hilltop hideaway on the fringes of Grand Teton National Park. As one might expect from ultra-luxury Aman Resorts, Amangani is intimate and private, with gorgeous interiors, exemplary service and a money-shot view over meadows and mountains. Every Aman property is designed to reflect its environment. In Amangani’s case, this means lots of natural materials. The sandstone-clad, […]
Guests at the secluded five-star Six Senses Ninh Van Bay resort don’t need to book in for a specific detox. Eating clean, healthy food is simply part of the experience. One of the most visible components of the Six Senses Earth Lab initiative, where every Six Senses property showcases their sustainability efforts to reduce consumption, produce locally, and support […]
Retreat to the American Riviera with overnight accommodations and spa credit and find yourself anew at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara, which has just launched a new “Restore and Regenerate“ program. The program includes restorative-focused offerings designed to promote rejuvenation and self-renewal, such as bespoke spa treatments and an overnight package designed to encourage relaxation. A portion of proceeds from […]
A frenetic buzz surrounds urban Asia: the fashion, culture and business in the continent’s metropolises easily challenge the biggest European and American cities for their status as global hubs. This ever-evolving modernity can make for some incredibly special travel experiences.
Aman Group has dominated the luxury wellness space since opening in 1988 with exclusive wellness resorts in unique locations around the globe, and the new skincare venture pays homage to that with a collection of 30 specially formulated creams, oils and ointments using precious and rare ingredients from Aman’s luxe destinations.