Luxury Spa Treatments in the World – Pamper Yourself

Jetting off to travel the world? Then do look forward to spa treatments that are out of this world. The best elixir for rejuvenating a tired mind, body and soul, the following treatments are pure bliss.

The Rose Ritual

Consider six hours of utter bliss and you have the Rose ritual. Look forward to a day of nothing but the most luxurious pampering with one of the best Maldives spa packages at a hotel like Niyama Private Islands Maldives. The treatment takes you on a fragrant journey of utter rest and relaxation, centred on the aromatic radiance of exotic Arabian roses.

Qasr Al Sarab Romance

The Qasr al Sarab Romance is aimed at couples and offers side by side treatments. Enjoy the exfoliating benefits of desert sand and rose extract while an exotic massage with desert rose oils promise to take away your cares and arouse a new sense of wellbeing.

Royal Moroccan Hammam

Start off by laying on a heated black marble bed; there your ritual starts with the use of black olive soap and a kessa mitt used for polishing. At the same time, therapeutic steam enhanced with medicated herbs offer a soothing cleanse to your system.

Desert Fusion Massage

This is a deep healing treatment that is given in combination with medicinal desert marvels and curative heat procedures. Get set to relax and while away your cares as heated stones and a combination of desert sand poultice together with sweet almond oil is rubbed into your body.

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The History of Luxury – Where it all Began

Luxury is a word the world uses on a daily basis, whether they are selling a million dollar car or a 40 dollar shampoo. Where did this word come from? Read on to find out.

Origin

The Latin word luxus means excess and in some context, even lechery or lust. The word luxury is derived from luxus and is used to describe opulence or anything lavish.

History

Luxury, this term is as old as the world and civilisation itself. Anything and everything can be luxurious, from luxury hotel brands to luxury food brands, people are pulled towards this word automatically. This does not mean the world is becoming a mass web of materialistic needs, on the contrary, it could mean that throughout the generations, the humans are always looking for a way to improve themselves, whether it is by service or advancing a product.

Where it is used

If you to go a luxury hotel, for instance, to Anantara Hotels Resorts and Spas, you’d see that the decor and style of service are highly advanced when compared to a hotel that calls itself homely or boutique style.

What to expect

The word luxury usually means pampering and excess lavishness, thereby, costlier than the usual items or services too.

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Features of a Maldives Luxury Villa – Defining Luxurious Living

Whether you are planning to spend holidays away from bitterly cold days in a traditional villa in the tropical east or merely planning to enjoy a cosy vacation of indulgence you need to know what you should be looking for in a luxury villa in Asia.

Before you are trying to hunt down the best Maldives resorts for your luxurious vacation, you should know what your money can buy you. All that hefty dash of glamour you might expect during your vacation will all be in one place once you know what you exactly want during your stay. If what you are looking for is a personalised, customised version of Maldives’ most exclusive accommodation, you can always consider one of the country’s well-known island resorts like Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas.

Since part of your luxurious vacation should just be about lying down in a therapeutic spa far away from the usual hedonistic party scene, you should expect your villa to be equipped with a Jacuzzi tub and a resort spa where you could just unwind.

Of course, the villa should be stocked with refreshment at hand for you to enjoy that vacation the right way. Do not forget to request for that fully stocked mini bar for you to enjoy while chilling out.

With other obvious perks of indulgence such as over water decks and room service, you should be able to slip into that trance of high-end living you always desired on your vacation. Look for a terrace for the sundowners and a pool to lounge next to after doing a few laps. Enjoy your ultimate luxury getaway with the best perks and facilities.

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Inside a Luxury Sailing Yacht – The Concept of the Luxury Sailing Yacht

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Luxury Sailing Yacht, Image Credit: Naladhu Maldives

One of the most iconic symbols of prosperity is the sailing yacht. These are some of the most expensive vessels in the world, with some even surpassing the price tag of a billion USD. Sailing yachts however can come in various shapes and sizes but all of them can place their occupants in the lap of luxury. This means that whether it is one belonging to a Russian billionaire or resort such as Naladhu Maldives using it to provide a Maldives luxury cruise, they are all about opulence.

Sailing yachts are generally longer than the any other counterpart such as cruising yachts or cruising yachts. The length of an average luxury yacht revolved around twenty-five metres or around eighty-two feet. The largest sailing yacht in existence however, measures a total length of just less than three-hundred feet.

Luxury yachts generally contain a host of facilities and are defined by the presence of a variety of automated functions. In the present day, any given luxury yacht is bound to have air-conditioning and at least one television. Electronic-winches are also a very common commodity when it comes to raising the sails since the days of such functions being carried out manually are mostly over. In order to support these systems, generators are mandatory. In addition to luxury items, there will also be the presence of global positioning systems and various navigational aids.

Yachts over the length of thirty feet will most likely have a shower, with hot-water available. It will also most likely have a bedroom with a refrigerator as well, requiring further electricity.

There are many ways modern yacht-builders cater to these electrical demands. One is through the inclusion of an additional engine that powers an alternator. There are easy alternate methods as well, such as the use of solar panels.

Even the smallest yacht can provide a luxurious experience and any voyage involving one is bound to be memorable.

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Reasons to Have a Spa Bath – An Experience that Rejuvenates

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Spa Treatment Room | Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas

Spa Baths date back to Roman Times and today, this ancient concept has been revolutionised by technology. Modern Spa Baths use heated water and air jets and was originally used as a hydrotherapeutic massage to alleviate arthritic pain. Spas have become an essential in modern life and are an integral part of many hotels and resorts. Maldives is a top ranker among global tourist hubs and in Maldives, spa resorts are many and if it is rejuvenating and relaxing Spa Baths in tranquility that you need, then Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas with its tranquil over water spas would be a good choice.

Spa baths are not the be all and end all to attain health and beauty. They are not wonder workers but are a means of enhancing healthy life styles. Also, keep in mind that people with certain health problems should be careful about having spa baths in general, it would be advisable to seek medical advice before embarking on Spa treatments.

Bruce Becker M.D. has stated that spa baths improve cardiovascular health. Immersing yourself in water up to your neck is like a cardio workout. The water puts more pressure on your body increasing your cardio volume or in other words, soaking in water causes your heart to work harder leading to a healthier lifestyle. When you soak in hot water, your tense muscles relax and make you tired thus inducing sleep. Spa baths help alleviate aches and injuries caused by athletic injuries and arthritis. Lowering of blood pressure is another benefit while Spa baths can also help in the reduction of blood sugar, blood glucose and excess weight. Stress reduction, body cleansing and detoxification of the body by hot water are some other benefits of spa baths. Spa baths dilate blood vessels, relax and warm our bodies and help to reduce headaches. Dilation of blood vessels reduces the pressure in the head and minimizes headaches. Spa baths increase physical and mental wellbeing thereby increasing self-esteem and confidence and are great for reducing anxiety.

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Interesting facts about overwater villas – A few things to keep in mind

Admit it; the number of times you may have drooled looking at images of overwater villas when skimming through brochures and websites. If only we could stay in one of those during the next holiday… You are not alone. Numerous travel enthusiasts have overwater villas on their bucket lists. And you should too!

Given the vast number of golden beaches and picture-perfect setting, in Maldives, villas are a preferred choice for travellers. Overwater villas are extremely popular as they offer uninterrupted views of the sun, sea and sky, the complete “island life” experience. Combine that with world-class service and amazing cuisine, and you are on the perfect holiday.

Overwater villas offer ample space for indoor and outdoor lounging. The latter is on a spacious sundeck taking in spectacular views of the Indian Ocean. Resorts such as Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives even offer hammock facilities for you to spend you afternoon lazing around, basking in the awesome, year round weather that only the Maldives can boast of.

In some resorts, overwater villas are located at the furthest end of the island, resulting in you having to take quite walk to access other amenities. When making your booking, ensure that the villa you have in mind is, in fact, the same as what’s promised on the website and also that you are not completely isolated from the rest of the resort. However, if complete isolation is what you after, this may not be too relevant for you.

A key fact to remember is that although many websites promote overwater villas, only a handful of them are worth it. This is due to the fact that very few islands are naturally equipped to house overwater villas. The Maldives, with its myriad of island resorts, is one such country where you can travel to, to knock off one item from your bucket list – holidaying at a spectacular overwater villa.

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Activities for Kids in Maldives- Fun in Magical Maldives

Maldives- the nation of islands in the Indian Ocean is a Paradise on Earth. With tranquil seas, pristine beaches and luxury resorts Maldives is ideal for the whole family to relax and rejuvenate. It is also ideal for kids with plenty of sun, sand and safe seas. Children are welcome at most resorts and are extremely kid friendly. A Maldives resort tailor made for families with kids is the Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa Maldives in the South Male Atoll and 35 minutes by speedboat from Hulule Airport.

Kid can have loads of fun morning to evening, giving parents the chance to ‘do their own thing’ knowing the kids are safe and well looked after. Many resorts have special areas for kids as well as kids clubs.

Building sand castles, hunting for shells and watching miniature sea creatures will bring hours of joy to the smaller kids while activities like sand sculpting and beach volleyball will keep older kids happy.

Treasure hunts, tree houses, kids’ pools, swings and other play equipment will keep little ones busy even within the resort compound. Playing at pirates or sea creatures are other popular pastimes while in certain instances cartoon characters will mingle with kids.

Infotainment will come in the form of nature walks, guided reef tours etc., for all ages.

The calm waters in the Maldives are an ideal place to learn to dive and snorkel and several courses are available with PADI qualified instructors. Among other aqua sports for older kids are fishing, windsurfing, catamaran sailing, fun tubes, water skiing, parasailing, canoeing and banana boat riding.

Cookery classes and lessons in traditional Maldivian Handicrafts are also available at many of the resorts. Kids’ barbecues and marshmallow grilling on the beach are well loved activities.Racing crabs is another popular pastime.

As a family whale and dolphin watching can be done in the seas around Maldives and exploring the islands too can be fun.

Baby sitters qualified aqua sports instructors, life guards, and similar personnel will ensure the safety of kids at all kid’s friendly resorts in the Maldives.

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Spa and Wellness in Maldives – Authentic Spa Treatments

Each island in Maldives, with its green vegetation and secluded setting is a natural spa in its own right, designed to soothe, caress, and heal. Spas set in the Maldives, thus, are perfected as the ultimate getaway cocoons in the middle of the vast Indian Ocean. Traditional healing methods, which have been passed on for generations as family secrets by the hakeembe (healing experts), have been incorporated into special spa programs in the Maldivian islands. The Huvafen fushi, Maldives is a luxury Underwater Spa Maldives, and is one of the most exclusive and elite spas in the island. The Lime Spa at the Huvafen Fusshi Hotel and Resort is legendary and offers the world’s only under water treatment rooms, guests will be treated to a piece of heaven, as they will be pampered and given a variety of spa treatments to soothe the body and soul, while enjoying a kaleidoscopic views of tropical fish, stingrays and exotic and colorful fish in the lagoon. Guests will also be treated to authentic herbal tea and fresh fruits, the spa treatments offered at the Lime are different, soothing, sensual and innovative.

Maldivian virgin coconut oil is produced using age-old extraction techniques ,which is known among islanders for its hydrating and healthful elements is now used in some resort spas, as is the local favorite gandhakolhi leaf which is blended to treat almost any minor ache, and the traditional Maldivian sand massage used by islanders to cure muscle and joint pains. Overlooking the calm waters of the lagoon and a rainbow of coral reefs, Maldives islands is a spa experience by itself. Maldivian spas offer an array of holistic treatments, pampering massages, and hair and beauty services that will rejuvenate your body and mind.

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Sunset Cruise in Maldives – Prepared to be mesmerised as the Departing Sun sets the Sky on Fire

When vacationing in idyllic luxury resorts in Maldives, one’s holiday can be as enchanting and mesmerising, relaxing and rejuvenating and as exciting and exhilarating as they wish. For those seeking relaxation and rejuvenation, sunbathing by the pristine beach and indulging in world class spa treatments at hotels such as the Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa are essential distractions whereas excitement and exhilaration awaits guests willing to try their hand at the multitude of water sports Maldives offers. From kayaking, surfing and snorkelling to night fishing, diving with the Manta Rays and swimming with the sharks, the Maldivian islands have it all!

For those seeking to be enchanted by the natural beauty and charm of Maldives, tourists can choose from a range of options. A day excursion to one of the many uninhabited islands will provide tourists with the excellent opportunity to take in the natural beauty of the country at their own pace. Another interesting option is a night cruise where tourists will find themselves caught between the cosmos: the bright blanket of stars above and the glimmering and glowing plankton in the waters below mimicking the ever glowing heavens.

Similarly exciting experiences await those who opt for a sunset cruise along the Indian Ocean waters. Tourists can choose to take a cruise on a dhoni, a Maldivian boat made for the purposes of fishing and experience the wonderfully colourful and mesmerising sunsets this country has become well known for. During a sunset cruise, the lucky few may be able to observe one of the world’s friendliest mammals, the adorable dolphin making its way across the Ocean waters while the departing sun sets the sky on fire in an array of hues and shades. A sunset cruise is an excellent way to witness the natural beauty of Maldives and welcome nightfall in a unique way.

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