Sometimes, all you need is the right amount of escapism to end your vacation in high spirits. We know just the right hotels that go the extra mile in giving you a dose of rejuvenation, tranquillity and calmness. From relaxing outdoor spa sessions to traditional massage therapies, these hotels with amazing spas in Bali, Melbourne and Bangkok will leave you feeling brand new in just an hour or two.
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Nestled on a verdant hillside against the dramatic backdrop of Mount Agung, Amankila’s Suites – raised on stilts – overlook the waters of the Lombok Strait and a private beach. Literally translated as a peaceful hill, this oasis of calm offers traditional Balinese massage and beauty treatments at the comfort of your own suite, at the Massage Pavilion or outdoors at the Coconut Grove.
Jl. Raya Manggis, Kabupaten Karangasem, Bali 80871
Capture the sophisticated essence of the fashionable South Yarra precinct at The Lyall Hotel and Spa. The boutique hotel has 40 one and two bedroom suites, glamorous grand suites and The Platinum Suite all decked in contemporary oriental designs. There’s also plenty to do – visit the art gallery featuring artworks of local French artist, Thierry B on each floor, try one of their eight spa treatments at the Lyall spa or indulge in a fine selection of French champagne at the Lyall Champagne Bar.
16 Murphy St, VIC 3141
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This iconic hotel has been around for over 140 years and counting. Apart from holding a prestigious name, the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok also houses one of the best spas in the world. The Oriental Spa is peace and tranquillity personified, blending the ancient culture and rituals of the Orient and traditional Thai techniques together. 13 treatment rooms, five speciality suites with private vitality pools, Moroccan Rhassoul body clay, a relaxation lounge and a spa boutique are available at this restored century-old teakwood house.
48 Oriental Avenue, Bang Rak, Bangkok, 10500