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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An oasis of calm
Jl. Raya Manggis, Kabupaten Karangasem, Bali 80871
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.
Three levels of dedicated zones for relaxation and therapy
16 Murphy Street South Yarra Melbourne, VIC 3141
Touted as Melbourne’s only privately owned luxury boutique hotel, The Lyall Hotel and Spa comes complete with 40 suites of contemporary oriental design, an art gallery on each floor, a bistro, champagne bar and spa. An urban retreat, The Lyall Spa is designed over three levels and features eight treatment rooms with dedicated zones for hydrotherapy, relaxation, manicure, pedicure, and professional makeup for a fun night out.
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One of the best spas in the world
48 Oriental Avenue, Bang Rak, Bangkok, 10500
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.