Par Adine Fichot Marion
PLUME VOYAGE made you a selection of spas around the world, just to do good waiting for spring.
The Château d’Augerville:
One hour from Paris, near Fontainebleau, just inside the Regional Park of Gâtinais, the Château d’Augerville, member of Châteaux & Hotels Collection, is nestled in a 100 hectare setting. Among its benefits, we can include its spa. Opened at the end of last September, it delights fans of the genre! No less than 620 m2 on two levels, 6 cabins including a double one, a pool with an “against the flow » swimming lane … The surrounding nature plays a beautiful card with the ubiquitous wood, planted walls and stylized trees above pools. The treatments take place under the leadership of the prestigious Carita and Decleor brands. The little extra? The signature treatment Hydration of the Lagoons, lasting for 60 minutes or 90 minutes, a must-do from Carita that never disappoints!
Marrakech : the Royal Mansour
Located close to the Bahia Palace, 5 minutes from the Jemaa El Fna Square in the heart of an area of 3.5 hectares, the Royal Mansour Marrakech is certainly one of the finest hotels in the world! The craftsmen elite of the kingdom worked there continuously bringing the best of their expertise to design. In a hotel of this level, we suspect the spa lives up to its criteria. Its stunning architecture will bluff the most jaded including the atrium white wrought iron lace. No less than 2500 m2 space that includes 10 cabins of total luxury offer facials, body, hydrotherapy … Over a hundred care are enrolled in the menu! They are held under the auspices of prestigious brands such as Morocco Morocco, Dr Hauschka, Sisley for facial and body. Chanel products are used for makeup and some facials. On the ground floor there are two hammams where one can indulge in the ancestral ritual of Moroccan black soap scrub, a manicure and pedicure area, of course, a hair salon where the Leonor Greyl products are used …
Ban Thai Spa: in the sixteenth
The 4 th address of this wonderful and authentic Thai spa just opened in an amazing space of 580 m2 on two levels in avenue Raymond Poincaré. The decor irresistibly evokes Thailand with beautiful antique pieces. The masseuses team trained in Wat Po school in Bangkok conducts high fly massages. The menu offers many treatments including duets and reflexology sessions happening on large ultra comfy chairs. We love the Thai Jasmin care that is a foot reflexology of 30 min followed by an hour-massage with oils: total well-being for sure!
Bulgari in London concentrated chic!
We confess a weakness for Bulgari! This five-star settled in Knightsbridge is both a boon for lovers of museums and fashion fans: Harrod’s and Harvey Nichol’s are two strides away! Incarnating to perfection the Bulgari aesthetic, it displays a sharp design that combines English style with Italian elegance. The spa is one of the finest in London. Just arriving, one is amazed by the backlit marble counter. In this vast area consisting of 11 treatment rooms, one spa suite with walls covered in onyx (yes!) With a double Jacuzzi, a giant shower, we practice care under the leadership of the Espa brand. The vast menu offers an extensive panel from 4 hands reflexology massage through the care for mothers, oil and salt scrub … These gentlemen are not forgotten, barber deals them in a venerable ad hoc chair. The jewel of the place: the incredible 25m long pool lined with daybeds and surrounded by Vicenza stone. There is also a tiled vitality pool of glass mosaics in gold leaf, Turkish baths and cold showers …
Cheval Blanc in Saint-Barth: happiness for sure!
Latest installment of the Cheval Blanc collection, this boutique hotel of 40 rooms is located at the edge of one of the most beautiful beaches of the island, the beach of the Flamands. At the heart of the tropical garden, the spa is a haven dedicated to well-being and beauty, to relax and recharge. It has four treatment rooms, a steam room and a relaxation pavilion. Specially created for Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France by Thierry Wasser, Guerlain nose of perfume, the Tropical Chic fragrance settles in the place a subtle scent of tropical flowers. We can practice a wide range of massages and face and body cares under the leadership of the prestigious brand Guerlain. Well done the customized rituals, specially created such as the “St Barts Solar Getaway ” or “The Solar Energy” which for 1 hour and 20 minutes is a perfect combination of care and massage. This treatment has a real restful and comforting power after a swim or jet ski session! With alternating hot and cold, the skin is regenerated, the complexion is illuminated, skin tissue is reoxygenated. A sequence of targeted maneuvers promotes the reactivation of the blood circulation and releases the body from any muscle tension.
Sicily: the Verdura, a haven
Member of the Rocco Forte group, a true resort, the Verdura, is nestled in an area of 230 hectares along a private beach of 1 km long! It offers 203 rooms and suites and an incredible spa of 4000 m2. This latter includes 11 cabins, four pools of thalassotherapy, a sauna, a steam room, in short nothing is missing! It reveals the new concept designed by Rocco Forte Spa and created by Irene Forte, Sir Rocco Forte’s daughter. A good opportunity to get back in shape by offering ourselves a detox, anti-aging or relaxation course of 3 to 6 days, or even a package for brides. Wellness experts developed two exclusive offers to be in shape for the big day.
The Hôtel de Paris in Saint-Tropez a mythical address
Iconic hotel of Saint-Tropez since the 30s, the Hôtel de Paris, found a second life under the pen of designer Sybille de Margerie. 52 rooms and 38 suites for this five star that has more than one asset to seduce. Among these may be mentioned the Spa By Clarins where there are five treatment rooms including a duo one, experience shower, sauna, steam room, ice fountain and a nail bar. A care program developed by Clarins and My Blend promises to regain form, youth and radiant complexion! Among the Clarins care we pick the beautiful Haute Exigence Anti-Aging Care, intensely redensifying that nourishes and moisturizes the skin and promotes the same skin tone. With the highly specialized My Blend brand we treat ourselves with an infinitely My Blend care : subtle gestures meet the precision of expert tools.