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Strike the perfect balance between holistic wellness and unrivalled luxury in blissful oceanfront settings.


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The latest spa structures in Spain enable you to experience a new level of holistic wellbeing that extends far beyond conventional approaches to health, fitness, nutrition and treatments, starting from their stunning locations. In the picturesque town of Altea, Alicante, is

SHA Wellness Clinic

In the picturesque town of Altea, Alicante, is SHA Wellness Clinic, a medical hotel with commanding views of the Mediterranean Sea. The region’s pleasantly mild microclimate guarantees a fantastic temperature throughout the year, and it has been named as one of the places with the best weather in the world by the World Health Organisation – wonderful to know when you are visiting expressly for the purpose of achieving an optimum state of health.

SHA wellness clinic in SpainSHA Wellness Clinic

Decreed by Traveler magazine as the Best National Spa of Spain 2015, SHA Wellness Clinic is a global pioneer committed to improving and maintaining people’s health using outstanding natural therapies that combine ancient the Asian approach with state-of-the-art facilities and techniques. The SHA Method was in fact created and is now supervised by a group of renowned experts, amongst whom the famous Michio Kushi, widely regarded as the father of modern macrobiotics.

Le Méridien Ra Hotel & Spa

If you are planning to go to Catalonia and you are looking for spa facilities, nothing beats Le Méridien Ra Hotel & Spa. Just 40 minutes from Barcelona, this beach hotel in El Vendrell provides an ideal setting from which to visit highlights of the Mediterranean coast. The structure’s Explore Spa, inspired by time-honored traditions of European spa cultures, takes wellness to a completely new level.

Le Méridien Ra Hotel & SpaLe Méridien Ra Hotel & Spa

Its Thalasso treatments utilise nutrient-rich waters from the nearby ocean to restore and re-energise the body, while skilful therapists help banish the signs of ageing with the help of the prestigious ‘Art of Beauty’ by La Prairie from Switzerland. The delectable Caviar Body treatment is a revitalising and firming body massage that leaves the skin glowing with greater elasticity and renewed vitality. Authentic Ayurvedic treatments from Kerala, Southern India, focus on the healing power of touch using natural essential oils for a unique approach. Explore the Spa’s signature treatments, incorporating Shiatsu, Thai and Swedish methods, opening up new horizons of wellbeing, in addition to a variety of culturally-inspired therapies from around the world.

Villa Padierna Palace Hotel

While visiting southern Spain, take the time to visit Villa Padierna Palace Hotel in Marbella, Malaga, where you can experience the pleasures of Roman baths with all the comforts of the 21st century. Let yourself be carried away by sensorial indulgence in the Aromatic Thermal Circuit that is absolutely unique in the Costa del Sol. Try the four steam rooms with different aromas and temperatures, another with sea salt, the Greek sauna, two Finnish saunas, one dynamic swimming pool, one contrast swimming pool, a flotarium and a laconium.

Treatment room at Villa Padierna Palace HotelTreatment room at Villa Padierna Palace Hotel

This medical wellness centre is very large, covering a total of 2,000 square metres, and it provides the perfect setting for relaxing the body and calming the mind. This hotel and spa, whose architecture was inspired by traditional Tuscan buildings, was named Best Spa 2013 (Signum Virtutis) by the Seven Stars Global Luxury Awards, Best Spa 2012 (Global Distinction) by Seven Stars And Stripes, Best Spa Hotel in Spain by the Spa World Magazine in 2010, and Best Spa on the Costa del Sol by Essential Marbella Magazine in 2009 and 2011, to name a few.

Book their 7-day Peacefulness programme to achieve total balance of mind and body. You will learn the Transcendental Meditation technique, complemented by other disciplines like Yoga, Feldenkrais or five Tibetans. Take your first step towards a more serene and balanced life, and the very portrait of new-found wellness will gradually emerge.

1 SHA Wellness Clinic
2 Le Méridien Ra Beach Hotel & Spa
3 Villa Padierna Palace Hotel

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