6 of the best hotel spas in the world

From crystal steam rooms to the world's only Chanel spa, experience the world's ultimate beauty indulgence.

We all need a bit of pampering from time to time, and jetting off to an exotic destination is a perfect start. While experiencing the luxury of a hotel, its their boutique spa treatments that really offer the ultimate indulgence. Whether you're researching your next trip or just need some travel inspo, we've pulled together a list of the best hotel spas the world. 

Talise Spa, Burj Al Arab, Dubai

Perched 150 metres above the Arabian Gulf, Talise Spa is the ultimate destination to luxuriate, relax and rejuvenate. Bathed in natural light, this spa offers a sanctuary for guests to indulge in an extensive menu of pampering treatments from facials and organic body wraps, to chakra-balancing hot stone massages.

The Anantara Spa, The Palm Resort, Dubai

Anantara The Palm Dubai is heavily inspired by both Thai design and customs, with the luxury resort resembling a partially-overwater temple.

Guests are greeted with a refreshing ginger, honey and mint juice to sip, paired with a chilled hand towel. After slipping into a freshly-pressed cotton robe, guests have the option of trying the spa extras, including the aroma steam room, crystal and gemstone steam room, and a salt-inhalation room.

Once you've steamed yourself to a state of zen, you are led to your treatment room by your therapist. For this appointment, the private space overlooks the series of azure connecting pools.

Ritz Paris

The world’s first and only Chanel spa is now open to the public at the Ritz Paris. The Chanel au Ritz Paris, along with the Coco Chanel Prestige Suite is an homage to one of the hotel’s most celebrated residents. The spa focuses on the individuality of each guest through the signature Chanel massage, rejuvenating skincare therapies, facials, and makeup applications using Chanel skincare products.

Tschuggen Grand Hotel, Switzerland

Nestled high in the Tschuggen mountain is the architectural genius of the Tschuggen Bergoase, a hotel focused on wellness and complete luxury. The spectacular spa has received numerous awards since the opening in 2006. Light and space are fundamental, and water is in abundance across the spa with springs throughout the site streaming pure Arosa water.

Mulia Resort & Villas – Nusa Dua, Bali

Situated along the stunning Nusa Dua coastline, this award-winning luxury beachfront resort masters modern tranquillity in each of the property’s three exquisite experiences: The Mulia all-suite hotel, Mulia Resort and Mulia Villas. Pristine sandy white beaches, oceanfront pools and secluded gardens are at each guest’s disposal for an unforgettable escape that marries nature with luxury.

The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

Located on a private island, guests of The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort are treated to their own white-sand beaches and panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. Explore the tropical beauty and rich marine life of this peaceful, eco-conscious setting. The private lagoon, Iridium Spa and outdoor infinity pool promise nonpareil relaxation.

L’Albereta, Lombardy Italy

One of the best luxury hotel spas in Italy, the Espace Chenot is 21,000sq ft of pure vitality and wellness. 

With a team of beauticians, dieticians, osteopaths and doctors on hand, you’ll be prescribed more than just a relaxing massage. From hard-core detox programmes programs to treatments dedicated to sleep issues, there’s something for every ailment.

It is a space exclusively dedicated to self-care, according to a rigorous method strongly rooted in the principles of medicine, capable of bring the body back to the maximum psychophysical form.

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