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CPP-LUXURY.COM 2014 World’s Finest Resort Luxury Spas

CPP-LUXURY.COM has compiled the first annual ranking of the world’s finest luxury urban spas, as a combined result of feedback (voting) from 200 of our members / readers an, 3 luxury lifestyle contributors – coordinated by Oliver Petcu, Publishig Editor

1. Spa at Amaoi (Aman Resorts), Vietnam

Ambiance: ultimate nature – seclusion feel

Key interior design features:

Treatment types: body treatments, scrubs, wraps, facials and hair care using Aman Spa’s all-natural, chemical-free spa product range

WOW factor: set beside a lotus-filled lake; service and quality of Spa treatments

Innovative approach:five double treatment rooms, all with unique double bathtubs, private dressing areas and showers; two hydrotherapy suites; hand & foot therapy rooms

Featured Spa/beauty brands:

Organic products: Custom Made for Aman Resorts

Service: 10 (10)

Clientele: resort guests

Best body treatment: traditional Vietnamese ingredients including aromatic herbs, rice and coffee

Best skin-care treatment: Coffee facial

Signature treatment: Time Rituals

Amanoi, Spa – Couples Suite Treatment Room

2. Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum

Ambiance: state-of-the-art expansive facilities on 3 floors, lavish gardens; outdoor facilities

Key interior design features: ultra luxury materials & finishes with a modern/contemporary feel

Treatment types: full body – detox, relaxation, rejuvenate, anti-aging

WOW factor: spectacular outdoor views of the Bay and the Sea

Innovative approach: outdoor expansive private facilities

Featured Spa/beauty brands: Aromatherapy Associates for Mandarin Oriental

Organic products: No

Service: 9 (10)

Clientele: resort guests

Best body treatment: Time Ritual

Best skin-care treatment: Facial

Signature treatment: Time Rituals

Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum -VIP Suite

3. The CHEDI, Andermatt, Switzerland

Ambiance: state-of-the-art expansive facilities on 3 floors, lavish gardens; outdoor facilities

Key interior design features: sleek, contemporary

Treatment types: full body – detox, relaxation, rejuvenate, anti-aging

WOW factor: stunning 35m indoor heated glass-enclosed pool , with fire-places by the chaise-long beds

Innovative approach: local traditional remedies using pure olive oil, beeswax, and lanolin

Featured Spa/beauty brands: SpaRitual, ila, REN and Alpienne

Organic products: Yes

Service: 9 (10)

Clientele: resort guests

Best body treatment: ilá Tibetan Ku Nye Massage

Best skin-care treatment: REN facials

Signature treatment: The Chedi Love Bath Ceremony

Spa at The Chedi, Andermatt

4. SoSpa at Sofitel Santa Clara, Cartagena Colombia

Ambiance: true colonial feel

Key interior design features: laid back bamboo and abundant exotic woods

Treatment types: full body – detox, relaxation, rejuvenate, anti-aging

WOW factor: visitors cross a bridge called the Puente del Balneario to reach the private spa island

Innovative approach:

Featured Spa/beauty brands: essential oil extracts

Organic products: Yes

Service: 9 (10)

Clientele: predominantly hotel guests

Best body treatment: Mayakoba Signature

Best skin-care treatment:

Signature treatment:

So Spa at Sofitel Santa Clara, Cartagena – Colombia

5. Sense Spa at Rosewood Mayakoba – Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Ambiance:

Key interior design features: aristocratic resort style

Treatment types: full body – detox, relaxation, rejuvenate, anti-aging

WOW factor: visitors cross a bridge called the Puente del Balneario to reach the private spa island

Innovative approach: indigenous ingredients made from local plants such as aloe and agave cactus

Featured Spa/beauty brands: essential oil extracts from flowers and fruits

Organic products: Yes

Service: 8 (10)

Clientele: 80% resort guests; 20% from other hotels & residents

Best body treatment: Mayakoba Signature

Best skin-care treatment: Mayakoba Organic Facial

Signature treatment: Escape Together – Sun & Moon

Sense Spa at Rosewood Mayakoba, Playa del Carmen

6. Remede Spa at St Regis, Aspen (Colorado)

Ambiance: mountain chalet

Key interior design features: mountain feel, abundant in wood

Treatment types: full body

WOW factor:  oxygen lounge, steam caves, cold plunges, hot tubs and Confluence waterfall.

Innovative approach: Farm-to-Table concept, FTMT uses locally-sourced and natural ingredients to fully seduce all the senses in a multi-dimensional five course spa experience

Featured Spa/beauty brands: essential oil extracts from flowers and fruits

Organic products: No

Service: 8 (10)

Clientele: 80% resort guests; 20% from other hotels & residents

Best body treatment: The Rocky Mountain Ritual

Best skin-care treatment: Mayakoba Organic Facial

Signature treatment: Escape Together – Sun & Moon

Remede Spa at St Regis Aspen

7. Spa at Park Hyatt, Aviara (San Diego)

Ambiance: summer resort

Key interior design features: warm, cozy

Treatment types: full body, holistic

WOW factor:

Innovative approach: Blend of traditional and ultra-modern

Featured Spa/beauty brands: Remede

Organic products: Eminence Organic Skincare

Service: 8 (10)

Clientele: in-house

Best body treatment: Peppermint Massage

Best skin-care treatment:

Signature treatment: Merry Berry Facial

Park Hyatt Aviara, Spa Suite

8. Spa at Palais Namaskar (Oetker Collection), Marrakech

Ambiance: cozy, pampering

Key interior design features: fireplaces in VIP Spa suites

Treatment types: full body

WOW factor: interior design

Innovative approach:

Featured Spa/beauty brands: ILA, Aromatherapy Associates

Organic products: ILA

Service: 7 (10)

Clientele: in-house

Best body treatment: Body Renewal by ILA

Best skin-care treatment: Essential Rose Facial

Signature treatment: Royal Hammam

Spa at Palais Namaskar, Marrakech

9.  Spa Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa, Maldives

Ambiance: nature

Key interior design features:

Treatment types: full body

WOW factor: ‘wak-on-water’ feel

Innovative approach: Night Spa (Reflect)

Featured Spa/beauty brands: Sodashi, ILA

Organic products: ILA

Service: 9 (10)

Clientele: hotel guests

Best body treatment: Sodashi Organic Green Tea Salt Ritual

Best skin-care treatment: Sodashi rose quartz crystal facial

Signature treatment: Island Spa Ritual

Four Seasons Resort, Kuda Huraa – Maldives (Island Spa)

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