Bride and Beautiful

Had enough of the fracas surrounding your wedding preparations? Head to these spas and try out a curated bridal treatment
By Team ASI
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1. Jiva Spa, Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces

Embark on a fairy-tale journey of soothing rituals and magical treatments at Jiva before you get married. The four-week-long ‘Bridal Bouquet’ is a comprehensive programme that is specially crafted for brides-to-be and imparts mental and physical rejuvenation. The programme begins with a consultation with in-house experts for a bespoke journey. Several exotic Indian therapies such as ‘Champi’, an invigorating head massage; ‘Pada Mardana’, a soothing foot massage; and ‘Prista Mardana’, a relaxing back massage are on offer. You could also choose from rejuvenating scrubs and wraps such as ‘Prithvi Mrit’ that helps detox the body, ‘Pranayam’ and ‘Yoga Nidra’, that help calm the mind, and refreshing facials such as ‘Anna Lepa’. For those looking for experiences of shorter durations, JIVA customises the ‘Bridal Bouquet’ to provide a holistic and quick rejuvenating experience to make your wedding day memorable. jivaspa.tajhotels.com

Jiva Spa Taj Falaknuma Bridal Treatments
The treatment room at Jiva Spa, Taj Falkanuma Palace

2. Rejuve- The Spa, The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group

The signature spa in the Lalit Hotels, Rejuve – The Spa offers an experience that is almost a must-do for all brides-to-be. Inspired by Indian royal traditions, the three-hour-long ‘Rejuve Bridal Spa Package’ begins with a ‘Body Ubtan’, during which a herbal powder mixed with milk, water or rose water is applied on the body. This is followed by a gentle massage and steam, and a ‘Facial Ubtan’; both cleanse, nourish and exfoliate the skin. A relaxing ‘Hot Oil Herbal Scalp Massage’ and hand and foot treatments bring the luxurious and effective experience to an end. www.thelalit.com

Rejuve The Spa Bridal Treatments
One of the treatments room at Rejuve - The Spa

3. Shamana Spa, Grand Hyatt Goa

The temple of wellness at Grand Hyatt Goa, Shamana Spa, offers a blend of ancient and modern techniques in its opulent treatment rooms. Revel in the deliciousness of chocolate with the ‘Chocolate Fondue Wrap’, a unique treatment that uses cocoa to revitalise and nourish skin, and relax the body. The treatment begins with a coconut milk and powder exfoliation, after which a decadent chocolate fondue is applied all over the body. Candles and champagne add to the experience. If detox is on your mind, opt for the ‘Indian Spices Body Wrap’. Perfect for softening skin, this traditional wrap uses a mixture of potent Indian spices that are known to rid the body of toxins.  goa.grand.hyatt.com

Shamana Spa Bridal Treatments
The treatment room at Shamana Spa, Grand Hyatt Goa

4. Sereno Spa, Park Hyatt Goa

Spread over 36,000 square feet, Sereno Spa offers a blend of innovative treatments that are customised as per individual needs. The oasis of health and wellness offers the five-day ‘Panch Sheel Health and Detox’. The detoxification programme comprises a consultation with wellness experts, who access your body/mind type, one exfoliation skin treatment, five ‘Abhyanga’ massages, three personalised yoga sessions and two sessions of Pranayama. In case you have limited time, indulge in the spa’s signature ‘Samudra – the Marine Experience’, a seaweed-based therapy that tones the body and mind. goa.park.hyatt.com

Sereno Spa Bridal Treatments
The Sweden yantra at Sereno Spa

5. Antahpura Spa, Park Hyatt Chennai

With extensive wet areas, and hot and cold plunges where you can relax and recuperate, Antahpura Spa offers treatments inspired by ancient Indian traditions. The spa’s three-hour ‘Jagruti Sanskar’ treatment calms the bride-to-be and imparts that much-needed pre-bridal glow. It begins with the ‘Sandalwood Mineral Pack’ that cools the body, and is followed by a deep tissue massage that perks up tired muscles. Finally, the ‘Vital Force Facial’ rids the face of dullness and infuses it with an iridescent glow, which every bride dreams of ahead of her big day. chennai.park.hyatt.com

Antahpura Spa Bridal Treatments
Antahpura Spa's treatment room

 

A spa before the big day keeps the woes away!