HOTEL SPAS

It has been two long days of meetings and traffic in Bengaluru and my body is screaming for a break. There’s not one in sight, but I do hope to make the best of the two hours I have in between meetings. I am in an elevator at The Ritz-Carlton making my way up to the Wellness Floor. As I step out, read more...
By Parineeta Sethi
If one were to go by first impressions, I have to confess that warm earthy interiors, an antique centrepiece for a wall and a minimalist yet essential greens – thick in the centre of a bustling metropolis – sure raise my expectations of Shanaya Spa at The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel in Delhi read more...
By Harsimran Shergill
My eyes are shut, and my senses are overwhelmed by the all-too-familiar fragrance, and the sounds of nature pouring out of the speakers. Guiding me through the sensory journey is my therapist Dolkar, who’s massaging my back with the powerful massage blend oil. I am a couple of hours into ‘Sukha’ – read more...
By Parvati M. Krishnan
In older times, only kings and queens were privileged to have a battery of men and women to serve them for relaxation. However, times have changed now, and with an array of sumptuous spas, rejuvenation is no longer only a dispensation of the rich and royal. One such epitome of respite, is the ila read more...
By Parvati M. Krishnan
In Central Delhi’s Metropolitan Hotel & Spa is a centre of wellness that is known for its use of natural ingredients to rejuvenate and relax – the NeoVeda Spa. The spa’s signature treatment, ‘Balancing of the Senses’ uses the goodness of coconut and cucumber to kick-start the rejuvenation of read more...
By Parvati M. Krishnan
  No sooner do you step out of the elevator, that the enthralling aroma of lemongrass leads you to this oasis, within the concrete walls of the luxurious JW Marriott. Recognised as a towering entity in the heart of Chandigarh, JW Marriott nourishes its guests to no end with the all healing Quan read more...
By Parvati M. Krishnan
  Conveniently located near the airport and on the banks of Lake Powai in Mumbai, the Renaissance Mumbai- Convention Centre Hotel offers beautifully designed rooms and suites and a plush spa set in lush gardens interspersed with winding walkways. The spa boasts eclectic décor that captivate the read more...
By Parvati M. Krishnan
There are very rare moments in which you feel yourself come together – when your senses are aligned and your body, spirit and mind feel nourished in equal measure. I was lucky that the moment dawned on me when I needed it the most. The end of a particularly hectic week came to a close with a visit read more...
By Parvati M. Krishnan
  AREA AND FACILITIES: Occasionally, the monotony of life is broken by instances that make the toil seem trivial. A spa therapy at Rejuve – The Spa at The Lalit Chandigarh is one such experience. Rejuve offers a complete holistic journey that encompasses aroma, Ayurvedic, herbal and natural read more...
By Aarti Kapur Singh
  FACILITIES: It was 42°C in Hyderabad the day I visited Park Hyatt Hyderabad’s award-winning spa at Banjara Hills. I had been baking in the Deccan sun, and now the kind people at the spa were trying a different method of cooking: they put me in a closed room at 43°C and steamed me. As the vents read more...
By Sheetal Vyas