Tag: hotel spas

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
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 therapies, colour healing and 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
My back is covered in heated banana leaves as my therapist Mansi rubs a combination of coconut oil and hilot balm on my legs. Her massage strokes are strong and she seems to know exactly where the knots on my legs are. I close my eyes and my deep breaths draw whiffs of the coconut oil and the read more...
By Parvati M. Krishnan
"Don’t worry. You will be fine,” is what my therapist Evan confidently consoled me with, as I let out yet another groan while she expertly stretched my legs in angles that I thought weren’t possible. Amused, I was instantly reminded of the adage: looks are deceptive. You see, it was only a few read more...
By Rama Ahuja