Tag: Spa Review

I have been going to Hauz Khas Village for years – to catch up with the girls, or to explore the ruins of 13th-century Delhi. But the purpose of my visit to the bustling hub this time is drastically different from the times before. This time I am in for a pampering session that I can’t wait for. read more...
By Charu Sharma
In my experience, there have been two kinds of spas that offer Ayurveda in any form: the very high-end with cosmetic and sanitised versions of the ancient science, or the small ones that seem to have the real thing, but are dimly lit and oily to the touch. So you have to compromise on either the read more...
By Charukesi Ramadurai
If you think you know the true meaning of luxury, you’ve got to visit The Oriental Spa at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong. Spread over two levels, the opulent spa stretches all imaginable boundaries of opulent wellness offerings. The tranquil setting, to begin with, completely engulfs read more...
By Team ASI
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
If you’re looking for some peace and quiet away from the daily rigours of city life, make your way to the Myrah Spa in Mumbai. This spa is second in line to the flagship spa in Juhu. Inspired by European architecture, the 1,100-square-feet space is housed in an Art Deco building, with interiors read more...
By Parvati M. Krishnan
My trip to Mauritius started on a high note with the ultra-luxurious Air Mauritius flight. The meticulous care, gourmet meals and all the customised air-bound pampering worked as a perfect precursor to the memorable spa holiday that awaited me at Shanti Maurice. A boutique lifestyle resort and read more...
By Juhi Dua
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