A Holistic Indulgance at Spa AlilaArchipelago Diaries
When it comes to helping you rediscover your optimum level of wellness, no other place in the world does it better than Spa Alila. Ever since its establishment in 2001, the luxurious hotel and resort chain Alila has persistently perfected its programs, which are inherently designed with one’s personal wellness goals and lifestyle interests in mind. From Bali to India, Solo to Oman, customers are guaranteed utmost satisfaction.
Awarded for the Must Spa’ list to experience by the Bali Bible Indonesia 2016, Alila Seminyak is a top destination for those seeking to rebalance mind, body and energy. Here, you’ll find unique treatments that blend ancient healing techniques with age-old recipes featuring the curative benefits of fresh, natural, quality ingredients. If you’re up for it, go for the Full Day Escape, which entitles you with dusk-till-dawn service, literally. Begin the day watching sunrise from a temple with fresh ginger and lemon tea served alongside exotic local fruits, then enjoy relaxing Balinese healing therapy, full body exfoliation to revitalize dull skin with a refreshing citrusy scrub of lemongrass, mandarin and ginger root oils blended organic sea salt from East Bali. Continue with a silk bath where thousands of micro bubbles stimulate and oxygenate the skin, increasing skin hydration. Complete the treatment with a three-course healthy lunch personally crafted by Alila executive chef. Price starts at USD 281 per person. At the neighbouring Alila Villas Uluwatu, couples can opt for Journey Beyond Two, a three-and-a-half hour program that allows them to learn the Japanese art of oshibori (hot towel) as well as massage techniques, in addition to having a 60-minute Balinese massage, followed by a candlelit dinner in a private cabana. Prices start at USD 561 per couple. Still on the island, Alila Manggis offers a quick-fix retreat where you can relax with the 48-hour Spa Escape for USD 100 person and walk away recharged through tension-relieving massages, invigorating body scrubs and glowing beauty treatments.
Experience the ultimate in holistic indulgence at Alila Solo by opting for the traditional Javanese Beauty Ritual. Javanese body scrub lulur is an ancient village remedy originating from rice farmers on the Island of Java. Combined with herbs of sandalwood, turmeric, jasmine and rice powder, lulur becomes a powerful healing remedy. For every 90-minute treatment, guests get a promotion deal that includes a complimentary 30-minute foot massage for two people and 20 percent off the therapeutic massage – think tension relief by ways of long Balinese strokes and Swedish deep tissue techniques. At Alila Diwa Goa, India, where the three-night Ayurvedic Detox Programme starts at USD 1,110 per person, clients are invited to enjoy benefits of pranic healing, hypnotherapy, yoga, meditation, exercise, in-depth health consultation and healthy cooking classes. Relax and rejuvenate yourself at Alila Jabal Akhdar, Oman, by choosing from its two splendid wellness experiences. Early risers will love the Mystical Mountain – Sunrise Experience, which kicks off with an early morning tai chi class to stretch and breathe in the fresh mountain air. The program continues with breakfast and three hours of holistic therapy. Night owls looking to wind down for the day can enjoy the Mystical Mountain – Sunset Dreams, which includes a series of cleansing treatments and rituals ahead of the sunset. Guests get to enjoy a wide range of spa services, all with warm, genuine care that flows from the heart through the hands of the highly skilled staff at Alila.