Classy interiors, chic designs and breathtaking locations – StyleSpeak picks the best spas to invigorate the senses and re-energise the body, mind, and soul


The want to relax, rejuvenate and reset has gained more significance post the COVID pandemic era where people spent almost two years locked up in their homes. Spas are the best getaways for people seeking an escape. StyleSpeak has rounded up award-winning spas from around the world renowned for their therapies and treatments as well as understated interiors and exotic locations. The perfect opportunity to unwind and reboot!

Goco Spa Daios Cove, Greece – Premium luxury in the lap of nature

Awarded as the ‘Best Hideaway Spa in Greece in 2020, the Goco Spa Daios Cove is luxury at its best. Located in a secluded cove on the Crete Island in Greece, the spa is focussed on offering its guests ultimate luxury through its advanced therapies and treatments and special wellness activities like yoga. The spa is equipped with technologically advanced equipment like body scanners and fitness gear along with state-of-the-art heat and water facilities too.

Sprawling over a 2500 square meter area, the spa’s interiors exude minimalist luxury and contemporary architecture. With outstanding facilities of eight luxurious treatments room, a modern gym, two indoor pools, Nimfea reaction showers, a thermal spa suite with Finnish sauna, soft sauna, Mediterranean bath, Goco Spa Daios Cove is the top choice for all those looking out for holistic healing in style.

Iridium Spa, The St. Regis Maldives – A holistic wellness sojourn

Rediscover yourself at the St. Regis, Iridium Spa – an oasis of luxury and exuberance with a backdrop of the azure blue waters of Maldives. Spread across an 1,850-square-meter sanctuary, the spa showcases classy furnishings with white oak interiors in tandem with the white sand beaches of Maldives. Equipped with six treatment suites, ensuite showers and bathrooms, private terraces with soaking bathtubs – relaxation and rejuvenation is the underlying essence of this exquisite spa.

Guests can pamper themselves in the steam rooms, saunas, and cold-drench showers or take a dip in the Blue Hole Pool, one of the expansive hydrotherapy pools in the entire country.

Offering a holistic approach to wellness, the Iridium Spa curates personalized treatments too – from Thai and Balinese massages to herbal body scrubs and facials. Every spa therapy is followed by complementary tea and refreshments in the serene surroundings of this private island paradise.


Alpine Spa at Bürgenstock Hotel, Switzerland – Find a new zest for life

Experience dream-like rejuvenation at the Alpine Spa in Switzerland. Perched atop the beautiful and peaceful Lake Lucerne, this place will give you the much talked about “Swiss spa experience”. The impressive 10,000 square meter area of the spa with chaste and classy interiors to calms the senses has a breath taking view of Lucerne city. The spa works on the interplay of the opposites- contemporary wellness therapies with classic vintage charm; opulent yet minimalistic in interiors; relaxation as well as revitalization through its treatments.

Equipped with five pools, including an Infinity Edge Outdoor Pool, 13 spa treatment rooms, saunas, steam rooms and a 24/7 fitness area, the Alpine Spa is one of the most sought-after spas in the country.

Experience a unique selection of therapies and treatments – facials, mesotherapy body massages and hair care, all amidst the invigorating settings of the quaint town of Lucerne for a complete overhaul.


The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Italy – A complete wellness destination

Nestled on the forest shores of Lake Como, is 1300 square meter of ultimate luxury at The Spa. This Italian wellness retreat is a one-stop-place for complete pampering of the mind, body, and soul with its unique choices of water and heat therapies. Equipped with two treatment rooms, two private Spa suites, a modern fitness centre and one beauty studio, The Spa is the go-to hot spot for holistic wellbeing.

Guests can indulge in the healing properties of the vertical Kneipp circuit, Finnish sauna, steam bath, indoor pool with massage booths, emotional showers, and the Himalayan salt room. Or they could go for a swim in the 16-meter outdoor pool and sit back and relax on the sun loungers watching the setting sun. For all those wanting some adrenaline pumping activity – the next-gen Technogym fitness center is a must-visit.

The calm waters of Lake Como add to the beauty of the chic spa.

These award-winning spa retreats with their thoughtfully planned offerings promise their guests a complete overhaul.