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Quick Guide to Spa Treatments and Terms
You’re staying at a luxury hotel and friends suggest you all go to the spa together. But it’s your first time at a spa, and don’t know what to choose. Before this happens to you, print out this quick dictionary of spa treatments to tuck in your suitcase.
Fuerteventura – Surfer’s Luxury is a Perfect Wave
Luxury in travel is all about being in the very best place to do what you like best, whether it’s fishing, skiing, surfing, dining or being pampered in a spa. If you’re a surfer, pure luxury is the perfect wave -- wave after wave, rolling in to catch.
Dining High in Fredericton, New Brunswick
The capital city of New Brunswick, in Canada’s Atlantic Provinces, has come of age in dining, with a pair of outstanding restaurants and several others giving them close competition.
Czech Luxury at Prague’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel
A showcase of cutting-edge contemporary design set inside the remains of a Medieval and Renaissance monastery, Prague’s luxury Mandarin Oriental Hotel symbolizes the city itself.
Tahiti – Welcome to Paradise in the South Pacific
No matter what hour of the night they arrive in Papeete’s airport, passengers are welcomed by smiling girls in colorful sarongs who drape necklaces of fresh flowers around visitors’ necks in welcome.
Tahiti Lives up to its Image as Tropical Paradise
Say Tahiti and a glorious paradise comes to mind, a landscape of steep mountains from which waterfalls plunge hundreds of feet through a blossom-studded tangle of tropical vines into clear pools --- or of white beaches with palms curving toward a turquoise sea.
The Seaport Hotel – Redefining South Boston
Fresh from my chocolate wrap at the Wave spa, I reposed upstairs to my suite at the corner of the 9th-floor of the Seaport Hotel to admire the late afternoon sun on the sailboats and white ferries darting around Boston Harbor.
The Hurtegruten in the Land of the Midnight Sun
We’re aboard the MS Nordnorge, with all the comforts and none of the pomp of a cruise ship. Once the only route between Norway´s northern coastal towns, they now carry tourists like us to see Norway’s fabulous fjords.
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in the Canadian Rockies
Just the right blend of rustic and luxurious, the collection of log cabins overlooking the lake contrast with the two grand resort hotels at Banff Springs and Lake Louise that form Alberta’s famous Canadian Pacific trio.
Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Banff Springs
Willow Stream is the signature spa brand of a few select Fairmont Hotels, purpose-built to new standards of luxury. The Willow Stream Spa at Banff Springs, a resort long known for its natural hot-springs, brings that historic Canadian Rockies grand hotel into the 21st century of healing springs.
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