In line with our ‘Self’ issue, this curation of the most exciting launches in the realm of luxury travel is all about wellness, self-care, and physical and mental rejuvenation, featuring everything from new spas to bespoke private jet itineraries centered around health.
A Tale Of Two Houses: Switzerland’s Iconic Beau-Rivage Palace Introduces a Guerlain Spa
The introduction of a Guerlain Spa inside Lausanne’s iconic Beau-Rivage Palace (pictured above) represents an exciting collaboration between two iconic houses that share a commitment to the art of living. Combining the rich legacy of Guerlain with the timeless elegance of the palace, and its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Geneva, the sprawling 1,500-square-metre spa is a true wellness haven.
The space is crafted from natural materials like wood and marble, and boasts eight treatment rooms, a fitness room, steam rooms, saunas, ice caves, yoga studios, swimming pools, and more. Every experience begins with a meticulous personalised 30-step consultation rooted in the spa’s commitment to offering one-of-a-kind experiences. Moreover, exclusive rituals inspired by the legendary setting – ranging the ‘Riviera Glow’ facial to the ‘Ballet on Lake Geneva’ face and body treatment – are also available.
Sky-High Serenity: Air Partner Launches New Health-Focused Private Jet Journeys
Air Partner, in collaboration with Silver Linings Wellbeing and The Modern Concierge, has introduced private jet journeys inclusive of an array of bespoke wellness experiences. After an in-depth consultation, a team of experts will craft custom itineraries aligned with clients’ individual health goals. From programmes that enhance sleep quality, to releasing stress through sound healing, and enjoying sports clinics led by professional athletes, the team can tailor a range of personalised options at your preferred destination.
Fitness Comes First: Dubai Welcomes SIRO One Za’abeel
SIRO One Za’abeel, Dubai’s first fitness and recovery hotel, is now open for reservations. The property integrates cutting-edge technology into its state-of-the-art soundproofed rooms, which are fitted with amenities like recovery tools, a nutrition bar, private gyms, and smart curtains programmed to align with guests’ circadian rhythms. The hotel also boasts an extensive two-floor fitness centre, as well as ‘The Recovery Lab’, for specialised treatments such as percussion therapy, muscle stimulation and cryotherapy, and the ‘The Siro Wellness Pod’, for meditative experiences enhanced by audio-visual aids.
Holistic Haven: SHA Opens the Doors to its Retreat in Costa Mujeres
Renowned wellness brand SHA has launched its much-anticipated health retreat in Costa Mujeres, Mexico, following the success of its flagship clinic in Spain, which earned the ‘World’s Best Wellness Clinic’ accolade at the 2023 World Spa Awards. This latest retreat offers a choice of four personalised health programmes: Rebalance & Reenergise, Detox & Optimal Weight, Well-Aging & Prevention, and Leader’s Performance.
Over four to 21 days, experts will guide guests through nine key disciplines, including nutrition, cognitive stimulation, and preventative diagnostics that centre on achieving various health goals. Beyond 135 oceanfront rooms and residences, the retreat encompasses a plethora of facilities, including a hydrotherapy circuit, chef ’s studio, athletics club, and more
Cargo Chic: Objets Hermès Spring/Summer 2024 Sees New Additions
Objets Hermès Spring/Summer 2024 collection features notable additions to the bags, luggage, and small leather goods categories. One standout is the expansion of the house’s Cargo family to include the new RMS Cabine Cargo Suitcase in H Canvas and Régate bullcalf. This sophisticated piece boasts multiple compartments and pockets that draw inspiration from military uniforms, providing ample space for essentials like your computer, phone, and headphones. Complementing this is the equally stylish Hightech Tablette Cargo Case in H Canvas and Swift Calfskin.