Cool off with the summer special spa therapies that offer a synergic blend of therapeutic and rejuvenating treatments based on traditional Indian Ayurveda and Oriental spa rituals.
#1: Exclusive Summer Retreat at The Spa at Shangri-La
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Price: Rs.4,444 plus taxes.
Says Joseph Skaria, Director of Spa, “Experience a refreshing combination of apple, rose petals and sugar body scrub followed by Balinese massage throughout this month at The Spa at Shangri-La. Apple is an exfoliating enzyme which helps in removing dead skin cells and surface dirt. It contains 85% water which helps in hydrating the skin in this scorching heat while the rose petals nourish the skin. Balinese massage uses a harmonious combination of stretching and acupressure techniques to stimulate the flow of blood, oxygen and ‘chi” (energy) around your body and bring relaxation and wellness. Balinese massage is ideal for weary travelers.”
#2: “Tender Touch” – Coffee Scrub With Balinese or Swedish Massage at The Spa, Le Meridien Gurgaon
Duration: 90 mins
Price: Rs 4,399
Says Shiv Bose, Hotel Manager, Le Meridien Gurgaon, “Get rid of the tell-tale damaging signs of this scorching heat with Le Meriden Gurgaon Spa’s Tender Touch package. Feel the difference yourself after this refreshing experience of a coffee scrub followed by a choice of Balinese or a Swedish Massage.”
#3 Tropical Coconut Cream Therapy at Spa Oasis, The Grand New Delhi
Duration: 90 minutes
This tropical delight infuses the body with the goodness of coconut and cashew nuts to deep cleanse and thoroughly nourish every pore. Pure coconut cream from tender coconut is used for the body massage and then a natural cashew scrub is used for the body exfoliation routine, which removes the dead cells and leaves your body soft and glowing
#4: Exotic-Citrus Special at Amatrra Spa, New Delhi
Duration: 45 minutes
Price: 3,500 (all inclusive)
An invigorating scrub massage with a blend of sea-salt in a base of natural & essential oils carrying the tanginess of lime or orange can actually leave your skin with a satin glow.
#5 Aromatherapy Massage at Shvasa Spa, Hyatt Regency Gurgaon
Duration: 60 minutes/90 minutes
Price: Rs 3200/3900
Rediscover the ancient art of Aromatherapy and experience the healing powers of essential oil, which combines a sense of touch and helps in removal of toxins, activating the body’s natural immune system. Aromatherapy nourishes, soothes and purifies the body while creating a deep sense of relaxation.
#6 Soothing Pumpkin- Body Wrap at Aura SPA – The Park Hotel, New Delhi
Duration: 45 minutes
Price: Rs 1800
Pumpkin, rich in beta carotene, contains anti-oxidant Vitamins A and C, as well as zinc and alpha-hydroxy-acids. These properties blended with the power of sesame seeds help to reduce the signs of aging while hydrating the many layers of your skin.
Sharmila Chand is a senior freelance travel, food and lifestyle writer.