5-star spa treatments worth travelling for

After a trying year, the desire for wellness travel is stronger than ever and, with this in mind, we wanted to share with you six of the most luxurious hotel spa treatments across the globe that are certainly worth the journey.


Power Glow Facial at The Beverly Hills Hotel

The newly-renovated spa at The Beverly Hills Hotel welcomes its guests to a world of bliss, where its team of expert therapists are on hand to cater for every need. The go-to spot for A listers looking for that pre-awards season glow, The Beverly Hills Hotel is the place to get red carpet ready.

Known as the scientific marvel in skincare innovation, the Power Glow Facial incorporates anti-aging technologies to contour and de-puff. This facial does it all - instantly firming, brightening, diminishing expression lines, and transforming the complexion after just one treatment. The treatment includes microcurrent technology to lift and tone, LED light therapy to stimulate collagen, contouring massage for definition, Gua Sha to sculpt, boost circulation and activate lymphatic drainage, and cold rolling to refine pores, reduce inflammation and even skin tone.

90-minute treatment, from $400


Clear Your Mind at Hotel Bel-Air

A haven in Hollywood, Hotel Bel-Air invites you to unwind from the moment you step through the doors and take in its tropical greenery and stroll past the still tranquillity of its Swan Lake. The transformative power of relaxation at the Hotel Bel-Air Spa lasts far beyond the spa experience itself. For some truly quiet time away from the cares of the world, the spa is an oasis of calm where advanced technology, natural luxurious ingredients, and internationally inspired wellness rituals are combined to provide a range of world-class treatments. The entire spa building features the highest acoustical standards to guarantee a most peaceful experience, away from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles.

After a tough year, the decadent Clear Your Mind massage is a refreshing yet calming experience for the body, mind, and soul - a highly effective treatment that helps the mind unwind and refocus, getting you back on track.

90-minute treatment, $365


Dior Prestige Exceptional Awakening of the Senses at Hôtel Plaza Athénée

No place in the world does beauty quite like Paris, and no place in Paris does beauty quite like the Dior Institut: a bright and refreshing spa in which guests can take some precious time for themselves, leave aching muscles in the safe hands of the spa’s masseuses, or introduce skin to a new radiance. A favourite among the fashion elite ahead of Paris Fashion Week, the Dior Institut at Hôtel Plaza Athénée is the ultimate destination for a luxury spa treatment to remember.

The Dior Prestige Exceptional Awakening of the Senses facial is a truly decadent experience that does not compromise on performance: the regenerative and perfecting power of the Rose de Granville inspired a treatment specially developed for all types of skin, even the most demanding. This luxurious treatment, combined with stress-releasing strokes, lavishes the face and back in absolute comfort. The skin is intensely nourished and replenished, leaving it as soft as a rose petal.

120-minute treatment, €420


Signature Metropole Treatment by Givenchy at Hotel Metropole Monte Carlo

Designed by architect Didier Gomez, Spa Metropole by Givenchy reflects the House’s sophistication and modernity down to every last detail. Each treatment is an haute couture creation, offering a truly unforgettable sensory experience - the spa's luxurious selection of treatments changes seasonally, with a brand new menu on offer throughout the summer months.

The Signature Metropole Treatment by Givenchy is luxuriously personalised: this bespoke ritual is designed to meet every guest’s individual needs and desires at any given moment, focusing on both the face and body. Targeted treatments and next-generation products are combined to enhance the skin’s beauty, restore radiance, and relieve tension.

90-minute treatment, €300


Signature beeswax massage at Terre Blanche

Step into an ocean of greenery away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Multi-award-winning Terre Blanche Spa is a haven of serenity nestled in one of Provence’s most unspoiled corners and is home to a stunning 600m² infinity pool where guests can unwind surrounded by Terre Blanche’s 750-acre forest, medieval villages and rolling vineyards.

Terre Blanche Spa’s signature massage with beeswax from Provence is the jewel in its crown. The honey-like beeswax transforms into a luxurious massage oil, transporting guests to a state of total serenity - whilst also locking in moisture and forming a natural barrier to protect the skin from pollution.

60-minute treatment, €160


Valmont Majestic Treatment at Le Meurice

For almost two centuries, kings and cabinet ministers, sultans and archdukes, maharajahs and princesses have regarded Le Meurice as the only place to stay in Paris - the epitome of true luxury, Spa Valmont pour Le Meurice is a haven within the hotel, spanning over 340m² and offering guests the most indulgent of treatments. In September 2020, luxury Swiss cosmetics brand Valmont launched its first Parisian flagship boutique, La Maison Valmont, at the iconic Palace hotel.

The comprehensive, re-sculpting Majestic Treatment, designed for the face and décolleté, offers a moment of perfect delight including beautifying care for the hands. Combining luxurious products and three specialised massage techniques, skin will feel rejuvenated, lifted and radiant. For 90 blissful minutes, the experience includes two cleansings, three massages and four masks, and the indispensable Regenerating Mask Treatment collagen mask - a veritable fountain of youth.

90-minute treatment, €395


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