- the great escape
The Standard Spa Miami Beach, USA
BEST SPA TO... Bathe like a Roman. This spa hotel in South Beach is a hydrotherapy haven – devotees include actress Liv Tyler and boho songstress Joss Stone.
WHY GO? Lounge in luxury while enjoying a Coconut Lime Pedicure and sipping on a cleansing Chakra juice. Inspired by ancient bathing traditions, expect a plethora of steam rooms and saunas including hamam baths and a Roman waterfall hot tub.
NEED TO KNOW Ask for acupuncture and astrological readings with Lori Bell – she's got over 20 years of cosmic experience under her belt.
BEST TREATMENT The Four-Handed Massage: an hour of synchronised therapy for deep relaxation and enhanced blood flow to the muscles.
WHAT TO PACK Pop-bright bikinis and printed kaftans for day; sleek cocktail dresses and single-sole pumps for evening.
Caudalie Vinotherapie Spa, at Les Granges d'en Haut, France
BEST SPA TO... De-stress and unwind in the picturesque setting of a five-star ski resort in Chamonix.
WHY GO? Caudalie's vinotherapists practice specialist treatments that enlist the anti-aging properties of grapes and grapevines. Guests can enjoy panoramic views, a tropical shower and a whirlpool.
NEED TO KNOW January Jones is
a fan of the New York branch.
BEST TREATMENT The Vinexpert Facial with the spa's manager, Emilie: a pioneering massage technique to smooth and plump the skin.
WHAT TO PACK Mirrored sunglasses, plush down jackets and plenty of cashmere.
Unwind in the Standard Spa's huge infinity pool
Take in the mountain views on Caudalie's terracecredits
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