Turquoise waters, pristine beaches and enchanting lagoons are just a few of the musings the Maldives bring to mind. The island archipelago sits to the south of Sri Lanka in the Indian Ocean, and is comprised of 26 separate atolls — ring-shaped coral reefs that encircle a lagoon. Visitors flock here for pristine white beaches, over-the-water bungalows and to swim with manta rays at Baa Atoll Biosphere Reserve. And if relaxing at the beach isn’t enough, the island group offers some of the best spa experiences in the world. Read on to find out the best ways to pamper yourself this summer… Read More on LuggageFree.com>>
Traveling the world is tough work, but no matter how jet-set your life is, there’s always time to unwind and pamper yourself. This fall, make sure to slot in a little “me time” and hit up one of these three luxurious spas for a decadent experience… Read More on LuggageFree.com>>
Give a little get rewarded when you book your next hotel on Kind Traveler >> We all know giving to charity is rewarding, but imagine getting more back with your donation. Kind Traveler, the recently launched, first of its kind “give-and-get” hotel booking platform rewards travelers who donate to local or global charities through their site with exclusive hotel rates. All you have to do is pick a charity and donate as little as $10… Read More on LuggageFree.com>>
The road to Aja Malibu is windy — one that mystifies even the most sophisticated GPS systems. Perhaps they meant for it to be that way. When you arrive, you are urged to disconnect from the outside world (i.e. deposit your electronic devices at the door) and let your healing begin.
The $10,000 per week seven-bedroom luxury-boutique mountain retreat for the health and wellness-seeking connoisseur sits on a 23-acre property off Latigo Canyon Road in Malibu. It opened in August after an eight-year renovation; the site formerly housed a property President Roosevelt built in the 1940s. It boasts expansive mountain vistas, reaching all the way to the Pacific Ocean. Once you step foot on the grounds, its energy envelops you and you’re ready to begin your journey. Find out what’s in store… Read More on LuggageFree.com
Typical spa treatments are comforting and soothing, but there are times when you need something with a little more spark. To find that extra oomph to go with the oohs and aahhs, many upscale properties are looking toward the future. High-tech spa treatments are popping up all over Los Angeles, offering not just relaxation, but also concrete results. From facials that make you look years younger to a soul-restoring deep-tissue massage, here are some fabulously forward-thinking services around the city like the Diamond Youth Facial at The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, HydraFacial at The Spa at Beverly Wilshire, Wellness Wave Massage at The Peninsula Spa, Mistral Light Heat Energy at Chuan Spa at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena.