A Casually Opulent selection of spas from around the world, but mostly Switzerland (they just do something right). Take a breathtaking and architecturally engaging experience at Therme Vals in Switzerland or enjoy the scenic beauty of Canada’s Okanagan in British Columbia. Enjoyed alone or with someone special, these locations are sure to get you excited for some relaxation!
Therme Vals, Switzerland
Therme Vals is a unique complex built over the only thermal springs in the Graubünden canton in Switzerland. The property architect received the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2009 for the creation of the site. Vals offers both an indoor and outdoor pool as well as a resonance room, sweat and steam stones and much more. Smooth concrete walls, brass doorknobs nestled into the earth to create a rich and alluring experience for each guest. The incredible architecture alone will encompass your senses and revitalize your soul. When you have completed your treatment be sure to take a rest on a couch enjoy a cup of tea and take in the scenery. – Therme Vals
Sparkling Hill, Canada
Located in the mountains near Vernon, British Columbia Sparkling Hill Hotel & Spa is a remarkable hotel and wellness centre with European inspired opulence. The property overlooks Lake Okanagan and provides a truly opulent level of relaxation. If a spa retreat wasn’t enough the views of the lake at this property will surely entice you. A wide selection of services and treatments await you, including luxury dining experiences and the best BC has to offer. – Sparkling Hill
The Liquidrom is located in Berlin, Germany in Kreuzberg; so you’ll already probably be having a good time when you arrive at Liquidrom. The spa is what many would say to be ‘very German’. The minimal and functional design provides guests with an experience that focuses on sight and sound as well as touch and feel. Enjoy a selection of treatments and enjoy the blissful and relaxing surroundings. – Liquidrom
Blue Lagoon, Iceland
You’ve probably seen Blue Lagoon in photos, and it is amazing to look at. Located 45 minutes from Reykjavik in a lava field in Grindavík on the Reykjanes Peninsula, southwestern Iceland. The spa offers an array of services and products to help you relax and recharge. This geothermal lagoon has a comfortable temperature of about 40 degrees Celsius or 104 degrees Fahrenheit, making a relaxing saunter around easy and enjoyable. The waters are mineral rich and rumoured to have healing powers. – Blue Lagoon Spa
Mountain Wellness Centre, Switzerland
Geometric structures jet from the terrain in Switzerland at the Tschuggen Bergoase Spa designed by architect Mario Botta. The 5000 square meter spa was created to resemble vegetation and trees. When nestled inside the property provides guests with exceptional views and natural light within spa treatment rooms that span over four floors; some even underground and set into the mountainside.
The spa features indoor and outdoor relaxation pools, swimming and sports pools, medical wellness programmes as well as two private spa suites for that extra special personal recovery. –Tschuggen Bergoase