Summer is a time for vacation and relaxation. We poured over the internet in search of the most luxurious spa retreats designed by some of the world’s greatest interior designers. From Miami to Beijing, these “hot spots” can be considered modern wonders of the world. Not only will they bring tranquility to your body, but their beautiful natural stone surroundings will bring tranquility to your mind.
Armani Hotel – Milan, Italy
The Armani Hotel in Milan is in the epicenter of fashion. The interior of the hotel draped in Armani and is a sight in and of itself but the pièce de résistance is the swarthy, chic spa with full views of Milan. This spa is 1,000 square feet located on the top floor of the hotel will provide with a quintessential designer experience.
Royal Mansour – Marrakech, Morocco
In this peaceful haven, The Hamman Spa uses ancient Moroccan beauty traditions. Its walls are lined in the finest marbles and quartzite with intricate detail that makes this, what you would expect from a romantic Moroccan movie.
Dunhill Men’s Spa – London, England
Founded in 1893, legendary British brand Alfred Dunhill is renowned as the pinnacle of men’s luxury. This continues from the clothing to the addition of the mens spa. Enjoy the all male spa experience at The Spa and Barber at Alfred Dunhill; a sanctuary in Mayfair for the discerning man. With the book matched marble showers to full luxury treatments, Dunhill spa is one of a kind.
Selman Hotel – Marrakech, Moroccan
The expansive Selman Hotel boast 12,000 square feet of decadent spa space. Including this indoor moroccan heated pool designed by the world renowned French designer, Jacques Garcia. With spa treatments ranging from Hamman to the latest beauty innovations, Jacques has created modern romantic hideaway.
Green T Living Bath House – Beijing, China
This transcendent space was original constructed as a tea house but was transformed into a lifestyle destination offering art, a cultural events space and also the tranquil Bath House Residence. The Bath House Residence’s is a stunning space, with granite floors and stylish furniture designed by founder JinR. pictured above.
La Mamounia Spa – Marrakech, Morocco
Inspired by an intoxicating blend of Moroccan and Eastern culture, the 27,000-sq-ft Spa La Mamounia beautifully fuses the traditional with the modern. Over 80 treatments are offered, signatures include a luxe version of the traditional Hammam ritual. The Spa features a large indoor heated pool slated in marble, Jacuzzi, 9 treatment rooms, 6 outdoor massage cabins, a gym, 2 Hammams and a spa suite.
The Dolder Grand Spa – Zurich, Switzerland
The Dolder Grand Spa was designed by the incomparable British designer Norman Foster. Baron Foster has personified his signature high tech style and translated it in this unique Swiss hide away. With 43,000 square feet they offer a myriad of spa treatments from wellness to medical.
Viceroy Hotel – Miami, FL, USA
Phillippe Starck inspired inventiveness and traditional elements to complete a contemporary design in the Viceroy Miami’s 28,000 sq/ft spa. Phillippe recombined some of his signature set pieces—oversize mirrors, brightly colored crystal chandeliers, and haute-French furniture, with double-height, library-like “water lounge” to showcase the floor-to-ceiling views of Biscayne Bay, that proves the most jaw-dropping spot among many.