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BANYAN TREE UNVEILS LOCALLY-INSPIRED SPA AND WELL- BEING TREATMENTS ACROSS THE GLOBE

Category: Spas

Singapore, November 2013– As an extention to a portfolio of enriching spa journeys around the globe, Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts unveils a diverse menu of exclusive spa treatments inspired by native traditions and local ingredients.  Available at select Banyan Tree resorts worldwide, guests can discover a variety of treatments incorporating unique materials and ingredients such as stones hand-carved by monks; and locally-sourced honey and coconuts, complemented by the personalised service for which Banyan Tree Spas are renowned.

 

Himalayan Bliss in China

Nestled within the secluded valley of Ringha in southwestern China, Banyan Tree Ringha is a reflection of local Tibetan culture.  Included amongst the wide range of exotic treatments found at this spa is the exclusive 120-minute Himalayan Bliss. Begin with a Black Sesame Body Scrub, with its warming qualities to induce weight loss, reduce water retention and improve complexion. Warmed river stones, hand-carved by monks from the nearby Kopan monastery are incorporated into a soothing massage to relax muscles and eliminate toxins, culminating in a Rice Water Bath to further cleanse and improve body circulation. 

Duration: 120-minute treatment & 30-minute refreshments and relaxation

Price: RMB 1,380++ (approximately USD $230++)

 

Hot Spring Escape in China

Nestled in the foothills of the Jinyun Mountain Natural Reserve, the time-honored Asian spa traditions of Chongqing can now be experienced designed to soothe stress away from head to toe using hand-picked ingredients at Banyan Tree Chongqing Beibei. The pampering Ultimate Hot Spring Getaway package begins with a 60-minute massage using warm sesame oil with a ginger and black pepper pouch to loosen tired muscles. Enjoy a comforting Volcano Mud Wrap and warming Volcano Mud Yogurt Body Scrub to detoxify and smooth the skin, before a relaxing foot massage and a glass of fresh juice is served as you relax in a private hot spring pool. With the curative waters of the ancient North Hot Springs, Banyan Tree Chongqing Beibei is the ideal setting to dissolve the tensions of urban life.

Duration: 210-minute treatment & 30-minute refreshments and relaxation

Price: RMB 2,180++ (approximately USD $360++)

 

Discover island-life in Indonesia

Inspired by its picturesque location overlooking the South China Sea and just a short ferry ride from Singapore, Banyan Tree Spa Bintan offers an exclusive treatment named after the Indonesian word for archipelago. Nusantara Massage offers a combination of kneading and thumb pressure massage that effectively releases tension from tight muscles and improves blood circulation, while the selected Spirit Oil warms the muscles and benefits circulation.   

Duration: 60-/90-minute treatment & 30-minute refreshments and relaxation

Price: USD $90++ 60 mins/ USD $130++ 90 mins

 

Melipona Honey Bliss in Mexico

The award-winning spa at the unique resort of Banyan Tree Mayakoba in the Riviera Maya unveils one of the Mayans’ best-kept beauty secrets.  Melipona honey, extracted from native stingless Melipona bees as part of the property’s environmental sustainability efforts, is a timeless remedy for detoxifying and healing the skin. The all-encompassing Melipona Honey Bliss treatment includes a Melipona Honey Body Scrub, Steam Bath and Island Dew Body Massage using Melipona Honey Oil.

Duration: 90-minute treatment & 30-minute refreshments and relaxation

Price: USD $199++

 

Nature’s Coco in the Maldives

The exclusive island hideaway of Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru is even more enriching with an all-natural, locally-inspired spa experience.  Its Nature’s Coco treatment utilizes locally-grown coconuts to nourish the body and moisturize the skin.  Prepared by hand, a pouch full of freshly-grated coconut is dipped in warm coconut milk for the body massage, applied with a combination of pressure techniques for an invigorating experience.  A stimulating face massage completes this rejuvenating spa experience.

Duration: 90-minute treatment & 30-minute refreshments and relaxation

Price: USD $220 Single/ USD $380 Couple

 

Rainforest Indulgence in the UAE

Pioneered by Banyan Tree Spa, The Rainforest is a unique wellness experience combining the best of European hydrothermal therapy techniques with Asian beauty philosophies.  The Rainforest Indulgence package at the exclusive desert resort of Banyan Tree Al Wadi near Dubai, is a 150-minute hydrotherapy journey including a cascading Rain Walk, Aroma Steam, Bucket Drench Shower, Sensory Shower, choice of traditional Sauna or herbal Sauna, Tropical Rain Shower, Ice Igloo, Vitality Pool, Body Wrap and Indian Head Massage, Body Scrub and Body Massage. Other properties where The Rainforest facility is available are Banyan Tree Samui, Banyan Tree Mayakoba and Banyan Tree Sanya.

Duration: 150-minute treatment & 30-minute refreshments and relaxation

Price: AED 920+ (approximately USD $250)