Spa Talk: The hottest treatments, news, openings and trends in spa hotels across the world


The world of wellness is ever changing, and with each season trends continue to inspire anew. Last year it was cryotherapy, vegan products and 24-carat gold facials, this year its IV infusions, goat yoga and CBD treatments. With a constant flurry of new hotel openings, there’s always somewhere to get excited about. 

We’ve created a guide of our favourites, so you can discover some of the world’s best places to escape to. Read our spa hotel reviews; keep up to date with the latest news; and relive the best experiences at home with our pick of the top products found in hotel spas. And… relax. 

The (s)low down

The latest news, openings and experiences

Give your teeth a break

As part of its health and wellness offering, Longevity Health & Wellness Hotel, which opens October 1, is enticing guests with a preventative dental and gum detox. The wellness and dental team at Longevity Health & Wellness Hotel will not only be able to treat problem gums and teeth but will also offer guests advice on how to look after their gnashers as well as tips on diet and nutrition. 

• Dental treatments from £53 (

Longevity Health & Wellness Hotel

Longevity Health & Wellness Hotel is now open

Tata Harper takeover at The Lanesborough

Tata Harper makes its UK hotel spa debut at The Lanesborough Club & Spa. From October, hotel guests and club members will be able to enjoy 100 per cent natural and organic treatments, choosing from a menu of bespoke signature treatments, completely exclusive to the Club & Spa, as well as purchase a full range of products from the spa’s boutique. Hotel Lou Pinet in St Tropez has also just opened a Tata Harper Spa. 

• Facials from £145 (

Tata Harper at The Lanesborough

Guests and club members will be able to enjoy natural and organic treatments by Tata Harper takeover at The Lanesborough

© James Merrell

Grow a New Body at a Six Senses Kaplankaya retreat

Souls looking to reset their natural body clock, manage emotions and shed years of old programming, among other things, can consult Dr. Alberto Villoldo (author, healer and medical anthropologist with a PhD in psychology) on the Grow a New Body programme at Six Senses Kaplankaya. Full-board treatment includes shaman medicine sessions, IV infusions, lectures, wellness activities and treatments, plus more.

• Seven-night retreat from €8,360 (£7,518) per person; next one October 14-21 (

Six Senses Kaplankaya, Turkey

Souls looking to Grow a New Body can head on a seven-night retreat to Six Senses Kaplankaya


An Indian Summer break in Cornwall

The Headland‘s new Indian Summer wellness package includes a two-night stay in a Coastal room with sea views, a full Cornish breakfast, a three-course meal with a glass of fizz at Samphire restaurant, plus a 30-minute treatment. Choose between a back, neck and shoulder massage, a skin booster facial, frangipani body scrub, or an Infinite Shine pedicure or manicure. For keen surfers, Fistral Beach is a hop away.

• Two-night stays from £240 per person until October 31 (01637 872211;

The Headland, Cornwall

For keen surfers, Fistral Beach is a hop away from The Headland if guests feel like a bracing walk

Pot to pores at Jamaica Inn 

Jamaica Inn is the latest hotel to jump on the CBD train as it adds the CannaGlow CBD and hemp body scrub to the Ocean Spa’s treatment list. CBD is a dormant part of the cannabis flower and hailed an antidote for common ailments: from chronic pain to acne. The treatment is said to gently exfoliate both face and body, reducing the size of pores, cellulite and blemishes whilst soothing both muscles and mind. 

• 80-minute treatment from $280 (£230) per person (00 855 4412 044;

Jamaica Inn, Caribbean

Jamaica Inn has added a CBD therapy to its treatment list

Spa and Stay

Read our full reviews of the world’s best places to spa and stay

Inside Lime Wood’s Herb House, the New Forest’s most refreshing retreat

Come here for a break at a contemporary, stylish country house hotel spa that makes the most of its peaceful setting, in the New Forest National Park. It’s also one of only three UK locations offering treatments by celebrity facialist Sarah Chapman (from £115 for 60 minutes). Go for a two-hour Bamford Body Signature Treatment for something special.

Read the full spa review of Lime Wood Herb House Spa

Lime Wood Herb House Spa

A cleansing fennel tea in the relaxation room afterwards rounded off the experience.

Take me home

Miracle Mud Mask by Aman Skincare

Guests pining for that dewy post-Aman-facial glow can recreate the experience at home thanks to Aman Skincare, which has just launched Miracle Mud Mask. With key ingredients inspired by Aman destinations, including black Peruvian mud sourced from the Andes, cactus oil, zinc, aloe vera and cocoa butters, it’s a soothing antidote for skin that may have been exposed to lots of sun over the summer.

• Miracle Mud Mask £75 for 50ml (

Miracle Mud Mask by Aman Skincare

Miracle Mud Mask by Aman Skincare

Soho Home

You don’t have to be a ‘creative soul’, as the Soho House rules put it, to indulge in a little bit of the group’s Cowshed spa therapy. The award-winning products are available to buy and use at home. These include the Kahai Wonder Balm, a botanical multitasker that’s a nourishing moisturiser, salve and body butter, and fluffy robes as featured in all bedrooms and Cowshed spas, made by Frette and embroidered with a Soho House logo.

• Products from £12 (

Soho House, Cowshed spa

Soho House’s signature Cowshed spa and home products are now available to buy for your home

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