Need some rest and relaxation after the holiday hubbub? Luxe Lavs contributor Angela Fairhurst discovered four hotel suites with spa features that can help you relax within your hotel room.
Located in Rome’s city center on Via Veneto, The Grand Hotel Via Veneto (Viavdneto in Italian) pays homage to its historic past by blending two 19th century historic buildings into one meticulously restored landmark. The hotel has two Presidential suites that combine to make the Royal Suite. The Royal Suite comes complete with Art Deco furnishings and a terrace with a view overlooking Via Veneto, Porta Pinciana, the Roman walls, and Villa Borghese gardens. It has three wide bathrooms made from Carrara Calacatta Caldia marble. Each bathroom is equipped with tubs, double rainfall showerhead showers, and Bulgari amenities. The special spa feature is a private Turkish Hammam fitted with a marble Turkish bath which has an individually adjustable “chromotherapy” system. Another bonus—the Royal Suite also connects to a large private hot tub area.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises is a luxury cruise line with a fleet that visits more than 375 destinations around the globe. Acclaimed for her highly personalized service and unlimited Internet access, the Seven Seas Explorer is the newest member of the fleet. With only 375 all-suite and all balcony accommodations, this ship has one of the highest space-to-guest ratios in the cruise industry. Christened in July 2016 in Monaco, the ship features the Regent Suite, a 4,443 square-foot suite for $10,000 a night. The lavishly appointed two-bedroom Regent Suite leaves nothing out. In the opulent large black and white bathroom with gold accents, there is an in-room spa retreat with a personal sauna, steam room, and complete treatment area where you can enjoy unlimited complimentary spa treatments from Canyon Ranch. Even non-cruisers might want to reconsider.
The Cape, a Thompson Hotel, was the first hotel to open up after hurricane Odile in Cabo San Lucas. Much different than the typical Mediterranean style architecture and design, this beachfront resort is a striking wood and glass building designed by architect Javier Sanchez. The interior contemporary design by Marisabel Gómez Vázquez has a retro, mid-century modern feel with vintage surf photography, dark wood paneling, and contemporary furnishings. The traditions of Mexico still remain, as colorful hand-painted tiles by Mexican ceramist José Noé Suro are throughout, especially in the bathrooms. The freestanding bathtubs are all copper-leafed. These tubs are positioned perfectly so that guests may enjoy a direct line of sight to the views of El Arco and the Sea of Cortez while maintaining privacy. The signature two-story Penthouse suite, the Surfer Villa, takes it one step further by adding a private sauna in-suite and a private plunge pool on the expansive patio.
Atlantis The Palm is located on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah Island. This five-star nautically-themed resort stands at 22 stories with 1,539 rooms. The East and West Royal Towers are linked together by the Royal Bridge Suite. This 9,946 square foot suite has panoramic views of the Arabian Sea and Dubai’s city skyline and feels well, Royal. Arab elegance and contemporary design blend together to create a lavish atmosphere. The suite has three bedrooms, each with its own en-suite bathroom. There is also a dedicated massage room, although the preference seems to be enjoying a massage out on the enormous balcony. The resort’s amenities are made from 22 carat gold. Complimentary head, neck, and shoulder massages are included, as are a dedicated team of butlers and chefs to cater to you 24 hours a day.
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By Angela Fairhurst for PeterGreenberg.com