Wellness travel has been growing in prominence, and being mindful of one’s health feels more important than ever. Now an assortment of new, notable destination spas are leading the jet set to plan travel around their well-being.
A pioneer in the medical spa and wellness industry, the Swiss brand Chenot has been around for nearly 50 years. Located on the idyllic shores of Lake Lucerne in the historical Swiss village of Weggis, Chenot Palace Weggis is the company’s new flagship retreat. Well-heeled guests come from around the world to follow the Chenot Method, which aims to fully detoxify and re-energize the body and mind.
With the opening of its Lake Como resort, Mandarin Oriental has planted its flag in one of Italy’s toniest addresses. The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Lago di Como offers a choice of heat and water experiences; guests enjoy the healing properties of the vertical Kneipp (hydrotherapy) circuit, and other highlights include a Himalayan salt room, Finnish sauna, Mediterranean bath, “emotional” (multisensory) showers, and an indoor pool with massage stations.