Articles by Sallie Fraenkel


St Regis Remede Spa

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Healing

Confessions of a SpaFinder: Seeking “Wellness” in Aspen

It’s not too difficult to find “wellness” everywhere in Aspen. The physical setting is breathtaking and just inhaling the extraordinary, fresh air can give you a renewed sense of vitality. Check out an insider’s look at the Spa at the Viceroy in Snowmass and Remède Spa at the St. Regis Aspen.

Richmond Nua Wellness Spa

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A Spa Discovery – in Turkey!

When I arrived at the Richmond Hotel Sapanca, I was immediately struck by the dramatic architecture, the stunning open lobby atrium with striking artwork of water bubbles on the ceiling, and a spectacular view of the lake. But the “wow factor” did not stop there. This destination spa, also known as Richmond Nua Wellness — the only one in Turkey – has an extraordinary range of treatments and water experiences.

Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Riviera Maya, Mexico

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Confessions of a SpaFinder: Banyan Tree Mayakoba

Last week my husband and I took a long-overdue little vacation. It was time to decompress, so we decided to go to the Banyan Tree Mayakoba in Riviera Maya, Mexico. I must confess that it’s hard not to go to a spa anytime, let alone when I’m on vacation, so I talked my husband into doing a couple’s treatment. We selected the Thai Classic massage. Our experience began in the tranquil spa reception area with a delicious drink of what I think was hibiscus (or some other flower) juice. Our therapists, Aida and Jaye, greeted us and then brought us to our spa villa. Since Banyan Tree is an Asian-owned company (this is its very first property in North America), all of the therapists come from Thailand