Spa treatments

  • Let your troubles float away

    Saunas, steam rooms, therapeutic water jets, relaxing water beds... there are a thousand and one water-based relaxation techniques available at spas and thermal baths. And here's one more: the flotation...

  • Pediluvium – the footbath treatment

    The fancy-sounding word 'pediluvium' is taken from the Latin where it simply means footbath. Now though, it's used to refer to a marvellous spa therapy technique that is both relaxing...

  • Hot stone therapy: a cool way to relax

    The traditional pumice stone may not rate high in the glamour stakes, but other volcanic stones are now playing a leading role in one of the latest beauty treatments: they...

  • Thalassotherapy: beauty beside the seaside

    Perhaps while you're on holiday you'll come across a thalassotherapy centre near your hotel or apartment and wonder what it's all about and whether you should try it. Unsurprisingly, coastal...