Posts Tagged ‘spa’

The dead sea


You might have heard a lot about the “dead sea”, one of the most beautiful and unique sea in the world! but what is the dead sea?Read the article below to find out more!

Dead sea is made by saline water(35% of the water is dissolved salts,about 6 times more salty than the normal ocean and it gets saltier if you go deeper into the water) and surrounded by green algae(that adapt to the harsh salt water) and minerals such as magnesium, potassium, bromine, calcium which cause the water to look a bit greenish and white. Dead sea is also the lowest point on earth, about 1,368 ft below the sea level . Because of the saline water and the mineral in it, it might be the only sea in the world that you can float your body effortlessly into the sea as if you were weightless without even swim. However, not only you can float, in the dead sea, you can also feel more energized as the air contain oxygen that is 10% more than the usual oxygen found in the world! For those who love sunbathing, the dead is a safe place to have sunbath as because of the water evaporation that happen in the dead sea, it formed an extra layer in the atmosphere that cause the sun UV to be filtered.

Hotels for your holiday to Dead sea, you can choose the hotel near dead sea such as Isrotel Dead Sea Hotel Ein Bokek,Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea, Prima Oasis And Spa Club Hotel Dead Sea Ein Bokek, Isrotel Dead Sea Hotel Ein Bokek and many more. You can even stay Jerusalem hotel, with only less than an hour drive to the dead sea. Plan your holiday and search for cheap hotel deals for your desire hotel. Whenever you miss your hometown, you can always made calls to your hometown anytime using phone card or calling card and save. Record your dead sea adventure in your travel blog using good web hosting provider.

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You can come to dead sea anytime in a year, as there is always sunshine and warm.As fish and other swimming creature can’t live in dead sea because of the high salt content, when you swim in the dead sea, you can swim undisturbed. Many people who travel and spent their holiday in Dead Sea just relax themselves; you can even lay on the dead sea and calmly read books in the middle of it.

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Fitness Spa Vacations!!

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We all have different ideas on how to define an amazing adventurous vacation. Some of us define an adventurous trip by conquering a mountain on a hiking getaway, setting off the highway on a road trip or sleeping in the wild on a camping trip. The widespread factor for these kinds of holidays is to go outdoors. With the goal to experience the outdoors in mind, make the most of the remaining days of the summer by having a unique adventurous vacation – a fitness spa vacation.

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To go on a fitness spa resort getaway is one of the most amazing things in the world that you can treat yourself with. Picture being able to bring home memories of an incredible blend of experiences with Mother Nature and the soothing confines of a fitness spa resort. Top that off with the most delightful, salivating and, most importantly, healthy cuisines that the world has to offer.

The words “fitness” and “spa” are definitely correlated. While they do differ in actual definition and a lot of other ways, the end-result they offer to us is basically the same. Whether you work yourself out for hours in a fitness activity or lay down on your chest for a soothing Shiatsu or Swedish massage, you are sure to leave the gym or the spa feeling refreshed reinvigorated and rejuvenated.

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The growing recognition of fitness spa resort vacations can be attributed to their programs that prove keeping yourself healthy and your body in ideal shape is not just all work and no play. The programs prepared by a team|group of health coaches are varied and have different levels of difficulty. Hiking trips, for example, are offered with easy, reasonable and difficult treks. These trips, however, whatever the difficulty level, are supervised and facilitated by a professional hiking guide. Also, before setting off for any of the activities offered, a pre-assessment is administered to check on the type of activity your body can physically endure. They should be not too easy and not too hard. The main goal, after all, is that you benefit from your trip the way you would enjoy your standard vacation.

These marvelous vacations are experienced in fitness spa resorts. These resorts are usually located far from the sights and sounds of the busy and fast-paced urban surrounding that you deal with everyday. They are located in remote and exotic areas that are close to nature – an ancient city, a relaxing body of water or a rainforest. You might also find one or two in a major city, but they are limited in a quiet and tranquil environment. They aspire for you to have a good physical shape and also a healthy mind.

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One of the things people look forward to when visiting a new place is to have a taste of the local cuisine. One might even say that it is through the food that you actually experience a certain place’s culture. Although the purpose of fitness spa vacations is to have you leaving in good shape, fitness spa resorts have dieticians and nutritionists that develop nutritious, well-balanced and superb menus made up of the local favorites and must -try’s in proper servings that will help you achieve your recommended daily intake of nutritional levels.

Fitness spa resort vacations combine rugged adventure and pampered style. After an all-out vigorous workout, you have the wide range of options for relaxation. There are muscle-soothing massages and various facial treatments offered, including anti-aging facials! You even have the choice of attending yoga and meditation classes as well as other relaxation techniques. Fitness spa resorts send out an feeling of sophistication.

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Some might think of them as deluxe and extravagant while some, due to the highly stressful environment that we live in, think of them as a necessity. It all boils down to your ability to deal with the worries that your day-to-day activities bring. Treating yourself to this kind of pampering is not being egoistic and impractical. It is merely taking care of yourself, beefing yourself up with a healthier mind and body in order to cope with our eternally busy lives. After all, a fitness spa vacation is bound to yield nothing but great positive results.

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Getaway gift for mothers day


Finding a great getaway for mom is not hard. Firstly, you have to know which getaways best your mother’s personality and her favourite to do and then just decide the perfect getaway.  For example; some mother likes quiet getaway, but some mother likes crowded, fun-do-to activities with family.

Check out some ideas below before deciding which getaways suit best!


 Spa Time

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Every women loves SPA. Gets pampered and relaxed for the whole treatment and feel like a queen.

After all the household work and hectic work of being a mom, and no time to relax, she sure earns and deserves a little pampering on Mother’s day. It would be a great idea! There are also spa places that offer spa for children too, in the case that your mother wants the whole family to join the relaxing with her.

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The usual SPA including indulging your mom in beautiful bath, it can be with flowers, tea, wine, mud etc. And then have a tranquil massage and refreshing facial. After all the treatment, your mom will surely become more glowing.

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If you want to make it more special, try a trip to the resort SPA as a weekend getaways or SPA at 5 star hotels nearby or at a getaway destination! Try destination such as Kauai, Caribbean island, or Maldives. Thailand and Indonesia would also be a perfect getaway. 

Mother’s Day Adventure


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For adventurous mom, outdoor getaway would be great. A road trip, camping, hiking trip, rock climbing, kayaking and canoeing would be nice. In that way your mother can enjoy the nature beauty of the world. Imagine camping in the wood, eating out of food that is cooked out of wood and enjoy the night exchanging stories or have a heart warming conversation surrounded by wood fire. Another way to have adventurous mother day is by plan a fun geo-caching adventure. If you are planning to give your mother a getaway trip, getaways to destination to authentic location such as Egypt, Morocco, desert safari in Dubai, a trip to India would even be better.

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It Is Iinteresting! What Is The Roots Of Label Wellness

Wellness is really a term very often used these time. Where did it came from? It grew to becomte accepted in the Usa and than extend to old continent where it is associated more with pampering & sport than with medicine. The growing popularity of wellness facilitates spa resorts to generate new customers who spend there shorter period.

Where did wellness come from? This name so regularly utilised in reference to tourism was first employed by an American doctor Halbert Louis Dunn. This gentleman engaged himself with research of tendencies affecting physical condition of local residents. He discovered that because the life expectancy increased, Individuals were more endangered by civilizational illnesses than by the contagious types. This finding made him create the term wellness as the opposite to the term illness. Dunn’s thought of wellness included not only the physical wellbeing but additionally social & spiritual wellbeing.

Wellness gained recognition in 1970s as e.g. John Travis emphasized the importance of the responsibility of an individual for their very own health. He designed an eight month curriculum where customers not just improved their physical condition but also learned about new eating practice and educated tips on how to complete a number of relaxation techniques. Donald Ardell was the person who made wellness accessible to masses. He achieved that as well by leaving out the spiritual aspect of wellness.

Wellness then got to Europe where it is normally coupled rather with pleasure than with alternative medical treatments. Thus wellness is today connected with doing sporting activities or visiting spa resorts etc.

As the time in our century seems to run more rapidly than ever before, spas adjust to this novel environment. Spa Resorts and Wellness Centers now offer a variety of shorter spa holidays. While in 20th century spa getaways in Spa resorts lasted six to eight weeks and used to be paid by insurance firms at present some 50 per cent of spa resort visitors pay the stay themselves. Those customers help to reinforce the market with spa services. Five years ago there have been only 10 – 20 per cent of those willing to pay for a wellness or spa vacation in a health spa resort but the present trend towards shorter spa vacation facilitates to change the ratio.

Strangest Spa Treatments in the World

Strangest Spa Treatments in the World

From nibbling fish to sake baths-the ways we treat ourselves have become stranger over the years. As more and more experiments are done, people have been discovering new and strange ways to make us become healthier, more beautiful human beings.

Spas are not exempt from these strange new discoveries. Today, more and more small-time shops, including that parlor just around the block, are offering spa treatments to just about anyone who comes in. Therefore, spas need to differentiate themselves from these by creating more innovative ways of offering treatments. Gone are those simple facials and massages. Now, you may have to choose from dozens and dozens of different kinds of treatments. Targeting specific parts or certain problems, treatments are now more tailored to an individuals specific needs. Yet what is interesting is that many of these bizarre treatments actually have their roots from traditional ways and cultures. Many people wonder whether these treatments really have health benefits or not. Still, they will be fascinating to anyone.

Gondola Massage in Venice

Strangest Spa Treatments in the World

Many people dream of riding those beautiful gondolas in Venice. After all, it is said to be the ultimate way to experience the beautiful city. But what if you could also get a massage while riding one? In modified gondolas, you will be treated to a 40-minute massage, as you pass through the Venetian Lagoon. You have your own gondolier who stirs the gondola, and if youre worried about privacy, the massage focuses on your face, feet, and upper body, ensuring that the lower part of your body is covered at all times. And to protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun, a special type of oil that has SPF protection is used. You can enjoy this at the Hotel Ciprianis The Cassanova Beauty and Wellness Center.

Alpha Oxy-LED Light Spa Capsule in England

Strangest Spa Treatments in the World

At Tunbridge Wells in England is the Med-Spa Clinic, offering a full body capsule strangely reminiscent of that tanning bed in the “Starship Enterprise.” Your body is blasted with LEDs or light-emitting diodes which give off deep heat. This will make you perspire a lot. Together with the mattress that vibrates-used to exercise your muscles, as well as super-oxygenated air-to speed your metabolism, it should help you lose weight. If youre claustrophobic, you might want to think this one over.

Reiki on Horseback in Wyoming

Strangest Spa Treatments in the World

Reiki is a Japanese practice which stems from the belief that healing energy that is passed from a practitioner to the client will promote a balanced spirit and body. The Japanese practitioner is a person, but Christina DiBartolo, owner of Rockin Heart Ranch, herself a certified Reiki Master, believes that it does not always have to be that way. For her, horses also carry an innate healing energy. In her ranch at Jackson, near Wyoming, you can experience this by riding a horse all by yourself or with the owner, guided by her to let you tap into that energy. The result is said to be a cure from emotional anxieties to physical aches.

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Finding the Most Impressive Dude Ranches in the US

While honeymoon sites are attractive, real men usually look for high quality-guy-time. What better way to spend these moments than in one of Americas homiest dude ranches? Imagine riding on horseback through the damp Colorado meadow. Its just a little past sunrise and youre looking at the purple shades of distant mountains. Soon enough, you see the Continental Divide and the vast Western wilderness sits right in front of you.

Later, you ride back to your lodgings and you dismount your steed to a sizzling, wholesome breakfast cooked over charcoal fire. For city slickers such as yourself and the rest of the gang, nothing spells “icon Western” better than that.

The Dude Ranchers Association lists the best manly-man ranches you can visit across the country. Go ahead and line up fly-fishing, horseback riding, and spa activities to your liking with these top-notch relaxation sites. Theyre for real city cowboys, of course.

A Bar A Ranch

If you ever find yourself in Wyoming, A Bar A is definitely worth a visit. This ranch was founded in the 1920s and its one of Americas oldest and biggest dude ranches. It sits on 140,000 acres of rolling hills, valleys, rich pastures, and well-preserved woods. The places insurance policy also doesnt require you to ride with a wrangler. That is, as long as you know exactly what youre doing.

As dude ranches go, the property is a nice fusion of every serious horsemans haven, and a city-slickers private deluxe resort. Aside from all that nature, A Bar A keeps a well-maintained tennis court, an impressive golf course, and even a spa. For dinner, youre sure to be gastronomically pleased with the house-chef who fixes Grade A Cordon-Bleu and more.

The property can accommodate up to 100 guests and keeps 130 horses. Your horse will be matched with your built and your temperament. You can choose to ride twice a day with or without your little kids. You can also go for a trek so you can explore the Savage Run Wilderness.

Finding the Most Impressive Dude Ranches in the US

Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort

Driving down Solvang, California, youll find Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort. This is one of the most secluded vacation spots for Hollywood royalties. It opened in 1946, and has been luring city slickers since then. The ranch has two 18-hole golf courses, a private fishing pond, tennis courts, a natural body of water for boating, a high-end spa, and enough activities for serious fishers.

There are no television sets in their rooms so you wont get distracted from enjoying your nature retreat. The property has 50 miles-worth of trails so you can enjoy horseback rides through hills and gorgeous sycamore groves. You have to pack a lot of formal clothing here because youll need to dress properly for meals, in this property.

Whats special about these digs is that you can ride as much as you want. Youll also be given a cowboy per person so you can enjoy trail rides, wildlife viewing and sunset rides without worrying about your safety. The property can accept 230 guests and it keeps 100 horses.

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Utah resort deal: Enjoy breakfast, then hit the links

Utah resort deal: Enjoy breakfast, then hit the links

If you want to improve your slice this spring, check out this package from Midway, Utah, which offers a daily round of golf for two plus breakfast.

Deal: Homestead Resort’s “Breakfast and Golf Lodging Package” (click on “2010 Golf Packages” to display this listing) includes a garden-style room (a $99 to $159 value); breakfast at Fannys Grill ($24 value for two); and one round of golf per person per day (an $80 to $90 value). The deal is based on double occupancy and saves you about 30% off a la carte prices.

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Las Vegas CityCenter hotels join Spa Week – $50 treatments at Aria & Vdara

Las Vegas CityCenter hotels join Spa Week - $50 treatments at Aria & Vdara












I wouldn’t expect the brand-new hotels at CityCenter in Las Vegas to partake in a Spa Week promotion, but I’m thrilled that they are. Aria and Vdara are offering $50 spa treatments during National Spa Week, April 12 – 18. Aria has an 80,000-square-foot spa, spread over two levels, that includes a coed balcony overlooking its outdoor infinity-edge pool, with views of the pool. Vdara is more intimate, with a relaxing meditation room, seen above, and a Veuve Clicquot Champagne bar.

Spa deals: Reservations are strongly recommended. The following treatments are available during Spa Week for $50 each, gratuity not included.

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