Luxebook October 2023

The Oberoi Spa at The Oberoi Sukhvilas Spa Resort, New Chandigarh Imagine letting go of your pre-wedding thoughts and worries surrounded by acres of greenery, landscaped courtyards, fountains and beautiful reflective pools? That is also hot on the pre-wedding getaway list for brides at The Oberoi Spa at The Oberoi Sukhvilas Spa Resort, New Chandigarh. The escape takes on a special meaning as they find their own calm in a tranquil, light-filled expansive space, adjoining a natural forest. The resort offers Ayurvedic, Eastern and Western therapies, with purposeful and customised authentic Ayurveda rejuvenation, detox and weight management programmes of seven, 14 or 21 days, with wellness menus guided by a resident physician. Popular on the spa menu are massages, exotic body scrubs, floral baths, rejuvenating beauty treatments and a range of facials and body beautification treatments, including manicures and deep moisturizing cream baths. Internal and external herbal applications, panchkarma, yoga, reflections and cultivation of good eating habits are also on the agenda. Rounding off the regimens is a perfect restorative time where one can soak up the healing energies of the forest via forest bathing, bird watching and star gazing. “It’s about enabling you to be on the path of wellbeing,” says Silki. Do the brides-to-be also ask for specially curated menus, such as healthy, millet-based dishes and more? “Yes, we have healthy options to choose from at both the resorts. Our chefs at the resorts take special care when it comes to curating culinary experiences based on the dietary preference of the guests,” she adds. Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa Goa and Taj Holiday Village Resort & Spa, Goa The Taj properties - Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa Goa and Taj Holiday Village Resort & Spa, Goa also make for luxurious escapes. Dr Arjita Kumari Spa Manager shares details. “At J Wellness Circle Taj North Goa, we have customized pre-bridal options keeping in mind the need for relaxation, rebalance, and rejuvenation for our to-be brides. It’s not just for brides, but these are recommended for grooms too. Our most popular treatment is Sushupti Dreamless Sleep, with a duration of 120 minutes. An indulgent treatment for deep relaxation and glowing skin, this treatment commences with an aromatic footbath. With a natural blend of 22 herbs, green gram flour, honey, and fresh cream, a heavenly scalp massage calms the mind, taking one to a blissful state of relaxation.” You soak your cares away with a warm bath of nourishing raw milk enhanced with rose essence and rose petals to wash away the traces of the wrap. The rhythmic strokes of a relaxation therapies, massages, and beauty treatments incorporating ancient Ayurvedic principles, aromatherapy, and Western techniques designed to rejuvenate, relax, and pamper. The treatments at the Oberoi Spa use natural ingredients, remaining true to the Asian tradition of respect for the environment. The spa menu features massages, exotic body scrubs, floral baths, rejuvenating beauty treatments, and a range of facials and body beautification treatments. Manicures include a relaxing hand massage while facials include cranial massages. Foot reflexology will help restore sore muscles and the hair salon offers deep moisturizing cream baths in addition to regular hair care and grooming. Shares Silki, “The most-popular treatment is the Rajput Romance at Rajvilas, where the journey begins with long, symmetrical massage strokes delivered with a warm poultice, prepared with Indian herbs and warm therapeutic oil. This is followed by a relaxing facial, then a classic Indian head massage for the scalp, neck and shoulders which promotes a profound sense of oneness and wellbeing.” Treatment room at Relais & Châteaux Niraamaya Surya Samudra 8|LUXEBOOK|OCTOBER 2023 OCTOBER 2023 |LUXEBOOK|9

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