SPA/ Wellness Close to Nature

Many spa resorts attract visitors by emphasizing their natural treatments and green policies. Some of them really are close to nature not only in their offer of procedures but also their location as well as ideology.



Victoria’s Mountain Escape: A Spa Retreat Close to Nature

Ashley Nault

Driving north out of Victoria, British Columbia on a four-lane highway, it’s easy to notice Bear Mountain long before turning onto Bear Mountain Parkway. I’m only 20-minute drive from the heart of the province’s capital city, but already my car is winding upward through a deep green forest of coniferous trees before emerging into an extensive development with two Jack Nicklaus-designed 18-hole golf courses, a resort, homes and condos, and a world-class spa, virtually invisible ...

The Tabacon Hot Springs: One of a Kind Costa Rican Experience

Denise Chen

Hot springs are pretty common in many regions of the world, forming through the natural thermal gradient of the earth’s crust, with quite a number being linked to volcanic activity. In regions of dense concentration like Costa Rica, hot springs exist in varying flow volumes, temperatures and mineral content, scattered in places like Miravalles, Rincon de la Vieja Volcanos, Irazu as well as in the Orosi Valley. However, perfectly balanced hot springs, in terms of temperature, volume and mineral c...

Cyprus Offers Natural Healing at Ayii Anargyri Spa

Cecilia Garland

If you are planning for a retreat to relax your mind and calm your inner being, Ayii Anargyri Natural Healing Spa in Cyprus can be a perfect place for you. Spa Procedures Not only are natural treatment procedures effective in healing, they are also proficient in improving your looks and bringing out your natural glow. Here are some of the treatment procedures offered in the spa: Natural Spring Lounge The natural spring lounge offers various treatment options involving Sulphur water for hea...

Chinese Crosswaters Ecolodge and Spa - First in Sustainable Tourism

Daniel A. Tanner

It all started with meetings between a Chinese development entity and the people of Keija village. The collaboration between the villagers around Nankun Mountain Nature Reserve and the developers eventually resulted into an eco-tourism mission that brought together experts from various fields. This included professionals from the world of bamboo architecture and people with the best of skills in feng shui building techniques.  Designed by a Fort Lauderdale firm known as EDSA, the eco-lodge op...