Named after a Phoenician princess, Europe is a hotpot of history, culture and incredible locations. Whether you fly to France or sunbathe in Spain, ensure you make time to relax! Here are just some European places to visit this summer, as well as hotels and spas to unwind at:
Marbella features a paradise of 24 sandy beaches, including the Fontanilla Beach, Cabopino and Puerto Banus. When you’re not exploring the Iglesia de la Encarnaciaíon or Museum of Spanish Contemporary Engraving, the Old Town offers a picturesque maze of boutiques and orange trees!
Based in the Costa del Sol, the Marbella Club is a luxurious sun-soaked estate by the Mediterranean complete with 35 guestrooms and 80 suites. In addition to their subtropical gardens, the club boasts a Wellness spa. Specialising in thalassotherapy, the spa provides seawater pool treatments and rituals.
Aix en Provence, France
Aix en Provence is renowned for post-impressionist painter, Paul Cézanne. As such, his Atelier Cézanne studio is a must-see in Aix, in addition to grander structures like the Gothic Cathédrale Sain-Sauveur d’Aix-en-Provence. Alternatively, the Château La Coste sits just north of the city, combining art and wine in exquisite measures.
Set amid the Provencal landscape, Villa la Coste is comprised of 28 Villa Suites with expansive valley views. The villa comes complete with a spa that offers scents, oils and salts drawn from the earth. Whether you’re after mud massages, facials or healing therapies, you’re sure to find relaxation at Villa La Coste.
Malta’s islands boast 7000 years of history, making Valetta’s National Museum of Archaeology a fascinating visit. Hosting traditions such as the Malta International Fireworks Festival, the city cleverly marries the past with the present. Why not try to local dishes of fresh fish and ricotta cheese-filled Pastizzi?
Providing treatments from Orient, Mediterranean and Nordic regions, the Myoka Spa is a contemporary spa specialising in deep relaxation. Located within Le Meridien and the Hilton Hotel, St. Julian’s Malta, it offer extensive heated pools, steam rooms and aromatherapy services.