We take this opportunity to highlight the growing demand for SPA and Wellness vacations across the globe and more
specifically in India.
While traditional holidaying options grow at a steady rate, the SPA and Wellness industry in India is
growing by leaps and bounds owing to better services, infrastructure, knowledge, resources and price competitiveness.
Fuelled by the increased levels of stress and a wider adoption of natural therapies worldwide, Spa and Wellness treatments
are forming an integral part of every holiday goer's itinerary.
At Nirvana Tourism India, we are putting in all efforts to
harness the growth expected in the SPA and Wellness space and as part of that endeavor have identified some of the finest
resorts offering these services in the country today.
Enclosed for your reference are some of our hand picked SPA and
Wellness resorts and we're sure our clientele would benefit enormously by trying out the world-class facilities and services
offered by them.
See you in India.
Refresh yourself and let your mind, body, and soul
Our handpicked and select wellness and spa getaways provide you with holistic health treatments that let your body and mind be at peace and help you stay healthy. Spas help you maintain physical, mental and emotional well being. The complete spa experience is quite exhilarating.
Origin of Spas
Spa is an entity devoted to enhancing overall well-being
through a variety of professional services that encourage the
renewal of mind, body and spirit. The concept of Spa use
"ayurveda", a centuries-old tradition that was practised at
Hindu ashrams. Ayurveda - the science of life, offers holistic
and life-enhancing treatments. Indians further included the
aromatic massage in the traditions of Indian Ayurveda. This
practice has a history of over 3,000 years.
Based on the facilities and treatments offered, spas are
categorized as day spa, destination spa, resort spa, hotel
spa, club spa and medispa. Day spa offers spa treatments,
such as massages, facials and body treatments, on a day
use basis. The destination spa offers spa treatments in over
night setting that require a minimum of two or three night
stay. These spas offer extensive facilities that include
hydrotherapy tubs, steam baths, saunas, wet rooms.
Destination spas may also have gyms, swimming pools,
tennis courts and pilates studio. A resort spa is attached to a
resort. It is one of the amenities offered to guests. Similarly a
club spa is attached to a fitness club and a hotel spa to a
hotel. Medispa, which is gaining popularity, offers some
special treatments in addition to traditional spa services,
such as laser resurfacing and botox injections. These
treatments are carried under a doctor's supervision.
Essential Oils Used
Spas use natural oils extracted from flowers, herbs, shrubs,
trees and spices. These aromatic oil massages will relax and
rejuvenate your body. These also help heal and relieve pain.
Also known as aromatherapy, it helps you relax, tone, and
detoxify your body. Each essential oil used can be mixed
with others to form wonderful aromas. You can choose and
create your own blend for maximum therapeutic benefit.
The facilities available at spas differ in style and luxury.
However, some common treatments offered by spas
include , massages , facials , manicure , pedicure ,
hydrotherapy tubs, wet rooms, steambaths, and saunas.
Some spas offer exercise, stress reduction classes, outdoor
activities and spa cuisine. The heat helps tight muscles
release. Highly trained therapists or a dedicated Ayurvedic
doctor may also advise you on the kinds of treatments you
need. With the help of doctors, some spas create tailored
Ayurvedic treatments for each guest.
The sole purpose of spas is to provide you fitness and
relaxation of body, mind and soul. Massage, the most
popular treatment at spas improves blood circulation, treats
muscle pain and spasm and reduces anxiety. Body
treatments offered at spas help your body and skin glow.
Body scrub is an exfoliating treatment which removes dead
skin cells from your skin, leaving it velvety soft. Often,
detoxifying or hydrating treatment may be combined with
body scrub. Algae, seaweed or mud is used in this
treatment. These are detoxifying products as they stimulate
blood circulation and lymphatic system helping your body
discard waste products. Rich cream or oil may be used for
skin hydrating and conditioning. Another common treatment
is facials. This involves deep cleansing, massage, toning and
Some spas also use a special hot stone massage that uses smooth, heated stones. They are often basalt, a black volcanic rock that absorbs and retains heat well.
Nice to know
The aromatherapy oils are taken out of the most potent and
concentrated extracts of various parts of flowers, fruits, stems, leaves, roots and the spices.