With temperatures reaching record highs this summer, why not escape overseas? From the Maldive’s only snow room to a calming red lobster facial, here are some of our pick of hot hotels to cool down in.
Velaa Private Island – Maldives’ Only Snow Room | The first and only one of its kind in the Maldives, the snow room at Velaa Private Island instantly cools the body whether it be following a sauna, a steam room or after a long day in the sun. Situated within the island’s My Blend by Clarins Spa, Velaa takes the aspirational escape to a whole new level and the island’s snow room is just one of the exclusives including it’s own semi sub-marine; equally perfect for an afternoon out of the sun. www.velaaprivateisland.com
The Nai Harn – Cold Brew Coffee | Recently introducing home-made Cold Brew Coffee, The Nai Harn provides a refreshingly cooling alternative to traditionally hot-brewed coffee for a welcoming boost to the day. Allowing the aromas and flavours unfold, the three cold-brewed varieties come from Ehiopia, Costa Rica and Sumatra and are produced in specialised coffee machines at room temperature. Take a moment to cool down on the infinity-edged rooftop bar, Cold Brew Coffee in hand overlooking what has been voted as Thailand’s best beach.www.thenaiharn.com
Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort – Water Source Journey | The idyllic Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort sits in a special location, providing both Thermal and Thalasso waters to their sprawling Myrthia Spa. Offering the perfect opportunity to cool down, the spa offers a ‘Water Source Journey’, including 6 contrast pools of between 32 and 10 degrees, all giving the skin a chance to calm and heal. The experience than culminates in the opportunity to relax in the semi-submerges sun loungers overlooking the dazzling Aegean giving you a chance to sunbathe without the heat.www.miraggio.gr
Aphrodite Hills Resort – The Red Lobster Calming Facial | The Retreat Spa by Atlantica’ at Aphrodite Hills Resort has recently launched a ‘Red Lobster Calming Facial’. Targeting those who have been out in the sun all day, making the most of the outstanding sporting facilities, including the PGA National Golf Course for Cyprus, they uses the best in ELEMIS, Phytomer and VieCollection products to counteract over-exposure to the sun. The process includes a light exfoliation, a mild cleansing and deep moisturizing treatments to have the skin looking fresh and radiant, not burnt and painful.www.aphroditehills.com
Nobu Hotel Miami Beach – South Beach Revival Treatment | With Miami Spa Week in full swing, Nobu Hotel Miami Beach are offering the ‘South Beach Revival’ treatment, which uses a full body wrap made out of green clay to regenerate, sooth and oxygenate the skin. Perfect to sooth and repair the skin at this sweltering time of year, this 110 mins treatment is then followed by a relaxing 75 mins massage and hair and scalp treatment to make sure all sun and heat damage is fully relieved.www.nobuhotelmiamibeach.com