Six Senses Resorts & Spas has signed a
partnership with The Alpina Gstaad, Switzerland to develop and
manage the hotel’s spa.
The 56-room Alpina Gstaad, set in the heart of
the Bernese Alps, is scheduled to open in December 2012.
“We are delighted to be working with The Alpina Gstaad and the
team. Their goal of setting a completely new level of distinction
and authenticity goes hand-in-hand with Six Senses Spas’
philosophy of creating harmonious and sensorial spaces which adapt
seamlessly with local culture and surroundings and deliver unique
and memorable spa experiences. Our spa at The Alpina Gstaad will
carefully merge local traditions with Six Senses’ signature
features to delight guests from around the world”; says Bernhard Bohnenberger, President of Six Senses Resorts and Spas.
Taking the cue from the Six Senses philosophy, only natural and
where possible, locally-sourced materials are being used throughout the spa. Local Swiss pine wood will evoke a sense of
place but with a darker wood stain as a nod to the oriental design
language. Natural fabrics in bright aqua shades will add fresh
highlights to the natural palette in the reception area and subtle
beige tones have been used throughout the spa.
The spa will feature a floatation room, a Hammam, individual
treatment rooms dedicated to specialist therapies such as Ayurveda
and colour therapy and colonic hydrotherapy; five multi-functional
single treatment rooms, an Oriental room, a Cave room as well as a
Other facilities include a Salt room, a swimming
pool, a variety of relaxation rooms, a juice bar, a gym and a
studio for Yoga, Pilates and Aerobics.
The Kids Spa will feature a
swimming pool, a salt area and a spa menu focusing on specialised
children’s treatments under parental guidance.
Senses Spa will offer a wide range of Six Senses signature and
locally-inspired treatments, Asian and Ayurvedic therapies as well
as beauty treatments. There will also be specialist
results-driven programmes such as detox, weight-loss and fitness,
supported through workshops and individual consultations.
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