Sunday, 14 February 2016


The Oetker Collection rounds up a diverse selection of holistic destinations from its prestigious portfolio
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 February 2016 – With the New Year starting with intentions for a healthier lifestyle, the Oetker Collection curates the best destinations to help travelers from the Middle East continue 2016 on the right path. Whether travelling to larger cities like Paris on business or looking for a complete wellness destination in Baden-Baden, there is something to suit everyone’s needs this spring.
  1. 1.       Villa Stéphanie at Brenners Park, Baden-Baden, Germany (Approx flight time: 12h)

The unparalleled, multi-award winning Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa in Baden-Baden is located in the place where the spa movement in Germany first gained momentum. Sprawling an impressive 5000sqm across five floors and nestled in the lush green surroundings of a private park lies Villa Stéphanie —an entire house dedicated to the world of spa-- concentrating focus on four distinct areas of wellness: Beauty Services, Detox & Nutrition, Emotional Balance and Medical Care. Comprising a 500-square-metre sauna, treatment rooms and suites overlooking the gardens, extensive library, plunge pool, private gym, hamam and dedicated facilities for women, the property is the perfect destination for Middle East residents to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Offering guests more than the typical wellness retreat, the property covers a comprehensive body and health analysis, and customized nutrition plan to include halal menus. Directly connected to Villa Stéphanie is Brenners Medical Care 'Haus Julius'- a 1700-square-metre mansion designed to offer a full spectrum of unique and exclusive therapies and medical care to Brenners guests. Individually tailored offers supervised by experts include nutrition coaching, weight loss and detox programmes as well as performance diagnostics with body analysis and lactate measurements. A 200 square metre physiotherapy practice is also housed in the building.
This spring, the property offers the most intensive type of detox without the need for sacrifices. Doctors, nutrition experts and personal trainers all work hand in hand for 7 days to help guests achieve maximum results. 
- 1x Entrance interview with the Detox Specialist including one body analysis
- 1x Start out with a nutritional consultation and the formulation of a personalized menu plan
- Daily full board prepared in the Detox Vitalizing Kitchen (possible options: vegetarian or low carb)
- Daily detoxifying tea, water and one freshly squeezed green smoothie
- Personal Detox-Guide during the whole stay
- Enjoy a tone evening with an exclusive 5-course Gourmet Detox Dinner in the two star Michelin winning Brenners Park-Restaurant overlooking the Private Park
- 3x Detoxifying Hydro Colon Therapy with a detailed doctor's medical history prior to the first treatment
- 2x Medical lymphatic drainage for decongestion and detoxification fo the tissue (60 minutes)
- 2x Acidifying Alkaline salt bath to support the corporeal removal (30 minutes)
- 2x Foot reflexology (30 minutes)
- 1x Classic deep cleansing facial (60 minutes)
- 1x Fitness advise from our Personal Trainers including personal training tailored to your needs and tips for your everyday life (2 hours)
- Villa Stéphanie’s offers:
• Fitness Center • Large indoor pool in Roman style • 500 square metre sauna • Plunge pool • Ladies sauna  For more information and to book, visit:
  1. 2.       Spa Namaskar at Palais Namaskar, Marrakech, Morocco (Approx flight time: 12h)

The multi-award winning Palais Namaskar property is an oriental retreat designed to restore your energies and enliven the senses, recapturing that elusive tranquillity, while the familiar and sultry hum of the desert provides a rhythmic backbeat to evenings. Located in the Palmeraie oasis beneath the Atlas Mountains and mysterious Djebilet Hills, the property opens an opportunity for guests to experience wellness at its best.
The therapeutic Spa Namasakar includes four suites with garden terraces, two couples' suites with private hammams finished in traditional tadlekt and a VIP suite with hammam, jacuzzi and open fireplace. Offering complimentary daily group fitness and yoga classes, the stunning wellness destination also includes personalised consultations and introductions to meditation. The perfect destination to refresh the body and revitalise the mind, guests travelling from the Middle East can take advantage of a special wellness offer until the 12th of March, 2016.
  • A 3-night stay with an American breakfast for two
  • Round trip airport transfers in private car
  • An organic lunch for two (excluding alcoholic beverages)
  • Sport activities animated by a coach
  • An introduction to yoga or meditation
  • 60 minutes of traditional Moroccan hammam for two
For more information and to book please visit:
  1. 3.       Spa Saint-Martin Sisley, Château Saint-Martin & Spa, Vence, France (Approx flight time: 7h)

Dating back to 350 AD, Château Saint-Martin & Spa is a property rich in history and used to be a Knights Templar Commandery in the 12thcentury. Nestled in the heart of the French Riviera, located 15 km from International Nice Airport high up in the hills of Vence, the property was historically chosen for its strategic advantage and today guests value the panoramic view for its splendour. Arriving at the hotel, guests step into a world of leisure and delicious relaxation this April. Sprawling an impressive 35-acre park with 300 centuries old olive-trees, the property boasts 52 Junior Suites including 6 private villas, two restaurants (Le Saint-Martin and L’Oliveraie), a beautiful heated overflow swimming pool, two clay tennis courts, a petanque ground, a helicopter pad and the renowned Spa Saint-Martin Sisley including a fitness room. The gorgeous Château Saint-Martin & Spa also has access to exceptional golf courses that can be reached by private limousine or helicopter. Privileged guests also have an invitation to discover its sister hotel, the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, on the Cap d’Antibes.
  • Reserve two nights at Château Saint-Martin & Spa and the third night is on the property
  • Reserve two treatments at the Spa Saint-Martin Sisley and the third treatment is complimentary
  • Complimentary cabana at sister property Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc
  • Complimentary lunch at sister property Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc
For more information and to book, visit:
  1. 4.       Spa Le Bristol by La Prairie at Le Bristol, Paris, France

With nearly a century of history, the ninety year old Le Bristol is the first hotel in France to earn the distinction “Palace hotel”. Conveniently situated on the exclusive Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, the property’s extraordinary level of service remains unrivalled as it continues to innovatively personalise and distinguish each guest’s experience. The prestigious address includes a unique gem on the 6thfloor, home to the only pool in Paris with views of Montmartere and Eiffel Tower and an optical illusion mural. The distinctive facility and its large terrace with sundeck complements the property’s world renowned Spa Le Bristol by La Prairie. A perfect marriage between the well-known Swiss brand and the quest for perfect skin, the serene spa offers organic and natural body treatments across eight stunning treatment rooms with three cabins overlooking a peaceful courtyard. Rituals are performed with the prestigious English brands "The Organic Pharmacy" and "Aromatherapy Associates" while special treatments combine efficacy with luxurious sensuality, defining the Parisian "art de vivre". Offering treatments inspired by the traditional Russian “Banïya” in a special Russian treatment Room, equipped with a heated marble table is the perfect regenerating sensory experience to strengthen the immune system, Spa Le Bristol by La Prairie is a special wellness destination this spring.
THE Special wellness OFFER INCLUDES:
  • Accommodation for two
  • A voucher worth 180 euros (Approx. AED720) for the Spa Le Bristol by La Prairie
  • American breakfast for two by our delightful gardens
  • A kit of La Prairie product samples
For more information and to book, visit:
  1. 5.       Eden Rock Spa and Wellness, St.Barths, St.Jean Bay, St.Barthélemy, French West Indies

Constructed in 1950, the paradise property Eden Rock - St Barths is located on a rocky promontory and surrounded by white coral sandy beaches, clear blue sea and a lovely coral reef full of wild sea life. Its convenient location in the heart of the island allows guests to easily stroll to the vibrant shops, boutiques, quaint bars and restaurants situated in the village of St Jean. More than just a hotel, Eden Rock – St Barths is home to Eden Rock Spa by Ligne St.Barth and attempts to deliver a new Wellness experience to its guests– a holistic oasis in paradise. From magical massages using artisanal products manufactured exclusively on the island --in the privacy of your room, on your shaded terrace, or on the sandy beach at Eden Rock, lulled by the sound of lapping waves whilst overlooking the turquoise blue sea— to a range of relaxing activities including yoga, paddle yoga, hike or wellness consultations the island creates a sophisticated union that delivers true island well-being to guests from the Middle East this Spring. The property proposes the perfect combination an idyllic tropical morning. Starting your day with a group activity then continuing it with the ideal skin preparation treatment--a relaxing body peel with coconut oil and papaya—guests will not only get sweep away the cobwebs and open up the circulation, the skin will be ready for a sunny day ahead at St. Barths- retaining an especially long-lasting and even island glow.
- Group activity of choice from 8:00-9:00am daily (limited number of 6 spots)
- Personalised wellness consultation
- St. Barths Softness Treatment for one hour
- Eden Rock beach with complimentary watersport activities including Snorkeling, paddleboards, rafts and kayaks or windsurfers, yachts and jet-skis for hire.
-Lunch on a deep sea fishing expedition
For more information and to book, visit: