The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty, resides on the top 10 floors of Esentai Tower, an imposing skyscraper that takes top honors as the tallest building in Almaty, in the southeastern region of Kazakhstan. The hotel’s glamorously modern design esthetic complements the city’s urban, cosmopolitan feel, while integrating a flawless touch of traditional Kazakh accents. On the 20th floor, the Six Senses Spa at Esentai Tower defines its own stylish presence with chicly designed interiors and advanced body and skin-care treatments, including the exclusive-to-Kazakhstan NANNIC therapies.Learn more
Located in the prominent region of Gstaad-Saanenland, in the Berner Oberland of southwestern Switzerland, the lofty, five-acre The Alpina Gstaad resides in the presence of the magnificent Alps. Immersed in sleek, alpine-style luxury, the 56-room resort emphasizes natural stone, wood carvings, and leather materials, all handcrafted by local artisans, into its chateau-inspired interiors. Inside the Six Senses Spa, guests unwind under timber ceilings while indulging in signature treatments, wellness therapies, and numerous mind-body amenities, including a salt cave, hot/cold plunge pools, gym, and juice bar.
Open in 2015, Puente Romano Beach Resort & Spa sits on a superb beachfront location in the heart of Marbella’s famous “Golden Mile.” Andalusian architecture reminiscent of a traditional beach village creates an alluring charm, capped off by lush botanical gardens and dazzling Mediterranean Sea views. Six Senses Spa Marbella reflects the same captivating design esthetic and dazzles guests with signature services, integrative wellness therapies, and yogic programs; regionally inspired treatments utilize the area’s native essences, including sea salt, olive oil, and minerals.
Enchanting and remote, Six Senses Laamu resides in an atoll in the southern Maldives, surrounded by vibrant-hued, palm-fringed vegetation and dazzling Indian Ocean waters. Quick plane and speedboat rides transport travelers to the isle resort, a flawless destination comprised of world-class amenities that inspire mind-body harmonization. The Six Senses Spa indulges guests with award-winning signature rituals in treatment “nests,” including Thai massage and Ayurvedic rooms.
Nestled on 24 unspoiled isle acres, halfway between Phuket and Krabi, Six Senses Yao Noi emphasizes wellness in a naturally stimulating, remote environment designed to inspire and heal. Glistening views of Phang Nga Bay and its striking limestone cliffs surround the eco-friendly property, where modern architecture mingles with sustainable materials, and lush vegetation, including rubber tree plantations, encases guest villas. At Six Senses Spa, traditional holistic Thai services use local organic products whenever possible while incorporating the four elements—earth, water, fire, and air—to promote relaxation and energy.
Nestled between a rocky mountain landscape and a nearly mile-long stretch of private sandy beach on Oman’s northern Musandam Peninsula, Six Senses Zighy Bay provides a spectacular destination escape for guests seeking relaxation and seclusion. Arrival by a dramatic drive down the mountains, paraglide, or speedboat set the stage for a sublime experience at this 18-acre beachfront resort overlooking the Gulf of Oman, which features a private marina, mountaintop restaurant, and saltwater pool.
Seemingly blending into nature, the remote Six Senses Con Dao sits on an island of the Con Dao archipelago along southern Vietnam’s pristine coastline, an area protected for decades as a national and marine park. The eco-conscious beachfront resort, a 45-minute flight from Ho Chi Minh City, combines contemporary design with earth’s elements, incorporating sustainable materials and reclaimed teakwood into its architecture—a marvelous construction that draws inspiration from traditional fishing villages.
Occupying a hillside 19th-century manor house, Six Senses Douro Valley is uniquely positioned in the oldest demarcated wine region worldwide, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on the shores of northern Portugal’s Douro River. Nature and Portuguese wellness traditions coincide in its expansive 2,200-square-meter Six Senses Spa, an elegant oasis designed with water, stone, and wood accents. Whether spa-goers indulge in signature à la carte services, grape- and wine-based locally inspired rituals, or multi-day programs, they can complement their visit with time in the indoor and outdoor pools, at the refreshment bar, or in the full-service gym.
Flanked by towering stone and rock cliffs and shimmering Omani Gulf views, Six Senses Spa at Al Bustan Palace, Muscat, stands out against a spectacular Haijar Mountain backdrop. The beachfront property pays tribute to traditional Omani design, embracing architectural elements like arched walkways, domed ceilings, and falaj reflecting pools in a dramatic setting reflective of an Arabian-style fort. One of the largest spas region-wide, the lovely three-level facility offers massage, facials, body treatments, and beauty services.
Perched atop the white cubist homes and Aegean waters iconizing the Chora eyeline is the Six Senses Spa Mykonos at the Belvedere. This intimate escape is harbored within the Belvedere Mykonos, a luxury boutique hotel fusing the region’s Grecian allure with contemporary upgrades. Those seeking culinary journeys after their Six Senses Spa visit are in luck: The hotel’s food and beverage programs are elevated by celebrity chef, Nobu Matsuhisa, and cocktail legend, Dale DeGroff. This modernized haven is just minutes from Mykonos’ bustling town center.
Six Senses Spa Zil Pasyon, Seychelles, is located on the dramatically beautiful, private island of Félicité and is an integral part of the island’s eco-system, accentuating its natural geography through its materiality, texture and form. Each of the five double treatment spa villas has been designed to reflect the island’s towering rocks, boulders and lush and verdant jungle, as well as the oceanfront. To further enhance the wellness journey, the spa also features an elevated open-air saltwater pool with a sundeck and yoga and meditation pavilion.
Located at Kuwait’s fashionable Symphony Center in Salmiya, on the famed Arabian Gulf Road, lies Symphony Style Hotel, named the first lifestyle hotel in Kuwait. The 18-floor property, within close distance to the city’s shopping district, is a stylish retreat ; indoors, you’ll find Symphony Style’s trademark stripes, zig-zags, patterns and bold colors throughout intermingled with gold and mosaic accents.