The spa holiday with stunning views of the Aegean, the Six Senses Spa at Kempinski Bararos Bay in Bodrum, Turkey is a mixture of the traditional Turkish hospitality with Asian healing philosophy. Open and capacious, its aim is to relax, rejuvenate and bring serenity to body and soul
The spa holiday with stunning views of the Aegean, the Six Senses Spa at Kempinski Bararos Bay in Bodrum, Turkey is a mixture of the traditional Turkish hospitality with Asian healing philosophy. Open and capacious, its aim is to relax, rejuvenate and bring serenity to body and soul.
An Indian head massage helped alleviate a persistent headache
Our reporter for spa centers all around the world, has been suffering from bad headaches and insomnia. Her neck is tense, and she has pain in her lower back.
The prescription A three-day “serenity journey”, which includes daily yoga, Turkish hammam scrub-downs, Indian head massage, Thai body massage and foot reflexology, washed down with ginger tea, crystal water and cleansing juices.
Spa Holiday at Kempinski Bay Hotel in beautiful Bodrum, Turkey
The procedure each day starts with an hour of yoga on the deck of the spa overlooking the Aegean sea. Treatments are followed by fresh ginger tea and detoxing juice. Then, in the beautiful marble turkish hammam, the reporter’s body is rubbed down with salt and coated in olive oil. Something akin to a pillowcase is filled with soap suds and shaken over her body, covering her with foam which is washed off with warm water.
The wholistic aroma massage eases tension and moisturises the body. A following reiki healing calms Spa reporter before she has a very firm Indian head massage, making her ready to sleep for seven days. On her last day, our reporter gets a Thai massage, paying particular attention to her head and shoulders, and reflexology to ease any remaining sensitive areas.
Spa and Massage in Turkey : Asian Philosophy meets turkish welcome
The verdict : our reporter has never felt so indulged. Her headaches are non existent, her back feels flexible after the yoga session, and she is sleeping as happily and serene as a well-fed cat in the Turkish sunshine.
The medical opinion “Massage is very effective at releasing muscle spasm and stress and would be expected to help the symptoms described.”
“The headaches sound tension-related – the commonest type. However, persistent headaches can on occasion be a warning sign relating to other problems such as high blood pressure and should be checked by a doctor.”
The feelgood factor The Kempinski Bodrum, Turkey is set on a prime spot in the St Tropez of Turkey with a panorama to die for. Our reporter’s room had its own bougainvillea-clad terrace overlooking sparkling water’s of Aegean.