Nothing could be more luxurious, pleasurable, or refreshing than pampering yourself in a sumptuous spa. The best ones are designed to look and feel like paradise—and they do. In this book, you’ll discover the most exceptional historical, thermal, thalassic, wellness & health, resort, new age, adventure, day, and hotel spas around the world—from Paris to South Africa, Bangkok to Texas—beautifully photographed and accompanied by pricing, service, and contact information. Use the book to scout out your ideal spa-destination and take yourself one step closer to nirvana.
Allison Arieff is the Editor in Chief of Dwell and was the magazine’s founding Senior Editor. She is the co-author of Prefab and Trailer Travel: A Visual History of Mobile America, and the editor of numerous books on art and culture including Airstream: The History of the Land Yacht, Hatch Show Print: The History of A Great American Poster Shop and TASCHEN’s Cheap Hotels.
Bryan Burkhart is Creative Director of the design firm Modernhouse. He is the designer and co-author of the books Airstream: The History of the Land Yacht, Prefab, and Trailer Travel: A Visual History of Mobile America, and the designer of Cheap Hotels. Burkhart has done design work for companies such as Apple, Sony, and Dwell magazine. Arieff and Burkhart live in San Francisco.