Looking for some world class summer destinations to beat the heat, to indulge in wellness therapies? The Preferred Hotels & Resorts, with its diverse global portfolio of independent hotels, is offering a selection from their Legend collection.  The Alpina Gstaad (preferredhotels.com/destinations/gstaad/the-alpina-gstaad),  Switzerland, is set against the majestic backdrop of the Swiss Alps.  Its Six Senses Spa is often appreciated for its ambience of peace and well being, inspired by Asian traditions and drawing its energy from the Alpine heart of the Bernese Oberland. The Six Senses Integrated Wellness programme promises increased levels of energy, boost the immune system and provide tools to help cope with everyday stress. Its regime focuses on  common concerns around digestion, weight loss, elimination of toxins, weakened immune systems, stress relief and muscle toning.  After the programme, guests will receive a personal consultation to analyse the results of their stay and advise on how they can continue to focus on their health once at home.  Rates: From USD$1,295.44 per room per night (83,132). Offers valid till end of the year unless otherwise stated, and subject to blackout dates.
A resplendent seaside retreat, the Montage Laguna Beach (preferredhotels.com/destinations/laguna-beach-ca/montage-laguna-beach) nestles amidst the rugged California coastline. With the dry, temperate climate and panoramic views of the majestic Pacific Ocean, the property offers guests the healing power of nature the whole year round. Settle into the elegant comfort of resort amenities throughout their 20,000 sqft spa. Expect eucalyptus steam rooms, dry redwood saunas, ocean air whirlpools, fireplace lounges, a state of the art fitness centre, a movement studio and a lap pool featuring stunning views of the Pacific. Spa Montage – Elements of Wellness Signature Experiences and Therapies combines European spa science and ancient traditions to bring wellness in a serene, relaxing atmosphere. Rates: From USD$1,135 per room per night (72,836), inclusive of daily breakfast and $200 Spa Montage Credit. Offers valid till end of the year unless otherwise stated, and subject to blackout dates.
The Dheva Spa & Wellness Centre at The Dhara Dhevi Chiangmai (preferredhotels.com/destinations/chiang-mai/the-dhara-dhevi-chiang-mai), Thailand, has a curated range of comprehensive wellness packages. The Stress Management Retreat includes lessons on natural and effective stress management techniques for daily routine with a follow-up programme to continue the healing process at home. This programme is integrated with bespoke treatments including Ayurvedic consultation and therapies, organ detox massages, thermal salt pot therapy and even tailored fitness sessions.  The Juice Cleanse Retreat offers guests a fast detox and complete reset of their body, involving a diet solely based on raw vegetables, fruit juice and water for a short period of time. This regime flushes out toxins from the body and helps to readjust the eating habits, resulting in a rise of energy levels and a sense of overall rejuvenation. Rates: From US$2,131.25 (1,36,858) for Stress Management Retreat and from US$1,814.42 (INR 1,16,513) for the Juice Cleanse Retreat. Each package includes three nights in a Colonial Suite for one person, inclusive of 11 treatments. Offers valid till end of October 2017, and subject to blackout dates.