Find your own pampering oasis between the dunes
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AFRICA

Find your cool haven under the Kalahari sun. Book into the Tswalu spa. Handcrafted from reed ceilings and dry stone walls, this calm . Enjoy anything from a rejuvenating facial to a body scrub using mineral rich crystals sourced from the desert’s salt pans or natural red dune sand.

Tswalu

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AMERICA


The Amangiri 2,322-square metre spa in the Utah desert comprises spa pavilions, treatment rooms and therapies and offers such pampering treats as massages, scrubs, wraps and floatation therapy. Enjoy the Hozho Tandem Massage, where two therapist work in harmony to lull your body into a state of relaxation or the Red Clay Wrap.

Amangiri spa

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CHILE


After spending the day hiking or horseback riding through the Atacama desert, you want to enjoy a little pampering, so book into the Explora Atacama spa. Set within a restored colonial style adobe-straw building, its relaxing massages are sure to get you back on your feet in no time at all. If you want to relax a little more, take a dip in one of the four pools surrounded by pampas grass.

Explora Atacama

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UAE

Just because you’re on a desert island, it doesn’t mean that you need to leave those little luxuries behind. Book into the Desert Island Resort and Spa to enjoy a milk foot bath, follow by a desert sand scrub and a relaxing massage.

Desert Islands Resort & Spa

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  • Snorkelling around the island and hunting for elusive turtles
  • Cruising on a traditional dhoni
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  • Afternoon yoga and meditation at the sala

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  • Witness traditional spear-fighting Pasola ceremonies on Sumba

  • Stay in luxurious beachfront villas in remote locations

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ideal length 13 nights
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  • Experience the Winelands in style with your guide or in a vintage sidecar

  • Stay in some of the world's most exclusive properties

  • Embark on a nature drive in Kruger National Park to look for wildlife

  • Relax at the beautiful beachside escape of North Island in the Seychelles

When to go:

J F M A M J J A S O N D
ideal length 13 nights
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