Relax, de-stress, and rekindle romance with these exquisite experiences offered by some of India’s best spas. By Parvati Mohanakrishnan

Kaya Kalp – The Royal Spa, Haryana

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Part of the ‘Unhurried Luxury’ experience at ITC Grand Bharat, Kaya Kalp – The Royal Spa offers luxurious spa journeys that draw inspiration from traditional therapies, Ayurveda and international healing forms. You can indulge in a variety of treatments at the Couples’ Treatment Suite here with your partner. ‘Sangam’ is a soothing 90- or 120-minute ritual that begins with a body scrub and massage. This is followed by zone therapy and the application of poultices that harmonise body, mind, and spirit. ‘Kundalini Devi’, an 80-minute nourishing and rebalancing treatment, makes use of chakra balancing and sound healing to activate your kundalini. Step into the hammam for the 60-minute ‘Benin Hamam’. Designed exclusively for couples, the treatment cleanses and nourishes your skin. You can also try the 45-minute ‘Yoga for Couples’, or take an invigorating walk on a nature trail around the property. (itchotels.com)

The Spa, Telangana

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Located in the city of the Nizams, The Spa at Park Hyatt Hyderabad has a indulgently regal feel, with the fragrance of attar in the air and light instrumental music in the background. In keeping with the theme, the restorative natural treatments here have delightful old-world names: ‘Munzig’ (to purify); ‘Musakin’ (to appease); ‘Mukhavi’ (to reform); and ‘Mukhiyath’ (to recompose). The ‘Spa Bath Ritual’ offered in the couples’ suite is quite a treat. The ritual begins with a 60- or 90-minute massage of your choice. Pick from a range that includes deep-tissue, aromatherapy, and Swedish, among several others, as well as ‘Marmaroma’, an aromatic Nizami indulgence that makes use of marma stimulation on the scalp, face, back, and feet. A 30-minute bath brings the romantic treatment to a close. (hyatt.com)

Mayfair Spa, Odisha

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When you’ve had your fill of the soothing views, and romantic walks on the beach, head to MAYFAIR Spa. Located in a quiet corner of MAYFAIR Palm Beach Resort, Gopalpur-on-Sea, with gently swaying bamboo and palm trees lining the path that leads up to it, the spa offers you a revitalising experience in the lap of nature. The 90-minute ‘Couples Massage’ uses a variety of techniques to relax and de-stress the body. The spa offers two packages that you can add on to the massage. Opt for the ‘Whitening Pack and Wrap’ if you’re looking to add to your glow, or enjoy a romantic soak in the jacuzzi after a ‘Skin Condition Cleanup’. (mayfairhotels.com)

Shillim Spa, Maharashtra

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Surrounded by rolling hills, forests and grasslands, Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa offers beautifully curated treatments and wellness programmes as part of its ‘Dharana Life Science Program’. Spend hours finding inner peace in the Meditation Cave, learn yoga in the outdoor Yoga Pavillion, enjoy a nutritious meal at the Green Table— the spa restaurant—or just luxuriate as trained therapists work their magic on you at Shillim Spa. You can choose the 3- or 5-night ‘Elixir of Shillim Life’ programme that helps you reconnect and become more mindful. Or go in for a deep cleanse with the 5-,7-,or 14-night ‘Art of Detox’, which uses a combination of wellness practices from around the world to bring your bodies back to their optimal states. (hilton.com)

Club Olympus Spa & Fitness, Delhi

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Set by The Hyatt Regency Delhi’s expansive swimming pool, Club Olympus Spa & Fitness offers a variety of facilities, including 24-hour access to the fitness centre. The spa menu is a delight; there’s a selection of signature therapies and wellness experiences, as well as an exhaustive range of salon services. The spa offers exclusive treatments for couples on its menu as well; these include the 150-minute ‘Romantic Getaway’— a facial, papaya body scrub and massage that relax you both to the core—and the 60- or 90-minute ‘Couple Massage’—a massage of your choice in a romantic candlelit room. Through February, you can also opt for the ‘Month of Love’ packages. ‘Relax and Reconnect’ includes a massage each from a range that includes Balinese, Marma, Swedish, Philippine Hilot, and Deep Tissue. ‘Glow & Radiant’ treats you to a facial each. (hyatt.com)

Aura Spa, West Bengal

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Housed at The Park Kolkata, in the heart of the city, is Aura Spa. Centred around handpicked ingredients that are used for their purifying properties, the spa offers a huge variety of treatments that range from Ayurveda to Swedish, and Thai. When here, opt for ‘The Kolkata Expeirence’. The 2.5-hour treatment uses traditional and natural Bengali ingredients to de-stress and rejuvenate you. After an hour-long massage, you experience a 30-minute scrub and facial that cleanse your skin, followed by a 30-minute-long luxurious soak in the jacuzzi. If you’re looking for more post-treatment alone- time, pick the ‘Stress Buster Couples Treatment’, which includes an hour-long massage followed by an hour in the jacuzzi. (theparkhotels.com)

CHI, The Spa, Karnataka

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Luxury is serious business at the slick 20-storey Shangri-la Hotel, Bengaluru. At CHI, The Spa here, lose yourself in rejuvenating therapies, or take a soak in a jacuzzi to wash away all your stress. Celebrate love with the spa’s ‘Chocolate & Sparkles’ packages. ‘Chocolate Indulgences’ includes a deliciously decadent 30-minute- long ‘Black Chocolate Scrub’, and a 90-minute ‘Relaxing Aromatherapy Massage’ that’s perfect for dry skin. The ‘Dream Honey Ritual’ starts with a 30-minute ‘Golden Honey Scrub’ followed by a 90-minute ‘Deep Tissue Sports Massage’ that relieves deep-set aches and pains. And the ‘Tropical Delight Experiences’ with a 30-minute ‘Citrus Anti-Aging Scrub’ and a 60-minute Radiance or Deep Cleansing Facial’ gives your skin that dewy, clean look. (shangri-la.com)

Iridium Spa, Maharashtra

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In the heart of Mumbai is this swanky hotel that is truly global in its approach to design, food and wellness. An extravagantly luxurious experience awaits you at The St. Regis Mumbai and its Iridium Spa. The spa pampers you with products from the high-end Hungarian brand, Omorovicza, and offers sophisticated and bespoke services that include a variety of treatments for couples. The 90-minute ‘Oliver Claire Full High Performance Anti-Aging Collagen Treatment’ stimulates and rejuvenates your skin with the use of regenerating active ingredients. You can also try the 75-minute ‘Himalaya – Healing Treatment’. This body ritual uses waters from the Himalayan rivers to hydrate, tone and smoothen skin. (marriott.com)

Conrad Spa, Maharashtra

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Located in the heart of Pune’s dynamic central business district, Conrad Pune is just minutes away from the city’s finest shopping, dining and entertainment options. What sets the property apart, however, is its dedicated lifestyle floor that comprises a spa, separate steam and sauna facilities for men and women, a relaxation lounge to unwind in post your treatment, a fitness centre, and an impressive outdoor temperature-controlled swimming pool. Enjoy a 60-minute ‘Couple Massage’ with your partner here. The treatment uses Swedish massage techniques to improve blood circulation, oxygenate blood, and improve flexibility. Once the massage comes to a close, enjoy a glass of wine in the comfort of the couples treatment room. conradhotels3. (hilton.com)

ESPA, Tamil Nadu

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Standing tall and overlooking the Bay of Bengal, The Leela Palace Chennai is home to ESPA, ‘an urban oasis of tranquillity’. The comprehensive spa menu here features a mix of unique, modern scientific therapies, and traditional Eastern wellness rituals. Couples can enjoy a two-hour Signature Treatment followed by an hour-long relaxation session in the couples treatment room. You can opt for the cleansing and calming ‘Essence of Leela’; the relaxing ‘Mind and Body Rebalancer’; the hydrating, nourishing, and soothing ‘Energy Enhancer with Hot Stones’; or the anti- ageing ‘Royal Leela Facial’. (theleela.com)

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