A day spent at the spa is not just about pampering or treating oneself anymore – it’s also about achieving much-needed total wellbeing. Water circuits have an amazing effect on our cardiovascular systems, massages improve regular circulation and attend to tired and painful muscles, and without even realizing this, by unplugging from technology even for just a short period, it puts our minds in a state of relaxing bliss while experiencing mindfulness and wellbeing in itself. Not to mention all the beautifying treatments that get us looking and feeling in tip-top shape! Cue in Open Spa, the modern-day healing and wellness centre and spa set within the luxurious Ibiza Gran Hotel (the only hotel in Ibiza with a ‘Grand Luxe’ rating!) in the exclusive Marina Botafoch area. With a philosophy deeply rooted in the total wellbeing of mind, body and soul, the highly trained team of professionals and therapists are on hand to offer an array of health and wellbeing treatments, packages and rituals tailored to suit anyone’s needs.
At Open Spa, four areas of absolute bliss are designed in harmony and include the amazing water circuits of Open Aqua, Open Experience to revitalise the body through lavish treatments and therapies, Open Fitness and Open Beauty, touted as the best full-service hair and nail salon on the island. Guests who immerse themselves in any or all of these areas are guaranteed to experience total mind and body rejuvenation. Plunge into the waters of Open Aqua and experience the healing powers and the main role that water has in our lives. As you move through the therapeutic circuit, you’ll experience a vast amount of different water therapies; from a crosscurrents pool, to frigidly cold (it’s ok – it’s good for you!) to warm, salty waters. Warm Balinese beds and hot pools and saunas are also in the mix as this circuit adds a modern twist on the ancient restorative water practices that are known to relax, detoxify and replenish. It’s both invigorating and relaxing as you experience health by water.
A world of pampering awaits at the extravagant Open Experience – a space offering a decadent selection of health and beauty treatments, wellness therapies, massage rituals and even an array of treatments and therapies designed for men, because let’s face it: while holidaying on the white isle, just about everyone wants and deserves to spoil themselves! Tailor design a wellness therapy to your holiday depending on what you and your friends get up to – wild night on the isle? No problem, The After Party Detox ritual might just be perfect. Want to give life back to your skin, restore and reduce signs of ageing? Choose from a vast selection of premium facials that use only the best, high-end products on the island. Don’t forget to let the expert hands of Open Spa’s therapists knead and massage your tired muscles to keep you feeling your best throughout your stay. Open Beauty is one of the most renowned hair, beauty and nail salons in Ibiza, featuring a full-length menu chock-full of beauty treatments to keep hair, fingers and toes perfectly primped. Fully qualified hair stylists design hair rituals that include styling, conditioning, hydration and treatment packages, colour and cuts. The nail technicians are on hand to deliver pedicures and manicures of all kinds, while the spa’s skilled make-up artists can transform your look to suit your party plans or holiday itinerary. Enjoy individually or with a group of friends – the spa can design and create a package suited to your needs so you leave feeling fresh and fabulous, ready to conquer and enjoy another day on the isle.
Lastly, for those who are dedicated to keeping at their best fitness level on and off vacation, there is Open Fitness, an upscale gym available to island residents and visitors alike. It is set up with the very best cardiovascular and bodybuilding equipment such as elliptical machines, static bicycles, treadmills, and an enormous amount of free weights and dumbells. After your workout, you can cool off in one of the hotel pools or soothe sore muscles in the sauna… it’s all about finding the perfect balance. For those who want a private and intimate experience, you can transport the tranquillity and therapies on offer into the comforts of your own suite if you happen to be staying at Ibiza Gran Hotel, however Open Spa welcomes one and all from across the island – and indeed, the world, to relax and enjoy its sleek and chic facilities.