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Ultimate Spa is the definitive guide to the best spas in Asia. Highlighting spas in India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Thailand, Bali, Malaysia, Taiwan and the Philippines, this book is both a showcase of the region's best spas and a comprehensive guide to their offerings. The first half of the book introduces the top spas in the region, giving useful tips regarding the facilities and different types of treatments to be experienced. The second half of the book focuses on the treatments themselves: Traditional Chinese ...

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Overview

Ultimate Spa is the definitive guide to the best spas in Asia. Highlighting spas in India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Thailand, Bali, Malaysia, Taiwan and the Philippines, this book is both a showcase of the region's best spas and a comprehensive guide to their offerings. The first half of the book introduces the top spas in the region, giving useful tips regarding the facilities and different types of treatments to be experienced. The second half of the book focuses on the treatments themselves: Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, and the beauty and health secrets of Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. Endorsed by many well-regarded therapists, doctors, and spokespeople in the spa and wellness industry, this book contains many remedies, treatments, and recipes, and is a must-have for spa aficionados worldwide. Combined with this are yoga, Reiki, meditation and secret recipes for longevity—all complemented by over 600 stunning photographs.

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Editorial Reviews

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"Ultimate Spa: Asia's Best Spas and Spa Treatments, by Judy Chapman, is the definitive guide to being spoilt everywhere from India to the Philippines." - Australian Gourment Traveller
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"A must-have for Spa aficionados worldwide." — Spa Australasia

"Asia has spent centuries perfecting its spa treatments and this indulgent tome explores the best the region has to offer." — The Sunday Telegraph

" ... this comprehensive guide to the region's best spas and their offerings is a visual feast." — Dawn, Singapore

" ... the definitive guide to being spoilt everywhere from India to the Philippines." — Gourmet Traveller

"The plethora of D.I.Y treatments here are proof that when Chapmen [...] asserts that 'daily rituals and ceremonies are all part of the spa experience... ' well, she means it." — Lifestyle + Travel

"Judy Chapman must have the best job in the world! Judy [...] has explored the best spas and spa treatments in the world and has now written a book about her experiences." — Byron Shire News, Australia

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780794602659
  • Publisher: Periplus Editions (HK) ltd.
  • Publication date: 8/28/2006
  • Edition description: Hardcover with Jacket
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.75 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Judy Chapman is the author of three books on wellness, aromatherapy, and spas and is Editor-in-Chief for Spa Asia magazine. She created and co-founded Sanctum Pure Body Products, one of Australia's first and most regarded natural body skin spa lines. An acknowledged expert on holistic health, Chapman holds international certificates in Japanese Macrobiotic Healing and International Yoga teacher training.

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Table of Contents

At the Source
Asiaæs Best Spas
Treatment Section (Balance, Face, Body, Bathing, Massage)
Acknowledgments

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