22 May '11, 4am

Nesting chairs and nurturing

Nesting chairs and nurturing

You'd expect a five-star hotel chain to bring with it some amazing services, and the new St Regis Bangkok doesn't disappoint with its Elemis Spa - its first Southeast Asia. Only London, Hong Kong and Miami have Elemis spas. Now we too get to see what the buzz is about. First, it's one of the most spacious spas in town, with 15,000 square metres shared out among 15 treatment rooms and two floors of relaxation zones, some for just the men, some for the women. The elegance is dazzling in this marvellous maze, all soothing white and cream tones, clean lines and a bit of Asian flair. The furnishings are soft white leather and silvery Thai silk. The service, it almost goes without saying, is refined. Spa director Jessica Shea points out the abundant flowers and floral motifs - throughout the hotel, in fact. The wealthy Caroline Astor, who opened the first St Regis in New York, a...

Full article: http://www.asiaone.com/Health/Fitness/Sportlight/Story/A1...

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