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Embrace Nature at Spa Village Hangzhou


Spa Village Hangzhou is a sophisticated and serene retreat that mirrors the subtle transformations of Nature. It is where people can relax their body and mind and restore balance


heal and nourish the energy of life. In modern times, using soft music, appropriate aromas and pleasant pictures, spas play a role in which evoking people’s five senses helps the detoxification process, soothing nerves and muscles, body and mind, and waking up every fresh soul to start a sensory journey. For centuries, poets, painters, and sages have


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immortalized the enchanting natural beauty of Hangzhou. It has been said: “Above there is heaven and on earth there is Hangzhou”. Spa Village Hangzhou is a sophisticated serene retreat that mirrors the subtle transformations of Nature. It is where people can relax their body and mind and restore balance. Since the inception of the flagship spa in


Pangkor Laut Resort in 2002, the Spa Village brand has grown to encompass 8 Spa Villages across Malaysia and the luxury Spa Village Resort Tembok, Bali. Each property has been conceptualized to celebrate the healing cultures of the region in which it resides. Far from creating a series of identical hotel spas, the Spa Village philosophy has developed a collection of unique experiences, introducing guests to


s an ancient and fashionable lifestyle practice, the spa originates from the belief that water has the ability to


an authentic taste of each locality through treatments based on natural indigenous ingredients and traditional healing practices. The first Spa Village in China is located in


Dragon Hotel Hangzhou, covering 1,208 sq m. Following the brand’s core idea of natural therapy, Spa Village Hangzhou carefully creates rich and quiet nature-like atmosphere. One of its spotlights is the artificial “flower wall” where grow various “plants”. The “flowers and plants” on the wall present a scene of exuberant spring, with a riot of bright colors bringing visual pleasure to the guests. The floor is made of marble and wood. The lush plants, soft lighting, curl fragrance and background music make guests feel like being in the midst of refreshing Nature. It is comfortable and relaxed. Spa Village Hangzhou features eight


treatment suites, each one equipped with private foot bath area, change room and bathroom. Each suite features a different design, but they are all consistent with that of the whole spa. The spa also provides guests with a carefully designed restroom for preparation before the treatment. The interior design of the restroom is inspired by the Eight Diagrams (a balance symbol in Chinese traditional culture). A big Eight Diagrams


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symbol on the central floor combined with videos playing on the digital screen, bring relaxed feelings to the guests. Living in modern cities, people’s five senses are becoming dull. So in the meditation room called Sensorium, water, color, music, lights and fragrance are used as tools to evoke guests’ senses to create pleasant and relaxed experience. The treatments of Spa Village not only


absorb the essences of the traditional Malaysian therapies, but also follow the ancient philosophy of “Harmony between Humans and Nature” in Chinese culture. These treatments with unique features bring new understandings about the spa concept to guests. Imperial Gems Sensory Journey (RMB1,900/120mins) is a signature luxury experience which is offered in the dreamlike realm of the Sensorium. Under a canopy of twinkling stars and enveloped in a room of misty stream, the therapist begins with crushed pearls and jade to gently polish the skin to perfect softness. The deeply healing sounds of a crystal singing bowl’s vibrations take you to another level of serenity while you are cocooned in a masque of amethyst and lavender followed by a soothing massage of precious jasmine and ylang ylang to nourish the skin and lift the spirit. Spa Village also designs unique experiences


for the different seasons, as each season ushers in new elements and influences that affect people’s health and wellbeing. Striking an inner balance with these ever-changing outer essences brings about a radiant beauty and harmonious vitality. These unique experiences ebb and flow with each season. From the nourishing herbal tonics and teas to the sights, sounds, and powerfully effective treatment offerings on the menu, one is inspired to celebrate all of Nature’s beauty.


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Spa Village Hangzhou 杭州市曙光路120号黄龙饭店5号楼2楼 The Dragon Hotel Tower 5 Level 2, 120 Shuguang Road, Hangzhou Tel: 400 838 5599 www.spavillage.com


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