The end of the year is here and holidays are in the air. From spiritual journeys and trekking adventures in Bhutan, to spa retreats at the Summer Palace in Beijing, idyllic escapes in Montenegro-Aman’s newest destination, and so much more, Amanresort’s has something for everyone. And it’s not too late to see in the New Year Aman-style.
VILLA MILOCER: PHASE ONE OF AMAN SVETI STEFAN LAUNCHED IN MONTENEGRO
The dramatic coastline of Montenegro could well be called the Mediterranean’s best kept travel secret, and with the launch of Villa Milocer, phase One of Aman Sveti Stefan. Opened in a ceremony led by Predrag Nenezic, Montenegro’s Minister of Tourism and Environment, the 6-suite former royal summer residence overlooks pink sand beaches and the 15th century island of Sveti Stefan, scheduled to launch in August of 2009. For a gracious beachside getaway, steeped in history in pristine surrounds, Villa Milocer offers it all.
AMANYARA (TURKS & CAICOS): SERENITY VILLA DEBUTS
Located in the Turks and Caicos Islands, Amanyara is a piece of paradise embracing the untrammeled elements of the Caribbean. Always peaceful, Amanyara now offers even greater levels of tranquility with the opening of the 13,000-square-foot Serenity Villa. A wellness facility offering massages, scrubs, wraps and beauty treatments, along with yoga and Pilates classes, it features a reception area and four treatment pavilions centered by a 10 sq m swimming pool. Treatments utilize Amanresorts’ customized range of spa products incorporating the finest organic and natural ingredients, and guests can unwind further after their treatments on comfortable chaise lounge around the pool.
AMAN PILATES: HIGHLY ANTICIPATED LAUNCH
This December sees the launch of Aman Pilates, a program encompassing the highest level of instruction in Pilates and Gyrotonic physical fitness systems, in consultation with Ivana Daniell, an internationally-recognized instructor with over 20 years of experience in Pilates and Movement Therapy. The program will debut at Amanpuri-Aman’s flagship property in Phuket, and a Pilates Focus will follow shortly at Aman at Summer Palace, Beijing. With a multi-disciplinary and dynamic team of professionals to lead classes, research and development, Aman Pilates will complement existing fitness offerings found at Aman properties worldwide, and continue the commitment to bringing unparalleled wellness services and amenities to guests. Introductory 3- and 6-day programs, with private and group classes on offer, will be available at Amanpuri from May to August 2009.