Atlantis by Giardino unleashes wellness in the heart of Zurich

Lifestyle Tuesday 30/January/2018 19:09 PM
By: Times News Service
Atlantis by Giardino unleashes wellness in the heart of Zurich

As Valentine’s Day approaches, Zurich’s five-star superior city hotel, Atlantis by Giardino, reminds you to express love to the most important person in your life - You.

Nestled at the foot of the Üetliberg mountain, the property will now offer the Ayurveda by Giardino programme by incorporating nutrition, spa treatments, yoga, mindful activities and coaching; to provide travellers with a holistic experience.

Meaning the ‘science of life’, Ayurveda is an art of healing that originated in India 5,000 years ago. This system of medicine focuses on the overall well-being of an individual, and is practiced worldwide today. The Ayurveda by Giardino programme was developed with the aim to helping guests find themselves, and attain harmony of the body, mind and soul. Guests learn to stay mindful of their own health even after returning to their daily routine.

Ayurveda by Giardino is the ideal addition to a destination that is characterised by laid-back ambience, a peaceful atmosphere and contemporary wellness facilities.

The hotel’s signature dipiù Spa boasts a sauna zone, indoor and outdoor pools and a fitness and relaxation area. The spa offers modular Ayurvedic therapies targeting specific areas of the body e.g. Shirodhara treatment (pouring oil over the forehead), Pristabhyanga back massage, Padabhyanga foot and leg massage, Kalari marma whole-body massage and Sound massage among others.

The retreat’s team comprises of Ayurveda practitioners, specialists and therapists who advise guests on the cures best suited for them, along with providing a nutrition plan based on their personal constitution. Guests also have the opportunity to continue their consultation with the Ayurveda experts after their treatment has finished.

Ayurvedic cuisine is served at the hotel’s Hide & Seek restaurant, where delectable Mediterranean dishes are prepared using fresh, locally-sourced herbs and spices. Atlantis by Giardino also offers Ayurveda cookery courses and workshops so that travellers can make these recipes at home.

Guests opting for Ayurveda by Giardino can choose from various retreats such as Ayurveda Detox, Ayurveda Restart, Ayurveda for the Musculoskeletal System, Ayurveda for Expectant Mothers and Giardino Panchakarma cure, or simply book a basic programme that includes Ayurvedic-focused full board and nutrition advice.

The picturesque location of the resort, nested in the lap of nature, is ideal for yoga and meditation, which is included in the programme.