Exhausted after a long flight? Need a break from your frequent travels? We’re a fan of health and wellness services at airports and can’t begin to emphasise on the importance of it. Thus, we’ve compiled a list of 5 airports with the best health and wellness services around the world to experience luxury-infused layovers!
1. Boston – Logan International Airport
If you have a four hour or longer layover, be sure to visit the “Be Relax Spa” kiosk at Boston’s Logan International Airport, terminal B Gate B30 and enjoy a reflexology foot or chair massage before your next flight. You get to relax and escape into a remote and private treatment room in the spa for a calming hot stone massage as well as some luxurious oxygen aromatherapy, steam rooms, soothing nail services, waxing and facial treatments galore!
We all know that long flights can leave you feeling drained and dehydrated, so why not pop over to the spa’s juice bar and restore your health and energy with some delicious home made smoothies that are fresh from the farm to your glass. The juice bar is located right within the perimeter of the spa. You can even enjoy a free juice if you opt for their steam room service. What a juicy deal!
Rest assured you’ll be ready to take off for your next journey in a whole new state of mind and body upon leaving the spa!
2. Singapore – Changi Airport
Living up to its title of the best international airport in the world, Changi’s airport terminals offer state-of-the-art facilities which include fitness lounges, luxurious spas and multiple flower gardens that are soothing to the soul. They go above and beyond your expectations with a movie theater, observation deck, and interactive art exhibits that also includes DIY wood-carving stations. These spectacular amenities are bound to make your journey an unforgettable one!
Proceed to Departure Transit Lounge Level 3 Transit Area (near D Gates) if your flight has been delayed or if you simply want to de-stress. You can also dive deep into their beautiful rooftop pool and soak up the sun in the jacuzzi whilst you await your next flight. If you’re not a fan of the water, you can simply catch a glimpse of this amazing amenity.
If you’re more into the greens and nature, head over to their sunflower garden to catch some warm sunshine and a healthy dose of Vitamin D. From the sunflower garden located at Departure Transit Lounge, Level 3 Transit Area, you also get to enjoy the majestic view of the runway and aircraft parking bays from this rooftop haven.
There are frequent flight announcements and screens placed in the vicinity of the gardens, so missing your flight should not be a concern.
3. Switzerland – Zurich Airport
If you consider yourself a wellness and fitness freak, this place called the Wellness Oasis at Zurich Airport is where you should be at. Not only do you get to explore beyond the walls of Zurich Airport, you can also amp up your layover by renting fitness equipment such as inline skates, bicycles and walking poles. This airport proves that travelling is no longer an excuse for skipping a workout!
This precious gem is conveniently located at Terminal 1, East Lounge (transit), just a few steps away from your next flight. There are so many pampering amenities available, enough to fulfill your heart’s desire.
If you are looking to release some stress and refuel your energy during your layover, head over to the gym which is well equipped with complete fitness machinery. It is located in the heart of the basement of Hotel Radisson Blu. The best news? You can use their awesome facilities for a small fee of 25 CHF, so there really are no excuses for laziness!
All services are open to public from 6am – 10pm on weekdays and 9am- 7pm on weekends. It encompasses a Ferrari red Turkish bath decorated with gold platelets, a mixed sauna with rest and relaxation areas including aquariums, water beds and much more! They also have these great package deals :
Shower & Go: CHF 15
Fit & Well: CHF 35
Massage (50min) : CHF 115
If your muscles and mind are tensed after a long flight this place is perfect for you!
4. Canada – Vancouver International Airport
This airport is home to a spa that is dubbed as one of Canada’s largest and most luxurious spa chains – Absolute Spa. It is great for those who are exhausted from their flights and are seeking for a variety of luxurious services or quick pampering sessions.
Absolute Spa is located in two different areas of the Fairmont Vancouver Airport: the first is at the domestic departures – gate 44 and the second is at US departures – gate 85. Regardless of your flight’s itinerary, you can always make an appointment or drop in for some relaxation and rejuvenation on the go!
Namaste, traveling yogis! Vancouver Airport offers a peaceful and tranquil area in which jetsetters can relax, unwind, and stretch before a long flight. Whether you’re a beginner or an intermediate in yoga, this place is guaranteed to help you release your stress and blood pressure levels.
For beginner yogis, the studio contains do-it-yourself booklets to help guide your yoga flow. So, head over to the this yoga haven located after security in Domestic Terminal C-Pier, across from Gate 46. It is totally free of charge!
Apart from all the health and wellness amenities, the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) tops it up with their Ambassador ‘pet therapy’ Dog Program to make your next flight a little less “ruff”. The dogs will be onsite all through the week from 11 am to 1 pm. You get to partake in this program to cuddle your stress and anxiety away. You need not worry much as the dogs will always be paired with handlers and YVR Green Coat volunteers at all times so you are more than safe to cuddle these fur balls away!
5.Germany – Munich Airport
If you’re looking for relaxation, head over to the Fit & Fly Spa at Hilton Munich airport which features an indoor pool, steam bath or sauna (with a ladies and a mixed gender area), various massage and beauty treatments. Also if you have short layover at Munich Airport they recommend you to reload with a convenient 2 hour SPA card. If you would like to make a reservation in advance, you may contact them on TEL: +49-89-97820.
Are you a frequent flyer who travels a lot for business? How does the idea of a spontaneous airport hot-stone or Swedish massage that requires no fixed appointment resonate with you? Sounds interesting? Then this concept is just right for you and it can be easily located at the following address Terminal Strasse MITTE 20, 85356, MUNICH, GERMANY.
Don’t miss out on this spiritual opportunity on your next journey through Munich Germany Airport. Peace and serenity awaits you!
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