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Revitalising in the Algarve

Posted by on Jan 9, 2015 in Portugal, Spa Reviews | 0 comments

Catherine Beattie finds a spa for every taste and budget on Portugal’s sunny Algarve.

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Living Well – Living Long

Posted by on Jan 9, 2015 in Portugal | 0 comments

Kathryn Liston tries a two-night Welcoming Ritual at the Longevity Wellness Resort, Portugal’s first anti-ageing medical spa.  For more than 2,000 years, the pretty mountain town of Caldas de Monchique has attracted people to its healing ‘Agua de Monchique’ thermal waters in the western Algarve. Now the €35 million Longevity Wellness Resort – Portugal’s first anti-ageing medical spa – is hoping that its preventative medicine and beauty programmes will attract even more holidaymakers to the Monchique Mountains. Run in partnership with La Clinique de Paris International and its founder Dr Claude Chauchard, a top specialist in preventative medicine and ageing management, the resort offers everything from a two-night Welcoming Ritualto an intensive 30-day Total Ageing Management programme. The Look Younger in a Week option also caught my eye, so I headed off to the resort eager to see if the reality lived up to its...

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