Over the last 2000 years, bathing and wellness in Istanbul has been perfected into an art form. With a natural setting in a fragrant pine forest, the spa at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Istanbul Tuzla provides over 4,000 square meters of bliss. The perfect place to spend a weekend indulging in spa treatments and enjoying the restorative power of an invigorating Turkish hammam. Have we piqued your interest yet? Learn more about how to experience the best of Istanbul's spa culture below.
A trip to Istanbul wouldn’t be complete without a visit to a legendary Turkish bath. You can take advantage of traditional Turkish spa treatments at the hotel’s Elysia Spa. It offers a modern reworking of the Turkish hammam experience, combining hot and cold temperatures with an exfoliating treatment designed to detoxify the body and awaken the senses. Pay a visit to the aroma steam room for a fully immersive experience that will leave you feeling energized. The spa also makes use of Pañpuri bath products, body wraps and scrubs. These are crafted with a holistic, organic approach to cleanse and purify the body. For example, indulge in soothing milk baths enhanced with the aroma of jasmine and lemongrass to leave skin feeling moisturized and silky smooth.
Treat your body and mind to a stunning setting
The Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Istanbul Tuzla has a huge range of facilities to encourage relaxation, ensuring that you'll leave feeling revitalized and rejuvenated. Depending on the season you visit, soak up Istanbul’s radiant sunshine with a visit to the spacious outdoor pool, surrounded by pine trees in an idyllic resort setting. Alternatively, test your physical limits in the indoor performance pool, giving your muscles a satisfying workout that's gentle on your joints. The spa and resort facilities also include a full state-of-the-art fitness center, equipped with weight-lifting equipment and customized fitness packages. An onsite Zen garden provides guests with recreational hot tubs, where you can enjoy a soothing soak against a backdrop of enchanting greenery.
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Soothe tired muscles
Treat yourself to a deeply restorative hot-stone massage, or let go of all stress with an Indian head massage. Extensively trained massage therapists can work wonders with techniques such as reflexology, which improve energy flow throughout the body, helping to eliminate stress. Experience the bliss of an aromatherapy massage, which enhances the effects of your treatment with the use of carefully selected herbs and extracts, including jasmine, ylang ylang and bergamot. Do you want a noticeable glow? Try the Indochine Body Detoxifier, which combines sea clay with honey, clove and tangerine to lock in moisture and draw out impurities.
Revive and energize the skin
You’re bound to feel renewed with the latest therapies from Pañpuri, including signature facials and body treatments that will exfoliate, moisturize and rejuvenate your skin. Achieve balance between mind and body with a personalized Holistic Body Ritual, which includes a full-body exfoliation, scalp massage and aromatherapy massage. Pañpuri facials are a delightfully effective way to balance your skin and leave it feeling more luminous, using the healing powers of white jasmine. These can be customized to best suit your beauty needs, whether you have dry, oily or combination skin.
Guests at the Elysia Spa can mix and match the various treatments to create a customized package or reserve an expertly designed experience, such as the Ultimate Antioxidant Journey, which combines an aromatherapy bath and body polish with an Inner Peace Relaxing Massage.