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    News bites – 24 March 2022

    Luxury beachfront hotel debuts in Mykonos

    Mykonos. Images courtesy of the Myconian

    Myconian Collection Debuts O by Myconian Collection, its Newest Luxury Beachfront Property in Ornos Bay, Mykonos

    Opening in May 2022, the luxurious beachfront oasis marks Myconian Collection’s first property in Ornos Bay and its 11th on Mykonos Island.

    Myconian Collection will welcome guests at its newest property, O by Myconian Collection in May 2022.

    Located on the beachfront of the Ornos Bay area, just 3.6 kilometres south of Mykonos Town, the new five-star property will offer sixty-five guestrooms and suites.

    Bright and airy, all rooms offer private furnished verandas or balconies with many featuring a private pool. The rooms range in size from 33 to 135 square metres, with occupancy ranging from two to six adults.

    Room at O by the Myconian. Images courtesy of the Myconian

    Myconian Collection’s first beachfront property, O by Myconian Collection offers guests direct access to one of the island’s most beautiful beaches, with some of the island’s best waterfront bars, restaurants and a quaint line-up of convenience stores and water-sports concessions just steps away. Seamlessly connected, the Mirage pool deck features soft sunbeds in the shade of palm trees and parasols, and offers complimentary treats throughout the day, before transforming into an al fresco nightspot, complete with live music, after sunset.

    True to Myconian Collection’s renowned culinary culture the property offers dining options such as Obar’s pool bar and delectable gastronomic creations at Baloo fine dining restaurant.

    Other amenities at the hotel include the on-site DTOX Spa, which offers a comprehensive selection of spa treatments supported by exclusive Elemis and Ligne St Barth products, a well-equipped gym room, private and group training sessions, and special events such as full moon yoga on the beach, and O Concept Store, a specially curated boutique shopping experience for Myconian guests. Additionally, guests at the Myconian Collection enjoy the benefits of reciprocal rights at each property, including bars and restaurants, pools and spa facilities, as well as weddings and events services and locations.

    O by the Myconian. Images courtesy of the Myconian

    Mykonos is one of Greece’s most iconic and popular islands and has long been regarded as one of the most upscale and chic destinations in Greece and the Mediterranean. With breathtaking beaches, excellent dining and leisure opportunities, a luxury shopping scene, and its unique blend of authentic local culture and cosmopolitan vibes, the island is a favourite with celebrities and savvy travellers alike.

    O by Myconian Collection is currently accepting reservations ahead of its May 2022 opening.

    About the Myconian Collection:
    The Myconian Collection Hotels & Resorts is a local family-owned group of eleven outstanding luxury hotels on the legendary island of Mykonos that offers savvy guests a variety of the most fascinating locations, avant-garde spa centres, gourmet restaurants, first-class conference facilities, and magnificent wedding venues.

    Truly reflecting this world-class destination that quite simply has it all, the Myconian Collection offers its guests a luxury experience in each and every one of its exclusive properties, including three Relais & Châteaux, two Leading Hotels of the World, two Design Hotels, two Preferred Hotels & Resorts and one Small Luxury Hotel of the World located in Elia Beach, Ornos, Platis Gialos and the world-renowned Mykonos Town.

    Sydney’s top spa experiences

    The spa QT at QT Sydney. Image courtesy of the QT

    City sanctuary
    Located in the heart of the city, SpaQ at QT Sydney is an opulent city haven. Reset, unwind and relax with a list of therapeutic treatments which will reinvigorate mind, body and soul. Spoil yourself with the Metamorphosis package which includes a full day of pampering that will leave you feeling transformed, renewed and ready to take on the world.

    Rejuvenation is a given at The Day Spa by Chuan, a serene underground sanctuary available to guests and visitors at The Langham, Sydney hotel in the city centre. Just entering the Roman-style heated pool space is enough to calm a busy mind, with the highly qualified team taking care of body stress with holistic treatments featuring Babor skincare products. Go all out with the Champagne & Gold Indulgence, a 4.5-hour top-to-toe pampering experience that starts with a full-body massage, followed by a 90-minute facial, deluxe manicure and pedicure, light lunch and a glass of Champagne.

    Darling spa. Image courtesy of the Darling

    High roller
    The Darling Spa, at The Star Sydney in nearby Pyrmont, delivers on its promise to reconnect body, mind and soul. Along with beautiful treatment rooms, the spa includes a Moroccan hammam chamber, steam room and Jacuzzi. Alongside the more familiar offerings are treatments that use the Li’Tya skincare range of products that harness the power of native Australian plants and Aboriginal knowledge. Try the blissful Li’Tya Mirri facial, with lilly pilly, kelp and macadamia combining to boost your skin after a long flight or late night.

    Boutique beauties
    At Venustus, a ten-minute drive east of the city centre in leafy Paddington, owner Jeannie Bourke has been indulging locals and visitors for 30 years. She’s created a sacred spa space that is cleansed each morning with sage smudge sticks, and offers luscious range of organic, aromatherapy-based products and replenishing treatments that are tailored to ensure you float home.

    In Turramurra, a 35-minute drive north of central Sydney on the Upper North Shore, Gillian Adams Salon, Spa & Dining has also been providing high-end treatments for three decades. Behind the building’s Art Deco facade, you’ll find plush treatment rooms, spa and steam facilities, an oversized pool and a hair and beauty salon, plus a restaurant serving healthy meals on the terrace. Gather your friends for the 2.5-hour Le Social Spa-ing treatment — it’s available to groups of four or more and includes pool and steam time, a deluxe massage or facial, and cheese and wine.

    Serene getaway
    Inglis Day Spa sits on the top level of The William Inglis Hotel in Warwick Farm, a 40-minute drive southwest of the city centre. While the hotel celebrates Warwick Farm’s horseracing history (there’s a racecourse right next door) with an equine theme, the spa is all about relaxation and restoration. Modern spa suites are complemented by a rooftop pool with cabanas and lounges, and decadent treatments designed to pamper your senses. Try the 150-minute Crystal Healing treatment, which includes a muscle-melting hot-stone massage, rejuvenating facial and soothing head massage.


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