Water is life. In every culture it represents purity, revitalization, and relaxation. Rituals of wellness inspire a sense of calm and self-awareness within our increasingly chaotic world. Oasis showcases a stunning selection of baths, spas, retreats, and other relaxing getaways that not only cater to our personal well-being, but also creatively push the frontiers of hospitality, interior design, and architecture.
This book brings together a rich assortment of contemporary locations for indulging both our bodies and our minds—places to let go, be pampered, relax, and refocus. From public saunas to choice health clubs and five-star resorts, the spectrum of retreats ranges from minimalist spaces of tranquility to glamorously opulent temples of body care. While some examples provide a haven amidst the bustle of city life, others can be found at remote locations in sweeping natural landscapes framed by dramatic vistas.
Brimming with lavish photographs, Oasis serves as the ultimate guide to addressing and re-imagining our physical and mental need for escape and tranquility.