Discover a Hidden Sanctuary in the Heart of London with AKASHA
Nine treatment rooms, including a double treatment Akasha Suite, offer signature treatments which marry innovative Western practices with ancient Eastern traditions.
THE MOST OPULENT SANCTUARY IN THE HEART OF LONDON
An 18m/60ft long lap pool, Hammam, sauna and Jacuzzi – as well as the best spa treatments in London – form an oasis at the centre of Akasha and in the heart of the city, enhanced further by mood lighting, restorative sounds and uplifting aromas. Nine treatment rooms, including a double treatment Akasha Suite, offer signature treatments which marry innovative Western practices with ancient Eastern traditions. There is a private Hammam for purifying scrubs and massages and a Vichy shower for cleansing hydrotherapy rituals. Akasha also boasts London’s first Watsu pool for tailored hydro-treatments and guided meditation.
The holistic treatment menu features a curated collection of signature treatments, facials, beauty treatments, hydrotherapy rituals and specialist treatments which are carried out in one of the nine treatment rooms. Treatments are created to energize, revitalise, rejuvenate or calm depending on the guests personal needs.
Akasha offers a range of specialist hydrotherapy treatments including Watsu sessions carried out by certified staff in the dedicated Watsu pool and Vichy shower treatments, both the first of their kind in London, as well as private Hammam experiences.
AKASHA’s Spa Specialists include a host of external wellness experts, who are available for private consultations for members and guests, to complement the existing holistic wellbeing offerin
FITNESS & CLASSES
Offering the best fitness in London, AKASHA’s cutting edge gym facilities are combined with the knowledge of industry professionals and fully dedicated personal trainers. Tailored fitness programmes combine a variety of disciplines with each overseen by experienced instructors. Fitness classes at Akasha include calisthenics, bodywork and TRX, alongside awider offering of holistic courses such as yoga and Pilates.
About Hotel Café Royal
Previously the haunt of famed patrons, from royalty and celebrity, to the creative and the notorious, Café Royal has been an established and iconic landmark on the British capital’s social scene for a century and a half. In its recent reincarnation as the luxurious Hotel Café Royal, it remains an established favourite for locals, while becoming a global destination.
Located in the heart of London, with elegant Mayfair to the west and creative Soho to the East, the hotel is perfectly positioned within walking distance of London’s finest shopping streets, tourist attractions and theatreland. Within the hotel, grand historic areas have been sensitively restored while 160 guestrooms and suites (including seven signature suites) have been created in a contemporary yet refined style. Continuing its celebrated legacy of excellent hospitality and dining, the hotel offers a selection of restaurants and bars, including The Club at Café Royal and holistic wellbeing concept, Akasha.
About Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Centre
Spanning over 1,200sqm, the Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Centre is an urban retreat in the heart of London underneath buzzing Regent Street. Akasha is a Sanskrit word that encapsulates the core vision to harmoniously unite the four basic elements of nature: earth, water, fire and air. The combination enables a transformative and balancing experience where body, mind and soul are aligned. Akasha provides a unique wellbeing experience that assists guests and members in promoting health, happiness and fulfilment, while improving personal balance. Akasha is home to one of London’s only Watsu pools, an 18m pool and 300sqm gym fully equipped with the latest technology including LifeFitness equipment. Akasha memberships start from £208 per month (with a £1,000 joining fee) and include access to all fitness classes, five guest day spa passes, 10% discount on Akasha products, three admissions to The Club at Hotel Café Royal and access to Akasha Wellbeing Centre at Conservatorium, Amsterdam. When joining Akasha members will be given a personalised fitness plan, personal training session and a 50 minute spa treatment.
About The Set
Under the visionary craft of world leading architects, The Set reinvents heritage properties at the heart of some of Europe’s greatest cities – transforming them into diverse, dynamic places. Currently consisting of Hotel Café Royal in London, Conservatorium in Amsterdam and the Lutetia in Paris (due to open autumn 2017) each landmark property has been re-imagined to produce modern luxury experiences amidst seductive and timeless glamour whilst touching people’s lives by creating individual experiences that engage, inspire and leave guests with the desire to return.
The old and the new are notoriously difficult to blend successfully yet The Set creates a beauty out of tension, and strives to have the best of both worlds where heritage meets contemporaneity, this is why The Set describes its hotels as ‘Beautifully Composed’. They are inspired by the artistic and imaginative heritage of their buildings and their iconic cultural city centre locations.