It doesn’t always take international travel to create a sense of getting away. From relaxing pools to invigorating springs, home spas are a surefire way to bring the luxury and relaxation of a vacation destination home. Staying local doesn’t have to mean missing out on luxurious jacuzzi soaks, afternoons spent lounging poolside, or watching the sunset without distraction.Next time the urge to take a holiday strikes, consider the ways in which your home can become your own oasis with a few cues from these restorative spaces.
A Jacuzzi Terrace in Mykonos
The Greek Islands are a calming sight to behold, with their blue waters and white stone houses dotting the hillsides. This property takes this beauty and translates it into a soothing escape, combining traditional Greek elements with modern fixtures. Against a palette of cream, sand, and white, the property encourages slowing down with its infinity pool, settled on the hill’s edge. With breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea, guests can luxuriate in the upper-level infinity pool before stepping down to the lower level, where a jacuzzi and second pool await. Complete your spa experience in the home’s steam room and massage room—when it comes to blending elegance and relaxation, few homes compare to this Aegean jewel.
A Tuscan Spa in Siena
Settle in for a staycation that invokes the best of Italian history and leisure—this is the kind of setting characterized by sweeping olive groves, vineyards, and fertile orchards. Set in Siena, Italy, this Tuscan estate is set on 4,200 acres, with multiple historical buildings restored and updated for modern comfort. Take a dip in the calming wading pool nestled among old stone farmhouse columns, or recharge in the estate’s infinity pool, which has been built over the edge of a hillside, allowing three sides of the pool to disappear into the valley beyond. The effect is the feeling of floating above it all—a truly enchanted and one-of-a-kind experience. The estate, which also encompasses a castle that has been converted into a hotel, is rich with terraces, a fitness center, and a luxurious spa, lending that vacation feeling to every aspect of the property.
Rooftop Pools in Brisbane
With a cascading design inspired by the ever-changing Brisbane skyline, this contemporary property is set on six levels and is privy to a stunning view of the city in question. The glistening pool and 12-person spa is set under an awning, ensuring the space remains relaxing and inviting during the warmer months. The rooftop space also features a recessed fire pit with bench seating for restorative evenings at home. With a fitness centre, wine cellar, tiered theater, and outdoor shower, the home is generously equipped with the best elements of a spa visit, encouraging visitors to stay for a spell.
Sunny Outdoor Spaces in Pacific Palisades
As if pulled straight from the pages of a stylish architecture magazine, this Pacific Palisades estate combines traditional design with modern sensibilities. Let the home’s contemporary pool and patio convince you to stay put instead of skipping town. The elegant pool beckons inhabitants to swim morning laps, take an evening soak in the adjoining jacuzzi, or lay poolside on one of the many lounge chairs. The home’s lavish master suite features an ensuite bathroom with a grand soaking tub; thoughtful design details like seamless marbled flooring and walls contribute to the spa-like experience.
Next time the urge to travel somewhere serene strikes, consider seeking out a home with built-in spaces for rejuvenation. Whether it’s a refreshing dip in a pool, an invigorating soak in a hot tub, or a renewing steam in a sauna, the home spa is the ideal place for your staycation. Located all over the world, these homes do luxury home spas well, proving the best getaway might be very nearby.