Auriga Spa, Velden
More Zen than Alpinewith teak floors, limestone, low lighting, and polished glassa stunning 38,000-square-foot Auriga Spa just opened next to the remodeled Schloss Velden in Austria's southernmost province, overlooking the tranquil Wörthersee lake. In four signature treatments, ESPA products are used for rituals tied to the lunar cyclethe New Moon, for instance, includes a seaweed-and-eucalyptus salt scrub, a seaweed wrap, and a massage with rosemary-and-eucalyptus oil ($335). Staff can be inexperiencedour masseur was a bit tentative during a Swedish massageso clearly communicate your wishes to your therapist. Post-rubdown, stop at the Spa Café, which serves Wiener schnitzel in addition to the usual salads and herbal teas (massages, $160).