Ways To Have A Fun Weekend At Kolkata


Kolkata | Image Resource : livemint.com

Kolkata is known across the world as the ‘’City of Joy’’. The city served as India’s capital during the colonial period, and is regarded as the artistic and cultural capital. Situated on the banks of the Hooghly river, the city is home to several monuments which were built during the colonial period. Compared to other metros, Kolkata still has a relaxed way of life which makes visitors feel at home. The city was the centre of the Bengal Renaissance and has produced some of India’s leading intellectuals.

Established in 1690 as a trading outpost of the East India Company, Kolkata is the major economic hub of eastern India. Some of the eminent names in the field of cinema, music, art and literature trace their roots to the city. Despite being a rapidly growing IT and electronics hub in this part of the country, Kolkata still holds an old world charm. The laid back lifestyle of the residents, an exotic cuisine and a vibrant cultural life make Kolkata truly a city with a soul. If you are tired with the fast pace of life in some other metro, Kolkata is the best place to head to.

The major tourist attractions of Kolkata include Victoria Memorial, Indian Museum, St Paul’s Cathedral Church and Dakshineshwar Kali Temple. However, if you are tired of your busy schedule and want to spend some time relaxing, undergoing spa treatment would be a suitable option for you. The spa l occitane is one of the leading spas of the city. Some of the details of the spa are mentioned below:-

About the Spa

The spa is a branch of L’OCCITANE. Authentic ingredients are used in the treatment process while performing traditional therapies. The main aim of these therapies is to offer a high level of relaxation to your body and mind. The spa has a unique ambience which has been deeply inspired by Provence region of France. The Camargue area of Provence is known for its water and sand dunes. The spa’s landscape has been created keeping in sync with the topography of the region. Therefore, visitors will be able to fully rejuvenate themselves in the tranquil ambience of the spa.

Spa L Occitane

Spa L Occitane | Image Resource : lemonchutney.com

Treatments offered

The spa offers nearly 50 beauty and spa treatments from head to toe to both men and women. The facials offered here such as ‘’Immortelle Secret of Youth’’ are highly effective in smoothening the skin and making it look younger. The body massages which are performed by the therapists here include the Deep Tissue Intense Relief, Shea Nurturing Massage and Aromachologie Relaxing Massage. Other therapies which are offered here include foot reflexology and neck, shoulder and head massage. You will be offered with herbal tea and hot/cold towels while undergoing treatment.

The therapists and the operations team at the spa have undergone training in Paris and Hong Kong. The spa offers signature treatments by making use of local flora and fauna which are mixed with its natural products. The cost of reservation for a single person at the spa is Rs 2242.