The World’s Best Spa Getaways When Christmas Stress Becomes too Much

Regardless of age, designation, cultural background or personal taste, pretty much everyone can agree a trip to the spa is one of life’s greatest pleasures. Job stress, both physically and mentally (whether you’re on your feet or at a desk — both present their own difficulties!) need to be addressed, and yes, a glass of wine certainly helps, but nothing provides that feeling of total bliss like an afternoon spent in a spa. In spirit of the quickly approaching holiday season, we’ve complied a short list of the world’s best places to unwind from all that added Christmastime stress — and perhaps found a place for you to shake it all off on your hols. Click through the images below to reach a state of bliss.