AFTERNOON BLISS Indulge in a refreshing experience, in the heart of the city. By Evanna Ramly.
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the Garden’ welcoming ritual: ‘A Gift from the Garden’. A signature then massaged with a sweet oil of garden berries. Lose yourself touch, the first step of your pampering journey is a soothing in the heavenly rubdown of firm yet gentle strokes, and feel foot soak and invigorating scalp massage to help you wind all your cares melting away. Finally, because no English Rose down. The only challenge here is choosing from a menu would neglect her fair complexion, there’s a fragrant facial of spa treats that harvest the classic to revitalise your delicate skin with English garden for ingredients such as its softening and brightening effects. mint and rosemary. Imagine leisurely Post-treatment, enjoy a calming strolls amid lavender shrubs, pausing cup of hot chamomile tea before every now and again to rub a sprig leaving with the perfect memento: between your palms, inhaling its a bookmark bearing the distinctive relaxing scent. Those who desire the Mackintosh design. The Majestic royal treatment of this nature would Hotel Kuala Lumpur, 5 Jalan Sultan appreciate Queen Victoria’s Lavender, Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur. Tel: excellent for calming the nerves 03-2785 8070. www.majestickl.com Décor inspired by the Willow
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