SLH hotels are innovating their food and beverage offerings to include more nutritional and wellbeing options allowing guests to focus on self-care and restore balance.
Liquid lunch at HGU New York, USA
HGU New York located in the trendy NoMad district of the Big Apple is serving up a new liquid lunch menu at its Fare restaurant which is entirely made of fresh blended juices including the Prince of Green (spinach, cucumber, apple, kale), The Refresher (pineapple, apple, lemon) or the Red Velvet (beetroot, carrot, strawberry).
Bio Mini Bar at Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Wellness Resort, Bel Ombre, Mauritius
Guests who opt for the Wellness Bliss packages at Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Wellness Resort in Mauritius can take advantage of the Bio Mini Bar stocked with healthy beverages and organic snacks including goji berries, pumpkin, dried fruits, gluten free biscuits and juices.
Enjoy a 100% plant-based restaurant at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, Sydney, Australia
Opened in March 2018 by vegan chef Matthew Kenney, Alibi at Ovolo Woolloomoloo is Sydney´s first plant-based restaurant featuring dishes such as kimchi dumplings with sesame and ginger, heirloom tomato and zuchini lasagna with pistachio pesto and hibiscus strawberry cheesecake. The cocktail menu includes an Enchanted Forest cocktail that took the Alibi bar team eight months to create involving an infusion of fresh Portobello mushrooms and absinthe foam made from green apples.
Green with Wellness Envy at Abba Izu Resorts, Izu, Japan
Located in the green tea capital of Japan, ABBA Resorts Izu in Shizuoka has recently introduced a new ABBA TEA Journey treatment in its spa using natural products made of green tea and matcha to rejuvenate the skin. The treatment also incorporates other Japanese ingredients including sake, kelp and azuki beans.
It’s a wrap at The Terrace Club at Busena, Nago, Japan
All SLH INVITED members staying at The Terrace Club at Busena in Nago, Japan, can enjoy a complimentary 45-minute body wrap using a choice of four locally sourced seaweed and algae. The miracle seaweed hails from the Southern archipelago of Japan and contains anti-ageing properties that are good for the skin.
Minibar water menu at Healthouse Las Dunas, Estepona, Spain
Healthouse Las Dunas near Marbella is a wellness retreat offering water menus in its minibars outlining the composition of various water options for guests to choose how they wish to rehydrate.
Water options include Solán de Cabras which offers low mineralization, Acqua Panna from the Italian Alps which has a higher pH value and alkaline water which helps boost metabolism.
Tea prescription at Lefay Resort & Spa Lago di Garda, Lake Garda, Italy
The Lefay Resort & Spa Lago di Garda in Lake Garda, Italy, combines classical Chinese medicine with Western scientific research. Guests can take part in an Energy Medical Examination after which they are recommended certain spa treatments and special blends of herbal tea such as horsetail and passionflower tea to boost their energy levels.
Half portions at URSO Hotel & Spa, Madrid, Spain
Located within the elegant palatial building of the 5-star URSO Hotel & Spa in Madrid, Media Ración is the latest restaurant from chef Fernando Cuenllas and means ‘half-portion’ in English, reflecting the small quantities and sharing tapas plates that this venue specialises in.
The Return of the Potato
The humble potato is enjoying a bit of a resurgence thanks to its ability to improve digestion and reduce cholesterol levels. The Atlantic Hotel in Jersey allows the delicious spud to take centre stage in its tasting menu which includes a salt-baked Jersey Royal potato dish with onion and capers while at the Hotel Lungarno in Florence Chef Peter Brunel’s Ortaggi menu is dedicated to the potato and includes their best sellers – Potato spaghetti.