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AQUA SECRETS SPA & Wellness

An oasis of tranquility and well-being in the middle of Albufeira de Castelo de Bode. The SPA occupies the entirety of a building prepared for a relaxing experience,
Our SPA & Wellness center offers customized training programs, all of them accompanied by professionals of great experience, as well as Pilates, Yoga, Stretching among others.
This is our 4th secret, the formula for the well-being and healthy balance of mind, body and spirit.

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MASSAGE AYURVÉDICA – ABHYANGA

The Ayurvedic massage is part of an ancient Indian system called Ayurvedic Medicine: (ayur-life; veda-knowledge). It is one of the first therapies known to man, a holistic medicine from India. Being a holistic medicine, it aims at the human being as a whole, aiming to harmonize and heal not only the physical body but also the energetic body. Ayurveda believes that everything in the cosmos is composed of 5 elements: Ether, Air, Fire, Water and Earth and that each individual represents a unique combination of these elements, their dosha. There are 3 primary doshas: Vata (Ether and Ar), Pitta (Fire and Water) and Kapha (Earth and Water).
The goal of any therapeutic process is to inhibit the evolution of the problem, restore quality of life and provide prevention and maintenance of health at all levels. Ayurvedic massage is much
more than a relaxing massage, it is a treatment in which the wearer perceives himself as a whole!
The Ayurvedic Therapeutic Massage allows to balance symptoms of disharmony through the connection of mind, body and spirit. It promotes deeper and more natural breathing patterns, strengthens the immune system, helps the digestive system and promotes better levels of energy. In addition to working in depth on the physical body, this technique of massage of oiling works on the marma points and the natural circuits of the body, acts on the chakras and various energetic circuits of the so-called occult anatomy, harmonizing them. It is a holistic, integrative and complementary therapy between Man and the Whole, based on the theory of the 5 elements (ether, air, fire, water and earth).

INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE

The HMI is an age-old therapy that is part of the Ayurvedic tradition, having created its own identity.

It is therefore increasingly applied as independent therapy, with (or without) medicated oils, for specific treatments.

In the West it is seen as a necessity associated with the modern lifestyle, applied almost exclusively as therapy and relief for many physical and psychic imbalances, among which:

Stress, anxiety, depression, lack of productivity.

The HMI is applied with the seated user, and acts in the physical and mental fields, concentrating on areas more vulnerable to stress and the accumulation of tensions such as shoulders, neck and scalp, stimulating blood circulation and correct distribution of oxygen and nutrients to cells throughout the body. Promotes hair growth and relief of headaches.

LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE AYURVÉDICA – NEERABHYANGA

It is a very delicate massage, which stimulates the lymphatic system and eliminates excess toxic fluid that exists in all parts of the body, excluding the nervous system. By facilitating lymphatic
promote stress reduction by strengthening the immune system, transforming toxins into antibodies.

The techniques used include light and slow pressure and a pumping that directs the lymph to the nearest nodes. It is a very successful therapy in decreasing fluid retention and activation of metabolism.

Main benefits:
∞ Facilitates the flow of lymph.
∞ Strengthens the immune system by transforming toxins into antibodies.
∞ Reduces fluid retention.

GARSHANA: 30 min

Garshana is a specialized herbal treatment for weight reduction.

It consists of a lymphatic rub of the skin, where the therapist uses a silk glove to perform the massage, using a natural compound with draining properties for exfoliation (salt flower, camphor and essential oils).

It has the purpose of strongly stimulating the subcutaneous tissue and increasing the peripheral circulation, causing redness and heat in the place.

It improves the quality of the skin, tones the muscles, decreasing sagging and weight, reducing cellulite, providing a wonderful exfoliation in the body (removes dead cells like a peeling).

UDWARTANA: 30 min

It consists of performing a massage using specific spices that have properties
vasodilators and that fight the retention of liquids.

It is especially indicated in cases of cellulite and obesity, excessive sweating or oiliness, stiffness and muscle pain, and circulation problems.

It works as a clinical exfoliation that promotes a feeling of lightness and extremely soft skin.

BODY TREATMENTS – INVOLVEMENT WITH ALGAE

Over time algae have been used in the manufacture of medicines, food and cosmetics for their natural properties.
They have a huge amount of protein, iodine and vitamins, as well as a generous amount of minerals, calcium, iron and fiber.
With this treatment, through the involvement that stimulates adipose tissue and local circulation, algae will contribute to the proper functioning of the nervous and endocrine system. They delay the aging of the skin and tone the tissues. In addition to recommending against cellulite, they relieve stress, rheumatism and circulatory problems.
Using a compound made with sand and algae, this therapy is truly nourishing for the whole body,
through an envelopment that stimulates adipose tissue and local circulation. Algae contribute to the proper functioning of the nervous and endocrine system, delay the aging of the skin and tone the tissues. In addition to being advisable against cellulite, they relieve stress, rheumatism and circulatory problems. The massage and applied oils then leave the skin toned, silky and healthy.

BODY TREATMENTS – HONEY INVOLVEMENT

Its astringent, softening and antioxidant properties make honey a great ally in body care. Through a vigorous massage with upward movements, the hands in the form of pressure and sucking action guarantee fantastic results in terms of skin quality and release of toxins. This therapy, such as the algae wrapping, used in a lymphatic program, provides a bath to remove the compounds after their effect, and ends with the application of moisturizing oils and toxin releasing enhancers. The application of the mask with vigorous movements starts at the feet and runs throughout the body, with upward movements. Pressure and suction-action hands guarantee results fantastic quality of skin and release of toxins. The massage and applied oils then leave the skin silky and healthy.

Ayurvedic Masseur Therapist certified by the Institute of Traditional Medicine of Lisbon – IMT – cert. n.º 169/15-368

MASSAGE / DRAINAGE

60 minute massage to lower limbs.

MASSAGE WITH STRETCHES

60 Minute Massage – Special Sportsmen

Certified Masseur Therapist / Physiotherapist

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Gymnasium

With cardiovascular and bodybuilding equipment

Tennis | Squash

Two spaces available for use at any time of day

Pools

Two outdoor saltwater pools integrated in a lawned area of ​​about 1000m2

Playground

A space for children to have fun

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