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Ways to Enjoy Luxury Hotel Amenities While Homebound

by Angelique Platas

Apr 2, 2020

Photo: Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas

Age Specific / Adult Children

Hit hard by the Stay at Home mandate, the travel industry is forced to get creative — and we’re not complaining. One way hotels ad luxury accommodations are assisting in flattening the curve: offering fun ways to enjoy each brand’s core attributes and amenities from home.


Health and Wellness

Work Space. Photo: Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas


No novice to luxury wellness, Six Senses aims to help would-be guests enjoy the comforts of Six Senses’ focus on mind and body from home. The series, At Home With Six Senses, offers proactive ways for guests to indulge in self-care along the brand’s key wellness pillars: Mindfulness, shifting energy from uncontrolled worry to focusing on present moments and gratitude; Eat, follow along instructional interviews, how-to video tutorials and nutrient-enriched recipes; Sleep, focusing on the importance of a good night’s sleep and the meaning behind certain dreams; Move, get active and release energy; Live Naturally, adapted activities for home, inspired by the brand’s on-site Earth Labs; and Connect, focusing on the importance of staying connected to friends, family, yourself and community.


Follow along from home with videos, tutorials, articles and with Six Senses via social media and newsletters — learn more here.


Entertaining the Family


Velas Resorts in Mexico offer fun activities for families stuck at home. Make your home-bound time as productive and fun as possible with Velas Resorts and its social media.


Expect arts, crafts and lessons all things Velas, like incredible cuisine based on what you already have in your pantry. On the off chance you don’t see something that catches your eye, request a topic! With more than 40 days of activities, tips and workshops, chances are your family will find something.


Some family-friendly fun includes coloring and activity books, arts and crafts, Mexican toy workshops and making dreamcatchers.


For the future chefs in the family, What’s in Your Pantry? asks social media followers to send ingredients they already have in their kitchen for a custom, chef-created recipe just for them. There’s also quick recipes for at-home creations, cooking lessons for kids and cocktail-making classes for adults.


For even more, like kid yoga and adult-centric wellness, follow #BetterTogether on Velas Resorts’ social media channels, or visit the website.


Join the Party


No, you can’t go out, but you can bring the party in with Belmond Resorts. Belmond’s virtual guests can stream Belmond IGTV, thanks to Belmond Invitations, and check out different themed parties and entertainment. Follow along with the different events, including live music and poetry readings, via Belmond’s website, Instagram and Facebook accounts.


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