ANANDA IN THE HIMALAYAS UTTARANCHAL, INDIA
The mothership of Indian spas uses the principles of Ayurveda, with masses of yoga classes and spicy ginger tea and astonishing mountain views. The food is delicious but healthy and the rooms as far away from a simple ashram as you could get. Come here to eat, pray, love in style.
Top treatment Enjoy coma-inducing Shirodhara treatments, where warm oil is dripped continuously on your decreasingly furrowed brow.
Way to go Cleveland Collection (clevelandcollection.co.uk) offers a seven-night detox programme, with 26 consultations and treatments, meals, activities and flights, from £2,410pp.
SPA HENRI CHENOT L'ALBERETA, LOMBARDY, ITALY
Come here to detox, lose weight and rebalance. It isn't easy — no dairy, caffeine or alcohol, and only 800 calories of food a day — all of which is designed to alkalise your system. Detoxers are also put on a 24-hour mushroom broth fast. You'll leave pounds lighter and the energy surge is meteoric.
Top treatment A system of hydrotherapy, including being hosed down with coldish water while you stand completely naked, will leave your skin softer than it's been in years. The pain is worth it.
Way to go The Comprehensive Henri Chenot Programme costs from £3,599 for seven nights full-board with treatments. albereta.it
GRAND RESORT BAD RAGAZ, SWITZERLAND
Come here to tackle problems: weight, sleep, stress, ageing. There are 70 doctors in the gargantuan spa and the diagnostics are superlative — they'll check everything from your heart and diet to your posture. There's also a thermal hot spring, a Swarovski crystal steam room, saunas, solariums and pools galore. No wonder Roger Federer comes here for some down time.
Top treatment Curling up and snoozing in a Napshell — a cosmic sleeping chamber.
Way to go ITC Classics (itcclassics.co.uk) offers three nights for £1,179pp including flights and transfers.