Located on a cliff overlooking the coast of the Côte d’Azur, Maybourne Riviera the hotel has unveiled two floors dedicated to health facilities designed by the Hong Kong-based architect Andre Fu. In addition to the adjoining rooms and suites, also designed by Fu, the new spa includes seven treatment rooms, a beauty and hair salon, specialist consultation rooms, a hammam and a sauna. The holistic wellness journey has been designed to reflect the changing colors and movements of the sea and sky and instill tranquility.
“By incorporating elements of the surrounding environment of Maybourne Riviera into the design process, I was able to take advantage of the location’s natural connection to a sense of well-being,” says Fu. “As the sea has been correlated with elevated feelings of well-being, I have often emphasized the proximity of open water to the hotel, striving to provide visitors with a holistic and immersive wellness experience, carefully integrating luxury, tranquility and rest in every design detail.”
A full-height carved wooden door announces guests to the reception area, which is anchored by a teardrop-shaped stone desk set against an organically shaped marble wall fitted with built-in lighting. Organic forms also define the living room, where bespoke oak shelving and cylindrical display towers guide visitors to the expansive outdoor terrace.
Oak panels hide the equipment in the treatment rooms, adding to a feeling of fluidity and clean minimalism. Curved, sculpted walls echo the property’s cliff landscape, while the backdrop of pristine French limestone conveys purity and cleanliness alongside accents of mineral blue and dusty olive green. Solid oak and elegant polished rose gold and peach terrazzo, reminiscent of a mesmerizing sunset, also line the interior, and olive trees have been planted inside to further strengthen the setting.
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