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In a world where unhealthy diets, lack of exercise, ill-health and stress are widespread: MesaStila offers an escape from the challenges in life and a haven for destination spa aficionados. The property is situated on a fifty-five acre site in a secluded expanse of gardens, jungle and coffee plantation - surrounded by remarkable natural beauty, clear mountain-air, lush vegetation and amazing views of eight nearby volcanoes.
The wellness concept is influenced by the diverse range of programs including: jungle trekking to nearby volcanoes; physical fitness classes in the Jungle Gym, using the TRX suspension system; the custom of Javanese medicine, skilled local healers and a traditional Jamu Master; meditation, Pencak Silat martial-arts and Yoga classes taught by local instructors and international experts, and the offer of freshly-made therapeutic Jamu during breakfast.
MesaStila offers nutritional excellence in its creative menu - melding Javanese cuisine with a healthy philosophy; for example - designating cuisine with a low gylcemic index, low fat foods, detox friendly items, as well as those foods high in antioxidants. The internationally-
The property includes a functioning coffee plantation and charming coffee production process. Yet the true magnificence of MesaStila is in its amazing Hammam Spa - including treatments such as Tunia, a relaxing Plantation Massage; Cooling Jade Facial; Java-coffee scrubs; intensive massage healing; lymphatic therapy, and foot reflexology. The most exquisite Hammam scrubs and warming massages have been created to meld in with the two enormous Hammams.
Why the destination Spa? Modern travelers are becoming more discerning and looking for experiences beyond simply room and breakfast. From eco-friendly experiences to cultural explorations;
MesaStila’s Retreat Manager, Bryan Hoare, an authority in the retreat industry and a holder of two Masters degrees in human development, notes: “The time that guests spend at MesaStila will help people refine their life experiences and set the stage for a greater level of awareness; a realization that personal wellbeing does not have to be arduously brought about by extreme dieting or hours-upon-hours of exercise each week. It is simply that people need to learn some of the techniques of creating a more healthful lifestyle.”