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10 Spa Treatments to Try Before You Die
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The traditional Turkish hamam goes back to Roman and Byzantine eras, when baths were more than just a chore, but rather an opulent treatment. Your royal treatment starts in a steam room followed by a head-to-toe scrubdown. One visitor describes the vigorous clean saying, "I was being scrubbed so hard that my milk-chocolate brown skin was now littered with ribbons of black dirt." After your skin is squeaky clean, you're given a full-body moisturizing massage while lying atop a heated marble stone.
Cost: 190 TL ($84)/30 minutes
Location: Laveda Spa at The Ritz Carlton
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