Outstanding buildings and stylish surroundings promote fitness and health in this selection of wellness hotels. Wellness is the word of the moment. From the restorative visits to the health spas of the past, a worldwide industry has emerged with the sole aim of improving our wellbeing. On offer are the most diverse treatments from saunas to Balinese massage, from mud-baths to anti-wrinkle yoga. It is rare, however, that the health programmes are combined with aesthetically pleasing surroundings, and it is precisely this which the authors were searching for. They have collected the most fascinating addresses which offer both attractive treatments and architecture and design of the very finest. In harmony with the surroundings or in deliberate contrast to the landscape, the resorts presented here rank among the best treats imaginable.Kunz, Martin Nicholas is the author of 'Best Designed Wellness Hotels I', published 2002 under ISBN 9783929638912 and ISBN 3929638916.