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Back to Black Legend Supper in the glamorous city of Monaco just stepped up a notch with the opening of Black Legend. Echoing the spirit of Motown music, this restaurant, lounge bar and disco is situated near the Monaco Yacht Club and will transport guests back in time with live music, an exclusive private club ambiance, a huge terrace with har-bour views and vintage and modern d├ęcor that reflects Manhattan in the 1970s. Opening night in October set the standard with special guest appearances by The Supremes and Martha Reeves and The Vandellas. www. black- legend. com WINTER 2010I sea& iI31 travelnews TUSCAN TREASURE O n the sloping hills of Fiesole, moments from Florence, a 15th century villa invites guests to enjoy a privileged hotel experience. Il Salviatino is set in 11 acres of Tuscan gardens and the 61 rooms and suites, each individually designed, are appropriately laced with frescoes, handcrafted leathers, marble fireplaces, works of art and ancient mosaics. The penthouse suite is in the villa's tower, and has its own external plunge pool, intimate terrace and breathtaking views of Florence and the surrounding countryside. A day spa is tucked away in the terraced gardens, along with a pool and fitness centre, and the restaurant offers fine Florentine gastronomy from a chef with Michelin- starred experience. www. salviatino. com

32Isea& iIWINTER 2010 SPA SHOWCASE FOUR RITES FOR FOUR SEASONS T he Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai, China, invites guests to escape the stress of the city in its new Qin The Spa. There are nine treatment rooms in which therapists deliver intriguingly named treatments inspired by traditional rites and healing methods from the four celestial seasonal guardians in the birth of Chinese medicine. These include Green Dragon Spring Rites, Red Phoenix Summer Rites, White Tiger Autumn Rites and Black Tortoise Winter Rites. They encompass such compelling treats as a foot massage with warmed bamboo sticks, a peach blossom and tangerine wrap, a shower of wild orchid and ruby infused face and body mist, and lotus blossom and gold- infused massage oil. www. fourseasons. com Koh Kood's so good Languishing on one of Thailand's most stunning islands, and promising only eco- responsible materials to honour its natural surroundings, the new Six Senses Soneva Kiri on the remote island of Koh Kood opens as sea& igoes to press. It has 29 pool villas, watersports activities and a ' hovering over the forest canopy' kids' club. But the spa is the primary focus, with 11 double treatment rooms, personalised sensory spa journeys, lifestyle programmes and spectacular views. Try the Jungle Escape - two and a half hours filled with a fresh herbal scrub, outdoor bamboo-mist shower and a Thai herbal massage. www. sixsenses. com/ soneva- kiri