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TOP NOTCH: Six Senses' saunas are rooms with a view

Antoni Gaudí's psychedelic Barcelona architecture may take your imagination on a magical mystery tour, but a visit to the Six Senses Spa, in the penthouse of the city's five-star Hotel Arts, will sweep your whole body along for the ride.

According to director Janet Fernandez, its philosophy is: "To balance all five senses in order to release your sixth sense — your internal flame." To this end guests are welcomed before treatments in a chic, chandelier-lit waiting room with a glass of[an error occurred while processing this directive] ginger tea and a ginger candy to purify the body and boost...

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