From gold leaf facials to manicures using diamonds, a look at some of the most extravagant spa treatments being offered around the globe. Many of the treatments that made our list are celebrity favorites favored by the likes of Katy Perry and Mila Kunis. Others are insider treasures at far flung spas in locales like Dubai and Bali. One thing is for certain, they all put a massage at your neighborhood spa to shame.
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FLORENCE: For around $300 dollars you can enjoy the rejuvenating effects of 24-karat gold on your face thanks to the UMO Salon gold facial. The treatment is available in Florence at the Four Seasons hotel. 9 Borgo Pinti, Florence, Italy; fourseasons.com.
LONDON: Is it just us or are manicures getting crazier and crazier? Enter London manicurist Cherish Angula and her $51,000 "Ices Manicure," a favorite of Katy Perry. 145-157 St John Street, London; cherish-me.com.
BALI: The Diamond Miracle spa treatment at the Ayana Spa on the Rocks in Bali is pure decadence at its best. The treatment starts with a therapeutic foot soak followed by a body scrub and then a soak in a rose bath using petals from 500 red roses. Following that, there is a Balinese massage, a La Mer facial using a precious formula of sea quartz and pure diamond dust and afterwards a feast of strawberries and champagne. The treatment is approximately $847 a person. Jl. Karang Mas Sejahtera, Bali, Indonesia; ayanaresort.com.
DUBAI: At the Talise Ottoman Spa in Dubai guests looking to indulge should opt for the De-Stress package which includes a coffee body scrub, a hot mineral mud masque, and an aromatherapy massage. The treatment runs approximately $400. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; jumeirah.com.
MIAMI: The Opulent Rejuvenescence facial available at the Mandarin Oriental in Miami was designed by Dr. Ivo Pitanguy to promote cell activity. What's $400 when anti-aging is involved. 500 Brickell Key Drive, Miami, Florida; mandarinoriental.com.
MONTEREY: So your closet is chock full of snakeskin shoes and purses. Take the trend a step further with a snakeskin pedicure. Various salons across the country are using a product by Bio Sculpture that is made from actual snakeskin and can be applied directly to nails. Get the pedicure for $300 at Euphoria Lounge and Spa in Monterey, California (hey, it's cheaper than a pair of Louboutins). 499 Pacific St., Monterey, California; euphorialoungesalonandspa.com.
MIAMI: Miami's Hotel Victor offers a $5,000 Evian bath in its $6,000 per night penthouse. Order up the bath and 1,000 liters of Evian water are pumped into a 350 gallon infinity tub to "revitalize the skin and purify the senses. 1144 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Florida; thompsonhotels.com.
LOS ANGELES: Mila Kunis reportedly spent $7,000 on a procedure called the HD Diamond and Ruby Peel last year, administered by skincare guru Scott-Vincent Borba. The treatment includes the use of rubies and diamonds. For more information visit borba.com.