Location Located in the Sliema area, The Fortina Spa Resort is a perfect hotel for those tourists who are looking to make the most out of their holiday. The resort faces south with magnificent views of Valletta’s bastion walls across the water and is home to the World’s 1st Therapeutic Spa bedrooms. It is the ideal hotel to indulge in a numerous variety of Spa treatments, excellent cuisines from around the world and one of the best locations on the island. Facilities This 5 star Resort has 150 rooms which are divided into Tower Garden View, Tower Sea view, Wellness Room, Spa Bedroom, Spa Bed room with pool and Spa honey moon suite. The hotel staff speaks an array of languages including English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Russian. Hotel amenities include 24 Hour Service, Foreign Exchange, Secretarial Services, Car Hire & Taxi Service and Concierge. The hotel's general facilities include an outdoor pools, an indoor pool, Conference Centre, Beauty Parlour, 4 A La Carte Restaurants, A Buffet Restaurant, Cocktail Bar, Cafeteria, 24 hours a day Room service, fitness Centre, Physiotherapy and rehabilitation centre, Fontederma, Kids Club, Sauna and a Spa Rooms Luxury bedrooms with Garden View or Seaview rooms offering breathtaking views of Valletta’s bastion walls and patio. Bedroom amenities include: Individual Climate Control , TV with music/movies on demand, Mini Bar , Espresso Machine with a fine selection of teas & Coffee, In-house movies (payable locally), Safe. Sports / Entertainment The first Therapeutic Spa bedrooms of the world overlook the hotel’s tropical garden and pool. The state-of-the art bedrooms offer you Spa treatments in the privacy of your bedroom and include the following: A Therapeutic bath providing up to seven different programs; seaweed, salt and essential oils are also available to maximize your enjoyment and benefit. A high pressure massage shower for two people, which includes a steam sauna, dráinage, aroma therapy, seaweed and mud treatments. (Algo, mud and other products are available to compliment treatments.) A Dermalife Machine: a body detoxification therapy using the most up to date technology. Hydrofusion therapy amalgamates steam with a vibrating massage and Far Infra Red rays with the option of including essential oils. This treatment is ideal to detoxify the body from toxic heavy metals, uric acid, cholesterol, fat-soluble toxins, sulphuric acid, sodium and ammonia. A spa for two people with several different programs for the ultimate experience! A Stressbuster machine, increasing oxygen in-take, lymphatic drainage and metabolism. Reduces pounds and inches and eliminates tired legs, muscle pain, backbone pain, migraine and headache. All spa bedrooms have large balconies with sun beds. At a supplement, spa bedrooms are also available with a private roof garden, equipped with a concentrated seawater swimming pool (floatation pool) with underwater massage, a BBQ grill, shower and sunbeds. Private Chefs are available for lunch & dinner at a supplement, as well as personal therapists, offering a variety of facials & massages in your bedroom or on your private patio. Therapeutic Spa Bedroom amenities also include: Portable CD & Radio, Full range of Thalasso products & Essential oils Sports/Entertainment Five swimming pools, two outdoor lido pools & three indoor pools, Indoor Jacuzzi, Thalasso Spa Centre, Sante Spa Centre, Belle Époque Beauty Centre, Hypogeum - Body Mind & Spirit Centre, Fitness Centre. The Spa Mediterranee offers concentrated sea water and algae treatments operated by powerful Thalasso Therapy, supervised by highly qualified physiotherapists. Anti-Stress treatments, weight loss programmes, Dermalife detoxification treatments, Oxyspa and oxygen inhalation, “Dead Sea” bathing & tanning, “Dead Sea” body treatments and Food Intolerance testing are all available. The Santé Spa is a one ticket pay all Spa offering a combination of treatment rooms for anti-stress, detoxing and relaxing the body. Santé Spa offers a Finnish Sauna, Mediterranean Sauna, Reflexology Basin, Ice Fountain, Kneipp walk, Relaxation area with Tepidarium and heated recliners, Experience Showers, Meditation room, Laconium, Salt inhalation, Pedijets and a Cisterna Steam & Flower room. The Belle Époque Beauty Spa offers a variety of beauty treatments including a Cleopatra Bath, the Belle Époque Wellbeing system, serial mud chamber, Eclipse intense pulsated light (2nd generation laser treatments), Oxyjet facials, Futur Tec facials, Le Stone therapy, Thai massages, Indian head massages, four-handed massages and a large variety of other massages and beauty treatments. The Hypogeum is a holistic Body, Mind & Spirit Spa specializing in complementary therapies including Chinese Medicine, Colonic Irrigation, Crystal Sound therapy, Body Detox, Indonesian Rituals & Massages, Chinese Tuina Massages, Seaweed & Mud applications, Ayuverda Massages and Slimming treatments, as well as Spa Find body treatments. Meals Restaurants Ristorante Tigne is Open for dinner serving Italian Cuisine Taste open for dinner serving Mediterranean and Vietnamese cuisine Il Giardino open for dinner serving pizza and pasta dishes Can Tai is the Chinese Restaurant serving amazing Chinese traditional dishes Sa Re Ga Ma is the Japanese restaurant with a vast selection of Sushi and Japanese dishes Bars Limes Bar is the hotel's main bar offering all sorts of drinks including cocktailsm tea and coffee. Island Bar is located on the pollside deck serving refreshing drinks and light snacks. **Please note that as from Monday 12th May 2014 the Fortina Fitness Centre will close for refurbishment for approximately 14 weeks. During this time all residents are able to make use of the Fitness Centre located at The Point Shopping Mall which is situated just next to the Fortina Spa Resort.