The low-down: The SHA may be a beautiful glass building with smartly-dressed receptionists and suites with beds to sink into, but don’t let that fool you. It is more a medical spa than a hotel, where you spend your days having everything from colonics through to cryotherapy. Food is delicious but macrobiotic and minimal. The massages are bliss, and the oxygen bar – where you sit with tubes in your nose – is an interesting pick me-up when you are feeling particularly peckish and aren’t allowed a snack. The terraces are stunning, with commanding views of the coast and a heavenly unheated pool. There’s also paddle tennis and a putting green, and a library full of books and art where you can go to drink tea. Each guest also gets an iPad for the duration of their stay, and thankfully Wi-Fi is plentiful. Out and about: The beautiful old town of Altea is nearby, but then so is Benidorm. SHA guests tend to be the type who don’t leave until check-out. Once you’re in, you’re in. Stella loves: Indiba, a new treatment that claims to ‘rebalance cell interaction’ through a massaging device similar to an ultra-sound. We don’t know if it did anything to our cellulite or wrinkles, but it was bli...