We were looking, in these days of corona, for a relatively secluded place to stay, where we would come in as little close contact with other vacationers (especially unvaccinated children) and service people as possible. We assumed a place claiming to be a romantic couples' resort, would be the answer. Being Israeli and having stayed in B&Bs (AKA Zimmers) here and abroad, we had very low expectations to begin with, and I would not have written a review at all if not for the fact that the masseuse I booked was not vaccinated and wore a non-approved, threadbare, homemade mask. Unfortunately I only figured this out in the last 5min. of the hour's session. Meaning I was enclosed for an hour in a tiny room with an unvaccinated person wearing a gauze like mask leaning over me... Also, though I really can't be sure, but from a passing remark our host made, I now suspect that he and his family (who live on the premises) aren't vaccinated either. I realize now that I should have asked for a vaccinated masseuse, but who does that?!? I find I am so dismayed and hurt by this lack of consideration, regard, care, and love for a fellow human being, that I decided to write this review, as a warning to others, even though, as I said, our expectations were low to begin with. -The layout of the so-called "suite" was strange to the point of rendering it uncomfortable - the kitchen sink and fridge (which hummed/buzzed all night) were in the bedroom. -The bed was smaller than queen size and was a Murphy bed, meaning it's a fold down bed, so it creaked every time one of us moved (we're both of average weight). The old mattress sank towards the middle, so we spent the 2 nights we slept there rolling. -The sheets, a cheap cotton blend, were rough to the touch. -The white robes provided, were an unappealing dishwater grey (easily fixed by adding a few drops of bluing the wash, btw). -The jacuzzi (also in the bedroom) sprouted little black things when we turned on the water jets, which the host, to give him credit, did warn us about, saying this was residue from their signature Merlot Bath concoction (150₪ extra charge), but assured us "not to worry as they clean the pipes often". Still, it's not at all nice to have little black things in your bath with you. -There was no hand soap, when we asked for some, we were told to use the little bottles of l'occitane shower gel supplied. How difficult (or expensive) can it be to provide proper hand soap during a pandemic? I can go on, about the added cost, depressingly meager breakfast, that we had to wait till 9:30am for (asked for an early breakfast, so we could venture out early, but were told it was impossible). And though there is really nowhere nearby to get breakfast on a weekend, had we known how bad the breakfast would be, we'd have driven to a nearby village, but by the time the breakfast arrived we were so hungry we just eat what was edible. In the living room the TV screen was mounted too high and the sofa was too low, making it impossible to watch the screen comfortably from the couch. The 2 "private" verandas, weren't - one was a walkthrough to another suite, and the other veranda had a metal latticed partition which gave ZERO privacy from the 3rd suite, to the extent that we had to draw down the blinds so as not to hear the people on the veranda of the neighboring suite. In short we found nothing "indulging, perfect, intimate, majestic, pampering, embracing, romantic or heart fluttering" as stated in the "spa's" description and reviews. As for the "many treats" also stated in same description, in case you're wondering, we think this refers to the 1 x 375ml bottle of wine, 1 x small bag of crisps, 1 x small bag of bamba, a few teeny refill jars of stale cookies and unidentified candy, but maybe we misunderstood. As I said, we had low expectations to begin with, and I wouldn't have written at all were it not for the unvaccinated masseuse. And yes, the vista and the sunsets from the "suite" are indeed spectacular.…
So peaceful, perfect experience!!! The owner thought of everything!!! To the smallest details!!! Couldn’t ask for more!!! Very very clean! They make their own bath wine to use in the jacuzzi that’s in the room… no words to match that experience… the smell.. the feeling on your skin… haaaa… And the View…. Heaven! Must go back again for the massage!!!!!!!!!
Yama spa is by far one of the best stays I have ever experienced. The hospitality was amazing, the views were incredible and most importantly- the room was luxarious! The room was fully equipped had all the small necessities (and more!) so we felt right at home. Would definitely recommend!!
Indulge yourself with the perfect intimate hideaway. Overlooking the majestic sunset on the Zichron Yaakov cliff, you will find yourself entering an enchanted compound, equipped with all you need to make every moment a sheer pleasure. Don't miss what this spa is offering - it will wrap you with tranquility, energize the love and passion and will leave you fresh, fulfilled and renewed.
Thanks to the owners Amit and Ariela, our visit here was unforgettable! Warm welcome and paying attention to every little detail in our Kerem suit, lots of wine, spa treatment, the view, in room jetted tub and more... It gave us the escape from the day to day life to forget and enjoy life and quiet as it should be celebrated. Would come back for sure for more amazing memories ❤️❤️❤️🥂