For questions 16 – 30, read the text below and think of the word which best fits each space. Use only one word in each space.There is an example at the beginning (0).
Example: 0: on
SPLENDID SPAS OF ASIA
Lying (0) ..on. .. a bed almost on the edge (16) ….. a cliff, with a stupendous ocean view and the (17) ….. of waves, aches and pains are soothed away (18) ….. expert hands. Only two steps (19) ….. needed to reach the private pool, (20) ….. seems to merge with the ocean.
Such a scenario is (21) ….. longer a fantasy (22) …… an increasingly popular reality in Asia for many stressed out businessmen and visitors from all (23) ….. the world in search of that peaceful time and space (24) ….. their body and mind.
In the last four years, at (25) ….. 17 hotel spas have opened in South East Asia to (26) …… this need. The tropical climate of the region and its reliable sunshine make for an ideal spa setting. Picturesque environments together (27) ….. a series of rejuvenating treatments bring the desired result. The Asian spa resorts have acquired a formidable reputation for their professional services as (28) ….. as for the decor of their large treatment rooms. Visitors relax with Thai music and soak in the warm tones of the room. As all these take (29) ….. in individual rooms, precious privacy is guaranteed, a rare privilege often absent from other spas (30) ….. guests share rooms or changing areas.