7 Amazing Wellness Retreats You Should Book Yourself Into For An Escape
Wellness retreats are an increasingly popular holiday option, and are set to become even more-so in 2019, with wellness retreats at the top of 2019 predictions for travel trends.
And it's no wonder, healthy holidays are the dream, a relaxing getaway and refresher, away from the hustle-bustle of the city, to restore your body and mind.
There are plenty of wellness retreats all over the world, here are a few that should be on your radar for this coming year.
1. Gaia Retreat, Bali, Indonesia
Hosted by Dubai residents, Michelle Alistoun and Dina Ghandour, this Balinese yoga retreat is the ultimate zen holiday.
From June 22-30, 2019, the wellness duo will be coming together at the Gaia Retreat Centre in Ubud, Bali, for a nine-day getaway.
There will be twice-daily yoga classes, plus delicious and healthy meals prepared for everyone, with meditation practice and holistic wellness integrated into the trip.
Check dinaghandour.com to sign up or learn more.
2. Thailand Fitness Bootcamp, Thailand
Located in Chiang Mai, this week-long fitness boot camp promises a holistic approach to health and fitness, with plenty of varied workouts, clean eating and relaxing spa treatments too.
Check out thailandfitnessbootcamp.com
3. Ayurveda at Atlantis by Giardino, Zurich, Switzerland
Get your medical history analysed, and then you'll be prescribed a customised plan of nutrition, daily yoga and breathing techniques and meditation using Ayurvedic methods.
Escape for a retreat for between three to 21 days - depending on your objectives and enjoy the calming grounds of this Zurich resort.
4. Sha Wellness Clinic, Spain
With clinics, therapies, a spa, yoga, aquagym and more, this luxurious facility is on the south east coast of Spain and is an adults-only escape.
Immerse yourself in your wellbeing in this high-end clinic, with its gorgeous glass pools, natural therapies like yoga and pilates, as well as physiotherapists, osteopaths, and personal trainers.
5. Atmantan, India
Nestled in the Sahyadri mountains, Atmantan has a variety of healthy holiday options with cleanses, weight-loss programmes, fitness challenges, and restorative therapies.
With a variety of packages, you can find one to suit any needs - there are even spa holidays for those looking for a more pampering-based option.
6. La Pura Women's Resort, Austria
This ladies-only retreat, just over an hour outside Vienna, offers consultations with doctors and therapists, along with yoga classes, cosmetic treatments and its all tailored to suit women specifically.
Enjoy the relaxing settings, while helping improve your health.
Check lapura.at for more info.
7. The Sanctuary, Thailand
Famous for its detox programmes, The Sanctuary Thailand offers cleanses including a candida detox, a two-day liver cleanse or a three to seven day raw cleanse.
Located on Koh Pha Ngan island in South East Thailand, it's a little slice of heaven, with all healthy food and activities provided in a quiet escape.
Check thesanctuarythailand.com for deets and pricing.