Everyone enjoys vacations, but they can be just as stressful as everyday life. Are you in desperate need of some rest and relaxation? A wellness resort is the perfect retreat for peaceful surroundings, top-notch amenities, and rejuvenating activities. They truly give you the opportunity to be your best and healthiest self.
Ready to rest up? Read on to find the best wellness resorts in the world.
1. COMO Shambhala Estate
This wellness spa in Bali is frequently described as tranquil, serene, and quiet. COMO Shambhala takes a holistic approach to encourage visitors to embrace health and fitness, according to USA Today. “Here you’ll find world-class fitness facilities, state of the art spas and spa treatments, and plenty of open-air activities including hiking and climbing,” the publication says. There are 30 suites housed in five shared residences, plus five retreat villas and four two- or three-bedroom private villas with double rooms starting around $900. Rates include breakfast, a wellness consultation, daily activities, and spa facilities.
2. Natur-Med Thermal Springs and Health Resort
Gayot ranks this Turkish resort in its top 10. Hoping for anti-aging treatments, weight loss programs, or even pain relief? This wellness resort has it all. Natur-Med is surrounded by pine and olive trees and offers magnetic field therapy for restoring damaged joints, muscles, and nerves. It provides multiple treatments, including ozone therapy, blood pressure regulation therapy, and acupuncture. According to Hotels.com, this is one of the cheapest health resorts available — you can apparently book a room for as little as $150 per night.
3. Amangiri Hotel & Spa
This nature-focused hotel in Canyon Point, Utah, has 34 luxurious rooms with stunning views over stratified rocks toward the Grand Staircase, according to Freshome. The Aman Spa at Amangiri is a 25,000-square-foot paradise, which opens into an “intimate reception and lounge area featuring a glass tiled, sky-lit reflection pool and a central fireplace.” Rooms start at around $1,100 per night.
4. Simply Healing Centre
You’ll find this wellness resort in England. “Simply Healing specializes in personalized juice detox programs at Alliblaster House, a retreat located in a 19th-century Georgian mansion, less than two hours from London,” according to CNN. “The ambiance is smart but far from formal. Therapeutic treatments are among the best you’ll find in the UK, the juices are delicious and filling and staff are kind.” The five-day essential juice detox plan starts at $1,950.
5. Mountain Trek Fitness Retreat & Health Spa
Picture yourself waking up at this resort in Ainsworth Hot Springs, British Columbia, and participating in an early morning yoga class, hiking, a detox and nutrition seminar, an evening workout class, and a relaxing spa treatment before bed. If you’re hoping to shed pounds while getting pampered, this is the perfect place. According to USA Today, “Mountain Trek predicts an average weekly weight loss of 4-6 pounds for women and 8-10 pounds for men. What’s more, they aim to help retreaters develop new habits and attitudes that they can implement upon returning home.” The fitness packages are each around seven days and average around $4,000, which the resort advertises as all-inclusive.