9th Jan 2018 READ IT

The Best Health and Wellness Retreats

Post-holiday blues? Having a break from your everyday life is no longer seen as a treat but rather an essential part of a healthy, balanced lifestyle. A little R&R is in order for January, whether it’s a simple DIY face mask at home, a yoga class or a retreat in the mountains, take time to reconnect with yourself. All our wellbeing breaks listed here will allow you to be as sociable or as solitary as you like.

Sha Wellness Clinic is designed to provide a healthy, but soothing experience. Travel to Spain and work together with Sha to Improve your Lifestyle, nutrition, health and well-being. At Sha, these methods are mixed with relaxing spa treatments as part of what is called the Sha Method. The Sha Method integrates the most effective natural therapies with highly therapeutic nutrition, without neglecting the latest advances in Western medicine, especially in preventive medicine, genetics and anti-aging. Sha Wellness Clinic

At Villa Stephanie you receive the best combination of The Brenner Park Hotel along with one of the highest acclaimed spas. Their 1700-square meter space is designed to offer unique and world-renowned care. Think European glamour combined with a unique sensation of not only resting, but taking care of what’s most important… you. During your stay, specialists help heal and connect your mind and body through natural therapies and healthy nutrition. Try their “Digital Detox” which is aimed towards resting and restoring your focus on sleep. Ensuring that a good night’s rest will not only benefit one’s sleep behaviour, but also how you go about your days.  Villa Stephanie

Lefay Resort & Spa in the renowned “Riviera dei Limoni, Italy, rests in perfect synergy with its surrounding environment. The Lefay SPA Scientific Committee has created an innovative wellness method that stems from blending classical Chinese medicine with scientific Western research. This union is the basis of their Health Programs, which are personalized according to each individual’s needs. Achieve complete mental and physical well-being and pursue your objectives to live your best life. Lefay Resort & Spa

Lanserhof Tegernsee is best known for its healing as Europe’s most modern spa. With spacious rooms and expansive views, choose from one of their four locations including: Resort Lans, Resort Tegernsee, and Lans Medicum Hamburg. Spanning beyond 30 years, Lanserhof, provides the best and most relevant treatments, paving the way for better health and living. The innovative LANS MED Concept connects holistic medicine with regeneration and prevention. Doctors and specialists are masters in their fields, using the F.X. Mayr philosophy and making sure every detail is tailored to your unique needs. Lanserhof Tegernsee

FX Mayr Original is the first step on your path to self-discovery. Known for being a place of purification, detoxification and renewal, they specialize treatments regarding naturopathy, scientific research, dieting, physical health as well as self-healing. Immerse yourself in breathtaking views of Austria, while trusting in cutting-edge medicine. Bring your intestine and digestion into optimal condition, while reducing physical ailments and preventing illness. FX Mayr Original

Escape Henri Chenot is located in Palace Merano, which practically sells the reason to stay. Since 1676 Henri Chenot has been a harmonious place to bridge together the mind and body. All of their programs (detox, energy, anti-aging regeneration, spa and wellness) are created to get you into your peak shape, while also bringing you to your max physical and mental wellbeing. Escape Henri Chenot uses exclusive toxin-elimination methods, as well as techniques to recharge and energize natural functions. Programs are all based on the principles of biontology: the scientific principle based on understanding the evolution of vital resources of the human body at different ages of life. Escape Henri Chenot

With two locations in Malibu and The Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, The Ranch goes the distance in helping provide you with the best experience. This retreat is great to “unplug” and experience your natural surroundings. Activities include hiking and 8 hours of low impact activity. Get your nutrition and wellness back on track with their plant-based diet. Gain physical endurance, shed unwanted pounds while toning your body, boost your metabolism and detoxify in a sustainable way. The Ranch creates a space for personal inspiration, growth and transformation. The Ranch

“Life in Balance” is the first caption you see on Miraval Resorts website. Located in Arizona, this all-inclusive the resort lets you experience all that they have to offer. With over 120 complimentary wellness activities, exercise classes and lectures on mindfulness and health you can hone your skills any class or workshop. Tone your body with cutting-edge fitness program. Feed your soul and focus your mind with yoga and meditation. Renew your relationship with healthy food, with dieting services and gourmet meals. Miraval Resort

Canyon Ranch lets you choose from refreshing spa treatments to wellness clinics or endurance based activities. Suitable for guests on the East Coast in the Berkshires, kick off your trip with snowshoeing in the hush of a winter morning. Or, opt for their Tucson location and start your day with yoga and end with canoeing toward a lakeside sunset. Ready to explore a health concern? Maybe it’s time to address weight management, train for a marathon, address a life transition, tackle sleep issues, or a fitness reboot. Canyon Ranch can help. Canyon Ranch

Mii Amo rests in Sedona, Arizona, where the suns shines endlessly, leaving you to get lost in the beauty of its surrounding canyons. Mii Amo offers all-inclusive retreats, which encourages their guests to explore and rediscover themselves through expert-led sessions and activities. Inspired by the Native American people, Mii Amo means “one’s path.” Described as both luxurious and a healing, this luxury spa resort helps you to discover rejuvenation and enlightenment. Focus on many areas of your life including your career, nutrition, spirituality, holistic wellness and relationships. Find true balance and inner harmony with their in house herbal remedies for any body type. Mii Amo

Amanpuri resides is inspired by its tranquil setting on the shores of Thailand’s Andaman Sea. This holistic hideaway invites you to experience one of its 3- to 14-night Individual Wellness Immersions. Designed to promote profound change, these carefully calibrated programs aim to gently steer you on a new path. Whether you seek to increase fitness levels, shift unwanted weight and its emotional root causes, deep cleanse your entire system or attain renewed awareness, Amanpuri’s four Immersion Experiences ensure palpable results and a deep sense of inner peace and happiness. Seek a shift and then reward yourself at the Aman Spa, where natural herb-infused treatments are offered in six light-filled pavilions that include a private steam room, shower, bath, and outdoor meditation sala. Amanpuri

Como Shabhala sits in the heart of Bali, near Ubud. Known for being a true ‘Retreat for Change’ their resident experts including a yoga teacher, Ayurvedic doctor and resident dietician. The holistic, 360-degree approach offers signature massage therapies, beauty treatments and Cuisine that is always nutritionally balanced. A state-of-the-art gym and outdoor activities such as hiking and climbing make the most of the Estate’s unique location. The Estate’s residential approach immerses you in a positive, holistic and healing experience from the moment of arrival. Como Shabhala