Discover the best wellness programs in 2023 with our curated selection of top-notch retreats. From serene escapes in Bali to transformative journeys in Italy, these programs promise relaxation, rejuvenation, and self-discovery. Dive into holistic therapies, personalized treatments, and expert guidance to achieve physical, emotional, and spiritual balance. Embark on a path to optimal well-being with these 13 enticing wellness getaways.
1. DE-STRESS AND RELAX RETREAT AT REVĪVŌ WELLNESS RESORT
Set in Bali, this 3-night retreat allows you to forget and manage the stresses that dominate daily life. Aimed at transforming a negative mindset to a more balanced and positive one, guests will leave with practical tools and recommendations to better manage stresses. Through holistic spa therapies, meditation sessions, and a personalized assessment of your lifestyle and key stressors, emotional and physical wellbeing will be achieved. You’ll also get to enjoy the REVĪVŌ fitness centre and wellness centre.
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2. EMBRACING CHANGE & EMOTIONAL HARMONY AT KAMALAYA KOH SAMUI
Koh Samui, Thailand
Winning the ‘’Wellness Program of the Year’’ at the Destination Deluxe Awards 2022, this is a holistic retreat for emotional support and life change management. Overlooking the stunning southern coastline of Koh Samui, Kamalaya‘s program aims to release physical and emotional blockages, achieve inner balance and confidence, and to help move away from unhelpful thought and behavioural patterns. Guests can choose between a 5, 7 or 14 day program, all including treatments working with TCM practitioners, life enhancement mentors, and naturopaths. Treatments include a bio impendance analysis, a vital essence oil massage, an embracing change session, IV therapy, traditional Asian foot and hand massage, traditional Chinese medicine treatments, and shirodhara. This program is perfect for those wanting to develop self-compassion, find fulfilment in relationships, and explore past emotional trauma.
3. THE DATAI LANGKAWI SERENITY WELLBEING SERIES
Situated on the northwest tip of Malaysia’s Langkawi island, the Datai Langkawi is amidst a 10 million-year old rainforest. The resort has decided to host a series of wellbeing programs throughout 2023, named the ‘Serenity Wellbeing Series’. The programs will welcome internationally-renowned health practitioners from around the world to offer guests a range of holistic treatments. The series will embrace a diverse range of wellness specializations, from ancient disciplines such as acupuncture, yoga, and singing bowl sound therapy, as well as alternative medical practices like podiatry and contemporary therapies. The Serenity series aims to rejuvenate and relax the mind, body and spirit. The six practitioners who will take residence are Bastien Gonzalez, Dr Rui Pedro Loureiro, Paul Emery, Roxanne De Guzman, Christina Shiu, and Dr Rafael Bagheri.
4. DETOX AND OPTIMAL WEIGHT RETREAT AT VILNIUS GRAND RESORT
The Vilnius Grand Resort in Lithuania is hosting a detox and optimal weight program, which is to help guests support their natural healthy weight, metabolism and to optimize the body composition by incorporating a signature nutrition plan and workout plan. The V SPA & Wellness Center‘s retreat includes a personal program induction and follow up consultation, a wellness and lifestyle assessment, a body composition test, a nutritionist personal consultation, detox scrub, fat burner training, breathing session, legs, abs and glutes workout, and many more. This retreat is perfect for creating a personalized plan to help your body reach its potential.
5. 4.0 RETREAT AT THE RANCH ITALY
This 4-night / 5-day retreat combines the Ranch’s award-winning, results-oriented fitness program with the services and expertise of the prestigious medical team at Palazzo Fiuggi. The Ranch Italy retreat is perfect for solo travellers, looking to transform and reach the optimum levels of health and fitness. Each morning starts with a four-hour morning hike, followed by nap time, then the afternoon sees core training classes, yoga, and a daily massage. Guests will have a plant-based, nutritious diet too, with meals and snacks designed to nourish and detoxify. This is perfect for people wanting to lose weight and gain muscle, whilst also feeling rejuvenated and relaxed. The retreat also includes access to the Palazzo Fiuggi’s world-class spa/Roman Thermae.
6. WELLNESS INCLUSIVE STAY AT TIA WELLNESS RESORT
Da Nang, Vietnam
Located on the beautiful My Khe Beach in Da Nang, Vietnam, the TIA Wellness Resort is the ultimate relaxing getaway. This 3-night wellness inclusive stay invites guests to completely unwind and destress. Guests can make use of the luxury spa, with two wellness treatments included per night. The retreat offers a creative workshop with TIA Tea, a breathwork masterclass, activities such as Tai Chi and Yoga, and the delicious food. Spilt your time between the beach or your own private pool, soaking up the sunshine and feel your worries float away. The resort is inspired by the Forbidden City in Hue, and this gives the place a very calm, zen-like feeling; making it very difficult for you to leave this idyllic haven.
7. FIVE SENSES OF WELLNESS RETREAT AT RAFFLES BALI
This wellness retreat at the Raffles Bali, Indonesia, is a three-night stay at the Ocean Pool Villa inclusive of breakfast, lunch, and dinners, as well as many activities. It is the Raffles Bali’s first retreat: aiming to help guests to relax and reach a new level of emotional and life balance. Focusing on physical activity, spiritual awakening, and a gastronomy journey, this retreat, carefully crafted by a group of wellness experts, will evoke the five senses. The gastronomy journey includes delicious meals created by the Raffles Bali’s culinary team, allowing guests to relish the traditional Bali flavours. Physical and spiritual wellbeing will be achieved with the help of practitioners such as Qi Gong, Stephanie Hoo, Frances Fuller, Eoin Finn, and more.
8. HEALTH EXPLORATION PATHWAY AT CANYON RANCH TUSCON
Tucson, United States
Situated in the stunning Sonoran Desert, the Canyon Ranch Tuscon in the USA is offering guests a five-night wellness program designed to teach you how to live a more fulfilling life. This includes both physical and spiritual treatments: health and medical experts will help you pinpoint the root causes of medical conditions, discover food options for healing purposes, and develop a personalized exercise plan, and guests will find emotional balance after the Cultivating A Life of Purpose session. Guests can also enjoy many activities and lectures, restaurants with delicious meals and snacks, as well as the luxury spa.
9. ADVANCED DETOX RETREAT AT CHENOT PALACE WEGGIS
The Chenot Palace Weggis is situated at the foot of the Swiss Alps on the shores of Lake Lucerne, the Advanced Detox Retreat aims to induce a deep purification and detoxification of the body, and is the resort’s signature program. Combining traditional Chinese healing with the latest scientific advances in Western medicine, this retreat will offer comprehensive medical testing, as well as nutrition detoxifying treatments. Food plays a big part in the Chenot Palace Weggis philosophy: guests will enjoy delicious and nutritious meals aimed to improve metabolic efficiency, and to prevent premature aging and degenerative lifestyle diseases.
10. GAME – INTO THE WILD RETREAT AT THE WOODS AT SASAN
This unique retreat is designed to allow guests a glimpse into the Sasan Gir culture. With a range of activities available such as luxury ‘Escorted Safaris’ in a private open gypsy, BBQ dinners by the pit, Bonet breakfast with a sunrise view, cycling along the meandering river Hiran, traditional pottery sessions, sunrise and sunset yoga, soulful musical evenings, as well as activities for kids – there is something for everyone. With these thoughtfully designed luxury escapades, guests can explore the rare wildness and nature of the Gir forest as well exploring their own wellbeing with a range of personalized therapies and wellbeing treatments. The perfect balance between adventure and relaxation.
11. WELLNESS RENDEZVOUS RETREAT AT OZEN RESERVE BOLIFUSHI
Bolifushi Island Kaafu Atoll, Maldives
This is a wellness retreat hosted by ELE|NA focusing on holistic methods. Located in the beautiful Maldives, the resident Ayurvedic doctor at Ozen Reserve Bolifushi will curate the most appropriate program depending on your wellbeing goals. Some possible wellbeing paths might include chronic pain management, anti-anxiety and stress, gut health, sleep therapy, ageing defying, wellness for cancer, and weight loss. This retreat allows around two to three hours of personalized treatments, with the rest of your time dedicated to soaking up the beautiful sun and sea.
12. DETOX AND WEIGHT LOSS RETREAT AT CAMIRAL GOLF & WELLNESS
Costa Brava, Spain
Led by the resort’s nutritionis, Mireia Cervera, Camiral Golf & Wellness are offering a personalized detox & wellness program. The retreat combines holistic approaches with the latest technology in order to purify the both the physical body and the spirit of the mind. Treatments include bioline and icoone body treatments, high tech treatments, and guests can make use of the resort’s thermal area, Gym, as well as enjoy the special detox wellness menu. Located in the stunning Costa Brava in Spain, this retreat is perfect for those wanting to make a healthy change.
13. INTEGRATED WELLNESS RETREAT: HOLISTIC HEALING ITALY AT PREIDLHOF
South Tyrol, Italy
Located in the luxury Preidlhof in Italy, this retreat is a journey that encourages one to accept and transform the past, enjoy the present, and open up to the future. Led by a team of accomplished therapists, this program includes a daily treatment as well as daily holistic classes. The main sessions are on trauma healing, TCM, Hawaiian Healing, Shiatsu, Osteopathy, complementary Medicine, Acupuncture, Mindfulness, Forest Bathing, and mindful eating. Medical wellness is on offer too, with the medical team assessing your quality of sleep, levels of energy, stress index, and BMI. There are numerous fitness activities such as yoga classes, hikes, and biking to keep moving. Guests can also make use of the luxury facilities and natural location, including the 6-floor sauna tower, thermal pool, infinity pools, yoga pavilion as well as try the delicious food.