Travel plans may have been stunted for a while, but countries are now slowly getting back on their feet – Greece being one of them. With its crystal-clear blue waters, understated luxe feel, overall balmy disposition, and renowned healing heritage, it’s time for you to take yourself on a rejuvenating journey amongst these unscathed islands of old. Choose one of these 9 luxe wellness retreats.
1. Euphoria Retreat
Mystras, Sparta, Greece
Whether you’re in it for the programs or for the signature retreats, Euphoria Retreat has got you covered with their extensive menu. Programs for detox, weight loss, relaxation, revitalization, and fitness – they’ve got that all. Or perhaps you fancy something more far-reaching than just a program? Euphoria Retreat has a variety of signature wellness retreats to choose from too, like the Euphoria Spartan Spirit of Adventure Retreat, the Euphoria Intelligent Mediterranean Metabolic Homeostasis Therapy, and the Odysseus Journey. Spending the week outdoors whilst exploring the region of Sparta or setting foot on the path of full physical, emotional, and spiritual transformation, the cathartic experiences to choose from here are nothing short of abundant.
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Kranidi, Argolida, Greece
Deeply personalized and truly comprehensive, Amanzoe’s Individual Wellness Programs are meant to bring out lasting change in both body and mind. With three main paths to choose from: Weight-Management & Transformation, Detox & Cleansing, Mindfulness & Stress Management, your journey to transformative healing and wellbeing just got better. Rooted in classical healing, the programs are carefully tailored to each individual and backed up by expertise from the world’s wellbeing specialists.
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3. Avaton Luxury Hotels & Villas
A complete and well-rounded wellness experience awaits you at Avaton Resort. With a plethora of wellness choices at your disposal, from yoga sessions on their pristine beaches, meditations in their gardens facing the sparkling Aegean Sea, to sailing and yacht excursions, and many more – all this, with Holy Mount Athos as your backdrop – you are in for nothing less of an immersive experience made up of pure bliss and tranquility.
4. Marathon Blue
Simplicity and relaxation, two words that instantly give the luxe traveler a sense of deep-seated excitement – and two words Marathon Blue embodies. Coupled with a strategic location, inspiring beauty, and modern facilities, a single visit to this wellness getaway probably won’t be enough. Luxurious spa treatments, yoga, acupuncture and reflexology for the slow-paced sojourner and exploring archaeological ruins, horseback riding, swimming and snorkeling around hidden beaches for the thrill-seeking adventurer.
5. Six Senses Spa Elounda
Nurture your senses to the very core with the sustainable wellness programs that Six Senses offers. With the Yogic Detox, which combines various hatha yoga cleansing techniques with breathing exercises and detoxifying treatments or the Discover Yoga, which includes one-on-one sessions of hatha yoga, guided meditation, and signature massages, you can get into the perfect haven of deep calm and spirituality. Mixing modern-day science and ancient techniques, these wellness-centered programs are aimed at possessing an overall, healthy balance of mind, body, and spirit.
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Not quite sure about the wellness getaways we’ve listed above? Not to worry. At Voyemo, with their wide variety of retreats and activities to choose from, you might just find the one that fits your wellness preferences the most. Backed up by a team composed of personal travel designers, photographers, personal trainers and yoga teachers, Voyemo’s main aim is customizing and crafting special, once-in-a-lifetime moments for you during your travels. Personalized journeys, based on your needs and wishes, are their expertise – what’s not to love?
7. Out of the Blue, Capsis Elite Resort
Tucked away in a beautifully serene setting facing the Aegean Sea, whisk yourself away into this peace-filled retreat. Yoga Retreats & Organic Food, Weight Control & Detox, Ageing Well – there’s something for everybody at Out of the Blue, Capsis Elite Resort. Indulge in a refreshing and rejuvenating wellness journey with their Yoga retreat packages. You can choose between the Yoga Retreat & Organic Food program and the Cretan Yoga Delight. The former focuses on serving you with delicious and 100% organic seasonal fruits, herbs, and vegetables – after all, a healthy body is equal to a healthy mind. The latter also includes a sumptuous full-body Cretan Herbs massage. Both Yoga retreat packages emphasize positivity and balance with your inner self and your surroundings.
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8. Premium Wellness
Is what you’re longing for a total escape? Escape from the hustle and bustle of city life? Or an escape from your very own ever-wandering mind? Thankfully Premium Wellness offers all sorts of escapes for the solo traveler. Yoga & Trekking Escape, Kythera Escape, Yoga plus Keto Retreat, Skiathos Mindfulness Escape, Mountain Yoga Escape – each retreat is unique and has schedules and activities curated for just about any individual looking to experience utmost restoration and freedom. What makes all this even more special? The fact that each retreat is set in dreamy locations, from beautiful islands to lush mountains, all spread out across the Greek islands.
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9. Andronis Concept Wellness Resort
Located on the breathtaking coast of Imerovigli, Santorini, Andronis Concept will make you feel every bit like you are in a dream. From the five-star personalized service to the spectacular sunset views facing the Aegean Sea, prepare yourself for an unforgettably serene and tranquil vacation experience. Private terraces, infinity pools, and the beautifully vast panorama of the turquois water below are what await you at this luxury-meets-authenticity wellness resort.
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