If you’ve been on a fertility journey and are in need of some serious TLC, or have just been through a rough patch in your life and want to reboot, then here are ten of the best places where you can get your sense of well being back. You will be seriously impressed by just how amazing they are!
1. Kamalaya, KohSamui, Thailand
Kamalaya is a wellness retreat located on the island of KohSamui in Thailand. It is situated in a peaceful valley that overlooks the coastline and is surrounded by lush tropical vegetation. The retreat is designed to offer guests a holistic approach to wellness and healing, combining ancient Eastern traditions with modern Western techniques.
The retreat features a range of accommodation options, including hillside rooms, suites, villas, and even a private residence. Each room is designed to offer a tranquil and comfortable setting, with many offering stunning views of the ocean or surrounding jungle.
“We believe all aspects of health are interconnected; so our programs include vital contributions from Naturopaths, Traditional Chinese Medicine doctors, Yoga teachers, fitness trainers, massage therapists, Meditation and Life Enhancement Mentors and other complementary health practitioners”
We were particularly impressed with their gut health and healthy eating programmes. Suitable for couples or singles.
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2. Ananda in the Himalayas, India
“Going to Ananda is more like a pilgrimage than a visit”
Ananda in the Himalayas is a luxury wellness retreat located in the foothills of the Himalayas in India. The resort is situated on a 100-acre estate, surrounded by natural beauty, making it an ideal location for those seeking a relaxing and rejuvenating vacation.
The retreat offers a range of wellness programs that are tailored to individual needs and goals, including weight management, detoxification, stress management, and more. The programs incorporate various activities such as yoga, meditation, Ayurveda, and spa therapies to enhance physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing.
Ananda in the Himalayas also offers personalized consultations with experts in Ayurveda, nutrition, and fitness to help guests achieve their wellness goals. The retreat has a team of highly trained therapists who use natural and organic products for treatments, such as massages, facials, and body wraps.
We love their ‘hormonal rebalance’ package and their ‘PCOS management’course. Both really useful if you’re trying to get fit for a fertility journey. The also highlight ‘post covid recovery’ and ‘pain management’.
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3. Aro Hā, New Zealand
Aro Ha is a luxury wellness retreat located in Glenorchy, New Zealand. The retreat is situated on a 21-hectare property overlooking Lake Wakatipu and is surrounded by the stunning Southern Alps.
The retreat offers a range of wellness programs designed to help guests reconnect with nature, rejuvenate their bodies, and cultivate mindfulness. The programs include yoga, meditation, hiking, strength training, and other physical activities.
Accommodations at Aro Ha are eco-friendly and minimalist, with rooms featuring natural materials and stunning views of the surrounding mountains and lake. The retreat’s facilities include a sauna, outdoor hot tub, and a communal lounge with a fireplace.
Aro Ha has received numerous accolades for its exceptional service, facilities, and commitment to sustainability. The retreat is a popular destination for those seeking a transformative wellness experience in a stunning natural setting.
In the following video their guides Damian and Ben explain their ‘seasonal renew cleanse’ programme, how it works in mind and body, and how the programme will benefit you.
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“This transformative Southern Alps retreat gives you a full physical and emotional overhaul.”
– Vogue Magazine
4. The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort
The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort is a luxurious, five-star resort located on the private island of Vommuli in the Maldives. The resort features 77 villas and suites, each designed with natural materials and offering breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean.
The resort’s Iridium Spa is a luxurious oasis that offers a range of treatments and therapies designed to promote relaxation and rejuvenation. The spa features six private treatment rooms, a sauna, a steam room, and a hydrotherapy pool.
The resort’s natural surroundings also contribute to its wellness offerings. For those looking for a more holistic approach to wellness, the resort offers a variety of wellness workshops and activities, including mindfulness sessions, nutrition workshops, and cooking classes.
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5. WillkaT’ika, Peru
WillkaT’ika is a luxury wellness retreat located in the Sacred Valley of Peru, near the city of Cusco. It is situated on a 7-acre property that includes beautiful gardens, peaceful courtyards, and stunning views of the Andes Mountains.
Since 1995, Special Interest Groups have been coming to Willka T’ika to enjoy the energy of the Andes, meditate in the famous 7 Chakra Gardens, practice yoga in their sunlit studios, and visit the nearby majestic Incan ruins and markets.
Accommodation at WillkaT’ika is designed to offer guests a peaceful and comfortable retreat, with each room featuring unique Andean artwork and stunning views of the surrounding gardens and mountains. The retreat’s facilities include a yoga studio, meditation room, and outdoor solar-heated pools.
We love the fact they hold regular women’s luxury & spiritual awakening retreats and you can plan your own special ‘group retreats’.
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6. BodyHoliday, Saint Lucia
BodyHoliday is a wellness retreat located on the island of Saint Lucia in the Caribbean, designed to help guests recuperate their health and achieve optimal wellbeing. The resort offers a comprehensive approach to wellness that includes physical activities, healthy nutrition, and personalized treatments.
One of the highlights of BodyHoliday is its wellness program, which is tailored to each guest’s individual needs and goals. The program includes a range of fitness activities, such as yoga, Pilates, and water sports, as well as nutritional counseling and healthy meal options. Guests can also take advantage of personal training sessions, meditation classes, and mindfulness workshops.
For nine months of the year, the BodyHoliday welcomes professional practitioners such as athletes, dancers, sailors and sports stars to present special programmes. Each month is dedicated to a different theme.
Their special guests include many Olympic champions all started by UK athlete Daley Thompson, twice Olympic Gold in the Decathlon in 1980 and 1984 games
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7. Palazzo Fiuggi, Italy
Palazzo Fiuggi is a luxurious hotel located in the historic town of Fiuggi, Italy. The building dates back to the 16th century and has been beautifully restored to offer guests a luxurious stay.
Palazzo Fiuggi is known for its world-class spa, which offers a range of treatments and therapies designed to help guests relax and rejuvenate. The spa features a variety of pools and hot tubs, as well as saunas, steam rooms, and a fully-equipped fitness center.
It is the perfect destination for travelers looking for a more traditional luxury hotel only an hour from Rome. You can choose to run around the mountaineous terrain or amble the hotel’s marble spaces in white robes and dine on their impressive Michelin-standard menus.
We love their medical and diagnostic centre with it’s: ‘ Longevity and Rejuvenation program’, designed to make you look and feel ten years younger.
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8. St. Julien Spa in Boulder, Colorado
The Spa at St. Julien is a luxurious wellness destination located in Boulder, Colorado. It offers a range of treatments and therapies designed to promote relaxation, rejuvenation, and overall wellness.
Their custom massages are tailored to each guest’s specific needs and preferences including Swedish, deep tissue, hot stone, and aromatherapy massage.
In addition to its spa treatments, there is a 60-foot indoor lap pool, a hot tub, and a state-of-the-art fitness center. They also offer a variety of wellness classes, including yoga and meditation.
We like their eco credentials with their garden being home to two bee colonies which produce up to 100 pounds of honey a year, and their efforts to provide excellent vegan meals:
“A vegan lifestyle helps to conserve water, cut greenhouse gas emissions, reduce energy consumption and much more. If you’re thinking more about sustainability as you travel this year, our ‘Very Vegan’ Package ‘helps reduce our collective carbon footprint.
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9. Euphoria Retreat, Greece
Euphoria Retreat is a unique wellness destination located in the Peloponnese region of Greece. The retreat’s specialty is its holistic approach to wellness, which combines ancient Greek and Chinese healing practices with modern techniques to promote physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing.
One of the unique features of Euphoria Retreat is its use of the Five Elements philosophy, which is based on the five elements of nature: fire, earth, metal, water, and wood. Each element is associated with different organs in the body and is said to correspond to different emotional states. The retreat’s wellness programs use this philosophy to create a personalized approach to healing and wellness for each guest.
Another specialty of Euphoria Retreat is its range of treatments and therapies, which includes traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture, reflexology, and Ayurveda, as well as modern spa treatments such as massages, facials, and body scrubs.
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10. Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa — Baden-Baden, Germany
Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa is a more traditional luxury wellness retreat located in the picturesque town of Baden-Baden, Germany. It’s strength lies in the top notch spa facilities, with highly-trained therapists providing personalized treatments such as massages, facials, and body wraps designed to promote relaxation, rejuvenation, and overall wellness. There is a stunning swimming pool with relaxing views, sauna, and steam room.
It’s an excellent choice for those looking for a comprehensive wellness program that includes outdoor activities in a beautiful natural setting.
We love the fact its set within its own private park just a short drive from the Black Forest mountains, so a perfect setting for those looking to enjoy exhilarating walks.
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