Our daily life is all about clocking 9 hours at work, meeting deadlines, client calls, attending conferences; we don’t usually pay much heed to our health, and let it deteriorate. Vacations are the best way to de-stress; to unwind and spend some time away from the madding crowd. We recommend you to not just take a holiday, but take a break to rejuvenate your mind and body – holistic healing. We at holidayme have shortlisted 5 Wellness Retreats for your soul’s ultimate replenishment.
The following Instagram images will inspire you to keep your work in the back burner and head for a vacation you truly deserve.
Ananda in the Himalayas, India
Spread over 100 acres of the Maharaja Palace Estate, this luxurious wellness resort lies in the foothills of the Himalayan Range. Surrounded by dense Sal forests, the resort overlooks the spiritual town of Rishikesh and the Ganges river valley. With over 79 spa treatments, wellness yoga programmes, detox, weight management, Ananda has been able to heal its guests in ways more than one.
Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt, Austria
To kiss stress good-bye, set foot in this unique holiday village in Austria. Abundant nature surrounding the hotel with the majestic Wilder Kaiser mountain acting as a backdrop, rejuvenation is guaranteed! On-site driving range, golf sport academy, ski school, Lipizzan stud, tennis center; there are various sport activities to keep you on your toes. The children’s farm is a hit among kids, and there are programmes specially designed for them, so that they don’t miss out on their vacation. This wellness retreat is an ideal place to spend quality time with your family.
Asclepios Wellness and Healing Retreat, Costa Rica
Your well-being is taken care of by a team of skilled spa therapists and holistic practitioners from around the globe. Spread across 12,500 acres, the retreat has 12 stylish and comfortable rooms, yoga and meditation pavilion, a regulated ionized swimming pool, Hammam, fitness center, sauna, an organic restaurant, and much more. Aptly named after the ancient Greek god of healing, Asclepios, this retreat is a treat for sore eyes, and will reset your tired mind and body. Relax with Turkish Baths in Istanbul. Click to know more.
For an enriching healthy vacation, head to Kamalaya. Offering programs like ‘stress and burnout’, detox, and yoga, this is a perfect destination for a rejuvenating holiday. Located in a valley overlooking the coast of Koh Samui, the setting instantly cheers up your mood. The friendly staff is dedicated and takes utmost care in helping its guests reach their desired well-being goals. Stunning setting with lily ponds and tropical jungle, this wellness sanctuary is sure to replenish you, inside out!
Lake Austin Spa Resort, Austin, Texas
Nestled away from the chaotic city life, this spa resort is located on the shore of Lake Austin. Guests at the resort can try over 100 massages, skincare therapies and treatments. The outdoor fitness activities and discovery programmes are also a big draw of this sprawling retreat. And, the most important being, a ‘Culinary Experience’ program where guests can learn to cook up some terrific gourmet meals. The 25,000 square-foot spa is a perfect getaway for an entire family.