At these luxury wellness retreats striving for your best in fitness and health feels like an indulgence.
1. BALI, INDONESIA
Immerse yourself in a wellness program amongst rainforest and rice paddies .
Como Shambhala, UBUD Situated in the rainforest surrounding Ubud, COMO Shambhala health retreat is truly secluded with luxury suites looking out across the treetops, incorporating their own shaded pavilions and infinity pools, making the resort a sublime setting for complete rejuvenation. The immersive wellbeing programs are tailored to suit each guest’s needs, with spa treatments, outdoor activities like hiking and COMO’s signature Shambhala cuisine, with the expertise of resident specialists such as an ayurvedic doctor, dietician and yoga teacher. Whether you’re low on energy, stressed out or just in need of a fitness regime, the program is sure to benefit you, inside and out.
What else can I do? Hike and cycle through rice paddies to a local village and rainforest gorge, with one of the resort’s guides.
Como Shambhala, UBUD
Song Saa Private Island Resort, SONG SAA
Set out on a restorative journey to wellness.
Song Saa Private Island Resort, SONG SAA This stunning island resort encompasses 27 luxury thatched pool villas, either set in the rainforest or on stilts over water with the waves lapping below. The resort has created three wellness programs – Refresh focusing on mental clarity and de-stressing, Rejuvenate to cleanse and empower, and Revive for inner wellness – that all incorporate a consultation, yoga and meditation sessions, spa treatments and specially crafted wellness cuisine. In such a blissful location, embarking on a wellness program doesn’t seem such a chore.
What else can I do? Snorkel and dive straight from the shore to swim with the rich marine life of the Koh Rong archipelago.
Song Saa, CAMBODIA
3. COSTA RICA
Flor Blanca, NICOYA PENINSULA
Get fit while exploring the Costa Rican coastline.
Flor Blanca, NICOYA PENINSULA On the Nicoya Peninsula, the open-sided villas of Flor Blanca are set into the rainforest that backs onto the beach, looking out over the Pacific Ocean. The resort focuses on wellbeing through active exploration of the pristine surroundings; the beach is a well known spot for surfers, but aside from riding the waves guests can venture out on horseback, hike and take part in yoga and pilates sessions or more intense fitness training. The hotel’s cuisine utilises fresh, locally grown produce and the spa offers an extensive range of treatments in a space that’s suspended above waterfall-filled pools.
What else can I do? Set out on a trip to Mal Pais and Montezuma waterfall.
Nicoya Peninsula, COSTA RICA
NIZUC Resort & Spa, PLAYA DEL CARMEN
Purify both body and mind on Mexico’s Caribbean coast.
NIZUC Resort & Spa, PLAYA DEL CARMEN Tucked into a secluded area between Cancun and Playa del Carmen, Punta Nizuc is the setting…