12 December 2019
What better way to banish the post-Christmas blues and recover from the festive over indulgence than with a soothing wellness escape?
Here, we’ve chosen some of our favourite wellness retreats across the globe, so you can start 2020 refreshed, re-energised and ready to take on the new decade.
Tucked away in unspoilt surroundings amidst India’s magnificent Western Ghats, the Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat and Spa is a serene sanctuary for the body, mind and spirit. This award-winning eco-wellness retreat is one of the most comprehensive in Asia and features personalised Dharana wellness programmes tailored to your needs, as well as complimentary wellness activities such as yoga, meditation and conservation walks.
With an emphasis on health, fantastic food and bespoke adventures in luxury environments, the incredible COMO Hotels & Resorts are second-to-none when it comes to getting away from it all to focus on your mental and physical well-being. With a range of stunning properties throughout Thailand and Bali, expect Asian-based therapies and relaxing activities, including yoga sessions managed by experts in holistic health, and a selection of wellness programmes designed to help target specific problems, such as stress management.
Nestled on a secluded cove on Saint Lucia’s north-west coast, this opulent all-inclusive resort offers plenty of sports and activities to help you unwind and recharge, such as hiking, yoga classes, scuba diving, tennis and archery. Relaxation, exercise and diet are all part of the ethos here, and personalised wellness programmes include rejuvenating Ayurveda treatments and weight-loss plans.
Get into shape whilst enjoying a relaxing holiday in an idyllic setting at Tenerife’s Hotel Botánico, where the stunning Oriental Spa Garden is considered to be the best spa in all of Europe. The ‘Botánico Slim & Wellness’ programme offers a combination of delicious healthy meal options, nutrition advice, light exercise and access to the thermal spa circuits, whilst the ‘Botánico Slim & Wellness Spa’ option also includes a range of indulgent spa treatments.
Set on a swathe of private shoreline on the iconic Palm Jumeirah, the 5 Star Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort is the ideal place to soothe away the stresses of daily life. Balance Wellness by Anantara offers the perfect programme of spa, fitness and wellness elements, including nutritional advice, detox draining, stress management and Thalasso treatments.
If you’d like to start 2020 with a relaxing wellness escape, contact your Travel Counsellor today and enjoy exclusive access to benefits such as full financial protection and a 24-hour duty office ready to assist you before, during and after your stay.