The World’s Most Fashionable Wellness Retreats
With the emergence of so many new retreats, it can be a tough task picking the right destination, even for experienced wellness travellers. While reading through tons of internet ratings seems to be the obvious solution, the contradicting reviews will leave you rather undecided than determined. Luckily, Health and Fitness Travel, the wellness holiday specialists, is here to make your lives that little bit easier, sharing their opinions on the most fashionable wellness retreats around the world. All tried and tested by their wellness travel experts, their selection ranges from Spanish royal residences and Italian castles to beachside boutiques and secluded eco-sanctuary’s. Whether it’s an energising fitness holiday or a rejuvenating getaway you’re after, these hand-picked retreats are so fashionable and fabulous you will never want to leave.
Spain: Marbella Club
Originally a royal private residence on the sparkling Spanish Costa del Sol, this luxurious and fashionable Mediterranean hideaway is now known as Marbella Club. Situated within beautifully lush gardens overlooking the ocean, Marbella Club features 37 luxury bedrooms, 78 prestigious suites, 14 Andalusian Style villas and the stunning Villa del Mar. With every detail taken care of, indulge with reviving treatments in the grand beachfront Thalasso spa, take a dip in the sunlit pool or keep active with a beach workout.
Turkey: Six Senses Kaplankaya
Six Senses Kaplankaya, a secluded wellness sanctuary along the magnificent southern Aegean coast is an exhibition of architectural mastery and a fashionable hotspot for a holiday. Amongst undulating hillside ripe with olive groves and evergreens, and with three private beach bays, there could not be a more idyllic and tranquil location for a healthy holiday. This wellness getaway will enhance your well-being, health and fitness as you embrace a ‘live younger, longer’ attitude.
Bali: REVIVO Wellness Resorts
Bali is a hotspot for culture-lovers and nomads all year-round, and a firm-favourite on everybody’s hot list. Set amidst the breezy hills of Nusa Dua in southern Bali, REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort is spread across three hectares of lush vegetation, enveloped by dense tropical rainforest and the Indian Ocean. With a focus on holistic healing, REVĪVŌ brings forth authentic ancient Balinese traditions aiming to soothe the spirit, rejuvenate the body and enrich the mind.
Italy: Borgo Egnazia
Nestled amongst idyllic olive groves and neat villages, Borgo Egnazia is a world class spa retreat set in a stunning Italian castle in beautiful Puglia. The rural romantic flair it exudes is typical for the Puglian region, which is integrated into various elements of the hotel. With activities from yoga and cycling to hiking and tennis, and a range of wellness programmes to choose from, Borgo Egnazia is the perfect place for a healthy holiday and a highly fashionable pick for any keen wellness traveller’s bucket list.
Sri Lanka: Santani Wellness Resort & Spa
Situated in the rolling green mountains of Sri Lanka, Santani is an eco-friendly, intimate sanctuary with 16 rooms that has a spiritual and relaxed philosophy to take you back to basics. With a luxurious yet minimalistic approach, every guest’s experience is unique as you become immersed in the power and energy of nature all around you. Santani’s respect for the environment radiates through the variety of healing programmes and design which brings the outdoors in.
Spain: Aguas de Ibiza
Located along the Santa Eulalia promenade in Ibiza, Aguas de Ibiza Lifestyle & Spa is arguably one of the most fashionable top destinations to visit this year and an ideal location to start your wellness or fitness journey. Panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea, a roof-top pool and luxurious ambience replicate the essence of the island, and gourmet food prepared by Michelin star chef Sergi Arola will leave you with an incomparable experience.
Cyprus: Ayii Anargyri
If you are looking for a natural healing spa with a wonderfully calm and serene atmosphere, look no further then Ayii Anargyri. You can indulge in a range of different spa-based treatments on offer to leave you feeling rejuvenated and refreshed. With a well-equipped fitness centre, a rich Hammam-style environment and a comprehensive spa, Ayii Anargyi offers a wonderful place to take some deserved time out for yourself to completely relax and unwind.
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