Planning a wellness retreat? You’re not alone. The Global Wellness Institute found wellness tourism reached $639 billion in 2017. That’s a trend we see as well in our work booking amazing vacations and wellness retreats for travelers.
If you’re looking for a place where you can nourish your body, mind and soul, these six spots won’t disappoint.
6 Ideal Locations to Take a Wellness Retreat
A wellness mindset is making its way around the globe. Everywhere, people are looking for a way to unplug, unwind and rejuvenate both body and soul. If you’re like many travelers today, you’re looking for more than a gym or massage; you want a wellness retreat. Here are six excellent locales to enjoy one.
1. COMO Shambhala Estate, Bali
If rafting, yoga, hiking, onsite nutritionists and an Ayurvedic doctor are essential elements you want in a wellness retreat, the COMO Shambhala Estate in Bali won’t disappoint. Musician John Legend and his family took a restorative wellness retreat there and raved.
2. Hotel Joaquin, Laguna Beach, California
Nestled in Shaw’s Cove, Hotel Joaquin is a little piece of historic Europe tucked away in bustling Los Angeles. With 22 rooms, there’s a laid back vibe infused in everything from surfing to private yoga, all of which are offered onsite.
3. Sha Wellness Clinic, Alicante, Spain
The owner of this wellness retreat designed it to evoke a superyacht, surrounded by nature, docked in the calm shores of the Mediterranean Sea. If total mind and body transformation suits you, you’ll find it at the Sha Wellness Clinic, where you can enjoy acupuncture, vegan cuisine, tai chi, laughter therapy and so much more.
4. Miraval Austin Resort & Spa, Austin, Texas
Overlooking serene Lake Travis, the Miraval Austin Resort & Spa encourages mindfulness, imagination and personal growth. At this intriguing wellness retreat, you can immerse yourself in anything from gratitude to literature.
5. Rancho La Puerta, Tecate, Mexico
One of the world’s original wellness retreats, Rancho La Puerta is still one of the best. About an hour south of San Diego, California, this wellness retreat is accessible and yet refreshingly remote. Enjoy detox and cleansing retreats designed to reduce inflammation along with pilates, pickleball and plenty more. One traveler loves it so much she’s been there 39 times and counting.
6. Eaton DC, Washington, D.C.
Is it possible to escape to a wellness retreat in the center of one of the busiest cities in the world? The Eaton DC thinks so. With a mindfulness hub, creative collaboration space, activated charcoal shots and a meditation room inspired by Zen Buddhist temples, you can find your escape right in the heart of the city.
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