Idyllic Luxury Wellness Retreats

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Idyllic Luxury Wellness Retreats

With the hope of travel on the horizon, we’ve rounded up some of the world’s most beautiful wellness retreats in stunning locales. From Ayurveda retreats in lush Balinese jungles to vegan spa getaways in scenic New Zealand, these are the healthy holidays worth dreaming about.

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COMO Shambhala Estate, Bali

Private pool villas, winding stairways through tropical forests, perfectly balanced nutritious cuisine, and an unwavering dedication to wellness are a few factors that make COMO Shambhala Estate in Ubud one of the world’s most incredible wellness retreats of all time. The holistic spa offers Ayurvedic, Traditional Chinese, and local Balinese treatments that will ease your muscles and your mind. Plus, the fun experiences on the activity menu will ensure you have an unforgettable time between Pilates classes and meditation sessions

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Aro Ha, New Zealand

This community-driven, plant-based retreat outside the South Island town of Glenorchy boasts jaw-dropping views across lakes, mountain ranges, and grassy plains that are best enjoyed from the picture window of the stunning yoga and meditation studio. When you’re not walking some of the most famous trails on earth, you’ll be plunging into ice baths, practicing acroyoga, experimenting with plant-based meals, and relaxing with a nightly spirit-lifting spa treatment. Transformation happens quickly here, fueled by co-founder Damian Chaparro’s unrelenting enthusiasm in his quest for optimal health for all.

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Sensei Lānaʻi, Hawai

A tech entrepreneur and famous physician are the brains behind this world-class wellness retreat situated in the beautiful forests of the smallest inhabited island of Hawaii. Health screenings, longevity treatments, personal training sessions, extensive spa treatments, and Nobu cuisine using sustainable ingredients from the resort’s sister farm make this one of the most luxurious hidden wellness sanctuaries in the world. Adventure seekers can spend their day embracing wellness in the wild trying horseback riding and electric mountain biking, while water lovers can snorkel from a catamaran at sunset.

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Anantara Vacation Club Sanya, Hainan

Staying healthy on holiday is all about flexibility and ease at the Anantara Vacation Club, a peaceful and tranquil paradise with white beaches, crystal clear water, and views over the Dadong Sea. The pursuit of wellness here is very personal, and you can choose to do a full-body workout with a personal trainer, have a leisurely round of golf at Luhuitou Golf Club, or simply enjoy a wide array of pampering treatments at the spa. Those who feel like getting out and about can also explore the nearby Daxiao Dongtian (“Fairy Caves”) and emerald mountains on leisurely walks in Yanoda Rainforest year-round due to the island’s warm microclimate, making it the perfect holiday destination.

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Halekulani Okinawa

This luxurious spa resort is located in Onna Village in Kaigan Quasi-National Park, which has a reputation for health restoration, longevity, and natural wellness. The five swimming pools provide aquatic experiences for all, while the ocean-view rooms, suites and villas overlook a coastline that will take your breath away. It’s impossible to resist the kayaking, SUP, diving, and traditional sabani sailboat activities on offer. Guests can also choose from several Okinawa Escape programs ranging from experiences with a local naturalist to discovering secrets of longevity with a wellness expert and learning about indigenous Okinawan practices for a longer and healthier life.