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Embarking on a wellness retreat is the perfect way to start the new year in a positive way by investing in your mental, physical, and spiritual well-being. These five unique wellness destinations offer once-in-a-lifetime experiences that range from surfing private waves in Asia to serene spa getaways in Northern Africa and family-friendly golf holidays.

 

Embarking on a wellness retreat is the perfect way to start the new year in a positive way by investing in your mental, physical, and spiritual well-being. These five unique wellness destinations offer once-in-a-lifetime experiences that range from surfing private waves in Asia to serene spa getaways in Northern Africa and family-friendly golf holidays.

 

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NIHI Sumba, Indonesia

 

Best for: Wild wellness

 

Nature lovers and adventure seekers all flock to the special island of Sumba for some of the most incredible surf waves in all of Asia. Spa safaris, sunset horseback swims, baby turtle releasing, natural cacao-making classes, and sunrise yoga on a floating water pavilion are a few wellness activities that are a hit with active guests. There are also cultural and charitable experiences including ikat weaving, natural remedy workshops, pasola displays, and the opportunity to teach children in the local village.

 

NIHI Sumba, Indonesia

 

Best for: Wild wellness

 

Nature lovers and adventure seekers all flock to the special island of Sumba for some of the most incredible surf waves in all of Asia. Spa safaris, sunset horseback swims, baby turtle releasing, natural cacao-making classes, and sunrise yoga on a floating water pavilion are a few wellness activities that are a hit with active guests. There are also cultural and charitable experiences including ikat weaving, natural remedy workshops, pasola displays, and the opportunity to teach children in the local village.

 

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Six Senses Ibiza, Spain

 

Best for: Stylish sustainability

 

Ibiza might spring to mind as one of the most prominent party islands in the world, but there’s an idyllic and peaceful side to the island that’s perfect for serene escapes. The new 20-acre Six Senses Ibiza is made up of rooms with private decks, a sprawling spa, hiking trails along the bay, and a seafront yoga studio perched on the roof of the property. The restaurants serve up Mediterranean fare using vegetables from the on-site garden and eggs from the hotel’s chicken coop, and the wine list includes organic and biodynamic choices. Natural local materials like stone and wood dominate the interiors, and the spa offers everything from shaman sessions to personalized diagnostic-led treatments.

 

Six Senses Ibiza, Spain

 

Best for: Stylish sustainability

 

Ibiza might spring to mind as one of the most prominent party islands in the world, but there’s an idyllic and peaceful side to the island that’s perfect for serene escapes. The new 20-acre Six Senses Ibiza is made up of rooms with private decks, a sprawling spa, hiking trails along the bay, and a seafront yoga studio perched on the roof of the property. The restaurants serve up Mediterranean fare using vegetables from the on-site garden and eggs from the hotel’s chicken coop, and the wine list includes organic and biodynamic choices. Natural local materials like stone and wood dominate the interiors, and the spa offers everything from shaman sessions to personalized diagnostic-led treatments.

 

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Royal Mansour, Morocco

 

Best for: Decadent pampering

 

It took 1,500 artisans commissioned by the King of Morocco more than three years to create the masterpiece that is the Royal Mansour in Marrakech. The Moorish resort is an architectural masterpiece made up of private riads, hidden tunnels, wellness sanctuaries, and perfectly landscaped gardens. The jewel in the crown is the 25,000-square-foot spa full of silk, lace fretwork panels, fountains, and private cabanas that’s just beside a palm-framed pool housed in a latticed orangerie. The traditional hammam experience uses rose-scented products, beginning with a vigorous scrub and ending with an ice-cold dip in a marble bath — it’s invigorating and unmissable.

 

Royal Mansour, Morocco

 

Best for: Decadent pampering

 

It took 1,500 artisans commissioned by the King of Morocco more than three years to create the masterpiece that is the Royal Mansour in Marrakech. The Moorish resort is an architectural masterpiece made up of private riads, hidden tunnels, wellness sanctuaries, and perfectly landscaped gardens. The jewel in the crown is the 25,000-square-foot spa full of silk, lace fretwork panels, fountains, and private cabanas that’s just beside a palm-framed pool housed in a latticed orangerie. The traditional hammam experience uses rose-scented products, beginning with a vigorous scrub and ending with an ice-cold dip in a marble bath — it’s invigorating and unmissable.

 

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Kamalaya, Thailand

 

Best for: Sleep and relaxation

 

If lowering cortisol levels is top of your wellness retreat agenda then this tranquil, sleepy resort is just what the doctor ordered. The calming beachside location, TV- and internet-free bedrooms, holistic menu with organic wine, and reassuring wellness practitioners soothe stressed-out guests into a deep Yin-like state. Founders John and Karina Stewart combined their deep knowledge of meditation and Chinese medicine into the foundations of the resort, and the result has won them multiple awards in the wellness sector and a dedicated clientele that checks in regularly for a dose of serenity.

 

Kamalaya, Thailand

 

Best for: Sleep and relaxation

 

If lowering cortisol levels is top of your wellness retreat agenda then this tranquil, sleepy resort is just what the doctor ordered. The calming beachside location, TV- and internet-free bedrooms, holistic menu with organic wine, and reassuring wellness practitioners soothe stressed-out guests into a deep Yin-like state. Founders John and Karina Stewart combined their deep knowledge of meditation and Chinese medicine into the foundations of the resort, and the result has won them multiple awards in the wellness sector and a dedicated clientele that checks in regularly for a dose of serenity.

 

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Adare Manor, Ireland

 

Best for: Golf and family fun

 

This award-winning neo-Gothic golf and spa resort is set beside the pretty village of Adare in Ireland. The 19th-century property sits on 840 acres, and is made up of a five-star manor with 104 rooms, manicured gardens, wellness clubs, and a golf course that’s set to host the 2027 Ryder Cup. It’s perfect for solo travelers, couples, families, and large reunions thanks to an abundant array of activities such as archery, educational falconry, pilates, yoga, and a bushcraft experience designed by adventurer Bear Grylls. For something a little bit more relaxing, the 111SKIN treatments offered at the spa overlooking a trout-filled river are the perfect way to unwind.

 

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Adare Manor, Ireland

 

Best for: Golf and family fun

 

This award-winning neo-Gothic golf and spa resort is set beside the pretty village of Adare in Ireland. The 19th-century property sits on 840 acres, and is made up of a five-star manor with 104 rooms, manicured gardens, wellness clubs, and a golf course that’s set to host the 2027 Ryder Cup. It’s perfect for solo travelers, couples, families, and large reunions thanks to an abundant array of activities such as archery, educational falconry, pilates, yoga, and a bushcraft experience designed by adventurer Bear Grylls. For something a little bit more relaxing, the 111SKIN treatments offered at the spa overlooking a trout-filled river are the perfect way to unwind.

 

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