You don’t need to be a celebrity to enjoy some of the world’s most elite retreat experiences. Sure, they’ll cost you an arm and a leg, but #lifegoals, right?
The following wellness and detox-savvy retreats are some of the most exclusive health and wellness retreats available in the world. Equipped with breathtaking views, cutting-edge facilities, and a staff obsessed with your wellbeing, these spa resorts are worth saving for.
5 Top Detox and Relaxation Spa Resorts
1. Canyon Ranch, USA
The Canyon Ranch brand is synonymous with quality. Its Tucson, Arizona, location boasts the Life Enhancement Center devoted to “the healthiest, happiest, most vibrant you.” Equipped with nutritionists, exercise physiologists, physicians, and life management experts, Canyon Ranch assesses your health and builds a dietary and fitness regimen around your individual needs. During special times of the year, the Life Enhancement Center hosts specialty weeks, including one that focuses on mindfulness, another on brain health, another on the spirit, and one on weight loss.
2. The Farm at San Benito, Philippines
This luxury resort and health spa is one of the world’s leading wellness retreats. Deep in the tropical forests or Batangas in the Philippines, The Farm offers a healing journey for clients. Food is sourced from The Farm’s organic garden and activities include all-encompassing spa treatment programs, circuit training, Ayurvedic yoga, aqua aerobics, and golf course.
3. Harem Escape, Morocco
The Harem Escape located in Marrakech is a luxurious getaway solely catered to women. Guests are pampered with massages, facials, footbaths, hamams, body masks, yoga, meditation, and healthy meals. Meanwhile, 80 percent of Harem’s profits go to a local charity designed to help young girls with their education and careers.
4. Ananda, Himalayas, India
Nestled in the Himalayan foothills in Northern India, this 100-acre space overlooks the spiritual town of Rishikesh and the Ganges river valley. The spa combines tradition Ayurveda, Yoga, and Vedanta with modern wellness perspectives. Ananda provides a fitness and healthy organic cuisine regimen to help restore health and vitality. The all-inclusive retreat provides a variety of different packages for you to choose from, including “Detox”, “Yogic Detox”, “Dhyana Self Realisation”, “Ayurvedic Rejuvenations”, “Weight Management”, “Renew”, “Yoga”, and “Stress Management” protocols that last a minimum of five-14 days.
5. Gaia Retreat & Spa, Australia
The Gaia Retreat & Spa is located on the highest point of the Byron Shire and surrounded by 18 kilometers of countryside. Treatments range from massage to sound therapy and facilities are equipped with an outdoor pool, a sauna, hilltop yoga, and a restaurant. The retreat allows for complete personalization and for you to start and can be completed as in a mere two days, if that’s all the time you have. Gaia also embraces mother and daughter duos or honeymooners for the ultimate escape.
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