Taking care of your overall well-being is an important aspect that will contribute positively to so many different parts on your life. Not only will it make you feel good about your appearance, but it will help you to calm your mind, offload any form of stress that has been building up over time, and help to control any anxiety or depression that have been feeling and that could be negatively impacting your life.
Wellness retreats aim to help people who want to escape the hustle and bustle of city living, as well as the daily stresses they face throughout their day-to-day life in order to find the clarity they seek and the calm the storm they may be caught up in that point in time, aiding in restoring their life and their balance to some sort of normality.
There are a number of wellness retreats spread across the globe that can be found in some of the most exotic locations you could think of. They can be visited at any time of the year, welcoming and accommodating each and every guest that require their help and services.
If you feel as if you need to take some time out from your busy life to find yourself, to love yourself, and to find the light at the end of the dark tunnel, we are going to look at five beautiful retreats located in different places across the globe and what they have to offer in order for you to choose the ideal place for you to visit:
Mazagan Spa in Morocco
Although not a retreat per se, Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort’s spa is Morocco’s leading spa resort, offering their guests the chance to soak up views of the Atlantic Ocean while indulging in exotic aromas and traditional rituals that will take them on a beautiful journey during their beach holiday.
Guests can escape the heat outside and enjoy a relaxing day or two at the spa where there is a large selection of body and facial treatments as well as a Jacuzzi, indoor and outdoor relaxation areas, an authentic hammam, two steam rooms, and a beauty salon. There are a team of professionals – including therapists and trainers – on hand to give guests the personal assistance they need, ensuring they make the most of their time at Mazagan’s spa.
Zighy Bay in Oman
Both a resort and a spa, Zighy Bay is located in the Musandam Peninsula of Oman. The resort and spa uses natural therapies and highly skilled therapists in each of their individually custom-made treatments, ensuring each and every guest receives exactly what their mind and body needs throughout the duration of their stay.
The resort’s spa – Six Senses Spa – has been designed to heighten their visitor’s senses as well as create a holistic experience – while taking in to account all mental and social factors and their impacts, both positive and negative. Other amenities include two Arabian Hammams, fitness classes, activities and 1.6 kilometres of sandy beach with breath-taking panoramic views.
Maui Eco Retreat in Maui, Hawaii
A whopping six-acre resort, the Maui Retreat Centre is the perfect place to indulge in as much yoga and meditation as visitors can handle.
What’s more, there is a delicious breakfast buffet every morning, beautiful weather that enables visitors to soak up some warm rays on the beach, as well as have the option take part in a water sport or two. The days normally end by indulging in some more yoga and eating scrumptious dinners prepared by Lumeria’s private chef.
What’s more, the retreat is home to beautiful hiking trails, waterfall lagoons and is situated right next to the ocean. The beautiful accommodation options only add to the serene atmosphere and experience, with stunning rooms that each take a specific theme, as well as sacred surroundings and temples that guests can visit and take in the peace and quiet.
Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Arizona
Focusing on wellness and lifestyle, Canyon Ranch in Tucson takes an innovative approach to health and fitness and includes a serene, relaxing and inspiring spa environment that aims to help guests fulfil their long journey to a happy and healthy lifestyle.
The resort focuses on mind, body and spirit, using professionals in various disciplines to help visitors achieve their goals and create a greater balance in their life. Canyon Ranch is rated as the gold standard in health spa vacations, offering a selection of health, fitness and pampering catering options to suit each and every guest that visits.
Some of their treatments and salon services include: classic massages, Asian therapies, advanced restorative touch therapies, Ayurvedic body treatments, and so much more.
Ananda Spa in India
Located at the foot of the Himalayas in North India on the 100 acre Maharaja’s Palace Estate, Ananda is a spiritual retreat that offers unique programmes that are designed to help extend their guests’ health, and is surrounded by Sal forests with views of Rishikesh and the Ganges river valley.
Their spa menu includes over 80 treatments, and their wellness programmes provide yoga classes, stress management, weight management, and a selection of detox programmes that will depend on their guest’s wants and needs. There are also a number of activities, which consist of nature walks and treks, white water rafting and safaris.
Take control over your future by investing in your well being and taking some much-needed time out at one of the retreats mentioned.