Although holidays are intended to be the perfect excuse for some R&R, it can sometimes be rather difficult to fully wind down. If that sounds like you, then why not add a spa element into the mix? It’s pretty much a guarantee that you’ll have no problem switching off if you do!
We live in a fast-paced world; practicing self-care is something we take more seriously now than ever before. So whether you’re keen for a relaxing facial, a reiki session or a foot massage, booking a spa break is not only great for the body, it’s important for the mind too.
We—of course—got involved and have done the hard work for you with a round up of some of the most amazing wellness retreats and spa hotels from around the globe. Let’s get our zen on…
Six Senses Ibiza, Ibiza
This luxury resort, located in the northern tip of Ibiza, has a firm focus on spirituality, the culture of the island and all things sustainable. It has a ban on single-use plastic to help support a zero-waste policy and everything is locally grown. Spend a few days here and you’ll feel fully rested and at one with the nature that surrounds you there.
Lime Wood Hotel, Hampshire, England
A country house hotel set in the beautiful New Forest, if you want first class pampering then this is the spot. It boasts an outdoor and indoor pool, hydrotherapy suite, yoga studio and much more. This is one spa break you won’t want to end.
Aman Venice, Italy
No expense was spared in the design and detailing of this Venetian spa; it sits right on the Grand Canal overlooking the beautiful, floating city. Its unique spa offers traditional Asian therapies and plant-based products including thermal treatments—and the dining experience serves up gastronomic delights.
The Scarlet, Mawgan Porth, England
A tranquil destination for rest and recovery, The Scarlet sits high on a clifftop gazing over the coast of Mawgan Porth. Known for its ayurveda treatments, you can enjoy everything the spa has to offer before taking a bath overlooking the ocean. You’ll reach a level of deep relaxation you didn’t know was possible.
REFIVE Spa At FIVE
Get ready to chill at the Palm Jumeirah’s very own spa. With a state-of-the-art gym and an array of wellness treatments, this Dubai spa offers next level luxury. Whether you’re keen to try sound healing, have a hammam, or indulge in one of their glow up facials, this is a spa spot to book on your next Dubai holiday.
Chiva-Som, Hua Hin, Thailand
If you’re looking to invest in your health, then dig deep into your pockets for this one: a world-renowned and award-winning spa. Chiva-Som is the elite! Whether it’s chakra healing or traditional thai massages, they offer over 150 different treatments, all performed by word-class therapists. It’s no wonder this pulls in a celebrity crowd.