Yoga, meditation and Ayurveda are classic wellness retreat inclusions, but venture beyond land activities to enter the vast expanse of the ocean. Diving is a form of retreat in itself, taking participants deep into the sea where exotic marine life and a wealth of possibilities awaits. Here are the best diving adventures to explore, available at some of the world’s most luxury wellness retreats.
Rascal Voyages, Indonesia
Indonesia is dotted with hundreds—if not thousands—of untouched diving spots for nature lovers. Rascal Voyages is a sustainable, bespoke charter experience which offers unique expeditions in stunning off-radar locations around Raja Ampat. The luxury cruise combines adventure, culture and wellness, with highlights including the unforgettable diving experiences, included in most packages.
Prices from US$41,800 for a four-night retreat | Book now on Compare Retreats
BodyHoliday, St. Lucia
An all-inclusive resort nestled in a secluded part of beautiful St. Lucia, BodyHoliday is the perfect escape from city living. From the natural pristine rainforests to the white-sand beaches, guests can unwind in island bliss. The on-site accredited PADI Dive centre offers visitors with access to PADI courses and the chance to explore the diverse surrounding coral reefs with a certified team member.
Prices from US$4,830 for a seven-night retreat | Book now on Compare Retreats
COMO Maalifushi, The Maldives
There’s plenty to fawn over in The Maldives, with the atolls being among most extraordinary places in the world. Guests marvel over The Maldives’ azure waters and luxury villas, so it’s no surprise that many opt to take a dip. Diving at COMO Maalifushi takes the activity to new heights with its explorations of marine life in crystal-clear ocean. Scuba diving and open-water diving is available at this barefoot wellness retreat.
Prices from US$9,164 for a three-night retreat | Book now on Compare Retreats
Presidente Intercontinental Resort & Spa, Cozumel, Mexico
Boasting panoramic views of the picturesque Caribbean Sea, Presidente Intercontinental Resort & Spa is a sophisticated hideout located on the island of Cozumel. The resort features holistic spa therapies and its own in-house dive centre, SCUBA DU, which provides world-class diving, snorkelling and fishing trips ideal for water babies.
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