When you find yourself in need of a little travel inspiration, your favourite celebrity’s Instagram feed never fails to provide a source of wanderlust. From island paradises to country getaways and everything in between, celebrities know how to do wellness travel the right way. Looking to recreate your own A-list healthy holiday? We’ve put together a list of the top celebrity retreats – you never know who you might spot along the way…
Popular with Bollywood starlets including Karisma Kapoor, the Atmantan Wellness Resort is situated high in the mountainous region of Pune, southeast of Mumbai. Atmantan offers customised fitness classes that include yoga and personal training sessions. Crisp clean air, carefully constructed detoxes and a range of spa and wellness therapies have been designed to leave guests ready to return to life with a spring in their step.
The San Diego spa and resort has hosted Natalie Portman, Shailene Woodley and Oprah Winfrey, among its large celebrity clientele. Though best known for their weight loss programmes, Cal-a-Vie has so much more to offer – from its award-winning spa to its own house wines bottled at the nearby vineyard (because it can’t all be hard work).
Nestled in the tranquil fields of Ubud on the Indonesian island of Bali is a wellness retreat unlike any other. Como Shambhala offers unparalleled privacy combined with a personalised focus on health and wellness. Looking for proof of its effects? Daniel Craig opted into a retreat here while training for his stint as 007, while Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are known to have visited with their young daughter for a happy, healthy holiday.
A spa experience unlike any other, SHA Wellness Clinic offers guests programmes to target a plethora of concerns – from general wellbeing to quitting smoking, and everything in between. Offering a customisable nutritional macrobiotic diet programme, yoga and meditation classes, and a range of spa treatments, it’s understandable why fitness fanatics Kylie Minogue and Demi Moore have visited the wellness facility.
Situated in Baja, near the border of Mexico and California, Rancho la Puerta adopts a gentle, healing approach to wellness in a holistic approach that caters to mind, body and soul. Offering treatments such as Reiki and Reconnective Healing, the destination resort counts Madonna and Kate Winslet among its alumni.