It’s ok to splurge every once in a while—and there’s nowhere more valuable to put your money than into your health. So if you’re looking for somewhere to splash the cash, these luxury healthy holidays may be just what you’re searching for.
From jungle retreats to beachside resorts, you’ll be spoilt for choice with these five incredibly indulgent wellness breaks around the globe.
Chiva Som: Experience (Thailand)
With 70 treatment rooms, this award-winning resort and spa in Thailand’s Hua Hin island, Chiva Som’s ‘Experience’ is the perfect taster for healthy holiday makers. This particular retreat ranges from three to 14 nights in length and could set you back as much as $42,000. In the ultimate splurge, treatments ranging from classic, premium and deluxe include physiotherapy sessions, massages, spa treatments and personal training sessions. Doesn’t sound like enough? That’s because it isn’t–you’ll also be able to take part in TRX classes and yoga sessions, and to see you through the duration of your stay, a consultation with a naturopath will have you on the road to healthy eating in no time at all. Prices start around US$1,534.
SHA Wellness Clinic: Life Reset (Spain)
Nestled in the beautiful Valencian landscape, the SHA Wellness Clinic is an all-encompassing life transformation centre. The Life Reset programme is a 28-day body and mind re-boot. Including medical testing, examinations and consultations to kickstart your body restoration, nutritional consultations and a naturopath on location will help heal with natural ingredients. You’ll also receive a tailor-made nutritional programme to take home with you upon completion of your stay. With a strong focus on alternative practices, Chinese medicinal treatments, life coaching, and cryotherapy sessions are all available for guests, as well as a range of detox massages and spa treatments. Prices start around US$20,819, excluding accommodation.
Thatch Caye Belize: Rock & Reef (Belize)
Thatch Caye’s Rock & Reef package gives you the best that island living has to offer. This fourteen-night programme includes a seven-night stay in Belize, four nights on the Thatch Caye island resort, with the final three evenings in the Belcampo jungle property. Activities range from zip lining to snorkelling and include mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, and dense jungle hikes. You’ll have full access to the stunning marine preservation at the island resort, where you have the choice of staying in either an island cabana or over water cabin. Prices start from around US$309 per night.
Como Shambhala: Rejuvenation (Bali)
Taking its name from Buddhist scripture referencing bliss and tranquillity, the Como Shambhala in Bali looks to offers its guests just that. For between three and eight nights, a ‘Rejuvenation’ package in the tranquil Ubud estate includes a stay in their luxurious properties and participation in a wide range of scheduled daily activities, including rock climbing, pilates, yoga, guided walks and more. If you opt for one of the longer stays, you’ll also have access to nutritional and wellness consultations, private yoga sessions, and full body massages, to take away any stress left over from your hectic daily life. With specially prepared nutritionally balanced meals on hand, this will feel more like a treat than a diet. Prices start around US$2,400.