We might be long past Valentine’s Day, but when you’re in a long-term relationship, it’s important to keep the romance alive every day of the year and set aside quality time with your loved one. If it’s time for you to reconnect, a dedicated luxury romantic retreat could help focus on your relationship, rebuilding and strengthening a lifelong connection. We’ve put together a list of some of the most picture-perfect destination resorts that host marriage retreats and relationship-focused programmes for a romantic wellness getaway with a little more heart.
Nestled among 25-acres of beautiful terrain overlooking the Byron Bay region of Australia’s New South Wales, Gaia Retreat offers the ultimate intimate retreat for couples. Its two-night Love the One You’re With programme is just that: a romantic retreat complete with chocolate boxes, rose petals scattered on beds, and a bottle of champagne to toast a weekend well spent. Retreats are also inclusive of a 150-minute Bay Dream for Lovers couples massage, 90-minute morning yoga sessions and access to the property’s daily retreat and wellness activities.
Prices start from US$1,960 | Book now on Compare Retreats
V Integrated Wellness
Situated just 35-kilometres from the airport, V Integrated Wellness is an award-winning wellness destination on the Malaysian island of Langkawi. Priding itself on its intimate atmosphere, the four-night Soul Connection retreat programmes offer an ideal experience for couples looking to reconnect. Retreats are inclusive of a holistic wellness consultation on arrival, a romantic love bathing ceremony, couples yoga, a tantric meditation session, and an array of romantic elixirs and aromatics. There are also opportunities to take part in guided walks and the property’s array of scheduled wellness activities.
Prices start from US$1,230 (excluding accommodation) | Book now on Compare Retreats
Surrounded by dense forestry and tropical landscapes, The Chateau Malaysia is a stunning organic wellness resort that wouldn’t look out of place in a historic European town. And while its exteriors may be conventional, its approach to wellness is as modern and innovative as they come. The property’s four-day, three-night Couples’ Retreats are inclusive of accommodation and meals, an afternoon tea, nightcap, and a bottle of house wine to be opened at your leisure. Retreats are also inclusive of a herbal sauna, therapeutic mud session, and signature baths and massages.
Prices start from US$1,220 | thechateau.com.my
Amatara Wellness Resort
Located on the southeast coast of Phuket island in Thailand, Amatara Wellness Resort holds wellness at its very core. Its Amatara Connect retreats—which run for three, five or seven nights—offers guests an intimate experience. The purpose-built property has tailored programmes to bring out the naturally romantic nature of the surrounding seas. Retreats are inclusive of accommodation, airport transfer, a private wellness consultation on arrival and before departure, a traditional hammam journey, healthy cooking class, daily signature massages and private yoga sessions.
Prices start from $1,260 | Book now on Compare Retreats
Situated atop the rolling rice fields outside Bali’s Ubud region, Fivelements offers couples the perfect private retreat with its two-night Romantic Getaway packages, best suited to those looking to step off the tourist trail and into an intimate wellness sanctuary. Retreats are inclusive of accommodation, daily breakfast, a three-course tasting lunch and five-course tasting dinner, a Balinese fire blessing and signature Hibiscus Couple’s Ritual. There is also a daily shuttle available to guests between the resort and the town of Ubud, for those looking to explore beyond the property.
Prices start from $1,209 | Book now on Compare Retreats