Cruises are well-loved for their all-inclusive appeal, with highlights including unlimited dining, drinking and use swimming pools and lounge areas to meet new people. However, it can be easy to lose track of one’s holistic schedule, despite onsite wellness offerings like spas. If you’re looking for a wellness-oriented cruise to maintain your wellbeing goals, here are the top luxury healthy retreat cruises in the world for an immersive experience on the sea…
REVĪVŌ Wellness Cruises
Set sail on the serene REVĪVŌ Wellness Cruise for a tailor-made adventure that offers the best of its flagship offerings from REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort in Bali. There are two unique vessels to choose from—the hand-crafted phi- nisi or traditional teak cruiser. The Wellness Cruises take place only a few times a year when the weather is at its finest in each region. Cabins are as spacious as the resort’s suites, combined with ever-changing stunning views. Expedition inclusions span daily yoga, Pilates, diving, trekking, kayaking to one spa treatment per day and a personalised nutrition plan per person. Hop on board for an immersive wellness experience on the Indonesian shores.
Prices from US$13,400 per person for a six-night retreat on the cruise and two-night retreat at the resort | Book now on Compare Retreats
Partnering with celebrity-favourite integrative medicine practitioner Dr. Andrew Weil, Seabourn launched its first-ever wellness-oriented programme at sea. On board the Seabourn, wellness guests can confide in their Mindful Living Coach, a certified yoga and meditation practitioner who aims to inspire and educate guests with orientations, seminars and classes during the voyage. Seabourn’s spa and fitness facilities include a wide spectrum of massages, facials and beauty treatments, a well-equipped ocean-view gym, a Motion Studio staffed by professional fitness trainers and a full-service salon.
Prices available upon request | seabourn.com
The holistic experience begins the moment you step on board one of the fleets from Celebrity Cruises, flanked by the backdrop of the beautiful ocean. In May, the cruise operator appointed Gwyneth Paltrow, actress, entrepreneur and founder of lifestyle brand goop, as wellbeing advisor and designer for a wellness event concept named goop at Sea for the company’s new luxury liner Celebrity Beyond which is set to take off in April 2022. In the meantime, the Celebrity Cruises fleets offer fitness programmes, an immersive spa with over 120 rejuvenating treatments, a SEA Thermal Suite and more.
Prices from US$319 for a two-night retreat | celebritycruises.com
Be at one with nature on board with Rascal Voyages, a sustainable, bespoke charter experience that takes you to the most remote locations in the Raja Ampat seas. Encounter Komodo dragons, snorkel with Manta rays and sail along the most secluded shores in a traditional-meets-contemporary-built boat. Expeditions are personalised and include all meals, diving, trekking, dolphin watching and more.
Prices from US$41,800 for a four-night retreat | Book now on Compare Retreats
The stunning guntû sits on the Seto Inland Sea in Japan, named after a blue crab which is indigenous to the Setouchi region to emphasise its unique appeal. Housing 19 wood-panelled cabins and an abundance of cosy common spaces designed by Japanese architect Yasushi Horibe, the ryokan-inspired boat offers unlimited dining experiences, a communal bath with hinoki cypress bathtubs, saunas and an open deck for yoga practice. The spa area features treatment rooms, a salon and a gym with Technogym® equipment.
Prices from US$4,307 for a two-night retreat | guntu.jp
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Operating at ten Mediterranean ports, the Seven Seas Wellness tours by Regent Seven Seas Cruises offers holistic shore excursions, like sunset yoga in Santa Cruz de Tenerife or experiencing Terme dei Papi, the “Thermal Baths of the Popes” in the ancient city of Viterbo. Many of the wellness tours are part of the complimentary Unlimited Shore Excursions, while some require a discounted, supplementary charge with the cruise package.
Prices available upon request | rssc.com