The Best Luxury Wellness Retreats In Portugal

The Best Luxury Wellness Retreats In Portugal

Portugal boasts some of the most beautiful sceneries in Europe, added in with the year-round sunny Mediterranean climate. From the sandy beaches to the lush verdant hills, the region is a perfect destination for wellness resorts in a pristine environment. Here are the best luxury wellness retreats in Portugal for some well-deserved R&R…

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Epic SANA Algarve

SAYANNA Retreats at Epic SANA Algarve offer programmes in yoga, mindfulness, weight loss, fitness and stress management. The immersive five-star resort is located on Portugal’s sunny Algarve coastline, amplified by its sophisticated gastronomy and captivating views. The SAYANNA Wellness Spa and Fitness facilities feature an indoor pool, 24/7 gym, Vichy showers and Turkish bath to fully unwind.

Prices from US$1,698 for a three-night retreat | Book now on Compare Retreats

See also: EPIC SANA Algarve’s SPA Manager Patrícia Inácio On Rebooting With Fitness

Longevity Health & Wellness

Awarded as one of the Best Medical Spas in the World by Condé Nast Traveller, Longevity Health & Wellness is a boutique gem in the heart of Alvor. The retreat uses a modern medicine approach to healing, offering facilities including detox pools, saunas, a hammam with chromotherapy and aromatherapy, an ice fountain, flotation room, gym and more. Guests can indulge in the wellbeing programmes which range from intensive detox to anti-stress retreats.

Prices from US$1,698 for a three-night retreat | Book now on Compare Retreats

See also: The World’s Best Sleep Retreats

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Anantara Vilamoura

Discover Anantara Vilamoura, a peaceful retreat overlooking lush golf greens, five stunning pools and exuding the best of Mediterranean wellness. The award-winning spa pays tribute to centuries-old Mediterranean therapies, Turkish Hammam rituals and traditional Asian therapies. The lavish destination makes an ample backdrop to your next healthy holiday in the Algarve.

 Prices from US$733 per night |

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Six Senses Douro Valley

Part of the luxury wellness group, Six Senses Douro Valley is set amid vine-covered rolling hills, the majestic River Douro and the world’s oldest demarcated wine region. The property is housed within a renovated 19th-century manor house, offering glorious garden views and show stopping panoramas of its surroundings. At Douro Valley Spa, guests can make use of the Vitality Suite which includes a regular sauna, infrared sauna, steam room, laconium and herbal sauna, while the rest of the spa features ten treatment rooms, a nail bar, alchemy bar and more.

Prices from US$1,530 for a three-night retreat | Book now on Compare Retreats

See also: The Best Luxury Medical Wellness Clinics In Europe

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Vilalara Longevity Thalassa & Medical Spa

Spanning across 11 hectares of lush greenery, Vilalara Longevity Thalassa Spa is a seaside retreat nestled in Algarve. Famed for being one of the best thalassotherapy centres in the world, Vilalara welcomes guests to experience an assortment of anti-ageing, detox, slimming and health itineraries. The medical spa is loved by wellness aficionados worldwide, with guests flocking in from allover to experience the immersive, results-driven programmes in the sunny, nature-bound destination. 

Prices from US$1,232 for a three-night retreat | Book now on Compare Retreats

Palacio Estoril Hotel, Golf & Wellness

Located just 20 minutes from Lisbon, Palacio Estoril Hotel, Golf & Wellness is an opulent hotel that has been serving guests since 1930 when it first opened. The Estoril Wellness Centre includes hydrotherapy pools, hydromassage tubs and steam rooms, backed by a rejuvenating spa menu. There are also a variety of wellness programmes to choose from.

 Prices from US$219 per night |

See also: Urban Wellness: Why Wellness Is Moving To The Cities

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Longevity Cegonha Country Club

The charming Longevity Cengonha Country Club is a spa and wellness hub, similar to its nearby sister properties Vilalara Longevity Thalassa & Medical Spa and Longevity Health & Wellness. Enjoy wellness programmes from detox and slimming to fitness and spa. Daily group activities include Pilates, yoga, tai chi, meditation and more.

Prices from US$801 for a three-night retreat | Book now on Compare Retreats

Faye Bradley

Faye Bradley is the editor and business development manager at Compare Retreats. She is an avid writer, editor, illustrator and yogi who is passionate about all things wellness, travel and the arts.

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