Healing Holidays: Pick of the Best Wellness Retreats
This winter we're focusing on feeling good from the inside out. With the weather getting colder and the nights getting longer, it's important to work on relaxing the mind, as well as nourishing the body, on a daily basis. For those of you looking for a getaway this winter to nourish your body and mind more deeply, allow us to introduce you to the amazing Healing Holidays - independent spa specialists who have travelled, researched and reviewed spas and clinics around the world (so you don't have to), creating a reliable database of recommended wellness retreats.
Healing Holidays have hand-picked four perfect destinations to take some time out, improve your emotional wellbeing and leave feeling a more vibrant, happier you:
1. Kamalaya, Thailand
Get in touch with your spiritual side at Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary in Thailand. Combining Chinese medicine with personal lifestyle consultations and massage, this is the perfect escape for those needing some time and space for themselves; you'll learn to embrace the changes in your life and stay positive no matter what. 7 nights sharing from £2,399 per person.
2. SHA Wellness Clinic, Spain
Don't let stress get the better of you! Head to the SHA Wellness clinic in Spain and immerse yourself in their Anti-Stress programme. You'll receive a personal medical consultation as well as mindfulness therapy, acupuncture and psychotherapy. The tailor-made macrobiotic diet will help reboot your body and mind and you'll get a personalised health plan to help you stay on track when you get home. 4 nights sharing from £1,655 per person.
3. Vair Spa, Italy
A treat for the senses, Vair Spa at Borgo Egnazia in Italy is a real-life fairy tale. Think twinkling candlelight, soft music, natural stone and therapists that seem to float from treatment to treatment. Resident Shaman Stefano will help you release any deep-seated emotions and fears through ortho bionomy (gentle manipulation and pressure applied to areas of the body, to release pain and encourage self-healing) as well as therapeutic discussions leaving you ready to tackle any issues that come your way. 4 nights sharing from £849 per person.
4. Chiva Som, Thailand
For those looking for a gentle exercise boost, Chiva Som in Thailand combines personal training sessions with yoga and meditation to help you fully unwind and relax. Using Pranayama and crystal therapy as well as a wide range of holistic treatments, it's guaranteed that you and your emotional body will leave floating on cloud nine. 7 nights sharing from £2,995 per person.
For more information, visit www.healingholidays.co.uk.