Wellness Travel Guide

International—Resorts with Wellness Programs


A beautiful wellness destination overlooking the coast in remote East Bali, Amankila offers bespoke wellness programs that feature outdoor yoga, Reiki, myofascial massage, as well as traditional Balinese spa treatments in a beach bale, guest suite or secluded open-air spa pavilion. amankila.com

Anantara Hoi An

The Balance Wellness program recently introduced by Anantara offers a range of programs to help fulfill your wellness goals, all in a beautiful setting like this one in Vietnam. Focus on weight loss, detox, anti-aging, de-stressing or holistic healing, with programs that offer healthy cuisine, mind-body fitness, therapeutic spa treatments, wellness seminars and more.

Banyan Tree Spa Sanctuary

Banyan Tree is renowned for one of the best training programs for spa therapists in the world. At this luxurious adult-only resort in Phuket, Thailand, guests embrace wellness through the five senses, along with healthy cuisine, an award-winning spa and wellness activities. banyantree.com

Borgo Egnazia

This unique resort in Italy’s Puglia is built from indigenous materials traditional to local architecture. Everything is local. The Vair Spa offers an authentic wellness program infused with local products and traditions, along with a staff of therapists, naturopaths, psychologists and more—including three swimming pools and courses to help guests achieve their wellness goals. borgoegnazia.com

The Brando

The Brando’s vision is a culturally rich, sustainable, environmentally protective luxury destination, set on a remote private island off Tahiti, once the home of Marlon Brando, who envisioned this island as a conservationists’ paradise. There is a research facility on property, where scientists study fish, coral and other wildlife. The spa is an oasis of wellness and healing, based on traditional Tahitian treatment modalities such as the Taurumi massage, which features natural indigenous oil blends. thebrando.com

Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen is a quintessentially English Country House outside London. Relax in a hydrotherapy spa pool, aromatherapy saunas, and crystal steam rooms. A beautiful place to escape the outside world and enjoy the nature around you. chewtonglen.com

Echo Valley Ranch & Spa

This remote escape near the Marble Mountains in British Columbia features rail rides and hikes on piney mountain trails and combines Western traditions with Eastern wisdom at the spa. Don’t miss the signature digital detox package. evranch.com

Esperanza, An Auberge Resort

Tucked between two scenic bluffs on the Baja Peninsula, this award-winning Cabo San Lucas resort offers a vacation for your body and a holiday for your soul. Celebrated for its naturally restorative, coastal desert environment and hand-crafted botanical treatments, the world-renowned Auberge Spa at Esperanza utilizes the natural, indigenous healing agents to create enriching treatments tailored to specific health, wellness and beauty needs. Plus, the daily array of indoor and outdoor, complimentary fitness classes provide guests with a perfect balance between hard work and pure leisure.

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Set among Alberta’s Banff National Park in Canada, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, offers spectacular mountain views and transformative wellness offerings with the outdoors at the heart of it all. Explore the scenic landscape with its Guided Adventure Program and soothe your overexerted body at the spa, specializing in more than 20 treatments and services. fairmont.com/lake-louise

Fairmont The Palm

This luxury beachfront resort features unrivalled views of the Arabian Gulf and glittering Dubai Marina skyline, as well as an award-winning spa. Its comprehensive wellness approach includes fitness trainers, a menu of authentic spa treatments from luxurious facials and result-focused body treatments, and a partnership with a leading rejuvenation and antiaging aesthetics pioneer. fairmont.com/palm-dubai

Four Seasons at Jimbaran Bay

Nestled on the oceanfront, the Four Seasons at Jimbaran Bay offers guided meditation, bamboo stretch classes and blessings of Bali. Experience therapeutic treatments from visiting wellness gurus and Jimbaran Waters Rituals. fourseasons.com/jimbaranbay

Four Seasons at Sayan

In the heart of Bali’s highlands, find your center with seven different chakra ceremonies or visit a Balinese healer. The Four Seasons Sayan offers full moon yoga, a wellness mentor and Balinese healing rituals. fourseasons.com/sayan

Grand Hotel Kronenhof

Located in the heart of the Swiss Alps, experience guided hiking tours and personal Pilates classes. Or relax at the spa with a steam bath, salt grotto, sauna and solarium. Enjoy the signature Haki method, which combines physical and mental relaxation. kronenhof.com

Hacienda AltaGracia

Nestled among the rolling hills and lush mountain tops of Pérez Zeledón surrounded by untainted natural beauty experience river rafting, hikes through private rainforest, and fitness retreats. Relax in the spa inspired by the healing traditions of Costa Rica. altagracia.aubergeresorts.com

Half Moon

Tucked away in a nature reserve, Half Moon offers yoga classes and massage in open air bungalows overlooking the sea. All spa products are handmade and organically grown on-property. Detox with an outdoor herbal soak, a traditional Jamaican healing remedy. halfmoon.com

Harmony Nosara

The Harmony is a boutique resort in Costa Rica. For a sustainable retreat, its Healing Center uses products inspired by the local culture. A freestanding facility with four treatment rooms and two open-air yoga studios encourages maximum wellness. harmonynosara.com


The first boutique hotel in Cusco, Peru, Inkaterra La Casona features a full wellness experience. Treatments include reflexology and de-stress massage, which include 100 percent natural and local botanicals. inkaterra.com

ITC Grand Bharat

Located amidst the ancient Aravalis the ITC Grand Bharat offers wellness retreats that include Ayurvedic detox and holistic wellness programs. Enjoy traditional indigenous therapies, ancient Ayurvedic practices and international healing forms of well-being at the spa.itchotels.in

Kulm Hotel

1,856 m above sea level, the Kulm Hotel St. Moritz offers beautiful views of Lake St. Moritz. The Kulm Hotel offers meditation classes, Nordic walking, cross-country skiing and snowshoe hikes. Relax at the spa, which focuses on relaxation, detoxification and regenerating. kulm.com

Le Soleil d’Or

Le Soleil d’Or is a secluded resort just an hour’s flight from Miami. With its 20-acre organic farm, guests can take advantage of a range of farm-to-table wellness experiences, along with farm-to-spa-table treatments. lesoleildor.com

Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Mandapa is the third resort in the luxurious Ritz-Carlton Reserve collection. There are 60 rooms, all made with local materials. Guests can enjoy a candlelit dinner by the river, or partake in a wellness program offered by the spa. Each wellness program is based on pillars: Balinese Spa, Detox and Nutrition, Alternative Therapy, Body Therapy and Healing. mandapareserve.com

Mukul Resort

Located in Nicaragua, this resort offers several wellness retreats led by yoga and wellness experts. Relax at the spa, which includes six experiences housed in six individual, private spa suites, each equally harnessing a different ancient healing tradition, using local Nicaraguan ingredients. mukulresort.com

Nayara Springs

Secluded in the Arenal Volcano National Park, this Costa Rica resort is immersed in the lush vegetation of Costa Rica’s rainforest with a nearby creek, underground thermal springs and the world’s highest concentration of tropical plants and wildlife. Enjoy yoga sessions while surrounded by nature, take guided tours of the breathtaking surroundings, or relax with a nature-inspired spa treatment. nayarasprings.com

Palais Namaskar

This contemporary spa at the Palais Namaskar highlights Moroccan ingredients, featured in a number of nourishing massages and body services. With stylish villas and romantic restaurants, this sleek resort is a destination wellness getaway.

Ritz Carlton, Dorado Beach

The Ritz-Carlton, Dorado Beach, is not just a luxury beachside hotel: It has a deep history of sustainability and environmentalism. Spa Botanico offers an oasis for health and wellness, organic treatments and outdoor fitness activities. ritzcarlton.com

Rosewood Phuket Asaya Program

Rosewood Phuket’s Asaya program is rooted in self-discovery and self-acceptance. A personal Wellness Concierge, local practitioners, on-site pros and visiting experts will help guests learn how to incorporate the practices from this program into everyday life. Complete the experience with skincare treatments, indoor and outdoor fitness sessions, and culturally authentic therapies. rosewoodhotels.com

Six Senses Yao Noi

Six Senses offers a layered approach to wellness that unites the spirit with treatments that go beyond ordinary. At the Yao Noi, the spa promotes traditional Thai healing practices and incorporates the basic four elements to ensure the senses are balanced. sixsenses.com

Ste. Anne’s Spa

Ste. Anne’s offers all guests a warm, friendly and embracing environment from the moment they arrive. For the well-being of the body, classes are offered regularly throughout the day. Guided meditation, garden tours and painting classes give the spa an “ease of mind” atmosphere. steannes.com

Viceroy Riviera Maya

The Wayak Spa, at the Viceroy Riviera Maya, rises from a tropical forest surrounded by 41 private villas. Guests are welcomed with a Mayan Blessing performed by an in-house shaman and offered signature wellness treatments featuring indigenous ingredients. viceroyrivieramaya.com

Hotel Matilda

Hotel Matilda is set in Mexico’s historic San Miguel de Allende. With an outdoor, living spa, it features diverse treatment modalities, massage and bodywork. Treatments are inspired by these tenets of well-being: Energy, Recovery, Focus, Radiance and Decompression. hotelmatilda.com

Rosewood Tuckers Point

Only fresh, local ingredients are used at Rosewood Tucker’s Point for one-of-a-kind wellness treatments. This relaxing sanctuary for mind, body and soul offers four swimming pools, and a fully equipped fitness center, in addition to its world-class Sense spa. rosewoodtuckerspoint.com



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