Wellness retreats are a fantastic way to sit back, relax, and get back in touch with yourself without all the normal distractions of your day-to-day life… often in beautiful settings that allow you to connect with the natural beauty around you.
Benefits of Wellness Retreats
The benefits of wellness retreats can range greatly, depending on which retreat you decide to experience. You may want to take advantage of a retreat where you can unplug from your digital devices and even people and spend time with yourself. There are also many retreats where you can socialize and meet people with the same mindset. Some benefits and amenities of different wellness retreats include:
- A new approach to travel
- Break unhealthy habits
- Focus on relaxation and gaining new skills
- Improve dietary habits
- Slow down and enjoy peaceful surroundings
- Get to know like-minded people
Wellness Retreat Destinations
La Costa Resort and Spa: Carlsbad, CA
This world-renowned resort in beautiful Carlsbad, California provides a 5-star experience for their guests. The La Costa Resort hosts a premier fitness camp that focuses on a whole-body approach, teaching habits that can create long-lasting change. There is no “one-size fits all.” The retreat provides each guest with body composition assessments to create a personalized plan. Packages include 5 hours of daily fitness training, ranging from low-impact to high-intensity workouts, depending on your fitness level and personal goals. Activities may include coastal hikes, kayaking, boxing, or beachside boot camps, tailored to your interests. Certified physicians and nutritionists are on site to provide unique plans for each guest. Nutrition, fitness, and behavioral health education sessions are offered to help you apply fitness and healthy values beyond your stay at this retreat.
Sensei Lānaʻi: Lānaʻi, Hawaii
Sensei Lānaʻi incorporates the “Sensei Way,” into this unique wellness resort to help guests learn practices to align with your specific intentions. By using the Sensei Way philosophy, this wellness retreat integrates healthy living practices through three main paths - movement, nourishment, and rest. Easily become at peace in the spiritual uplands of the island with expansive, untouched wilderness that spans as far as the eye can see. Upon arrival at Sensei Lānaʻi, you’ll partake in a one-on-one session with a Sensei guide to identify your personal goals and intentions who will work closely with you throughout your wellness journey. Experiences can range from a mindful reset to more intense restorative stays. Each experience is professionally tailored to give guests the best pathway to achieve their wellness goals. There are many packages to choose from, including a sabbatical package where guests are encouraged to stay for a month or longer. Sensei also has a resort in Rancho Mirage, California if Hawaii is not in your travel plans.
Fivelements Retreat: Bali, Indonesia
Enjoy this eco-friendly transformational resort located in the heart of Bali along the Ayung River. Deeply rooted ancient Bali traditions help create a healing sanctuary for guests. Learn to love and respect your body, mind, and spirit and gain a sense of inner harmony. By following these Balinese traditions, the approach nurtures harmony, spirit, and the environment. The focus of this retreat is to implement high-impact strategies to support guests through big life transitions. Balinese healing traditions include natural remedies from herbs, flowers, spices, and organic medicines, all administered by holistic Balinese healers. Guests are given the option to go on their wellness journey alone, with their partner, or with a group. If you are looking to truly unplug from the worries of daily life and be taken back to simpler times, this retreat is for you.
Amanyara: Turks and Caicos Islands
Reach a state of peace at this Turks and Caicos luxury wellness resort in the stillness of the desert. A team of nutritionists, therapists, and medical specialists guide guests throughout their stay and create itineraries for each guest's personal health profiles and individual goals. The focus of this retreat is to change a potentially negative mindset to a state of letting go and acceptance of things that are out of one’s control. Highlights of a guest's experience may include meditation sessions, coaching workshops, fitness training (yoga, Pilates, Qi gong, and more), and outdoor excursions. Also offered are therapy wellness sessions that vary and can promote clarity within thoughts, tension release, postural reprogramming, and more intense sessions that can include hypnotherapy.
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat: Bahamas
Undergo a total body detox at this one-of-a-kind yoga retreat in the beautiful Bahamas. Guests can expect an immersive spiritual yoga journey upon stepping foot onto this resort. Sivananda Ashram offers featured programs that are ever-changing throughout the year, so be sure to book at a time when a program speaks to you. Each program is built to focus on different aspects of wellness, including sessions on meditation, building a connection with your feelings and emotions, creating a positive state of mind, and more. Experience well-being and connect with nature's healing powers throughout your stay. The afternoons are free for you to create a schedule and balance that works towards your goals. Choose from experiential workshops and lectures or enjoy the beach and ocean waters. End each night with meditation and a concert or dance party to enjoy with other guests.
Blue Osa: Punto Jimenez, Costa Rica
Immerse yourself in a yoga and spa retreat on the ocean shores of Costa Rica at Blue Osa. Located on the Osa Peninsula, the resort boasts one of the most biodiverse places on the planet to explore. The focus at Blue Osa is to provide a mind, body, and spirit healing environment for guests with their extensive yoga and spa packages. The resort also offers adventure vacation packages for those who are looking for an adrenaline rush getaway. Guests can easily customize packages to find a balance between rejuvenation and adventure if that is what is desired. The fully customizable yoga and spa retreats allow guests to unwind from the stresses of day-to-day life and experience life at a slower pace. Cleanse your mind and body with detoxes throughout your stay here and relax in sacred spaces. If you are looking to completely transform your well-being beyond the resort, Blue Osa is for you.
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