The Best Wellness Resorts in 8 Party Cities

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The Best Wellness Resorts in 8 Party Cities
Picture yourself in a new city, waking up after a long night of drinking, dancing, and celebrating. If you’re staying at a hotel with a solid wellness program, you’re in luck. Details like fresh juices and nutritious food, meditation and yoga classes, state-of-the-art fitness centers, and a high-quality spa can make all the difference in getting through the morning after. So while you might head to places like Ibiza, Miami, and Rio for their late-night party scenes, a stay at a wellness-focused hotel can give you the strength to party on.
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    1. Ibiza
    Perhaps the most well-known party city in the world, Ibiza has clubs where patrons drink and dance until the sun comes up. But it’s also home to The Body Camp, a luxury health and fitness retreat where you can reach your fitness goals, renew you focus, and learn how to cook nutritious and healthy meals. The food is 80 percent plant-based, free of gluten and refined sugar, and includes items like homemade granola and almond milk, seared tuna, raw carrot cake, and green smoothies so you won’t feel weighed down during your workouts. Various fitness classes like HIIT, boxing, and paddleboard yoga are mixed with team games such as water polo and hiking around the island to encourage guests to get to know each other.
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    2. Las Vegas
    Sin City has it all: casinos, nightclubs, and fabulous bars and restaurants where you can indulge to no end. It also has one of the biggest names in health resorts: Canyon Ranch. The Canyon Ranch SpaClub, located inside the Venetian and Palazzo Hotels, is 134,000 square feet of rejuvenation offering more than 150 services in 94 treatment rooms amid the nonstop action of Las Vegas. Scale the 40-foot rock wall. Attend a fitness class or work out with the help of a personal trainer in one of two fitness centers. Power up your workouts and soothe your body with the signature Aquavana experience, which features a crystal steam room, experiential rains, a Finnish sauna, an herbal laconium, and a salt grotto. Savor nutritious, healthy cuisine at Canyon Ranch Café or Canyon Ranch Grill. Wellness consultations are available with specialists, including nutritionists, exercise physiologists, Pilates and Kinesis instructors, acupuncturists, and personal trainers.
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    3. Miami
    One of America’s great beach party destinations, Miami is full of luxe hotels offering all kinds of extravagances. 1 Hotel South Beach, located in the heart of Miami’s nightlife neighborhood, also has its extravagances, but they’re of the wellness variety: the first-ever Spartan Gym, with a studio complete with ropes, obstacles, and direct access to local certified Spartan trainers; the newly opened Bamford Haybarn spa from the British wellness brand offering treatments like the Himalayan salt stone massage, after sun recovery body wrap, and a nourishing skin collagen gel mask; a SoulCycle studio; and complimentary yoga, Pilates, and meditation classes. The five healthy restaurants include the just-opened Plnthouse, where James Beard Award–nominated chef Matthew Kenney celebrates vegetables and other plant-based food.
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    4. St. Barthélemy
    On the stylishly hedonistic Caribbean island of St. Barthélemy, there’s a different party every day of the weekend: Friday’s fire show at La Plage, Saturday late-nights at Le Ti, and dancing on the tables at Nikki Beach on Sunday afternoon. Thankfully, the island also has the Eden Rock hotel, which is home to the serene, waterfront Eden Rock Spa. Through a partnership with local cosmetic line Ligne St Barth, the spa offers a range of treatments using products made on the island from natural ingredients. There’s also Eden Rock Wellness, which partners with Aminata St. Barth to lead wellness classes like stand-up paddleboard yoga as well as private coaching. Eden Rock Fitness works with the Ultimate Center, which is known for its approach to personalized fitness. The gym is outfitted with Technogym equipment and has an electro-stimulation vest, which helps tone muscles. And don’t forget to try the fresh juices and smoothies from The Juice Bar while you relax on the powder-soft sand.
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    5. Berlin
    Known for its nightlife, drugs, and DJs, Berlin can easily keep you in its clubs for your entire visit. To ensure you don’t overdo it, stay at Centrovital, a centrally located hotel with an impressive wellness program. The spacious spa and sauna area includes a 25-meter lap pool, a second pool, a roof sauna, an Ottoman-style steam bath, and an ice igloo. Additionally, there’s the Siddhalepa Ayurveda Center, which offers Ayurvedic treatments using products from Sri Lanka, and a European-style spa. The 3,500-square-foot gym has 115 Technogym devices and offers more than 80 classes, including Galileo vibration training and Kinesis training. Various physical therapies are also on offer.
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    6. Rio de Janeiro
    Rio de Janiero is not just party-central during Carnival, although that’s a great time to see how the city can throw a celebration. Recently opened after four years of construction, the Emiliano Hotel provides a new wellness oasis in the boisterous city. Yoga, Pilates, dancing, personal training, meditation, sound therapy, and breathing classes are all on offer. Tap into the hotel’s “well-being ambassadors,” gentle guides who customize each guest’s experience. The Santapele Spa offers various treatments, but guests can also enjoy a wet area with an ice fountain, a dry sauna, and a steam room. Guests can even opt to stay in a spa suite. The Technogym-equipped fitness center overlooks the sea and the guest-only rooftop houses a poolside restaurant that offers light portions and healthy dishes prepared with local, fresh ingredients.
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    7. Seoul
    Electronic music is practically a religion in Seoul, leading to all-night parties and thumping dance clubs throughout the South Korean capital. Multi-level nightclubs packed to the brim are the norm, and it’s common for clubs, bars, and even some restaurants to remain open until sunrise. Just 10 minutes from the beat of downtown is the Banyan Tree Club & Spa Seoul, a tranquil destination perched amid the bustling city. The hotel’s spa has an extensive range of Asian-inspired treatments that use Korean green tea. The sauna area features three temperature-controlled pools, an herbal sauna room, an aroma steam room, and an ice fountain. The hotel’s comprehensive Fitness Centre spreads across two floors of the building and is furnished with the latest equipment. The outdoor pool becomes an ice rink in winter; also available are a basketball court, futsal field, and tennis courts. And for those looking for the ultimate rejuvenation experience, the urban resort offers its Spa Sanctuary Suite, a fully immersive wellness program with unlimited spa treatments within the privacy of your own room, healthy cuisine, and more.
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    8. Goa
    Providing the best of both worlds, Goa is as famous for its moonlit dance parties as it is for its Ayurvedic and yoga retreats. If you plan on dancing all night, make sure to book a stay at the Taj Exotica Goa, where guests can partake in yoga and meditation classes, work out in the fitness center, and play badminton, tennis, golf, and cricket. It’s the only hotel in Goa to have two spas: Jiva and Jiva Ayurveda. Ayurvedic treatments include abhyanga, an experience where medicated herbal oils are generously applied in gentle strokes; kati basti, a therapeutic treatment that uses warm oil in black gram dough that’s placed on pain spots; and udvartana, a body toning treatment that involves applying a mixture of herbal powder and oil on the body. The hotel’s restaurant also has a wellness cuisine menu that follows Ayurvedic practices.
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