8 Hotels that Redefine the Term 'Wellness Retreat'
Collected by Afar Magazine
1813 Baldwin Ave, Makawao, HI 96768, USA
If you’re looking for tropical tranquility, bypass Maui’s buzzy resort enclaves and head away from the coast to the island’s laid-back Upcountry. At Lumeria, a 24-room wellness retreat, visitors can start the day with a guided...
102/9 หมู่ที่ 3 ถนน แหลมเส็ด ตำบล หน้าเมือง Amphoe Ko Samui, Chang Wat Surat Thani 84140, Thailand
Thailand’s pioneering wellness retreat is known for its 3- to 14-day programs that address everything from burnout to sleep issues. The resort celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2015 by adding a 25-meter lap pool, a state-of-the-art gym, and a new...
Guiones Beach, Provincia de Guanacaste, Nosara, 5233, Costa Rica
This low-key hotel in the sleepy town of Nosara is a surfer’s paradise. A two-minute walk through the jungle takes you to Playa Guiones, an idyllic beach with waves year-round. Begin your morning with a surf lesson, or, if you’re a seasoned pro,...
33 Station Valley Rd, Wyuna, Glenorchy 9350, New Zealand
At Aro Ha, a wellness retreat in New Zealand’s Southern Alps, you’ll find that being in a remote wilderness makes everything more appealing— even raw food and hours-long hikes. The day begins with the hum of Tibetan singing bowls, which rouse you...
Dhulikhel 45200, Nepal
Set in the hills just 50 minutes from Kathmandu, Dwarika’s Resort feels like a remote mountain oasis. Each of the 40 suites has a private balcony overlooking the Himalayas. Ten-day cleansing packages begin with a consultation with an Ayurvedic...
306 Warren St, Hudson, NY 12534, USA
This globe-trotting fitness company’s Destination Detox in upstate New York combines raw foods, farm-to-table meals, Pilates, yoga, and circuit training. From $3,500 per person based on a shared room. This appeared in the Jan/Feb 2016 issue