If you are looking for a relaxing holiday, to restore your body and mind, whilst still being able to enjoy your trip doing other activities, why don’t you try one of these destinations and places to stay?
We have put together a selection of places to visit for:
Relaxation, Rejuvenation and Revitalisation!
Southeast Asia is well known all over the world for its deep history of Buddhism, yoga, and complementary therapies, and is known as a place many flocks to seek spirituality and self-reflection. There are now so many places that offer you a multitude of wellness holidays. We have selected a few for you below to check out before booking your next trip away.
Mount Kinabalu is SE Asia’s tallest mountain, doing this overnight hike will get you plenty of exercises whilst taking in the surreal views of the magnificent landscapes. Once you reach the top you will be awarded the most specular sunrise.
Following the trek, you can relax and unwind in Gaya Island Resort: who offer daily yoga and meditation classes, amongst other therapies to help revitalize you. The resort is set in beautiful grounds with stunning ocean views.
This peaceful luxurious hideaway will provide you with an exceptional experience to restore balance and calm the mind, body, and soul. The resort has a huge spa menu to choose from, as well as ancient healing traditions using fresh and natural ingredients from the area.
Check Out The Spa Menu – Gaya Island Spa Menu
Ananda is an award-winning luxury destination spa resort in India situated at the Himalayan foothills in Northern India. It is located on a huge Maharaja’s Palace estate, with beautiful scenery. From the resort, you can see the spiritual town of Rishikesh and the stunning and famous Ganges river.
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At the Ananda, you can indulge with some of the best Ayurvedic treatments, take part in daily yoga sessions as well as a huge choice of spa and holistic treatments.
The Vagabond Temple is located in Sihanoukville in Cambodia. It is set on a beautiful peaceful beachside spot. You can stay at the temple, as long as your stay is over 5 nights. The experienced and trained experts work with each guest to provide an individually tailored program to suit your needs.
Each day at The Vagabond Temple, you can take part in yoga, group meditation, dharma talks, detox treatments, reiki and healing sessions. This is an amazing place to spend some time engaging in activities that help restore your balance and de-stress you.
The Farm at San Benito provides visitors with some of the best detox programs in Asia and has won awards multiple times as the top healing sanctuary. The resort is set in grounds with lush greenery and beautiful water features which adds to the tranquility.
The focus of The Farm is on “medically guided detox’s to cleanse the body, as well as an emotional detox to clear emotional stresses” The restaurant Alive on site makes some of the best VEGAN food and all ingredients are sourced from the farm on site.
The Amanoi is located in the mountainous area of Nui Chua National Park in Vietnam. Privacy and seclusion are two factors that make the Amanoi an ideal place for rest and relaxation. The resort has specular views across the coast and lake. On offer at the resort is an extensive menu of treatments and wellness experiences.
The wellness programmes are designed to support self-healing, the discovery of equilibrium losing weight, a renewed internal focus, a heightened connection and boosting longevity.
For a closer, more in-depth look check out Conde Nast 2018 Spa Guide.
Located in Koh Phangan, Anantara Rasananda Koh Phangan Villas on the white sands of Thong Nai Pan Noi Beach stretch before your villa and pampering spa treatments come infused with tradition.
This is the ideal beach hideaway that will provide you with peace and tranquility. The resort has a number of experiences for your wellness holiday, such as yoga, meditation, massage treatments, and nutritional detox’s.
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There are also Masters of Wellness that visit the resort where you can book private sessions with alternative therapists who are trusted experts in holistic healing.
Bagus Jati Health & Wellbeing Retreat – If you’re looking for a scenic and serene spot in Bali to unwind and have healing treatments set amid the beautiful tropical rainforest.
The Bagus Jati Health & Wellbeing Retreat holistic experts practice a combination of ancient Indian and Chinese treatments. The resort is set on five acres of gardens in the hills not far from Ubud. You can relax here in your own private villa which is surrounded by the natural beauty of the resort.
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Other facilities include a spa, two open-air yoga pavilions overlooking bamboo forests, an infinity pool set on the edge of a ravine, a fitness center, organic garden, poolside cafe and a restaurant serving up nutritious cuisine.
Guests at Bagus Jati can join the following activities, morning yoga classes, nature walks, afternoon meditation sessions, Balinese dance lessons, aqua aerobics classes, and workshops on making Balinese offerings, spa products and jamu (traditional Indonesian natural medicines).
What about your best destinations in South East Asia when it comes to recharging the batteries and relaxing? Please share your places with us!