Nourish & Revive Thy Self….
Taking a wellness vacation is an excellent way to start or revive your wellness plan AND travel to exotic destinations. Return home with wellness tips, new health habits and memories of breaching humpback whales you saw from your ocean front balcony in Cabo San Lucas.
Luxury Wellness Inclusive Resorts complete with full service spas to pamper offer wellness inclusive packages for every need. Wellness Packages vary & include meditation tips, yoga classes, customized exercise regimes, healthy cooking classes & wine tastings etc. With plenty of time to relax, exploring the destination with local private guides or in small groups really adds the balance to your Wellness Vacation.
Beloved for its spectacular scenery, fascinating culture and warm, friendly people, Portugal has long been a hidden gem, but did you know it’s also the perfect year-round wellness destination? With world-class spas and resorts throughout the country — not to mention 300 days of sun per year, 1,114 miles of coastline and some of the best golf courses in the world — Portugal is the place to be when you are looking for a peaceful, wellness-inspired retreat.
- Portugal is a world-renowned center for thalassotherapy, the ancient practice of using seawater and its naturally occurring minerals in spa treatments designed to promote health and wellbeing.
- Central and North Portugal have long been known for their healing, mineral-rich thermal springs. Today, these regions are home to a variety of spas and thermal baths, from grand 19th-century resorts to modern, luxury hideaways.
- Known as the island of eternal spring, Madeira has long attracted travelers seeking to regain balance between body and soul. Black lava-rock bathing pools, warm sea breezes and world-class spa and wellness facilities make this lush, mountainous island a peaceful retreat.
- Banyan Tree, Sisley, Angsana, ESPA, La Prairie, Mandara Spa, Caudalie and Six Senses are just a few of the international spa, hotel and resort brands that offer wellness programs throughout Portugal.
Costa Rica, an early embracer of the wellness trend, has fabulous Luxury wellness resorts & lodges in different regions. St. Lucia’s Body Holiday Resort, a one of a kind, deluxe all-inclusive in the Caribbean, is about fitness, health & fun. What a great mix. Jewel Paradise Cove on the north side of Jamaica offer loads of heath & wellness opportunities within the all-inclusive package & the laid back feel that is Jamaica. A Mexico wellness vacation is still a great value with options to fit different budgets & styles on both coasts.
Cruise ships: ocean & river cruises include a variety of exercise options, plus free bicycles to ride in ports. Walking itineraries & local excursions divided by exercise level & interest make it easy for passengers to book the right tour for them. Personally, I was very impressed at how AMA Waterways was able to make this division work so seamlessly on my Danube River Cruise last summer.
The Spa experience is also available to indulge yourself at Exclusive Wellness resorts. Personal spa treatments & bodywork + the Eastern -Body Mind Spirit philosophy cements your wellness regime. Imagine therapeutic treatments from different cultures & the Canyon Ranch Spa experience at your figure tips.
For those seeking a Wellness Getaway there are numerous options for domestic & international itineraries for individual & group travel.