Men & Spa - It's Not Just For The Ladies Anymore
It’s official: spas aren’t just for the ladies anymore. A rise in male travellers is being seen in the wellness world, and with such great retreats and programmes on offer it’s not hard to see why. From fully personalised medical checks to intensive fitness and detox breaks, and dedicated men’s weeks at some of the world’s top spas – this is definitely a travel trend taking over 2018.
Here are some of the best spa offerings for the men looking to delve further into the world of wellness.
SHA Wellness Clinic, Spain
A sleek, minimalist and incredibly modern spa – SHA Wellness Clinic is the birthplace of the macrobiotic diet, and has some of the most technologically advanced facilities out there. Their 7 day Fitness Programme is great for men, and is completely tailored to the individual. Following an introductory evaluation, and testing, an exercise programme will be developed with your personal trainer – but don’t worry, there are ozone therapy sessions to break up the classes, along with cryotherapy and electrostimulation. For an even more techy experience why not see their Cognitive Development specialists, who evaluate physiological and cognitive abilities – essentially spa for the brain.
Villa Stephanie, Germany
Situated in picturesque Baden-Baden, Villa Stephanie is a medical spa that excels in so many areas. In addition to offering aesthetic, holistic and general medicine, Villa Stephanie offers an extensive spa menu and luxurious accommodation to make your stay as comfortable as possible. It's a great place to go and press the reset button on your life if you feel, that you've lost direction and focus and need to get your body and mind back on the right track again. Not convinced? You can read a review of Villa Stephanie from the point of view of a 50 year old male spa goer here.
Lanserhof Lans, Austria
Surrounded by alpine beauty and favoured by the world's mega elite, Lanserhof Lans offers top-to-toe medical checks with state of the art medical screening and body analysis. You can have everything from full blood tests and a heart ultrasound to food intolerances testing and a full physiotherapeutic examination. You can even sort your sleep problems once and for all at the sleep lab; the list is endless. In addition to the standard LANS Basic Med programme, there is also the new LANS Sport Active programme, designed for those who want to up their fitness game without doing the purging and food deprivation associated with traditional MAYR medicine. The area surrounding the spa is breath-taking, so remember to take some time to enjoy some Nordic walking, hiking, mountain biking or swimming. You can even brush up on your golf at three challenging courses nearby.
Longevity Cegonha Country Club, Portugal
Located on the sunny Algarve, Longevity Cegonha Country Club is a charming wellness resort featuring an outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts and a wide variety of Spa & Wellness facilities and services. In addition to offering great amenities, the resort also offers a wide variety of fitness and weight-loss programmes including the 7 night Longevity Bootcamp programme and the 3 night Longevity Feel Fit programme. It's a great place to get fit, lose some weight and get a proper dose of Vitamin D at a very affordable price.
Lefay Resort & Spa Lago Di Garda, Italy
Lefay Resort & Spa Lago Di Garda is located on Lake Garda in a stunning eleven-hectare national park surrounded by olive trees, rolling hills and breath-taking views. The concept of Lefay is to embrace overall wellness throughout your whole holiday – everything from the food to the natural surroundings and spa treatments contributes to your wellness. Lefay SPA has launched two new medical consultations dedicated to creating a positive state of mind. A General Psychosomatic Consultation focuses on helping to relieve physical illness caused or aggravated by the mind and a Psychotherapeutic Medical Consultation which helps guests overcome problems to improve general wellbeing. The consultations are carried out by qualified doctors as part of an integrated approach to health and wellbeing and can be booked prior to arrival. Alternatively, Lefay SPA health programmes that pursue different objectives, such as relieving stress or curing insomnia, are tailored according to individual guests needs to achieve a complete sense of wellbeing. Each health programme starts with an Initial Energy Interview and it is during these that a medical consultation might be ‘prescribed’ to complement a programme.
Contact our wellness consultants today on 020 7843 3597 for more information on any of the properties or programmes mentioned above.