The 10 Best Wellness Holidays To Make You Feel Healthier


If you are looking to book a holiday that will improve your health, you should look into taking a wellness holiday, this year.

Wellness holidays have been found to produce long-term benefits; through a mix of yoga, relaxation, treatments, exercise and a range of other programmes, wellness holidays can help with a range of health issues, including depression and anxiety. They are also a great way to lose weight and detox your body.

These retreats can be located in picturesque spots all over the world. Here are our top 10 wellness holidays to make you feel healthier:


Summer short stay, Austria
A short stay at Park IGLS, located against a backdrop of the breathtaking Austrian Alps, is all many people need to feel healthier.

This short stay comprises of four nights at the resort and includes a variety of sessions. Visitors can enjoy a partial body massage, personal training session, detox bath, liver compress with beeswax and a nourishing body pack. You will also receive a concluding examination at the end of your stay.

The fresh mountain air is also an added, free complement to this wellness holiday. Your short break is certain to leave you feeling refreshed and calm.



Absolute Sanctuary, Thailand
Seven nights at Thailand’s renowned spa, Absolute Sanctuary, is the perfect wellness holiday for those who want to feel healthier surrounded by pure paradise. Located on the gorgeous island of Koh Samui, visitors can spend a week enjoying the modern facilities of this detox and yoga resort.

Leave feeling healthier after indulging in the signature treatments of Absolute Sanctuary, which include holistic facials, massages and healing therapies.


Spa Wellbeing, Thailand
Chiva-Som is a retreat designed for you to leave feeling much healthier, both physically and mentally. The property's spa wellbeing programme was designed for people who are just in need of a break, with no particular objective in mind.

During your stay, you can take advantage of the unlimited use of water therapy suites, including a steam room, sauna and Jacuzzi. Because there is no plan in mind, you are able to choose from a complimentary treatment each night of your stay, such as a Thai massage, invigorating massage, oriental scalp massage and many more.



Personalised Programme, India
Vana has a bespoke approach to wellness holidays. With no predetermined programmes, your schedule is tailored to your needs, after an in-depth consultation with a doctor. Just list your goals for your stay – whether this is to de-stress, detox, lose weight or indulge in natural healing – and the doctors will construct a programme to help you achieve them.

The days begin with yoga or hiking, followed by your prescribed treatments.


SHA Life Reset Programme, Spain
This 27-night retreat at SHA Wellness Clinic in Spain will allow you to restore your health at a relaxing, gradual pace. Aside from expert consultations in nutrition and natural therapies, visitors will receive a general medical examination, consultations with urologists/gynaecologists, nutritional follow-up consultations and many more.

This retreat gives you the tools and knowledge to be able to make lifelong lifestyle changes to improve your health, making it the perfect wellness holiday.



Lefay Spa Integral, Italy
Italy’s Lefay Spa can be found on the beautiful Lake Garda, situated in a gorgeous national park, meaning you are surrounded by nothing but stunning natural beauty during your stay here. Lefay’s approach to health is to embrace wellness through every part of your healing holiday; from diet to spa treatments and surroundings, each and every aspect of your stay is designed to boost your wellness.

The spa has won numerous prestigious awards and sees visitors come from all over the world to take advantage of its facilities. While a comprehensive approach is taken towards improving your health, traditional Chinese Medicine also plays a significant part in the programmes.


Ayurveda Resort Sonnhof, Austria
Hidden in the majestic Tyrolean Mountains is the Ayurveda Resort Sonnhof, one of Austria’s most iconic resorts. Boasting 30 rooms, this family-run destination is an idyllic spot to take a healing holiday.

The Ayurveda team of 13 specialists is led by Dr Alaettin Sinop and offers an extensive range of programmes, all of which are geared towards making you feel healthier. Programmes at the Ayurveda Resort Sonnhof include acupuncture, oil massages and the full-on Panchakarma detox.



Como Shambhala, Indonesia
A seven-night stay Como Shambhala will give you every opportunity to de-stress and unwind. Surrounded by tropical palm trees and a tranquil river, this resort is ideal for those who are experiencing burnout and need to refresh their life. The calm atmosphere makes for a haven of peace and tranquility.

Holistic health and healing is on offer here, with healthy-eating and exercise designed to keep you in shape and improve your health. That being said, pampering is also a priority; spa treatments therapies are also on offer to ensure you can rest and restore your energy levels.


Viva Mayr, Austria
Located on the shore of Austria’s Lake Worth, Viva Mayr gives its guests the full package when it comes to wellness. From detox programmes to boost your immunity, to modern medical therapies, this resort promises you will leave feeling much healthier than when you arrived.

Your seven-night stay will also include personal medical consultations upon your arrival and departure from the spa; access to a range of daily activity programmes, abdominal treatments, personalised Modern Mayr diet programme and much more.



Schloss Elmau, Germany
Whether you are travelling solo, as a couple, or with your friends/family, Schloss Elmau is a haven of luxury, perfect for anyone who needs to switch off and relax.

Swimming pools, saunas and steam baths are just a few of the facilities on offer to guests at the resort, ensuring your physical health is restored to its full glory by the time you leave. Adults and children alike are able to enjoy a range of pampering sessions, although the Badehaus Spa and Oriental Hamam are reserved for over 16s to ensure the peaceful ambience is maintained at all times.

Luxury is the order of the day at Schloss Elmau, with spacious and well equipped rooms and a wide range of facilities, even if you don’t feel like taking part in a programme, you can unwind with the breathtaking mountain views.


If you are interested in visiting any of the properties mentioned in this blog then get in touch with our experts today by calling 020 7843 3597 or emailing info@healingholidays.co.uk and they can help you plan your dream healthy holiday.


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