Top 6 Spanish Wellness Retreats08/08/2023, Healing Holidays
Spain is much beloved by us here in the UK - it’s an easy, short journey to reach and it delivers endless sunny days, pretty much all year round. On the Spa side it doesn’t disappoint either as it’s home to some of the world’s finest retreats making a spa holiday in Spain a must do for any wellness aficionado. Here are the top six wellness retreats Spain has to offer.
SHA Wellness Clinic
Founded over 15 years ago, SHA Wellness Clinic is one of the best Medical Spas in the world, a gleaming beacon of wellness tucked away on a hillside overlooking Spain’s southern coast. It offers a 360-degree approach to wellness, combining natural therapies, first rate nutrition and the latest advancements in Western medicine. You can do it all here, from weight-loss and detox to programmes which help you to age better, and there is an assembly of experts on hand; dozens of doctors, naturopaths, nutritionists, yoga teachers, extremely talented acupuncturists and inspiring chefs. SHA also excels at fitness and has a host of complimentary classes for you to try as well as wonderful walks and hikes, and a state-of-the-art gym with the very best trainers.
Shanti Som Wellbeing Retreat
Leave the stresses of modern life behind and regain a sense of equilibrium at this sanctuary of tranquillity in Andalucia. Bringing the knowledge and feel of an Asian spa resort to southern Spain, Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat has an intimate, friendly feel with only 14 rooms ensuring each and every guest gets the care and attention that they need. Fitness and weight-loss certainly have to be the strong points of Shanti-Som, with a variety of different classes and sessions on offer in the likes of yoga, Pilates and personal training ensuring that people of all abilities are catered to. The spa is equally fantastic, and there’s an excellent range of treatments on offer from traditional pampering to holistic healing.
Located by the sea on Marbella’s Golden Mile, the Marbella Club is a legendary hotel that oozes style and glamour, and a genteel service befitting its royal pedigree. It is the perfect spot for conflicting spa requirements – heavy duty fitness for him, good-ageing and calorie-controlled eating for her, with somewhere brilliant for the kids to be entertained whilst you both get on with it. Spa goers can laze in the hammam steam baths, wood-burning saunas and Thalassotherapy pool, while the fitness obsessed can enjoy golf, tennis, horse riding and much, much more. This is the total brilliance of the Marbella Club - it has something for all the family.
OCEANO Health Spa Hotel
Hidden away in the mountains yet overlooking the ocean in a remote and unspoilt North-East corner of the holiday island of Tenerife, the family-owned OCEANO Health Spa Hotel offers an assembly of Wellness Experts and a host of deep-reaching programmes, from Weight Loss and Detox, to Ayurveda and Yoga. The disciplinarians amongst you can also do the full Mayr Cure with the added benefit of Thalassotherapy to further deepen the effects. There's also saunas, a gym, yoga studio and tennis courts, with great hiking, swimming and surfing nearby too.
Six Senses Ibiza
Located to the sleepy north of the island, this beauty, the Six Senses Ibiza Resort & Spa, is nestled into the striking coastline just outside Portinatx, and overlooks the bay of Xarraca. The property boasts 116 guest rooms, residences, pool suites and beachfront caves, and at the heart of it all is the exquisite Six Senses Spa, with single and couple’s treatment rooms, a steam room, hammam and state-of-the-art fitness area with café and juice bar. There is also an impressive range of healing and preventative longevity programmes on offer that combine diagnostics, bio-hacking, nutrition and beauty treatments, and for all you Yoga bunnies, there is a yoga deck on the roof with knockout views.
Palasiet Thalasso Clinic & Hotel
Nestled among the gardens of a classic 19th century villa in Benicassim on Spain’s Mediterranean coast, Palasiet Thalasso Clinic & Hotel is a family-owned, four-star hotel and spa that is positioned in a quiet area, surrounded by trees and mountain just 50 metres from the beach. Its beautiful setting aside, the main reason guests come here is to visit the hotel’s Thalassotherapy Centre which has been in operation since the 1970s, so it’s safe to say that you will be in great hands. A team of wellness experts, including doctors, nutritionists and physiotherapists are also on hand throughout your stay to help you achieve your wellness goals.
So there you have it, we hope you've enjoyed reading about the top Spanish wellness retreats and that it has inspired you to take the next step and book a wellness retreat in Spain
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