After a long and hectic work week, spending time with your loved ones may seem a good idea. Yet there are times when you prefer unwinding by yourself. Whether taking a dip into a jacuzzi overlooking the breathtaking view of Mt. Fuji or meditating atop the rocky hills of the Himalayas, spending time alone can renew your mind. Doing yoga sessions and wellness retreats can also help bring you inner peace. We have listed down top luxurious and mind-renewing places for you to visit. You may get ideas on where to head next for your much-deserved relaxation time.
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Amanemu in Japan
Amanemu is a must-visit place for its natural hot springs with mineral-rich waters. Take a dip into the private onsen baths in a rustic, Japanese ryokan-inspired retreat. The resort also boasts of its award-winning Wellness Immersion Program. Beginning with a private consultation for your personal needs, the program includes rejuvenating treatments and private therapies. If you want to take these treatments home, opt for The Mindfulness, Relaxation & Stress Control Immersion. It helps you develop the skills you need to manage a stressful lifestyle. You can experience zazen meditation, aquatic bodywork, ritual ceremonies, and shiatsu massages. You will certainly feel Japan’s ancient hospitality and mind-renewing practices at this luxurious resort.
Ananda in the Himalayas
With rooms overlooking the Rishikesh Valley and the Palace, Ananda is your place to experience ultimate tranquility. The hotel interweaves modern spa technology and traditional therapies to meet your every need. Whether you need detoxification or deep relaxation, the spa experience offers the best in both Yoga and Ayurveda traditional sciences. Apart from spa treatments, they have Dhyana Self-Realisation retreat with meditation sessions, psychic sleep, and inner silence sessions.
SHA Wellness Clinic in Spain
Located in the picturesque Albir Beach, SHA is your destination for recovery, stress relief, and rejuvenation. The resort’s wellness philosophy focuses on macrobiotic dieting which favors vegetables, whole grains, and fish. The diet accompanies the wellness programs like Sleep Recovery and Life Reset. After these sessions that include re-establishing of normal energy levels and achieving lasting improvement on lifestyle, you can go back to your city life with a refreshed mind and revitalized body.
Amanpuri in Phuket, Thailand
Take a lounge into the sweeping, black-tiled pool of Amanpuri Hotel and get an exhilarating view of the Andaman Sea. A lush jungle surrounds the hotel with stone steps giving private access to the Pansea beach. Apart from swimming, you can opt for their Life Reset and Awareness Wellness programs that holistically transform you and lift you from an exhausted state. From personalized spa treatments to specialist sessions with former Buddhist monk Amamai, the programs can bring you into a state of peace.
Lefay Resort & Spa Largo di Garda in Italy
While Lefay may be new in the wellness industry, it won First Place in Top 10 Spas in the World of Traveller’s World Awards last year. Its extensive health and fitness programs blend traditional Chinese medicine and Western scientific research. Through its Integral retreat, you can ease the strain from your mind and body with spa and therapy sessions. It revitalizes your energy, transforming you after the hustle and bustle of the fast-paced city life.