6 Spa Destinations That Are Perfect For A Wellness Retreat

Tired of daily lifestyle? How about relaxing and taking a wellness retreat? So, plan a spa break! Take out this season for some fitness resolutions and give yourself a wellness retreat. Round up a group of your friends and go off for a mini vacation or simply take your partner for a romantic break. Here’s a list of some spa destinations for you to pick from!

Amazing Spa Destinations Around the World

Kerala, India
Kerala Ayurvedic massages, Tourist having Ayurveda shirodhara treatment in India - spa destinations
Tourist experiencing the Ayurveda Shirodhara treatment in India

In India, few destinations beat Kerala when it comes to spas. The Ayurveda treatments offered at the Kerala spas are the best part of the Kerala spas. Some spas also have yoga learning centres. The Vivanta by Taj in Kumarakom, The Ideal Ayurvedic resort at Kovalam are some of the hotels that offer you the best experience of a spa. Also, check out Vivanta by Taj in Bekal, which won the Luxury Spa Award in 2013.

Also read: Kerala Ayurvedic massages you must experience!

Ayasofya Haseki Hürrem Sultan Hamamı in Istanbul - spa destinations
Ayasofya Haseki Hürrem Sultan Hamamı in Istanbul, traditional Turkish bathhouse

From Istanbul to Cappadocia, the country offers a wide variety of options for spas. The Unique Cappadocia Cave Hotels is the best one where you can indulge in relaxing therapies and treatments. Check out for the hotels along the Bosphorus River which offer excellent spa services. The Four Seasons Bosphorus Hotel is the ultimate place to pamper you. If you visit this hotel, don’t forget to experience their famous hammam (Turkish Bath) which is in the old mansion of the Ottoman Empire.

Also read: 13 incredible public baths around the world

Woman receiving Traditional Thai massage - spa destinations
Traditional Thai massage

As Thailand is the country that is mostly associated with massage treatments, it offers you a wide variety of spa resorts best suited with various budgets. Try the chic and urbane Cape Sienna Hotel & Villas in Phuket, which is known as the playground of the rich and famous top-end hotels. Also, don’t forget to try a traditional Thai massage at the Watpo Thai massage School near WatPho in Bangkok. You can get one of the most relaxing budget massages in Thailand.

Also read: Top 7 islands in Thailand you must visit

Budapest, Hungary
Gellért Baths and Spa in Budapest, Hungary - spa destinations
Gellért Baths and Spa in Budapest, Hungary

Budapest is known for its thermal springs. Romans have built many public and private baths in the city during medieval times and today here, you can experience a modern spa culture. Racz Hotel and Thermal Spa have impressive historic hot springs from the 16th century.

Also read: Delicious Hungarian dishes you have to try if you are visiting Hungary

Bali, Indonesia   
open air, outdoor massage in Bali - spa destinations
Bali has amazing opportunities for open air, outdoor massages          

This is the main spa destination under the list of “best spa destinations across the world”. The fabulous jungle spas and resorts make it the perfect spa destination. The Ubud Village Resort & Spa which is located in the terraced paddy fields and the luxuriant tropical gardens offers you the best wellness retreat. Also, the Kama Karana Spa serves you with many traditional relaxation therapies as well as modern amenities such as sauna, Jacuzzi, salon etc. The Ayung spa in the Hanging Gardens Hotel gives a choice of different spa packages with picturesque locations.

Also read: Offbeat things to do in Bali

Massage treatment in spa - spa destinations
Massage treatment in a spa.

Switzerland offers you the best spa experience with “Better Aging” and regimens developed with doctors, osteopaths, acupuncturists and nutritionists that work with the magic, slimming, detoxifying, and reviving you. The Sauna, hammam at Geneva gives you the best wellness treat.

Thus, get ready to take a season off for more relaxing and chilling.

Also read: Best destinations in Southeast Asia for wellness tourism


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