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Discover 6 top global Spas – holistic havens of health

Ignite your wanderlust and dive into the world of Spas – of limitless possibilities.

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Wellness experiences allow you to reconnect with yourself and the bigger picture, discovering rugged environments and deep luxuries along the way. Where passion is rewarded in wide-open spaces filled with beauty and freedom. These one-of-a-kind destinations have something transformative waiting for everyone who visits – inspiring restlessness replaced by calm as soon as they arrive, leaving forever changed when it’s time to depart.

Today, no travel itinerary is complete without a luxury spa indulgence. A few hours well spent at a destination spa not only leaves you feeling rejuvenated, replenished, and relieved from stress, fatigue, and tension but also introduces you to a whole host of other cultures reflected through traditional therapy, the use of local ingredients, and unique settings for relaxation.

Whether you have just landed in a new destination or are on your way back, spa treatments are worth adding to the bucket list of a quintessential ‘spa-holic’.

Wellness experiences
Wellness experiences

Offering pioneering therapies and holistic rejuvenation, spas are trending favourites of discerning travellers. Escape to one of these top 6 luxury destination spas and discover a world where health, rejuvenation, and relaxation combine.

It does not matter if you are looking for an active or tranquil experience, our curated guide will introduce you to some of the most exotic wellness havens around the globe – from rock labyrinths to spiritual retreats – journeying is your path to restoring mind-body balance in style!

Canyon Ranch, Tucson, Arizona

Canyon Ranch, Tucson, Arizona
Canyon Ranch, Tucson, Arizona

Experience the best of wellness at Canyon Ranch, the home to leading experts in health and fitness. From morning hikes to indulging in a luxurious 80,000-square-foot spa, this is your chance to challenge yourself on an exciting High Ropes Adventure Course – complete with a thrilling zip line! Enjoy portion-controlled dining while achieving desired weight loss goals.

Your holistic journey toward health and wellness is supported by an all-star team of experts, from fitness trainers to nutritionists. Pathways offers a tailored experience based on individual intentions, while Pathfinder Plus provides medical diagnostics for targeted results; Gotta Dance at the Ranch is another therapeutic experience – which awakens your inner dancer amidst Arizona’s picturesque Sonoran Desert and captures an unforgettable moment surrounded by the breathtaking Santa Catalina Mountains!

The Oriental Spa Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

The quest for good health and beauty through meditation, massage, and the use of natural herbal remedies is an ancient tradition in Thailand.

Spas - The Oriental Spa Mandarin Oriental Bangkok
The Oriental Spa Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

Experience this tradition, handed down through countless generations, in the restored, century-old teakwood house of The Oriental Spa: an oasis of peace and tranquillity. The Spa blends the ancient culture and rituals of the Orient and treatments are performed on the traditional-style floor mattress in their various treatment rooms.

The Oriental Spa promises a unique respite that brings together traditional Thai treatments with modern Western techniques in private suites and rooms. Start your experience off right by taking a short boat ride to arrive refreshed after enjoying drinks upon arrival along with personalized consultations tailored to meet each individual’s needs!

 Muay Thai - Boxing for wellness
Muay Thai – Boxing for wellness

Book yourself a journey of wellness with Muay Thai – the perfect boxing combination of strength and relaxation to heal your body from head to toe!

Improve muscle tone, balance, and endurance during the 60-minute Boxing Class before unwinding with a rejuvenating 90 min Massage that combines oil massage therapy and traditional elbow and knee pressure points to increase circulation while removing toxins. Now is your chance – get that kick out of life!

Nihi Sumba Island, Indonesia

Nihi Sumba is an incredible destination for tropical relaxation and adventure. Off the coast of Bali lies this luxurious resort providing a fusion of spa-like tranquility with exciting safari experiences, like sunrise nature walks through vibrant rice paddies and local villages. Reach a breathtaking secluded valley to indulge in unlimited treatments at private beaches where you can surf legendary waves like Occy’s Left – renowned as one of the best breaks on Earth!

Nihi Sumba Island, Indonesia
Nihi Sumba Island, Indonesia

Unlock the power of nature’s healing force and find harmony within yourself at Spa Safari™ Nihioka. You have a unique opportunity to craft your own therapeutic experience – whether it be for half or full day! Start with a revitalizing swim in the ocean before indulging on breakfast cooked over an open flame fire, or explore a range of treatments inspired by Indonesia’s alluring folklore that range from classic methods to unexpected experiences.

Nihi Sumba Island, Indonesia
Nihi Sumba Island, Indonesia

Treatments range from Sea Salt Scrubs and Mud Wraps to Coconut Water Hair Washes and NIHI Massages. The Yoga Pavilion provides the ultimate serene setting with panoramic views stretching along the resort’s ridge while practising private or group lessons.

Spa Botanico at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Puerto Rico

Touch down at Nihi Sumba, a luxury resort 250 miles east of Bali, which also happens to be home to the most exclusive surf break in the world (Occy’s Left). The vibe is spa-meets-safari, and guests embark on excursions such as sunrise walks through rice patties and local villages and into a secluded valley where they receive a full day of unlimited treatments and swimming along private, secluded beaches.

Spas - Spa Botanico at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Puerto Rico
Spas – Spa Botanico at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Puerto Rico

Achieve a blissful state of relaxation at Spa Botanico, the restorative spa in Puerto Rico, set within a fragrant pineapple garden and lush natural landscaping. Inspired by nature to impart a holistic sense of well-being, this sanctuary pairs local ingredients with indigenous soothing traditions performed in the most unique of spa settings for a full sensory experience.

This integration with the natural world is reflected in these fresh new offerings, which take place entirely outdoors, within a lush, private garden setting. Treehouse treatment rooms, outdoor showers, and plunge pools all serve to heighten the all-natural feel of this spa.

The Ishtar Spa by Resense at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar, Dead Sea, Jordan

The Dead Sea is already a famous healing destination and The Ishtar Spa makes the most of its location, offering luxe treatments and personalised services.

Spas - The Ishtar Spa by Resense at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea, Jordan
Spas – The Ishtar Spa by Resense at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea, Jordan

Known for being one of the largest spas in the region, the hotel offers 20 beautifully designed treatment rooms with private shower facilities, six outdoor individual treatment and relaxation areas, hydro-facilities complete with a steam room, sauna, and whirlpool, Tepidarium heated lounges, the Dead Sea pool and the largest hydro-pool in the Dead Sea.

Rancho La Puerta, Tecate, Mexico

Welcome to Rancho La Puerta, a 4,000-acre oasis that has been owned by the same family for over 80 years and is just 45 miles southeast of San Diego.

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Rancho La Puerta

Here you’ll find an idyllic tapestry of mountains, meadows, and gardens; bask in brighter flowers than anywhere else plus spectacularly sparkly sunshine as part of their motto “siempre mejor” – always better yet ever-changing.

Unwind and refresh your mind, body, and spirit in the tranquil sanctuary of Rancho La Puerta’s 86 unique casitas. Rejuvenate with an invigorating fitness class or explore magnificent mountain trails to truly appreciate nature’s beauty.

The experienced professionals can also provide you with private healing sessions that utilize a variety of therapeutic techniques like Craniosacral Therapy, Feldenkrais®, WATSU®and Reiki to help healthfully restore balance within yourself. The mountain sage hot stone massage and sage oil is worth trying as it is formulated to gently detoxify, calm, and ground your energy. Go beyond relaxation as massage helps increase circulation while easing stress – even Hippocrates recommended it!

Discover why it’s guests’ favorite ‘happy place’, with experiences such as Xocolatl Skin Replenishment treatment where one gets to whip up the chocolate mask prior to applying!

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