Many of us are daydreaming about escaping to a beautiful location and leaving our worries behind. Imagine booking a trip to one of the world's best luxury wellness resorts.
Whether your goal is relaxation, detoxification, weight loss, adventure or stress relief, Health Travel's expert advisers can help you find the ideal luxury wellness retreat. We hope that this blog will inspire you with a list of Asia's best wellness retreats for your health goals in 2022. Contact us to learn more or to create your own luxury wellness programme. All bookings include our concierge service, including 24/7 communication via Whatsapp for your convenience.
The multi award-winning Amanpuri Resort in Phuket, Thailand is an entire private peninsula on the shores of the Andaman Sea surrounded by coconut groves. “Amanpuri” meaning place of peace is a self-contained property with a secluded white sandy beach (Pansea Beach).
The exclusive Aman Spa offers personalised wellness packages including medically led and holistic treatments for those looking to detox, de-stress or find inner calm. Amanpuri offers an extensive range of state-of-the-art motorised watersports equipment, including but not limited to water-skiing, sea bobbing, scuba diving and jet-skiing. Expect your palette to be treated, with four restaurants to choose from, including Thai, Japanese, Italian and Latin American cuisines as well as a Pool Terrace restaurant and bar for informal lunches.
Ananda in the Himalayas, India
Award-winning destination resort Ananda Spa is the ultimate place to harmonise the mind, body and spirit. Located in the Himalayan foothills, the resort provides a journey to wellness through ancient Indian sciences. With a wellness experience incorporating fitness, therapies and healthy cuisine, Ananda Spa aims to restore balance and energy.
A wide variety of spa treatments combined with an extensive wellness programme menu make Ananda Spa a spectacular place to relax and restore. Meanwhile, the luxury accommodation compliments the resort by providing a beautiful space to unwind. This highly acclaimed wellness hotel is abundant with transformative retreats suited to that any personal goal.
Como Shambala Estate, Indonesia
Located near Ubud in Bali, COMO Shambhala Estate is a truly beautiful jungle sanctuary which uses a targeted, holistic approach to health and wellbeing. Resident experts, dieticians and therapists provide individual wellness programmes – Cleanse, Be Active, Ayurvedic and Bespoke - to help improve your life for the better through detoxification, health, fitness and nutritional advice. The lavish estate allows you to escape from your everyday routines and re-evaluate and focus on what is important. Cleanse your mind, body and soul with 360-degree techniques to relieve stress and embark on a new fitness journey incorporating activity and practical solutions into everyday life.
The unique location presents a naturally healing environment through outdoor activities such as hiking and climbing. Feel at one with nature as you reconnect among the tropical surroundings and unwind with soul-soothing spa therapies and experiences at COMO Shambhala.
Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, Indonesia
Set in an exotic location and with views of the Ayung River, the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan is a highly acclaimed wellness retreat in Bali. This lush green jungle resort boasts an aura of tranquillity throughout and a promise that you will be in complete peace from the moment you arrive. Healing treatments include Chakra ceremonies, massages, facials, body wraps, meditation classes, salon treatments and cooking classes. While you are there why not go for a healing session with one of the Balinese healers who combine Balinese traditions with physical therapies and energy healing to restore balance and cleanse the body and mind of past karma and negativity. With so much on offer, you can expect to satisfy all your spiritual, physical and mental needs.
The Farm at San Benito, Philippines
The Farm at San Benito is a stunning wellness resort in the Philippines that is not only a destination but an experience. The experience you will have is based around the resort's 'Five Pillars'; Diagnose, Cleanse, Nourish, Repair and Sustain. The 'Five Pillars' provide a journey to effective, holistic healing and are based on the resort's offerings of holistic medical services, nurturing treatments, plant-based cuisine, mindful movement and a healing environment. The resort offers all-inclusive programmes to balance and improve quality of life. The experience is complemented by incredible rooms and suites, creating your private haven for a good night's sleep.
Indulge amid the forested hills of Ise-Shima at the ryokan-inspired onsen resort Amanemu. Rooted in Japan’s sixth-century tradition of onsen bathing, Amanemu’s spa embraces the restorative power of water. Taking a holistic approach, the spa fuses Japanese healing practices with nature-inspired therapies and is built around a large hot-spring bath fed by mineral-rich waters of Ise-Shima.
Ise-Shima is also known as Japan's spiritual heartland, with opportunities to connect with local communities and discover cultural treasures ranging from outdoor culinary adventures to wellness immersions to rejuvenate and reset.
Gangtey Lodge, Bhutan
Gangtey Lodge, peacefully nestled among the local farmhouses above the dramatic Gangtey Valley, is the ideal place to reconnect with nature's revered mountains, pristine rivers, and lakes. With open-plan settings and panoramic vistas, this intimate lodge blends seamlessly into the surroundings of the expansive pine forests. Among the scenery, indulge in Gangtey Lodge's retreat, which focuses on authentic experiences aimed at improving your physical, mental, and spiritual wellbeing, elevating your sense of inner peace and fulfilment. From traditional hot stone baths to visiting local farmhouses and meeting the Monks at the Monastery, make deep connections with the culture and community of rural Bhutan.
Santani, Sri Lanka
Situated an hour’s drive from the historic and sacred city of Kandy, the Luxury retreat Santani Wellness Resort & Spa is set one with nature on the former Aratenna Tea Estate. Santani is geared towards achieving harmony among breathtaking views of emerald-green paddy fields and thick forests.
Experience wellness that brings balance in the remote and sustainable location with programmes that combine Ayurveda, detox, yoga and spa with enlightened learning for healthy living long after you leave. Whilst in the wellness sanctuary, Santani encourages to take a digital-free downtime to remain inner peace in the surroundings which once were sacred Buddhist meditation caves.
Claiming a spectacular stretch of Vietnam’s coastline within the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Amanoi is a natural paradise overlooking Vinh Hy Bay. With panoramic views, this is an unrivalled oasis to balance your mind and body through specialist programmes. Each retreat is expertly led by skilled specialists who create individualised wellness plans and provide a wide range of Vietnamese and international treatments. Explore Amanoi's scenic walking trail at the Nui Chua UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, a rugged wonderland of diverse landscapes where hikers are rewarded with sweeping panoramas and a plethora of wildlife at every turn.
Six Senses Con Dao, Vietnam
Six Senses Con Dao is a delightfully remote destination resort against the backdrop of the spectacular Lo Voi Mountain, set in a breathtaking setting in a protected national and marine park. Discover your path to wellness by attending retreats that combine cutting-edge science and ancient techniques to achieve a healthy, balanced body and mind. Depending on your wellness goals, indulge in peaceful spa treatments among dreamy vistas with outdoor yoga and meditation or hike up the So Ray plantation track and spot endemic species.