Health Travel Magazine - Digest 2024

The 5 best retreats for COVID-19 recovery

Since the start of the pandemic, a large number of those who experienced COVID-19 suffered from long-term symptoms. The world’s leading health resorts and clinics recognised the need for supporting these after-effects and developed specialised retreats to heal and restore the body back to full function.

These pioneering retreats help to alleviate symptoms including fatigue, shortness of breath, and brain fog, and better prepare your body’s natural defences against future illness, helping you to enjoy life to the fullest. Read on to find out the top five retreats to effectively combat long-COVID.

1. Post COVID-19 retreat at Palazzo Fiuggi, Italy

Known for the healing properties of its water, Palazzo Fiuggi combines state-of-the-art medical and scientific treatments with 6,000 square metre spa, including relaxing Roman Thermae, in the scenic Italian countryside. Their 14-night Post COVID-19 programme aims to support the rebuilding and strengthening of your immune system, using advanced diagnostics to evaluate organ and system functioning.

The retreat blends high-tech medical services with holistic treatments and carefully designed nutrition plans to restore the body to its natural working order. Tailored perfectly to your individual needs, this transformative journey will leave you feeling resilient and re-energised.

2. Post Covid retreat at SHA Wellness Clinic, Spain

The perfect location to rest and recover, SHA Wellness Clinic sits on the sun-soaked Costa Blanca, with uninterrupted views of the Mediterranean sea. Alongside the healing benefits of the refreshing sea air, SHA’s world-class wellness specialists have devised the Post Covid Retreat to help restore the body to its optimal functioning after a period of illness and reintroduce natural balance.

Symptoms including breathing difficulties, reduced immune functioning, and skin or hair problems are all addressed, with personal health assessments, specialized diagnostic texts, and specific treatments all used to revive and renew the body according to each individual’s personal needs.

3. Feel Alive Again at Euphoria Retreat, Greece

Taking place in July, October, and November 2022, Feel Alive Again is a 4-night group retreat which aims to address the lethargy, anxiety, and negative emotions we face post-pandemic. Embrace the deep spirituality and ancient energy of Euphoria Retreat in Mystras, Greece, through meditation, breathwork, and gentle movement, to help cleanse your mind and spirit of negative energy.

Helping you process the events of the last two years, these freeing and revitalising methods can be combined with nourishing treatments in Euphoria Retreat’s expansive spa to help you feel energised, positive, and fully alive again.

4. Immune Care at Villa Stéphanie, Germany

The medical experts at Brenners Park Hotel and Villa Stéphanie have responded to the challenges of the pandemic by developing this specialised retreat, carefully designed to boost your immune system and better protect you from viruses and illnesses. This 7-day Immune Care retreat combines mental coaching and spa treatments with a personalised nutrition plan and scientific therapies to combat illnesses both mentally and physically.

Treatments including ozone therapies, immune-boosting infusions, and a full body massage with lymphatic drainage help to build the body’s long-term strength and resilience, to leave you feeling detoxified and healthier.

5. Post-Covid Recovery retreat at The Farm at San Benito, Philippines

Specifically designed to provide relief and in-depth care to those suffering from long-Covid, The Farm at San Benito’s Post-Covid Recovery programme offers a healthy and holistic environment in which to begin your journey to restored health. Blending medically supervised, scientific treatments with nutritious and organic vegan meals, The Farm’s approach aims to strengthen your body’s internal support systems while alleviating ongoing symptoms.

As well as IV therapies and blood analysis, this 3-night programme utilises treatments such as magnesium body wraps, acupuncture, and nourishing spa treatments to guide you back to optimum health and provide your immune system with the tools to keep you strong and healthy.

Contact our wellness specialists on WhatsApp or via the online enquiry form to start planning your Post-Covid Recovery Retreat, or view the full range of retreats on the website.