The 10 most unusual wellness treatments from around the world

From ancient ceremonies hosted in the Amazon rainforest to the futuristic, oxygen-fuelled endurance training in Italy, wellness treatments can extend far beyond the shiatsu massage at your local spa. It comes as no surprise that those looking for the secrets to health, youth and happiness are ready to embrace the world’s most powerful therapies - no matter how eccentric the experience may be.


The team at Health Travel are always on the lookout for the world’s leading therapies across the globe, including ancient healing techniques and groundbreaking wellness technology. From braving sub-zero temperatures in Sweden to harvesting stem cells for anti-ageing benefits in Switzerland, here are 10 of the most unique spa treatments for your next wellness retreat.