Modern life can be exhausting, particularly at the end of the year when the festive party season can take its toll. January is traditionally a time for reflection, detoxing and preparation for the year ahead after the excesses of December! In this period, many of us need a refreshing break and look for help with committing to new habits and lifestyle changes as part of our New Year’s resolutions.
To help, some of the best spa-retreats around the world are hand-picked, so that you can be pampered in luxury, returning revitalised and refreshed. From spiritual yoga retreats to modern wellness clinics, if you would like assistance with weight management or detoxes, or simply want to indulge in some me-time in beautiful surroundings, these are the perfect destinations for you.
This glorious five-star country house hotel offers an award-winning restaurant, 130 acres of land to explore and a sumptuous spa. The spa features a steam room, hydrotherapy spa pool, aromatherapy saunas, and an extensive range of treatments and holistic therapies, all housed in the most elegant surroundings for a truly luxurious break.
Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, overlooking the holy Ganges River, this serene resort set in beautiful scenery offers the perfect restful escape, offering a range of spa treatments and wellness programmes, including weight management, detox, ayurvedic rejuvenation and stress management.
The Sha Wellness Clinic is a luxurious spa complex that enjoys stunning panoramic views of the Costa Blanca coastline and countryside. Alongside stylish modern suites, each with a private terrace, the clinic boasts over 6,000 square meters of facilities. Each one is dedicated to improving health and well-being, with treatments including anti-aging, weight loss, beauty and detox. The restaurant offers health food and cookery classes, whilst water sports and horse riding are popular local activities.
Coworth Park is conveniently located 45 minutes’ drive from London and offers five-star accommodation in sumptuous surroundings. The stylish eco-spa spreads over two floors and offers a range of relaxing spa and beauty treatments, while the large indoor swimming pool features underwater music to help you relax.
This luxurious five-star retreat boasts its own sandy beachfront and offers private villas, each with a large deck and private pool. The spa offers a range of treatments, including essential oil massage treatments and herbal baths. Guests can also relax by the glorious infinity pool or raise their heart-rate by trying water sports on the beach.
This tranquil resort is based 100 yards from Suluban Beach, offering an outdoor pool, sun terrace, and accommodation in charming private air-conditioned villas, which include a private balcony and seating area. Yoga courses are taken in the rustic open-sided studio and the on-site restaurant serves raw, vegan and vegetarian meals.
This peaceful resort has three swimming pools, a spa, fitness centre and restaurant. It is also only a twenty minute drive from the must-see mystical world heritage site of Angkor Wat. The elegant rooms all feature a private patio with views of the pool or beautiful gardens. Alongside detox and destress yoga classes, treatments are available including acupuncture. The restaurant offers a special wellness menu alongside local and international cuisine, and offers cookery classes for guests.
Pure relaxation awaits you at the luxurious adults only L’Horizon Resort & Spa, offering a spa centre, hot-tub and free use of bicycles. If you fancy a shopping spree the L’Horizon Resort & Spa is a short driving distance to the glamorous Saks Fifth Avenue and the Palm Springs Square Shopping Centre.