8 Summer Wellness Retreats for 2022
With warmer weather on the horizon and fewer barriers to international travel then there have been in the last two years, Google searches for 2022 summer holidays* are the highest they’ve been all year. With this in mind, Health and Fitness Travel, the wellness holiday specialists recommend the best summer wellness retreats to visit this year.
Offering something for all; from solos to couples and even family travellers in a range of both popular and overlooked destinations across the globe, these retreats allow people to focus on reaching their wellbeing goals be they fitness, mindfulness or preventing burnout from stress.
Eco-Friendly Flexibility in Portugal: Yoga & Sea at Alamos Retreat
We’ve all been missing sandy beaches and warm blue oceans, there’s no question about that. This retreat is perfect for travellers looking for a holiday that blends relaxation and fun. Alamos Retreat’s unique water sports and yoga combination holiday allows travellers to have fun and relax. The eco-chic vibe of the hotel radiates a nurturing, organic feel. Located just a few minutes from the shores of Albufeira, challenge your active side by learning poses and techniques in yoga as well as skills in either surfing, kayaking, or paddleboarding. With daily classes, switch it up and try all three water sports in the crystalline water that Portugal is world-famous for. With intimate class sizes, improve rapidly and keep your newfound skills for years to come!
Kickstart Your Summer of Wellness in Ibiza: Fitness at Six Senses Ibiza
Some of us are guilty of letting our fitness habits slip during summer, especially whilst on holiday. However, Six Senses Ibiza can provide the perfect kickstart to summer wellness. Engage your mind and body by focusing on movement, low and high intensity training as well as recovery treatments, meditation and sleep. Six Senses take a personalised approach towards full body wellness so you can really gauge how to make the most of your break. Help yourself improve muscle tone and strength, flexibility, agility and help reduce the risk of weight gain and chronic disease. Being an extremely tailored experience, this retreat can be done at your own pace and at your own ability level, so you can feel fully confident and happy with your own progress and achievements.
Feel Amazing Together in Italy: Wellness for 2 at Preidlhof
Summer retreats can be the perfect chance to treat you and your significant other to the break you both deserve amidst the pleasant season’s climate. Wellness for 2 at Preidlhof is a versatile and engaging retreat that promotes new ways of being connected through a variety of sensory and interactive spa rituals. Relax, release and regenerate with your partner in the beautiful rural setting of South Tyrol. The hotel lies between the Stelvio National Park — the oldest natural park in Italy, with its mountain landscape and wild nature — and the Texel Group Nature Park. Share your journey to wellbeing and learn more about each other in the process. Spend precious time together on the ultimate couple’s wellness retreat and leave with a stronger bond and happy memories to look back on!
Learn How to Drift Off in Greece: Sleep at Porto Elounda
Sleep at Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort is perfect for those looking to improve their sleep pattern, de-stress and restore energy levels during the day. Offering unique wellness approaches such as Yoga Nidra, meditation, low intensity training, relaxing treatments and amenities will help you feel better equipped to face all your daily challenges. An effective combination of these resources and helpful advice from Porto Elounda’s Sleep Doctor will help pave the way to a happier, healthier life. Introductory and closing screenings alongside sleep tracking reviews will help you gauge how you sleep and thus how you can improve it, allowing you to feel well rested and refreshed for years to come.
Boost Your Immunity in Austria: Immune System Booster at Park Igls
Summer months can provide the perfect motivation to pursue new healthy diets, practices and routines. The Immune System Booster programme at Park Igls is specially designed to strengthen your immune system and make you much more resilient to illnesses. Exclusive access to lab tests which determine the current state of your immune system allows you to gain a helpful insight in how to enhance it further. Challenge yourself to embark on the Mayr diet. Predominantly a fasting diet style, this is a great unique approach for full body detoxification, instigating healthier habits and cleaner living!
Restore Your Equilibrium in Thailand: Comprehensive Balance & Revitalise at Kamalaya
Taking the time to recover and re-charge during the summer months is essential for keeping stress levels low and overall wellness high! Comprehensive Balance and Revitalize at Kamalaya is a restorative and healing retreat, carefully designed to deal with the symptoms and underlying causes of adrenal burnout. It is to assist with stress prevention and recovery from a mind, body and spirit perspective. It encourages and teaches to make the best of future challenges and opportunities by helping to maintain the balance during stress and change. Not only combining restorative therapies and nutrition with personal consultations in Naturopathic Lifestyle, Nutrition and Stress Management, the programme also includes nutritional and herbal supplements and remedies to support recovery.
Make Family Memories in Morocco: Family TimeTogether™ at Paradis Plage
Taking the time to relax, get fit or even learn something new with your family can be the perfect opportunity for to experience beautiful settings and healthy activities together. The first of its kind in Morocco, this Eco-Retreat resides on the Agadir coastline, with its own private beach overlooking the sapphire Atlantic. The perfect destination for a family holiday as rests away from your regular tourist spots with extensive facilities and activities for all the family to enjoy! Catch a wave surfing or kayaking, try a mindful group Yoga session indulge in tailored spa treatments for all ages 4+. Not to forget that guests will enjoy the swimming pool and the calm-inducing zen garden.
Become an Active Explorer in The Galapagos: Active Tours — Galapagos
There’s a lot of excitement revolving around exploration and new adventure following the pandemic, and with restrictions easing, summer 2022 is the perfect time to embark on an active tour of the mythical islands of Galapagos. Walking in the footsteps of Charles Darwin, embark on an electrifying discovery of unusual animals on land and underwater including, from inquisitive manta rays and docile Galapagos tortoise to the playful sea lions, roaming freely around the island. Putting on your explorer hat, hike high over the island to the peak of Sierra Negra Volcano, cycle around the island and snorkel the glistening waters of the archipelago to feed the endlessly inquisitive nature of our being and get fit whilst doing so.