These days, many people are turning to wellness hotels in order to connect with their minds and soul on their vacations. These popular destinations are becoming more accessible for everyone—not just celebrities!
Why Wellness Hotels Are Suddenly So Popular
Some of the best wellness hotels will utilize their surroundings and the environments that they ate in to give you the best trip. You will typically have access to a med spa, daily yoga and meditation, and at some resorts, an all-inclusive menu. Wellness hotels are a great couples or girlfriends retreat where you can close your phone and laptop and leave all your worries at the door.
The 12 Most Beautiful Wellness Hotels
If you are ready to start your health and wellness journey on your next vacation, here are the top resorts that you should consider booking:
This resort in the ever-weird Austin, Mirval offers many activities for guests to relax and reconnect with themselves. You can spend your day practicing yoga, learning how to cook clean, or even practice your hatchet throwing!
Cost: Starts at $1,009 a night
2. Amangiri Canyon Point
Canyon Point, Utah, USA
If you are looking for a picturesque vacation among natural wildlife, this Amangiri Canyon Point in southern Utah is exactly where you need to be. There are 34 rooms on the complex, crafted with minimalist designs and natural materials. Participate in Navajo healing ceremonies and sage smudging. You can explore the landscape on horseback or a guided hike and relax in one of the heated or cooling pools.
Cost: Starts at $3,700 a night
3. Inn and Spa at Loretto
Santa Fe, Arizona, USA
You will feel like you’ve taken a step back in time at the Inn and Spa at Loretto. Designed to be like the Taos Pueblo, you will be soothed by the desert hues and handcrafted furniture and pottery in your room. The spa is considered to be one of the best in the state, and there is weekend wellness walks and rooftop yoga in the evening.
Cost: Starts at $477 a night
4. Post Ranch Inn
Big Sur, California
Visiting the Big Sur in Northern California is one of the most healing activities that you can do for
yourself. And going to the Post Ranch Inn helps even more. You will be surrounded by redwood trees and views of the Pacific Ocean as you relax on your private deck. Enjoy complimentary yoga and stargazing and book a service with the spa shaman for divination, fire and drum ceremonies, and illumination.
Cost: Starts at $1,525 a night
5. The Ranch
Voted the number one wellness resort in the United States, The Ranch is the celebrity boot camp that everyone wants to go to! You will have access to personal-trainers, hikes, yoga classes, and more. You can visit the Ranch for a week at a time and really immerse yourself in your surroundings.
Costs: Starts at $8,600 for one week
6. Amansala Eco-Chic Resort
Experience a rustic vacation while still staying on the beach in a cabana at the Amansala. You will be cooled by the natural ocean breezes and the rooms are decorated by driftwood and beach stones. You can book a yoga retreat or a detox cleanse package—there is even a bikini bootcamp if you want to get in your best shape with the best view.
Cost: Starts at $610 a night
7. Aqua Wellness Resort
This resort is perfect if you are looking for peace and quiet away from others in a jungle setting on the Pacific Coast of Nicaragua. Aqua Wellness Resort boasts a “barefoot luxury” experience, where guests can enjoy an eco-friendly stay right on the beach. Services include a full spa, meditation, and yoga classes, and a concierge that will gladly book you day trips around the country to experience surfing, the sights, and the local towns. The service and experiences you will witness will have you returning to this resort many times.
Cost: Starts at $93 a night
8. Grand Hotel Tremezzo
Built over 110 years ago, the Grand Hotel Tremezzo is set in Lake Como and features eight suites with rooftops, an expansive spa, and a hammam. You will have the poshest experience as you sip from a champagne-stocked minibar and bathe in marble tubs. There are three pools, including one that leads into the lake, and weekly Saturday beach parties that are open to the locals.
Cost: Starts at $758 a night
For a no-nonsense detox that is welcoming to beginners, consider the Rosewood. A beachfront resort, you can enjoy workshops and retreats, or a simple spa vacation as you also explore Phuket.
Cost: Starts at $323 a night
10. Como Shambhala Estate
Kabupaten Tabanan, Indonesia
For a riverside, hilly retreat, visit Como Shambhala Estate for a yoga and health retreat that offers vacations customizable for your health needs. You will be serviced by a dietician, reflexologist, Ayuvedic doctor, and an Oriental medicine specialist who will work with you to reach your fitness and health goals during your stay. Visit the private spring-fed infinity pool and join in on the meditation groups in the evening.
Cost: Starts at $445 a night
11. Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort
Located in the Wollemi National Park and the Gardens of Stone National Park, the Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort is a true example of luxury meeting nature. Most of the materials to build this complex are from the area, and they utilize rainwater collect, water recycling, and solar panels to power the resort. You can even see where Charles Darwin stayed in 1836! Spend your days climbing the surrounding mountains and enjoying the resort’s food and wine experiences.
Cost: Starts at $2,180 a night
12. Aro Ha Wellness Retreat
Glenorchy, New Zealand
Experience the remote wilderness of the New Zealand’s Southern Alps at Aro Ha. You will be awoken with the sound of Tibetan singing, signaling the start of sunrise yoga. You can spend your day hiking Mount Aspiring National Park, enjoying a cooking class, or learning meditation. You will be eating clean during your stay, including gluten and dairy free, at this all-inclusive resort.
Cost: Starts at $6,125 for 6 days/5 nights
Wellness hotels are a great way to get back in touch with yourself and your inner peace. Consider booking a trip to one today!