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TOP 10 Global Wellness Retreats

21/12/2018

 

TOP 10 Global Wellness Retreats

 

TANZANIA

Experience an ‘olpul’ where, along with Maasai healers, participants spend time in a sacred forest, bonding with nature to revitalise the body and cleanse the spirit.

COSTA RICA

At PachaMama, a community overlooking the Pacific Ocean, off-grid village living allows people to bond with nature, practice yoga and meditation, embark on musical journeys, and experience ecological living.

ITALY

The natural thermal waters in parts of Tuscany have been valued since Etruscan times for the healing properties they provide in treating a variety of ailments, from skin complaints to respiratory difficulties.

ICELAND

The land of ‘fire and ice,’ created by volcanoes that birthed numerous hot springs, offers relaxing hot soaks in remote locations, secret lagoons, and natural outdoor tubs.

SLOVENIA

This country’s short but magnificent coastline offers centuries-old treatments and ‘special interest’ cruises (including yoga), but it is in the mountains and hills that one can delve into nature, taking part in activities such as bear-watching.

ISRAEL

The Dead Sea is one of the world’s saltiest bodies of water and is known for treating and remedying incurable discomforts like asthma, psoriasis, and arthritis.

VANUATU

This archipelago boasts a large number of natural alternative medicinal treatments and health remedy plants. One such, the Tamanu Tree, whose oil is said to heal a number of skin disorders, grows prolifically across the country.

CROATIA

The medicinal mud ‘Peloid,’ found in Nin, has a long history of treating and relieving a number of skin disorders and is believed to aid infertility in women.

GERMANY

The Toskana Therme in Bad Sulza presents warm salt water encased in a dome where modern, colourful light is reflected and music reverberates, creating an effect known as ‘Liquid Sound.’

POLAND

Natural salt caves near Krakow offer therapeutic benefits combined with visual appeal, particularly when visitors venture deep underground to witness the caves’ longstanding stalactites and stalagmites.