Spa holidays are unashamedly about relaxing. Taking a week or two of pure self-indulgence to refresh your mind and body can be hugely beneficial. South East Asia is home to some of the very best spa resorts in the world and here, our South East Asia specialist Ian Anderson, lists which ones will look after you best. To make an enquiry please contact us on +44 1993 899 430 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Renowned for its welcoming and hospitable people, Thailand is home to a number of superb spa resorts. Throw in great beaches, excellent diving and diverse scenery and it becomes clear why this is such a popular destination.
Wellness is at the heart of the experience at Chiva Som. Upon arrival, you will be offered a complimentary 'Health consultation' and a tailored personal programme of services will be developed for you. The resort is set in a beachfront location within 7 acres of tropical gardens and views out across the Gulf of Thailand. For the past 10 years, Chiva-Som is the only destination spa in the world to have consistently appeared in the top three of the Conde Nast Traveller (UK) Reader’s Travel Awards. An incredibly extensive array of spa treatments await you as well as numerous resort facilities including a kinesis studio, gym, a bathing pavilion with kneipp bath and indoor and outdoor swimming pools.
What we love: The focus on wellness with everything at the resort offering a holistic approach to health which incorporates mind, body and spirit.
This award-winning resort offers you a life-enriching, health holiday. A variety of wellness programs are offered including solutions to help you detox and de-stress. Optionally, their team of naturopaths will work with you to create your own health programme from the extensive range of holistic medicine, spa and healing therapies. The resort is its own self-contained village with every amenity you could need onsite. The year-round climate is consistently warm and the setting of the resort with its forest surroundings is extremely peaceful. Their wellness regime places an emphasis on healthy eating but without sacrificing taste and flavour - something we are always in favour of.
What we love: The sheer variety of tailored wellness programs that are on offer to guests.
Described as Phuket’s most luxurious pool villa beach resort, Trisara is set on the hillside of Phuket’s north-west coastline, surrounded by tropical vegetation and gardens overlooking the blue waters of the Andaman Sea. Notably, each villa, suite and residence has its own infinity pool with panoramic ocean views. The Jara Spa is surrounded by lush jungle and offers you a range of restorative treatments including the Royal Trisara Six Hand Massage - delivered by three therapists it relies on skilled intuition to settle the body’s energy.
Special Offer: Enjoy a 25% discount at a villa or suite when you stay for 4 nights or more between November 2017 and April 2018. Terms & Conditions apply – talk to us to find out more.
Comprising 17,000 islands of which 8,000 are inhabited, Indonesia is a truly diverse country and a kaleidoscope of cultures. Whether you want to explore these varied islands or find a luxury resort where you can relax, there is something for everyone.
Set in 23 acres of jungle, Como Shambhala offers you a ‘Retreat for Change’ with resident experts including a yoga teacher, Ayurvedic doctor and dietician. A holistic 360 degree approach to wellness is employed – as well as a range of comprehensive treatments being offered to you throughout your stay, Como Shambhala believe that adventure and cultural discovery should be part of any wellness regime. You will find a daily schedule of activities available to you which will work in tandem with your wellness plan. And don’t forget to take advantage of the expertise offered by visiting consultants, including international teachers in meditation and Pilates.
What we love: The unique location of the resort which nestles in its own jungle covered gorge beside the River Ayung.
A short hop from Bali is Nihi Sumba Island, home to the number one hotel in the world, as voted for by Travel and Leisure Magazine readers in 2016 & 2017. Described as rugged luxury meeting unregulated freedom, the island offers a unique getaway from it all and a haven for the adventurer. Allow the resort staff to build you your own itinerary during your stay - this might include yoga at dawn with views out across the ocean, a surf lesson alongside world class instructors, an invigorating hike into a local village, or a sunset massage overlooking miles of Indian ocean coastline.
What we love: The ‘Spa Safari’ - a one of a kind, full day spa experience not to be missed.
Rapidly up and coming as a premier destination for those seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday living, Vietnam is home to some exceptional spa resorts set in beautiful surroundings.
Derived from the Sanskrit word for ‘peace’, aman, and the Vietnamese word for place, no’i, Amanoi is a tranquil beachside retreat in Vinh Hy Bay. The resort’s Vietnam spa is set on the shores of a lake which is dotted with lotus blossoms and is described as a place to balance mind and body. An extensive menu of treatments awaits and includes scrubs, wraps and facials. Full day wellness programs are also available which combine revitalising spa treatments and meaningful rituals designed to lead you to a destination of peace and wellbeing.
What we love: The unique micro-climate at this 5-star resort ensures very little rain and year round temperatures ranging from 22C to 35C.
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