Wellness tourism is travel associated with the pursuit of maintaining one’s well-being. There’s nothing better than getting away for a few days and enjoying a wellness-centric getaway. From far-flung spa experiences, and nurturing nature walks to fabulous escapes for every type of rejuvenation seeker, the world beckons you. Let the moments of natural light stream in through your window, embark on a beach, jungle, countryside tour or even just indulge in an hour’s road trip. Wellness travel is becoming even more relevant today post the ever consuming pandemic blues. So, we rounded up the top 7 perfect wellness destinations in 2022 to help you unwind and restore your balance.
Top Wellness Destinations To Look Forward To
Bali – indulge in the ‘Isle of the Gods’
Visit for: Mental Health
Bali remains deep-rooted in the modern world and it’s called the “Isle of the Gods”. The hilltown of Ubud remains at the forefront of Bali`s wellness boom. Surround yourself with cascading rice paddies, Hindu shrines, world-class wellness retreats and more. Indulge in a rejuvenating massage and spa treatment or look for an exotic treatment in one of the expensive spas. Book into a wellness retreat that offers infinity pools, plush Indonesian spas and relaxing health treatments.
Wellness Experiences: Water Massages | Full-Moon Yoga Classes | Balinese Mud Masks and more.
Greece – travel to pastoral landscapes
Visit for: Emotional Health
Greece is one of the top wellness destinations that offers plenty. With great food, tranquil waters of the Aegean Sea and slow travel, there is something that is just perfect. Travel to the pastoral landscapes of southern Europe and indulge in the beauty of the natural world. There are retreats nestled in remote valleys of olive groves. Spend time in Greek retreats where the only sound is the clanging of goat bells. Santorini is one of the most picturesque places in the world for a getaway. You could book into fitness camps and focus on healthy eating. Greece is a package full of exotic surprises.
Wellness Experiences: Transformational Healing | Wellness Programs for Recovery and Renewal | Energy Healing and Slimming Programs and more.
Sri Lanka – the nation of smiling people
Visit for: Spiritual Health
Sri Lanka is called ‘the teardrop of India’ due to its shape and proximity to the country. The island welcomes you with jungled peaks and palm-fringed beaches. Hide up in the central highlands or spend time on the beautiful south coast of the country. Surround yourself with lush rice paddies and fill your days visiting ancient Buddhist cave temples. Sri Lanka is one of the perfect wellness destinations on the Indian Ocean to unwind and relax. The country is heavily focused on Ayurvedic rituals and the Buddhist- styled rituals.
Wellness Experiences: Sunrise Yoga | Meditation Classes | Traditional Massages | Cooking Classes
Costa Rica – Pura Vida. Pure Life.
Visit for: Emotional Health
Costa Rica is rated as one of the happiest nations in the world and is definitely a place to check out. Find harmony with your emotional values in a destination that offers a patchwork of different environs. From the lush jungles of Monteverde to the spectacular cones of Arenal Volcano. Book into a wellness retreat for some serious wellness affirming experiences. From surfing to whitewater rafting, Costa Rica promises loads of rejuvenation.
Wellness Experiences: Whale Watching | Hiking amid capuchin monkeys | Forest Bathing | Rainforest Therapy | Yoga | Sound Bathing | Silent Retreats | Iboga | Ayahuasca | Adventure Travel and more.
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India – the land of the sacred Ganga
Visit for: Spiritual Health
India beckons with its tropical vibes in a city like Goa, a quintessential retreat territory in the Himalayas. Head to the various religious cities such as Rishikesh and immerse yourself in ritualistic meditation, vows of silence and cleansing dip in the ghats. Look for a mystical yoga retreat in the foothills of the Himalayas. Attend Vedic healing lectures or book in a 15-day meditation camp. Take a rejuvenating break and nurture your spiritual health for the biggest positive effects on well-being. Come to the land of the sacred River Ganga for some soul searching in an abode to wellness. India caters to travellers of all kinds.
Wellness Experiences: Yoga and Meditation Classes | Ganga Aarti at Sunset | Daily Satsang (prayer meets) | Dips in the River Ganga | Medical Camps | Health and Nutrition Diet Habits and more.
The Dolomites – beauty of the mountains
Visit for: Physical Health
Get your muscles pumping and calories burning in one of the most spectacular wellness destinations. This is pure drama from peak to peak where you can indulge in day-long treks over the Alta Via 1 or solitary strolls in the woods to connect to nature. Being out in the wild and breathing mountain air will help you deal with improved sleep, prosocial behaviour and greater happiness. You get hiking trails right at your doorstep here or you can book into a charming chalet. Pull out your hiking boots to travel to a mountain range located in northeastern Italy.
Wellness Experiences: Tyrolean Spa | Hiking Trails | Al Fresco Hot Tubs | Steam Rooms and more.
Tuscany – for a rural escape
Visit for: Social health
Get mud in your hands and smell fresh herbs in the garden on a lovely escape to the rural side. Tuscany offers quaint churches and honey-tinted towns with ruined barns and the Italian agriturismo. Book into a resort that is a hybrid offering of the rustic and the five-star. They are commonly located on a working farm with traditional interiors. You could indulge in a cooking experience and use precious farm products as ingredients. Rural farmhouses that have a terracotta-tiled pool with lovely views are a lovely escape.
Wellness Experiences: Farmhouse Serenity | Yoga and Pranayama Classes | Intuitive Art & Reiki | Silent Movement Retreat | Ashtanga Vinyasa and Yin Yoga | Transformational Journey Retreat and more.
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A Few Handpicked Wellness Retreats: Euphoria Retreat Mystras (Greece) | Sanak Retreat Bali | The Surga Villa Estate (Bali) | Ananda Himalayas (India) | Jindal Naturecure Bangalore (India) | Luna Lodge Eco Resort (Costa Rica) | Castel Monastero Wellness Resort (Tuscany) and more.