If you’re looking for a way to give your mind a break from the tech-run world we live in then get ready to digital detox at these top wellness retreats. From The Cotswolds to Asia, here are our top recommendations that will leave you feeling refreshed and zen.
Situated in the heart of The Cotswolds, Daylesford’s Autumn Wellness Retreat is the perfect place to switch off without having to stray too far from home. Cosy up in one of their beautiful cottages and spend the weekend recharging your batteries with yoga, meditation, wellness workshops, cookery lessons and some well-deserved spa time. All of this plus some seriously delicious, Daylesford-style farm-to-table food, you’re sure to leave restored and well-rested.
4-7 October – £1,800pp
Steffy White Yoga
If disconnecting with your phone and reconnecting with like-minded people is what you’re after then Steffy White has you covered with her infectious free spirit and her ability to draw together a group of people who’ll become your friends for life. Her Full Moon Ying & Yang Retreat in Portugal is designed to help you express your creativity and promote balance with daily yoga and meditation practices, sound healing all topped off with abundant plant-based food to energise and uplift you. A week of bliss will be on the cards for you.
11-15 October – From £1,495pp
Bali is calling your name and Como Shambhala is waiting to welcome you to its eight-day surf and wellness retreat, hosted by pro-surfer, Sally Fitzgibbons. Spending the first part of the retreat at COMO Uma Canggu before finishing with a stay at COMO Shambhala Estate, you’ll get to practice your surfing skills at the same time as immersing yourself in the world of wellness at your own pace. Enjoy therapeutic massages, yoga and pilates as well as mountain biking tours and sunrise ascents up Bali’s famous Mount Batur. This heavenly experience comes at a price but it’s totally worth it!
2-9 November – From £3,220pp
There’s nothing like a trip to the mountains to help clear your mind of stress and worry. Our Retreat host their Ski, Yoga & Mobility Retreat in the snowy peaks of Chamonix in their cosy traditional chalet. Hosted by team GB Olympian, Aimee Fuller, expect an action-packed few days of yoga, mobility, stretch, meditation, hikes and plenty of skiing and mountain adventures! You’ll be so busy learning and having fun, you won’t think about your phone from the moment you arrive to the second you leave.
26 Jan – 1 Feb – From £1,250pp
A different kind of mountain retreat, Helios will take you on an immersive fitness and yoga journey in the foothills of Morocco’s Atlas Mountains. Feast on Moroccan cuisine after a day of explorative yoga one day and take in your surroundings on an adventurous hike the next as you gain in confidence and improve your fitness. A respite from the madness and noise of daily life, this Moroccan getaway will reboot your body and elevate your spirit.
12-16 February – From £1,200pp
Famed as a pioneer of the wellness industry, people choose Chiva-Som in Hua Hin, Thailand for its world-class facilities as well as the wellness team’s unparalleled skill and depth of knowledge. Having recently been refurbished, Chiva-Som is set to open in October 2019 and their Emotional Wellbeing Retreat could be just what you need. This holistic retreat will guide you through a programme of mind and body therapy, healthy eating, regular physical activity and establishment of a stable sleeping pattern. Offering a complete body reboot, this tech-free retreat will transform your wellbeing.
Anytime from October 2010 – Healing Holidays offer a 7-night retreat stay at Chiva-Som from £5,959.00 per person sharing. Including return flights, transfers and accommodation in an Ocean room on full board.