5 refreshing holiday destinations
Feel like you already need to refresh from the first few months of the year? If you’re feeling like you seriously need to detox from life, we have pulled a list of rejuvinating breaks to provide you with a lil help to push through. Booking.com has helped us hand-pick some of the best refreshing retreats around the world—from spiritual yoga retreats to modern wellness clinics that will leave you refreshed, relaxed and ready to keep #smashing 2018.
Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, overlooking the holy Ganges River, this serene resort set in beautiful scenery offers the perfect restful escape, offering a range of spa treatments and wellness programmes, including weight management, guided detoxes, ayurvedic rejuvenation and stress management.
The Sha Wellness Clinic is a luxurious spa complex that enjoys stunning panoramic views of the Costa Blanca coastline and countryside. Alongside stylish modern suites, each with a private terrace, the clinic boasts over 6,000 square meters of facilities. Each one is dedicated to improving health and well-being, with treatments including anti-aging, weight loss, beauty and detox. The restaurant offers health food and cookery classes, whilst water sports and horse riding are popular local activities.
This luxurious five-star retreat boasts its own sandy beachfront and offers private villas, each with a large deck and private pool. The spa offers a range of treatments, including essential oil massage treatments and herbal baths. Guests can also relax by the glorious infinity pool or raise their heart-rate by trying water sports on the beach.
This tranquil resort is based 100 yards from Suluban Beach, offering an outdoor pool, sun terrace, and accommodation in charming private air-conditioned villas, which include a private balcony and seating area. Yoga courses are taken in the rustic open-sided studio and the on-site restaurant serves raw, vegan and vegetarian meals.
This peaceful resort has three swimming pools, a spa, fitness centre and restaurant. It is also only a twenty minute drive from the must-see mystical world heritage site of Angkor Wat. The elegant rooms all feature a private patio with views of the pool or beautiful gardens. Alongside detox and destress yoga classes, treatments are available including acupuncture. The restaurant offers a special wellness menu alongside local and international cuisine, and offers cookery classes for guests.