If you are looking for a get-away, why not use some time to jump-start a new healthy routine?
Our picks are not just beauty spas, they are health and wellness resorts that deliver lessons on healthy eating, healthy shopping, weight management and exercise, plus spa services. They are in such beautifully appointed resorts that you may forget that you are in a health resort!
SwellWomen provides luxury surf and yoga retreats to women seeking a newfound experience and wellness for the body, mind and spirit. Based on the Hawaiian island of Maui for the last 10 years, SwellWomen has expanded to also offer adventurous surf vacations on the pristine beaches of Nicaragua. Pricing for Nicaragua retreats range from $2,295 to $3,695 depending on choice of room occupancy.
Hilton Head Health understands what it takes to lead a healthier, happier and longer life: Your focus should be on nutrition, but also nurturing; on fitness, but also fun; on self-transformation, but also support and community. Whether you are interested in losing weight, customizing a healthier lifestyle, indulging at the spa or simply having an active beach vacation, the all-inclusive resort experience at Hilton Head is for you. Guests fill their days with fitness classes, recreational activities, healthy cooking lessons and demonstrations, educational classes and spa services at The Indigo. All inclusive rates start at $495.00 per night
Pritikin Longevity Center provides a healthy living education combined with a beautiful golf course, tennis facilities and a luxury spa. Guests describe their experience as “transformative”. Each day they are immersed in health education classes, exercise, weight loss counseling and physicians care to inspire them with an “I can do this” approach to healthy living. Classes include healthy restaurant dining, simple cooking, smart supermarket shopping, reversing diabetes, revitalizing your heart, controlling high blood pressure and mastering lifelong healthy eating habits. All inclusive rates from $5,750 to $9,900 with additional specialty programs.
By Suzanne Fox