Our top wellbeing picks for your next reset

Whether you need an emotional or physical fix, to get fit or just relax and be pampered, we round up our top picks for your next Spring/Summer health and wellness reset.


THAILAND: RAKxa WELLNESS & MEDICAL RETREAT Award winning RAKxa blends cutting-edge science with ancient methods of healing.  Their affiliation with the Bumrungrad Hospital provides the medical backup and access to specialist doctors that seamlessly combine with exceptional holistic treatments, powerful diagnostics, state-of-the-art medi-gym and the latest technology and treatments to support healing. From £3,819pp for 3 nights.


ITALY: THE RANCH 4.0, PALAZZO FIUGGIA long weekend is just enough time to kick start a new fitness regime, and where better to start than at The Ranch Italy.  Every Thursday to Monday guests will participate in an invigorating schedule designed to help jumpstart a path towards better health, delivering mental and physical results along with medical insight.  Each day includes a four-hour morning mountain hike, nap time, afternoon strength and core training classes, restorative yoga and a daily massage.  From £4,087 per person for 4 nights

CRETE: BXR LONDON RETREAT AT DAIOS COVE11-17 and 18-24 May 2023If your intention is to improve mental agility, increase strength and get fit fast, BXR at Daios Cove is the fitness retreat for you. Trailblazers in the London fitness scene for their elite boxing gym concept, BXR return to Daios Cove in May, with one goal - to push you to your limits and deliver results.  Yoga and Pilates sessions are also thrown into the mix to keep bodies supple and help to avoid injuries. From £2,000pp for 2 sharing a double room


6-12 March, 4-9 April, 13-18 June 2023
Odysseus Journeyat Euphoria Retreat, has been designed for those having an 'is this it?' moment, or wondering what’s next for the year ahead. The retreat aims to shed light on any inhibiting emotions, dissolve them and revel in a new and joyful confidence filtered through the metaphorical legend of the Greek hero Odysseus on his epic journey. Join expert retreat leaders Marina Efraimoglou and Mary Vandorou for group discussions, Five Elements teachings and immersive spa experiences all designed to dissolve that which no longer serves you and nurture joyful inner confidence. From £3,560pp full board for 5 nights 

INDIA: REBALANCE AT ANANDA IN THE HIMALAYAS The Ananda Rebalance programmehas been designed for both men and women to address hormone issues, specifically for menopause in women and to address changes in testosterone levels in men. Focusing on releasing blocked energy from the fourteen meridians of the body, a range of intensive therapies including acupuncture, cupping, moxibustion and Tibetan Ku Nyeare are combined with traditional Ayurveda, yoga and meditation and used to correct and balance its flow, relieving pain, improving energy flow and vitalising body and mind.From £6,741 full board 6 nights

UK: TOUCHING THE SOUL, WONDERBREATH Designed to be taken solo, Breath coach Justine Clement and body psychotherapist Andrea Lucas's immersive 1 day retreat is for those in overwhelm.  By helping you to find the root cause of your physical and emotional discomfort, the retreat gives you the tools you need to overcome the challenges you face.  Drawing upon ancient teachings, they integrate powerful touch, movement, breathwork and active listening. This profound experience ensures you will be supported in rediscovering your true nature and begin the process of deeply healing the symbolic tunes of your body. £1,200pp for 1 day retreat


AUSTRIA: DEEP DETOX AT ORIGINAL FX MAYRTreat your body to a precious week of regeneration, through fasting and extensive cleansing of the gut, liver, kidneys, lungs and skin with a deep detox at The Original FX Mayr, still the purest and original location to take 'the cure'.  Combined with endorphin-boosting hikes and cold water swims around stunning Lake Worthersee, gut issues, energy issues, sleep issues – be gone, as specialised doctors of high repute guide you back onto the road of recovery. From £4146pp (includes FB accommodation, basic cure and deep detox programme)


14-19 May 2023
Hosted in a safe and legal setting, leading holistic wellbeing company Beckley Retreats runs psilocybin retreats based on decades of insights from the renowned Beckley Foundation. Combining world-class contemplative practices with the science-backed benefits of psilocybin, this is a comprehensive approach for people looking to make meaningful change in their lives.  Eleven week programmes includes pre and post-retreat preparation and support, as well as a five-day immersion in locations where using psilocybin truffles is legal.  From £4,934pp

BALI: RECONNECTION AT FOUR SEASONS BALI JIMBARAN BAYSeemingly suspended over water with views over Jimbaran Bay, The Healing Village Spa has been specially designed to fuse ancient wisdom with modern science.  Unique treatments and rituals combine the spirituality of traditional Balinese massage with cutting-edge light, sound, thermal and colour therapies.  Highlights include specific treatments that cleanse negative energy, open the heart to forgiveness and compassion, and create opportunities for quality time together. The Spa is open to in-house and outside guests, treatments from £100, Deluxe villa from £1,296 per night

MALDIVES: NATURAL NURTURE at FOUR SEASONS LANDAA GRAAVARUFour Seasons Maldives ‘AyurMa' is the evolution of 15 years of wellbeing innovation. With a spa concept that embraces planetary as well as individual wellbeing. Be lulled into a transformative awakening with a gratitude ‘Earth Blessing’, Full Moon and New Moon Yoga, Earth Blessings and ‘Wake up to Wonder’ - a mindful exploration of birdsong, breathing exercises and sun salutations for a feeling of peace and spirituality in a serene and calming atmosphere.  From £2,359pp for 3 day reset programme


NORWAY: THE WELL SPA & HOTEL Focusing on the healing benefits of water, The Well offers an expanse of hydrotherapy, steam and sauna facilities.  Try the more traditional Finnish, Japanese or Banya saunas as well as high-humidity ‘tropical’ version or a northern lights-inspired laconium.  With the addition of 10 different hydrotherapy pools, a myriad of steam rooms and a Japanese onsen, these experiences work well with a group of friends and are complemented by an expertly delivered treatment menu, offering everything from Hot Stone Massages and Reflexology to Spirulina Wraps and Pro-Collagen Age-Defying Facials. From £300pp, on full board basis, including access to spa facilities and 50min Well Balanced Massage

12-17 September 2023
This 5-night immersive retreat offers the chance to perfect your photographic technique and capture the raw beauty of Scotland’s pioneering restoration project.  With abundant birdlife, dramatic waterways, and a bold ambition to restore 23,000 acres of lost wilderness, Alladale is a feast of inspiration for photographers of all skill levels. The immersive itinerary is enriched with photographic challenges. Receive one-on-one tuition sessions with Max and Leica's expert tutors, while learning about nature restoration and the ecology of the Highlands with Alladale's expert Ranger team. From £3,250pp

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Sunday, March 5, 2023