Top 5 Wellness Retreats for Solo Travellers
Going on holiday alone can be a daunting prospect for many. With an increasing numbers of travellers deciding to go at it alone, singles holidays have become a staple in every globetrotter’s bucket list. Solo travel is a highly rewarding experience that allows you to focus wholly on your own well-being, leaving you feeling independent, confident and self-assured.
Whether you seek a quiet retreat to relax and gather your thoughts, or an adventure filled with exciting new experiences, we have handpicked the top wellness retreats for singles to leave you rejuvenated with a fresh outlook on life. From the pristine beaches of St Lucia, to the beautiful mountains of New Zealand, reconnect with yourself in some of the most spectacular locations around the globe for your perfect wellness retreat. Delve into a world of discovery, meet like-minded people and learn how to really benefit from some alone time.
St Lucia: BodyHoliday September Solos
With a stunning beachfront location surrounded by rainforest and waterfalls, it’s a must for fun loving adventurers who are into active holiday experiences. Fuel your adrenaline with a variety of extreme sports from water skiing to mountain biking, and then unwind on an evening sunset cruise or take a yoga class before indulging in daily spa treatments from their award-winning wellness centre, all in the pleasure of your own company. Enjoy complimentary attendance to fitness classes and bring out your competitive side in specially created singles travellers tournaments to complete your overall solo wellness jaunt.
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For a more spiritual wellness retreat, head to the unspoiled countryside of India near the otherworldly beach of Om. Rediscover your inner connection with nature to calm the mind and renew the soul. With a wide range of wellness therapies from Abhyanga massage to Shirodhara, combine luxury with the power of nature to allow you to destress and relax. Continue to unwind with expertly led private yoga sessions, before going on a peaceful nature walk to allow precious time for self-reflection and spiritual healing. The Ayurveda healing doctor will ensure you leave SwaSwara re-balanced and back in tune with your thoughts feelings and emotions.
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Spain: The Body Camp
If you’re looking to transform your lifestyle for the better, then look no further than The Body Camp in Spain. Nestled amongst rows of olive and citrus trees on the beautiful island of Ibiza, this singles holiday is an exceptional fitness retreat that will sculpt the body and rebalance the mind. Improve your overall well-being with expert therapists on habit and behaviour changing classes to steer you towards a longer happier life. Start your typical day with a superfood shot to power you up for the day ahead, filled with activities such as aerobics and dance before ending the day relaxing with a healing massage.
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Sri Lanka: Santani Personal Dosha Ayurveda
Amongst the towering mountains and beautiful lush greenery of Sri Lanka, the beautifully secluded Santani wellness retreat is ideal for solo travellers. This holiday is particularly popular for a medical spa getaway seeking to heal conditions such as arthritis, psoriasis and sciatica. The glass walls allow you to feel completely immersed in nature and aid in the enhancement of your personal wellness experience, whilst discovering the benefits of Ayurveda practices, yoga, raw cooking classes and daily spa treatments. Embrace minimalism and learn to love and nurture the mind, body and soul to leave you feeling re-energised and at peace with yourself.
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New Zealand: Aro Ha Wellness Adventure
For solo adventurers who also appreciate a calmer approach to wellness, the charming all-inclusive retreat of Aro Ha nestled in the beautiful mountains of New Zealand provides a life affirming wellness experience. This eco-retreat incorporates activities such as alpine hiking and kayaking with yoga and strength training to address all parts of physical, mental and spiritual well-being. Indulge in daily massages and contrast spa therapy to revive tired muscles before dining on exquisite detoxifying vegetarian cuisine. Make new connections with like-minded people whilst learning to reconnect with yourself and leave with a sense of accomplishment.
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