Hotels on a Wellness Mission

One of the easiest ways to incorporate wellness into your vacation is to stay at a hotel or resort that features opportunities for healthy activities. Some resort actually hold health and wellness as a central theme, offering everything from nutrition consultations to yoga classes and spa therapies.

While the options too numerous to name, these hotels provide examples of the range of features and amenities that travels can enjoy in pursuit of wellness.

Red Mountain Resort & Spa, Ivins, Utah: For those specifically focused on taking a health and wellness vacation, this resort offers packages with names such as Detoxification & Renewal, Emotional Fitness, and Zen to Zion, to name just a few. Red Mountain Resort also offers amenities such as fitness facilities, guided hiking and biking and cooking classes. Packages can accommodate short getaways or week long stays.

Red Mountain Resort & Spa

The Sullivan Estate & SPA Retreat, Oahu, Hawaii: This private estate, featuring six bedrooms and six baths, boasts the title of the world?s first holistic anti-stress center. Among their many spa offerings, wellness treatments for the 7 senses and longevity treatments are among the most notable. OlaLoa Health Gourmet Cafe features organic, healthy and gourmet foods for nourishing guests from the inside as spa treatments nourish from the outside.

The Standard, Miami, Florida: Unlike many other spa and wellness hotels, The Standard places a major focus on water treatments and baths. A few of these include their famous hamam, Cedar sauna, Roman waterfall hot tub and a mud lounge. In addition, this hotel offers yoga and meditation, a center for integrated living and acupuncture.

Hamam at The Standard Miami

Pura Vida Retreat & Spa, Costa Rica: This yoga-and-wellness-centered retreat is perched up on the mountains overlooking the town of Alajeula. The resort?s main attractions are the yoga packages – which include yoga classes, meals, and tours/activities – and the spa, who?s less traditional offerings include a rose petal massage, somatic harmonization and Tui Na (a treatment based on Chinese medicine).

Pura Vida Resort and Spa

Rancho La Puerta, Baja California, Mexico: With it?s own organic farm, cooking school, eco-activities and spa services such as craniosacral therapy, Rancho La Puerto is a one-of-a-kind health and wellness experience. The location boasting 325 days of sunshine a year doesn?t hurt either!

Le Source de Caudalie, Bordeaux, France: Located among the vineyards, this hotel & spa makes good use of it?s surroundings. The Caudalie Vinotherapie Spa includes treatments such as a red wine bath, honey & wine wrap, crushed cabernet scrub and grape seed oil massage.


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