Wellness & Spa

What is Wellness Travel? What is the Wellness Vacation?

The new and increasingly popular Wellness Travel niche is travel for the primary purpose of achieving, promoting or maintaining maximum health and a sense of well-being. It begins with The Intent.

Taking a Wellness Vacation is about being proactive in discovering new ways to promote a healthier, less stressful lifestyle.

It's about finding balance in one's life. The Wellness Vacation can include spa treatments, healthy eating and culinary events, activities that involve physical participation (hiking, walking, paddling, yoga and many others), inspirational outings and adventures that clear or expand the mind, and educational programs that teach us how to incorporate healthy habits into our everyday lives.

It can be as simple as taking off for a weekend to relax, refresh, re-energize and rejuvenate. Think of it as pulling off the road of life to admire a sunset when you're stuck in a traffic jam, or tearing yourself away from your laptop to water the garden, when you're up-to-your-eyebrows in deadlines.

Wellness Travel is the pause that re-energizes and rejuvenates. The Wellness Vacation is an annual tonic for body, mind and soul.

Photo on VisualHunt





Cover Photo: Wellness & Spa Image: "Day 3/366.....Fire, Wood & Stone" by Denise Cross Photography is licensed under CC BY 2.0


Featured offers

Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat Woodside, California

OPENING SUMMER 2019A familiar place. A favorite location. A new id...

View details »

Utah Spa Experiences at Amangiri

The Spa aims to reflect the healing traditions of the Navajo throug...

View details »

Bequia Beach Hotel

Winter Early Booking Offer...Plan your getaway early and enjoy 15% ...

View details »

Acqualina Resort & Spa...Elegance on the Beach

FIVE-STAR SERVICEReminiscent of a Mediterranean villa with its leis...

View details »

Wellness at Body Holiday

The perfect holiday offers more than an island getaway but a return...

View details »

Wellness Peru — Machu Picchu and The Sacred Valley

Feel energy flow through your body with every step taken over the h...

View details »

What is the BodyHoliday?

GIVE US YOUR BODY FOR A WEEK AND WE’LL GIVE YOU BACK YOUR MIND...Se...

View details »

COMO Shambhala

Discover the calming spirit of Turks and Caicos spa resort at COMO ...

View details »

Nova Scotia's Premier Luxury Wilderness Resort & Hotel

Trout Point Lodge of Nova ScotiaTrout Point Lodge offers luxury adv...

View details »

El Mangroove...Gulf of Papagayo, Costa Rica

FROM RELAXATION TO ENERGIZING MOMENTS IN GUANACASTE, COSTA RICA.SPA...

View details »

Wellness Peru - Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley, May 2021

Feel energy flow through your body with every step taken over the h...

View details »

Introducing Wellness tours and travel from G Adventures

Find Your balance!Travel connects us — to our planet, to its people...

View details »

Recommended offers for you

Cruises

With cruises you really get good value for your dollar. H...

View details »


Romance

Let our experts plan you next great getaway so you can fo...

View details »


Luxury

Luxury travelers seem to be shifting their sights from ac...

View details »


Going Solo

Travelling itself is so beneficial for all of us because ...

View details »


Related Blogs

Mount Fuji and 3 Other Mountains You Need to Visit in Japan

France has the Eiffel Tower. The U.S. has the Statue of Liberty. But the visual shorthand for Japan is not man-made. It’s Mount Fuji.The Japanese archipelago is part of the Pacific Ring...

View details »

I-Tal: An Organic Farm to Table Experience

Enjoy the freshest of ingredients by foraging your own from our organic farm. Then prepare them with the team at I-Tal – a journey of wellness and West Indian culture....

View details »

Sandals South Coast, Jamaica!

Dining at Sandals South Coast is an experience...amazing food and great choices...Giuseppe’s, Jasmines, Bayside, Sushi on the sand, Cafe de Paris, Neptune’s, Jerk Shack and more...Are you ready to be...

View details »

Life-Changing Retreats: Sparkling Hill Resort

Sparkling Hill (owned by Gernot Langes-Swarovski, patriarch of the famed Austrian crystal family) prioritizes health and wellness above esthetics.

View details »