Ready to lounge around thermal hot springs post-massage in Costa Rica? Or maybe you’d like to ogle futuristic architecture inside a Swiss spa? You could point and click with your eyes closed on any of the below wellness travel properties and be in good hands, but take the time to peruse them all and find the one perfect for your current mood.
The travel bug has hit us hard this spring and we’ve asked one of the most in-the-know pros out there, Laurent Vernhes of Tablet Hotels, to curate a list of trending wellness travel destinations for us. We’re loving this diverse list of hotspots from Napa to Jaipur and can’t wait to get all of your postcards!
Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort |
La Fortuna, Costa Rica -Situated at the base of Costa Rica’s famous Arenal volcano, this five-star wellness paradise makes the most of its natural setting. Here you can experience their spa speciality, the Temezcal – a traditional sweat bath designed to purify and detoxify – or any other natural spa treatment that you desire.
Mukul Resort & Spa |
Rivas, Nicaragua – Mukul is quite simply one of the finest beach hotels on the planet. With breathtaking views of the Emerald Coast, guest rooms are either on the beach or three hundred feet above, in a canopy. While other hotels offer tours of Granda, Mukul offers a private visit to the Pellas family 1926 Art Nouveau mansion, a rum distillery tour, six traditional spa experiences, access to an 18-hole goal course and more.
Fusion Maia Resort |
Da Nang,Vietnam – With resorts popping up all over Da Nang, Fusion Maia Resort definitely remains in a category of its own. Offering a private pool for every suite, all spa services are included during your stay. And if you choose to venture from the hotel at any point, you can enjoy the coastline and all that the city has to offer. It is safe to say that you will leave the Fusion Maia Resort revived and rejuvenated.
JK Place Capri |
Capri, Italy – As one of the only hotels in Capri on the ocean, this seaside destination is located on a cliff with beautiful views overlooking the harbor. Featuring interiors by Michele Bonan, each guest room is uniquely and sophisticatedly decorated in soft pastels and patterned wallpapers. Guests can enjoy various spa treatments, an afternoon lounging by the pool and traditional mediterranean cuisine at the hotels restaurant.
La Sultana Marrakech |
Marrakech, Morocco – La Sultana combines four traditional Marrakech courtyard mansions into one beautiful complex. During your stay you can enjoy the beautiful pools, fountains, spa treatments, traditional moroccan dishes from the restaurant and stunning views of the royal palaces and atlas mountains from one of their many rooftop terraces.
Rambagh Palace, A Taj Hotel |
Jaipur, India – Originally a guest house for Rajasthan’s royals, Rambagh Palace stays true to its history with traditional design and decor. Offering a full-service spa, an indoor and outdoor pool, Rambagh offers the exact experience you would want while visiting Jaipur.
Hôtel Crillon Le Brave |
Crillon le Brave, France – Located in the hilltop village of Crillon le Brave, this charming hotel offers breathtaking views looking down on the village, vineyards and orchards. If you are looking to relax outside of the room, visit their luxe spa offering treatments using Bamford and OPI products or lounge by the outdoor pool set among terraces. Just make sure that you don’t leave without dining at one of Crillon le Brave’s three seasonal restaurants.
Napa Valley, CA – Located in downtown Yountville, Bardessono is a national model for sustainable building and operating practices. With a massive wine collection and an upscale contemporary restaurant serving produce from the hotels’ own farm, the wellness does not end there. Each suite is essentially a high-end luxury apartment, complete with large living spaces and a bathroom that is designed to function as a private spa. At Bardessono, you can become your most relaxed self without even leaving your room.
Jinya Ryokan |
Hadano-shi, Japan – Only an hour train ride from Tokyo, this ryokan is the perfect escape from the city’s stresses. Here one can take a dip in the Tsurumaki spring that is noted for its high calcium content, take a walk through their beautiful garden and enjoy locally sourced traditional meals at their hotel restaurant.
Tschuggen Grand Hotel |
Arosa, Switzerland – Nestled in the mountains of Graubüden, Tschuggen Grand Hotel offers a modern twist to the traditional Swiss mountain chalet that is no longer just for winter. With contemporary yet warm interiors, the brand-new spa complex has redefined the idea of wellness while also offering outdoor actives such as hiking, mountain biking, tennis and golf.