When talking about Southeast Asia, our mind immediately conjures up images of tropical islands, exotic beaches, turquoise water, magnificent caves, and lush greenery. Add soothing massages, spa treatments, and therapies, and you have a perfect recipe for a luxury wellness retreat!
While most traveling around the world is still at a standstill, a much-needed respite in this part of the world where the smell of incense sticks from temples fill the air, the sound of waves purges the soul, and you can let your eyes feast on breathtaking vistas is something to look forward to when things are back to normal.
We have shortlisted some of the best luxury wellness retreat destinations in Southeast Asia to help you get the most out of your well-deserved wellness getaway in the future!
Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa Resort
Koh Samui, Thailand
Set amidst the picturesque tropical coastline of Koh Samui, this wellness spa resort aims to help you unlock life’s full potential. With a plethora of wellness programs and therapies such as weight management, sleep enhancement, emotional balance, body posture improvement, yoga, and detox, Kamalaya helps you reclaim your inner self.
Their accommodation options include spacious hillside rooms, beachfront villas, suites, penthouses, plunge pool villas, and so on. At the spa, guests are allowed to tailor-make their own wellness program with the help of Kamalaya Naturopath. Bonuses, extended stays, and attractive discounts on booking make the stay more enjoyable.
Koh Samui, Thailand
Also in Koh Samui, Absolute Sanctuary takes care of your mind, body, and soul with wellness programs such as spa, detox, and yoga. They focus on improving lifestyle with gym classes, Core Blast, and Pilates Reformer to give you a complete rejuvenating experience. The deluxe resort imbues a sense of tranquility and relaxation with its Moroccan-inspired furnishings and decor.
Besides the healing spa therapies and programs, The Love Kitchen offers a healthy gourmet meal for the guests. They make use of fresh local produce and imported ingredients to prepare nutritious and delicious Thai and international dishes. With the right food, ambiance, and health programs, Absolute Sanctuary aims to help guests rebalance their minds and bodies.
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Chiva-Som International Health Resort
Hua Hin, Thailand
Guests get to enjoy a taste of Siam, a slice of heaven at the Chiva-Som International Health Resort in Hua Hin. This beautiful sanctuary set amidst lush greenery promises to take you on a journey that will transform your life. Wellness programs, healthy activities, and holistic therapies aim to help you strike a perfect balance of the body, mind, and soul.
Accommodation in this luxury wellness retreat includes 54 tastefully done rooms that are carefully designed to keep the health and wellness of its guests in mind. Treatments include body therapy, facial, therapeutic movement, aerobics yoga, among others. The wellness cuisine makes sure you get to enjoy delicious, yet nutritionally high and low-calorie food.
COMO Shambhala Estate
When you want to experience the best of Bali and immerse yourself in this exotic paradise then let the COMO Shambhala Estate take care of you. Guests can enjoy a complete Ayurveda experience with private consultations. Cleanse program helps you purge out the mind and soul inside out, and the fitness programs help you kick start a healthy regime.
COMO offers a unique residential haven away from home, with individual rooms and suites, with each unit having access to pools, shaded pavilions, and lounge areas. They have in-house restaurants that serve mouthwatering delicacies that familiarize you with Balinese cuisine. They offer exclusive discounts on advanced bookings and various other attractions for guests.
Revivo Wellness Resorts
Revivo is a sustainable wellness hotel that aims to provide a holistic, customized and results-driven wellness experience. Derived from the Latin word revivere, it means “I’ll live again”.
Revivo Wellness offers personalized retreats to help guests discover themselves through their self-awareness and mind training programs. Local ancient healing traditions and holistic therapies are combined to give you a balanced emotional, physical, and mental health.
Accommodation options include suites, one-bedroom villas, and private pool villas equipped with luxury facilities and services. Each unit is carefully appointed to help you enjoy luxury with utmost privacy.
The Farm at San Benito
This world-class holistic wellness resort in the Philippines believes and stands on five pillars in achieving optimum wellness – diagnosis, cleanse, nourish, repair, and sustain. With different health programs and therapies, The Farm aims to help guests reclaim the balance of their mind, body, and soul.
The suites and villas are beautifully furnished and equipped with amenities to give you a comfortable stay. Guests get to enjoy tasty organic vegan cuisine in a healing environment, while the licensed team of doctors and staff guides you in your journey to physical and mental wellbeing.
Thuin Hai, Vietnam
Amanoi, a property of the world-famous Aman Resorts Group is a hidden retreat tucked away amidst the lush greenery of Vietnam‘s serene Núi Chúa National Park. Each of their retreats comprises of holistic training and mindful eating that can help you look and feel your best. Their specialized programs range from weight management, detox and cleansing to mindfulness and stress management.
Amanoi also features villa-style luxury accommodations that are designed to integrate spa and wellness amenities. Either you go with a tranquil lakeside retreat or a villa that overlooks a vast forested landscape, both offer luxurious stays with a spacious bedroom, a living area, double treatment and steam rooms and an outdoor pool.
Song Saa Private Island
Koh Rong, Cambodia
Surrounded by the pristine turquoise waters, Song Saa is a sustainable luxury resort comprised of twin islets within Cambodia’s untouched Koh Rong Archipelago. Their spa sanctuaries provide a tranquil environment for the ultimate wellbeing journey. Their ‘spa with no walls’ philosophy ensures that treatments take place within the beauty of the surrounding nature. Song Saa also heavily embraces the Buddhist tradition of Metta Bhavana and incorporates the themes of stillness, healing and sharing the abundance of natural blessings into their programs. Each of their sanctuary journeys are tailor-made to your own needs and goals and provide serene environments for optimal restoration of the mind and body.
Like all of the retreat destinations in this list, Song Saa also provides lavish accommodations for their guest in the way of oceanview, overwater or shoreline jungle villas. Truly a luxury wellness escape in a location that is nothing short of paradise.
Featured image: Amanoi Vietnam