Want to know the best wellness retreats to journey for some luxury R&R? Wellness travel expert, Judy Chapman, shares her bucket-list for top 10 wellness retreats for the coming year.

FEBRUARY – Ayurveda Detox & Yoga Retreat, Bali
This six-night/seven-day holistic health retreat is ideal for those seeking to experience the incredible health benefits of living in balance the Ayurveda way. Includes accommodation, all Ayurvedic-inspired meals, daily yoga and meditation, Ayurvedic consultation, workshops, nourishing Ayurveda treatments and Balinese cultural experiences. *Also available in July and December.

MARCH - Be Active Retreat at Como Shambhala Estate, Bali
Kick start your fitness regime with one of these 3, 5 or 7 night Be Active retreats at Bali’s most luxurious wellness retreat destination. Includes outstanding retreat villa accommodation and transfers, nutritious meals and juices, 2 x wellness consultations, spa treatments. personal training sessions and guided activities.

APRIL – Healthy, Gorgeous & Tipsy Retreat at Nihiwatu Resort, Indonesia
Join best selling author, wellness coach and wine expert, Simone Baldwin, for five days at this award-winning eco resort on Sumba island in Indonesia. Includes luxury pool villa accommodation with your own private butler, healthy meals, wine class, yoga, spa, sunset horse ride with wines and champagne served daily!

MAY - Relax & Renew at Kamalaya, Thailand
Feeling overloaded? This retreat is ideal for people who need a break from their stressful lives to replenish their energy levels. Includes seven nights accommodation and transfers, all nutritious meals, wellness consultation, daily massages and infrared sauna. Depart feeling renewed.

JUNE - Check in for a Yogic Sleep at Six Senses (worldwide)
Breathe, stretch and sleep your way through these signature 3-14 night retreats Six Senses in the Maldives, Oman, Vietnam and Thailand. Designed for guests who want to improve the quality of their sleep, the retreat include gentle yoga and relaxing spa treatments, yoga nidra and pranayama,

JULY– Winter Wellness at Aro-Ha, New Zealand
There are three dates for these five-night/six day retreats held during the month of July at this ‘wow’ nature retreat located on the South Island. Includes eco-suite accommodation, nutritious meals, hiking in World Heritage parks, yoga and meditation, daily spa therapies and more. Prices start at around USD $ 2,750 per person

AUGUST – Cranio-Sacral Master on-site at Amandari, Bali
Don’t miss the opportunity to have a session with the esteemed Cameron Walker, a master in cranio-sacral therapy, at this elegant Ubud resort. Cameron will be on-site offering hands-on cranio-sacral therapy and guided breath workshops. His healing work incorporates massage, trigger point therapy, breath work, and a yogic detox cleanse.

SEPTEMBER - Ayurveda Immersions at Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru, Maldives
Seek a luxury Ayureda retreat experience? This seven-night Ayurveda Immersion consists of seven nights in a Beach Bungalow, all meals, consultations with Ayurveda physicians and prescribed treatments, morning yoga and evening meditation as we as three private yoga sessions.

OCTOBER – Tuscany Yoga & Walking Retreat, Italy
Join Jessie Chapman for seven nights of inspirational yoga in Tuscany. Includes accommodation in a Tuscan villa, transfers, delicious vegetarian regional cuisine, twice-daily yoga with Jessie plus pre-lunch core strength classes, guided walks and and cultural tours with evening yoga nidra and more.

NOVEMBER – Surf & Yoga Retreat at Talalla Retreat, Sri Lanka
Learn to surf, improve your fitness and yoga practice at this yoga-focused resort located on the Southern tip of Sri Lanka.
Includes seven nights accommodation, all meals, 1 x 60 minute massage, daily yoga and yoga for surfers workshops and coaching.

DECEMBER – Gwinganna New Year Detox, Australia
You need to get in early for Gwinganna’s popular annual New Year Detox that will leave you feeling inspired and empowered for the year ahead. Includes 7 nights stylish eco accommodation, all organic meals, 3 x spa treatments, cooking demo, scheduled fitness activities plus a $100 wellness therapy credit voucher.

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