Valentine’s Day Alert: Discover 6 romantic wellness retreats
Romantic wellness retreats can be the perfect celebration of love and with Valentine’s Day around the corner, discover six of the best spa and wellness experiences to show your ‘special someone’ just how much you care. From a tranquil healing spa in sun-soaked Cyprus to an unforgettable pampering experience amongst exciting wildlife in South Africa, treat your loved one to blissful harmony at one of these perfect-for-two holistic spas.
Cyprus: Ayii Anargyri Healing
Combine idyllic settings with indulgent treatments on Ayii Anargyri’s blissful healing spa program. Love will truly be in the air as you unwind together in the tranquil and inviting environment this spa brings. Rebalance with mineral-rich spa treatments, nourished with natural spring water that is also channelled to their three treatment pools. Once you’ve achieved an emotional equilibrium, head to one of their gourmet restaurants for a romantic meal, compiled of refreshing Mediterranean cuisine and an extensive wine collection.
Sri Lanka: Santani Re-balancing Bliss
For the ultimate in luxury romance, treat yourselves to an unforgettable wellness spa experience along the verdant hills of Sri Lanka. Indulge with soul-lifting treatments for a transformative re-boot and build internal strength with a range of activities to boost fitness levels and enhance physical endurance. Reconnect with each other and reach a new level of consciousness for a truly bespoke wellness experience. Recalibrate from head-to-toe with group yoga, guided hikes and a calming dip in the salt-water pools for the ultimate Valentines experience.
South Africa: Karkloof Safari Spa
The couple that travel together, stay together – right? Well this year, up your Valentines game with a long-haul spa break to Karkloof Safari Spa in South Africa. A one-of-a-kind romantic oasis awaits you, with an added adventurous element of astonishing wildlife surrounding the resort. Relax together at the award-winning spa and indulge in a wide range of exotic spa treatments from uplifting grapefruit facials to black pepper scrubs. After a fruitful cleanse, discover the jewels of the African jungle with a fascinating Safari game drive, for memories that will last a lifetime.
Bali: COMO Shambhala Estate
Turn Valentine’s Day into a romantic midweek getaway to the heart of Ubud, Bali taking part in a rejuvenating spa program. Spoil your partner with a romantic retreat for two and spa treatments that will leave you both fully revitalised. Experience the soothing effects of the hydrotherapy pool or destress with a treatment in the pavilions, charmingly situated in the hidden water garden above the river. The expert hands of the COMO Shambhala Estate therapists will have you wishing for a wellness getaway every Valentines Day.
Portugal: Pine Cliffs Awakening of Senses
Dripping with decadence, Pine Cliffs offers a couple’s spa experience that exceeds all expectations. Refresh yourselves with fragrant Ayurvedic treatments and cleansing juices to have you glowing on the inside and out. With spa treatments that envelope you in aromas such as orange blossom and jasmine, this program is sure to have your head in the clouds for a Valentines experience bursting with romance. This program leaves no time for boredom; endlessly exciting your senses with activities such as paddle boarding, personal training, yoga and even tea tasting.
Thailand: Amatara Wellness Retreat
Rejuvenate with your loved one on a luxury spa holiday in paradise at the award-winning Amatara Wellness Retreat. Ideal to relax and indulge whilst surrounded by the warm hospitality and beauty of Thailand. Experience the world’s first Thai Hammam as a couple and revive with holistic spa therapies, then connect on a spiritual level with a private meditation session. Continue to release tension and still your mind with a private yoga class, before returning home together, rested and relaxed.