The First Wellness Hotels
If you’re looking for a hotel that’ll help you “eat well, rest easy, keep active, and accomplish more”, then you’ll probably love EVEN Hotels in the U.S. The first hotel brand entirely dedicated to wellness, there are EVEN Hotels in New York, Connecticut, Nebraska, Washington, and most recently, Miami. Part of the InterContinental Hotels Group, EVEN Hotels have relaxation spaces, fitness zones, healthy food options, and work spaces.
For some people, wellness travel might be as simple as getting great sleep. If you’re one of those people, you’re in luck because hotels are now taking sleep seriously. Six Senses Hotels and Resorts are launching a new sleep programme, ‘Sleep with Six Senses’. Developed with the help of a real-life sleep doctor, Michael J Breus, it involves organic bedding, sleep aids, and a customised sleep programme. Sleep Ambassadors help guests to get the right amount of sleep during their stay.
‘Transformative Travel’ Agents
Travel agents are going a lot further for their clients, these days. Instead of just booking their customers’ flights, agents are now organising entirely transformative experiences. If you need help planning that group hiking trip to Bali, a yoga holiday to India, or a surfing retreat in Costa Rica, a wellness travel agent can sort it all out for you.
Adrenaline + Relaxation Retreats
SwellWoman Luxury Wellness Retreats combine high adrenaline activities with relaxation. A typical day might involve a morning of surfing, followed by a yoga session. According to Lulu Agan, SwellWomen’s Chief Officer of Bliss, having that balance is important. “Let’s be honest, après-adrenaline is where we recharge on the mat, then revel with a mojito,” she says. SwellWoman recently expanded their retreats to Anguilla, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Belize. Think adventure, butlers, beach villas, and an empowering community vibe.
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