Photo property of Santani Wellness Resort
Santani Wellness Resort and Spa is a sustainable wellness retreat, 2,800 feet above sea level, surrounded by a lush tropical jungle of the Sri Lankan highlands - known as the country’s spiritual centre. The former tea plantation is a restorative destination spa, set among ancient Buddhist meditation caves, rice fields and the Hulu River - a place to pause and find peace. Stay in a Mountain View or a Garden View Chalet, designed with a modern and minimal aesthetic in mind, and facing out onto jungle valleys and the mountains, or rice paddies and tea plantations. Enjoy personally design wellness programs focussed on yoga, Ayurveda, detox, recovery, addiction, weight loss, and sleep to name a few. The tri-level spa’s architecture follows the landscape, and is complete with a steam room, a cedar wood sauna overlooking the rice fields and the Knuckles mountain range, as well as a salt soak pool.
Photo property of The Farm
The Farm is a place to balance mind, body and spirit inside an eco-friendly vegan paradise. Take a healing journey and choose a wellness package or a customized detox treatment program or simply enjoy the stunning property. Visit the spa. Choose a tree hut or a villa, all inspired by nature and surrounded by streams and tropical gardens. The grounds are beautifully landscaped with small lakes, waterfalls, and meditation areas.
Photo property of Dwarika’s Resort
Dwarika’s Resort is created for deep relaxation and getting in touch with your inner self and nature. There is a lot to see in Nepal and a stop at this Himalayan oasis will truly make your trip unforgettable. Dwarika's resort has been built with natural materials, such as wood and earth. Each suite has an air of serenity and positivity around it, along with mesmerizing views of the mountains and the Lang Tang Valley. The Executive Suite has a large rooftop terrace and a private garden, as well as a luxurious open bathroom. The Royal Suite is truly suited for a king, set at the resort's highest point, with an outdoor lounge and sleeping area, as well as a private chef on request. Relax by the infinity pool and make sure to visit The Pancha Kosha Himalayan Spa, where you can find treatments and peace like nowhere else in the world, especially with onsite naturopaths, yoga and astrology masters and visiting monks. (Try the Himalayan rock salt treatment.) You are promised to leave Dwarika’s feeling restored and peaceful.
Photo property of Eremito Hotelito
Nature, peace and spirituality come together to form the unique retreat that is Eremito Hotelito del Alma, located in Umbrian valleys, 2 hours away from Rome, Italy. The restored eco-friendly building dates back to 14th century, and offers 14 rooms or “Celluzze” perfect for meditation. Enjoy The Relax Area, entirely dug out from rock. Take a steam bath on a cool night. Let the stillness inspire you.
Photo property of Bambu Indah
Bambu Indah, translating to "beautiful bamboo" is a unique place, combining antique design with modern green practices in a luxe and welcoming environment. The lodge sits across from the Ayung River and overlooks rice fields, surrounded by a large eco-pool with the purest water and stones from the mountains, where you can jump in from a swinging rope. Stay at one of the authentic Javanese teak wood houses, where you have plenty of choice depending on your style and size of the party. Udang House, or Shrimp House is one of the most unique accommodations in Bali. Sitting on top of a shrimp pond, the house's glass floor lets you get it on the action. Fall asleep to glistening water inside your bedroom. Wake up with morning yoga at Minang House - a black bamboo construction, where no wall is straight. Each curve represents the rising full moon. The place is perfect for finding balance and peace.