Give the Gift of Wanderlust this Valentine’s Day
- 18 January 2021 18 January 2021
During these uncertain times, having something to look forward to can be vastly beneficial to a healthy disposition and a resilient mental state. COVID-19 restrictions have left many couples with a heightened sense of wanderlust and a strong desire to escape away to recharge their batteries and allow the body and mind time to rest. With Valentine’s day around the corner, it’s an ideal time to plan far ahead and book a romantic bespoke retreat for you and your partner, something you can look toward in these trying times! Whether you yearn for an amorous getaway or a chance to exert yourselves with a focus on fitness and rejuvenation, you are sure to find the perfect wellness holiday for you!
A Romantic Pinnacle
Situated high above Italy’s largest lake, not far from fair Verona lies this romantic five-star retreat. A jewel amongst the Italian landscape where you can explore the gorgeous surroundings on foot or by boat; try the gourmet Mediterranean cuisine or dive into the lavish rooftop swimming pool with a view. Their spa has a unique blend of ancient Chinese and western neuroscience-based therapies including reflexology, aromatic body wraps and acupuncture offering an unorthodox yet exceptional spa holiday. A perfect trip for a couple looking to focus on each other, falling in love in front of a picturesque backdrop.
Information and Booking: Lefay Resort & SPA Lago di Garda
Portugal: Conrad Algarve
For the Foodies
They say the best way to someone’s heart is through their stomach and if going by this motto, the Portuguese resort of Conrad Algarve is the perfect Foodie Holiday! Situated amongst premier golf courses on the beachfront, this 18th century styled Portuguese palace has an innate focus on food that will satisfy all your culinary needs. Featuring numerous restaurants, eateries and bars, the crowning charm is ‘Gusto’ a fusion of Mediterranean and Scandinavian food, the creation of three Michelin star chef, Heinz Beck. However, this gastronomic adventure does not end there. The Louro restaurant also provides bespoke cooking lessons and experiences, the perfect gift for the foodie in your life.
Information and Booking: Conrad Algarve
Thailand: Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort
For an Olympic Village Styled Sport Retreat
After a lengthy lockdown, rather than getting away to quietly unwind, you and your partner may be looking to exert some pent-up physical energy by getting away to a fitness holiday, strengthening not just the body but the mind also. Any abilities are welcomed and encouraged at Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort, boasting facilities such as an athletics track, FINA approved swimming facilities and multiple sports fields and centres. The site encompasses 23 hectares of land, surrounded by the stunning Thai landscape and close to the Khao Phra Thaeo national park, this is a trip of physical rejuvenation, adventure, and health for both beginners and professionals.
Information and Booking: Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort
Italy: Almar Jesolo Resort & Spa
A Rich Detox
As a couple, it may be time to take a step back from the dreary bustle and tricky stresses of life, particularly under current circumstances. In line with Valentine’s, it could be the perfect time to go for a detox retreat! If this appeals to you then look no further than the Almar Jesolo Resort & Spa perched on the Adriatic Coast. Here, the single longest beach in Europe stretches across the Italian coast, an idyllic spot for a wellness infused break. Their Almablu spa provides a self-guided journey into invigoration as you travel through salt steam baths, Kneipp therapy, Thalgo treatments and much more. The resort is located in very close proximity to one of the most romantic destinations in the world: Venice, which puts the cherry on top of this detox-based cake.
Information and Booking: Almar Jesolo Resort & Spa
India: Atmantan Wellness Resort
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