The 12 Hottest Wellness Destinations to Travel to in 2022
- 29 November 2021 29 November 2021
2022 is set to be a momentous year for wellness travel. The demand for wellness holidays that cater for both our physical and emotional wellbeing is only set to rise further as we collectively try to offset the adverse effects of pandemic related restrictions, increased stress, and ever more sedentary lifestyles. With this in mind, we’ve put together the 12 hottest wellness destinations to travel to in 2022 including everything from family wellness holidays to immunity-boosting retreats in some of the world’s most exciting emerging tourist destinations.
Without further ado, let’s explore the best wellness retreat experiences to be had for each month of 2022!
January: The Spa Retreat at Carlisle Bay, Antigua
Where better to stock up on some much-needed vitamin D in the new year than under the Caribbean sun? A new year spa holiday is the perfect way to ease yourself into 2022! Carlisle Bay makes the most of the island’s spectacular coastline, allowing you to relax and restore your energy in the new year. The award-winning spa provides various treatments from Reiki to reflexology, using locally sourced ingredients. With its focus on health and wellness plus the chic design and award-winning facilities, it offers the highest standard of comfort in the Caribbean.
Information and Booking: Carlisle Bay
February: Celebrate February Half-Term in Style at TIA Wellness Resort, Vietnam
Beat the summer holiday rush and recharge your whole family’s battery with a healthy February half-term break at the stunning TIA Wellness Resort in Vietnam. Indulge in treatments at the well-equipped spa in this stunning resort situated in one of the world’s best beaches. Educate your little ones on the importance of wellness and let them try the variety of activities and wellness therapies on offer. Providing authentic fun for everyone, this active family holiday is guaranteed to keep kids and adults alike thoroughly entertained.
Information and Booking: TIA Wellness Resort
March: Spring into Strength at EPIC SANA Algarve, Portugal
For those looking to strengthen and awaken their bodies after the winter period, this short but sweet immune-boosting break in Portugal’s stunning Algarve region is a must. Relax and recuperate with personalized training, health-boosting massage, and reflexology. Raise your mental and physical energy levels with yoga, meditation and cycling all whilst being surrounded by nature on a healthy break that will leave you feeling stronger and healthier from the inside out.
Information and Booking: EPIC SANA Algarve
April: Tone up for Summer at Preidlhof, Italy
With warmer weather and longer days, April is the perfect month of the year to focus your attention on re-balancing your body and spirit with a healthy weight loss holiday. Achieve the results you’re looking for with the help of Preidlhof’s specialists who will guide you through the best traditional and modern approaches that will slim and detoxify your body. From acupuncture to personalized nutrition consultations whilst you’re there to a tailored plan to follow on your return home, you’ll leave feeling lighter, brighter, and fully equipped to live a long-term healthy lifestyle!
Information and Booking: Preidlhof
May: Get that Fitness Feeling at COMO Uma Canggu, Bali
Choose from a comprehensive list of strengthening fitness activities and spa treatments to curate your ideal fitness retreat at the luxury beachfront resort that is COMO Uma Canggu on Echo Beach. Enjoy unlimited access to the spa and outdoor pools as part of this Fusion Fitness Holiday and refuel with the delicious nutritionally balanced food on offer at the resorts two eateries. COMO Uma Canggu is the perfect place to recharge and recalibrate your fitness regime, you’ll leave feeling renewed and ready to continue building on all you have achieved during your stay.
Information and Booking: COMO Uma Canggu
June: Detox and Relax at Pine Cliffs, Portugal
Lean into the lightness of being at the luxurious Pine Cliffs resort in Portugal with a detoxifying yoga retreat over a long weekend in June. From sound healing to breathing and meditation classes to nutritional workshops and lymphatic drainage massage, you’ll leave feeling cleansed in both body and mind. Enjoy unlimited use of the fully equipped gym, sauna, and Jacuzzis as well as mouth-watering food at one of the resorts nine restaurants. Return home haven’t learnt more about yourself, stronger and fully recharged for whatever life throws at you!
Information and Booking: Pine Cliffs
July: Destress at Park Igls, Austria
Improving your gut health is the key to promoting weight loss and overall health, on this de-stress retreat you'll learn how to combat stress and prevent burnout using the popular and effective Mayr principles. Take part in craniosacral therapy and coaching sessions complimented by metabolic detox baths and massages that will release tensions and restore wellbeing to all areas of the body. Leave this leading Medi-spa resort feeling primed to reach your full potential through increased productivity and a revived positive mental attitude.
Information and Booking: Park Igls
August: Make the Most of the Cornish Sun at Workout Away, UK
With summer in the UK at its peak, August is the best time to embark on an active fitness retreat on the Cornish coastline. Situated at the stunning St Michael’s Resort in Falmouth, you’ll enjoy a stimulating mix of fitness activities from surfing to HIIT and yoga. After a productive day of training, indulge in the hydrothermal spa or with a relaxing massage and Cornish salt steam room session. Not only are you guaranteed to boost your health, but you’ll also make new like-minded friends on this group fitness retreat, supporting each other from day one!
Information and Booking: Workout Away
September: Take a Hike at Palacio Estoril, Portugal
Immerse yourself in nature, healing with this hiking retreat at the five star Palacio Estoril Golf and Spa Hotel, located just 20 minutes away from Lisbon. Discover a more holistic way of living as you hike stunning trails complete with endless views, wild beaches and historical sites of significance along the way, accompanied by an energy healer and an experienced local guide. Soothe the senses and release muscle tension after a long day of hiking through mystical forests at the Banyan Tree Spa with a deep tissue full body massage and complimentary access to the gym and dynamic pools.
Information and Booking: Palacio Estoril Golf & Spa Hotel
October: Get Gut-Healthy at SHA Wellness Clinic, Spain
Learn new healthy eating habits and restore the balance and proper function to your digestive system on this tailored nutrition-friendly retreat at the premier medical wellness resort that is SHA Wellness Clinic in Alicante. Natural therapies, medical treatments and a personalized exercise & nutrition plan all come together to help your cleanse and purify your body leaving you feeling reinvigorated from the inside out. This comprehensive retreat leaves no stone unturned, and you’ll leave knowing exactly what you need to do in order to maintain a healthy gut going forward.
Information and Booking: SHA Wellness Clinic
November: Enjoy Luxury Caribbean Life at Melia Punta Cana Beach, Dominican Republic
Whether it’s paddle boarding, getting out on your bike, perfecting your yoga form or just enjoying a wild swim, Melia Punta Cana Beach is the perfect place to enjoy a slice of luxury island life on an all-inclusive wellness retreat! Situated on the idyllic Bavaro beachfront, you’ll connect mind, body and soul through fitness activities, holistic spa treatments and leisure activities such as golfing and kayaking on this adults-only, all-inclusive wellness retreat in the Dominican Republic. You won’t regret swapping the biting cold for this tropical island retreat that caters for every wellness need!
Information and Booking: Melia Punta Cana Beach
Renowned for skiing in the winter months, a visit to Lefay Resort & SPA Dolomiti, lying in the eastern section of the northern Italian Alps, is a must during the festive period. When you're not making the most of the slopes at this stunning World Heritage Site, relax with Ayurveda treatments to maintain health, reduce stress, and improve flexibility, strength, and stamina. Escape to this luxurious winter paradise complete with fine dining and return feeling utterly refreshed for all that 2023 will bring following a unique ski & Ayurveda spa retreat experience.
Information and Booking: Lefay Resort & Spa Dolomiti
From active holidays in Europe to relaxing spa retreats in the Caribbean, there’s something for all manner of wellness travellers to enjoy in 2022!