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15 Wellness Retreats for the Ultimate Stress-Free Vacation

Unwind & Rejuvenate at These Luxury Villas, Hotels and Resorts

We’ve all been there before… Expectations have been set for the new (or the same) resolutions we plan to complete this year. However, sometimes sticking to those annual goals are easier said than done. But if you’re a traveler in search of a vacation where wellness comes first, then you’re in luck. Our expert travel agents can plan your next vacation to a luxury hotel, resort or villa that offer wellness amenities and fitness activities to rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit – from spas that offer natural body treatments to exquisitely prepared farm-to-table meals to nutrition workshops that provide a proper path to healthier choices.

We pulled together a list of amazing destinations – from Tucson to Tuscany – that are part of our SELECT Hotels & Resorts program, which offers exclusive perks, like a $100 resort credit, to clients when they book their vacation with one of our expert travel agents. Kickstart your year of wellness right! Watch the stress melt away on a luxury wellness vacation – a welcomed travel experience you can have anytime during the year.

Banyan Tree Mayakoba
Riviera Maya, Mexico

This sanctuary for the senses and all-villa resort provides guests with a joyful atmosphere to rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit. Mayakoba means village over water, and true to the resort’s name, it is surrounded by lagoons, mangroves and bordered by the sea. Located on the Riviera Maya’s idyllic coastline, Banyan Tree Mayakoba’s award winning luxury spa offers signature massage therapies with Eastern and Western techniques; a collection of hydrothermal facilities; and refreshing beauty treatments, including an herbal bath soak with Champagne.

Bayan Tree Mayakoba
bayan Tree mayakoba

SELECT Perks: $100-$200 per villa (per stay based on villa category), complimentary breakfast, for 2-6 guests at Oriente Restaurant (depending on room category), early check-in and late check-out upon availability, upgrade at time of check-in upon availability, and Wi-Fi included in Resort fee (for properties with a resort fee only)

Bayan Tree Mayakoba
bayan tree mayakoba

Borgo Pignano
Pisa, Italy

Located in the heart of Tuscany, this exclusive tranquil estate with enchanting gardens will seduce guests with its amenities and activities. Go for a swim in the heated infinity pool; take a horseback ride along the woodland paths; make honey with the beekeeper; and create scented soaps in the Herbal Lab. And Borgo Pignano’s wellness area combines elements of the estate’s philosophy – which includes history, nature, health and relaxation – all set within a beautifully designed and elegant spa. Artists and their admirers will also enjoy the Pignano Art Gallery, which offers a contemplative environment for artists to exhibit their work and allows hotel guests the privilege of viewing exceptional art during their stay.

Borgo Pignano
borgo pignano

SELECT Perks: $100 resort credit (exclusions apply), complimentary organic buffet breakfast for 2 daily, early check-in and late check-out upon availability, guaranteed upgrade at time of booking (subject to availability), and high-speed/enhanced Wi-Fi

Horseback Riding near Borgo Pignano
borgo pignano

Brenners Park Hotel & Spa
Baden Baden, Germany

This hotel is located in the heart of the city, next to the Lichtentaler Allee, the Casino, the Modern Art Museum, the Opera House and the thermal springs. The crown jewel of this 5-star hotel is the Wellbeing Villa Stephanie. It sits on an acre of land – spread across 5 floors – and consists of a 5,381 square foot sauna, plunge pool, private gym, hammam, sauna for women and treatment rooms overlooking the private gardens. Guests can also enjoy acres of the landscaped private park with excellent trails for biking and hiking.

Brenners Park Hotel and Spa
brenners park hotel & Spa

SELECT Perks: $100 spa credit, complimentary continental breakfast for 2 daily, early check-in and late check-out upon availability, upgrade at time of check-in (subject to availability), and Wi-Fi is already included in the Resort fee (for properties with a resort fee only)

Brenners Park Hotel & Spa
brenners park hotel & Spa

Canyon Ranch Lenox
Lenox, Massachusetts

This resort touts itself as being more than “a day at the spa,” and that a stay here “changes lives.” It may be because Canyon Ranch Lenox offer its guests integrated health and wellness in a natural setting. Located in the Berkshires, guests have access to a menu of daily fitness and mind-body classes, guided hikes & bike rides, indoor tennis, canoeing, stand-up paddle boarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, croquet, a High Ropes Course, and more! In addition to on-site healthy food options and top-notched facilities, guests can fine-tune their health and restore their well-being with the resort’s team of doctors, trainers, nutritionists, therapists, exercise psychologists and healers, who can create programs to suit each guest’s needs. Planning a trip to Arizona? Consider staying at the Canyon Ranch Tucson.

Canyon Ranch Lenox
canyon ranch lenox

SELECT Perks: $160 resort credit, complimentary breakfast for 2 daily, early check-in and late check-out upon availability, upgrade at time of check-in (subject upon availability), and Wi-Fi included in the Resort fee (for properties with a resort fee only)

Canyon Ranch Lenox
canyon ranch lenox

Carlton Hotel St. Moritz
St. Moritz, Switzerland

Guests at the Carlton Hotel St. Moritz will enjoy staying at this boutique hotel with jaw-dropping views of Lake Moritz, the Swiss Alps and beyond! Enjoy the power of the mountains as they envelop you with their silence: the quiet of the mountain wind, the distant views of the rising sun, and the peaceful atmosphere of dusk and the evening hours. Unwind at the Carlton Spa equipped with an indoor and outdoor pool, a spacious spa area, and an Organic Pharmacy offering treatments, such as the Swiss Body Detox, Purifying Algae Bath, Green Coffee Body Sculpting, and the Vitamin C and Papaya Enzyme Peel Facial – using a combination of all-natural substances and high-quality experts to ensure outstanding results and lasting relaxation. Consider staying at the Waldhotel Health & Medical Excellence in Obburgen, another SELECT property with exclusive perks, located an hour’s drive south of Zurich.

Carlton Hotel St. Moritz
carlton hotel st. moritz

SELECT Perks: $100 spa credit per room (per stay), complimentary buffet breakfast for 2 daily at Romanoff, early check-in and late check-out upon availability, an upgrade at the time of check-in (subject to availability), and high-speed/enhanced Wi-Fi

Carlton Hotel St. Moritz
carlton hotel st. moritz

Falisia Resort & Spa
Portopiccolo, Italy

This exclusive luxury resort sits right on the private bay in the Gulf of Trieste of the idyllic Adriatic coast. The Italian Riviera is the perfect location for a couple looking for a peaceful and romantic break. For relaxation, Falisia has a private beach club with infinity pool, and a dedicated wellness and fitness area. In addition to the MED IN BLUE’s holistic, natural approach to the most advanced medical surgery, the Portopiccolo Beauty Spa by Bakel offers natural therapies in the gardens of Trieste owned by Dr. Raffaella Gregoris, one of the leading natural skincare experts in Italy.

Falisia Resort & Spa
portopiccolo, italy

SELECT Perks: $100 Food & Beverage credit per room per stay at Cliff Restaurant, complimentary buffet breakfast for 2 daily, early check-in and late check-out upon availability, an upgrade at time of check-in (subject to availability), and high-speed/enhanced Wi-Fi

Falisia Resort & Spa
falisia resort & spa

Grand Velas Los Cabos
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

This all-inclusive luxury resort is located where the golden sand beaches embrace the turquoise seas. From stunning architecture and Mexican art to breathtaking ocean views, Grand Velas Los Cabos has something for all its guests. Find out why Forbes calls this resort’s 35,000 square foot SE Spa an “aquatic paradise.” The treatments incorporate the latest technology and are infused with Mexican healing essentials found in nature. Guests can lose themselves in a 7-step water ceremony that’s included in every treatment; revive with a blue agave signature massage; and enjoy a series of educational workshops from master facials to aromatherapy for couples. Surrender to paradise at this luxury wellness retreat. Other related SELECT properties in Mexico include the Viceroy Los Cabos, Grand Velas Riviera Maya and Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit.

Grand Velas Los Cabos
grand velas los cabos

SELECT Perks: $10 dinner credit & $50 spa credit per person, per night for guests stay 4+ nights, private one-way airport transfer for 2 (arranged in advance), early check-in and late check-out upon availability, an upgrade at the time of check-in subject to availability, and Wi-Fi included in the Resort fee (for properties with a resort fee only)

Grand Velas Los Cabos Fitness Room
grand velas los cabos

LA CANTERA RESORT & SPA
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

This resort, located atop one of the highest points in all of San Antonio, is the place to be if you’re looking for peace and tranquility. Play a game of golf on its two championship courses with scenic views of the Texas Hill Country, or take golf lessons at the Golf Academy. For a more relaxing activity, consider a visit to the secluded sanctuary of Loma de Vida Spa & Wellness, which offers traditional spa treatments, signature experiences indigenous to the area and results oriented services that integrate technology and nature to create a true sense of balanced well-being. Find out why Condé Nast Traveler readers voted it the Top Resort in the Southwest & Texas.

La Cantera Resort & Spa
la cantera resort & Spa

SELECT Perks: $100 resort credit, complimentary full breakfast for 2 daily, early check-in and late check-out upon availability, an upgrade at the time of check-in (subject to availability), and Wi-Fi is already included in the Resort fee (for properties with a resort fee only)

La Cantera Resort & Spa
la cantera resort & Spa

LEFAY RESORT & SPA LAGO DI GARDA
GARGNANO, ITALY

This 5-star luxury resort on Lake Garda spreads out across over 27 acres of natural park, surrounded by hills, natural terraces and olive groves. Guests have access to the 12,467 square foot spa where body and soul are rejuvenated. The Lefay Spa Scientific Committee has created an innovative wellness method that stems from the blending of Classical Chinese Medicine with Western scientific research. The goal is to achieve complete mental and physical wellness with various objectives linked to weight, relieving stress, getting into better physical shape, treating sleep problems, combating the signs of aging, and detoxifying the body. And what better place to stay that also incorporates the farm-to-table cuisine that fosters healthy eating choices.

Lefay Resort & Spa Lago di Garda
lefay resort & Spa Lago di garda

SELECT Perks: Complimentary lunch/dinner for 2 per room per stay (exclusions apply), $100 spa services credit per room, complimentary buffet breakfast for 2 daily, early check-in and late check-out upon availability, an upgrade at the time of check-in (subject to availability), and Wi-Fi included in the Resort fee (for properties with a resort fee only)

Lefay Resort & Spa Lago Di Garda
lefay resort & Spa lago di garda

THE LODGE AT SPRUCE PEAK
STOWE, VERMONT

For this wellness retreat, travelers will have to head to the tallest peak in Vermont. This luxury ski-in/ski-out 4-season mountain resort features a fitness center, heated outdoor pool, and a 36-hole mountainside golf course. In addition to dozens of activities to keep guests fit, the resort is also home to an expansive Spa and Wellness Center, complete with views of Mount Mansfield. Experience relaxation with signature treatments, harnessing the goodness of nature in the Healing Lodge or 18 private treatment rooms. Indulge in self-care with on-site amenities such as an outdoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi hot tubs, and a soothing spa sanctuary lounge. The Lodge has received awards and accolades from Trip Advisor, US News & World ReportCondé Nast Traveler, and more. Plan your next vacation to experience true alpine bliss.

The Lodge at Spruce Peak
the lodge at spruce peak

SELECT Perks: $100 food & beverage credit, breakfast for 2 daily in Solstice (Max $50), early check-in and late check-out upon availability, an upgrade at the time of check-in (subject to availability), and Wi-Fi included in the Resort fee (for properties with a resort fee only)

The Lodge at Spruce Peak
the lodge at spruce peak

MIRAVAL ARIZONA RESORT & SPA
TUCSON, ARIZONA

In the warm shade of the Santa Catalina Mountains in northern Tucson, the 400-acre Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa is dedicated to opening eyes, minds and hearts. Take part in unlimited opportunities to reflect, learn and grow from self-discovery activities, an array of fitness offerings, well-being lectures & cooking classes, or wind down with spa services to unleash your senses. At Miraval, it’s not just about taking a break, it’s a full mind, body and lifestyle retreat where the benefits linger long after guests check out. Consider staying at the Miraval Austin, also a SELECT Hotels & Resorts property, when visiting Austin, Texas.

Miraval Arizona Resort
miraval Arizona Resort & SPa

SELECT Perks: $100 resort credit per person (per stay), complimentary buffet breakfast for 2 daily, early check-in and late check-out upon availability, upgrade at time of check-in (subject to availability), and basic Wi-Fi

Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa
miraval arizona resort & Spa

OMNI LA COSTA RESORT AND SPA
CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA

This haven for rejuvenation was voted one of the Top Resorts in Southern California by Condé Nast Traveler readers. Enjoy a stress-free escape to the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa, nestled  among 400 acres of lush gardens near the beach in Carlsbad. Take your pick from over 600 spacious guest rooms, suites and villas, and let your vacation in paradise unfold. All guest have access to the Athletic Club, a state-of-the-art fitness facility with Star Trac equipment and a variety of exercise classes, as well as access to the PFC Fitness Camp, the ultimate choice for lasting fitness and weight loss programs. And in addition to an adults-only pool, the award-winning Spa at La Costa offers guests stress-relieving massages and on-site meditation sessions at The Chopra Center. Your luxury wellness retreat awaits!

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
omni LA Costa Resort & Spa

SELECT Perks: $100 resort credit per stay, complimentary full breakfast for 2 daily at VUE restaurant, early check-in and late check-out upon availability, an upgrade at time of check-in (subject to availability), and basic Wi-Fi

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa - PFC Fitness Camp
omni la costa resort & Spa

Rosewood Phuket
Phuket, Thailand

Nestled along 1,968-feet of sun-drenched coastline at Emerald Bay, this secluded beach hideaway exudes a harmonious celebration of luxury island living in Phuket. Guests enjoy a stay in one of 71 pavilions or villas with a private pool and serene sea views. Located within 43.5 acres of beachfront gardens, an integrated wellness concept where guests discover their true path to personal healing is complemented by a fitness center, events space, explorer club and beachside pools. Asaya, the wellness resort in Thailand offers a full range of signature treatments and alternative therapies built on the foundation of your well-being. Rosewood Phuket’s holistic wellness concept flows through all aspects of the resort, whether maintaining your workout or simply relaxing beside the beachfront pool.

Rosewood Phuket
rosewood phuket

SELECT Perks: Arrival fast track service on international direct flights ( 3-days’ notice), $100 food & beverage credit, wellness amenity, welcome card, complimentary semi-buffet breakfast for 2 daily, early check-in upon availability, an upgrade at time of check-in (subject to availability), and Wi-Fi included in the Resort fee (for properties with a resort fee only)

Rosewood Phuket
rosewood phuket

ROYAL MANSOUR MARRAKECH
MARRAKECH, MOROCCO

Guests at the Royal Mansour experience the care and attention from a 550-team that provides authentic Moroccan hospitality with a touch of world-class glamour. Stay in a traditional Riad in the heart of Marrakech with access to amenities, including 4 restaurants by 3 Michelin-Star Chef Yannick Alleno, a 5-acre lush garden and butler service. Experience an immersive Moroccan experience at the Royal Mansour Spa. The hammam provides guests with traditional treatments such as a gentle exfoliation, ceremonial massage, ghassoul wrap and floral water sprays. Guests have access to an array of ultimate treatments from head to toe.

Royal Mansour Marrakech
royal mansour marrakech

SELECT Perks: $100 spa credit, Marrakech airport transfers, fast track service at Marrakech airport on arrival/departure, complimentary full breakfast for 2 daily, early check-in and late check-out upon availability, an upgrade at time of check-in (subject to availability)

Royal Mansour Marrakech
royal mansour marrakech

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort
Scottsdale, Arizona

Located in the on Camelback Mountain in Arizona, this Scottsdale luxury resort is 53 acres of your own private paradise. In addition to breathtaking panoramic views in a spectacular mountainside setting, this resort offers guests an intimate retreat that features farm-fresh American cuisine with Asian access, changing monthly to reflect the seasonal harvests. The Sanctuary Spa offers a menu of Asian-inspired treatments (e.g. Zen Shiatsu treatment, Reiki treatment, and Thai massage) in 12 indoor and outdoor treatment rooms. The Spa also features a relaxing meditation garden, reflecting pond, a Watsu pool, classes in a state-of-the-art fitness center and movement studio, such as Pilates, Yoga, and fitness & nutrition consultations.

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort
sanctuary on camelback mountain resort

SELECT Perks: $100 spa service credit (excludes retail, room, tax or resort fee), $30 full breakfast credit for 2 daily, early check-in and late check-out upon availability, an upgrade at time of check-in (subject to availability), and basic Wi-Fi

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort
sanctuary on camelback mountain resort
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