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Top Wellness Destinations To Break Your Quarantine Slump
As we all begin to emerge from our quarantine lifestyles and the world starts to open again, self-care is going to be of the utmost importance. Address the mental and physical stresses of isolation at one of these stunning destinations around the world. Their culture, attractions, and services cater to your wellbeing and spiritual growth.
1. Nosara, Costa Rica
Located in a Blue Zone on the Pacific side of the country, Nosara is a haven for yogis, surfers, and free spirits. Retreats such as Bodhi Tree and The Harmony Hotel offer guests a host of wellness options from spa treatments, yoga classes, mediation, healthy foods, and some not-so-common practices, including “ecstatic dance”, which allows you to dance without inhibitions at nightfall in the jungle.
2. Malindi, Kenya
Malindi is a town on Malindi Bay, in southeastern Kenya. This 11-day wellness journey offers yoga by the pool, private sessions with a personal trainer, mediation, spa treatments, and a personal chef in your luxury suite. Nature is at your front door in this coastal setting and you can spend the day enjoying the wildlife, outdoor activities, and local beaches that overlook the Indian Ocean.
3. Cusco, Peru
From hiking and outdoor adventures in the Andes Mountains to life-changing, sacred journeys in the Sacred Valley, Peru offers wellness experiences that are as beautiful as they are spiritual. Mountain Lodges offers travelers 5 to 7-day wellness and yoga treks to Machu Picchu through the Sacred Valley of the Incas. An hour outside of Cusco, Hotel Sol y Luna offers guests spa treatments, yoga classes, cooking classes, horseback riding, and much more, all with views of the breathtaking backdrop of the Andes Mountains.
4. San Diego, California
San Diego boats over 266 days of sunshine and has long been a destination for people seeking health and wellness. Its laid-back lifestyle and ample retreats offers a relaxing getaway for those looking to unwind and reconnect with themselves. Golden Door is one place that offers that and so much more. The hotel provides a completely tailored wellness experience with daily massages, personal training and nutrition coaching, a curated meal plan, and various other spa and fitness activities. Park Hyatt Aviara Resort is a great option for the whole family with local attractions and experiences for guests of all ages.
5. Turks & Caicos
Head to the beckoning shores of Turks & Caicos where the crystal blue waters, soft sand beaches, and laid-back locals will quickly help you find your bliss. COMO Hotel offers complimentary Pilates, yoga, and meditation training, and for an additional cost there are classes offering a deeper dive into wellness.