Luxury Wellness Retreats To Book This January

Fancy a spot of yoga in the Himalayas or a juice fast in the jungles of Bali? When it comes to re-booting your health, sometimes a break away from the daily grind is essential, so we've put together our edit of the world's most luxurious wellness resorts for a new year recharge.  

Whether you're looking to lose weight, cleanse your system or manage stress, these targeted retreats boast some of the most skilful practitioners on the planet, with the added bonus of being set in truly jaw-dropping locations.  

From Kate Moss' go-to detox to beachside bootcamps, these wellness getaways won't fail to get you motivated.  

Ananda Detox, India

Located in the tranquil Himalayan foothills overlooking the Ganga River, this remote retreat is the ultimate detox haven. Learn how to make long-term health changes with a personalised plan, including purifying Ayurvedic therapies, yoga sessions, mediation and a careful diet regime, designed to reduce stress and rid the body of toxins.  

Price: Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at Ananda from £2,770 per person based on two sharing or £3,485 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a detox programme, return flights and transfers.

 

Como Shambhala Detox, Bali 

This blissful resort in the lush jungles of Bali focuses on getting your whole body, from the lymphatic system to the skin, working optimally for natural detoxification. Wellness consultants prescribe a programme of nutrient-rich meals and cleansing spa treatments alongside plenty of outdoors exercise, including Pilates classes and daily treks.  

Price: Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at Como Shambhala from £2,920 per person based on two sharing or £3,495 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a detox programme, return flights and transfers. 
 

Grand Park Detox, Austria  

Immerse yourself in the detox process at this picturesque resort in Austria's Gastein Valley. Calorie-controlled meals help regenerate and cleanse your gut, while luxury spa treatments and group fitness classes (including yoga and Nordic walking) shed your body of unwanted toxins and excess weight. You'll also receive a medical consultation on arrival and departure to give you a professional insight into your progress.  

Price: Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at Grand Park from £1,555 per person based on two sharing or £1,670 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a detox programme, return flights and transfers.
 

 

SwaSwara Detox, India  

Set in unspoilt countryside a short walk from the beach, the SwaSwara retreat will kick off your stay with a cleansing juice diet and help you reflect on your goals with a day of antar mauna (inner silence). Daily Ayruvedic treatments and yogic moves will help you unwind and recuperate, while you explore the scenic surroundings through daily group wellness activities, including guided nature walks and healthy cooking sessions.  

Price: Health and Fitness Travel offers 14 nights at SwaSwara from £2,705 per person based on two sharing or £3,790 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a detox programme, return flights and transfers.
 

 

Ti Sana Liver Detox, Italy  

Give your liver a reboot post-party season at this specialist retreat in the rolling Italian countryside. Combining probiotic supplementation with organic, vegan nutrition and detoxifying spa therapies, this targeted programme will free your system from the daily strain of saturated fats, sugar and alcohol. Following an initial consultation, you can choose one of three programmes to suit your aim (slimming, relaxing or energising) and learn first-hand how to create healthy vegetarian meals from scratch.  

Price: Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at Ti Sana from £2,413 per person based on two sharing or £2,648 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a detox programme, return flights and transfers. 
 

 

Kamalaya Introduction to Detox, Thailand  

This award-winning spa set on the pristine white sands of Koh Samui is ideal for first-time detoxes. You'll be taught how to understand your body's needs and given three cleansing meals per day, alongside the likes of lymphatic drainage therapy and traditional Asian foot massages, plus the chance to take part in holistic activities, including guided meditation sessions.  

Price: Health and Fitness Travel offers seven  nights at Kamalaya from £2,220 oer person based on two sharing or £2,600 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a detox programme, return flights and transfers.
 

The Farm Detox Cleanse, Philippines  

Revitalise both your body and mind at this serene resort, nestled among the coconut plantations and waterfalls of the Philippines. Focusing on raw vegan cuisine, you'll be given a personalised detox diet plan to help eliminate feelings of lethargy, and made to sweat out toxins with both personal training sessions and daily wellness activities. Regular colon hydrotherapy sessions and holistic spa therapies will also help prepare you for a healthier lifestyle back home.  

Price: Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at The Farm from £2,795 per person based on two sharing or £3,395 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a detox programme, return flights and transfers. 
 

 

SHA Detox, Spain  

As the world's first macrobiotic wellness resort, SHA Wellness Clinic in Spain is the place to go for a truly tailored detox programme, focused not only on specific foods but juice fasting, too. Consultations with both doctors and nutritionists will help shape your bespoke plan, while acupuncture treatments and regular wellness lectures keep you feeling relaxed and motivated. Best of all, you'll be given post-stay support with a personalised health plan and follow-up email consultations to ensure you stay on track.  

Price: Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at SHA from £3,040 per person based on two sharing or £3,480 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a detox programme, return flights and transfers. 
 

 

Phuket Cleanse Detox & Fitness, Thailand  

Ideal for those after a serious detox, this beach resort on Thailand's Phuket Island will help cleanse your system with a potent combination of diet and fitness. You'll experience a raw vegan diet with accompanying clay detox drinks and juices before being put through your paces in bootcamps and private yoga sessions. It's not all hard work, though, with luxury spa treatments (think full-body massages) and raw cooking classes also on offer.  

Price: Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at Phuket Cleanse from £2,065 per person based on two sharing or £2,210 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a detox & fitness programme, return flights and transfers. 

 

Body Tonic at Chateau Lou Casteou, France 

Situated in the charming Chateau Lou Casteou in the South of France, the five-day Body Tonic fitness retreat offers an energising balance of training and outdoor activities with low-carb cuisine, designed to help kick-start weight loss and boost endurance no matter your level. Led by a team of personal trainers, you'll experience a range of exercise options, from aerobic workouts to core strength training, receiving individual support throughout. 

Price: From 4-8 May 2016; £1,550 per person for a private en-suite room with a sea or mountain view or £1,350 per person for two guests sharing a room.  

The price includes five days accommodation, all meals with wine, Champagne reception on arrival, daily fitness classes, coastal treks, water aerobics, one massage, yoga and stretching classes and transfers from Nice airport. 

 

The LifeCo Antalya, Akra Barut, Turkey  

Rumoured to be Kate Moss' health retreat of choice, The LifeCo Antalya at Turkey's Akra Barut resort offers a range of wellness programmes, from weight loss to anti-ageing and stress management. You'll enjoy healthy yet tasty raw vegan cuisine and experience extensive therapies (from blood analysis to colon treatments) under the guidance of on-site doctors, dieticians and nurses.  

Price: Available on request