It is possible to spend time alone – without feeling lonely. Alone time is important for growth because it allows you time to reflect and assert your independence. Whether you are recently single, have lived for years as a bachelor or are in a happy relationship – you should take some personal healing time for yourself at these top retreats for single travellers. By attending a retreat without companions, you will not have to compromise and can simply follow your desires as they arise. Head to one of these five fabulous properties and get ready to focus solely on yourself.
1 - Kamalaya: Thailand
With incredible views on the tropical island of Koh Samui in Thailand, Kamalaya is the perfect place to take a singles retreat. Regularly named a top destination spa with detox, yoga, stress management programmes and more, you will be able to devote time to your own health and wellbeing amongst an incredibly knowledgeable and attentive staff. Try new treatments that you may not have experienced before such as Traditional Chinese medicine or a special holistic therapy session from a visiting practitioner. You will be completely free to spend the day away however you like, enjoying the spa facilities or attending complimentary fitness activities.
2 - Vana Malsi Estate: India
Vana Malsi Estate, esteemed at the Most Life-Changing Retreat in the 2016 Tatler Spa Guide, offers a Personalised Programme that is completely tailored to suit your needs. The kind and attentive staff will immediately make you feel welcome as you uncover insights into your physical body, personality and frequent tendencies. The grounds host many quiet places to simply meditate and reflect, and attending this retreat by yourself may make you feel more able to reconnect with your inner self. If you find that you would like company, there are many activities – such as yoga sessions, morning walks and music evenings – in which all guests are invited to participate.
3 - Vilalara Thalassa Resort: Portugal
Treat yourself to a luxurious experience at the 5-star Vilalara Thalassa Resort, where you can tread through lush gardens and amble along the golden beach. The Vilalara Thalassa Spa offers a wealth of programmes from a short 3 night Longevity Thalassa Break to the more comprehensive 10 night Longevity Intense Detox & Weight Loss programme. Whichever programme you choose, there are benefits to attending on your own. You will not want to squander precious time coordinating with a travel buddy on a short break, and you will need to focus on yourself during intensive programmes. Besides, if you are worried about having too much alone time, Vilalara Thalassa Resort can keep you occupied with the daily group activities or you can spend more solo time in the relaxation area.
4 - SHA Wellness Clinic: Spain
Crowned Most Directional Clinic by in the 2016 Conde Nast Traveller Spa Guide, SHA Wellness Clinic in Spain provides the ultimate escape for solo holidaymakers. During a retreat at SHA, finding out information about your current state through diagnostic tests and learning how to improve your health will be of the utmost importance. To truly soak up the benefits of this medispa, it is best to travel solo. Once you independently embark on a life-changing retreat to correct your old bad habits, you will feel more in control and able to bring these benefits into your everyday life.
5 - YogaRosa Ibiza: Spain
YogaRosa in Ibiza has no single supplement, which is perfect if you’re on a budget. The YogaRosa retreat also has incredible value with full board and yoga therapy from the talented and warm-hearted Rosa Klein. When you are not focusing on your breath and meditating, you can soak up the peaceful atmosphere in one of the pools or colourful hammocks. You will feel the healing positive energy of the gardens and if you feel the need for company, you can simply join the communal dining table or cuddle up with one of the five loveable YogaRosa dogs. Here you will be able to deeply develop your yoga practise and enhance your self-awareness.
Gift yourself with time and space to flourish at a wellness programme. To book or enquire about one of these fantastic retreats for single travellers, enquire here or give our wellness experts a call at 020 7843 3597.