Going it alone on a wellness retreat can be an incredible experience, but equally amazing is sharing your retreat with your significant other. Whether it is for the company, moral support on the more strenuous programmes, or so you both can reap the same great results, there are plenty of benefits to brining your loved one along for your wellbeing retreat. If you’re having trouble deciding where it’s best to enjoy a programme together, we have compiled a list of some of our favourite couple-friendly retreats to make finding your perfect one a little easier.
COMO Shambhala Estate, Bali
Found amongst the verdant tropical forests of Bali, you’ll find COMO Shambhala Estate, a haven of peace and tranquillity. Offering a variety of different retreats that help you de-stress, detox, get fit, and achieve plenty of other wellbeing goals, you are sure to find one that is to both of your likings. When not benefiting from the excellent wellness offering, the remote location provides the perfect place to escape everything and simply enjoy each other’s company.
Villa Padierna Palace Hotel, Spain
If you’re seeking a relaxing spa break but don’t want to travel too far from home to find it, Villa Padierna Palace Hotel in Spain could be exactly what you’re looking for. Set in a quiet part of Marbella, although still within easy reach of the beach, at this stylish spa resort you will find programmes dedicated to pampering, mindfulness, and weight-loss. Either opt for the same programme to spend plenty of quality time together, or enjoy different programmes and reunite in the evenings to share your experiences and enjoy the delights of Marbella.
Marbella Club, Spain
Visit the sunny coast of Spain together with a trip to Marbella Club. This impressive health resort is the ideal resort for a couple looking to get fit and healthy, with a range of programmes including weight-loss, detox, and stress-management all on offer. The beautiful coastal location means you can not only enjoy the benefits of a wellness retreat together, but still enjoy a romantic beach break when not occupied by your programme.
Verdura Resort, Italy
This luxurious Italian wellness resort boasts spectacular location, a superb spa, and effective programmes making Verdura Resort another great option for those who wish to combine a relaxing beach holiday with a more wellness-focused one. The wellness offering here is varied, making it great for a couple that has different goals: fitness, weight-loss, anti-ageing and more are just some of the retreats on offer at Verdura Resort. By day enjoy a fantastic wellness break, and by night enjoy the Mediterranean lifestyle by the coast.
Canyon Ranch Tuscon, USA
If you are both looking to seriously overhaul your lifestyle and fitness regime, look no further than Canyon Ranch Tuscon. This resort is best for the couple that is after a serious wellness break, as you won’t find much else around in this stunning desert location. That isn’t to say a stay at Canyon Ranch will be boring by any means, with a multitude of activities and facilities available to keep you occupied and progressing on your wellness journey. Achieve real results together at this life-changing spa.
EPIC SANA Algarve, Portugal
For the couple who are looking to push themselves further while still benefiting from excellent location EPIC SANA Algarve in Portugal is ideal. The speciality of this resort has to be the fitness and weight-loss programmes, we especially love the Sayanna Epic Boot Camp, although you will find a few other retreat types on offer too such as stress-management and anti-ageing. Having your partner to motivate you on the more difficult days of your retreat is sure to be a great help to anyone trying to get fit or lose weight, and what better way to recover after a workout than relaxing on the beach together?
Amilla Fushi, Maldives
For a more relaxed wellbeing break, a trip to Amilla Fushi should be on the cards. This Maldivian resort offers guests every luxury they could ask for: private pools accompany every room type, the spa features all manner of pampering treatments, and a multitude of water sports and movement activities are on hand for those who want something a little more active. Spend your days doing as much or as little as you like and your evenings enjoying spectacular sunsets from one of the romantic dining options.
Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru, Maldives
If you seek the best of both worlds, a place where you can enjoy some R&R and luxury but also get the benefits of a wellness break, book a stay at Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru. Also found in the Maldives, this resort has plenty of activities and facilities that make it perfect for your dream romantic getaway, special dining experiences and cruises can even be arranged, but you will also find an impressive Ayurveda offering to assist you with your wellness needs.