Need A Holiday After Your Holiday? These Retreats Marry Wellness With Luxury

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If you’re looking to get away from it all while dedicating some real time to your spiritual renewal, these wellness holidays marry sound therapy practices with some seriously beautiful backdrops

Viceroy Los Cabos, Mexico

San Jose Del Cabo’s premier oceanfront resort Viceroy Los Cabos has long encouraged guests to incorporate wellness into their stay through a range of holistic experiences emphasising the whole health of the mind, body and spirit. One of its most recent additions is an array of sound healing experiences such as poolside group sound baths and guided meditations designed to encourage mindfulness while restoring energy and mental fortitude. Go the extra mile with its popular Strength of Mind package which offers a unique transportive sound healing and reflexology experience designed to remove blockages and restore energy. Book now

RAKxa Wellness & Medical Retreat, Thailand

Blending the latest medical science with holistic, traditional therapies such as Ayurveda and traditional Thai and Chinese medicine, RAKxa is at the top of its game when it comes to wellness retreats. Here sound healing sessions are conducted by its energy healing therapists and incorporated into select sessions, our favourite being the RAKxa Signature Sleep Enhancement, which combines ancient energy healing techniques with sound therapy to ease tensions, balance energy levels and improve sleep quality. Book now

Raffles Bali, Indonesia


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A dream destination for an intimate, peaceful island escape, Raffles Bali is the first of the luxury brand’s hotels to launch ‘Retreat by Raffles’, a new wellbeing offering that will soon be expanded to other locations. Promising a rejuvenating and relaxing itinerary for guests who still want that pampered, ‘on holiday’ feeling whilst simultaneously improving their mental and physical health, an integral part of the new offering includes sound bowl therapy, chakra balancing, meditation in the secret cave, yoga and reiki healing, all of which are offered by Balinese-born community experts. Book now

Singita, Africa


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As part of the ever-evolving enhancement of its inimitable guest experience, which seeks to restore calm and foster true wellness, Singita, which boasts 16 luxury, award-winning safari lodges and camps across Africa, has recently added a deeply relaxing sound journey to its in-room offering. With the incorporation of the likes of evening guided meditations, early morning mindfulness sessions or even just ambient background sounds into a guest’s stay, ease your mind to the sounds of birdsong, energise your spirit with the celebratory sound of singing, or set your intentions for peaceful sleep with contemplative mediations. Book now

The Oberoi Beach Resort, UAE

When it comes to sound healing experiences in the region, Ajman most certainly shouldn’t be overlooked. Home to one of the most luxurious spas in the city complete with an 85 metre pool and seven suites, head to the plush The Oberoi Al Zorah where Tibetan bowl spa treatments are par for the course. Perhaps its most popular treatment, we suggest booking in for the Energy Balance with Himalayan Singing Bowls treatment which sees long, soothing massage strokes designed to remove blockages in the body’s energy points complemented by a sound bath that will lull your body into a deeply meditative state. Book now

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  • Words by Naomi Chadderton