Bali Goddess Retreats
IDEAL FOR Wannabe divas in search of fun, adventure and holistic wellness.
In need of fun and escapism, you and your friends? This is where the charm is. This boutique adventure retreat was created by women, for women. Kick off your shoes and go with the flow at the Bali Goddess Retreat eat where wellness and rejuvenation is key. The perfect blend of Balinese culture, exercise and rest, guests can spend their days surfing, doing yoga, exploring the local town and kicking back in style. Rooms are decorated in traditional Balinese style inside a cozy colonial mansion. With healthy a’ la carte meals, the warm waters of the Indian Ocean at your doorstep and a slew of activities to take part in including elephant riding, visits to the monkey temple and primarily, surfing, you won’t regret booking the charismatic spot, where friendships are made and you’re made to feel like the Goddess you really are.
Blue Osa Yoga Retreat and Spa, Costa Rica
IDEAL FOR Weary workaholics who need intensive ‘soul’ pampering. If you’re looking to reconnect with your inner self, love the idea of travelling off the beaten path, care about the world we live in and appreciate being pampered, the Blue Osa is the place for you. Set in a dreamy spot in balmy Costa Rica, this retreat has a 1,350 sq ft open air yoga studio overlooking the expansive beach, a full service eco spa, a chemical free lap pool with a solar powered filtration system, a large pool pavillion, an organic garden and an uber relaxing massage centre. The resort has reflexology and chiropractic experts who use colours, fragrances and natural ointments to soothe, as well as an acupuncturist and personal trainer. We say book now but don’t tell a soul as we want to keep this little piece of paradise all to ourselves.
Fordoun Hotel and Spa, South Africa
IDEAL FOR Thrill seekers on the search for ‘something’ out of the mundane.
Hello adventurous, boho travellers seeking alternative treatments and stress-free time out. If you’ve forgotten what relaxation means, a break at the Fordoun is ideal. You know it is unique when you discover that the hotel’s director is both a Western doctor and an African spiritual healer. The luxurious accommodation is cozy yet elegant, African style and is situated on a dairy farm. The hotel’s spa boasts unique African treatments based on the seven chakras theme. Indulge in massages, hydro-active mineral baths, body wraps, floating sessions, tummy wraps, anti-ageing facials and slimming bootcamp sessions.