1. A LAND, SEA & AIR ESCAPE
When Amanzoe reopens each season, it does so with a roster of new experiences to ensure that no to stays at this beautiful Peloponnese property are the same. For summer 2023, the resort is offering an Optimal Living Mindfulness Retreat, running until May 26, focusing on mindfulness, breathwork and meditative movement classes, gifting guests the tools to overcome mental barriers and obstacles in everyday life. Also a new addition is the updated fleet of highspeed watercraft, including a Wally One Powerboat and Pershing 62, on which guests can book a fully-customisable half- or full-day charters. But most exciting of all, are the new helicopter experiences, with four different itineraries flying guests over ancient archaeological sites or beautiful to neighbouring islands. Epic views guaranteed!
2. WILD TAILS
Ultra-luxe safari conservation brand Singita has announced its new ‘Wholeness’ philosophy now weaved into the fabric of its 15 camps and lodges across Africa. With a vision to change the way guests experience a traditional safari, Singita is now incorporating wellness into every single element of their stay – all inspired by Africa’s traditional wellness philosophies. Activities include lodge-specific excursions such as sunset cruises and fishing on Zimbabwe’s Malilangwe Dam to exploring Rwanda’s breathtaking landscapes by bicycle. In the spas, treatments further harness local ingredients, with a foot scrub ritual at Singita Sabi Sand that uses sand from the river banks to sadze (maize meal) used at Singita Malilangwe. In the kitchen, there’s greater emphasis on plant-based cuisine, less waste, healthy menus and celebrating age-old recipes from the region. All the perfect excuse to you let you unwind at leisure in the wilderness.
3. MINDFULNESS IN PARADISE
Located in Stari Grad, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this beautiful Croatian mindfulness property has reopened for the summer season. A member of Relais & Chateaux, Maslina Resort is offering a new welcome package until May 15, where guests staying for three or more nights will be gifted an automatic upgrade with the same accommodation type, a complimentary dinner for two at Maslina’s Michelin-recommended restaurant, and a complimentary 30-minute spa experience for two at the Pharomatiq Spa. Situated in the stunning Maslinica Bay, Maslina’s lush location overlooks the crystalline Adriatic Sea, making it the perfect place to seek solace for mind, body and soul.
4. A JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY
Join Six Senses Kaplankaya in Turkey for its latest wellness retreat, Harvest Kaplankaya, which brings guests and influential speakers together to rediscover human connection, discuss global issues and celebrate human potential. Running from May 10-14, this year’s theme focuses on forging ‘radical hope’ through a four-day event that explores some of the universe’s greatest mysteries, such as where do we come from and where does one go from here to identify what in the past can build radical hope for a brighter future. Certainly food for thought.
5. IN YOUR PRIME
Following the extensive refurb of its YHI Spa, Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort in South Vietnam has now positioned itself as one of the region’s prime wellness destinations. Now doubled in size, it offers 20 treatment rooms, a hair salon, and Japanese-inspired landscaping that includes a beautiful koi fish lake, a waterfall and reflection ponds. Make the most of the serenity with a stay in The Level One-Bedroom Private Pool Villa, feast at Muoi for quintessential Vietnamese food, and spend your days slipping between spa and blue paradise of its infinity pool.