Take a well-deserved break from your busy schedule without having to take the full week off work with one of our luxurious spa breaks. From Greece to Spain, de-stress with traditional spa therapies and improve your well-being whilst taking in the beauty of your stunning surroundings. Whether to enhance your inner-peace, rid your body of toxins, recover from stress or begin a new healthier lifestyle, treat yourself to one of our 5 best luxury spa breaks.

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In our modern-day environments stress, anxiety and poor health are having increasingly damaging effects on our lives. For a drastic change in lifestyle and complete boost in vitality, a surfing holiday is one of the best things you can do for your body, mind and soul. With an enriching and calming effect, surfing de-stresses, clears minds, and promotes feelings of peace and a sense of awareness with the world and your surroundings.

Read more: 8 Reasons to Go on a Learn to Surf Holiday

The strains of the modern workplace environment can be detrimental to physical and mental health; inactivity, stress and fatigue are now major concerns costing both the professional and company.

Read more: 5 of the Best Corporate Wellness Retreats for Employees

With the latest hybrid workout of cardio tennis transforming the arena of tennis training, those inspired by Wimbledon to dig out their dusty tennis rackets can now rediscover the racquet wielding sport, whilst giving an intensive boost to their fitness levels. Combining these tennis-based drills with private coaching and wellness recovery programmes; our top 5 tennis wellness holidays for cardio fitness, are taking tennis to the next level.

Read more: Top 5 Tennis Holidays for Cardio Fitness

Golden Door and who’s it for?

Golden Door Health Retreat & Spa Elysia is located in the beautiful NSW Hunter Valley. Featuring 74 villas this exceptional property is the only purpose built destination health retreat in Australia. Offering Healthy Lifestyle Weekend taster and longer stays ranging from three to seven nights all structured to deliver a holistic wellness experience. Healthy delicious meals are taken together ideal for the solo traveller who wishes to connect with others and attendees range from 25 through to 65+ all with their own unique reason for heading to the Golden Door from major life events, kick-starting their well-being, improving fitness or simply to take a healthy spa break, the program and classes are catered to all.

Read more: Samantha’s Review of Golden Door Health Retreat

Alison Morgan one of Australia's leading health & wellness industry connectors –also known for her expert Business Coaching for small businesses in the industry, through her business Relauncher. Alison recently took part in an amazing wellness adventure in the form of a 4 night/ 5 day Invigorate & Enrich retreat at Aro Ha, in New Zealand's South Island, created with a vision for their visitors to experience adventure, movement, results-orientated fitness, mindfulness and optimal nutrition. Here Alison shares her experience:

Read more: Alison Morgan Reviews Aro Hã, New Zealand

If you haven’t swung from the rafters with TRX suspension training before, the chances are you have already seen or read about it. Invented by a Navy Seal to keep his fellow troops fit in remote parts of the world, it involves the use of hanging bands to engage muscles using just your own body weight. By changing the way you angle your body, every muscle can be engaged in a pull or push motion.

Read more: 7 Benefits of TRX Suspension Training

With hundreds of spa treatments boasting a variety of health benefits, how do you know which is best suited to you? From traditional Ayurvedic healing to modern Western techniques, there are many different types of spas that offer you the chance to improve digestion, cleanse your pores and increase mental clarity. We have rounded up our top 5 luxury spa treatments with the “wow” factor so you can match holistic therapies to your personal wellness goals. Personalise your spa holiday with the best healing spa remedies on offer, from Shirodhara in India to Chi Nei Tsang in Thailand. Combat emotional imbalances, detox your body and feel refreshed with our favourite spa treatments at our best-selling and award-winning spa retreats.

Read more: 5 Spa Holiday Treatments with the Wow Factor

Hitting the reset button with a short healthy break in Queensland at Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat…

With a constant busy schedule and long hours I found myself in need of a short healthy break. So I booked in for a much needed 2 night wellness weekend escape at Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, where I could unwind and focus on my well-being. 

Read more: Samantha's Review of Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat

People are very excited about the latest yoga workouts that are popping up around the world, Anti-gravity Yoga and Paddle Board Yoga are definitely worth trying. Anti-gravity Yoga uses a combination of aerial arts and yoga practices, where hammock like suspensions hold the body in the air in different yoga positions. Whereas, Paddleboard Yoga uses a stand up paddle board and Yoga techniques, while trying to balance on the water. Both are great for strengthening and toning the core, while ultimately being enjoyable.

Read more: The Latest Yoga Trends: Anti-Gravity & Paddle Board Yoga

What is Aro Ha Wellness Retreat?

Located in New Zealand’s Southern Alps about 40 minutes’ drive from the centre of Queenstown, is first-of-its-kind Aro Ha Wellness Retreat, Opened in January 2014 offering all-inclusive healthy holidays to change the way you think about wellbeing, programs range from 4 to 7 nights, however the signature program Invigorate & Enrich (Winter Wellness during the winter months) runs for 5 days / 4 nights. All programs are run on set dates and speciality retreats are run throughout the year.

Read more: Samantha's Review of Aro Ha Wellness Retreat

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