The Summer may have drawn to a close, but that doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to the sunshine. In fact, Autumn is one of the best times of year to travel, with Europe still experiencing glorious sunshine and warm sea temperatures, without the crowds and high prices you might experience during the Summer months. It’s also a wonderful time to go long-haul, with the Maldives, Mauritius and Thailand all boasting perfect climates, but with greater savings to be had on flights and accommodation. We round-up our top Autumn holiday picks, from stress-relieving retreats in Spain to back-to-nature luxury in Thailand, give your well-being a boost on a wellness holiday in some of the world’s most luxurious destinations this Autumn.
For the Spa Seeker: Lefay
For an inspiring dose of fresh air, lake-side natural beauty and a thorough wellness boost, escape to the northern Italian mountains of Lake Garda this Autumn for a healthy break with a touch of luxury. Soothe your senses with indulgent spa therapies, combining ancient Chinese medicine with modern western science for a truly holistic approach to health and well-being. With programmes including detox, anti-ageing and weight loss, this luxurious spa break has something for everyone.
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For the Beach Lover: Maalifushi by COMO
The ultimate tropical island destination, Maalifushi by COMO is situated on the shores of Thaa Atoll in the Maldives, boasting white beaches and stunning azure waters. Ideal for those seeking a water sports holiday, explore the magnificent reefs at one of the world’s top diving destinations or set your heart racing with a thrilling surf session. Wind down with a blissful yoga session in the open-air pavilion, indulge in luxury spa treatments, and relax on your private sun-kissed deck as you gaze over the ocean.
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Set in the unmatched surroundings of the peaceful Spanish coastline, SHA Wellness Clinic offers a tranquil backdrop for a stress management holiday. A favourite amongst celebrities, this multi-award-winning wellness retreat prides itself on offering distinctively tailored wellness programmes, combining supportive activities with emotional therapies to provide a holistic healing experience. SHA health experts will work with you to develop personal stress management techniques to ensure you are equipped to successfully manage any stressful situation life throws your way.
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For a truly luxurious back-to-nature wellness experience, look no further than Soneva Kiri in Thailand, boasting tropical rainforests, stunning waterfalls, pristine white beaches and traditional villages all within walking distance. Enhance your well-being on one of Soneva Kiri’s health programmes, ranging from Weight Loss and Detox, to Sleep Well and De-stress. Enjoy a culinary experience like no other as you dine in your own private tree pod suspended six metres above ground, offering spectacular views of the coastline.
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Wake to the sound of the ocean outside your window and hit the waves on a transformational solo-friendly yoga and surf retreat. Set along Morocco’s exotic coastline, benefit from first-class surf coaching in a group with other water-loving solo travellers, suitable for all levels. After a morning on the water, stretch out aching muscles during sunset yoga overlooking the beautiful coastline, before relaxing at the luxury spa with a fusion of French and Moroccan inspired spa treatments.
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On the southern tip of the tropical island of Mauritius, boasting unparalleled views of the surrounding hills and offshore reefs, Shanti Maurice satisfies all the senses with a sublime luxury spa, spacious accommodation and a selection of restaurants brimming with fresh ideas. With healthy holiday programmes from Ayurveda rejuvenation and de-stress retreats, to detox breaks and fitness escapes, Shanti Maurice is an ideal choice for those seeking a paradise island wellness retreat, and offers lectures and cooking classes, for a fresh approach to long lasting health.
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Talk to one of our Travel Specialists on 0203 397 8891 or contact us here to discuss tailor-making your perfect wellness holiday.