With one in three people now prioritising wellness on holiday* and a five-fold increase in Google searches for ‘solo female travel’* in the last five years, there has never been a better way to celebrate International Women’s Day, or week, than by booking a future wellness retreat.
Health and Fitness Travel, the wellness holiday specialists have rounded-up the best female-only wellness retreats for solo travel for those looking to book a well-deserved wellness break in 2022. From relaxing on the glistening shores of the Algarve with an immersive yoga experience, to increasing your fitness on an intensive bootcamp overlooking the striking Thai mountains, these exclusive health and fitness retreats are guaranteed to enlighten and empower every woman.
Nestled in the heart of Italy's renown Riviera dei Limoni, this luxurious spa and wellness retreat is perfect for those looking to rejuvenate both body and mind. Following a consultation with an expert in cellular ageing, combat the signs of ageing with targeted therapies that focus on enhancing the natural radiance of your skin. Calm the mind with a host of wellness activities on offer such as Qi Gong, Tai Chi classes and guided walks around beautiful Gargano.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 5 nights at Lefay Resort & SPA Lago Di Garda from £2,840pp. Price includes full board, optional return private transfers and a wellness programme.
Kickstart your journey to your health and fitness goals on this female-only intensive bootcamp, set against the striking mountains of Koh Samui. Work out alongside British Military Trainers to lose weight and improve your mental and physical strength. With daily yoga classes and rigorous activities like boxing and circuits, you will be pushed to your limits, leaving you feeling body confident and headstrong. This is a truly life-changing experience, which will improve your mental and physical strength in the company of other like-minded women.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at GI Jane Thailand from £995pp. Price includes full board, optional return private transfers and a wellness programme.
This tailored female-only healthy ageing retreat is designed to take away the fear and negative impacts that come with aging, particularly amongst women. Focusing on the physical and emotional issues of Menopause, SHA uses western wellness approaches and holistic treatments to specifically target and reduce sleeping problems, weight gain and hormonal imbalances. SHA provides ample support through experienced consultants to help women adjust to bodily changes and preserve youthfulness and vitality.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at SHA Wellness Clinic from £7,980pp. Price includes full board, optional return private transfers and a wellness programme.
Embark on a journey of empowerment and enlightenment on the Thai ‘island of healing’, with this bespoke women’s holistic health programme at Absolute Sanctuary. Surrounded by lush vegetation, this programme addresses all aspects of mental and physical health, as well as hormonal imbalances. Hormones can create havoc on the body and mind, and as such rebalancing is essential to restore health, and calm and focus the mind. Through a combination of cleansing therapies, physical activities, and nourishing cuisine, this empowering experience will help you to re-energise, revitalise, and rebalance.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Absolute Sanctuary from £2,390pp. Price includes full board, optional return private transfers and a wellness programme.
Encircled by pristine forest and majestic mountains, Ananda in the Himalayas is the ideal destination for women seeking a peaceful escape of self-realisation. Your Dhyana programme will enhance your physical and mental strength, whilst creating emotional and spiritual balance to harmonise mind and body. Experience a calming combination of personalised one-on-one Hatha yoga sessions, daily meditation, mantra chanting, traditional Pranayama breathing techniques, and Kundalini back massages. You will leave feeling relaxed and refocused, with the tools to continue your self-study at home and remain in harmony with yourself.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Ananda in the Himalayas from £3,225pp. Price includes full board, return private transfers and a wellness programme.
Breathe in the fresh ocean air as you immerse yourself in the physical and mental health benefits of yoga. This exclusive retreat, led by yoga master Trevor Laurency is perfect for women looking to reconnect with their inner purpose, on the golden beaches of the Algarve. With over 25 years’ experience in holistic teaching, Trevor will guide you through a variety of yoga styles, inducing calm and total relaxation. Make lifelong friendships with yogis from all around the world as you engage in daily yoga classes together.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Longevity Cegohna Country Club from £1,560pp. Price includes full board, optional return private transfers and a wellness programme.
Reflect, reconcile, and reacquaint with yourself on this tailored menopause in the stunning South Tyrol region at Preidlhof which is framed by the Dolomite mountains. Benefit from ancient and contemporary healing treatments, led by expert therapists, that increase energy-levels, improve lifestyle, and help treat any new physical, emotional and psychological challenges presenting as part of your menopause journey. Engage in dance, voice training and even forest bathing as part of your stay. Feel empowered as you reconnect with both yourself and nature in the Italian countryside and return feeling ready to take on whatever life throws at you!
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Bliss Body retreat from £2,975pp. Price includes half board, optional return private transfers, and a wellness programme.
Destress and restore inner balance at the remote and eco-friendly Santani resort surrounded by lush greenery and mountains in Southern Sri Lanka. Re-invigorate your sensory system from head to toe with deep tissue massages, group yoga sessions, guided hikes and a dip in the thermal salt water pools. Benefit from daily spa treatments, Sri Lankan cooking classes and private meditation sessions to send you home feeling perfectly rebalanced and ready to live a healthy lifestyle in the long-term.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Santani Wellness Resort & Spa from £2,790pp. Price includes full board, optional return private transfers and a wellness programme.
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