8 Wellness Retreats To Kickstart Your Summer

Escape to a European relaxation paradise.


After a global pandemic dominating our lives for as long as we can remember, we think it’s time to escape the stress of the now and dive into a relaxation oasis to calm and rebalance your mind. It is for sure long overdue. Start your summer on a high at these European dream locations to feel physically, psychologically, emotionally and spiritually re-awakened. Combat and alleviate stress, anxiety and truly find your inner strength and potential; achieved through fitness, juicing, diet, or holistic rituals. Working on transformational wellness, rejuvenate, restore and heal both mind and body and discover a deeper sense of self and purpose. 


Preidlhof Luxury Dolce Vita Resort, South Tyrol, Italy

Enjoy luxury and sophistication at this stunning five-star destination located in the picturesque mountains of South Tyrol. Leave feeling restored and rejuvenated and reconnected with your spirit. Treat yourself to extraordinarily unique spa treatments from the candle massage to radiofrequency to water healing, and delve into the self-harvested regional cuisine of Preidlhof designed by mindful eating experts. Rekindle your senses and improve your overall health and wellbeing in the depths of Italian beauty. 


Lanserhof Tegernsee, Bavaria, Germany


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The most modern health resort in Europe invites you to join their haven of peace, cherishing and recentering your senses. Undergo an immersive experience of enchanting nature paired with exquisite architecture and feel revitalized. Tailoring a plan directly to your health needs, Lanserhof creates detailed diagnostics to shape your health and wellness mission and enhance your quality of life.


Vivamayr Altaussee, Austria 

Encompassed by mountainous scenery and a magical lake, Vivamayr resort promises to activate both mind and body through the practical principle of Modern Mayr Medicine based on the diagnostics and therapy of Dr. F. X. Mayr. Developing its effect in a preventative and long-lasting way, Vivamayr works with innovative medicine to give you the finest holistic experience. 


SHA Wellness Clinic, Alicante, Spain 

The seamlessly coordinated fusion of medical practices and the most effective natural therapies enhances the positive impact SHA will bring to your wellness journey. The SHA method includes healthy nutrition and natural therapies, a re-education of habits, inner balance and aesthetic medicine, and fitness and cognitive stimulation. You are spoilt for choice at SHA which offers programs ranging from a Post-COVID plan to healthy aging and an intensive detox. Optimizing your true potential SHA's extensive health programs are tailored to your personal needs. 


Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, Switzerland 

A sanctuary of health and vitality. This five-star resort centers its work around a bathing and spa tradition which has evolved into their own thermal spring alongside their holistic medical expertise. With water at the center of their work, Grand Resort Bad Ragaz inspires a deep connection to nature with water from the nearby Tamina gorge which provides a sense of healing and pleasure. Achieve true fulfillment and a balance of the mind and body in their stunning alpine setting, a true haven for self-discovery. 


The Retreat Hotel Blue Lagoon, Grindavik, Iceland 

Experience a transformative journey into the dimensions of peace and rejuvenation through the fusion of nature and science. The Retreat Hotel Blue Lagoon invites you to dive into their geothermal seawater containing algae, silica and mineral salt, and feel the naturally nourishing and restorative capabilities of planet earth.


Six Senses Douro Valley, Lamego, Portugal 

Situated in the heart of the Douro Valley alongside the River Douro, Portuguese tradition meets the elements of water, stone and wood for a moment of relaxation. On offer are personalized wellness screenings, a sleep upgrade, and a skin analysis, supported by the spa facilities. Explore the serene setting on a bike ride or helicopter tour, or discover fine aromas of wine at the wine tasting to name a few. This escape will calm both body and mind and leave you feeling connected to the natural world.


Jason Vale Juicy Oasis Retreat, Portugal 

This luxury boutique health and detox retreat will challenge your limits and totally re-set your body and mind. Living only on nature's finest juices for your stay or some warming soups in the winter months, Jason Vale creates the perfect blends of both nutritious and delicious ingredients. Accent your visit with luxury spa treatments; experience the immersive rainforest massage or the cleansing colonic treatment and feel completely refreshed and recharged. 


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