Are you searching for that post-vacation glow that lasts for days, weeks, or even months after your return? The kind of glow that makes strangers stop you in the street and ask what your secret is? Look no further…
We all know the feel-good benefits of taking time out from our busy lives but a wellness vacation takes it to another level, supercharging those happy endorphins and providing a lasting feeling of health and serenity. A chance to reconnect, reflect and renew.
Wellness is top of the priority list for many of us right now. In the Backslash_Future of Travel Report, 47% of people indicated wellness and mental health as a top motivator for traveling in 2021.
In Turks & Caicos, you’ve come to the right place. The islands boast some of the world’s leading Wellness and Yoga Retreats where you can rejuvenate mind, body and soul in a tropical paradise. Several leading providers like @curryyoga and @kynsight operate from the islands offering yoga, nutrition and mindfulness.
To give you a flavor of the health and wellness vacations on offer in The Turks & Caicos Islands, we’re showcasing four of the most incredible luxury wellbeing retreats. Deep relaxation awaits…
“People don’t take trips, trips take people.”
Coral Pavilion Villa, Grace Bay, Providenciales
The ultimate in tropical luxury, Coral Pavilion Villa offers a range of personalized wellness programs and retreats tailored to the individual and all facilitated by the highly-trained team of doctors and health practitioners from Grace Bay Medical.
The accommodation is an exquisite 5-bedroom mansion with a private swimming pool and one-bedroom guest cottage, set over more than 8,000 sq. feet and directly on Grace Bay beach.
Guests can choose from four unique wellbeing programs:
- Cleanse & Energise – A personalized detox program
- The Root of Health – A personalized gut overhaul program
- Be Still – A personalized mindfulness, meditation & relaxation program
- A Little Bit of Everything – A signature program designed for the guest who wishes to indulge in a comprehensive wellness experience to achieve optimal health and wellbeing
Each program incorporates a wide range of treatments and plans to help guests achieve their health goals. These vary from acupuncture; tongue and pulse analysis; water massage and osteopathic treatments to personalized nutrition plans; meditation and directed detoxification.
Coral Pavilion is unparalleled in beauty and is the perfect location for those wishing to focus on self-care and wellbeing, in the most incredible setting.
Amanyara, Malcolm’s Road Beach, Providenciales
Amanyara on the west coast of Providenciales is a collection of lush tropical pavilions and villas basking on the shores of a 18,000-acre nature reserve. Taking a holistic approach to physical and mental health, the resort offers restorative wellness retreats, extensive fitness facilities and luxurious spa treatments.
The spa’s four treatment pavilions and yoga shala are complemented by a Pilates studio at the Fitness Centre, four tennis courts, a multi-sport field and volleyball court.
Throughout the year, Amanyara welcomes world experts for a series of specialized wellness programmes. Visiting specialists range from masters of Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture to leading sports therapists and monks.
In Amanyara’s Aman Spa, experienced therapists combine global wellness practices with the traditional healing practices of the Turks & Caicos Islands and natural ingredients sourced from the surroundings and the Caribbean Sea. Known for its healing and anti-aging properties, Provo’s organic cold-pressed virgin coconut oil is used in many of the massages.
Beach Enclave North Shore, Providenciales
With its range of diverse accommodations, Beach Enclave offers intimate yoga retreats, individual lessons and guest access to complimentary, open-air yoga classes led by Lizzie Foster.
By connecting the breath, body, mind and spirit, Lizzie teaches guests to deeply connect and look within. Open to all levels, her yoga classes are geared towards the individual journey of discovering a happier and healthier you. She often incorporates mindful meditation practices into her yoga sessions.
Beach Enclave also offers customised spa days in the comfort of your own private villa. Skilful spa and massage therapists use only the very best products and ingredients. A variety of treatments are available upon request and can be set up alongside your pool or on your beach deck for a truly tropical relaxation experience.
Como Shambhala Retreats, Parrot Cay
On its own beautiful private island, COMO Parrot Cay boasts a wide range of rooms, suites and villas to choose from, all filled with natural light and with incredible views of the ocean or the island’s lawned landscape. Most have private pools and a personalized butler service is available.
At the Shambhala Retreat and Fitness center, daily Yoga and Pilates classes are complimentary and guests can indulge in Asian-inspired holistic therapies and beauty treatments. The resort also offers dedicated retreat weeks and a signature menu of health-giving cuisine.
Return home with a clear mind, a rejuvenated body and a fresh perspective.