The New Wellness
The wellness travel industry is moving forward in the wake of the drastic effects of COVID-19 with upgraded hygiene measures, biosecurity and digital check-ins, all part of the necessary procedures for today’s conscious consumer.
Wellness resorts and medical spas around the globe are opening their doors with revised retreats and experiences, updated treatments and the introduction of new therapies.
All Natural – Lefay Eco Spas
Lefay Eco Spas are set in the natural landscapes of Northern Italy and are offering new packages to promote nature-related wellness. The resorts are located in Northern Lake Garda Park and Adamello Brenta Natural Park, where guests can enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities.
The Lefay Collection is offering new re-opening packages:
Adventure In The Dolomites:
This three-night retreat invites guests to take a day hiking in the mountains and a day e-biking. Both days will be led by a private guide. Guests will have access to the spas, pools, fitness centre, and relaxation areas.
Lefay Natural Wellness On Lake Garda:
With a focus on rebalancing, this programme includes two rebalancing activities for the body, a guided walk through the five stations of the resort’s energy garden and a personalised Lefay SPA Energy Massage. Guests can practise holistic rebalancing activities guided by Lefay’s therapists outside in the resort’s therapeutic energy garden, consisting of five stations associated with ancient symbols and meanings, based on classical chinese medicine, The activities which are integral to the Lefay SPA Method, are held amongst the age-old trees and Mediterranean shrubs. Directly overlooking the lake, the resort’s large 11 hectare national park also comprises a running circuit, a fitness trail and eight stations to improve muscle elasticity. A personalised energy massage is also included.
Lefay Eco Spa: https://www.lefayresorts.com/en
Boosting Wellness – Longevity Wellness Worldwide
Longevity Wellness Worldwide, located along the Algarve coast in Portugal, offers a specific focus on programmes for the immunity system.
Longevity Cegonha Country Club
Immune System Boosting Wellness Services available at the hotel Wellness/Medical Spa:
These aim towards prevention, rebalancing dysfunctions, regenerating health, boosting the immune system and promoting physical, mental and holistic wellbeing. A special focus will be placed on the Immune System Boosting Wellness Services available as a part of the wellness offering.
Longevity Body & Mind Group Classes – Yoga, Pilates, Stretching and others to improve overall wellness, relaxation and sleep
Longevity Nutrition – Optional Longevity Meal Plans during your stay: healthy and tasty (solid or liquid) Immune System Boosting diet (subject to Doctor or Nutrition approval, requires consultation)
Longevity Nutrition & Wellbeing Consultation – tips on foods and holistic therapies to improve the Immune System (includes a home based personalized meal plan for regular and sustainable optimization of the Immune System)
Longevity Energetic Healing – Energy Medicine techniques to awaken energies that bring resilience and enthusiasm to our life and greater vitality to body, mind, and spirit.
Longevity Personal Training – personalised and focused training on the different needs of the client
Additional immunity boosting programmes include Ozone Therapy will be available at Longevity Health and Wellness Hotel, Alvor. Ozone has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and detoxifying properties, which makes it an excellent treatment to reduce inflammation, reduce free radicals.
Longevity Alvor (www.longevityalvor.com)
Longevity Wellness Worldwide: https://longevitywellnessworldwide.com/
The New Chenot Palace Weggis in Switzerland
The renowned Chenot Group has recently opened a new state of the art medical spa. As part of the brand’s innovation, Chenot Palace Weggis will feature new Chenot Rooms with sleeping technology where acoustics, light, and bed linen technologies which revert body heat back into energy have been scientifically interwoven with interior design and architecture to create a natural sleeping environment that provides an optimised, restful sleep. Chenot Palace Weggis offers holistic and personalised programmes for detoxing, energising and resetting the body and mind.
Chenot Palace Weggis, https://www.chenotpalaceweggis.com/
A Forest Spa In Austria
Reopening in Austria is the Naturhotel Forsthofgut, located at the foot of Leogang’s Steinberg mountains, an hour from Salzburg. It transformed from a humble logging station into Europe’s first ‘forest spa’, using selected materials to capture nature within its WaldSpa. With pure Alpine water, clean mountain air, cosy fires and natural setting, treatments are centred around nature and regional products. The hotel also offers Alpine vegan cuisine and wines.
Naturhotel Forsthofgut Austria www.forsthofgut.at/en
Mindful Luxury in Croatia
Opening soon on the Croatian island of Hvar, surrounded by olive groves and terraced vineyards, is the Maslina Resort, a luxury mindful resort and Relais & Chateaux property.
Maslina Resort has 50 rooms and three villas and stretches across two hectares of pine forest overlooking the Adriatic Sea with wellbeing at its heart.
The Pharomatiq Spa Centre showcases a modern fitness room, relaxation areas and a dedicated aqua thermal area including a Finnish sauna, aromatherapy steam bath, Turkish hammam, and cold plunge pools.
Non-contact services include sound healing, beneficial for treating stress and anxiety and post-traumatic effects of this strenuous times.
Check out the Maslina Resort
Authentic Scottish Wilderness Experience
Opening in September, The Treehouses at Lanrick consists of five luxury sustainable treehouses located in stunning woodland area on the banks of the River Teith in Perthshire. This secluded outpost creates an authentic Scottish wilderness experience, away from the distractions of a busy modern world.
This is a perfect off-grid location for those wanting to escape to nature, with stunning woodland and scenic river walks, biking, picnics, salmon and trout fishing available nearby. For those looking to explore, The Treehouses are located just four miles from the breathtaking Trossachs National Park, which offers mountain climbing, mountain biking, canoeing, wild swimming and boat trips on Loch Lomond. Doune Castle, Stirling Castle, Deanston Distillery are all within ten miles. The world renowned Gleneagles and Loch Lomond golf course are also a short distance away.
The Treehouses at Lanrick, Scotland, https://www.lanricktreehouses.co.uk/