Whether you’re after a complete detox, with juice diets and colonic therapy, or you’d prefer a relaxing escape complete with a Michelin-starred menu and a range of pamper options, we have a list of the 7 most luxe health retreats. The best bit? No passport required!
Launched by international fitness guru and the man responsible for the bodies of Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Lara Stone, James Duigan, Bodyism combines the spectacular beauty of the Great Barrier Reef’s Hamilton Island with a team of performance and fat loss specialists. The resort offers a ‘Clean & Lean’ retreat which includes a range of workouts (beach bootcamp anyone?) and ‘Clean Eating’ recipes designed by James from his best-selling books.
Signature Feature: The clean eating menu designed by James Duigan that works in synergy with the range of classes available with delicious and guilt-free options that use raw cacao, fruits, nuts and seeds.
Nestled in the heart of the Vineyards, Golden Door Elysia is an industry leader in holistic wellness with retreats that combine healthy eating, a range of exercise options, education and lots of R&R. A typical day at this all-inclusive getaway comprises of Tai Chi, a guided walk, a health workshop with guest speakers, massage or spa treatments, swimming and self reflection – all between the range of menu options that make the most of the local produce.
Signature Feature: The Watsu treatment at Spa Elysia. A 50-minute massage completed by a qualified expert in the comfort of a private heated pool.