Regions of Europe
If you’re looking to transform your mind, body and soul, but don’t want to travel too far from home then a wellness break in Europe could be just the ticket. Its wellness offering is as diverse as the continent itself. There is everything from sleek, cutting edge medical spas with state-of-the-art facilities and treatments to authentic Ayurvedic retreats comparable to those in India. So whether you seek a pampering weekend getaway by the beach or a seriously intensive wellness retreat surrounded by mountains, Europe’s spas will be able to meet and exceed your expectations with ease.
Why visit Europe for a wellness holiday?
- There’s something for everyone – From sleek cutting edge medical spas to authentic Ayurvedic retreats
- The diversity of settings – From warm sandy beaches to breathtaking mountains
- No jet lag
- There are regular flights to most European destinations from most UK airports
What to expect from a European Spa?
Europe is probably most well-known for its cutting edge medical spas located in countries like Germany and Switzerland. It is also well known for its world-class detox clinics that offer a variety of different detoxing philosophies including the Mayr Cure and the Henri Chenot Method. However, those who are more interested in Eastern wellness philosophies are also very well catered for with a number of retreats within Europe offering Traditional Chinese Medicine and authentic Ayurvedic treatments. Fitness fanatics also have plenty of choices! Think boot camps on the sun-drenched beaches of Portugal and Spain or long hikes in the Austrian or Swiss Alps. You could also try Thalassotherapy, a curative method first developed in Europe that is centred around the various healing properties of seawater