Holistic Healing

Holistic therapies have been very successful in treating those who wish to stop smoking, lose weight, get over insomnia, relieve stress and restore optimal health. Holistic healing is rapidly gaining popularity as people become familiar with the idea that maintaining health involves balance of the body, mind, spirit and emotions. Holistic healers look at the whole of a person when assessing their health needs and will look at diet, physical movement, mental and emotional strain to pinpoint an underlying cause for symptoms that have presented themselves. The aim is not only to heal the ailment the patient has presented, but also seek out the underlying cause and promote overall well being.

The health benefits of health retreats?

There are many health benefits of health retreats. Firstly, there is no better place for alleviating stress; there is an enormous range of programmes, from yoga, to massage to vigorous workouts, all designed to relieve tension and help you look and feel better. Various fitness classes, which you can choose based on your preference, ensure you leave in better shape than when you arrived. Health retreats emphasise and ensure a healthy diet, which improves your body internally and helps you to lose weight. Health retreats also give you the opportunity to meet like-minded people, who are on similar journeys to improve their minds and bodies. So, as well as improving your health, you can also make new friends while you do it.

How holistic healing benefits you?

Holistic healing leaves no stone left unturned when it comes to ensuring every part of your body is positively affected. Incorporating ancient, alternative therapies with modern medicine gives practitioners the opportunity to utilise all the very best methods to improve your wellness. Holistic healing also provides the perfect balance of health, between emotional and mental health and physical health. This makes your body tougher in dealing with illnesses and improves your state of mind when dealing with challenges.

Most techniques are not newly developed having been used throughout ancient Asian and Indian history. The term holistic healing is used to describe a list of alternative medical therapies that include Acupressure, Acupuncture, Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, colour therapy, cupping, Reiki, Osteopathy, colonics, chiropractic, Kinesiology, flower essences, gem therapy, reflexology, herbalism, Chinese medicine, Native American therapy and many more. Holistic practitioners use a variety of treatments and techniques to assist their patients to take responsibility for their own health and for them to achieve overall wellness. These techniques may include patient education on lifestyle and self-care on topics such as exercise, relationships and counselling; complimentary alternative holistic therapies; and western medication and surgical procedures.

With the many different therapies and treatments to consider, we’ve added a collection of wellness retreats that will assist you in choosing the right holistic healing therapy for you. Whether you’re new to alternative therapies or an experienced holistic healing patient, there are many fantastic options for you to regain your optimal health and restore your well being.

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Vana Ashram
Vana | India
5 nights

Feel at home at Vana, consider it your refuge. While you rest your mind and body, find ways to just be. Enjoy Vana’s stillness and silence. Benefit from their repertoire of wellness traditions and participate in group sessions. Enjoy nature, music and meditating. Learn and assimilate. Encount…

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Divani Armonia Programme
Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso | Greece
2 or 5 nights

Based on the ancient belief of the Greek philosopher Hippocrates, that there must be equilibrium between a person and their environment in order to achieve internal harmony Divani have created the Armonia program. Nature, mythology and Mediterranean Greece all are captured in this inspiring program…

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Divani Anti-Stress Programme
Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso | Greece
2 nights

Living in a high demanding world our stress levels overload on a daily basis. At Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso they have created the 3 days Anti Stress programme to achieve a complete balance between body and mind through the healing power of yoga, meditation and a variety of treatments that…

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Divani Rejuvenation Programme
Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso | Greece
2 nights

Designed to offer complete rejuvenation, this programme aims to stimulate the body to recover and restore its vitality and energy levels.Your individualized nutritional plan includes highly medicinal and nutritious herbs and superfoods containing novel compounds recommended and historically used as…

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BODY COMPOSITION OPTIMISATION
The Farm at San Benito | Philippines
6 nights

The majority of weight loss programmes do not deliver because of its wrong basic assumptions such as less caloric intake equals weight loss. These programmes do not consider the role that inflammation, hormones, food sensitivities, gut flora, physical activity, etc. play in having an abnormal body …

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Rest & Rebalance Programme
Absolute Sanctuary | Thailand
8 or 11 nights I Receive two extra nights free

Non-stop demands, hectic schedules and an endless ‘to do’ list can take their toll on the body, mind and soul. The Rest and Rebalance programme offers guests guidance on how to find a healthy balance in their lives, through one-to-one coaching sessions and supportive therapies. It is th…

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Euphoria Intelligent Mediterranean Metabolic Homeostasis Therapy
Euphoria Retreat | Greece
Fixed Date Retreat: 7 days

Euphoria Intelligent Mediterranean Metabolic Homeostasis Therapy (EIMMOT) is a seven-day, fully personalised metabolic and emotional rebalancing programme involving nutrition, exercise and experiential group-sharing practices, including meditation and five-element therapy.It deepens the collaborati…

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Euphoria Meaningful Relationships Mini Retreat
Euphoria Retreat | Greece
9th May 2019: 3 days

Understanding your relationship blockages and learning to express your needs through the interplay of a small group setting, you will manifest joyful and trusting relationships. Group work will consist of creative interplay of guided meditation/visualisation, energy techniques, group sharing and/or…

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Female Revitalisation
The Farm at San Benito | Philippines
6 nights

Women’s health continues to be a very hot topic. Just consider the popularity of Bio Identical Hormone Therapy (BHRT). Before this treatment modality became popular, women used to be treated with synthetic hormones with all of its concomitant side effects. Nowadays, women have more options. S…

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Ultimate Wellness
The Farm at San Benito | Philippines
6 nights

For people who would like to optimize their health, prevent illness, eliminate or reduce their dependence on prescription medicines or just leave nothing to chance, the best thing to do is to undergo the comprehensive, evidence-based, technologically-advanced diagnostic tests and then undergo the s…

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Body Realignment Programme
Absolute Sanctuary | Thailand
8 or 11 nights I Receive two extra nights free

Neck, back and shoulder problems are familiar to almost everyone who works at a desk and costs the NHS more than a billion pounds a year. The Body Realignment programme aims to alleviate pain and set guests up for better long-term spinal health. After an initial analysis of posture and structural i…

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Glowing Flow Retreat With Stefano Battaglia and Patrizia Bortoli
6 nights - Available for stays between 19 - 25 April 2019 and 25 April - 1 May 2019

Glowing Flow has announced two new retreats in April 2019 at the Mangosteen Ayurveda & Wellness Resort in Rawai, Phuket. Nestled on a hilltop in lush tropical gardens with spectacular ocean views, the uniquely designed resort is adults only and offers privacy and relaxation for guests away from…

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Young At Heart
Six Senses Kaplankaya | Turkey
5 or 7 Nights

The way you sleep and move, and how you treat your body and mind, have a profound effect on your aging process. Unlock the youthful you with this programme, which combines fitness assessments and personalized exercises along with mind workouts and spa treatments to dissolve fatigue and improve your…

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Relax & Renew Programme
Kamalaya | Thailand
7, 9 or 14 nights

Ideal for people looking for a relaxing wellness holiday, this programme is designed to de-stress, replenish depleted energy levels and boost your immune system. Experience therapies from holistic treatments to alternative medicine, all tailored to your individual needs.This programme is desig…

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Women's Holistic Health Programme
Absolute Sanctuary | Thailand
8 or 11 nights I Receive two extra nights free

Designed for women over 35, this female-specific programme looks at hormone balance and the factors that can affect it. Managed through supportive therapies, diet consultations, cleansing and daily exercise, it seeks to reduce mood swings and regulate emotional stress.

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Vana Wellness
Vana | India
7 or 14 nights

Focus on particular objectives for your physical health while also working on your mind and emotions. Learn about your body, take back skills and tools to keep it well. Explore all the aspects of your physical wellness from movement and internal systems to natural healing and remedies. Discover the…

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Brain Health Upgrade & YOGACORECYLE
Samahita Retreat | Thailand
7 days

Samahita’s Brain Health Upgrade programme is designed to help you care for and improve the state of your brain and how it works through organic ancient practices from yoga and meditation as well modern technology and biohacks. A combination of mitochondrial enhancement through light therapy, …

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Chiva Som Experience
Chiva-Som | Thailand
7 nights

For those seeking an overall wellness break without having a specific objective in mind, this 7-night stay at Chiva-Som is ideal.While you may not have a set programme, during your stay you will benefit from a spa daily treatment as well as an allowance to put towards options from Chiva-Som’s…

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Vana Lifestyle
Vana | India
14 nights

Take time to settle in at Vana, discover it and yourself fully. Explore each of our pillars of wisdom, wellness, learning and giving. Work with physical concerns, the mind and spiritual wisdom equally. Surrender to Vana, craft a new inner and outer journey. Work on your awareness and sense of conne…

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Euphoria Relax & De-Stress
Euphoria Retreat | Greece
3, 5 or 7 days

Euphoria's Relax and Destress Programmes help you step away from the pace of your life. They have composed them purposefully to help you relax your body and inspire your spirit. This Programme is all about ‘renewal’ on every level.Such is the nature of 21st-century living that the p…

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Physical Rehabilitation
Palacio Estoril Golf & Spa Hotel | Portugal
7 nights

The growing needs for a better quality of life, and for a balance between body and mind, justifies the importance of integrated health monitoring. The Estoril Wellness Center promotes a specialised medical support, particularly assisting in physical rehabilitation and prevention programs. Enjo…

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Holistic Detox programme
Absolute Sanctuary | Thailand
8 nights | Receive two extra nights free

With a more holistic approach to detox, this programme compliments the standard signature programmes of Ultimate Detox, Living Foods Detox and Vegetarian Detox with a range of additional spa treatments and alternative therapies. This ultimate detox experience offers a selection of vege…

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Euphoria Wellbeing Detox
Euphoria Retreat | Greece
3, 5 or 7 days

Euphoria's Wellbeing Detox has been designed to enhance your body’s natural detoxification process, promote internal balance & enrich energy and vitality at all levels. The programme includes nutritional guidance, a range of detox, cleansing and energy treatments for optimum detoxific…

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SHA Essence Programme
SHA Wellness Clinic | Spain
7 nights

The SHA Essence programme aims to teach new lifestyle habits with the aim of improving general health and to continue the learning process after the individual returns home - thanks to the knowledge and healthy lifestyle habits acquired at SHA. A personalised consultation upon arrival will give dir…

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LEFAY SPA INTEGRAL
Lefay Resort & Spa Lago Di Garda | Italy
5 Nights

The Lefay Spa Integral Programme is a 5-night retreat that is ideal for those feeling a little burnt out and in need of a break. Following an initial medical consultation to determine the most beneficial treatment plan for you, the pampering will begin! You’ll enjoy personalised fu…

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Dominique Chenot Spa Wellness Programme
L'Albereta | Italy
4 Nights

The Dominique Chenot Spa Wellness programme is designed for those who are short on time but in need of a revitalizing and reinvigorating break. This short break packs a serious punch. The energising treatments of the Chenot Method will fill your days with a minimum of four treatments each day, rang…

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Take A Break Programme
Ayurveda Parkschlosschen | Germany
3 days

The take a break programme is all about switching off from the outside world and letting the good energy pour back in. Leave your mobile phones at home, laptops switched off and let Ayurveda Parkschlösschen revitalise your spirit.A variety of traditional Ayurvedic massages and treatments are o…

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Body Cleansing Detox
Brenners Park Hotel & Villa Stephanie | Germany
7 nights

The Body Cleansing Detox programme aims to deliver great results through efficient and personalised treatments while allowing guests to be pampered with a pleasant detox experience. You commence your programme with a comprehensive medical anamnesis, a detailed clinical examination and a nutritional…

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Ayurveda Taster
Ayurveda Resort Sonnhof | Austria
3 nights

This programme is the optimal solution for you if you have never tried Ayurveda and would like a short sample retreat. It offers an ideal introduction and is perfect for busy individuals, who are unable to commit to a longer Ayurveda programme. You will be able to sample multiple different treatmen…

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Shanti-Som Intensive Bliss Of Being
Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat | Spain
6 nights

Are you looking to finally make that change in your life?This Retreat focuses on calming the mind and learning to listen to the voice within and creating greater awareness. By enjoying our yoga, meditations, learning of selfmassage, eating healthy food and Ayurvedic rituals you will create a better…

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Shanti-Som Bliss Of Being
Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat | Spain
5 nights

Are you looking to finally make that change in your life?This Retreat focuses on calming the mind and learning to listen to the voice within and creating greater awareness. By enjoying our yoga, meditations, learning of self massage, eating healthy food and Ayurvedic rituals you will create a bette…

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Ayurveda Relax & Feel Good Retreat
Ayurveda Resort Sonnhof | Austria
5 nights

This programme has been designed to completely revitalise you. It will re-balance your body, mind and spirit, giving you time for yourself. You can slow your pace of life, take a deep breath and re-connect with your inner strength. You will also feel pampered as the programme includes a variety of …

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7 night stay at Kamalaya
Kamalaya | Thailand
7 nights

Thailand's award-winning sanctuary and holistic spa prides itself on creating a stimulating environment for spiritual growth and long-term health and wellness. This programme is perfect for you if you wish to de-stress & relax without committing to a more in-depth retreat experience. The we…

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Felke Med Basic & Intensive
BOLLANTS | Germany

A symbiosis of modern western medicine, classic natural healing processes and Chinese medicine, The Felke Med Basic & Intensive programme breathes health and vitality back into your life.  The qualified medical wellness team, working under esteemed Dr. Axel Bolland, will take exc…

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Holistic Memory Enhancement Programme
Soukya | India
7 Days

This 7 day programme aims to improve and optimise the functions of memory to their best possible levels. The concept of memory in Ayurveda will be explored, covering the different processes: Dhee - the ability to grasp new information, Dhriti - the ability to retain the information, and Smrithi - t…

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Nirvana Programme
Neeleshwar Hermitage | India

As the name of this retreat implies, the Nirvana programme is designed to offer you complete serenity at the natural haven that is Neeleshwar Hermitage. Giving guests the chance to escape from it all and completely unwind, this retreat features a range of treatments that in combination with each ot…

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Healthy Ageing Women Programme
SHA Wellness Clinic | Spain
7 nights

A programme designed to help women during menopause, giving them the support they need to cope with the changes that occur in their bodies and in their lives to, therefore, minimize the negative effects of this stage of life, boost their health and their personal confidence. This biological cycle o…

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Structural Revival Programme
Kamalaya | Thailand
5, 7 or 9 nights

Behavioral patterns in our modern lifestyles, natural ageing and trauma tend to create postural misalignments that can lead to tightness, tension, discomfort and even pain. The Structural Revival Programme is designed to realign the body and improve posture in order to reduce tension, rehabilitate …

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Rites Of Passage Programme
Mii Amo | United States

Life throws curve-balls. This is the programme that will teach you to find your way again, whether from personal crisis or needing a fresh beginning. Emphasis is on achieving balance, wellness, improved communication and having a healthy transformation. It’s hard to keep up with the life&r…

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Rest and Restore Retreat
Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai | Thailand

The sumptuous Dhara Dhevi resort in Chiang Mai will transport you to the historic Lanna Kingdom with soaring palatial architecture. The Dheva Spa and Wellness Centre is an especially elegant place to spend your time.  Our modern lifestyle is full of stress from demanding work live…

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Finding Emotional Balance and Freedom
Kamalaya | Thailand
9 - 15 May 2019 & 17 -23 October 2019

Having been immersed in monastic lifestyles in India for over a decade, Kamalaya’s Life Enhancement Mentors, Rajesh Ramani, Smitha Jayakumar and Sujay Seshadri, are experienced teachers with a strong background in ancient Asian philosophies.Together, they will present a unique opportunity for…

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Awareness Immersion
Amanpuri | Thailand

For those who are seeking to renew their sense of clarity and evoke the lightness of being, look no further than the Awareness Immersion at Amanpuri. A holistic retreat, this programme has been designed to help you reconnect with your inner self as well as the world around you. For those who are fe…

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Journey To You
Alila Villas Uluwatu | Indonesia
7 Night

The breathtaking and serene Alila Villas Uluwatu in Bali is the perfect place to rest and reflect as you embark on a journey of holistic healing. You will enjoy 7 nights of bliss with the “Journey to You” programme taking place over the course of one day from sunrise to sundown. The …

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The Farm Experience
The Farm at San Benito | Philippines
7 nights

Discover the world of the Farm At San Benito, with this gentle break. This package is perfect for those seeking to unwind, de-stress and re-boot, with the opportunity to experience life at the Farm before deciding to commit to a more in-depth programme.You can choose to sample the varied and extens…

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Shreyas Silent Retreat
Shreyas Retreat | India

This 5-night silent retreat has been designed to help you to step back, introspect, calm the mind, realign and reprioritise your goals in life. Ideal for people who suffer from insomnia, high blood pressure, stress and burnout. A comprehensive wellness consultation is carried out before beginnin…

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Signature Rejuvenation Retreat, Panca Maha
Fivelements | Indonesia
7 nights

A programme designed to encourage the regeneration, replenishment, and alignment of your mind body and spirit, Fivelements Signature Rejuvenation Retreat uses Balinese holistic healing methods to promote your health and inner harmony in a completely natural way. Ideal for those who are feeling…

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Introduction to Spa Village Resort Tembok, Bali
Spa Village Resort Tembok, Bali | Indonesia
7 Nights

Escape from the stresses of everyday life at Spa Village Resort Tembok, a haven of peace and tranquillity on Bali’s exotic northeast coastline. Every aspect of this resort has been meticulously crafted to provide an environment of serenity. Your stay at Spa Village Resort Tembok will inclu…

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Barberyn Ayurveda Programme
Barberyn Beach Ayurveda Resort | Sri Lanka

Newly arrived guests visit the health centre for a consultation and diagnosis with an Ayurvedic doctor, who creates an individual programme of treatments for each guest consisting of oil, herbal massages, herbal baths, herbal medicines and liqueurs, in addition to a tailormade diet for their stay a…

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Preventative Ultrasound Diagnostic Programme
Park Igls | Austria
7 nights

As a detox and medical clinic, Park Igls offers an extensive range of diagnostic testing carried out by exacting and expert staff. Park Igls has the benefits of a private hospital, but one set in a peaceful Austrian region.  This Preventative Ultrasound Diagnostic medical programm…

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