Thailand is the ideal destination for anybody seeking a health and wellness holiday. The south-east Asian country has a long history and unique culture, an exotic climate, world-acclaimed Thai food, famous Thai hospitality, impressive attractions, five-star standards in accommodation and hospitals, as well as sensational health spas and wellness retreats. Leave the hectic and demanding world behind; experience health and wellness retreats in Thailand to reboot your soul and come back home with a healthier mind and body. An annual trip to a stunning and peaceful location is the perfect way to recharge those batteries.
Popular health and wellness experiences Thailand has to offer:
Thailand is the perfect destination for spa treatments. Its idyllic tropical landscapes, sense of tranquility, and range of unique aromatic fragrances are unbeatable. Hotels, resorts, and spa retreats are often located in stunning settings, surrounded by nature and serenity. Travelling can be one of the most rewarding pastimes in the world, but it isn’t easy on the body. Many tourists will partake in the famous Thai massage which you can find on almost any street in a tourist area – but for a fully luxurious experience, it is worthwhile to try out a more upscale spa whose massage therapists and beauticians use high-quality lotions and techniques in a sumptuous setting. Thailand is home to a myriad of quality spa retreats to bring about calmness and full relaxation.
Muay Thai Training Camps
Muay Thai or Thai Boxing is the national sport of Thailand and as such there are hundreds of training camps to be found throughout the country in different locations. Depending on how long you would like to train for, your budget, your preferred location and how serious you are about the sport, each one will offer a different experience. Most accept all levels of fitness and fight experience, from holiday-makers, adventure junkies, fitness enthusiasts to professional fighters and athletes. Each Muay Thai camp is a bit different in focus and offerings, but most have weekly and monthly programs and the chance for intensive training sessions with champion Muay Thai boxers. Popular destinations are Koh Samui and Phuket where you’ll find world-class facilities and trainers whilst enjoying amazing weather, beaches, food and culture.
Detox and Cleansing
Detox retreats have become very popular in the last decade with Thailand, in particular its southern islands of Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Phuket, has some of the best world-class facilities on offer. The tropical islands feature beautiful beaches and lush forests making them the ideal destination for wellness travellers. Detox programs typically run from 3 to 14 days and are designed to meet individual needs. You can choose from intense programs or ones less stringent where you can opt out of colonics, fasting and anything else that seems a tad too drastic for your detox needs. However, what you can expect is your bowels, skin, kidneys, liver and lymphatic system to get a complete overhaul while you relax and unwind amid luxurious surroundings.
Yoga and Meditation
Thailand is a true center for awesome Yoga Retreats! The climate, the culture and the friendly people all add to a divine zen like ambiance. Thailand’s Yoga Retreats are a great excuse to escape the hectic life of the city, your work and any stresses you may have. They are the perfect place to take a break and unwind your mind, body and soothe your soul. For many years a popular backpacking spot and holiday destination, Thailand has many great destinations perfect to get back your inner peace and to a zen way of living. From the islands of Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Phuket, which are stunningly beautiful places that also have extra amenities such as great shopping, restaurants, and nightlife. To the secluded wilderness inland regions and the northern city of Chiang Mai, which is more traditional than some of the southern islands.