With Christmas now over and stepping into 2020, the season of indulging has officially ended. And along with an all too familiar feeling of a straining waistband, the overload of delicious—but often highly processed—foods and drinks can leave you feeling sluggish and zapped off energy. So why not beat the post-Christmas flab and blues? Give your body and mind a chance to re-energise, rehabilitate and recharge at one of Asia's best wellness and detox retreats, curated by us at Esquire Singapore.
Whether seeking inner balance, planning a detox or just looking for a well-deserved break after the chaotic festive season, Aman Resorts has got you covered. A range of transformative and luxury wellness retreats, which are located throughout Asia, awaits.
If your fancy transcending on a Journey to Peace, renowned Buddhist and spiritual master Geshe YongDong will personally guide you on a journey to spiritual enrichment—aiming to create lasting inner tranquillity. Or undergo a rejuvenating spa experience, which soothes both mind and body through treatments that interweave Khmer healing traditions with Aman’s own organic blends. Through the iconic Amansara’s programme of yoga designed to encourage movement and meditation, an individual's spirit, will no doubt, be elevated. Aman Resorts is guaranteed to bring you all the zen vibes.
Visit the Aman Resorts website to book.
Kamalaya, Koh Samui
The festive season is a time of celebration and joy, but for many, the post-Christmas period can leave us feeling rather down. So, tackle those post-holiday blues and head to a retreat at Kamalaya. Offering a diverse range of both Oriental and Western healing practices, Kamalaya focus on creating the optimal well-being for our body, mind and spirit.
Its signature is The Embracing Change program, which focus on exploring one's inner life and emotional disposition. The focus is to explore one's emotional habits and address current life situations with effective tools to restore emotional balance. Definitely an ideal program to enrich your emotional wellbeing and life fulfilment, particularly relevant for this time of year.
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Ananda In The Himalayas, India
If you are looking to shed some festive weight gain, look no further than India’s luxury detox retreat, Ananda In The Himalayas. As its name suggests, this retreat is located in the serene foothills of the Himalayas and offers a holistic approach to detoxing. Here you will begin the stay with an individual wellness consultation, which will be used to create a bespoke and effective detox itinerary for each guest.
The Ananda's holistic detox will include scheduled wellness activities, such as Ayurveda therapy sessions, personal yoga, meditation and fitness sessions. Also tailored by Ananda is its rejuvenation spa cuisine meals, which are made to aid the rest of the digestive system and further encourage weight loss goals. Lastly, you will receive lifestyle consultation and counselling sessions. Making this the perfect retreat to not only improve your physical wellbeing, but your mental too.
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Pioneers of the wellness travel movement, Pravassa, offers a luxury experience for today's modern explorer. From individually curated itineraries—that are perfectly planned to take guests from door to door—to wellness experiences that are designed to address each guest’s individual self-care needs, a Pravassa retreat is the ideal way to rein in the New Year.
Pravassa offers a multitude of locations, with retreats in Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam. All programmes with Pravassa surround the aim of prioritizing self-care, redefining happiness, and learning how to harness the power to make intentional decisions in your daily life today and in the future, meaning you are sure to improve your overall well-being for the upcoming new year.
Visit the Pravassa website to book.