A 7-night all-inclusive stay at Club Med Seychelles (excluding flights), from £1,815 per person; clubmed.co.uk
Sabi Sabi, South Africa
Whether you’re relaxing in your private pool or hunting leopards, safaris don’t get more chic – or more mentally restorative – than Sabi Sabi’s luxurious Earth Lodge. Wrapped in matumi and zebrawood, this architectural gem is carved deep into the verdant curves of the Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve – a 65,000 hectare savannah bordering the famous Kruger National Park – and offers two game drives a day to view the Big Five, plus some truly lavish spa treatments. The best piece? Completely disconnect from the daily grind and reconnect with nature under a South African sunset, regional rosé in hand.
All-inclusive holidays with Sabi Sabi, including two open vehicle game drives per day, food, selected drinks and transfers from the private airstrip, start from £815 per night; sabisabi.com
Soul & Surf, Sri Lanka
With its signature laid-back vibes, shared platters of super-healthy local fare, and professionally-taught surf and yoga schedules, Soul & Surf’s sunny retreats in the lush jungle village of Ahangama are just the ticket for zenventurers. who hope to master the board by day and enjoy balmy meditative evenings at night. Its winning combination of guided saltwater adventures from Kabalana Beach, restorative yin and vinyasa-flow classes on the sundeck, and a stylish, boutique setting ensures you’ll come back fully charged – if not. not yet one Breaking point-worthy boarder.
A 3-night midweek getaway starts at around £195 pp, including surf and yoga lessons and most meals; soulandsurf.com
St Michaels Resort, Cornwall
Take the plunge with a wild swimming retreat at St Michaels Resort in Falmouth. Organized in conjunction with expert SwimLab Coach Salim Ahmed, this three-day open water jaunt is suitable for anyone who can comfortably manage 400m and combines technical perfection hacks with cold water philosophy to not only improve your stroke, but also help you immerse yourself in the mental, physical and emotional benefits of diving into the big blue. Expect private lessons, group exercises and structured swims, plus pool lessons and complimentary activities and excursions that provide a full restorative experience – think yoga sessions to soothe sore shoulder muscles, hydrothermal treatments at the hotel spa (to soothe everything else), and coastal walks along Falmouth’s stunning cliffs.
Retreats in May, September and October are available from £595 per person; stmichaelsresort.com
BodyHoliday, Saint Lucia
Serving up whitewashed sands and a healthy dose of tropical warmth, BodyHoliday is the award-winning West Indies resort that delivers wellness, perfectly packaged. Perched on the northern tip of St. Lucia’s emerald coves, this health-focused hideaway offers everything from waterskiing and reformer Pilates classes to acupuncture and archery, plus fitness sessions. training with Olympic swimmers. Jazz Pug (5–July 16); Welsh Olympic sprinter Jamie Baulch (19–July 30), English Rugby League star Martin Offiah (2–August 13); and Olympic runner Donna Fraser (16–August 27).
All-inclusive rates start from £290 per person per night; thebodyholiday.com