The Best Wellness Retreats to Visit This Summer

5th May 2019 // By Emma Reynolds

Rancho La Puerto

Tecate, Mexico

Set on a ranch property in Tecate, Mexico, Ranch La Puerto offers 14-day wellness retreats aimed to balance the body and help you heal from the inside out. Detox on a cellular level through the retreat’s seven-day juice cleanses, spa therapies, colonics and massages. Through the program, people notice weight loss, reduced inflammation, stress reduction and overall wellbeing. During your two-week stay, you’ll also have three 90-minute consultations with Slow Medicine author Dr Finkelstein. There are two 14-day Detox and Cleansing retreats this summer, the first on July 6 through 20 and the second September 12 through 28. 


Chiva-Som International Health Resort

Hua Hin, Thailand

Chiva-Som is one of the world’s top destination spas, set along the ocean in the Prachuap Khiri Khan Southern province, just a three-hour drive or 25-minute private flight from Bangkok. The seven-acre resort offers guests 13 programs combine spa, physiotherapy, holistic health, nutrition, fitness and aesthetic beauty modalities. Experts specializing in naturopathy, chakra healing, yoga and acupuncture combine specialized treatments for your goals. Here, your goals can be as specialized or as general as you’d like. The first three days you will undergo a consultation before embarking on your program. Accommodation here is second-to-none: There are 54 rooms with distinct Thai decor and architecture and each resplendent room has warm, natural wood and outdoor space so you feel at one with your environment.