Valentine’s Day is just around the corner (yes, already) and couples are jumping on the health and wellness travel trend for spoiling their loved ones this year. From a tranquil healing spa in sun soaked Cyprus to an unforgettable pampering experience surrounded by South Africa's wilderness, Health and Fitness Travel have some fabulous suggestions for couples seeking a romantic holistic spa getaway.
Ayii Anargyri Healing, Cyprus
Combine idyllic settings with indulgent treatments on Ayii Anargyri’s blissful healing spa program for an unforgettable Valentine's Day escape. At this dreamy hideaway couples can rebalance with mineral-rich spa treatments nourished with natural spring water before heading to one of the spa's gourmet restaurants for a romantic Mediterranean wine-paired meal.
Amatara Wellness Retreat, Thailand
Rejuvenate with your loved one on a luxury spa holiday in paradise at the award-winning Amatara Wellness Retreat to score serious brownie points this Valentine's Day. Experience the world’s first Thai Hammam together and feel revived with holistic spa therapies before sharing a private meditation session and private yoga class.
Santani Re-balancing Bliss, Sri Lanka
For the ultimate in luxe romance, treat yourselves to a tranquil wellness spa experience in the verdant hills of Sri Lanka. Soul-lifting treatments and activities created to boost fitness levels and physical endurance round out the challenging (but rewarding) experience, while things like group yoga, guided hikes and calming dips in salt-water pools will up the romance.
Karkloof Safari Spa, South Africa
Going on safari is a romantic experience that should be on every couples' bucket-list. Surrounded by spectacular wildlife, Karkloof Safari Spa is a fantastic option for couples wanting to combine a safari getaway with a wellness escape. Relax together at the award-winning spa and indulge in a wide range of exotic spa treatments – from uplifting grapefruit facials to black pepper scrubs – before discovering the African jungle and its amazing wildlife with a thrilling safari game drive for memories that will last a lifetime.
COMO Shambhala Estate, Bali
Turn Valentine’s Day into a romantic midweek getaway in the heart of Bali's lush Ubud by taking part in COMO Shambhala Estate's rejuvenating spa program. Spoil your partner with reviltalising spa treatments, experience the soothing effects of the estate's hydrotherapy pool and de-stress with a treatment in a hidden riverside garden for a memorable escape.
Pine Cliffs Awakening of Senses, Portugal
Dripping with decadence, Pine Cliffs offers a couples' spa experience that exceeds all expectations. Kick off your stay with fragrant Ayurvedic treatments and cleansing juices, and enjoy sumptuous spa treatments using aromas such as orange blossom and jasmine. There's plenty to do at Pine Cliffs, with activities like paddle-boarding, personal training, yoga and even tea tasting also on offer.
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