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Top Health Retreats

More of the World's Best Health Resorts

Yoga at the pool of Zamani Retreat Kempinski in Zanzibar, Africa



Looking for complete mind and body makeover? Then check into one of these top health retreats. From yoga on the Yucatan Peninsula to integrative medicine in Thailand to Thai Chi and bushwalking in New South Wales, these health resorts offer unique approaches to restoring your health in complete and permanent ways. Also check out GAYOT's current list of Top 10 Health Retreats!

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AUSTRALIA

Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Kangaroo Island Health Retreat South Australia

The Kangaroo Island Health Retreat has been designed for no more than six people...Read the full review

Katoomba, New South Wales
Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa

A sensational setting is one of Lilianfels' greatest healing features. Situated within...Read the full review

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CANADA

Kelowna, British Columbia
Alive Health Resort

They don't call this place the Alive Health Resort for nothing. Nestled in the...Read the full review

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ISRAEL

Haifa
Carmel Forest Spa Resort
Situated in the heart of Israel's Carmel Forest and set within fifteen acres of private...Read the full review

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ITALY

Monsummano Terme, Tuscany
Grotta Giusti
The natural springs at this small, luxury Italian retreat may be age-old, but the...Read the full review


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MEXICO

Yucatan Peninsula
Maya Tulum Wellness & Spa
Healthy choices here include daily yoga and body treatments offered in the...Read the full review

Baja California
Rancho La Puerta
Considered to be the granddaddy of destination fitness resorts and spas...Read the full review


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NEW ZEALAND

Kerikeri Bay of Islands
Ora Ora Eco Spa Resort
If you want to get healthy and still remain environmentally friendly, then go green...Read the full review

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THAILAND

Hua Hin
Chiva-Som International Health Resort
Located beachside in Hua Hin, Thailand, on the country's western coast, Chiva-Som...Read the full review

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INDONESIA

Bali
Golden Rock Retreat
Bali has long been a coveted destination for seekers of rejuvenation. Beyond its tourist enclaves...Read the full review

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Top 10 Health Retreats 2006
Top 10 Health Retreats 2005


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