MANDALA SPA AND RESORT VILLAS, BORACAY, PHILIPPINES It’s no hardship to make your way to Mandala Spa, Boracay’s longest established spa retreat above the island’s famous White Beach. Leafy grounds are home to free-standing villas, spa treatment villas, a central restaurant and pool.
Mandala’s three-day Stretch and Relax, five-day Submerge and Learn, or the seven-day Emerge and Revive retreats are suitable for beginners or experienced yoga students and include daily yoga, with a focus on gentle stretches, yogic breathing, meditation and other disciplines which aid in achieving relaxation, improving posture and calming tension.
Healthy breakfasts get days off to a good start (it’s the only meal included, although the restaurant prepares raw foods, salads and light dishes all day) while daily spa treatments help ease sore muscles and emotions.
The Stretch and Relax Retreat (three days, two nights) starts from $560 single occupancy or $300 per person double occupancy; Submerge and Learn (five days, four nights) costs $1,120 single or $600 per person double occupancy; the Emerge and Revive (seven days, six nights) retreat costs