For a spa getaway that’s close to home yet far enough to give you a break from the demands of everyday life, book into the Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort in Oman. The newly launched Anantara resort has a Spa Essence package for Dh2,090 when you book before March 31. It includes two nights’ accommodation with an upgrade, breakfast for two, one 60-minute massage of your choice and a 10 per cent discount on spa treatments. Book at anantara.com/al-jabal-al-akhdar.
Uneasy minds can be put at ease with a mental wellness retreat in Italy. The Mental Makeover at Ti Sana Detox Retreat and Spa is a vacation for the mind and body. Set amid Lombardy’s rolling green hills and mountainous landscape, the six-day retreat designed by psychoanalyst and therapist Steve McKeown includes accommodation, deep tissue massages, group yoga, hiking, mindfulness classes, workshops on dealing with anxiety, a private consultation with the therapist and free access to spa bikes, gym, solarium and jacuzzi. The next retreat is June 15-21. From Dh13,430 for two including vegan meals, flights and transfers; healthandfitnesstravel.com.