ASIAN GETAWAYS FOR A QUICK WELLNESS FIX
Alba Wellness Resort, Vietnam: Open since February, Alba is a luxurious wellness destination, located at the site of a hot spring renowned for its rejuvenation properties, 30 kilometres north of Hue. The resort’s lovely rooms and bungalows, spacious indoor-outdoor onsen and spa centre with fitness and yoga, and zen garden and swimming pool, are nestled amid tropical forest at the Truong Son Mountain foothills. Choose from a range of half-day packages filled with supremely therapeutic treatments, massages and detoxes. See albavietnam.com. The Sanchaya Bintan: This premium beachfront estate near Singapore is geared towards balancing rejuvenation with a glass of wine and gourmet food. The estate’s inaugural indulgent mindfulness retreat takes place from June 4 to 8, although the resort always has on offer an indulgent detox package with delicious cleansing drinks and food, private yoga instruction, a bath ritual, massages and soothing teas. See thesanchaya.com.
Air Niugini flies from Port Moresby to Singapore five times weekly. See airniugini.com.pg.