WELL­NESS GETAWAYS

Re­treats to im­prove your fitness and health.

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Re­vivo Well­ness Re­sort, Bali

If the lack of beauty rest has been tak­ing a toll on your health, go straight for the Sleep Well Re­treat at Re­vivo Well­ness Re­sort, lo­cated amid the hills of south Bali and a lush teak tree for­est. The goal of the three-day pro­gramme is to com­bat health im­bal­ances, such as high blood pres­sure, poor blood cir­cu­la­tion and stress that might be caus­ing your sleep is­sues. Ex­pect in­dul­gent aro­matic mas­sages, ayurverdic treat­ment, cou­pled with re­lax­ing ham­mock yoga, tai chi and breath­ing classes. Sip on detox bev­er­ages through­out the day and fuel up on nour­ish­ing grub pre­pared based on meal plans that ex­pert nutri­tion­ists will de­sign for you. By the end of the re­treat, you’ll be re­turn­ing home re­ju­ve­nated, well-rested and armed with use­ful tips to prac­tice health­ier sleep­ing habits.

The 3-night Sleep Well Re­treat starts from US$2,094. www.re­vi­vore­sorts.com

Como Uma Canggu, Bali

Re­gard­less of your fitness level, you’ll have no is­sues fill­ing your day up with a va­ri­ety of yoga, pi­lates re­former and TRX classes at Como Shamb­hala Re­treat, the ded­i­cated well­ness cen­tre at Como Uma Canggu in Bali. Take ad­van­tage of the stun­ning fa­cil­i­ties by ar­rang­ing for a pri­vate yoga class on the pen­t­house pool deck. Gym junkies will love the ful­lye­quipped gym, which comes with Cross­fit sta­tions for those keen to amp up their work­out with func­tional ex­er­cises. Fancy a cus­tomised work­out to meet your fitness goals? On-site per­sonal train­ers are also avail­able upon re­quest.

Rates at Como Shamb­hala Re­treat start from US$750 per night. www.co­mo­ho­tels.com/en/umacanggu

The San­chaya, Bin­tan

A mere 45-minute ferry ride from Sin­ga­pore, The San­chaya in Bin­tan is a slice of par­adise for any­one look­ing to dis­con­nect from the world and re­new their mind, body and soul. Take in stun­ning views of the azure-blue ocean as you flow through your asanas at the beach­side yoga pav­il­ion or pick up ba­sic archery skills on the per­fectly man­i­cured lawn. What’s unique to this luxury re­sort is a se­ries of res­i­den­cies that in­cludes fit­spi­ra­tional per­sonal train­ers who will host com­pli­men­tary talks and classes for in-house guests. From Jan 7 to 14, be pre­pared for an itin­er­ary of sweaty morn­ing HIIT work­outs and af­ter­noon stretch­ing ses­sions with pi­lates ex­pert Rosie Gre­gory.

Room rates start from $740 per night. www.the­san­chaya.com

Alila Vil­las Koh Russey, Cam­bo­dia

Less than 15 min­utes by speed­boat from the Cam­bo­dian coast, the new Alila Vil­las Koh Russey checks out for the ultimate tran­quil get­away. On the well­ness front, you can bliss out on an ex­ten­sive menu of spa treat­ments that in­cor­po­rate lo­cal in­gre­di­ents such as aloe vera, Kh­mer herbs and spices, and co­conut oil. With a fully equipped gym and com­pli­men­tary yoga and Tai Chi classes daily, you won’t have qualms about miss­ing a work­out. And if you’re up for an ad­ven­ture off the pri­vate is­land, the ho­tel’s concierge can ar­range for you to go high­land trekking in the fa­mous Bokor Na­tional Park.

Room rates start from US$375 per night. www.alila­ho­tels.com/kohrussey

Banyan Tree Spa Sanc­tu­ary Phuket, Phuket

If you seek a slower-paced re­treat to counter the stres­sors of ur­ban life, check into Banyan Tree Spa Sanc­tu­ary Phuket. Be­sides en­joy­ing award-win­ning spa treat­ments in the pri­vacy of your own villa, you’ll get to pick from 50 dif­fer­ent fitness and well­ness ac­tiv­i­ties ev­ery week. Think Muay Thai com­bat, pos­ture align­ment classes, sea­side treks and sound med­i­ta­tion ses­sions, plus ex­pert tips on mas­sage tech­niques to soothe weary mus­cles. For those who pre­fer a goal-ori­ented pro­gramme, the re­sort of­fers four cu­rated itin­er­ar­ies in­clud­ing Bal­anced Fitness and Ur­ban Detox. Al­ter­na­tively, guests can get an in-depth con­sul­ta­tion upon ar­rival for a cus­tomised rec­om­men­da­tion.

Room rates start from US$750 per night. www.banyantree.com/en/thai­land/spa-sanc­tu­ary-phuket

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