Are you feeling burned out or off balance? Then perhaps it’s time to find a place to recharge.
Whether you want detoxification, fitness, life coaching, spirituality, weight loss or something more personal, check out these eight wellness retreats.
1) The Ranch at Live Oak, California
The Ranch at Live Oak is serious about weight loss. Meals are strictly vegetarian (no gluten, dairy, sugar, caffeine or alcohol) equaling 1,400 calories a day, according to Self.com. Think 10-to-12 mile morning hikes with plenty of afternoon activities. Daily massages and yoga sessions are also included.
2) Rancho La Puerta, Tecate, Mexico
Rancho La Puerta encourages visitors to "open the door to a healthier more balanced life." This extra-active retreat offers fitness classes, mindful meditation, nature exploration, painting and cooking as just a few activities to recharge your batteries, according to USAToday.com.
3) Ananda in the Himalayas, India
This luxury spa is the mecca for healing and transformation. It combines centuries-old Indian Ayurveda philosophies with Western spa techniques.
Guests receive individualized programs designed to help de-stress, detox and cleanse, fight aging and lose weight even after their stay. Yoga, meditation, massage, nutrition and more than 80 beauty and spa treatments inspire guests to make lifelong changes.
4) COMO Shambhala Estate, Bali
COMO Shambhala Estate, with its lush jungle backdrop, wants guests to make lasting improvements to their lifestyle while learning to completely relax.
A team of acupuncturists, Ayurvedic doctors, dietitians and yoga practitioners create individualized transformation plans. Your personal wellness program can include detox, stress management, weight loss or incorporating Eastern medicine into your life.