March 1st, 2021

// 8 of the Best Female-only Wellness Retreats to Celebrate International Women’s Day

8 of the Best Female-only Wellness Retreats to Celebrate International Women’s Day

With one in three people now prioritising wellness on holiday and the rapid rise of solo female travel, there has never been a better way to celebrate International Women’s Day on 8th March than by booking a future wellness retreat. Health and Fitness Travel, the wellness holiday specialists have rounded-up the best female-only wellness retreats for solo travel for those looking to book a well-deserved wellness break for Autumn/Winter 2021/2022 when we anticipate current barriers to travel will have been lifted. From relaxing on the glistening shores of the Algarve with an immersive yoga experience, to increasing your fitness on an intensive bootcamp overlooking the striking Thai mountains, these exclusive health and fitness retreats are guaranteed to enlighten and empower every woman.

Bali: Ocean Soul Retreat Holistic Retreat

Surrounded by privacy walls for ultimate seclusion and nestled in lush tropical gardens, Ocean Soul Retreat is ideal for solo female travellers craving peace and tranquillity. Connect your mind, body and soul with holistic therapies, nutritious food, and relaxing massages at this luxurious women’s only retreat. This wellness programme is based on your desire to engage in as many or as little activities as you like, adapting to your wellness requirements..

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 offers 6 nights at Ocean Soul Retreat for £2,750pp. Price includes full board and a wellness programme.

Thailand: GI Jane Thailand

Kickstart your journey to your health and fitness goals on this female-only intensive bootcamp, set against the striking mountains of Koh Samui. Work out alongside British Military Trainers to lose weight and improve your mental and physical strength. With daily yoga classes and rigorous activities like boxing and circuits, you will be pushed to your limits, leaving you feeling body confident and headstrong.This is a truly life-changing experience, which will improve your mental and physical strength in the company of other like-minded women.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 offers 7 nights at GI Jane Thailand for £995pp. Price includes full board and a wellness programme.

Spain: SHA Wellness Clinic Healthy Ageing Women

This tailored female-only healthy aging programme is designed to take away the fear and negative impacts that come with aging, particularly amongst women. Focusing on the physical and emotional issues of Menopause, SHA uses western wellness approaches and holistic treatments to specifically target and reduce sleeping problems, weight gain and hormonal imbalances. SHA provides ample support through experienced consultants to help women adjust to bodily changes and preserve youthfulness and vitality. 

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 offers 7 nights at SHA Wellness Clinic for £8,675pp. Price includes full board and a wellness programme.

Thailand: Absolute Sanctuary Women’s Holistic Health 

Embark on a journey of empowerment and enlightenment on the Thai ‘island of healing’, with this bespoke women’s holistic health programme at Absolute Sanctuary. Surrounded by lush vegetation, this programme addresses all aspects of mental and physical health, as well as hormonal imbalances. Hormones can create havoc on the body and mind, and as such rebalancing is essential to restore health, and calm and focus the mind. Through a combination of cleansing therapies, physical activities, and nourishing cuisine, this empowering experience will help you to re-energise, revitalise and rebalance.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 offers 7 nights at Absolute Sanctuary for £2,170pp. Price includes full board and a wellness programme.

India: Ananda in the Himalayas Dhyana Self-Realisation

Encircled by pristine forest and majestic mountains, Ananda in the Himalayas is the ideal destination for women seeking a peaceful escape of self-realisation. Your Dhyana programme will enhance your physical and mental strength, whilst creating emotional and spiritual balance to harmonise mind and body. Experience a calming combination of personalised one-on-one Hatha yoga sessions, daily meditation, mantra chanting, traditional Pranayama breathing techniques, and Kundalini back massages. You will leave feeling relaxed and refocused, with the tools to continue your self-study at home and remain in harmony with yourself.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 offers 7 nights at Ananda in the Himalayas for £2,535pp. Price includes full board and a wellness programme.

Portugal: Yoga & Wellness Retreat at Longevity Cegonnha Country Club

Breathe in the fresh ocean air as you immerse yourself in the physical and mental health benefits of yoga. This exclusive retreat, led by yoga master Trevor Laurency is perfect for women looking to reconnect with their inner purpose, on the golden beaches of the Algarve. With over 25 years’ experience in holistic teaching, Trevor will guide you through a variety of yoga styles, inducing calm and total relaxation. Make lifelong friendships with yogis from all around the world as you engage in daily yoga classes together.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 offers 7 nights at Longevity Cegohna Country Club for £1,670pp. Price includes full board and a wellness programme.

Bali: Bliss Body Retreat Divine Body

Escape to the Balinese foothills and find inner peace at the edge of the jungle, on this female-only retreat set against the panoramic views of ancient volcanoes. Learn about spirituality and self-healing, as you begin your wellness journey to inner-transformation and empowerment. Focusing on the reduction of mental tension and emotional blockages, you will be guided through a holistic programme of daily meditations, mindfulness, spiritual workshops and carefully crafted nutritious meals. You will leave feeling emotionally balanced and renewed, with self-help practises that you can implement in everyday life.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 offers 7 nights at Bliss Body retreat for £2,500pp. Price includes full board, return transfers, and a wellness programme.

Switzerland: Grand Resort Bad Ragaz Anti-ageing 

Overlooking lush vineyards, this luxurious wellness haven is perfectly located for women looking to turn back time at the foothills of the Swiss Alps. By undergoing various medical diagnosis, attending exercise classes and following a nutrient-rich meal plan, you will observe significant changes in your overall health and well-being. You will be enriched with the knowledge of how to slow down the biological aging process and maintain a higher quality of life, leaving you not only looking, but also feeling younger. 

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 offers 4 nights at Grand Resort Bad Ragaz for £4,830pp. Price includes full board and a wellness programme.


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About Health and Fitness Travel

Health and Fitness Travel is a global luxury wellness travel company that originated in the UK in 2010 and is committed to providing healthy holidays that enhance and change lives. Created by Paul Joseph as a result of his passion for health and fitness travel and offering bespoke holidays to improve people’s well-being to lead happier and healthier lives.

Health and Fitness Travel offers clients a tailor-made seamless service with the very best health and fitness holidays, handpicked by its expert team, together with exclusive and added value packages with the best deals. As leading specialists, Health and Fitness Travel has also created their own collection of trademark healthy holidays in various destinations which include Fusion Fitness™, Mindful Triathlon™, BodyBreaks™ and Discover Recover™, offering clients the best value and holiday experience. For more information visit: /

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