Do you need to hit refresh and revitalise your mind, body and spirit? The Asia Collective’s carefully curated guide to the Best Wellness Resorts in Asia will have you feeling like a new person.
Check into one of these holistic wellness resorts for an escape from life’s everyday stressors, nutritional advice, medicinal healing or an all-around personalised wellness overhaul – sit back and scroll down to let the recharge begin!
Soneva Jani is surrounded by turquoise blue waters, fringed by pristine beaches and blanketed in lush tropical greenery, it is the perfect place to unwind and experience ultimate relaxation while focusing on improving your mind body and soul. Their stunning rooms each flaunt a private pool, opulent decor, lavish amenities and some with a retractable roof for stargazing.
Take some time for you at Soneva Jani, select from a range of luxurious body treatments, traditional practices and wellness therapies at the tranquil Soneva Spa, practised by the healing hands of their trained and highly skilled therapists. Embark on a sensory journey with invigorating scrubs, indulgent oils from local coconuts and Tibetan hot stone massages. Attached to the spa is the fully-equipped gym, yoga pavilion, outdoor spa, sauna and steam rooms. Soneva Jani is the supreme location to truly switch off the mind from the hustle and bustle of everyday living.
✓ Luxurious traditional spa treatments
✓ Four pillars of holistic wellness: Wellness of the Mind, Wellness of the Soul and Sleep, Wellness of the Body and Wellness of Nutrition and Life
✓ Yoga pavilion
✓ Sauna and steam rooms
✓ Practitioners with experience in Ayurveda, physiotherapy, massage and pilates
- Prices for Soneva Jani, one of the best wellness resorts in Asia start at US $1800++ per night. Click for best available prices.
Address: Laamu Atoll, Maldives (Location map)
Enter Six Senses Laamu and leave your worries behind, whether it be unearthing your dosha (body type) with Ayurveda treatment, enjoying local treatments and restorative practices or nurturing your soul with meditation and yoga in their open-air rooftop studio. Nine individually designed treatment nests are dotted along the beach and lush landscaping for you to indulge. Post-treatment, nourish your body with a delicious smoothie from the juice bar.
Six Senses offers specialty Wellness Programs, each specialising in either fitness, sleep or detox. Their skilled therapists will tailor a special program comprised of a series of wellness screenings, spa treatments, nutritional guidance and fitness or wellness activities, with the programs ranging from two days up to ten. With an ethical ethos, Six Senses uses local products and traditional locally-inspired practices, treating you from the inside out!
✓ Ayurveda treatments and health screenings
✓ Meditation and yoga at open-air rooftop studio
✓ Individual beachfront or garden treatment nests
✓ Juice bar
✓ Wellness programs: fitness, sleep or detox
- Prices for Six Senses Laamu, one of the best wellness resorts in Asia start at US $1,140++ per night. Click for best available prices.
Located on a secluded, private island just 40 minutes from the Male international airport, Heritance Aarah embraces the spirit of tradition. This 150 villa all-inclusive resort redefines luxury living, offering curated experiences and star-classed amenities and facilities to cater to your every whim and fancy. Wake up on the right side of the bed in your luxury villa, either atop the turquoise waters or perched on the pristine beach and relax to the sound of the gentle waves.
More than a resort, Heritance Aarah is also home to a ground-breaking Medi Spa, the first of its kind in the Maldives. Born out of a strong desire to prevent illnesses and promote healthy living, the Medi Spa delivers innovative treatments alongside state-of-the-art equipment. Once you enter the Medi Spa, you’re guaranteed to leave feeling brand new, revitalised and inspired to continue your wellness journey well beyond your Maldivian retreat.
✓ Innovative diagnostic scanning to pinpoint aesthetic and medical problems
✓ Nutrition and cooking classes
✓ Tailored weight loss programs
✓ Access to yoga, pilates, crossfit, beach classes and bootcamps
✓ Traditional spa treatments
✓ Salon and nail services
- Prices for Heritance Aarah, one of the best wellness resorts in Asia start at US $659++ per night. Click for best available prices.
Chiva-Som is the “Haven of Life” on the Gulf of Thailand. Chiva-Som is about learning to live, enjoy and appreciate every moment, and in so doing, creating a personal path to health and wellness. The resort offers a range of retreat packages that incorporate wellness services such as Cell Vitality, Cranial Relief, Sustainable Slimming, Emotional Wellbeing, Tension Release, The Art of Detox, Optimal Performance Coaching and Yoga for Life. It also hosts the state of the art ‘Niranlada’ Medi-spa, here you will find a variety of beauty services including but not limited to laser skin rejuvenation and re-contouring procedures.
Holistic health is paramount at this resort, therefore Chiva-Som provides the opportunity to diagnose your emotional, spiritual and physical wellbeing as well as your lifestyle. Their specialist practitioners include doctors, nurses, naturopaths and therapists as well as visiting specialists, all of whom have a commitment to providing a holistic solution to your wellness needs. The resort has won many international awards for outstanding spa cuisine – your tastebuds can thank us later!
✓ Retreat packages: Cell Vitality, Cranial Relief, Sustainable Slimming, Emotional Wellbeing, Tension Release, The Art of Detox, Optimal Performance Coaching and Yoga for Life
✓ State of the art ‘Niranlada’ Medi-spa
✓ Laser skin rejuvenation and re-contouring procedures
✓ Specialist practitioners include doctors, nurses, naturopaths and therapists
✓ Outstanding spa cuisine
- Prices for Chiva Som, one of the best wellness resorts in Asia start at US $5415++ for three nights. Click for best available prices.
Centred around a cave that once served Buddhist monks as a place of meditation and spiritual retreat, Kamalaya’s essence is expressed in its name, ‘Lotus (kamal) Realm (alaya)’, an ancient symbol for the growth and the unfolding of the human spirit. At Kamalaya Koh Samui, Thailand`s award-winning Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa resort, you can experience an enriching healthful holiday.
There’s a myriad of wellness programs that offer solutions for detox, stress and burnout, healthy lifestyle and yoga. The rooms are the very definition of modern luxury combined with traditional Thai aesthetics, we recommend the Sea View Villas for their tranquil vibe and mesmerizing ocean views, the ideal space to switch off, kick back and take time to focus on you and your new lifestyle.
✓ Holistic Spa
✓ Wellness programs: detox, stress and burnout, healthy lifestyle
✓ Yoga classes
✓ Award-winning spa status
✓ Custom tailor-made programs
- Prices for Kamalaya, one of the best wellness resorts in Asia start at US $250++ per night. Click for best available prices.
Tucked away in a secluded haven of idyllic Cape Panwa, luxury destination Amatara Wellness Resort offers guests one of the best coastal views in Phuket with unparalleled spa and wellness service. Spoil yourself with Amatara’s selection of spacious and stunning rooms amidst a tropical setting. Find the perfect wellness program for you, select from the Amatara Detox, Weight Management, Amatara Active, Wellness Day Package, Holistic Anti-Aging and beyond.
Not only does the resort offer restorative wellness practices, but also a healthy restaurant choice, The Retreat, plating up seasonal, innovative cuisine focusing on Thai cultures and crafted with unrefined, whole foods. Spa facilities are not to be missed too! Indulge in the Thai Hamman, designed exquisitely to marry traditional Turkish and Moroccan treatments with Thai spa therapies. Amatara will ensure you depart with newfound happiness and balance in your body and mind that will last a lifetime.
✓ Wellness programs: detox, weight management, active, anti-aging and more
✓ Healthy restaurant: The Retreat, offering seasonal, innovative cuisine
✓ Traditional Turkish and Moroccan treatments
✓ Thai spa therapies
- Prices for Amatara, one of the best wellness resorts in Asia start at US $155++ per night. Click for best available prices.
Just south of the hustle and bustle of Hua Hin you’ll land at this little slice of holistic heaven by the Six Senses group! With tranquil views out across the Gulf of Siam, verdant lush landscaping, lotus ponds and private villas, this is the perfect location to rebuild and recharge your lifestyle and wellness regime. Their healing spa radiates peace and harmony, with the sounds of flowing water and Himalayan singing bowls upon entering.
With a focus on wellness and wellbeing of their guests, the resort offers a range of treatments, wellness programs and well-equipped facilities to begin (or re-ignite) your holistic routine. Their highly-skilled therapists guide you to your optimal wellbeing, indulge with a treatment in their 10 treatment rooms nestled amongst lush gardens and ponds, or take part in one of their wellness regimes on offer, detox or discover yoga. If a program isn’t for you, take it at your own pace with their fabulous facilities: a wellness sala, relaxation area, yoga studio, outdoor yoga pavilion or the sauna room. As little or as much as you like, take your lifestyle to the next level at Evason.
✓ Private villas surrounded by lotus ponds and lush landscaping
✓ Wellness regimes: detox or discover yoga (health screenings included)
✓ Wellness sala
✓ Outdoor yoga pavilion and yoga studio
✓ Sauna room
- Prices for Evason Hua Hin, one of the best wellness resorts in Asia start at US $67++ per night. Click for best available prices.
Ignite your senses at this expansive luxury eco-wellness retreat nestled in the lush Batangas jungle, ninety minutes away from Manilla’s main city a perfect 48-hectares to seek the relaxation you need. The Farm at San Benito has been awarded for the ‘Best Medical Wellness Resort’ in the world and is renowned for its holistic health programmes across the Philippines. Their in-house medical department guides guests through detox programs, weight loss journeys and stress management, along with indulgent traditional spa treatments and therapies.
The resort boasts lavish amenities and spacious villas complete with flowing koi ponds, relaxation bales and private pools. Aligned with the ethos of the resort, The Farm at San Benito serves up organic and local produce prepared daily – nourishing vegan and raw meals. Alongside all of these amazing elements and facilities to kick start your green-living take on life, they also offer a range of fitness and cooking classes.
✓ Cooking classes
✓ Awarded for ‘Best Medical Wellness Resort’ in the world
✓ Medical department specialising in detox programs, weight-loss, stress management and more
✓ Vegan and raw meals
✓ Fitness classes on-site
- Prices for The Farm at San Benito, one of the best wellness resorts in Asia, start at US $200++ per night/per person. Click for best available prices.
Desa Potato Head is a creative village located in Seminyak practising a sustainable ethos comprised of the ultimate beach club scene, unique culinary options and artsy suites and Studios. 57 suites and 168 studios pave the way for sustainable luxury in Bali, with every single element thoughtfully designed by Dutch-firmed OMA, created by Rem Koolhaas.
The newest addition to Desa Potato Head is the SANCTUARY, an immersive wellness experience that aims to connect the community with their flow state, increasing relaxation and concentration whilst awakening a higher level of consciousness. SANCTUARY offers alternative forms of wellness and spirituality including vibroacoustic audiovisual therapy, sound healing, breathwork, ice bath therapy, energy medicine, somatic release and awakenings.
✓ Sistrum light sound vibration
✓ Ice bath
✓ Sound healing
✓ Yoga and meditation
✓ Gym and spa
✓ Beach workouts
- Prices for Desa Potato Head, one of the best wellness resorts in Asia, start at US $200++ per night/per person. Click for best available prices.
Como Shambala Estate is an all-encompassing luxury health retreat, blending holistic wellness programs and practices with state-of-the-art facilities and outstanding accommodation. Surrounded by lush jungle greenery Como Shambala offers complete seclusion and calmness in the northern part of Ubud, the perfect retreat option if you are seeking world-class guidance in health and wellness, all whilst indulging in the modern comforts and luxuries you deserve!
On-site, Como has resident experts including a Yoga and Pilates teacher, Ayurvedic Doctor, Dietician and an Acupuncturist. You’ll also benefit from their on-site gym, luxurious massages and treatments at the COMO Spa, nearby hikes for those who like to get amongst nature and a surplus of Wellbeing programmes. Their targeted wellness programs include: Cleanse, Be Active, Ayurvedic and Bespoke — starting from three nights in length. The resorts holistic and healthful approach to living will have you wondering why you didn’t start sooner!
✓ Resident yoga and pilates teachers
✓ Ayurvedic doctor, dietician and acupuncturist
✓ Luxurious massages and treatments at COMO Spa
✓ Nature hikes nearby
✓ On-site gym
- Prices for Como Shambala, one of the best wellness resorts in Asia, start at US $700++ per night. Click for best available prices.
Treat yourself at this eco-conscious wellness retreat nestled right in the magical jungle of Ubud, indulge in five-star pampering and relaxation. Fivelements specially fuses authentic Balinese healing rituals with innovative wellness concepts, using natural and superfood ingredients which will nourish your mind, body and soul. This sanctuary for the senses has its traditions deeply rooted in Balinese culture, practising Balinese healing and uniquely decorated with sacred arts throughout.
Keeping to the theme, their kitchen serves some of the best plant-based cuisine in Bali with all ingredients local, fresh and organic. Try the 2-hour Sakti Ritual at the Fivelements Spa, where you can bathe in lemons, oranges and pandan leaves overlooking the serene Ayung River or embark on a healing journey if you seek balance and harmony, personalised wellness consultations are also available to tailor a program just for you. No matter the choice at Fivelements, we guarantee you’ll leave feeling revitalised and ready to take on whatever may come your way!
✓ Authentic Balinese healing rituals
✓ Plant-based cuisine
✓ Indulgent spa treatments
✓ Wellness consultations
- Prices for Fivelements, one of the best wellness resorts in Asia, start at US $345++ per night. Click for best available prices.
Built into the cascading rock formations of Ninh Van Bay sits Six Senses resort, a resort comprised of luxury villas which all offer seamless views of the glistening blue ocean. This magical resort offers an escape from everyday life, to the illusion of a deserted island complete with pristine white sands, breezy palms and towering mountains, you can’t be more in touch with nature. Indulge in a range of local treatments through the healing hands of their experienced therapists, or visit their spa where you can treat yourself to traditional Vietnamese therapies, local body treatments and exotic massages, all whilst finding your inner zen listening to the natural streams flowing by.
A series of wellness programs are on offer which guides you through healing and rejuvenating, select from Detox, Sleep, Fitness or Discover Yoga, alternatively speak to one of their on-site wellness experts to see which they think is the best fit for you. The resort utilises smart technology to assist in tracking your progress and patterns to ensure the best approach is taken. Each program encompasses a range of elements, from fitness and wellness activities to nutritional advice and treatments – they’ve got you covered!
✓ Traditional Vietnamese therapies
✓ Local body treatments and exotic massages
✓ Wellness programs: Detox, Sleep, Fitness or Discover Yoga
✓ Smart technology with fitness and sleep tracking
✓ Health screenings available
- Prices for Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, one of the best wellness resorts in Asia, start at US$770++ per night. Click for best available prices.
With sustainability at the heart of their ethos, Song Saa Private Island is the definition of beautiful, located along the stunning Cambodian coastline offering an intimate wellness escape. 27 luxurious villa are dotted along the jungle and the ocean, built using local materials and by local craftsmen, each villa parades a plunge pool and a secluded deck with incredible ocean views, the perfect atmosphere to reconnect and rebalance.
Ignite your senses at Song Saa’s blissful Spa oasis indulging in one of their treatments or massages, the spa products are derived from nature with wild local ingredients collected by Cambodia’s best artisans. Song Saa also offers Song Saa Sanctuaries, which are a series of bespoke activities tailored specifically to your needs, such as night spa, private yoga or personal training. The resorts therapists and practitioners include traditional Khmer therapists, internationally trained wellbeing experts, yogis, reiki masters and meditation gurus. Every guest visit to Song Saa begins with a private spa consultation with the Head of Wellbeing to determine a customised programme that comprises healing spa therapies, nutrition and activities. The best thing about Song Saa – they believe in balance! A glass of champagne is recommended at sunset, integral to your wellbeing (we are in!)
✓ Private island location
✓ Song Saa Spa offering luxurious treatments and massages
✓ Song Saa Sanctuaries: night spa, private yoga, personal training
✓ Khmer therapists and wellbeing experts
✓ Yogis, reiki masters and meditation gurus
- Prices for Song Saa Private Island Resort, one of the best wellness resorts in Asia, start at US $890++ per night. Click for best available prices.
Embark on a transforming wellness experience at Krabey island, a refuge for your senses and a place for mindfulness, the Six Senses resort is comprised of 40 luxurious pool villas set around a stunning 30-acre, crystal-clear water island, arrive at the island via boat transfer from the mainland reception – truly secluded from reality. Head to their spa to de-stress with a range of treatments such as the traditional Khmer massage or dive deeper into the signature spa menu and Cambodian healing treatments.
Six Senses multi-day wellness programs are based around the central idea of healing and exploring, thoroughly taking into account every element of your lifestyle. These programs include but are not limited to: 60-minute wellness screenings, nutritional advice, and sleep tracking, programs of three, five or seven nights are available. An array of other wellness facilities are on-site such as the sauna, herbal steam tent and whirlpool for something active learn to fly with aerial yoga or join a fitness class – the options are endless to do as little, or as much, as you please at Six Senses Krabey.
✓ Herbal steam tent and whirlpool
✓ Signature spa treatments
✓ Cambodian healing treatments
✓ Multi-day wellness programs
✓ Health screenings, nutritional advice and sleep tracking
- Prices for Six Senses Krabey, one of the best wellness resorts in Asia, start at US $505++ per night. Click for best available prices.
The first and only five star, spa-inclusive resort in Bhutan, Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary is the ultimate location to unearth balance between your mind, body and spirit. Every guest at the sanctuary has access to all spa amenities where their skilled therapists practice traditional Bhutanese treatments. The spa is comprised of 6 treatments room, saunas, jacuzzis, a gym, indoor heated pool and more! Alongside this, guests can also indulge in massages, herbal treatments, yoga, meditation, hot stone baths and forest bathing.
The sanctuary specialises in Bhutanese medicine, with two fully-trained practitioners on-site who prepare traditional medicine for guests seeking it, the resort has over 100 Bhutanese herbs in their spa. Guests can book in for a private consultation with one of the resorts specialists where a program will be administered. A range of practices and activities are involved in these personalised programs, some which include authentic healing such as herbal compression, moxibustion, hot oil compression and Ku Nye massages. Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary is a place for peace and calmness, an escape from the everyday stressors of life.
✓ Five star, spa-inclusive resort
✓ Bhutanese and medicinal treatments
✓ Authentic healing methods: moxibustion, Ku Nye massages
✓ Hot stone baths
✓ Forest bathing rituals
- Prices for Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary, one of the best wellness resorts in Asia, start at US $770++ per night. Click for best available prices.
Santani, the sankrit word for “in harmony with,” adheres the belief that inner wellness begins by being at one with nature and inviting in nurture, whether it be from ourselves or others. Santani offers a harmonious space for individuals to find peace within themselves, nestled amongst nature where guests have the freedom to develop a newly balanced lifestyle through a range of revitalising experiences. Awarded the Best Wellness Retreat in the World and the Best Spas in the World, this spa is renowned for being one of the best wellness resorts in Asia!
Ayurveda traditions, detoxing, yoga and meditation seamlessly integrate with the luxury wellness retreat and extend far beyond the duration of your stay. Satani’s heritage is deeply rooted in Ayurveda of Sri Lanka, yet they offer only the latest in wellness from across the globe, practising only the most effective and sustainable treatments for their guests. Aligned with the rest of their message, the resort offers a personalised approach to gourmet wellness cuisine, guests are served a menu which has been curated with the head of wellness and is aligned with your wellness goals. Immerse yourself in a wellness experience which is ever-ongoing at Santani.
✓ Awarded “Best Wellness Retreats in the World” by Vogue
✓ Ayurveda traditions
✓ A personalised approach to wellness cuisine
✓ Detoxing programs
✓ Yoga and meditation
- Prices for Santani Resort, one of the best wellness resorts in Asia, start at US $330++ per night. Click for best available prices.
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