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Vacation Locations For Health And Wellness

July 22, 2015

Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? Maybe now is the time for a vacation. There are a multitude of vacation locations designed to inspire health and wellness. Check out the three soothing vacation destinations listed below:

1. Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur:

Big Sur is considered one of the most healing places in the world. Post Ranch Inn takes advantage of its gorgeous natural surroundings. You will love the organic architecture that will make you feel like you are living in a resort-style treehouse, and the hotel’s surrounding redwoods, ocean, and mountain views. After enjoying a day of free activities such as yoga, curl up next to your wood burning fireplace or stargaze on your private deck. This spa also has shamanistic services, including illumination, soul retrieval, divination, and fire and drum ceremonies.

2. Casa de Campo Spa:

Nothing says relaxation quite like the Caribbean. Casa de Campo Spa in Nicaragua offers good value for a tropical getaway. Casa de Campo Spa has an array of dining, beach fun, and golf, and allows you to build your own spa package with facials, massages, unusual body treatments such as soothing post-sun wrap with healing cucumber, aloe and lavender.

3. Hidden Pond, Maine:

Hidden Pond is spread over 60-acres and features 36 suite-like bungalows and two-bedroom cottages. The spa is set up to look like a treehouse and you can enjoy free yoga classes at an organic farm where guests may pick fresh flowers and veggies for snacking, regular nature walks, and organic local cuisine from an acclaimed chef. The spa also features an outdoor bar and grill that sits on a sand bar with chairs circled around fire pits. Cottages include full kitchens so you can save money on food. The hotel also provides a free shuttle to the beach, which is just a five-minute drive away.

If you are unable to take a vacation to relieve stress, you can take advantage of affordable mental health programs such as Prevail Health, which is an online program that is tailored to meet your specific needs. Healthline also has some great tips for reducing stress.

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