Wellness For Two

Set your fitness goals together, help each other stick to your diet plans and routinely take off for a retreat that will help you both relax and achieve your goals
By Rashima Nagpal

The best and most effective way to attain a state of wellbeing is hand-in-hand with your partner. Here are eight wellness retreats along with eight inspiring ideas to get you going.

1. Recharge at Red Mountain Resort, Utah
Treat your partner to a four-day ‘Executive Recharge Retreat’. Your health concerns will be reviewed at the Intermountain LiVe Well Center and you’ll be put on a personalised programme that features hiking and fitness classes, healthy meals and a massage. www.redmountainresort.com

2. Revive at Shanti Maurice – A Nira Resort, Mauritius
Turn your trip to the Maldives into a wellness vacay. ‘Shanti Preserve’ is an Ayurvedic journey offered at the luxurious Shanti Maurice resort. Attain physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing with the combination of yoga, meditation and traditional massages. www.shantimaurice.com

3. Golfing at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, California
PFC Fitness Camp’s Golf FIT programme at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad aims to take your game to the next level while helping you lose weight. Whether you’re a novice, or a seasoned player, the certified professionals here will help you reach your goals. www.omnihotels.com

4. Recuperate at The Alpina Gstaad in the Swiss Alps
Following a three-step process of screening, personalising and follow-up, the integrated wellness programme at Six Senses Spa, The Alpina Gstaad helps you achieve overall wellness. Opt for a seven-day programme that includes fitness activities and spa treatments. www.thealpinagstaad.ch

5. Attain fitness at Sagrada Pilates Retreat, California
Sagrada Pilates Retreat in San Luis Obispo, California offers an extensive yoga and Pilates programme that builds your core. Begin your day by practicing yoga for an hour and a half and, in the afternoon, sweat it out with an uplifting Pilates mat class. www.sagradawellness.com

6. Go wild in Greece
A 10-day programme curated by Wild Fitness comprises outdoor sessions such as climbing, running and jumping along with enlightening workshops on food. You’ll spend time in an eco-village in White Mountains National Park and will be taught to lead a healthier lifestyle. www.wildfitness.com

7. Detox at COMO Shambhala Estate, Bali
If you are seeking wellness from the inside, opt for the ‘Cleanse’ programme at COMO Shambhala. Depending on how intense you want the experience to be, choose a four-,six- or eight-night programme. The personalised diet plan will help you detox thoroughly. www.comohotels.com

8. Fight ageing at Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat, Malaysia
Turn back time with the Logevity programme at this oasis of wellness. Antioxidant body therapies, natural spa treatments and wellness activities combined with a diet rich in antioxidants will be in store for you. www.thebanjaran.com