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How To Rekindle Your Best Self In Thailand

17 May 2018

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The alarm goes off, and so another day begins. Traffic, meetings, deadlines, emails, phone calls, family, friends, social media, walk the dog or feed the cat, do the laundry, what’s for dinner, crash into bed before that alarm rings far too soon and you do it all over again the next day. And the next.

No doubt, this modern day grind sounds all too familiar, so it’s hardly surprising that thousands of Aussies are investing their precious annual leave towards something far more meaningful and enriching than just another beach holiday.

With our lives busier, more fast paced and tech-overdosed than ever, we’re opting to swap the poolside pina coladas for post-yoga green juices, and seeking out a deeply holistic experience to relax, rebalance and rejuvenate our body, mind, and soul.

Thailand – The Ultimate Wellness Escape

Thanks to its proximity, more-bang-for-your-buck affordability, and tourist-friendly experiences combined with myriad wellness offerings, Thailand ticks the boxes as the ultimate wellness escape.

With its culture and history deeply rooted in health and wellbeing, Thailand draws on its abundance of natural resources, combining ancient practices with modern science and technology to offer a wide range of holistic wellness experiences.

Thailand Wellness Retreats

From detoxing, weight loss, and anti-ageing, to improved fitness, nutrition and spiritual wellbeing, whatever your goal is and however deep you want to delve, Thailand’s world-class retreats have the programmes, treatments and experts to get you there.

At retreats such as The Barai in Hua Hin, Kamalaya in Koh Samui, and Banyan Tree in Phuket, the journey to happiness and wellbeing is approached holistically, with a focus towards longer-term benefits. Highly trained wellness therapists tailor specific and personalised programmes, incorporating everything from diet and customised therapies to counselling and life coaching, to restore your mental, physical and emotional balance.


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Luxury Villas and Resorts in Thailand

While you’re meditating, detoxing, and pampering yourself to a better you, it’ll be in the finest setting possible. Immersed within naturally beautiful surrounds, these boutique resorts are specifically designed to evoke a sense of place and connectedness.

Luxurious villa accommodations, many of them with ocean views, feature the finest interiors and plushest comforts. There’s no shortage of facilities either – from Vichy showers and rain showers, to herbal steam rooms, hammams and laconiums, you’ll be well and truly spoiled for choice.

All of this at a fraction of the cost for a week’s health resort in Europe, never mind the airfare.

So if you’re feeling the stress and burn out of modern day living, perhaps its time to consider a wellness retreat in Thailand.


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Helen Hayes

When not at home chained to the computer keyboard, I love nothing more than checking out ski resorts here and overseas, tropical islands, country towns, big cities, beautiful places to sail, and anywhere I can ride a horse. Twitter @helenhayes4 Instagram @helenhayesmedia