By Judy Chapman.
While not everyone can afford a full week of me-time, the good news is some of the best luxury hotels and resorts in Bali now offer half and full day wellness programs for outside guests – that can make a world of difference, and are priced to please. Get a taste of what brings so many people to Bali; fabulous spas, retreats that can change your life or simply give you some breathing space. Spa days are such a great way to connect with friends but going solo can be heavenly too. These are seven of our favourite ways to enjoy a day of bliss…..
WHERE: COMO Uma CangguWHEN: First Saturday of every month.
THE UPSIDE: Get your weekend hit of health with this rejuvenating half-day program consisting of an inspiring vinyasa flow class and wellness talk by Emma Gabriel, COMO’s on-site certified health coach, Naturopath, Nutritionist and yoga instructor. It concludes with a healthy brunch at COMO’s signature GLOW café.
This luxury resort in Canggu — an area liked for its laid-back café scene and surf waves — offers stylish accommodation, exceptional cuisine, meaningful wellness and the same impeccable service COMO is known for across the globe. Guests can nurture their wellbeing at the resort’s COMO Shambhala Retreat, with daily fitness classes, hands-on healing and holistic therapies.
INSIDER TIP: Treat yourself in for a COMO signature massage (one of the best massages on the island).
COST: IDR 400.000++ per person. PH: (0361) 6202228
WHERE: THE LEGIAN BALI
WHEN: Every day
THE UPSIDE: Your divine day of wellness at this iconic luxe hotel includes a two-hour luxury spa ritual, unlimited wellness activities including yoga. and a 3-course nutritious lunch. With full access to their beautiful lap pool, gym, steam and sauna, you’ll have your holiday glow in no time.
Overlooking a private stretch of Seminyak Beach and nestled within the serenity and beauty of the South Garden, The Legian Wellness Centre’s menu of signature experiences, derived from ancient Indonesian curative approaches, promises to soothe away stress and enhance overall well-being.
INSIDER TIP: The Legian collaborated with an established functional medicine nutritionist to develop an outstanding wellness cuisine menu.
COST: IDR 2.800.000++ per person