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COULD YOU BE A
BODY & SPIRIT
Spa & Wellness
IS VACATION ACTUALLY
A PERFECT TIME TO GET HEALTHY?
Superior spas, mindfulness, and wellness menus for self-care at sea.
with Dr. Andrew Weil program
takes health at sea to a new
level. Meditation and yoga
programs address physical, social, and spiritual well-being;
seminars cover topics such
as anti-inflammatory foods,
healthy aging, and mindfulness. Dr. Weil himself joins
some sailings each year.
Yacht Club's raw
food menu is entirely plantbased, with nothing heated
above 118 degrees. It's suitable
for dedicated rawists and curious newbies.
Canyon Ranch SpaClub treatments go beyond massage with
specialized services, including
acupuncture, aesthetic medicine,
gait analysis, and meditation.
All's well in Seabourn
Encore's spacious spa.
ARE YOU SEEKING CULTURAL IMMERSION?
See destinations through the eyes of locals and respected experts.
SIPS OF MADEIRA
Madeira's capital of
Funchal on an exclusive Virtuoso Voyages excursion on board
Oceania Cruises' 1,250-passenger
Riviera during a round-trip Barcelona sailing. Ride a cable car to
the hilltop village of Monte, where
you can take in the churches and
palaces before trying out the carros de cesto, wicker toboggans
that zoom you down the hill to
Livramento. You'll also visit a wine
cellar to savor the nuances of the
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island's famous sweet elixir, and
relax over a wine-pairing lunch at
Belmond Reid's Palace hotel.
French Polynesia with Paul
Gauguin Cruises to delve beyond
its beautiful shores. Onboard hosts
include an archaeologist who
specializes in the ancient ceremonial structures of the Marquesas
and an art historian with no fewer
than seven books published on the
cruise line's namesake.
Paul Gauguin's dancers retell ancestral
legends through their craft.