Virtuoso Life - May/June 2018 - 100
HOTELS AS ...
Soak, then sleep, at
Italy's Lefay Resort & Spa.
THAT LINGER LONG
AFTER YOUR HOLIDAY.
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THE PLACE: Miraval Arizona
THE PLAN: Switch up your diet.
At this 134-room spa resort in
Tucson, nutritional programming guides guests on mindful
techniques, and optimal food
and vitamin combinations. On
your quest to achieve mindbody balance, you'll be pampered every step of the way with
a panoply of spa treatments,
meditation and yoga classes,
equestrian programs, and, of
course, decadent dining that's
actually healthy. Doubles from
$549 per person, including all
meals and most wellness activities,
and a $100 resort credit.
THE PLACE: Anantara Peace
Haven Tangalle Resort, Sri Lanka
THE PLAN: Find holistic harmony.
Anantara Peace Haven, tucked
away on a 21-acre coconut plantation overlooking the Indian
Ocean, recently introduced
seven-day Ayurvedic journeys.
The deep dive into 3,000-yearold traditions helps participants
V I RT U O S O L I F E
understand their prakruti
(natural state) and vikruti (current imbalances). Personalized
programs at the 152-room resort
incorporate bespoke treatments, Ayurvedic cuisine, a
technology detox, and meditation, all while integrating Sri
Lanka's abundant charms into
the experience, with excursions to Buddhist temples and
painting lessons with local artists. Doubles from $306, including breakfast daily. Seven-day
Ayurvedic programs from $1,350,
including a private market excursion and cooking class.
THE PLACE: BodyHoliday
THE PLAN: Work up a sweat.
With its eight-day, all-inclusive
weight-loss retreats, this 155room resort proves that the best
place to get your beach body
is at the beach. Each morning,
choose from yoga, volleyball,
sailing, spin class, waterskiing,
Caribbean dance, Zumba, and
many other activities, then get
your heart rate back down with
aromatherapy massages, oxygen
facials, and thalassotherapy.
The reward for all that hard
work: a splash in the Caribbean waters beyond the resort.
Retreats from $4,700 per person,
including accommodations, all
meals and activities, and a $100
THE PLACE: Lefay Resort & Spa,
Lago di Garda, Italy
THE PLAN: Say addio to insomnia.
Seek out a good night's sleep at
the 93-room Lefay, a dreamy
lakefront resort in northern
Italy. Its six-day sleep detox
program helps you calibrate your
snooze cycle and keep insomnia
at bay with an itinerary designed
to identify energy levels and
bring inner harmony through
spa treatments, acupuncture,
reflexology, saltwater pool
sessions, custom phytotherapy
(the use of plants and herbs for
healing purposes), and more.
Program from $3,102 per person,
including accommodations and all
assessments, meals, activities, and
treatments. - Sarah Khan