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Only the Best Wellness Retreats Offer These 4 Must-Have Amenities

Wellness retreats have become more popular lately. That’s certainly no surprise. After all, there’s no better way to fast-track your way to health and serenity. That’s why hyper-busy, stressed business executives are among the varied clientele grasping the lifeline offered by wellness retreats, as noted in a recent New York Times article.

But not all wellness retreats are the same. Some offer far more value than others by providing better amenities. That’s important, because the quality of your experience at a retreat directly impacts the benefits that you’ll come away with when your stay draws to a close.

So if you’re looking for the right retreat, you’ll want to be sure that your top choices offer these 4 must-have amenities:

  1. 5-Star Accommodations: Retreats offering 5-star accommodations are rarities indeed. But the top wellness retreats offer top accommodations. The quality of the accommodations is important because key components in achieving wellness include rest and relaxation. And where better to find those key components than at a facility that offers world-class luxury living
  2. Lots of Choices for Exercise and Recreation: Stretching, breathing, moving – all the benefits of exercise are integral to achieving wellness. But everyone has different preferences for the form of exercise used to acquire those benefits. For you, it might be golf. For another, perhaps tennis. Or hiking a trail that winds enchantingly through breathtaking scenery. Or swimming the crystal waters of a sparkling pool. An abundance of choice helps to make the routine of exercise anything but.
  3. Gourmet, Organic Food: The path to wellness requires that you fuel your body with only the healthiest, most nutritious of foods. Dining on farm fresh, locally grown food produced without pesticides and chemicals will help to assure your return to wellness. But the quality of the food must be complimented by the skill with which it’s prepared. Learning that truly healthy food can satisfy even the most finicky of palates is a key takeaway for many retreat patrons.
  4. Customized Programs: Every person is unique. You are unique. And yet many retreats attempt to herd clients into a one-fits-all program. The top wellness retreats recognize your individuality and work to tailor a program specifically to your needs. There’s no better way to maximize the benefits that you’ll gain from your stay at a retreat – and that means you’ll be getting top value for your investment.

What Do the Very Best Wellness Retreats Offer?

All of the above.

While many retreats may offer some of the amenities noted above, it’s rare to find all of those amenities in one package. But it is possible to find retreats that offer each of these must-have amenities.

If you’re serious about fast-tracking your path to wellness, retreats that offer the full spectrum of must-have benefits should be the only candidates at the top of your list. After all, when it comes to your health and wellness, nothing but the best is good enough.

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Arlene Sandoval

Assistant Guest Experience Coordinator

Arlene Sandoval is a San Diego native with over fifteen years of professional
experience working alongside C-level executives in major corporations in the San Diego
area. Arlene was mentored and trained by top-level executives at two major Fortune
500 companies. She was offered an executive-level position when she was twenty-five,
making her the youngest person offered the International Executive Communications
Position. By twenty-eight, Arlene felt pulled toward the non-profit sector and became
Chief Operation Officer of an International non-profit with a focus on social justice
reform and media; helping to build communities of hope in war-torn countries. Arlene
helped restructure, create, and manage a multi-million dollar budget. She created new
policies and procedures to help the corporation comply with California 501(c)3 non-profit
laws and regulations. During this time she gained invaluable knowledge in the private
and public sectors.