4 New Wellness Retreats in Asia for Your Next Getaway

A new crop of spa treatments and retreats beckon at upscale properties across Asia.

Photo: Chiva Som

1. Chiva Som, Thailand
This Hua Hin wellness resort will unveil a fresh new look come November, with a revamped fitness area, dining venues, and pavilion rooms decked out in contemporary Thai style with local teak, silk, and bamboo.

More information here.

Photo: 1 Hotel Haitang Bay

2. 1 Hotel Haitang Bay, China
In late 2018, 1 Hotels will make its Chinese debut on Sanya’s Haitang Bay. One major highlight? A spa and wellness area spanning more than 2,100 square meters, replete with seven treatment rooms, two spa suites, a women’s bio sauna and herbal steam room, and a sweat lodge and salt steam room for men.

More information here.

Photo: Kempinski Resort & Spa Phuket

3. Kempinski Resort & Spa Phuket, Thailand
Designed by none other than Bill Bensley, Kempinski Phuket is slated to open in the coming months with a spa that connects guests to nature, encompassing three treatment rooms and three luxury spa suites, outdoor cabanas, a yoga sala, along with a foot massage zone.

More information here.

Photo: Karma Dharamshala

4. Karma Dharamshala, India
The Karma Group has recently acquired a 25-room hotel in the northern Indian town of Dharamsala, home of the Dalai Lama. Plans are afoot to refurbish the property and add a Karma Spa this year.

More information here.

This article originally appeared in the February/March 2018 print issue of DestinAsian magazine (“100 Essential Experiences”).

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