When thinking about the Turks and Caicos Islands, many people imagine gorgeous white sand beaches, beautiful architecture and friendly residents. But, there is something else that the Turks and Caicos Islands should be famous for. Health and wellness retreats.
In the last few years, there has been more focus on health, living healthier and taking care of all aspects of the body. Self-care and resetting one’s mind are body are crucial to the preservation of both mental and physical health. Taking a break from the everyday pressures and stresses of life is necessary, if you want to enjoy the simplest things in life and maintain a high standard of living.
Sometimes all you need is to take a day away from work. But if you have a busy job that’s demanding and drains all of your strength, you should probably consider taking a minimum of seven days away. The Caribbean is always an excellent choice for relaxation getaways. Many establishments have tailored itineraries for health and wellness travellers.
Health and Wellness Retreats
The beauty of health and wellness retreats, especially those in the Turks and Caicos Islands, is that you are given a golden opportunity to focus on you. At the end of your stay, you should count the experience a success if it satisfies two main points. One is if it gives you new perspective on life; and two, if it helps you to appreciate that you deserve to have a healthy mind and a healthy body. Remember, when you take the time to give your body a break, you’re giving this priceless gift to the best person possible. You.
The Turks and Caicos Islands
The Turks and Caicos Islands are a group of inhabited and uninhabited islands located to the south-east of the Bahamas and north-east of Cuba. These unique islands are known for their popular beaches, intriguing history and culture; and environmental and ecological attractions. Because of the increased demand for health and wellness retreats and relaxation getaways, several spas and resorts in the Turks and Caicos Islands have created special programmes for clients who need to get away.
Grace Bay Medical
Do you want to take time for yourself? Grace Bay Medical believes in self-care and empowerment and is ready to provide you with the tools that you need to do just that. The wellness retreats at Grace Bay are facilitated by a diverse team that specialises in a wide variety of wellness treatments. Western medicine, functional medicine, naturopathic medicine, osteopathy, acupuncture and the massage are techniques that are used to reinvigorate and replenish.
This luxury retreat begins before you even land in the Turks and Caicos with a one on one meeting that’s designed to understand your mind, body and spirit needs. Wellness retreats feature accommodation, meals, classes, meditation sessions, sightseeing in the Turks and Caicos, boat excursions and water activities.
COMO Shambhala Retreat
The essence of what a wellness retreat should encompass can be seen in the main principles of the COMO Shambhala Retreat. By focusing on discovery and renewal, the retreat provides an environment that aims to calm your spirit. The resort offers several holistic renewals through its Asian-inspired treatments such as Ayurveda, aromatherapy and Pilates. Guests are also introduced to other holistic experiences that cater to the mental psyche, physical well-being and spiritual being.
In addition to these health and wellness products and services, there are also spa services that can be attributed to the classic spa experience. Massage and passive yoga therapy; body care treatments; facials; natural skincare products; and beauty treatments including the essential manicure and pedicure.
Wymara Turks & Caicos
The Wymara Turks & Caicos is described as a “sleek boutique property” that “marries Caribbean ambiance with modern sophistication.” This is the perfect atmosphere for a health and wellness retreat that is designed for rejuvenation with separate spa and fitness schedules. This gorgeous spa is spread across three treatment rooms, private shower gardens and spa suites.
The services at the Wymara Turks & Caicos are crafted to provide a unique and authentic experience so that you can enjoy a sweet escape from the pressures of life. Guests can choose from a selection of organic facials; customised massages; body wraps and body scrubs; nail treatments; body waxes; or the select a spa package that combines the best elements of the spa’s offerings. Fitness classes include Pilates, high intensity training, barre, power yoga and flow yoga.
Wellness encompasses more than just the exercises that your body can take. Wellness retreats should provide a unique opportunity to treat the mind, body and spirit through a variety of tools. Amanyara’s Spa is a luxury wellness retreat in the Turks and Caicos Islands that integrates ancient healing practices in a modern setting. One of the highlights of the spa is a large reflection pond that forces you to take a look at yourself. The pond is very symbolic because it represents an opportunity for cleansing and being born again.
The spa features lush vegetation that adds to the ambiance of the peaceful setting. Guests can take advantage of the treatment pavilions, the spa, a yoga room and an aqua therapeutic pool. The treatments at this spa, which are unique to the Caribbean include signature treatments, a smoking ceremony, foot rituals, grounding treatments, purifying treatments and nourishing treatments.
The Shore Club
If you’ve ever been to Long Bay Beach in Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos Islands, you would know that that it is one of the most stunning beaches in the country. The Shore Club provides guests with an unforgettable luxurious experience at its award-winning property. Health and wellness travellers will find that the Dune Spa is a worthy retreat for rejuvenation. The spa menu reveals a delightful array of treatments inspired by nature and goals to empower the spirit and restore one’s energy.
Spa journeys, body indulgences, facial delights, voya facials, tata harper facials and massages are designed to make you feel good. Men are encouraged to indulge in the offerings with one of the men’s therapy services. The services at the Dune Spa at the Shore Club are conducted in oceanfront bungalows that offer clear views of Long Bay Beach.