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Wellness and Wellbeing

Wellness and Wellbeing

The alternative Wanderlust guide to wellness

Travel is the perfect way to rejuvenate your tired body or sagging soul. And there are many traditional and terrific ways to give your being a boost worldwide...

Whether you choose a traditional spa break or try your hand at yoga. Whether you want to improve your fitness levels or find your happy place. If you want to learn a new skill, walk to a religious pilgrimage site or just get away from it all. Our full guide to wellness travel will help you to find the perfect retreat...

Alternative spas

Here at Wanderlust, when it comes to choosing spas, we like to think outside of the box.

If you’re heading to the Middle East, don’t miss a visit to a hammam. These great public bathhouses – found across Morocco, Turkey and beyond – will allow you to steam with the masses and gain a real insight into local culture.

Many European cities have historical wellness centres, too – try the coastal resorts of Estonia. Or try a natural option in a hot spring in the great outdoors.

Here’s just a few authentic options for you to have a think about…

Best destinations for body and soul

If you need to escape the stresses of modern life and want a travel experience that will help you to discover a better and healthier version of yourself, then try one of these trips...

What type of wellness retreat do you need?


One thing worth remembering is that what is relaxing for one person may be very irritating and stressful for another. Before setting off on your wellness adventure, have a think about what you're trying to achieve. 

Perhaps you're looking to refresh after a tiring and difficult period at work. Maybe you want to improve your fitness levels. Or is it a break from social media that you require? 

Here are a few different types of trips to help you decide what it is that your body and mind really needs...

Top tips for healthier and happier travel

From learning why travel makes us feel good to the importance of water and how to switch off from the world, here's some key pieces of advice to ensure your trip brings you as much lasting happiness as possible...

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