Wellness Getaways To Try This Holiday Season
Dissolve the year's stress by restoring your mind and body in one of these relaxing local wellness getaways!
2022 is a mish-mash of highs and lows that, whether we like it or not, we probably still need to recover from. While most of us are definitely hopeful and are gearing towards claiming the next year at full speed, some have just enough to welcome the new year with a smile. Surely, we all don’t operate with the same vibe and energy level so instead of pushing ourselves to end this year on a high note like we used to always strive to, why don’t we try conclude it calmly and restfully this time?
We’ve compiled some of our favorite wellness hubs (just a quick drive away from the metro) where you can sneak in a quick relaxing getaway as a solo traveler or with your family and friends. It's time to refill your cup!
1. Luljetta’s Place Hanging Gardens and Spa
Fancy a break atop a mountain sans the tiring hiking? You need to visit this wellness sanctuary in a mountain resort in Antipolo. Just a few hours away from Manila, Luljetta’s Place Hanging Garden and Spa has slowly been making it to the top of everyone’s lists because of the scenic mountain view it offers while you lounge around the area or you are getting your full body massage. Tempting packages are also available that consists of their signature massages, access to the hanging gardens and other amenities, set meals, and let’s not forget Antipolo’s yummy suman.
- WHERE TO BOOK: https://luljettas.com
- WHERE TO GO: Sitio Loreland, Barangay San Roque, Antipolo, Rizal
- CONTACT INFORMATION: (+63) 917-867-6205/ (+63) 917-173-2517/ (+63) 920-965-0148 EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
2. The Farm at San Benito
Who hasn’t heard of this health haven in Lipa, Batangas? This holistic wellness resort is among the go-to destinations for people who would want to physically, mentally, and spiritually reset. The Farm offers spa treatments and hydrotherapy water wellness, mindful movement and functional fitness activities, and healthy cuisines that your tummies will surely love. They also offer medically-supervised wellness programs such as Post-COVID Recovery, Electromagnetic Radiation Detox, and Colon Hydrotherapy sessions to name a few.
- WHERE TO BOOK: https://www.thefarmatsanbenito.com
- WHERE TO GO: Brgy. Tipakan, Lipa Batangas
- CONTACT INFORMATION: (+63) 918-884-8080/ (+63) 917-572-2325
- EMAIL: email@example.com
3. Sonya’s Garden
What used to be the beloved private sanctuary of Madame Sonya Garcia is now one of the crowd favorites when it comes to experiencing their “Art Of Doing Nothing” and good food. Apart from the signature massages and an acupuncture session with a Korean doctor, this bed and breakfast also offers complementary activities, such as vegetable picking, firefly watching, organic farming lessons, and river tour, and trekking, when you book an overnight stay. Don’t forget to pay their panaderya a visit and bring home their famous Spanish bread and pan de coco!
- WHERE TO BOOK: https://www.sonyasgarden.com
- WHERE TO GO: Barangay Buck Estate, Alfonso, Cavite
- CONTACT INFORMATION: (+63) 977-850-8273/ (+63) 917-529-1080
- EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
4. Nurture Wellness Village
Famous for its unique “Ecotherapy” method of healing by and through nature, this wellness village (with huts inspired by the native Ifugaos') is perfect for those who are looking for distinct Filipino treatments. Traditional Filipino massages such as Hilot Kagalingan that uses banana leaves, herbs, and coconut oil; Nilaib or Nurture Spa’s version of the hot stone massage; and Hilot and Ventosa are some of the must-try spa treatments for your tired and aching body. Detox treatments like Charcoal Whole Body Wrap With Biomat, Pyroenergen, and Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator Therapy are also readily available for booking within the village if you’re one to try holistic wellness services.
- WHERE TO BOOK: https://nurture.com.ph
- WHERE TO GO: Pulong Sagingan, Barangay Maitim II West Luzon, Tagaytay City
- CONTACT INFORMATION: (+63) 917-687-8873/ (+63)2-7109-786
- EMAIL: email@example.com