Destinations

The ultimate wellness escapes on the Hawaiian Islands

As the demand for wellness travel increases, recent findings show tourists are looking for healthy alternatives when travelling the globe.

Whether it’s mindfulness retreats, transformative travel or active holidays, wellness tourism is experiencing 6.5 per cent annual growth globally and 2019 will see more travellers looking to refresh and revitalise in a healthy way.

Similarly, as the importance of mental health grows, holidays to combat stress are becoming more prevalent.

The Hawaiian Islands are destinations abundant in experiences for wellness travellers. From the moment you step off the plane, you are met with the spirit of Aloha, encouraging altruism, kindness and mindfulness.

With everything from spa retreats to reconnecting with nature and active adventures, the Hawaiian Islands have a diverse range of choices for travellers looking to refresh both mind and body.

Each of the Hawaiian Islands of Maui, Oahu, Kauai and the Island of Hawaii offer wellness experiences for all kinds of travellers.

 

Oahu

Oahu

From Waikiki to Turtle Bay, the island of Oahu offers a variety of health and wellness experiences. Held annually, Oahu plays host to world-renowned Wanderlust Festival within Turtle Bay Resort.

On a mission to help attendees find their true north, Wanderlust brings workshops with hand-selected yoga instructors, meditation teachers and outdoor exercise coaches, together with musical performers, speakers, artists and chefs.

 

Maui

Maui

Whether you are going through a life transition or looking for an authentic wellness experience, Maui is the tropical paradise to stop, reflect and reconnect.

Set amongst nature, Maui Healing Retreat focusses on women’s empowerment, relationships, intimacy, cleanses, detoxing and spiritual awakening. The retreat is dedicated to providing visitors with life enhancing and soul satisfying experiences within an idyllic island backdrop.

 

Kauai

Kauai

The garden isle, Kauai, exudes rest and relaxation through its lush rainforest surroundings.

Recently opened Timbers Kaua‘i Ocean Club & Residences is redefining the notion of wellness, balance and bliss through active and healthy concepts that are integrated throughout the resort.

Offering services from some of the most respected names in the fields of body mindfulness and healthy living, each experience and treatment at Timbers Kauai is set to be peaceful, memorable and soothing.

 

The Island of Hawaii

From stunning landscapes to phenomenal volcanoes, the Island of Hawaii is an active traveller’s dream come true.

With incredible outdoor experiences like hiking through volcanic lava tubes and ziplining over waterfalls, this island is a hub for active and eco-tourism.

Honaunau Farm, an educational wellness retreat located in the foothills of Mauna Loa Volcano, welcomes guests to relax, unwind and inspire in their range of private retreats.

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