Retreat & Recharge
Wellness retreats can not only pamper your body, but also relax your mind and recharge your whole being. The South is full of wellness retreats that pay special attention to relieving stress. We suggest these perfect places to get away and to revitalize all of the overused parts, mind, body, and soul. Each retreat is equipped with day spas, health and wellness activities, golf, yoga, and much more. At each of these beautiful havens, guests are encouraged to relax and rejuvenate in a way that best fits their personality.
CHATEAU ELAN, NORTH ATLANTA
Chateau Elan is modeled after the French Countryside with rolling hills and a wine vineyard that surrounds the property. As soon as you cross the threshold of the front gates, the atmosphere encourages an all encompassing feeling of pose and tranquility. The full production winery and European Health Spa are inviting enough for anyone. Full wellness and nutrition assessments are available, along with private yoga classes and every possible spa treatment imaginable. You will leave with a new commitment to living a healthier life. Visit chateauelan.com
THE CLOISTER AT SEA ISLAND RESORT, SEA ISLAND GEORGIA
The Cloister at Sea Island will take your nirvana to a whole new level. Located right on the water, the blissful environment helps revivify the soul with sunshine and salty seawater. This dog friendly resort makes physical and mental wellness a priority with amenities like spa treatments for men and women, personal training, cycling classes, and yoga. For a real connection with nature, try the “Kayoga” experience which is a vigorous kayak tour to the sand bar followed by 60 minutes of Vinyasa flow yoga. Visit seaisland.com
THE INN AT PALMETTO BLUFF, BLUFFTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
If getting back to the basics is something you’re striving for, The Inn at Palmetto Bluff provides a transcendently tranquil and motivational escape for outdoor lovers without disregarding an elegantly indulgent experience for each guest. Indulge in body wraps, facials, massages, and reflexology. Or connect with nature by trail riding one of their beautiful horses. Visit palmettobluff.com
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