15 Amazing Spa Retreats Around the World for a Relaxing Spring Break

Because sometimes R&R sounds better than getting drunk on a beach.

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Looking for a relaxing escape over spring break? These retreats offer more than just a pool and spa. Between all of the amazing programs and the top-notch service, you'll already be planning your second visit.

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The BodyHoliday - St. Lucia 
The BodyHoliday
BodyHoliday

Location: Saint Lucia, Caribbean

You’ll have a tranquil getaway on the white-sand beaches at the edge of the Caribbean Sea. BodyHoliday Saint Lucia is a spa retreat you get to design yourself. Do as much — or as little — as you’d like at this all-inclusive resort that offers weeklong programs. Fitness courses, spa treatments; BodyHoliday is the ideal spot for full rejuvenation. Learn more about special offers here.

More: Best Yoga Retreats for Ultimate Relaxation

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Chiva-Som International Spa
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Chiva-Som International Health Resort

Location: Hua Hin, Thailand

At Chiva-Som, there’s something for everyone. They have doctors, fitness instructors, therapists, nutritionists, and other experts, all on hand for your customized program. Whether you’re looking to lose weight, detox, or just escape, a week at Chiva-Som will leave you with the best results. Learn more about special offers here.

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Blue Lagoon Spa Iceland
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Blue Lagoon

Location: Grindavik, Iceland

Built on an old lava flow, the Blue Lagoon Spa provides a surrounding landscape like no other. Whether you’re staying at the spa's Silica Hotel or at the more high-end Retreat Hotel, you’ll be away from the crowds of people that flock to Iceland to float in the lagoon, thanks to the hotel's own extension of the mineral-rich water.

If you’d like to do more than relax and experience the spa treatments, you can take part in the daily yoga sessions or group hikes. Learn more about special offers here.

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Bushmans Kloof
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Bushmans Kloof

Location: Clanwilliam, South Africa

Condé Nast Traveler names Bushmans Kloof the best wellness retreat in the world. The grounds surrounding the hotel — 18,500 acres, to be exact — are filled with all the nature you could want. Enter into a state of wellbeing with all of Bushmans Kloof’s amazing treatments, both health- and beauty-enhancing, at their award-winning spa. Learn more about special offers here.

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Ten Thousand Waves Spa
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Ten Thousand Waves

Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico

Right outside of Santa Fe sits Ten Thousand Waves spa. Inspired by the Japanese mountain hot spring resorts, you’ll find outdoor spa suites and hot tubs within the intricate gardens and woodwork. There are even world-class massages and skincare treatments that use the latest technology and developments in the field. Learn more about special offers here.

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Fusion Maia
Fusion Maia
Fusion Maia

Location: Da Nang, Vietnam

Fusion is a forward-thinking resort that sits right on the incredible My Khe Beach in Da Nang. During your stay in one of the villas, you'll have your own private pool for when you're not at the beach or the spa. All four of their programs include seven nights that focus on detoxing, Reiki, yoga, and holistic healing. Learn more about special offers here.

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Kamalaya
Kamalaya
Kamalaya

Location: Koh Samui, Thailand

Kamalaya is a wellness resort that has people continuously coming back. When you arrive, you'll have your own program manager to make sure you're signed up for the programs that are right for you. You can pick from themes like Healthy Lifestyle, Detox, Stress and Burnout, and Emotional Balance. Learn more about special offers here.

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Hotel Post Bezau
Hotel Post Bezau
Hotel Post Bezau

Location: Bezau, Austria

Hotel Post Bezau will give you just the treatments you're looking for. Besides outdoor activities like skiing and hiking, you'll be able to unwind with traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) detox treatments and body treatments at the Susanne Kaufmann Spa. The various packages range from four to 10 days long. Each package will create a therapy strategy customized to your body and at-home life. Learn more about special offers here.

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Chablé
Chablé Resort
Chablé Resort

Location: Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico

The new Chablé Resort in the Yucatán provides the perfect setting with its ancient Mayan decor to make you feel at ease. They have curated spa treatments that allow each guest to create their own experience. There's also a flow program for relaxing and for rhythmical exploration, a balance program for purifying and de-stressing, and an inspirational program to help with human development and human connections. Learn more about special offers here.

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Schloss Elmau
Schloss Elmau
Schloss Elmau

Location: Elmau, Germany

You'll feel as though you've reached heaven when you visit the Schloss Elmau in Germany. The resort is divided into two parts, and it's tucked into the Bavarian Alps. Whether you're planning a personal, family, or romantic escape, this sanctuary is an unbelievable place to unwind. Schedule a yoga retreat, mental detox, and various top-of-the-line spa treatments. You'll never want to leave! Learn more about special offers here.

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HigherDOSE
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HigherDOSE

Location: Manhattan, New York

It's hard to believe that in busy New York City, such an amazing spa retreat could exist. HigherDOSE is here to help you relax without having to take a week off from work. They're known for their infrared therapy saunas and body wraps.

The infrared sauna will boost your immune system and help with pain relief, while chromotherapy uses colors to adjust your body's variations to frequencies. They also offer cryo facials, LED light mask therapy, and more. Learn more about special offers here.

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Mountain Trek
Mountain Trek
Mountain Trek

Location: Ainsworth Hot Springs, British Columbia, Canada

Rediscover your wellness at Mountain Trek. All the amenities included in their health and wellness program will leave you detoxed, de-stressed, and fitter than ever. Don't think that it's a diet crash course or insane workout. Instead, the program teaches you a new way of life through "forest bathing" or "nature immersion." Learn more about special offers here.

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Anassa
Anassa
Anassa

Location: Neo Chorio, Paphos, Cyprus

In a beautiful secluded area in the Cyprus village west of Polis, Anassa offers its guests impeccable service from the moment you enter. On paper, you'd think it'd be crowded with all the rooms constantly booked up, but the place is so big, you'll get lost in it. Plan spa visits or just relax by one of the pools. It's the definition of R & R. Learn more about special offers here.

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Rancho La Puerta
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Rancho La Puerta

Location: Tecate, Mexico

This health and wellness retreat in Mexico will have your days packed with as much fitness and relaxation as your body needs. During the day, guests at Rancho La Puerta not only have the opportunity to participate in fitness and meditation, but cooking and art classes as well. Join the farm-to-table culinary courses, or spend time making your own jewelry and sculpting. Learn more about special offers here.

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Canyon Ranch
Canyon Ranch
Canyon Ranch

Location: Tucson, Arizona, USA

Canyon Ranch offers its visitors the opportunity to get some of the best experiences without leaving the country. With all the fitness, spa, and wellness activities available, you'd be surprised to discover that they even have a handful of specialty classes that you won't find at other retreats. Canyon Ranch has metaphysical classes, maternity classes for expecting mothers, and teen services that include bodywork, cooking workshops, and life management. Learn more about special offers here.