Drinking and indulging in calorific foods in a polluted location is out and adopting a holistic, healthy lifestyle on vacation is in. You no longer need to feel guilty about over the top indulging during your getaway as these destinations allow you to maintain your healthy lifestyle, all while taking in some beautiful scenery. Health-conscious individuals no longer need to look for specific retreats to keep on track, a number of stunning locations around the world now cater to all kinds of dietary requirements and holistic and organic life choices.
Tulum, Mexico is a tucked away from the crazy revelers heading to the country for a margarita or ten. The crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches are pristine and the Mayan ruins are yours to explore. There are plenty of restaurants catering to vegans, vegetarians and smoothie lovers, made from fresh, local fruits.
Known for its giant red rocks, Sedona is the best place for hiking fanatics and spiritual beings. Interestingly, it is called a vortex, a sacred location where energy is harnessed and people believe that energy and healing is more effective here. It’s the ideal place for yoga and meditation.
Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
Just a few hours outside Cape Town lies this oceanside retreat with some of the best surfing in the world. If you’re a surfer, this lazy town is for you. Ride the waves and then relax on shore, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Bali is really something special. People from around the globe travel here to bathe in the waters for healing and spiritual merit. From ancient temples to rice fields and secret canyons, you will be non-stop exploring in one of the most beautiful places in the world.
Joshua Tree National Park, California
Perfect for rock-climbers, nature-lovers and stargazers, Joshua Tree is a gorgeous national park nestled between the Colorado and the Mojave deserts. If you live in L.A, head over here to take a breather, rejuvenate and be at one with your thoughts.
Iceland is known for it’s brisk, fresh air and clean energy. Look after your mind and body by bathing in one of the hot springs like the famous Blue Lagoon. Make use of the magical mud, the amazing waterfalls and hot springs.
On a hillside city in Himachal Pradesh, lies Dharamsala, filled with monasteries, momos, a Tibetan center for medicine and astrology as well as scenic views. The city offers wellness retreats focusing on holistic living.