5 of the World’s Most Unique Wellness Escapes

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Looking to indulge your senses with a well-deserved dose of rest and relaxation? Explore Pan Pacific’s exclusive guide to some of the world’s most unique wellness escapes, where dramatic landscapes, state-of-the-art spa treatments and world-class dining all culminate to create a piece of paradise on earth. Whether you need a mini break between business trips or you simply want to spoil your mind, body and spirit, these destinations have it all.

Lipa City, Philippines

Ideal for: Getting back in touch with nature

Pan Pacific Manila Pool
A tropical oasis located less than two hours south from the country’s largest metropolitan centre, Manila, Lipa City is an ideal destination for business travellers who want to take time out between meetings. After exploring the city with a stay at the 5-star Pan Pacific Manila, travellers can reconnect with nature with a retreat in the lush, green surrounds of The Farm at San Benito, where a holistic healing centre and full-service spa is nestled deep in the rainforest. One of the most coveted eco-retreats in the world, this wellness centre offers a variety of personalised health programmes, treehouse-style accommodation and gourmet vegan cuisine, all amidst an immaculate landscape of dramatic mountains, leafy canopies and tranquil waters.

Bali, Indonesia

Ideal for: Indulging in the ultimate luxury escape

Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort Infinity Pool at Villa
Known for its spectacular tropical forests, rugged volcanic plains and pristine, white-sand beaches, it is no small wonder why Bali is one of the most sought-after wellness destinations in the world. While this serene paradise can easily be explored in a matter of days, the roster of luxury retreats that await will make you want to stay for a lifetime. Treat yourself to the ultimate Balinese experience at Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort. Perched on a sweeping coastal cliff edge well beyond the hustle and bustle of the island’s centre, this expansive, 250-acre estate is complete with an award-winning golf course, private Balinese villas, a state-of-the-art spa and breathtaking sunset views of the Indian Ocean and famous Tanah Lot Temple.

Pan Pacific Bali view overlooking Tanah Lot temple

Rishikesh, India

Ideal for: Centring the mind, body and spirit

Ganges River
Seemingly worlds away from India’s thriving, cosmopolitan capital of Delhi, Rishikesh is well worth the five-hour journey from the city. Nestled between the base of the Himalayas and the Ganges River, this serene township is known as the epicentre of Ayurveda, meditation and yoga in India, making it the perfect escape for travellers looking to restore their sense of spiritual harmony and balance. Delight in one of 80 body and beauty treatments at Ananda Spa before taking part in a master-led workshop on-site. Alternatively, venture further east along the riverbank to Swarg Ashram – a small community where complete spiritual seclusion can be divined in the absence of the vices of city life.

Woman doing yoga

Whistler, Canada

Ideal for: Unwinding in the wilderness

Whistler Blackcomb snowy mountain
Image credit: Mitch Winton at Coast Mountain Photography

An outdoor playground for nature lovers all year round, Canada’s west offers travellers an idyllic opportunity to immerse themselves in the wild. Embark on a number of land-based or snow-based adventures before unwinding in one of the region’s natural hot springs or indulge in a full-service pampering experience at Pan Pacific Whistler Village Centre. Equipped with an invigorating day spa, world-class dining and elegantly-appointed suites, our award-winning accommodation provides travellers with the perfect base to explore the rugged wilderness of the Rocky Mountains whilst still delighting in the luxury, style and sophistication of a 5-star resort.

Pan Pacific Whistler Village Centre Facade

Byron Bay, Australia

Ideal for: Replenishing and rejuvenating the body

Woman on beach in Byron Bay
Famous as one of Australia’s most sought-after surfing destinations, the beautiful seaside town of Byron Bay has just as much to offer travellers looking for a luxury escape. Soak up the sunshine, coastal breezes and laidback atmosphere at the celebrity-run Gaia Retreat and Spa. Co-owned by Australian actress Olivia Newton-John, this renowned wellness escape echoes the serenity of the region with saltwater plunge pools, guided meditation sessions, a dedicated message therapist and organic, locally sourced cuisine.

Ready to revitalize your senses? Treat yourself to a luxurious retreat at one of our Pan Pacific destinations.

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