The Philippines has always been synonymous with beauty, elegance, tranquillity, and mountain peaks that stretch so far, that you get to see the wonders nature has to offer and a glimpse of heaven. This country is the top beach and island destination, with places like Cebu and Bohol topping the list of best vacations in the country.
The Philippines has an endless choice of stunning beach resorts for the perfect tropical escape. With an increase in wellness retreats being developed, finding the exact spot to satisfy your wellness has been made easier with the touch of a button. To assist you with finding that place to tickle your wellness needs, I have searched far and wide to find you the perfect 5 wellness spots in the Philippines. Here they come!
1. Mithi Resort and Spa in Bohol
Mithi means an ideal, earnest wish; a dream; cherished. The words alone relate to what the spa promises and aims to give you. Certainly, Mithi Resort and Spa is an “escape to a slice of paradise”.
This luxurious resort invigorates every sense, and the breathtaking tropical landscape makes it the perfect haven. The area was previously known as Panglao Island and Nature Resort. This 4-star spa and resort feature its own cave, small islet, and a private white sand beach.
Mithi Resort is regarded as the best and favourite island and lets you experience holistic treatments, that offer massage treatments inspired by different countries around the world. It even features the Japanese Shitao stone massage which is a head-to-toe treatment using volcanic stones.
This spa is truly unbelievably remarkable and amazing to experience. Don’t just take my word for it and do yourself a favour by checking out their website to find out for information.
2. Mandala Spa and Resort Vila in Boracay Island
This is the perfect oasis of natural beauty and calming peace, letting you embrace every moment of your surroundings. From the gates, all the way to your room, all that surrounds you is beauty and tranquillity. Mandala Spa and Resort Villa itself recharges your body and automatically forces you to relax and heal. Something that most people struggle with. The villa is also recognised as one of Asia’s finest eco-friendly resorts, famous for its long stretch of white-sand beach.
Mandala is surrounded by lush gardens, giving you that fresh airy aroma. The Digital Detox Villa is perched on the hillside, while the garden villa is set amidst the tropical side. This tranquil spa takes pride in its signature award-winning treatments, with the main one being the Hilot Trilogy, a traditional Philippines healing system combined with Mandala’s soulful care and masterful technique.
3. North Zen Villas in Bohol
If tranquillity is your main goal for a wellness getaway, then North Zen is the perfect place to visit. The 4-star resort Pangalo situated amongst a quaint forest of mangroves is the home of relaxation and delight. Enjoy nature and an authentic Filipino ambience. The resort offers soothing massages and signature spa treatments, outdoor pools, and comfortable accommodations to guarantee optimal rest and rejuvenation.
North Zen offers you a variety of activities to do. One of the best options is touring around the farm and participating in clay pot making, basket weaving or essential coconut oil making with the help of Boholano artisans. North Zen is truly a breath of fresh air! To reserve your spot, visit their website and find the package that works for you.
4. The Farm at San Benito in Batangas
With pictures that scream serenity and beauty, The Farm is truly one of the most spectacular places to visit in the Philippines. It has been recognised as one of the best wellness resorts in the country due to its all-inclusive, science-based wellness treatments. They are focused on five pillars: diagnose, cleanse, nourish, repair, and sustain.
Each programme aims at helping you soothe your physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being so you can return to your normal schedule feeling nourished and refreshed.
The Farm is a popular hit amongst celebrities and has become a world-class resort. Apart from being the best wellness vacation spot, it also comes close to morphing as the island paradise of Bali and offers over 12 types of Bali-inspired accommodations fused with Filipino designs.
This hotel is truly the epitome of sheer beauty, excellence, and tranquil wellness. Their website promises everything your wellness heart desires and more.
5. Atmosphere Resorts and Spa in Negros Oriental
Magnificently acclaimed as one of the best tropical boutique resorts in the Philippines, Atmosphere Resorts and Spa is the envy of luxurious beachfront resorts. The spa is situated within a 2-hectare old coconut plantation in Negros Oriental, where the City of Gentle People is located. The resort also serves as a great home base for diving tours to Apo Island.
Atmosphere Resorts has 6 types of amazing accommodations. These include deluxe suites, premium pool suites, premium suites, family suites, garden apartments, penthouses and duplexes. The resort also has one of the best spas in Asia: The Sanctuary Spa, with varying fitness services for individuals and groups. The option of dining by the beach is one of the selling points Atmosphere’s website offers, amongst other amazing things.
This list gives you a peek into everything magnificent and tranquil the world of wellness has to offer you. The Philippines has an abundance of wellness resorts and spas just waiting to be explored and enjoyed. Let your inner child run free on the white sandy beaches of the Philippines while the wind runs through your body and relaxes your entire being.
By Jennifer Notoane