The Best Spas and Wellness Retreats in the World

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Need a time out? These are the most lavish spas and wellness retreats in the world, many of which made the top 10 on CNN Travel. Known for their spectacular views and attention to detail, these wellness getaways will make you want to leave your desk and fly there now.

Golden Door (California, U.S.)

Golden Door is one of the most well-known spa retreats in the entire world. It welcomes A-lister guests including Elizabeth Taylor and offers a truly unique, personalized spa experience. It’s a true wellness retreat with meditation and mindfulness classes included.

Hotel Post Bezau (Austria)

Located in Bregenz Forrest, Hotel Post Bezau offers stunning views of the natural landscapes surrounding it. It is known for the magical organic skincare products used in the family-owned spa.

Wellness Spa at COMO Shambhala Estate (Bali, Indonesia)

This particularly special spa is located in Begawan Village. Treatments are rooted in Ayuverdic practices and the river valley provides the perfect setting for total relaxation.

Thermal Spa, Grand Resort Bad Ragaz (Switzerland)

The spa at Grand Resort in Bad Ragaz is the leading medica spa in Switzerland. From detox and stress relief, the staff of 70 doctors will help you feel your best self.

Canyon Ranch Spa (Arizona, U.S.)

The focus of this famous Arizonian spa is fitness. The spa has four swimming pools and one contains underwater treadmills. Guests can also have their sleep patterns tracked and analyzed during their stay.