From the Himalayan foothills to the Santa Monica mountains, detoxing is a divine art at these ultra-luxe wellness retreats. By SOPHIE BEW
Signing up for a four-, 10- or 30-day program is made less daunting by the rustic chic of The Ranch, a sprawling estate set in the Santa Monica mountains. Guests return year after year for the delicious vegan menu, rigorous workouts and astounding weight-loss results. Even the discerning Gwyneth Paltrow is a fan.
Narendra Nagar, India
Dhyana self-realization, dosha-aligning and a setting in the Himalayan foothills make for a retreat good enough for Oprah Winfrey, who called Ananda a “life-enhancing process”. The mix of meditation, ayurvedic healing and massage – plus private infinity pools in each villa – reconnects mind and body for modern-world-weary travelers. anandaspa.com