Wellness travel is trendy, with more people on the search for the best natural healing spots around the world. If you’re looking for where to travel for healing, look no further!
We’ve put together a list of the top natural healing spots in the world. You’ll have much-needed relaxation, healing, renewal, and more during your time at each destination spot.
Thermae Bath Spa
Head out to Bath, England – historically known for spas. Thermae Bath Spa is the only natural thermal spa in Britain. Using the natural waters dates back over 2000 years ago by the Celts and Romans. Now, the spa has been welcoming wellness travelers from around the world to its state-of-the-art facilities.
Enjoy the panoramic view of the Bath and the surrounding hills from the outdoor rooftop pool. Each of our pools is filled from naturally warm, mineral-rich waters. This natural healing spot helps to stimulate each of the five senses.
Széchenyi Thermal Bath
Budapest is a trendy wellness travel destination with natural healing spots. Take a trip to the ‘Spa City’ for the Széchenyi Thermal Bath. This place is known for its natural healing waters direct from natural hot springs. The waters have therapeutic benefits thanks to the abundance of natural minerals in them.
Széchenyi Thermal Bath is Europe’s largest outdoor thermal bath. Relax in one of the 21 pools or take advantage of the sauna and fitness facilities.
Ever since being established in 1913, this award-winning, historic bath continues to be one of the top spots in Budapest.
Chena Hot Springs
In an unlikely place to find hot springs, the Chena Hot Springs in Fairbanks, Alaska has now become a famous natural healing spot. The hot springs were first discovered in 1905 for the natural healing powers of the waters.
Facilities have since been developed around the springs that each is geothermal powered for sustainability.
The best time to visit the natural hot springs is in the wintertime. The cold temperatures of the outdoors feel perfect with the 105-degree waters. You might even get a chance to see the Northern Lights.
Voted one of the top spas in the world, Polynesia Spa is a must-visit while traveling to New Zealand. Overlooking Lake Rotorua, these natural hot mineral springs give you a soothing lakefront thermal spa experience.
Polynesia Spa features two natural hot mineral springs. Custom tailor your experience with four different bathing areas – from family to private baths. The therapeutic waters are soothing for the mind and body.
Try one of the signature mud wraps made by using thermal mud, also known for its healing properties.
The Ganges River is one of the world’s most famous natural healing spots. It’s considered a holy river based on its healing waters. Visit Varanasi, India, famous for wellness travelers to experience the healing nature of the third-longest river in the world.
Every morning, people can be seen taking spiritual baths in the river. Priests perform an Aarti Ceremony in the river, and other religious devotees make a pilgrimage to the river for the purifying waters.
The Ganges River hosts several healing festivals year-round.
Pamukkale Hot Springs
Discover one of the oldest spas in the world at the Pamukkale Hot Springs. The picturesque terraced hot springs are naturally heated. The springs are open to the people, and you can take a swim in one of the naturally-developed infinity-style pools and enjoy the views and spa therapy.
The purifying white waters are said to have natural healing powers and make you more beautiful.
Pamukkale Hot Springs is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s easy getting to the springs with special tours available in major cities for a day trip to the spa destination.
Medicinal Mayan Gardens
Belize is known for its unique natural healing spots. It’s a place covered with medicinal forests and plants with medical benefits. A recommended spot for wellness and renewal is the Medicinal Mayan Gardens.
Family-owned by the Garcia Sisters, the garden showcases traditions passed down for the past 13 generations, originating from Mayan natural healers. The garden features herbs for treating aches, plants that heal different sicknesses, and more.
Be sure to stick around for the spiritual ritual performance to eliminate all negative energy.
Le Monastere des Augustines
Le Monastere des Augustines blends practices of spirituality and wellness. The historic natural healing spot has evolved into a wellness retreat. Visitors are treated to activities, accommodation, and a restaurant all centered around holistic health.
Go on a nature walk or relax in the serene setting for meditation and yoga. You’ll be able to rejuvenate your body, mind, emotions, and spirit.
Le Monastere des Augustines was formerly a monastery and preserves its original culture and heritage with modern spa treatments. Visit the next time you’re in Quebec City, Canada.