For travellers who are seeking holistic wellness treatment options, you can find the best wellness retreat in Sri Lanka.
Wellness tourism refers to the segment of tourism wherein people travel for their own health, empowerment and personal growth. This is generally done by travelling to a destination that offers access to natural environments that supports health improvement such as spas, ayurvedic treatments, yoga workshops and meditation facilities. Wellness travel provides many benefits including better emotional well-being, increased physical activities and less stress. It is a broad term that encompasses a wide range of products and services, including spa/health resorts, wellness cruises and other activities.
The history of wellness travel dates back thousands of years to ancient Indian and Egyptian civilizations. Indians and Egyptians, from the early days, used spas and massages with the aid of herbs to relax, recover and treat ailments.
Now more than ever, when our lives are fast-paced and heavily influenced by technology, people are going on different journeys to wanting self-discovery and connecting with nature in order to find their inner harmony and peace. Some also seek to take a break from the daily routine and mundane lifestyle. It is a chance to rejuvenate their minds through activities like yoga classes or meditation retreats while also enjoying some of nature’s beauty in its raw form like hiking trails or scenic drives on mountain roads that take you through forests filled with colourful trees that are perfect for picture taking opportunities!
Wellness Tourism helps individuals who suffer from chronic diseases or stress manage their problems and regain balance within themselves in order to continue living their best life.
The global wellness tourism market size is expected to reach $1,247.8 billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 7.2% during the forecast period (2020-2030). The report further suggests that wellness tourism will continue to witness high demand, while market demand for luxury hotels and resorts is anticipated to experience steady growth during the forecast period.
The rise in a population with increased disposable income and increasing awareness of the importance of mental and physical health, especially in emerging countries is a key factor that drives global wellness tourism market growth.
The report further states that the growth in this market can be attributed to the increasing number of travellers from emerging countries who are willing to explore new destinations. It is found that wellness travellers, both domestic and international, spend significantly more than the average tourists. The growth in this sector is primarily driven by the increasing demand for holistic health care.
The Asia Pacific region will continue to be the largest contributor among other regions across all segments of wellness tourism such as hotels & resorts, spas & wellness centres, fitness clubs & gyms etc., which are estimated at more than 25% each by 2020.
According to Allied Market Research, Asia Pacific is the fastest growing region in terms of revenue and spending in all segments of wellness tourism. Countries like Spain, Canada, India, Sri Lanka and Morocco are emerging destinations for wellness tourism. Sri Lanka, a tropical tourist destination famous for its sandy beaches and misty mountain ranges, is making its niche in the wellness industry as well. While catering to both luxury tourists and nomadic travellers, one can find a wellness treatment that fits their needs and budget in the country. Luxury wellness resorts like Santani Resort is one of the best wellness resorts in Sri Lanka. Often wellness tourism is associated with holistic treatments such as ayurvedic spas, and Sanatni will not disappoint travellers in providing a fulfilling rejuvenating luxury travel experience.
Located on top of the hills in Kandy, surrounded by lush greenery Santani is the perfect escape from urban life to connect with nature and one’s self. The wellness programs in Ayurveda, detox, yoga and spa with on-site pampering and rejuvenation allow you to not only relax but also learn the ropes of a healthy balanced lifestyle. Santani’s approach to your wellness is twofold. The programs pamper your body with treatments like Ayurveda, spa and yoga and treat your mind with meditation and guided spiritual tours allowing you to sustain greater mental, spiritual and physical well-being for years to come.
The resort provides a multitude of packages that satisfies a wide range of requirements with customizable options. For those seeking a break from their routine and for those seeking the betterment of their physical and mental health a stay at Santani Resort would be the perfect choice.