A Journey to the New You: Hidden Doorways 2023 Wellness Trends

January 10, 2023 by Perrie Hartz

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New Year, New You. Whether you’re looking to start a new wellness journey this year, take some time to get in touch with your spirituality, or simply indulge in a wonderful spa getaway, Hidden Doorways will have the perfect match for you. We’ve rounded up what are sure to be some of 2023’s best wellness trends, along with some gorgeous properties worldwide.

Secrets of Longevity + Medical Consultation with Doctors:

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The Chenot Method at L’Albereta | Franciacorta (Lake Iseo), Italy

Perched high on a picturesque hilltop in Brescia, part of Italy’s lush region of Lombardy, L’Albereta is an ivy-covered grand villa with classic Italian glamour. The property’s 20,000 square foot Espace Chenot Spa is an incredible facility that includes 14 treatment rooms, an indoor pool, sauna, steam bath, Turkish bath, and hydrotherapy pools. With a dream team of 30 expert masseuses, doctors, dietitians, osteopaths, and wellness coaches, the spa focuses on a holistic and systemic screening method to customize wellness programs using state-of-the-art diagnostics and a multidisciplinary approach to help restore the body and optimize it to its peak mental and physical condition. Programs focus on diet and weight-loss, oxidative stress management, anti-aging, energetic treatments, and prevention to improve overall wellbeing with bio-energy check-ins. 

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The Hotel Palace Merano | Italy

With its innovative Revital Detox for Longevity program, The Hotel Palace Merano has forged new frontiers in detox concepts in the Italian Alps. Detox, Prevention, and Anti-aging are the foundation stones of this method, and the principal objectives are to improve quality of life, enhance physical and mental performance, and ease the aging process. Its innovative wellness techniques, together with new methods dedicating to achieving longevity, help make it a leader in preventive healthcare, particularly in the field of detox, rejuvenation and wellbeing. TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), medical technologies and Western medical practices together form the basis for boosting patients’ vitality and re-activating their bodies’ natural ability to heal. 

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Daios Cove | Crete, Greece

A destination unto its own, Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas is a chic hideaway tucked along a secluded bay on the northern coastline of Greece’s island of Crete. The hotel boasts an impressive KĒPOS by Goco and Fitness Center, complete with thermal and private spa suites. Experience revolutionary innovations in the wellness sphere with select cutting-edge treatments including cryotherapy, hyperbaric oxygen therapy and colonic hydrotherapy. KEPOS body treatments help to boost immunity, improve stamina, and make you glow from the inside out with methods solidly based on proven breakthroughs in science and medicine.

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Kamalaya | Koh Samui, Thailand

Explore new levels of vitality and health at Kamalaya Koh Samui, a multi-award-winning Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa ideally located amid a tropical landscape on the southern coastline of Koh Samui, Thailand. Kamalaya delivers wellness programs and treatments with depth and variety to cater for individual needs. At the Longevity House, dive into the root of your health issues with their longevity programs addressing Health Lifestyle, Detox & Reset, and Stress & Burnout. Kamalaya supports longevity through functional medicine therapies and treatments on their personalized journeys to lifelong wellnessRegenerative treatments include IV Therapy, Ozone Therapy and Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber Therapy.

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The Retreat | Barrio Jesús de Atenas, Costa Rica

At Costa Rica’s adults-only wellness resort The Retreat, guests can indulge in an authentic Ayurvedic spa experience, which optimizes health and helps prevent diseases through Ayurveda. Authentic Ayurveda Spa is an East meets West twist on Panchakarma, with ancient Indian healing therapies, yogic traditions, and pranayama. This minimum 7-day night package is highly customized, starting with a pre-arrival intake form and consultation with an Ayurvedic doctor. Each day, the Doctor of Ayurveda provides concierge-level service to heal and transform the body, mind, and soul. This process will help to reshape the body, calm the mind, ignite the soul connection, and boost happiness. Depending on the diagnosis, this will help to heal cellular disease, promote longevity, and lifelong disease prevention.

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Six Senses Vana | Dehradun, India

For many years, Vana has been a sanctuary for rebalancing, healing, and learning in Dehradun, India. With an aim to help guests achieve their spiritual, emotional, and physical potential, Six Senses Vana offers a 21-day Ayurvedic Panchakarma program for complete detoxification of the body and mind. Those staying a minimum of three nights will enjoy traditional practices such as Ayurveda, yoga, and Tibetan Medicine, alongside complementary therapies.

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Andronis Concept | Santorini, Greece

Luxury hotel Andronis Concept in Santorini offers Wellness Screenings and Analysis at Kallos Spa. Harnessing the latest advances in digital age technologies, Andronis has partnered with Dr. Zulia Frost to analyze each guest’s specific nutritional epigenetic mapping. The final report is based on over 800 wellness indicators and contains a wide range of nutritional information, including vitamins, minerals, amino acids, fatty acids, antioxidants, and potential environmental impact information. The professionals at Kallos Spa will then create a personalized wellness plan for based on this report, consisting of suggested therapies and treatments, dietary patterns, and daily habits.

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BodyHoliday | St. Lucia

Set in St. Lucia, BodyHoliday’s BodyScience clinic offers Better Aging treatments, including The Infrared Sauna and programs focused on functional medicine that help to fine-tune the body and mind and bring balance and optimal health. Individual treatment plans include specialized diets, nutritional supplements, a tailored exercise routine, detoxification treatments or body treatments, meditation, and yoga.

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Six Senses Ibiza | Spain

Six Senses Ibiza offers an incredible spa and wellness facility with pioneering programs, including the Longevity with RoseBar program, designed to support and boost the natural healing mechanism, restore energy levels, and pave the way to a longer, happier, and healthier being. This program offers an in-depth wellness screening, followed by three or seven days of biohacking therapies, sleep programming, personal training, and healing energy medicine.

A Connection to Spirituality and Slow Wellbeing:

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Mii amo | Sedona, Arizona

Mii amo is a renowned award-winning destination spa surrounded by Sedona, Arizona’s dramatic natural beauty and the healing energy of its vortex. This intimate and secluded enclave encourages guests to embrace “slow wellbeing” with the time and space to reflect, reconnect, restore, and re-engage with the facets of our lives that most fulfill us. Mii amo is recognized as a pioneer and leader amongst luxury spa and wellbeing resorts. The property recently underwent an extensive renovation and will reopen to guests in February 2023, with all-new wellness programs and journeys. Hand-in-hand with a dedicated Mii amo Journey Guide, Journey guests embark on 3-, 4-, 7- or 10-night all-inclusive Mii amo Journeys that offer opportunities to reflect and unwind and reconnect with nature and spirituality. Mii amo also offers an extensive spa menu with unique practices like Chakra balancing, Intentional Aromatherapy Massages, and Soul Consciousness, among many.

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Kamalaya | Koh Samui, Thailand

Thailand’s inspiring Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa Kamalaya offers programs that cultivate the mind, heart, body, and spirit, including Embracing Change & Emotional Harmony, and Resilience & Immunity. These holistic retreats for emotional support and life management are helmed by Neuropaths, TCM Practitioners and Life Enhancement Mentors, and help to release physical and emotional blockages, achieve inner balance and confidence, and find inner peace and fulfillment.

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The Retreat | Barrio Jesús de Atenas, Costa Rica

The Retreat Costa Rica offers a 5-night Emotional Healing and Recovery Retreat that helps guests in letting go and releasing the emotional traumas and stresses of life. This experience will realign chakras and open the heart energies, reintroducing the body to bio-available nutrition and helping to remove obstacles of negative thinking.

Beyond The Spa:

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BodyHoliday | St. Lucia

BodyHoliday’s stunning Caribbean location in St. Lucia means lots of fun water- and land-based activities that guests can partake in beyond the property’s wellness programs, including hikes and nature walks, mountain biking, scuba diving, sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding, archery, golf, tennis, and much more.

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Halekulani Okinawa | Japan

Stretching nearly a mile down the stunning white sand coastline of Japan’s Okinawa Island, Halekukani Okinawa resort and spa is located in the picturesque Onna Village and surrounded by the subtropical paradise of Kaigan Quasi-National Park. Okinawa is also set in a Blue Zone, known for its vitality. The property offers a wealth of activities beyond health and wellness that allow guests to experience and embrace Okinawan culture, including a full-scale marine sports program and immersive cultural programs that offer a range of family-friendly activities.

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Brush Creek Ranch | Saratoga, Wyoming

Wyoming’s iconic Brush Creek Ranch offers guests an extensive list of authentic Western adventures, wellness experiences, and ranch activities. Snowga (Snow Yoga) is a great way to connect to nature and enjoy a yoga session in the beauty of Wyoming’s snowy surroundings. At the spa, the Medicine Bowl Sound Healing experience allows guests to bathe in sound waves and relax into a deeply supported Savasana while drifting off into a state of harmony and bliss, dissolving stress and anxiety, leaving you feeling refreshed and inspired. The property’s seemingly never-ending menu of winter ranch activities includes skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing, horseback riding, snowmobiling, Wingshooting, rock climbing, hiking, and much more.

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Finca Cortesin | Casares, Spain

Finca Cortesin, located on Spain’s stunning Costa del Sol overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, has an exceptional Thai Spa that stretches an impressive 2,200 square meters and boasts individual areas for facial and body treatments, massages, a fitness centre, and thermal baths, including a spectacular snow cave. The oriental-influenced spa provides guests with authentic Asian treatments and expert Thai therapists, and features an indoor heated salt-water swimming pool. Other fitness activities on-site include a Racquet Club for tennis and a word-renowned 18-hole championship golf course.

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Bürgenstock Resort | Lake Lucerne, Switzerland

With incredible views overlooking the picturesque Lake Lucerne and the soaring Alps, The Bürgenstock Alpine Spa at Bürgenstock Hotel & Resort in Switzerland offers 10,000 square meters of wellness facilities with five pools (including the world-famous infinity pool), saunas, a fitness center, and a relaxation room. Other activities at this stunning property include tennis, Alpine Golf, cycling, cave tours, and the famed Hammetschwand Lift, Europe’s highest outdoor lift that provides the best views of the incredible scenic beauty of the Swiss Alps.

Plant-Based Medicine:

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Mii amo | Sedona, Arizona

Mii amo’s extensive list of incredible wellness programs and spa offerings includes a signature CBD massage, which begins with a dry brush and hot compresses to prepare the body to receive the healing benefits of the CBD oil. Then, using a combination of massage techniques and application of a high potency CBD salve, stress, anxiety, and muscle tension are relieved.



Scott Bull 

Hidden Doorways Wellness Expert

Email: scott@hiddendoorwaystravel.com

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