Best Vietnam Wellness, Health, Spa, and Retreat Tours

Top Best Wellness Holidays in Vietnam 2023-2024

Hanoi > Mai Chau > Hoi An
6 days/5 nights
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Hanoi > Halong > Danang > Hoian > Nha Trang > Ho Chi Minh City ( Saigon) > Mekong Delta
14 days/13 nights
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Hanoi > Halong Bay > Da Nang > Hoi An > Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) > Phu Quoc
12 days/11 nights
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Highlights

  • Discover Vietnam: Quaint sceneries, delightful cuisines, and especially healing traditions. Experience Vietnamese wellness treatments, including Red Dao herbal bathing, massage, tai chi, mineral mud bathing, hot spring bathing, and so on.
  • Indulge in the cultural spirit and peaceful atmosphere of the most beautiful destinations in Vietnam, such as Sa Pa, Ha Long, Nha Trang, and Hoi An.
  • Admire the gorgeous beauty of Ha Long Bay – the UNESCO World Heritage Site – A perfect place to watch the sunrise and sunset. Participate in a class of tai chi in the early morning.
  • Unwind from stress on Vietnam’s Pearl island – Phu Quoc. Stay at 5-star resorts with private secluded beaches, high-class spas, massages, yoga classes, and healthcare centers.
  • Enjoy delightful and healthy cuisine throughout Vietnam during your trip.

Tips

  • Check with your local tour operator for advice on the weather and where to go for the best experience you desire. The climate varies during the year in each destination, leading to different best-visiting times. For example, Phu Quoc is a year-round scenic spot, but Sa Pa is more attractive in winter.
  • Each destination has its own high and low seasons. For wellness purposes, traveling off-season is highly recommended.
  • Bring your camera because there are striking landscapes throughout your trip.
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Why a well-being holiday in Vietnam?

Nowadays, our lifestyles have changed to be crazier and hectic than ever. If you are tired, exhausted and stressed, a high quality wellness retreat in Vietnam is highly recommended to allow you to relax, rejuvenate and re-energize. Unlike a regular vacation, a wellness retreat in Vietnam will allow you to experience a deeper physical and emotional release from all stresses and tensions.

 

 

5 reasons to take wellness tours in Vietnam

Various extraordinary natural landscapes

First of all, Vietnam has various natural landscapes that can satisfy both beach lovers and mountain adventurers. You can decide your destination on a sandy beach or in an old historic town. It is entirely your choice whether to choose a Vietnam wellness retreat in UNESCO-recognized Halong Bay or rediscover balance in your life in the ancient capital of Hue or rekindle your passion for life in the mountains of Ninh Binh.

Healthy and tasty food

Also, for all spa & wellness tours in Vietnam, a wellness retreat should include a healthy diet that can detoxify your body and mind. According to The Culture Trip – a UK travel website, Vietnamese cuisine is among the top 10 healthiest cuisines in the world. That’s why Vietnam is a perfect place for a wellness retreat to harmonize your mind and body and get your natural rhythms back on track.

Multiple discovery activities

Moreover, a wellness retreat can be more than just yourself, but it can include exploring the outside world. With so many unique friendly local communities, cultural sites, art galleries, educational experiences and craft markets, Vietnam promises to make the most of your wellness retreats. Vietnam is at the crossroads of different civilizations, which makes it a country of interbreeding and adapted culture.

Paradise beaches

Wellness tours in Vietnam can not miss out the most attractive beaches in the world. Most people come to Vietnam to go to the beach. The whole country is really just one coast, which means there are plenty of beaches to choose from. Plus, the location near the equator means the water is warm all year round. Some beaches provide a great party scene, while others serve more as a sanctuary. Whatever your desire, you will find it directly in the tropical waters of this beautiful country.

Excellent value

With guaranteed quality service, you can enjoy a very good price in Vietnam. It doesn’t necessarily seem to be on a “best” list, but the prices are so cheap in Vietnam that they completely encompass your entire experience. Make the most of your trip!

From all the above reasons, a trip in Vietnam will surely be the perfect choice to improve your health and spirit with many wonderful experiences.

10 Best North to South Wellness Retreats in Vietnam

1. Topas Riverside Lodge – Sapa

Topas Riverside Lodge is a boutique lodge steeped in charm and family spirit, located in the wild jungle of Hoang Lien National Park, connected to the picturesque village of Nam Cang by a wooden suspension bridge crossing a rushing river.

Topas Ecolodge’s sister property, Topas Riverside excels in cultural engagement with 5 different ethnic minority villages, access to lush nature on your doorstep, opportunities for active adventures, a place to reset on wellness retreats – be monthly. To help guests relax, the spa offers traditional Red Dao massages and herbal baths, perfect after a day of intrepid exploration and to learn about the special ways mountain people use herbs in daily life. In addition, you will have the opportunity to experience locally inspired cuisine prepared with Vietnamese flavors and international standards.

2. Avana Retreat – Mai Chau

The peaceful Orchid Spa located in the heart of Avana Retrait resembles a cool rainforest where the soothing sounds of the waterfall and the earthy scent of trees and flowers follow your every step.

With an extensive menu of body treatments and facials targeted to each guest’s needs, Orchid Spa is a wellness sanctuary that emphasizes indulgence and relaxation. Eight private treatment rooms blend seamlessly into nature and provide a totally gratifying and relaxing experience.

Start the journey with a seasonal drink while choosing your favorite fragrant herb to use in your treatment. Relax as you lie back and feel your tensions melt away as your mind and body are pampered and rejuvenated.

3. Alba Wellness Valley – Hue

As a member of Openasia fusion group, Alba Wellness Valley is a wellness-inspired hospitality located 30 km northwest of Hue city. Alba Wellness Resort has exceptional features including a hot spring, natural mineral drinking water and an exceptional wellness experience through professional services and luxury products.

This wellness retreat in Vietnam offers a variety of experiences including onsen, yoga studio, meditation, hot spring and reflexology. The hot spring water source at Alba Wellness Retreat comes from the depths of the Truong Son Mountains, while the hot spring baths offer indoor and outdoor therapeutic experiences. Alba Wellness Resort is one of the wellness retreats in Vietnam which is highly praised for its creative approach such as forest meditation, water meditation, walking meditation, breathing classes and tai- chi.

Also, it is one of the few wellness retreats in Vietnam that offers zone therapy (reflexology). It is an alternative medicine involving the application of pressure with specific techniques of the thumb, fingers and hand. Reflexology helps restore balance, stimulate circulation, treat stress, anxiety, bladder problems, headaches and poor digestion.

4. TIA Wellness Resort – Danang

TIA Wellness Resort caught the eye when it opened as the first five-star spa resort in Vietnam. The resort’s spa is the heart of the operation, offering two 80-minute treatments per day per person, included in nightly rates. The extensive spa menu allows guests to go beyond the usual massages to try something new and different, like Himalayan Heart Stone Therapy, Japanese Reiki, or Crystal Wands.

In addition to the included spa treatments, the TIA Wellness Resort also offers daily activities, which guests are encouraged to incorporate into their vacation. Build your own program from the range of daily yoga classes, creative workshops and mindfulness practices. The resort’s private villas are stylish hideaways, with plunge pools and garden courtyards.

5. Four Seasons Resort Hoi An (The Nam Hai)

Four Seasons Resort Hoi An (The Nam Hai) embraces the concept of interbeing, pioneered by acclaimed Vietnamese Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh. This five-star haven on the beach just outside Hoi An promotes a reconnection to nature through small touches in its minimalist villas, such as recorded meditation sessions, essential oils, and mindful reading materials.

At its award-winning “Heart of the Earth Spa,” therapists use singing bowls during each treatment session, which takes place in floating villas overlooking a lotus-filled lagoon. The pride of the spa is a synchronized set of eight quartz crystal bowls, which are played for a vibrational sound bath and energetic healing. Guests can complement their treatments with anti-gravity yoga, meditation classes, and swims in the beautiful oceanfront infinity pool.

6. Almanity Hoi An Wellness Resort

As a wellness retreat in Vietnam, Almanity Hoi An Wellness Resort offers a holistic approach to wellness, from EQ Intelligence workshops to interactive training that promotes your lasting happiness through My Chi Wellness & Spa. This is a holistic retreat in Vietnam that involves both ancient and innovative elements: yoga, tai chi, massage, sauna and steam rooms.

On this wellness retreat in Vietnam, you will regain balance in your body, mind, and spirit through revitalizing experiences with skilled therapists and daily spa trips. With 36 sauna rooms, My Chi Wellness & Spa is currently the largest wellness retreat in Vietnam. Their sauna uses Himalayan salt rock made from ancient salt crystals that are 250 million years old. Inside each rock crystal are the natural minerals that help destroy harmful toxins from your body.

7.Zannier Hotels Bai San Ho

Located in the middle of Tuy Hoa and Quy Nhon town, away from tourist routes like conventional resorts, Zannier Hotels Bai San Ho offers a unique opportunity for visitors to discover and experience the untouched things of the island. It is a luxury resort hidden in a secluded nature reserve of up to 98 hectares in Phu Yen province, along a pristine white sand beach stretching up to 1 km.

The Hoa Sen Spa offers complete relaxation with treatments and rituals designed around five spiritual elements: Air, Fire, Water, Earth and Spirit. Family sports activities include a gym, yoga studio, two tennis courts, badminton and beach volleyball; as well as water sports, from surfing to wakeboarding and kayaking.

8. Six Senses Ninh Van Bay – Khanh Hoa

The location of Six Senses is already an attraction – Ninh Van Bay. Located 60 km from Nha Trang city, Ninh Van Bay is a hidden paradise for travelers who want to leave the busy city behind and find peace for their soul. The only way to approach Six Senses Ninh Van Bay is to ride a speedboat to the island.

Book your wellness retreat at Six Senses Ninh Van Bay to immerse yourself in nature, enjoy the calm atmosphere and take care of your well-being. This wellness retreat offers many types of wellness treatments such as steam room and sauna, yoga pavilion, outdoor gym circuit and meditation room. This place also takes great care of your sleep with their analysis on your sleep tracking, personal consultation, Yoga Nidra and meditation.

If you’re feeling drained from all the stress, now is a great time to book a getaway to one of these wellness retreats in Vietnam!

9. The Anam – Khanh Hoa

Without claiming it loud and clear, The Anam succeeds in offering a true feel-good experience to interested customers. Here, well-being begins with the setting: a beautiful ocean against a backdrop of forested mountains, verdant lawns and tropical gardens. Make time on day one to head to Anam Spa, where Asian traditions — such as Thai massage, Indian head massage, and Balinese Boreh — are the stars of the menu.

Yoga enthusiasts and beginners alike will enjoy twice-daily classes with Indian instructor Mr. Umesh, who takes care to tailor the level of difficulty for each session, while providing an authentic Hatha Yoga experience. Sunset sessions include breathwork or pranayama, which effectively calm and clear the mind, allowing you to better enjoy the rest of your vacation.

10. Six Senses Con Dao

Six Senses Spa Con Dao is one of those dreamy getaways that manages to tick all the boxes. Sustainable. Private. Elegant. And deeply dedicated to well-being. The resort takes a gentle and caring approach to helping guests find balance. There are guided yoga, meditation and stretching sessions for group or private bookings, as well as day-long wellness programs that address the heart, body and mind through a mixture of healing modalities.

The Six Senses Spa mirrors the rest of the resort’s laid-back, effortless vibe. Vietnamese-inspired treatments are provided in five wooden rooms surrounded by tropical gardens. There’s a nail bar, an outdoor yoga and meditation platform, and of course a breathtaking stretch of empty shoreline in the shadow of Lo Voi mountain, all to be discovered by you.

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Common Questions Travelers Ask Us

The price of a stay in Vietnam is very reasonable and cheaper if compared to that of some Southeast Asian countries. Normally, for a 5* wellness and relaxation tour in Vietnam, you will need to pay around 120-200 USD per person per day, and it totally depends on the program, what is included and your group size .

 

 

 

 

Vietnam abounds with unmissable destinations from North to South for your relaxing stay. You can easily find high quality wellness establishments in all major cities like:

Hanoi: The colonial capital of Vietnam with its culture and history helps you get away from the hustle and bustle of life.

Hue: Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the former imperial city abounds with temples, pagodas and architectural gems.

Danang: One city harmonizes the charm of Hanoi and the active life of Ho Chi Minh.

Hoi An: The city of Hoi An, or the city of lanterns, has an unrivaled cultural and gastronomic richness.

Nha Trang: A coastal city known for its beautiful, relaxing beaches and scuba diving.

Well-known among these establishments, we can mention Alba Wellness Valley – Hué, TIA Wellness Resort- Danang, Four Seasons Resort Hoi An (The Nam Hai), The Anam – Khanh Hoa….

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For a stay in Vietnam, it is important to take into account the climate of the different regions. The less humid and drier winter is preferred for the north. For the center, the best period lasts from February to May and from December to April for the south.

 

 

 

 

Yes, tourism in Vietnam is now very developed and many big hotel brands which focus on the beauty and culture of Vietnam and create their own style. It is indisputable that Vietnam is one of the best places to relax. Do not hesitate to contact us now to organize a wonderful wellness stay.

 

 

 

 

Wellness Tours in Vietnam offer different durations between 6 and 21 days, you can plan your relaxing time in Vietnam according to your available time.

Here are some references:

– 4-6 days: for those who have short time, you can plan a short stay in a part of Vietnam like the north, the south or the center.

– 7-10 days: you can plan an itinerary that covers 2-3 parts of Vietnam with domestic flights.

– 11 – 15 days: you can discover all the essential destinations of Vietnam with a short day of relaxation on the beach.

– More than 15 days for those who want to discover less frequented areas more deeply or stay longer in each place.

 

 

 

 

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