Queenly retreats with saunas
Beat the cold weather and make your next retreat one with a sauna to help sweat out everyday cares and boost your immunity
Tilton House in Sussex, England
Open all year round, this Georgian haven offers various wellbeing, yoga and creative retreats on set dates – whatever you choose make use of the lovely outdoor cedar wood sauna (above) – you can also pre-book treatments in a garden treatment hut. Explore.
Yeotown in Devon, England
Yeotown offers a year-round four night health and fitness detox programme, the Yeotox, designed to leave you feeling stronger physically and mentally. In the evenings there’s a sauna and hot tub to use, and massages are available to help relax you before bed. Explore.
Reclaim Yourself in Iceland
Join Jivamukti yoga teacher Emma Henry for a yoga retreat in the wild and remote Troll peninsula in Northern Iceland. Based at a luxury lodge, you can enjoy a sauna in a traditional Icelandic bathhouse (above), relax in a hot tub surrounded by mountains and soak in hot springs. Runs Oct 2018. Explore.
Alladale in Inverness, Scotland
Hire a lodge or the main house at this glorious place to create your own retreat with outdoor activities and indoor treatments. Inside the lodge is a sauna, gym and treatment space for cooler or rainy days, and local treatments can be arranged with local therapists. Open all year. Explore.
Middle Piccadilly in Dorset, England
A peaceful, back-to-basics vegetarian retreat offering various relaxing and detox breaks in a 17th century thatched cottage with outhouses surrounded by rolling countryside. There’s an infra-red sauna to use and a genius soak tub. Stay from two nights to two weeks anytime of the year. Explore.
Absolute Sanctuary in Koh Samui, Thailand
Come to unwind on a wellness retreat, take a fitness programme or cleanse yourself with a detox at this reliably good Thai destination spa. Whatever you choose, there’s a herbal steam room, infra red sauna and decent treatment menu to choose from. Open all year. Explore.
Kaliyoga in Granada, Spain
Kaliyoga offers various retreats during the year at their lovely retreat space in Spain, when daily mindful yoga classes are complemented with activities such as walking, a delicious vegetarian menu and use of a small outdoor infra red sauna with views of the mountains. Explore.