10 Insta-Worthy Wellness Resorts Around the World

Last updated February 2, 2023

Sometimes you just have to do it for the ‘Gram, right? We’ve scoured the globe to bring you locations, both domestic and international, that are taking wellness wanderlust to the next level.

Whether you are seeking spa treatments, curated fitness plans, outdoor adventures or a combination of all things healing and wellness, these wellness resorts are are worthy in their own right—Instagram or not.

So squeeze in a selfie or two in between meditation sessions, it’s all fair game at these Insta-worthy wellness resorts. Any guesses who made the cut?

1. Equinox Hotel – Manhattan, New York

Equinox provides a blissful piece of paradise in a bustling urban setting. Offering cool, dark rooms and curated fitness experiences, a stay here is sure to reset the mind and body, readying one for the weeks (or months) ahead.

2. REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort – Bali

REVĪVŌ Resort private pool
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The English meaning of revīvō, “I’ll live again,” speaks for itself: this Insta-worthy wellness resort emphasizes new beginnings by way of deep relaxation and self-care. Through a combination of yoga, pilates, meditation, spa treatments and lush, picturesque scenery, visitors will leave a new person.

3. Casa Chameleon Hotels – Costa Rica

Courtesy Casa Chameleon Mal País

Surrounded by crystal waters and tropical greens, the Insta-worthy wellness resorts of Casa Chameleon combine outdoor adventure with wellness to create a unique, Costa Rican experience for adults-only. After taking a dip in the plunge pool, visitors can head to the beach for a horseback ride or taste locally-produced coffee. Embrace the feeling of Pura Vida through captivating locations, first-time adventures and awakening treatments.

4. Kamalaya Koh Samui – Thailand

Kamalaya Koh Samui lap pool
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This Insta-worthy wellness resort on the island of Koh Samui provides a plethora of experiences based on one’s personal wellness goals, whether that be weight loss, sleep enhancement or embracing a big change. With an emphasis on yoga, guests are sure to improve both their mental and physical flexibility. 

5. Black Rock Oceanfront Resort – Ulcluelet, British Columbia

Insta-worthy wellness resorts Black Rock Resort
Courtesy Black Rock Oceanfront Resort

Located off the coast of West Vancouver Island, Black Rock is a unique getaway surrounded by crashing waves and rainforest. Visitors will experience the wildlife of Vancouver Island between massages and facials. Those venturing out on a boat won’t want to miss the opportunity to snap a photo of a breaching humpback whale.

6. Habitas AlUla – Ashar Valley, Saudi Arabia

Insta-worthy wellness resort Habitas AlUla
Courtesy Habitas

This Insta-worthy wellness resort seamlessly blends adventure, tradition and wellness to create a one-of-a-kind experience for visitors. Whether riding camels, stargazing in the desert, or rejuvenating in one of the spa treatment rooms, Habitas AlUla has a little something for everyone. 

7. Lefay Resorts SPA – Northern Italy

Lefay breeds a unique approach to wellness, targeting the specific needs of guests through a variety of programs. Whether you are looking to improve your fitness, get a more restful night’s sleep or enjoy a romantic getaway, Lefay’s curated healing experiences are sure to deliver. Of course, it doesn’t hurt that both of the properties are located in some of the most breathtaking destinations in Italy: the Dolomites and Lago di Garda.

8. The Retreat at Blue Lagoon – Reykjavik, Iceland

Insta-worthy wellness resorts_Blue Lagoon Hotel
Courtesy The Retreat at Blue Lagoon

This Insta-worthy wellness resort’s mineral-rich water and soft, white silica mud attract visitors from far and wide. Known to have healing effects on the skin, the rising steam and teal blue waters also provide for an excellent photo opportunity. After a day of soaking in the water, guests can heal their minds and bodies at the spa, creating a holistic and well-rounded wellness experience.

9. Amanzoe – Kranidi, Greece

This Mediterranean getaway embraces the essence of ancient Greece and transports guests to another era. Surrounded by Insta-worthy historical ruins and crystal-blue waters, visitors can spend their time learning new skills such as cooking or beekeeping, or decompressing in the steam rooms.

10. Forestis Dolomites – Brixen, Italy

Courtesy Forestis

Nestled in the dramatic Italian Dolomites, this Insta-worthy wellness resort combines nature’s elements with architectural materials to create a serene experience unlike any other. The retreat emphasizes simplicity, suggesting that healing ensues when one reconnects with nature. To assist with this process, each room offers a staggering view of the mountains and valleys.

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