Wanting to escape the modern-day world? We explore some of the most peaceful and relaxing destinations in the world, along with incredible scenery, luxury travel, and calming retreats.
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Mostly known as the gateway to Angkor Wat, Siem Reap is also home to some beautiful spas. Amongst the bustling of tourists, this destination has proven to be a wonderful haven for those looking to take things easy int he tropical sun. the Cambodian town is blessed with numerous big-name hotels, where one can find a wide range of spa activities such as massages and treatments. Frangipani Spa is set in a peaceful and quiet street and is a family-owned retreat. One can enjoy an afternoon of relaxation after a long day at the historic Angkor temples.
Seven Sisters, East Sussex coast, England
The tranquil hills of the English South Downs drop dramatically into the sea at the Seven Sisters chalk cliffs. Warm spring days and the whirring of songbirds make this one of the most peaceful places on earth. Lush green grass and the searing blue of the English Channels make for the perfect place for cake, coffee and a snooze in the sun.
The Yoga Barn, Ubud, Bali
Chilled vibes make for a ripe and long stay at the Yoga Barn in Bali. An ideal spot for those looking to get fully horizontal. Paddy fields, shrines, and distant peaks make for a peaceful and relaxing experience. studios overlook the countryside, and guests can attend one of the 15 classes a day for a relaxing yin to dynamic power flow. If you are perhaps just passing through, class passes are also available ranging from three lessons to unlimited 30-day access.
Saruni Samburu Safari Camp, Kenya
Rocky landscapes and a gorgeous rooftop pool? Yes, please! Kenya has a beautiful remote wilderness with the spectacular Saruni Samburu Safari Camp that will take relaxation to the next level. One might even be lucky enough to spot a giraffe or elephant while showering in the villa's outdoor showers that have incredible views of the plains.
It's hard to imagine the perfect place on earth, but this might just be heaven. the searing hot summer season, ideally in April, is the best time to visit this wine region in Argentina. Eating and drinking al fresco as you tour some of the best wineries in the cool Mendoza air, makes those rich reds taste even better.
Wilderness Hotel, Nellim, Finland
Located 260 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle, lies the tiny village of Nellim. Home to the remote Wilderness Hotel, a series of log cabins with their own saunas, may we might add, lay beautifully on the shores of nearby Lak Inari. In the fall, forests awash with colours of burnished orange which make this destination a unique experience with nature.
Let's explore all the peaceful wonders fo the world and float into a mode of deep relaxation whether it's in the vineyards of Argentina or Yoga retreat in Bali.