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The World’s Best Spas for Detox

Cleanse mind, body and soul

Whether you’re after weight loss or a health reboot, these are the world’s best and most luxurious spas for detox.

Best Spas for Detox


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Rakxa thailand spas for detox

RAKxa, Thailand

RAKxa is a hard-hitting resort with a results-driven spa fusing technology and tradition. Set on an island across from Bangkok on the Chao Phraya River, this fully integrative retreat tackles every inch of you: physical, emotional, mental and spiritual. And, even better, it comes with impressive medical back-up from the country’s distinguished Bumrungrad International Hospital.

Lily of the Valley Spas for detox

Lily of the Valley, St Tropez, France

Despite the challenges of the last few years, there’s been a bumper crop of new openings across the globe. Lily of the Valley, a Starck-designed Babylon- inspired hotel, has set the bar high. But really it’s all about the vast wellness village which specialises in rapid and long-lasting weight loss, through a combination of sport, healthy food and treatments – book the 14-day Intensive Programme.

soneva soul spas for detox

Soneva Soul, Various Locations

Famed for its sustainable approach to barefoot luxury, Soneva now offers Soneva Soul, a new wellness concept that blends ancient healing wisdom with the latest scientific techniques (such as cryotherapy and ozone therapy) to reconnect mind, body and soul.

lanserhof sylt spas for detox

Lanserhof Sylt, Germany

In July 2022, medical spa Lanserhof opened a new outpost on Sylt, aka the ‘Hamptons of Germany’. Just like its sister resorts, its naturopathy meets state-of-the-art approach means you’ll very soon find yourself sorted.

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Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Italy

This ravishing Belle Époque-style beauty on the shores of glittering Lake Como has a glamour which is hard to match. Its new wellness offering is equally impressive. Keep a look out for zingy fresh programmes which include mountain hikes, wild swimming, personal training and yoga, complemented by blissful soul-soothing treatments.

Chiva Som

Chiva-Som, Thailand

Since opening over 25 years ago, grande dame of wellness resorts Chiva-Som in Thailand has led the way and, now, fresh from a rolling four-year, £20 million refurb, it’s better than ever – complete with Tecar therapy, crystal massages and acupressure reflexology.

Kamalaya spas for detox

Kamalaya, Koh Samui, Thailand

Also in Thailand, Kamalaya in Koh Samui continues its reign as a glorious holistic haven. Originally a Buddhist shrine, this big hitter now shines with an impressive combination of Ayurvedic, Chinese, Indian and Thai therapies, alongside Western philosophies.

vana spas for detox

Vana, India

Vana, in North India, packs a slick punch – it’s a modern ashram, with transformative results thanks to a fusion of Ayurveda, Sowa Rigpa and Yoga (plus super nourishing cuisine).

Longevity Wellness Worldwide spas for detox

Longevity Wellness Worldwide

For somewhere closer to home, opt for Longevity Health and Wellness Hotel in the sunny Algarve. This ground-breaking resort delivers on every front, with its state-of-the-art wellness centre embracing some of the most advanced therapies on the planet.

Balance holidays Spas for detox

Balance Holidays

Sustainability and nature are at the heart of some unique slow travel retreats from Balance Holidays, whose emphasis is on wellness with purpose. Themes range from rewilding (think forest bathing and barefoot woodland walks) in the English countryside to female hormonal health workshops in Ibiza.

 Photographer: Trisha Ward. Styling, hair and makeup: Camilla Hewitt using NARS and Davines. Model: Danielle Copperman.


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