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9 Wellness Spas and Resorts To Rejuvenate the Soul

Medically reviewed by Dexter Macalintal, MD

Written by Samantha Beltran · Updated May 12, 2022

    9 Wellness Spas and Resorts To Rejuvenate the Soul

    The Lenten Season is a great time to meditate and unwind at the same time. One way to do both is to visit a wellness resort or spa. This Holy Week 2022, consider visiting spas to rest, relax, rejuvenate your mind and body.

    What Is a Wellness Resort?

    A wellness resort is a place of rest, recreation, and relaxation. It introduce amenities or programs that provide therapeutic services and allow you to rejuvenate your mind and body.

    There are several wellness spas and resorts around the Philippines that provide an array of wellness programs that seek to care for your well-being, in addition to being a recreational getaway. Relax and embrace tranquility with any of these wellness spas or resorts to try in the country.

    Wellness Spas To Try This Holy Week 2022

    1. Luljetta Hanging Gardens and Spa

    Looking for Holy Week 2022 wellness spa? Try Luljetta’s Place.

    Located in Antipolo, Luljetta’s Place calls itself the first hanging garden spa in the country, and offers a quick escape from the big city that helps rejuvenate your senses. The spa and resort offers blissful relaxation and a fitting weekend jaunt as they have their own set of accommodations.

    Luljetta offers a wide range of wellness services within their spa. They have different kinds of pools such as the lap pool, hydro pool, and the ionized pool, as well as a doctor fish pool that graze on your feet while you relax. They also have their own sauna and jacuzzi.

    If you are coming with a group, the Spa Party Package is good for 10 people. This includes the use of the Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room, massages, and food.

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    2. The Farm at San Benito

    It’s no surprise why The Farm at San Benito has proven to be a celebrity favorite, especially considering it is only a 90-minute drive from Manila. The Farm at San Benito calls itself a holistic medical wellness resort. They offer a wide array of medical and wellness programs, ranging from pain prevention and immune support to detoxes and anti-aging

    The Farm at San Benito has a team of medical doctors that oversee their programs, as well as allied health and wellness professionals such as a nutritionist, a fitness coach and a yoga instructor. The beautiful and lush property, known for its Instagram-worthy quality, houses deluxe villas and its massive spa, a vegan restaurant, organic gardens, a gym and swimming pools.

    3. Nurture Wellness Village

    Guests love the gorgeous sights at Nurture Wellness Village in Tagaytay. This Holy Week 2022 wellness spa offers holistic health services dubbed as “Ecotherapy” while maintaining Filipino themes across its food and services. This is evident in its range of Filipino spa treatments which take place in traditional nipa huts amid a bountiful scenery of nature. Aside from garden-view and forest-view rooms, guests may also book in one of their glamping tents.

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    4. Mithi Resort and Spa

    The Mithi Resort & Spa spans 14 seaside hectares in Bohol. This spa resort boasts of several rooms and villas, decked out in serene and tropical interiors. Guests may enjoy exclusive access to a stretch of private beach, or sail to a private islet or an underwater cave. Mithi also has its own spa, with a selection of massages and other treatments to choose from.

    If you’re looking for relaxation away from the city this Holy Week 2022, visit Mithi Resort and Spa.

    5. Lotus Shores

    Lotus Shores in General Luna, Siargao is a yoga retreat for weary travelers who want to be more centered in nature. There are several classes and programs available at Lotus Shores, taught by their resident teachers. Aside from its own pool and yoga dojo, the resort has its own lush garden and a vegetable patch, which provides ingredients for its vegan café.

    6. Badian Island Wellness Resort

    Located on Badian Island in Cebu, Badian Wellness Resort provides guests with a first-class private retreat in seclusion. Here, they can relax and unwind away from the rest of the world. The wellness resort features Thalasso or ionized seawater pools, said to heal and revitalize the body. Aside from the usual five-star accommodations, Badian Island Wellness Resort also has its own spa village. You can get pampered in outdoor pavilions with treatments such as the Badian Deluxe Four-Hand Massage, the Warm Seaweed Bath, Seaweed Massage, and a Pure Virgin Coconut Oil Massage. The resort’s outdoor spa also houses a breathtaking view of the mountains and the sea.

    7. Qi Wellness Living Tagaytay

    Qi Wellness Living in Tagaytay is undoubtedly one of the most popular wellness resorts in the country. It offers an array of “bathhouse services and packages.” Their signature Qireflexology includes massaging the head, shoulders, arms, and legs by the “yin yang” pool. The Bathhouse Experience involves their “yin yang” or hot and cold soaking pools, followed by a 75-minute massage of your choice.

    8. I’M Onsen Spa

    The first sento-style spa in the Philippines, I’M Onsen Spa provides a therapeutic Japanese retreat within the city. You can choose from different types of onsen baths, enjoy access to wellness suites, and enjoy an exquisite international buffet.

    I’M Onsen introduced onsen, a Japanese bathing practice that has been performed for centuries. The hot bath from the onsen is said to have therapeutic capabilities. It can help you relax your muscles, decrease inflammation, and promote sleep.

    9. Mandala Spa and Resort Villas

    Mandala Spa and Resort Villas is a 4-star hotel in Station 3 Boracay Island, which promises a tropical haven amid white sand. Mandala’s Day Spa boasts of well-known services. Make sure to try out Boracay Bliss, which comes with a Mandala signature massage and an all-natural facial. If you choose to stay in their villas, their accommodation packages come with daily healthy breakfast and yoga class passes.

    Key Takeaways

    • Wellness spa resorts offer wellness packages in addition to recreational facilities.
    • There is a wellness spa resort for every budget and need, especially this Holy Week 2022. 
    • Indulging in wellness and relaxation treatments can help lower stress, release toxins, relieve pain, and keep you happier and healthier.


    Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

    Medically reviewed by

    Dexter Macalintal, MD

    Written by Samantha Beltran · Updated May 12, 2022

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