This month, Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star-rated The Resort at Pelican Hill debuts new wellness retreats catering to travelers’ growing pursuit of maintaining and enhancing holistic well-being. With global wellness tourism increasing twice as fast as overall tourism, the Global Wellness Institute projects travelers will plan 1.2 billion wellness trips annually, totaling $919 billion in annual spending by 2022.
“Our wellness retreats invite guests to take time for self-care, drawing inspiration from the coastal beauty that surrounds Pelican Hill and exploring novel ways to nurture healthy habits like nutrition, fitness and mindfulness,” said Pelican Hill Director of Spa & Wellness Zully Cardona. “Wherever you may be in your wellness journey, Pelican Hill’s wellness retreats are a stepping stone to your growth, healing and transformation.”
Guided by experts in mind and body wellness, customized retreats focus on each guest’s specific wellness goals and desired outcomes. Personal retreat itineraries balance a variety of spa treatments, fitness classes, mindful dining, transformational coaching, inspiring activities and ample leisure time to enjoy the 23,000-square-foot Spa’s Acqua Colonnades and the 504-acre Resort’s expansive Italian-inspired grounds.
Featured fitness activities include a guided walk along Crystal Cove Beach and Sunrise Yoga overlooking the Pacific Ocean, as well as Paddle Board Yoga and Fitmat Aqua classes in the Resort’s Coliseum Pool, one of the world’s largest circular pools. Retreat guests will experience the Art of Aromatherapy Essential Oil Blending and indulgent spa treatments like a 100-minute Zen Awakening Experience.
Retreat guests stay in luxurious Bungalow accommodations with private terraces, cozy fireplaces, deep-soaking tubs and special in-room wellness amenities, including a health bar in place of the standard honor bar snacks and beverages. Retreat packages start from $1,540 per person for three days and two nights arriving on Mondays or from $2,385 per person for four days and three nights arriving on Sundays. Rates exclude Resort fees, taxes, service fees and incidentals.
The Resort’s wellness retreats tap into the Spa’s recently revamped fitness programming and its new collection of customizable therapies for both locals and Resort guests. Fresh treatment protocols, top product lines and the latest spa technologies heighten the spa experience at Newport Beach’s only Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star spa. Complete retreat details are available online at pelicanhill.com/spa/wellness-retreat/.