6 Health and Wellness Adventures around the World

Rest and relaxation can still be adventurous.

By: The Outbound Collective + Save to a List

It wasn’t long ago that wellness travel implied a long trip to the spa. However, the evolution of wellness travel to involve active adventure fits perfectly with our community here at The Outbound and with our friends at MT Sobek. Their active adventures have always promoted good health in the outdoors. So, it’s only a small step to add activities such as yoga and meditation to trips that involve cardio activities–such as hiking, kayaking, surfing, and paddle boarding. And, most importantly, these adventures are all under the expert leadership of qualified instructors.

From tropical eco-lodges to luxurious wellness resorts in the heart of Arizona's Sonoran Desert, MT Sobek's retreats enable a full digital detox, a return to mindfulness, and a chance to eat well with healthy meal options. They've also teamed up with health and wellness experts at Canyon Ranch for unique retreats in Baja and New Mexico. 

Check out some of the best health and wellness adventure that MT Sobek has to offer below!

1. New Mexico Wellness Retreat with Canyon Ranch

Join yoga and wellness expert Adrea Richmond from Canyon Ranch on this rejuvenating retreat in New Mexico—the “Land of Enchantment.” Unwind in healing waters and natural hot springs, journey down the Wild & Scenic Rio Chama, wake for sunrise yoga riverside, and try stand-up paddleboarding. Click here for more details.

2. Sonoran Desert Meditation & Yoga Retreat

Invigorate with a hike up gorgeous Camelback Mountain for astounding panoramic vistas. Find your center with slow flow-yoga and dynamic breathing on this 5-day adventure amidst a beautiful red-rock landscape. Click here for more details.

3. Baja Wellness Retreat with Canyon Ranch

Due to popular demand, we are heading back to Baja with wellness expert Adrea Richmond from Canyon Ranch for a special retreat by the Sea of Cortez. Among many activities, you can wake for sunrise yoga, try stand-up paddleboarding, and learn to surf in Los Cerritos. Click here for more details.

4. Morocco Sahara Retreat

Salute the desert sunrise and renew yourself with sunset yoga. Find peace as you meditate in the midst of gorgeous Saharan scenery on this 8-day adventure in Morocco. Click here for more details.

5. Bali Wellness & Hiking Journey

Renew and rejuvenate in Southeast Asia’s epicenter of spirituality and wellness on this new Bali adventure. Revive with soulful yoga, strengthening hikes and cycle rides, and uplifting blessing ceremonies. Click here for more details.

6. Dolomites Hiking & Yoga Journey

Greet the sun with yoga and end days of alpine hiking with meditation or mindful reflection at the spa. Nourish your body and fuel your journey with delicious specialties from Italy’s South Tyrol region. Click here for more details.

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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