What do Bollywood celebrities do to look fresh, fit and rejuvenated at all times? From heavy makeup to an array of shoots to frequent travelling, how do they manage it all and still look dreamy and gorgeous? The secret, my friend, hides in these wellness retreats.
The Ayana Resort and Spa, Bali – Priyanka Chopra Jonas
The global Indian aka Priyanka Chopra Jonas prefers The Ayana Resort, Bali as her perfect detox and wellness retreat and keeps it on speed dial. In her words:
“Bali is said to be Asia’s spa capital, and I definitely agree. The Balinese make the most of the fresh vanilla from the jungle, homemade oils and exfoliants. At Ayana, my go-to is the Lava Me Tender, a natural antioxidant heaven: After a foot soak, lava body scrub, and luxurious black rice bath, you get a deep tissue massage and then a volcanic earth body wrap.”
Oberoi Rajvilas Spa, Jaipur – Kareena Kapoor Khan
Kareena Kapoor Khan doesn’t believe in the concept of health spas. For her detox, she relies heavily on Oberoi Rajvilas Spa in Jaipur.
‘I am particularly fond of their Maharani ritual spa experience. The massage alone lasts about an hour and I invariable doze off. Their lemon and yogurt body massage has done wonders to my skin as well,’ says Kareena.
Viva Mayr, Austria – Parineeti Chopra, Alia Bhatt
From Bollywood stars like Alia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone, Sonam Kapoor, Karishma Kapoor, and Parineeti Chopra to Hollywood celebrities like Liz Hurley, Karlie Ross, and Sarah Ferguson, Viva Mayr, Austria has hosted A-list celebrities from all over the world.
Viva Mayr’s two-week program detoxifies your body while promoting healthy weight loss. Small portions, healthy foods, absolutely no caffeine, alcohol or sugar, practicing ‘chewing’, and quitting raw food after 4 pm are one of its foundational rules.
Atmantan Wellness Resort, Pune – Malaika Arora
Sitting on the hill, Atmantan Wellness Resort is a cherry-pick for many Bollywood celebrities viz. Malaika Arora, Mouni Roy, Bhumi Padnekar, and Pareenti Chopra.
The resort overlooks the scenic beauty that is Mulshi Lake. It comes with customized programs like disease management, cleanses and detox, stress management, sleep improvement and mental wellness.
Ananda in the Himalayas, Uttarakhand – Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli
Boasted by ours Virushka, Ananda in the Himalayas is one of the most popular wellness retreats in the world. Having won numerous awards, Ananda offers services like Dhyana meditation, ayurvedic rejuvenation, detox, yogic detox, weight management and stress management.
Hollywood too isn’t untouched by its magic. From Kate Winslet, Oprah Winfrey, and Uma Thurman, this wellness retreat has proudly hosted Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles.
Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat and Spa, Shilimb – Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar
Hilton Shillim is a 35-acres expansive retreat that has served many Bollywood A-listers viz. Akshay Kumar, Twinkle Khanna, Aamir Khan, Anil Kapoor and Malaika Arora.
This retreat also has an in-house Dharana Wellness Centre that has wellness programs like preventive medicine, exercise physiology, nutrition and dietetics, conflict resolution, and spiritual wellbeing.
Six Senses Fort Barwara, Chauth Ka Barwara – Katrina Kaif
The resident of regal Aravallis, Six Sense Fort Barawara rose to glory when Katrina Kaif tied the knot with Vicky Kaushal in December 2021.
Six Senses is stretched by 30,000 sq. ft. and is equipped with a fitness center. It also has 48 suites that includes 5 marquee suites. The resort offers excellent services such as spa’s ayurvedic treatments, meditation sessions and tailored wellness programs. These programs get their foundation from Eastern medicines.