Bordering the Arabian Sea in Kerala, super luxurious Niraamaya Retreats Surya Samudra provides guests with bespoke transformational experiences. The spa offers a range of natural therapies from across the world, including Ayurveda, yoga, reflexology, European healing practices, and Chinese and Thai treatments. These are carried out under the supervision of the Spa Doctor, who designs personalized programs. Cleansing spa cuisine is also served. Book well in advance during peak season (November to March).
- Address: Pulinkudi, Mullur, south of Kovalam, Kerala. Phone: (91 471) 226-7333.
- Cost: From around $760 per person for a seven night Stress Diffuse program. Accommodations are extra. Expect to pay about $150 per night upwards, depending on room type and time of year (it’s cheapest from April to August).
- What’s Good: Customized programs for weight loss, stress management, and detox.