Beauty & Anti-Aging
New Skincare Line
We love the concept of the new Don’t Call Me Ma’am skin care line. Not only is it free of parabens, sulfates and harsh chemicals but the packaging is 100% recyclable, and the playful name – Don’t Call Me Ma’am - makes one smile. Read more
Running around with Four Seasons
City running tours have been around for several years now but running tours available to hotel guests free of charge is not so common. Four Seasons hotels in several cities around the world offer scenic jogging, walking or hiking tours all complimentary for guests.
Nutritionists pick their Favourite Snacks for the Road
With so many of us constantly on the go, it is hard to find healthy, quick and easy snacks to eat during our busy days. Five nutritionists select their faves
Our Fall/Winter issue is now available.
Good to Go
Artist Wendy Gold has created a beautiful set of "petite journals" perfect for taking along to document your next wellness vacation, or gift giving. Read more
Five Silent Retreats to help you find inner Peace & Quiet
Looking for more than just a little peace and quiet on your next wellness vacation? Find yourself in silence at one of these five retreats
Wellness Travel News
Travel Dreams survey from Virtuoso reveals the ten top Trips of a Lifetime and more
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The first Wellness Travel Awards will honour spas, hotels, resorts and retreats around the globe that leave guests healthier when they check out than when they checked in. Vote now and be entered to win a $1,000 Spafinder Gift Card!
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Tales from our Wellness Travel Tour 2014
The "field to fork" movement has spawned a trend in the hotel industry and West Inn & Suites in Carlsbad, California is on the leading edge.
Del Mar, California had recently introduced its Seaside Wellness Guide and we checked it out as part of our Wellness Travel Tour. Here are eight wellness things to do in this oceanfront city.
Island Origins, the newest spa treatment at The Spa at Paradise Point Resort & Spa begins with a tour. This is not a sensory tour - the kind that takes a spa guest on an aromatherapy journey of scents - but this kind of tour.
The city of Santa Barbara doesn't promote itself as a wellness destination but here's why it could.
Located about 16 km (roughly 10 miles) north of Palm Springs in Southern California, the aptly-named city of Desert Hot Springs, actually sits on a bed of mineral hot springs.
The Alchemy Spa Wellness & Cafe, in downtown Santa Barbara, California is a prototype for a new genre of community centres.
"Lose yourself in nature and find peace." Santa Cruz Island, the largest of the eight Channel Islands located just off the California coast between Santa Monica and Santa Barbara is a great spot to commune with nature.
The Fairmont Marimar Hotel in Santa Monica offers a perfect sense-of-arrival for the wellness-minded traveller:
other articles for wellness living and travelling
- Easy, inexpensive ways to help you kickstart a wellness lifestyle
- 12 little ways to help you lose weight while travelling
Treatments & Therapies
- Reiki, a complementary and holistic practice
- Why is this one of the most talked about spas in Scotland?
- Review and slide show of Secrets Resort & Spa, Huatulco, Mexico
Active Vacations & Fitness Adventures
Riding the range in Central Mexico
14 companies in Canada and the U.S. offering cycling tours to various parts of the world, and what we like best about them.