Resort retreats to relax after the World Cup

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After the World Cup ends and all the excitement is over, millions of people will be jetting off to relax on their summer holidays.

To ease the recovery process, Healing Hotels of the World, a group of holistic and wellness-themed resorts, has put together a list of properties that guarantee visitors will come away rested and rejuvenated.

A recent survey from the UK Post Office found that wellness vacations are growing considerably in popularity, with nearly one third of British vacationers saying that they have been on a health and well-being holiday in the last three years.

"Anti Burnout Retreat"
Grand Hotel Kronenhof, Switzerland
This weekend retreat is designed for those wishing to discover exactly where they stand medically and physically, providing individual performance checks and take-home tips in the Engadine Valley, which offers guaranteed sunshine 322 days a year.
Prices from CHF 705 (€521) excluding accommodation

Medin SPA Experience
Hotel Vitznauerhof Vitalresort, Switzerland
This four-night experience seeks to restore some work/life balance - but it's hard work! The package includes 90-minute personal training sessions every day, themed daily coaching sessions, daily massage and one beauty treatment per day.
Prices from CHF 2,847 (€2,104)

Thalasso Well-Being Programme
Strandhotel Georgshöhe Spa and Resort, Germany
This getaway includes daily morning exercise, a detoxifying body wrap, a detoxifying massage, a Thalasso facial, a seawater foot massage and a seawater Jacuzzi session, as well as purifying tea and wellness snacks.
Prices from €270 excluding accommodation

Ayurveda Week
La Clairière Bio & Spahotel, France
This six-night program takes place in July and August and features private ayurvedic consultations and group classes of Hatha yoga, along with food plans and relaxation exercises.
Prices from €1,863 single

Traditional Chinese Medicine
Zum Kurfürsten Vital & Wellnesshotel, Germany
This five-night retreat includes individual pulse, tongue and meridian diagnostics, acupuncture, body massage, reflexology, a medical foot bath and cookery lessons. The hotel's location in the Moselle Valley was chosen for its positive energy.
Prices from €786

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