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Escape to Paradise: The Top 5 Luxurious Spa Retreats Across the Globe

Luxury Spa Retreat

Imagine this: it's been one of those weeks, filled to the brim with deadlines, back-to-back meetings, and the endless hustle and bustle of city life. You're yearning for a getaway, a chance to escape the chaos and recharge your batteries. That's exactly how I felt not too long ago when I made the decision to treat myself to a much-needed spa retreat. I'm so excited to take a day to relax, relate, and release. (But more on this later!)

In this month's blog, I'm beyond excited to share with you five luxurious spa retreats from around the globe that offer rejuvenating treatments, serene surroundings, and unparalleled luxury. Whether you're daydreaming of lounging on a pristine beach or seeking solace in the tranquility of a mountain hideaway, these destinations are designed with Black women in mind – because let's face it, we deserve to pamper ourselves like royalty. ❤️

First up!

1. Ananda in the Himalayas, India

a girl doing a dance pose on the pergola at Ananda in the Himalaya's Resort

Nestled in the foothills of the majestic Himalayas, Ananda is a haven of tranquility and wellness. This award-winning spa retreat offers a range of holistic treatments inspired by ancient Ayurvedic practices, tailored to restore balance to mind, body, and spirit. Picture yourself surrounded by lush greenery, with panoramic views of the Ganges River valley stretching out before you. From rejuvenating massages to revitalizing yoga sessions, every moment at Ananda is a journey towards inner peace and serenity.

2. COMO Shambhala Estate, Bali

Infinity edge plunge pool outside a room at COMO Shambhala Estates

Escape to the tropical paradise of Bali and immerse yourself in the healing energy of COMO Shambhala Estate. Set amidst lush jungle foliage and overlooking the gentle flow of the Ayung River, this luxurious wellness retreat offers a holistic approach to rejuvenation and relaxation. Indulge in invigorating spa treatments, practice yoga in a serene open-air pavilion, and nourish your body with delicious and nutritious cuisine prepared with locally-sourced ingredients. COMO Shambhala Estate is the perfect sanctuary for Black women seeking to reconnect with themselves and the natural world.

3. Jade Mountain Resort, St. Lucia

Room overlooking the ocean at Jade Mountain Resort

Escape to the breathtaking island of St. Lucia and immerse yourself in the ultimate luxury at Jade Mountain Resort. Perched high above the sparkling Caribbean Sea, this exclusive resort offers a sanctuary of serenity and indulgence like no other. Each of the resort's private infinity pool sanctuaries boasts unparalleled views of the Pitons, ensuring a truly magical experience. Indulge in holistic spa treatments inspired by local traditions, dine on exquisite cuisine crafted from fresh, organic ingredients, and unwind in your own private paradise. Jade Mountain Resort is the perfect destination for women seeking relaxation, rejuvenation, and romance in the heart of the Caribbean.

4. NIZUC Resort & Spa, Cancun, Mexico

serene lounge area at NIZUC Resort and spa with a small plunge pool and loungers

Experience the ultimate in luxury and relaxation at NIZUC Resort & Spa, nestled on the pristine shores of the Riviera Maya in Cancun, Mexico. This exclusive resort combines contemporary elegance with Mayan-inspired design, creating a tranquil oasis of serenity and sophistication. Indulge in rejuvenating spa treatments at the award-winning ESPA spa, lounge by the infinity pools overlooking the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, and savor gourmet cuisine crafted by world-renowned chefs. Whether you're seeking a romantic getaway, a girls' trip, or a family vacation, NIZUC Resort & Spa offers an unforgettable escape for Black women looking to unwind, recharge, and indulge in luxury.

5. Amanemu, Japan

massage room with potions and oils for massaging at the Amanemu in Japan

Experience the epitome of Japanese hospitality and tranquility at Amanemu, nestled on the shores of Ago Bay in the heart of the Ise-Shima National Park. Drawing inspiration from Japan's rich cultural heritage and natural beauty, this luxurious resort offers a range of traditional wellness experiences designed to restore balance and harmony. From soaking in mineral-rich hot springs to indulging in bespoke spa treatments, every moment at Amanemu is a celebration of serenity and sophistication.


BONUS!  Balian Springs Spa, California, USA (Girlfriends' Getaway Alert!)

Ad for Girls Getaway to Balian Springs Resort on April 1st. Cost is $299 per person. Link to register is

Can't afford to leave the country just yet? Well, Sis, don't worry I got you! We have the ultimate Girlfriends' Spa Getaway planned for April 1st! We're meeting up with BLK GRL Spa Club for an unforgettable day of pampering, relaxation, and rejuvenation. Come indulge in rejuvenating treatments, soak in natural mineral springs, and bask in the company of my good Girlfriends. This luxurious spa retreat is just what you need for a blissful escape from the stresses of daily life. Don't miss out!

Get your deposit in by March 15th: Girlfriend Getaway Balian Springs Spa

Until next time,

Happy Travels!


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