Sit back and relax in Taiwan – Wellness in the Heart of Asia

  • Publish date: Thursday، 24 June 2021
Sit back and relax in Taiwan – Wellness in the Heart of Asia
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Sit back and relax in Taiwan – Wellness in the Heart of Asia

The past year has compelled us all to slow down and focus on our health and wellbeing.  This pandemic made us reflect our lives on various things, however, the most important thing we realised was about our physical and mental health. The future of travel is increasingly shifting to focus on experiences that positively impact one’s overall wellness. The trend of travellers looks like embarking on wellness retreats that allow them to reconnect with nature, indulge in curated wellness menus and rejuvenate their body and mind.

According to the Global Wellness Summit, this year, 2021 onwards, all travel will become wellness travel. Taiwan, also called as the “Hot Spring Kingdom” has numerous natural advantages when it comes to offering hot spring resorts, spas, and relaxing experiences.
In this article, we share suggestions to disconnect with the world, and connect within when in Taiwan.

Calm your senses in Taiwan’s Hot Springs
Sit back and relax in Taiwan – Wellness in the Heart of Asia
Taiwan is ranked among the world's top 15 hot spring sites, boasting a great variety of springs, including hot springs, cold springs, mud springs, and seabed hot springs. From popular high-end spring resorts in Yangmingshan to hidden hot springs in the countryside, there are plenty of locations where you can de-stress and relax like Beitou Hot Springs, Wulai Hot Springs, Wenshan Hot Spring, Tangweigou Hot Spring and Jiaosi Hot Springs and Zhaori Saltwater Hot Springs. We are all racing time, this experience will make you forget time.

Detox in the Luxury Spa’s

Everything from massages, spa, facials, detox, and collagen treatments can be found in the smallest yet most luxurious of spas. Treatments can be booked from anywhere between thirty minutes to two hours focussing on combining unique Taiwanese cultural elements,  encouraging a whole experience to relax.

Taiwan offers traditional as well as contemporary spa experiences in  hotels like W Taipei, Mandarin Oriental, Villa 32, The Gaia Hotel, Silks Place Taroko. This country offers perfect options to feel refreshed.

Connect with nature and tap within – Forest Bathing
Sit back and relax in Taiwan – Wellness in the Heart of Asia
In Taiwan,  forest bathing” means simply spending time relaxing among trees.  Breathing in the forest air feels like breathing in new life.  Wellness surveys and reports have showed that when people spent two hours in a forest setting, their pulse rate, systolic and diastolic blood pressure were significantly lower, indicating physiological benefits that help in reducing stress levels. Being out in nature, surrounded by nothing but greenery and watching the beautiful sunrise of Alishan, has had a way of making people feel at peace. The clean crisp air, the fresh green leaves, and the scent of the forest can really help restore our mood and leave us feeling refreshed.
It’s also a natural form of aromatherapy, since many forest plants give off fragrant molecules called terpenes, which have been shown to have health benefits.

NAMASTAY in Taiwan!

Taiwan offers local experiences of Yoga and Wellness Retreats like Origin Yoga and The One Nanyuan. These wellness retreats offers tours of the area, local food experiences prepared in-house as well as signature kombucha. These places provide a calm place surrounded by water and greenery for yoga, meditation, and relaxing experiences for travellers. This pandemic surely taught us that sometimes we need to just take things slow and accept the present moment.  This world is a beautiful place and Taiwan boasts variety of nature for visitors from all around the globe.

Taiwan, known for handling the COVID virus efficiently is applauded for its efforts bringing the interest of travellers to know more about the destination to travel once the borders are opened as people adapt to the new normal way of life. Cases in Taiwan maybe increasing recently, however being the front runners in managing this virus, they are managing it well as the situation is still under control following all protocols. Hopefully, life in Taiwan will be back to normal soon to welcome tourists to this beautiful country in North East Asia.