Why Wellness Retreats Are Obtaining Medical Licenses

Welcoming a resident doctor, nurse and “master healer”, the five-star beachfront resort in Thailand presents the ultimate wellness experiences for the body, mind & soul.

Thailand’s luxury boutique resort, Aleenta Phuket Resort & Spa, has announced the recent acquisition of its official medical licence as the hotel expands its ever-growing menu of enriching health and wellness offerings. With innovative, holistic wellness at its core, Aleenta Phuket Resort & Spa has welcomed a resident doctor, a nurse, and a “master healer,” named Khun Lak; a holistic doctor with more than 20 years of experience in medicine and wellness. to support guests through tailor-made health and wellness programmes.

The expert medical team at Aleenta Phuket Resort & Spa will be on-property to assist guests in achieving optimum well-being and balance in life through multidisciplinary practices and restorative treatments, encompassing diet and nutrition, mental wellbeing, physical fitness and medical guidance.

New retreats on offer initiated by the resort’s expert practitioners include: Breathing Vitality, Weight Optimisation and Stress & Pain Reduction CBD Retreat, each bookable for a variety of lengths (between five and 21 days to suit), and begin with an initial “Ayurah Wellness Assessment” comprising of a bioimpedance analysis, blood pressure and sugar checks, skin analysis, Thai element analysis and chakra reading to support the practitioners with crafting a totally tailor-made treatment plan and itinerary.

Breathing Vitality – Recovery & Immunity Boosting

Travellers seeking a hearty dose of R&R in lush tropical settings are invited to book onto a five-, fourteen-, or twenty-one-night Breathing Recovery & Immunity Boosting Programme. Focusing on enhancing immune system performance and breathing practises to ensure healthy, strong lungs and cleaner lifestyle habits, this programme will leave guests refreshed and with an in-depth knowledge of a personalised routine, while being able to relax, refocus and elevate the mind to a re-energised state. The retreat offers consultations, assessments and medical check-ups, nutritionist-approved meals, detox juice and supplements, daily exercise sessions, oxygen therapy and spa treatments, coupled with daily mindfulness practices, breathing exercises with a wellness practitioner and wellness cooking classes so partakers can continue to boost their immunity having left the resort.

Weight Optimisation Programme

This 14-night programme takes guests on a physical and mental journey, through insightful lifestyle and nutritional changes, with the aim of effective weight loss. Beginning with wellness assessments, medical consultations and checks, partakers will be totally catered for with all meals being planned by an expert nutritionist, an option of daily cardio-vascular training, three oxygen therapies and aquatic aerobic sessions per day, and breath-work sessions to promote the best possible results through focusing on metabolism and sleeping. Those who wish to explore beyond their itinerary can book further adventures, tours, activities and integrative medical treatments if needed.

Stress & Pain Reduction CBD Retreat

Designed for those longing to get back to basics and return home feeling nourished, relieved and revitalised, Aleenta’s CBD-based retreat is targeted at treating and healing pain, stress and sleep management and can be specifically tailored to suit individuals needs. Bookable for an option of three-, five-, or seven-night, this programme incorporates restorative, medical-grade extract and cannabis-infused oil massages, hemp seed oil facials, bath and body treatments, immersive yoga, sound healing ceremonies and meditations and a totally personalised plant-based diet. Ensuring to leave guests feeling hydrated, soothed and stimulated with reduced levels of stress and pain, enhanced sleep and a renewed sense of radiance in the mind and body.

Sensitively guiding each guest through a bespoke and individualised itinerary with emphasis on education and restoration, Aleenta’s goal is to enable guests to incorporate positive lifestyle changes into their daily routines, taking home a slice of Phang-Nga and everything they experienced during the retreat.

Aleenta’s move into the medical field is part of a bigger trend towards transformative travel, i.e. tourists looking to not only relax while on holiday, but actively work on their health, both mental and physical.

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