With an abundance of natural hot springs filled with mineral-rich water that’s healing for the body and mind, Greece is a natural haven for wellness seekers. In ancient Greece, it was believed that a person’s sense of health and wellbeing comes from a state of balance within the soul, body and mind sourcing calmness within oneself and the surroundings.
This is a philosophy still prevalent today in the country, with over 800 medicinal spas and an abundance of tranquil natural attractions making it the perfect destination to revitalise and renew.
To help you find the perfect holistic getaway for next summer, travel experts Jet2holidays offer great value breaks in more than 50 incredible destinations, including 19 in the relaxing surrounds and idyllic natural wonders of Greece. With deposits* at just £60 per person, 22kg baggage included, and flexible monthly payments** to help spread the cost of your break, it’s never been simpler to book your next wellness-infused trip.
Here we explore the best of Greece’s therapeutic offering, and perfect stays to rediscover your Zen.
This Greek island is blessed with beautiful beaches and lush vegetation – this, combined with its fascinating historical sites, are part of the reason it’s one of the most popular islands of Dodecanese. One of the highlight sites is Asklepieion – the architectural remains of one of the most significant holistic healing sites in ancient Greece.
Today, Kos still focuses on wellness and healing, and boasts numerous natural spots perfect for those seeking to reflect and renew. There’s the Plaka Forest – a beautiful space that immerses visitors in nature, and is home to numerous peacocks and cats. Elsewhere there’s Therma Beach, a natural sea-pool with hot springs that sit around 40c to soothe aching muscles. The KOIA All Suite Wellbeing Resort adds to the island’s wellness focus, with its Ydor Wellness Spa, outdoor freshwater pool, poolside yoga and Pilates, and sweeping sea views from its hillside spot.
With an abundance of beaches and natural landscapes, Parga provides plenty of opportunities to slow your pace, reconnect with nature and become present in the moment. In the Fanari Region, there’s Acheron River, with trails for riverside walks and…