Chewton Glen is a Luxury Country House Hotel & Spa located in England on the edge of the New Forest National Park. This Relais & Chateaux property is 90 miles (approximately 2 hours) from Central London by car and is situated in one of the richest historical parts of England. At Chewton Glen you will stay in one of the glorious contemporary Treehouses which are set high on stilts in a wooded valley.
Read more: 'Treetox' at Chewton Glen: New Forest of Hampshire, UK
Looking for motivation to adopt a healthier lifestyle? Use the transformative power on the Island of Bali. Experience Balinese Healing, Living foods and the Sacred Arts at Bali’s Fivelements Hotel. This unique hotel is a member of the Healing Hotels of the World affiliation and has the mission statement of loving and respecting life.
Read more: Experience Balinese Healing with Fivelements
Carly and I had a chance to sit down with the owners of The Ranch at Live Oak Malibu, Alex and Sue Glasscock. The Ranch at Live Oak offers a week long intensive program that allows you to unplug, return to nature, connect with like minded people and improve your overall physical and mental capacity. The Ranch offers a completely open and non judgemental space for you to release stress and tension that has been affecting your overall health and wellness. After the one week you will take these new skills and most importantly the motivation to lead a healthier life back to your everyday living.
Here is a little insider information on Sue and Alex and their journey with The Ranch:
How long have you been married?
When did you start the ranch?
What was your previous career?
-A: development, real estate and finance
-S: interior design….Sue did the design for the Ranch.
What inspired you to start your own hotel?
-S: It was born of our own desires, passions and wishes. We created a property that we wanted to go to.
-A: Wanted to help people lead a more fun, balanced and happy life.
How do you define luxury?
-A: Heath is the ultimate luxury. It is getting physically fit and maintaining that fit energetic body in an amazing setting followed by celebration with people you love.
-S: It is a luxury to be in the present moment. In this day of age, it is important to be able to enjoy these peaceful moments while being completely present.
Read more: Interview with the Ranch at Live Oak, Malibu California