It seems that around every corner in Ubud is another spa even more stunning and tranquil than the last.
When I heard a loud thud - and equally loud expletive - I knew something had gone horribly wrong.
This new, luxury resort in the Maldives delivers a world of pleasure.
Looking to find a healthier and more balanced you? These top six retreats offer the perfect surrounding to relax and regenerate, writes Flip Byrnes.
Facing one's fears proves extraordinarily exhilarating, for Nina Karnikowski.
You could do everything on the Arcadia, writes Terry Durack - or nothing at all.
It would be a mistake to focus on what you can't have at Gwinganna. The rewards far outweigh the sacrifices.
A visit to a meditation centre leaves Nina Karnikowski feeling bent out of shape.
Escape Haven runs luxury week-long surf and yoga retreats exclusively for women in Bali, Byron Bay and Sagres, Portugal.
Within the sumptuous surrounds of a modern spa, things can sometimes start to get weird, writes Keith Austin.
Tempted to sneak a midnight snack? Forget it. The kitchen at this health retreat is locked at night.
Indigenous treatments are popping up on spa menus around the world, writes Catherine Marshall.