Compare Retreats

Compare Retreats is the leading booking portal and online publication for the best luxury wellness retreats in the world that have been vetted by qualified health and fitness professionals. Founded by Dervla Louli Musgrave in Hong Kong, the company helps solo travellers, couples and families discover and book transformational wellness holidays around the world.
Compare Retreats
Compare Retreats is the leading booking portal and online publication for the best luxury wellness retreats in the world that have been vetted by qualified health and fitness professionals. Founded by Dervla Louli Musgrave in Hong Kong, the company helps solo travellers, couples and families discover and book transformational wellness holidays around the world.

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7 of the best scenic running routes in Hong Kong

Happy Valley Racecourse, Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade and Tai Tam Reservoir are among accessible courses for city’s enthusiasts

7 Jun 2019 - 1:00PM

Happy Valley Racecourse, Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade and Tai Tam Reservoir are among accessible courses for city’s enthusiasts

7 of the best scenic running routes in Hong Kong
6 luxury wellness retreats around the world that dad can enjoy this Father’s Day

Go beyond Fitbit bands and soccer gear and give the special man in your life something truly rejuvenating this June

3 Jun 2019 - 11:50AM

Go beyond Fitbit bands and soccer gear and give the special man in your life something truly rejuvenating this June

6 luxury wellness retreats around the world that dad can enjoy this Father’s Day
9 luxury weight loss retreats to help you drop the pounds painlessly

These luxury weight loss retreats provide quick, tangible results and the chance to reset some of your toxic habits

20 May 2019 - 10:00AM

These luxury weight loss retreats provide quick, tangible results and the chance to reset some of your toxic habits

9 luxury weight loss retreats to help you drop the pounds painlessly
8 luxury Thai wellness retreats and spa resorts for the perfect relaxing recharge

Whether it’s a detox at Chiva-Som or a holistic massage at Trisara, Thailand is the wellness choice for spa junkies and families alike

14 May 2019 - 12:00PM

Whether it’s a detox at Chiva-Som or a holistic massage at Trisara, Thailand is the wellness choice for spa junkies and families alike

8 luxury Thai wellness retreats and spa resorts for the perfect relaxing recharge
7 great boxing gyms in Hong Kong that will get you fighting fit

Whether you are stepping into the ring for the first time, or want to something different, there’s a boxing gym in Hong Kong to suit every style

9 May 2019 - 6:30PM

Whether you are stepping into the ring for the first time, or want to something different, there’s a boxing gym in Hong Kong to suit every style

7 great boxing gyms in Hong Kong that will get you fighting fit
Adaptogens in diets – are they just a passing wellness trend?

Nutritionist Michelle Lau assesses the herbs and plants said to help the adrenal system, balance the body’s hormones, boost our response to stress and fight excessive fatigue

24 Apr 2019 - 1:00PM

Nutritionist Michelle Lau assesses the herbs and plants said to help the adrenal system, balance the body’s hormones, boost our response to stress and fight excessive fatigue

Adaptogens in diets – are they just a passing wellness trend?
5 places to try the meat-free Impossible Burger 2.0 in Hong Kong

New and improved, the meat-free Impossible Burger 2.0 is now available in Hong Kong, in various renditions

24 Apr 2019 - 12:00PM

New and improved, the meat-free Impossible Burger 2.0 is now available in Hong Kong, in various renditions

5 places to try the meat-free Impossible Burger 2.0 in Hong Kong
Should I put butter in my coffee? The high-fat keto trend explained

With the help of Hong Kong nutritionist Michelle Lau, we separate fact from fiction

6 Apr 2019 - 12:00PM

With the help of Hong Kong nutritionist Michelle Lau, we separate fact from fiction

Should I put butter in my coffee? The high-fat keto trend explained
Wellness traveller’s Hong Kong guide: where to stay and what to eat, see and do

The city offers health-focused visitors a huge choice of luxury hotels, fine restaurants, boutique spas and gyms, outdoor hiking and running trails and other activities

6 Apr 2019 - 10:00AM

The city offers health-focused visitors a huge choice of luxury hotels, fine restaurants, boutique spas and gyms, outdoor hiking and running trails and other activities

Wellness traveller’s Hong Kong guide: where to stay and what to eat, see and do
Here are the top 12 Hong Kong hikes if you are up for a challenge

Whether you need to get your steps in or you want to conquer a challenging climb, here is Compare Retreats’ guide to the best Hong Kong hikes

12 Mar 2019 - 3:32PM

Whether you need to get your steps in or you want to conquer a challenging climb, here is Compare Retreats’ guide to the best Hong Kong hikes

Here are the top 12 Hong Kong hikes if you are up for a challenge
7 great women-only wellness retreats to visit to celebrate International Women’s Day

With Friday, March 8 firmly in our minds, check out seven exclusive resorts for women in Australia, Indonesia, Finland and the United States.

7 Mar 2019 - 11:05AM

With Friday, March 8 firmly in our minds, check out seven exclusive resorts for women in Australia, Indonesia, Finland and the United States.

7 great women-only wellness retreats to visit to celebrate International Women’s Day
10 Hong Kong wellness and self-care events in March you don’t want to miss

Sign up for community yoga, HIIT, sound meditation or Green Women’s Day to counter the effects of overindulging in February

11 Mar 2019 - 5:00PM

Sign up for community yoga, HIIT, sound meditation or Green Women’s Day to counter the effects of overindulging in February

10 Hong Kong wellness and self-care events in March you don’t want to miss
5 blissful yoga retreats for solo travellers in Southeast Asia

Here are some of the best places to balance body and mind

27 Feb 2019 - 1:01PM

Here are some of the best places to balance body and mind

5 blissful yoga retreats for solo travellers in Southeast Asia
The ultimate list of the world’s most Instagram-friendly luxe wellness resorts

These gorgeous snap-happy properties will help step up your ‘gram game, combining picture-perfect locales with spas, equestrian sports, golf and other healthy pursuits

22 Jan 2019 - 4:40PM

These gorgeous snap-happy properties will help step up your ‘gram game, combining picture-perfect locales with spas, equestrian sports, golf and other healthy pursuits

The ultimate list of the world’s most Instagram-friendly luxe wellness resorts
Mental health and other wellness trends to expect in 2019

The past 12 months has seen many lifestyle and alternative therapy fads fade – but which ones have persisted and are increasingly gaining devotees?

12 Jan 2019 - 1:00PM

The past 12 months has seen many lifestyle and alternative therapy fads fade – but which ones have persisted and are increasingly gaining devotees?

Mental health and other wellness trends to expect in 2019
11 marathons and runs in some of the world’s most beautiful places

From Hong Kong to Cambodia, it’s time to put on your running shoes to prove your fitness – then put your feet up in the areas’ most luxurious holiday resorts

9 Jan 2019 - 3:02PM

From Hong Kong to Cambodia, it’s time to put on your running shoes to prove your fitness – then put your feet up in the areas’ most luxurious holiday resorts

11 marathons and runs in some of the world’s most beautiful places
From surfing to golf, 8 luxe fitness retreats for men with a macho streak

At resorts like The Chateau in Malaysia and Cal-a-Vie in California, de-stress and enjoy healthy holidays that include sports, workouts and downtime at the spa

26 Dec 2018 - 3:03PM

At resorts like The Chateau in Malaysia and Cal-a-Vie in California, de-stress and enjoy healthy holidays that include sports, workouts and downtime at the spa

From surfing to golf, 8 luxe fitness retreats for men with a macho streak
4 ways to make your weight training goals a reality

Ultimate Performance personal trainer Matthew Leeb shares the tools you need to pursue the optimal routine

25 Dec 2018 - 12:00PM

Ultimate Performance personal trainer Matthew Leeb shares the tools you need to pursue the optimal routine

4 ways to make your weight training goals a reality
Fancy making a head start on your New Year’s resolution? 10 luxury detox holidays this Christmas

Spain, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Australia and India all offer health-focused rest and relaxation options to keep you on track this festive season

28 Nov 2018 - 12:02PM

Spain, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Australia and India all offer health-focused rest and relaxation options to keep you on track this festive season

Fancy making a head start on your New Year’s resolution? 10 luxury detox holidays this Christmas
Where did Prince Harry and Meghan Markle go for their babymoon?

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who are expecting their first child next year, checked into Vatuvara Private Islands Resort during their first official overseas tour

27 Nov 2018 - 11:01AM

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who are expecting their first child next year, checked into Vatuvara Private Islands Resort during their first official overseas tour

Where did Prince Harry and Meghan Markle go for their babymoon?
10 top destinations for a week of well-being this Thanksgiving

Hawaii, Arizona, Texas, British Columbia, California, Mexico, Costa Rica and St. Lucia offer health and wellness choices in November

20 Nov 2018 - 3:53AM

Hawaii, Arizona, Texas, British Columbia, California, Mexico, Costa Rica and St. Lucia offer health and wellness choices in November

10 top destinations for a week of well-being this Thanksgiving