14 Rejuvenating Wellness Resorts to Visit When You Seriously Need a Break

Need a self-care getaway? These day trips, long weekends, and splurge-worthy destinations promise some much-needed TLC. (So start packing!)

Find much-needed TLC at these wellness resorts in Philadelphia and beyond. / Photograph by Affyrm Studio for La Valise Tulum

If unwinding in good-for-you ways is at the top of your to-do list, there’s a booming sector of resorts near and far dedicated to facilitating just that. Whether you long for an afternoon slowing down in Center City’s most luxe spa or are ready to spend a week conquering endurance hikes in Italy, turn to these wellness-focused day trips, long weekends, and splurge-worthy destinations in our backyard and beyond.

Day Trips and Staycations

W Philadelphia is one of the top wellness-focused hotels in Philadelphia. / Photograph by Bre Furlong for Rory Creative/W Philadelphia

For when you’re strapped for time but need a mental health day … or an overnight stay. Find our list of the best day trips and staycations here.

Mini Getaways

La Valise Tulum provides respite from your daily hustle and bustle. / Photographs courtesy of La Valise Tulum (left) and Affyrm Studio/La Valise Tulum

For when you want to jet-set — but not too far — for a long weekend. Keep reading for inspo.

Ultimate Escapes

The main swimming pool at Palazzo Fiuggi, a wellness medical resort in Italy. / Photograph by Tyson Sadlo/The Ranch Italy

When you need a week-long reset, pack your bags and hop on a plane to these leading global wellness resorts. Keep reading here.


Published as “Find Your Bliss” in the 2024 issue of Be Well Philly.