A heavy workload, the daily grind, and other sources of stress can all take a toll on your body. And it’s not just your physical well-being that can be affected by your unhealthy lifestyle and the pressure you feel every day.  Your mental and emotional health can suffer, too.

Going on a vacation is one of the best ways you can get some much-needed rest and rejuvenate your body inside and out. But to really enjoy a relaxing holiday, you have to look for fantastic deals on exclusive getaways that will allow you to forget your worries and give you various opportunities to soothe and revitalize your weary body and soul.

Where to Get Some R&R

There are numerous places you can choose from for your next getaway. If you’re having a hard time selecting from the different options, you can start by narrowing your list down to these three unique destinations:

1.     Dubai

Dubai prides itself as the city that has “everything you desire”. As such, you can do whatever you want to do here, including having a relaxing getaway.


Here are some of the activities you can do in Dubai to forget your worries and rejuvenate yourself:

●       Unwind at a beach

If you find lying on the sand and taking dips in the ocean calming and pleasant, you won’t be disappointed. Dubai has several beautiful beaches and you will certainly find the perfect place where you can get some quality R&R.

If you want to unwind near the beach, head to these quiet shorelines:

  • Sunset Beach
  • Al Sufouh Beach
  • Kite Surf Beach
  • Marina Beach

●       Relax at a pool

If you don’t want to go to the beach, there are plenty of resorts and hotels in Dubai that boast amazing swimming pools.

You can then enjoy a cool and calming dip at the pool. You can also simply lie down on a pool lounge chair and indulge in your favorite cool drink, read a book, or listen to your favorite tunes to feel truly relaxed.

●       Enjoy a spa day

Dubai has numerous spa and wellness centers where you can get a massage, facial, and other skin and body treatments that can do wonders for you physically and mentally. Once done, you’ll feel healthier and reinvigorated.

●       Visit the Arabian Desert at night

The Dubai desert is glorious at night. You will see amazing views and enjoy cooler temperatures. You will also experience a sense of stillness out in the desert that will really soothe your soul. 

2.     Maldives

The Maldives is another island paradise which offers various ways for visitors to relax. These include:

●       Relax at the beach

Like Dubai, Maldives has its fair share of amazing beaches where you can commune with nature and get the R&R you need. Some of the most peaceful beaches here are:

  • Fulhadhoo Beach
  • Maadhoo Beach
  • Fua Mulaku Island
  • JA Manafaru

●       Indulge in a spa day

Maldives also has numerous spa centers where you can get a massage and other treatments that will rejuvenate you inside-out.

●       Enjoy a sunset cruise

View the beautiful waters of the Maldives and the amazing scenery onboard a cruise ship. The breathtaking views will certainly heal your weary soul. If you choose the right tour operator, you may also get the chance to learn more and actually experience local Maldivian culture and traditions.

3.     Seychelles

Lastly, aside from getting the opportunity to showcase your African-inspired outfits in Seychelles, you can also have your pick of must-try relaxing activities.

●       Explore an island resort

Seychelles is known for its white sands and pristine waters. You will definitely find the natural surroundings ideal for reinvigorating your soul.

Some of the must-visit islands in Seychelles are:

  • JA Enchanted Island Resort
  • Alphonse Island
  • Praslin Island
  • La Digue Island


●       Book a spa treatment

All resorts in Seychelles have a spa center and as such, you can get a massage or another treatment that will refresh your body and soul.

A popular type of spa treatment here is the Fishermen’s Massage, so try it when you’re there.

●       Go fishing

Fishing is one of the most relaxing activities around. If you want to try fishing, you won’t go wrong with it in Seychelles. You can rent a boat or try fly-fishing in one of their many hard white sand flats.

Whether relaxing to you means going to the beach, meditating in the desert, getting a spa treatment, fishing or something else, you can do all these (and more) while in Dubai, Maldives, and Seychelles.


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