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The wellness retreats that are helping to protect the planet

The wellness retreats that are helping to protect the planet

FORESTISDOLOMITES, ITALYPeople have sought out the apple-cheeked, health-boosting benefits of South Tyrol’s mountains for centuries. ‘I was always so impressed when travelling in Japan and India that the people there had held onto ancient practices. So yoga is replaced by wyda, a series of movements and meditation carried out beside rushing streams and in the cool, quiet forest. Meanwhile, the zero-waste kitchen turns out delicately plated ingredients that are foraged (forest spinach; pickled pine sprouts) or sourced from the hotel garden or nearby producers. By Grainne McBrideHealing Holidays offers a three-night Peace Of Mind programme from £1,199 per person, half board, including flights and transfers.