Holiday type

Health and Wellbeing retreats Madeira

'Island of the Body & Mind'

We have selected a range of luxury wellness hotels and boutique retreats in Madeira, the Island for Body and Mind. Discover the best Health resorts, Sport resorts, Ayurveda, hiking and yoga retreats in Madeira. is the travel platform for premium Health and Wellbeing holidays, offering high-quality retreats and health resorts worldwide. Madeira, an island in bloom year-round, boasts a pleasant Mediterranean climate with average winter temperatures of 20 degrees, which makes Madeira a year round health and wellbeing destination. This exotic part of Portugal in the Atlantic Ocean is known as the 'Island of the Body and Mind,' thanks to its lush nature, friendly locals, delicious food and serene atmosphere.
Read more

Insiders tips

Top 8 fitness
Blog: Top 8 fitnesshotels
Ayurveda op Madeira
Blog: Ayurveda on Madeira
Ayurveda in Europa
Blog: Ayurveda in Europe

Filter these holidays

Discover all our holidays in Madeira

Sentido Galosol
Sentido Galosol, Madeira
Galosol is located on the southeast coast in a quiet part of Madeira overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, and offers many fitness activities!
3 Reviews
Hotel GaloMar Galo Resort Puurenkuur
Sentido Galomar, Madeira
Discover an extraordinary adults-only seaside retreat, boasting an array of thrilling activities to captivate even the most active and sport fanatics.
11 Reviews
Alpino Atlantico - Galo Resort
Hotel Alpino Atlantico Ayurveda Cure Center, Madeira
Ayurveda at one of Madeira's most picturesque seaside resorts. Boutique-style Alpino Atlantico offers a blend of genuine treatments within a stunning environment.
28 Reviews
Not found what you were looking for? Please call +31 (0)20 573 03 50 for more info!

Luxury wellness hotels, adults-only spa hotels, yoga retreats, ayurveda holidays and hiking holidays in Madeira

Madeira is called the 'Island of the Body and Mind' due to its unique combination of natural beauty, pleasant climate, and wellness-focused offerings. We listed below the reasons why you should consider to visit Madeira for your health and wellbeing holiday: 

  • Lush Nature: Madeira is renowned for its rich, diverse landscapes, including vineyards, lush forests, vibrant flowers, and banana plantations. The island's natural beauty promotes a sense of tranquility and rejuvenation, making it an ideal environment for mental and physical relaxation.
  • Mediterranean Climate: With a mild Mediterranean climate year-round, including average winter temperatures around 17 degrees Celsius, Madeira provides a comfortable and inviting atmosphere for outdoor activities, improving physical and mental health. 
  • Wellness Facilities or Spas: Madeira offers a variety of high-quality wellness facilities, including luxury spas, health resorts, and retreats that offer services such as yoga, Ayurveda, and fitness programs. 
  • Serenity and Tranquility: The island's peaceful ambiance, combined with the warm hospitality of the locals, creates a soothing environment.
  • Outdoor Activities: Madeira offers such big fun when it comes to outdoor activities such as hiking, swimming, and exploring nature. All activities that will improve mental clarity.
  • Holistic Approach: The island promotes a holistic approach to wellbeing, integrating natural therapies, healthy cuisine, and mindful practices to support body and mind. 

What does Madeira offer in health and wellbeing holidays

  • Luxury wellness hotels with spa facilities
  • Adults-only wellness hotels
  • Fitness retreats or active holidays
  • Ayurveda retreats
  • Panchakarma holiday
  • Yoga retreats
  • Mindfulness retreats
  • Yoga and hiking adventures

Ayurveda and yoga Retreats in Madeira

There are many great places around the world to go for an Ayurveda holiday, where you can experience authentic Ayurvedic treatments and therapies in a beautiful and peaceful environment. Ayurveda is becoming increasingly popular in western countries as people seek out more natural and holistic approaches to healthcare. Europe is home to a number of Ayurvedic clinics and health centers that offer authentic Ayurvedic treatments, a dosha-specific diet and daily yoga and meditation. You will find specialized Ayurveda hotels in Germany, Austria, Madeira, Spain, Slovenia etc in a serene and tranquil setting. The hotels source the knowledge, experience, products and the Ayurveda doctors and therapists from India or Sri Lanka. Boutique retreat and Ayurveda specialist Alpino Atlântico offers ayurveda treatments, managed by highly skilled ayurveda doctors and therapists from India and Sri Lanka. There is a dedicated yoga hall for yoga, pranayama and meditation classes, great for achieving inner balance. 

Adults-only Luxury Wellness hotels in Madeira

An adults-only holiday is a vacation designed specifically for adults, where children are not permitted. These holidays aim to create a relaxing and serene environment, free from the distractions and disruptions that often come with children. Such holidays are typically available at destination spas, luxury spa hotels, and boutique retreats, offering high-end amenities like fine dining, spa treatments, and various engaging workshops and activities. People often choose adults-only holidays for the tranquil and relaxing atmosphere, without the noise and activity of children. These retreats are popular with solo travelers seeking solo-friendly accommodations to connect with like-minded individuals, as well as couples looking for a peaceful, adult-focused getaway.

Fitness retreat, Sport holiday and Health Retreats

Fitness and sport retreats are great for maintaining good health and reducing the risk of many health conditions. Regular exercise helps you feel lighter, fitter and healthier. Happier, even. Exercise keeps muscles and joints supple, improves physical condition, stimulates circulation and boosts the immune system. A health and fitness holiday can help you to restart your exercise and sport goals. It may help you to discover which type of sport you enjoy most. Or it could help you in achieving your specific goal (improve fitness levels, weight loss or muscle mass). The adults-only Galomar, beautifully perched on a cliff and overlooking a private bay on the Atlantic Ocean, offers more than 70 weekly holistic and sport classes. Personal training. Tennis. Pilates. Swimming. Yoga. Tai chi. Bootcamp. Fitness. Sub or diving. You will find activities to your taste! Guests can access the facilities of sister hotel Galosol, adjacent to Galomar which recently opened their newly renovated spa. Experience breathtaking ocean views from the panoramic sauna. And.. One of the best things of a fitness retreat or sport holiday: after all that exercise...a well-earned spa treatment will be your treat!