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Immaculately-designed, bright white and gleaming, SHA is Europe’s first luxury clinic dedicated to macrobiotics, a holistic system of health that focuses on rebalancing your system, primarily through nutrition.
It’s set on a quiet residential road above the mellow town of Albir in the Natural Park of Sierra Helada on the Costa Blanca. Bedrooms are contemporary, spacious, white and silver affairs, all with balconies and elevated views over the town, surrounding mountains and sea beyond. For quiet time seek out the SHApel, a high-ceilinged room with a giant photo of the outdoors running down one side, though you’re likely to spend most sunny days on the spectacular rooftop, with its infinity pool, calming water features and day beds.
Macrobiotics takes into account the impact our food choices have on pretty much everything, including our constitution, lifestyle, the environment and the climate in which we live, so meals play a vital part to any stay. Expect a core daily diet of fibre-rich, organic whole grains, vegetables, legumes and pulses with the occasional piece of fish, and strictly no red meat or dairy. Everything that is perishable is locally sourced and in season, and you’ll be encouraged to chew well to aid digestion.
Macrobiotic world expert Dr Michio Kushi, personal advisor to the likes of Madonna and Gwyneth Paltrow, is a visiting consultant at SHA, and there’s a supportive programme of cooking classes, yoga, meditation and chi gong sessions held in a spacious tawny-brown and Buddha-orange studio. Lots of holistic therapies such as shiatsu and reiki are available at the elegant and spacious spa, which also has a giant hydrotherapy pool, a foot spa walk, a separate pool with massage jet beds, a simple sauna and steam room, an ice machine and two showers.
Healthy traveller tip
The local terrain supplies easy and relaxing walks appropriate for people who will be naturally detoxing – there’s a lovely flat promenade beside the beach in town, or a fragrant hillside walk out to the local lighthouse.
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There are 93 suites ranging from 70 sq.m to 320 sq.m in size, all spacious, comfortable and elegant in design.
Rooms are equipped with the following:
Food & Drink
The Shamadi restaurant: Cuisine at Sha Wellness is healthy and delicious. Your diet will consist of fibre-rich, organic whole grains, vegetables, legumes and pulses with the occasional piece of fish, and strictly no red meat or diary. Everything that is perishable is locally sourced and in season.
Sha Prive Terrace: Try organic cocktails or healthy snacks on one of the Balinese beds on the SHA Privé Terrace. A magical corner with the best views in the evening and refined atmosphere.
The SHA Spa has a wide range of treatments and therapies available, inspired by the Far East, combined with the latest western advances. These include massage treatments, hydrotherapy, aromatherapy, water therapy and beauty treatments.
1:1 fitness sessions can also be arranged with a personal trainer and private yoga classes can also be booked.
It is possible to visit Sha with children and cots can be provided for babies. For children, it is advised to have a Superior Suite in order to accommodate the extra bed.
Please note that children are not allowed in the restaurant or spa.
There are two international airports you can fly to for SHA Wellness - Alicante is 60 km away and Valencia Airport, 130 km. Airport transfers can also be arranged upon request at an additional cost.
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