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Miami, FL – November 21, 2022 – The Global Wellness Summit’s (GWS) 2022 Wellness Property Showcase was exclusively unveiled to 400+ delegates attending the annual GWS, a four-day event that is considered the most prestigious conference on the $4.4 trillion business of wellness, which successfully concluded earlier this month in Tel Aviv, Israel. Today, GWS is proud to announce that all nine destinations can be explored in rich detail on the GWS website.

“We always give GWS delegates – which include influencers, innovators and thought leaders from the wellness, medical, scientific, tech, academic, hospitality and investment worlds – a first look at our annual Wellness Property Showcase,” said Susie Ellis, GWS Chair and CEO. “This year we’ve also created an easy-to-navigate digital version of the showcase that is available to all. This is a great resource for anyone looking to understand and explore the wellness destinations and communities that are driving our explosive Wellness Tourism and Wellness Real Estate sectors, which are poised for dramatic growth, predicted to reach market sizes of $1.2 trillion and $580 billion respectively by 2025.”

2022 Showcase Properties

Alila Hotels of the Americas, California, USA

With three locations across California – Big Sur, Napa Valley and Marea Beach – Alila Hotels look to balance serenity with discovery in awe-inspiring destinations. From thrilling surfing lessons for the more active to tranquil, scenic bike rides for those who prefer life one pedal at a time, Alila exists to restore a sense of wonder in every guest, no matter their individual journey.

The Blue Zones Center & Legacy Hotel & Residences, Miami, Florida, USA

Inspired by the growing demand for wellness, medical tourism and luxury vacation properties, The Blue Zones Center & Legacy Hotel & Residences, scheduled to open in the summer of 2025, offers members and guests a space for higher wellbeing thanks to the latest innovations in longevity medicine.

Kohler Waters Spa, Kohler, Wisconsin, USA

Since 1873, Kohler has been immersed in the natural restorative properties of earth’s mineral-rich waters. Inspired by this connection to water, Kohler Waters Spa is designed to help guests discover new depths of relaxation and rejuvenation. With four locations spanning Wisconsin and Illinois, Kohler offers water-based treatments to fit a wide array of wellness tastes and styles.

Lanserhof Sylt, Island Sylt, Germany

The Lanserhof Concept is internationally regarded as one of the world’s most pioneering holistic health concepts and the focus here is complementary to the naturopathic approach on cardiological rehabilitation for acute and chronic diseases. By combining natural remedies from traditional medicine with advanced medical knowledge, guests can achieve healthier, happier lives filled with zest and energy.

RAKxa Wellness and Medical Retreat, Samutprakarn Province, Thailand

Combining an abundance of beauty and charm with serious health advice, motivation and results. RAKxa embarks a new journey of being well, where advanced medical sciences integrated with holistic wellness for preventive health treatment. The term ‘rakxa’, in Thai language, means to preserve or to heal, which parallels the inherent concept of this project, which was launched in partnership with VitalLife Scientific Wellness Clinic (the anti-aging clinic of Bumrungrad International Hospital) with the aim of creating a fully integrated wellness and medical retreat.

Six Senses Shaharut, Negev Desert, Israel

With its secluded setting, Six Senses Shaharut has the obvious advantage of complete privacy. It aims to bring guests in balance with nature and its elements so they can kick back and enjoy traditional desert hospitality and rich Nabataean history delivered with uncompromising eco-conscious care and attention.

Strata at Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Under the supervision of an award-winning MD/PhD cardiologist/ medical director, the StrataMed team combines the miracles of modern medicine with innovative complementary therapies. Strata clinicians draw upon an incredibly diverse blend of specialties and skills to craft a personal path to optimal health that is unique to every patient.

SADHU, Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico

A new real estate wellness community conceived and designed with quality of life and sustainability at its core. A sustainability plan will be applied to all aspects of the project, with the goal of reducing carbon footprint, having the least possible environmental impact, using water and energy efficiently, and achieving an equilibrium between quality of materials, resources and the environment.

The Farm at San Benito, Batangas, Philippines

With a proud history of over 20 years of holistic health, The Farm has amassed a massive international following for its science-based, evidence-guided, holistic healing and transformative lifestyle retreats. The retreat is curated and conducted by internationally trained integrative medical doctors and licensed health professionals to make it one of the most life-rebooting experiences on the planet.

To learn more about what the future holds for the business of wellness, including opportunities and innovations in the wellness real estate and wellness community sectors, pre-order the Summit on Demand Playlist, which features more than 36 keynotes and panels, as well as research reports, presentation documents, inspiring performances and bonus content from the Summit. Order here.


About the Global Wellness Summit —The Global Wellness Summit is the premier organization that brings together leaders and visionaries to positively shape the future of the $4.4 trillion global wellness economy. Its future-focused conference is held at a different global location each year and has traveled to the United States, Switzerland, Turkey, Bali, India, Morocco, Mexico, Austria, Italy, Singapore, and Israel. GWS also hosts other virtual and in-person gatherings, including Wellness Master Classes, Wellness Sector Spotlights, Investor “Reverse Pitch” events and Global Wellness Symposiums. The organization’s annual Global Wellness Trends Report offers expert-based predictions on the future of wellness. The 2023 Summit will be held in Doha, Qatar.