Telegraph Travel Awards 2019: Win a £35,000 stay in a world-class detox retreat

Telegraph Travel Awards 2019: Win a £35,000 stay in a world-class detox retreat

Voting in the 2019 Telegraph Travel Awards is open, giving you the opportunity to reward those operators and destinations that continue to surpass your expectations. And because we recognise you need to invest time and energy to make these awards what they are, as a reward for your efforts we are offering you the chance to win one of 15 luxury holidays – including this seven-night detox programme at a SHA Wellness Clinic in Spain with Healing Holidays, worth £35,000.

Escape to Spain’s picturesque Valencia region for the ultimate detox at one of the world’s leading medical destinations, SHA Wellness Clinic, in partnership with Healing Holidays. The winner and one guest will be treated to SHA’s seven-night detox programme, experienced in total luxury from their exclusive SHA Residence. The £35,000 prize also includes access to two pioneering treatments from SHA’s Cognitive Development Unit, integrating technology developed by Nasa and Harvard University, as well as a personalised nutrition plan and natural therapies as part of SHA’s 360-Degree Method.

How to enter

Follow this link to tell us about your favourite travel companies and destinations – and to enter the draw for one of 15 prizes. You will need to leave your name, telephone number and a valid email address. See here for full terms and conditions.

Full details of this prize

Experience a globally renowned Detox programme at SHA Wellness Clinic, a pioneer of integrated medical and holistic wellness and one of the world’s leading health and well-being centers, courtesy of Healing Holidays. Finding sanctuary within Spain’s Sierra Helada Natural Park and the Bay of Altea, lucky winners will be treated to SHA’s signature Detox Programme, which is renowned for its transformative effects, cleansing the body of toxins (accumulated from poor diet, high stress levels and exposure to pollution, as well as excessive amounts of coffee and alcohol) and ascertaining the body’s level of oxidative stress. To address this, lucky prize-winners will be treated to a seven-night programme, which pivots on SHA’s 360-Degree Method: combining natural therapies with expert medical and nutritional consultations and pioneering treatments. Highlight techniques used to aid the detox process include: cryotherapy sessions, lymphatic drainage, traditional Chinese medicine, seaweed wraps and ginger therapeutic compression sessions.

Guests will also have access to two pioneering treatments from SHA’s Cognitive Development Unit, led by Dr. Bruno Ribeiro, including Transcranial Current Stimulation and Brain Photobiomodulation treatments. These pioneering, painless and non-invasive cognitive stimulation therapies focused on cognitive empowerment to treat neurological and psychological diseases such as depression and anxiety, as well as high stress levels. During their stay, guests will also have access to SHA’s Hydrotherapy Circuit (complete with sauna, Roman baths, Turkish baths, cold plunge pool, hydrotherapy pool, lap lane, foot baths, bithermal showers, ice fountain and therapeutic water jets) and group activities from SHA’s Healthy Living Academy (including talks, holistic activities, training and physical conditioning sessions, walks and healthy cooking classes).

Accommodation at the resort

To top the prize off, winners will be accommodated in one of the sleek and sophisticated SHA Residences, offering them the SHA experience in total luxury. The SHA Residences draw on the principles of Feng Shui and were sustainably designed with technologies that actively contribute to guests’ wellbeing and include a private garden, terrace and glass infinity pool.

The Feng Shui is impeccable

The providers

SHA Wellness Clinic ( is a global pioneer of integrated medical and holistic wellness. Since opening in 2008, the property’s team of certified medical and wellness experts have successfully merged ancient philosophies with the latest advances in Western & Eastern medicine to generate scientifically proven results and become a world-leading authority on preventative health. SHA Wellness Clinic offers 12 health programmes, targeting some of the world’s most prevalent lifestyle illnesses, from detoxification and sleep recovery to stress management and weight loss. Guests have access to over 30 full-time doctors, and specialists who work with cutting-edge technology.

Healing Holidays ( is the UK’s leading independent spa specialist, with a team that offers unrivalled experience of worldwide spas and clinics. Its experts have travelled, researched and reviewed products extensively and only give recommendations based on first-hand experience. It is constantly on the lookout for the best – from cure-all destination spas to the latest magical clinic or secret holistic retreat – and consistently adds fabulous finds to its collection. With more than 10 years’ experience, the company prides itself on offering a tailor-made service that guarantees the best rates and value for money, and offers a full price guarantee on all featured spas. Many spas exclusively contract with Healing Holidays, so you can be sure of the best rooms, with access to the best therapists and practitioners.

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