COMO Hotels and Resorts Unveils Programming for 2023

COMO Hotels and Resorts has announced the latest in its ongoing calendar of “COMO Journeys,” a collection of one-off retreats across its global portfolio. Travelers can enjoy a range of offerings at the brand’s 16 properties, including wellness weekends, underwater photography workshops and kitesurfing lessons. “COMO Journeys” combine education, spirituality and fitness with the possibility to explore the brand’s luxury retreats. Here are a few highlights:

  • Relax with Kim Kosters” (Available until April 30, 2023) – The COMO Shambhala Retreat at COMO Cocoa Island in the Maldives is partnering with Kosters, a certified physiotherapist, with 15 years of experience working in private clinics and hospitals. She specializes in physiotherapy practices, massage treatments and movement classes, including Pilates and yoga techniques. Following a short consultation, spa guests can choose from a range of therapies to soothe muscles, correct posture, boost the immune system, aid digestion and remove toxins.
  • Dive into Underwater Photography with Henley Spiers and Jade Hoksbergen” (April 17-30, 2023) – Guests at COMO Maalifushi can learn the craft of underwater photography or have their own underwater portraits taken by Spiers and Hoksbergen while exploring the house reef. Scuba equipment, the services of a guide or photographer, and digital copies of at least five photos are included.
  • Escape to Thailand for a Women’s Wellness Retreat” (April 21-23, 2023) – COMO Point Yamu will offer a retreat designed for women co-led by Renata Citrons, a yoga teacher, sound healer and art therapist, and Dr. Benita Perch, a naturopathic physician and homeopath. The retreat requires a minimum of 12 guests and includes accommodation in the suites and villas, daily breakfast at La Sirena, access to the wellness itinerary, and a welcome drink per guest. Guests can also have an optional 70-minute online consultation with Dr. Perch following their stay at COMO Point Yamu to receive tailored recommendations.
  • Learn to Kitesurf with Youri Zoon” (May 1-31, 2023) – Travelers can enjoy guided kitesurfing with COMO Cocoa Island’s resident athlete, two-time kitesurfing world champion Youri Zoon. Guests can learn advanced tricks and airtime or opt for a beginner session.
  • Enjoy Two Nights of Wellness in Perth” (June 9-11, 2023) – Travelers staying at COMO The Treasury can enjoy the “Sodashi Retreat” by COMO Shambhala, along with a two-night stay in the hotel in a Heritage Room. Megan Larsen, the founder of Sodashi, will lead group wellness consultations and workshops. The package also includes one complimentary treatment at the on-site COMO Shambhala Retreat, a healthy breakfast at Post and Petition, tailored meal experiences, a gift set, Larsen’s book, and access to the COMO Shambhala Urban Escape wellness facilities.
  • Photograph Bhutan’s Beauty with Michael Turek” (June 15-June 21, 2023) – Accompanied by Michael Turek, travelers staying at COMO Uma Paro and COMO Uma Punakha will venture into the country’s remote reaches to capture its natural and cultural beauty. Turek will focus on Leica models and a blended exposure technique he has developed specifically for Leica film cameras. He will be joined by Leica specialist Peter Dooling, who leads the camera brand’s “Photo Workshops Program” worldwide.
  • Kickstart Holistic Wellbeing with Koya Webb” (July 30-August 13, 2023) – Travelers visiting either COMO Cocoa Island or COMO Maalifushi can join resident practitioner Koya Webb for daily complimentary yoga classes. Webb will help unlock guests’ most profound relaxation state and set transformational intentions for the weeks and months ahead.
  • Flow with the Curry Sisters in Tuscany” (October 22-28, 2023) – COMO Castello Del Nero will welcome Andrea and Christina Curry for a wellness journey that will include twice-daily yoga sessions, fueled by meals at Pavilion. After the morning class, travelers can immerse themselves in experiences around the estate, including truffle-hunting, before returning to the studio to participate in a late afternoon yoga session

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