At the luxury resort SHA Wellness Clinic we have thought of everything right down to the smallest detail. Even before the first stone was laid, the idea was to locate the resort somewhere unique, where peace is in the air, somewhere with an excellent climate and breathtaking views to impress all our guests. A paradise at the service of your health and well-being. A universe of sensations where body and soul are in harmony. A source of life where hospitality and excellence are guaranteed.
In SHA we do not simply understand health as the absence of illness, but it rather as one’s overall well-being both physically and mentally. This can be by obtaining our ideal weight and increasing our level of vitality, allowing us to enjoy our true potential.
Situated in Albir Beach, nearby the picturesque town of Villa de Altea (Region of Valencia),the medical hotel SHA sits on a beautiful mountainside overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, part of the Sierra Helada Natural Park, one of Spain’s foremost ornithological reserves. The mild and agreeable micro-climate of the area guarantees fantastic temperatures all year around, and the area is recognized by the World Health Organization as having one of the World’s best climates, this in itself being an important factor for the maintenance of optimum health.
The SHA building is the most recent creation of the prestigious Uruguayan architect, Carlos Gilardi, and the prize-winning European designer, Elvira Blanco Montenegro. 5 architecturally-surprising independent structures, inter-communicated by bridges, comprise the edifice, and contain 93 suites with surface areas of between 80 and 320 square meters. The complex includes large swimming pools and waterfalls, and many relaxation areas such as the Zen, Mediterranean and Tropical gardens.
Moreover, SHA Spa covers an area of more than 2,000 square meters, divided into hydrotherapy and treatment zone. It has 41 treatment rooms, a couple treatment suite, medical and consultation rooms, and spacious waiting and relaxation areas. You can also enjoy massages and treatments outdoors in a unique environment of private palapas located near the infinity pool. Nearby, there are also several championship golf courses and four marinas.
SHA Wellness Clinic has the firm intention of helping society through the care of both mind and body by means of the ideal combination of ancient oriental techniques and the ultimate advances in western medicine, thus re-establishing a harmonious balance between body, mind and spirit.
SHA’s objective is that our guests, after a pleasant stay, feel more vital, healthful and young, with a more healthy appearance, leaving inwardly and outwardly renewed, producing a fundamental change in the organism, with an improved quality of life, thus slowing down the ageing process and preventing illnesses.
The areas that make up the concept of SHA are natural therapies, macrobiotic diet, non-invasive aesthetic medicine and anti-aging. At a fundamental change in the body, is able to improve significantly the quality of life, slowing the aging process and preventing illness through the SHA Method.
The SHA Method combines the effective elements of modern macrobiotics nutrition and the curative powers of natural therapies with a dynamic and practical educational program, totally personalized to satisfy the needs of each person and his or her health goals.
The beginnings of this union of ability and wisdom become enriched by the curative power of food through the application of a macrobiotic diet adapted to modern times, and merging Mediterranean and Japanese elements, being prescribed individually for each of the guests by the team of consultants, and realized by masters of haut-cuisine.
Macrobiotics has helped thousands of people to discover a simple and natural way to establish and re-establish good health, often during a serious illness. All this has been realized with a focus on commonsense, creating a diet that adapts to the most up-to-date nutritional investigation, and which reflects the wisdom gained through thousands of years of observation of the country whose people, on average, live longest in the whole world. The medical hotel SHA developes modern Macrobiotics wich is flexible and possesses a dynamic focus that easily allows it to be applied to individual needs. The guidelines for a healthy alimentation include a wide variety of foods prepared with the most sophisticated and delicious arts of the kitchen. For this reason a growing number of personalities from all walks of life are taking the Macrobiotic direction as the path to better health and vitality.
Natural therapies see illness as an unbalance between body, mind and spirit, and thus fostering the power of the organism to cure itself. Acupuncture, shiatsu, yoga, chi-kung, tai-chi, watsu, physiotherapy, laughter therapy, reflexology, moxibustion and reiki, are some of the therapies SHA Wellness Clinic offers you.
Everything was created and supervised by internationally renowned experts, among whom we find the famous Michio Kushi, named in 1995 The President of the World Association of Natural Medicine, and advisor of many international organizations, the father of modern Macrobiotics.