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Some go to resorts for poolside rest and cocktail-fueled recreation; others go for health treatments and stress-busting massages. Now, Chiva-Som, the renowned destination spa in Hua Hin, Thailand, is offering one-off "pre-conception retreats," starting over the period Aug. 24-28, to couples who want to begin a family.

Hosted by Harley Street midwife, acupuncturist and fertility expert Zita West (whose clients include Kate Winslet and Cate Blanchett), the 7-night, 10-night and 14-night retreats promise to "help maximize fertility and restore the mind and body for conception." All programs include an hour-long private consultation with West as well as...

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