As the days grow longer and the weather warms up, the anticipation of summer brings both delight and dread; the latter as we expose our well-hidden ‘winter layers’. What better way to boost your health and fitness than on holiday, as Health and Fitness Travel, the leading experts in wellness holidays worldwide, share their best fitness and detox retreats for a complete pre-summer shape up and cleanse. From bespoke fitness in Lake Garda, to back-to-nature detoxing in Sri Lanka, these healthy retreats will have you summer-ready in no time.
Mind, Body & Soul Shape Upin Antigua: Living Retreats at Blue Waters
Whisk yourself off to the paradise island of Antigua this summer for a fitness retreat that will transform mind, body and soul, while lapping up the Caribbean sunshine. Shape up with a variety of fun fitness activities to promote both physical and mental well-being, from kayaking, boxing and functional fitness, to yoga, Pilates and meditation. Educate yourself through nutritional, detox and weight loss seminars taught by expert lifestyle coaches, and learn relaxation techniques during stress management and sleep wellness workshops. Unwind after an active day with bespoke spa treatments, or simply enjoy your tropical surroundings as you relax on the secluded white sandy beach.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Blue Waters Living Retreat from £2,760pp or £3,105 for single occupancy. Price includes accommodation, all-inclusive, return flights and transfers.
Back to Nature Detoxing in Sri Lanka: Santani Detox
Experience complete detoxification at this brand new eco-friendly wellness sanctuary set in the rolling green mountains of Sri Lanka, where you’ll be guided through a wellness programme designed to build internal strength. Enjoy tailor made diet plans, fitness classes, and herbal remedies to cleanse away the winter toxins and have you feeling radiant for the summer months ahead. Feel internally pampered as your immune system is rejuvenated alongside daily exercise, a personalised nutritious diet plan, natural herbal treatments and medicines. Get close to nature as you practice yoga in the open-plan facilities and take part in guided hikes and mountain biking in the lush Sri Lankan greenery.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Santani from £2,546pp or £3,477 for single occupancy. Price includes accommodation, full-board, return flights and transfers.
Holistic Fitness in Thailand: Kamalaya Comprehensive Optimal Fitness
Dust away the winter cobwebs at one of the world’s leading wellness retreats, located on the Thai island of Koh Samui. On this holistic fitness programme, you’ll learn how to balance your exercise regime with holistic healing recovery, through personal training sessions tailored to your workout goals, coupled with holistic treatments to soothe aching muscles. Take advantage of the plentiful selection of group classes, including aqua yoga and Tai Chi, and enjoy stunning panoramic views over the Gulf of Thailand from the fitness centre. Combine your fitness programme with introductory or comprehensive detox sessions for a complete pre-summer cleanse.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Kamalaya from £3,055pp or £3,435 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a fitness programme, return flights and transfers.
Cleanse and Tone in Portugal: Longevity Intense Detox & Weight Loss
Enjoy the best of both worlds as you embark on a detox and weight loss journey amongst botanical gardens on the Algarve coastline. Detox your system with a strict anti-inflammatory diet and infusions designed to cleanse the major organs, as you restore your inner-health with detoxifying treatments, including body drainages and Thalassa therapies. Comprehensive medical and biophysical evaluations will help you understand your individual wellness needs, ensuring an effective detox and weight loss plan that is sustainable, even past the summer months. Keep active through a range of fitness activities, including cardio workouts, aquafit, nature walks and Pilates.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Longevity Medical Spa from £4,700pp or £5,070 for single occupancy. Price includes accommodation, full-board, return flights and transfers.
Luxury Lakeside Fitness in Italy: Lefay Fusion Fitness
For an inspiring dose of fresh air, lake-side natural beauty and a thorough fitness boost, escape to the northern Italian mountains of Lake Garda this summer for a fitness break with a touch of luxury. Tailor-make your own bespoke fitness programme, choosing from a variety of activities including personal training, Fitball workouts and yoga. Work up a sweat during group classes and embrace the natural surroundings through a range of outdoor activities, including bike riding and nature walks. After a full day of fitness, soothe your senses with indulgent spa therapies, combining ancient Chinese medicine with modern western science for a true mind, body and soul experience.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Lefay from £1,560pp or £2,210 for single occupancy. Price includes daily breakfast, a fitness programme, return flights and transfers.
Pick’n’Mix Fitness in Portugal: Epic Sana Fusion Fitness
An inspiring setting to get those endorphins pumping, this personalised fitness programme is set upon the cliff tops of Portugal’s Algarve coastline with views of the Atlantic Ocean. Whether you are doing bootcamp on the beach or exploring the cliff tops with a nature walk, a bespoke Fusion Fitness programme with up to 10 different activities and treatments will help you achieve all your well-being goals. Enhance your journey towards a healthier lifestyle with a personal fitness evaluation and one-on-one training. Together with luxury spa treatments, return home from your fitness holiday rejuvenated and feeling confident for the summer ahead.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Epic Sana from £2,080pp or £2,305 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a fitness programme, return flights and transfers.
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