Pack your bags and take your mind and body on a journey to a luxury wellness retreat holiday just like celebrity fans, Kylie Minogue and the Beckhams!
With stunning scenery in exotic locations, wellness retreat holidays are the perfect way to find peace of mind. We asked wellness travel experts, Health and Fitness Travel, to give us some globetrotting suggestions for an uplifting experience for the soul.
Pick ‘n’ Mix Fitness in Portugal: Epic Sana Fusion Fitness
7-nights at Epic Sana from £2,080pp
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 a boot camp 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 at this luxury wellness retreat. Together with luxury spa treatments, return home from your fitness holiday rejuvenated and feeling confident for the summer ahead.
Back to Nature Detoxing in Sri Lanka: Santani Detox
7-nights at Santani from £3,080pp
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 of this luxury wellness retreat.
Luxury Lakeside Fitness in Italy: Lefay Fusion Fitness
7-nights at Lefay from £1,560pp
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.
The Mental Makeover Retreat™ in Italy: Ti Sana Detox Retreat & Spa
7-nights at Ti Sana from £2,590pp
Led by wellness coach and therapist, Steve McKeown, this wellness retreat is held in September at the luxurious Ti Sana Detox Retreat & Spa near Milan and Lake Como. Set within a backdrop of rolling green hills and wineries, Ti Sana Detox Retreat & Spa is an 18th-century hamlet, boasting 22 luxury suites, a medical spa and tailored wellness programmes, providing the perfect location for those wanting to get away from it all and fully focus on mind rejuvenation and healing. Retreat participants will have full access to T Sana’s luxury spa facilities, delicious organic vegan cuisine and a wide range of holistic therapies and fitness activities. Guests may wish to partake in healthy cookery classes, take morning walks in the lush Italian countryside, go on an excursion to nearby Lake Como, or simply unwind in the stunning, tranquil environment offered at Ti Sana.
Holistic Fitness in Thailand: Kamalaya Comprehensive Optimal Fitness
7-nights at Kamalaya from £3,055pp
Dust away the winter cobwebs at one of the world’s leading luxury 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.
Mind, Body & Soul Shape Up in Antigua: Blue Waters Living Retreat
7-nights at Blue Waters from £3,815pp
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 after an active day with bespoke spa treatments, or simply enjoy your tropical surroundings as you relax on the secluded white sandy beach.
Cleanse and Tone in Portugal: Longevity Intense Detox & Weight Loss
7-nights at Longevity from £4,700pp
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.
For advice, guidance and booking visit www.healthandfitnesstravel.com or call 0203 397 8891. Prices may vary depending on the time of year you travel. Price quoted includes full board, a fitness programme, return flights and transfers.
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