If you’re looking for healthy travel inspiration for this, or next year, here is our month-by-month guide of the best wellness holiday destinations for 2020/2021. Whether you are into yoga, meditation, Ayurveda, Reiki, hydrotheraphy, stress management or a spiritual and holistic detox, these destinations will make this the year to nourish your mind, body and soul.
There are outstanding health and fitness retreats around the world waiting to help you reset and recharge your busy life while soothing your soul, enhancing your fitness, refreshing your mind and maintaining optimal health. Whether you are into yoga, meditation, Ayurveda, Reiki, hydrotherapy, stress management or a spiritual and holistic detox, Health and Fitness Travel, the wellness holiday specialists reveal their month-by-month guide of the hottest wellness holiday destinations for 2020/21, so you can make this the ideal time to nourish your mind, body and soul.
January | New Year, New You in Thailand: New Year Cleanse at Mangosteen
For a wellness experience in tropical paradise, head to the lush gardens of a serene adult-only Thai boutique and escape amongst the sounds of nature. Blow away poor digestion, low energy and detox your system, while pampering yourself with Ayurvedic treatments. The holistic principles at the heart of this cleanse offer light fresh food and alkalising wheatgrass booster shots, to wake up your metabolism and restore your vitality. A New Year means a new you, so learn or cultivate your meditation practice with Vinyasa yoga, Nirvana yoga and breathing sessions.
February | Balance and Snow in Italy: Fitness & Ski at Lefay Dolomiti
Combine the feeling of flying down the slopes with the restorative and strengthening of yoga sessions amidst the breath-taking mountains of The Dolomites, which glow pink at twilight. Copy the rose glow and experience la dolce vita with treatments aimed to relax muscular tension, revitalise, tone and help correct postural alignment. After a day on the slopes, balance and wind-down in the sumptuous spa, restore and re-energise with nutrient-dense local food and majestic scenery where nature, luxury and unspoiled beauty harmoniously co-exist.
MARCH | Embrace your Longevity right here in South Africa: Healthy Ageing at Santé Wellness
If January is the month of making resolutions, then March is the month of celebrating them. Take a break from all your hard work but keep a similar time zone and discover South Africa. Explore the beauty and diversity of this culturally rich and vibrant country whilst reinvigorating skin, body and mind with treatments tailored to decrease the effects of ageing and to promote longevity. Have you tried vinotherapy? This super-charged anti-ageing treatment utilises blissful techniques and antioxidant properties of local grapes to combat free radical damage.
APRIL | Get Active and Keep Fit in Thailand: Training Paradise
With the Christmas festivities a distant memory and the warm glow of summer still a few months away, escape the April showers with an invigorating and healing trip to Thailand. Train with the experts who have dedicated their lives to helping restore confidence in fitness techniques and finally feel those goals are achievable. This comprehensive health and fitness retreat is designed to keep you active, re-energise the body and mind, unwind, and reset through fitness, meditation, yoga, delicious clean eating, island adventures, and massages.
MAY | Fitness and Fun in Portugal: Fusion Fitness at Conrad Algarve
Wahoooo…Springtime in Europe has officially arrived so now’s the perfect time to get a fix of Vitamin D in sunny Portugal. Soak up some warmth on the Portuguese coastline famed for its cycling routes, sand dunes and nature reserves. From coastal walking, TRX, altitude training and HIIT to Yin yoga, and meditation enhance your well-being with a personalised wellness retreat focussed on your wellness goals. Try something new, increase your endurance and overall well-being in the sunny clime of The Algarve
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JUNE | Weight-Loss Boost: Weight Loss at Longevity Health and Wellness
If you’re sick of the South African winter and want to shed that extra weight that comes with the cold, all the answers await you in the tranquil hills of the Algarve coast. Know your body better than ever with a holistic health check, jump into action with personal training sessions and make the most of the 24-hour fitness centre and gym. All healthy retreats also require relaxation time. Kick back and enjoy panoramic views from the luxurious infinity pool and refuel your body with the Mediterranean inspired locally sourced cuisine.
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Surrounded by luscious citrus groves and almond trees, transcend the stresses of modern life and fall into the blissful peace of island life. Rebalance your mind and body at this serene spa getaway with yoga classes, reflexology sessions and an enlightening Le Sieste floating therapy. Immerse yourself in nature with a mud therapy cocoon and pool treatments fed by mineral rich, rejuvenating spring water to restore well-being and calm to your life.