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12 Wellness Holidays to Make You Healthier in 2018

January 8, 2018 Health and Wellness No Comments Email Email

The New Year has just begun which brings more focus on health, fitness and well-being as you look ahead to a year of possibilities. Welcome the new year and make one of your resolutions to make time for a health or fitness holiday. Whatever your goals in 2018, Health and Fitness Travel, the wellness holiday specialists, will find a break to meet your wellness needs; be it detox, meditation, yoga, sports or sleep, you can be as sociable or as solitary as you wish. With the support and assistance of experts available in some of the world’s most beautiful locations, choose a wellness holiday to make you healthier this year.

The Sports Performance Break – Palacio Estoril Sports & Performance, Portugal 
Hitting an athletic plateau is demotivating, but unbelievably common. On the sunny coast of Cascais, luxury 5-star resort, Palacio Estoril, offers sports enthusiasts the opportunity to overcome physical and mental barricades, enhancing performance and refining skill. Utilising treatments such as physiotherapy and Chinese medicine, guests benefit from improved posture and well-being. In addition to an array of fitness classes, the program focusses on nutritional performance enhancement, providing all the tools necessary to achieve athletic goals.
Health and Fitness Travel (1300 551 353) offers 5 nights at Palacio Estoril from $1,310pp and $1,825 for single occupancy. Price includes breakfast, program, and return transfers.

The Luxury Beach Spa Break – Amanpuri Awareness Immersion, Thailand 
Amidst palm-fringed, white sand beaches, and architecture inspired by ancient Ayutthayan culture, Amanpuri exudes timeless luxury. The awareness immersion program, guided by a former Buddhist monk, is a meditative experience encouraging the renewal of internal focus, synchronising the mind, body and soul. Indulgent spa treatments such as cranial sacral therapy compliment the program, along with unrivalled nutritional support. With spiritual guidance, a 5-star spa, and a private beach on your doorstep, Amanpuri is perfect for those looking for a luxury, yet authentic, beach and spa getaway.

Health and Fitness Travel (1300 551 353) offers 3 nights at Amanpuri from $5,440pp or $7,945 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, program, and return private transfers.

The Yoga Trip – The Retreat Costa Rica Yoga, Costa Rica 
The Retreat is a Costa Rican haven set amid Quartz mountains and lush vegetation. Master the asanas and find inner peace with daily private and group yoga practices. For beginners and advanced yogi’s alike, a week of seclusion and serenity will be beneficial both physically and mentally, improving flexibility, strength, and balance, as well as emotional clarity and stress. This healthy yoga escape also includes a hike, wellness workshops, a healing massage and a trip to a local farmers market.

Health and Fitness Travel (1300 551 353 ) offers 7 nights at The Retreat Costa Rica from $3,995pp or $5,970 for single occupancy. Price includes full board with a yoga program, and return transfers.

The Mediterranean Healthy Escape – Ayii Anargyri Healing, Cyprus 
A boutique hotel amid a valley of mature trees in the village of Miliou, Cyprus, Ayii Anargyri promotes an idyllic location for a healthy healing escape. Restore well-being as you harness the time-tested, natural healing powers of the areas mineral-rich waters. Find profound calmness and tranquillity through hydrotherapy treatments such as underwater massage, and treat ailments in the phlebology, kinesiotherapy, and rheumatology pools. The healing waters are also utilised in spa therapies such as the indulgent mud therapy cocoons and massages.

Health and Fitness Travel (1300 551 353) offers 7 nights at Ayii Anargyri from $1,890pp or $2,515 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, healing program, and return transfers.

The Family Sports Holiday – Forte Village, Sardinia 
A Sardinian paradise for sports loving families, Forte Village will leave guests spoilt for choice. In addition to a plethora of activities such as cycling, football academy, basketball, tennis and boxing academy, fitness lovers can get involved in various activities from Zumba to yoga. Located next to the beach, water babies can also enjoy a range of water sports including paddle boarding, windsurfing, and diving. The kids club can also keep the young ones (and teenagers) occupied whilst you indulge in some ‘me time’ at the spa.

Health and Fitness Travel (1300 551 353 ) offers 7 nights at Forte Village Resort from $1,880pp. Price includes half board, and transfers.

The Detox and Pilates Break – Amatara Detox, Thailand 
With stunning views out over Cape Panwa, Phuket, Amatara is an idyllic destination for a relaxing detox and Pilates retreat. Following a juice cleanse and healthy eating regime, achieve optimal well-being with treatments such as hydrotherapy, coffee cleansing, manual lymphatic drainage, and detoxifying ayurvedic massages. Gain strength and flexibility with mat Pilates and private reformer Pilates in stunning surroundings. This healthy holiday will give you the chance to experience your most energised and most radiant self.

Health and Fitness Travel (1300 551 353 ) offers 7 nights with Amatara Detox from $3,935pp or $5,065 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a detox program, and return transfers.

The Trip of a Lifetime – Ultimate Around the World 1 Year Wellness Trip
The Ultimate Around the World Wellness Trip is the supreme health and fitness opportunity, both in terms of experience and luxury. Enjoy yoga on private island ‘parrot cay’ one week, then scuba diving in The Great Barrier Reef the next. Other highlights include ayurvedic therapy in India, hiking in Utah and a guided tour of Istanbul’s architecture. With over 20 stops on this year-long voyage you will become both vastly cultured and a master of your own health and fitness.

Pricing starts from $340,000pp with Business class flights for 12 months around the world wellness trip. Health and Fitness Travel (1300 551 353 ) 

The Tennis Holiday – Pine Cliffs Annabel Croft Tennis Academy, Portugal 
Whether your dreaming of the Australian Open or simply getting the ball over the net, the Tennis Academy at Pine Cliffs in Portugal is guaranteed to improve your game leaps and bounds. With five group tennis lessons throughout the week, all of which utilise the professionally developed ‘movement and repetition method’ expect to see advances in skill, stamina, and style. Guests also receive an invigorating sports massage, the perfect way to unwind after a morning on the court.

Health and Fitness Travel (1300 551 353 ) offers 7 nights at Pine Cliffs from $2,135pp or $1,665 for single occupancy. Price includes breakfast, a tennis training program, and return transfers.

The Safari and Yoga Break – Karkloof Safari & Yoga, South Africa 
Combining passions for yoga and nature, this wellness holiday takes you to one of the most exceptional and unspoilt areas of South Africa. During the safari and yoga program at Karkloof Safari Spa, guests experience two game drives, observing wildlife such as giraffes, rhinoceros, and a plethora of bird species. With daily yoga classes, mountain biking, fishing, and guided hikes, finding your connection with nature and developing inner peace has never come more naturally.

Health and Fitness Travel (1300 551 353 ) offers 7 nights at Karkloof Safari Spa from $6,510pp or $6,710 for single occupancy. Price is all-inclusive, with a program, and return transfers.

The Sleep Retreat – Lefay Sleep Well, Italy
Regain control over your sleeping pattern on an invigorating sleep wellness retreat overlooking beautiful Lake Garda. Find relaxation and pure bliss with a selection of indulgent, pampering, and holistic spa treatments. Improve your sleeping patterns as you are guided by the energy flow of Chinese medicine combined with locally grown healthy cuisine as you are taken through a journey to better health and peaceful state of mind, ensuring you get a good night’s rest.

Health and Fitness Travel (1300 551 353 ) offers 7 nights at Lefay Resort & Spa from $3,385pp or $4,205 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a sleep program, and return transfers.

The Winter Sun Fitness Holiday – BodyHoliday Fusion Fitness, St Lucia 
If you’re looking for winter sun, it’s a struggle to comprehend a destination more perfect than St Lucia with an activity for every type of active traveller. From 7am beach workouts to 8am yoga along with daily spa treatments, enjoy a personalised Fusion Fitness program designed for you. Achieve optimal well-being with a choice of private activities from tennis lessons, bike rides and sports weight training to ocean sports, Tai Chi, Pilates and meditation.

Health and Fitness Travel (1300 551 353 ) offers 7 nights at BodyHoliday from $3,670pp or $3,700 for single occupancy. Price is all-inclusive, with a Fusion Fitness program, and return transfers.

The Health Booster – Six Senses Kaplankaya De-stress & Reconnect, Turkey 
Give your health a well-deserved boost this year as you enjoy a selection of indulgent spa treatments including massages and body wraps at Six Senses, Kaplankaya. Disengage from the stresses of daily life as you find your calm with sunrise yoga or a morning coastal walk, then work out your tensions in an invigorating personal training session. Whether it’s a quick break or an extended getaway, this Turkish stay is guaranteed to help you take a step back, finding clarity in the process.

Health and Fitness Travel (1300 551 353 ) offers 7 nights at Six Senses Kaplankaya from $2,010pp or $3,615 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a wellness program, and return transfers. 

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