Do you have a habit of making a New Year’s Resolution and, like so many of us, never sticking to it?
This year, kick start your well-being goals on a healthy holiday and wave goodbye to the festive bulge as Paul Joseph, co-founder of Health and Fitness Travel, (the leading experts in healthy holidays worldwide), shares 6 detox and fitness escapes for a healthy New Year. Whether you are looking for a detox spring cleanse or to shape up your fitness, embrace change for good on a luxury holiday in worldwide destinations, from Italy to St Lucia. Through a combination of expert consultations, healthy nutrition and a whole host of fitness activities and sports, kick those bad habits and return home ready to face a New Year healthier and happier.
Where to Detox
Italy: Adler Thermae Detox
Flush out those unwanted toxins accumulated throughout the festive break and escape to the Tuscan hills for a detox holiday this New Year. Embrace the opportunity to cleanse and change your body on this well-being escape which aims to combat fatigue and increase your energy. With a medical consultation on arrival, a nutrition plan with set meal times and detoxifying treatments, you will return home feeling rejuvenated and revived ready for the New Year. Enhance your detox amongst beautiful surroundings by enjoying complimentary Nordic walking and yoga classes and unwind in the retreat’s luxury thermal spa as you enjoy a personalised herbal tea.
Philippines: The Farm Detox Cleanse
Revitalise your mind and body on a healthy detox cleanse at The Farm in the Philippines, set amongst coconut plantations and serene waterfalls. This detox retreat boasts a 250 year old mango tree, said to have healing powers to optimise your well-being. Benefit from a personalised nutrition plan incorporating delicious vegan cuisine and cleansing spa treatments; from colon hydrotherapy to wheatgrass infusion therapy. Sweat out toxins with a personal training session and receive expert health advice during daily consultations with the medical doctor. With daily wellness activities like yoga and meditation, you're guaranteed to return home renewed and ready to pursue a healthy New Year.
Spain: SHA Wellness Clinic Detox
For a healthy spring cleanse this New Year, look no further than the SHA Wellness Clinic in Spain. With nutritious macrobiotic cuisine and educational wellness lectures, following an initial medical consultation, personalise your stay and embark on a tailor-made well-being journey at this state of the art wellness clinic. Combining Far Eastern therapies with a modern Western approach, the luxury spa offers an extensive list of treatments including acupuncture, lymphatic drainage and a range of specialist massages. Ensuring you stay healthy even after you leave, the clinic provides a personalised post-treatment plan to help you continue your detox at home.
Where to Get Fit
St. Lucia: The BodyHoliday Fusion Fitness
Kick start the New Year in peak shape at this health and fitness retreat in St. Lucia. Hidden amongst tropical jungle, this stunning beach-front holiday from Health and Fitness Travel’s exclusive Fusion Fitness™ collection is an ideal escape for a fitness holiday. Work up a sweat with a mixture of private cardio sessions, strength and sport workouts, including kettle bells and golf. Embrace change with mind and body sessions such as yoga, before soothing sore muscles at the luxury spa with a sports massage. This all-inclusive fitness break comes complete with a host of fun water sports and land activities, whilst the hosted singles table every evening make this perfect for a solo getaway.
Thailand: Thanyapura Fusion Fitness
If you're looking for top-drawer sporting activities and coaching this New Year, look no further than Thanyapura in Thailand. Boasting world-class facilities, including an Olympic-size swimming pool, a state of the art fitness centre and full-size football pitches, this active holiday is ideal for fitness enthusiasts. With group fitness classes from Thai boxing to Zumba and activities from tennis to cycling, you are sure to find something, just ask the Olympic teams who regularly train here! A haven for fitness fanatics, create your own fitness programme with your favourite activities to suit your goals and interests and work alongside experts to uncover the best ways to get fit and healthy.
Work on your New Year’s resolutions on a fitness holiday designed to get you looking and feeling your best at Kempinski San Lawrenz in Malta. Set amongst the calming countryside this charming health retreat provides a tranquil backdrop for those looking for a revitalising health and fitness holiday. Spend your days working up a sweat with a guided cycling tour, try your hand at rock climbing or stretch out during a group yoga class. After an action packed day, unwind at the luxury spa with reflexology or a body detox wrap for a healthy start to your New Year.
For advice, guidance and booking visit www.healthandfitnesstravel.com
About Health and Fitness Travel
Health and Fitness Travel is a global luxury wellness travel company that originated in the UK in 2010 and is committed to providing healthy holidays that enhance and change lives. Created by Paul Joseph and Adam Heathcote as a result of their passion for health and fitness travel and offering bespoke holidays to improve people’s well-being to lead happier and healthier lives.
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