A different kind of holiday
This is the time of year when holidays are to the fore, but there are now a variety of alternative holidays for the body and mind. So whether you want a last minute weight loss programme, or to plan a retreat for the future, here are a few ideas. Booking or more information from Health and Fitness Travel 0203 397 8891 www.healthandfitnesstravel.com
The Digital Detox Holiday Santani Detox, Sri Lanka
At Santani, technology is banned in public areas, so that you immediately see and feel the diﬀerence the moment you step in. Enjoy your stay with activities including yoga and meditation sessions, active adventures, guided nature hikes and mountain biking. Whilst decluttering your mental space, cleanse your body with a comprehensive detox programme backed by a bespoke meal plan, together with indulgent spa treatments and rest to reboot your system.
Seven nights at Santani Wellness Resort & Spa from £2,135pp and £2,805 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a detox programme, and return private transfers.
The Back to Nature Escape
Quintessence Sports and Health Retreat, France
Get in touch with nature in the heart of the French Alps for a much-needed wellness break that promises to revive the mind, body and soul. Embrace the great outdoors with active living in an exceptionally beautiful location through a combination of functional fitness classes and tailored nutrition. In between the exhilarating activities enjoy the social dining facilities to refuel with energy boosting meals, snacks and smoothies.
Seven nights at Quintessence Retreats from £1,895pp and £2,590 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a wellness programme, and return private transfers.
The Emotional Healing Break
Revivo Emotional Balance, Bali
Use the power of the mind to create positive changes to your life on this transformative healing retreat in Bali. Whatever mental or emotional hurdles you might be facing, at Revivo you can take your time to slow down and rediscover yourself through a variety of diﬀerent holistic therapies including Reiki and chakra balancing, harmonised with yoga and Pranayama breathing sessions.
Through a meticulous blend of mindfulness activities and self-aﬃrming therapy, learn to channel your energy productively to strengthen your self-discipline and unlock the gates to enhancing your emotional strength and inner peace. Seven nights at REVĪVŌ Wellness Resorts from £3,355pp and £5,235 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a wellness programme, and return private transfers.
The Ideal Weight Loss Retreat
Euphoria Retreat Advanced Weight Loss, Greece
At Euphoria Retreat, they have created a weight loss programme that is built around your own unique needs and physiology. Their patented technique called 3GL, (a full body assessment) adds a scientific basis to your programme and analyses your body’s glutathione, glycogen and glucose levels to determine the best nutrition plans and exercise to suit you. Shape up with private fitness training sessions, cleanse with the detoxifying lymphatic drainage massage and fully unwind with Theta healing and meditation sessions.
Seven nights at Euphoria Retreat from £3,995pp and £4,375 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a weight-loss programme, and return private transfers
The Healthy Foodie Getaway
Fusion Maia Raw Food Detox, Vietnam
A luxury tropical oasis located in Da Nang, Vietnam to help you develop your healthy eating knowledge and inspiration with a rainbow of wholesome cuisine inspired from modern Asian flavours to comfort food classics including a guilt-free pizza which is as delicious as it looks. With a ‘raw until four’ nutritional plan, you can experience Fusion Maia’s 80:20 approach, enjoying a balanced raw food regimen that does not skimp on taste or nourishment. Complement your stay with up to three tailored spa treatments per day.
Seven nights at Fusion Maia from £2,040pp and £3,140 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a detox programme, and return private transfers.