If you are looking to swap your daily routine for a bit of health and fitness in the sunshine, a fitness retreat should be next on your ever growing “to visit” list. Fitness retreats help you to lose stubborn pounds and improve your mental wellbeing, but they also provide you with a getaway that allows you to discover the earth’s natural beauty. Whether you are looking for a relaxing weekend away, a Cross-fit retreat or a trek in the wild, I have got a trip that is perfect for you.
Namibia Fitness, Namibia Africa.
Best For: Adventure
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Break free from the shackles of everyday life and unleash yourself inner adventure child. At Namibia Fitness, wildlife meets exercise. Expect Cheetah and Leopard trails, metabolic cardio sessions and watching the sunset as you stretch. This fitness safari holiday will provide you with an unforgettable experience as you connect with Africa’s wildlife and take on new challenges.
Prices from: £3295
The Farm, Philippians
Best for: Vegan
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Relax, unwind and enjoy gourmet vegan food. A visit to The Farm will probably leave you looking and feeling 10 years younger. From personal training sessions to integrated medical treatments, The Farm offers a range of treatments and services to help to improve your mental and physical wellbeing. Green juices will be involved but vegan ice cream, cookies and cakes are also on the menu so you certainly won’t feel like you are missing out!
Prices from: Available on request
The Body Holiday, St Lucia
Best For: Trying Something New
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Located on the romantic island of St Lucia, The Body Holiday is home to every activity that you can imagine. Practice your golf swing or snorkel in the clear blue waters. If you want to discover the beauty of St Lucia, try hiking and mountain biking. With so many exercises to choose from, you will never tire of this 7-day program. And when you are worn out from taking part in the Island’s sports, treat yourself to a relaxing massage.
Prices from $1915
Surf Goddess Retreat, Bali
Best for: Women’s Only Retreat’s
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Providing a fun and friendly environment, the Surf Goddess retreat is the ideal place to learn or perfect your surfing and yoga techniques. You will spend your days practicing Yoga overlooking Bali’s gold and green landscape, and surfing in the warm waters. This retreat will help you to forget about the stresses of life and channel your inner goddess.
Prices from $2345
The Tribe, Maui Hawaii
Best for: Cross-Fit
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Paleo meals, fitness challenges and WODS. The WODcation and Paleo retreat is a Cross Fitters idea of heaven! You will be pushed out of your comfort zone and, towards achieving new personal bests. After you have completed your workouts, you can practice and prefect your lifts and receive guidance on your technique. It’s a lot of hard work, but work hard… play hard! Midnight Margaritas and organised activities will also be agenda… life is about balance after all!
Prices from: $2600