If you dream of combining fitness with a luxury vacation, then look no further than this list. These vacations provide the perfect opportunity to meet like-minded people from around the world or travel with your best friend or significant other, and experience unique fitness retreats to help you get into shape and stay active. These fitness havens offer an array of health programs, classes and activities in stunning destinations and have the ability to transform your life. Plan a getaway that will inspire you to stay healthy long after the trip is over.
The Coast Ridge (California)
Experience a unique four-day hiking and health excursion in California at The Coast Ridge. It’s located in San Francisco on a hillside overlooking Stinson Beach and the Pacific Ocean, the ideal location for hikes in the Bay area. Start your day with yoga at sunrise, and then hike through the famous redwood forests for four to five hours taking in the seaside views. The Coast Ridge offers a variety of exercise classes including restorative yoga for core strengthening. Enjoy daily organic plant-based meals to nourish your body on your reboot to better health.
Red Mountain Resort (Utah)
If you are looking for stunning red mountains and cliffs as the backdrop for your fitness retreat, check out Red Mountain Resort in Utah. There are several packages to choose from and each retreat includes Desert Oasis accommodations, use of resort amenities and healthy meals. Their Essential Zion Adventure Retreat includes a guided day trip to Zion National Park, fitness classes, guided morning hikes, use of bikes and healthy life classes.
Hatha Yoga Retreat in Dahab (Egypt)
Our yoga holidays and retreats in beautiful places will take you on a journey you will never forget. Let us take you on an incredible yoga and cultural experience. Let us take you on what our guests regularly describe as an inspirational and life changing experience. There are two yoga classes per day, generally at 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., with one free day per week.
Wanderfit (Costa Rica)
Travel to paradise in the jungles of Tamarindo, Costa Rica, for seven days with Wanderfit and experience their daily active excursions. If you love hiking, working out, water sports, zip-lining, whitewater rafting, yoga, surfing and ATV adventure tours through the rainforest you are in luck as they are all included. It’s a busy and highly active fitness retreat. But you will still have free time to explore the beauty of Costa Rica, including its famous waterfalls, exquisite sunrises and sunsets before the farewell dinner.
Oodles Retreat (Spain)
Cycling is a wonderful and exciting way to get in shape when traveling. Oodles Retreat in Spain offers cycling holidays that cater to all levels of athletes as well as adaptable programs to suit your particular needs. Their ideal cycling location in Costa Blanca has a variety of bike routes to choose from with striking mountain views. You will also be close to the historic and cultural sites in Costa Blanca so you can explore on your free time.
Mountain Trek Fitness Retreat & Health Spa (British Columbia)
Plan a trip to beautiful British Columbia and spend quality time among natural landscapes in Canada. Mountain Trek Fitness Retreat & Health Spa is designed to help you lower stress levels, improve sleep quality, detoxify, strengthen mental health, increase your energy levels and, of course, stay in shape and increase muscle. The rustic lodge is located in the village of Ainsworth Hot Springs, 45 minutes from Nelson, and is also home to an indoor and outdoor spa and large yoga room overlooking the mountains.
The Body Holiday (St. Lucia)
The Body Holiday in St. Lucia is packed with fitness activities including yoga, body spin, tennis, Pilates, water volleyball, Zumba, beach football, aqua fit and a morning run to start your day. This all-inclusive luxury resort promotes wellbeing, and their distinguished Wellness Center includes a fabulous spa to soothe tired muscles. You won’t go hungry here, with five restaurants including Ayurvedic cuisine that focuses on cooking with healing principles stemming from the ancient Indian philosophy of Ayurveda and living wisely.