If you're looking to take a wellness holiday, look no further. These are the best in wellness travelling for health nuts.
As their website will tell you, there are 10 superb reasons to holiday at Adler Thermae Spa in Tuscany, Italy. They provide guided tours with cultural highlights and tastings of local dishes and guided bike tours four times a week to get your heart rate up and your eyes open to the beautiful Tuscan landscape. Additionally, they are, perhaps, best known for their unique thermal bathing experience. They have a 25m sport-pool filled with 37 degrees, mineral spring water where you can relax, float, meditate, or do whatever makes you feel well, focused and relaxed.
With a backdrop of blue skies, sandy beaches and mountainous trails, 38 Degrees North uses nature to make sure your fitness break rebalances both body and mind. While on this fitness-focused holiday, you'll be staying at the 5 star Aguas de Ibiza Hotel. The team at 38 Degrees takes a personal approach to fitness to ensure you leave Ibiza with actual results. A typical day includes beach workouts, strength and conditioning training, core fitness, 38 Degrees North's signature workouts and more.
Shreyas Silent Retreat is one of the premier luxury yoga retreats in the world. The retreat represents simple elegance, luxury and tranquillity. As their site mentions, the 7-day silent retreats, "help guests suffering from insomnia, high blood pressure, stress, burn out and the consequences of the maladies of modern day life like irregular, unhealthy meals and lack of exercise." You'd be surprised at what you can learn about yourself and others without ever saying a word (...or just head to the beach, we won't tell!).
Promoted as a "next-level" wellness retreat, Aro Ha in New Zealand focuses on jumpstarting your health. All fitness levels are welcome and all will be challenged during the retreat. Their wellness adventures are a time when all aspects of health are addressed. As long as you show up, are present and allow the experience to impact you, you can expect your body to come out of the week-long retreat leaner, stronger and more flexible and your mind to be calmer and clearer.
Founded in 1940, Rancho La Puerta started the modern Fitness Revolution…and they're still on the cutting edge of fitness vacations today. When you choose to visit Rancho La Puerta, your mind, body, and spirit will start on a week long journey to true wellness. At Rancho La Puerta, our health and spa retreat near San Diego, California, you escape from life's stress and distractions on a healthy vacation that empowers your true self. The Ranch encourages integrative wellness through exciting, energetic fitness options, delicious organic cuisine, and pure fun and relaxation.
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