For those looking to swap the Christmas bulge for a healthier start to the New Year, Health and Fitness Travel, the leading specialists in wellness holidays worldwide, share their top 10 ultimate winter wellness retreats. Offering healthy holidays around the world, from yuletide yoga, to seasonal stress relief and festive fitness escapes; make a break with tradition and embrace the gift of winter wellness.
‘Tis the Season to Surf: Bali Komune Resort Yoga & Surf
Santa’s moved to Bali, time to paddle out and join him for a spot of seasonal surfing. Forget the blizzards of Blighty and escape this winter to the beachside brilliance of Komune Resort, near the famous Keramas reef break. With private and group surfing classes, Santa’s Surfing Helpers will soon have beginners standing up and experienced surfers improving their technique. Stretch out any post-surfing tightness with unlimited yoga classes and experience other active Bali adventures, from white water rafting to volcano hiking. Emerge as a rejuvenated reindeer and begin the New Year a happier and healthier you.
Price includes full board, a yoga & surf programme, return flights and transfers.
Seasonal Stress Relief: Spain Marbella Club De-Stress Emotional Rebalance
The New Year is famed for new starts. Begin your journey as you rejuvenate during a period of seasonal stress relief at Marbella Club, set along the ‘golden mile’ of southern Spain. With a healthy dose of Mediterranean sunshine, life coaching sessions and relaxing thalassotherapy spa treatments, you’ll soon find yourself letting go of stress and morphing into a more balanced being. Combined with a range of complimentary group classes, including yoga, meditation and beach workouts, you’ll be sure to have a freeing festive season.
Price includes breakfast, a wellness programme, return flights and transfers.
Yuletide Yoga: Thailand Kamalaya Yoga Synergy
Give yourself the gift of winter wellness this festive season during a holiday of yuletide yoga at Kamalaya in Thailand. With one-to-one yoga sessions tailored to suit your goals and skills, this specialist yoga retreat is suitable for both beginners and experienced yogis alike. Including instruction in asana (physical posture), pranayama (breathing) and meditation, start your New Year feeling physically renewed and mentally inspired. As well as daily yoga practice, allow your body to be nurtured with Ayurveda spa therapies from experienced Indian therapists.