April 10, 2014
5 Fun New Friendly Fitness Vacations
From hiking nature’s most awe-inspiring trails to catching a wave in Maui’s sun-soaked surf, if your idea of the perfect vacation involves working up a sweat – you’ll want to explore these “guaranteed-to-invigorate” fitness vacation ideas.
Leave your turf and head for the surf in Maui, Hawaii. This seven-day retreat offers daily instructions in one of Hawaii’s most beautiful locations – but, sorry dudes, this exotic retreat is for ladies only. In between learning how to surf at your own pace from certified pros, guests can take advantage of yoga instruction in the island breeze, ocean excursions, cabana massages and epicurean delights prepared by your own private chef. Love this idea and want to learn more? Check out www.swellwomen.com for rates, availability, reservations and discounts.
Wild and Willing
Why kick box in a smelly, sweaty gym when you can lace up your gloves and spar in the splendor of one of Africa’s most beautiful natural settings. Located on the north coast of Kenya near Watamu – this Wildfitness retreat offers boxing sessions al fresco style as well as other fitness challenges all in the surroundings of luminous white sand beaches and the breathtaking view of the Indian Ocean. As a Wildfitness holiday guest you will be immersed in the Wild Philosophy – eating, moving and living as nature designed. After a day of soul-expanding physical exertion, treat yourself to a luxurious deep tissue massage followed by a healthy, palette pleasing meal. Vacation packages are available for 3 days to 3.5 weeks or you can opt for the all-inclusive seven night retreat. For more details go to www.wildfitness.com
Lean and Mean
For Men Only! Guys, whether you consider yourself a weekend warrior or a serious athlete – if you are looking for an intense fitness experience, then Men’s Fitness Boot Camp has the all-inclusive vacation package for you. This results-oriented program offers 5 hours per day of structured fitness activities, nutrition-enriched gourmet meals, fat burning & nutrition supplements and luxurious beachfront accommodations. This is one get-away that promises you’ll come back with a stronger, fitter you! Click on www.mensfitnessbootcampvacation.com for additional information.
Love to hike? Explore the scenic, breathtaking views of Vermont as a guest of New Life Hiking Spa. Not just famous for mouth-watering lobster – New England also boasts some of the most beautiful hiking trails in the world. Nestled in the Green Mountains of Killington, Vermont – this hiker’s paradise offers guests more than fresh mountain air. In addition to hikes for all fitness levels – the Spa offers daily yoga & fitness classes, luxurious spa services including hot stone massage and delicious low-calorie meals. Check out the amenities, accommodations and availability at www.newlifehikingspa.com.
If the ocean is your favorite playground – this six-day luxurious water sports vacation will set your spirit sailing. Climb on board the Wind Surf and set sail on one of the largest sailing luxury yachts in the world. Have fun and get fit while you snorkel, paddleboard, water ski or windsail. As the sun sets, relax and enjoy the ship’s exquisite cuisine or retreat into your stateroom and slip into their signature lush robe and sip on a glass of chardonnay. Check out all the possibilities at www.windstarcruises.com.