It’s time to start setting healthy goals for 2022, so with this in mind, Health and Fitness Travel, the wellness holiday specialists, has collated the best fitness holidays to leave you feeling invigorated and energised this year. Exercise need not be a chore with activities like hiking, biking, surfing and triathlons on offer, whether it’s alone, with a partner, or with the whole family, you can lay the foundations for a healthy 2022 with these invigorating fitness holidays around the world. From hiking magnificent volcanoes in the Galapagos Islands and training for triathlons in Thailand, to personal training in the Mediterranean and family fitness activities.
Cultivating a healthy lifestyle is still extremely important and beneficial as we emerge from the pandemic and return to normal. Many people will have developed exercise routines at home during lockdowns that have become impractical to execute as we return to offices and workplaces. An energising fitness holiday gives you the mental and physical benefits of exercising whilst also immersing you in the positive effects of travel on the mind, body and soul, and after a chaotic two years these fitness retreats will ensure you get the refresh and reboot you need.
Start planning your healthy lifestyle, whether it’s to take up a new sport, to start a weight-loss journey or just to get away from home, here are the best invigorating fitness holidays for 2022.
Ride the waves in Sri Lanka: The BNKR
Kickstart your healthy lifestyle journey with a kitesurfing and fitness programme on the sunny beaches of The BNKR. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, with personal training and private kiting sessions you’ll get the specified support you need to progress in your abilities, alongside workshops and guidance to help your overall mental and physical wellbeing. The beautiful jungle setting, healthy meals and exhilarating activities will give you the tools to reset your mindset and achieve your fitness goals in 2022.
Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at The BNKR from £1,830pp. Price includes full board, a wellness programme and return private transfers.
Get outside and get active in Galapagos: Active Tour Galapagos
Explore your adventurous side on an action-packed escape to the infamous islands of Galapagos. The tour offers a variety of exciting excursions, from kayaking and snorkelling in the exquisite turquoise waters, to biking and hiking up breath-taking volcanoes, and with even more energizing activities available you’ll feel ready to take on anything in 2022. Why not step out of your comfort zone, take the plunge into the archipelago and let your inner explorer take over as you venture further into the new year?
Health and Fitness Travel offers a 10-day tour from £2,525pp. Price includes breakfast, five lunches and two dinners, an active tour and arrival transfer.
Push yourself to the limit in Fuerteventura: The Fit Retreat
Embark on a strengthening exercise escape surrounded by the mountains and beaches of rural Fuerteventura. Start your day with morning workouts, paddle boarding and hiking trips, and unwind in the evening with full body relaxation massages and a dip in the pool to give your mind and body a refresh for the new year. Through balanced diets, revitalising exercise, and recuperation you can achieve your personal fitness goals and create a positive and effective change for the future.
Health and Fitness Travel offers night nights at The Fit Retreat from £1,230pp or £1,395 for single occupancy. Price includes five breakfast, brunches and evening meals, a fitness programme and return private transfers.
Exercise your mind and body in Cyprus: Casale Panayiotis
Nestled in the ancient spa village of Kalopanayiotis, the natural sulphur-spring-waters, traditional Cypriot cooking and invigorating activities make this the ultimate sunshine fitness escape, from cardio and mountain biking, to meditations and massages, there’s enough to keep your mind and body busy as you kickstart your new year the right way. The luxurious Myrianthousa Spa’s hydrotherapy pool and tropical showers boast panoramic views, so you can soak up the incredible vistas of the mountains as you give your body a well-earned rejuvenation.
Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at Casale Panayiotis from £1,065pp or £1,325 for single occupancy. Price includes breakfast, a wellness programme and return private transfers.
Get triathlon fit in Thailand: Thanyapura Health and Sports Resort
Reboot and recharge on this enhancing fitness retreat in the expansive forests of Southern Thailand. You can reach optimum performance with strenuous workouts and a team of expert instructors and trained therapists, there to provide you with the tools to reach your peak physical and mental health. Consultations will ensure your programme is tailored to your individual needs, and group training sessions and muscle relaxing therapies with make sure you start the year feeling healthy, motivated and stronger than ever.
Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at Thanyapura Health and Sports Resort from £885pp or £1,290 for single occupancy. Price includes breakfast, a wellness programme and return private transfers.
Aim high in India: Ananda in the Himalayas
The impressive Himalayan mountains create a relaxing and refreshing setting to step away from stress and make your health and fitness a priority for the new year. Jump into the personal training, bootcamp and meditation sessions to give your body a much-needed reboot before letting go with a variety of rejuvenating massages and therapies. Treat yourself to the excitement of rafting or trekking and finish off the fun with an Ananda Rejuvenation poolside dinner the pool for the ultimate fitness break.
Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at Ananda in the Himalayas from £3,225pp or £3,915 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a wellness programme and return private transfers.
Get fitter and faster in Spain: Marbella Club Optimal
Soak up the Mediterranean sun as you push your body to the limits with personal training sessions, hiking and water sports on this fun-filled fitness retreat. A fitness evaluation on arrival will ensure your holiday is tailor-made to your personal needs, with expert therapists and trained instructors to help you achieve your fitness goals. With nutritional consultations throughout your stay you’ll work to achieve your best mental and physical health with the support to continue your fitness journey into the new year.
Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at Marbella Club from £3,925pp or £5,360 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a wellness programme and return private transfers.
Detox, lose weight and shape up in Bali: REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort
Combining the latest in medical science with ancient holistic healing practices, this detox and weight loss retreat promises effective results and life-long benefits. Detoxify your body from the inside out through wholesome food and keep active with hybrid fitness activities to encourage safe and healthy weight loss and toning. Unwind with a range of spa treatments, from a cleansing abdominal massage to an anti-ageing detox treatment. You’re sure to leave this tropical paradise with a positive mindset for a healthy 2022.
Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort from £3,185pp or £4,020 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a wellness programme and return private transfers.
Get fit with your kids in Mauritius: Shanti Maurice
Idyllic sand beaches and crystal-clear waters provide the perfect setting for a week of water sports, activities and workouts on this family-friendly escape to the sunshine. Group classes will allow you to get your fitness fix whilst enjoying some much-needed family time, and the extensive facilities ensures there’s something for everyone, no matter the age or ability. With 35 acres of tropical gardens and a variety of culinary options available the whole family is sure to leave feeling happy and healthy for 2022.
Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at Shanti Maurice from £1,955 for two adults and one baby or £3,880 for two adults and two children. Price includes half board, a wellness programme and return private transfers.
Experience the ultimate adrenaline rush in Argentina and Chile: Active Tour Argentina and Chile
Mix fitness and pleasure on this incredible active tour through the beautiful mountains and glaciers of South America. Throw yourself into adventure with guided hikes, wine tours and camping excursions, combining the excitement of travelling with the benefits of exercise so you can boost your mental and physical wellbeing whilst exploring new places and meeting new people. Leave your worries behind you and bring in the new year with an exciting trip that combines your fitness and wellness needs into one unforgettable experience.
Health and Fitness Travel offers a 20-day tour from £5,045pp. Price includes breakfast, six lunches, three dinners, an active tour and arrival transfers.