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Top 5 Cultural Wellness Adventure Destinations to Escape to this Valentine’s Day


Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to woo your loved one than to whisk them away to a far-off land for some much-needed R&R?

We’ve rounded up the top five destinations to get some sun, sea, sand and relaxation – with a sprinkling of adventure thrown in, too.

Valley of Ourika, Morocco

Morocco: Discover Recover

Discover the diverse culture of this exotic country before unwinding on a romantic healthy holiday beneath the Moroccan sun. Ideal for culture loving couples, marvel at snake charmers on a guided tour of Marrakech, explore the Atlas Mountains on a mountain bike tour, or learn traditional cooking methods on a Moroccan cookery course. Once you’ve both sampled the country’s rich culture, recover from your adventures at a luxurious wellness retreat. Choose from a range of holistic spa treatments or take ten in the traditional Moroccan Hammam, for a rejuvenating end to your adventurous Valentine’s escape.

Bedugul and Singaraja, Bali

Bali: Discover Recover

Bask in the glow of a picture perfect sunset when you discover the beautiful island of Bali on an exclusive Discover Recover holiday this Valentine’s. From jungle trekking and volcano hiking, to guided village cycling and temple tours, there is no end of exciting ways to explore the island together. When you’ve finished exploring, recover in one of five luxury wellness retreats as you indulge in therapeutic spa treatments and re-energise as you enjoy holistic activities such as yoga, Pilates and meditation.

Rainforest park tour, Costa Rica

Costa Rica: Discover Recover

Escape for a Valentine’s Day to remember by exploring the stunning tropical rainforests and unspoilt coastlines of Costa Rica. From guided tours of the city of San Jose and a visit to an authentic coffee plantation, to white water rafting and zip-lining through a volcanic national park, you will love the adventures you share together on this exciting cultural adventure. Before heading home and back to reality, recover at a choice of wellness retreats where you can relax in total luxury. Unwind with indulgent spa treatments, or enjoy a refreshing surf together in the Pacific Ocean. However you choose to explore, you are sure to find an adventurous activity that excites both of you.

Bay Pitons, St. Lucia

St Lucia: Discover Recover

Choose the stunning Caribbean island of St Lucia, for a cultural wellness adventure that has it all. Discover the island on a catamaran boat tour and get up close to the iconic Piton Mountains, or take a dip in a refreshing natural waterfall pool, before tasting award winning rums or creating your own chocolate bar at the Hotel Chocolat resort. Enjoy off-road cycling on jungle trails or tour the beautiful coastline and tranquil waters by kayak. Recover at a luxury wellness retreat with therapeutic spa treatments that sound good enough to eat, like the Lucian Lime & Ginger Scrub, or take part in holistic group classes, including yoga and Pilates.

Palawan Chicoy Enerio, Philippines

Philippines: Discover Recover

Boasting dramatic landscapes, beautiful historic towns and miles of unspoilt, sandy beaches the Philippines has something for every couple. Experience the vibrant, eclectic city of Manila on a guided city tour, or discover the hidden valley and swim in the stunning natural pools. Dance the night away and experience Filipino culture first-hand at a traditional fiesta before recovering in a tropical paradise surrounded by mango tress. With spa treatments including exotic massages and detox wraps, as well as a number of well-being activities and fitness classes, there are endless ways to relax and unwind.

Health and Fitness Travel offer a selection of 10 nights in all the above destinations. Price includes a Discover Recover programme, return flights and transfers. Call 0203 397 8891 or visit for more information.