10 Epic Fitness And Wellness Retreats
Many people are looking for escapes where they can not only continue their fitness journey but also rejuvenate their mind and body. These are some fitness and wellness retreats we think you will love.
Red Mountain Resort, Utah
This beautiful and serene resort is located on the edge of Snow Canyon State Park right outside of St. George. Healthy meals, cooking demonstrations, fitness classes, bike rentals, and guided hikes are included in the room rates. There is also a spa indoor and outdoor lap pool, hot tub, and fitness center.
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Mountain Trek Fitness Retreat And Health Spa, British Columbia
If you are looking to reset, reflect, and recharge, then this is the place for you. The goal is to incorporate small changes to live a healthy, balanced life. You’ll learn about nutrition, fitness, sleep, and mindfulness with strategies and tools to implement when you return home. They feature sunrise yoga, daily Nordic style hikes in the mountains, and time in the spa.
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Body Holiday St Lucia
“At this all-inclusive luxury resort dedicated to well- being, there are a number of ways to soothe the senses and restore the spirit. It is based on the philosophy of the four pillars of well-being; relaxation, restorative beauty, exercise, and diet.” There are endless amounts of activities – biking the coastline, hiking in the mountains, yoga, fitness classes, and swimming or diving in the crystal blue waters.
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The Cyclist’s Menu
“The Cyclist’s Menu hosts gravel & road cycling camps that have built a reputation on providing a transformational experience. Our food, cycling, and compelling love for life is the launchpad for this adventurous journey.” If you love adventure on two wheels, this is the retreat for you.
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The Ranch, Malibu
“The Ranch program and staff are dedicated to creating a safe, secure and sacred place for personal awareness and life transformation; physically, mentally and spiritually. Through a guided fitness regime, wellness support and properly calibrated nutrition, our immersive programs allow guests to detoxify their bodies in a healthy, sustainable way, all while getting back to basics in nature.” – The Ranch
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Mii Amo, Sedona Arizona
Nestled in the red rocks of Sedona, Mii Amo is an intimate spa that nourishes the mind, body, and soul with spiritual healers, hiking, and facials. Their “it’s all about you” philosophy caters to those seeking rest, renewal, and transformation.
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Nihi Sumba Island, Indonesia
A luxury resort 250 miles east of Bali that is known for Occy’s Left, the most exclusive surf break in the world (only 10 guests are allowed on it per day). If you like spa days, you must experience their “spa safari.” A 90-minute sunrise hike through mystical rice paddies and local villages to a secluded valley, which is then followed by a full day of unlimited treatments in a private ocean-view hut.
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This Scandinavian style, 21-acre retreat near Queenstown offers strenuous six to ten-mile treks (part of them on a portion of the famed Routeburn Track) with daily mindfulness sessions that take place against the beautiful backdrop of New Zealand’s Southern Alps—snow capped peaks and turquoise Lake Wakatipu.
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Surf Simply, Costa Rica
“Simply buy your plane ticket and we take care of everything else. We will have already asked you about your surfing experience, goals, and preferences regarding every detail of your trip from massages, stretch classes and food, to extra activities like stand up paddleboarding, zip-lining, or horseback riding. You will leave filled with enthusiasm and a solid understanding of the sport.” – Surf Simply
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Rancho La Puerta, Mexico
With reviews as “the most relaxing, invigorating, heavenly places ever,” who wouldn’t want to fly to Mexico for some R & R. It is an all-inclusive experience with guided hikes, trail runs, lap pools, yoga and fitness classes, along with lectures and programs that focus on the guests well-being.
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