From a luxurious health spa in Italy to a holistic couples retreat in beautiful Bali – these great savings are sure to inspire you to book your wellness holiday early.
‘The early bird catches the worm’, as the old adage goes. And it certainly rings true when it comes to booking holidays, with guaranteed availability and substantial savings to be made on both accommodation and flights when booking early. Encouraging travellers to be ahead of the January booking rush, Health and Fitness Travel, the wellness holiday specialists, share their best healthy holidays to book now, in order to enjoy the greatest savings.
For the Fitness Fanatic: BodyHoliday, St Lucia
Nestled on the Caribbean island of St Lucia, fitness fanatics will be spoilt for choice at BodyHoliday, with a diverse range of classes and activities, from spinning and beach boot camps to yoga and hiking. Keep moving on a scenic bike ride or ocean kayaking adventure, before acing your tennis game or taking a swing at golf. After an active day, relax at the luxury spa with a choice of daily treatments, including massages, body scrubs and facials.
Book by 15th December 2017 for a 40% discount on holidays between 25th March and 31st October 2018.
For the Spa Seeker: Lefay, Italy
For an inspiring dose of fresh air, lake-side natural beauty and a thorough wellness boost, escape to the northern Italian mountains of Lake Garda in 2018 for a healthy break with a touch of luxury at Lefay. Soothe your senses with indulgent spa therapies, combining ancient Chinese medicine with modern western science for a truly holistic approach to health and well-being. With programmes including detox, anti-ageing and weight loss, this luxurious spa break has something for everyone.
Book 100 days prior to arrival for a 10% discount
For Couples: Como Shambhala Estate, Bali
Set within 9 acres of lush tropical jungle, escape with your loved one to this beautiful Balinese wellness retreat, which calms and nurtures with its holistic spa therapies. Discover the hidden water gardens by the Ayung River, where you and your other-half can unwind with holistic Ayurveda spa treatments. Luxurious private villas, each with their own infinity-edged pools, set the tone for a romantic getaway, whilst the yoga and Pilates pavilion offers a serene atmosphere in which to unwind in paradise.
Book 90 days prior to arrival for a 20% discount
For Sporty Types: Thanyapura, Thailand
Up your game at this specialist sports retreat in Phuket, with training grounds for athletes of all abilities. Choose from a selection of sporty activities and reach your personal best with expert coaching in swimming, cycling, running and tennis. A training ground for the next generation of Olympians, enjoy world-class facilities including a 50m Olympic pool and competition-class tennis courts. Revive with a rejuvenating sports massage at the resort spa and indulge with holistic treatments for an enhanced sense of well-being.
Book 30 days in advance during peak times and 60 days in advance during off-peak periods for 10% discount
For a Mind & Body Makeover: Marbella Club, Spain
Valid: 2nd January – 22nd March 2017. Book by 31st December 2017
Begin 2018 with a healthy escape in the Marbella sunshine for a complete mind and body makeover. Whether you’re a yoga guru, spa worshipper or a lover of the great outdoors, strive for success and reach your wellness goals as you enjoy beach workouts, holistic activities and spa treatments. Choose from a wide selection of exhilarating activities whilst making the most of the stunning beach and mountain surroundings, including hiking, swimming and cycling for a truly restorative break.
Book by the end of 2017 for a 10% discount and a villa upgrade
For a Wellness Boost: Shanti Maurice, Mauritius
On the southern tip of the paradise island of Mauritius, boasting unparalleled views of the surrounding hills and offshore reefs, Shanti Maurice satisfies all the senses with a sublime luxury spa, spacious accommodation and a selection of restaurants brimming with fresh ideas. With healthy holiday programmes from Ayurveda rejuvenation and de-stress retreats, to detox breaks and fitness escapes, this inspiring wellness retreat offers lectures and cooking classes, for a fresh approach to long lasting health.
Book 60 days in advance for a 15% discount
For Families: Martinhal Luxury Beach Resort, Portugal
Discover the best of Portugal with mountain biking and windsurfing on an active family adventure holiday. With lessons available for all ages at the award-winning windsurfing academy and a varied selection of TREK bikes, sporty adventurers of all sizes can make the most of these stunning surroundings. After an active day; indulge in the luxury spa while the children enjoy one of the seven kid’s clubs and five sports academies, including surfing, windsurfing, swimming, tennis and football.
For advice, guidance and booking visit www.healthandfitnesstravel.com or call 0203 397 8891.
Book 60 days in advance for a 10% discount