With fitness holidays taking the world by storm, it’s time to start thinking about your next holiday style, because let’s face it, there’s always something else to discover and it’s always best to be the trend setter… Right?! Life is also tough and finding time to really wind down is hard between work, family, studying or whatever it is that you’re focused on right now. So why not embark on one of our top 10 adventure sports holidays for fitness fans. From Thailand to Tuscany, and even Costa Rica and Spain there are adventures to be had both near and far… so what are you waiting for?
Triathalon Thailand
Triathlon and Sports Training in Thailand: Thanyapura Triathlon
Whether you are a seasoned triathlete looking to up your game, or are just looking for a fitness holiday, this unique sports retreat in Phuket is for you. World-class training facilities and professional coaching (for triathletes of all abilities) whip you into shape with a mixture of fitness activities on this sports holiday. Take advantage of the quiet local roads, perfect for biking, as you absorb stunning mountainous surrounding and lush tropical forest. Get in the mind-set of a true athlete and challenge yourself by attending the group fitness classes. Soak up local Thai culture with Muay Thai boxing, before unwinding with a well-deserved sports massage at the spa.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Thanyapura from £1,480pp or £1,680 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a triathlon training programme, return flights and transfers.
Tuscany
Hiking in Tuscany: Adler Thermae Active Fitness
Lace up your walking boots and escape to beautiful Italy to explore the rolling hills of the Tuscan countryside by foot. Ideal for hiking fans, this healthy break lets you absorb the stunning surroundings of Tuscany’s natural park and venture to local romantic villages to sample local cultural and culinary delights. Early morning Nordic walks will kick-start your healthy day of exploration, whilst mountain biking tours along world-class trails satisfy your taste for adventure. After a full day of trekking, take time to relax in Adler Thermae’s very own thermal spa as you unwind in natural hot spring waters.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 5 nights at Adler Thermae from £1,095pp or £1,480 for single occupancy. Price includes breakfast, a fitness programme and return flights.
Jungle & Volcano Trekking in Bali: Bali Discover Recover™
For those with a zest for adventure, embark on this trekking holiday in Bali. Embrace the opportunity to hike through exotic jungles as you discover crater lakes and ancient temples. Feel immersed in the world of Balinese wildlife when spotting exotic birds and monkeys as well as enjoy unique tropical flora during your walk. For an added taste of adventure, trek to the active volcano Mt. Batur, and witness the view from the summit in the morning light – you can even cook your eggs on one of the volcano’s steam fissures. Pamper yourself after this adventure holiday by enjoying indulgent treatments at a luxury wellness resort, such as Como Shambhala.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 10 nights in Bali from £2,015pp or £2,740 for single occupancy. Price includes a choice of boards, a Discover Recover programme, return flights and transfers.
Surfing Costa Rica
Surfing in Costa Rica: Florblanca Surfing
Surf’s up at this luxury boutique, nestled in the jungles of Costa Rica, where you can ride the waves for a spa & sport holiday combo to remember. Suitable for all, whether you’re a little shaky on your board or a seasoned pro, brave the open water with lessons from expert local instructors. This adventure and activity holiday offers more than just an outstanding surfing break: explore your tropical surroundings with horse riding, zip lining or hiking. After a day of surfing, indulge in holistic treatments and therapies at the spa to enhance your well-being. The natural feel of this retreat makes it an ideal place to unwind and enjoy tranquillity.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Florblanca from £2,235pp or £3,035 for single occupancy. Price includes breakfast, a surfing programme, return flights and transfers.
Cycling holiday Spain
Cycling in Spain: F12 Advanced Cycling Retreat
For a challenging and rewarding holiday, embark on this 7 day health and fitness cycling retreat in the picturesque area of the Murcia region in Spain. Feel like a peddling-pro as you are guided through the beautiful Spanish countryside, following the same routes used in professional road races. For an added element of culture, soak in historic sites along the way as you push your fitness levels to the limit. Be sure to make this a truly beneficial activity break by enjoying the spa and hydrotherapy facilities to soothe those sore legs. Benefit from recovery sessions lead by a F12 trainer and learn more about sports nutrition.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at F12 from £1,350pp or £1,350 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a cycling programme, return flights and transfers.
 
Morocco Casbah Atlas Mountains
Atlas Mountain Biking &Trekking in Morocco: Morocco Discover Recover™
The rich culture and charming nature of Morocco makes it a truly unique place to explore, keep active and lose-weight on holiday. Embark on the adventure of a lifetime as you trek and bike around the rugged peaks of the breath-taking Atlas Mountains. Explore this rocky region mountain biking and following a guide through a network of secret trails and dirt tracks. Venture out on an exhilarating climb and visit the village of Imlil and the Side Chamarouch shrine. Health and Fitness Travel’s exclusive Discover Recover™ Moroccan activity break allows you to unwind in luxury at Paradis Plage. Recover with group yoga classes, sensorial hammams, massages and body exfoliation treatments.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 10 nights in Morocco from £1,620pp or £2,155 for single occupancy. Price includes a choice of boards, a Discover Recover programme, return flights and transfers.
Skiing in Gstaad
Skiing in Switzerland: Alpina Gstaad Ski & Spa
Retreat to Switzerland for a luxury skiing break with the perfect mix of fitness, adventure and relaxation. Stay in one of the largest and most luxurious skiing areas in Europe with access to several popular ski zones. Whether you’re going for the greens or blitzing it down the black slopes, this retreat is perfect for all abilities. For added fitness, make the most of the outdoor activities on offer, such as hiking or mountain biking, to venture into the spectacular mountain scenery. Enjoy complementary access to the Six Senses Spa and choose from an indulgent range of 60 treatments to return home feeling re-energised and invigorated.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Alpina Gstaad from £1,570pp or £2,070 for single occupancy. Price includes breakfast, a ski & spa programme and return flights.
Ubud jungle trek
White Water Rafting in Bali: Maya Ubud Adventure
Grab your paddles and get ready for an adrenaline-charged ride down the spectacular Ayung River on an exciting adventure break in Ubud, Bali. Make your way down the rapids and take in breath-taking views of unspoilt tropical rainforest, river gorges and exquisite rice paddy terraces. Enjoy a variety of other activities on this active holiday, and explore the rich culture of the vibrant village of Ubud on bike or by foot. The secluded and luxurious paradise of the Maya Ubud retreat provides the perfect environment to recline at the end of your exhilarating day. Enjoy a wealth of luxurious wellness treatments at the award-winning spa.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Maya Ubud from £1,895pp or £2,515 for single occupancy. Price includes breakfast, an adventure programme, return flights and transfers.
Zighy Bay Paragliding
Paragliding & Mountain Hiking in Oman: Zighy Bay Sense of Adventure
Soar through the sky and paraglide over magnificent mountains on this stunning Middle-Eastern retreat. Located on the headland of the Musandam Peninsula of Oman, you can view the exquisite long sandy beach and turquoise waters of the retreat from above. There will be no stopping multi-activity holiday fans, who can follow an exhilarating ride by hiking into the mountains and exploring the surrounding area further. Reconnect with nature as you adventure through this unique rocky environment. After your exciting day, take in the tranquillity of this luxurious wellness retreat as you work your way through tempting treatments at the Six Senses Spa.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Zighy Bay from £2,135pp or £2,665 for single occupancy. Price includes breakfast, an adventure programme, return flights and transfers.
St Lucia
Costal Kayaking, Climbing & Jungle Biking in St. Lucia: St. Lucia Discover Recover™
Quench your thirst for adventure by keeping fit and exploring the picturesque Caribbean island of St. Lucia. For an active holiday where you can experience all of the natural beauty and scenery the island has to offer, this adventure island getaway has it all. Brave the open water and go on a coastal kayaking tour, where you will visit a lagoon and canopied mangroves. Work those muscles by hiking up Gros Piton to visit one of the island’s iconic landscapes with this challenging climb. Peddle through the forest with jungle biking before visiting a volcanic swimming hole to cool off. Soothe those aching muscles with a wellness break at The BodyHoliday.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 10 nights in St Lucia from £2,610pp or £2,900 for single occupancy. Price includes a choice of boards, a Discover Recover programme, return flights and transfers.
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