Are you searching for a vacation that includes fitness and personal training, life coaching, healthy cuisine, and a no-nonsense approach to getting more out of life? When you opt for a Fitness Retreat, Yoga Retreat, Adventure Retreat, Wellness Vacation or Boot Camp, you’ll be swapping out the buffets and lounging about (which have their place from time to time, no argument there), for a break that brings you home fitter, happier and more motivated to identify and keep health goals.
Browse these top destinations for fitness, yoga or boot camp retreats with different types of programs designed to be your best vacation yet.
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New Life Hiking Spa offers an all-inclusive fitness and hiking-based wellness program. Its beautiful setting in the Green Mountains of Vermont allow for hiking, trail walks, mountain air, swimming, kayaking and cycling. Enjoy culinary classes and workshops, yoga, personal training, and more.
LAKE TOXAWAY, NORTH CAROLINA
Skyterra Weight Loss Spa & Fitness Resort offers an all-inclusive weight loss and fitness program. Its natural playground, including the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Pisgah National Forest, and the Broad River makes it uniquely unrivaled for hiking, kayaking, whitewater rafting, waterfall hunting, fishing, cycling, and more.
Wellfit Malibu Weight Loss and Fitness Resort offers an all-inclusive week-long program with everything you need to jump start or return to health and fitness. Wellness classes and services are led by certified health professionals who guide guests through hiking, yoga, fitness, meditation, cooking classes, and more.
The Ranch at Live Oak Malibu assists guests in recalibrating a healthy lifestyle through an intensive week-long endurance, fitness, yoga, wellness and nutrition program. The 7-day stay is hosted on the former estate of Hopalong Cassidy, or choose a 4 day stay at the nearby Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village.
PureRejuv Wellness Center is located on 400 rolling and wooded acres in the Poconos. Part of the Himalayan Institute Retreat Center, the retreats range from group yoga and fitness to extended stays focusing on cleansing, stress management, and more. Holistic services include Ayurvedic body treatments, massage, and clean eating.
E STROUDSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA
Deerfield Health Retreat & Spa is a health retreat and day spa that favors health over hype and laughs over luxury. The Retreat is just minutes from the Appalachian Trail and offers experienced guides for fitness hikes, personal trainers, modern fitness equipment, yoga classes, a heated pool, and nutritious cuisine.
CATSKILLS, NEW YORK
The Copperhood Retreat Get in Shape Plan is the perfect combination of pampering, education and results. Our fitness retreats let you explore the spectacular setting in the Catskill Mountains, where guest explore the region with guided hikes, bike trips, river treks, cross-country skiing, and snow-shoeing.
CATSKILLS, NEW YORK
Shane Diet & Fitness Resort offers a life-changing destination weight loss and fitness program for guests determined to live happier and healthier lives. The family-friendly program is suitable for all fitness levels and designed to be fun, challenging, and revitalizing in a beautiful vacation resort location.
Grail Springs Retreat offers all-inclusive health and spiritual getaways from 2 to 21 nights for guests to focus on Detox, Rejuvenation, Fitness and more. Also enjoy anti-aging treatments, massage and holistic therapies; yoga, hiking, Pilates, core and cardio circuit training; seasonal outdoor activities, saunas, and more.
VANCOUVER ISLAND, BRITISH COLUMBIA
Fresh Start Health Retreat Center has fitness and yoga programs for whole-health rejuvenation. Yoga, guided nature walks and excursions, qi gong or tai chi, and dance combine with lifestyle workshops, healthy eating and food prep, and a proven program, providing a well rounded retreat.
The Golden Door is a unique sanctuary modeled after ancient Japanese Honjin inns with koi ponds, lush gardens, and miles of scenic hiking trails, enhanced by the latest fitness techniques, ancient relaxation therapies, and personalized counseling to promote a healthy lifestyle and inner peace.
Rancho La Puerta was founded nearly 70 years ago as the original destination fitness resort and spa. Each week, guests enjoy spectacular surroundings, natural wellness therapies and nutrition by a panel of expert practitioners. Lifelong wellness from home is available after your visit through the WellnessFX online program.
SCOTLAND | SPAIN | MOROCCO
The Camp is the UK’s original boot camp for women, consistently praised as the most unique and successful, week long, for-women-only weight loss boot camps in Europe. Hosted at our exclusive, luxury properties in Scotland, Spain, and Morocco, our bootcamp courses are tailored and designed with your specific goals in mind.
COUNTY CLARE, IRELAND
The Cliffs of Moher Retreat hosts a number of health retreats all year, ranging from weekends to week-long retreats: from full yoga immersions to yoga with hiking or yoga and culinary instruction, as well as detoxification based on the Ayurvedic and Yogic systems.
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