A global luxury wellness travel company, they had us at hello as we began our search for winter resort getaways. As the cold weather has well and truly set in, so too has our appetite for one too many creamy chai lattes and soup with extra servings of sourdough. While hibernation and feasting seems the simple solution during the cold days and nights, you can find solace, rejuvenation and warmth with Health and Fitness Travel’s bespoke tailor-made getaways.
Creating their own collection of trademark healthy holidays across the world, founders Paul Joseph, Adam Heathcote and Australian co-founder Samantha Lippiatt combined their passions for hiking, yoga, health and relaxation to make it effortless to break free from the seasonal slumbers and whisk yourself away to a private beach villa or spa resort.
Specializing in wellness and detox retreats, one of the resort programs that caught our eye is the Blue Palace Resort Spa set on the edge of the pure and pristine blue northern coastline of Greece. The Thalassotherapy package is a week of seawater and thermal clay hydromassage baths, body wraps and hot stone therapy massages just to name a few of the many healing treatments included.
We may be biased, but we couldn’t forgo mentioning the tropical haven on our own shores amidst the Whitsunday’s. On the quiet island of Hamilton is Qualia Resort. Here you can start your days with core strength and stretching classes, spend the rest of the day sailing and snorkeling and end with sunset meditation, bliss.
Parrot Cay is an exclusive private island in the Caribbean with a quietly understated luxurious resort to rejuvenate. Here therapists help you to discover your calming spirit, improve your health and recover your sense of balance all the while indulging in fresh healthy food and some serious vitamin D.
Finally, there’s Cancun, Now Sapphire Rivera, Mexico. Surrounded by miles of white, sandy beaches you can submerge into the clear warm water of the Caribbean Sea or in your own spa filled with natural marine and botanical ingredients. It may be hard to return home.