Healthy Holidays for February
- 06 January 2014 06 January 2014
February is the time of year when we begin to settle back into our daily routine after all the excitement and stress that comes with the festive season. But if your New Year has started with a whimper rather than a bang then a healthy holiday could well be the answer to your needs. So why not revive those failing New Year’s resolutions and escape the cold on one of our exclusive wellness holidays designed specifically to leave you de-stressed and revitalised?
We’ve put together a list of our top 5 healthy holiday destinations to help you beat the dull and dreary weather and put the spring back in your step. Jet off to one of our stunning retreats and experience indulgent spa treatments and first class fitness activities; guaranteed to help you keep those resolutions on track.
Get fit with triathlon training at Thanyapura
Boasting fantastic sports facilities and top notch fitness coaching Thanyapura in Thailand is the perfect destination for an activity holiday. Located on the island of Phuket amongst sprawling mountains and lush forests the resort’s idyllic surroundings help you reconnect with nature and escape the wet and miserable February weather. Try your hand at Muay Thai or Kinesis training before enjoying a holistic Pilates or yoga class, whatever your preference you are guaranteed to find an activity to suit your needs. This health and fitness holiday offers tailored programmes aimed at helping you meet your personal fitness goals ranging from tennis and meditation options to the unmatched variety of one of our exclusive Fusion Fitness holidays. You can work on your fitness resolutions at the superb health centre before unwinding with an indulgent treatment at the spa. The unrivalled classes and activities on offer make Thanyapura a haven for health and fitness enthusiasts.
Average February Temperature for Thailand: 28°C, 76°F
TOP TIP: Happy to cater for everyone the resort features two different hotels tailored towards sports or relaxation depending on your preference.
More information: View Thanyapura
Costa Rica: Florblanca
Start your day right with a yoga class at Florblanca
Escape the cold and miserable weather at a luxurious boutique health and spa retreat in Costa Rica. With its own private beach and secluded jungle setting Florblanca is a fantastic choice for a luxury well-being holiday. The spacious villas are nestled amongst the lush vegetation dotted around the resort; awake to the noise of birdsong before venturing into your own private garden for a real back-to-nature experience. Florblanca prides itself on delivering first-rate spa treatments and if you visit the on-site Bambú Spa you’ll soon see why. Suspended over peaceful pools the spa offers a broad range of treatments ranging from facials to hot stone massages making it the perfect place to relax. Embark on a holistic yoga and Pilates themed programme, try your hand at surfing or treat yourself to a truly indulgent luxury spa holiday, the wide variety of programmes on offer at Florblanca mean there is something to suit everyone.
Average February Temperature for the Costa Rica: 28°C, 82°F
TOP TIP: We love the surfing facilities on offer; the wild waves and pristine white beach make this a great location to learn from one of the professional instructors.
More information: View Florblanca
Bali: Como Shambhala
Try Tai Chi in the rainforest at Como Shambhala
Kick-start those tricky New Year fitness resolutions on a luxury wellness holiday designed to help you get fit and get healthy. Located in the rainforest and offering stunning views of the Ayung River, the Como Shambhala retreat in Bali is the perfect destination for anyone looking for a health and well-being retreat. The friendly and attentive staff provide fantastic service and strive to deliver a relaxing, serene backdrop for you to unwind and rejuvenate. Spend your days working out at the Jungle Gym or de-stressing with a therapeutic class in the yoga pavilion; the range of wellness activities on offer mean there is something to suit everyone at this luxurious Balinese paradise. The resort happily caters for all your wellness needs and with specific programmes tailored towards detox, stress management, fitness and Ayurveda available you are sure to find something to help you beat those winter blues and return home feeling re-energised.
Average February Temperature for Bali: 26°C, 79°F
TOP TIP: Make sure to challenge yourself to one of the special guided challenges that take place outside of the estate, the hikes and mountain bike rides feature incredible views!
More information: View Como Shambhala Estate
Malaysia: The Banjaran
Relax in the peaceful crystal caves at The Banjaran
Embark on a healthy holiday to Malaysia and beat the winter blues this February. Nestled in a picturesque valley amongst lush rainforests, rejuvenating geothermal hot springs, natural caves and cascading waterfalls The Banjaran is ideal for anyone seeking a relaxing healthy break. Making full use of its surroundings the resort features meditation and thermal steam caves, jungle walks and for those brave enough to try, revitalising ice baths! Perfect for those looking to get back to nature you have the choice of staying in luxuriously furnished garden or canal-side villas. Indulge with a holistic treatment at the spa and with a broad range of massages, facials and specialist treatments on offer you are sure to find something to suit your specific needs. With breath-taking scenery and specialist programmes focusing on rejuvenation, weight loss, detox, fitness and well-being The Banjaran is the perfect destination for a revitalising luxury wellness holiday.
Average February Temperature for Malaysia: 28°C, 82°F
TOP TIP: Make sure to visit Jeff’s Cellar, set within a limestone cave this wine bar has an excellent selection of organic and rare wines for you to enjoy.
More information: View The Banjaran
Mauritius: Shanti Maurice
Unwind with a beachfront massage at Shanti Maurice
Nestled between sugarcane fields and the azure waters of the Indian Ocean, Shanti Maurice in Mauritius is a fantastic choice for anyone looking for a healthy holiday. The resort runs a number of programmes aimed at helping you detox, get fit and feel rejuvenated as well as our exclusive Fusion Fitness retreat for those seeking a complete bespoke wellness experience. All rooms at Shanti Maurice are ocean-facing and the well-appointed villas come complete with a private garden and pool. Keep up those New Year resolutions with different scheduled activities throughout the day including yoga, Pilates, and pranayama or for those looking to get their pulse racing you can try kayaking, windsurfing or circuit training. Cap off a day’s activities at the Nira Spa; the expert staff combine age-old Ayurvedic regimes with contemporary treatments to encourage improved health and well-being and make sure you return home fully revitalised.
Average February Temperature for Mauritius: 25°C, 77°F
TOP TIP: Be sure to visit the Fish and Rhum shack for delicious barbecue food served right on the beach.
More information: View Shanti Maurice
Talk to one of our Travel Specialists on 0203 397 8891 or contact us here to discuss tailor-making your perfect healthy holiday for Feburary.