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Activity holidays provide a great opportunity to try out something new in an idyllic environment. Stepping out of your comfort zone can initially be unsettling for anyone but can be especially daunting for those with learning difficulties. Which is why we’re proud to provide a range of accessible active holidays, which offer something for everyone looking to learn new skills, make new friends and memories that will last a lifetime whatever your personal requirements entail. Here are our top 5 activity holidays for adults with learning difficulties:
Kamalaya is a holistic spa resort nestled on the island of Koh Samui in the south of Thailand, making this the perfect destination for a luxury spa holiday. On this wellbeing sabbatical, you’ll be rewarded with a deeply restorative wellness break and learn to achieve a healthy mental balance in your everyday life with the help of a naturopath, physiotherapist, and life enhancement mentor. Indulge in various wellness workshops and release stress with bespoke spa therapies as you leave your responsibilities behind to focus on yourself. The wellness retreat includes access to group classes such as yoga, meditation , tai chi, aqua aerobics as well as the opportunity to take part in cooking classes, movie nights and local excursions. Kamalaya exudes tranquillity, with serene gardens, fishponds, and beauty spots in which to enjoy a quiet and undisturbed rest. With positivity and contentment at the heart of everything Kamalaya does, their friendly staff are always on hand with a warm smile and to attend to your wellness needs.
Information and booking: Wellbeing Sabbatical at Kamalaya
BodyHoliday is an absolute haven for fitness activities and wellness on the beautiful Caribbean island of St Lucia. Offering everything from archery to windsurfing as well as lots of opportunities to socialise with like-minded individuals, boredom just doesn’t exist at this luxurious wellness resort. BodyHoliday boasts an all-encompassing approach to wellness meaning you’ll also have access to delicious healthy cuisine, expert fitness advice and tailored spa treatments following a bespoke consultation to assess your personal needs. It truly is a fantastic option for a fun fitness-focused holiday! The friendly staff pride themselves on being extremely attentive and creating a warm, inclusive and personal atmosphere that will only see you rushing to book your next wellness trip (probably whilst you’re still there!)
Information and Booking: All-Inclusive at BodyHoliday
Set amongst the charming beaches and rolling hills of the beautiful Cypriot landscape, Aphrodite Hills prides itself on being an accessible and inclusive resort perfect for the active traveller. A Fusion Fitness™ holiday is the ideal option for those who are looking for a tailor-made fitness retreat that encompasses all areas of the wellness spectrum. From cardio to strength and sport, mind & body activities to spa therapies that will relax renew you, you’ll have your pick of holistic activities. If a golf holiday is your thing, the resort boasts the best course in all of Cyprus. If you’re looking to improve your general fitness, there are multiple group classes available to you including Zumba and interval training. Aphrodite Hills also boasts 5 on-site restaurants offering delectable cuisine from all over the world and a wonderful spa overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Overall, this luxurious healthy holiday is a great European destination for adults with learning difficulties.
Information and Booking: Fusion Fitness™ at Aphrodite Hills
Swimming is not only an incredible activity for fitness but also a valuable life skill that you can pick up on an active learning holiday. Thanyapura Health and Sports resort offers Thailand’s leading swimming holiday that can be completely tailored to the individual’s capabilities. With the help of a private instructor, you’ll enjoy expert analysis of your technique, help in meeting personalised targets and massages to help soothe those hard-working muscles after training at your own pace. The award-winning sports and health resort offers an array of fitness and wellness activities including cycling, yoga and mindfulness training and access to cooking classes to compliment your swim coaching. The resort itself offers accessibility-friendly rooms and access throughout the majority of the property making it easy to get around as you enjoy your wellness retreat.
Information and Booking: Learn to Swim at Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort
If you’re tempted by a yoga holiday but looking for a bit more activity, then look no further than Palacio Estoril in Portugal. Offering the perfect balance between activity and relaxation, the surf and yoga retreat is an exciting opportunity to learn a new skill whilst enjoying all Portugal has to offer in terms of wellness! Learn to ride the waves of the Atlantic on a retreat that includes private lessons with a surf instructor, private and group yoga sessions and a complimentary head and shoulder massage when you book via Health and Fitness Travel! Located just 20 minutes away from the Portuguese capital of Lisbon, you can enjoy both the vibrant city as well as the tranquil views over the Bay of Cascais and Estoril from the luxurious wellness hotel. Enjoy personal wellness assistance throughout your stay as well as complimentary access to gym facilities and unlimited use of the Dynamic pool, jacuzzi and hammam baths!
Information and Booking: Surf and Yoga at Palacio Estoril Golf & Spa Hotel
There is an activity holiday to suit everyone, whether you love the thrill of kayaking on tropical seas or prefer the challenge of a championship golf course in the vibrant European countryside. With idyllic surroundings and friendly professionals awaiting your arrival, why not book your perfect active holiday today?