Top 5 Sports Honeymoon Destinations for Best Activities
- 23 March 2015 23 March 2015
For the majority of couples beginning the search for their dream honeymoon, the image usually conjured is lounging on an exotic beach, sipping on cocktails spending a week completely horizontal. Although a little bit of this can’t do any harm, a whole week of lazing around doesn’t appeal to every couple. For those more active newlyweds, who want to get their blood-pumping and endorphins soaring on their honeymoon, our top 5 sports honeymoon destinations are for thrill-seeking newlyweds.
Our vast array of healthy honeymoons offer you the chance to discover your perfect couples’ wellness retreat with exhilarating activities, luxury spa treatments and delicious cuisine, available in stunning destinations worldwide. Add a healthy twist to your honeymoon and enjoy keeping active as you create unforgettable experiences and delve into a fun-filled activity honeymoon. Cycle through the breath-taking scenery of the Tuscan hillsides, paddle-board across the tropical waters of Thailand’s Northern coastline or surf world-class waves on Costa Rica’s beautiful Pacific Ocean beaches.
Best for Tennis, Antigua: Carlisle Bay Tennis
Enjoy a game together Carlisle Bay
For active duos that can’t get enough of life on the courts, why not whisk each other away on a tennis break to the idyllic coastline of Antigua to work on your tennis game together. Boost your game with professional private lessons on their top-of-the-range courts set against a tropical backdrop. The ideal destination for an unforgettable sports holiday, enjoy a morning on the court boosting fitness together, then retreat to the palm fringed shores and turquoise waters for some water sports fun. Relax and soak up the Caribbean sunshine on the pristine white sands, then unwind with an afternoon at the luxurious Blue Spa and indulge in a deep tissue massage.
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Best for Surfing, Costa Rica: Florblanca Surfing
Wake for a sunrise surf together at Florblanca
Wake to the sound of the Pacific Ocean crashing against the breath-taking golden sands of Costa Rica on a healthy honeymoon with your loved one. The perfect opportunity to combine a yoga honeymoon with a tropical surfing escape, embrace the support of an excellent surf school that will have you cruising along your first wave in no time. Stretch muscles after a hard day’s paddling in the sunshine with yoga classes in an open-air studio. Delve into the tropical jungle and clear waters on this luxury wellness honeymoon and cherish your romantic surroundings by relaxing amongst the treetops in your own private honeymoon house.
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Best for Cycling, Italy: Adler Thermae Active Fitness
Relax together after a day cycyling through Tuscany at Adler Thermae
Traverse along the rolling scenic hillsides of Tuscany, side by side with your loved one, for a romantic fitness honeymoon experience. Inviting newlyweds to embrace the great outdoors, breathe in the fresh mountain air and feel rejuvenated as you cycle through the awe-inspiring beauty of the Tuscan countryside, exploring medieval villages and sampling some of Tuscany’s culinary delights. Keep active with guided Nordic walking for a healthy morning start, before feeling the benefits of personal training session and relaxing group yoga classes. Unwind together at the end of an adventurous day as you soak in the spa’s luxurious thermal pools, believed to contain natural healing powers.
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Best for Skiing, Austria: Grand Park Ski & Spa
Venture through the mountains together at Grand Park
Spend your healthy honeymoon in ultimate luxury on a ski and spa break within the idyllic landscape of the snow covered Gastein Valley mountains. Ideal for a wellness minimoon for active couples who love gliding along the crisp slopes together; enjoy the ski buses that’ll take you from your hotel door to the ski-lifts in just two minutes, ready for a day on the slopes. After a day spent on the mountain, stretch tired muscles with complimentary yoga before relaxing together in the luxury spa’s healing thermal springs. Perfect for a romantic luxury spa honeymoon, retreat to the couples’ private spa room and unwind together in the lap of luxury.
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Best for Water Sports, Thailand: Soneva Kiri Fusion Fitness
Dive into the depths together at Soneva Kiri
Keep active on your healthy honeymoon whilst enjoying the beautiful surroundings of this luxury retreat on Thailand’s beautiful Koh Kood island, perfect for an active couple in love. With a host of water sports on offer, this beach wellness honeymoon is great for couples looking to make a splash with kayaking, paddle-boarding and windsurfing lessons, for a fun-filled workout. Wind-down together after a day on the water with complimentary classes including Tai Chi, yoga and meditation, or rejuvenate with a relaxing break in the Six Senses Spa. Offering luxurious treatments, from signature massages to revitalising facials and body scrubs, you will return home from your luxury activity holiday to married life rejuvenated and revived.
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