Would you like to holiday like a celebrity? They are often seen relaxing in magnificent holiday destinations when they want to escape the pressures of their paparazzi fuelled life. We, too, require a quick getaway from our daily working life so that we can be transported into our own personal paradise. But in today's world, you can go on these breaks without a large bank account and enjoy your next health and fitness holiday.

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Set in a secluded bay on the southern tip of Grenada, LaLuna is the ultimate island getaway. My seven-night stay at the luxury resort was just the escape I needed. The road leading up to LaLuna is unpaved and bumpy, but don't be fooled by the drive, upon entering the resort you will realise that you've tumbled upon a hidden paradise.

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Going on holiday doesn't mean that you have to give up your health and fitness regime in favour of partying and over indulgence (although you most certainly can if you wish).

If you want a break from your usual gym routine, then get away from it all and have fun keeping fit ensuring you come home looking healthier, lighter and more rejuvenated than ever. Staff at flight comparison site Skyscanner, reveal their favourite ways to eat well and exercise whilst on holiday.

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With the fit and active 'baby-boomer' generation now reaching 65 years plus, they are making a big impact on the health and fitness travel sector and it's set to continue. More than 10 million people alive today will live to be more than 100 years old. The older generation are seeking holiday destinations which encourage more physical and mental activity. Having that spending power to go on holiday, baby boomers consider holidays no longer an indulgence but a necessity of life for their well-being.

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With our father's stomachs slowly expanding and their backs gradually bending, Father's Day couldn't have come any quicker. The perfect gift this Father's Day is not only to express to our dads how much we care and how we actually do acknowledge their existence, but it is also the opportunity to encourage them to take more time out of their stressful routines and look after themselves for a change.

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Man, I feel like a woman. Visiting a spa may not be every bloke's cup of tea, but massages and facials aren't only for women. Are you stressed and need some rest and recovery? Looking for a quick getaway to be pampered or need a good detox? Why don't you pop into a spa and be restored. OK, I know what you're thinking, men… going to spas… ahh what a complete joke! Those places are a hazard for men, one foot in and I will come out like a hairless chicken, smelling like peaches! But that's not the way to think.

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Having just returned from a seven-night stay at Jewel Dunn's River Resort, it's safe to say that it goes above and beyond any other all-inclusive resorts I've stayed at. I ended my holiday in Jamaica feeling refreshed, revitalised and keen to book my next trip back.

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For someone who likes endless activities and sun, a short health and fitness break away was just what I needed. I flew to the Algarve in Portugal to stay at the new five-star Martinhal Luxury Beach Resort. Opened in April 2010 and destined to become one of the finest luxury resorts on the Algarve, I was looking forward to staying there and experiencing what it had to offer.

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Of the most common excuses men and women use for not exercising 'lack of time' is possibly the worst. You can try justifying your excuse with a hectic job or demanding family life, but in reality there is always time for exercise; you just have to be willing to find it.

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In today's fast-paced, frenzied society, increasing numbers of stressed out individuals are shunning their slick, mirror-tiled high-tech gyms to pursue yoga as a form of exercise. Not only does yoga produce a cardiovascular workout, but it can help to reduce blood pressure, heart disease, depression and stress as well as improving focus and concentration. And did we mention fun? Yes, yoga is a lot of fun. Holidays with yoga classes are proving more and more popular, especially as they help to enhance a holiday's wellness element.

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Tone muscles, cleanse out toxins, calm your mind and restore an overstressed body, leaving you rejuvenated and energised at the world's first spa and organic wellness resort in Malaysia. Called The Chateau and nestled serenely in the Berjaya Hills, it opens its doors to the world on 11th July 2011.

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I was very excited about visiting SHA Wellness Clinic to rejuvenate and energise for a few days in Spain. It's making quite a name for itself and with regular visits from the likes of Kylie Minogue, Simon Cowell and Naomi Campbell, it seems everybody wants to reap the rewards from coming here.

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Healthandfitnesstravel.com features in the Independent's 50 Best Travel Websites, with author Rhiannon Batten 'seeing the world the smart way', recommending healthandfitnesstravel.com in the article that leads readers where to 'bag a bargain and load up on local knowledge'.

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As the name suggests, this new resort which opened in July 2010 offers a wellness experience for those wanting to improve their longevity. Programmes include a wellness and fitness boost week, detox, stress management and weight loss. Situated in the beautiful natural area of Monchique in the Algarve Portugal, this perfect natural and wellness getaway is surrounded by breath-taking views over coastal mountains, making it the ideal location for a health retreat. All guests have access to a weekly health and fitness schedule which include morning and afternoon hikes, classes in Pilates, dance, aqua aerobics, mind fitness, stretching and lectures in Osteopathy, stress management and nutrition.

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Ayii Anargyri Natural Healing Spa Resort is a chic, boutique retreat for those seeking healing and rejuvenation. Located on the hills of Paphos, Cyprus the resort's unique history and natural resources make it an idyllic retreat  to restore, explore and transform yourself.

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Experience a fitness boot camp like no other. The BodyHoliday Well Fit retreat, run by Olympic legend Daley Thompson and former Gladiator Kate Staples, is back for its second consecutive year at LeSport resort in St. Lucia.

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 Yoga June. The heading says it all - yoga throughout the whole month of June at LeSport, The BodyHoliday in St. Lucia. Their Wellness Centre's usual weekly activities schedule include daily yoga classes, but in the month of June, there are many more classes and of different varieties for guests to indulge in while on holiday.

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Thanks to a late Easter, the early May bank holiday and now the Royal Wedding on 29 April, Brits can take three days leave and get an 11 day break between 22 April and 2 May.

Watch the royal wedding by the pool on holiday on satellite TV for those who don't want to miss Will and Kate's big day. For those wishing to escape the wedding celebrations for a healthy few days away, a European rejuvenating break is the perfect choice.

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Detox, or detoxification is the removal of toxins from the body via methods including special diets, hydrotherapy, sauna therapies and exercise.

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