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  • 10 of the Best Invigorating Fitness Holidays for 2021

    fitness holidays for 2021

    It’s time to start setting healthy goals for 2021, and exercise need not be a chore with activities like hiking, biking, surfing and triathlons on offer, whether it’s alone, with a partner, or with the whole family, you can lay the foundations for a healthy new year with these invigorating fitness holidays for 2021. From hiking magnificent volcanoes in the Galapagos Islands and training for triathlons in Thailand, to personal training in the Mediterranean and family fitness activities, there’s a healthy break for everyone to kickstart their fitness journey.

  • 10 of the Best Wellness Spa Holidays in Asia

    best wellness spa holidays in Asia

    Break free from the daily stresses of modern day life as you head off to idyllic Asia for a relaxing wellness spa retreat. Bask in the serene ambiance of the continent’s exotic natural surroundings whilst being pampered with a wide array of spa treatments, designed to enhance your well-being and vitality. More than just a simple spa break, our wellness spa holidays include tailored wellness programmes, designed to target everything from stress-management and weight-loss, to holistic healing and anti-ageing. Leave your troubles far behind and begin your journey with our 10 best wellness spa holidays in Asia, to rediscover your mind, body and soul.

  • 5 of the Best Spa Holidays in Bali

    Spa Holidays in Bali

    Home to lush tropical forests and turquoise waters, Bali is undoubtedly one of the world’s most idyllic destinations to unwind on a wellness spa holiday. Relax and leave all your stresses behind you, as you begin a journey of self-discovery within the natural beauty of one of Indonesia’s most awe-inspiring countries. A place of natural beauty, there are a vast array of activities to boost your wellness further within Bali’s diverse tropical landscapes, such as volcano trekking, mountain biking and water-sports.

  • 8 of the World’s Greatest Yoga Retreats to Book

    world's greatest yoga retreats


    We discover the world’s most luxurious and breathtaking yoga retreats to book around the world. From the local shores of Portugal, to the distant islands of the Maldives, grab your mat and you can practice anywhere you please, whether you are a beginner or an expert yogi. You’ll be able to gain a solid foundation and develop your personal practice on these hand-picked yoga holidays and retreats across the globe, and combine this with a variety of holistic sessions, relaxing spa facilities and beautiful backdrops, what more could you ask for in a yoga holiday?

    Each yoga retreat welcomes yogis of all levels and under the guidance of expert tuition so you can choose to start learning yoga on holiday, or focus on strengthening and developing your existing practice. Whichever path you choose, you will return home re-balanced, rested, and restored.

     

    Find your Balance in Bali – Divine Body Retreat at Bliss Body Retreat, Bali

    Yoga at Bliss Body Retreat in Bali

    Take yourself off on a luxury yoga retreat that immerses you in meditation and recuperation whilst surrounded by the infamous rice terraces and vast Balinese Jungle. Wash yourself of the strain and anxiety of everyday life with a healing holiday and you can immerse yourself in a world of meditation, rejuvenation and therapy. The organic approach of the Bliss Body Retreat offers a variety of yoga classes, nutritional seminars, and wellness treatments to boost your overall well-being and rediscover your inner balance among a calming Balinese backdrop.

    More Information: View Divine Body Retreat at Bliss Body Retreat

     

    Poolside Peacefulness in Costa Rica – Yoga at The Retreat, Costa Rica

    Yoga at The Retreat Costa Rica

    Find your serenity in the magnificent mountains of the Atenas province with an Ayurveda retreat. Not just an escape from the boredom of mundane life, this yoga holiday provides you with culinary opportunities, healing massages and nature hikes, all to help you relieve stress and find direction. The organic treatments and methods of a detox retreat can help you rid your body and mind of toxic thoughts and feelings, opening you up to the calming world of meditation and the incredible abilities of the mind, body, and soul.

    More information: View The Retreat

     

    Flow with the Mediterranean – Discover Yoga at Six Senses Kaplankaya, Turkey

    Discover Yoga at Six Senses Kaplankaya

    Embark on a yoga holiday and allow yourself to find your inner balance through the guided meditations, luxury spa and spectacular landscapes. Wake up to the coastline views, ocean breeze and the sparkling sea, spend your day doing personalised pranayama, and finish off the evening with a traditional Turkish treatment, to revitalise your body, mind, and soul. This yoga retreat is tailored to your personal needs, and combine it with cooking classes, water sports, exercise classes and sport to combine a fitness holiday that provides you with a journey of a lifetime, both spiritually and physically.

    More information: View Six Senses Kaplankaya

     

    Meditation in the mountains – Yoga at Ananda in the Himalayas, India

    A yoga retreat in the mountains at Ananda in the Himalayas in India

    Escape to India on a luxury yoga retreat and rebalance with yoga amongst the calming landscape of this exotic yoga holiday. An ideal choice for a singles holiday, enhance your well-being when you combine personalised yoga sessions and group classes, with discovering a taste of local culture through traditional Indian music classes and dance performances. For a true sense of wellness, make the most of complimentary Pranayama and meditation classes, before relaxing on a luxury spa holiday combined with aromatherapy massages and reflexology.

    More Information: View Ananda in the Himalayas

     

    Beach yoga – Yoga & Spa Premium at Paradis Plage, Morocco

    Beach yoga at Paradis Plage in Morocco

    Practice daily beach yoga, from sunrise to sunset on Portugal’s Atlantic coastline, for one of the best exotic yoga holidays at Paradis Plage. Keep active on your healthy adventure as you combine Manipura and aerial yoga with discovering the island through a selection of water sports, mountain biking and treks. One of the best destinations for beach yoga from our range of yoga & spa holidays, enhance your well-being after an active day in the traditional Moroccan Hammam and relax with therapeutic spa treatments.

    More information: View Paradis Plage

     

    Island yoga – Discover at COMO Maalifushi, Maldives

    Island yoga at COMO Maalifushi

    Find tranquility on a yoga retreat on the private island of Thaa Atoll, where work and worries are a world away. The crystal-clear waters and white sand beaches are a perfect escape, blended with group Pilates sessions, beach yoga classes, and exquisite culinary options, there is nothing to disturb your wellness practice while you are here. Find your Zen and unwind with a mindfulness retreat that also caters with optional activities to fill your day, and with this yoga holiday offering windsurfing, kayaking and mountain biking, it’s certain you’ll never want to leave.

    More information: View COMO Maalifushi

     

    Calm on the cliffs – Yoga at Pine Cliffs Resort, Portugal

    Yoga at Pine Cliffs Resort in Portugal

    Kickstart your morning an Ayurveda massage in the Serenity Spa, spend the afternoon in a guided meditation and finish off the evening watching the sun set over the cliffs, this yoga holiday allows your mind, body and soul to reset and relax. The range of sporting opportunities, wellness facilities, and breathtaking landscapes means this yoga retreat is the ideal choice for someone in need of a de-stress holiday. Not only will you watch the sun set over the water, but over your anxieties and worries too.

    More information: View Pine Cliffs Resort

     

    Sunrise yoga – Yoga Synergy at Kamalaya, Thailand

    Yoga at Kamalaya in Thailand

    Give your body and mind the break it needs with a luxury spa holiday and jet off to align your chakras and find your balance of mind, body, and soul with this yoga retreat. On the South coast of Koh Samui this wellness holiday offers you the tropical jungle foliage and lily ponds for the perfect ambience to supplement indulgent spa treatments, calming meditations and exhilarating water sports. Whilst you succumb to your wellness wanderlust on this yoga holiday, the holistic methods and natural healing on this will prove to you how meditation and mindfulness can improve your life significantly.

    More information: View Kamalaya

     

    Talk to one of our Travel Specialists on or contact us here to discuss tailor-making your perfect yoga holiday.

  • 8 Reasons to Choose an Adventure Holiday

    Reasons to Choose an Adventure Holiday

     

    Set your horizons beyond the norm and ask yourself, “Have I got what it takes to go on an adventure holiday?” Offering so much more than the traditional fly and flop getaway, adventure holidays can encompass a huge range of sports; outdoor activities, cultural experiences, tours and excursions meaning choice is only limited by your imagination and appetite for adventure. So what can you expect from an adventure holiday? Intrigue, cultural discoveries, mystery and excitement are all on the cards as you plunge into the unknown.

  • A Guide to Healthy Eating and Vegan Food in Bali

    A Guide to Healthy Eating and Vegan Food in Bali

    Our Naturopathic Nutrition Wellness Expert Hollie Bailey shares her guide to healthy eating and vegan food in Bali

  • Can Yoga Help You Lose Weight?

    Can Yoga Help You Lose Weight?

    It is a common misconception that yoga is not fast-paced enough to rid you of those extra pounds. However, you don’t have to look very far to find numerous testimonies of passionate yogis who swear by yoga, declaring it an extremely effective weight-loss technique. So, although to an outsider, yoga may appear to be just a series of light stretches and deep breaths, rendering it too low intensity to be an effective way to lose weight; for those of you who have already practiced yoga, you know that this is a severe misconception.

     

  • Interview with Andrea Baker, Retreats Manager at Komune Resort Beach Club

    Interview with Andrea Baker

    I have been a trainer for over 20 years now. Have always loved helping people improve their wellness, so studied to be a trainer when I was pregnant with my second child. I just kept on wanting to help more people, started working/managing in Health Retreats working on all areas of people’s health.

  • Interview with Dr Prasanth, the Ayurvedic doctor from Como Shambhala

    Interview with Dr Prasanth

    Dr. Prasanth.V.S. is a qualified practitioner of Integrative Medicine with 22 years of experience in Traditional Indian Medicine of Ayurveda. In March 2015, he started working with COMO Shambhala Estate as their Wellness Expert. He graduated from Mangalore University, India and have been working in various Wellness Retreats in India and Malaysia before joining CSE, Bali.

  • Interview with Natasha Iacovelli, Fitness Trainer at Komune Resort Beach Club

    Natasha Iacovelli

    I started in the fitness industry in the mid 1990’s working in nearly every role possible. I was initially based in Australia but then started working internationally from group exercise, to commercial equipment sales, then into education and training and development roles in private studios and fitness chains.

  • Interview with the founder of REVIVO Wellness Resort – Laurie Mias

    Laurie Mias

    Laurie is the Founder & CEO of REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Bali, a leading new resort that brings together the ultimate in health and wellness through mind training and self-awareness.

  • Jessica Sepel's Review of COMO Shambhala Estate

    Review of COMO Shambhala Estate

     

    For nutritionist, author and wellness coach Jessica Sepel, destination spa COMO Shambhala Estate is "a health retreat like no other". Read on for her complete review:

  • The Best Adventure Holidays in Asia for Solo Travel

    Best Adventure Holidays in Asia for Solo Travel

    Embrace your adventurous side whilst exploring the untamed beauty of Asia through our exclusive range of Discover Recover holidays, designed for solo travellers looking to combine a singles holiday with adventures in local culture. From volcano hiking in Bali, to visiting the floating markets of Vietnam and experiencing the breath taking Taj Mahal in India, discover your chosen country on a cultural solo travel adventure. Recover after your active adventures at one of our luxury wellness retreats, with group fitness classes and relaxing spa treatments.

  • The Best Fitness Holidays and Retreats in Asia

    Best Fitness Holidays and Retreats in Asia

    Health and fitness holidays are becoming more and more popular, as they not only allow you to enjoy beautiful natural surroundings, but return home fitter than when you left. Fitness holidays are built around your health and well-being and aim to challenge you physically in a holistic experience that will leave you feeling reinvigorated.

  • The Best Spa Hotels in the World

    the best spa hotels in the world

    In a world full of distractions, it has never been more important to take time out and reconnect with yourself, and what better way to do this than on a relaxing wellness spa holiday at one of the best spa hotels in the world. Run by expert practitioners within the wellness industry, these spa destinations offer a diverse range of tailored health programmes, combining the perks of a detox holiday, as well as fitness, weight loss and sleep-enhancement solutions. With a variety of approaches, treatments and classes, these luxury spa retreats are sure to leave you feeling relaxed and invigorated. So, whether you fancy a spa break a little closer to home on the golden beaches of the Mediterranean, or prefer to venture to the deep blue waters of the Caribbean, we’ve rounded up the best spa holidays to completely relax the mind and leave your troubles at home.

  • The Best Wellness Spa Retreats in Bali

    The Best Wellness Spa Retreats in Bali

    Treat yourself to a rebalancing spa break amongst the tropical forests and exquisite coastlines of Indonesia with our best wellness spa retreats in Bali. Each wellness holiday offers a unique fusion of fitness, culture and wellbeing to give you a well-rounded experience where you can experience a variety of cultural activities, rediscover your Zen through yoga practice or get an adrenaline boost in an invigorating fitness class, all while indulging in relaxing spa therapies and treatments.

  • The Principles of Ayurveda

    principles of ayurveda

     

    From the Sanskrit meaning "The knowledge for long life", traditional ayurvedic medicine is an ancient Hindu healing system that is widely regarded as the oldest form of healthcare in the world. It aims to improve one's health and well-being by creating a balance between mind, body and spirit through an assessment of lifestyle.

  • Top Fitness Retreats in Bali

    Balinese landscape

     

    The island of Bali is a clean and serene sanctuary – just one of the many reasons that makes itan excellent destination for afitness retreat. Boasting a warm, tropical climate year-round, there’s no bad time to start your Indonesian adventure. Despite Bali’s intimate size, the island is home to exotic tropical forests, beaches and tropical coasts, and stunning lakes. Health and Fitness Travel offers many dazzling retreat options, but here are our picks for some extra-special standouts! 

  • Wellness Holiday Trip Ideas for Solo Travelers in 2021

    Wellness Holiday Trip Ideas for Solo Travelers in 2021

    While the nation continues to fight for a sense of normality in the global pandemic, one thing has been made very clear, our personal health and well-being has never been more important. With a New Year comes new opportunities, so why not find yourself a rejuvenating singles holiday for 2021, to help revive your mind, body and soul in the wake of such chaos. Whether it’s a well-earned escape from quarantine in the serenity of the Italian Alps, a wellness singles holiday to Thailand to lose the lockdown pounds, or a quick solo retreat escape to the tranquil Yorkshire countryside to find your independence again, why not give your body the freedom and wellness that it deserves on a singles holiday.

  • What Type of Yoga Style is Best For You?

    What Type of Yoga Style is Best For You?

    With the modern yoga craze bringing with it a surge of many different styles of yoga, Nicole Cain, yoga instructor at Komune Resort & Beach Club in Bali, shares with us how to choose the best style for you.