• Top 5 New Year Spa Breaks

    What better way to kick-start your New Year health and wellness goals than on one of our luxury wellness spa retreats? From healing holidays in Morocco, to holistic retreats in Vietnam, achieve inner balance this New Year as you take time to reassess your lifestyle. Discover what it really feels like to be pampered in ultimate luxury as you see in January with a heavenly massage under the stars in the Philippines or an indulgent treatment by the white sands of Costa Rica. Whether you are travelling solo, as a couple, or with family or friends, our rejuvenating spa holidays will bring wellness and well-being to all.

  • Top 5 Pre-Wedding Health Retreats

    If wedding admin is leaving you feeling frazzled, pre-wedding nerves are sneaking in and you are struggling to manage the stress-inducing decision making of organising your wedding, it sounds like you are in need of a well-being solution. Rejuvenate on a pre-wedding health retreat in Tuscany, St Lucia or Thailand and you’ll be in tip-top condition for your big day.

  • Top 5 Pre-Wedding Yoga Retreats

    Pre-Wedding Yoga Retreats

    Whether you are looking to tone up or de-stress before the big day, with our top 5 pre-wedding yoga retreats, yogi loving brides-to-be are invited to re-connect and improve well-being whilst exploring new corners of the world. With a yoga holiday offering the perfect pursuit for a pre-wedding health retreat, from sunrise salutations on idyllic Thai islands, to practicing your Pranayama in exotic Morocco, return home ready for your wedding day a happier and healthier you.

  • Top 5 Singles Holidays for over 40s

    Top 5 Singles Holidays for over 40s


    Embrace the freedom to spend your singles holiday exactly the way you want to with our top solo friendly escapes for over 40s. Meet others of a similar age and with common interests as you spin together in a treetop studio in St Lucia or explore temples in Thailand. Escape from the demands and responsibilities of your busy life on a singles holiday designed to restore and relax.

  • Top 5 Singles Holidays for over 60's

    Top 5 Singles Holidays for over 60's

    If there’s one truth about singles holidays, it’s that it is absolutely for everyone! Whether you’re young or young at heart, you will find something that suits you. With ever more destinations catering to a healthy ageing holiday experience, gain confidence as you gain the incentive to promote your health, regardless of old habits. It’s never too late to make a U-turn and aid your body’s well-being as you live your golden years.  

  • Top 5 Weight Loss Holidays

    During the winter season, we are encouraged to cover up our bodies and don't pay much attention to the effects caused by an unhealthy lifestyle. Come summer, we want to get on the beach, work on our natural tan and display our amazing bikini body. However, gaining those extra pounds during the cruel winter will be counterproductive to enjoying the summer months. Escape to your very own bikini beach body break and ensure that your body looks its best all year around, for a long time to come.

  • Top 5 Yoga Holidays; Namaste

    The benefits of yoga are endless; improve your flexibility, strength, balance, posture and breathing. Whether you are trying to relax, recuperate from an injury or tone up, yoga is very good for your mental health, overall fitness and also helps to control weight.

  • Top 7 Short-Haul Detox Retreats

    Discover how to cleanse and nurture your body in just a few days with our top 7 short-haul detox retreats. Get ready to expel those nasty toxins and break unhealthy habits in a choice of superb destinations including Italy, Greece, Turkey and France. Gain incredible knowledge about how to best benefit your body with a range of health tests including everything from a glycaemic and lipid structure evaluation in Italy to a biophysical evaluation in Portugal. Treat your body to a rejuvenating diet with detox supplements, healthy and delicious meals or daily cleansing juices for a truly refreshing detox holiday experience.

  • Top Health Benefits of an Alkaline Diet

    Top health benefits of an alkaline diet

    Shining the spotlight on one of the biggest foodie breakouts of the last few years, we share why an alkaline diet is so good for you and how you can begin your own journey in to this healthy lifestyle.

  • Top Yoga Retreats in Europe

    Skip the long haul flights and spend your extra holiday time re-balancing your zen on a yoga retreat in Europe as you swap air-miles for asanas. With a myriad of beautiful yoga escapes available merely a few hours away by plane, there has never been better time for yogis to holiday closer to home. Instead of spending precious hours of your healthy holiday in flight, depart for your European holiday in the morning and you could already be moving into downward dog by the afternoon.

  • Tropical Detox Juice by Kamalaya

    Kamalaya’s seriously refreshing detox juice is the perfect blend to give you that mid-afternoon energy boost, or even a healthy replacement for a Piña Colada! The tropical flavors from the coconut water are balanced with the sweet taste of fresh pineapple juice, with a sensational hint of basil that creates a whirlwind of aromatic and earthy flavours. Quick and easy to prepare, this is the perfect refreshing summer drink.

  • Try a Detox Holiday in Asia

    detox holiday is a fantastic way to cleanse your body, clear your mind and improve your health. Asia is the spiritual home of healing and many people travel to this expansive continent to achieve emotional and physical wellness. The idea of a detox holiday may sound a daunting prospect but nothing could be further from the truth; choose from a variety of carefully chosen treatments and holistic activities to compliment a personalised fresh and healthy diet. Detox holidays can vary and are tailored around your needs; you may spend the time on a special diet supplemented with exclusive spa treatments at a specially designed type of spa, or if you'd prefer, you could spend your time exercising and working up a healthy sweat.

  • Understanding Detox on Holiday

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    Karina Stewart, co-founder of Kamalaya in Thailand has twenty-two years of experience in the study and practice of diverse Asian healing and spiritual traditions. Inspired by her mother's interest in natural healing, meditation and yoga, Karina founded a health centre in Kathmandu, Nepal prior to opening Kamalaya. Her vision behind the award-winning retreat in Koh Samui is integral wellness programmes that aim to access the inner healing power within each individual and support a harmonious integration of heart, body, mind, and spirit


  • Watercress and Potato Soup by Shanti Maurice

    Even though cold, rainy days in Mauritius are non-existent, the chefs at Shanti Maurice still give you the opportunity to enjoy a hot, warming soup, whether at the retreat or back home. This hearty stew demonstrates that comfort food doesn’t always have to be unhealthy. The potato and sesame seeds will help you feel fuller for longer, whilst the ginger adds a nice, spicy note to the dish, whilst helping to reduce inflammation and warm your body from the inside out.

  • 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 are the Different Types of Spa?

    What are the Different Types of Spa?

    The idea of a luxury spa holiday is always a particularly attractive one but which type of spa is for you? At Health and Fitness Travel we have many different types of spa holiday, ranging from Ayurvedic spa breaks to medical spa retreats.

  • What Happens to Your Brain and Body During a Digital Detox Retreat

    With most of us spending the majority of our day scrolling down our smart phones or responding to emails, it is difficult to fully switch off and relax. Take the necessary steps to positively enhance your life in order to focus on what’s truly important. With countless bonuses of switching off, kick start your journey with a digital detox retreat and take action now to reverse the effects of poor posture and lack of concentration before it’s too late. Boost your mental and physical wellness and start to feel happier by partaking in fun activities that boost your brain power in natural ways as you reclaim your time and start to feel free again.

  • What's new at SHA Wellness Clinic?

    To coincide with its third anniversary, the award winning SHA Wellness Clinic is proud to reveal its new look after an extensive expansion and renovation.

    Relying once again on the talents of prestigious designers Elvira Blanco Montenegro and Francisco Palacios to enhance the distinct style of the complex, they more than deliver, using their unique classic minimalist style to create a space where peace and serenity reign. From the moment you step into the spa the prevailing black and white, continual light and modern undulating wall design enhances your experience. Each treatment room is personalised with different finishes and details.

  • Where and How to Travel on Holiday with Diabetes

    Diabetes shouldn’t dictate where you can and can’t go, so don’t let it affect your travel plans and learn how to travel with diabetes as you read our where and how to guide. Diabetes is not a barrier and with the right preparation and knowledge about how to manage it, you can enjoy your holiday just as much as anyone. Enjoy a range of holistic treatments like yoga and meditation to soothe your body and choose from highly nutritional and healthy menus on a nutrition friendly retreat which will ensure you are consuming the right food, reducing dietary worries. Preparation is key so ensure you have completed a few vital things before embarking on a healthy holiday with diabetes.

  • Where to go in 2015 for a Healthy Honeymoon

    Are you in need of inspiration for where and when to go on your healthy honeymoon in 2015? Start married life the healthy way and get involved in this growing trend; allow us to inspire you with our wide range of luxury honeymoon retreats, destinations and activities for you and your newlywed to enjoy.