• Fiona's Review of Six Senses Douro Valley in Portugal

    What is Six Senses Douro Valley and who is it for?

    Six Senses Douro Valley is a true wellness haven, suitable for anyone looking to spend some time ‘away from it all’ sounded by lush green vineyards and blue waters. It’s the ideal place for anyone looking for tranquillity and a place to reconnect with themselves. The epitome of luxury and wellness where you can focus on both body and mind but also indulge in a glass of wine without feeling any sort of guilt.

  • Fitness Breaks: 5 of the Best

    5 of the best fitness breaks

    If you’re looking to get back in shape but haven’t got the time to go away on full-blown fitness holiday, then our exclusive four day Fusion Fitness breaks provide the perfect solution. Whether you want to lose weight, improve your flexibility or increase your physical strength, we can tailor-make your programme to suit your personal goals and kick-start a healthier lifestyle.

  • Fitness Holidays with Your Partner

    Fitness Holidays with Your Partner

    Fitness holidays with partners or friends encourage team-work and constant support between one another, a key component of a healthy relationship. Having a partner around is also a great idea for motivation; if you're feeling a little tired one day then the other will motivate you to reach your optimum performance, much like being their personal cheerleader. Release endorphins and de-stress together, and learn to lead a healthier lifestyle when you return home.

  • Five Inside Out Beauty Travel Essentials

    There are a few travel essentials which are a must-have when I am on the go. I do feel that they make an incredible difference in ensuring that my skin, mood and energy are optimal.

  • Fivelements: A Boutique Luxury Wellness Retreat in Ubud, Bali

    We live in the time when tourism is rife, travellers are rampant and thanks to the many social media channels available at the touch of a button, few places stay untouched for long. With Instagram at its peak popularity, the second a so-called Influencer posts an image of a tropical paradise, people flock there in their hoards to get a picture perfect square snap of their own. So, it rarely happens that one stumbles upon a hidden haven that is both flawless from start to finish and still relatively undiscovered. Enter, Fivelements in Ubud, Bali.

  • Flexible Dieting

    The one diet this pharmacist recommends, here is what you need to know.

    By Holly Louise Fitness, Pharmacist and expert for Body Science

    We are constantly being told to “eat well” and stay away from “bad foods”, especially if we want to lose weight. However, experience has shown that when you place yourself into a restrictive diet which labels food as “good” or “bad” or even eliminates whole food groups, you become more susceptible to binge eating. This in turn creates feelings of guilt and generates negative emotions, resulting in a very unhealthy relationship with food and body image. In order to have a healthy relationship with food and with ourselves, we need to change this mentality and become aware of how our bodies actually respond to food.

  • Get Fit, Olympic Style!

    The past several days have brought no shortage of perfect physiques to our screens. The fine form and outstanding achievements of the Olympic athletes are enough to make anyone feel guilty. But don't despair- many of the sports we've seen are easily accessible to everyone and it's never too late to start working on your physique, so why not try getting fit Olympic style?

  • Get into Shape on a Weight Loss and Fitness Holiday

    How did summer creep up so fast? It won't be long until the bikinis and swim shorts will be making an appearance, yet there is still time to slim down and shape up. You might be staring at last year's bathing suit and thinking it must have shrunk! Don't worry, there is still time to tone up and drop a few pounds before its beach bikini time! We recommend our popular weight-loss and fitness retreats to help you look and feel your best in time for summer.

  • Give Mum a Mind and Body Break this Mother's Day

    Up the ante from the predictable box of chocolates this Mother’s Day and treat mum to the gift of wellness with our rejuvenating European BodyBreaks. Whether your mum is a yoga guru, fitness fanatic or spa enthusiast, she will love the opportunity to tailor-make her wellness break with a range of activities, group exercise classes and luxury spa treatments. From a Cretan getaway overlooking the Mediterranean, to the lush mountain region of Lake Garda in Italy, these healthy European escapes will be just the break Mum needs to revitalise her mummy mojo.

  • Global Wellness Day 2016

    Living well is practically the entire world’s shared dream. Every second Saturday of June, the world celebrates this shared dream with a special day called Global Wellness Day. Health and Fitness Travel Co-Founder Samantha Lippiatt and her team have come together with ClassPass and local Melbourne based wellness businesses to host an afternoon of fun to celebrate, including wellness presentations, healthy refreshments and flow yoga at Bodhi & Ride in Port Melbourne.

  • Grand Park FX Mayr Clinic Detox Holiday

    Are you in need of a serious detox spa holiday? Leading Luxury Destination Spa, Grand Park Hotel Health & Spa, near Salzburg, is pleased to announce that it will be holding a specialist FX Mayr Clinic detox holiday from the 7th May to the 17th August 2013.  

  • H&FT Wellness Store

    With our dedication to create the perfect health and fitness holidays, Health and Fitness Travel is now partnering with the best local brands to bring you the top wellness products for staying healthy in between retreats.

  • Healing Through Aromatherapy

    Our sense of smell often plays a keen role in our well-being than most of us realise. It's a sense that we can thank for distinguishing flavour, discerning safety, and even for triggering memories. Through this sense, aromatherapy holds an avenue for healing and is a rejuvenating experience, perfect for a healing holiday. Have you ever smelt the aroma of lemon or mint and felt refreshed and invigorated? As simple as it seems, that is the gateway to the concept of aromatherapy.

  • Health and Fitness Travel Nominated for Best Special Interest Holiday Company

    We are delighted to announce that we have been nominated for '' by the British Travel Awards 2013. (BTAs)

  • Health and Fitness Travel on ITV Daybreak & Lorraine

    We're starting the year as we mean to go on and appearing on ITV1 everyday throughout this week, having sponsored a big prize giveaway on prime time morning TV shows Daybreak and Lorraine, to win a fabulous holiday in St Lucia. Running five times every day this week, one lucky viewer and three friends will walk away with a dream holiday to The BodyHoliday, LeSport in St Lucia provided by HealthandFitnessTravel.com.

  • Health and Well-being at The BodyHoliday

    Manoj KutteriDr. Manoj Kutteri

    Dr. Manoj Kutteri is the Wellness Centre Director at The BodyHoliday in St Lucia. He has worked in the spa and well-being sector for over a decade, and has been in the Caribbean for the last 10 years working with health and well-being teams in Grenada and St. Lucia.  He holds a Master's Degree in Psychology, a Graduate Degree in Naturopathy, Acupuncture and Yoga Therapies. Prior to his arrival in the Caribbean, Dr Kutteri practiced at both hospitals and wellness centres in his native India. He is also involved in developing regional standards for health and wellness within the Caribbean.


  • Healthy Diet Options To Try and Where To Find Them


    If you’re interested in your wellbeing, you’ll be interested in what you eat – but with so many options out there claiming to be the best way, which one should you chose? In this article, we take a look at 6 healthy diet options and share where’s great to experience them in the safety and luxury of trained nutritional practitioners. We also a list a quick snippet of pros and cons for each dietary regime to give you a better idea of adopting its lifestyle.

  • Healthy Family Holiday Destinations in Asia

    Unwind and relax on a tropical family holiday that will allow everyone to make the most of the idyllic beaches, whether that be kayaking together in Thailand or shell-collecting in Bali, perfect for your youngsters to enjoy. You will all leave feeling fully rejuvenated, as bringing your children on holiday can still mean a relaxing exotic Asian getaway is within your grasp. 

  • Healthy Holiday Hack: Double Your Leave in 2018


  • Healthy Holiday Hack: How to Double your Annual Leave in 2019

    Grab life by the horns and satiate your inner nomad as we help you to secure more time off work next year, so you can double your leave in 2019. Inspiring worker bees and wellness travellers around the world, these wellness holiday ideas are perfect for an extended healthy holiday. From fitness in the dramatic Swiss Alps and weight-loss amid the volcanic mountains and iconic rice paddies of Bali to active mindfulness in Spain, these destinations emanate the best of what wellness travel has to offer. With a little strategic planning around the 2019 bank holidays (and maybe an understanding boss), ditch the desk for longer and let your fit flag fly at one or more of these exciting destinations.

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