Healthy Father's Day Escapes in aid of Men's Health Week

In the run up to Father’s Day, Men’s Health Week (13th-19th June) is dedicated to raising awareness of the physical and mental health problems impacting the men in our lives. With many modern day Dad’s living high-powered lifestyles where work and family often take priority, unhealthy eating habits and lax fitness regimes can often take hold, leading to weight gain and related health issues. With heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure ranking as the top three health problems plaguing men, all three can be prevented through a healthier lifestyle. Helping Dad’s around the world to take a more pro-active approach to their well-being, Health and Fitness Travel, the leading specialists in wellness holidays worldwide, share their top healthy Father’s Day escapes. From boxing and mindfulness coaching in Ibiza to stress management and heart health in the Philippines, give your Dad the gift of wellness this Father’s Day.

Boxing & Mindful Coaching in Ibiza: The Body Camp


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Give your Dad the gift of a mind and body re-boot on the Mediterranean island of Ibiza with The Body Camp. Making the most of the great outdoors, action packed days offer everything from circuit training and sea swimming to mixed weight sessions and boxing. With health benefits including strength training, enhanced cardiovascular health and stress relief, boxing is a sport that will challenge your Dad’s strength, speed and agility. Together with mindful coaching sessions and daily yoga sessions, Dad can work away stress in both body and mind to return home happier and healthier.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 offers 7 nights at The Body Camp from £1,890pp or £3,030 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a wellness programme, return flights and transfers.


Yoga & Meditation in Italy: KU Retreat Tuscany


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Whether he’s a yogi devotee or completely new to the idea of sun salutations, KU Retreat in Italy offers a welcoming escape for any Dad seeking to practice his warrior pose. With health benefits including reducing blood pressure, increasing flexibility and improving posture, yoga is an all-encompassing wellness activity. Following an initial wellness consultation to help clarify his goals and needs, a combination of daily hatha yoga, meditation, Tai Chi and Qigong classes will help your dad in culminating a sense of calmness. Followed by high intensity training sessions and a healthy Macrobiotic nutritious meal plan, your Dad will soon discover the secrets to life longevity.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 offers 6 nights at KU Retreats from £1,235pp or £1,735 for single occupancy. Price includes a full board, a wellness programme and return flights.


DNA Fitness in St Lucia: The BodyHoliday BodyScience


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Taking tailor-made to a whole new level, on the Caribbean island of St Lucia, The BodyHoliday's new BodyScience programme will help your Dad to discover what workouts and nutrition are best suited to his body, based upon his unique genetic DNA information. Prior to his arrival he will receive a complete lab analysis and an in-house master health check, followed by a personal and medical consultation with the BodyScience doctor upon arrival. Helping to create a tailor-made life-changing getaway that will suit his personal needs, he can choose to focus on fitness, weight management, healthy ageing, digestive health or stress management.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 offers 5 nights at The BodyHoliday from £4,640pp for single or double occupancy. Price is all-inclusive, with a choice of BodyScience programmes, return flights and transfers.


Rock Climbing in Utah: Red Mountain Essential Fitness


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For Dad’s with a sense of adventure, he can conquer the mountains on a rock climbing escape at Red Mountain Resort, set amongst the peaks of southern Utah. A versatile and physically demanding sport, rock climbing will test his full body strength, from his legs to his fingers, as well as developing his concentration and problem solving skills. When he’s not scaling the cliff face, daily morning walks and hikes will allow him to explore further afield, whilst complimentary fitness classes, from kickboxing to cardio strength circuits, will further cultivate a healthy heart rate.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 offers 7 nights at Red Mountain Resort from £2,085pp or £2,270 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a fitness programme, return flights and transfers.


Heart Health in the Philippines: The Farm Heart Health & Stress Reduction


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Set in the tranquil tropical paradise of the Philippines, help your dad to alleviate stress and reduce heart health risks at The Farm at San Benito. Taking a holistic all-encompassing approach to emotional and physical health, The Farm, offers long-term solutions to deal with stress and reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Combatting heart disease with a vitamin-rich vegan diet; tailored nutritional advice and support will be given throughout his stay. Alongside consultations with the medical doctor and holistic health expert, a combination of holistic and medical spa treatments will help to cleanse both body and mind of stress induced toxins.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 offers 7 nights at The Farm from £3,285pp or £3,895 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a wellness programme, return flights and transfers.


Tennis in Portugal: Penha Longa Tennis


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Help your Dad to ace his game and his health on this sporty tennis holiday at Penha Longa, set within a stunning national natural reserve in Portugal. A low-impact sport that can help to increase aerobic fitness levels, speed up metabolism and improve coordination, Dad will be kept on his toes with daily private tennis lessons. Optional group tennis clinics are a great opportunity to further practise technique whilst socializing with others. Helping to soothe sore muscles and avoid tennis elbow, an energizing massage included in their stay will tempt any Dad into the luxury spa.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 offers 5 nights at Penha Longa from £1,040pp or £1,480 for single occupancy. Price includes breakfast, a tennis programme, return flights and transfers.

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