The Ultimate Winter Wellness Retreats for Christmas & New Year

For those looking to swap the Christmas bulge for a healthier start to the New Year, Health and Fitness Travel, the leading specialists in wellness holidays worldwide, share their top 10 ultimate winter wellness retreats. Offering healthy holidays around the world, from yuletide yoga, to seasonal stress relief and festive fitness escapes; make a break with tradition and embrace the gift of winter wellness.

Tis the Season to Surf in Bali: Komune Resort Yoga & Surf

 

Women on Surfboards

 

Santa’s moved to Bali, time to paddle out and join him for a spot of seasonal surfing. Forget the blizzards of Blighty and escape this winter to the beachside brilliance of Komune Resort, near the famous Keramas reef break. With private and group surfing classes, Santa’s Surfing Helpers will soon have beginners standing up and experienced surfers improving their technique. Stretch out any post-surfing tightness with unlimited yoga classes and experience other active Bali adventures, from white water rafting to volcano hiking. Emerge as a rejuvenated reindeer and begin the New Year a happier and healthier you.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 6 nights at Komune from £1,700pp or £1,855 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a yoga & surf programme, return flights and transfers.


 

Seasonal Stress Relief in Spain: Marbella Club De-stress Emotional Rebalance Wellbeing

 

Marbella Club Beach

 

The New Year is famed for new starts. Begin your journey as you rejuvenate during a period of seasonal stress relief at Marbella Club, set along the ‘golden mile’ of southern Spain. With a healthy dose of Mediterranean sunshine, life coaching sessions and relaxing thalassotherapy spa treatments, you’ll soon find yourself letting go of stress and morphing into a more balanced being. Combined with a range of complimentary group classes, including yoga, meditation and beach workouts, you’ll be sure to have a freeing festive season.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Marbella Club from £3,990 or £6,370 for single occupancy. Price includes breakfast, a wellness programme, return flights and transfers.


 

Yuletide Yoga in Thailand: Kamalaya Yoga Synergy

 

Kurotel

 

Give yourself the gift of winter wellness this festive season during a holiday of yuletide yoga at Kamalaya in Thailand. With one-to-one yoga sessions tailored to suit your goals and skills, this specialist yoga retreat is suitable for both beginners and experienced yogis alike. Including instruction in asana (physical posture), pranayama (breathing) and meditation, start your New Year feeling physically renewed and mentally inspired. As well as daily yoga practice, allow your body to be nurtured with Ayurveda spa therapies from experienced Indian therapists.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Kamalaya from £3,240pp or £3,615 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a yoga programme, return flights and transfers.


 

New You Nutrition in Italy: Ti Sana Basic Slimming, Relaxing or Energising

 

Ti Sana Grounds

 

This New Year, ditch the post party hangover and embrace a nutritious new you on an organic vegan detox retreat, set in a countryside estate in Northern Italy. Aiming to improve the well-being of those who put a daily strain on their liver through an unhealthy diet; learn from the best during educational nutrition and cooking sessions. With Ti Sana’s trademark personalised approach, embrace the choice of three spa treatment routes (slimming, relaxing or energising) to get exactly what you want this Christmas and return home feeling a whole new you.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Ti Sana from £2,352 or £2,587 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a detox programme, return flights and transfers.


 

Festive Fitness in Oman: Zighy Bay Sense of Functional Fitness

 

Zighy Bay Resort

 

Bring some festivity to your fitness regime this winter on a Christmas bloat busting escape at Zighy Bay. Surrounded by mountains and set within its own secluded bay on the Musandam Peninsula of Oman, be one step ahead of the New Year fitness frenzy with personal training sessions, determined by an initial private fitness consultation, to produce a dynamic fitness journey. Recover with reviving spa treatments or take your Arabian adventure up a gear with additional activity options including paragliding and mountain biking.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Zighy Bay from £4,270 or £5,660 for single occupancy. Price includes breakfast, a fitness programme, return flights and transfers.


 

Merry Mindfulness in Bali: Maya Ubud Spiritual Journey

 

Meditation in jungle

 

Explore the realms of merry mindfulness this Christmas, as you reconnect with yourself and the world around you on a spiritual journey in Bali. Wake up beneath the rainforest canopy and rouse your senses with morning yoga and meditation sessions. Down by the river, relax to the sound of flowing water during a therapeutic massage or flower bath at the award-winning spa. Discover more of the natural beauty of Bali on excursions to a local village, temple and orphanage, and open your mind to the positivity of the upcoming year.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Maya Ubud from £2,075pp or £2,800 for single occupancy. Price includes breakfast, a wellness programme, return flights and transfers.


 

Winter Wonderland Wellness in Switzerland: the Alpina Gstaad Ski & Spa

 

Alpina Gstaad Resort


Guarantee yourself the white Christmas you’ve been dreaming of at the stunning Alpina Gstaad in the Swiss Alps. Escape to this winter wonderland and perfect those parallel turns as you enjoy skiing across five nearby ski areas in the Gstaad Region. Off the slopes, keep active with ice skating before rejuvenating with a selection of holistic treatments at the luxury Six Senses Spa. In the evening, venture into the wine cellar and enjoy delicious cuisine with stunning views of the glacier.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at The Alpina Gstaad from £2,435pp or £3,425 for single occupancy. Price includes breakfast, a ski & spa programme and return flights.


 

Holistic Holiday Season in India: Ananda Rejuvenation

 

Ananda Massage

 

Reconnect in India this winter on a holistic holiday, set in the secluded serenity of the Himalayas. Reduce stress with Ananda’s ancient Indian Ayurveda therapies and regain the balance of a healthier lifestyle with tailored Ayurvedic cuisine. Begin Christmas Day with a personal yoga session and mountain trek, before swapping the traditional turkey for a cooking lesson. Enjoy a healthier, more relaxing winter holiday, where your comfort is the focus, and your well-being the philosophy.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Ananda from £3,735pp or £4,460 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a wellness programme, return flights and transfers.


 

Seasonal Solos in St Lucia: The BodyHoliday

 

The BodyHoliday Resort

 

Escape the winter cold and soak up the sunshine during the festive season on a solo friendly healthy holiday in St Lucia. With a hosted singles table every evening and an array of group fitness classes; this all-inclusive wellness retreat is ideal for solo travellers looking to escape the family drama this Christmas. Start the New Year getting back on the fitness ladder with sports and activities, including personal training sessions, tennis, scuba diving and yoga. Unwind in the award-winning spa and welcome the New Year feeling rejuvenated.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at The BodyHoliday from £4,630pp for single or double occupancy. Price is all-inclusive, with a choice of programmes, return flights and transfers.


 

Cleansing Christmas Detox in Thailand: Phuket Cleanse Detox & Fitness

 

  Juice

 

If this year has been tough on your body, give it the Christmas gift of replenishment with a cleansing winter detox in Thailand. Combining invigorating detox cuisine with fitness activities, boost your cleanse with TRX training, beach bootcamp sessions and yoga. Experience the benefits of a healthy detox with raw and vegan cuisine, paired with cleansing detox juices. Learn from wellness workshops and healthy food preparation classes, to end the year in your healthiest condition yet, ready to beat the winter blues at every corner.

Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Phuket Cleanse from £2,760 or £2,970 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a detox & fitness programme, return flights and transfers.



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