Looking to get away in the next few months? Why not think beyond the usual beach, camping, or city escape? Pick a trip that engages your mind, body, and soul by including a focus on fitness. Whether you are a novice looking to shed a few pounds, a weekend warrior who wants to take her workout to the next level, or a mom eager to get the whole family moving, there’s a destination that’s right for you.
You can spend time flying solo at circus camp, grab a girlfriend for a yoga retreat, or mix in family fun with hikes and outdoor adventures. It’s all about staying active while getting away. We found five stops that make the list.
LuxeFit makes a great girlfriend getaway. This Barbados retreat runs a few times a year and is a perfect mix of exercise—yoga, paddle boarding, snorkeling, and surfing classes—combined with healthy cuisine and plenty of time to relax. You’ll stay in a private villa in an exotic destination. You can take trips into town to experience the local culture, and do some shopping, too. Book a week and prepare to get fit and catch up with your favorite friend.
Red Mountain Resort
At this Utah resort you can indulge in spa time, meet a weight loss goal, or find your inner warrior. With over fifty fitness programs to choose from, you can design your own workout plan, or explore the mountain location with breathtaking red rock cliffs, not far from Snow Canyon State Park. This is also an excellent destination for a family vacation featuring horse-back riding, hiking, and more.
Body Holiday WellFit Families
Located in St. Lucia, this program is a family bonding opportunity set in an island location. From practical courses like life-guarding instruction, to competitive beach volleyball, biking adventures. and team games, there are many ways for families to spend time together being active and having fun. It’s a great spot for a family with tweens and teens as there is a teen gathering area and a teen spa menu. You’ll love the healthy dining options for the whole family.
Metropolitan by COMO
Stay stateside and head to Miami, Florida for a yoga retreat that serves up loads of options, including roof-top yoga and squats in the sand. An all-organic vegan menu is incorporated into your package. Pick and choose your favorite dishes with the help of the hotel staff. Mix in a bike adventure with spa time or meet your fitness goals in the gym. It’s up to you!
Go abroad or hit the slopes in Aspen, Colorado for a week of ski fun that will invigorate your whole body. Plan to take a morning yoga class, tackle snow-boarding, or try a day-long ski workout. At the end of the day, be prepared for some apres ski socializing and plenty of healthy food options.