Adventures are food for the soul, so here are five global life-changing adventures you will want to go on right now.
From learning to surf in Bali to learning about mindfulness in India, many holiday packages offer more than just sightseeing and happy hour cocktails by the pool.
Health and Fitness Travel have done it again, with their amazing holiday packages, designed to up-skill your learning and still give you plenty of time to sightsee and tan by the pool.
Learn Pilates in Thailand
Absolute Sanctuary: $2540pp for 7 nights twin share (excluding flights)
Relax in the rich beauty of Koh Samui in Thailand, whilst learning about the benefits of Pilates at a luxury spa retreat.
Under the guidance of one of Asia’s largest Pilates instructor teams, Absolute Sanctuary offers a personalised approach to your Pilates experience, to help you improve on strength, flexibility and balance.
Join group classes and work out your technique on state of the art reformer machines, or sign up for a private session, which includes a postural analysis for a more bespoke practice.
Package includes: Seven nights stay in private suite, return shared transfers, Pilates Reformer Bootcamp program, wellness consultations and postural analysis, spa treatments and massages, access to the pool, sauna and gym, and complimentary attendance to group fitness classes.
Learn to Surf in Bali
Ocean Soul Retreat: $2530pp for 6 nights twin share (excluding flights).
Fall in love with the serene landscape of Bali’s iconic and trendy Seminyak Beach, whilst learning to surf the waves.
Providing expert surf school instructors, Ocean Soul Retreat specifically designed a holistic program to cater for all levels of experience. With a week of sun, surf and relaxation, you will get the chance to build your skills as a surfer or help get started if it’s your first time. Walk away with sore muscles, a sun-kissed glow and happy memories with this surfing holiday.
Package includes: Accommodation for six nights, surfboard, return transfers, a wellness lecture and five surfing lessons. Daily yoga and guided meditation sessions, along with massages and access to the pool, are also included in your Ocean Retreat Surfing package.
Learn Mindfulness in India
Shreyas Silent Retreat: $2740pp for 7 nights twin share (excluding flights).
Begin your journey of self-awareness and wellness within 25-acres of India’s natural beauty.
The very peaceful and enlightening Shreyas Silent Retreat designs their mindfulness packages to allow all visitors staying an opportunity to immerse themselves in the lifestyle and wisdom of the Indian spiritual tradition of bringing together meditation, yoga and wellbeing.
Mixed with gourmet vegetarian cuisine, your body will feel cleansed and mind renewed after staying here.
Package includes: Seven nights accommodation, return private transfers, a silent retreat program and wellness consultation. You also receive private Pranayama and meditation classes, rejuvenation massages, access to group yoga classes and use of all recreational facilities at the retreat.
Learn to cook healthy in the Philippines
The Farm at San Benito: $3435pp for 7 nights twin share (excluding flights).
‘Let food be the medicine and let medicine be the food.’ That’s the philosophy on cooking at The Farm Resort.
Located in the beautiful rural landscape of the Philippines, The Farm at San Benito is a culinary escape designed for any type of cook, whether you’re a master chef or a beginner.
The retreat’s nutritional philosophy on cooking provides visitors with not only cooking classes held twice a week, but informative lectures on the benefits of including raw vegan foods into your diet.
Package includes: Seven nights accommodation with return transfers, and a wellness program of your choice, including a raw vegan cuisine prep classes. Spa treatments, afternoon tea rituals, group yoga classes are also included. There is even a mandala flower arrangement class.
Learn Yoga in Morocco
Paradis Plage: $1920pp for 7 nights twin share (excluding flights).
Reconnect with your mind, body and soul, and do yoga on the white beaches of Morocco.
Set on the south-west coast of Morocco, where the sun shines 340 days of the year, Paradis Plage is the perfect place for you to connect with nature and find your inner-self whilst enjoying a comprehensive yoga program.
The resort offers a dynamic approach to yoga, which is equally beneficial for both learner and avid yogi alike. Daily classes are held in a glass panelled studio facing the ocean, which gives you a mesmerising panoramic view whilst mastering your practice.
Package includes: Seven nights stay at the resort, with daily breakfast, return transfers and yoga program for the week. Spa treatments, Hammam rituals and free attendance to any group fitness classes are also included.
For more details on how to book these amazing life changing adventures, make sure you head to the Health and Fitness Travel website.