Four healthy holidays where you’ll come back feeling better than when you left.



The lead up to the summer holidays is hectic, but the right healthy holiday now or early next year can put you on track for a balanced and better 2015.


The Farm in The Phillippines is ideal for detoxing and weight loss.


From  fitness to less stress, cleansing, weight loss or a luxury spa holiday, Sydney based   Health and Fitness Travel have holidays that will leave you feeling better than when you left ( and often thinner too)!

1. To De-stress: Fusion Maia, Vietnam

The moment you get off the plane in Asia, you start to unwind.  Fusion Maia is a unique all-inclusive spa, which includes a minimum of two spa treatments per day, ensuring harmony and indulgence.  Unwind in your own private villa which boasts its own swimming pool and discover the Vietnamese culture on daily excursions.

Daily activities and holistic classes, include yoga, Zumba,  and non-motorised water sports. Enjoy fresh and delicious local and international cuisine. Activities are varied based on the seven practices of natural living; one day you could follow a ‘balancing’ schedule, the next a ‘calming’ program, so that you receive all-round relaxation.

To Detox: The Farm Detox, Philippines

Revitalise your mind and body amongst luscious vegetation, coconut plantations, waterfalls and blooming wildlife. Benefit from the healing powers of the 250 year old Mango tree on-site and unwind in a luxurious villa which combines Philippine authenticity with modern comfort. Cleanse the body with a personalised nutrition plan consisting of locally produced fresh vegan cuisine and benefit from spa therapies, like colon hydrotherapy, a body salt bath and wheatgrass infusion therapy. Sweat out impurities with a personal trainer and in daily wellness activities, like yoga. After a detoxing and healthy holiday at the Farm, you’ll feel renewed and reinvigorated


For Mind & Body Renewal: Zen Ayurveda Rejuvenation, Bali

Relax in this intimate resort amongst tropical vegetation whilst looking out at stunning views of the Sea of Bali, and recover in a luxury villa. The world-class spa, has ayurvedic treatments which restores the balance between the mind, body and spirit. Enjoy specialised treatments, like Shirodhara, Abhyanga oil, Avagaha Sweda and an Ayurvedic facial to de-stress and heal physically and emotionally. Daily sunrise yoga and sunset meditation focus on the present, and during a sunrise dolphin sail, discover the local sea life and stimulate your senses

To Lose Weight: Red Mountain, Utah

The Red Mountain Resort is the place for a weight-loss holiday. Set in natural beauty amongst red rock cliffs and the breath-taking Utah canyons,  aweight-loss goals are achieved  with a personalised program of outdoor adventure, personal training, lifestyle workshops and expert fitness classes.

There are over 50 fitness classes on offer, ranging from yoga to kickboxing, as well as holistic treatments. Incorporate adventure into your regime by going on daily morning hikes to stimulate the senses and encourage weight-loss with healthy cuisine.

 Where is your favourite place to heave a healthy break?



Renae Leith-Manos


Renae Leith-Manos travels the world writing ( She has had a colourful media career as a journalist in many magazines and newspapers, and spends her time writing, consulting to new businesses, running, doing yoga, swimming & cycling.
She's likes healthy eating, but thinks chocolate cake is just as important as kale chips.
She spends most weekends hanging out with her gorgeous twins.

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