Healthy Hotspots For 2016

The Healthy Holiday Company Names its Healthy Hotspots for 2016 Travels

Thoughts are turning to 2016s travel adventures and Kathryn Brierley, Co Founder of The Healthy Holiday Company, shares her top five healthy hotspots for the year ahead; all brand new. From a holistic hotel opening in Sri Lanka to detox retreats in Mallorca, great value fitness in Fuerteventura and all inclusive spa in Vietnam, these healthy holidays are sure to leave you feeling rested, reinvigorated and holding on to that ‘holiday feeling’.


In Spa Mallorca

New Fitness, Detox and Spa Retreat Location for in:spa in Mallorca

Specialist health, fitness and detox retreat company in:spa are taking over the newly opened Cal Reit hotel on the South East Coast of Mallorca to run a series of wellbeing weeks throughout 2016; the perfect spot for a holistic week of restorative yoga, exercise, massage and detox. Stretch in the airy yoga studio, take part in fitness sessions and explore the countryside on a guided hike before indulging in a spa treatment or two or making a splash in the 20m pool. Should you want to venture out, a handful of local markets, cafes and coves are nearby. End days with gourmet meals, eaten alfresco, and nights spent in stylish bedrooms; furnished with crisp white linens and smatterings of traditional furniture.
6 nights available from £1,925pp based on two sharing a Deluxe Room on an all inclusive basis

pool and pool bar

Beachside Resort Alma Oasis Long Hai Opens with ‘Daily Spa Journey’ in Vietnam

The brand new 4* Alma Oasis Long Hai (sister hotel to the popular Fusion Maia) opened its doors in November 2015 on a secluded white-sand beach on Vietnam’s south coast, and is the ideal spot for 2016 winter sun seekers. The stylish resort focuses on wellbeing and relaxation, where daily wellness classes, yoga lessons, cultural town visits and indulgent spa sessions all await. Ho Chi Minh is just 1.5 hours away for those looking to experience the buzz of the Asian city, whereas those looking to relax can head to the private beach or take part in the resort’s complimentary ‘daily spa journey’ – which incorporates a sauna, 50 minute massage and meditation session. A variety of chalets and cottages are scattered across the resort; each with modern decor and sweeping sea views.

7 nights available from £1,250pp based on two sharing a Garden Studio on a B&B basis, including return direct flights, private transfers and daily spa journey.


Playitas Resort

New Playitas Resort Offers Great Value Fitness in Fuerteventura

Another exciting opening for 2016 is Europe’s largest sports and fitness resort, which is set to be a firm favourite for fitness fanatics looking for a short haul Winter Sun option. Located in the south east of Fuerteventura, Playitas offers a huge selection of activities; from the usual tennis, road biking and circuit training to the more unusual fitness boot camps, combat classes, open water swimming or Nordic walking. The resort also offers plenty of complimentary wellbeing options including yoga, meditation, spinning and zumba. Finish the day with a sunbathing session, visit the spa or take a dip in the Olympic sized swimming pool.

7 nights available from £595pp based on two sharing a Standard Double room on a B&B basis including return flights, airport transfers and a daily selection of complimentary health and fitness classes.



Luxury Holistic Hillside Resort ‘Santani’ Due to Open in Sri Lanka in March

Sri Lanka’s newest luxury health resort is opening its doors in March 2016, set in the heart of the island and surrounded by lush forests and mountains. Santani, translated as in harmony with, aims to relax and refresh guests through a variety of holistic activities including meditation, yoga, spa fitness and community immersion. Guests can enjoy personal consultations with nutritionists, opt for yoga and meditation, explore the countryside on guided hikes, swim in nearby natural pools and visit local communities. The hotel is also home to Sri Lanka’s first professional spa, which houses the first ever hydrotherapy facility in the country. Wooden villas act as home, achieving a calming inside-outside feel with sleek decor, timber floors and floor-to-ceiling glass walls.

7 nights available from £1,995pp based on two sharing a room on an all inclusive basis, including return flights, airport transfers and activities.

pool terrace

Popular Marbella Club in Spain introduces New Wellness Programmes

The popular Marbella Club hotel in Andalucía has introduced a variety of specialist wellness and spa programmes for 2016- ideal for spa lovers looking for a dose of New Year pampering. Choose from a ‘Mediterranean Renewal’ which focuses on indulgent spa treatments to relax the body, a ‘Beauty Retreat’ that aims to restore a youthful glow with beauty products and holistic spa sessions or a ‘Purifying Programme’ designed to diminish the build-up of harmful substances in the body through healthy cuisine, stress management and physical exercise. Spend free time relaxing on day beds by the huge pool, or follow beautifully maintained gardens down to a white-sand beach for a dip in the ocean. Luxurious rooms, suites and private villas are spacious and comfortable with crisp white linens, statement head boards and pops of colour.
4 day ‘Beauty Retreat’ programme is available from £999pp based on two sharing a Deluxe Double Room on a half-board basis, including return flights, airport transfers and full programme.
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