Health and Fitness Travel, the wellness holiday specialists, have concluded their top 12 hottest destinations to travel to in 2023. There’s no greater place to revive your mind and body, restore health, focus on fitness goals or perhaps spend time with family than abroad basking in the sunshine.
These holidays promise a wellness wonderland on the backdrop of beaming, sunny weather and stunning panoramic views. From Bali to Vietnam, Austria to Italy, and even recent World Cup Host Qatar, this list outlines the best wellness destinations to travel to in 2023.
January: Destress at REVIVO Wellness Resort, Bali
After the excitement of the festive period and the pressure to maintain your New Year’s resolutions, January is the best time to listen to what your body needs, and Revivo Wellness Resort is the best place to do it. A lifestyle assessment will examine your current habits and day-to-day pressures, provide the blueprint for combatting intense stress and help you navigate healthier responses to take forward.
Situated on the beautiful island of Bali, surrounded by lush vegetation, this calm neighbourhood supplies the ideal atmosphere to fully relax and dissolve into the slower pace of the secluded estate.
Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at REVIVO Wellness Resort for £2,925. Price includes full board, return transfers and a wellness programme.
February: Wellness inclusive at TIA Wellness Resort, Vietnam
If you’re looking to boost your wellness in February, TIA Wellness Resort in Da Nang, Vietnam, has much to offer. From a private beach to daily spa treatments and a range of healthy cuisines to sample, you can also access fitness and leisure activities.
Snorkel among the vibrant fish and focus on your breathwork with daily group wellness activities that allow you to find new hobbies and meet like-minded people. Sensationalise your taste buds and inner zen with TIA Tea and Lifestyle Tai Chi, and return home feeling energised from your Vietnamese wellness holiday.
Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at TIA Wellness Resort for £1,585. The price includes daily breakfast, return transfers, and a wellness programme.
March: Mayr Metabolic at Park Igls, Austria
Mayr Metabolic is the perfect opportunity to delve fully into your health problems and be treated by experts in the Austrian Alps’ private haven. Surrounded by the mountains, overlooking the largest and oldest nature park in Austria, the breathtaking views complement the healing that can be undertaken.
Designed for those that struggle with allergies, fat and glucose metabolism disorders, skin conditions and more, you will be looked after on all fronts. With an initial and concluding medical examination, you can see the benefits of their cleansing treatments and mindful attitudes towards wellness.
Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at Park Igls for £2,750. Price includes full board, return transfers and a wellness programme.
April: Menopause and stress retreat with Dr Marilyn Glenville at Longevity Health and Wellness Hotel, Portugal
Join Dr Marilyn Glenville, an expert in finding natural responses to combat the trialling symptoms of menopause. There is no need to suffer alone; with one in four women experiencing some of the over 30 symptoms from menopause, finding your way through this transitional time does not have to be a solo journey.
Destress in the spa, stretch your body through yoga, tone your muscles through Pilates and learn new nutritional recipes with Helen Ford cooking demonstrations; this stunning retreat in the Algarve retreat will utilise you with the tools to combat menopause in everyday life.
Health and Fitness Travel offers six nights at Longevity Cegonha Country Club for £1,610. Price includes half board, private return transfer options and a wellness programme.
May: Holistic Fitness Retreat at Preidlhof, Italy
Preidlhof offers the chance for you to stay on a World Heritage Site, overlooking the incredible Dolomite mountains; you are fully surrounded by nature.
Make the most of the stunning surroundings with forest bathing, cycles, tours and excursions; walk through this untouched paradise and breathe in the dry, unpolluted air of south Tyrol.
Tickle your inner child with laughter yoga and feel invigorated with the release of natural dopamine responses. Fuel your body with the exquisite, award-winning gourmet-style restaurants serving Mediterranean cuisine. Fully appreciate what enters your body through mindful eating and leave the resort a holistic health guru.
Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at Preidlhof for £2,765. Price includes half board, return private transfers, and a wellness programme.
June: Yoga and pilates retreat with Jessica Lambert at Longevity Health and Wellness Hotel, Portugal
Embark on this fantastic value retreat with the enthusiastic Jessica Lambert, a keen yogi and Pilates expert who will enhance your strength and mobility. Try your hand at Vinyasa Yoga, slowly progressing with difficulty and movement as the six days progress.
Tone through Pilates, and become confident in the foundations before gaining self-assurance and control through your muscles. Raise your heartbeat with circuit training classes and improve your overall fitness.
This retreat will challenge your muscles, spa treatments soothe them, and be rebalanced by therapists. On the coast of the Algarve, hike, bike and strive in what you like.
Health and Fitness Travel offers six nights at Longevity Cegonha Country Club from £1,440 pp. Price includes half board, private return transfer options and a wellness programme.
July: Fusion fitness at Casale Panayiotis, Cyprus
At Casale Panayiotis follow your fitness passions – and perhaps experiment with a new sport. A lifestyle consultation kickstarts the retreat. You’ll discuss with the specialists how to direct your getaway before lessons and spa treatments, ensure one-on-one attention, and get the most out of your healthy holiday.
Enjoy your summer in the Cypriot community adorning the historic mountain village of Kalopanayiotis, full of charm and beautiful scenery. While a fresh breeze seeps through the forests, be guided on a cultural tour of the byzantine chapels and admire the traditional terracotta roofs around town.
Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at Casale Panayiotis for £1,065. The price includes daily breakfast, private return transfers and a wellness programme.
August: Fusion fitness at Borgo Egnazia, Italy
A visit to Borgo Egnazia is an extravagant opportunity to feel and be treated like royalty in castle-like accommodation. Bring your inner ninja out to play with combat boxing or self-defence training, and be empowered through your strength and ability to defend yourself.
Bring awareness and gratitude to your body through N’ama Ste Yoga, and admire the surroundings and the unique Italian atmosphere as you bike ride through the Olive groves surrounding the retreat. After an exhilarating day, venture five minutes to the charismatic fishing village of Savelletri and feast on the locally sourced fresh food.
Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at Borgo Egnazia for £1,930. The price includes daily breakfast, private return transfers and a wellness programme.
September: Immunity-boosting detox at Santani Wellness Resort and Spa, Sri Lanka
As summer slowly ends and autumn begins seeping in, give your immune system all the preparation it needs to have a strong defence against the incoming winter and the inevitable colds and viruses that come along with it.
Prioritise your mental and physical health by discussing your well-being in a consultation on arrival and establish your wellness needs.
A personalised diet plan will be set out to ensure that your body is fuelled, and spa treatments will be advised to be unique to your requirements. Meditate, detox, and relax in the stunning surroundings of south Sri Lanka.
Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at Santini Wellness Resort for £2,595. Price includes full board, private return transfers and a wellness programme.
October: Yoga and wellness retreat with Matt Huy and Saz Newman at Longevity Health and Wellness Hotel, Portugal.
For an October getaway, pack your sunglasses for a European trip to southern Portugal in the Algarve’s Golden Triangle. With some of the finest beaches in Europe, there is no surprise it is renowned as a popular holiday destination.
A set schedule for the seven-day retreat relieves the worry of cramming everything in when it has been organised for you. Be guided by the highly skilled Matt Huy and Saz Newman through various yoga practices. From yang to yin classes, yinyasa yoga, ashtanga yoga, to ab tensing core yoga, you’ll be a yoga expert.
Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at Longevity Cegonha Country Club from £1,485 pp. Price includes half board, private return transfer options and a wellness programme.
November: Panchakarma at Ananda in the Himalayas, India
Take three weeks out in November to fully delve into your digestive health through Ayurvedic science, restore your gut and glow from the inside out. The doctors are there to take your body on a personalised journey of cellular and gastrointestinal restoration.
As a result, it improves your skin quality, renews your energy and relieves brain fog through mental clarity to return home feeling and looking your best. Have even your neighbour complimenting your vibrant aura. Nestled away from the bustle of everyday life, this is a unique experience to live among the mountains and absorb the serene, peaceful atmosphere of the Himalayas.
Health and Fitness Travel offers 21 nights at Ananda in the Himalayas for £10,320. The price includes daily breakfast, private return transfers and a wellness programme.
December: Family discovery at Zulal Wellness Resort, Qatar
This winter makes the most of enjoying time with family; on this comprehensive wellness holiday, there are activities to entertain the whole family and opportunities to make lasting memories bonding together.
Secluded away on a long, private beach, the turquoise waters supply relief from the wonderous heat that is sure to leave a tan. With a wide range of dining options supplying healthy superfood-enriched food, and opportunities to tailor the food to your diet – no matter how fussy (any family member can be), there is something for the whole family to find tasty and deeply nutritional.
Health and Fitness Travel offers seven nights at Zulal Wellness Resort for £7,375. Price includes full board, private return transfers and a wellness programme.