What used to be sidelined as an undertaking for the well-heeled globetrotters, wellness travel has transcended its natural borders and has seeped into other niches in the industry.
It’s no surprise that surf tourism quickly followed suit with the swell of health centered travelers looking to combine the thrill of surfing with elements of fitness and relaxation. From the dynamic waves of Bali, to the still clear waters of the Atlantic, Health and Fitness Travel, experts in tailor-made healthy holidays worldwide, shares their top range of surf and wellness fusion options available for you.
Bali: Hotel Komune
Located at one of the world’s best surf breaks, Hotel Komune blends surf and wellness quite perfectly, delivering a seamless destination spa experience on a surfer’s haven.
This beach front destination continues to change the face of travel, recently opening its Health Hub transforming this surf hotel into a complete wellness break.
Combine surfing lessons with a range of wellness activities, from yoga and beach runs to dynamic boxing and power spin.
It also holds the first of its kind floodlit night surfing for the diehard surfers and spectators alike.
Guests can enjoy even more adventures, including white-water rafting in Ubud, scuba-diving and hiking up the Mt Agung or Mt Batur volcano.
Morocco: Paradis Plage
For an active surf-meets-wellness travel experience, Paradis Plage is the place to be.
Located in the coastal region of Agadir, Morocco, this stunning wellness destination makes it an idyllic break for surfing.
Whether a pro or a beginner, anyone can ride the waves with guidance from world-class surf instructors.
Switch up with stand-up paddle boarding for a different experience in the water.
Group yoga classes are held by the beautiful beach pavilion providing you with the perfect opportunity to improve well-being in a calm environment.
With an aqua park just 300m down the road, this destination is ideal for the entire family.
Costa Rica: Florblanca
Discover Costa Rica’s fantastic Nicoya Peninsula beach on a surfing holiday where anyone can ride the waves and enhance their wellness.
Enjoy six private surfing lessons with expert local instructors, or go it alone if you’re more confident in the water.
Discover a variety of ways to keep active and enjoy the wide range of other activities on offer, from snorkelling to zip lining and horse riding to cycling.
For a balanced spa and sport holiday, after an action-packed day enhance your well-being at this wellness retreat by indulging in a holistic treatment at the luxury spa, including scrubs, massages, wraps and facials.
Portugal: The Oitavos
Escape the repetitive routine of everyday life and learn to ride the waves on a surfing break in Portugal.
Make a splash in the water under the guidance of professional surfer Ruben Gonzalez and experience an adrenaline rush as you surf the Atlantic.
Enjoy complimentary wetsuit and surfboard hire during the day, before unwinding on this healthy break in the luxury spa with treatments from detoxifying herbal baths to sun, sea & wind facials.
For an all-round activity holiday experience, head to dry land for a round of golf or game of tennis and adventure further afield with hiking and biking.
Hawaii: Lumeria Maui
Fun and challenging, this luxury eco boutique is set in the playground for surf and other water sports enthusiasts.
Located on the stunning tropical island of Maui, there is no better place to practice your surf skills than in the birthplace of surfing itself.
Coupled with daily restorative yoga to improve flexibility and meditation classes, this wellness holiday will leave you feeling fit, healthy and revived.
Set amidst a backdrop of lush Hawaiian tropics, you can enjoy delicious daily meals of farm-grown organic meals.
For fans of the alternative healing of Ayurveda, indulge in some outstanding Ayurvedic treatments and relax after a fun day of activity.
For more advice, guidance & healthy holiday bookings visit www.healthandfitnesstravel.com.au or call 1300 551 353
About Health and Fitness Travel
Health and Fitness Travel is a global luxury wellness travel company that originated in the UK in 2010 and is committed to providing healthy holidays that enhance and change lives. Created by Paul Joseph, Adam Heathcote and co-founded in Australia by local Director Samantha Lippiatt as a result of their combined passion for health and fitness travel and offering bespoke holidays to improve people’s well-being to lead happier and healthier lives.
Health and Fitness Travel offers clients a tailor-made seamless service with the very best health and fitness holidays, handpicked by its expert team, together with exclusive and added value packages with the best deals. As leading specialists, Health and Fitness Travel have also created their own healthy holiday collections in various destinations which include Fusion Fitness and Discover Recover, offering clients the best value and holiday experience. For more information visit: www.healthandfitnesstravel.com.au