• 10 Amazing Holiday Activities for the Whole Family


    Hey there, adventurers and relaxation-seekers! Are you planning the ultimate family retreat but stuck on finding the perfect holiday activities everyone will love? Well, fear not! We've got your back with this epic list of 10 Amazing Holiday Activities that will have the entire family grinning from ear to ear. Whether you're into thrilling escapades or laid-back pampering, our family retreats have something for everyone. Let the good times roll!

  • 10 of the Best Activity and Sporting Holidays for all the Family

    Best Activity and Sporting Holidays for all the Family

    Keep up with the kids and return a youthful lease of life to your body on an action-packed family holiday that guarantees fun for the whole family. From surfing in Morocco, to snorkelling in the Maldives and sailing in Lake Garda, get ready to be inspired with 10 of the best activity and sporting holidays for all the family.

  • 5 Babymoon Spa Breaks for Pregnancy Escapes

    A last hurrah for mums and dads-to-be, the babymoon boom has seen increasing numbers of pregnant couples making a getaway to calm expectant-parent nerves. From romantic retreats in the French countryside to luxury beachside breaks in Greece, Health and Fitness Travel, the leading specialists in wellness holidays worldwide, share their 5 best babymoon spa breaks for pregnancy escapes. With 56% of couples either planning or having already been on a babymoon, prepare for parenthood with stress relieving spa therapies and educational nutrition lectures, before the dawn of nappy changes and sleepless nights.

    Thailand: Kamalaya Embracing Change


    Embracing change at Kamalaya


    Embrace the change that’s coming and boost your well-being on a healing pregnancy escape on the coast of Koh Samui. Restore your body’s inner-balance and learn the skills you need to develop your inner emotional strength during an initial and follow up ‘embracing change’ wellness consultation. Whilst mum-to-be releases stress with holistic spa treatments, dad-to-be can enjoy a more vigorous afternoon with group classes from circuit training to Thai boxing. 

    Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Kamalaya from £2,845pp or £3,265 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a wellness programme, return flights and transfers.


    Greece: Blue Palace Thalassotherapy


    Blue Palace massage


    With your little one on the way, make a getaway to Crete’s stunning Elounda coastline. As dad-to-be enjoys a round of golf or tennis, mum-to-be can benefit from the natural therapeutic properties of sea water, mud and seaweed during ocean inspired spa treatments. Keep fit and healthy during your pregnancy with a gentle water aerobics class and participate in nutritional demonstrations to ensure you are giving your little one the best start in life.

    Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Blue Palace from £1,775pp or £2,370 for single occupancy. Price includes breakfast, a wellness programme, return flights and transfers.


    Oman: Zighy Bay Sense of De-stress


    Zighy Bay views


    Recharge your batteries in time for your new arrival on a babymoon beach spa break in exotic Oman. Begin your pregnancy escape with a personal wellness consultation, before stimulating your energy flow and calming any pregnancy stresses with an Indian head massage and private meditation session. Revel in your time together as you discover your idyllic surrounding with snorkelling and a romantic sunset cruise around the secluded bay.

    Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Zighy Bay from £2,370pp or £2,930 for single occupancy. Price includes breakfast, a wellness programme, return flights and transfers.


    Spain: SHA Essence


    Maya Ubud


    Calm any expectant-parent nerves in the tranquil surroundings of SHA Wellness Clinic in the south of Spain. Boost your well-being whilst carrying your child with a wellness programme tailored to your needs following expert medical, nutritional and natural therapy consultations. Sooth aching muscles with an aquatic therapy session and recharge with complimentary classes in yoga and tai chi. Enjoy guided walks of the surrounding area before preparing for parenthood during healthy cooking lectures.

    Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at SHA from £2,795pp or £3,115 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a wellness programme, return flights and transfers.


    France: La Clairière Pure Relaxation


    La Clairiere Pure relaxation meditation


    Revitalise your mind and body on a reviving babymoon spa break in the romantic woodlands of North East France. Initial wellness consultations will enable the creation of a bespoke wellness break covering nutrition, hydrotherapy, holistic activities and treatments. Treat those pregnancy stresses with a soothing body massage and relieving foot reflexology session before relaxing in the heated outdoor hydrotherapy pool. Enjoy complimentary yoga and beginner’s meditation classes, for calming and gentle activities to help you recharge.

    Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at La Clairière from £1,375pp or £1,595 for single occupancy. Price includes full board, a wellness programme, return flights and transfers.

    For advice, guidance and booking visit www.healthandfitnesstravel.com or call 0203 397 8891

  • 5 Best Activity Family Holidays for Winter Sun

    5 Best Activity Family Holidays for Winter Sun

    Have you ever dreamed of spending your Christmas wind surfing in Mauritius, or celebrating the New Year on a sunset cruise in the Caribbean? With an array of sports, activities and group fitness classes, our luxury family holidays are the perfect way for you and your family to escape the routine of day-to-day life and keep active in the warming rays of winter sun on an activity holiday.

  • 5 Detox Spa Retreats Where You Can Bring the Kids

    detox spa retreats where you can bring the kids

    Look past the notion that your children might not fit into the zen-like atmosphere of a rejuvenating body cleanse and discover the hidden benefits of a detox spa retreat where you can bring the kids along too. Here, we share the best wellness holiday destinations where you can take some me-time to detox and unwind on a family holiday without the worries of childcare arrangements. With Kid’s Clubs offering an exciting range of action-packed activities to keep them fully entertained, stressed-out parents need no longer compromise their well-being.

  • 5 Fabulous Wellness Breaks for the Super-Mums

    5 Fabulous Wellness Breaks for the Super-Mums

    She may not sport a red cape under her shirt or possess superhuman abilities, but every mother juggling the demands of motherhood, career, home life and family merits the title super. This Mother’s Day, give the one true wonder woman in your life the break she deserves as we shine the spotlight on our wellness breaks for all the super-mums out there.

  • 5 of the Best Family Adventure Holidays

    5 of the Best Family Adventure Holidays


    In need of some family time? Leave those busy, hectic lives behind, reconnect with your loved ones on a family holiday and cherish those special memories made. Travel to Morocco for great surfing conditions or venture to Mauritius where your children can enjoy crab hunting or cooking classes. With many different kids’ clubs, your children can enjoy exhilarating activities and learn new skills while making new friends, making their experience on a family adventure holiday extremely memorable. Keep up with your kids and embrace the outdoors with mountain biking or family yoga sessions to improve your family’s well-being and general health before dining on highly rated, locally sourced and delicious cuisine from all over the world. Achieve everything you want to on your tailor-made family adventure holiday and reenergise and boost your health as a subsequence.

  • 8 Ways to Exercise as a New Mum

    Ways to Exercise as a New Mum


    Being a new mum is not always conducive to fitting in time to go the gym or arranging sports matches with your friends. Looking after your newborn will always take priority, but this doesn’t mean your health has to take a backseat. Take back the reigns with a healthy family holiday and learn how to fit in some mini-bursts of exercise before you depart, as we share 8 easy ways for new mums to exercise in everyday life. 

  • A Guide to Family Wellness Holidays

    A Guide to Family Wellness Holidays

    In the swing of hectic daily life it’s rare to find a moment where the whole family is together, let alone all getting along. Too often a family holiday can leave parents more exhausted than when they left. Once you have finished with all the lead up planning, the airport madness and the stressful task of keeping the kids safe and occupied all day, it’s no wonder there’s no time left for you to relax.

    Discover the answer to all of your family holiday woes with our inspiring guide to our healthy family holidays, which combine the perfect combination of quality family time, fun for the kids and rejuvenating relaxation for the parents. From learning healthier lifestyle habits as a family, to showing the kids new corners of the world on a cultural wellness holiday, let us guide you through a new kind of family holiday.

    Learn Healthy Habits as a Family

    Kayaking on a family holiday

    Learn to Kayak as a family at Porto Elounda

    With Ipad’s and T.V leaving more children inactive and out of shape, the importance of parental influence on the younger generations health is more vital than ever. Revamp your stagnant family holidays lounging by the pool with a healthy change of pace by getting the kids active whilst soaking up the sun.

    From ocean kayaking to hiking, set a good example for the kids and get active together with a host of fun-filled outdoor activities on a family activity holiday. Cycle and Zumba on a family fitness holiday or help the kids discover a new hobby with football academy training and tennis programmes on a family sports holiday.

    With a selection of family friendly restaurants that offer healthier cuisine, remain confident that your family are eating nutritiously rich and healthy dishes.

    A Treat for All Ages

    Mother and Daughter relax together at Shanti Maurice

    Mother and daughter relax together at Shanti Maurice 

    No longer having to choose between family time and relaxation, release stress and revitalise your mind and body with our family friendly spa holidays, where the whole family can indulge in luxury.  With many of our family holidays offering spa treatments specifically designed for children and teens, Mum and daughter can bond over a girly pedicure and massage while Dad and son can play sports together.

    Cultural Experience

    Soneva Kids club

    Kids will love the Kid's club activities at Soneva Kiri

    Teach your children about cultural awareness and different traditions around the world as you explore your chosen destination on a family cultural wellness holiday.  Choose from a range of tailor-made activities and excursions from spring roll making in Vietnam and deep-sea fishing in Mexico, to cultural tours in Turkey and mountain biking in Morocco. Special kid’s clubs excursions, including visits to animal parks, dolphin spotting and treasure hunts keep them well entertained.|

    Time Out

    Fusion Maia

    Enjoy some time for yourselves on a family holiday at Fusion Maia

    With professional babysitting services and world-class kids clubs, Mum and Dad can happily opt for some alone time and take the pressure off of entertaining the kids, confident that your children are having fun and learning new skills in a structured and safe environment. Whether making time for a long lunch together, a game of tennis or an indulgent couples spa treatment, our family friendly resorts offer as much for the parents as they do the kids.

    Fewer Planning Worries

    theBodyHoliday Family holiday destress

    Enjoying quality family time at The BodyHoliday 

    Booking with Health and Fitness Travel means you can relax completely, knowing our meticulous team have organised every aspect of your family holiday and leaving no unwanted surprises.  All our healthy holidays have been hand-picked against a strict criterion to ensure that we offer the most beautiful worldwide destinations that are also family-friendly, safe and easily accessible.


    Talk to one of our Travel Specialists on 0203 397 8891 or contact us here to discuss tailor-making your perfectfamily wellness holiday.

  • Easter Family Active Holidays: The Best Offers

    Easter Family Active Holidays: The Best Offers

    Forget chocolate eggs and hot cross buns, what most parents want this Easter is an enjoyable family activity holiday. The 2013 Easter break is a good time to venture abroad as you can enjoy any type of fun-filled getaway from activity holidays in Mexico, sports holidays in the Caribbean to traditional beach breaks in Portugal or healthy holidays in Mauritius.

  • Encouraging Self-esteem in Your Children

    Sarah Brewer

    by Dr. Sarah Brewer

    A Nutritionist and Doctor

    Self-esteem, or learning to appreciate your own value, starts forming early in life, and is of the most important things a parent can help their child to learn. How? By praising their children so they learn to value their achievements. And when it comes to encouraging pride and self-respect in your children, therapists recommend the following.

  • Family Wellness at Amatara

    Family Wellness at Amatara

    A wellness programme for a healthy family bonding experience.

  • Guide to The Best Family Friendly Summer Holiday Ideas

    The Best Family Friendly Summer Holiday Ideas


    When juggling work and family life, finding the best family holiday to suit your needs can be an arduous task. So, let us make your search a little easier as we share with you the ultimate guide to the best family friendly summer holidays. From PADI diving in St. Lucia to wakeboarding in Greece, if you’re on the hunt for ways to get your family more active this summer, look no further. Create a summer of blissful memories as you embark on a fun-filled activity holiday that is sure to provide your family with endless entertainment and maybe even some long-lasting lifestyle changes.

  • How Family Holidays Could Improve the Health and Well-Being of Children

    health and wellbeing of children on family holiday

    With worrying statistics that almost a third of children aged between 2 and 15 are overweight or obese1, and recent warnings that children are bingeing on social media like they would junk food2, it would appear there is a health pandemic amongst our youngest generation. To break the vicious cycle of unhealthy habits, we urge that families need to provide healthy experiences to promote positive well-being for their children. From encouraging exercise and good nutrition, to taking active and healthy family holidays, parents can take small steps towards creating the foundations for healthy behaviours that will last their children a lifetime.

  • How to Boost Fertility on Holiday by Changing Your Diet

    Boost Fertility on Holiday by Changing Your Diet

    When it comes to fertility, being too thin can be just as detrimental as being overweight, which is why it is so important to achieve optimal well-being through healthy nutrition. Studies have shown that unexplained infertility can often be improved by lifestyle changes, especially nutrition; highlighting the importance of a healthy diet when trying to conceive. For a healthy pregnancy, a healthy diet should contain the appropriate vitamins, minerals and antioxidants needed to help protect the egg and sperm from damage caused by free-radicals. Fat is also a vital nutrient for fertility as it is necessary for the body to ovulate and for hormone production.

  • Maternity and Paternity Wellness Breaks for new Parents

    Wellness Breaks for new Parents


    Becoming a new parent is an amazing, incomparable experience, but it will also be the most stressful time in your life. Focusing entirely on your child’s well-being; there won’t be many opportunities for you to pamper and relax. There is no better time to take a wellness break than when you're feeling tired and exhausted. The good news is, there are plenty of family holidays you can enjoy even when your new born is around. Free your mind of diapers and milk bottles and unwind on a spa holiday, whilst child-minding staff take good care of your little ones. After a de-stressing spa treatment, shed the baby weight during an energetic fitness class or on an outdoor excursion to admire the beauty of nature.

  • The 12 Most Exciting Wellness Destinations to Visit in 2024

    A photo of a beach


    Are you looking for the perfect wellness holiday to care for your physical, mental, and spiritual wellbeing? Following another bustling year filled with constant changes in today's fast-paced environment, the importance of taking a step back to prioritise our health becomes increasingly evident. As we eagerly anticipate the upcoming year, it is crucial to consider not only our personal wellbeing but also that of our loved ones. Recognising that a healthy mind and body are essential for sustained happiness and productivity beyond 2024, the focus shifts towards holistic wellbeing. 

  • The Best Active Breaks for a Fabulous Father’s Day Escape

    Father and Son fishing, active father's day escape

    Let’s be honest fathers are the most difficult people to get presents for! With mothers it can be flowers, a spa treatment, shoes, jewellery or even a home cooked meal… But the other parent is a completely different ball game – what do they want, need or like? There are only so many ties, hip flasks or mugs from the ‘World’s Best Dad’ collection we can get away with. With that in mind, why not give the gift of an active break for Father’s Day? They’re sure to appreciate the promise of a stimulating fitness-focused retreat to look forward to and the chance to spend time with their loved one. Get your cycling stamina, water-sport skills, and golfing down to a tee (pun intended) all while making meaningful memories with your pops!

  • The Best Child Friendly Activity Holidays

    Child Friendly Activity Holidays

    Keep up with the kids and return a youthful lease of life to your body on our action-packed child friendly activity holidays, which guarantee fun for the whole family. From surfing in Morocco to tennis in the Caribbean, take a break from your usual routine and make the most of family time by creating experiences and memories in dream destinations.

  • The Best Destinations for Multi Generation Family Holidays

    The Best Destinations for Multi Generation Family Holidays

    Make up for lost time with your busy schedules by creating lasting memories with all generations of your family with one of our multi generation family holidays. With a range of activities that cater to all the needs of your family, this is the perfect opportunity for children to spend quality time with their grandparents on a multi generation family holiday for all ages. Spending time with your family is the most important thing, especially uniting the elder generation with the younger, so take the time to ensure you can spend quality family time together in a healthy and active way. With more than 12.5 million people having been on a three generation ‘3G’ holiday, be sure to jump on the bandwagon and see what you’re missing out on.

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