• How to Choose a Health Retreat

    So what should you look for when choosing a health retreat? You are committed and have allocated the time to go away so now a little research and planning is needed. A health retreat can be a life-changing experience, but with options as unique as the traveller, choosing the right wellness holiday for you can seem daunting.

  • How To Choose The Right Spa

    How To Choose The Right Spa

    If you have ever been on a or at least thought about it, you know how difficult and time-consuming it can be to choose the perfect place for you. With the recent boom of the wellness sector and countless spa centres emerging, it can be pretty overwhelming for you to select the spa that suits your needs. From medical and Ayurvedic spas to destination and beach spas, the opportunities are almost endless making it hard for you to just pick one.

  • How to Choose the Right Wellness Holiday for You

    How to Choose the Right Wellness Holiday for You

    Booking a wellness holiday can sometimes be overwhelming for those new to this type of getaway as there is so much choice! To understand a wellness holiday, imagine it as a tall oak tree, reaching up high…stay with us herethis is relevantwe promise! Now, this huge tree has many different branches reaching out in different directions, each unique but essentially, they are still connected at the trunk of the tree. Okay, no more literary jargon, but what we’re getting at is how a wellness holiday can be made up of many elements that can cater for many different aspects to ultimately improve your wellbeing. A wellness holiday can be focused on fitness, detoxification, mindfulness, weight loss, medicine, and so much more, perhaps a blend of all of them. Keep reading if you want to discover the perfect wellness holiday for YOU! 

  • How to Cultivate and Maintain a Healthy Emotional Balance

    Emotional Balance with Karina Stewart

    Emotional balance is a vital ingredient for personal well-being and the health of our relationships, including the essential one we have with ourselves. Karina Stewart, master of traditional Chinese medicine and co-founder ofKamalaya in Thailand, shares with us how to cultivate and maintain a healthy emotional balance.

  • How to Fall Back in Love with Your Body

    As we enter February, many of us associate this month with Valentine’s Day, the month of love and romance! However, with everything going on in the world, it is imperative to also make sure you show yourself some love and care. It can be very easy to fall out of love with your body, particularly after another lengthy lockdown, added with the fact that we live in a toxic social-media obsessed society that values appearance on falsified photos that are plastered wherever you look. 

  • How to Have a Healthy Christmas

    How to Have a Healthy Christmas

    December is fast approaching and it’s likely that the lyrics of Andy Williams’ ‘It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year’ are now echoing through the shops, supermarkets and maybe even your office.

  • Immune-Boosting Wellness Retreats for Cancer Recovery

    Immune-Boosting Wellness Retreats for Cancer Recovery


    Recent research by The University of Rochester Medical Centre in the USA has revealed that cancer patients who practice yoga benefit from reduced levels of inflammation which is often associated with primary and secondary cancer development. The study shows that regular yoga practice could help to stop the spread of cancer and prevent it from returning. From India to Portugal, there are a number of well-established resorts combining wellness and medical therapies alongside yoga to help those recovering from cancer to enhance their body's natural defences following often-depleting cancer treatments.

  • Inside RAKxa’s New Authentic Eastern Retreats with Dusadee Tancharoen

    RAKxa’s New Authentic Eastern Retreats


    Today we’re going to be delving into one ofRAKxa Wellness & Medical Retreat’s newest programme collections, Authentic Eastern. You might be thinking to yourself, how are these new programmes different to the ones already on offer fromRAKxa? Well, with helpful insights from the resort Managing DirectorDusadee Tancharoen, all of your important questions will be answered! So, keep reading for some great information surrounding these new programmes and to find out if they may be perfect for you to embark on during your special wellness journey! 

  • Is it Time You Addressed Your Salt Intake?

    Is it Time You Addressed Your Salt Intake?

    The essential minerals in salt act as important electrolytes in the body. They help to balance fluids in the blood and are essential for nerve and muscle function. But too much salt can cause anumber of health issues, including high blood pressure and an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. We offer our topnutrition-friendly retreats and tips for reducing your salt intake so that you can be your healthiest self.

  • Kemi’s Review of Longevity Cegonha Country Club, Portugal

     Review of Longevity Cegonha Country Club

    What is Cegonha and who is it for?

    Longevity Cegonha Country Club is a boutique style wellness resort in Portugal, near the Algarve. Best suited to those who are looking for looking for peace and tranquillity as well as physical, mental and emotional wellness, it is great for solo travellers, friends or couples and anyone wanting to de-stress and relax.

  • Last Minute Gift Ideas for the Wellness Traveller in your Life

    Christmas presents underneath the tree.

    Hopefully, you haven’t left your Christmas shopping to the last minute. If you have, fear not because Health and Fitness Travel is here to help. We’ve compiled a list of the best last-minute gift ideas and stocking fillers for the wellness traveller in your life. These are useful, thoughtful, and inexpensive gifts that anyone with a fondness for travel and personal wellbeing will appreciate.

  • Life is better on Island Time – Top 5 Spas in the Caribbean

    Have a go at island life with these top 5 spas in the Caribbean. There is no better place to unwind than a stunning island and with these such a wide range of luxury spa treatments at your disposal, a relaxing moment of wellness is never far away. Indulge in a comprehensive selection of soothing daily spa treatments that cater to the diverse needs of all guests. Whether it be shiatsu in Turks & Caicos, a shoulder massage in Antigua or a seaweed body wrap in Jamaica, our island spa holidays have something for everyone’s wellness needs.  Be sure to have fun and improve your personal fitness with professionally led daily classes such as beach volleyball in St Lucia and nature hiking in Antigua. Island life is sure to leave you feeling relaxed, refreshed and beaming for more wellness heaven.

  • Love your Mind: The Importance of Mental Health Self Care

    Love your Mind: The Importance of Mental Health Self Care


    Slowly but surely, we as a society are removing the unfair stigmatism that surrounds mental health issues and those who suffer from them. According to recent statistics from 2020, one in four people in the UK will experience some form of mental health issue over the course of a year, with one in six suffering from a common mental health problem weekly. So, what are these mental health problems? Some of the main contenders include anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder to name but a few on a vast list of varying conditions. Today we want to shine the spotlight on the importance of mental health self-care, it is imperative that the conversation continues on this topic so that we might all live happier, healthier lives for body and mind.

  • Making Healthy Choices Whilst on Holiday

    Healthy choices whilst on holiday


    I think it is nice to ensure that your holiday is a holiday, and that your time away leaves you feeling rested and recharged… that being said a lot of us live busy lives and day to day we don’t always put enough time aside for ourself. In these situations holidays are the perfect opportunity to make time for exercising and focusing on your wellbeing whist also relaxing and having fun – these things are not mutually exclusive of one another! You can absolutely have fun when making healthy choices whilst on holiday! 

  • New Year, Better You at SHA Wellness Clinic

    As we welcome in 2023 and scribble down our New Year’sresolutions – let’s make this the year we stick to them! To help you kickstart your year on the right foot,SHA Wellness Clinic, home to a team of medical and wellness experts is the best place to visit for a better you this New Year.   


  • Olivia's Review of Komune Resort

    Our wellness travel specialist Olivia Trussell spent 7 amazing nights at Komune Resort and Beach Club Bali and tells us why all mum's deserve and need a mumcation…

    I will preface my review with four words - sublime, rejuvenating, hidden gem.

  • Our Top Picks for Singles Health Holidays

    Our Top Picks for Singles Health Holidays

    Now more than ever people of all ages are embracing the benefits that solo traveling has to offer. Everything from a heightened level of personal freedom to the greater opportunity to meet and engage with new people are advantages of singles holidays that cannot be understated. Single holidays present the perfect opportunity for individuals to prioritise their personal medical needs and improve their overall health. There is a very diverse range of luxury health retreats on offer to solo-travellers, many of which are specialised to improve specific areas of your health including weight and diet, sleep, immune system response, and ageing.

    Without further ado, discover our top picks for singles health retreats below:

  • Paul's Review of Pine Cliffs Resort, Portugal

    Review of Pine Cliffs Resort, Portugal

    What is Pine Cliffs and who’s it for?


    Pine Cliffs, a luxury collection resort in the Algarve, Portugal

    Pine Cliffs
    is an award-winning 5-star luxury hotel, but it is so much more than that: it's a resort, a golf course, a spa, fitness centre, tennis academy, a lifestyle and an experience. Located on the amazing coastline of the Algarve, in Southern Portugal on a stunning cliff-top above Portugal’s longest beach, Praia Da Falesia. Whilst I was there, I saw families, couples, singles, spa-lovers, golfers and many more because of the variety of amenities and sprawling grounds the resort is situated on.


  • Preidlhof Announces Transformational Wellness Offering for 2023

    Preidlhof Announces Transformational Wellness Offering for 2023


    Looking for agetaway in Italy, where the food is ‘eccellente!’, the views are immaculate, the weather’s gorgeous and most of all you get awellness escape that satiates all your healthy endeavours? ThenPreidlhof’s announcement of transformational wellness offerings for 2023 should get you sufficiently excited! Not only have they developed a whole new retreat – their Integrated Wellness Retreat. But they have also updated their current retreats and developed some highlights to get excited for throughout 2023 withintheirglowing flow retreats 

  • Rebecca’s Review of Ayii Anargyri, Cyprus

    Tell us about the resort, what makes Ayii Anargyri special?  

    Set in a beautiful, peaceful location in nature, surrounded by mountains is Ayii Anargyri Natural Healing Spa. I found Ayii Anargyi a particularly special place and as soon as I arrived I felt a deep sense of calm. It has a homely, unpretentious feel to it, I felt comfortable as soon as I arrived and would highly recommend it to solo travellers. It was a total joy to be able to visit and a special place that I hope to return to soon.

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