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BESTFIT Issue 17 – Holidays

BESTFIT Issue 17 – Holidays



DetoxSamahita Detox, Koh Samui, Thailand

Rid your body of those alcohol-infused toxins on the sunsoaked island of Koh Samui. This seven-day programme includes Chi Nei Tsang massage treatments, Ayurvedic herbal detox formulas, superfood supplements and yogic cleansing techniques. Personalised meal plans are also included, and come packed with fruits, broths, juices and teas to cleanse and nurture your system. Access to the saltwater swimming pool and herbal steam room is given to help you sweat out the remaining toxins, and postdetox guidelines are also provided to make sure those detoxification benefits continue once you’ve left. Overall, this place will have you feeling refreshed, revived and fully detoxified in no time at all.

Weight Loss

Weight-lossShanti Som Weight Loss Retreat Sierra de Las Nieves Nature Park, Spain

Nestled among the beauty of the Andalucian region in Spain is a place perfect for anyone looking to achieve optimal weight loss during their getaway. This six-day programme offers high-impact personal training sessions, guided walks, group yoga classes and a nutritionist consultation to help you hit those weight-loss targets. You’ll also have the opportunity to take part in meditation classes, mountain biking and hiking; with the scenery on offer, you’ll most likely want to. The meals will be designed with your specific needs and targets in mind, and with the aim of inspiring you to continue a healthy eating lifestyle once you’ve left. A New Year trim down doesn’t have to be a chore if you’re at a place like this.


bootcampWildfitness Zanzibar, Chwaka Bay, Zanzibar

Raising the intensity in Michamvi Sunset Bay on Zanzibar’s South-East coast is this one-week ‘Revitalise’ program from Wildfitness, offering two to three training sessions per day, a deep tissue massage and workshops covering movement, metabolism and nutrition. During your stay, you’ll experience the WildFitness approach, focusing on ‘WildEating’ with natural, easily digestible cuisine; ‘WildMoving’ for a strong, lean body; and ‘WildLiving’ to respect your body’s need for rest and recuperation. After completing both the initial assessment and reassessment, you’ll be given all the personal information collected alongside the workouts you’ve done during the week, to help you keep it up back at home. From boxing and swimming, to water skiing and wind surfing, you’ll have plenty of activities to choose from and keep busy with during your week of ‘Wild’.


YogaSpa Village Discovery Tembok, Bali

For yoga-lovers, free spirits and those in need of a little personal space and reflection, this beautiful Balinese destination offers three different ‘paths’ to self-discovery, each with a range of treatments, activities and authentic cultural experiences. The balance ‘path’ includes soothing body wraps and relaxation techniques for that mind-body balance; the creativity ‘path’ includes drama, dance and musical sessions alongside yoga and meditation; and the vigour path focuses on strength and stamina sessions to accompany a balanced nutritional meal plan. This seven-day programme includes a spa treatment, fitness and wellness classes and access to workshops, all to suit the path you choose.



SportThe BodyHoliday, LeSPORT St Lucia

For busy bodies, fitness fanatics and anyone that loves to get involved in sports, this holiday package offers the perfect combination of sun, sea, sand and a whole host of land and water-based activities. From cycling, archery, tennis and golf, to river rapids, sailing and scuba diving, you’ll be spoilt for choice when deciding on how best to spend your time. This seven-day programme includes daily spa treatments such as hydrotherapy and ocean wraps, a skin consultation, land and water sports and an individual personal training session tailored to your personal goals. With five different food outlets to choose from, as well as a cocktail party every Wednesday, expect to have fun day and night at this beautiful island resort.