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Wellness Holidays | Home & Away

Daydreaming about future holidays? Well, what else is there to do at this grim time of year, right?

Before you book, capitalise on your new-found enthusiasm for fitness with an active break. Here’s our pick of the bunch – both in Cornwall and run by Cornish businesses abroad.

Cornwall

Coastal Fitness Break

Get fit and active in Watergate Bay Hotel’s natural surroundings with Mountain Beach Fitness Retreats’ personal trainers on this three-night break with four day active programme. From beach circuits and cliff hikes, to core conditioning and sea swimming, this is all-round training with functional fitness in mind.

Designed to give you the opportunity to learn something new and develop your technique from experts in their field. The two-mile stretch of sand and coastal paths provide the perfect playground for an active break, while Swim Club with its 25-metre swimming pool allows space for technical workshops and essential after-session relaxation.

The Scarlet Intention Yoga Break

The Scarlet’s three-night yoga break includes both private and (optional) group yoga sessions, a Scarlet Spa Journey and guided meditation. Find inspiration in a moment of meditation, find freedom in movement in a class, and set your goals for the upcoming year.

Includes a journaling meditation workshop, a Scarlet Journey four hour ‘unwind and treatments’ spa session plus time in the cliff-top open-air hot tub.

Gutsy Girls SUP Weekend

A long weekend of stand up paddleboarding and yoga in the beautiful village of Harlyn in North Cornwall. This women-only SUP and yoga weekend is perfect for solo travellers and for all level paddleboarders including those that have never tried it as the majority of guests step onto the board for their first time. Also included are 4 yoga classes at sunrise and sunset and healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner every day cooked by a private chef, plus access to the 5* facilities including hot tub.

 

Meditation Wellbeing Spring Retreat

Explore meditation, journaling and reconnecting with nature on this beautiful Spring Wellbeing Retreat run by Horizon Inspired at ancient Cornish farm, Botolet. Expect themed morning and evening meditations suitable for everyone and anyone, Yin/Yang Yoga practice, a beach walk, a journaling workshop and a gut health talk by a local expert. You’ll have the option of adding deeply nourishing massage, reflexology, reiki or other holistic therapy treatment to add to your experience.

Wellbeing Republic Retreat

A transformational 72-hour retreat from Wellbeing Republic held in Rock, North Cornwall promises to unleash your potential to thrive through a series of personal 1-2-1 coaching sessions. Using the principles of marginal gains to help create a life of energy and abundance, by empowering them to harness the incredible power of their mind and body, this intensive wellbeing retreat will leave you feeling ready to take your life to the next level.

 

Rest of the World 

Cornish businesses doing their thing, abroad.

Thera-Sea Surf and Wellness Retreat (Sri Lanka)

An exciting surf and well-being holiday on the exotic island of Sri Lanka. Expect surfing, yoga and well-being, all set in a stunning beachfront location, complete with delicious nutritious local cuisine. This retreat aims to give people time out from their busy lives to relax, get back to nature and develop well-being skills so the feel-good factor continues long after you return home.

Ski and yoga week (France)

A week’s skiing and yoga with the team at Above All Chalets in Les Gets, France, will leave you fully refreshed. The view from the luxury chalet across to Mont Blanc is second to none, best viewed apres-ski from the chalet’s outdoor hot-tub. It makes the perfect end to a day which starts with a sunrise yoga session, takes in the best skiing that the Portes Du Soleil ski area has to offer, followed by dinner cooked by the live-in chef, and then cozying up by the open fire, unlimited drinks purely optional!

Immersive Surf Course (Costa Rica & Morocco)

George Stoy’s immersive surf courses are designed to give people the very best opportunity to learn and progress in the time they have available. Whether you are completely new to surfing, looking to improve your technique, develop your confidence or simply catch more waves, joining the team at George’s Surf School in Morocco will have you reaching your goal with confidence. The Morocco course includes practical and theoretical teaching, video coaching, and targeted teaching as well as plenty of downtime.

Yoga Retreat (Morocco)

Newquay based Shine Yoga founder Jen hosts a gorgeous sounding yoga retreat in Morocco. Relax and recharge with morning and evening yoga sessions, soak up the sun and sea with spa, souk or surfing trips and eat delicious, nutritious, vegetarian dishes in the private beachfront villa. Perfect for solo travellers, as all transfers and yoga kit are included, as are almost all meals.

 

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