With the celebrity cult well and truly on the wellness wagon, scenic social media snaps of hikes in Ibiza and treetop yoga in St Lucia are evoking worldwide workout wanderlust. Letting you in on the celebrity secret, Health and Fitness Travel, the leading specialists in wellness holidays worldwide, reveal where to holiday like the t and famous. From a Thailand wellness retreat frequented by the Beckham's, to a health sanctuary in Spain graced by the likes of Kylie Minogue and Demi Moore, here's how you can add a touch of star quality to your healthy escape.
SPAIN: SHA WELLNESS CLINIC
Spa like the stars at Spain’s pioneering SHA Wellness Clinic, a celebrity wellness hotspot boasting scenic ocean views and sweeping mountain vistas. Frequented by Hollywood stars and music moguls, SHA prides itself on offering distinctively tailored wellness programs, with healthy breaks to help combat insomnia, stress, weight loss, smoking and more. At the world's first macrobiotic wellness resort, you'll combine a tailor made macrobiotic nutritional plan with rejuvenating spa therapies and complimentary classes, from yoga to tai chi.
Famous Fans: Demi Moore, Kylie Minogue, Simon Cowell, Naomi Campbell, Madonna and Yoko Ono.
ST LUCIA: THE BODYHOLIDAY
Nestled in a peaceful cove on the stunning Caribbean island of St Lucia, The BodyHoliday, has offered a wellness
sanctuary to many celebs in search of a haven to refocus their mind and reenergise their body. Inviting guests to be as active or relaxed as they need, a dynamic offering of spa treatments, sports, fitness and wellness activities will ensure you’ll soon glow like the stars. Explore your tropical surroundings on a scenic bike ride or ocean kayaking adventure, before making the most of a wide array of group classes, including yoga and spinning in the treetop studio.
Famous Fans: Morgan Freeman, Charlotte Church and Emma Bunton.
NDIA: ANANDA IN THE HIMALAYAS
Rejuvenate your senses at a celebrity hotspot that is a secluded wellness retreat, set at the foot of India’s serene Himalayas. Offering a holistic wellness approach that is designed to unite mind, body and soul, you will revive your wellbeing with Ananda’s array of experiences, from ancient Indian Ayurvedic spa therapies, to meditation and healthy cooking demonstrations. Mere miles away from Rishikesh, the birthplace of yoga, yogi enthusiasts can enhance their practice before immersing themselves in the Himalayan foothills during guided mountains treks, a must-do for everyone – celebrity and civilian alike.
Famous Fans: Uma Thurman, Heidi Klum and Ricky Martin.
THAILAND: CHIVA SOM
Get the VIP treatment when you escape to the Hua Hin coast of Thailand at world-renowned health and fitness retreat, Chiva Som. Dedicated to a holistic approach to wellness promoting overall wellbeing, celebs from football stars, to supermodels and Hollywood royalty have sought sanctuary at this award-winning retreat. With tailor made wellness programs, from stress relief and yoga, to detox and fitness, expert health and fitness advisers utilise the best in specialist exercises, spa therapies and nutrition to help you achieve overall wellbeing.
Famous Fans: David and Victoria Beckham, Elizabeth Hurley, Hugh Grant, Elle Macpherson and Kate Moss.
TURKS & CAICOS: PARROT CAY YOGA & PILATES
Holiday like one of the A-list and discover paradise on the private island of Parrot Cay, where many stars have chosen to build their own holiday homes. You're sure to be left feeling sensational, after having the soft sand run between your toes as you practice daily yoga and Pilates looking out onto the Atlantic Ocean. Plus, you can further improve your yoga knowledge as you open your mind and calm your senses through Vedic yogic philosophy group discussions, before raising the pace with mountain biking and windsurfing, or unwinding in pure luxury at the world- renowned COMO spa.
Famous Fans: Donna Karan, Bruce Willis, and Keith Richards.
Wouldn't it be nice!
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