I love yoga, I love holidays, I love nourishing food, time spent with a book, the chance to unwind… and when you bring that all together you have yourself a yoga retreat. So, if you are sat on the fence and thinking about whether or not a retreat is for you let me share a few words of encouragement… 

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As the saying goes – there’s strength in numbers and when it comes to fitness retreats, it couldn’t be truer! Whether you want to take a short drive to the Scottish Highlands or fly to a completely different climate, you better believe your loved ones or friends will want to join along on your incredible adventures.

Read more: Why You Should Book a Group Fitness Retreat

Aashly Jayan, Health and Wellness Advisor at Chiva-Som discusses the role of technology in our lives and when it might be time to consider a digital detox.

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If you’re looking for the ultimate culinary experiences to enjoy on holiday, then look no further! For many of us, food is one of the top things we look forward to on a holiday – from trying local delicacies to indulging in luxury restaurants and exemplary service!

Read more: 5 of the Top Wellness Retreats for Culinary Experiences

As early as our 30s, muscle strength and bone density begin to decline. When we hit our 40s, a drop in levels of growth hormone leads to reduced muscle mass, increased fat and reduced energy levels. In turn, this all contributes to a slower metabolism. Women may also notice more fat storage around the abdomen due to a drop in oestrogen and should be aware that this also causes a sharp decrease in bone density.

Read more: Why Strength Training is Important in your 30s and Beyond

As one of the industries hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated restrictions, a study by The Knot found that 71% of UK couples chose to postpone their weddings until later on in 2021 or even into 2022. With almost all overseas travel having been restricted since March 2020, this has also meant postponing honeymoon and pre-wedding retreats.

Read more: The Best Pre-Wedding Wellness Retreats and Honeymoon Escapes

Summer (and in particular the sunshine filled days of summer) make for a great time to get into running and if you aren’t yet convinced here are a few reasons why from Jessica Lambert...

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Located in Southeastern Europe and enjoying mild winters with dry summers, Greece is a fantastic destination in which to enjoy a luxury wellness holiday. Featuring  breath-taking landscapes from the city to its many islands in the Aegean and Ionian seas, kind-hearted locals and an appreciation for holistic healing, this Mediterranean paradise is a must for any wellness traveller’s bucket list Besides feeling healthier through great food, an abundance of sunshine and an array of activities, Greece has a rich culture and a sublime natural environment to immediately settle you into a relaxing escape centred around wellness.

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Yes, you can travel again! It is time to explore new horizons and put the Covid- 19 chaos behind you. We are all relishing the recent move by the UK government to allow those who have been doubly vaccinated to enjoy quarantine-free travel upon their return to the UK from amber list countries! We’ve seen a huge rise in enquiries and bookings for wellness holidays, which reflects all of our eagerness to go abroad, explore and relax while pursuing a healthier lifestyle. Whether you’re jetting off solo on a singles holiday or with the whole family, stamp your passports and make every moment a memory.

Read more: The Best Wellness Holidays for the Doubly Vaccinated in Europe to Book Now


From finding it challenging to pick the correct fitness activities for your health goals to wanting to up the ante on your workouts – there are many reasons to book a fitness retreat wherever you find yourself on the scale of regular fitness activity. With a huge array of options to choose from ranging from beginner to advanced, you’re bound to find the health and fitness holiday for you, your partner, your family or whoever you decide to take along with you on your adventures.

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After this last year I think it is pretty fitting to talk about how practicing yoga can help you maintain a healthy headspace.

I knows it’s been a wild ride since last March and I hope this shines a light on something that I know has certainly helped me and many others.

Read more: How Can Yoga Help You Maintain a Healthy Headspace?

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