• 10 Healthy Learning Holidays for a Wellness Education

    Offering an educational escape away from the stuff confines of classrooms, we round up our 10 best healthy learning holidays offering an education in wellness. From mastering stand-up paddle boarding upon the azure waters of Ibiza, to learning how to manage stress in the tranquillity of India’s Himalayas, these healthy escapes offer the opportunity to learn a new skill that will enhance your life long after your holiday tan has faded.

  • 10 of the Best Activity and Sporting Holidays for all the Family

    Best Activity and Sporting Holidays for all the Family

    Keep up with the kids and return a youthful lease of life to your body on an action-packed family holiday that guarantees fun for the whole family. From surfing in Morocco, to snorkelling in the Maldives and sailing in Lake Garda, get ready to be inspired with 10 of the best activity and sporting holidays for all the family.

  • 10 Ways to Boost Fitness on Holiday

    10 Ways to Boost Fitness on Holiday


    Going on holiday doesn’t have to mean lounging by the pool all week and watching all of your hard training back at home go to waste. There are so many fun and effective ways to keep entertained and boost your fitness on holiday; from joining in with a variety of fitness classes to rediscover your favourite sport and stretching your legs on a trek, as you explore your surroundings. With our tailor-made fitness holidays allowing you to mix and match your favourite activities, depending on what you fancy each day, we’ve rounded up a little inspiration with our top 10 ways to boost fitness on holiday.

  • 4 of the Best European Golf Breaks

    Europe golf breaks

    Looking for the perfect European destination to put your golf skills to the test? With exquisite natural surroundings and courses suited to golf enthusiasts of all abilities, our 4 best European golf breaks reach from the coastlines of Madeira to the mountainous backdrops of Portugal. Complement perfecting your swing on the green with an array of additional wellness activities, from fitness classes to luxury spa treatments, for a golf break that will leave you feeling revived.

  • 5 of the Best Golf and Spa Holidays

    Offering something for everyone, enjoy the best of both worlds on an active and relaxing golf & spa holiday. With world-renowned courses in dream destinations from Madeira to Cyprus enjoy one of the most played sports in the world on a luxury healthy holiday. Take in the fresh air and stunning views while you tee off around a Championship golf course or take a lesson from a golfing pro and touch up on all aspects of your game. After an active day on one of our best golf and spa holidays, unwind with indulgent treatments at the luxury spa, leaving your refreshed, relaxed, and ready to tee off all over again tomorrow.

  • 5 of the Best Tennis and Golf Resort Holidays

    Whether you’ve been inspired by double Wimbledon champion Andy Murray or world-class golf champion Rory McIlroy, there is a tennis and golf destination holiday perfect to help you begin or continue your sporting prowess. It doesn’t matter if you are an enthusiastic beginner or an advanced tennis or golf expert, as there are luxury destinations with world-class facilities that can be enjoyed by everyone.

  • 6 Healthy Father’s Day Activity Breaks for Dad

    Up the ante this Father’s Day and treat the world’s greatest Dad to a healthy activity break. There’s nothing quite like bonding in the great outdoors with a range of active holidays from tennis in Portugal and golf in Cyprus to a yoga retreat in Turkey and a fitness sports break in Tenerife. Choose a tailor-made health and fitness holiday designed around his favourite pastimes and give your father a fun filled break, to make this the best Father’s Day.

  • ABAMA: A Spa and Sport Indulgence

    I arrived at Tenerife airport to a warm 25 degrees Celsius, blue skies and sunshine; a big contrast to the grey skies, rain and 8 degrees I left behind at London Gatwick the same morning. Abama Golf & Spa resort is set on the untouched western coast of Tenerife and is a destination itself situated across 400 acres of land and only a 20 minute drive from the airport.

  • Aphrodite Hills; A Spa & Sport Village

    Cyprus is an increasingly popular destination to visit for an all-round health and fitness experience and one that also caters for families. The award-winning Aphrodite Hills has established itself as a leader in active and wellness holidays with a stunning spa, golf course, and tennis academy, with the name originally named after the goddess, Aphrodite. Located just a short 15 minute transfer from Paphos airport and set just off the coast, it provides stunning spectacles on the coastline. 

  • Father's Day Breaks - Fun Filled Gift Ideas

    Your Dad deserves more than a jar of sweets and pairs of socks this Father's Day. Why not buck the trend this year and celebrate Father's Day by whisking Dad away somewhere special? Treat him to a one of our handpicked best dad holidays and show him how much you really care. With a range of getaways for active dads, sporty dads and thrill-seeking dads, you can give your old man a fun filled break that he'll never forget. With access to world-class facilities from championship-sized golf courses to indoor and outdoor tennis courts, choose a break designed around his favourite pastimes. Our Father's Day gift ideas are the perfect way to say thanks to Dad.

  • From Golf to Goals – Top Sports Holidays for Corporate Teams

    From Golf to Goals – Top Sports Holidays for Corporate Teams

    The daily pressures of work can have a great impact on mood, motivation as well as overall performance in the workplace. In fact, wellness initiatives have been proven toincrease the productivity of individuals by around 12%. So, being able to provide employees with social, active escapes can be the perfect opportunity to bond with the people you work with every day, improve mental and physical well-being and most importantly, have fun together! Here we will go through some of the top sports holidays, perfect for competitive teams or afficionados of particular sporting pursuitsto embark on together as part of an invaluable bonding and team development experience. 

  • Hobby Holidays for Incompatibility Syndrome

    Choosing to go away as a couple can highlight more than ever a clash of interests between partners. Whilst women generally enjoy relaxing on the beach, yoga and Pilates, followed by pampering in the spa, men prefer to embrace and enjoy the sport and fitness facilities available, be it the 18 hole golf course, the PADI scuba centre or the chance to learn a new fitness skill in Kickboxing. A hobby holiday could be the perfect solution to this dilemma, offering a dose of something to keep everybody happy. With the real promise of saving your relationship, partners can both enjoy time away doing what they want as opposed to sacrificing their own preferences.

  • How to Beat Stress

    Daniela HerzbergDaniela Herzberg

    Daniela Herzberg is a Life Coach, Nutritionist and certified Feng Shui and Chinese Astrology consultant from Abama Golf & Spa Resort in Tenerife, and is responsible for the award-winning Abama Total Wellness programme. Together with her partner she founded 5-elementos.com, a widely known internet portal for healthy living. Her comprehensive knowledge about the Chinese philosophies is a result of her work with Derek Walters, one of the most respected Feng Shui masters in the world and several other internationally renowned teachers.


  • Paul's Review of Argentario Golf & Spa Resort

    I've always loved Tuscany as it's my favourite part of Italy and simply beautiful, although I've never been to southern Tuscany before so booked myself a healthy break to Argentario Golf & Spa Resort. Built in 2009 and located between the beautiful Porto Ercole and Porto Santa Stefano; the resort has a quiet ambiance, is very modern with 73 rooms and has a stylish minimalistic look and feel about it with sweeping swirl staircases, high ceilings, quirky but cool furniture and very spacious.

  • Paul's Review of Palacio Estoril Hotel, Golf & Spa in Portugal

    Review of Palacio Estoril Hotel, Golf & Spa in Portugal


    What is Palacio Estoril and who’s it for?

    Palacio Estoril is a thirties five-star luxury golf and spa 130-room hotel just outside Lisbon with a colourful clientele from politicians and pop stars, to footballers and royal family. The sixth James Bond film was also filmed here.

    For clients who appreciate grandeur and luxury, set in the heart of Estoril and a short walk from the nearest cafes, shops and beaches, the hotel attracts wellness, golf and spa lovers with a flair for culture offering lavish interiors set in lush gardens. Whether you are a solo traveller searching for a relaxing spa break, or a group of friends looking to get fit, Palacio Estoril has the wellness programme for you.

  • Paul’s Review of Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort

    Review of Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort


    The perfect healthy break for sports and spa enthusiasts, Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort in Crete is a five-star luxury spa holiday with outstanding facilities and open from April till October. On arrival to Elounda, the first view from the hilltop is a panorama of the Bay of Mirabello; after checking into my deluxe sea view room and a light supper, I went straight to sleep as it was late.

  • Rebecca’s Review of Aphrodite Hills, Cyprus

    Review of Aphrodite Hills

    Tell us about the resort – what makes Aphrodite Hills special?  

    Just a 15-minute drive from Paphos located on a plateau overlooking the Mediterranean Sea is the luxury 5-star Aphrodite Hills.  A golf course surrounds the resort which provides unspoilt sea views and creates a real feeling of open space which I found immediately calming and relaxing. 

  • Sporty Father’s Day Escapes for Active Dads

    Up the ante from the predictable pair of socks this Father’s Day and treat the world’s greatest Dad to a sporty escape. With a range of active holiday getaways, from tennis in Greece, to surfing in Morocco and adventure sports in Oman, choose a tailor-made activity holiday designed around his favourite past times to give your old man a fun filled break that he'll never forget.

  • Swing and Serve: The Best Golf and Tennis Holidays

    Swing and Serve: The Best Golf and Tennis Holidays


    Whether you’re looking for some leisurely fun or are keen to improve your skills,golfbreaksandtennis holidays are available for all abilities. Practice your swing or ace your serve on a luxury golf or tennis holiday, or perhaps try your hand at both. Tennis and golf are great sports for singles, couples and even families! Receive expert coaching to really give your game an edge and share tips with like-minded sporting enthusiasts from across the globe. With professional tennis courts and champion golf courses in ample destinations worldwide, whether you want to hit balls by the beach or under the mountains there is a resort for everyone.Here are our bestgolf andtennis retreats forthe perfect active holiday:

  • The Best Social Distance Friendly Holiday Activities

    The Best Social Distance Friendly Holiday Activities



    Social distancing has thrown off a lot of team sports. Football is now behind closed doors with sanitised balls and no handshakes. Rugby has fared even worse with no topflight games and no opportunities to practice at club levels. Staying active with your team may be something for next year but socially distanced holidays are available now and fantastic for you.

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