We all know the benefits of the 5:2 approach to healthy eating. So why not adopt this formula on your next holiday? Here are 3 of the best 2-3 day wellness breaks that can offer a healthy ending to a holiday of excess. Because it’s about balance, right?
After your cultural holiday – RESTORE at Euphoria Retreat Greece
The ancient Greeks believed life was to be celebrated and happiness and joy is central to achieving balance, harmony and life change. Whether you have been exploring the city or historical surrounding area, Euphoria Retreat invites you to add-on a Weekend Retreat. This includes includes a relaxing time in the magical setting of the byzantine hammam with natural scrub, an engaging and beautiful aroma massage, a personalised bath session and a group experience of meditation. The beautifully designed facilities, the abundant nature of Euphoria Retreat and the welcoming environment will help clarify the mind and help restore overall vitality before returning home.
Weekend Retreat from £704pp for two nights, single occupancy on FB basis. (Relax and De-stress and Inner and Outer Glow programmes also available).
After your beach holiday – REFRESH at Angsana Balaclava Mauritius
With food and cocktails aplenty, the beautiful island of Mauritius allows itself to be a fully indulgent holiday destination. Angsana Balaclava Mauritius has the answer for those wishing to counter this with a touch of wellness. Fitness & Discovery is designed to nurture the body and mind through Ayurvedic treatments and outdoor fitness including hikes, yoga and personal training. As the hotel also welcomes families, you can fulfil your quest for a healthy break, while the rest of the family continues their holiday adventures.
3 day Fitness and Discovery programme from £500pp HB rate excludes accommodation (there is a choice of 5 different Ayurvedic stays in total)
After your adventure holiday – REBALANCE at Ananda in the Himalayas
Ananda in the Himalayas launches 3 new Introduction to Wellness programmes to create the perfect balance of fitness, relaxation and rejuvenation after your adventures around northern India. The Ananda Rebalance Programme assesses your circulation cycle and works toward harmonising your natural biological clock and enabling systemic healing across the digestive and neuro-muscular systems. Circadian rhythm influences our sleep-wake cycles, hormone release, eating habits, digestion and body temperate. Irregular rhythm has been linked to various chronic heal conditions such as sleep disorders, obesity, diabetes, anxiety and depression.
Ananda Rebalance Programme from £1702pp FB for three nights, including all accommodation, food and treatments. (Renew and Activ-Fit programmes also available).
Hettie is the editor and co-founder of DOSE. A keen runner, she’s also partial to a blast of high-intensity and hot yoga. A country girl at heart, she divides her time between London and the lush rolling hills of North Devon. When she’s not jetting off on her next adventure, Hettie can be found in a candle-lit alcove with a laptop, a spaniel and a full bodied Malbec.