Top 7 Caribbean Resorts for Conquering Your 2017 Resolutions
It’s the beginning of a new year, which means new resolutions for a happier and healthier you. While cleansing your kitchen from unhealthy foods and battling it out for treadmill space at the gym, you might be concerned that your 2017 getaways might jeopardize the promise you made to yourself. Thankfully, health-conscious travel is on the rise, and many resorts are working up a sweat to get in on the action. Get physical with an Escape to paradise at one of these top health and wellness hotels that have your well-being in mind.
The BodyHoliday, St. Lucia
With a name like The BodyHoliday, this all-inclusive luxury resort promises the ultimate retreat for your body and mind. Set amidst the lush forests of St. Lucia and beside its sapphire seas, this resort takes the healthy all-inclusive concept to a whole new level, offering fitness programs, healthy cuisine, and one spa treatment a day all included with your stay. Guests are encouraged to participate in as many (or as few) activities as they please, such as group classes like yoga and aerobics, a one-mile Wellfit Trail with workout pit-stops along the way, and personal training sessions. Indulge in savory and fulfilling meals and drinks using fresh ingredients grown in the resort’s own organic garden, and choose from all-natural spa treatments like facials, massages, and body scrubs to unwind after every active day. You can even customize your stay to fit your needs before you arrive using the assistance of a BodyHoliday Specialist.
Fairmont Hotels, Bermuda
Fairmont Hotels are renowned for offering world-class accommodations and superb guest experiences across their brand worldwide, including multiple opportunities for guests to remain fit and healthy while traveling. The Fairmont Southampton and Fairmont Hamilton Princess & Beach Club in beautiful Bermuda aim to do just that with state-of-the-art fitness facilities, onsite personal trainers, classes such as yoga and barre, and one-on-one fitness assessments. Worried about packing too much or forgetting something? Members of the Fairmont President’s Club automatically enjoy the benefits of the FairmontFit program, a service that provides Reebok workout apparel, footwear, a yoga mat, and a stretch band right to your room upon request.
Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort & Spa, Jamaica
This all-inclusive Jamaican gem is designed to help guests find their personal recipe for Zen. The Jewel is an adults-only paradise boasting a full fitness center with cardiovascular equipment and free weights, a Paracourse Fit Trail, and unique, fun group fitness classes like aqua aerobics and Caribbean Soca dancing. If you’re in the mood for energizing activities off-property, head into the Jamaican countryside (or seaside) with thrilling excursions that you can arrange using your complimentary extras worth up to $1000. Refresh after your favorite activities with a fresh fruit juice or smoothie offered at multiple stations around the property. For a true rejuvenating experience, book one of their specially-designed yoga retreats, which include multiple daily yoga sessions, healthy cooking classes, nature hikes, and a 30-minute massage.
Zoerty Resorts, various locations in the Caribbean and Mexico
Zoetry Resorts combine holistic wellness and their patented all-inclusive Endless Privileges® experience to create a lavish retreat for the mind, body, and soul. While spoiling yourself with Bvlgari® bath amenities, private in suite dining, and daily bottles of sparkling wine, treat your body and mind to gourmet organic cuisine featuring local ingredients, enriching cultural experiences, and healthy wellness activities. Stay fit in full-service fitness facilities offered in every Zoetry resort in the sun-soaked paradises of Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Aruba, and Mexico.
Cap Juluca, Anguilla
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Head to the picturesque white-sand beaches of the British West Indies’ paradise Anguilla, and discover an elegant resort fit enough for your favorite athletic celebrity. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Caribbean while improving your body with sunset yoga classes, cardio classes on the beach, outdoor Pilates, and other specially designed fitness programs, all overseen by the island’s resident celebrity and cricket star Cardigan Connor. Cap Juluca is proud to support garden-to-table cuisine that’s a fusion of international and Anguillan flavors with an emphasis on health. Your muscles work hard to keep you trim, so treat them to one of many in-room spa treatments.
Sandals Resorts, the Caribbean
When it comes to all-star all-inclusive getaways, couples-only Sandals Resorts takes the gold. With 15 opulently romantic resorts across six Caribbean islands, guests can expect to be pampered by lavish accommodations with some suites boasting professional butler service and private plunge pools, and with limitless premium drinks and infinite gourmet food. If all this over indulgence has you worried about your waistline, then you’re in luck. Sandals also offers an almost endless supply of complimentary land and water activities. Besides top-of-the-line Red Lane fitness centers, guests can switch up their active routine with sports like beach volleyball, tennis, and rock wall climbing, and water-loving favorites such as snorkeling and scuba diving, kayaking, and standup paddle boarding.
Sugar Ridge Spa & Resort, Antigua
Antigua’s claim to fame is having a beach for every day of the year with 365 costal hideaways just waiting to be discovered. This luxury boutique resort encourages active exploration of their island with complimentary bicycles. They’ll even pack you a delicious healthy lunch to take with you on your search for the perfect beach. If you’re looking to explore at a different pace, consider joining one of the resort’s local guides on a choice of four hikes at every impact level, from leisurely nature paths to an exciting jaunt up Antigua’s highest peak. With a health consultation included when you arrive, you can bet your body is in great hands from the start to finish of your stay.
You won’t need to compromise your health for amazing travel experiences this year. Keep your New Year’s resolutions with a stay at any of these incredible health and wellness resorts. Add even more excitement to your adventure by booking a Liberty Travel Escape, specialized beach getaways that include unique sightseeing opportunities and exclusive perks such as a personalized keepsake booklet and document holder, priority access to our 24/7 assistance center, and a $150 future travel credit. Speak with your Liberty Travel consultant today to book your health-conscious Escape for 2017.