Summer wellness: Travel that does a body good
No one likes being bored, so when your body is craving an active vacation that doesn't involve lounging around the pool all week, we have just the thing. For the active and health-conscious travelers out there, these health-focused vacations that go beyond the resort will create memories you won't soon forget. When it comes to summer wellness, here are a few travel picks that will do a body good.
France cycling tour
Leave your worries behind and spend your days cycling through the breathtaking French countryside on the France: Provence to the Coast biking tour from CW. Indulge your independent side on this eight-day/seven-night tour starting in the heart of Provence and make your way to the Mediterranean Sea, allowing your sense of adventure lead the way. You’ll have the ultimate flexibility to soak up French culture at your own pace while exercising at the same time. With detailed route notes and maps, charming accommodations, 24-hour emergency assistance and more, the only thing you have to worry about is your legs getting tired!
Jackson Hole adventures
Adventure seekers, this one’s for you! The Bring Your Bucket List package from luxury Hotel Terra Jackson Hole is just steps from Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, with all the activities of Jackson Hole at your doorstep. The unique Bring Your Bucket List package has endless options to choose from, including paragliding, downhill mountain biking, a fly fishing trip, Teton Crest Trail hiking and more, so Jackson Hole can show you why it’s worthy of being on your bucket list in the first place. The LEED Silver-Certified and AAA Four Diamond resort is eco-friendly, elegant and the perfect resting place after an activity-packed day.
Outdoor to the Core Adventure Boutique
Forget gambling on this trip to Vegas and instead head out to the The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa's new Outdoor to the Core Adventure Boutique for nature-infused activities. Located in Henderson, Nevada, Outdoor to the Core opened its doors in March 2013 and has everything the active traveler could ever dream of, including fitness classes, stand-up paddleboarding, ElliptiGo bikes for rent and a range of adventures and tours. Our fave? The "zipline" rides that take you up to the Red Mountains with spectacular views of Lake Mead and the Las Vegas Valley below. This is definitely the other Vegas and is not to be missed!
Costa Rican wellness getaway
Get ready to detox with the 10-day Wind Down and Wellness Getaway to Costa Rica from luxury travel experts Jacada Travel. Fully customizable and guaranteed to leave your spirit refreshed, you’ll have the opportunity to experience untouched nature in the cloud forests, and experience hiking and yoga in a stunning setting. The trip continues as you travel south to Manuel Antonio National Park, which is just as beautiful as it is bio-diverse. You’ll be able to take time out for water sports, tours of the national parks or head to the spa. If detox is what you’re after, you’ll absolutely be able to unwind with this once-in-a-lifetime adventure.