Alternative trips to take this autumn

12 September 2017 by
First published: 24 September 2017

Alternative trips to take this autumn

Blend fitness and recreation for the best alternative trips to take this autumn.

Does the thought of lying on a beach for a week fill you with fear of boredom? The endless resorts with deckchairs circling a family filled pool stifle rather than stimulate your wanderlust? If so, fear not! This Autumn is brimming with trips which offer a fusion of fitness, health and recreation, so pack your bags and jet off a retreat which will take you far from the beaten track.

Alternative trips to take this autumn

Wildfitness

Fitness fiend or newbie, Wildfitness caters for the full spectrum. With an focus on evolutionary fitness, this trip is the ideal place to reconnect with your body, self and surroundings. Sick of dieting and worshipping at the altar of this month’s latest health fad? Wildfitness’s focus on fresh, nutritionally rich and seasonal food is perfect for you, plus it features both meat and vegetarian options. Throughout Autumn destinations include a Zanzibar beach boasting clear blue seas, a stay in farmhouses nestled in the mountains of Milia, Crete, and a long weekend in the sprawling grounds of the Hudson Valley. Choose between a week or long weekend, and find your tribe in the wilderness. Prices range from £986 for shared and £3,550 single accommodation throughout Autumn.

wildfitness.com

Alternative trips to take this autumn

Soul and Surf

While this may seem a surprising cocktail, the thrill of surfing mixed with the calm, meditative practice of yoga has proven a hit. Don’t believe us? Try it for yourself at Soul and Surf, a 12-bedroom villa situated on the South coast of Sri Lanka where the two come together to create a week of unforgettable experiences. Enjoy five surfing sessions a week, whether you’re a seasoned surfer or beginner, and try new experiences such as Ocean-Float Therapy (£80). Prices start from £820 per week, with extra costs for treatments and add-ons.

soulandsurf.com

Alternative trips to take this autumn

ETE Triathlon Training Camp

For the fitness fanatic, look no further than the ETE training camp. Whether you are just getting into the sport or have your sights set on yet another triathlon gold, this is the trip for you. With world class training on offer, workouts are tailored to individuals of any calibre. So, dive into the warm waters of Pathos, Cyprus, and swim your way to success. A six-day triathlon camp is running this autumn at £775, alongside a three-day Surf Fitness camp in South Devon for £450.

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Alternative trips to take this autumn

Raw Horizons

Feeling the need for a getaway, far from the noise and hectic nature of your day to day life? This women-only wellbeing retreat aims to recharge both body and mind, leaving you energised and balanced. Make use of the range of facilities including a health studio, outdoor hot tub and sauna, alongside yoga sessions and life coaching, while taking your tastebuds on a unique journey as you dine on the raw food menu. So, pack your bags and head into the heart of North Yorkshire, relaxing in one of the six-ensuite rooms for a duration of two to five nights ranging from £345 – £1595.

rawhorizons.co.uk

Alternative trips to take this autumn

Gaia Spa

Physical activity isn’t everyone’s idea of a relaxing retreat, and this is where Gaia Spa comes in. If the idea of triathlon training and outdoor fitness has sent you running for the hills, the Devon based Boringdon Hall Hotel is the perfect place for you. It hosts a menagerie of therapies, treatments and rituals sure to put your heart at ease. Looking for luxury? Your oasis is here. Spend a day or two lost in the 12 treatment rooms, or book into the three-day Wellness Yoga Break for £439. A day pass will cost you £40, or why not upgrade to the Royal Experience for £295.

gaiaboringdon.co.uk

For more…

Check out our Ultimate Fitness Guide for fresh workout ideas and lots of motivation.

Read our 10 ways to stay active on holiday so you can keep up your fitness while you’re away.