Remedy those Festive Extravagances in ‘Comfort and Joy’ with three spectacular holidays to help you start the 2012 New Year fighting fit
The excesses of the festive season are not exactly the best preparation for a flying start to the New Year. Our CEO Rob says; ”Our holidays provide the perfect antidote to your Christmas bloat, but without the tiresome cramp of a fat-camp. Alongside expert guides and activity instructors, who will entertain you in the great outdoors, each hand-selected lodge and hotel offers supreme luxury, fresh gourmet cuisine and pristine spas, to help guests forget their indulgent-excess and concentrate on having a healthy fun start to 2012.”
Too much to drink? Detox in Morocco from £1195pp*
Purify your senses with the fragrance of spices and oils in the Marrakesh souks, clear your head with a hike up Mount Toubkal and follow it with an invigorating Hammam chaser. After a few days at the 5* Kasbah Tamadot in the Atlas Mountains, continue the natural high, surfing in Essaouira. The fresh clear water washes away the last of the sins and the desire to catch a wave is so addictive the hours will melt away, along with your unwanted inches. End the day with mint tea and some delicious French-Berber fusion cuisine on the expansive terrace of 5* Heure Bleue Palais.
Too much to eat? Burn off the pounds in Belize from £1,995pp*
Feel instantly weightless and burn calories without sweating by scuba diving some of the worlds greatest dive sites in Belize. Stay in elegant thatched cabanas on soft golden sands at 5* Turtle Inn: designed by Frances and Eleanor Coppola to offer the ultimate in movie star treatment. Forget faddy celeb diets though, dining here focuses on the best freshly caught fish and seafood and the fruits from the nearby tropical plantations. Explore the jungle and pick some sweet delicacies, and search for the elusive jaguar on a private safari from 5* Blancaneaux Lodge, opposite the spectacular Privassion Creek Waterfall.
Too much partying? Find inner peace in China from £1,995pp*
Study the centre of balance and calm with the art of Tai-Chi in ancient Gui-Lin. Expert tutors help practitioners of all levels reach new heights. Venture out for peaceful nature walks, guided by a private VIP-host, who caters to their guests’ every whim while staying at stunning 5* HOMA (Hotel of Modern Art) in the heart of the Yuzi paradise, a billion dollar 1,320 acre park dedicated to the creation of art. With waterfalls, mountains, two rivers, four lakes and countless caves to explore, guests can lose themselves and find themselves at the same time.
These amazing trips are all featured in our definitive 2012 guidebook to ‘The 50 Best Luxury Adventure Holidays in the World’ as voted for by their online community of ‘Luxplorers’. The book is available here.
*Prices are subject to availability, based on 2 sharing for 7 nights on a B&B basis, including flights.