Best Fitness Retreats in Europe for 2022

Kickstart 2022 with a luxury fitness retreat in the world’s most jaw-dropping destinations. For long-lasting results and positive lifestyle changes, Health Travel’s expert-led fitness retreats combine leading practitioners and opportunities to deeply reconnect in nature.

1. Grantley Hall, United Kingdom

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Grantley Hall welcomes you to the heart of the Yorkshire Dales for a luxury fitness retreat

Blessed with striking landscapes wherever you look, from the rugged mountains of the Scottish Highlands to the lush countryside of the Yorkshire Dales, the United Kingdom is the perfect place to explore the great outdoors and push the boundaries of your fitness.

Grantley Hall in the Yorkshire Dales features a variety of wellness programmes to suit seasoned fitness lovers and newcomers alike. Combining health consultations with personal training and nutrition plans, the luxury estate’s Kick-Start Retreat is the perfect way to embrace a healthier and more motivated lifestyle. Personalise your fitness programme with Health Travel to maximise results.

2. Brenners Park Hotel & Spa, Germany

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This historic hotel is situated in the mesmerising Black Forest

What better place to go for a fitness retreat than the wellness Mecca of Baden-Baden? This German spa town and world-renowned wellness destination is home to the historic Brenners Park Hotel and Villa Stéphanie; a luxury spa retreat set in the mesmerising Black Forest. Dr Harry F. König draws on over 25 years of medical expertise, modern medicine, and traditional naturopathy to create The Kings Way retreat. Guests will benefit from a combination of medical detoxification, unique exercise routines and tailored diets for transformational results and long-lasting improvements.

3. Six Senses Douro Valley, Portugal

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Where better to enjoy a fitness retreat than here, with panoramic views of the Douro Valley?

Overlooking the sun-saturated hills that guard the River Douro as it winds lazily through the golden vineyards, Six Senses Douro Valley’s spellbinding views are matched only by its impressive range of spa and wellness programmes, including the motivational Fitness Reboot retreat.

Fitness Reboot is a 5-day retreat designed to help you achieve your fitness goals, whether that's getting back into shape, toning up, or addressing individual health concerns. Trained practitioners and experts create a fully personalised fitness plan using smart body technology and high and low intensity training to support you on your journey.

4. Lefay Resort & SPA Lago di Garda, Italy

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Enjoy stunning views of the surrounding countryside at Lefay Resort & Spa

Nestled in 11 hectares of natural park in the luscious “Riviera dei Limoni”, and surrounded by rich countryside, olive groves and the spectacular Lake Garda, Lefay Resort & Spa Lago di Garda is a stunning location for a luxury wellness retreat.

The Lefay SPA Method stresses the importance of awareness of diet and lifestyle, aiming to change eating habits, recover optimal weight and restore energy by combining detoxifying treatments with physical and energy rebalancing activities.

5. Euphoria Retreat, Greece

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Get close to nature with fitness retreats at Euphoria Retreat

Balancing abundant nature with its rich and mystical history, Euphoria Retreat is nestled in the historical landscape of the Peloponnese in southern Greece, sprinkled with pine forests, picturesque hilltop villages and the majestic backdrop of Mount Taygetus. Channel the strength and courage of the ancient Spartan warriors who trained here before you, sourcing inspiration from the region’s rich cultural history.

With replenishing and rejuvenating retreats such as Advanced Weight-loss or Yoga & Fitness, Euphoria Retreat celebrates your inner resilience and unleashes your physical fitness with personal training sessions in nature and tailor-made exercise plans.

6. La Reserve Ramatuelle, France

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Look out across the French Riviera at La Reserve Ramatuelle

Escape to the South of France, where fragrant pines and olive groves meet the azure Mediterranean. Here lies La Reserve Ramatuelle, a secluded haven overlooking Saint Tropez. People have long flocked to this sun-soaked coastline in search of wellness, where the magical views and revitalising sea air make it the perfect location for a luxury wellness retreat.

The Nescens Bootcamp is a luxury fitness retreat which includes Nordic walking, luxurious spa treatments, and fitness and wellbeing activities designed to promote youthfulness, complemented by light Mediterranean cuisine.

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