Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Top Destinations For Fitness Travel

There are many reasons why people choose to travel. They may want to explore new cultures, take in the sights and sounds of the travel destination, taste new exotic food, and try new activities. However, there are more specific reasons why people choose to travel. For instance, many people travel to locate new and interesting places to practice their love of exercise. Fortunately, there many great places where a fitness lover can engage in healthy exercise, whether it hiking, rock climbing, yoga, or beach fun.


India: India is birthplace of the ancient art of yoga. Every year, yoga lovers from all over the world travel to India to practice and study yoga. There are many beautiful hotels and resorts in India. As well, travelers will have chance to embrace the beautiful Indian culture and customs.

The Salt Spring Centre of Yoga: Located on one of the most gorgeous islands off the coast of British Columbia, Salt Spring Island, The Salt Spring Centre of Yoga is a very popular yoga vacation destination. While at the centre, take the time to enjoy the beautiful organic gardens and lush forest located on 70 acres of meadows.

Shining Bay Yoga Retreat: Located in Nova Scotia near Peggy's Cove, the emphasis is on Kripalu yoga. You can visit the Shining Bay Yoga Retreat from June to September. They offer different retreats including a retreat for girls between the age of 9 and 16.

Rock Climbing

Bolivia: As the Southern Hemisphere's highest nation, there are more than 1,000 summits that ascend over 5000 meters. There are even 6 summits that are over 6, 000 meters. The rugged terrain and beautiful views makes Bolivia one of the most popular rock climbing destinations.


The Peace River/Alaska Highway: Located between the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and the Alberta Plain, you can enjoy hiking and seeing such a beautiful assortment of wildlife such as moose, bald eagles, deer, black and grizzly bears, and caribou.

Gros Morne National Park: Located in Newfoundland, Gros Morne National Park consists of more than 100km of beautiful hiking trails. The Gros Morne National park is UNESCO-listed and consists of a wide range of hikes, from 30-minute hikes to 3 day hikes. There are beautiful views of the Gros Morne Mountain, Bonne Bay, and Tablelands. As well, families will love the 5km Lookout Trail

Tai Chi

Costa Rica: Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese practice, requires serenity and peace to engage the flowing movements and shifting of balance. For travelers who love the beautiful practice of Tai Chi, Costa Rica is a popular choice. You can practice Tai Chi surrounded by gorgeous and tranquil waterfalls and beautiful rain forests.


Gold Coast, Australia: The Gold Coast in Australia is a popular place to surf. There is more than 43 miles of gorgeous white sand with waves that are famous for great surfing. Surfers from all over the world come to Gold Coast, Australia to surf.

Taking a fitness vacation is a great way to tone the body, mind, and soul as well as checking out new sights and attractions. The next time you are considering a travel excursion, consider a fun and relaxing fitness vacation.

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