Top 5 fitness breaks
From relaxing health breaks in the UK to rigorous boot camps in North Africa, there are fitness breaks to suit all levels of enthusiasm and, well, fitness! Here we take a look at some of the best sporty holidays in the UK and further afield, with prices starting at just £219.
Center Parcs - short breaks from £219, various locations throughout the UK and continental Europe
Center Parcs may not immediately spring to mind when you are thinking about UK fitness breaks, but it offers state of the art fitness studios and activities to cater to all tastes. You'll find dozens of classes like Aerobike, Ballet Fusion, T'ai Chi and Yoga. Guests can also enjoy use of the subtropical swimming pool, sports centres and the Aqua Sana spa.
Center Parcs is a great choice for anyone seeking a revitalising break close to home.
Ultimate Boot Camp - short breaks from £429, Devon and Herefordshire
The Ultimate Boot Camp combines hardcore fitness training with good food and comfortable accommodation. Ex-Marines push you to your limits but assess everyone individually. Activities include rock climbing, sprint training up hills, abseiling, raft building, boxing and circuit training.
Fitscape - one week from £1,195 excluding flights, Moroccan coast
This tailored fitness holiday caters to people of all ages and abilities. It combines one-on-one fitness training with group programmes like hiking, running and boxercise. You'll be based in Ksar Massa on a beautiful stretch of the Moroccan coast in Souss-Massa National Park.
Forte Village - one week from £1,195 including flights, Sardinia
Good news! Personal trainer to the stars, David Marshall, has brought his body-sculpting programme to the award winning Thermae del Forte Spa at the Forte Village in Sardinia. His personally trained team will oversee your regime.
Wildfitness - nine days from £1,850 excluding flights, Kenya
For fitness breaks in wild, beautiful settings, look no further than Wildfittness. Staying at Baraka House in Watamu, northern Kenya, you'll undergo a rigorous fitness regime but you'll also enjoy plenty of downtime to indulge in massages, exploring and workshops on wild eating.