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27 Nov

Keep Fit On Holiday

Yoga on the beachSome Of The Best Places To Work Out On Vacation

YOU might be going on holiday, but your fitness routine doesn’t have to! If you want to take a trip to the gym while you’re away, here’s some great places to work out.

Price, location, amenities, are all factors in booking a hotel stay, but what comes top of your amenities wishlist? If fitness is important to you and you want to work-out while on vacation, then you’ll be looking for a hotel with a good quality gym, which provides the equipment you need to work out while on holiday. Avanti Travel Care has picked out some of the best hotel gyms that offer a lot in terms of facilities, but also location too. See if any of these tick your fitness boxes.

Jack LaLanne Fitness Studio – Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Florida

Part of the Universal Studios family of hotels, Cabana Bay Beach Resort is ideally located for both Universal Studios and Islands Of Adventure, but there are a vast range of amenities to keep you on resort too.

The Jack LaLanne Fitness Studio is named after celebrated fitness professional and nutritional expert, the late Jack LaLanne. You can see references to him and his career throughout the gym, and even buy merchandise as a souvenir.

The gym itself looks out over a palm fringed courtyard, and has ample space to include a variety of cardiovascular equipment, weights, running machines, and more.

Hotel Icon Health Club – Hong Kong

“Wow” may well be your word of choice when you see the views on offer from this fitness centre. Hotel Icon is contemporary and stylish, and the health club follows suit. Find all you need for a variety of work-outs, available 24 hours a day. Amenities include cross trainers, bikes, treadmills, a stretching and warm-up area, and the latest weight training equipment. A personal trainer is on hand should you need fitness advice, and you’ll get to enjoy stunning views of the harbour every time you work out.

Chobe Health Club And Spa – Chobe Safari Lodge, Uganda

You’ve heard of après ski, now there’s a new kid on the block and it goes by the name of après safari.  The Chobe Safari Lodge offers relaxation through its spa and range of treatments, but if you feel like something more active, then head to their gym. Blessed with views of the inviting swimming pool and River Nile, this is one inspiring place to work out after a busy day nature spotting in Murchison Falls National Park.

Viceroy Snowmass – Colorado, USA

A seasonal choice for our last selection, and this one is for all the Winter sports enthusiasts, or anyone looking for a mountain getaway. Hiking in summer, horse-back riding, local festivals, snowboarding, and ice skating, the Viceroy Snowmass this is a year-round luxury resort, where there is always something going on. The gym is located next to the popular 7,000 square foot spa, and offers strength and cardiovascular training using Technogym equipment. Expect treadmills, cross trainers, stair climbers, and general fitness training. Coaching is available on request.

Going on holiday is no longer a reason to spend a week eating and not exercising. Why not combine your love of travel and fine food with fitness and health? These hotels all provide the perfect setting for the perfect health holiday.