9 Wellness, Yoga, and Active Vacations to Take in 2024

When we travel, we love to stay as active as possible. Most of the time we just use a local gym, or do a bodyweight workout, but we also love to find fun yoga and fitness retreats while we travel also. Here are some awesome wellness and active vacations to keep you in shape while you travel in 2024.

9 Active Vacations to Take This Year

Wellness and Fitness retreats 2020

Blue World Voyages cruise

This cruise line is going to be amazing! The Blue World Voyages are the first cruise line dedicated to active, healthy lifestyles. Soon, you’ll be able to cruise around the Mediterrean while keeping fit and active. The newest cruise line will use existing cruise ships but will have less people aboard, meaning more room for activites on the ship. This is a workout fanatics heaven. There will be a functional training gym, a bike fitting station, batting cages, spinning and TRX studios, a lap pool and more. There will also be a dedicated wellnes area, including a state of the art spa and yoga studio. The initial departure is scheduled for May 2019, but you can find more information on their website.  A week’s cruise in one of our standard suites will be priced from $ 3,500 plus port charges.

Location: around the Mediterrean | Dates: starting in May | Website

Blue World Voyages Wellness Cruise 2019
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Backroads Travel

Backroads travel has all the different activites you could possibly choose from for your next adventure, including hiking, biking, snow, yoga, and active culinary adventures. They have active vacations for all ages, including itineriares for couples, friends, or solo. While these are “active” travels, you have the choice of how active they are. While biking or walking through a new country, you’ll be able to sip wine, visit beaches, or hang out with the locals.

Locations: Various | Dates: Various | Website

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Ocean Soul Retreat 

Ocean Soul Retreat is a womens only wellness, surf and yoga retreat in Bali, Indonesia. The retreat is located on an exclusive sanctuary with lush tropical gardens that forces you to relax! They offer 4 different retreats including yoga, pilates, surfing and a wellness program. Each retreat is a week long on a gorgeous property geared towards reseting your system and inspiring healthier habits.

Location: Bali, Indonesia | Dates: various dates from May-November | Website

Ketanga Fitness

Ketanga Fitness organizes fitness retreats around the world, including yoga, boxing, pilates, and more! There are also women only retreats available. They strive to keep the retreats all about fitness, adventure and relaxation. So far for 2020, they have multiple retreats in the Caribbean and United States, plus Spain and Italy!  Prices vary depending on the retreat.

Location: Various location | Dates: various dates | Website

Ketanga Fitness Retreat
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Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort

The Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort hosts surf and yoga retreats in Costa Rica. Located in the jungle, Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort is the perfect location for a rejuvenating yoga retreat. Bodhi Tree routinely has yoga only retreats or surf and yoga retreats. Retreats are available for 5 nights or 7 nights.

Location: Costa Rica | Dates: various dates  | Website

Royal Caribbean Zumba cruise

If you love to dance and zumba, this cruise is for you! The cruise will depart from Miami, Florida and take you to Freeport, Bahamas, and Labadee, Haiti and back. There will be non-stop parties and dancing led by 50 of the best Zumba instructors. The cruise is 5 full days of zumba fun!

Location: Departs from Miami, Florida |  Date: March 24-29th |  Website

Zumba Cruise 2019


Yogascapes has a small team of wellness expert to offer you an awesome yoga retreat with guides, local culture, good food, and inspiring adventure. Based around the yoga practices, the retreat is set in a beautiful natural location, and promises to be healthy and inspiring. With many different types of retreats you can narrow down the options bases on activites, including the mountains, hot springs, or desert. Each retreat is uniquely planned so you’re in for a treat whichever retreat you decide to do.

Location: Varies | Dates: Varies | Website

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Surf with Amigas

Surf with Amigas is an all-inclusive surf and yoga retreat for women. This retreat is perfect for all ages and skill levels. You’ll even get one-on-one video coaching after your lessons, and the chance to keep your video footage from your surf lessons. Along with lots of surfing, you will practice yoga daily in the jungle or overlooking the ocean.  The rest of the time will be spent adventuring, relaxing and enjoying the local culture. Surf with Amigas has also started adding co-ed and family retreats to their schedule.

Location: variety including Costa Rica, Panama, and Morocco Dates: various | Website

surf with amigas active travel vacations
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School of the World

The school of the world is a surf school for all skill levels. The retreat is located in Costa Rica, which is one of the best places to surf. You can choose from the surf camp intensive retreat, which means surfing twice a day, or combine the surf with either spanish, yoga, or photography. You can pick how long you want to stay, which means you can do multiple programs over a couple of weeks.

Location: Costa Rica | Dates: Various dates | Website

School of the World surf and yoga Retreat
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Active vacations and Fitness Retreats to take this year #Fitness #Health #Travel

We love staying active while we travel, so we love finding new health and wellness vacations and retreats to try. Are you taking any active vacations this year? Which active vacations have you taken that we need to add to the list? 

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