The state of Florida is known for its fun in the sun with massive theme parks and beautiful beaches. Most people have realized that the typical vacation leaves the vacationer feeling worse than when they arrived because they do not give themselves any downtime. Ever feel like you need a vacation from your vacation?
Becoming increasingly popular in Florida is vacations with a mind set on fitness as its center goal. Vacationers realize that their time away might be better spent if it was a time to focus on becoming healthier and starting better habits. Really trying to revive both the mind and body from the daily overload of stress.
From northern Florida to the most southern tip of the state, luxury resorts, personal trainers, and even travel guides are offering packages that have an emphasis on healthy living, fitness, mindfulness meditation, and yoga. Known as wellness tourism, which is gaining momentum in becoming one of the fastest growing tourism industries. Every year, the wellness tourism industry is gaining billions of dollars to include spas and celebrity personal trainers.
Some resorts that are capitalizing on wellness tourism are starting to offer within their packages structured schedules where activities are prepared between certain hours that still allow for some down time while other resorts offer dozens of classes to choose from and the visitor gets to pick their own schedule and routine. Price ranges start at $1,500 to top at $6,000 a week that includes accommodations and food.
These fitness packages are open to everyone from the very beginner to the expert, however the resorts are seeing a trend that most guests that participate in this fitness centered vacations are often people that already live active lifestyles. Both men and women are finding retreats that allow them to focus on a specific sport, such as triathlon, that allows them to push themselves to a new level while still enjoying their vacation.
The fitness retreats are also attaching people who wish to shed a few pounds while still enjoying the companionship, solidarity, and support of a group-based vacation. With more and more people going on vacations as a solo guest, these support group retreats allows people to focus on rejuvenating themselves without the fear of injury.
Wellness retreats also offer packages that focus on healthier food and nutrition focus. Many people with a goal of gaining a fitness mindset do not know how to eat healthy and prepare healthy foods. With resort fitness packages, guests can receive a crash course in nutrition and healthy cooking that would impact their everyday lives and develop their overall well-being.
The trend of focusing on fitness and finding a better you is growing. Whether your goal is to shed those last few stubborn pounds, develop yourself to better handle and manage stress, or just need a few days to reach a dream in your self-development then many resorts in Florida may have what you are seeking. Florida is becoming the new state to have the best spa experience while still taking advantage of their beautiful beaches, landscapes, and warm climate.