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Kathryn Brierley, Director

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Kathryn Brierley, Director

We've been creating fabulous healthy holidays since 2003. Let us know where and when you would like to travel, what sort of healthy activities and services you're interested in, and our experts will tailor-make the perfect healthy holiday for you.

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ideas by month

Every month, somewhere in the world is at its best for a holiday. Our travel experts have compiled a handy month by month guide to the perfect destinations in any given month, and selected their three top picks for that month too, in order to give you some ideas and inspiration. The world is your oyster! We'll help you make the most of it.

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côte d’azur côte d’azur
france
For decades, the Côte d’Azur has been synonymous with glamour and elegance. Lovely from late Spring to early Autumn. Stay in one of our luxury villas.
bavaria bavaria
germany
Stay at Schloss Elmau for a magical summer holiday with all the family. Action packed outdoor entertainment and a choice of spas - for both grown ups and families.
koh samui koh samui
thailand
Koh Samui is a little island paradise in the Gulf of Thailand, with gorgeous beaches, crystal clear seas, and forrested hills. Choice of fabulous spa and wellness resorts. Hot and sunny almost year round, but probably best to avoid October and November which experience the most frequent and sharpest rain storms.
crete crete
greece
Crete is perhaps best to visit in May and October when it's warm and quiet. Fabulous combination of luxury hotels, villas and spas, and a rich history.
provence provence
france
We organise 7 night luxury detox retreats at a glamorous chateau just outside Cotignac, set in beautiful Provencal landscape. We also recommend Le Mas Candille for its wonderful Shiseido spa.
paphos paphos
cyprus
Great destination from spring to summer, staying at Aphrodite Hills or the luxurious Columbia Beach Resort. Both perfect for families.
tenerife tenerife
spain
Tenerife enjoys more hours of sunshine than any other part of Spain, with an average annual temperature of 23ºC. Rising to 27ºC in summer and falling to only 21ºC in winter. Don't be put off by the idea of Tenerife! Our featured resorts are both gorgeous.
zakynthos zakynthos
greece
Venetians called this island ‘The Flower of the East’ on account of its rich flora, pine-covered mountains, aquamarine waters and stunning white beaches. Best from May to October.
umbria umbria
italy
Many say that May is the best month to visit Umbria but we think it's fabulous from late Spring to early Autumn.
sicily sicily
italy
Sicily: October–November and March–June are reliably warm, with temperatures ranging from 15˚C to 26˚C. July and August are blessed with glorious sunshine, and average temperatures of around 28˚C.
khanom khanom
thailand
Hot and sunny almost year round, but probably best to avoid October and November which experience the most frequent and sharpest rain storms. Stay at the Aava Resort & Spa.
pau pau
france
Perfect from Spring to Autumn. Enjoy one of Europe’s most interesting and innovative health spas: Les Pres d’Eugenie. Here you can eat in a 3 star Michelin restaurant and, amazingly, still lose weight!
marmaris marmaris
turkey
Lovely from March to October, but best for hot sunshine in June, July and August.
zambezi river zambezi river
zambia
Between May and August is the coolest time of the year with temperatures hitting 28°C during the day and dropping off to as low as 7°C during the night. This season, known as the dry season is arguably the best time to visit. But, it's definitely a year round destination.
himalayas himalayas
india
Escape to the mystical and glorious Himalayan mountains for a spiritual and physical rebalance of your mind and body. Stay at the internationally acclaimed and multi-award winning Ananda Spa.
garden route garden route
south africa
The Garden Route is one of the most beautiful regions of South Africa. Known to many throughout the world, this scenic paradise stretches along approximately 210kms of coastline with its bays, cliffs, beaches, lakes, dense forest and National Parks. Superb year round destination and lots of great places to stay.
fethiye fethiye
turkey
Lovely and warm from late Spring to late Autumn, and hot during the summer months. Stay at Hillside Beach Club for a superb, action-packed family holiday.
penang penang
malaysia
Pulau Penang, the "Island of the Betelnut Tree", has long been an inviting destination for traders and travellers. And the place to stay is the Shangri La. Warm sunny weather throughout the year, but best from February to October. Enjoy the beach, watersports and the spa; plus river rafting nearby.
agadir agadir
morocco
For surfers, it's best from November to March when the waves are at their best, but if you're simply after sunshine, yoga and a spa then this is perfect year round.
santorini santorini
greece
Santorini, also locally known as Thira, is considered the most beautiful of the 56 Cycladic Islands. Year round destination but best from May to October.
puglia puglia
italy
Puglia is best from June to September, but very pleasant in April / May and October.
gocek gocek
turkey
Sunny and warm from May to October, and hot during peak summer months.
polis polis
cyprus
Stay at the luxurious family friendly Anassa Hotel & Spa or at Zening, a new resort dedicated to yoga and wellbeing. Lovely from spring to autumn.
algarve algarve
portugal
Could be considered a year round destination, but best from Spring to Autumn to be sure of warm, sunny days. Great for golf and home to one of our recommended wellness resorts - offering some fantastic programmes for wellness, stress, weight management and anti-ageing.
tuscany tuscany
italy
Tuscany is one of the many jewels that Italy has to offer. Gorgeous summer climate, stunning scenery and ancient culture - and three fabulous spa resorts.
french alps french alps
france
Brilliant for both winter skiing (December to March) and summer adventures (June to September). Selection of superb chalets of varying sizes, from ultra lux to the more traditional.
mykonos mykonos
greece
Hottest from June to September, but still lovely in Spring and Autumn.
montana montana
usa
If you want to combine your ranch experience in Montana with warm weather, then best to visit during the summer from June to September. Horse riding and hiking. Great for families and adults.
kitzbuhel alps kitzbuhel alps
austria
The Kitzbuhel Alps offer fantastic skiing from December to March and wonderful mountain adventures from June to September. Stay at our boutique spa and wellness hotel, for quality time rejuvenating with expert medical supervision, a light diet influenced by both Mayr and Ayurvedic concepts, and an exercise plan – all tailor-made to suit your personal needs.
kruger national park kruger national park
south africa
June to August is our preferred season for game viewing with less dense vegetation to negotiate and better visibility to spot game. Choice of fabulous Big Five game reserves and SA's No. 1 golf course.
bophuthatswana bophuthatswana
south africa
Grown ups and families are all well looked after at Sun City: superb choice of accommodation, extraordinary swimming pools, great golf and family safaris. Best May to September.
italian lakes italian lakes
italy
Combine the magic of the Italian Lakes with the benefit of a wellness retreat at Lefay Resort & Spa, set high on a hillsideabove Lake Garda.
bodrum bodrum
turkey
Guaranteed sunshine and warm to hot days from June to August, but still very pleasant in late spring or early autumn. This is the St Tropez of Turkey
swiss alps swiss alps
switzerland
Famous for its fabulous skiing (December to March), the Swiss Alps are now building a reputation for fun summer adventures too (July to September). We have a choice of fabulous places to stay.
ibiza ibiza
spain
Rural Ibiza, away from the night clubs and the party animals, is gorgeous and peaceful. We've organised holidays for hundreds of guests here in recent years and it's still as popular as ever. Fabulous from late Spring to early Autumn. Selection of superb villas and stylish boutique hotels.
borneo borneo
malaysia
Borneo is famous for its gorgeous beaches, rain forests, mountains and, of course, its Orang Utans. The Rasa Ria Resort even has its own 64 acre nature reserve, home to numerous families of Orang Utans. Best time to visit is from March to July.
kas kas
turkey
Stay at a hillside 6 bedroom villa, just a 500m stroll down to the beach. Perfect from May to October.
costa blanca costa blanca
spain
From Spring through to Autumn the weather is gorgeous, though it can get pretty hot in July and August. If you're not fussed by the weather and just want to get fitter and healthier and rebalance your llife, this is a year round destination for a stay at SHA Wellness Clinic.
turks and caicos turks and caicos
caribbean
Perfect from June to November with temperatures between 85 to 90°F (29-32 °C) throughout the day. But still lovely, and a few degrees cooler during the rest of the year. Stay at the sublime Parrot Cay, the northern Caribbean's pre-eminent private island.
eastern cape eastern cape
south africa
If you are travelling to South Africa with your family and would like to take your children on safari, the Eastern Cape is ideal - it's malaria free. Excellent year round destination.
innsbruck innsbruck
austria
Innsbruck is the gateway to several of our hand picked healthy holiday destinations, all with easy access through the mountains from Innsbruck airport. Head to the Dolomites for winter or summer adventures, or experience one of our recommended spa hotels and wellness clinics nearby.
messinia messinia
greece
From May to October, the Costa Navarino on the Peloponnese coast of Messinia, is a fabulous destination for a sunny holiday with warm hospitality.
kwazulu natal kwazulu natal
south africa
Kwazulu Natal, on the wild east coast of South Africa, is renowned for its fabulous climate, safaris, beaches and world class golf courses. Lovely from April to October.
halkidiki halkidiki
greece
Hilkidiki is particularly pleasurable in May and October but can be enjoyed any time from April to October. It gets pretty hot in July and August.
mauritius mauritius
indian ocean
There really is no bad time to go but the best is May to November with temperatures sitting between 20°C and 30°C. Choose from our collection of outstanding spa hotels and golf resorts. We know them all well and have played all the courses. Ask for our ideas and recommendations. Mauritius is ideal for both adults and families.
montenegro montenegro
adriatic sea
Montenegro and its stunning coastline is an amazing destination to visit aboard one of our exceptional crewed and catered gulets. Best from June to September.
majorca majorca
spain
The island combines rugged coastal scenery with beautiful wooded countryside and wonderful beaches. We have a selection of boutique hotels and private villas, and recommend visting from late Spring to early Autumn. Great for cycling and hiking enthusiasts.
kuala terengganu kuala terengganu
malaysia
With cooling sea breezes blowing in from the South China Sea, the best time to visit the east coast of Malaysia is the dry season from February to October. Stay at Tanjong Jara - a resort based on the Malay concept of Sucimurni, which emphasises purity of spirit, health and well-being,
bali bali
indonesia
Best from June to September when humidity is relatively low and the evenings are cooler. We have a selection of utterly magical spas to tempt you. The perfect romantic getaway, complimented by the legendary Balinese charm and hospitality. Plus great biking, hiking, golf, river rafting and yoga.
england england
united kingdom
If you're looking for a relaxing spa break in the English countryside, all of our featured properties are excellent throughout the year. Choose from bracing winter walks and roaring log fires or lying by the pool in the summer...
plettenberg bay plettenberg bay
south africa
Plettenberg Bay is the jewel of The Garden Route. With its exceptional year round climate and beautiful views over the Indian Ocean, Plettenberg Bay is perfect for exploring, watching or just lazing. Warmest from December to February.
nha trang nha trang
vietnam
Nha Trang enjoys the reputation of having the best climate in Vietnam. Best in March and April, but still good anytime during the dry season from January to August (26C-32C). Stay on the beach at a fabulous Six Senses spa resort or well priced Mia Resort.
megeve megeve
france
Megeve has now become a fantastic destination for both winter skiing and summer mountain adventures.
el jadida el jadida
morocco
Stay at the Mazagan Beach Resort, near to El Jadida on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, from March to November.
atlas mountains atlas mountains
morocco
Head south from Marrakech into the magnificent Atlas Mountains for a truly memorable holiday. Stay at one of our recommended hilltop kasbahs. Wonderful year round, but best from May to September.
seychelles seychelles
indian ocean
A year round destination but probably best to avoid January and February which is the region's wet season. Choice of superb spa and beach resorts. Ideal for romantic escapes and family holidays - depending on choice of resort.
tunis tunis
tunisia
A year round destination, but best from May to October, with May/June and October being arguably the best months. Stay at The Residence.
limassol limassol
cyprus
Great from Spring through to Autumn, with warm sunny days in early and late season, and hot summer months.
limpopo province limpopo province
south africa
Limpopo is South Africa’s northern most province, with the Bushveld region being the setting for one of South Africa's finest golfing destinations. Best from April to September.
istanbul istanbul
turkey
From late Spring to early Autumn, Istanbul is a fabulous city for a cultural visit. Combine with a few days at one of our recommended south coast resorts.
sintra sintra
portugal
With richly hued palaces and mist-covered forests Sintra is like a page torn from a fairy tale. A year round destination but best from May to October.
sardinia sardinia
italy
Delightful from late Spring to early Autumn. Stunning beaches and coves, a wild mountainous interior, and a choice of superb family resorts.
murcia murcia
spain
The 1,400 acre La Manga Club resort has superb sports and recreation facilities for all the family. Visit year round, but best from April to October.
rome rome
italy
Probably best avoided in peak summer, Rome is otherwise a year round destination.
heidiland heidiland
switzerland
Bad Ragaz, in the foothills of the Swiss Alps, is a wonderful destination for a health retreat. Best in summer if you enjoy exploring the Big Outdoors.
andalusia andalusia
spain
The weather is sunny pretty much all year, but best months are April to October. Try a Balinese style wellness retreat, a 7 night in:spa detox retreat or a 7 night fitscape fitness holiday. All guaranteed to get you home looking and feeling amazing. Choice of lovely 'healthy villas' too.
croatia croatia
adriatic sea
Warm weather, pristine coastline and hundreds of deserted islands to explore on your fully crewed yacht. Perfect for adults and families. Excellent snorkelling and lots of great walks on the islands and along the alleys of ancient towns.
bermuda bermuda
caribbean
Bermuda is a British colony and a wonderful island to visit from May to October.
costa vicentina costa vicentina
portugal
Gorgeous weather from Spring through to Autumn, but - if you like it hot - pick July or August. This delightful corner of the wild west coast of Portugal is a great short haul escape. Stay at our funky eco coastal farmhouse. Yoga, hiking, biking and surfing.
corfu corfu
greece
We have a superb hand-picked selection of private residences on Corfu. Ideal for friends and family. Best from May to October.
attica attica
greece
Attica has a variety of picturesque beaches and the superb Cape Sounio Resort. Visit from May to October.
dolomite mountains dolomite mountains
italy
A brilliant destination for winter skiing from December to March, and arguably an even better destination for summer adventures from May to September. Superb selection of 4 and 5 star hotels to choose from.