With your little one on the way, make a healthy getaway on a relaxing babymoon holiday.
A last hurrah for mums and dads-to-be, enjoy each other’s company during some pre-baby rest and recuperation; from romantic retreats in the French countryside to luxury beachside retreats in Greece.
Thailand: Kamalaya Embracing Change
Embrace the change that’s coming and boost your wellbeing on a healing pregnancy escape. Restore your body’s balance and learn the skills you need to develop your inner emotional strength during an initial and follow up embracing change wellness consultation. Ideal for an Ayurveda spa holiday, learn to release stress with a variety of relaxing holistic treatments.
Unwind with your partner in the steam cavern and enhance your wellness further with complimentary classes, such as meditation and gentle yoga, perfect for a luxury yoga holiday. While mum-to-be is relaxing with indulging spa treatments, dad-to-be can enjoy more vigorous exercise with circuit training and Thai boxing.
Greece: Blue Palace Thalassotherapy
Make a getaway to the stunning coast of Elounda, on the island of Crete, for a luxury pregnancy spa break. As dad-to-be enjoys a round of golf or tennis, mum-to-be can benefit from the healing and natural therapeutic properties of sea water, mud and seaweed through a variety of spa treatments and sea water hydro massage baths.
Keep fit and healthy during your pregnancy with a gentle water aerobics class before unwinding side-by-side, with a soothing back and leg massage, to calm any expectant-parent nerves.
Oman: Zighy Bay Sense of De-stress
Release tension and recharge your batteries in time for your new arrival on a healthy babymoon beach spa holiday in Oman. Begin your pregnancy escape with a personal wellness consultation, before stimulating your energy flow and calming any pregnancy stresses you’ve been having with an Indian head massage and private meditation session.
Revel in this time spent alone together during the calm before the storm as you discover with snorkelling, before enjoying a romantic sunset cruise around the secluded bay.
Spain: SHA Essence
Swap the hustle and bustle of your everyday life for the calming surroundings of SHA Wellness Clinic in the south of Spain. Rest assured that you are in the best health while carrying your baby with a tailormade wellness programme adapted to you following expert medical, nutritional and natural therapy consultations.
Soothe aching muscles with an aquatic therapy session before unwinding together with natural therapeutic massages, adapted to your needs. Recharge with complimentary classes in yoga, tai chi and guided walks of the surrounding area before preparing for parenthood with healthy cooking lectures.
France: La Clairière Pure Relaxation
Escape on a babymoon spa break in the romantic woodlands of North East France, perfect for a couple’s healthy holiday. Your initial consultations will enable the creation of a bespoke wellness break for both you and your partner, covering nutrition, hydrotherapy, holistic activities and treatments.
Treat those pregnancy stresses with a soothing body massage and relieving foot reflexology session for both mum and dad. Relax in the heated outdoor hydrotherapy pool and enjoy complimentary yoga and beginner’s meditation classes, for calming and gentle exercise to help you recharge.
These 5 top destinations are courtesy of Paul Joseph, co-founder of Health and Fitness Travel