5 Perfect Weight Loss Vacation Ideas for Sculpting Your Beach Body
Jumpstart your fitness and sculpt your beach body at one of these great weight loss resorts in the United States. Each offers a unique boot camp filled with fitness classes, healthy food and massages that will help you loose weight and re-examine your nutrition, just in time for the summer beach season. Most offer week-long programs with 6 nights of accommodations and 7 days of activities, while others let you check in for just two nights over the weekend.
Cooper Wellness Program in Dallas, Texas
With Cooper Wellness Programs in Dallas, Texas, you get to choose from 5-day and 2-day weekend getaway retreats which focus on weight loss, physical fitness, stress management and nutritional balance. The 5-day Wellness Week activities include lectures, workshops, two personal training sessions, exercise classes, meals, one dining out excursion and a wellness workbook. The five-day Wellness week costs $2,195 and does not include accommodations (website).
The Biggest Loser Resort in Itasca, Illinois
The Biggest Loser Resort Chicago in Itasca, Illinois is modelled after the hit TV show The Biggest Loser. The weight loss clinic is housed within the Eaglewood Resort, featuring 40 guest rooms, over 100 acres of walking and jogging paths, lakes and a golf course. Guests exercise in the new fitness center and in the indoor pool. You may also like one of the other Biggest Loser Resort locations in Malibu (CA), Ivins (UT) and Niagara (NY). Single rates start at $2,995 per week (website).
Hilton Head Health Weight Loss Spa in South Carolina
Hilton Head Health Weight Loss Spa in South Carolina offers a week-long program featuring healthy food, fitness, education, and world-class amenities. The one-week program includes: access to over 50 different fitness classes, healthy meals, seminars and workshops, a health assessment. You will be given a $400 weekly credit to spend at the resort.
You will be able to learn about fitness and nutrition by participating in fine-dining events and hands-on cooking classes (800-292-2440, hhhealth.com).
Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami, Florida
All inclusive week-long programs at the Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami, Florida include accommodations, medical and fitness evaluations, healthy meals, custom classes, education, cooking and extensive facilities. One-week single occupancy rates start at $5,400 (pritikin.com).
The Ranch at Live Oak, Malibu
The fitness program at The Ranch at Live Oak, Malibu is as intense as it gets. Guests participate in a series of daily activities and massages. One week rates start at $6,500 per person and include: private accommodations for 6 nights, 7 days of activities, massages, all meals and some evening elective cooking and nutrition classes (theranchmalibu.com).