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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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other ideas for april

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.
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.
oualidia oualidia
morocco
Spring (March to May) is arguably the best time to visit Oualidia as it's pleasantly warm and sunny, and the landscape is lush and green. Autumn is also gorgeous.
goa goa
india
Goa is one of the most relaxing places in India, and a fabulous destination for some winter sunshine. Best from November to April.
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.
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.
antigua antigua
caribbean
Antigua has a stunning, rugged coastline, dotted with hidden coves, beautiful coral reefs and 365 white sandy beaches. Best from December to April. Stay at Carlisle Bay - brilliant for families.
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.
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.
hoi an hoi an
vietnam
This gorgeous corner of Vietnam is perfect from February to May. Stunning beaches and the city of Hoi An nearby is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Choice of fantastic beachside spa resorts.
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.
dubai dubai
united arab emirates
Only 4 hours ahead of the UK and less than 7 hours away - temperatures are in the thirties for much of the year, making it the perfect place to enjoy some winter sun. We have selected 3 of the best places to stay, including a luxurious desert resort - great for Arabian safaris. We have some top beach resorts too!
uttarakhand uttarakhand
india
Uttarakhand is a year round destination but the most popular periods are March to June (summer) and October/November (autumn)
amalfi coast amalfi coast
italy
Avoid high summer to avoid the crowds. Best from April to June, and the months of September and October. Impossibly romantic, gorgeous and evocative.
british virgin islands british virgin islands
caribbean
From December to April the weather is at its best. Stay on Peter Island, a 1,200 acre tropical paradise with a great spa and a selection of luxury residences. Or sail the BVI on one of our luxury yachts.
sharm el sheikh sharm el sheikh
egypt
Perfect for a Spring or Autumn sunshine escape, combining luxury, beach, spa and snorkeling / diving.
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...
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.
maharashtra maharashtra
india
Come here to relax at Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa. Best from November to April.
kerala kerala
india
Kerala runs along the south western tip of India, and is home to two superb boutique wellness resorts. The best time to go is from November to May when temperatures are between 28°C and 32°C
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.
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.
pangkor laut pangkor laut
malaysia
The best time to enjoy this private island and its luxury spa resort of the same name is from November to April. Pure bliss!
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.
st lucia st lucia
caribbean
St Lucia has a balmy, sub-tropical climate. The best time to visit is during the dry season from December to June. Stay at The Body Holiday, an all inclusive resort where, as the name suggests, you can relax your mind, rejuvenate your body and engage in as many or as few sports and activities as you wish.
chiang mai chiang mai
thailand
Thais idealise their beloved northern capital as a quaint, moated and walled city surrounded by mountains with legendary, mystical attributes. Best to visit from November to May.
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.
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.
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.
florida florida
usa
Canyon Ranch Miami is a world of healthy pleasures, from the expansive spa and fitness classes to oceanfront dining sweetened by sea breezes. Absolutely at its best in December, January and February.
paphos paphos
cyprus
Great destination from spring to summer, staying at Aphrodite Hills or the luxurious Columbia Beach Resort. Both perfect for families.
jamaica jamaica
caribbean
A superb year round destination, but best from November to April. Stay at GoldenEye, Ian Flemings island hideaway where he wrote his James Bond books.
oman oman
gulf
Oman is rapidly emerging as a popular holiday destination - particularly for those seeking winter sun as the temperature averages between 25C to 35C from October to April. Stay at Zighy Bay or The Chedi - both are superb spa resorts.
koh kood koh kood
thailand
A remote tropical island on the eastern side of the Gulf of Thailand, near the Cambodian border, and home to the wonderful Soneva Kiri for the ultimate in island escapes. Best from November to April.
ras al khaimah ras al khaimah
united arab emirates
Visit this tiny emirate any time from November to April when the weather is gorgeous but not too hot. Enjoy a luxury spa retreat in the desert or on the beach - or both!
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.
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.
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
cape town cape town
south africa
Fabulously warm and sunny during the European winter, making it one of the best destinations over this period - with the added advantage of no jet lag! There's so much to do and we have a brilliant selection of beach villas, spa hotels and luxury accommodation.
stellenbosch stellenbosch
south africa
Known worldwide for its quality wines and spectacular beauty. You will be mesmerized by breathtaking scenery and gorgeous weather from December through to March, though April is generally very pleasant too. Great for hiking, biking, riding and relaxing. Also home to one of SA's top spa resorts.
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.
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.
anguilla anguilla
caribbean
This tiny island, just 16 miles long and 3 miles wide, has some of the best beaches in the Caribbean and one of the very best hotels. Visit from December to May.
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.
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.
essaouira essaouira
morocco
Spring (March to May) is arguably the best time to visit as these months are pleasantly warm and sunny, and the landscape is lush and green. Autumn is also lovely.
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.
barbados barbados
caribbean
Best time to visit Barbados is January through to May, though November and December are pretty good too. See our recommended luxury hotels, villas and boats.
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.
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.
mayan riviera mayan riviera
mexico
Escape to the magical Mayan Riviera for its fantastic white sand beaches, laid-back life style and perfect climate. Stay at the fabulous Esencia. Best from late November to May. Superb scuba diving.
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.
marmaris marmaris
turkey
Lovely from March to October, but best for hot sunshine in June, July and August.
marrakech marrakech
morocco
If you like it warm by day and cool by night, we think March is probably the best month to visit Marrakech. However, with the exception of July and August when it's firecesomely hot, Marrakech is pretty much a year round destination. Fantastic choice of villas, and riads with boutique spas. Great for hiking and biking too.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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,
langkawi langkawi
malaysia
Sheltered by the mountainous backbone of the Malaysian peninsular, Langkawi Island escapes the north eastern winter monsoon entirely and enjoys sunny skies. Best from November to April. Stay at The Datai, Anadaman or Four Seasons.
karnataka karnataka
india
Unlike most of India, which is extremely hot in the summer months, the Karnataka region enjoys a relatively mild climate all year round. We think the best time to visit is in February and March, though November to May is still lovely. Stay at beachside SwaSwara for the ultimate in mind and body restoration.
franschhoek franschhoek
south africa
Like its neighbour, Cape Town, Franschhoek is at its best from November through to April, though December to March are the peak months. We have a gorgeous 5 bedroom village cottage and a stunning, romantic hillside bungalow to tempt you.
abu dhabi abu dhabi
united arab emirates
With sunny blue skies throughout the year there is never a bad time to visit Abu Dhabi. However, we recommend visiting from November to March when the temperature is in the mid to high twenties. Holiday in luxury in the Liwa desert or at a fabulous island spa resort.