With the Commonwealth Games now well underway and after a triumphant start in Yorkshire for the Tour de France, the nation has once again got back on the saddle and gone cycling mad. The Healthy Holiday Company reminds us of its cycling holiday collection so you can join in with the fun.
From a four-night trip in Majorca cycling the beautiful Tramuntana Mountain range, to a week’s tour of Cape Town’s best beaches and mountains, there is trip to suit all cyclists.
4-night Road Biking in the Tramuntana Mountain Range, Majorca
This 4-night break based at Reads Hotel, Majorca, is perfectly situated for challenging cycling in the Tramuntana Mountain range and also for less demanding flatter country rides. After you’re kitted out with the very best carbon road bikes, head out for the day with a special cycling map of the island before returning to the hotel for a well-earned rest; laze by the pool; indulge in treatments at the Vespasian Spa and savour your taste buds at the impressive brasserie.
Available from £1,165 per person based on two adults sharing, including return flights from London to Palma, transfers to and from Palma airport, 4-night’s accommodation, breakfast and dinner each day, as well as one full day of private guiding with a local biking expert and three days of self-guided cycling with all cycling equipment provided, as well as three relaxing massages. Departures are available throughout the year.
7 Passes in 7-nights, Italian Dolomites
Fancy something more demanding? Cycle over breath taking Dolomite mountain passes whilst experiencing Italian, German and Ladin cultures and exceptional cuisine. This week long holiday starts from Cortina d’Ampezzo and ends in Alta Badia; each day you will tackle a different area of the mountains and the difficulty will be adapted to the experience of the group. Enjoy hairpin turns, testing ascents and exhilarating descents, all the time under the safe guidance of your professional guide. Minimum group size is 6 cyclists; the perfect break for an active family or group of friends looking to gear up for a gripping getaway.
Available from £2,115 per person based on a group of six travelling. Includes return flights from London to Innsbruck, airport transfers, seven night’s accommodation, most meals, biking guide, road bike hire and local transportation.
7-nights in Cape Town and Winelands
Experience the stunning mountain passes of South Africa’s beautiful Cape region as well as breath taking coastal rides with an expert guide, taking in sights including Chapman’s Peak Drive, Cape Point Nature Reserve and False Bay. The tour includes 3 nights 5* accommodation in Cape Town, as well as 4 nights in Stellenbosch in the heart of the Cape Winelands. This is an ideal trip for the advanced cyclist; typical distance per day ranges from 100km – 180km, although the tour can be tailored to suit personal fitness levels.
Available from £2,295 per person based on two adults sharing. Price includes return flights from London to Cape Town, seven night’s accommodation, daily breakfast and some lunches, plus guided cycling.
Mix it up on a 7-night Fitness Retreat in Andalucía
For those looking for get fit for cycling or another sport, fitscape, offers fun and healthy group fitness retreats to enhance fitness levels and improve general health. Stay at Monasterio, a converted monastery set in peaceful, unspoilt countryside, just 20 minutes from the beach at Sotogrande, Andalucía. This stunning setting offers ample opportunities for cycling, jogging or hiking along scenic trails, as well as other daily activities including cardio circuits and boxercise sessions.
Evenings are spent indulging in healthy cuisines and socialising. Retreats are available 6-13 August, 15-22 August and 28 December-4 January.
Available from £1,495 per person based on two adults sharing, including 7-nights accommodation, all meals and soft drinks, all group exercises, a personal fitness consultation and a personal training session, constant access to team experts throughout and local return transfers from recommended flights to Malaga. Flights are excluded.
For further information and bookings on the Cycling Holidays visit: www.thehealthyholidaycompany.co.uk
And for further information and bookings for the fitness retreat visit: www.fitscape.co.uk or call 020 3235 0121