15 Fit-Cations Perfect For Both Your Wanderlust And Fitness Goals (Photos)


Going on vacation and gaining weight tend to go hand in hand.

Let's face it, there's no faster way to pack on the pounds than by sucking down countless piña coladas while lounging on the beach for a week straight.

It can be pretty hard to watch what you eat while you're away, let alone find the motivation to hit the hotel gym.

However, not all vacations have to sabotage your bikini bod.

It turns out there are a growing number of places offering health and fitness focused vacations.

From outdoor yoga and beach boot camp to biking tours and mountain treks, there are all sorts of incredible ways to incorporate a little fitness into your travel plans.

So in order to help you get in shape while you get a little R&R, we set out to find awesome fit-cation destinations to get your heart pumping as you embrace your wanderlust.

Plus, these fitness retreats are so much fun, you won't even realize you're working out.

Take a look at the pictures below to see 15 awesome fit-cation getaways.

Pick up the pace on a running retreat through the Dolomites in Italy.

Burn fat at Bali Beach Boot Camp in Canggu, Bali.

Get ripped by rock climbing at Red Mountain Resort in St. George, Utah.

Perfect your punches at Tiger Muay Thai in Phuket, Thailand.

Explore the spiritual side of an ancient city at The Yoga Getaway in Machu Picchu, Peru.

Get shredded as you learn to surf at Kalon Surf Camp in Dominical, Costa Rica.

Build muscles as you mountain bike across the Queen Charlotte track in the South Island of New Zealand.

Slim down at Jungle Bay Boot Camp in Point Mulâtre, Dominica.

Work on your beach bod at Lifting Aloha in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Explore the mountains of Chile and Argentina on a Patagonia Hiking Adventure Tour.

Sculpt your body in the sand at a Muri Beach Club Fitness Retreat in Rarotonga, Cook Islands.

Tone up as you climb the world's tallest mountain on an Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal.

Become a stronger swimmer as you snorkel at a Wodventures Retreat in Akumal, Mexico.

Sweat while you sightsee on a cycling tour through the Dalmatian Coast in Croatia.

Strengthen your mind and body at Swell Women Surf and Yoga Retreat in Los Panama.