These destinations make the perfect reason to travel this month for National Fitness Month. From coast to coast, you will find a handful of fitness-oriented properties below.
Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, California (pictured)
Experience a unique twist on fitness during National Fitness Month with Mermaid Fitness at The Del. Fulfill the childhood dream of being a mermaid (or merman) with this enhanced water aerobics class that utilizes bright and colorful mermaid tails to engage the core. Hotel del Coronado fitness instructors guide guests through a 45-minute fusion of swimming, core, cardio and strength training set to upbeat music. Available Friday and Saturday mornings at 8 a.m. in the Beach Village pool, the class includes a 45-minute workout with use of a Del mermaid tail, self-parking and towel service. Set on one of America’s most iconic beaches, the legendary Hotel del Coronado has welcomed discerning travelers for more than 129 years to experience the Southern California coastal lifestyle at its best.
Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, San Diego, California
Seeking to inspire resort guests, wellness was a major initiative during Rancho Valencia’s $30 million renovation. In addition to resurfacing all 18 on-property tennis courts, The Spa at Rancho Valencia and fitness center were expanded with a new line-up of fitness classes, spa treatments and wellness programs. The resort’s fitness center was further expanded with the addition of a 1,000-square-foot Serenity Yoga Pavilion that now hosts numerous Yoga sessions, fitness classes; exercise programs and retreats hosted by top-tier fitness and wellness professionals. Rancho Valencia’s fitness offerings include 95 complimentary fitness classes a week including Spin, Pilates, Tennis, TRX and Yoga. Fitness classes are complimentary for spa and resort guests and are all concluded with a fresh cold-pressed juice or protein shake.
Keystone Lodge & Spa | Keystone, Colorado
Meditation at 11,640 feet brings a new level of zen to mountain-top yoga at Keystone Resort. Enjoy a scenic gondola ride to the top of Dercum Mountain with breath taking views of the 10 Mile Mountain range and clear, clean air. The certified yoga instructor then leads a discussion of the benefits of stretching and yoga prior to an hour-long class surrounded by the splendor of the Rocky Mountains. This unforgettable experience will refresh and rejuvenate both spiritual and physical well being. After Yoga, enjoy a healthy lunch and a refreshing juice before heading back down the gondola. Keystone Lodge & Spa boasts a wide selection of rooms, as well as The Spa at Keystone which is ideal for continuing relaxation of mind and body.
HALCYON – a Hotel in Cherry Creek | Denver, Colorado
To embrace the adventurous spirit of Colorado during National Fitness Month, experience the unique amenity Gear Garage from the independent lifestyle hotel HALCYON, a Hotel in Cherry Creek. Gear Garage was created for those looking to have a full Colorado experience during their stay and is filled with a selection of hand-picked gadgets and kits. Buzz to downtown on a Vespa, borrow a bike, or cruise around Cherry Creek on a Halcyon longboard. Adventure packs are fully stocked to take with you on a nice picnic in the sun, or hiking up your first 14er. Guests can ski or snowboard easily with a call to the front desk, who will arrange a fitting for gear with expertly chosen gear options that are ever-changing with the latest fitness trends.
Gear Garage amenities currently include:
- Kota Longboards
- Bikes – (road, mountain and cruiser bikes)
- Adventure packs – Osprey backpacks with GoPro, Frisbee, Swiss Army knife, and binoculars
- Bocce ball set
- Fly fishing rods
- Passes to access Pura Vida Fitness& Spa
the ART Hotel, Denver, Colorado
The ART Hotel has joinied forces with CorePower Yoga to offer guests access to the local studios while traveling and yoga series – “Vinyasa and Mimosas.” Every other Saturday, guests and locals can enjoy yoga on the terrace over downtown Denver complete with chilled towels, infused water and energizing smoothie shots. Yogis can start their mornings with the complimentary vinyasa class from 9am – 10am, taught by CorePower Yoga instructors, with poses inspired by the ART hotel’s collection of over 50 pieces created by the “who’s who” of contemporary art. After a morning vinyasa class, guests can linger for rooftop brunch and specials from signature restaurant, FIRE including $10 bottomless mimosas. For those not around for the Saturday class, guests of the ART Hotel will have access to one week of complimentary yoga at the local studios, including the CorePower Yoga studio three blocks away from the hotel. In addition, the property has an art run for guests to explore downtown Denver’s best public art pieces with a curated map and is home to custom-designed bikes painted by local student artists from Denver’s Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design. Guests are invited to take the bikes out for a ride and explore Denver’s cultural scene on these artistic “pedal pieces.”
The Lodge at Vail, a RockResort | Vail, Colorado
Introduced this past winter, The Lodge at Vail is offering a weekly Restore + Rosé yoga class at the Movement Studio. Guests of the hotel can sign up to participate in the 50-minute restorative yoga class to center themselves, realign breathing and stretch — ideal for those who spent a day out on the slopes! Afterwards, enjoy tasty treats from The Lodge at Vail’s Executive Chef Rudy Williams and raise a glass of rosé to a true wellness-focused après. **Complimentary for guests, non-guests can participate for $15.**
The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead | Atlanta, GA
Wellness has been redefined at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead with their incredible Wellness Level, located on the 9th floor of the Atlanta hotel and entirely devoted to the wellness experience. The first of its kind offered by The Ritz-Carlton, the Wellness Level features a Spa Concierge, relaxation lounge, boutique, overnight guest rooms and specialized wellness suites. Each guest room on the Wellness Level boasts extra relaxation,Tumpur-Pedic bedding for total comfort, yoga mat, blocks and DVDs. Suites found on the wellness level include:
- The Jasmine Suite which is relaxation-focused with a soothing color palette and meditation corner with fireplace
- The White Lotus Suite which focuses on energy enhancement complete with a spin bike and stand-up desk along with a hanging chair in the bedroom
The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta | Atlanta, GA
The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta launched a new Wellness Level this April, with an entire floor dedicated to mindful living for guests and business travelers. Twenty-three rooms on the dedicated 7th Floor of the hotel will be stocked with yoga mats, foam rollers and a stability ball for DIY workouts or restorative respite. Daily complimentary passes will be provided granting access to Atlanta’s elite 191 Resolution Fitness, located in lunging distance and featuring a roster of next-level classes from Octane Cross Circuit to Tabata Core.
A selection of rooms will feature bikes by Peloton, one of the industry’s most respected and acclaimed spinning companies, for the ultimate in indoor fitness. For this new Wellness Level, the hotel has partnered with PURE, which enlists the newest technology in air purification, specifically easing the stay for guests who suffer from allergies or asthma resulting in improved sleep, clearer breathing, and reduced scratchy throat and watery eyes. The wellness emphasis goes beyond gear in-room. Each guest will receive a healthful welcome amenity of fresh fruit and house-made granola bar, alongside a directory of recommended workout and wellness apps, and nearby studios.
The White Barn Inn | Kennebunk, Maine
Guests are invited to celebrate National Fitness Month, get their blood flowing and embrace the fresh air while discovering coastal Maine by bike with General Manager Daniel Braun and the Tour de Bunks package. The ride will touch the best of Southern Maine including the beaches, farmlands, wooded areas, and Mount Agamenticus for spectacular views. The experience is completely tailored to each riders’ preferences and physical cycling abilities, and can cover anywhere from 20-80 miles. Following the ride, guests will enjoy a relaxing 60-minute deep tissue massage in the White Barn Spa, followed by a rejuvenating lunch served poolside. The cycling package also includes a customized official White Barn Inn cycling jersey, a Grace Hotels water bottle, and homemade snacks for the road from the pastry team.
Package starts at $460/person. If renting a cycling bike from local store, additional cost may apply.
Gurney’s Montauk | Montauk, NY
Situated on Montauk’s most pristine stretch of oceanfront real estate, Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa is a Hampton’s institution and the only four-season resort on Montauk. Providing guests with direct access to a 2,000 ft. private sand beach, Gurney’s features 146 rooms, suites and beachfront cottages, each with dramatic ocean views. To further their commitment to wellness Gurney’s Montauk is expanding their partnership with the Wellth Collective, an experiential design firm that seamlessly blends wellness and travel. Gurney’s will bring the hottest trainers and classes to the Hamptons each weekend including Y7, Bari Studio, City Row, Exhale and trainers like Alex Kate Knight, Holly Rillinger and more.
Grand Geneva Resort & Spa | Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
Opening for the year on May 13, the Adventure Center at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa offers a variety of active programming to experience this National Fitness Month. Guests can head to the Adventure Center in the resort’s backyard in beautiful natural surroundings, complete with mountain biking, disc golf courses, hiking trails, sand volleyball courts, archery, picnic & recreational areas, and more. In addition, Grand Geneva offers 12 thrilling indoor rock climbing routes ranging from beginner to advanced, climbers of all levels can test their skills and conquer the wall, a perfect opportunity for wellness and adventure. The AAA Four-Diamond resort, Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, is an all-seasons destination set on 1,300 acres in the legendary southeastern Wisconsin community of Lake Geneva, just 90 minutes from Chicago and 50 minutes from Milwaukee.
Triumph Hotels, a collection of seven unique properties located throughout Manhattan’s most coveted neighborhoods, and FitReserve, a premier fitness membership offering access to the top boutique fitness studios in New York City, have joined forces to give guests a healthy start to the new year with the debut of a one of a kind TravelPack option created exclusively for guests of Triumph Hotels.
The TravelPack offers business and leisure guests alike access to three fitness classes during their visit to NYC with over 44,000 classes and 400 studios to choose from for the exclusive price of $54.00. Whether guests prefer yoga, Pilates, barre, spinning, rowing, CrossFit, boot camp or dance, there are fun fitness options for everyone at some of NYC’s most buzzed about studios including Peloton, CITYROW, Exceed, Yoga Vida, Uptown Pilates, Aerospace High Performance Center, The Bar Method and many more. A one-of-a-kind limited membership, the TravelPack remains active for three months only, so Triumph guests can enjoy their workouts while in town without having to worry about any recurring payments or extended membership commitments.