Whether you’re traveling for business, vacation or on the quest of world domination, maintaining your healthy lifestyle can be extremely hard. From hectic agendas and long meetings with colleagues to curated vacation tours and exploring the city you’re in, you barely have time for sleep let alone sticking to your healthy lifestyle regimens. However, by taking a few minutes to thoroughly prepare for travel you can make better, health-conscious decisions before you depart on your trip.
First and foremost, research the city you will be traveling to. Knowing what eateries are close by and if there are any healthy restaurants will help you avoid fast-food joints. Also, inquire within the hotel property to see if it offers healthy alternatives to its standard room service menu. In addition, if you don’t already have restaurant apps on you mobile device, download apps like Zagat, Restaurant Nutrition, Yelp GrubHub or Where to Eat. All the apps mentioned include ratings and reviews. It’s also a great way to find restaurants to suit your dining needs such as gluten-free options or even set food allergies.
Secondly, when preparing for your trip, it is essential to research the hotel property that will be your home for the next couple of days. A number of hotels and resorts have fitness facilities for you to break a sweat, while living out your suitcase. Some properties even have a wellness level with a slew of wellness rooms coupled with healthy lifestyle practices that allow you to maintain your health regimen on the road.
Whether you prefer for a hotel with wellness rooms or a property with a lavish fitness facility, below are our top six hotel properties that allow you to workout on state-of-the-art equipment, provide access to personal trainers or test your body and spirit with rigorous workout activities.
At this Ritz-Carlton location, guests have access to certified fitness trainers are for a one-on-one session. In addition to busting a sweat on top-of-the-line equipment, fitness center includes private hikes, moonlight tours, yoga, zumba, Pilates and pure mountain water spa treatments.
Bonus: there are special oxygen lounges to aid any high-altitude sickness.
While taking a swim in the 75-foot by 25-foot heated indoor pool equipped with an ADA-compliant lift, enjoy picturesque views of the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. Guests can also schedule a session with one of the professional trainers to design a specific workout with individual goals and results in mind.
Bonus: Trump hotel members have access to iPods and Under Armour workout attire.
At the Venetian guests can take a fitness class, meet with a nutritionist and/or schedule a personal trainer. In addition to classes like indoor cycling or let’s dance, there is a 40-foot rock-climbing wall.
Bonus: the fitness center includes water therapies with state-of-the-art hot and cold experiences.
The Well & Being facility at the Fairmont Princess offers classes such as Pilates, spinning, body sculpting, zumba, TRX and aerial yoga. There are personal trainers to cater to every level of fitness. Registered dietitians works with guests to provide nutrition recommendations, an eating plan and more.
Not only can guests enjoy 40 indoor and outdoor fitness and movement classes daily, but also there is a two-story indoor rock-climbing wall. If you ask, personnel can arrange an offsite outdoor activity such as golfing or kayaking.
In addition to the fitness facility, MGM Grand offers “Stay Well” rooms that feature amenities like an air purification system and vitamin C infused showers. Guests also have access to healthy menu options and to online programs for sleep, stress and nutritional therapy.
Featured photo via The Carillon Hotel & Spa