Sure, a lounge chair on a warm, tranquil beach has its allure, but fit people don’t often enjoy sitting still for an entire vacation. With that in mind, here’s a list from around the globe of some of the best active vacation destinations. Whether you’re into running, cycling, skiing, snowboarding, CrossFit, horseback riding, golf, yoga or something that calls for a bit more adrenaline pumping through your veins, you’ll find a bevy of dream fitness vacations on the following slides.

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1. For an All-Around Healthy Vacation

If you’re trying to rejuvenate and revitalize your health, look no further than Restart Health Escapes. Based in Australia, this company specializes in fitness vacations. Choose from trips to Bali/Lombok, Indonesia; Phuket, Thailand or escapes around their hometown of Melbourne, Australia. For those companies craving a deeper bonding experience, Restart Health Escapes even organizes corporate retreats. Retreats include full room and board, featuring healthy and fresh meals, a comprehensive health and fitness assessment, beachside yoga, language lessons, cooking classes, day spa treatments, one-on-one lifestyle counseling and day trips to nearby points of interest such as kayaking through caves or taking local Muay Thai fighting lessons. Restart Health Escapes takes care of everything — from fitness and food to mind and body connection and pampering spa treatments.

Learn more about Restart Health Escapes and book your trip.

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2. For Wanderlusting Cyclists

Billed as the “World’s #1 Active Travel Company,” Backroads organizes active vacations all around the globe. From biking in Bordeaux to a multi-sport adventure tour down the Dalmatian Coast to exploring the magic of Marrakech and the Atlas Mountains via foot, Backroads has destinations and vacations for all wanderlusters. By splitting their vacations into traveler types such as family, solo and private, you can rest assured that you will be surrounded by like-minded travelers with similar vacation goals. Backroads is not just an active vacation, it’s a luxurious holiday as well. With gourmet food and five-star service, Backroads caters to your every vacation desire. While this is a group tour, Backroads allows you to decide what your day looks like. If you’ve had enough biking, you can ride in their van, swim in the pool or just enjoy a relaxing day reading a novel.

Learn more about Backroads and book your trip.