A Fitness & Wellness Journey in Greece – Part I

By The League Collective on November 29, 2018

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There is nothing that sounds more enchanting than a fitness and wellness journey through Greece! It was our first time visiting this beautiful country, and the trip exceeded all of our expectations. Our rigorous travel schedule makes it challenging to maintain a healthy lifestyle while on the road, but our trip with Journey Greece proved just how possible it can be to enjoy a holiday with a healthy approach. We traveled to Mykonos, Crete, Costa Navarino, and Santorini to experience the wellness offerings of each destination, and cannot wait to share them with you!

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MYKONOS

Mykonos is one of the most famous islands in Greece, and for good reason— it is a postcard-perfect Greek island full of white and blue churches, windmills, seaside restaurants, and incredible nightlife. Santa Marina, A Luxury Collection Resort & Villas is just a short drive from the heart of the action, but it’s a tranquil oasis of luxury and style.

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Santa Marina boasts the only private sandy beach in Mykonos, which means SUP, kayaking, swimming and sun-bathing are right at your disposal without leaving the property. Personal training sessions on our villa balcony, sunset yoga, fresh juices and delicious salads by Oasis pool, sushi at world-acclaimed Budda Beach Bar and the luxurious treatments at newly-renovated Ginkgo Spa are just a few of the ways we took advantage of the health and wellness offerings at Santa Marina!

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CRETE

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Crete’s Blue Palace Resort, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa is a gorgeous hideaway tucked into the rugged Cretan shoreline opposite Spinalonga Island. The natural beauty of Crete is a highlight of this luxurious destination- we spent our days hiking at Kritsa Gorge in Lasithi, scuba diving the azure blue waters off the coast, and jet skiing around the protected bay.

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During our cooking lesson at Blue Palace with Chef Giannis Kallivretakis we cooked traditional Cretan recipes, and every dish was more delicious than the last. The Elounda Spa experience at Blue Palace is next level- thalassotherapy, a sprawling spa building full of amenities and amazing treatments meant we left Crete feeling refreshed, recharged, and ready to tackle our next destination!

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Continue the Fitness and Wellness Journey in Greece. Discover Costa Navarino and Santorini in Part II.

Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete

Overlooking cerulean waters and featuring 142 private pools, Blue Palace Resort, elegantly blends Greek culture with outstanding service and grace. Escape to the wild beauty and unrivaled island style of a luxe resort, where time seems to stand still.

Santa Marina, a Luxury Collection Resort, Mykonos

Overlooking the Aegean Sea from a private peninsula bordered by sparkling sand and lush gardens Santa Marina, is Mykonos’ most exclusive resort. Beauty and high-end aesthetics are unveiled in your every step, inviting you to an unparalleled summer experience.

To Gin or not to Gin – a Sheraton Rhodes Resort experience

When relaxing on your comfortable lounge or at the Knights’ bar at Sheraton Rhodes Resort, after a long rewarding day taking the most of your island escape, the dilemma is quite simple: “to Gin or not to Gin?”

Evenings at Blue Palace

There are so many opportunities to celebrate life in Crete; good music, endless dances and festival customs deeply intrinsic into the island's culture.

A true Green to Sunset experience at Sheraton Rhodes Resort

Sheraton Rhodes Resort has created a special area for our visitors to enjoy some of the world´s most attractive sunsets - the Green to Sunset experience.