Travel and Tone! 6 Hot Fitness Camps Around the World

Now this is our kind of multitasking: Develop that strong 2016 physique while on a fabulous vacay.

"Fat camp" was only a thing in the '80s. These days, it's tres chic to travel to fabulous bootcamps that bring together fitness and vacation. While the trainers behind Work Out New York do their one-on-ones, here are other ways to burn calories in a manner befitting Bravolebs.

1Fit Camp Costa Rica

Between wakeup call from your ocean-view room and yoga on a sun deck, try getting through an obstacle course in the jungle at Camp Fit Costa Rica. Costa Rica’s known for being an eco-oasis, and this camp provides ziplining — and other activities — for a rush that will inspire you to take on the world in the new year. 

2The Ranch 4.0, Malibu

The Four Seasons Westlake Village partners with California Health & Longevity Institute to provide a four-day intensive known as the Ranch 4.0, complete with eight hours of exercise and a BodPod assessment. It’s all organic here with no soy, gluten, or caffeine. Replace hunger cravings with mountain hiking in Southern California while staying in five-star comfort. 

3Camp Biche

Go super chic for that svelte figure: At Camp Biche, you’ll trek through the Pyrenees for hours upon end, luxuriate in daily spa treatments, and sip champagne at an old, majestic villa. So how does this setup work to shed the pounds? There’s no snacking here: Eat like the French with appropriate portions of vegan goodness. 

4Bikini Boot Camp

Slip into the skinny in this Amansala property near Tulum with cardio, sculpt, and even journaling to manifest your fitness dreams. At Bikini Boot Camp, take in dancing and drumming, bike riding to Mayan ruins, or climbing pyramids. Indulge in the likes of green gazpacho before turning in to bohemian-chic bungalows.

5Fairtex Pattaya

Get your body in serious combat mode at Fairtex Pattaya. Muay Thai boxing isn’t just for the boys at these four Olympic-size rings with world class trainers at this sport club combined with a hotel in Thailand. Take a stab at a rock climbing wall and a raw-food detox program to boot. 

6Pure Kauai

You get private chefs, personal assistants, and even astrologists on your side at Pure Kauai. (Stars have come here to get shape for roles.) Whether it’s rainforest hikes, beach runs, surf lessons, mountain tubing, or stand-up paddleboarding, adjust your own healing and workout level. At the end of the day, rejuvenate in lake-facing bungalows after a night of interactive luau entertainment. 

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