African Health and Fitness Vacation

Reboot your body and mind on a luxury health and fitness vacation to South Africa and Mauritius.

Duration

14 Days

When

All year round

Price from

$9,499

Ker & Downey® Africa > Trips > African Health and Fitness Vacation

Trip Highlights

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Personal Fitness Trainer
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Nutritional Workshop
widlife safaris
Wildlife Safaris
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Island Living

About this trip

Ker & Downey® Africa presents the ultimate bush and beach vacation for travelers who value a well-balanced lifestyle, wherever they go. Reboot your body and mind on our pioneering, luxury health and fitness vacation to South Africa and Mauritius. Expect premium hotels and lodges paired with personal trainers, nutritional meal plans, outdoor fitness centres, unrivaled safari experiences in Africa’s premier wildlife destination, the Kruger National Park and barefoot luxury on the beaches of Mauritius. Your health and fitness journey starts in Cape Town, the health hotspot of South Africa and continues at Singita which tells a wellness narrative of its own. From farm-to-table dining, access to nature, wellness studios and walking safaris, you can shape your days to your liking. Your itinerary goes full circle with an overnight in Johannesburg before setting off on an island break in Mauritius. Here you will have access to your own personal trainer and nutritionist for the duration of your stay. Ready to get in shape while on safari?

Your day-to-day- breakdown of this trip

Day one

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Arrive Cape Town, South Africa

Check-in 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa

Arrive at Cape Town International Airport, South Africa and receive a warm welcome from our Ker & Downey® Africa representative. Your chauffeur will transfer you to the iconic 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa, a short 30-minute drive away. Check into your Classic Suite with expansive views of the 12 Apostles Mountain Range and enjoy the day at leisure. During your stay you will have 24-hour access to the 12 Apostles gym, exceptional hiking trails starting directly from the property and complimentary access to a privately-owned gym in Hout Bay. Personal training sessions will need to be booked in advance. Don’t have someone to train with? Your hotel offers an exclusive “Sports Buddy Programme” whereby a dedicated staff member will accompany you on a trail run, cycling excursion or hike. Should you wish to play a game of golf, squash or tennis, we can pre-arrange your sports partners as well.

Where you’ll stay: 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa

The 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa is an award-winning hotel located below the impressive 12 Apostles Mountain Range on the edge of Cape Town. The property offers a selection of four dining experiences, a world-class spa, gym, 2 swimming pools and a private cinema.

Experiences:

The first day of your health and fitness vacation will be spent at leisure followed by a celebratory dinner at Azure Restaurant. Option to enjoy a spa treatment on arrival can also be pre-arranged or enjoy a sunset drink at the Leopard Lounge.

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Day two – four

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Discover Cape Town

Day tours

Your three full days in Cape Town can be tailored to your liking and your schedule. Kick start your day with a morning hike up Table Mountain or Lion’s Head, a gym session or a spa treatment, followed by a hearty breakfast. Explore the best of Cape Town and surrounds on day tours of the Cape Peninsula, the Cape Winelands and the city centre. Enjoy your evenings by discovering a selection of award-winning fine dining restaurants in Cape Town and spend your days discovering the unique culture of South Africa.

Where you’ll stay: 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa

The 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa is an award-winning hotel located below the impressive 12 Apostles Mountain Range on the edge of Cape Town. The property offers a selection of four dining experiences, a world-class spa, gym, 2 swimming pools and a private cinema.

Experiences:

Visit Cape Town’s top attractions such as Table Mountain, the V&A Waterfront, Bo-Kaap, Boulder’s Beach, Cape Point Nature Reserve and much more on private guided tours. A full-day can be dedicated to discovering the Cape Winelands and iconic wine estates.

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Day five – seven

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Transfer Kruger National Park

Check-in Singita Sweni Lodge

Today, you will continue your South Africa health and fitness vacation in the Kruger National Park. After breakfast, your driver will transfer you to Cape Town International Airport for your flight to O.R Tambo International Airport. Here, you will board your connecting air charter to Hoedspruit Airport where a Singita representative will welcome you on arrival. A short game drive through the park will take you to Singita Sweni Lodge. Check into your suite and enjoy luxury beyond your wildest dreams. Singita Sweni Lodge offers holistic experiences that go beyond traditional gym and spa experiences. Physical and mental wellbeing is an integral part of everything that you will encounter at Singita – from their farm-to-table menu, private game drives, walking safaris and meditation spaces, you will have ample opportunity to reset your mind surrounded by the African wilderness.

Where you’ll stay: Singita Sweni Lodge

Singita Sweni Lodge is an uber-luxurious safari lodge within a private concession in the Kruger National Park. The property features only 7 suites hidden amongst a canopy of trees and with views of the Sweni River.

Experiences:

Experiences on offer at Singita Sweni include twice-daily game drives, guided safari walks, photographic safaris, stargazing and cooking courses from the local community. Stay in shape with 24-hour access to their fitness center with beautiful views of the wilderness.

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Day eight

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Transfer to Johannesburg

Check-in Fairlawns Boutique Hotel

Today marks the end of your safari experience in South Africa and the start of your island health and fitness vacation in Mauritius. After your final morning game drive and breakfast, your game ranger will transfer you back to Hoedspruit Airport for your flight to OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. Here, a Ker & Downey Africa representative will meet you for your transfer and overnight at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel and Spa in the Grand Chateau Suite. Spend the day at leisure and enjoy dinner at Amuse-Bouche, the hotel’s signature restaurant.

Where you’ll stay: Fairlawns Boutique Hotel and Spa

Fairlawns Boutique Hotel and Spa is set on acres of lush gardens in the heart of Johannesburg. The hotel features 42 opulent rooms, five-star dining and an award-winning, Bali-inspired spa. 

Experiences:

Explore the lush gardens at leisure, book a wellness experience at the Bali-inspired spa or delve into the unique dining options at Amuse-Bouche restaurant or the Manor House Bistro.

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Day nine

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Transfer to Mauritius

Check-in One&Only Le Saint Géran

After breakfast at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel and Spa you will prepare for your transfer to OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg for your connecting flight to Mauritius. A representative from One&Only Le Saint Géran will await your arrival at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Airport in Mauritius and transfer you to the hotel. Check into your Marina Harbou Room and spend the day at leisure.

Where you’ll stay: One&Only Le Saint Géran

One & Only Le Saint Géran is a 5-star resort set on the Belle Mare coastline of Mauritius. Enjoy access to pristine beaches, warm Indian Ocean waters and endless water activities. The Resort features 5 restaurants, swimming pools, a fitness centre and tennis courts.

Experiences:

Enjoy access to both land, sea and air activities at the resort. From helicopter excursions, island treks, snorkeling and deep-sea fishing, to spa treatments, cooking classes and dining, you can keep as physically active or passive as you like. 

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Day ten – thirteen

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Mauritius

Refuel Concept Consultations

Your four full days at One&Only Le Saint Géran will allow you ample time to dedicate time to your physical and mental wellbeing. In addition to their world-class fitness centre and group fitness training classes, you will also have access to personal training sessions with Bolko Aleksiev, an expert fitness trainer from the celebrity wellness brand, Refuel Concept. Bolko will be your personal fitness advisor during your stay and will develop a unique training programme suited to your exact needs and objectives to ensure optimal results. For nutritional guidance during your stay, schedule a consultation with wellness advisor Naomi Teal to curate a tailored meal plan for your body which will give you the tools to continue your health and wellness journey long after your vacation. Workshops with a focus on healthy eating is also available which includes cooking classes for healthy snacks, lunches and raw juices.  

Find out more about Fitness Travel with Refuel Concept here.

Where you’ll stay: One&Only Le Saint Géran

One&Only Le Saint Géran is a 5-star resort set on the Belle Mare coastline of Mauritius. Enjoy access to pristine beaches, warm Indian Ocean Waters and endless water activities. The Resort features 5 restaurants, swimming pools, a fitness centre and tennis courts.

Experiences:

Join wellness advisors Bolko Aleksiev and Naomi Teal from The Refuel Concept in curating your tailored health and fitness program. From fitness sessions and workouts and nutritional meal planning to workshops and cooking classes with raw, healthy foods.

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Day fourteen

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Departure

Airport transfer

Day 14 marks the end of your health and wellness vacation in Mauritius. After breakfast, you will be transferred back to the airport for your onwards flight home.

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