Healthy Living Away From Home

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New year, new resolutions—and lots of them regarding health and fitness, we bet. With the fitness and wellness specials listed here, your clients can pay their bodies back for allowing them to over-indulge during the holidays.

StayFit, San Francisco-Style Twenty-four-hour facilities and yoga classes are just the tip of the iceberg at San Francisco’s three Hyatt properties: the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, the Hyatt at Fisherman’s Wharf and the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport-Burlingame. Each property features a StayFit regimen, which includes technologically advanced fitness equipment, a fitness concierge to assist in acquiring fitness equipment including GPS watches, and a supply of detailed maps for running and walking outdoors.

Also available is the YogaAway program, allowing guests to work out in the privacy of their guestroom. Using their entertainment unit, guests can access a variety of programs including fitness, stress reduction and mental focus.

No fitness routine is complete without a healthy diet, available through Hyatt’s StayFit Cuisine. Menu options include an arugula, bosc pear and reggiano salad; grilled white asparagus with smoked virginia ham, roasted vidalia onion and red wine dressing; and whole wheat linguine with shrimp, tomato, olives and asparagus.

Regular room rates start at $159 per night at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport-Burlingame, $169 per night at the Hyatt at Fisherman’s Wharf, and $209 per night at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco. For more information on StayFit programs at Hyatt San Francisco properties, call (888) 591-1234 or visit hyatt.com.

Healthy Living in Cape Town In Cape Town, South Africa, Ellerman House is providing guests a Healthy Living program complete with Healthy Living Concierge, where guests can create a program tailored to their specific nutrition, fitness, culture and beauty goals.

Keeping outside appearances in check is achievable with Ellerman House’s healthy alternative dining menu, available during all meals. Meanwhile the onsite gym is complemented by a host of outdoor fitness activities such as hiking, surfing and mountain biking, all offered through the concierge.

For a more inward focus, guests have two options—the Ellerman House Contemporary Art Gallery and the Ellerman Spa. By taking a private or self-guided tour of the art gallery, guests can unwind and revitalize mentally. The Ellerman Spa, meanwhile, offers massage treatments in three treatment rooms, a sensation shower and sauna, color therapy steam rooms, a heated outdoor infinity pool, and plenty of time to revitalize.

Standard rates start at $563 per night. For more information, visit ellerman.co.za.

Las Vegas’ Over-the-Top Tendencies Your clients can now find out how Cirque du Soleil performers train by trying it out themselves. Offered at Spa & Salon Bellagio, participants can take part in the cardio-infused JUKARI Fit to Flex program, which uses the JUKARI Band and Cirque du Soleil music and focuses on enhancing flexibility, muscle tone and coordination. Classes end with a performance opportunity, allowing guests to show off what they’ve learned. Classes are $40 pp and include a day pass for the cardio center, spa vanity and wet area. Standard rates start at $149 per night. For more information, visit bellagio.com.

The Spa at The Mirage, meanwhile, is putting a new spin on yoga practices with its new “Yoga Among the Dolphins” class. Taking place in an underwater viewing area within Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat, guests can participate in yoga classes, moving from pose to pose while glimpsing the resort’s family of bottlenose dolphins swimming alongside. Classes are $50 pp and include use of yoga mat, post-class smoothie and day pass for the fitness center, spa vanity, wet areas and lockers. Standard rates start at $65 per night. For more information, visit mirage.com.