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Take the express route to the summit with a mountain climbing retreat / ©Aman
Enjoy exclusive access to a four-mile stretch of prime coastline in the Philippines / ©Aman
Best of all, once those calories have been burned, you can refuel in one of Italy’s best restaurants. Rosa Alpina is home to the three-Michelin-star St. Hubertus. The restaurant has reached the pinnacle of fine dining by utilizing the stunning local ingredients available in the summer months. Executive chef Norbert Niederkofler has worked tirelessly to incorporate hyper-local ingredients into his dishes and is committed to a zero-waste approach. Michelin recognized this commitment by awarding it a Green Star in its 2021 guide.
Sky running is certainly not for everyone, so Aman has created a different fitness retreat to suit all tastes. Those who enjoy the calmer side of health and wellness can enjoy an intense yoga escape in Amanbagh, India, instead. Running October 7-14 to coincide with the Navaratri Festival, the retreat offers a unique experience each day that follows the nine methods of worship of the Goddess Durga.
Or take to the water in the Philippines with a dedicated water sports retreat at Amanpulo. Situated on Pamalican Island, Amanpulo is a private resort built around lush tropical jungle. It has exclusive access to a four-mile stretch of coastline, making it one of Asia’s best water sports locations. From kitesurfing to island-to-island swimming, guests can choose from a wealth of activities during their stay.
To ensure guests are up to the challenge when they arrive, Aman has also launched a 12-month Extreme Fitness Membership package at the Aman Spa at London’s Connaught Hotel. The package includes a consultation with a panel of experts, who will assess the exact needs of the individual and craft a bespoke regime. The program includes 50 private lesson credits to use throughout the year and access to the spa’s fitness studio, swimming pool and spa facilities.
Relaxing yoga retreats are available for the slow fitness fanatics / ©Aman
Extreme Mountain Sports Retreat at Rosa Alpina from $6,350 per room based on two guests sharing. Visit aman.com for more information.
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