Sharon Reid


The milder weather combined with longer days is a not so subtle reminder for us to up our health game, summer – all seven days of it, waits for no one! If motivation is required then a visit to the holy grail of health other wise known as sunny California should definitely be considered.

The Forbes Five –Star Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa provides the ultimate healthy holiday, surrounded by bougainvillea, citrus groves and glistening blue pools; it is an ideal spot for refreshing and revitalising.

Rancho Valencia’s commitment to health and wellness is borne out through its multiple fitness classes, clean eating menus and excellent spa facilities.Rancho Valencia SPA_Yoga Pavilion

Rancho Valencia also happens to be the number one tennis resort in Southern California which boasts 18 world class tennis courts and lessons from top tier professionals. In addition to this, the hotel also has a croquet lawn, along with a basketball court.

After a day of exercise and relaxing spa treatments kick back at Veladora for some fine dining or for something a little more casual there is the popular Pony Room for the best in rustic American cuisine. Both restaurants serve up healthy recipes containing the highest quality ingredients sourced from nearby farms.Rancho Valencia ELA_Arch_Nighttime

To help achieve your ‘summer body,’ book a healthy holiday at Rancho Valencia.

Seven nights from £2,415 (pp) based on two adults sharing – including accommodation in an Agave Suite on a room only basis, international flights and private transfers. For bookings and further information please visit: www.scottdunn or call +44 (0)20 8682 5030.