Keeping fit and healthy while travelling is possible as more and more these days hotels getting creative with their fitness offerings. Check out these six properties around Malaysia which have interesting wellness services as you plan your next holiday!
1. Westin Hotel & Resort, Kuala Lumpur
With state-of-the-art equipment and high performance workouts, WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studios creates a customized solution for guests who are committed to maintaining an active lifestyle during their travels. The WestinWORKOUT® Gym offers treadmills and stationary bikes for heart-pumping cardio, or strength machines and free weights for toning up. Flex your limbs with a complimentary yoga class or step it up a notch with cardio circuit aerobics classes. You may also schedule a session with a personal trainer. Whatever your choice, know that a soothing sauna awaits in both men’s and women’s locker areas.
2. The Chateau Spa & Organic Wellness Resort, Bukit Tinggi
A member of the Healing Hotels of the World, The Chateau offers several programs that address weight loss along with an overall enhanced well being. Guests will receive personalised programs that are designed to meet their goals and needs. A consultation with a physician is the basis of the tailor-made program. Blood pressure, heart rate, blood glucose and cholesterol levels will be checked. Qualified nutritionist will further conduct a body composition analysis and bone density test to assess the guest’s nutritional status. A review of food intake with individualized nutritional guidance will also be provided to address personal needs and health goals. They offers Detox as well as Weight Management and Pre and Post Natal Counselling too.
3. The Orchard Wellness & Health Resort, Melaka
Complete with a health screening programme, The Orchard has a couple of health and wellness programs up its sleeve. Their De-Stress & Relaxation program utilise natural means to relieve stress and incorporates exercises like boxing, aqua aerobics and Tai Chi, massage therapy, diet therapy and other treatments for a natural de-stress process. Simple dishes with specific ingredients to stimulate hormones that aid relaxation will be served, and yoga and meditation is part of their plan to reduce stress and calm your mind.
4. Grand Hyatt, Kuala Lumpur
Located in the heart of the city, Grand Hyatt offers a personalised session with qualified trainers for guests to have a maximised workout throughout their stay. A 24-hour fitness center, together with personal trainer services awaits you upon checking in. The services are offered that to Grand Hyatt’s in-house guests or spa guests upon request.
5. Sama Sama Hotel, KLIA
Strategically situated in Sepang, KLIA, the Sama Sama Hotel has its own 24-hour Health Club for guests, as well as a well-equip gymnasium, jacuzzi, steam room, tennis court and sauna. If you’re ever around the area or would just like a quick rest stop after a long trip, Sama Sama Hotel is the perfect hideout for you to recharge your mind and body.
6. The Banjaran Hot Springs Retreat, Ipoh
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Nestled in a 16.19-acre valley and cradled by a 260 million-year old towering Paleozoic limestone hills, verdant rain forest, rejuvenating geothermal hot springs, natural caves and cascading waterfalls, this sanctuary offers six personalised wellness program for its guests. Their Fitness Program aims to let guests adopt a fitness schedule that is aimed at managing their health through a variety of group and one-on-one aerobic and holistic exercise sessions. Designed to be energising and reinvigorating, this program includes a rain forest jungle trail and a series of targeted spa and wellness therapies.