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Three ways to add wellness to your vacation
Why not focus on your health this year
by planning a trip that will help you relax,
recharge and refocus on your top wellness
Th e following are a few ways to focus on
your health while on vacation.
Here are just a few ways you can make
the most of your vacation while getting
your health goals off to a great start.
What’s better than a great workout in the
great outdoors? In Myrtle Beach, South
Carolina, you can stroll along the shoreline,
bike the Waccamaw Neck Bikeway,
hike a trail or take an outdoor yoga class.
You can also enjoy golf courses, like the
Dunes Golf and Beach Club.
Kayak tours at Black River Outdoors,
fi shing from the 2nd Avenue Pier and jet
skiing with Action Water Sportz are other
active outdoor options.
Relax and unwind
If your wellness resolution is to unwind
more in 2020, consider a Himalayan Salt
Stone massage at the Cinzia Spa in Myrtle
Beach, where hand-carved warm salt stones
gently soothe away the accumulation of
stress and tension, while bringing the body
and spirit into balance. Or you can plan an
entire day of spa treatments at Awakening
Spa, including facials, wraps and aromatherapy,
on your own or with a partner or friend.
You can just relax and soak up the sun
on one of many beautiful beaches, or
while enjoying a sailboat charter or riverboat
tour of the Intracoastal waterway.
Your idea of relaxation might include
bathing in beauty. If so, spend a day at
Brookgreen Gardens to enjoy both the natural
outdoor beauty as well as the sculptures.
Th e area is home to dozens of art
galleries for your perusal, as well as Th e
Burroughs and Chapin Art Museum,
which features southern artists in a range of
media. For those who fi nd creative pursuits
relaxing, the museum off ers art classes.
While eating healthy on vacation can
be challenging at times, focusing on fresh,
ocean-to-table seafood off erings can be
easy. In Myrtle Beach, visit Hook & Barrel
restaurant to enjoy a fresh take on dining
with distinctive seafood dishes and local
produce in its ethereal, eco-friendly environment.
You can’t get any fresher than
the wide selection of seafood at Wicked
Tuna in Murrells Inlet, or try the inventive
take on elevated Southern fare at the
Rivertown Bistro in Conway.
Destinations like Myrtle Beach, South
Carolina, make it easy to stick to your
wellness goals while on vacation, providing
plenty of water sports activities along
60 miles of pristine coastline, with plenty
of places to walk, bike and relax, plus
endless, fresh seafood off erings available.
For more information, check out visitmyrtlebeach.