10 Best Ways to Relax During your Holidays

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What’s so great about relaxing? Well, relaxation is an important part of maintaining your health and wellbeing. It gives your body, mind, and heart a chance to relax and recharge. Many people find it hard to relax due to stress, however, it is important to remember that stress is a normal part of life and can be experienced through your environment, body and thoughts. Whilst we cannot get rid of day-to-day stressors, we can take a step back from everyday life and get that well-deserved break.

At Constance Hotels and Resorts, we believe relaxation is the key to an amazing holiday. We understand how stressful life can be and how hard it is to find the time to relax. We also recognise the importance of relaxation on your wellbeing – both mentally and physically. This is why we provide a variety of relaxing activities, suitable for both children and adults.

Below is a list of ways to relax whilst on holiday. Keep on reading to get a glimpse of the perfect relaxing holiday that awaits you!

1. Relax at the Spa

Spa at Constance Halaveli, Maldives

Spas offer a powerful escape from the everyday, promoting deep relaxation and overall well-being.  Studies show they can improve sleep quality and significantly reduce stress.

At Constance Hotels & Resorts, we elevate the spa experience with unique, tropical havens designed to melt away tension. U Spa by Constance caters to your holistic well-being, offering signature massages and treatments that vary across our hotels to cater to specific needs and preferences.

More than just relaxation, these spa treatments can help you rediscover inner balance and release muscle tension you might not even realize you’re carrying. 

And because relaxation is for everyone, we also offer a delightful selection of kids’ spa treatments. At Constance, we believe everyone deserves a moment to unwind and reconnect with themselves.  

2. Yoga for Relaxation

Yoga at Constance Belle Mare Plage, Mauritius

Trade the jarring alarm for a gentle sunrise on your island getaway. Allow your body to adjust naturally to the rhythm of paradise, then ease into your morning with a transformative yoga session.   

Yoga is a holistic practice that combines physical postures, controlled breathing, and meditation, offering a multitude of benefits. Studies have shown it can lower blood pressure and heart rate, while also promoting mental relaxation. 

At Constance Hotels & Resorts, we elevate your yoga experience beyond the studio. Imagine practicing yoga on pristine beaches, the turquoise waters and soft sand creating a breathtaking backdrop that soothes the mind and soul. Breathe in the fresh ocean air and feel the warm sun on your skin as you move through your postures. Surrounded by this natural serenity, you’ll instantly begin to experience the positive effects of yoga.  

At Constance Belle Mare Plage, professional trainers will be on hand to maintain focus on your strength, flexibility and breathing to help boost physical and mental wellbeing. This is a great opportunity to slow down and exercise at the same time.

3. Golf swing for relaxation

Golf at Constance Belle Mare Plage, Mauritius

Golf has many health benefits – the most important is that it helps to alleviate stress by releasing natural endorphins (happiness!). At Constance Hotels & Resorts, we realise the benefits of playing golf, which is why we have three 18-hole courses – all challenging yet satisfying. Playing at one of our 18-hole courses allows you to interact with people who share the same interests as you whilst taking in the stunning views. Constance Belle Mare Plage is also home to a mini golf course – perfect for the little ones!

Our golf courses offer a unique experience and stunning tropical panoramas, something we consider very special. The open and natural environment will help you forget your troubles and spend meaningful time with loved ones – as long as you are not too competitive!

4. Exercise to Relax

Constance Ephelia, Seychelles

Escape the daily grind and move your body in paradise! Whether you crave an adrenaline rush, a serene connection with nature, or simply a way to maintain your fitness routine, Constance Hotels & Resorts caters to all preferences.   

For the thrill-seeker, zipline through the lush canopy at Constance Ephelia Seychelles or discover the vibrant underwater world while scuba diving at Constance Belle Mare Plage.  

Prefer a gentler pace?  Enjoy a leisurely walk along the beach, feeling the soft sand between your toes and the warm breeze caress your skin. 

If maintaining your fitness routine is a priority, don’t worry about missing out. Our resorts offer a variety of exercise classes throughout the week, ranging from Pilates and step classes to the energetic Latino dance.  

Golf enthusiasts can even participate in a specialised golfers’ Pilates class, while others can focus on core strength with legs & abs sessions. Our expert personal trainers are also available to help you choose the class that best suits your fitness level and goals. 

After an invigorating workout, complete your wellness experience with a visit to the neighbouring spa.   

Soothe your muscles in the jacuzzi, unwind in the steam room, or purify your body in the sauna – the perfect way to end a revitalising session and truly embody the saying, “a healthy body is a healthy mind.”  

5. Relax on the Beach

Beach at Constance Moofushi, Maldives

The beach is one of the most relaxing places there is (and ours are no different). The sound of the rolling waves creating a calming effect on the mind, whilst the sun warms up your body making you feel at ease.

There’s no escape from the island’s natural beauty as all our hotels and resorts have beaches right on your door step! Imagine sitting on the beach, toes in the sand absorbing the breath-taking ocean views – relaxing right?

Untouched by modernity, all our beaches are covered in fine sand and crystal-clear seas. You’ll be so mesmerized by its beauty and relaxing nature that you will forget all your worries.

We also have a variety of activities that take place on the beach, so whether you wish to lay down and listen to the waves rolling or venture on a walk – visiting the beach is essential for relaxing holiday.

6. Dive into Relaxation

Diving at Constance Halaveli, Maldives

Immerse yourself in the Indian Ocean and experience a wonderful sense of wellbeing and content. Relax in the warm water with over 55 species of sharks, 300 types of corals and 1,300 species of bony fish swim past you.

Have the holiday of a lifetime and dive into the underwater paradise at Constance Moofushi which homes South Ari Atoll – also known as one of the best diving spots in the world. Crystal clear waters allow up to 20-25 meters of visibility allowing you to experience exotic marine life like never before.

If you are looking for some incredible diving experiences with Whale Sharks, then jump into the azure water surrounding Constance Tsarabanjina. The water temperature never drops below 22 allowing you to relax and be welcomed by sea turtles any time of the year.

7. Stress-free Sightseeing

Sightseeing in Constance Lemuria, Seychelles

Hiking is a fantastic cardiovascular workout that not only boosts your mood but also promotes deep relaxation. Imagine the feeling of accomplishment as you conquer a challenging summit, rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views that unfold before you. 

At Constance Hotels & Resorts, we can guide you on unforgettable hiking adventures tailored to your experience level. Explore hidden trails, lush rainforests, and cascading waterfalls, each step immersing you further into the island’s natural beauty. 

Breathe in the fresh, crisp air and feel the stress melt away as you reconnect with nature. Hiking in Mauritius is an experience that will leave you feeling revitalised and inspired. 

Trade four wheels for two and embark on a cycling adventure through the captivating landscapes of the Seychelles. Imagine cruising along scenic coastal roads, the turquoise ocean sparkling on one side and lush greenery blanketing the other. Cycling in Seychelles is an unforgettable way to experience the island’s natural beauty at your own pace.

Forget your worries and take a boat trip to the great basalt columns. “La Grande Mitsio” is one of the most sought-after any time in Madagascar, it is the largest and the only populated island in the archipelago. Learn about different cultures and visit several fishing villages that are settled on its shores.

8. Wine, Dine and Relax

Romantic meal on Constance Halaveli beach, Maldives

Immerse yourself in a culinary paradise where exquisite food meets breathtaking backdrops.  

Constance Hotels & Resorts elevate your dining experiences beyond just a meal, transforming them into cherished memories shared with loved ones.   

You could indulge in a delectable breakfast buffet right on the beach, the sound of gentle waves and the caress of the ocean breeze creating a symphony of relaxation.  This beachfront dining experience extends to lunch and dinner as well, allowing you to savour every bite against a backdrop of stunning natural beauty. 

For a truly unique cultural immersion, Constance Tsarabanjina offers an unforgettable evening under the stars.  Delight in a pre-dinner aperitif on the beach, the sound of the waves replaced by the captivating rhythm of local Malagasy music and dance.   

Witness the vibrant culture come alive as you sip your drink, the experience a feast for both your taste buds and your senses.  This is just a taste of the exceptional culinary journeys that await you at Constance Hotels & Resorts. 

9. Relaxing at Sundown

Sundowner at Constance Lemuria, Seychelles

Witness the magic of a tropical sunset at Constance Hotels & Resorts. As the sky ignites with fiery hues of orange, pink, and gold, feel the day’s worries melt away and a sense of tranquillity settle in.  

Picture yourself sipping on chilled champagne and savouring delectable canapés at the Constance Lemuria golf course, all while taking in breathtaking panoramic views of the spectacular natural canva. 

For a truly intimate experience, head to Le Barachois at Constance Prince Maurice. Here, you can soak in the beauty and awe-inspiring power of the setting sun, creating a lasting memory that will stay with you long after your holiday.


10. Wind-down Wine

Lagoon wine tasting at Constance Halaveli, Maldives

Leave the wine selection to us and simply relax! At Constance Hotels & Resorts, you don’t need to be a connoisseur to appreciate a fine vintage. Embrace the social spirit and vibrant energy of our beautiful beach settings while learning fascinating facts about different wines and their production. 

For a truly unique experience, embark on Constance Halaveli’s unforgettable Lagoon Wine Tasting. This experience will have you stand waist-deep in the glistening turquoise waters, savouring award-winning wines as the gentle waves lap at your feet.  

This exclusive experience is a delightful fusion of indulgence and breathtaking scenery.

En route to destination relaxation! 

So, there you have it! With these 10 tips in your back pocket, you’re well on your way to a truly relaxing holiday.  

Remember, the key is to prioritise activities that bring you joy and peace, and don’t be afraid to loosen the reins and let go of your usual routine.   

By incorporating these practices, you’ll return home feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and ready to tackle anything.  

Happy holidays! 

What’s your favourite way to relax whilst on holiday? Let us know in the comments below!

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