6 Ways to Achieve a Healthy Retreat on the Grand Strand

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While it can be easy to set aside your healthy habits when taking a vacation – which is perfectly acceptable, of course, since giving yourself a break from the usual routine is one of the keys to a revitalizing getaway – on the Grand Strand, there are also plenty of opportunities for those looking to stay the course to maintain a healthful lifestyle.

If you’re determined to avoid too many splurges and maintain your good health habits during a getaway at The Strand Resort on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront, consider these great health & fitness-related resources found within easy reach on the Grand Strand:

On-site fitness center: First, for guests staying at The Strand Resort, our on-property fitness center offers a treadmill, a stationary bike, a universal gym and more – so you don’t have to leave the premises to work up a sweat and get a great workout!

Cinzia Spa: Treat yourself to some well-deserved vacation relaxation and pampering at Cinzia Spa, where guests can choose from a long list of massage varieties including Swedish massages, deep-tissue massages, aromatherapy massages or a hybrid of all three. Other mood-boosting options at the 17,000-square-foot well-being oasis include facials, body treatments, manicures and pedicures.

Yoga: For those who like to nurture their bodies and souls on the mat, there are plenty of yoga-studio options in the Myrtle Beach area. Among them, The Market Common’s Yoga in Common offers a range of classes geared toward yoga veterans and newcomers alike. Looking to put a truly Grand Strand spin on your yoga session? Jack’s Surf Lessons offers SUP Yoga sessions in conjunction with Yoga in Common – so you can grab a few zen moments while floating atop the local waters on a paddleboard.

Bay Naturals: This “healthy market and kitchen” found less than 10 minutes north of The Strand Resort focuses on providing healthful offerings such as raw and organic foods, herbs, nutritional supplements and homeopathic medicines. For grab-and-go prepared meals with an eye toward health and avoiding additives, the organic kitchen is also a great option. To learn more, visit baynaturals.com.

Kindbelly Café: Found on 79th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach, Kindbelly strives to offer a healthy alternative to the typical breakfast and lunch eatery options. The fresh, nourishing and wholesome dishes found on the menu here include soups, salads, bowls, omelets, acai and pitaya blends, smoothies, and more, all featuring organic, non-GMO and responsibly sourced ingredients. Check out the restaurant’s full range of healthy offerings at kindbellycafe.com.

Bike rental: See the Grand Strand sights by pedal power – and get some exercise while you’re at it! Found less than 2 miles south of The Strand Resort on Broadway Street in Myrtle Beach, Beach Bike Shop offers cruiser, hybrid and road bike rentals by the day or week, and they’ll even deliver (for an added fee) when guests rent their bikes for three days or longer.

These are just a handful of the healthy-living options available on the Grand Strand – if you’re looking for more, don’t hesitate to ask one of The Strand’s knowledgeable and friendly staff members for additional recommendations.

When you’re ready to treat your mind and body to a healthy break from the everyday, book your Myrtle Beach getaway at The Strand Resort – and start making your plans to take a revitalizing trip to the Carolina coast.

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