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Fitting in Self-Care Experiences

by Angelique Platas

Aug 14, 2018

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Travel Tips

Whether towing the kids along on a business trip or venturing out for a full family vacation, keeping up with self-care is increasingly more accessible for travelers. With constant go-go-go becoming a new norm among families and society as a whole, the travel industry always finds new ways to keep up.


Running around, heading to meetings, wrangling the kids and sightseeing are all great ways to stay active and keep fit while traveling, but we often overlook the relaxation portion. No matter the travel reason, finding time to wind down is made easier with these bicoastal hotels.


While you may have business on the West Coast, make a point to enjoy a day or two with the family in San Francisco. The historic and funky city is perfect for all ages and with the Harbor Court San Francisco’s attention to health, your routine won’t miss a beat.


Thanks to the Harbor Court’s completed $10-million renovations, the boutique hotel is essentially a chic club complete with more than 90 fitness classes a week, a high-end fitness center and healthy dining options.


On top of the function-meets-fashion coworking space in the lobby and tech-savvy meeting rooms, Harbor Court’s new partnership with the Embarcadero YMCA helps guests keep their stay and fitness exciting with TRX training, yoga practice, Pilates class, kickboxing, spinning and even a basketball court and indoor swimming pool. Let the kids enjoy a pick-up game while you take a class and joining back up for a smoothie together in the new Harbor Court Café.


Get out on the town with a family bike ride while enjoying complimentary PUBLIC bikes from the hotel.


While some families head West for vacations and multipurpose trips, others head South. While in Florida visiting theme parks, beaches and colorful cities, take some family-me-time at The Diplomat Beach Resort in the greater Fort Lauderdale region.


The resort and day spa encourage guests to celebrate SPAtember with wellness treatments for a special price. Guests enjoy 50 percent discounts on Swedish massages and eye treatments during the Diplomat’s Signature Massage and Eye Treatment Package — beginning at $99.


Take in sweeping views of the Atlantic and relax with the kids, or indulge in a Balance Facial with Scalp and Eye Treatment while the kids get man-pedis next door.


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