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Set a healthy routine on the road, and even explore a bit by doing so. (Photo: Getty Images)

Health + Fitness

Cultivate 4 Wellness-Inspired New Year’s Resolutions While You Travel

Synonymous with well-being, trending wellness movements have been helping travelers seamlessly integrate their daily health and fitness goals with exploration of even the world’s most far-flung destinations. So as you begin to work on your New Year’s resolutions, consider adopting these wellness habits to start the year off on the right note.

From invigorating guided runs through London to meditative morning nature walks in the lush Costa Rican jungle, kick-start your New Year’s health and wellness journey with these four wellness-inspired resolutions.

As always, check for travel restrictions and closures before planning your trip.

Switch Up Your Fitness Routine on a Guided Run

Thanks to the release of dopamine and other mood-enhancing hormones, staying true to your exercise routine while traveling means significantly increasing your feelings of well-being when scouting unfamiliar locales.

Runners can start off the year ahead on the right track (see what we did there?) with a stay at The Westin London City, a primely situated, fitness-focused property along the River Thames.

Whether you’re preparing to run one of the city’s many marathons or just at the start of your fitness journey, the hotel’s Run Concierge has got you covered for the duration of your stay. Early risers, in particular, will appreciate the Rise and Run program, which takes guests on a scenic 3-mile run through the city.

Running the Boston Marathon? Check into The Westin Copley Place to help you practice before the big day.

Located in the city’s glitzy Back Bay neighborhood, this chic property features guided group runs every Tuesday and Thursday led by runWestin’s expert running concierges.

Cultivate a Healthy Sleep Routine

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Reset your sleep mode. (Photo: Getty Images)

Having restful nights of sleep when you’re on the road not only provides you with the energy to explore, but also ensures your emotional health is always at its best, no matter where you lay your head to rest. Ideally, you’ll bring your healthy sleep habits home with you.

After a day spent island-hopping on eastern China’s Xuanwu Lake, retreat to The Westin Nanjing Resort & Spa for some much-needed R & R.

In addition to unwinding with a hot soak in your private in-room tub with breathtaking landscape views, you’re guaranteed a plush, perfect night’s sleep — the chic guest rooms at this five-star property boast Westin’s signature Heavenly Beds.

In need of a sleep-fueled staycation? Just 28 miles southeast of Los Angeles is The Westin Anaheim Resort, a luxurious property inspired by the core principles of wellness.

During their short sojourn, guests can boost their sense of calm with a mindful, in-room, superfood-filled dinner — offered 24/7 — from the thoughtfully curated Sleep Well Menu.

Nourish Your Body with Fresh, Organic Ingredients

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Eat mindfully and enjoy. (Photo: Getty Images)

When traveling, mindfully choosing your meals means going the extra mile to seek out sustainability-focused restaurants and bars that use quality, locally sourced ingredients. The best part? It’s good for your gut and the planet!

From the stunning stretch of private Nusa Dua beach to numerous rejuvenating traditional therapies on offer at the luxe on-site spa, wellness abounds at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali.

Nourish your body with locally sourced produce and fresh-pressed tropical fruit juices at any one of the expansive property’s six dining establishments.

Empower a better you at The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort, an exceptional resort in the secluded Baa Atoll.

Featuring striking sea views and intimate interiors, the focus on dining here lies on sustainable, quality ingredients. Freshly caught seafood dishes and signature Crafted at Westin cocktails featuring local and artisanal flavors are not to be missed.

Enrich Your Mental Well-Being with a Guided Yoga and Mindfulness Practice

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Find your slice of wellness paradise. (Photo: Marriott International)

Meaningful experiences and countless unforgettable memories abound when you choose to cultivate a mindfulness, yoga and self-care practice throughout your trip.

Set directly on Playa Conchal Beach in Costa Rica’s North Pacific Riviera, The Westin Reserva Conchal, an All-Inclusive Golf Resort & Spa makes the most of its flourishing natural habitat to induce a sense of calm.

Whether you choose to start the morning with a beachside yoga lesson or practice mindfulness with a meditative nature walk through the lush jungles surrounding this all-inclusive property, know that blissful serenity is not far away.

Surrounded by verdant green hills, The Westin Goa immerses guests in the susegad, or laid-back, way of life.

Traditional Ayurvedic treatments at the on-site spa replenish not only your body and mind, but your spirit as well. Before the day ends, recenter yourself with a moonlit yoga session on the tranquil shores of Anjuna Beach.