Sporty Father’s Day Escapes for Active Dads

Up the ante from the predictable pair of socks this Father’s Day and treat the world’s greatest Dad to a sporty escape. With a range of active holiday getaways, from tennis in Greece, to surfing in Morocco and adventure sports in Oman, choose a tailor-made activity holiday designed around his favourite past times to give your old man a fun filled break that he'll never forget.

Golf in Portugal: Galo Golf

Galo Golf

Take in the ocean views from the course at Galo Golf 

Situated on the south-eastern coast of Madeira, this beautifully situated retreat plays host to 2 fantastic golf courses, making it the perfect destination for Dad’s next golf trip. Boasting a course created by famed golf course designer Robert Trent Jones, the Santos de Serra golf course features 27-holes, an indoor driving range and a spacious putting green. After a day on the course, Dad can keep active with a choice of complimentary fitness activities, unwind with a massage at the luxury spa, or simply rehydrate at the bar overlooking the stunning coastline.

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Tennis in Turkey: D-Hotel Maris Tennis

Tennis D-Hotel

Ace your game at D-Hotel Maris 

Whether your Dad is a tennis fanatic, or just enjoys a casual game with friends, treat him to a Mediterranean getaway at D-Hotel Maris, perfect for a tennis holiday. With private tennis lessons from qualified instructors available for every level of tuition, this retreat in the Aegean offers the perfect tennis programme to ace his game. After perfecting his serve, he can indulge in restorative spa treatments to soothe sore muscles. A great fitness holiday for multi-sports loving Dads, this beachside retreat also boasts an array of additional water and land sports.

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Surfing in Morocco: Paradis Plage Surfing

Paradis Plage Surfing

Hit the waves at Paradis Plage Surfing

Perfect for ocean loving Dads who like to be where the action is, get his heart racing and adrenaline flowing at this beachside retreat, great for a surfing holiday. Whether he's an established surfer or an enthusiastic beginner, the pro’s from this RipCurl sponsored Surf Club will have him standing in no time as he hits the waves. Situated on the exotic coastline of Morocco this luxury beachfront spa resort is famed for its hospitality and beach-front activities. Back on dry land, Dad can keep active with anything from mountain walks to beach circuit training.

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Adventure Sports in Oman: Zighy Bay Sense of Adventure

Zighy Bay Paragliding

Paraglide over the bay at Zighy Bay Sense of Adventure 

Surrounded by mountains, the secluded beachfront resort of Zighy Bay, with its own private bay, offers an array of adrenalin-fuelled activities, great for an adventure holiday. Sure to keep his mind far away from the office, bring the bounce back to your Dad’s step with private activity sessions including paragliding, kayaking, and mountain biking and hiking. With a personal wellness consultation and bootcamp training session, Dad can get his adventure fix whilst looking after his health and fitness. After an active day, Dads can sooth sore muscles with a reviving treatment at the luxury Six Senses Spa.

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Cycling in Italy: Lefay Fusion Fitness

Scenery Lefay

Explore scenic cycling trails at Lefay

Located in the heart of the renowned ‘Riviera dei Limoni’ in the quaint village of Gargano, this healthy break offers bike-loving dads the chance to boost their fitness. Discover breath-taking scenery around Lake Garda as professional guides lead you through the mountainous terrain. A fantastic destination for an activity holiday, with activities ranging from tennis to pitch and putt golf, and a selection of indulgent spa treatments, Mum might just want to join in too.

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