As we all embrace the fresh start of the New Year, let Martin County be your sanctuary for personal growth and wellness. Whether your resolutions involve fitness, healthy eating, relaxation, or exploring new experiences, here’s how to stay true to your goals while savoring the delights our vibrant destination has to offer.
1. Fitness & Outdoor Workouts
Take a Revitalizing Yoga Class
Kickstart your mornings with a rejuvenating yoga session at local studios, like Tranquility Haven Center, the Grow Room, Lala Hot Yoga, or the Yoga Center of Stuart. You can also keep your eyes peeled for guided sunrise beach yoga classes, allowing the gentle sound of waves to elevate your practice!
Hit the Trails in Pristine Parks
Explore Martin County’s scenic cycling trails with a bike rental from Lost River Outdoor Center! Pedal along challenging routes through lush landscapes. Their staff can share their top recommendations, and they offer 2-hour, half-day, and full-day rentals!
Join an Outdoor Workout Course
Prefer working out in nature versus being cooped up in a gym? Then check out All-Outdoors Fitness! This one-of-a-kind outdoor space at Terra Fermata invites fitness enthusiasts and outdoor lovers to break a sweat together in the beautiful South Florida weather.
2. Healthy Dining Experiences
Fresh & Flavorful Fare at The Gafford
Indulge in a guilt-free dining experience at The Gafford, known for its farm-to-table offerings and creative, healthy dishes. Savor their fresh salads, grilled seafood, and locally sourced produce that cater to your New Year’s resolutions without compromising on taste. Check out our dining directory and local farmer’s markets for more ideas.
Nourishing Vegan and Vegetarian Fare
For a wellness-focused, meat-free meal, head to local hot spots like Fruits & Roots Vegan Cafe. From nutrient-packed juices to wholesome salads and wraps, their menu fuels your body with goodness. Find other vegan and vegetarian restaurant options here.
Attend a Demonstration Dinner
For a truly unforgettable dining experience, attend a Demonstration Dinner at Kai-Kai Farm in Indiantown! Guests will feast on fresh harvests prepared by amazing local chefs in their gorgeous, screened-in dining hall with sweeping views of the farm. Get tickets here.
3. Wellness Retreats & Relaxation
Spa Retreat at The Spa at Hutchinson Shores Resort & Spa
Indulge in a rejuvenating spa day at The Spa at Hutchinson Shores Resort & Spa. Treat yourself to massages, facials, and wellness therapies that promote relaxation and rejuvenation, aligning perfectly with your resolution to prioritize self-care. Other popular spas include Salt of the Earth Halotherapy & Spa, Palm Tree Day Spa, Island Touch Massage and Spa, and Blue Haven Spa.
Experience Holistic Wellness
Plan a wellness weekend in Martin County and pop by Spirit Well Sensory Lounge for unique treatments, like infrared light therapy, vibroacoustics, aromatherapy, hypnosis, and more. You can also experience the EESystem technology at Blissful Cocoon, which uses scalar wave energy to improve health and wellness.
Book a Vibrational Sound Healing
Looking for something a little less conventional? Don’t miss the immersive Sound Vibrational Healing sessions at the Elliott Museum with Deena Rahill. This ancient practice incorporates singing crystal bowls, rain drums, and other instruments to reduce anxiety and downshift the nervous system. The results: elevated mood, improved creativity, and a deeper appreciation for the wonder of sound.
4. Adventure & New Experiences
Plan a Stand-Up Paddle Expedition
Explore Martin County’s waterways with a SUP excursion. Paddle through mangroves, spot wildlife, and embrace the thrill of adventure while staying active and fulfilling your resolution to explore new horizons. Paddle the Pointe, Feet Wet Adventures, or Paddle Social Florida are all fabulous options!
Hang 10 in Paradise
Hit the waves in the New Year with a private surfing lesson from Ohana Surf Shop or the Cowabunga Company. Their expert instructors will have you riding in style with ease. Don’t forget to swing by Kirk’s Dive & Surf for some new gear.
Join a FREE Guided Eco-Tour
Want to learn how to explore responsibly while discovering Martin County’s hidden natural wonders? Then be sure to register online for an upcoming eco-experience with Explore Natural Martin, our award-winning ecotourism program developed in partnership with Leave No Trace! From hikes and kayak tours to birding excursions and moon observation nights, there’s an adventure for everyone!
Stick to Your Resolutions in Martin County
As you immerse yourself in the beauty of Martin County, let it be the backdrop for your journey towards achieving your New Year’s resolutions. With a myriad of wellness-centric experiences, healthy dining options, and thrilling activities, this destination ensures that your aspirations for a healthier, happier you are not only achievable but also immensely enjoyable. No matter what’s on your list of goals in the New Year, here’s to making 2024 the best year yet!