5 Active Adventures to Get Over a Break-Up

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The dreaded break up. Most of us have been there. It seems like getting out of bed is impossible, and it feels like you won’t ever be whole again. Instead of pulling the covers over your head and avoiding the shower, how about getting away from it all? Skip the self-destructive behavior and instead do some deep soul searching. Expose yourself to new adventures, new people and remember that life goes on. 

These 5 trips to get over a break up will be the inspiration and time of self reflection you need to move forward and forget your heartache. Most importantly, perhaps they will even help you rediscover who you are and allow you to find your own inner strength.

Amalfi Coast Hiking

Hike the stunning Amalfi Coast and meet the world renowned chef Dante de Magistris as he prepares meals and shares culinary tips. As the Executive Chef and Co-Owner of Dante in Cambridge, MA and Casale Belmont, Chef Dante will introduce you to some of the most delicious dishes and the stunning countryside where he has family history. It is a seven day tour with five days of hiking and exploring site like the cliffs of Positano and the gardens of Villa Cimbrone in Ravello.

trips to get over a Break Up

During the coastal hiking you will be able to enjoy fresh vegetables and fruits and sip on crisp wines. You will have a private tour of the cathedral and cloisters in Amalfi as well as a ferry ride to Capri where you will explore the Villa Jovis, the ancient Roman ruins. Visit Ciclismo Classico for more information on this amazing trip. 

Nicaragua Surf Camp

Chicabrava is an all female surf camp is located in San Juan del Dur, Nicaragua. It is a resort where women from all walks of life come to learn to surf and empower themselves. Chicabrava helps women rediscover themselves as they embark on a journey of adventure and excitement. 

trips to get over a Break Up

In addition to learning to surf, guests will hike, practice yoga, horseback ride, and explore the city of San Juan del Sur as they relax and test the limits of their strength on the trip of a lifetime.  

Redefine Yourself

At the Epic Sana Algarve Hotel in Albufeira, Portugal you can choose from different retreats each designed to inspire a new approach to life, health, and wellness. There are retreats for Yoga, fitness (even a stand up paddle board program!), anti-aging, Bootcamps, and a Pure Detox program.

trips to get over a Break Up

Each retreat will allow you to get active and learn how to care for your mind and body every day. Be sure to take advantage of their incredible spa during your retreat. No transformation would be complete without a massage! 

Cycling Tour 

Travel in a whole new way with Trek Travel. With travel packages all of the world, you can explore new destinations while cycling. There is nothing quite like biking through the countryside and riding alongside the beautiful surroundings. Be one with adventure and spend a week on the open road as you witness some of the most breathtaking sights in the world with only the wind between you and the scenery. 

trips to get over a Break Up

Trek Travel packages include two travel guides, a bike fitted just for you, and lodging with most of the meals included in the package price. Check out Trek Travel for more details and a full list of travel destinations across the globe.

Volunteer Vacation

Sometimes seeing the problems others must face allows us to put our own problems into perspective. One of the best ways to get over a relationship is to immerse yourself in a project that makes you feel good, and one of the best ways to feel good is to help others and give back.

trips to get over a Break Up

Visit GlobeAware and search through a variety of destinations and charitable initiatives which will allow you to give back through short term travel volunteering. You can pick your destination almost anywhere in the world and chose from projects like teaching English to building new homes. Each project helps improve the lives of others and offers a better standard of living.

Instead of wallowing in heartache, get out into the world and get lost in a new adventure. Sometimes it takes getting lost to truly find yourself.

25 thoughts on “5 Active Adventures to Get Over a Break-Up”

  1. I think that a Nicaraguan surf camp is the perfect way to get over a breakup! Sure wish I had THAT in high school.

  2. I think adventuring sounds like the PERFECT way to get over a breakup. I’m not even going through a breakup and I want to go!

  3. I totally agree with you about those tips for the brokenhearted. Those are the best things to do, without a doubt. :) Gorgeous photos, by the way.


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