Clean eating hotels for a healthy (but fun) holiday

By , 22nd September 2015

Clean eating is not just a fad. More and more of us are paying closer attention to what we eat and how our food is made – something that can be hard when indulging on holiday or relaxing abroad. But thankfully for the health-conscious traveller, an increasing number of hotels are taking note.

From carefully selected menus to specialist food programmes and even home-brewed juices, we have scoured the very best clean eating hotels to bring you a list of our favourites. No matter whether you are a picky Paleo or a lover of juice cleanses, you’ll find something to satisfy your needs.

A luxury clean eating hotel in the heart of London

Metropolitan by COMO | London, United Kingdom

A chic urban retreat in the heart of London, Metropolitan by COMO puts luxury first. Offering 144 rooms and suites, the clean eating hotel combines indulgent comforts with creative design for a first-class experience – and dining is no exception.

At Metropolitan, guests can enjoy COMO Shambhala Cuisine, a healthy-eating concept designed to maximise concentration and energy levels through organic foods rich in living enzymes, vitamins and minerals. The approach also addresses blood-sugar imbalances – without the need for calorie counting.

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A 5-star clean eating hotel on the shores of Lake Garda

Lefay Resort & Spa | Lake Garda, Italy

Located in a national park on the shore of the Lake Garda in Northern Italy, Lefay Resort & Spa is a 5-star oasis for any travellers seeking peace and quiet. The hotel offers various guest suites with sweeping views over the lakes and surrounding mountains, as well as furnishings made from real Italian marble.

The clean eating hotel also boasts the best in fine dining, following its own Lefay Vital Gourmet concept. Focusing on the Mediterranean diet – with particular emphasis on extra virgin olive oils – Executive Chef Mateo Maenza creates imaginative and healthy dishes using local organic ingredients. Lefay Resort even farms its own unique extra virgin olive oils, which are available for purchase after your stay.

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A clean eating hotel featuring the menu of Marco Pierre White

DoubleTree Hilton | Chester, United Kingdom

A traditional manor house turned high-quality hotel, DoubleTree Hilton in Chester provides the ideal introduction to the charming English countryside. Set in twelve acres of landscaped gardens on the outskirts of historic Chester, the hotel offers guests the perfect place for a soothing weekend break.

The clean eating hotel features 140 comfortable rooms and suites, each furnished with a King-size bed for the ultimate peaceful night’s sleep. To continue with your relaxing break, head down to the MPW Steakhouse Bar & Grill, where you’ll find a high-quality healthy menu prepared by star-chef Marco Pierre White – perfect for guilt-free indulgence.

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A clean eating hotel serving superfood cocktails

MyHotel Chelsea | London, United Kingdom

An up-and-coming chain of boutique hotels, MyHotel provides a slice of sleek cosmopolitan luxury, coupled with bold, colourful design. MyHotel Chelsea is no exception, offering a range of suites with comfortable and stylish furnishings. The hotel also features the 210th suite – created by designer Sofie Rockland – which is perfect for couples.

The icing on the metaphorical cake for clean-eaters is definitely Tanya’s Café. An integral part of the clean eating hotel, the bustling café is owned by raw food specialist Tanya Maher, who creates invigorating raw dishes and superfood cocktails. This innovative café is a must for those seeking the best in nutritional meals.

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A clean eating hotel in specialising in the Alkaline Diet

Sianji Well-Being Resort | Bodrum, Turkey

Located in picturesque Bodrum on Turkey’s most popular coastline, Sianji Well-Being Resort caters to those invested in their health. The hotel’s range of stylish yet minimally-decorated suites and villas exude a sense of luxury, while the interior open-plan design and fantastic views out to the Mediterranean create a feeling of space.

Of course, when it comes to food at Sianji, optimum health is the top priority. The clean eating hotel has several different venues, all serving up varying speciality cuisine. The Eiffel Restaurant, for example, specialises in the Alkaline Diet, offering 80% alkaline food and 20% acidic food, while The Enbu Restaurant provides gourmet raw food.

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A clean eating hotel that’s one of the healthiest hotels in America

Westin Times Square | New York, USA

Named as one of the Top 11 Healthiest Hotels in America, The Westin New York at Times Square should be top of the list for clean-eating enthusiasts seeking a slice of the Big Apple. Each of the hotel’s multiple dining options serves up SuperFoodsRX™ dishes, designed by doctors and nutritionists to deliver the nutrients and focused energy you need to be at your best.

The clean eating hotel also boasts a state-of-the-art gym and work-out studio, while guest rooms feature first-class comforts, such as deluxe Heavenly® Beds and Baths, custom-made terry bathrobes – and unforgettable views of the Manhattan skyline.

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A clean eating hotel on the edge of a Spanish national park

SHA Wellness Clinic | Alicante, Spain

Found on the edge of a national park on the Spanish coast, SHA Wellness clinic offers guests a serene escape from the stresses of modern life. Specialising in almost all principles of well-being, the clean eating hotel provides a range of treatments and programmes.

All food served at SHA Wellness Clinic has been carefully selected for its role within a healthy balanced diet. Aimed at helping guests establish healthy eating habits and routines, the food on offer is organically sourced and designed to help boost energy levels.

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A clean eating hotel that’s also a luxury spa

Castel Monastero | Tuscany, Italy

Nestled amongst the characteristic rolling hills of Tuscany, Castel Monastero is a luxury spa resort as well as a clean eating hotel with plenty of rustic charm. The hotel marries rural Tuscan style with modern comfort, offering guests rooms furnished with local materials and traditional textiles, as well as free WiFi access and LCD TV screens.

What’s more, the hotel’s own menu is overseen by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey, who worked with Executive Chef Nello Cassesse to put together healthy dishes encompassing the best of local Tuscan cuisine. Guests can expect to sample typical wines, oils and cheeses at either of the two restaurants: Contrada and La Cantina.

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