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Looking for ideas for active vacations?

Here are some ideas from the editors of  Healthy Aging:

Martinique 4×4 Tour Through Rain Forests

Discover the natural wonders of Northern Martinique and the secrets of the Mount Pelee volcano. You will spend the day adventuring in a 4×4, traveling off the beaten path of Martinique to visit the rain forests, plantations and Northern Martinique. This tour includes rum tastings, and a creole lunch. The highlights of this tour are bathing in the natural waterfalls and visiting St. Pierre the former capital destroyed by the volcano.

For more information about this tour, please visit



Aegialis Hotel, Amorgos, Greece


Amorgos, Greece – Hike and Take Yoga Classes


Aegialis Hotel & Spa – Aegialis Tours, Amorgos Island, Greece. A stunning island in the Aegean Sea that you can only reach by ferry boat. It is here where you can hike, enjoy the sundrenched beaches in the summer, and find a place to hibernate or retire to in the winter.



Rhode Island

Gary Sikorski, author of 101 Things to Do in Rhode Island (Schiffer Publishing), share these ideas: Spend a night in a lighthouse. Dance to live blues on the beach. Enjoy live international jazz over fabulous Chinese food. Pick-ur-own live lobster right out of the tub on the boat.





Catalonia, Spain

Take a wine tour through one of the many beautiful vineyards in Catalonia, Spain, such as Clos Pons for a tasting and lunch. For more information: Spain Tourism Board.





santorini sailing

Photo: Santorini Sailing

Santorini Sailing, Greece

Swim and snorkel with Captain Ted Stathis as he takes you on a sailboat, yacht or catamaran sailing tour in Santorini, Greece.

Blue Lagoon Cruises offers you a special day on one of Santorini’s most luxurious and well-equipped yachts. They offer customized itineraries depending upon your group and interests.

Take the Triton, a 43-foot luxury power catamaran. This vessel boasts a huge king-size bed in the 120-food aft superior suite. The deck space is 800-square-feet-plus.

Book this gorgeous catamaran with Capt. Theo Karakiklas to take you around Santorini or to local untouched paradises such as Koufonissia, Mykonos, Anafi, Folegandros, or Sikinos.

You will embark on one of three gleaming 40-43 foot catamarans that will sail you to the red and white beaches, hot springs, past the volcano and to private bays for swimming and snorkeling.

For more information: Santorini Sailing

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