Fitness retreats have become increasingly popular, although choosing the right one takes some research. Firstly, price is a big consideration; some retreats are like luxurious resorts, while others are more basic and affordable. And some are more laid back with an emphasis on meditation and yoga, while others offer a more rigorous and non stop schedule of activities. You want to choose a retreat that matches your overall pace, as well as your fitness goals. The location of your retreat is also something to consider; you may want to relax in the sun and blue waters of the Caribbean, or you may want to combine a fitness regimen with sightseeing in Europe. Keep in mind the time of year you want to attend as well, as you may find your chosen retreat less crowded during the off season, as well as enjoy cooler temperatures and lower costs.