Our top pick for May
What could be a better way to see in the summer than by booking onto one of our fantastic Pilates retreats in May, before the sweltering heat begins to kick in. Puglia’s stunning scenery and gorgeous climate make it the perfect place to come and relax, while also developing your Pilates skills. With the opportunity to visit some of the region’s historic cities, our retreats balance plenty of active time with our experienced Pilates tutors at the villa with lots of time to chill out and explore the area. There’s even the option to hone your Italian cookery skills with a few lessons.
For the ultimate week of both relaxation and learning, book onto one of our Puglia-based Pilates retreats this May.
No Single Supplement
A room to yourself. We never charge a single room supplement.
Peace of Mind Guarantee
Flexible booking for our guests. Amend your holiday at no cost up to 45 days before your departure.
Sights to savour along with the turquoise sea and long sandy beaches of Puglia include the handsome Baroque cathedral in Otranto, with a mosaic floor to rival Ravenna, and the city of Lecce’s more than 40 churches and a noble palazzo built in the 17th and 18th centuries. South of Lecce, the landscape flattens and the sky opens out. Acres of olive groves and vineyards extend between dry-stone walls. The coastline of turquoise sea and red cliffs combine to form a dramatic backdrop – the perfect spot for a week to relax, rejuvenate and improve your Pilates .
Villa accommodation, all meals, drinks, activities, tuition, day trips and transfers.
Solo Traveller Friendly
Tailored to cater for solo travellers. Over 80% of our guests travel solo.
Lovely Pilates teacher and super chef. They were both kind, fun and made the holiday most enjoyable. Certainly the whole group got on really well and it was a great holiday.
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Your Holiday Price of £1699 Includes:
- 10 pilates lessons with our experienced tutors.
- Options for 2 cooking lessons.
- Private, en-suite accommodation in our beautiful Puglian villa.
- Visits to local towns Otranto & Gallipoli.
- Enjoy a private wine tasting at a local winery.
- All meals and wine, including 2 meals at a local restaurant.
- Private transport throughout stay.
- Group airport transfers*
* Provided you are able to meet them. Please ask for transfer times.
Flavours Pilates holiday venue in Puglia is a stunning private estate located in the region of Salento – one of the most unspoilt areas od Puglia. Used exclusively by Flavours Holidays, Casino Pisanelli is a real gem of Italian style and was featured in Homes and Gardens and Elle Decoration magazines as a representative example of 17th century architecture. All bedrooms of this luxury villa are ensuite and the entire interior design has been carefully restored by local artisans and craftsmen to maintain its classic traditional style. View our photo gallery to see more of your Pilates venue.
Pilates Holiday in Puglia - Itinerary
Day 1 (Saturday)
Benvenuti! Arrival in Puglia and group transfer to villa.
Our Flavours group transfer will meet you at Brindisi Airport and take you to your beautiful villa, where you can enjoy welcome drinks and time to relax before dinner, prepared by our local chef.
Day 2 (Sunday)
Pilates lesson followed by one-to-one sessions with your teacher
Begin the day with energizing morning Pilates, followed by breakfast. your Pilates teacher will also have a one-to-one session with each guest, helping with your individual needs. Lunch and dinner will be provided at the villa, and you will have lots of time to relax by the pool. Enjoy an aperitivo before dinner at the villa.
Day 3 (Monday)
Morning Pilates lesson and boat trip around the Salento coastline.
Begin the day with energizing morning Pilates. After breakfast, you will explore the Salento coastline by boat, returning to your villa late afternoon for your next Pilates lesson. Dinner will take place at the villa this evening.
Day 4 (Tuesday)
Pilates before breakfast and sight-seeing in Lecce including excellent lunch in traditional trattoria.
Start the day with an energizing Pilates lesson before breakfast and then a day of sight-seeing, firstly to Lecce to enjoy a walking tour around the “Florence of the South”. You will have time for shopping before lunch at a local trattoria. We’ll then drive to Otranto, situated by the sea, with the chance to visit the famous cathedral. Return for dinner at the villa.
Day 5 (Wednesday)
Morning Pilates followed by your first cooking lesson
This morning you will have another Pilates lesson followed by breakfast. You’ll then be in the kitchen for your first cookery lesson, followed by lunch. In the afternoon, a chance to relax in the villa and take advantage of the swimming pool before your evening Pilates lesson. Dinner will take place at the villa this evening.
Day 6 (Thursday)
Pilates and cookery lesson followed by day trip to Gallipoli
After Pilates and breakfast, you’ll have your second cookery lesson with your chef, followed by lunch. You will have a late afternoon visit to Gallipoli (on the Ionic sea) where we will have the chance to watch the fishing boats arrive and wander around the old town. Dinner will be at an excellent local fish restaurant.
Day 7 (Friday)
Final Pilates lesson with farewell dinner at villa.
After the morning Pilates lesson, spend the morning in the villa, enjoying your last day in Puglia. Later in the afternoon, you’ll have some time with your teacher for the last Pilates session. This evening, a special farewell dinner will be prepared for you at the villa.
Day 8 (Saturday)
Transfer to airport! Arrivederci!
You have an early departure this morning, so after breakfast, the transfer will collect you and take you back to Brindisi airport for your flight home. Arrivederci!
With over 20 years experience in organising flights for our guests, our team is continuously researching and monitoring the market for the best flight options that are on offer.
We offer complimentary group transfers between Brindisi Salento Airport and your villa. These transfers are organised to meet as many flights from the UK as possible. You’ll be able to begin your holiday straight away with your group!
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