Flavours Pilates holidays in Puglia combine daily Pilates classes, taught by our Pilates experts, with staying in the heart of a stunning Italian region.
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.
Dates and Availability
At a Glance
- Get toned and energized with Pilates lessons in the Puglian sun.
- Learn how to cook Puglian dishes with our local chef, Antonio.
- Enjoy a private wine tasting at a local winery.
- Explore the stunning Baroque town of Lecce with its glorious churches.
Your Holiday Price Includes
- 10 pilates lessons with our experienced tutors and 2 cooking lessons.
- Private, en-suite accommodation in our beautiful Puglian villa.
- Visits to local towns, eg Otranto & Gallipoli.
- All meals and wine, including 2 meals at a local restaurant.
- No Single Supplement
Where you’re going to stay
Flavours Pilates holiday venue in Puglia is a stunning private estate located in the region of “Salento” – one of the most unspoilt parts in Puglia. Used exclusively by Flavours Holidays, it was featured in Homes & Gardens and Elle Decoration magazines as a representative example of 17th century architecture, Casino Pisanelli is a real gem of Italian style. 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 private transfer to villa.
Our Flavours transfer will meet you at Brindisi Airport and take you to the beautiful Casino Pisanelli where you can enjoy welcome drinks and time to relax before dinner prepared by our local chef.
Day 2 (Sunday)
Pilates lesson followed by hand-on cookery lesson and day trip to Santa Maria die Leuca.
Begin the day with energizing morning Pilates, followed by breakfast. After breakfast, your first cookery lesson with our lovely local chef Antonio, followed by lunch. In the afternoon, a visit to Santa Maria di Leuca (at the very tip of the Salentine Peninsula where the Ionian and Adriatic Seas meet). Enjoy an aperitivo before returning for dinner at Casino Pisanelli.
Day 3 (Monday)
Morning Pilates lesson and time to relax in the afternoon.
Enjoy your second Pilates lesson followed by breakfast and lunch. Afternoon free to relax by the swimming pool or take a cycle ride to a nearby village. Dinner at Casino Pisanelli.
Day 4 (Tuesday)
Pilates before breakfast and sight-seeing in Lecce including excellent lunch in traditional trattoria.
Energizing Pilates before breakfast. Leave after breakfast for day sight-seeing, to Lecce, the “Florence of the South”. Time for shopping before lunch at a local trattoria. Drive to Otranto-situated by the sea, with the chance to visit the famous cathedral. Return for dinner at Casino Pisanelli.
Day 5 (Wednesday)
Morning Pilates followed by private wine tasting in local winery.
Pilates lesson before breakfast and then lunch. In the afternoon enjoy a private wine tasting at a local winery. Return to Casino Pisanelli for dinner.
Day 6 (Thursday)
Pilates and cookery lessons followed by day trip to Gallipoli including dinner at amazing fish restaurant.
Another Pilates lesson this morning and your second hands-on cooking lesson . Late afternoon visit to Gallipoli and the chance to wander around the old town. Dinner at an excellent local fish restaurant.
Day 7 (Friday)
Final Pilates lesson with farewell dinner at villa.
Enjoy your final Pilates lesson this morning and then lunch. Afternoon free to sunbathe or relax. Farewell dinner at Casino Pisanelli this evening.
Day 8 (Saturday)
Transfer to airport! Arrivederci!
Depart early for your fight home.
Discover authentic Puglia
With acres of olive groves surrounding the villa, courtyards with lemons and oranges and a stunning swimming pool, your Pilates holidays here will make you feel completely relaxed in body and mind. Flavours Pilates holidays in Puglia include a visit to Lecce, Otranto and Gallipoli, as well as a private wine tasting. Is this the type of retreat you were searching for? Then find out more! Simply contact us »
What should you bring?
Our Pilates holidays in Italy are taught by highly experienced Pilates instructors. All of our instructors are experts in the body control technique, a method of Pilates with a huge amount of physical advantages from toning your body to combating back problems and arthritus that is suitable for any age or ability. We supply mats and so the only thing you need to bring is suitable and comfortable clothing for the course. To read more about our inspiring instructors, click here »
Still unsure? Look at some pictures our guests have taken on their holiday!
Our guest photo gallery will give you a flavour of your completely relaxing Pilates holiday in Puglia - from ancient sites to excellent seafood to charming coastal towns and stunning hilltops - here is what you can expect from your holiday.