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FITNESS RETREAT ON THE ALGARVE, PORTUGAL

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Faro Airport

Fly to Faro Airport (FAO). We're 50 minutes from the airport.

The Resort

Stay with us at the beautiful five-star Cascade Wellness Resort.

The Workouts

Try out all of our strength, cardio and stretching classes.

Dining

This retreat is half-board with a mix of buffet and private dining.

9th October, 2024

Four Nights 

16th April, 2025

Four Nights 

Pilates Retreat

Information

RETREAT INFORMATION

Indulge in the epitome of fitness luxury with Workout Away Premium on the Algarve – your passport to an energising and relaxing fitness retreat in Portugal's stunning Lagos!

Elevate your fitness journey amidst the allure of this exclusive coastal haven, where secluded coves and expansive sandy stretches await your arrival. From rejuvenating yoga sessions to heart-pounding HIIT training, our diverse and expertly curated retreat programme ensures a dynamic blend of adventure and relaxation.


Home for our retreat is the globally award-winning Cascade Wellness Resort, a beacon of luxury and tranquillity. Overlooking the breathtaking Algarve coastline, the resort offers a seamless blend of opulence and natural beauty with world-class spa treatments, gourmet dining, and stylish accommodation.

Prepare to be captivated by Lagos, a charming gem that effortlessly marries global allure with an intimate, exclusive atmosphere. Despite attracting visitors worldwide, Lagos has retained its tranquil and sophisticated ambience. Nestled just 50 minutes from Faro Airport, it's not just a destination; it's your ultimate sanctuary for a fitness getaway.

This five-star rated retreat is hosted by Workout Away and is led by our UK trainer team, who will be in the resort and at your disposal for your entire stay!

Five-star luxury fitness escape on the stunning Algarve coast.

Sweat and get stronger with our functional strength and cardio team classes.

Relax, disconnect and unwind with restorative yoga-inspired sessions.

Meet and connect with new people on this super solo-friendly escape.

Soak up the sun poolside at our adults only pool & spa.

Relax knowing that your Workout Away UK trainer team are on hand 24/7!

Private bike ride tour to explore the breathtaking beauty of the clifftops & old town. 

Sunrise stand-up paddleboarding tour with our local guide.

ITINERARY

DAY ONE

14:00 - 15:00

Guests arrive

15:00

Workout Away Skill™

A foundational lifting masterclass

 

16:00

Workout Away HIIT™

High-energy cardio training | All levels

16:45

Workout Away Revive™

Restorative stretching class

19:30

Apéritif

20:00

Dinner at the resort

DAY TWO

08:00

Workout Away Tricore™

Essential core strength & stability training

09:00

Breakfast at the resort

10:00

Half-Day Lagos Bike Ride Tour

 

14:00

Relaxation time at the resort

16:00

Workout Away Rivals™

Team-based functional strength training

20:00

Dinner at the resort

DAY THREE

07:30

Workout Away HIIT™

High-energy cardio training | All levels

08:15

Breakfast at the resort

Relaxing morning to recuperate

12:00

Lunch at the resort

13:30

Stand-Up Paddleboarding

Explore the Algarve and discover beautiful coves, and beaches.

Free evening to explore

DAY FOUR

07:30

Workout Away Rivals™

Team-based functional strength training

09:00

Breakfast at the resort

 

Relaxing morning to recuperate 

Free afternoon to relax or explore

 

16:30

Workout Away Revive™

Restorative stretching class

20:00

Dinner at Barbosa in Lagos Old Town

DAY FIVE

08:00

Workout Away Tricore™

Essential core strength & stability training

09:00

Breakfast at the resort

11:00

Guest departures

Guests are welcome to remain at the resort and store bags if their flight departs later in the day.

Shower and change facilities are available.

All meals outlined above are included in the price of  this retreat.

We try and keep our retreats as close to this timetable as possible, but sometimes we need to make small adjustments.

ALGARVE TRAINERS

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CHRISTOPHER PYNE

Head of Workout Away

October Retreat

Chris is head of Workout Away and and started the brand in 2018.

 

He's the programme creator for all of our cardio, strength & stretching signature class concepts taught across all of our destinations.

Mel - Workout Away

MELANIE WRIGHT

Group Fitness Leader

October Retreat

Chris is head of Workout Away and Etu Retreats.

 

He's the programme creator for Workout Away HIIT, Rivals, and Revive, our three signature programmes that you'll try in-resort.

OUR ROOMS

Large 45m2 guest room

Share or upgrade and go solo 

Complementary Wifi

Private balcony or veranda

Twin or double bed set-up

Nespresso in-room coffee (limited)

Adults-only pool & spa

Massage & Treatments (extra cost)

Air conditioning

Safe

INCLUDED

  • Four-nights, five-star accommodation

  • Breakfast & lunch or dinner included

  • HIIT cardio & functional strength sessions

  • Restorative yoga-inspired classes

  • Bike ride & stand-up paddleboarding

  • Adults only spa 

  • 24/7 in-resort care from our UK trainer team

NOT INCLUDED

  • Flights to and from Faro Airport (FAO)

  • Transfers to the retreat

  • Travel insurance

OUR TIPS

  • The earlier you book your flights, the better. Flights to Faro from the UK can be surprisingly affordable!

  • Join the team Whatsapp group before your retreat to connect with your fellow retreaters and arrange to share transfers or car hire, which is the most economical way to travel around the area.

ALGARVE RETREAT FAQS

Do people come alone?

Over half of our guests are solo travellers. Joining a fitness retreat is a safe bet for solo travellers because you're guaranteed to meet people with similar interests.

Are flights & transfers included?

No, you will need to make your own travel arrangements. We recommend skyscanner.com to find the best deals

 

 Hiring a car is by far the most cost-effective way to get around. Before the trip, we'll be setting up a team Whatsapp group so that you can chat.

 

Guests usually club together on transfers or car hire after chatting in the Whatsapp group.

Do I need to be super fit to take part?

Not at all! Everybody's fitness levels are different. If you want to train hard, sure, we can help you with that. If you want to take it easier, you can do that too. Remember, all of our activities are optional.

 

This is your holiday. Take it at your own pace and enjoy yourself!

Are meals included, and what about drinks? 

This retreat is half board, so you'll get breakfast each morning, and then either lunch or dinner.

 

When it comes to dining, You'll love our delicious, locally sourced ingredients and responsibly harvested fish and seafood at our exquisite restaurants.

 

We cater for all dietary needs or preferences, so you can relax knowing that we've got you in mind.

What's the accommodation like, and do I have to share?

Cascade is situated in the most beautiful spot. Its clifftop location, contemporary decor and unrivalled facilities make this resort one of the most luxurious on the Algarve.

 

The lush gardens seem to go on forever, and we will use them each day to exercise in. Cascade has three swimming pools and a wellness spa offering holistic treatments and signature therapies.

 

You can choose to have your own room, or share with a fellow retreater.

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