Fitness Holiday FAQs

We have compiled a list of FAQs regarding Inspirit Retreat wellbeing experiences. If you are looking for information please browse the FAQs and if you cannot find the answer please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.

 

HOW CAN I CONTACT INSPIRIT RETREAT?

Please email hello@inspiritretreat.co.uk and request a call back from one of our trip consultants.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?

Please refer to our what is included section for further detail. Our packages include 4 nights accommodation, full board, support, coaching, and transfers. Flights are not included.

All meals are included, you will be asked to select a menu from our pre-trip questionnaire prior to arrival. Meals are provided at the villa on three evenings, one evening we will dine at an authentic Portuguese restaurant and on the final night we will celebrate the success of the week at an informal gala dinner.

AM I STAYING IN A HOTEL OR A SHARED VILLA?

Our guests are hosted in a private villa that sleeps 8 people in four en-suite bedrooms. All rooms are secure and lockable with excellent communal facilities. A single supplement is available; please contact us for more information.

WHO WILL I BE SHARING WITH?

Our guests are like-minded, health and wellness enthusiasts with a team spirit and a smile.

HOW FIT DO I NEED TO BE?

We ask that you are entirely transparent and honest when asked about your fitness so that we provide you with the best possible experience, this also allows for greater enjoyment and safety. You do not need anything more than a fair level of fitness to take part but a sense of adventure and a positive attitude are very important. We work around your goals, we meet you at where you are now and support you in what you are hoping to achieve. It is important to us that you improve all aspects of you health, fitness and wellbeing.

WHAT MEALS ARE AVAILABLE? IS THERE A CHOICE?

We will provide you with a balanced, nutritional programme to enhance your performance whilst exercising. Our catering team will serve you with a healthy and fulfilling breakfast and meals for three evenings, an authentic Portuguese restaurant and an optional end of Inspirit Retreat experience gala dinner.

WHAT HAPPENS IN THE EVENINGS?

Our catering team will serve you with a healthy and fulfilling meal for three evenings, you will be invited to spend an evening at an authentic Portuguese restaurant and as a celebration of your week, a dinner on the last evening of your Inspirit Retreat experience. After  evening meals, guests are invited to relax at the accommodation and enjoy a yoga session. Wi-Fi is freely available and there is a large Wi-Fi enabled TV. The outdoor swimming pool is heated for those who like an early evening swim. Luz is a comfortable 15-minute walk from the Villa, a coastal village offering a broad selection of bars and amenities. Lagos is a ten-minute taxi ride, a vibrant town steeped in history, offering a great taste of the Algarve. Throughout your stay there will be informal gatherings with your hosts and trainers allowing time to reflect on the days’ achievements, gain feedback on performance and discuss the challenges that lie ahead.

WHERE CAN I BUY INSPIRIT RETREAT CLOTHING?

We provide all of our guests with a complimentary Inspirit Retreat t-shirt as part of the welcome pack. We have a wide range of clothing including polo shirts, hooded tops and t-shirts, please contact us for more information.

DO I NEED TO ARRANGE MY OWN TRANSPORT?

No, we provide airport transfers, transfers to the start of each ride if it is not from the villa and transport to and from evening meals in the local town.

ARE THERE DISCOUNTS FOR GROUP BOOKINGS, CORPORATE OR PRIVATE TRIPS?

Please contact us for more information hello@inspiritretreat.co.uk

DO I NEED TO TRAIN FOR THE EXPERIENCE?

We would encourage everyone to consider the technical aspects of each experience and ensure they currently have the level of fitness necessary to fulfil that programme.

IS THE AIRFARE INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF THE TRIP?

Flights are not included however our trip consultants can offer advice on flight providers for Faro airport.

CAN I BRING MY CHILDREN AND / OR PARTNER?

Unfortunately we unable to accommodate children, our Inspirit Retreat experiences are for over 18s only. Partners are always welcome if they are also enthusiastic and will be participating in the programmes.

ARE MEALS INCLUDED?

Yes, all meals and soft drinks are included.

SHOULD I PURCHASE TRAVEL INSURANCE?

We insist on guests purchasing travel insurance.  You should also have a valid EIHC card.

DO I HAVE TO TRAIN EVERY DAY?

We would encourage you to follow the tailored programme that is suited to your ability, however we fully understand there may be days where you may not want to exercise. We are supportive of unscheduled rest days; we want you to gain the most enjoyment for your holiday. We are unable to offer any refunds for non-participated days.

HOW MANY PEOPLE COULD I EXPECT TO BE ON MY TRIP?

There will be a minimum of six and maximum of eight guests.

WHAT SHOULD I BRING?

Please refer to the packing list. Read about the travel essentials here.

DO YOU OFFER ANY OTHER LOCATIONS?

At this point in time we operate exclusively from the Algarve, however we an ambition to extend Inspirit Retreat to the lakes of Northern Italy and the southern French Alps. Please follow us @inspiritretreat for latest updates.

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