Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort located in the Algarve, Portugal, is introducing a new fitness retreat program called “Insanity” for fitness enthusiasts looking for a challenging workout experience in 2023. Inspired by military training, this program promises to be intense, offering guests a variety of physical challenges designed to build strength, endurance, and agility. The workouts are conducted outdoors, on the beach, and under the resort’s famous pine trees, providing a picturesque backdrop for the program’s classes.

Pine Cliffs Resort's entrance in Portugal

The retreats, available all year round, come in three, five, or seven-night packages, and include a full board meal plan designed by a nutritionist. During the retreat, guests will undergo a physical assessment, personal training classes, and receive nutrition consultations to help them achieve their fitness goals faster. The retreat program’s focus is on resistance, strength, agility, and energy development through functional training, weightlifting, cardio exercises, and short and intense running circuits.

Health assessment during 'Insanity' program

‘Insanity’ Program Offerings at Pine Cliffs Resort

The three-night program costs $857 USD and includes:

Fitness Assessment with a Personal Trainer
2 Bootcamp Private Classes of 60 minutes
2 Super Stretch Private Class of 30 minutes
2 Personal Training Sessions of 60 minutes
A Sports Massage (50 minutes)
A Holistic Massage (50 minutes)
Thermal Oasis Access at Serenity SPA

The five-night program costs $1,722 USD and include all the above plus:

Additional Fitness Assessments with a Personal Trainer
Nutrition Consultation (personalized plan to take home)
Two additional Bootcamp Private Classes
Two additional Super Stretch Private Classes
Two additional Personal Training Sessions
A Deep Tissue Massage (50 minutes)
A Hot Stones Massage (50 minutes)

The seven-night program costs $2,477 and include all the above plus:

Two additional Bootcamp Private Classes
Two additional Super Stretch Private Classes
A Thai Massage (50 minutes)
A Renewed Recovery Massage (50 minutes)

Prices include breakfast, lunch, and dinner (beverages not included) with meal plans defined by a nutritionist.

Guests who need some downtime after their workouts can visit the Thermal Oasis at Serenity SPA, which includes a steam room, hydrotherapy pool, herbal sauna, indoor and outdoor relaxation areas, and an outdoor jacuzzi. Those who have some energy left can also enjoy the full facilities of the resort, including indoor and outdoor pools, a tennis academy, and the stunning white sand Falésia beach.

Accommodation options include deluxe rooms at Pine Cliffs Hotel, starting from $110 USD per night, or a Suite in Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites from $137 USD per night, or at Pine Cliff Gardens from $143 USD per night for stays when booking the retreats. For those who prefer to stay at other establishments nearby, Pine Cliffs Resort provides this option as well.

Pine Cliffs Resort’s new Insanity fitness retreat program promises to be an intense and challenging workout experience for fitness enthusiasts looking to push their limits and achieve their fitness goals in a picturesque location. With luxurious accommodations, a full-board meal plan, and a range of spa treatments and massages to soothe aching muscles, this retreat promises to be a complete and unforgettable experience.

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