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Aava Resort & Spa
2 Reviews
Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand
What Aava Resort & Spa sits peacefully among the untouched natural splendour of Khanom, on the Thai mainland. read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:

  • Free airport return transfer from Krabi - hotel
  • For single travellers: Free upgrade to half board (breakfast and dinner) 
  • For two persons in one room: Free room upgrade when available at time of booking

Wellness & Sport
Min. 3 nights, breakfast, 2 treatments
Monchique Resort & Spa
24 Reviews
Monchique (Algarve), Faro, Portugal
The resort is situated in one of the most beautiful nature areas in the Algarve read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:
  • Free spa credit of € 25 per person for B&B stay (valid for all stays of min. 3 nights)
  • Free spa credit of € 30 per person for a stay including spa package (valid for all stays of min. 3 nights)
  • Free daily access to Thermal spa circuit (worth of € 25 p.p.p.d.)
  • For repeating clients: free room upgrade when available
Fitness booster
Min. 3 nights, breakfast, sport
Wellness booster
Min. 3 nights, breakfast, spatreatments
Relax & Spa
Min. 7 nights, 3 fullbody massages
Boshotel Vlodrop
149 Reviews
Vlodrop, Netherlands
Yoga, Detox and Pilates in a spacious Limburgian hotel with fantastic service and extensive wellness. read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:
  • Free entrance to the Spa during the weekend worth € 17,50 per day
  • For repeat guests: free upgrade to a suite
  • Check-out at Noon instead of 11 AM on Sunday
Pilates & Fitness weekend
2 nights, 1x dinner, pilates, fitness
Fontana Resort Bad Nieuweschans
213 Reviews
Bad Nieuweschans, Netherlands
Yoga, Pilates, Fitness or Meditation in an adults-only wellness resort with healing mineral thermal baths, huge wellness centre and a gastronomical restaurant. read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:
  • 3 full days use of all the wellness and spa facilities, including the thermal bath
Pilates & Fitness weekend
2 nights, 1x dinner, pilates, fitness
Retreat Palm Dubai
7 Reviews
Palm Dubai, Dubai
The very first wellness resort in the Middle East combines opulence, personal service and relaxation. The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery is a sanctuary for both mind and body. read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:
  • Reduced rates for single travellers (already calculated in the shown rates)
  • Free Spa Credit worth 300 AED (min. 3 night stay)
  • For Doubles/Twins a Free room upgrade from the Classic Sea View room to the Classic Palm View room (subject to availability at time of booking)
  • For returning guests: Above extra's + 1x personalised spa treatment of 45 minutes
Fitness booster
Min. 3 nights, breakfast, personal training
NEW! Exclusive fitness booster
Min. 5 nights, breakfast, fitness, spa
Almar Jesolo Resort & Spa
4 Reviews
Lido di Jesolo, Venice, Italy
Absolutely everything is taken off your hands at the stylish Almar Jesolo Resort & Spa, leaving you to look after only yourself. read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:
  • Minimum stay 3 nights: Spa credit voucher worth € 40 per person 
  • Minimum stay 5 nights: Spa credit voucher worth € 60 per person
  • Minimum stay 7 nights: Spa credit voucher worth € 80 per person
Wellbeing Booster
Min. 3 nights, breakfast, spa
Sleep Well
Min. 3 nights, breakfast, spa
Hotel GaloMar Galo Resort Puurenkuur
6 Reviews
Caniço, Funchal, Madeira (Portugal)
Spanking new adults-only holiday resort by the sea (opened 1 July 2018) with a list of activities that challenges even the most active of holidaymakers. read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:
  • Spa-giftvoucher worth € 40 per room (minimal stay of 5 nights)
  • 10% discount on pre-booked spatreatments in the Ashoka SPA
  • 15% discount on the "Ashoka signature 5 elements treatments" in the Ashoka SPA
Wellbeing Booster
Min. 5 nights, breakfast, treatments
Flexible Fitness
Min. 5 nights, breakfast, treatments
Masseria San Domenico
9 Reviews
Fasano, Bari/Brindisi, Italy
A small-scale yet spaciously designed adults-only hotel in a 15th century Italian villa, complete with thalasso wellness centre. Masseria San Domenico is situated close to the coastline and the mountains, surrounded by hectares of olive groves. read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:
  • Reduced rates for single travellers
  • Free spa credit voucher worth € 50 per person with a min. stay of 3 nights / € 100 per persoon with a min. stay of 7 nights
Discover Thalasso
Min. 3 nights, breakfast, Thalasso
Fitness Booster
Min. 3 nights, breakfast, fitness
Hotel Botánico & The Oriental Spa Garden | Puurenkuur Official Sales Office Benelux
22 Reviews
Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
A luxury, Asian-inspired 5* hotel with top Thai spa, tropical gardens and impeccable service. read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:
  • Complimentary spa credit voucher worth € 75 per person per stay
  • 10% discount on the room rate when you pre-book a spa package
Fitness Booster
Min. 3 nights, breakfast, fitness
Wellbeing Booster
Min. 3 nights, breakfast, wellness
Fitness & wellness
Min. 5 nights, breakfast, private sports
Weightloss
Min. 7 nights, full board, weightloss
Sianji Wellbeing Resort
72 Reviews
Turgutreis, Bodrum, Turkey
Detox, fitness and wellness programmes. Luxury and relaxation. Sun and sea. At Sianji Wellbeing Resort, you’ll have it all. At a competitive price. read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:
  • Reduced rates for single travellers
  • Free spa treatments (full body massage and hamam) min. 5 nights stay
Fitness / Weightloss
Min. 5 nights, private guided activities
Kempinski San Lawrenz
11 Reviews
San Lawrenz, Gozo, Gozo (Malta)
Discover and relax. Outdoor activities and treatments in one of the Mediterranean’s most beautiful wellness resorts. Welcome to Kempinski San Lawrenz! read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:
  • Reduced rates for single travellers
  • Free room upgrade for twin/doubles until April 30, 2020 (subject to availability)
Yoga, Pilates & Relaxation
Min. 5 nights, breakfast, yoga, pilates, spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
10 Reviews
Elounda, Greece
Like the idea of walking from your hotel room straight into the spa in your bathrobe? A large, luxury and prize-winning spa? Porto Elounda offers all of this and more. read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:
  • Reduced single travellers rates
  • Free room upgrade for all stays of min. 5 nights
  • Free upgrade to half board
  • Free massage in various periods and with a min. of 3 or 5 night stay
  • Free night for returning guests
Thalasso & Fitness
Min. 5 nights, half board, fitness, spa
Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites
6 Reviews
Albufeira, Faro, Portugal
Unparalleled luxury and comfort in a brand new elegant hotel with spa situated on the longest beach in the Algarve. read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:
  • Free Spa Credit Voucher worth € 25 per person per stay for doubles
  • Free daily access to Thermal Spa Circuit Oasis (worth € 30 per person per visit)
Discover serenity 3 nights
Min. 3 nights, healthy full board, massages
66 Reviews
Malaga, Spain
The beauty and serenity of Bali yet closer to home. This is Shanti-Som. Secluded and intimate. This is where you’ll rediscover yourself. read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:
  • 15% early bird discount (for all bookings made a least 45 days in advance)
  • Complimentary return airport transfer from Malaga (minimum stay of 5 nights) - Shanti-Som OR 1 massage (min. stay 5 nights)
  • Complimentary access to 2 extra yoga classes in group (only when booking a cure package of min. 6 nights)
  • For repeaters complimentary spa credit voucher worth € 80 per person (only when booking a cure package) + a free room upgrade to Junior Suite (subject to availability at time of check-in)
Fit & Relax
Min. 4 nights, half board, de-stress
Pilates
Min. 6 nights, full board, 6x pilates
Fitness High Intensity
Min. 6 nights, full board, fitness programme
3 Reviews
Estoril, Lisbon, Portugal
Experience tradition, elegance and glamour at Palacio Estoril Hotel Golf & Spa. Wellness programmes here take place in luxury and comfort. read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:
  • Reduced rates for single travellers (already calculated in the shown rates)
  • Free return private airport transfer (valid for all stays of min. stay 7 nights)(when pre-purchasing a spa package)
  • Free room upgrade to the superior room (subject to availability at time of booking)
  • For repeating guests: VIP welcome package upon arrival
Fitness & wellness
Min. 5 nights, breakfast, 5x private sport
Absolute Sanctuary
16 Reviews
Koh Samui, Thailand
Marrakesh meets Thailand at this stunning boutique wellness hotel, designed in a Moroccan style on the tropical island of Koh Samui in Thailand. A true paradise for yoga, detox and Pilates lovers. read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:
  • 1 free bonus night when booking a min. stay of 7 nights
  • Giftvoucher worth € 100,- per person 
  • Free room upgrade 
  • Free unlimited access to all daily group yoga and meditation classes 
  • Free roundtrip airport transfers (Bed & Breakfast Yoga package exclude)

Yoga min. 5 nights
Min. 5 nights, Full Board, Yoga
Pilates Bootcamp min. 5 nights
Min. 5 nights, Full Board, Pilates
Rest & Rebalance min. 5 nights
Min. 5 nights, full board, treatments
Absolute's Detox Holiday min. 7 nights
Min. 7 nights, Detox Full board, Detox programme
Signature Detox min. 7 nights
Min. 7 nights, Full board, Detox programme
Women's Holistic Health min. 5 nights
Min. 5 nights, full board, treatments
Men's vitality min. 5 nights
Min. 5 nights, full board, treatments
Comprehensive Detox min. 7 nights
Min. 7 nights, Full board, Detox programme
Pilates Bootcamp min. 7 nights
Min. 7 nights, Full Board, Pilates
Rest & Rebalance min. 7 nights
Min. 7 nights, full board, treatments
Body Realignment min. 7 nights
Min. 7 nights, full board, treatments
Sleep well min. 7 nights
Min. 7 nights, full board, treatments
Women's Holistic Health min. 7 nights
Min. 7 nights, full board, treatments
Weight management min. 7 nights
Min. 7 nights, Full Board, weightless
Comprehensive Yoga min. 10 nights
Min. 10 nights, Full Board, Yoga
Six Senses Kaplankaya
5 Reviews
Milas, Muğla, Bodrum, Turkey
The newly opened resort sits on the sweeping Aegean coastline and really is luxury personified. Stylish and modern, a huge range of facilities and activities, including a first-rate wellness centre with top spa and an extensive fitness centre. read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:
  • For our single travellers: Reduced room rates + complimentary signature massage when pre-booking a spaprogramme 
  • Free spa giftvoucher worth € 100 per person when two persons book and stay in one room (min. stay 5 nights)
  • For our loyalty guests: Free spa giftvoucher worth € 100 per person (min. stay 3 nights)
Fitness Booster
Min. 5 nights, breakfast, fitness
Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary
130 Reviews
Koh Samui, Thailand
An experience. Life changing. Unforgettable. Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary is all of this…and more. But words alone cannot describe Kamalaya. Kamalaya needs to be experienced. read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:
  • Book your stay for 2021 and cancel your booking up to 24 hours before arrival
  • 20% discount on all wellness programmes (book before the 30th of June a stay before 21st December 2021) 
  • Long stay discounts: up to 30% on the accomodation rates (book before the 30th of June a stay before the 21st of December 2021) 
  • Spa-giftvoucher worth € 150 per person
  • Discounted accomodation rates for all Puurenkuur travellers (included in the price)
  • 20% discount on the roomrate for the hillside rooms (not applicable for the garden- or seaview hillside rooms) for single travellers from May - October (included in the price)
  • For repeating Kamalaya clients: 1 bonus night when booking a stay of min. 7 nights (valid for stays between 25 February-22 December 2020, 01 March 21 December 2021 and 01-31 March 2022)
Structural Revival 5 nights
Min. 5 nights, full board, 8 treatments
Structural Revival 7 nights
Min. 7 nights, full board, 11 treatments
Structural Revival 9 nights
Min. 9 nights, full board, 13 treatments
Euphoria Retreat
12 Reviews
Mystras, Greece
Greek and Chinese wisdom and medicine offer emotional, physical and spiritual health in a majestic and superbly Beautiful Holistic Destination Spa. A true ‘Wow’ destination. read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:
  • Complimentary Spa Credit Voucher worth € 100 per person (min. stay 5 nights)
Yoga - Fitness
Min. 7 nights, full board, yoga
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What is Pilates?

Why choose a Pilates holiday or Pilates weekend? What benefits does Pilates offer? Pilates is an ingenious training method inspired by yoga, tai chi, mensendieck, the Alexander Technique and physiotherapy. You train your body and your mind in a Pilates session, working on your posture, stability, coordination and breathing. The gentle, small yet fluid movements create a strong core (abdominals and back) and increase balance and coordination. There are so many benefits to be had from Pilates, it’s almost too good to be true: improved posture – which in turn reduces and prevents common back complaints – enhanced respiration and blood circulation, as well as greater flexibility and suppleness.

Who is Pilates for?

Pilates is for everyone: young or old, fit or full of good intentions to get fit. Pilates classes and holidays are suitable for all. As it uses gentle, small, concentrated movements an no jolting is involved, Pilates is a good form of exercise for injury-prone people, those new to exercise, heavily overweight and mature sports people. Physiotherapists all over the world recognise the health benefits Pilates offers during rehabilitation or to compliment regular treatment of chronic conditions.

Core-stability

Pilates can be done on a mat using body weight, or alternatively on Pilates equipment. It is a highly effective workout to both strengthen and lengthen all the muscles in the body. However, the star of the show is your core: i.e., the stomach, back and pelvic floor muscles. Pilates exercises recruit these muscles, making them stronger. A strong core is the foundation for good posture. Standing correctly and sitting up straight become second nature through Pilates. A strong core also provides strength and balance when performing your daily activities. This is how Pilates helps protect your back, reducing the risk of injury.

Pilates is 'the art of controllogy'

Joseph Pilates, the inventor of the exercise, described his method as 'the art of controllogy'. Pure mental focus will grant you control over your body. Which is why you won’t hear any loud music or thudding beats during a Pilates class. Some instructors do use calming background music.

Pilates holiday and Pilates weekend with professional instructors

Pilates can be practised anywhere. In theory, all you need is a mat. And a good instructor, of course. On Puurenkuur holidays, you can be sure to receive instruction from professional Pilates teachers, who will closely monitor you, making sure that you are performing the exercises correctly. The wellness resorts carefully selected by Puurenkuur offer Pilates in a fabulous, peaceful setting; some even by the beach or in and among nature.


Where to get a real sense of Pilates