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AUTUMN 2022

Puglia, Italy

October 29 - November 3

Join us on a 5-day retreat dedicated to those who know the key to a good life is balance — taking care for yourself while also enjoying little moments in life, such as good food and wine, company of honest people and soaking up the Italian sun.

 

Enjoy daily yoga sessions, get to know different meditation and mindfulness techniques, relax by the pool and recharge with massages, soak up the sun, learn how to make a genuine Neapolitan pizza and Italian pasta, walk between olive trees, unleash your creativity and taste all of the amazing Italian food. Take time for yourself and prioritize pleasure - meet us at boutique wellbeing retreat in Puglia, Italy.

AUTHENTIC MASSERIA

Accomodation

You will spend 5 nights in an ingeniously and lovingly restored authentic masseria with luxurious accommodation for 16, landscaped gardens, an enticing infinity pool, and wide-open countryside and sea views.

Daily cleaning service is included as are all the meals (breakfastst, lunch and dinner) — full board.

  • 8 suites (5 double-beds and 3 twin-beds) with en-suite bathrooms

  • Infinity (heated) pool, terrace with a fireplace, rooftop terrace with a smaller pool, outdoor chill out places

  • Kitchen and living room

  • Daily maid service

  • WiFi, Air Condition, Fire place

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EXPERIENCE ITALY

Activities

Spa day at the villa

Our mobile spa team will organize a day of complete relaxation for us. They will provide you with a massage that you have not experienced before: in the depths of nature, in complete silence and concentration. For each participant, a 50-minute full body massage is provided, to choose among: relaxation, decontracting or draining option. Followed by a natural cosmetics workshop where we will learn how to make our own body scrubs from natural ingredients.

Pasta cooking class 

Our cooking classes aim to immerse our guests in an authentic and traditional food experience, not only through the teaching of local handmade pasta dishes, but a full experience including tastings throughout, such as cheeses, wines paired to the particular pasta dishes in preparation and freshly baked delicacies.

Pizza night

Our chef will spoil us by making us authentic Apulian pizzas. Participants will be welcome to join and help him prepare and make the pizzas and he’ll be happy to share a secret or two so that you’ll be able to do them by yourselves at home. The satisfaction of making your own pizza, accompanied by an outstanding Apulian rose wine and good company, is simply unforgettable

Cheese workshop​

Discover the secrets of making mozzarella, burrata, stracciatella and other cheese delicatessen from Puglia. You will learn the differences between different types of cheeses, their structure and taste. You will follow the process of obtaining cheese from the cheese curd and have a possibility to make your own mozzarella or burrata cheese. The workshop will end with a great tasting, where we will taste different cheeses while sipping delicious wine.

Wine tasting​

You will take part in a specially organized wine tasting with a certified sommelier, who will teach you what the local wines are characterized by, which grapevines are famous for Apulia, how to taste the wine in order to sense the appropriate flavor notes in it and, above all, how to choose wine to suit the dishes. 

Olive Harvest Day and extra virgin olive oil production

Discover the secrets of producing this Apulian gold — Extra Virgin Olive Oil. End of October is the start of the olive harvest, which is an intense and exciting time in Puglia when everything smells of freshly pressed olive oil. You will learn how olive oil is produced nowadays and how it used to be produced back in a day, you will take part in the real harvesting of olives, you will be able to go through the entire process of pressing the oil (from harvesting from trees, through pressing and then bottling ). Finally, you will taste the different types of olive oil and discover the beneficial effects of high-quality olive oil on people's health.

Most of the activities are organized in the privacy of our beautiful masseria, overlooking the sea, at sunset hours, with the sound of cicadas in the background.