Keeping fit with Sport
If you love sports and active holidays, here in Acaya you will find a thousand opportunities to keep fit. Let's start from the inside. The gym with Precor equipment is at your disposal all day long, complete with state-of-the-art equipment and weight room, waiting for undisturbed intense or light sessions overlooking the outdoor nature, thanks to the beautiful windows overlooking the greenery. We have a perfect soccer field to run and train. Our golf course covers hectares of land and is considered among the most beautiful in southern Italy. You can play or even book private lessons for yourself and for your children with our coach. The endless dirt paths that lead to potholes and extend throughout the resort area are perfect for jogging and morning or sunset rides. Outside, sportsmen who love the sea are spoiled for choice, including kite-surfing, wind-surfing, paddle, canoeing, sailing, swimming. There are paradisiacal corners to be discovered on horseback and suggestive and incredibly beautiful cycling routes to cross on two wheels, both inland and along the coast.
In crystal clear sea waters
Thanks to the agreement between our resort and KiteSurfLecce, you can experience the thrill of this fantastic sport in a fabulous sea at advantageous conditions. If you are a beginner, for you are available both individual and group courses for a maximum of 2/3 people. If instead you are already practicing, there are specialization and jumps courses. In addition to kitesurfing, there are countless proposals for water sports and sea activities. From diving at the discovery of extraordinary backdrops, to sailing. From windsurfing to canoeing. From SUP (Stand Up Paddle) to wakeboard, halfway between water skiing and snowboarding. Sports to be practiced for those who do not want to renounce the activity even on holiday, or to be discovered for who wants to indulge in a bit of healthy fun in the bluest waters of our beautiful country.
* For info on sports and activities please contact the hotel reception.
Cycling routes & Bike services
Salento on 2 heels
Acaya Golf & SPA Resort offers a new way to experience the beauties of Salento. A dynamic and at the same time "slow" way to make the most of nature, art, landscapes and traditions of this enchanting place: the bicycle. The Salento, with its low-traffic hinterland, immersed in olive groves and in a silent countryside, full of colors and scents, allows you to experience unique emotions and explore the territory in a direct way. Both the more trained cyclists and the amateurs can cycle along routes rich in history and culture, in some of the most beautiful corners of Puglia, between coasts and cliffs, ancient farms and nature reserves. At Acaya Golf & SPA Resort, the services dedicated to bicycle enthusiasts will make it easy to organize day trips and excursions, thanks to bike rental, programs, services dedicated to both the advanced cyclist and our guests eager to try a new experience. And so, between a dip in the crystalline waters of Salento and a treatment in the SPA, between a cocktail by the pool and a candlelit dinner, you can enter the active holiday, with bike tours to be discovered.
Through emotional landscapes
With the help of our local coach you can enjoy fabulous horse ridings, an ecological and ancient mean of transport in harmony with the nature, that will allow you to observe the wonders of the hinterland and the coast of Salento, with the opportunity to visit nature reserves such as “ Le Cesine”, or beautiful monuments such as the “Castle of Acaya”. Five routes designed for you, always guided by local connoisseurs that will lead you to discover old “trucks”, ancient “Masseria” wonderful “pagghiare”, bimillenari olive trees, hidden corners of this slice of paradise.At the end of the tour it will be possible to taste organic products of Masseria Fossa.
Amidst the wild nature
Jogging & Running
More and more people are dedicated to this sport, easy to practice and immediate. Podisti, jogger and runner will find their teeth here thanks to the many paths immersed in nature that branch off directly from the resort. You can choose a ride along suggestive roads, framed by dry stone walls that divide from endless expanses of ancient millennia. Or choose the streets that line the beautiful Salento coasts. Thanks to the generosity of the outdoor spaces, which extend over hundreds of hectares around the golf course, it is possible to enjoy a ride, even shorter, even within the resort.
Our Gym and Fitness room
If you are a fitness lover and do not want to give up on your gym sessions even while you are on holiday, in our resort you will find a wide space entirely dedicated to you. The most advanced Precor equipments are at your disposal in our gym, located on level -1 in the SPA by Clarins area. Large and bright, the gym allows you to train and follow your programs admiring a unique landscape: the large window at the end of the room overlooks the garden, the prickly pears and greenery that extends as far as the eye can see.
In the lush vegetation of our Resort
The Football Field
Behind the resort, in the green area that gives access to the golf course, our football field opens up. Well-groomed and spacious, it is used by various local football clubs for training, and is available to our guests for fun games or just to play with the little ones. The field is also suitable for practicing a bit of stretching in the open air or or some surpless heating running along its green perimeter.
Playing Golf in Salento
Needless to say, golfers will find here their paradise. On the podium of the most prestigious golf courses in the whole southern Italy, the 18-hole golf course par 71 of Acaya covers an area of over 6000 square meters in a unique landscape, with the ancient Masseria San Pietro for a moment of elegant refreshment and bordering with the WWF reserve of the Cesine. There are courses for beginners and children, club house and any type of golf service.
Rediscovering true wellness
Outdoor Yoga Sessions
In summer, yoga sessions are organized in the garden of our resort surrounded by the olive trees. Lasting about 30 minutes, the sessions take place at sunset time under the guidance of an expert teacher in a suggestive and perfect context for the practice of this ancient discipline and are followed by a healthy aperitif offered by the management. The appointments will be announced during the summer within the resort, on the website and on all our social channels. Stay tuned!