There are many hotel centers around the world designed exclusively for sports. These hotels and resorts are places where the client is immersed in a sport 24 hours a day, which can prove to be an excellent work option for professionals of personal trainers. We present you some of the most renowned sports centers.
Hotels for athletes: Outivate’s selection
Club La Santa (Lanzarote, España)
Located on the island of Lanzarote, Club La Santa was opened in 1983 and today is a world leader in hotels for athletes. Its facilities are huge and you can train and practice a variety of sports. The hotel is open to all kinds of clients, from sports lovers who want to have an active holiday to professionals and Olympic athletes who want to prepare intensely in an environment adapted to the sport. Club La Santa organizes the Ironman Lanzarote triathlon in the months of September and May.
Playitas Resort (Fuerteventura, España)
The Playitas Resort is located in Fuerteventura, another one of the Canary Islands, one of the most popular destinations in Europe for triathletes from around the world. Fuerteventura has characteristics, in terms of heat and humidity, that are advantageous to the triathletes competing in the Kona World Championship. Some of the best triathletes in the world train here regularly.
The resort’s facilities are complete and designed with triathletes in mind. Additionally,its surroundings, with its long roads for accumulating many kilometers as well as its roads, either asphalt or mountain, for running practice, are an ideal setting for any serious triathlete. In addition, the triatlon, Challenge Fuerteventura, is held every April on the island.
Hotel Mohrenwirt (Saltzburgo, Austria)
Located in the Austrian Alps, the Hotel Mohrenwirt is a great destination for both cyclists and triathletes. It has a lake less than 300 meters from the hotel, a heated outdoor pool with reserved lanes for sports and a spectacular environment for training for running and cycling.
The hotel offers specific training programs for athletes of all levels and ages. In addition, it offers packages that include participation in events such as the Eddy Merckx Classic cycling event (September) or the Fulchseecroosing swimming race (August).
Gloria Sports Arena (Belek, Turkey)
The Gloria Sports Arena is a modern sports complex with areas dedicated to both indoor and outdoor sports, as well as water sports. It has a total area of 10.5 hectares and offers the most modern training areas and sports facilities for more than 50 sports.
It has an outdoor 50-meter pool with ten lanes, a 50-meter indoor pool with five lanes and a 25-meter lane with six lanes, an artificial 400-meter track, a large gymnasium and a physiotherapy area. Numerous national teams as well as handball, volleyball, basketball, soccer and boxing clubs have already made the Gloria Sports Arena their habitual training camp.
Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa (Avon, Colorado)
The Westin Rivertfront Resort is a luxurious mountain retreat in Beaver Creek, Colorado, which features a world champion triathlete, Josiah Middaugh, as resident trainer. This is a great destination for triathletes from all over the world who want to take a huge step forward in their preparation and training.
There are specialized training packages in which Middaugh analyzes your technique and offers tips for improving, both in the pool and on the bike, as well as direct strength sessions in the gym.