TAERU, Erezée Belgium

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The first Altitude Hotel in Belgium

In the heart of the Ardennes (Erezée), b-Cat installed new and special high – altitude project, named Tæru. Tæru is the first Belgian ‘Altitude hotel’ with more than 10 rooms controlled at altitude and a place where enjoyment and endurance merge. A unique setting, tailored to the needs of each athlete. A place to exercise and push your limits, but also to relax and recover. Former triathlete Dirk Baelus is the founder and inspirer behind Tæru project.

b-Cat is very pleased to be able to be a part of this project and we hope many cycling teams and others sports teams will experience the ambience and possibilities this project has to offer.

What facilities are offered and what makes TÆRU so unique

Facilities for professional & recreational sporting teams, here we have made a selection of the possibilities, just click on them to exploire.

The indoor sports hall has 2 separate altitude chambers that can be used for training at Altitude.

In the new gîte, there are 9 double bedrooms equipped to simulate sleeping at altitude. The altitude is individually adjustable for each room and can be adjusted based on your saturation. This is the most efficient and scientifically based way to achieve a altitude internship apply and make more red blood cells.

A place where you can relax, watch a film or enjoy a sports massage at altitude. So unnoticed, you spend many hours at Tæru at high altitude. Ideal for endurance athletes.

The surroundings of Tæru are not only super beautiful but also excellent for all your cycling workouts. They have created some interesting routes that they would like to share with you.

They have a modular cyclocross course, designed by Adrie Van der Poel and Sven Vanthourenhout. It stretches about a kilometre and goes up and down a step hill, and includes a 150-step staircase, several technical descents and a sandpit.

Whether you like steep climbs or recovery rides in the woods: it’s available for you and they are happy to share the GPX files.

You will find ideal running and trail routes close to the Tæru site. Stay on car-free roads, or run on safe off-road trails in the most beautiful forest locations.

Triathlon enthusiasts will be happy to hear that we are also building what is not available at every other accommodation: you will have access to a private 25-metre-long swimming pool (from April 2023).

Our indoor facilities have space to train on rollers or a cycle trainer.

A state-of-the-art indoor fitness facility.

In the sports hall, they have a large heated training room where theire is space for group activities, yoga, core-stability & stretching, among others.

The ideal way to kickstart your recovery process after an intense workout.

Take up the challenge and join the specially designed Tour de Tæru. Tackle the 7 stages in a week, or go for 3 stages at the weekend.

Don’t worry about your bike and concentrate on your training or enjoy your recovery. There is a fully equipped and secure bike storage for your peace of mind.

Whether you want to clean your trusted companion after every ride or bring along a team of experienced mechanics, at Tæru they have what you need: a bike wash station, a bike workbench and plenty of indoor and outdoor space to work on bikes.

There is a brand new fully equipped kitchen specially designed to cook for large groups. You also have access to a separate storage room with industrial refrigerators, a large oven, two gas cookers, a dishwasher, …

In the same open space as our kitchen, there is a spacious but cosy dining area for 43 people. There is also a relaxation corner with media facilities such as a projector, so you can hold team meetings as a team or watch a game after dinner.

Just one flight of stairs away from our dining area, you will find a lounge with a television, comfy sofas and a selection of books to get energised and inspired after a day’s workout.

They offer 4 professional massage tables in our heated group room for you to use. If required, a physiotherapist can also be arranged for you. Also there is an Hypoxic room available to have a massage at Altitude which will benifit the recovery extreemly.

Part of the sports hall is reserved for a dedicated bar to hang out before or after training. Darts, table football and cold (recovery) beers: check it out!

Throughout the grounds of Tæru, you will find mindfulness nooks and seats, where you can enjoy the tranquillity of nature.

Whether you fancy a recovery walk or a full-day hike, they can provide you with routes to discover the beautiful surroundings of Tæru on foot.

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