Wellbeing Family Holiday at Monchique Resort & Spa | Wellbeing Escapes

Wellbeing Family Holiday at Monchique Resort & Spa

Monchique (Algarve), Faro, Portugal

Monchique Wellness Resort
Monchique Wellness Resort
Monchique Wellness Resort
Monchique Wellness Resort
Monchique Wellness Resort
Monchique Wellness Resort
Monchique Wellness Resort
Monchique Wellness Resort
Monchique Wellness Resort
Monchique Wellness Resort
Monchique Wellness Resort
Monchique Wellness Resort
Monchique Wellness Resort
Monchique Wellness Resort
Monchique Wellness Resort
Monchique Wellness Resort
Monchique Wellness Resort
Monchique Wellness Resort
Monchique Wellness Resort
Monchique Wellness Resort

Overview

Located among mountainous woodlands and nature, Monchique Resort & Spa is a privately-owned hotel offering an idyllic environment for families to kick back and relax, away from the touristy part of the Algarve. The resort is focused on 4 main pillars for its guests - wellness, nature, gastronomy and sports activities. The spa has excellent facilities, in particular the Sensorial Spa Thermal Circuit plus also the complimentary small children's club. Hiking trails in the area give you an opportunity to explore the surrounding hills or head to the spectacular nearby sandy beaches, just a 20 minute drive away.

When to go

MACDONALD MONCHIQUE RESORT & SPA
17
Jan
17
Feb
18
Mar
20
Apr
22
May
25
Jun
29
Jul
30
Aug
27
Sep
22
Oct
20
Nov
17
Dec

What we love

  • The Monchique Mountain spring water, which is the most alkaline in Portugal 
  • Nearby is the village of Monchique with it's quaint, cobbled streets and natural thermal waters plus the stunning beaches of the Algarve, ideal for families, are just a short drive away
  • The free kids club for children aged 4 to 12 years old plus the complimentary resort activities for families, such as family yoga, hikes and archery

Family Focus

  • People who never been on a wellness holiday before and would like to try it for the first time
  • Nature lovers and people who wish to stay in a peaceful environment
  • Complimentary daily Kids Club (for ages 4 to 12) 
  • Children can stay for free in every room type all year around (for under 12s) on a bed and breakfast basis, plus a complimentary cot is available in all room types
  • Optional spa treatments for children from the age of 4 upwards
  • Optional 'Flexible Family Connect' package, carefully designed by Wellbeing Escapes with enriching activities to maximise your time together as a family
  • Optional children's healthy menu, nutritionally designed by Wellbeing Escapes 

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Family Offers

  • Exclusive rates
  • Twin/double room and family added-value benefit – free spa credit of €30 per person for all stays for min. of 3 nights (with pre-booked spa programme)
  • Family booking value add – free daily access to Thermal Spa Circuit included (worth approximately €20 a day), with every pre-booked spa programme
  • Select three family wellbeing activities and receive a 4th for free 
  • For repeat clients to Monchique (booked via Wellbeing Escapes): free room upgrade when available

Flexible Family Connect

Min. 5 nights, family wellbeing activities

From price for a 7 night stay for a family of 4 on B&B 

Low season - £570 per family 

High Season - £1225 per family 

For the optional family programme below, add an extra £145 per family 

Ask us for your personalised quote and to include our children’s healthy half board option

The Programme
  • Choose 3 of the following private family activities (1 hour per session, unless specified) and receive a 4th activity for free:
  • - Family yoga 
  • - Family meditation
  • - Guided family hike 
  • - Family archery 
  • - Family Pilates
  • - Healthy energy snack bar creation or juicing class 
  • - Creative family natural beauty product workshop
  • - 1 massage per adult (55 mins) plus 1 mini-me spa treatment per child (25 mins, ages 4 to 15 years old)
  • - Babysitting sessions (3 hour session, up to two children, additional charges apply in resort after midnight)
  • Complimentary kids club (open daily, for children aged 4 to 12 years old)
  • Complimentary resort activities, such as family yoga, hikes and archery
  • Optional children's healthy menu, nutritionally balanced and carefully designed by Wellbeing Escapes 
Wellbeing Exclusives and Benefits
Select three family wellbeing activities and receive a 4th for free 

Wellness

High up in the hills of Monchique, you can find everything you need to relax deeply. The Sensorial Spa is inspired by the Algarve’s natural resources and the beauty of the surrounding mountains offers an experience of pure rejuvenation and relaxation. It uses the luxury brand ESPA as well as its own products which contain local, thermal water. Children can have optional spa treatments from the age of 4 years old.

Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, indoor swimming pool, a small outdoor children's pool which is unheated but has a cover in cooler months, heated spa hydro pool, 8 treatment rooms, sauna with Himalayan rock salt wall, aroma steam room, aroma cabin, foot bath, themed tropical showers, heated loungers and 2 relaxation rooms.

Example treatments at Wellbeing Family Holiday at Monchique Resort & Spa
  • Advanced skin radiance facial
  • Aromatherapy massage
  • Deep muscle massage
  • Invigorating foot massage 

Family Fitness & Activities

Activities available at resort
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Tennis
  • Yoga
  • Pilates

Activities available at the surrounding area
  • Walk to the quaint village of Monchique
  • Visit the local thermal baths
  • The stunning beaches are 20 minutes drive away
  • Visit the beautiful beachfront town of Lagos 

Kids Activities

  • Family Yoga
  • Family Archery
  • Gymnastics
  • Art
  • Hiking
  • Dance

More Info on Kids Club

Please note - Classes are subject to change and seasonal adjustments


Rooms

  • There are 190 huge suites in total. Each suite is the same size either on the ground or first floor and boasts useful kitchen facilities, making the resort an ideal choice for families. 

Monchique Wellness Resort
Patio Suite with Balcony

MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY 3 ADULTS (OR 2 ADULTS AND 2 CHILDREN)

The Patio Suite with Balcony boasts 60 m2, with a king-size bed (or twin beds), plus a sofa bed in the lounge, and a kitchenette and dining area. There is a furnished balcony, with an inland view. 

Each suite has 2 separate bathrooms, one with the bathtub and a second one with a shower.

Facilities include 2 flat screen TVs (one in the bedroom and one in the living room), air conditioning, telephone, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, crockery and cutlery, toiletries, hairdryer, bathrobe and complimentary Wi-Fi. 




Monchique Wellness Resort
Patio Suite with Terrace

MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY 3 ADULTS (OR 2 ADULTS AND 2 CHILDREN)

The Patio Suite with Terrace boasts 60 m2, with either a king-size or twin beds, plus a sofa bed in the lounge, and a kitchenette and dining area. There is a furnished terrace, with an inland view.

Each suite has 2 separate bathrooms, one with the bathtub and a second one with a shower.

Facilities include 2 flat screen TVs (one in the bedroom and one in the living room), air conditioning, telephone, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, crockery and cutlery, kettle, toiletries, hairdryer, bathrobe and complimentary Wi-Fi. 


Monchique Wellness Resort
Panoramic Suite with Balcony

MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY 3 ADULTS (OR 2 ADULTS AND 2 CHILDREN)

The Panoramic Suites are 60 m2. They are located on the first floor of the hotel with a private, furnished balcony overlooking the mountains and surrounding woodland.

They have either a king-size bed or twin beds, plus a sofa bed in the lounge, with a kitchenette and dining table in the dining area. 

Each suite has 2 separate bathrooms, one with the bathtub and second one with a shower.

Facilities include 2 flatscreen TVs, air conditioning, telephone, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, crockery and cutlery, Nespresso coffee machine, kettle, toiletries, hairdryer, bathrobe and complimentary Wi-Fi.




Monchique Wellness Resort
Panoramic Suite with Terrace
MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY 3 ADULTS (OR 2 ADULTS AND 2 CHILDREN)

The Panoramic Suites are 60 m2. They are located on the ground floor of the hotel with a private, furnished terrace with sun-loungers, overlooking the mountains and surrounding woodland.

They have either a king-size bed or twin beds, plus a sofa bed in the lounge, with a kitchenette and dining table in the dining area.

Each suite has 2 separate bathrooms, one with the bathtub and second one with a shower.

Facilities include 2 flatscreen TVs, air conditioning, telephone, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, crockery and cutlery, Nespresso coffee machine, kettle, toiletries, hairdryer, bathrobe and complimentary Wi-Fi plus sun-loungers on the terrace.


Monchique Wellness Resort
Suite Monchique

MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY 3 ADULTS (OR 2 ADULTS AND 2 CHILDREN)

Located on the top floor, this suite is the biggest type of suite, with a huge patio, facing both east and south, taking in views of the mountains towards the sea (on a clear day) plus benefiting from longer sunshine hours. This private patio is furnished with a table, chairs and sun-loungers. It has a spacious, light living room, a bedroom with a king size bed (or twin beds) and an en-suite bathroom, as well as a sofa bed in the lounge, with a kitchenette and dining table in the dining area.

Each suite has 2 separate bathrooms, one with the bathtub and second one with a shower.

Facilities include 2 flatscreen TVs, air conditioning, telephone, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, crockery and cutlery, Nespresso coffee machine, kettle, premium toiletries, hairdryer, bathrobe and complimentary Wi-Fi plus sun-loungers on the terrace.


What’s on the menu

When it comes to dining, Monchique Resort & Spa offers a range of gastronomic treats in its restaurants. Options range from a fresh breakfast buffet to a food market and fine dining. Healthy options are available within the Wellness Menus which you'll be automatically given as a Wellbeing Escapes guest. What's more is that your little ones can choose from an optional children's healthy menu, nutritionally balanced and carefully designed by Wellbeing Escapes. Please note that there are no places to go out and have a dinner within walking distance so we encourage our clients to book at least half board. Head to the Mezzanine Bar in the evening for a mocktail and live music. 

Location

Monchique Resort & Spa is located in the mountainous woodlands and enjoys far-reaching views of the Algarve. If you like hiking, then this is a right spot for you with plenty of trails. The town of Portimao is a 15 minute drive away with its cobbled streets, history and culture. The nearest beach is Praia da Rocha, which is 20 minute drive away. Praia de Lagos and Prais de Alejzur are also accessible.

Nearest airport

The transfer time from Faro Airport is approx 1 hour by car. There are frequent flights to Faro throughout the year. The flight time is approximately 3 hours from London. 

Families, Children & Infants

Everyone is welcome at Monchique Resort & Spa. The complimentary small kids club is aimed at children aged 4 to 12 years of age, taking a total of 14 children. These services are on request only and subject to availability. Families with kids are accommodated in a separate block with a swimming pool.

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