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Wellness Retreat in Monchique Hills

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US$ 2,721.35
2 travellers
What to Expect
DAY 1. Meet with Raimonda, your personal trainer and get a wellness & fitness consultation to help you achieve your goals. Enjoy your free time at the hotel, relax by one of the three pools or spa.

DAY 2.

Wake up in this peaceful environment, get ready for a fitness class of your choice or simply enjoy spa facilities. Do you feel more experiencing an easy cycling day to Monchique hills through eucalyptus and cork tree forests – a walking tour following the “Roman Trails”, - or a Jeep Mountain Tour till Foia, the highest peak in the Algarve travelling off-road and tasting local Portuguese delicacies?


Discover the renowned “Thermal Spa Circuit”, using the very best ingredients of the Monchique region. From Flor de Sal exfoliation, body hydration with local spring waters to warm mineral stone massage, indulge with the wonderful natural aromas of Monchique. After a light lunch, head to Serra de Monchique and to artisanal organic spirulina farm, located in a “Natura 2000” pure natural reserve. Learn how the passionate owner produce this superfood, what are its benefits and have the opportunity to taste and bring back some with you!

DAY 4. Discover the breath-taking natural wonders of the “Seven Hanging Valleys”, a scenic coastal path where you can admire the best views of the caves and hidden beaches of the Western Algarve. Stop for lunch in a local restaurant or have a picnic on the beach and enjoy the beauty of Praia da Marinha, one of the most beautiful beach of the Algarve, with pristine waters and wonderful rock cliff formations.

DAY 5. After a breakfast, get ready for a guided walk to the picturesque village of Caldas de Monchique, famous for its alkaline mineral waters renowned since Roman times for their healing properties. Enjoy a treatment at Villa Termal das Caldas de Monchique Spa, the only thermal spa in the south of Portugal whose alkaline and rich fluoride waters promote immediate well-being. Try the Jet and Vichy showers, whirlpools, thermal relaxation circuit with indoor heated spa pool, sauna and Turkish bath.

DAY 6. Have you already tried the amazing multi-sensory experience of “Activated breathwork”, or feel the benefits of the “Japanese Art of Touch” Life energy movements? Both are incredibly beneficial helping to reconnect with your inner self and rebalance your body. Challenge yourself at Stand Up Paddling, in one of the best beach of Portimão.

DAY 7. Enjoy a leisure afternoon at your hotel, try one of the spa facilities of your hotel!

Choose to use spa facilities at your hotel or go an a guided tour of the medieval town of Silves and try the best oranges of Europe, experience the benefits of Nordic walking and burn 40% more calories that a regular walk, hop on a Jeep Mountain Tour and taste local delicacies or take an easy hiking tour.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Macdonald Monchique 5* Hotel
8 days
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast - Continental breakfast
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Hotel pickup for tours
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Airport pickup and drop-off (available to book)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 1 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese
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