• Macdonald Monchique Resort and Spa
  • Macdonald Monchique Resort and Spa
  • Macdonald Monchique Resort and Spa
  • Macdonald Monchique Resort and Spa

Macdonald Monchique Resort and Spa

Nr Alvor, Algarve, Portugal
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Featuring beautifully appointed suites, an indulgent spa, high-end dining options and a wealth of activities available both in the resort and nearby, this idyllic retreat enjoys an enviable location in the ever sunny woodlands in the western Algarve.

Perfect for couples and for families

Perfect for couples and for families

Contemporary suites each featuring an outdoor balcony or terrace

Contemporary suites each featuring an outdoor balcony or terrace

Wide choice of on-site restaurants and bars

Wide choice of on-site restaurants and bars

Sensorial Spa plus three swimming pools

Sensorial Spa plus three swimming pools

Children's club and sheltered family pool

Children's club and sheltered family pool

One hour by car from Faro Airport

One hour by car from Faro Airport

Overview

Discover a different side to the sun-soaked Algarve at this peaceful hideaway, high up in the Serra de Monchique mountain range.

A world away from the Algarve's typical coastal resorts, Macdonald Monchique Resort & Spa is the epitome of casual chic, striking a careful balance between contemporary luxury and nature's finest resources.

With the fabulous beaches by Alvor and Portimao less than 30 minutes from the resort Monchique genuinely offers guests the best of both worlds.

  • Macdonald Monchique Resort and Spa Overview

Accommodation

The suites offer contemporary styling coupled with a range of high-end amenities and can comfortably accommodate up two adults and two children.

These suites feature an elegant bedroom with a king-size bed (or two singles upon request) and a furnished balcony or terrace. The spacious living room also includes a sofa bed and floor-to-ceiling windows - the perfect setting in which to relax and unwind.

The open plan living area includes your kitchenette which includes all the essentials should you wish to rustle up some breakfast for the family or experiment with some local ingredients and some Portuguese recipes.

Other essentials included in your apartment include 2 HD flat screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi, Nespresso coffee machine, air conditioning and telephone.

Accommodation available

Patio Suite Sleeps 4

This suite features one double or twin bedroom, two bathrooms and a spacious open plan kitchen, dining and living space which includes a double sofa bed in the lounge area..

Panoramic Suite Sleeps 4

These larger suites include one king-size dedroom and two bathrooms. The spacious open plan living room, kitchen and dining area include a double sofa bed and extends further with a plus furnished balcony offering outdoor living space with breath-taking views of the coast and surrounding mountains.

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  • Macdonald Monchique Resort and Spa Accommodation
  • Macdonald Monchique Resort and Spa Accommodation
  • Macdonald Monchique Resort and Spa Accommodation
  • Macdonald Monchique Resort and Spa Accommodation

Eat & Drink

When it comes to dining, Macdonald Monchique Resort & Spa offers a range of gastronomic treats in its restaurants*. Options range from a fresh breakfast buffet, a fantastic and family friendly pizzeria to a food market and a fine-dining restaurant specialising in local fish and wines. There’s also an elegant cocktail bar and pool bar. 

O Mercado Culinário offers a wide variety of national and international dishes, with something to suit every taste. Enjoy themed lunches and dinners featuring fresh local and international specialities, as well as innovative ‘show cooking’ from our talented kitchen team.

Mon Chic is a modern, elegant concept restaurant that combines breath-taking panoramic views over the Monchique mountains and coast, with an unforgettable gastronomic experience. Exquisite fresh fish and meat dishes are perfectly accompanied by a carefully chosen selection of Portuguese fine wines. The seasonal menu is inspired by the best local ingredients to recreate the traditional flavours of the Algarve.

Pizzaria da Serra offers diners an authentic taste of Italy with a regional twist from the spacious outdoor terrace which serves delicious specialities in a casual environment. Dishes range from pizza to pasta and include some of the famed ingredients such as salami, sheep’s cheese and olive oil, all washed down with fine Italian wines.

The Mezzanine Bar is a stylish cocktail bar  that is the ideal place to relax after a day spent sampling the many delights of this beautiful region. Live music and sophisticated entertainment against a stunning mountain backdrop create the perfect environment for enjoying a pre- or post-dinner aperitif.

Visit the Cascata Pool Bar for a range of drinks, snacks and light lunches. This laid-back bar is situated next to the resort’s main pool, making it the perfect destination for casual poolside eating and drinking. The bar also serves bottled Monchique thermal water, which is said to have healing properties.

* Please note that some bars and restaurants operate seasonally

  • Macdonald Monchique Resort and Spa Eat and Drink
  • Macdonald Monchique Resort and Spa Eat and Drink
  • Macdonald Monchique Resort and Spa Eat and Drink
  • Macdonald Monchique Resort and Spa Eat and Drink
  • Macdonald Monchique Resort and Spa Eat and Drink
  • Macdonald Monchique Resort and Spa Eat and Drink

Health & Leisure

At Monchique you'll find a whole range of activities to invigorate your mind and your body. Check out the comprehensive wellness and fitness schedule including yoga, Pilates, Zumba and aquafit. There's also a well equipped gym on-site plus local walks and cycle tracks.

Then there's the Sensorial Spa*, the epitome of pure rejuvenation and relaxation. Inspired by the Algarve’s most valuable natural resources and the breathtaking beauty of the surrounding mountains, the spa offers treatments from spa brand ESPA as well as a range of treatments using local thermal water to give you the most radiant skin. The spa includes an indoor pool, seven treatment rooms, a rock sauna, sensorial showers, an aroma cabin and more.

In addition to the indoor spa pool you'll find two additional swimming pools outdoors. There's the main pool with magnificent views over the mountains towards the sea and plenty of loungers to take in the sun. Then there's the separate family pool which is sheltered and shallow for some safe family fun in the sun.

Whilst the grown-ups enjoy the spa and activities on-site there's also plenty to keep the young one's thoroughly invigorated and engaged. The Kids Club has a wide range of activities all arranged by the friendly childcare professionals. The club opens daily and caters for children from 4 to 12 years old.

* Please note that Sensorial Spa is for adults only

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Local Area

The Algarve offers something for everyone, from mountain walks and horse riding to surfing and dolphin watching, not to mention its award-winning golf courses and beautiful beaches. And, thanks to the region’s temperate climate, many activities are available all year round.

The resort offers an extensive experience programme, aiming to bring you the best of this diverse region, with action-packed itineraries that cover numerous sports and leisure activities, as well as showcasing local customs and culture.

Within 20 minutes of the resort you could be lying on one of the many beautiful beaches near Portimao or teeing off on a local golf course. Drive up the hill for just 5 minutes and you'll discover the market village of Monchique, the drive itself offering guests unbeatable views across the region. Other ways to expore the region include local jeep safaris in the Serra de Monchique and Tuc Tuc tours covering Monchique village, Mount Fóia and the thermal waters at Caldas de Monchique.

For family fun why not check out the many theme parks found along the coast including Zoomarine, Slide and Splash or Lagos Zoo?

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Location

Resort Address

Macdonald Monchique Resort and Spa
Lugar do Montinho,
8550-232 Monchique,
Algarve,
Portugal

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