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Overview of Monchique Resort & Spa

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Indoor pool, 2 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Indoor pool, 2 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Indoor pool, 2 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
In-room safe, free WiFi, bed sheets

Monchique Resort & Spa

5 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationMonchique Thermal Springs15 min walk
    Popular LocationMina Park3 min drive
    Popular LocationPicota Peak14 min drive
    AirportPortimao (PRM)23 min drive

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About this area

Caldas de Monchique

Located in Monchique, Monchique Resort & Spa is in the mountains and in a regional park. Arade Congress Center and Portimao Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Slide and Splash Water Park and Mina Park. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Portimao Arena or Portimao Municipal Stadium.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Monchique Thermal Springs - 15 min walk
  • Mina Park - 3 min drive
  • Alferce - 7 min drive
  • Misericordia de Monchique Church - 8 min drive
  • Picota Peak - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Portimao Station - 22 min drive
  • Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.) - 51 min drive

Restaurants

  • Mercado Culinário — 1 min walk
  • Mon-Chic — 1 min walk
  • Foz do Banho - 4 min walk
  • Restaurante 1692 - 16 min walk
  • O Tasco - 16 min walk

About this property

Monchique Resort & Spa

Family-friendly resort with 2 restaurants and 2 outdoor pools
Along with 2 restaurants, this smoke-free resort has 2 outdoor pools and a full-service spa. Free buffet breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free manager's reception. Other amenities include an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness centre and a bar/lounge. All 190 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, along with conveniences such as sitting areas and fridges. In-room free WiFi and furnished balconies or patios are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with satellite channels.
Monchique Resort & Spa offers 190 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and complimentary bathrobes. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, slippers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an indoor pool. Other recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Sensorial Spa has 7 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a mud bath, a sauna, a spa tub and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • 2 restaurants
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Free daily reception

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Playground

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Free children's club
  • Corner/local shop
  • Indoor pool
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Fridge
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Corner/local shop

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 7 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body treatments
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Mud bath
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge
  • Hob

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony or patio

More

  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area
  • Slippers

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 01 December and 30 March.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: EUR 200.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 92 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Facilities fee: EUR 35 per person, per day and includes use of: sauna; spa tub; spa; swimming pool

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Monchique Wellness
Monchique Wellness Resort
Macdonald Monchique Resort
Macdonald Monchique
Macdonald Resort
Macdonald Monchique Resort Spa
Monchique Resort
Monchique Resort & Spa Resort
Monchique Resort & Spa Monchique
Monchique Resort & Spa Resort Monchique

Frequently asked questions

4.4
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 115 out of 223 reviews
5 - Excellent 52%
Rating 4 - Good. 85 out of 223 reviews
4 - Good 38%
Rating 3 - Okay. 13 out of 223 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 7 out of 223 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 223 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Restaurant too small for size of hotel
In-house restaurant was fully booked. for a country hotel this was disappointing. Ended up eating ready meal in our room
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Discriminatory treat in favour of friends & family
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very clean and spacious room and hotel. Facilities were nice and staff friendly and very helpful. I would recommend the daily activities.
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2019

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great views, big rooms,,great breakfast, would stay again!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019