My Wellness Body Balance Retreat In Monchique Hills
Pampering escape in the heart of Monchique Hills
Let us take care of your health and help you boost your wellness goals. We’ve designed a well-balanced holiday break that will help to improve your wellbeing, enjoy fitness activities and spa treatments as well as discover beautiful nature and culture of the Algarve. We’ve selected the best treatments that will rejuvenate and revitalise your body, destress and kick start a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. All with exclusive access to one of the most desirable spas in the Algarve!
DAY 1 – 5* Resort & Spa in the hills of Monchique
5* Monchique Resort & Spa is located high up in the hills above the coast only 5 minutes away from Caldas de Monchique, a locally famed spa town with its natural alkaline healing waters.
It is the only 5* resort in this undiscovered area of Portugal that combines modern design with unspoilt surroundings and breath-taking views of the mountains and coast. Meet with 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 enjoy their indulgent spa.
DAY 2 – Nature activities in Mochique Hills
Wake yourself up in this peaceful environment, get ready for a fitness class of your choice or simply enjoy the amazing spa facilities.
Choose between experiencing an easy cycling day to the 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? You choose!
DAY 3 – Sensorial Spa morning & organic spirulina tour
Today, 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, be guided through an artisanal organic spirulina farm, located in a “Natura 2000” pure natural reserve. Learn how the passionate owners George and Christina produce this superfood, its amazing benefits and have the opportunity to taste and bring some back with you!
DAY 4 – Coastline wonders
Meet with your private guide and 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 beaches of the Algarve, with pristine waters and wonderful rock cliff formations.
DAY 5 – Thermal spa treatments with alkaline water
After a hearty 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.
Be pampered from head to toe!
DAY 6 – Zen workshops or paddling
Have you already tried the amazing multi-sensory experience of “Activate Breathwork”, or felt the benefits of the “Japanese Art of Touch” Life energy movements? Both are incredibly beneficial for the body and mind, helping to reconnect with your inner self and rebalance your body.
Feeling more sportive? Challenge yourself at Stand Up Paddling, in one of the best beaches of Portimão. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon at your hotel, and try one of the spa facilities!
DAY 7 – Leisurely day
Today, you can choose to spend your day doing fitness classes and having access to the amazing spa facilities of your hotel or booking other wellness activities such as a Guided Tour of the Medieval Town of Silves, where you will eat 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 experience an easy Hiking Tour following the Roman Trails to Foia the highest point of the Algarve.
DAY 8 – Departure
It is time to say goodbye to the beautiful Algarve and get ready for your private airport transfer.
You are now richer in experiences, in emotions and have made unforgettable memories for the rest of your life.
Get comfortable in-flight and watch over the lagoons feeling grateful for what you have discovered.
Promise yourself “I’ll be back”.
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