Whether it’s a weekend break or a longer stay, finding a destination that offers the ultimate in relaxation and wellness can be difficult, but if you are casting an eye over Portugal as a destination, you would certainly strike gold by booking a stay as the MacDonald Monchique Resort and Spa.

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Known for its luxurious spas within the UK and Portugal, MacDonald Hotels and Resorts are focused on giving guests the ultimate escape for relaxation and retreat.

The MacDonald Monchique Resort & Spa, located within the Algarve, Portugal, is the ideal destination for travel buyers looking for a year-round mild climate, beautiful sandy beaches and stunning landscapes to explore.

This five star resort is ideally under one hour from Faro airport and only twenty minutes from the beautiful beaches of the south coast, making it an easy location for a stress-free holiday. The convenient location is not the only thing about this resort that will help you relax, the hotel has its very own Luxury Sensorial Spa, outdoor pools, restaurants and a golf course only 15 minutes drive away.

If guests are looking to truly escape and unwind then a spa break is essential. The Hotel & Spa provides a full package aimed to improve health and wellbeing. The spa consists of a Himalayan rock salt sauna, steam room, aromatherapy, an indoor heated pool, relaxation rooms, 8 treatment rooms, private spa suite with Jacuzzi and much more. As if those elements of the spa weren’t enough, the experience is complemented with amazing views of the surrounding mountains.

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Guests can also feel balance and completeness with Yoga classes open to all guests at the MacDonald Monchique Resort. Alternatively, visitors can get out in the fresh air with walking tours, great for fitness of body and mind.

Once guests have finished their days at the spa, they can dine in one of four restaurants, so there’s something for everyone, from the health conscious to those who fancy a treat. Mon Chic is an award winning dining experience serving local specialities, meats, fresh fish and fine wines. There is also a pizzeria and a tapas restaurant, offering the best in Mediterranean cuisine.

After a long day of relaxation, visitors can then escape to their own personal oasis in one of the 190 luxurious suites all offering a bedroom, living space, two bathrooms and balcony or terrace. Beautifully decorated and benefiting from floor to ceiling windows allowing lots of natural light  – this is the perfect setting for relaxing at the beginning and the end of the day.

The MacDonald Monchique is a great choice for travel buyers wanting to provide their clients with a holistic experience that is sure to relax mind, body and soul.

Last year we had the great opportunity to host our very first Connections Wellbeing event at the MacDonald Monchique Resort and Spa and the experience was unforgettable.

We are looking forward to go back to Portugal, but this time for our next Connections Meetings edition!

For more details of our award winning events designed exclusively for the luxury travel sector, please have a look over our web site or feel free to contact me on [email protected] and I can tell you more.