Stay active during your holiday and follow your fitness motivation

Whatever your fitness goals, make sure you continue your workout routine over the holidays. At Monchique Resort & Spa we have all that is needed to push yourself beyond what your body thinks is possible. There is a gym available 24/7 for hotel guests, as well as personal training sessions and selection of wellness classes.

Personal Training

Make the most of your gym time. A custom session ensures better and faster results. Our Personal Trainer will help you expand your limits and achieve your goals. Book a private training session for better and faster results.

Duration: 1 hour Cost: 45€ Great for: Faster results


Monchique is the ideal place for cycling. Every day, hundreds of cyclists climb the mountain and enjoy the mix of fresh air and the technical circuit that makes them improve their performance. From the professional athletes training or simple walks, Monchique is the perfect place to pedal.

Cost: Bike rental Great for: Cycling lovers


A training session with a mini-circuit of exercises and rest intervals of small, medium and high intensity. Includes functional training exercises carried out mainly with the weight of the body itself. The goal is to increase overall muscle strength, stamina and improve respiratory cardio conditioning.

Duration: 45 min Cost: Free Great for: Intense fitness

Core Training

Medium to high intensity training aiming to reinforce the core (central region of the body), responsible for stabilizing the spine, through strength exercises performed with body weight and in a circuit, with small rest intervals. Increases muscle strength, endurance and improves cardio respiratory conditioning.

Duration: 30 min Cost: Free Great for: Intense fitness

Fit Ball

A fun session where a ball is used for mobility and stabilization exercises. This class is great for those looking for a fun but effective workout that allows you to work on strength, flexibility and balance.

Duration: 45 min Cost: Free Great for: Fun Fitness


Focus on improving flexibility and body mobility. Regular stretching will prevent permanent strains on the tendons, often caused by repetitive daily activities and movement. Get more flexibility, body awareness and release muscle tension.

Duration: 30 min Cost: Free Great for: Flexibility & Balance


When you experience a Zumba session you will feel the energy flowing through your body. This session, inspired by Latin music and easy-to-follow choreography, stimulates the movements through rhythm, in a high energy explosion: you will feel refreshed, renewed and full of life.

Duration: 45 min Cost: Free Great for: Energy & fun

Aqua Fit

Low impact and high energy session. In the water, the impact on the joints is reduced, which allows you to truly release the body. The water also creates a natural resistance, where you can easily adjust the intensity of the exercises, with fun and energised movements.

Duration: 45 min Cost: Free Great for: Fun fitness

Water polo

Exciting water game that promotes team spirit and mutual support. Score more goals than the other team!

Duration: 45 min Cost: Free Great for: Family fun

Surf & Paddle

Choose from the southern or western coast of the Algarve to ride some of the best waves in Europe. There are several packages and several opportunities to simply take a class or an intensive course of Surf, bodyboard and stand up paddle.

Cost: from 60€ Great for: adrenaline & fun

All our activities must be pre-booked 24 hours in advance