Whether you’re trying to lose weight, tone your body, or detox from a hectic lifestyle, these can come with their own set of challenges. Joining a gym is a great first step and we highly recommend signing up for gym memberships at these fantastic hotels that will not just inspire you to get fit but provide top-notch facilities and truly care for your wellbeing!
Mandarin Oriental, Macau
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This lavish and modern-looking hotel offers several memberships available for every pocket. There are two types: the luxury annual memberships, and the short-term ones, where one can purchase a one-month or a three-month membership. Mandarin Oriental, Macau’s premier membership includes a one night stay in Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong in a Superior Room with breakfast, 12 sessions of complimentary personal training, two hours of treatment at The Spa (per month), MOP $5,000 skincare credit, and other MOP $5,000 F&B credit. It also includes usage of heat and water experiences, the Fitness Centre and their infinity swimming pool, it allows for priority reservations for all F&B outlets, signing privilege at The Spa and F&B outlets, complimentary laundry service on exercise gears and valet parking.
The elite package includes–besides access to both the fitness center and the swimming pool–one night stay in Mandarin Oriental, Macau in a Waterfront Suite with breakfast, 90-minute treatment at The Spa (per month), MOP $3,000 F&B credit and so other amenities. As for short-term memberships, there’s a one-month and a three-month, which offer full access to the gym and the pool, usage of heat and water experiences, and complimentary valet parking for two hours. They don’t offer classes at the fitness center, but meditation and yoga sessions are available for an extra charge.
Opening hours: Daily, 7:00am–10:00pm
How much: Individual annual memberships – MOP $80,000 (premier membership), MOP $55,000 (elite membership),
Short-term memberships – MOP $3,800 (one-month membership), MOP $9,800 (three-month membership)
Mandarin Oriental, Macau 945 Avenida Dr. Sun Yat Sen, NAPE, Macau, +853 8805 8588, [email protected]
The Venetian Macao
Club V, at The Venetian Macao, might be just what you are looking for when it comes to gym memberships! Tired of paying joining and annual fees? Well, then this is just the right option. At Club V, members get gym and pool access where you can bring friends and family members for just MOP $80 per guest. There is also golf there, which you can enjoy for an entire hour, plus four hours of complimentary parking.
Club V memberships give you access to both the fitness center and the swimming pool, which you can enjoy with friends or family members for a small extra amount. Exercising and swimming at The Venetian Macao is convenient for everyone, as there are lots of transportation nearby, but also shopping to do before or after a sweat sesh!
Opening hours: Gym – 6:00am–11:00pm, Swimming pool – 9:00am–5:00pm
How much: Individual – MOP $1,090; additional MOP $80 per guest up to four guests (one-month membership), MOP $5,886 (six-month membership), MOP $10,464 (12-month membership)
Couples – MOP $1,960 (one-month membership), MOP $10,584 (six-month membership), MOP $18,816 (12-month membership)
*One additional free month when purchasing the six-month membership; two additional months when purchasing the 12-month one. The above prices are subjected to 5% government tax
The Venetian Macao (Swimming pool) 5/F, Estrada da Baía de Nossa Senhora da Esperança, Cotai
(V Gym) Level 8 (South Suites), Estrada da Baía de Nossa Senhora da Esperança, Cotai, www.venetianmacao.com
The Parisian Macao
Have you ever imagined working out at The Parisian Macao’s Health Club? What differentiates this gym from others is the presence of trainers from 6:00am to 10:00pm who can assist whenever and with whatever you need. However, if “gym time” means relaxation and having no people around, head there at any other time, because it’s open 24 hours! The Parisian Macao’s gym membership has different plans, including one, three, six and 12-month ones.
With prices of individual memberships ranging from MOP $900 and MOP $7,800 per person, all include certain amenities, such as a complimentary body assessment session, a Le SPA’tique treatment voucher, free parking, discount to have the kids at the Qube Kingdom, amongst others. There are also couples’ memberships with amenities included as well.
Opening hours: 24-hours (manned from 6:00am to 10:00pm)
How much: Individual membership – MOP $900 (one-month), MOP $2,250 (three-month), MOP $4,200 (six-month), MOP $7,800 (one year)
Couples’ membership – MOP $1,800 (one-month), MOP $4,500 (three-month), MOP $8,400 (six-month), MOP $15,600 (one year)
The Parisian Macao Level 6, Estrada do Istmo, Lote 3, Cotai, +853 8111 1224, +853 8111 1225, [email protected], www.parisianmacao.com
Studio City Macau
Relax in absolute splendor while taking a dip and floating along RiverScape, yet another unique and immersive attraction in Studio City Macau. The fitness center provides you with the very best equipment and facilities to ensure your fitness needs are met throughout your day. There is an array of memberships to choose from, so be sure to think them through.
Pool, gym and wet spa facilities’ access for one year costs MOP $40,000 per person, but if you’re looking to use just the pool and the gym, you can purchase a one-year membership for MOP $30,000. This includes MOP $5,500 spa credit at Zensa Spa to redeem spa treatments or retail products, but also five personal training sessions, five entrance passes for your friends or family to enjoy the same facilities (worth MOP $1,900). They also have a six-month membership available for those who prefer a softer commitment. If this still doesn’t cut it and what you really want is day passes so you can come and go as you please without the guilty conscience of not visiting the gym for months now, then Studio City Macau is ideal for you. For just MOP $330 or MOP $380, have a day of full access to their facilities! The wet spa facilities include steam and sauna room, jacuzzi, snow room, lockers, and relaxation lounge with a classic environment. All prices include the usage of a locker, refreshment, and towels.
Opening hours: Gym and swimming pool – 8:00am–9:00pm
How much: Annual membership – MOP $30,000 (pool and gym), MOP $40,000 (pool, gym and wet spa facilities)
Six-month membership – MOP $20,000 (pool and gym), MOP $28,000 (pool, gym and wet spa facilities)
One-month membership – MOP $3,500 (pool and gym), MOP $4,800 (pool, gym and wet spa facilities)
Per entry – MOP $330 (pool and gym), MOP $380 (pool, gym and wet spa facilities)
Studio City Macau 3/F, Star Tower & Celebrity Tower, Estrada do Istmo, Cotai, +853 8865 8888, www.studiocity-macau.com
Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip
Located on the fourth floor of the hotel and open 24 hours a day, the Fitness Centre offers the latest in cardiovascular equipment, weight-training machines, and free weights. To enhance your workout experience, machines feature individual LCD televisions and headphones for your enjoyment. A yoga and pilates studio is also available for use. It’s not just about the weight and body woes in here.
The membership on offer is a fantastic deal featuring amenities such as the gym, yoga studio, swimming pool, relaxation lounge in the spa, kinesis wall, locker facilities, and much more. An array of discounts and exclusive privileges are also included.
Opening hours: Fitness center – daily, 7:00am-10:00pm, spa facilities – daily, 9:00am–22:00pm
How much: MOP $38,000 (singles annual membership), MOP $52,000 (couples annual membership), MOP $64,000 (family annual membership; inclusive of two adults and two children below 12 years old)
Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip 4/F, Estrada Da Baía N. Senhora Da Esperança, S/N, Taipa, Macau, +853 2881 8888, www.fourseasons.com
JW Marriott Hotel Macau
If a nice, calming view is just what you need to get your fitness on, then try JW Marriott Hotel Macau’s gym. Facing a swathe of nature, their wellness health club is a great place to relax, revel and re-energize, through a workout. You can sign up for a 12-month single rate membership for MOP $13,880. The entire package includes the use of the fitness facilities, outdoor pool, sauna, steam, and locker are included in this. For a bit more, you’ll even get access to their Grand Resort Deck.
If you are looking for a shorter kind of membership, go for their six-month membership, which has a lot of amenities, including several discounts on massage treatments (The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Macau), and three hours of free car parking. It costs MOP $7,280 for half a year.
Their six-month membership comes with a 10% discount in any JW Marriott F&B outlet and five personal training sessions, while the one-year membership has some more on top of these: MOP $800 coupon in any of JW Marriott Macau’s restaurants, 12 personal training session and a complimentary one day pass.
Opening hours: Gym – 7:00am–9:30pm, outdoor pools – 9:00am—6:00pm, Steam and sauna rooms – 7:00am–9:00pm
How much: Memberships – MOP $7,280 (six-months), MOP $13,880 (12-months), MOP $17,880 (12-months Membership + Grand Resort Deck access)
*Additional 10% service charge and 5% government tax
JW Marriott Hotel Macau Galaxy Macau, +853 8886 6888, www.marriott.com
Hotel Okura Macau
Unfortunately, this classy high-end spot doesn’t offer monthly memberships. However, they do allow non-guests to enjoy their indoor swimming pool, sauna, and gym for a day at MOP$ 300 per person or MOP $550 for two–still a great deal! Hotel Okura Macau is well worth your while, so be sure to choose this one if you are looking for some alone time with your exercise playlist at the gym or for some good old cardio with a strong swimming session.
Opening hours: Wednesday–Tuesday, 9:00am–9:00pm
How much: Day pass – MOP $300 (per person), MOP $550 (for two people)
Hotel Okura Macau 29/F, Galaxy Macau, Avenida Marginal Flor de Lótus, Cotai, www.hotelokuramacau.com
Banyan Tree Macau
With a Befit membership offering unlimited use of Macau’s most remarkable gym, the Health Club Befit exclusive offers three-month and 12-month membership programs that include access to all Banyan Tree Macau recreational facilities and exclusive benefits! A three-month plan is priced at MOP $10,000, while one year of pool and gym access costs MOP $36,000. These prices include access to both their lavish gym facilities and pools (indoor, hot pool and chill), but also jacuzzi, sauna, and steam room. Members can enjoy a 20% savings on hotel room booking, 25% less on food and beverage items, and 15% discount on spa treatments. If you want to bring someone along for a day, there’s a MOP $300 cost per adult, and MOP $150 per child.
Opening hours: Daily, 7:00am–10:00pm
How much: Individual membership – MOP $10,000 (three-month plan), MOP $3,600 (12-month plan)
Companion day pass – MOP $300 (adults), MOP $150 (children)
Banyan Tree Macau 31/F, Galaxy Macau, +853 8883 6688, [email protected], www.banyantree.com
Grand Lisboa Macau
We all know this hotel is lavish in its essence and this clearly includes its fitness center. For MOP $26,888 per person, get the 12-month membership and enjoy the pool and gym, but also the steam room, sauna, and much more! This price includes complimentary access for up to five visitors per month, five Grand Lisboa Signature Ritual treatment spas, and a 50% discount on spa and salon treatment on the month of your birthday. Registered users may also enroll their children aged 16 or under, to use the pool by paying an annual fee of MOP $10,000 per kid.
Opening hours: Swimming Pool – 8:00am–8:00pm; Fitness Centre – 8:00am–9:00pm; Spa – 12:00–9:00pm
How much: MOP $26,888 per person (12-months membership), plus MOP $10,000 per kid (annual fee)
Grand Lisboa Macau 5/F, Avenida de Lisboa, Macau, +853 8803 7703, www.grandlisboahotels.com
Artyzen Grand Lapa Macau
The Resort at Artyzen Grand Lapa Macau, Macau is one of the city’s oldest, best equipped, and complete with facilities. Their memberships include the use of Artyzen Grand Lapa Macau’s lavish and sunny pool, and of course, their gym. The gym provides state-of-the-art equipment, personalized programs, and qualified instructors to help you enjoy your workout. All new members are entitled to a complimentary fitness assessment and a tailor-made workout program.
Steps and body basic aerobics, tai chi, yoga, and pilates classes are also available at this hotel, as well as racquet sports! Their large freeform swimming pool with landscaped waterfall features, a fun water slide, a kid’s pool, and an outdoor whirlpool. Besides, it’s heated during winter and chilled during summer! Memberships range from a single six-months plan (off-peak season) for MOP $13,845 to MOP $19,420 (peak season) . They also have couples, corporate and junior options to choose from as well.
Opening hours: Daily, 6:30am–10:00pm
How much: One-Day Pass – MOP $350 (+ 5% government tax) per adult and MOP $290 (+ 5% government tax) per child
One Month Membership – MOP $3,400 (+ 5% government tax) per adult and MOP $2,900 (+ 5% government tax) per child
Six-month and 12-month memberships depend on the season and package (single, couple, or family) and range from MOP $13,845 (six-month single off-peak season plan) to MOP $51,820 (12-month family peak season plan)
Court and material rental, as well as racquet sports and other amenities, are paid separately
Artyzen Grand Lapa Macau 956-1110 Avenida da Amizade, Macau, +853 2856 7888, artyzen.grandlapa.com/www.grandlapa.com
The Macau Roosevelt Hotel
With a stylish environment, and a great terrace serving a Portuguese restaurant and a pool, this hotel is a good place to get in touch with when looking for a gym membership. Including the use of their outdoor pool (opened during winter as well), it has an average price when comparing to other hotels and resorts.
The gym is well equipped and has classes members can also attend with no extra fees, which include TRX Blast, Yoga, Power Circuit, Aqua Aerobics, and more. Singles’ memberships range from MOP $1,098 to MOP $10,998, while couples enjoy discounts. Members can also take up to two kids to the pool for free.
Opening hours: Gym – 24 hours, Pool (all year round) – daily, 8:00am–10:30pm
How much: Single – MOP $1,098 (one month), MOP $5,860 (six-months), MOP $10,998 (one year)
Couples – MOP $9,288 (six-months), MOP $18,576 (one year)
Teenagers (16 to 19 years old) – MOP $798 (one month), MOP $4,268 (six months), MOP $8,528 (one year)
The Macau Roosevelt Hotel 3/F, Avenida Dos Jogos da Ásia Oriental, Taipa, +853 8291 3015, www.themacauroosevelt.com
Named by the Forbes Travel Guide as one of the 10 best swimming pools in the world, theirs features floor-to-ceiling windows, an outdoor terrace, underwater music, and a constant water temperature of 29-30°C. This is the place to take in the unmatched view of the Macau Peninsula. The state-of-the-art fitness center is exclusively for hotel guests and members. Stay fit with the latest cardiovascular and weight training machines or ask one of their expert trainers to create a personalized program for you.
The price for a one-year membership is MOP $38,000, with several amenities including 30% discount for a la carte spa treatments and salon services, 15% discount off for fitness analysis (50 mins), MOP $3,000 for 10 sessions of personal fitness training (50 minutes per session), 15% off for group, individual or fitness swimming classes, among others. Here, there is also an interesting option for those unsure of being able to commit to an entire year of membership. Buy a 10-day pass for MOP $2,200 and be sure to let calmness and relaxation wash over you. Each day pass can be used whenever, meaning there is no rush. There are also classes, which cost between MOP $400 or MOP $600. Plus, there’s also the classic one-day pass that costs MOP $300 which includes total access to all their amazing facilities.
Opening hours: Swimming pool and fitness center – 8:00am–9:00pm
How much: MOP $38,000 (one-year membership), MOP $2,200 (10-day pass), MOP $300 (day-pass)
10 Sessions of personal fitness training (50 mins per session) – MOP $5,000 for non-members, MOP $3,000 for members
Altira Macau Level 16, Avenida de Kwong Tung, Taipa, +853 2886 8886, [email protected], altiramacau.com/en
This article was originally written by Apple Salangsang in November 2016 and updated by Leonor Sá Machado in February 2021.