Whether you’re trying to lose weight, tone your body or detox from a hectic lifestyle, these can come with its 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!
Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel, Cotai Central
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Nestled on Level 4 is the Sheraton Fitness of the Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel that features spacious aerobics room and a fully equipped gym. Sheraton’s Fitness Membership program offers exercise equipment, training programs, and personal trainers. Boasting one of the largest of its kind in Asia, it offers an expansive space decked out with all the latest modern fitness equipment to maximize your health plan. Try the treadmill, work your entire body on the elliptical trainers and flex those muscles with a range of weights or sample a range of other specialist machines. You can also enjoy a dedicated yoga room and fitness specialists to help with your training at Sheraton Fitness.
Get motivated by joining a weekly program of group fitness classes as well! The holistic program includes yoga, circuit training and targeted classes focusing on various areas of the body, among others. In October, Sheraton Fitness runs a membership plan with limited time offers ranging from MOP $3,080 to MOP $10,680 until October 31, 2019. Members can also enjoy 20% discount at all food and beverage outlets as well as 25% discount on Shine Spa a la carte treatments.
Opening hours: 24 hours
How much: Limited Time Offer in October, 2019 – MOP $3,080 (for a three-months plus one plan), MOP $5,380 (for a six-months plus one plan), MOP $10,680 (for a 12-months plus one plan). Additional taxes to be added
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 and 15% discount off Bambu, North and Portofino’s la carte menu. This is one of Macau’s first high-end gyms and has kept up its standards, so be sure to check it out. Club V’s monthly membership price is MOP $1,090.
Opening hours: Gym – 6:00am–11:00pm, Swimming pool – 7:00am–8:00pm (summer season), 7:00am–7:00pm (winter season)
How much: Individual membership – MOP $1,090 per month (per person, with no joining or annual fees); MOP $80 per guest (up to four guests)
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 that 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 opened 24 hours! The Parisian Macao’s gym membership has different plans, including one, three, six and 12-month ones. With prices ranging from MOP $1,100 and MOP $10,200 per person, all include certain amenities, such as a complimentary body assessment session, a Le SPA’tique treatment voucher, among others. There are also couples’ memberships with amenities as well. Nice, right?
Opening hours: 24-hours (manned from 6:00am to 10:00pm)
How much: Individual membership – MOP $1,100 (one-month), MOP $2,850 (three-month), MOP $5,400 (six-month), MOP $10,200 (one year)
Couples’ membership – MOP $2,200 (one-month), MOP $5,700 (three-month), MOP $10,500 (six-month), MOP $19,200 (one year)
The Countdown Hotel
With an array of options for both pool and gym lovers, these deals are a must-try for everyone looking to tan, swim and get fit with a single membership. A joint package for one person including access to both the pool and the gym costs ranges between MOP $1,300 to MOP $6,000 for a one-month or six-month membership, respectively. If you prefer the three-month option, it will cost you MOP $3,600. However, if you choose to add someone to keep you accountable at the gym, then go for the MOP $2,400 package, which includes the usage of both facilities for two people for one month. Also, each member can bring a maximum of four guests to enjoy this special offer, for just MOP $180 per guest! Guest kids pay MOP $100 to enjoy the pool.
There also an individual membership to use the pool, without gym access: it costs MOP $1,000 per month, to which kids can be added for MOP $650 per child. These fantastic memberships include the usage of facilities such as their heated and vitality pools, the sand volleyball court, sand beach, cabanas, and the outdoor shower. However, if you are a real fan of water, but aren’t keen on spending money on memberships you’re not sure you’ll fully enjoy, there are other options. Go for their day passes, which include both pool and gym, with prices ranging from MOP $220 (standard one-person pass) to MOP $2,400 (for a family weekend pass, including two adults and two kids and valid for two months). All these include six full hours of free parking! The Countdown Hotel’s outdoor pool is one of the best in town, so have a good think about these deals when looking for a gym and some sunshine.
Opening hours: Fitness Center – 8:00am–10:00pm; Swimming pool – 8:00am–8:00pm
How much: Memberships with pool and gym access – MOP $1,300 (one-month), MOP $3,600 (three-months) and MOP $6,000 (six-months); couple’s one-month membership – MOP $2,400
Day passes – MOP $220 (standard day pass), MOP $120 (junior day pass), MOP $360 (couples day pass), MOP $260 (day pass package including slippers and gifts), MOP $100 (student day pass purchasable by showing a valid student identity card), MOP $500 (family day pass including two adults and two kids), MOP $2,400 (family weekend pass, including two adults and two kids, valid for two months during weekends only), MOP $180 (per person for groups of more than 10 people).
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 locker, refreshment, and towels.
Opening hours: 24 hours (gym, without staff between 10:00pm and 7:00am), Outdoor Pool – 8:00am–6:30pm, Riverscape – 9:30am–6:30pm, Gym and indoor pool – 7:00am–10:00pm
How much: Annual memberships – MOP $30,000 (pool & gym), MOP $40,000 (pool, gym and wet spa facilities)
Six-month memberships – MOP $20,000 (pool & gym), MOP $28,000 (pool, gym & wet spa facilities)
Per entry – MOP $330 (pool & gym), MOP $380 (pool, gym & wet spa facilities)
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 an 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.
Price for a one-year membership is of 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. There is also a classic one-day pass costing MOP $300 which includes total access to all their amazing facilities.
Opening hours: Swimming pool and fitness center – 7:00am–10:00pm
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
The St. Regis Athletic Club
The St. Regis Athletic Club features unique privileges, including the use of Technogym equipment, access to fitness classes, sauna, steam, and jacuzzi. Members can also enjoy complimentary four-hour self-parking, 15% discount on food and beverage and a 20% discount on spa and salon treatments at Iridium Spa cinches the deal on this fantastic fitness promotion.
With floor-to-ceiling windows filling the room with natural light, the location offers scenic views for guests as they work out. The Athletic Club is also fully equipped with a wide range of Technogym machines from cross-trainers and treadmills to stationary bikes. Guests are also welcome to engage in a variety of fitness classes including regular monthly workouts such as Summer Boot Camp and Plyometric Circuit Workout in the past months.
Opening hours: 24 hours
How much: Membership – MOP $1,580 (one-month plan), MOP $3,980 (three-month plan), MOP $7,680 (six-month plan), MOP $13,980 (12-month plan). Taxes to be added
The St. Regis Macao Cotai Central 8/F, Estrada Do Istmo, S/N, Cotai, Macau, +853 8113 4950, www.thestregismacao.com/en/spa/
Holiday Inn Macao Cotai Central
Holiday Inn Macao is a hotel nestled in Cotai Central, which allows a lot of peace and quiet when training and relaxing is all you are aiming for. Try this spot if you’re looking for gyms since they also have training rooms for you to stretch, do some yoga or pilates on your own. There is also a sauna to unwind body and mind. All memberships from three-months onwards include complimentary body assessments, and one or more 60-minute personal training session. Be sure to check these out by sending them an email or call, because if you are looking for guidance, this might be it.
Opening hours: 24 hours
How much: Single memberships – MOP $1,120 (monthly), MOP $3,024 (three-month), MOP $5,376 (six-month), MOP $9,408 (12-month)
Double memberships – MOP $2,016 (monthly), MOP $5,443 (three-month), MOP $9,677 (six-month), MOP $16,935 (12-month)
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. Their Spa Elite Lifestyle membership is available in several packages: annual fee for one person is MOP $12,000, while couples pay MOP $20,000. There is also a family plan to which one can add more people, costing MOP $5,000 per addition. Two complimentary room nights at the hotel are also included in this package, as well as other goodies.
How much: Singles annual membership – MOP $12,000
Couples annual membership – MOP $20,000
Family plan allows add-ons with an annual fee of MOP $5,000 (children below 12 are complimentary)
Opening hours: 24 hours
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 (ESPA Macau), and three hours of free car parking. It costs MOP $7,280 for half a year.
How much: Memberships – MOP $7,280 (six-months), MOP $13,880 (12-months), MOP $17,880 (12-months Membership + Grand Resort Deck access). Plus 10% service charge and 5% government tax
Opening hours: Gym – 24 hours, outdoor pools and soaking tub – 7:00am—8:00pm (April to September), 8:00am–6:00pm (October to March), Steam and sauna rooms – 6:00am–9:00pm
Hotel Okura Macau
Unfortunately, this classy high-end spot doesn’t offer monthly memberships. However, they do allow non-guests to enjoy their indoor swimming pool, sauna, and gym for a day at MOP$ 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 iPod at the gym or for some good old swimming time.
Opening hours: Steam & Sauna – 7:00am–9:00pm, Gymnasium, changing rooms and lockers – 7:00am–10:00pm, Pool – 7:30am–9:30pm
How much: Day pass – MOP $300 (per person), MOP $550 (for two people)
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)
Grand Lisboa Macau
We all know this hotel is lavish in its essence and this clearly includes its fitness center. For MOP $28,000 per person, join a 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–10:00pm, Spa: 8:00am–00:00am
Price: MOP $28,000 per person (12-months membership), plus MOP $10,000 per kid (annual fee)
Grand Lapa Macau
The Resort at Grand Lapa Macau is one of the city’s oldest, best equipped and complete ones. Their memberships include the use of Grand Lapa’s lavish and sunny pool, of course, of their gym. The latter provides state-of-the-art equipments, personalized programs and qualified instructors to help you enjoy your workout. All new members are entitled to a complimentary fitness assessment and 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 6-months plan (off-peak season) for MOP $13,845 to a same time membership (peak season) for MOP $19,420. They also have couples, corporate and junior options.
Opening hours: daily, 6:30am–10:00pm
Price: 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-months and 12-months memberships depend on the season and package (single, couple or family) and range from MOP $13,845 (6-months single off-peak season plan) to MOP $51,820 (12-months family peak season plan)
Court and material rental, as well as racquet sports and other amenities are paid separately
Grand Lapa Macau 956-1110 Avenida da Amizade, Macau, +853 2856 7888, www.grandlapa.com
The Macau Roosevelt Hotel
With a stylish environment, and great terrace serving a Portuguese restaurant and the pool, this hotel is a good place to get in touch to 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
Price: 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/the-gym/
This article was originally published on November 2016 and updated on October 2019.