Dona Filipa & San Lorenzo Golf Resort
Located 20 minutes from Faro Airport, the Dona Filipa & San Lorenzo Golf Resort is bounded by the Alantic Ocean on one side and the serene lakes and Ria Formosa Reserve on the other. This five-star hotel offers 154 rooms in a typical Portuguese style with warm terracotta tones and all the luxuries of modern life. If playing the San Lorenzo Golf Course is in your plans, then this is where you must stay as tee times are given only to hotel guests.
Built on a cliff-top, the Sheraton Algarve is part of the Luxury Collection and is a five starresort which overlooks miles of unspoiled beaches and is surrounded by pine trees and the Pine Cliffs 9-hole golf course. The perfect destination for sports enthusiasts, the hotel featuresa golf academy, tennis courts, six swimming pools, fitness center, and spa. Completely renovated in 2007, the hotel’s décor reflects the regions Moorish heritage with Portuguese tiles. Bathrooms are equipped with rainforest showers and magnifying mirrors.
Vita Parc Resort & Spa
Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa is one of Portugal’s finest five-star resorts. Endless views to the horizon blend with the luxurious greenery of gardens and the sparkling blue of the Atlantic Ocean. Set on 54 acres of lush, blooming subtropical gardens in front of the striking coastline, a choice of exquisitely appointed accommodations can be experienced, from rooms and suites to villas and residences with terraces and ocean panoramas. A courtesy shuttle service will take you to the nearby sandy beaches of Armação de Pêra where a multitude of water sports are available (June-September).
Hotel Quinta do Lago
The Hotel Quinta do Lago is located within the Quinta do Lago Resort in theAlgarve, next to the Ria Formosa Estuary and the sea, in the very heart of theRiaFormosaNaturePark. A member of the “Leading Hotels of the World” since 1988, the Hotel Quinta do Lago is a luxury five-star hotel. The hotel’s privileged location with pedestrian access to the beach, various golf courses right on its doorstep, the magnificent view over the estuary and the sea, the relaxing walks along nature trails, offer a unique experience in an atmosphere characterised by the tranquillity and natural beauty of the landscape. The panoramic view can be enjoyed in all its splendour from the rooms, suites, bar,restaurant, terraces and swimming pool.
Vila Gale Ampalius Hotel
Located on the seafront in Vilamoura between the casino and the marina, the Vila Gale Ampalius Hotel is perfectly situated for the nearby golf courses at Oceanico Old Course and Vila Sol. The four-star hotel has 357 rooms, each equipped with air-conditioning, satellite TV, fridge & mini-bar, phone and 24-hour room service. Leisure facilities include an outdoor swimming pool and a health-club with an indoor pool, Jacuzzi, and a gym. There are also a games room, tennis courts, and a putting green for those looking to fine tune their short game before their golf rounds. The Versatil Restaurant serves a wide choice of international and traditional Portuguese cuisine, and the lounge bar often has live music. The marina, shops, casino and local restaurants are all within a short walking distance from the hotel.
Vila Gale Marina Hotel
The Vila Gale Marina Hotel is located 300 yards from a stunning beach and close to the marina and the area’s renowned golf courses. Two beaches flanking Vilamoura’s marina extend for nearly 7 miles. A casino, tennis courts, and various water sports are all nearby. At the center of the 243 room 10-story, U-shaped Hotel Vila Gale Marina is a garden courtyard and a sundeck furnished with cushioned lounge chairs along with two outdoor pools. Access to a health club, which includes a steam room and a fitness room containing cardio and weight machines is available for a daily charge.