Pestana Alvor Praia
LocationThis exclusive luxury-class hotel complex is surrounded by wonderfully-maintained gardens and lies above cliff-lined Praia dos TrÃªs IrmÃ£os bay. The 7 kilometre-long fine sand beach can be reached by descending a flight of stairs and it is 1 km to the centre of Alvor, which features countless shopping and entertainment venues and to which there is a regular bus service. It is well worth paying a visit to Portimao that lies about 5 km away; Faro international airport is about 70 km away.
Facilities19 suites and 178 double rooms are available to guests in a 6-storey main building and a 2-storey auxiliary building. Multilingual staff at the reception are happy to assist guests at the reception desk round the clock. Check-in and check-out are available 24 hours a day. Services such as a baggage storage service, safe, currency exchange service and cash machine ensure a comfortable stay. Wireless internet access (no extra charge) is provided in public areas. The tour desk offers assistance with booking excursions. The hotel has wheelchair-accessible facilities and a lift. There are a number of shops, including a souvenir shop. The grounds of the hotel feature a playground and a lovely garden. Additional amenities include a newspaper stand, a TV room and a playroom. Guests arriving by car can park their vehicles in the garage or in the car park. Further services and facilities include a babysitting service (for a fee), a childcare service, medical assistance, a transfer service, room service, a laundry service, a hairdresser and a coin-operated laundry. A bicycle hire service gives guests the opportunity to explore the surrounding area independently. Complimentary newspapers are available.
RoomsAir conditioning and central heating ensure that rooms maintain comfortable temperatures. Guests can enjoy the sea view from a balcony or terrace. Separate bedrooms are available. Children's beds and extra beds can be requested for younger guests. A safe, a minibar and a desk are also available. Guests will also find a mini fridge included among the standard features. An ironing set is provided for guests' convenience. Other features include a direct dial telephone, a television with satellite/cable channels, a radio and WiFi (for a fee). A turndown service provides guests with additional comfort in the evening hours. Cleaning on departure is among the services offered. Slippers are included. The bathrooms have a shower, a bathtub and a bidet. A hairdryer and bathrobes are provided. For extra comfort in the bathrooms, guests are offered cosmetic products. Guests can also book wheelchair-friendly rooms with wheelchair-accessible bathrooms. The hotel has smoking rooms.
Sports/EntertainmentFilled with soothing salt water, the indoor and outdoor pools ensure comfortable swimming. There is also a children's pool. Guests can treat themselves to refreshing drinks at the poolside snack bar and a relaxing soak in the hot tub. Sun loungers and parasols on the sun terrace create a perfect space for guests to relax and unwind. A variety of activities such as cycling/mountain biking, beach volleyball, crazy golf, golf, archery and horse riding or, for a fee, tennis, are offered at the hotel. With water skiing, windsurfing, jet skiing, motorboat rides, paddle boating, banana boat rides, canoeing, sailing, catamaraning, kayaking, diving and aquafit available, fans of water sports will have plenty to choose from. Guests can enjoy a wide range of indoor sports, including a gym, table tennis, billiards, callisthenics and aerobics. Various wellness options are available at the hotel, including a spa, a sauna, a steam bath, a hammam, a beauty salon, massage treatments, hydrotherapy treatments and anti-ageing treatments. Additional leisure activities include a kids' club, a dance club and a casino.
MealsDining facilities include a café and a bar. Guests can indulge their palates at 3 restaurants (non-smoking, air conditioning and high chairs). Half board can be booked. A delicious and varied buffet awaits guests at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Diet meals and vegetarian dishes can be prepared on request.