LocationThis stylish hotel is situated on a cliff, overlooking the sea, with a magnificent view over the bay. The hotel is built in a traditional Algarve style, with a Moorish influence. The centre of Carvoeiro is only about 1 km away and is easily and quickly reached with the hotel bus, which runs 2 to 3 times per day. Hotel-owned Vale do Covo bay is found 50 metres away (accessed down a flight of stairs that is restricted at high tide). Further beaches are located only 900 metres away. Scores of shops, restaurants, bars, pubs, discos and clubs are just 80 metres from the hotel. Faro airport is located around 50 km away.
Facilities293 rooms and 4 junior suites are located on 6 storeys and can be reached by 5 lifts. The friendly staff at the reception desk are happy to answer any questions. Amenities include a baggage storage service and a safe. Wireless internet access is provided in public areas. The tour desk offers assistance with booking excursions. The hotel has wheelchair-accessible facilities. There are a number of shops as well. 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 car park. Further services and facilities include a babysitting service, a car hire service, medical assistance, room service, a laundry service, a coin-operated laundry and a page service. Daily newspapers are available for purchase.
RoomsAir conditioning and central heating ensure that rooms maintain comfortable temperatures. Guests can enjoy the sea view from a balcony or terrace. All rooms are carpeted and include a double bed. Separate bedrooms can be booked. An extra bed is available for a fee. A safe, a minibar and a desk are also available. Additional features include a mini fridge and a tea/coffee station. A direct dial telephone, a television with satellite/cable channels, a radio, an alarm clock and WiFi (for a fee) provide all the essentials for a comfortable holiday. Slippers are included. Bathrooms are equipped with a shower, a bathtub and a bidet. A hairdryer and bathrobes are provided. For extra comfort in the bathrooms, guests are offered cosmetic products. Some of the wheelchair-friendly rooms have a wheelchair-accessible bathroom. The hotel has family rooms and smoking rooms.
Sports/EntertainmentPlenty of active recreation awaits guests in the pool area's 2 outdoorpools. No matter the weather, swimming is always a possible in the indoor pool. There is also a special swimming area just for kids. Guests can treat themselves to refreshing drinks at the poolside snack bar and a relaxing soak in the hot tub. A terrace with sun loungers and parasols is available. Those who wish to stay active while on holiday can enjoy cycling/mountain biking and archery. For a fee, golf is also available. A wide range of sports are available, including water sports such as windsurfing, sailing and catamaraning or, for a fee, diving. Sport and leisure facilities at the hotel include a gym, darts and callisthenics. There is a wellness area with a spa, a sauna, a steam bath, a hammam and hydrotherapy treatments and, for an additional fee, a beauty salon and massage treatments. Guests of all ages have the opportunity to enjoy an entertainment programme.
MealsDining facilities include a dining room, a café and a bar. Guests can enjoy the culinary delights of the non-smoking, air-conditioned restaurant, which provides high chairs for children. Catering options include bed and breakfast, half board and full board. A generous breakfast buffet gives guests many delicious reasons to get out of bed in the morning. At lunch and dinner, there are plenty of tempting options at the buffet or Ã la carte. Dinner is also served as a set menu. Special meals, including diet meals, are also available.