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Why We Love It

The Pousada Palacio de Estoi is set on the grounds of a lovely 19th-century mansion in the village of Estoi, about 10 kilometers from Faro.

The air-conditioned rooms have a modern design and come with a private bathroom with a bath and shower. Some rooms have flat-screen TVs installed on the wall.

Gardens and tea pavilions can be found at Pousada Palacio de Estoi. Many unique components, such as wall murals and antique furnishings, are included in the architecture. Swimming in the indoor and outdoor pools, as well as visiting the sauna, are other ways to unwind. Cycling and hiking are two nearby recreational activities.

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The 5-star Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa in Albufeira, Algarve, has direct access to Santa Eulália Beach, four outdoor swimming pools, three for children, and a Thalassotherapy Spa with specialized staff.

The Grande Real Santa Eulália offers a variety of accommodations to suit the needs of any family. Each room, suite, or apartment has air conditioning, a flat-screen television, and a balcony.

If staying in a self-catering unit, guests are free to prepare their own meals. Alternatively, guests can dine at one of three on-site restaurants, which serve everything from Portuguese to international cuisine. Guests can unwind in one of the on-site pubs in the evening. There are also three pool bars where you may get beverages and food.

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Algarve Race Resort - Hotel offers a bar, a common lounge, a garden, and free WiFi throughout the resort in Montes de Cima. The facility offers an outdoor swimming pool, an indoor pool, and a fitness center, as well as a restaurant. The hotel provides guests with a 24-hour front desk, room service, and luggage storage.

Rooms at the hotel have a closet, a flat-screen television, and a private bathroom.

Breakfast is available at the Algarve Race Resort - Hotel as a buffet or an American breakfast.

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This Vilamoura resort hotel offers luxury accommodations with private balconies or patios and breathtaking views of the 27-hole golf course. Indoor and outdoor swimming pools are also available.

The rooms of the Pestana Vila Sol Golf & Resort Hotel are modern and have natural colors. Flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and a lounge area with a minibar are standard in all rooms.

Green Pines Restaurant, which overlooks the golf course, serves meals to Pestana Vila Sol guests. There's also a poolside bar, and the ClubHouse's La Palmeraie Bar and Restaurant is just a short walk away.

In Moncarapacho, 10 km from Olho, the recently restored Vila Monte Farm House, a member of the Design Hotels group, offers a serene refuge with a garden and two heated outdoor swimming pools. The property is divided into four buildings with characteristic Algarve architecture and is located a 10-minute drive from the Fuseta beach.

The air-conditioned rooms, which are set among an orange orchard, feature rich textiles and a colorful décor. In the private bathroom, each room offers a flat-screen cable TV, free WiFi, digital safety deposit box, minibar, coffee machine, and bathing amenities, as well as a hairdryer.

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Sao Rafael Atlantico, which overlooks the sea, is a cutting-edge 5-star resort with direct and private access to So Rafael Beach. It has two heated indoor pools, a large spa, and sunbathing sundeck chairs.

The bright and airy suites at Sao Rafael Atlantico open out onto individual patios with views of the ocean or vast gardens. Soft tones and sophisticated furnishings are used to embellish the rooms. Power showers and complimentary toiletries are included in the en suite bathrooms. Free WiFi is available in all rooms.

There is one buffet dining room and one à la carte restaurant, both of which serve Mediterranean specialties in a refined and intimate setting.

Pestana Blue Alvor All Inclusive Beach & Golf Resort is located in Alvor and is 2.2 kilometres from Alvor Beach. It has a tennis court. A restaurant, a spa and wellness center, and a workout center are all available at the hotel. The hotel offers entertainment staff, free WiFi, and a complimentary beach shuttle service.

A flat-screen TV with satellite channels is provided in each of the hotel's guest rooms. Each room has its own bathroom with either a bath or a shower. Air conditioning and a desk are standard in all rooms at Pestana Blue Alvor All Inclusive Beach & Golf Resort.

The hotel serves a continental breakfast every day.

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This magnificent resort, located just 300 meters from Falésia Beach, features a natural, sandy beach pool as well as a floating restaurant. The rooms feature balconies with breathtaking views of the landscape.

The Lake Resort's guests can access their rooms through the lobby, which is topped by a 14-metre Moorish-style dome. The rooms are large, with sliding doors leading to private baths.

Lake Resort has three restaurants, two bars, and a book and magazine library. Children will be delighted for hours while adults rest in the spa area thanks to the Koala Kids Club's activities.

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This hotel has a huge outdoor pool that overlooks Vilamoura Marina on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other. It has a large spa and is set amid 30,000 square meters of private gardens.

Tivoli Marina Vilamoura's spacious rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows and a furnished balcony. Each room has a satellite TV, a fridge, and a private bathroom with complimentary toiletries.

The spa at Tivoli offers a variety of body and wellness treatments, as well as dry and wet saunas and a hot tub. PuroBeach includes two unique zones: on the beach in front of the Atlantic Ocean and in a garden with a sophisticated pool, with a distinct restaurant and beach bar service. Dinners with a theme and entertainment shows are held on a regular basis.

Monchique Resort & Spa, located in the Serra de Monchique and surrounded by nature with views of the Algarve coast, offers restaurants, two outdoor pools, and a variety of Spa experiences. Guests can participate in a variety of complimentary activities at the resort.

The deluxe suites at the resort are sophisticated and well designed, with a separate bedroom, large living area, two bathrooms, and a balcony or patio with outdoor furniture, some with amazing views of the mountains and ocean. WiFi is provided for free in all areas.

The restaurants at the Monchique Resort & Spa each provide a distinct culinary experience. From award-winning fine dining to a Neapolitan pizzeria and tapas restaurant to a themed international and national buffet, there's something for everyone. There is also a market on site offering wines, cuisine, pastry, snacks, and souvenirs.

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The refurbished 5-star Tivoli Carvoeiro offers high levels of excellence, suitable for family holidays and memorable occasions, and is located in the lovely village of Carvoeiro, overlooking Vale Covo.

The newly renovated rooms are big, providing exceptional comfort and convenience. Rooms feature air conditioning, WiFi, a minibar, a TV, a desk, and a bathroom with a shower in an exquisite contemporary decor.

The Med Food & Wine delivers fish and shellfish in meals inspired by the distinct flavors of the Atlantic Ocean, together with delectable wines and a breathtaking view of the sea. Guests at The One Gourmet can have a customised occasion to discover the soul of Portuguese food. The Mare Bistro serves up the day's freshest seafood and veggies.

This 5-star hotel offers beautiful accommodations with balconies and views of the Ria Formosa Nature Park and waterfront. Indoor and outdoor pools with panoramic views of the sea are available.

The contemporary rooms of the Real Marina Hotel & Spa have a modern interior with hardwood furnishings and carpeted floors. A minibar, flat-screen cable TV, and an en suite bathroom are included in every room. Some of the accommodations feature views of the sea.

The Real Spa Therapy offers ten treatment rooms, a hot tub, a sauna, and a Turkish bath, all of which are available for an additional fee. The Real Marina's Health Club has a natural-light gym and aerobics area.

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The 5-star Anantara Vilamoura overlooks the golf course and is a 10-minute drive from the Vilamoura Marina and 3 km from the gorgeous Falésia Beach. From October to May, it has a heated outdoor pool.

Air-conditioned rooms and suites with views of the golf course and swimming pools have a modern design and are furnished with a flat-screen TV, a docking station, a minibar, and a coffee maker. Open-concept bathrooms have a walk-in shower, bath, hairdryer, slippers, robes, and luxury amenities.

With three restaurants and three bars, Anantara Vilamoura provides a diverse gourmet experience. Guests can expect a glamorous and emotive experience at EMO, which offers a refined recreation of classic Portuguese cuisine, as well as the ultimate seafood excursion at Ria.

This exquisite 5-star hotel is located between Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago, a 10-minute walk from Garro Beach, which included a concessioned area for guests during the summer. A lagoon-style pool, a free fitness center, and WiFi are all available at the Ria Park Hotel & Spa.

The air-conditioned rooms include balconies with views of the tropical gardens or the Atlantic Ocean. Each room features a marble countertop bathroom.

The Lusitano Restaurant, which has a terrace with a spectacular view of the verdant grounds, provides trademark cuisine created by Executive Chef Gerhard Poz. Guests can enjoy food and refreshments from the Ria Pool Bar after a swim in the pool.

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3HB Faro is located in Faro, 7 kilometers from Faro Airport, and offers 2 restaurants, 1 bar, and city views. The front desk of this 5-star hotel is open 24 hours a day, and room service is available. Family rooms are available at the motel.

Air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kettle, a coffee maker, and a desk are included in the units. A wardrobe , a private bathroom with a walk-in shower and a hairdryer are also included.

A breakfast buffet is available to guests at 3HB Faro.

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The luxurious Salgados Dunas Suites are a 2-minute walk from Salgados Beach, via an unique dunes-to-beach pathway. Six outdoor swimming pools and modern suites with panoramic views are available at this 5-star hotel.

The hotel's air-conditioned rooms provide private bathrooms with hairdryers and complimentary toiletries, a flat-screen cable TV, a fridge, and a balcony.

The hotel has an à la carte restaurant where visitors may sample traditional Portuguese cuisine as well as other cuisine. There is a beautiful terrace area at the restaurant. There is also a lounge bar with a terrace.

The Oura-View Beach Club is immediately on the beach of Praia da Oura. It has big self-catering apartments as well as a large outdoor pool set amid gardens with views of the Atlantic Ocean.

There is a separate seating room with satellite TV in each of the studios and flats. Some places to stay don't have a fully equipped kitchen.

The Terrace Bar or the Aqua Restaurant provide breakfast. A pub with views of the ocean and swimming pool is provided.

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This 5-star hotel is located on the beautiful Tres Irmaos Beach and features an outdoor saltwater pool surrounded by lush grounds. Within 15 kilometers, there are 7 tennis courts and 8 golf courses.

The Pestana Alvor Praia Premium Beach & Golf Resort offers tastefully constructed accommodations with breathtaking views of blue waves, the beach, and lush gardens.

Guests can spend the day relaxing and taking advantage of the spa facilities, which include a sauna, steam bath, and massages, all of which are offered for an additional fee. There's also a health club and an indoor freshwater pool.

Vilalara Thalassa Resort has a luxury spa, six outdoor pools, and two restaurants on cliffs overlooking Praia das Gaivotas and the Atlantic Ocean. Extensive landscaped gardens, three tennis courts, and one padel court surround the spacious rooms.

Private balconies with views of the gardens, the sea, or the pool are available in the air-conditioned guest rooms. All rooms have free WiFi, satellite TV, and a wide seating area.

At the spa, guests can have thalassotherapy treatments and hot stone massages. There is a sauna as well as a Turkish bath. A fitness center and yoga lessons are available at Vilalara Thalassa.

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The 5-star Salgados Palace is located near to the Salgados Golf Course and offers spectacular seaside views. Three outdoor swimming pools, an SPA & Wellness Center, and restaurants and bars with panoramic views are all available at the hotel.

The Salgados Palace's modern rooms have a private entrance, bathroom, flat-screen cable TV, and minibar. Some rooms additionally have a balcony with views of the golf course and the ocean.

One of the property's à la carte restaurants serves local and foreign cuisine. The restaurants have plenty of natural light and provide views of the property, golf course, and ocean. Each morning, breakfast is served in the beautiful dining rooms. For lighter fare, there is a snack bar.

This 5-star hotel in Portimo features scenic views of the Atlantic Ocean and the golden sands of Praia da Rocha beach, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi. Portimo Marina is a 5-minute walk away.

Many of the rooms at the Algarve Casino Hotel include furnished balconies and large living spaces. Each room offers a minibar and cable television.

Two outdoor pools, a hot tub, and massage treatments are among the luxurious features. A children's playground and a games room are available at the Algarve Casino Hotel.

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The luxury 5-star Sao Rafael Suites is a 5-minute drive from Albufeira and overlooks the lovely So Rafael Beach. It has stunning views of the sea and gardens, as well as free parking.

Sao Rafael Suites offers modern and trendy rooms and suites with balconies and land or sea views. Each room has a minibar, a private bathroom with complimentary toiletries, and a seating area with a satellite TV.

Breakfast is served at Sao Rafael Suites on an excellent buffet. For lunch and dinner, the hotel's three restaurants feature delectable international and Mediterranean cuisine. Drinks are provided on the hotel's patio, which has spectacular views of the ocean.

The 5-star Jupiter Albufeira Hotel - Family & Fun has been rebuilt and is located in the calm Montechoro region, just a 10-minute drive from Oura Beach and Albufeira's center. It has a water park, multiple outdoor pools, a spa, and a fantastic all-inclusive program.

Modern décor, a private balcony, and a private bathroom with walk-in shower are included in all rooms. Each is designed to be ideal for families with little children.

From breakfast to evening, the major buffet restaurant Montechoro serves nonstop meals. The Al Italiu Italian restaurant serves pizza, and the Alecrim Restaurant's à la carte menu is featured in the All Inclusive program once a week.

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This 5-star hotel is perched on a cliff overlooking Praia da Falésia, Portugal's longest beach. It has a luxurious spa, eight restaurants, and a seasonal water sports center.

LCD televisions are available in all of Pine Cliffs Hotel's attractively designed rooms and suites. All rooms have furnished balconies with views of the resort, garden, or sea.

Pine Cliffs Hotel has 11 restaurants and bars, some of which are seasonal, with Japanese and foreign cuisine specialties. Guests can dine by the pool or have a drink on the cliffs with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean.

Just 500 meters from Albufeira's Forte Beach, Forte Do Vale offers apartments with a kitchenette and a private balcony.

Hotel Apartamento Forte Do Vale's air-conditioned apartments are bright and airy, with a modern and colorful décor. Floor-to-ceiling windows, satellite television, and a private bathroom are standard in all units.

The outdoor swimming pool is encircled by a large sun patio with loungers. In public places, there is free WiFi.

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The 5-star Iberostar Selection Lagos Algarve features a spa and an outdoor pool with spectacular ocean views, and is located near the Meia Praia beach in Lagos. A private balcony is available in each of the deluxe rooms.

Iberostar Selection Lagos Algarve's air-conditioned rooms and suites include a minibar, satellite TV, and complimentary WiFi. A private pool and spectacular ocean views are included in the luxury suites.

International cuisine is available at the restaurant. Guests can also dine on the restaurant terrace, which has pool views. At the elegant bar, you may choose from a variety of drinks and local wines.

EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel, located halfway between Vilamoura and Albufeira and facing Falésia Beach, offers luxury accommodations in a manicured pinewood with direct beach access, a huge spa, an indoor pool, and five outdoor swimming pools.

The rooms at EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel are spacious and contemporary, with white marble bathrooms including rain showers and bathtubs. All accommodations include a balcony with views of the ocean, pool, or resort. WiFi is provided for free throughout the property.

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Vila Alba Resort is located on a beautiful cliff-top and provides direct access to the isolated Albandeira Beach. It features an infinity pool with views of the Atlantic Ocean, a serene garden, and a sophisticated restaurant.

The Suites' rooms and suites all have polished oak floors and views of the garden or the sea.

The Morgadinho à la carte restaurant offers panoramic ocean views, while the Lounge Bar offers drinks and nibbles.

Bela Colina Village, the 5-star tourist park of Boavista Golf & Spa, is nestled in a peaceful area of Lagos' outskirts and boasts an 18-hole golf course. It has magnificent villas with breathtaking views of Lagos Bay and the verdant grounds.

Contemporary villas and apartments with elegant decor are available in Boavista Golf & Spa - Bela Colina Village. All accommodations include a furnished balcony and a modern kitchen.

The Spa at Boavista Golf & Spa includes an indoor heated pool, sauna, steam room, hot tub, and a well-equipped fitness center. The property's on-site spa, Essential Fitness & Spa, also offers massage services.

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Longevity Health & Wellness Hotel - Adults Only is located in the charming village of Alvor, on a secluded hillside with panoramic views of the Alvor bay and surrounding countryside. There are two restaurants on site, as well as an infinity rooftop outdoor pool and a heated indoor pool. Throughout the hotel, there is free WiFi.

The hotel's rooms all have modern décor and come with a balcony, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, and a private bathroom with a hairdryer.

Guests may enjoy a breakfast buffet with spectacular sea views at Longevity's Rooftop Pure Cafe. Guests can unwind in the Chill Out and Relaxation Tea Lounge after a day of sightseeing or relaxing at the beach. Guests can dine on fresh Mediterranean food at the Mediterrânico Restaurant for dinner.

The Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites, A Luxury Collection Resort, Algarve, overlooks the Falésia Beach shoreline and the famed Pine Cliffs Golf Course and offers a variety of spa facilities, restaurants, and direct access to the famous Falésia Beach.

These suites have terracotta and tile floors with views of the resort, pool, or garden. Each suite includes WiFi and a flat-screen TV, as well as an open bathroom concept. A fully equipped kitchen with modern appliances is included in the 1- and 2-bedroom apartments.

In the evenings, guests can unwind at one of the pubs or dine at one of the many restaurants, each offering a unique culinary experience. Children are welcome in the on-site kids club, which offers specific programs tailored to their needs.

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