1. Nine-Hole Golf Course, Driving Range & Golf Academy
A challenging, original and enjoyable par 33 nine-hole golf course which flows throughout the stunning landscapes of pine trees and fauna. Just when it can’t get any better you’ll feel the breeze of the sea and gaze out onto the wonderful bright blue panoramic views of the sea. The famous and iconic sixth hole, named the Devil’s Parlour, is a par 3 of 197 metres where accuracy is vital as you avoid the ravine below. Pitch it up and watch as it lands and rolls into the hole.
2. Five Tennis Courts and the Annabel Croft Tennis Academy
The Annabel Croft Tennis Academy is the perfect place to burn some calories and improve your backhand, serve and smash! Launched in 2013 there are many different classes to suit every standard. Headed up by an experienced coach who is able to provide classes to both children and adults, this wonderful outdoor facility has proven to be extremely popular. There are two clay courts available and three all-weather hard courts – perfect for day or night time play. Often competitions are held so you may end up as one of the winners to seal a perfect holiday break.
3. Wellness & Beauty Centre
Why not take advantage of the masseurs and enjoy a clifftop or beach massage while you listen to the waves crash around you. A variety of treatments are available to suit your every desire. There are two health clubs including a jacuzzi and sauna, gymnasium and personal trainers. The Beauty salon offers a full range of services including manicures, pedicures, hair styling and colouring. New for 2016 will be the brand new SPA which will be built on the ground floor of the new Ocean Suites extension. The new SPA will cover an area of 1000 square metres and contain state of the art treatment and massage rooms.
4. Six Indoor and Outdoor Swimming Pools
The resort has a total of six invigorating swimming pools; one indoor pool and five outdoor pools – one of which is heated.
5. The Pirates Harbour (Children’s play zone)
An ingenious children’s village with a spacious 7000 square metre playing area. Supervised by an experienced team your children will have endless fun exploring and using their imagination. The focal point are the two multi-funcional life-size Pirate ships but it doesn’t stop there with endless activities and play equipment. Children can freely use scooters and bicycles and we have a swimming pool built just for them.
6. Unbeatable choice of Restaurants and Bars
To appeal to everyone’s taste buds the choice of restaurants and bars is remarkable. Journey through the world’s cuisines without setting foot outside of the resort. From the restaurant on the beach, to the classic and popular Piri Piri restaurant, to the succulent and inspiring Sushi bar – you’ll never be stuck for choice. The resort takes great pride in serving the best fresh food backed up by a first class service in idyllic surroundings.
7. Just some of the restaurants and bars waiting for you
O Pescador (The Fisherman)
With its elegant, yet relaxed atmosphere, O Pescador offers a wide range of seafood specialities. The restaurant’s signature dish of “al fresco” is the one not to miss. The Algarve is famous for its wonderful fish and seafood. With daily fresh deliveries this is the place to find out why!
Jardim Colonial (The Colonial Garden)
With its mix of regional and international cuisine, the restaurant caters for all tastes and ages. It is situated on the ground floor of the hotel with a large seating area and yet it still retains a feeling of intimacy and comfort.
Il Giardino (The Italian Garden)
If the smell of pasta and pizzas heighten your senses then Il Giardino will be the place for you. With a varied menu offering a superb choice of the finest Italian cuisine, there will always be some wonderful options. Watch out for the specials of the day.
O Grill (The Grill)
O Grill, with its unique and relaxed atmosphere, offers you an enchanting Mediterranean experience. With fantastic views overlooking the golf course and positioned next to one of the swimming pools you can recall that missed shot or that refreshing dip while you tuck into a divine fillet steak and sip a splendid Portuguese red wine.
Piri Piri Steak House
The Piri Piri Steak House offers a unique selection of prime meat produced from all four corners of the globe, grilled to perfection. Unique in the region and a must visit during your stay in the Algarve. Here there is always something special and we recommend you book in advance.
Yakuza by Olivier
Yakuza by Olivier is one of the finest Japanese restaurants in the Algarve. A menu of traditional Japanese specialities with a touch of Mediterranean flavours. Served in an outdoor garden setting – sushi alfresco!
With its enviable first tee location on the Golf Course this is a welcoming venue after a day on the course – the ideal spot for snacks, sandwiches, steaks and a drink with your fellow golfers.
Beach Club by Olivier
Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and the endless Algarve coast line, the Beach Club offers a variety of seafood, salads, meat dishes, ice creams and cool refreshing drinks. Live entertainment in the evenings is available on certain dates in the summer.
Portulano Lobby Bar
A classically styled bar in the hotel’s main lobby. The Portulano Bar is a great place to try local spirits such as Amarguinha or, of course, a glass of one of Portugal’s world renowned Port wines.
With its poolside location, garden setting and serene golf courses views, Corda Café provides a welcoming and casual atmosphere to enjoy a light meal and refreshing beverage throughout the day.
Mirador Champagne Bar
Perched on the cliff-top shaded by towering pine trees and broad umbrellas, the Mirador Champagne Bar is all about the stunning views of the ocean and the unforgettable sunsets.
8. The Beach
It is almost taken for granted but for sure it can’t be ignored. One of the most obvious reasons the resort is the envy of others is the direct access to the beach. You can either take the wooden tower footpath or if you are saving energy then how about taking the panoramic lift to the beach! The wooden boardwalk takes you directly to the golden, sandy Falesia Beach, which is renowned for it’s stunning amber-red sandstone cliffs and for being the longest stretch of beach in Portugal. So should you enjoy an early morning jog while the sun rises or a leisurely afternoon stroll then this beach provides the perfect spot in which to indulge all your pleasures. Backed by the beach bar & restaurant you can always rehydrate and use your room key. No wallet, no jingling keys – just sun, beach and freedom. Sun loungers, towels and sunshades are available and all the water sports you need can be organised at our Water Sports Centre; sail boats, jet ski, surfing, catamaran, windsurfing, ringo and banana rides.
Other Leisure Facilities and Services
The list goes on; an 18-hole mini-golf course, basketball and volleyball court, cycle track, games room, 4km jogging track, babysitting service, shops, mini market, business centre and finally the free resort train which circles the resort offering a hop on and hop off service.