The Official Faro, Faro District guide to hotels

Overview Mirachoro II Apartment Hotel is a 2 star hotel located just 1.5 km from Praia da Rocha Beach in Portimão. The apartments are set within landscaped gardens with an outdoor swimming pool. Location The hotel is located in the heart of Portimao, near the beach, the Museum of Portimão, Praia da Rocha and Fort of Santa Catarina. Vau Beach and Portimao Marina are also close to the hotel. Rooms Mirachoro apartments feature a separate living area with sofa beds and a balcony. The kitchenette has a microwave and a refrigerator. Features The hotel features loungers in the garden and an outdoor pool. There is a separate children's pool and a games room with snooker table and video games. Public parking is possible on site. Food & Drink The bar includes a dance floor and a fireplace. The bar serves guests breakfast and snacks, as well as cocktails and drinks. There is a night-time entertainment which is available on selected evenings. Tourist information 1.5 km from Praia da Rocha Beach 70, 6 km to the Faro International Airport Portugal

Overlooking the Ria Formosa Nature Park and marina, this 5-star hotel offers luxurious rooms with a flat-screen TV and a balcony. Facilities include indoor and outdoor pools with panoramic sea views.Real Marina Hotel & Spa's stylish rooms feature a modern interior decorated with wooden furniture and carpeted floors. All rooms have a minibar, cable TV, and an en suite bathroom. Some rooms have sea views.Guests can relax at the Real Spa Therapy, which features 10 treatment rooms, a hot tub, a sauna, and a Turkish bath, all available at an extra charge. Real Marina's Health Club offers a gym and an aerobics room with natural light.Real Marina Hotel's 2 restaurants serve local and international gourmet dishes, including fresh seafood. The 2 bars offer a wide variety of drinks and light snacks.The islands of Armona, Culatra and Farol with its sandy beaches can be reached in 15 minutes with the nearby regular ferries.

Just a few metres away from Marina Beach and the Vilamoura Marina, this 4-star hotel offers rooms with satellite TV. Facilities include an outdoor pool, a health club, and a tennis court.The rooms of Vila Galé Ampalius are decorated with warm colours and wooden furniture. All rooms have a work desk, a minibar, and a private bathroom. Some rooms have a balcony with panoramic pool or sea views.The health club offers a variety of health and beauty treatments, as well as an indoor pool, a Turkish bath, and a sauna.Guests can explore the beauty of the region with a rental car or on horseback. Children can have fun at Vila Galé's Nep Kids Club.The Versátil Restaurant offers traditional Portuguese dishes and international cuisine. The pool bar serves cocktails prepared on the spot with fresh fruit.The Ampalius is close to golf courses, the Casino of Vilamoura, Falésia Beach and the Roman Ruins of Cerro da Vila.

This hotel is situated less than 1 km from Albufeira's old town and Praia dos Pescadores Beach. Restaurants and public transportation links are a few metres from the hotel. The sea, the beach, numerous shopping venues, bars and nightclubs are all within 3 km of the hotel. Also available is a shuttle service carrying guests to the old town and seaside boulevard.

Situated in a central, quiet location in Vilamoura, Vila Galé Marina offers elegant accommodation with balconies. It features indoor and outdoor pools and a hot tub.Guest rooms have wooden floors and cable TV. Some feature a living room and dining area.A game of tennis can be enjoyed on Vila Galé Marina's court. The hotel also features a fitness centre. Galé Marina's tour desk and bicycle rental service can benefit those who wish to organise local excursions.Facing Vilamoura's marina, it is a 5-minute walk from the beach. Cerro da Vila Roman Ruins are a 5-minute walk away. Vila Galé Marina provides a free shuttle to Vilamoura's golf courses.Guests can sample refined dishes, either buffet-style or à la carte, at Restaurant Galeão. Portuguese specialities and international meals are served. Casa de Santa Vitória Alentejo wines are available with lunch and dinner.

This charming hotel is easily reached from the airport. DDS 04/09.LocationThis renovated hotel is set right in the heart of the capital of Algarve. Just a couple steps away you ll meet the exciting commercial downtown as well as the quietness of the historical villa of Se.RoomsSanta Maria has 5 floors in a total of 60 rooms (one suite and one room adapted for disabled people) all equipped with satellite TV, fridge bar, air-conditioning, telephone and safety deposit box. Please note Hotel cannot guarantee if the conifmed room will be with 2 twin beds or 1 double bed.RestaurantThe restaurant serves international and national dishes.ExteriorModern looking building.LobbyMedium size lobbyPlease NotePlease note Hotel cannot guarantee in advance if the conifmed room will be with 2 twin beds or 1 double bed.

Overview Mirachoro Praia Hotel is a 4 star hotel located in Carvoeiro, close to Algar Seco, Carvoeiro Beach and Paraiso Beach. At the hotel guests have access to an outdoor/indoor pool and a sun terrace with loungers and palm trees. Location The hotel is located just 600 meters from the shops, bars and restaurants. Mirachoro Praia Hotel is in the center of the village and near the Carvoeiro Beach, Algar Seco and Paraiso Beach. Vale Centianes Beach is only at 10 min walk and near the famous rock formations of Algar Seco. Rooms All rooms have, balcony/terrace, bathroom with shower, satellite TV, telephone, mini bar, hairdryer, safety deposit box and air-conditioning. Features Guests can relax in the hot tub or in the sauna. The hotel has 24-hour reception desk, the staff can organize hiking trips and offers car and bicycle rental services. The car parking is in front of the hotel. Food & Drink The restaurant is contemporary, brightly decorated and serves regional and international specialties. A cocktail from the bar can be enjoyed with a game of snooker or by the pool. Tourist information 5 minute walk to the nearest beach Carvoeiro Beach 63 km to the nearest airport Faro International Airport

Situated on the banks of the Ria Formosa, in the centre of Tavira, Vila Galé Tavira offers elegant rooms with a private balcony. Facilities include an outdoor pool and a spa.The air-conditioned rooms of Vila Galé are decorated with dark wooden furniture, tiled floors, and large windows. All rooms have satellite TV, a minibar, and a work desk. Room service is available 24/7.Vila Galé Tavira's restaurant serves traditional Portuguese dishes as well as international cuisine. The hotel's bar offers local wines, and cocktails prepared on the spot with fresh fruit.Guests can relax at Health Club, which features a heated indoor pool, a Turkish bath, a hot tub, and a gym. Children can have fun at the Nep Kids Club.Many shops, restaurants and bars are within walking distance of the hotel. The Tavira Castle is 650 metres from Vila Galé Tavira, and the Tavira train station is 1 km away. The Benamor Golf Course is 4 km away.

Overview The Real Marina Residence combines its privileged access to the beaches, estuary and Olhao's new leisure marina with all the luxury and comfort one expects from the premium Real Hotels Group. Its accommodation could not be more convenient with fully equipped kitchens and Wi-fi access. Location The Real Marina Residence has an exquisite location overlooking Olhao's new leisure marina. It is just steps away from the restaurants and bars on the waterfront, and a short walk further brings guests to the town's picturesque historic centre, where one can enjoy a traditional meal or a refreshing drink on one of the esplanades. The huge, bustling fish market is another major attraction. Rooms Each apartment at the Real Marina Residence is well appointed with a spacious living area, fully-equipped kitchen and amenities including: television, individual air conditioning and internet access.

Overview The new superior 4 star Vila Gale Lagos hotel is located on Meia Praia Beach. Portuguese style inspired the decoration of Vila Galé Lagos. It offers 248 standard rooms and 38 suites. For fun and relaxation guests have at their disposal the Spa Satsanga with its dynamic pool, sauna, Turkish bath and work-out centre. Location Situated right on the Lagos seafront, Vila Gale is located on Meia Praia Beach. Rooms The 286 rooms of Vila Gale Lagos hotel feature amenities as: air-conditioning, direct telephone, cable TV, radio, safe, hairdryer, minibar and fax/modem connection. Food & Drink Guests can taste local and international dishes at the restaurants, Versátil and Inevitável, accompanied by Casa de Santa Vitória wines. Or try one of the Vila Galé Cocktails, prepared on the spot with natural fruits. Tourist Information 800 m to Meia Praia 1 km to Lagos Marina 8 km to Portimao Airport 62.6 km to Faro Airport

This attractive apartment complex is located at the heart of the tourist resort of Manta Rota, just 200 m from the nearest beautiful sandy beach. The centre with its countless shopping and entertainment venues can easily be reached on foot. Built in 2003, this complex comprises a total of 52 apartments spread over 2 buildings in which each has 3 floors. Guests have access to an idyllic pool and garden complex, a small foyer with lifts with a 24-hour reception desk, a games room, a TV room, a newspaper stand, a small supermarket, a café, a cosy bar and an air-conditioned restaurant. Business guests may make use of the conference room and the public Internet terminal and guests may additionally make use of the parking facilities, bicycle storage facility and children's playground. Each of the tasteful apartments comes with a tiled bathroom, a combined bedroom/ lounge area, a separate bedroom, a telephone, satellite/ cable TV, Internet access, a kitchenette, a minibar/ fridge, air conditioning, central heating, a hire safe and a balcony or terrace. In the outdoor area is a swimming pool with a children's pool, a snack bar and a sun terrace with parasols and sun loungers laid out ready for use. It is possible to play tennis. The nearest golf course is approximately 4 km from the complex. Guests may select their breakfast from ample buffets; lunch and dinner may alternatively be taken à la carte in the Snack Bar. Departure at A22 (Altura / Monte Gordo), follow the direction of Faro 7 km, entrance to Manta Rota left.