Pestana Dom Joao II Villas
The Pestana Dom Joao II Villas (part of the renowned Pestana hotel chain) rests in an excellent position at almost beach level on the long sandy Alvor beach, and is ideal for golf and tennis enthusiasts or for those seeking a peaceful and relaxing holiday in a pleasant atmosphere with self catering facilities. One of the most popular resorts in the region, special terms are available at the Pestana Carvoeiro Golfe (the Pinta and Gramacho Courses) only 15 minutes away from the hotel. The 32 comfortable appartments are at beach level, and the fishing village of Alvor is a short walk away, boasting the Algarve's largest wind-surfing centre. Faro International airport is 78 km from the hotel. Local Tips : The beach has a privately run area with sunshades available in the Summer. A vibrant nightlife and shops in Praia da Rocha and Portimao are easily reached. Please note: For early check-outs the full amount of stay will be charged. FACILITIES: Food, drink and entertainment : Self catering apartments with options for Bed and Breakfast and Half Board. The Pavilhao do Rei is open for breakfast and half-board dinners, and the Atlanico Restaurant offers delicious Portuguese and international food. The Retiro do Rei snack-bar is located poolside, and the Cabana-Marche snack bar on the beach is open May to October. The Bar do Príncipe serves international cocktails and Portuguese drinks with live music, and the Ocean Sandwich Bar is situated on the Beach. Sports, games and activities: Two saltwater outdoor pools (one heated in winter) and two pools for children, indoor saltwater pool (heated), gymnasium, sauna, Turkish bath, historical excursions, sports tournaments, Pestana kids club, 2 children's parks, giant chess board, snooker table, table tennis, driving range, putting green and mini golf. Tennis courts are at the Pestana Alvor Praia and at the Pestana Dom Joao II Resort, water sports centre in the Summer (June to September) with diving school, horse riding available nearby, Pestana Golf Courses nearby. Additional: 24 hour reception, Internet access, conference rooms, parking. SPECIAL OFFERS: Special Offer: Children from 2-12 years old receive EUR10 a week to spend on food and drink in the hotel. Offer valid from June 15th 2011 until September 15th 2011.