Vacation Rental Description
Portugal’s Best Resort in 2004, 2005, 2006 & Best Golf Resort in 2007. Pine Cliffs is nestled amongst the pine trees on top of the cliffs of the Algarve overlooking miles of unspoilt golden sands of the Falesia beach (blue flag). Stroll on the beach, play tennis or golf or simply enjoy lazing in the beautiful landscaped gardens under the pine trees with the family. Experience this exclusive setting of superior 5* luxury where every detail has been considered to allow you and your family the best holiday.
The apartment is fully managed by the Sheraton Algarve Hotel, part of the respected hotel group Starwood Hotels and Resorts. A spacious & fully equipped apartment within the 5 star luxury resort. The apartment is serviced weekly (including soap, bath gel, shampoo & hair conditioner, towels). It has 24 hour room service. It is on the second floor & isn't accessible by wheelchair. The bedroom leads onto the balcony. There is a safe for your valuables. The lounge & dining area lead onto the balcony. The sofa settee in the lounge can comfortably sleep two adults. The dining table seats 6. Large screen TV in lounge. The shaded patio has outdoor seating for 4 with built in barbeque. The kitchen has a cooker (4 rings), fridge/freezer, microwave,iron & ironing board . There is a washer/dryer but a laundry service is also available. Sun shades, sun lounges & towels (beach, gym & pool) are available daily at no extra charge. Cot available on request from hotel (extra charge).
Daily entertainment programme for kids with qualified supervisors. The kids club (enclosed area of 7000 sqm) has various pricing structures depending on your requirements. The centre has two wooden boats, a swimming pool & another pool for remote control boats, a recreational terrace, a trampoline, an 18-hole mini golf course, a bouncy castle, a bike track & a basketball and volleyball court. When my kids were little they loved going to the kids club but they are teenagers now & do the water sports on the beach. The great thing about the resort is that you don't need a car. Everything is in walking distance. It is a large resort (hence lots of facilities) & the resort train that takes you to various areas around the resort. The train is great for young kids as they love riding in it! The hotel is perched on the cliffs & access to beach is via a glass elevator. The hotel has their own spot on the golden flag beach with shade covers, lounges, towels, life guards & beach restaurant.
Entertainment for the Entire Family: BEACH - only beach in the Algarve classified with the Golden Flag by the European Union. Private beach fully equipped with sunshades, sun loungers & towels for guests. Beach bar for food & drinks. RELAXATION - swimming pools, landscaped gardens, health club, beauty & hair salon. WATER SPORTS - at the beach include sail boat tours, jet ski, ringo ride, banana ride, pedal boat, kayak. Lessons & rental for catamaran, windsurf, water-ski, wakeboard, body board & surf. SHOPPING - shops and boutiques for handicrafts, flowers, deli, golf items, gifts etc RESTAURANTS & BARS - Moroccan, Mediterranean, International , Sushi & Italian cuisine. Seafood, steakhouse & Portuguese dishes. Beach restaurant. Champagne bar overlooking the sea & a cocktail bar under the stars. Ice creams, crepes & kids buffets. OUTSIDE THE RESORT- Supermarket, restaurants (Italian, Seafood, Portuguese) outside the entrance of the resort. Fish shop a 10 minute walk. Butcher located in supermarket opp fish shop.
- Cable Satellite
- Cooking Utensils
- Linen Service
- Amenity Parking
- Private Pool
- Shared Pool
massage, concierge, telephone, hair dryer, staff, fax, towels provided, safe, sunbed, fitness room, toaster, iron & board, grill, 4 ring stove, hob, oven, sofabed, broadband access, child's swing, sand pit, garden, balcony, barbecue, tennis court, beach towels.
- Horse Riding
- Night Clubs
- Water Skiing
- Water Sports
swimming, wind-surfing, paragliding, ringo ride, banana ride, catamaran,wake & body board,shark & marlin fishing expeditions.
Golf: The 9 hole Links golf course, Pine Cliffs, designed by Martin Hawtree, is a par 33 (2,227m)) in a pine woodland and enjoys an exceptional cliff top position with fantastic views of the ochre cliffs & overlooks the beautiful beach, Felesia.
JUNIOR CLUB – Activities on offer are volleyball, basketball, field hockey, archery, beach walks, step aerobics, fitness exercises, Tai Chi, bike trips etc. Table tennis and games room on site. Ice creams, crepes and kids buffets on site. BICYCLES can be hired locally as the kids love to cycle around the resort.
- Nearest Airport : Faro at 20 miles distance;
- Nearest Train Station : Albufeira at 2 miles distance
- Travel Info: Nearest Beach : Felesia Golden Flag at 50 Metre
Nearest Barpub : In the resort at 50 Metres
Nearest Golf : In the resort at 50 Metres
Nearest Restaurant : In the resort at 50 Metres
Car: not necessary;
Albufeira, tourist capital of the Algarve, lies 6 km to the west of Pine Cliffs & the fishing village, Olhos d'Agua, is only 1.5 km away. Pine Cliffs, Sheraton Algarve 5* resort is 25 minutes from Faro Airport. You can walk along the beach in an easterly direction to Vilamoura marina where there are a variety of shops, bars & restaurants. About half an hour’s drive visit Alte a typical Algarve village or Faro with its medieval wall & a large number of monuments to see or visit the moorish castle at Silves. Under an hour’s drive visit Monchique & experience the hot thermal spas or visit the fisherman's town of Portimao that has a rich heritage of historical monuments & local crafts. Visit Foia & its sister mountain, Picota, for dramatic views of the coastal plain to the southern & western Atlantic coast. Nearby Ria Formosa Nature Park is a wintering ground for many migratory birds. Average flight durations - Amsterdam 2h30,Brussels 2h15,London 2h25,Frankfurt 3h00,New York 8h00