This resort has a spectacular oceanfront setting and exceptional sports and leisure facilities.

This large resort has influences from Portugal’s Arab heritage, and beautiful architecture which creates a charming setting. It sits in beautifully landscaped gardens overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and red sandstone cliffs, with direct access by lift and steps down to Praia da Falésia. Enjoy use of the loungers, parasols, towels and a beach bar with a choice of sandwiches, snacks, grilled fresh fish, ice creams and drinks. During the warmer months, there are plenty of watersports such as windsurfing, waterskiing, kayaking and banana rides. There are eight outdoor pools, a 9-hole golf course, five tennis courts and a health club. Budding Wimbledon champions can enjoy coaching and tennis clinics at the Annabel Croft Tennis Academy. Kids can let their imagination run wild while playing in the two life-size pirate ships and take part in a range of daily activities such as treasure hunts and games.

There’s a great choice of restaurants which range from themed buffets at Jardim Colonial, the main restaurant, to mouth-watering prime cuts at the Piri Piri Steak House. Try some of the region’s fresh and delicious seafood at the O’Pescador Restaurant and tuck into delicious Japanese-fusion cuisine at Yakuza Algarve by Olivier. The elegant lobby bar is the perfect place to enjoy a glass of port or local spirits.

There's a huge choice of rooms, suites, residencenes, townhouses and villas at Pine Cliffs all located within different areas of the wider resort. Deluxe Rooms are in the hotel’s main building. Upgrade to a Deluxe Sea View Room for views over the red cliffs and sea. Spacious Grand Deluxe Rooms have a living area while the One Bedroom Ocean Suites have an open-plan living area and kitchen, as well as a dining area. Families or groups of friends should consider one of the multiroom townhouses, residences or villas which have different number of bedrooms and outlooks. See the rooms tab for more information.

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Key information

Oceanfront in beautiful Praia da Falésia, 15 minutes from Albufeira

Airport transfer time: Approx. 30 minutes’ private transfer from Faro airport
Rooms: 519

Good to know

Accommodation information

217 rooms, 154 Pine Cliffs Residence apartments, 148 Ocean Suites (Pine Cliffs Gardens and Private Villas are also available).


• Enjoy a game of golf on the 9-hole course or perfect your putting on the pitch and putt* • Discover many of the resort's beautiful plants and flowers during a self-guided botanical tour of the gardens • Watch the sun go down while sipping some bubbly at the Mirador Champagne Bar* • Hire a bike and explore the resort*.


9 restaurants (some seasonal), 2 bars (some seasonal)

What's included

Breakfast at the Jardim Colonial or O Grill (depending on season) for hotel guests only (supplement applies for Ocean Suite and Residence guests).

Meal upgrade options (per person per night)

Breakfast from £15 • Breakfast at the Jardim Colonial or O Grill (depending on season)

Half Board from £58 • Breakfast and dinner at the Jardim Colonial or O Grill (depending on season).

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*Denotes local charge