Surrounded by pine trees with magnificent views of impressive ochre-coloured cliffs, a golden flag sandy beach and the Atlantic's crystal clear blue waters, Sheraton Algarve Hotel at Pine Cliffs is one truly delightful resort. The architectural design is typically Portuguese, with Arab influences spectacularly materialising in intimate courtyards and interior terraces, creating intriguing spaces flooded with natural light.
Ideal for families, the Porto Pirata Kids' Club (open April – October) gives the younger members of your party the chance to enjoy mini-golf, as well as playing on the land-bound pirate galleon.
Days can be spent in idle indulgence around the pools or on the beach, which is reached via a private elevator, or you may wish to pay a visit to the 9-hole golf course and Golf Academy.
Dining comes in a variety of options, from simple snacks around the pool and gardens through to gourmet meals accompanied by fine wines. There really is something to delight all tastes; a visit to O Pescador is highly recommended in order to sample delicious seafood specialities such as steamed Atlantic crab.
Praia de Falesia, 30 minutes transfer from Faro Airport.
All of the 215 rooms, suites and apartments offer the highest standards of comfort and luxury.
With a total of eleven restaurants and bars, the Sheraton Algarve Hotel at Pine Cliffs has something to satisfy even the most discerning palate. Lovers of seafood will be in heaven at O Pescador, with its sumptuous selection of fresh fish and seafood specialities, while true epicureans will love the exquisite fine dining experience at the new Jardim Gourmet restaurant. Savour mouth-watering Mediterranean flavours overlooking the pool at O’Grill, or grilled international prime meat produce at the Piri Piri Steak House. Travel to Japan at Yakuza by Olivier, then treat yourself to an indulgent glass of something sparkly at the wonderful cliff-top Mirador Champagne Bar.
The resort is a haven for adventure seekers and those who just want to sit back and relax. Golfers will love the stunning Pine Cliffs Golf Course, while the Tennis Centre offers five floodlit tennis courts, coaching and tennis clinics. The private beach is ideal for catching some rays or trying your hand at a variety of watersports, such as catamarans, waterskiing, ringo rides, pedal boats, banana boats and surfing.
Elsewhere, the Children’s Village is a wonderful place for your little ones, with a playground filled with two life-size wooden pirate ships and an array of exciting facilities, including a bouncy castle, basketball court and 18-hole mini-golf course.