I got this resort from RCI.com.
The resort is located in a quiet neighborhood, very close to beach ( 10 min walk, less than 5 min drive).
The room is spacious, 2 stories, more like townhouse in US. Two bedrooms are upstairs, family room and kitchen are downstairs. It can easily accommodate 4 people (2 separate beds in 2 rooms). In kitchen, there is almost everything for daily use: refrig, electric stove/oven, microwave, toast, kettle, and all the utensils, plates, teapot, etc. It is very useful and handy if you want to prepare your own food.
It is quiet because it is located far away from major city. It is also bad because it is so far away from major city ( 2 hrs from Lisbon, less than 1 hr from Faro). Without a car, it is almost impossible to reach there. Even you eventually reach there without a car, you will for sure be stuck inside the resort.
Even though there is a swimming pool, it is not heated. When the temperature outside is cold, it is impossible to use it. Other amenities like tennis court, mini golf, and chess if you like.
For those who do not speak Portuguese, a GPS is a must. Without it, it could be very hard to navigate the local area. Not many locals speak English, it is almost impossible to get directions from them. It can easily cause big family dispute during driving without a GPS.
The room is not cleaned daily, probably every other day. So keep it clean by yourselves is very important.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Ponta Grande is a four star resort, designed to offer its villa residents a perfect holiday combination by being both welcoming and comfortable. Escape to an enchanting hideaway of secluded townhouses with lush gardens and inviting pathways. It will refresh your spirit and renew your senses. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Ponta Grande Hotel Albufeira
- Ponta Grande Resort Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve