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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

We needed a sports bar for the champions league. Someone suggested here. It is what it is. But you had to walk through the restaurant to get to the sports bar. Not my cup of tea. Cheaper beer than our hotel on the plus side. As a resort I don't know. !!

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São Rafael G, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Ponta Grande Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we thank you for your feedback from our restaurant & bar. Hope to see you again. Best Regards, Ponta Grande Team

England
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

we stayed here and enjoyed the villa ,really good sized living accommodation but bedrooms very small. Nice large terrace but could have done with sun beds which you could hire but 5euros a day meaning if there was 4 of you it would be 140 euros for the week ( rather expensive I thought) nice pool area and gardens well...

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São Rafael G, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Ponta Grande Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we apreciate your feedback and we are glad that you enjoyed our villas and gardens. Hope to have the oportunity to welcome you and your family again. Best Regards, Ponta Grande Team

Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a resort close to the hustle and bustle of Albufeira new or old town, then this isn't for you. It's situated a 20-30 minute walk from the Marina (with kids) and a further 15 into the old town. However, if it's a beach you're after then there are a couple within a short walk and they...

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UK
Reviewed October 18, 2016

About 3 miles from nearest coastal town (Carvoeiro). Located in small modern village with a couple of eating places and a good bar. A good place from which to explore the area from Faro to Atlantic coast

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São Rafael G, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Ponta Grande Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your feedback. Hope to see you again. Best Regards, Ponta Grande Team

Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Myself and my family ate here on a couple of occasions whilst staying in the area. The food was very nice especially the breakfast! The staff were also nice and friendly. There was a karaoke night that we decided to attend. There wasn't many people there but we still enjoyed our time and the manager was very welcoming on the...

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São Rafael G, Gerente de recepção at Ponta Grande Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for feedback. The restaurant is definitively amazing. Nice food and nice shows. We hope to welcome you in your next visit in Algarve. Best Regards, Ponta Grande Team

Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a week at the Ponta Grande. Travelled as 2 adults, a 9 year old and a 12 year old. The nearby beach is beautiful and within walking distance, but you really needed to cab to the harbour and old town. Here os my only grumble cabs! A return cab from old town taxi rank is 5 to...

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São Rafael G, Gerente de recepção at Ponta Grande Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for sharing your feedback. We were glad to know that you had a pleasant stay at Ponta Grande São Rafael Resort and enjoyed our spacious and comfortable villas and all our facilities. Hope to welcome you and your family soon. Best regards, Ponta Grande Team

Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Spent 2 weeks here in August with family. Really lovely with excellent facilities & friendly staff. Onsite restaurant is really good & great value . It's a little too far from Albuferia to walk but not too expensive in a taxi. Highly recommended for families

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São Rafael G, Gerente de recepção at Ponta Grande Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for sharing your feedback. We were glad to know that you had a pleasant stay at Ponta Grande São Rafael Resort and enjoyed our spacious and comfortable villas and all our facilities. Hope to welcome you and your family soon. Best regards, Ponta Grande Team

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 21, 2016

Lots of plusses and a couple of minuses which I'll deal with at the end. The room was clean, with a basic yet large kitchen and living areas and the balcony private. No noises from the neighbours intruded. Food at the restaurant, which is not part of the hotel btw so don't book B&B or half board as it'll be...

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 5, 2016

I didn't stay here but visited with family a couple of nights. Friendly, helpful staff, super prices on food and drinks. The G&T's are my kind of size and the pepper steak was sized for Britain's strongest man and was absolutely delicious. They also offer great entertainment and a superbly paced 3 course meal with a fish main each evening....

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São Rafael G, Gerente de recepção at Ponta Grande Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your visit and share your experience at Ponta Grande Resort. We are grateful for pointing out our restaurant. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best regards, Ponta Grande Team

Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 2, 2016

On the surface the resort looks good and the villa was nice. A serious niggle was the amount to be charged for Wi-Fi which was supplied by renting a dongle type gismo, this would have been in excess of €45 for the two weeks, on agreeing to pay this I then found out they didn’t have one available until the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Within walking distance of Albufeira's marina, this 4-star resort offers luxury rooms and villas in a garden setting. It features an outdoor pool, tennis court and Albufeira views. Guests of the Ponta Grande Resort can soak up the sun on the terrace as they watch their children in the playground. The Ponta offers bright and air-conditioned accommodation. There are also self-catering villas that come with a fully equipped kitchen and a balcony with panoramic views. A grocery store is available inside the resort. If guests prefer, they can also visit the restaurant, which serves á la carte international cuisine. The Grande Resort is less than 1 km from the Atlantic Ocean. Guests arriving by car have free private on-site parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ponta Grande Resort

Address: Sesmarias Sao Rafael, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range: $44 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ponta Grande Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 62
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Also Known As:
Ponta Grande Hotel Albufeira
Ponta Grande Resort Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve
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#9 Top resorts Hotel in Albufeira
#23 Spa Hotel in Albufeira
#41 Luxury Hotel in Albufeira
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“If you want a lot of sun, ask upfront. Some rooms are completly in the shade”
 of 5 bubbles ukJimbo, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“Number 57 is exceptional with everything you could need.”
  • living/dining at No 57
 of 5 bubbles 646sharono, Apr 29, 2016 | Read review
“All separate self contained villas”
 of 5 bubbles chrissyB782, Oct 21, 2015 | Read review
“Unit 22 had a slightly more open view looking south towards the pool”
 of 5 bubbles 554ianf, Oct 4, 2015 | Read review
“We hires a private villa though holiday lettings”
 of 5 bubbles X6301NYbriant, Sep 2, 2015 | Read review
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