We went in the UK October half term on Easyjet....really silly flight times meaning it was gone midnight when we arrived at Clube Porto-Mos, when we arrived we were checked in very quickly and into our apartment by 1.30am! The brochure photos are very well taken as the apartment is quite different.
We had 4 adults in a 1 bed apartment, in hindsight we should have taken 2 rooms as it was cramped and we were waking each other up in the night going to the bathroom or getting a drink. The aprtment has everything and more, kettle, toaster, pans, plates etc. No cooker but 2 hob plates. You get washing up liquid and scrubber/tea towels supplied which is a good touch! The bathroom again has everything you need and a hair drier. The one in our room packed up on day 2 but was fixed later in the day.
We had an issue with ants also on the 2nd day and requested a room change. The ants were in our cases and clothes so we had a panic! The reception offered a spray which having one in our party with asthma was worrying. There were no other rooms in our category....sometimes a bit of customer service can go a long way. The maids are sporadic and come before 10am, so if you feel like a lie in or have teenagers that laze about put the Do Not Disturb on the door, our youngest had a real fright when they came to clean one morning! They missed several days so your towels need to last....
The breakfast buffet is an experience! The waitress needs smile classes, we guessed it was a buffet after seeing the scrum of people at the coffee machine. Its full of bread products but then again its a continental...all for 8.50 Euros......rip offffffff.......
You need a car!! You really do!!! There is nothing around the hotel, 2 restaurants/cafe's and the beach....thats all!! Even the Supermarket is a walk up a big, steep hill and takes over an hour. So if you want supplies or want to see anything else get a car! A Taxi to the centre was 5 Euro's.
There are good Car deals via reception, we hired a Fiesta for 3 days for 76 Euros. It was for 3 x 24 hours, so it was dropped off at 12 Tuesday and we returned 12 Thursday. We made great use of it!! The week long is dearer, obvs! I think what we did as in hiring half way through the day gave us most use.
The walk to the beach via the hill top path is a little scary! The hotel next door (Rapunzel??)...looked great btw, has a lovely path to their pool and building, we accidently follwoed this one thinking it was our path....we turned round and ended up on a dirt track with bo steps or handrails. I would only suggest use of this path if you have walking shoes on!
WIFI - free access as long as you are sat in reception, was so funny seeing the same teenagers sat in reception all day FB'ing mates! TV has lots of German channels and 2 English - BBC1 and Sky News.
Pools - one outdoor, very cold. Indoor in the "health spa" was warmer but mucky with bits floating...needed a good clean
Although it was 1/2 term the place was dead...nothing happening, restaurant had 5/6 people in at night. If you want quiet and boring...this is the place to go!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Sunplace Clube Porto Mos' magnificent location is undoubtedly one of its main assets. Right on top of a cliff, the Clube Porto Mos offers a unique view over the beach of Porto de Mos, one of the most charismatic in the Algarve. Your family holiday in the Algarve will definitely have the sea as its focal point, since it is just one step away from the golden, sandy beach of Porto de Mos. In close connection with the surrounding nature and with an architecture that is fully focused on the ocean, Sunplace Clube Porto de Mos is an excellent choice for an unforgettable family holiday in Lagos. Aside from being so close to the beach, Sunplace Clube Porto de Mos is only about 2 kilometers (1.4Mi) from Lagos' historical centre. The Town of Lagos is home to a vast history and offers visitors today a strong cultural component to add to their holiday list. The resort Sunplace Clube Porto de Mos includes holiday apartments in Lagos where guests can choose between studio (T0) and 1 bedroom apartments (T1), as well as apartments with Twin Rooms. The apartments in this resort are tastefully decorated and very functional. The way the units are architecturally displayed ensures the sea is always present, no matter your choice of accommodation. If you dream of a family holiday in the Algarve, where you constantly have the sea on the horizon, then Sunplace Clube Porto de Mos is just what you asked for. The complex also offers a beautiful pool, strategically placed amid the green and well kept gardens. In Sunplace Clube Porto de Mos you will not only enjoy a traditional beach holiday but you will also be able to relax and keep in shape in the resort's Health Club, with facilities such as a jacuzzi, sauna, gym and indoor heated pool. Guests can also play tennis at the Vila Mos - Tourist Apartments, located nearby. The resort Sunplace Clube Porto de Mos has everything you need for an absolutely unforgettable family holiday in Lagos: the superb location, within walking distance from the beach of Porto de Mos, nice and comfortable apartments and outstanding quality facilities. We're expecting you! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Clube Porto-Mos Hotel Lagos
- Clube Porto Mos Lagos