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Hotel Belavista da Luz
Ranked #4 of 9 Hotels in Luz
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed May 19, 2013

Kevin and Liz

We have stayed at this hotel on numerous occasions - the reason - all the staff are friendly, helpful and cheerful.
Everywhere the hotel is clean and well maintained.
The pool bar and restaurant serve excellent food and drink.
We hope to return with the rest of the family soon.
Thank you

Room Tip: All the rooms are excellent
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  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Elizabeth W
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Catherine B, General Manager at Hotel Belavista da Luz, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2013

Thank you for your very generous review. We are glad that we are living up to your expectations and will try to improve on them in the future. We look forward to seeing you again and meeting your family.

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Reviewed May 16, 2013

This was our first visit to Portugal, and I must say definitely not our last. The hotel Benavista da Luz was the best hotel we have ever stopped in; and we have travelled all over the world. The staff were extremely helpful, (especially Anna at reception), and the waiters were most pleasant and entertaining. The facilities at the hotel were perfect with gym, tennis court , and swimming pools. Also available was a massage with Anna Carina, (Best massage I have ever had). All in all a wonderful holiday, thanks to the staff and most pleasant owner Vincent. We will definitely be returning.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank john O
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Catherine B, General Manager at Hotel Belavista da Luz, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2013

Thank you for your very kind review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that we will see you again in the future.

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Reviewed May 7, 2013

We've just returned from a week's holiday at this hotel, after an absence of ten years and found it as friendly and welcoming as ever - almost like we had never been away! The obvious difference is the absence of the original co-owner Derrick who was a larger than life character and we were very sad to hear he died in 2010. However his son Danny is keeping standards up, together with Vincente the other owner who provides service with a smile at breakfast every day. We'll definitely be back soon.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Catherine B, General Manager at Hotel Belavista da Luz, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2013

We are so glad to hear that we did not disappoint when you returned to us recently. We try to create a welcoming and relaxing ambience here and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.

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Reviewed May 7, 2013

If you are planning a short break in Praia da Luz, you could do worse than stay at the Belavista.

It's a family run hotel and the staff try their very best to please. Off season is quiet but the weather can still be brilliant and it's a great place to stay if you want peace.

In the summer it's busy but they still cope well and service doesn't suffer. Rooms are basic but comfortable and very clean.

Great outdoor pool with outdoor bar and barbeque ktichen poolside.

Great for kids and adults alike. There is also a tennis court although the space around the court is a little less than you might expect.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Stephen W
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Catherine B, General Manager at Hotel Belavista da Luz, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2013

Thank you for your review. We hope to entertain you again in the near future and will try to exceed your expectations.

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Reviewed May 1, 2013

The Belavista is exceptional in the warmth and genuine friendliness of all the staff. Its location is great within walking distance of an attractive beach, and easy drive from Lagos and other parts of the Algarve. The restaurant is very good and provides very good food. We chose to visit new locations and countries each year, but Belavista has attracted us back on at least 5 occasion - and arranging to return next year.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Michael C
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Catherine B, General Manager at Hotel Belavista da Luz, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2013

Thank you for your kind review. We will strive to maintain and improve our service for your visit and will look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed April 26, 2013

Just returned from a 4 night break at the Belavista with three friends on a golfing break.
I have stayed at the Belavista about 10 times and it never fails to delight. Although the hotel is 20 years old, it is in very good condition and is kept immaculately.
I must commend the reception staff who on our golfing breaks efficiently organise tee times, car hire and restaurants when required and are genuinely friendly and chirpy in all that they do. There is a family atmosphere throughout and the staff obviously enjoy working for Kate and before he died much too prematurely,the charismatic Deric. Danny is continuing the family tradition and certainly is maintaining the high standards.
There is an excellent choice at breakfast, and dinner is well presented and of very good quality.
We will be back again in 2014 and would recommend this hotel to anyone.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Moley59
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Catherine B, General Manager at Hotel Belavista da Luz, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2013

Thank you so much for your very kind review . It is good to know that our service is appreciated and we hope to maintain and improve for your next visit.

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Reviewed April 24, 2013

We loved the Hotel Belavista da Luz. The staff were exceptional - nothing was too much trouble. It is a small friendly hotel and great value for money. It is a good walk from the beach and other amenities but it has its own pool and a range of activities are available. We only had breakfast at the Hotel as we went out each day and were only there for a couple of nights but the food looked good (not cheap).

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank CF0rd
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Catherine B, General Manager at Hotel Belavista da Luz, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2013

Thank you for your kind review . We strive to maintain a good service and make our clients feel welcome. I am sorry that you felt that our menu appeared expensive but we do offer daily specials at very reasonable prices and hope that at some later date you will visit us again and try some.

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Address: Praia da Luz, Luz 8600-147, Portugal
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Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Luz
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 9 Hotels in Luz
Price Range: $58 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Belavista da Luz 4*
Number of rooms: 45
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
With beautiful beaches and mountains and less than 1 hour from Faro Airport, this is paradise for the short-haul flyer. With old cities to explore and mouth watering menus to choose from Hotel Belavista awaits your pleasure. We provide, satellite tv, tea and coffee facilities, hair dryer, hi-fi, personal attention at all times. Heated small pool, large pool, tennis court, gym, health club and games room. ... more   less 
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