Room type

Peaceful family hotel with indoor/outdoor pools

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Golf courses nearby

Situated in the Vale de Garrão resort development south of Almancil and west of Quinta do Lago, this 175-room hotel lies within five km (three miles) of six golf courses.

Shuttles to beach

Shuttles transport guests to a nearby white sand beach in the summer from Ria Park Hotel & Spa. Onsite recreation includes outdoor and indoor pools, a full-service spa, tennis courts, a free children's club, and fitness facilities.

Balconies, free WiFi

Contemporary guestrooms and suites feature furnished balconies with dining tables. Free WiFi is provided, and marble bathrooms offer bathrobes and slippers for lounging comfort.

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Renovations & Closures

The property is closed between 15 November and 15 January.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located in the center of the resort, the spa features an indoor swimming pool with hydrotherapy jets, a Turkish bath and sauna, and 12 treatment rooms for facials, massages, hot stone treatments, and aromatherapy.

For children, complimentary supervised outdoor activities are offered in the summer. Free WiFi, a 24-hour business center, and 15 meeting rooms are available to guests at The Ria Park Hotel & Spa.

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8
  • Outdoor tennis courts 2
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Indoor pool
  • Poolside bar
  • Children's pool
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Concierge services
  • Health club
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (free)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Meeting rooms 15
  • Conference space
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Total number of rooms - 175
  • Multilingual staff
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Arcade/game room
  • Elevator/lift
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Tennis on site
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Fitness facilities
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transportation
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Children's club
  • Laundry facilities
  • Library
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Picnic area
  • Luggage storage
  • Free self parking
  • 24-hour business center
  • Spa services on site
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel
  • Outdoor pools
  • Indoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Outdoor tennis courts
  • Children's club (free)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Balcony
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Climate control
  • Minibar
  • Turndown service
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Slippers
  • Shower/tub combination
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Satellite TV service
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
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Where to Eat

Lusitano - A la carte restaurant overlooking the garden and decorated with Portuguese tiles, ceramics, and art, featuring al fresco dining with Portuguese cuisine for lunch and dinner. Terrace seating in warm weather.

Flamingo - Fine-dining dinner restaurant with garden views, al fresco dining, and a bar offering international a la carte selections. (Open only during busy seasons.) Terrace seating in warm weather.

Lobby Bar - Spacious bar/lounge divided into conversation areas with upholstered seating. Live music nightly in summer. Open mid-morning to late night for cocktails, sandwiches, and desserts.

Cocktail Bar - Offers cocktails and a relaxed environment for guests to read or socialize with friends.

Pool Bar - Open mid-morning to late evening May through September for sandwiches, salads, pizza, burgers, tropical drinks. Terrace seating at umbrella tables.

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Nearby Things to Do

Measuring roughly 26 by 15 meters (85 by 50 foot), an irregularly shaped outdoor pool paired with a six-meter (20-foot) children's pool provides warm-weather swimming, while a 12 by 6 meter (40 by 20 foot) heated pool in a Plexiglas solarium supplies year-round recreation.

The nearest beach is Vale do Garrão, 800 meters (875 yards) from the hotel, with complimentary shuttle service available from May through October. Unlike the western Algarve, where cliffs interrupt beaches, sand extends unimpeded for miles along the Atlantic Ocean in this area. The hotel provides complimentary use of lounge chairs, umbrellas, and towels on the beach. Independent operators rent water sports gear on the beach during the summer.

The hotel includes 2 lighted tennis courts (surcharges) and rents bicycles. Tennis lessons are available on site as well.

6 golf courses lie within five kilometers (three miles) of the hotel, 2 within the Vale do Lobo development to the west and 4 within the Quinta do Lago development to the east. The hotel arranges for golf professionals to provide private lessons (surcharges) for guests. A stable 2 kilometers (1.25 miles) north of the hotel offers horseback riding, and a gun club is 1.25 kilometers (0.75 mile) away.

Additional recreational activities listed are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Playground on site
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Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sauna in spa
  • Massages
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 10 AM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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