Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel near beach, plenty of golf

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool

Family, kids' pools

This casual 109-room hotel in the Vale de Garrão resort development south of Almancil and west of Quinta do Lago features family and kids' outdoor pools.

Golf courses nearby

Summer shuttles go the beach and watersports 900 meters (984 yards) away, while golfers enjoy six courses within 5 km (3 miles). A three-level spa in the Ria Park development features hydrotherapy treatments.

Light, bright decor

Spacious guestrooms and suites feature a light ambience of pale-yellow walls, stucco molding, pale-marble floors, and rattan headboards. All have balconies or patios, and free WiFi.

Ria Park Garden Hotel

Renovations & Closures

The property is closed between 1 November and 31 March.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Situated 250 meters (273 yards) from the hotel, the Ria Park development's three-story, 1,000-square-meter (10,764-sq-ft) health spa features a two-story pavilion containing a 14-by-6-meter (45-by-20-ft) swimming pool equipped with water spouts and air jets for hydrotherapy, spa tub, and a steam room. Cushioned teak lounge chairs and giant candles flank the pool. Four treatment rooms offer hydrotherapy, including Vichy and Scottish showers, while six other rooms with private showers are available for massage, body treatments, and facials. Signature treatments include the Floating Thermo Spa Session and the Underwater Massage with Oils or Seaweed. Two tennis courts are available onsite.

The spa includes a relaxation lounge furnished with cushioned rattan lounge chairs. (Daily surcharge for use of swimming pool) Use of the hotel's health club, which contains a six-person spa tub, is complimentary during a 5-7 PM "happy hour," with a surcharge for other times.

For children, complimentary supervised outdoor activities are offered in summer, and a free children's club. Free wireless Internet access is also available in the lobby.

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Conference space 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Steam room 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Concierge services 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 109 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Balcony or patio 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Minibar 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Garden Restaurant - Dining room and terrace seating. Serving a la carte lunch and buffet or a la carte dinner daily.

Lobby Bar - Expansive bar/lounge with marble floor, upholstered rattan seating, potted plants, terrace overlooking swimming pools. Open early evening to late night for sandwiches, cocktails.

Pool Bars - Two poolside bars open in summer for sandwiches, burgers, pizza, omelets, tropical drinks.

Nearby Things to Do

A 27-meter (90-foot) freeform outdoor swimming pool paired with a 5.5-meter (18-foot) children's pool provides warm-weather swimming.

The nearest beach is Vale do Garrão, 900 meters (984 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 in this area along the Atlantic Ocean. The hotel provides complimentary lounge chairs, umbrellas, and towels on the beach. Independent operators rent water sports gear on the beach during the summer.

The hotel includes two lighted tennis courts (surcharges) and rents bicycles.

Six golf courses lie within five km (three mile) of the hotel, two within the Vale do Lobo development to the west and four within the Quinta do Lago development to the east. The hotel arranges for golf pro to provide private lessons (surcharges) for guests. A horse stable two km (1.25 mile) north of the hotel offers horseback riding, and a gun club is 1.25 km (0.75 mile) away.

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

  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Playground on site 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 10 AM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification. Any other arrangements must be coordinated with the property prior to arrival. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 12 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
No rollaway/extra beds available

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Park Garden
  • Hotel Ria Park Garden
  • Ria Garden
  • Ria Garden Hotel
  • Ria Garden Park Hotel
  • Ria Park Garden
  • Ria Park Garden Almancil
  • Ria Park Garden Hotel
  • Ria Park Garden Hotel Almancil
  • Ria Park Hotel
  • Ria Park Garden Hotel Portugal/Algarve - Almancil

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child 12 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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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