Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel near beach, plenty of golf
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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.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
Ria Park Garden Hotel
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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.
- Outdoor pool
- Poolside bar
- Spa tub
- Concierge services
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Children's club (free)
- Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
- Conference space
- Meeting rooms 2
- Total number of rooms - 109
- 24-hour front desk
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Number of floors - 4
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free breakfast
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free WiFi
- Laundry facilities
- RV, bus, truck parking
- Luggage storage
- Outdoor tennis courts - 2
- Free self parking
- Steam room
- Spa services on site
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking
- Room service (limited hours)
- Balcony or patio
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Air conditioning
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Turndown service
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- In-room safe
- Satellite TV service
- 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.
- Golfing nearby
- Snorkeling nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Scuba diving nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Segway rental/tour on site
- Parasailing nearby
- Skydiving nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Bicycle rentals on site
- Playground on site
- Scooter/moped rentals on site
- Boat tours nearby
- Ecotours nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
Check-in time ends at 10 AM
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Check-out time is noon
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
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.
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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.