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Pine Cliffs Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort, Algarve

The Pine Cliffs Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort is a splendid, cliff top resort surrounded by pine trees and panoramic views. Part of the great Moorish architectural tradition, the hotel has a coolly cloistered interior and elegant guest rooms.

The spacious Pine Cliffs Hotel unite flexibility of self-catering with the extensive facilities of the resort offering a perfect combination for a relaxed or active family holiday.

Each well-appointed Residence has a fully equipped kitchenette/ living room, laundry and a bathroom for each bedroom (2 or 3 bedrooms available).

The facilities are equally good for parents and their children boasting an impressive 9 hole golf course, tennis academy and choice of specialised restaurants, the children's village offering activities, play areas to make new friends, childcare from 6 months and of course access to the beautiful beach below.

This resort successfully combines personal service and modern facilities to create a wonderful family-friendly holiday atmosphere.

For more information on the Algarve, take a look at our destination guide

No of rooms: Hotel: 215, Residences (2 and 3 bedroom): 154

Check in/check out: 4pm/10 am

Highlights...

  • 5 outdoor swimming pools
  • 1 children's pool
  • Creche and children's clubs from 6 months
  • 1 indoor heated swimming pool
  • 8 restaurants (some operate seasonally)
  • 3 food outlets and ice cream shop (some operate seasonally)
  • 3 bars (some operate seasonally)
  • Access to beach by lifts and steps
  • Courtesy shuttle train around the complex (seasonal)
  • 5 Floodlit Tennis courts (lessons available)
  • 9 hole golf course
  • Golf lessons available
  • Putting green
  • Pitch & Putt golf
  • Health club with indoor swimming pool and sauna
  • Gym
  • Beauty salon with hairdresser.

For an amazing family holiday to the Algarve, fill out the enquiry form on the left and our family holiday designers will help plan the perfect trip for you. 

Pine Cliffs Resort are undergoing the construction of Pine Cliffs Gardens, a development of 87 luxury residential apartments. This will be located between Piri Piri restaurant and Porto Pirata Kids Club. The resort has advised that the new development will be located on the edge of the resort towards the main road and they do not anticipate any significant impact on guests. The work is expected to be completed by July 2018 and no work will be carried out during July to September 2017. Work will be carried out Monday to Friday 8am – 8pm and on Saturdays from 8 am – 5 pm.

Pine Cliffs Residences are found at Pine Cliffs, part of the Sheraton Algarve Resort. The luxury apartments are contemporary, fully air-conditioned with a fully equipped kitchenette including washing machine, LCD TV, WiFi with daily housekeeping and 24 hour room service.

2 Bedroom Pine Cliffs Comfort Residence

Open plan living/dining room with kitchen area (fridge, freezer, oven, hob, microwave, juice maker, dishwasher, washer/dryer), bathroom, master bedroom with ensuite and TV and a twin bedroom with TV.

Located on the first floor with balcony.

101 m2

Sleeps up to 5 adults or 4 adults and 2 children

2 Bedroom Pine Cliffs Garden Access Residence

Open plan living/dining room with kitchen area (fridge, freezer, oven, hob, microwave, juice maker, dishwasher, washer/dryer), bathroom, master bedroom with ensuite and TV and a twin bedroom with TV.

Located on the Ground floor with terrace and garden access.

101 m2

Sleeps up to 5 adults or 4 adults and 2 children

2 Bedroom Pine Cliffs Penthouse Residence

Open plan living/dining room with kitchen area (fridge, freezer, oven, hob, microwave, juice maker, dishwasher, washer/dryer), bathroom, master bedroom with ensuite and TV and a twin bedroom with TV.

Located on the top floor with balcony.

101 m2

Sleeps up to 5 adults or 4 adults and 2 children

3 Bedroom Pine Cliffs Comfort Residence

Open plan living/dining room with kitchen area (fridge, freezer, oven, hob, microwave, juice maker, dishwasher, washer/dryer), bathroom, spacious  King Bedroom with an independent door, TV and ensuite, master bedroom with ensuite and TV and a twin bedroom with TV.

Located on the first floor with balcony.

140 m2

Sleeps up to 7 adults or 8 adults and 2 children

3 Bedroom Pine Cliffs Garden Access Residence

Open plan living/dining room with kitchen area (fridge, freezer, oven, hob, microwave, juice maker, dishwasher, washer/dryer), bathroom, spacious  King Bedroom with an independent door, TV and ensuite, master bedroom with ensuite and TV and a twin bedroom with TV.

Located on the ground floor with terrace and direct garden access.

140 m2

Sleeps up to 7 adults or 8 adults and 2 children

3 Bedroom Pine Cliffs Penthouse Residence

Open plan living/dining room with kitchen area (fridge, freezer, oven, hob, microwave, juice maker, dishwasher, washer/dryer), bathroom, spacious  King Bedroom with an independent door, TV and ensuite, master bedroom with ensuite and TV and a twin bedroom with TV.

Located on the top floor with balcony.

140 m2

Sleeps up to 7 adults or 8 adults and 2 children

The restaurant O'Grill is located in the Pine Cliffs area and is where breakfast or dinner is served during the summer if you have booked bed and breakfast or half board options for your holiday. When this is closed breakfast is served in the main hotel the Jardim Colonial which is a 15 minute walk away or there is a little train.

O Grill Restaurant- offering a wide selection of Mediterranean dishes from pasta to seafood, using cooking techniques ranging from grilling to show cooking, terrace for alfresco eating during breakfast, lunch and dinner.

O Grill is open between April to September, 7am to 10.30am, 12.30pm to 4pm and 7.30pm to 10.30pm

Other Restaurants in the resort:

Jardim Colonial Restaurant- offers a different themed buffet each day with a mix of Portuguese and international foods, this restaurant offers a variety of choices. There is a separate children's only buffet offering favourite foods such a fresh pizza, chicken and fish dishes and tempting desserts. The Jardim Colonial has indoor and outdoor seating for breakfast and dinner.

Jardim Colonial is open all year from 7am to 10.30am and 7pm to 10.30pm.

O Pescador Restaurant- presents traditional Portuguese cuisine with a contemporary twist. Set beside the pool with fantastic views of the local coastline and sea, fresh seafood is a main feature on the menu. With seating both inside and outside, the Pescador is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

O Pescador is open seasonally from 8am to 10.30am and 12pm to 10.30pm.

Pine Cliffs Club House- over looking the first tee on the golf course, the Club House offers a menu serving light snacks to a grilled sirloin steak. Providing all day dining in a relaxed and comfortable environment.

Club House is open between May to September from 7.30am to 7pm.

Corda Cafe- set out under umbrellas on a terrace, Corda Cafe offers light snacks and an all day menu. Located next to the pool, views of the golf course and gardens are all around you.

Corda Cafe is open between May to September from 8am to 11.30pm.

Beach Club- set on the golden sand, the Beach club offers light snacks, salads and beverages for lunch and dinner. The pinewood grill is used to prepare the traditional dish of Atlantic Sardines with Portuguese salad. For afters or a mid morning/afternoon treat enjoy an ice-cream. During the summer evenings live entertainment perform on selected dates.

Beach Club is open between April to October from 12pm to 6pm.

Piri Piri Restaurant- set amongst the pine trees providing both indoor and outdoor seating, Piri Piri has a very welcoming ambience. With a menu featuring the best of Portuguese specialities and steakhouse dishes, children can also enjoy a feast at their own dedicated dining area within the restaurant.

Piri Piri is open between April to October from 6pm to 10.30pm.

Il Giardino Restaurant- provides a gastronomic tour through Italy with a menu consisting of Beef Tenderloin al Barolo e Ravioli amongst other Italian dishes. Il Giardino provides a comfortable atmosphere with its dark furniture and crisp white tablecloths.

Il Giardion is open all year from 7pm to 10.30pm.

Aldar Restaurant- step into this Morocco inspired restaurant with Arabic artwork and banquet seating in bright and royal coloured fabrics. Aldar serves authentic and unique Moroccan dishes, flavoured with the many spices North Africa. Guests can dine inside or outside under the stars, Aldar only serves dinner from Wednesday to Sunday.

Aldar is open between June to September from 7pm to 10.30pm.

Mirador Champagne Bar- provides magnificent views over the cliffs and is the perfect location to sip a glass of champagne as the sun slips behind the horizon. Mirador has a selection of champagnes, fine wines and spirits.

Mirador Champagne Bar is open between April to September from 3.30pm to 11pm (subject to weather conditions).

Tabu b y Amo.te Garden Lounge- a secluded oasis within the gorgeous pine tree grove, the Tabu is a fabulous setting for a cocktail bar. Please note accept is only permitted for adults aged 16 years +.

Tabu is open June to August from 6pm to 12am.

Portulano Bar- with a decor of rich golds, leafy greens, rich reds and dark wood, Portulano provides an intimate settings in a spacious environment. Portulano Bar provides a large selection of cocktails, wines and Portuguese Port wines.

Portulana Bar is open all year from 5pm to 1am.

Not all restaurants and bars will be open in low season and the operation of outdoor restaurants is subject to weather conditions.

Babysitting:

Yes. 1-2 children at €13 per hour or 3 children at €18 per hour  (increases to €16 and €21 respectively after midnight)

Crèche:

For babies 6 – 36 months inside Porto Pirata. From €40 per half day session in low season. There are reductions for 7 sessions and over. You can also opt for half days with lunch and full days.

Half day with lunch: 09:30 - 14:00 ; 12:30 - 17:00

Half day no lunch: 09:30 - 12:30 ; 14:00 - 17:00

Full day: 09:30 - 17:00

Children’s' Club:

Split into two age groups 3-4 years and 5–8 years.

Children aged 3-4 years inclusive from €20 and children 5-8 years from €15 per half day session in low season. There are reductions for 7 sessions and over. You can also opt for half days with lunch and full days.

Half day with lunch: 09:30 - 14:00 ; 12:30 - 17:00

Half day no lunch: 09:30 - 12:30 ; 14:00 - 17:00

Full day: 09:30 - 17:00

Junior Club:

Children aged 8 upwards will love the Junior  Club with supervised activities designed just for them. Kids enjoy mini-golf, football, crossbow and aim shooting, water ball, darts and disc bowls and much more.

A weekly programme is available during the festive and summer months and features a selection of activities including tennis, basketball and more. (High season only) Sessions cost €7.50 each and need to be purchased in advance from the Concierge.

Lessons:

There is a tennis and golf academy, where lessons can be booked in small groups or on an individual basis.

Baby/toddler equipment:

Cots and highchairs are available at an extra cost of €13,00 and €3,00 each respectively per day

Dining:

All restaurants allow children. For early suppers the all day dining Corda Café restaurant is an option. The main hotel restaurant Jardim Colonial (buffet) opens at 18:30 – pre booking required.

Beach:

Gently shelving golden sandy cove, perfect for children accessed via a lift then, guests have to walk to the beach on a wooden walkway which has approximately 70 steps. The main children’s  pool is inside Porto Pirata.

Useful:

There is a pre bookable shopping list available to clients, so that essential grocery items will be in the Residences on arrival.

Bike hire available

First Aid:

There is a doctor on site and at night times there is a doctor on call. A Pharmacy and Health Centre can be found within 5 minutes driving distance. Main hospital is in Faro, 30 minutes driving distance.

Shop:  

There is a deli next to the Pine cliffs reception. There are several supermarkets in the vicinity, 5-15 minutes drive away.

The area...

The entire estate of the Sheraton Algarve is vast but should you want to venture out 10 minutes away by taxi is Albufeira old town. There is a relaxed and has a lovely central square decorated with trees and colourful shrubs surrounded by street cafés and restaurants for a quiet meal or a cool drink. The streets leading off the square are a shopper’s delight with clothes shops, leather goods (fantastic handbags!), gift shops, street stalls and of course, all the practical shops for daily necessities. There are also many more restaurants and bars so there is never a shortage of places to eat and drink!

Albufeira alos has a marina on the western outskirts of the town - you can't really miss it as all the buildings and apartments are painted in blue, pink, orange, green and yellow squares! There are rows of shops along the road behind the marina and some bars and restaurants along the marina itself. It is a brilliant place to spend an afternoon, have a drink or a meal, or just sit in the sun and watch the boats and people strolling by. If you go for nothing else, go to see the amazing colours of the buildings! There are also some interesting dolphin statues raised on poles along the marina walkway and each has been individually decorated with a different design.

What will the weather be like...

The Algarve on Portugal’s southern coast is blessed with sunshine all year.

May – September offers the best sunshine, warm and sunny with an average of 11 hours sunshine a day and virtually no rainfall, average temperatures ranging  between 23 – 30 C, although the sea breeze usually makes it pleasant in the hottest months.

The Algarve is a year round destination and winters are mild and perfect for families if you just want to relax and be warmer than in the UK. Daily temps are 15-18'C, perfect for golf or tennis. You would expect rain on some days between November - March.