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Porto Bay Falesia

Algarve, Olhos DAgua

  • Uninterrupted views over Praia da Falesia
  • Direct beach access
  • Dine on traditional Italian at Il Basilico
  • A choice of over 300 spacious rooms and suites
  • Experience an oasis of calm at Blu Spa

Enjoying uninterrupted sea views and overlooking Praia da Falésia in the charming town of Olhos D'Agua, the Porto Bay Falesia occupies an outstanding elevated position on the ochre coloured cliffs typical of the Algarve. Surrounded by lush green landscapes, dotted with pine trees and fragrant orange groves, guests will enjoy the direct access (via a number of steps) to the eight kilometres of sandy beach below. The hotel has a good choice of bars and restaurants whilst a selection of shops, just 500 metres away, offers an array of facilities. The light and spacious guest rooms retain a traditional feel with tiled headboards and vibrant colours.

Hotel child prices apply to ages 2-12 years.

Direct access to the beach is via 137 steps, therefore the hotel may not be suitable for those with mobility difficulties.


Bars & Restaurants

Madeira Restaurant

Opening Times:
07:30 - 10:30
18:30 - 21:30 (Winter)
19:00 - 22:00 (Summer)

Included With:
Half Board , Full Board , Full Board Plus , Half Board Plus , Bed & Breakfast

Restaurant Madeira is serving international cuisine from a buffet for breakfast and dinner, inside or on a terrace overlooking the pool. During certain times of the year, this restaurant may serve a set menu dinner instead.

Guests on bed & breakfast, half board, full board, half board plus and full board plus can dine at this restaurant.

Il Basilico Restaurant

Opening Times:
19:00 - 22:30

Enjoy traditional Italian à la carte cuisine served indoors or on the terrace, accompanied by live music performances on selected dates during the summer.

Guest on half board, full board, half board plus and full board plus will receive a credit to dine from the à la carte menu.

Buzios Lounge Bar

Opening Times:
17:00 - 00:00

Relax with a glass of cocktail or a sparkling wine at the Buzios bar, whilst listening to the soft tones of live music.

Falesia Bar

Opening Times:
10:30 - 17:00 (Winter)
10:30 - 19:00 (Summer)

Outdoor pool bar serving snacks and light à la carte meals. 

Beach & Pools


Protected by thirty meter high rocks and accessed directly from the hotel via steps is the Falesia beach. Relax on the golden sand and enjoy the beautiful views over the Atlantic ocean.

Swimming Pools

Alternatively, one of the hotel's swimming pools provides an ideal place to soak up the sun. There is a main outdoor freshwater swimming pool and a separate freshwater children's pool as well as indoor heated pool located in the Spa.

Spa & Wellness


Opening Times:
09:00 - 18:00

Get pampered at the Porto Bay Falesia Spa and visit one of their treatment rooms for a relaxing massage, refreshing facial or detoxing body wrap. There is a full range of beauty treatments available as well, including manicure, pedicure and the all important finishing touches. After your treatment, relax by the indoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi®, sauna and a Turkish bath or head to the gym for a stimulating work out. 

Please note children under 16 years are not permitted in the spa.

Activities & Entertainment

Sports Activities

For the sports enthusiasts, Porto Bay has its own putting green and two tennis courts to enjoy a game or two in the sun. It also has a area for French boules (petanque) and a small gym. A games room is also available to guests.

About the location
The little fishing village of Olhos d'Agua has an enviable location on the southern coast of Portugal. Set against the pale sandstone cliffs of the Algarve, the village has buckets of charm and an active waterfront humming with local fishermen. Main Street is home to dozens of bars and restaurants serving local cuisine, including, naturally, freshly netted fish. The lovely local beach is Praia d'Agua. It's a fairly small stretch of sand, but there's still plenty of space to throw down a towel, paddle in the shallows and explore the rock pools. The picturesque promenade invites a wander - it's fringed with palm trees and looks out across a sea dotted with colourful fishing boats. The town has a surprising buzz after dark, with Main Street's bars and restaurants packed out with locals and visitors. 
Transfer Time
40 minutes from Faro airport
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Tripadvisor review Feb 19 2018
A wonderful three night stay with a group of friends. Every aspect of the PortoBay was great. It has a beautiful position high above the beach. It's off the main road so no traffic noise. Outside...
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Tripadvisor review Feb 16 2018
Great hotel great facilities with great prices. Staff very accommodating and helpful. Will be back for sure. The weather was fine and ideally situated for all requirements. Very close to...
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