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Pine Cliffs Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort

Algarve, Praia da Falesia

Good for Couples
Baby Friendly
Toddler Friendly
Child Friendly
Family Suites
Sports Academies

A stunning clifftop sanctuary with panoramic ocean views
Direct access to a sun-drenched beach below
Prestigious golf course and tennis academy
Daily sports and activities available at the Kids Club
A selection of elegant and luxurious suites and studios

The Pine Cliffs Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort relishes in an enviable clifftop location amidst lush green pines, overlooking the sparkling Atlantic Ocean below. It’s a superb choice for families with plenty of child friendly facilities and activities available within its enclosed cloisters. Enjoy a taste of Moorish architecture combined with luxury and opulence displayed in its elegant, contemporary rooms and suites. 

Select from an impressive range of amenities including the 9 hole Pine Cliffs Golf Course and tennis academy, in addition to a range of eateries from fine dining to family friendly buffet restaurants and poolside bars. First class service and modern facilities create a delightful holiday atmosphere. Younger guests can make new friends in their very own holiday village with clubs for ages 6 months to 12 years available. Relax and unwind at the Serenity Spa before taking a cool dip in one of the six outdoor swimming pools. The Golden Flag Praia de Falesia Beach is accessible via a lift and then steps leading down to its golden sands.


Hotel child prices apply to ages 4-12 years. The hotel has 217 rooms. Access to the beach is via a lift which leads onto a long wooden walkway which has groups of 2/3 steps at various intervals, totalling 70. Therefore the hotel may not be suitable for those with mobility difficulties. 


Added value

Room discount

Save up to 35% discount on the hotel price for holidays between 26 October - 02 November 2018.

Save up to 20% discount on the hotel price for holidays between 26 September - 25 October 2018.

Save up to 15% discount on the hotel price for holidays between 01 -25 September 2018.

 The above offers can be booked until 30 September 2018.


Early booking discount

Save up to 15% on the hotel price for holidays between 3 November 2018 – 7 April 2019, booked by 31 October 2018. 

Save up to 10% on the hotel price for holidays between 8 April 2019 – 25 October 2019, booked by 28 February 2019. 


Golf offer

Guests receive for every 7 nights stay one free green fee for 18 (2 x 9) holes at Pine Cliffs per person (subject to availability and clients are requested to book in advance) for holidays between 01 November 2017 - 02 November 2018.

Please note all offers may not be combinable. 

Sovereign plus

Sovereign guests will receive one complimentary bottle of sparkling wine and strawberries in chocolate dip in their rooms on arrival as well as a 20% discount on spa treatments and 1 green fee (9 holes) per person per stay at the Pine Cliffs Golf Course for holidays between 3 November 2018 – 25 October 2019.


Bars & Restaurants

Jardim Colonial

Opening Times:
07:00 - 10:30
18:30 - 22:30

Included With:
Half Board , Full Board

Open for breakfast and dinner, this restaurant serves à la carte Portuguese and International cuisine and themed dinner buffets. Children's menus/buffets are available.

Guests on half board and full board eat at this restaurant (depending on the season, guests may eat at O Grill restaurant).

Beach Club Pine Cliffs By Olivier

Opening Times:
11:30 - 22:30
April - October

The Beach Club Pine Cliffs by Olivier is located on the sandy beach of Praia Da Falésia and has stunning views of the ocean. Offering light snacks including fresh salads and ice creams throughout the day, and on selected evenings during the summer months there is live entertainment.

Guests on half board or full board receive 30 euro credit (20 euro for full board lunch) per adult to dine at this restaurant. 

Corda Cafe

Opening Times:
10:00 - 22:30

Corda Café is located by the pool and offers an all day menu of delicious snacks and refreshments.

Guests on half board or full board receive 30 euro credit (20 euro for full board lunch) per adult to dine at this restaurant.

Mirador Champagne Bar

Opening Times:
16:00 - 22:30
April - November

The elegant Mirador Champagne Bar is perched on a cliff top overlooking the ocean with spectacular views of the sunset. It offers a wide selection of international wines, spirits, and cocktails.

O Grill

Opening Times:
07:00 - 10:30 
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:30
February - mid October

Included With:
Half Board , Full Board
The O Grill restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and serves Mediterranean cuisine specialising in grilled dishes. Located overlooking the Pine Cliffs golf course and pool, the atmosphere is relaxed and perfect for a family meal with outdoor and indoor seating.

Guests on half board and full board may eat a buffet dinner at this restaurant instead of Jardim Colonial depending on the season. Guests on full board receive a 20 euro credit towards lunch at this restaurant.

Pine Cliffs Club House

Opening Times:
10:00 - 20:00
February - December

The Club House is the perfect place for a bite to eat. Located by the golf course with views of the first tee, it offers all day dining including light meals, sandwiches and steaks.

Guests on half board or full board receive 30 euro credit (20 euro for full board lunch) per adult to dine at this restaurant.

Piri Piri Steak House

Opening Times:
18:00 - 22:30

This restaurant is open seasonally between Easter and October and is subject to demand.
The Piri Piri Steak House serves high quality meats grilled to perfection in a relaxing and inviting atmosphere. Choose from an exciting menu of meats from around the world, fish dishes, tapas and delicious desserts.

Guests on half board or full board receive 30 euro credit per adult to dine at this restaurant.

Portulano Lobby Bar

Opening Times:
15:00 - 01:00

The Portulano Lobby Bar is open year round and offers a relaxed environment to enjoy a beverage whilst listening to live music. It stocks a variety of wines and has an extensive cocktail menu.

Yakuza By Olivier

Opening Times:
19:30 - 02:30

Located in an outdoor setting, Yakuza by Olivier offers a traditional Japanese menu with a twist of Mediterranean flavours. With guest DJs playing throughout the evening, Yakuza is an ideal place for an after dinner drink calling last orders in the early hours.

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pools

There are 6 outdoor swimming pools throughout the resort, plus additional one for children at the Porto Pirata club. You can also enjoy the indoor heated pool at the Pine Cliffs Go Active health club.


Awarded a Golden Flag by the European Union, Praia da Falésia has the longest stretch of beach in all of Portugal. There is a full programme of watersports and beach service is available from the Beach Club restaurant.

Access to the beach is via a lift which leads onto a long wooden walkway which has groups of 2/3 steps at various intervals, totalling 70. Therefore the hotel may not be suitable for those with mobility difficulties.

For Families

Porto Pirata Children's Club and Creche

Opening Times:
09:30 - 17:00
Open daily in high season

The programme of entertainment and activities is tailored to different age groups and includes arts & crafts, water games, team activities, games, mini golf and theme days. Prices vary by age and are available for a full day or half day, pre-booking is required (1 day ahead) and lunch can be taken at the club. The staff are English speaking and fully qualified. 

For ages 6 months - 8 years.

Junior Club

Opening Times:
11:00 - 19:00
April to October and during festive periods

The Junior Club has a daily sports and activity programme with 3-5 activities per day. These can include activities such as team games, arts & crafts, beach activities, archery, sports, face painting and football tournaments.
Activities are chargeable and staff are English speaking and fully qualified. 

For ages 8 - 12 years.

Spa & Wellness

Serenity Spa

Enter the world of pure relaxation at the Serenity Spa. The Thermal Oasis, featuring hydrotherapy pool, steam room, herbal bio sauna, sauna with Himalayan salt, ice fountain, experience showers and an outdoor Jacuzzi®, is a great place to relax before or after your chosen treatment. 

Children under 18 years are not permitted in the Thermal area. 

Activities & Entertainment

Sports Facilities

The Pine Cliffs Resort has a variety of activities including the Annabel Croft Tennis Academy which has 5 floodlit courts. It offers court hire and racquet rental, coaching courses and tournaments for guests to take part in. If golf is more of what you fancy why not try the prestigious 9 hole Pine Cliffs golf course set over 168 acres of beautiful land perched on a cliff top overlooking the ocean and sandy beach. There is also a golf academy offering a tuition service to those who are learning or need a bit of practice. The resort also offers a 125m² health and fitness centre including a sauna and jacuzzi®, exercise machines and specialist classes such as water aerobics. Children must be over the age of 16 years to use the health and fitness centre.

About the location
Located in a pretty village along Portugal’s south coast, the Pine Cliffs Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort, offers something for everyone. Praia da Falesia is set in a beautiful area of the Algarve with soft golden sands and rugged cliffs perfect for nature lovers. With the larger resorts of Vilamoura and Albufeira on either side there are lots of opportunities to enjoy bars, restaurants, shops and more during your stay. 

Just five minutes’ walk away from the hotel is the 8km stretch of sands, where you’ll find glittering clear waters and plenty of activities. The beach is backed by bustling tavernas and restaurants where you can choose from a wide selection of dishes, including fresh seafood and local produce, washed down with delicious local wines. 
Transfer time
Pine Cliffs Hotel is a 35 minute drive from Faro Airport. 
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Cosmin M, Frankfurt, Germany
Tripadvisor review Sep 21 2018
We spent 7 nights with our 3 yo in the main hotel, grand deluxe room. We loved that everything, everywhere could be charged to the room (our money were left in the safe). The property is impressive...
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badger32, Winchester, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Sep 18 2018
This was our first stay at the hotel on Pine Cliffs, we have visited the resort on three previous occasions and stayed in one of the villas.We were not disappointed, the room/suite was fantastic and...
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