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Pine Cliffs Residence, a Luxury Collection Resort

Algarve, Praia da Falesia

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Good for Couples
Baby Friendly
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Family Suites
Sports Academies

  • Pine Cliffs sits on a clifftop overlooking Falesia Beach, which has Golden Flag status
  • Is perfect for families, with kids’ clubs, six outdoor pools and beach access
  • Has sports facilities including a nine-hole golf course and tennis academy
  • Features the Serenity Spa for pampering treatments, saunas and hydrotherapy pool

Pine Cliffs Residence offers family-friendly luxury in the Algarve’s Praia da Falesia, one of Portugal’s most charming beach towns. There’s direct beach access with a lift down to Falesia, the longest beach in Portugal, which is bordered by pine trees and red-hued, jagged cliffs.

Guests have full use of the extensive facilities at Pine Cliffs Resort, such as the sports academies, world-class Serenity Spa, six outdoor pools and 10 restaurants and bars. Family-friendly features include the Porto Pirata kids’ village with outdoor pool and playground, as well as 154 chic two and three-bedroom, self-catering apartments.

Pine Cliffs, a Luxury Collection Resort boasts a number of awards, including Europe’s Leading Family Resort in the World Travel Awards. Sports enthusiasts will love the nine-hole golf course and Annabel Croft Tennis Academy. The resort is ideally located for day trips to the lively waterfront hubs of Olhos de Agua and Vilamoura, which lie just 30 minutes away. Pine Cliffs Resort has been awarded ‘Europe's Best Ocean View Resort’ at the 2018 World Luxury Hotel Awards.

Hotel child prices apply to ages 4–12 years. The hotel has 154 Residences. 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.

Facilities

Bars & Restaurants

Jardim Colonial


Enjoy breakfast and dinner at Jardim Colonial, which serves à la carte Portuguese and international food. There are also themed dinner buffets and children’s menus. 

Open: 07:00 – 10:30 and 18.30 – 22.30

Meals at Jardim Colonial are available for half board guests. 

Mare at Pine Cliffs


Located on Praia da Falesia, the Beach Club has ocean views and offers drinks and light snacks throughout the day, including salads and ice creams. During the summer months, the Beach Club is also open on selected nights when there’s entertainment. 

Open: 11:30 – 22:30 from April to October, 

Guests on half board will receive €30 credit per adult for meals at the Beach Club.

Corda Cafe


Dine by the pool at the chic Corda Café on an all-day menu of snacks, drinks and refreshments. 

Open: 10:00 – 22:30 

Guests on half board will receive €30 credit per adult for meals at the Corda Café.

Mirador Champagne Bar

Sip on a cool drink as you watch the sunset over the ocean from the cliff-top Mirador Champagne Bar. Choose from a selection of international wines, cocktails and spirits. 

Open: 16:00 – 22:30 from April to November

O Grill

Head to the O Grill for Mediterranean food and grilled dishes in a relaxed poolside setting with views of the Pine Cliffs golf course. There’s also indoor seating and the restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  

Open: 07:00 – 10:30, 12:00 – 16:00 and 18:30 – 22:30 February to mid-October

Depending on the season, half board guests can enjoy the buffet dinner here, instead of at the Jardim Colonial.

O Pescador

O Pescador is the perfect choice for à la carte Portuguese dishes and seafood specialities. The restaurant caters for breakfast and dinner and has indoor and outdoor seating options. Dine outside for views of the ocean. 

Open: 07:00 – 10:30 and 19:30 – 23:00 from May to October

Guests on half board receive €30 credit per adult for meals at O Pescador.

Pine Cliffs Club House


The Club House lies next to the golf course and is ideal for a pre-or-post-golf meal. Dine on light meals such as sandwiches with views of the first tee. 

Open: 10:00 – 20:00 from February to December 

Guests on half board receive €30 credit per adult for meals at the Club House.

Piri Piri Steak House


Dine on top-quality grilled meats from around the world at the steak house. There’s also a variety of fish, tapas and desserts to choose from. 

Open: 18:00 – 22:30 between Easter and October

Guests on half board receive €30 credit per adult for meals at the Peri Peri Steak House.

Portulano Lobby Bar


The Lobby Bar has a relaxed atmosphere with live music, as well as a full range of drinks including an extensive cocktail and wine list.

Open: 15:00 – 01:00

Yakuza By Olivier


Yakuza offers an innovative menu featuring traditional Japanese dishes with a Mediterranean twist. The swanky venue has an outdoor setting and often features guest DJs and is open for drinks until the early hours of the morning. 

Open: 19:30 – 02:30 July - August

Zest

Entice your mind and soul with healthy and delicious home made dishes and juices for breakfast and seasonal dinners.

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pools

There are six outdoor pools, dotted around the resort, surrounded by sun loungers and parasols. There’s an additional kids’ pool at the Porto Pirata club, as well as a heated indoor pool at the Go Active Health Club. 

Beach

There’s a lift down to Praia da Falesia, the longest beach in Portugal, with a wooden walkway along the fine sand. The beach has been awarded Golden Flag status by the European Union and has a programme of water sports, as well as food and drink available at the Beach Club. 

Families

Porto Pirata Children's Club and Creche


There’s a varied programme of entertainment at the children’s village, which has a playground with life-sized pirate ships, bouncing castle, basketball court, pool, mini-golf and track for big-wheel toys. The club and crêche is run by qualified, English-speaking staff. Activities include arts and crafts, water games and theme days and are tailored to different age groups. 

Ages: 6 months to 8 years

Open: 09:30 – 17:00 daily in high season

Junior Club


Kids can enjoy a programme of three to five activities per day. These include sports, team and beach games, archery, football tournaments and arts and crafts. Staff are English-speaking and fully qualified. 

Ages: 8 to 12 years

Open: 11.00 – 19.00 daily from April to October and during festive periods

Spa & Wellness

Serenity Spa


Offers relaxing treatments and features a Thermal Oasis, which includes a hydrotherapy pool, herbal and Himalayan salt saunas, steam room and ice fountain. After a treatment, relax with an experience shower and outdoor Jacuzzi. 

Guests under 18 are not permitted in the Thermal Oasis. 

Go Active Health Club

The health and fitness centre boasts the latest Technogym equipment, an indoor pool and offers specialist classes such as water aerobics and personal trainers. There’s also a sauna and Jacuzzi. 

Guests must be over 16 to use the fitness centre. 

Activities & Entertainment

Sports Facilities

For tennis fans, there are five floodlit courts and the Annabel Croft Tennis Academy. Guests can also make use of the golf academy and nine-hole Pine Cliffs golf course, which is set over 168 acres. Down at the beach, take part in a variety of water sports such as kayaking and water skiing. 

About the location
Pine Cliffs Residence, a Luxury Collection Resort, is located close to Praia da Falesia’s beautiful 8km stretch of sandy beach. Through the winding streets of this pretty village you’ll find bars, restaurants and shops, while the beach is ideal for those wanting to enjoy the freshest local seafood and delicious Algarve wines. The beach itself is clean and sandy, with crystal clear waters and calm sands protected by the rugged cliffs surrounding it. 

Praia da Falesia is a small, pretty town offering a chance to explore Algarve’s local charm, with its larger neighbours, Vilamoura and Albufeira, perfect for those wanting to try some of the livelier activities. In both resorts you’ll find a wide selection of shops, restaurants and bars, as well as water sports and a chance to soak up some of the area’s culture. 
Transfer time
Pine Cliffs Residence is a 35 minute drive from Faro Airport. 
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Two Bedroom Pine Cliffs Residence Comfort

Max 5 adults

Two Bedroom Pine Cliffs Residence Comfort apartments consist of a living room with satellite TV, fully equipped kitchen, a twin bedroom with two single beds and satellite TV plus a master bedroom with a king size bed, satellite TV, safe, en suite bathroom with bath/shower, sofabed, hairdryer and a main bathroom with bath, shower and hairdryer.

101m²

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Two Bedroom Pine Cliffs Residence Garden Access

Max 5 adults

Two Bedroom Pine Cliffs Residence Garden Access apartments consist of a living room with satellite TV, fully equipped kitchen, a twin bedroom with two single beds and satellite TV plus a master bedroom with a king size bed, satellite TV, safe, en suite bathroom with bath/shower, sofabed, hairdryer and a main bathroom with bath, shower and hairdryer. These apartments offer direct access to the garden.

101m²

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Two Bedroom Pine Cliffs Residence Penthouse

Max 5 adults

Two Bedroom Pine Cliffs Residence Penthouse apartments are located on top floor and consist of a living room with satellite TV, fully equipped kitchen, a twin bedroom with two single beds and satellite TV plus a master bedroom with a king size bed, sofabed, satellite TV, safe, en suite bathroom with bath/shower, hairdryer and a main bathroom with bath, shower and hairdryer.

101m²

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Three Bedroom Pine Cliffs Residence Comfort

Max 8 adults

Three Bedroom Pine Cliffs Residence Comfort apartments have a living room, fully equipped kitchen, twin bedroom with two single beds, king bedroom with king size bed and an en suite bathroom and a master bedroom with a double bed and an en suite bathroom with bath and a rainforest shower. It also has a sofabed and fully equipped laundry area.

140m²

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Three Bedroom Pine Cliffs Residence Garden Access

Max 8 adults

Three Bedroom Pine Cliffs Residence Garden Access apartments have a living room, fully equipped kitchen, twin bedroom with two single beds, king bedroom with king size bed and an en suite bathroom and a master bedroom with a double bed and an en suite bathroom with bath and a rainforest shower. It also has a sofabed and fully equipped laundry . These apartments offer direct access to the garden.

140m²

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Three Bedroom Pine Cliffs Residence Penthouse

Max 8 adults

Three Bedroom Pine Cliffs Residence Penthouse apartments are located on the top floor and have a living room, fully equipped kitchen, twin bedroom with two single beds, king bedroom with king size bed and an en suite bathroom and a master bedroom with a double bed and an en suite bathroom with bath and a rainforest shower. It also has a sofabed and fully equipped laundry area.

140m²

Room discount

2021 

Save up to 15% discount on the hotel price for holidays between 01 November - 31 December 2021, booked by 31 October 2021.

Sovereign plus

Sovereign guests will receive one complimentary bottle of sparkling wine and strawberries in chocolate dip in their rooms on arrival.

Golf Offer

Guests receive 1 free green fee of 18 holes (2x 9 holes) per person per stay at the Pine Cliffs Golf Course.

A minimum stay of 7 nights is required

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Quite simply the best family resort in Europe but yes food is expensive
emmelledevelopme2017, Phuket, Thailand
Tripadvisor review Aug 02 2021
Really just fantastic, service a proper 5 star and facilities too, buffet all normal as is everything else bar mask wearing inside.Yes food is pricey but they do have amazing restaurants just outside...
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Lovely family-friendly resort but needs a few changes
ASJJ_UK, London, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Jun 06 2021
We were incredibly thankfully to be able to holiday during the pandemic and on balance the resort was lovely family friendly resort and the staff incredibly friendly and attentive. The tennis...
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