Renovated in 2001, this resort comprises 5 floors with a total of 154 rooms of which 10 are single rooms, 132 are double rooms and 22 are suites. The spacious hotel foyer features a 24-hour reception desk, a lift, a cloakroom, a safe and a currency exchange facility. The tradition-rich building with individual service and Portuguese traditional flair features a hairdresser's salon, a TV lounge, a conference room, a café Atlantic Club port lounge as well as a piano bar with a patio. Furthermore, there are 2 air-conditioned restaurants with highchairs for infants within the hotel, a restaurant offering Italian cuisine (Primavera) and an à la carte restaurant with local and international specialities (Dom Duarte). Guests may make use of the public Internet terminal, bike rental service, medical assistance, room and laundry services (additional fees apply). For younger guests, there is a well-kept garden complex with a playground and those arriving by car may take advantage of the car park and garage facilities.
Surrounded by many pines and amidst beautiful scenery, this elegant hotel is located in the Algarve, in the famous exclusive villa complex of Vale do Lobo and just 200 m from the nearest long sandy beach. Located close by is Ria Formosa nature reserve and the hotel golf course, San Lorenzo (about 5 km away). The town of Almancil with its many shopping and entertainment venues is to be found just 5 km away. A diverse selection of shops, bars and restaurants are also situated in the surrounding area and it is some 20 km to the nearest airport.
The extremely spacious, comfortable rooms comprise a bathroom with a hairdryer, a balcony (views out over the golf course or the sea), a direct dial telephone, satellite and pay TV, a radio, a minibar, air conditioning and a hire safe. The junior suites are similarly equipped, but feature an additional combined lounge/ bedroom.
The greenery-filled grounds have a heated swimming pool with a separate children's pool as well as a sun terrace with a pool/ snack bar, sun loungers and parasols. Furthermore, for an additional fee, minigolf, billiards and a massage service are on offer. Table tennis, paddle tennis and tennis (3 hard courts) can be played and it is possible to go horse riding. The hotel's internationally well-known 18-hole San Lorenzo golf course lies some 5 km away. There is a varied seasonal entertainment programme and a kids' club (for those aged from 6 months to 12 years of age) with childcare and amusement.
Guests may select their breakfast and evening meal from ample buffets; dinner and lunch may alternatively be chosen from a menu or taken à la carte. Furthermore, special dietary requirement and individual-specific dishes can be provided.Free meals for children are only valid when joining parents during their meals (maximum of 2 children), at one of the Hotel's restaurants. Free meals for children are not valid for meals taken at Kangaroo Mac and/or room service.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.
Leave the airport and drive approximately 3 km until you see signs for Faro and Portimão. Turn right towards Portimão. This will bring you to main road EN 125. Continue for approximately 4 km and then turn right direction to Portimão. Keep on for approximately 3 km and turn right to Almancil. Drive for a further 2 to 3 km until you reach center of Almancil. By the traffic lights turn left to Vale do Lobo. Keep following the signs to Vale do Lobo, turning right twice. Do not turn anywhere until you find the entrance to Vale do Lobo (large roundabout with a water feature) - at this roundabout take the second exit. Continue ahead, passing three roundabouts. Once you reach the fourth roundabout you will see Dona Filipa & San Lorenzo Golf Ressort to your left.
The hotel offers 3 free rounds of golf for minimum 7 nights stays from 01 November 2010 to 31 October 2011. Ask the hotel for further information. At the Grill Dom Duarte restaurant childrens under 6 years old are not allowed. The Kangaroo Club (seasonal Kids Club) accepts children from 6 months to 12 years old. Children from 3 until 12 years old have free entrance at the children's club. Children from 6 months until 2 years old a local fee will apply. Babysitting is available on request.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board