Porto Bay Falesia  

This stylish hotel has some of the best views in the Algarve. It’s also got access to a beautiful sandy beach.

The hotel’s clifftop location gives you some amazing sea views. And there are steps leading to an 8-kilometre sandy beach. Meanwhile, it’s a 5-minute walk to Olhos d’Agua’s shops and restaurants.

This place has 2 pools – a peaceful lake-style number, and an indoor pool by the spa. For meals, there’s a buffet restaurant and an upscale Italian, as well as a pool bar serving lunches.

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Food & Drink

Bed and Breakfast

Buffet breakfast.

Dining options Breakfast Lunch Evening meal Drinks Snacks, Icecream
Half Board

Buffet breakfast and dinner.   

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With three massage rooms, a sauna and steam bath area, hydro-massage tub, relaxation room and gym. Offering a wide range of facial treatments, aromatherapy, waxing, manicure, pedicure, body massages, wraps, relaxing treatments with mineral oils and reflexology.

Outdoor pool

Spend the day having a swim or relaxing by the pool on one of the many sunbeds dotted on the surrounding sun terrace. The hilltop location gives you great views of the beach through the trees that line the edge of the pool.

Il Basilic Italian à la carte restaurant*

You'll find all your Italian favourites on the menu.

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twin room with limited sea view

Twin room with limited sea view sleeps up to 2 adults and 1 child, with twin beds, a fold-up bed and minibar at a charge.

twin room with sea view

Twin room with sea view sleeps up to 2 adults and 1 child, with twin beds, a fold-up bed and minibar at a charge.

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Lovely Hotel and Great Service

Great hotel with friendly staff who were very helpful and attentive without coming across OTT . Great facilities and private seating areas to sit and watch the sun set or enjoy a peaceful lunch. Only 15 minute stroll down to a lovely sandy beach. Will definitely return and would recommend to anyone looking for a quiet, relaxing holiday destination.More

Trip123900, Newport, United Kingdom

Thoroughly Enjoyable

Stayed here after swapping our timeshare week in Madeira. The hotel is near the pretty village of Olhos D'Agua which has a good selection of nice restaurants as well as access to the beach. Situated between Villamoura ( which is walkable via the beach 1-2 hours) and Albuifera 10 mins on the bus. The hotel is on a cliff giving magnificent views of the beach which you can access from the hotel down an extensive flight of stairs - well worth the trip. The facilities are clean and well run with friendly helpful staff. The rooms are fine and have really large comfy beds! There is a good size pool and plenty of space for sunbeds. Breakfasts are varied and well worth it. Can't comment on the evening buffet meals as we ate out. We ate at the Hotel Italian restaurant Il Basilico one night. The food was excellent but it lacked atmosphere and could do with some more imaginative décor and softer lighting. You could sit outside but it was chilly on that particular night. Overall this is was an excellent break and we would have no hesitation in coming backMore

Gary H, Monifieth, United Kingdom

Well up to Porto Bay standard

We have stopped at Portobay hotels in Madeira many times so when booking for this trip I had no hesitation in going for the Porto Bay Falesia. We have not been disappointed, the hotel offers all the great things we have come to expect from Porto Bay. The hotel is well located, the rooms are clean, generous in size and well serviced by the maids. All the staff are friendly and professional - there is one slightly grumpy barman but perhaps he is having a bad time. One thing that this hotel has that the ones in Madeira have is access to some very splendid beaches! The food in the hotel is of a very high quality with a very wide selection available. If there is a downside it is the small town that the hotel is located in. It's quie nice but small with not a lot to see or do. A holiday here is very much a don't do a lot sort of holiday. Free wi-fi in rooms for gold members and in public rooms for everybody else. As I write I still have five days before the end of the holiday.More

James S, Rochdale, Lancashire

Relaxing Holiday

We travelled to this hotel for a couples holiday . We really enjoyed the location and had a gorgeous sea view . The grounds were well kept and although small , the rooms were clean and comfortable . The pretty beach can be accessed from the hotel .More

KevinLeeJack, Elgin, United Kingdom

Excellent hotel for a 3*** superior hotel! Not 4**** like they say

Good room prices (Trivago app), good breakfast, very clean rooms and comfy beds; good pool, magnificent views by the bay (worth the money) excellent for relaxation. Very nice and kind personal. Above average fitness club / gym No free Wi-fi; Eating buffet not so expensive (22€/person - but can eat much better outside); expensive bar drinks; difficult access to the beach (many stairs); If it wasn't for the spa thing - that it isn't nothing much -, i would classify it a 3*** stars superior hotel. But the bay view.. is something else. I recommend it!More

GuilhermeS, Pombal, Portugal

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