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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Great Place to Stay

We stayed here last May and once again it was excellent,we were greeted with a smile and a most courteous receptionist.The room was spotless,happy hour is worth going to prior to your evening meal.The grounds and pool area are beautifully kept. We had breakfast on the terrace,and the food was great,all the dishes were constantly being topped up keeping everything fresh and the service was fabulous. Couldn't ask for more,will be going again.More

Tony W,


We stayed here in August for 2 weeks with our children 12 yrs and 16 yrs. The staff couldn't have been more helpful and courteous. The food was lovely and the views from the hotel were amazing with some great places to sit and relax. The hotel pool was great with plenty of sun loungers available even at peak times. The only disappointment was Olhos de Agua itself. The village is in desperate need of a face lift. There were quite a few restaurants but they were very busy. The best ones we visited were Pizzeria Fratelli and Chefs Peking. We would definitely return to the hotel but maybe for a shorter period of time as there wasn't many other place to visit within walking distance.More

ANN662014, Alderley Edge, United Kingdom

Excellent Porto Bay Standard!

Just returned from an excellent relaxing break at this beautifully situated hotel overlooking the beach. We last visited this hotel in 2010 and were delighted to find that the hotel was as good as ever! It is not surprising that there are so many repeat visitors !More

Tilly096, Carlisle, United Kingdom


We stayed here for 7 nights and had a really great time. When we checked in Thomas Cook had not actually reserved a room for us and we were asked to wait. Less than 5 minutes later we were shown to our sea view room, which was really spacious. All the facilities are in the room i.e. kettle, tea, coffee, mini-bar, hairdryer, TV and shower gel, shampoo etc. The bath towels actually fitted around your body, which was nice. The breakfast can only be described as outstanding, nothing was too much trouble for the staff and the selection of foods was over and above our expectations - only problem you could be tempted to "pig out"!! The beds are out of this world......no back ache, decent pillows and excellent cleaning regime. The location is good and a short walk brings you to a few shops and the beach. Choice of restaurants is good, prices vary but basically the same food. Near the hotel there is access to the beach but you have to descend 135 steps and back. We did manage it but the next day were aware of muscles we didn't know existed. There is a large swimming pool and also an indoor pool with a Jacuzzi which we took advantage of and again thoroughly relaxed us. We also went on a Jeep Safari which took us up into the mountains with breath taking views. Included in the price was lunch which was very nice. I booked a back, shoulder and neck massage in the hotel and that also was really good and quite reasonably priced at 40 Euros. If you are looking for somewhere to just relax at this time of the year then this is ideal. I personally would not want to be there in the summer where overcrowding could be a problem. The only negative point for us is due to it being such a big hotel you do not get the opportunity to "chat" with people, which we usually enjoy doing. Also the bottled water had a terrible "twang" to it, even after boiling.More

Bedf0rdc0uple, Bedford, United Kingdom

What a brilliant, value for money hotel.

we booked this hotel last minute for a 3 day break, what a fabulous hotel, I really cant fault anything about my stay, hotel was spotless inside and outside, staff were brilliant and catered to all your needs, location for us was great, high up with great views to the beach. The poolbar did great snacks and Carlos the bar Manager was outstanding and also our waitress Susanna.Breakfast was just the best I have ever had on my travels, you wanted for nothing. I will definitely be booking this hotel for my next short vacationMore

chez_ljh, coimbra

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