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Clifftop aparthotel adjacent to secluded beach

Near fishing village

Overlooking the ocean near the fishing village of Armaçāo de Pêra between Portimão and Albufeira, this resort features family-friendly activities and facilities.

Family pools

Two family pools, two children's pools, bars offering live music, and a beach at the bottom of one cliff and flanked by two others furnish pleasure for all ages.

Rooms and apartments

Hotel guestrooms and apartments (located in an adjacent complex) with fully equipped kitchens include balconies or ground-floor patios furnished with dining sets.

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At your hotel

The Valhalla Restaurant is located by the pool and features dinner buffets.

Beauty services include a sauna with plunge pool and a four-person spa tub surrounded by a wood deck in a window-wall ocean/pool-view solarium, which has one-way glass for privacy. (Surcharge for use of sauna and spa tub.) Therapists offer various massage techniques, reflexology, and aromatherapy in two treatment rooms. A beauty salon provides hair and nail care.

Complimentary supervised children's activities (ages 4-12) are available in an air-conditioned room and outdoor area from Easter to the end of October, and during the December holiday season. Complimentary daily activities include arts and crafts, Portuguese lessons, and folkloric shows in summer.

A game room contains coin-operated video games and a pool table. A lobby computer provides complimentary high-speed Internet access. A small fitness room offers a few cardio machines.

  • Outdoor pool
  • Poolside bar
  • Children's pool
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub
  • Concierge services
  • Fitness facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Multilingual staff
  • Total number of rooms - 184
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Hair salon
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Arcade/game room
  • Number of floors - 6
  • Tennis on site
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free self parking
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Garden
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4
  • Smoke-free property
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Stay connected

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Park your car

Free self parking

In your room

  • Pay movies
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Bidet
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room safe
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Satellite TV service
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
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Eat and drink

Valhalla Restaurant - Fine-dining restaurant located poolside. Specializes in dinner buffets, including grilled meats, seafood, and Portuguese, international dishes.

Mare Restaurant - Dining room and terrace seating. International buffets for lunch, dinner plus a la carte selections.

Breakfast is served in the breakfast room or on the terrace from 7:30 AM to 10 AM.

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Fringed by palms, a central sundeck furnished with lounge chairs and umbrellas features a 35-by-17-meter (115-by-58-foot) swimming pool and a 13-by-6-meter (43-by-20-foot) children's pool. Secluded behind hedges and surrounded by a lawn, a second pool fronting the resort's apartment complex measures 20 meters (66 feet) in diameter and is paired with a children's pool. Other recreational facilities include a tennis and squash courts (surcharges). The resort staff arranges bicycle rentals.

Accessible by a 200-meter (219-foot) path and by an 80-step staircase, the nearest beach lies adjacent to the resort at the bottom of a cliff. Sheltered by two 50-meter (165-foot) ochre cliffs jutting into the ocean, the beach extends 150 meters (164 yards) long and 50 meters (55 yards) deep. Another longer, shallower beach is accessible by a tunnel drilled through one of the sheltering cliffs.

The beach is used by fishers, as it has been for centuries, but in summer independent operators on the beach also rent out watersports equipment like jet skis and windsurfers and offer scuba-diving excursions.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Playground on site
  • Racquetball/squash on site
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The fine print for Pestana Viking Beach & Spa Resort

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No pets or service animals allowed

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We should mention

Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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