We stayed here while passing through the area so we arrived late and left early. The hotel and pool seemed nice during our brief visit. Our room had a small balcony with table and chairs and a great view of the castle. The hairdryer in the room did not work well and there was no free wifi but otherwise the hotel was okay.
Katie from Louisiana
Colina dos Mouros, located at the entrance of the town of Silves, is a hotel in Algarve, Portugal in a privileged position …More
I stayed at the hotel for 4 nights as a single traveller. The room was lovely, the decor was contemporary and the king size bed was great. The pool and grounds were beautiful, well maintained and perfect for relaxing and enjoying the sun. There was only a small number of children staying at the hotel and that for me was also a bonus as it meant a quieter and more relaxed atmosphere. The spa was fantastic, I had a great facial and massage and used the sauna, jacuzzi and steam room everyday. The only small disappointment for me was the food, the buffet breakfast was good although wasn't really restocked so if you arrived later the choice was limited, the food at the pool bar was nice but the evening buffet was disappointing and over priced. This was just a small disappointment in an otherwise really enjoyable stay and I'd definitely go back again. Highly recommended.
This is a golf resort of villas around a golf course. There is no central hotel with facilities to meet at as suggested by the title of the resort. There is a golf club house with a decent restaurant and small pool but little seating area. There isn't a main place where children on the resort can meet other children. The accommodation staff changed so some didn't even know the area to recommend where the closest shop was whereas others were very helpful. The villa was large but without air conditioning. It was serviced everyday but the cleaner moaned about having no time and left me to unload and hang up any towels she washed. Overall it's a good resort for families who want to have a holiday without meeting others or for golfers without children.
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On the whole a good hotel. It's a 5 star resort but just to mention that the outside pool was very cold (indoor pool was warm though), breakfast was fine but not much variety day in day out & the beauty spa was very limited. The hotel is up a very steep hill quite a way out above Carvoeiro. There is a shuttle bus into the village which returns about 6pm at the latest. A hire car offers the best flexibility. We would recommend a visit to Silves (Moorish castle), Monchique (day trip to mountains), beaches eg Dona Ana, Albufeira and the lighthouse near Sagres (best sunset). Our 12 yr old liked Slide n Splash waterpark but thought Zoo Marine would be better for younger kids (not cheap €29). We were disappointed with Portimao as the old BBQ sardine restaurants have been moved to a not v nice area. We thought the restaurants in Carvoeiro were a bit pricey & preferred nearby Ferragudo. Beware the midges! We had an early morning return flight & the hotel kindly made us a packed lunch to take to the airport. Any request was always promptly dealt with.
My partner and I stayed in Vale de Lapa for a week (end of Sept - start of Oct) and it was fabulous. From the moment we arrived we were treated well, the service was exceptional. The hotel is quite quiet but in a great way - we found our week really relaxing. A nice retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life! Somewhere to really recharge the batteries.
We enjoyed the food and drinks - the menu is vast enough to try something new every day.
The accomodation is more than adequate, very spacious with ample furnishings and equipment.
We will definitely return and we are looking forward to booking again!
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