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Outdoor pool, open 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, open 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, open 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
TV, fireplace, DVD player

Encosta do Lago

4 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSan Lorenzo Golf Club9 min drive
    Popular LocationQuinta do Lago Beach14 min drive
    Popular LocationVale do Lobo Beach19 min drive
    AirportFaro (FAO-Faro Intl.)28 min drive

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  • Apartment, 3 Bedrooms, Private Pool (1 double and 4 twin bed)

    Room amenities

    • 1615 sq ft
    • Sleeps 7
    • 1 Double Bed and 3 Single Beds
    More detailsApartment, 3 Bedrooms, Private Pool (1 double and 4 twin bed)
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 1281 sq ft
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds
    More detailsApartment, 2 Bedrooms
  • Apartment, 3 Bedrooms (2 double beds and 2 twin beds)

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 1614 sq ft
    • Sleeps 7
    • 2 Double Beds and 2 Single Beds
    More detailsApartment, 3 Bedrooms (2 double beds and 2 twin beds)
  • Family Apartment

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 1292 sq ft
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 Double Bed and 3 Single Beds
    More detailsFamily Apartment
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms (Garden Area )

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 1292 sq ft
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds
    More detailsApartment, 2 Bedrooms (Garden Area )
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 1292 sq ft
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds
    More detailsApartment, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 1076 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
    More detailsApartment, 1 Bedroom

About this area

Almancil

Located in Almancil, Encosta do Lago is next to a golf course and on a lake. Vilamoura Marina and Faro Marina are worth visiting if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Vale do Lobo Beach and Ria Formosa Natural Park. Travelling with kids? Consider Karting Almancil, or check out an event or a game at Algarve Stadium. Kayaking and scuba diving offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and ecotours nearby.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • San Lorenzo Golf Club - 9 min drive
  • Quinta do Lago Beach - 14 min drive
  • Trafal Beach - 17 min drive
  • Vale do Lobo Beach - 19 min drive
  • University of Algarve - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • Loule Station - 24 min drive
  • AirportFaro (FAO-Faro Intl.) - 28 min drive

Restaurants

  • Tucanos — 1 min walk
  • Casa do Lago - 11 min walk
  • Bovino Steakhouse - 18 min walk
  • Pure - 4 min drive
  • Gusto by Heinz Beck - 5 min drive

About this property

Encosta do Lago

Family-friendly resort with restaurant and outdoor pool
This resort features a restaurant, an outdoor pool and a health club. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a swim-up bar and a snack bar/deli are on-site. All 20 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and DVD players. Guests can enjoy fireplaces, and other standard amenities include kitchens with fridges and ovens. Limited housekeeping is available.
Encosta do Lago offers 20 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature fireplaces and washers/dryers. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation has separate living rooms. Televisions come with satellite channels and DVD players. Accommodation at this 4-star resort has kitchens with fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, bathrobes, bidets and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include outdoor tennis courts, a health club and a sauna.

Guests aged under 16 years old are not allowed in the health club or fitness facility.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. There are 2 treatment rooms. Services include sports massages, Swedish massages, facials and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows regional sanitisation guidelines of Clean & Safe (Portugal)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free uncovered self-parking on site
  • On-site parking includes off-street options
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 swim-up bar, 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 18 holes of golf
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Bike rentals
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Scooter/moped hire
  • Spa services
  • Steam room
  • Tennis

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Dry cleaning service
  • DVD player
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Washer/dryer

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tennis lessons
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 2 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs
  • Well-lit path to entrance

More

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Linens
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • DVD player
  • Satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Dining room
  • Dishwasher
  • Free bottled water
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony or patio

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Fireplace
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Separate living room
  • Separate sitting area
  • Soundproofing
  • Washer and dryer

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The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 9:30 AM - 6 PM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Friday (9:30 AM - 5:30 PM)
If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets stay for free
Dogs and cats only
1 per room
Specific rooms only; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 27.0 per night.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 27.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit and window guards

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Pool access available from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
This property allows pets in specific rooms only; guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the health club or fitness facility

Property is also known as

Encosta Lago Resort Almancil
Encosta Lago Almancil
Encosta Lago Hotel
Encosta Lago Hotel Almancil
Encosta Do Lago Portugal/Algarve - Almancil
Encosta do Lago Resort
Encosta do Lago Almancil
Encosta do Lago Resort Almancil

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Encosta do Lago and receive a full refund?
Yes, Encosta do Lago offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Encosta do Lago cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Encosta do Lago have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool. Pool access is from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
Is Encosta do Lago pet-friendly?
Yes, this property allows cats and dogs (limit 1 per room). Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at Encosta do Lago?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Encosta do Lago?
Check-in is from 9:30 AM - 6 PM.
What time is check-out at Encosta do Lago?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Where is Encosta do Lago located?
This family-friendly Almancil resort is located by the sea, 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Ria Formosa Natural Park, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Vale do Lobo Beach and Quarteira Beach. Vilamoura Marina and Vilamoura Beach are also within 12 mi (20 km).
4.6
Wonderful
Rating 5 - Excellent. 49 out of 71 reviews
5 - Excellent 69%
Rating 4 - Good. 19 out of 71 reviews
4 - Good 27%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 71 reviews
3 - Okay 1%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 71 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 71 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.8/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
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Amazing
All I can say is amazing! We loved every minute of our stay. The staff went over and beyond and we cannot find fault at all.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children, Travelled with partner, Travelled with group
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Very nice area and spacious apartment. Daily maid and fresh bread. Close to beach and several restaurants but no shops close by.
Stayed 7 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children, Travelled with partner
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great location and very tidy. spacious accommodation and close to the beach.
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Encosta do Lago
Amazing, friendly reception who helped out with any request for information we had, as well as golf bookings etc. Fresh baked bread basket every morning and so many different restaurant choices all around the area. Large pool area with poolside bar
Stayed 6 nights in Jun 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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The apartment was perfect and very comfortable. Very clean and organized with everything you coukd need. One minor thing to note is that there were two twin beds, not three as described. The foldable bed was added and was comfortable.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2019

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