Soldoiro Apartment Hotel – Albufeira
With its dramatic rugged coastline, paradise beaches, year round temperate climate, delicious cuisine and rich history, it’s little wonder that the Algarve in Portugal is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe.
The region, which lies at the the South Western tip of Europe, was settled by Phonecians, Greeks, Romans and Moors in turn, leaving an architectural and cultural legacy that few other beach destinations can rival. The Algarve boasts no end of opportunities for exploration and adventure as well as relaxation, and the bustling resort town of Albufeira, with its charming historic centre and lively New Town, makes a great base for getting to know the beautiful Algarve region. The three-star Soldoiro Apartment Hotel complex, overlooking the Praia da Oura beach at Albufeira, is a popular destination for tourists and business travellers alike, boasting good, modern facilities and an excellent standard of accommodation.
Soldoiro Apartment Hotel: Location
The Soldoiro Apartment Hotel complex enjoys an unbeatable location on a hillside overlooking the beautiful Praia da Oura (‘Beach of Gold’) right at the heart of Albufeira.
The historic Old Town, with its winding cobbled streets, bustling market and scenic town square is within a few minutes walk, as is the famous Strip, with its abundance of restaurants, bars and nightclubs. Golf courses, tennis courts, squash courts, water parks and horse riding centres can all be found within eight kilometres of the apartment hotel complex. The city of Faro, capital of the Algarve region and a major hub in Portugal, is around 30km away. Travellers arriving in the Algarve by air are likely to land at Faro Airport, which is well connected to Albufeira .
Soldoiro Apartment Hotel: Rooms
The Soldoiro Apartment Hotel was given a top-to-toe revamp in 2006 and now boasts spick and span, tastefully furnished studios and apartments sleeping up to eight people.
Studio accommodation consists of a living area with twin beds or sofa beds, separate bathroom, and well-equipped kitchen with oven or microwave and fridge. Apartments have up to three bedrooms, and separate living area and kitchen. Almost all apartments and studios have balconines, and all have satellite TV, air conditioning, and safe deposit boxes are available at an extra charge. Extras such as baby chairs and cots can be requested at reception.
Soldoiro Apartment Hotel: Facilities
Recently refurbished, the Soldoiro Apartment Hotel, Albufeira boasts a good range of modern faciltiies, including a large adults’ swimming pool amd smaller childrens’ pool.
Kids can also make use of a childrens’ play area, whilst the grownups might like to indulge in a cocktail or two at the poolside bar. And if the Algarve sun hasn’t already got you sweating, a sauna is available to guests at the Soldoiro Apartment Hotel, Albufeira. There’s also a lounge bar with TV, snooker, darts and a range of board games. The lounge bar is particularly busy during the summer months, when entertainment is laid on each evening.
Things to do nearby the Soldoiro Apartment Hotel
The sunny Algarve boasts countelss outdoor activities for visitors to enjoy. The coastal setting means watersports are an obvious choice – with windsurfing, sailing, swimming and snorkelling all popular options close to the Soldoiro Apartment Hotel.
Just a stone’s throw from the famous Praia da Oura beach, sunbathing is also a popular choice amongst guests staying here! The region is, of course, justly famous for its excellent golf courses and there are around 20 within easy reach of the town of Albufeira. Cycling, quad biking, hiking, horse riding and tennis are all available in the immediate vicinity of the Hotel. The many sandy beaches in and around Albufeira are perfect for those who want to sit back and relax, whilste the resort makes a great base for exploring the beautiful surrounding countryside.
What have guests said about the Soldoiro Apartment Hotel?
One reviewer, who said they would return ‘year after year’, loved the location, just two minutes walk from the beach, an English café, bars and restaurants. The reviewer said they had a perfect sea view, and loved the historic old town nearby.