The Algarve in Portugal is famous for having more sunlight hours than any other place in Europe, which is just one of the reasons why the ‘jewel of Portugal’ sees many thousands of tourists returning to the Algarve coast each year.
The Algarve boasts around 150 km of golden beaches, along with lively and friendly resorts which are perfect for groups and families. There are also many leisure and sports facilities to enjoy in the Algarve, along with spectacular sightseeing. It is also convenient for air travel, with the airport being located only 35 minutes away from popular Albufeira resort.
Topazio Hotel: Location
The three star Topazio Algarve is located near Albufeira resort – the centre of which is just 2.5 km away. The hotel is situated in a quiet area between San Joao and the beach, and is near to various local amenities which include a nightclub directly opposite the hotel and local bars.
The hotel itself is opposite a pleasant green garden area and there is also a lively commercial area just half a kilometre away with shops, restaurants, bars and other attractions. This makes it a great choice for groups and younger couples who are looking for a lively and enjoyable holiday, with easy access to local attractions and plenty to see and do in the area.
Topazio Hotel: Rooms
The 46 hotel rooms are decorated in a calming and traditional holiday mediterranean style. Each room has a private bathroom with a bath and shower.
There is also full air conditioning, controlled within the room – and a television with satellite channels and a radio. Each room also has a balcony or terrace with a view of the locality. The rooms are designed to be basic, but comfortable.
Topazio Hotel: Facilities
The Topazio Hotel Algarve has a good range of facilities on offer for guests. There are onsite bar and restaurant facilities for guests who prefer to stay within the hotel. There is a TV room for evening relaxation and a games room equipped with various activities and games.
The swimming pool is spacious and there’s a solarium, along with a poolside area with loungers and parasols for sunbathing. Guests with young children can take advantage of the babysitting facilities, as well as a hotel laundry, and there are also essentials such as parking, a safe for valuables and a 24 hour manned reception with multi-lingual staff to help with queries and advice. You can also arrange for car hire from the hotel and there are good public transport connections nearby such as buses and taxis.
Things to do nearby the Topazio Hotel
The Algarve offers a very wide range of tourist activities and facilities for holidaymakers to take advantage of. One particular sport that the Algarve is noted for is of course golf and there are many world-class courses to enjoy a round or two of golf in the sun. There are also a lot of watersport facilities – the Algarve coastline is ideal for trying new sports such as diving or jetskiiing, or perhaps horse riding or cycling through the countryside.
There are great deal of tracks and routes for these type of activities – and there are good bars, cafes and restaurants to enjoy along the way! If adrenaline sport is more your thing, then Algarve resorts offer activities such as quad biking, and for children there are waterparks and aquariums to visit. Visitors will also want to take advantage of the bustling nightlife in resorts such as Albufeira, with its lively strip of restaurants, shops, cafes, bars and clubs to enjoy.
What have guests said about the Topazio
One guest said that the location was a real attraction – with the famous Albufeira resort strip being just a ten minute walk away, and the beach being about a 15 minute walk. She said it was clean and friendly and very good value for money. The reviewer also said that the room service breakfast was ideal for her and her partner and that the food was of good quality.
Another reviewer said that the hotel was peaceful and located well, with easy transfers to and from the hotel and only a short distance to the Albufeira strip, which he really enjoyed and visited regularly. He also felt that the rooms were cosy and comfortable, and provided good basic accommodation. He also anticipated returning to the area again and said he would definitely consider staying at the Topazio again, as it suited his group well.