Olhos Do Mar Hotel

Olhos Do Mar Hotel

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UK travellers have long made Portugal their holiday of choice, as the country is perfect for family holidays and tourists seeking sun, sea, culture, fantastic cuisine and friendly people.

One of Portugal’s most popular areas is the Algarve – with a wide range of attractions to suit the whole family. The Algarve also has more sunshine hours than anywhere else in Europe.

Holiday Accommodation in Albufeira Resort

Olhos Do Mar AlbufeiraAs expected from such a bustling resort, there are plenty of hotels and other accommodations available, of varying standards, budgets and locations.

One popular type of Algarve holiday accommodation – particularly for family groups who put a premium on space, are aparthotels or hotels comprising of individual studios and apartments – and the Olhos do Mar Hotel is a classic example of this. The hotel has 40 apartments located over four floors, ranging from studio to two-bed apartments for groups of up to six.

Olhos Do Mar Hotel

The Olhos Do Mar is located very closely to the Algarve beachfront – only half a kilombetre away. There are also a range of bars, restaurants, cafes and local shops nearby and the golf course is only a kilometre from the hotel too. The hotel itself has good facilities – a bar for guests, a swimming pool and large sun terrace area with sun loungers, and a reception area staffed with English speaking hotel staff.

There is also room service available for those who wish to relax in their room, and a travel money service for exchanging currency once you get to the resort. The hotel is located on the main road and has a garage available – it is also close to local transport facilities such as coaches and buses for guests who like to explore further afield and see what the rest of the Algarve has to offer. Airport transfers are also easy and convenient and there are taxi cabs on hand for making transfers.

The Olhos Do Mar Rooms

Olhos Do Mar ApartmentsThe rooms at the Ohos Do Mar Albufeira are decorated simply and tastefully – many have been recently redecorated and all the apartments are well stocked.

Each of these has a private bathroom with a shower, and a kitchen stocked with gas-hob, oven, fridge, microwave and tea and coffee making facilities. There is also a TV, a telephone and a safe to store away any valuables. The apartments are spacious, with a balcony or a terrace with good views of the local resort. Larger groups can also book apartments with an extra bedroom and/or a sofa bed for extra guests.

Olhos Do Mar – Local Amenities

Olhos Do MarThe Algarve has various resorts which offer lots of activities and diversions for visiting groups and Albufeira is one of the most popular. It has various sports and leisure facilities, gorgeous stretching beaches – some of which are manned by lifeguards – and the famous Strip which has plenty of nightlife, shops and cafes to entertain visitors. The Algarve beaches are of course a main attraction – miles upon miles of golden sands and beautiful blue waters – which have been given a 5-star rating for cleanliness.

The Albufeira resort also has a friendly family feel, which means that it’s good for family groups of different ages – and whilst Mum might wish to relax with a magazine in the sun Dad can play golf, younger children can play on the beach and more active older children might enjoy horse-riding or water sports – there’s something in the Algarve for all tastes.

What Have Guests Said About Their Stay at the Olhos Do Mar?

Visitors to the Olhos Do Mar Hotel have left various pieces of useful feedback. One visitor commented on how spacious the rooms were and that they were well stocked with clean towels and good facilities.

This guest also gave great feedback on the swimming pool which she said was ‘sparkling clean’. Another reviewer similarly commented on the apartments at the Olhos do Mar, noting that they’d recently been refurbished and had a spacious living room, balcony and separate kitchen area which was great for a large family group. His only negative comment was that the reception had only been open at certain hours rather than for 24 hours, and they’d arrived when it was shut.

Another reviewer said that the Olhos Do Mar Albufeira had a nice pool and sun area with plenty of sun-loungers and friendly staff. The reviewer said it still retained some of the quaint charm of ‘real’ Portugal, and the essence of the Algarve, and it felt homely and friendly.

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