YOU know where you want to go – but where to stay? Our Holiday Hot List column aims to solve that problem – with suggestions for FIVE hotels that will suit all ages, interests and pockets.
This week we’re off to Portugal and looking at the options in and around the Algarve resort of Albufeira. Here’s our pick of the best hotels for . . .
Nature Algarve Club
The 3* Nature Algarve Club is a ten minute walk from the Oura strip
Best bargain: The 3* resort is just outside Albufeira, ten minutes’ walk from the bars and restaurants of the Oura strip and the beach.
The 63 apartments feature a kitchen and living room.
Seven nights’ self-catering is from £131pp including flights from Southend to Faro on May 4.
- See teletextholidays.co.uk or call 0203 0011 273.
The 4* Eden Resort posts three outdoor pools and one indoor pool
Family Friendly: The 4* resort is a village complex in Albufeira with a range of accommodation from one-bed apartments to four-bed villas.
Three outdoor pools, one indoor pool and a wellness centre.
Seven nights’ self-catering is from £333pp, including flights from Stansted in July.
- See loveholidays.com.
Casa Mitchell Apartments
The Casa Mitchell Apartments are set in a converted townhouse
Old-school charm: Set in a converted townhouse with private gardens in Albufeira, the 3* studio and one-bed apartments are full of character.
The old town and beach are ten minutes’ walk.
Seven nights’ self-catering is from £448pp including flights from Gatwick on June 3 and transfers.
- See tui.co.uk.
Epic Sana Algarve
Rooms and suites at the 5* Epic Sana Algarve are modern and spacious
Young & chic: The 5* luxury hotel is set in 20 acres of grounds leading to Falesia beach. Rooms and suites are modern and spacious.
Five outdoor pools, two indoor pools and spa, plus three restaurants and two bars.
Seven nights’ B&B is from £575pp including flights from Luton in May.
- See loveholidays.com.
Sao Rafael Atlantico Hotel
The Sao Rafael Atlantico Hotel has two bars, a restaurant and a spa
Splashing out: The 5* hotel is a gem on Sao Rafael Beach.
Its chic rooms have elegant furnishings and large balconies with some great sea and garden views.
Two bars, restaurant, plus a spa.
Seven nights’ half-board is from £508pp including flights from Luton on March 16.
- See easyjet.com/holidays.
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