TOP 11 Algarve resorts for families
Take your children to Portugal and choose from the best Algarve resorts for families. We have compiled an overview of accommodation facilities that your kids will love.
The Algarve is located in the southernmost part of Portugal and is the most famous area due to its tourism. Thanks to the picturesque coastline, which is protected by strong winds from the mountains, and the mild climate, which is affected all year round by warm sea currents from North Africa, it is one of the most sought-after areas in southern Europe.
The overall impression of the resort is complemented by the interior with picturesque villages with Moorish architecture in the form of typical balconies, circular chimneys and white houses, which have retained their original character to this day. The Algarve is a real paradise especially for golf lovers. There are over 20 courses in the 1.5 hours, many of which are famous for world competitions.
Be Live Family Palmeiras Village
Be Live Family Palmeiras Village offers a wonderful environment and a very high level of service for clients of all ages. A unique landscape, a hotel located on a cliff, from where there is an amazing view of the Atlantic Ocean, combined with the possibility of sports and entertainment are a guarantee of a pleasant, undisturbed holiday. The center of Armacao De Pera, with its various restaurants and bars, is 1.5 km away. The beautiful sandy beach with crystal clear sea lies below the cliff, is accessible by stairs and is less than 300 meters from the complex.
The facility includes several themed restaurants, lobby and show bar, 2x pool bar, swimming pools (including children’s pools with water slides and other water games), garden, fitness, TV room, multifunctional playground (tennis, basketball, football), beach volleyball and football courts, table tennis, shops and day and evening animation programs. There is also an animated mini club and a large outdoor playground for kids.
Aquashow Park Hotel
Aquashow Park Hotel is absolutely one of the best Algarve resorts for families. It is a 4-star hotel located next to the Aquashow outdoor water park. The resort offers air-conditioned rooms (including family suites) with modern décor and a balcony. All rooms have a flat-screen cable TV, a work desk and a minibar.
In the hotel complex you will find a lounge, bars, restaurants, a snack bar, indoor and outdoor pools (including a children’s paddling pool), a jacuzzi and a fitness center. There is also an outdoor playground and a large indoor children’s playroom. The hotel provides free access to the adjacent Aquashow water park.
3HB Clube Humbria
Completely renovated, 3HB Clube Humbria is located in the traditional fishing village of Olhos d’Agua, a 6-minute walk from the beach. The hotel offers all-inclusive service mainly for families with children. This property offers bright, air-conditioned apartments with garden and pool views. These accommodation units usually have 1 bedroom, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Apartments also include a fully equipped kitchenette and dining area.
This resort offers outdoor swimming pools for adults and children, pool bar, main bar, playground, mini water park for younger and older children, video game room (suitable for adults), kid’s club. Other on-site facilities include a buffet restaurant, convenience store, multi-purpose playground and day and night entertainment. The renowned Pine Cliffs and Balaia Golf Courses are within 2 miles.
Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort Hotel
Martinhal Sagres Resort is surrounded by one of the most picturesque natural parks in Portugal, called Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina. The park covers an area of 100 km2. You will find preserved nature full of diverse and unique animals and plants, which are often visited by zoologists and biologists from around the world.
At Martinhal Sagres, they focus on the satisfaction of families with children and are known for their focus on modern design. Holidays in this resort will be a luxurious beach experience with first-class accommodation, gourmet restaurants, bars and above all a large list of sports and leisure activities for children and adults. At this accommodation you can look forward to a wide range of accommodation, from luxurious rooms with full or partial sea views to expansive villas offering complete privacy, modern facilities and charming décor.
Children will definitely not be bored here. The resort has five kid’s clubs for children of all ages, a special football and tennis academy under the supervision of professional coaches, a playroom for older children, pumptrack or children’s swimming classes.
Experience the Algarve during your stay at Eden Resort. Located in the center of the Algarve, 5 minutes from some of the best beaches and golf courses in the world. Eden Resort with 11 hectares of green space and leisure activities includes: fully equipped houses and apartments.
At this accommodation you will find a range of facilities and activities that will keep you entertained throughout your holiday. Here you will find restaurants, bars, outdoor and indoor pools, a wellness center and a multi-sport playground. The hotel has a mini market. Great attention is paid mainly to children, 300 m2 of entertainment. There are two swimming pools, one for infants and one for children and teenagers, as well as a splash park, a playground, a children’s club with animations and a babysitting service.
Salgados Palm Village Apartments & Suites
Located in Albufeira, Algarve, Salgados Palm Village Apartments & Suites is a self-catering accommodation at CS Herdade dos Salgados Resort. It is located between the golf course and the sandy beach of Salgados. In the area you will find various restaurants, the nearest bars and pubs are about 400 m away and shops about 10 minutes by car. Faro Airport is about 45 km away. The resort offers 250 rooms in a 4-storey main building and in 7 outbuildings. Most rooms have a balcony and a separate bedroom
Facilities at Salgados Palm Village Apartments & Suites include restaurants, bars, a café, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a mini golf course, tennis courts, a volleyball court, a hotel doctor, a supermarket, laundry, hairdresser or indoor activities such as billiards, darts and a gym. Children will have fun on the playground, in the paddling pool or in the playroom. The resort also offers animation for kids and babysitting services.
Situated on a cliff top with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, Alfagar Village offers guests direct access to Santa Eulália Beach. The hotel is a 5-minute drive from the lively Areias de São João Shopping Street and 33 km from Faro Airport. Alfagar Apartments offers accommodation with a private balcony overlooking the ocean or garden. In addition, each apartment has a kitchenette and a separate dining area.
The facilities of the building include restaurants, bars, mini market, gym, wellness center or swimming pool. Children can enjoy the wonderful playground, kids ’club and on-site children’s pool with water slides. Balaia Golf Course is just 1 km away.
Alvor Baia Resort Hotel
Alvor Baia Resort Hotel is located in Alvor in the Algarve, 1.5 km from the center. It offers a free shuttle to the beach, a 5-minute drive away. Distance from the airport is about 80 km. This comfortable beach hotel consists of a main building and an annex with 6 floors and a total of 402 rooms.
Surrounded by a green space of 69,000 m2 with many sports and leisure spaces where stands the magnetic 100m long pool, 2 Paddle courts, swimming pool for kids and children’s playground (Pirate Boat). It also has an entire support services such as restaurants, bars, multiuse room, spa with gym, heated hydrotherapy pool, Turkish bath, sauna and massage. The nearest golf courses are 2.5 km away.
Rocha Brava Village Resort
Get rid of the stress of everyday life with a sensual and peaceful retreat in one of the most pleasant resorts in the Algarve, Rocha Brava Village Resort. Perfect location overlooking the sparkling waters of the Atlantic Ocean and just minutes away from the charming silver, sun-kissed beaches. The hotel offers a total of 410 rooms. They are located in the 2-storey main building or in one of the 56 outbuildings. Ancillary buildings are a maximum of 2 floors.
There is a restaurant, a dining room, a breakfast lounge, a café and a bar. Guests can buy basic necessities at the supermarket, souvenirs at the gift shop. The complex has a nice garden and playground. There is also a newsstand, a children’s playroom and a library. The aparthotel offers multilingual staff, babysitting and medical services. The hotel has one outdoor and one children’s swimming pool, mini golf, table tennis, billiards, fitness studio, wellness area. Cycling / mountain biking, tennis and horse riding are available for a fee.
Golden Club Cabanas
Golden Club Cabanas is located in the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve, overlooking a long white sand beach, about 6 km from Tavira in the Eastern Algarve. The hotel is an ideal base for exploring the eastern parts of the Algarve, for active holidays in the middle of nature, as well as for hiking, cycling and boat trips, whether for families, groups or couples.
The resort provides accommodation in studios, which are air-conditioned and equipped with kitchens. Guests have access to a gym, wellness center with sauna and Turkish bath, indoor and outdoor pools or tennis courts. Children can have fun on the playground or at the kids ’club.
Hotel Baia Cristal Beach & Spa Resort
Baia Cristal Beach & Spa Resort is a small, cliff-top hotel overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, just 300 meters from Vale de Centeanes Beach. Faro International Airport is 60 km away. All rooms offer modern amenities, including a balcony with panoramic sea views and satellite TV. Each has a private bathroom with a bath, shower, bidet, hairdryer and free toiletries.
The hotel facilities include restaurants, bars, a café, a conference hall, a hairdresser, an outdoor swimming pool, a wellness center and a tennis court. For children, there is a kids ’club and an outdoor playground. Golfers can play at Vale de Milho Golf Course, 2 km away.