Porto Bay Falesia
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... here is particularly strong. The house is walled with lime and sand (outside) and sieved red clay and sand (inside). the paths are free draining gravel. Two freshwater, if brackish, springs provide water. The horses dung and hoof clippings are dug into the veg patch. And the whole site has an air of quiet and contemplation but without the stagnant passivity this hot and dry landscape can induce! I had dismissed this beautiful corner of Portugal without a ...
We made it to Faro, our last stop on the southern shore of Algarve. Trying to avoid the concrete nightmare and crowds of Albufeira beaches, we drove slightly to the east to reach a 3km stretch of white sand called Praia da Falesia. Still pretty busy, but as people were spread out it wasn't so bad, and the water was the warmest so far (maybe ...
Quiet day today, as we had to find a place to watch the France - Germany game before 5. In hindsight I'm not so sure why we bothered, the game was largely soporiphic. The only comfort is that the Portuguese seemed to be rooting for us, thanks guys! But anyways the campsite is nice and family oriented, the swimming pool is big, and ...
So that's where all the tourists went. To the south coast of Algarve. Mind you, I can understand them, the beaches are certainly pretty here in Lagos, and the historic town center does have a lot of character (and restaurants). It's just that the contrast with the empty campgrounds of west Alentejo and Vicentine coast is pretty extreme. The beaches here are already pretty packed, even tough the water is still seriously freezing. It didn't stop us this time ...
Day 1- Arrive into Lagos on the 13th by bus (4.5 hours). When we arrive at the Rising cock we realise it's 99% Australians, even the people that work there. Staying in an 11 bed dorm, all the other girls are from Sydney. Get ready and go see Marty at his work, the green room. We go to the tavern to watch the World Cup, three ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Porto Bay Falesia Albufeira
I wanted to stay at this Riu after experiencing a previous Riu in Andalucia which was excellent and so we were very excited even after the hours of scouring the internet to find the perfect holiday.
Mangel an Instandhaltung
Wir sind gerade aus dem Riu zurückgekehrt und dieses Hotel fällt auseinander, da es keine Instandhaltung zu geben scheint. Es war zum Beispiel im Restaurant und im Zimmer wärmer als draußen.
Die Betten sind so hart und die Kissen haben eine sehr schlechte Qualität. Die Zimmermädchen sind sehr gut, genauso wie das Restaurant.
Lack of maintenance
Just returned from Riu and this hotel is falling apart due to a lack of maintenance, for example is was more warm inside the restaurant as well in the room than outside.
The beds are so hard as well as the bad quality pillows. Maid service is very good, as well as restaurant.
Been before and am going back again on 29th April 07. This was a wonderful holiday which I enjoyed with my partner, the hotel was exellent, can't fault it, and I am hard to please. Can't wait to return with my daughter who is 25 . Not for clubbers and late nighters in my opinion but the place to go for a relaxing holiday. It will appeal to people who enjoy sophistication, nice scenery and peace and quiet. The food was something else with an unbelievable choice beautifully presented in nice surroundings. The pool barbecue was fab as was the pool itself. It was huge. Staff are lovely and friendly, rooms clean and pleasant. If I had any criticism it would be the cost of the sea view room which I feel is a must have. The view from rooms without is not quite so pleasant. Will still pay it though as it is worth the extra if you like to sit in your room and admire the view.
We have just returned from the Riu Falesia in the Algarve. It was a lovely peaceful holiday in which my partner and I enjoyed the views, service, food and relaxing, clean environment. The gardens and hotel are well maintained and very clean. The choice of food is vast and we found ourselves trying a little bit of everything every night!
We've just returned fro a wonderfully relaxing week at the Riu Falesia.
este hotel es de la linea de los riu, habitaciones normales, bastante bien para hotel de playa, con una piscina que esta muy bien, agradable ambiente y un personal super. El buffet es muy bueno, con una variedad increible.
tiene unas vistas desde los jardines del hotel que son maravillosas y la playa a la que el hotel da es un encanto. Ademas olas de mar, el pueblo donde se encuantra tiene unos sitios para comer excelentes.
repetiria sin duda alguna
I went to the Riu Falesia Hotel on October 5th 2006 for 2 weeks.
Riu Falesia Komplex an der Algarve besteht im Augenblick aus 3 verschiedenen Anlagen, den 3 * Riu Falesia Apartment, dem 4 * RIU Falesia Hotel und dem 4 1/2 * RIU Falesia Palace. Ein Clubhotel ist im BAU, erzeugt aber kaum Lärm da die Arbeiten im Sommer ruhten.