Sheraton Algarve Hotel

Address: Praia da Felesia, Apartado, Albufeira, Algarve, 8200-909, Portugal | 5 star hotel
 
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This 5 star hotel, located on Praia da Felesia, Apartado, Albufeira, is near Praia da Falesia, Vilamoura Old Course, Cerro da Vila, and Polvo Watersports Algarve.
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          TravelPod Member ReviewsSheraton Algarve Hotel Albufeira

          Reviewed by hgaynor

          Not a typical Sheraton

          Reviewed Sep 27, 2011
          by (1 review) Shaker Heights , United States Flag of United States

          Lovely hotel in a gorgeous setting!

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Historical Traveler Reviews Sheraton Algarve Hotel Albufeira

          Beautiful

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          This is one of the nicest resorts I have ever seen.

          Very calm and relaxing, three pools, four restaurants, well appointed rooms (one minus point for the bathroom, which was small), overall friendly and efficient staff.

          The Sheraton Algarve is a place to go if you have kids. They will spend all their time in the "Porto Pirata" kids club while you can relax !

          Fantastic beach with beautiful views on the rocks.

          Usually you are disapointed in realty when you compare to the marketing presentations. Here it is the contrary: we arrived with mixed feelings and left very happy.

          I can recommend this resort.

          Nice hotel but lots of kids!

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          My boyfriend and i spent three nights at this hotel at the beginning of july 2004.

          On arrival we were very impressed - we got the keys for our room right away at 10am even though the room wasn't supposed to be available until after lunch. We liked the bedroom (with big, very private balcony), although the bathroom was surprisingly shabby for a hotel of this standard. The buffet restaurant was ok (if a bit overpriced) - which was good since if it is busy, you need to make reservations as soon as you arrive to get in the a la carte restaurants and we were too slow. We also liked the beach cafe and the lift down to the beach was an experience in itself! The worst thing about this hotel was the number of kids. I know this is a family friendly resort and it was the beginning of july but you just can't seem to avoid screaming brats - even though one of the swimming pools was supposed to be adult only nobody seemed to take any notice of this. So beware if you are a couple looking for a peaceful holiday!

          Overall the hotel was nice though and we would return in lower season for another short break.

          Exceptional

          from

          We visited in early October (getting a good deal through Expedia) when the hotel not only appeared to be relatively quiet, but also catching the last of the good weather, ideal for a late summer break. The hotel was absolutely amazing, both in the design and the grounds, and was better than expected even after reading all the other reviews. The location was perfect, being quite remote yet only a fifteen minute taxi ride from the adjacent towns. The room was very clean with everything as expected for a hotel of this standard. Of the three restaurants available for dinner we ate at the Aldar (Moroccan) and the O Pescador (fish) both of which offered an amazing selection of fantastic food in charming surroundings. The buffet breakfast was also excellent and offered a good selection of both continental and cooked foods. The pool, sauna, gym and jacuzzi areas were also of a high standard, offering everything you would require for a nice afternoon away from the beach. The beach itself provided all the amenities you need, such as sun loungers, towels and a bar, and the walk down (through the cliffs) offered some stunning views. We found the staff to be both polite and helpful at all times, making us feel welcomed and valued. This was truly a special hotel, which we hope to revisit sometime, and would not hesitate in recommending it to others.

          Stunning location

          from

          Stunning location. Beautiful cliffs overlooking the beach. Food in the restaurent only average and not up to the standard of a five star resort. Service excellent. Nice size rooms.

          Fantastic!

          from

          Just returned from a wonderful week at the Sheraton Algarve - fantastic rooms, great staff/service, wonderful breakfast. Relaxing, Peaceful, would def go again.

          Average. May 2004

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          I booked this because it is part of the Luxury Collection. We booked an oceanview suite but I can't say I was impressed with the room. Bed was very comfortable, but the room was as average as any in a 4 star hotel. Hotel did not provide an iron, so when I asked for one they told me they would charge 4E a day! I was flabergasted, so found a lavandaria (laundry service) across the street that cleaned a pressed my clothes for 3E apiece. Restaurants all had excellent food, but the Moroccan restaurant is only open on weekends. The spa/salon is full service and prices competitive with the USA. If you want to play golf there, but did not bring any golf equip/clothes with you, all must be rented and it cost 150.USD to do so. (Although my husband fully enjoyed his game of golf). I have heard that the apartments are a much better choice, but many are timeshares and are full. Also, this is not in Albufeira but an out of way location in Algarve. We got lost trying to find it. Helpful staff, and all spoke English, just didn't like the room (suite).

          Made our Honeymoon!!

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          I could not imagine a more beautiful place, better service, or a more perfect overall experience. Everything about the rooms, restaurants and facilities was flawless.

          More than we expected

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          What a wonderful place. In addition to 7-star service, the views of multicolored sand cliffs on the beach atre stunning. We were there in the beginning of October, and the weather was not very cooperating - windy with occasional rain, but we could not get off the beach so beautiful it is. The resort itself is charming with many activities; very nice roooms and service. The restaurants inside are quite expensive, but it is nice to have convenience of restaurant right on the beach and live music bar at night. Step right outside the resort and there are restaurants with very reasonable prices and wonderfully fresh seafood. Note if you are driving: the maps there are terrible, they either useless because they do not provide street names or simply misleading as they are not updated (for example no new highway A22 on the map). Altogether though if you want to have the best Algarve impression and can afford it, go to this Sheraton resot there.

          An oasis...

          from

          Just the place for a relaxing break but with plenty of activities on site for those wanting the chance to do more. Set in a tranquil location, in reality it is no more than a short cab ride from Albufeira and Vilamoura (about 15 euros). The service and warmth of welcome were impeccable. Rooms were exemplary; the basic rooms overlook the rear but like the more expensive garden and sea view rooms are quiet, spacious and all have a balcony. Breakfasts were excellent (buffet style). We did not eat in the hotel at other times but other guests found the restaurants (there are five diverse choices) good. The staff and taxi company were both excellent sources of recommendation for other restaurants in the area (La Cigale for fish - restaurant picks up from hotel - is beautiful, right by the water in a nearby village; Grandmother's kitchen in Albufeira was the best meal we had, excellent stone cooked steak).Mainly a 30 something plus crowd with some families. Not too many English, Scandinavian/German/French/American and Portugeuse in the main. As three blokes going away for a break, the ordinary rates for three single rooms makes this an expensive location.

          The beauty of the hotel, the extensive facilities - six tennis, two outdoor (and huge pools), golf course, driving range, indoor pool (usually quiet and a welcome respite from the sun!) - more than made up for the additional cost.At first we were unsure about the location - having visited all of the other areas, however, we would certainly recommend staying here. It is far nicer than Vilamoura (which plays to tackiness and over charges) and more refined than Albufeira (where the old town outshines the new - old has good restaurants, traditional food, the new is much more the pizza/pasta and lager bars)We'd certainly go back!

          Beautiful times in the Algarve

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          The Sheraton Algarve is a wonderful resort in the south of Portugal. Even though the Algarve itself isn't much of destination anymore (because it is overbuilt, too many tourists everywhere), the amenities the Sheraton provides more than makes it up for the less-than-desirable conditions of the area. The Sheraton is a beautiful property, with beautifully landscaped areas just about everywhere. Service is excellent, even when the hotel is totally booked. We were there during Easter holiday, and the service was impecable. We stayed at one of their apartments, which we highly recommend. There is a grocery store right across from the property, and the apartments are very spacious. The beach area can be very windy, so go later in the Spring or Summer in order to enjoy the beach. Come prepared to enjoy the restaurants within the property, they are fantastic -- but do call ahead for reservations, as they tend to fill up rather quickly. The same applies to restaurants off-property -- the service was very attentive and the food was excellent everywhere we went.

          TripAdvisor Reviews Sheraton Algarve Hotel Albufeira

          4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
           

          Travel Blogs from Albufeira

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          A travel blog entry by katecowell on Nov 11, 2015

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          It's been a hot one

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          Market day

          A travel blog entry by katecowell on Nov 09, 2015

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          Off to the market today an English guy here has a mini bus and organises trips out. Today was the market at Algoz it was a hot day again I think there must have been a delivery of socks and boxers this week there were hundreds of them. Lots of thermals too the Portuguese folk are all wearing long trousers and coats, anyone would think it was winter. ...

          More glorious sun

          A travel blog entry by katecowell on Nov 08, 2015

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          News Flash from the Algarve

          A travel blog entry by nanaof7 on Oct 16, 2013

          2 comments, 5 photos

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