Pine Cliffs Resort 

Award-winning family resort

This resort has a spectacular oceanfront setting and exceptional sports and leisure facilities.

This large resort has influences from Portugal’s Arab heritage, and beautiful architecture which creates a charming setting. It sits in beautifully landscaped gardens overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and red sandstone cliffs, with direct access by lift and steps down to Praia da Falésia. Enjoy use of the loungers, parasols, towels and a beach bar with a choice of sandwiches, snacks, grilled fresh fish, ice creams and drinks. During the warmer months, there are plenty of watersports such as windsurfing, waterskiing, kayaking and banana rides.

Why we love Pine Cliffs Resort

  • There are eight outdoor pools, a nine-hole golf course, five tennis courts a padel court and two health clubs.

  • Budding Wimbledon champions can enjoy coaching and tennis clinics at the Annabel Croft Tennis Academy.

  • Kids can let their imagination run wild while playing in the two life-size pirate ships and take part in a range of daily activities such as treasure hunts and games.

5 stars
Apr - Oct
3 hours
Oceanfront in beautiful Praia da Falésia, 15 minutes from Albufeira
Approx. 30 minutes’ transfer from Faro airport
Beach, Suitable for children, Kids club, Villas

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Pine Cliffs Resort

From £4,999 per family

  • tick7 nights
  • tickTwo Bedroom Ocean Suite at Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites
  • tickRoom & Breakfast
  • tickFly with easyJet from London Gatwick
  • tickPrice based on 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years of age
  • tickFlights available from other UK airports- contact us for further details
  • tickBased on 27th October 2024 departure



  • Restaurants & bars
  • Board
  • Spas & wellness
  • Activities
  • Diving & Watersports
  • Sustainability
  • Children
  • Golf

There’s a great choice of restaurants which range from themed buffets at Jardim Colonial, the main restaurant, to mouth-watering prime cuts at the Piri Piri Steak House. Try some of the region’s fresh and delicious seafood at the O’Pescador Restaurant and tuck into delicious Japanese-fusion cuisine at Yakuza Algarve by Olivier. The elegant lobby bar is the perfect place to enjoy a glass of port or local spirits.

Jardim Colonial
Enjoy buffet breakfasts in a relaxed atmosphere with regional and international cuisine.

Piri Piri Steak House
Head here for a selection of prime cuts grilled to perfection.

O Grill
Located at the luxury Pine Cliffs Residence overlooking the golf course and pool.

Yakuza Algarve by Olivier
Fine Japanese-fusion cuisine.

Maré at Pine Cliffs
Seafood, meat dishes and salads served overlooking the coast.

A gourmet seafood restaurant.

MIMO Algarve
Head to Lemon Square where there is an espresso bar, cooking school and a gourmet shop selling local jams and honey.

Sandwiches, steaks, snacks and drinks overlooking the golf course at the first tee.

Corda Café
Poolside bar serving all-day snacks.

Serving fresh juices and healthy food options.

Portulano Lobby Bar
Classic bar serving local spirits and Port wines as well as a range of spirits and international wines.

Mirador Champagne Bar
Clifftop bar with stunning coastal views especially at sunset.

Every Thursday evening, you can book the Chef's Table with Portuguese wine pairings at MIMO Algarve.

What's included

Breakfast at the Jardim Colonial or O Grill (depending on season) Pine Cliffs Hotel guests only (supplement applies for guests staying in all the other properties).

Upgrade options

Breakfast • Breakfast at the Jardim Colonial or O Grill (depending on season)
Half Board • Breakfast and dinner at the Jardim Colonial or O Grill (depending on season; dinner is a 3-course set menu) Credit to use towards dinner at other available à la carte restaurants (excluding room service and Yakuza; restaurant openings are seasonal and outside of the summer time period only a limited number of restaurants will be operational).

The Serenity Spa offers a range of massages and treatments and boasts a Thermal Oasis with sensory showers (at extra cost; minimum age 16 years), Himalayan salt sauna, Kneipp pool, Turkish bath and hydrotherapy pool. There are two ACTIVE health clubs, one at the hotel and one at the Pine Cliffs Residences. Both have Technogym equipment, sauna and steam room. Personal trainers can assist with improving your strength, posture and balance. There are a range of wellbeing programs from yoga and Pilates breaks to bootcamps.

Discover many of the resort's beautiful plants and flowers during a self-guided botanical tour of the gardens or hire a bike and explore the resort. Join a coaching session at the Annabel Croft Tennis Academy,

Head down to the white sands of Golden Flag Praia da Falésia. Watersports here include Jet Skis, stand-up paddleboards, pedal boats and kayaks.

Pine Cliffs is committed to its sustainability with a focus on energy efficiency and social responsibility. LED technology has been installed for the resort's lighting, diesel buggies have been replaced by electric ones and the use of bicycles and Segways are encouraged to get around the resort. In recognition of the resort's practices and programmes, they have been awarded Green Key certification, a standard of excellence in enviromental responsibility and sustainable operations.

It's no wonder Pine Cliffs was voted Europe's Best Luxury Family Resort by the World Luxury Hotel Awards. Porta Pirata is the children's village, taking care of children from 6 months to 8 years. Here there are two life-sized pirate ships, a bouncy castle, trampoline, pool and mini golf. During the holidays there's a programme of daily activities and there are summer football and tennis academies.

Pirata Children's Club and Juniors Club is available at an additional charge. Available from April to October.

The Pine Cliffs Golf Course has a driving range and golf academy. This nine-hole course has a wonderful cliff top setting overlooking the sands and Atlantic Ocean. Test your skills on the sixth hole, also known as Devil's Parlour due to the large ravine your shot needs to clear.

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