Pine Cliffs Resort

Pine Cliffs Resort – Luxury Hotel, Villa & Apartment Holidays in Albufeira Portugal

Pine Cliffs Resort – is a luxurious and highly sort after holiday destination in Algarve, Portugal that boasts a 5-star Hotel Resort with newly refurbished premium deluxe rooms, golf suites, fully equipped residence apartments, townhouse accommodation and villas with a private pool. Pine Cliffs, Portugal is sat 200ft above the ‘Praia da Falesia’ beach which stretches for 7km.

From its premier oceanfront destination on the magnificent Algarve Coast of southern Portugal, Pine Cliffs Resort gives the ideal environment for soothing, healing and rejuvenating as well as fun activities for children at the Porto Pirata Kids Club.

Pine Cliffs Residence is situated at the edge of the Falésia Beach cliffs, a unique backdrop that offers exclusive viewpoints of the Atlantic Ocean coupled with lavish services and modern facilities that will transform any stay into an extraordinary experience.

The Ultimate Pine Cliffs Resort Guide

Pine Cliffs offers much in the way of accommodation. The Pine Cliffs Hotel is the main body of this institution offering much in the way of living space for all our guests.

Pine Cliffs Resort’s main attractions, other than the fantastic views of the Algarvian coastline, perfect accommodation and activities for children are the Tennis and Golf courses and the academies that come with these facilities. There are five tennis courts – 2 clay and three hard-set green and the golf course is nine holes stretching across 168 acres of beautiful coastline with fabulous sea views.

Focusing on natural and conventional treatments that aid our guests in enhanced and healthy quality of life; Serenity Spa -The Art of Well Being has a wide range of leisure and sports facilities, restaurants and on-site programs, including Porto Pirata Children’s Village for younger guests, Pine Cliffs Resort is the perfect escape for families, couples and single vacationers alike.

Luxury Holidays at Pine Cliffs Resort & Hotels

Completely renovated in 2016, Pine Cliff – a Luxury Collection Resort, on the coast of the Algarve is exceptional for families, couples, sports enthusiasts and beach enthusiasts. Pine Cliffs Resort is situated in the Algarve, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. As you drive through the resort, you feel like you’re going through a remarkably charming little town.

When you drive through the resort, you feel like you’re driving through a beautiful little town and on your way to the beach down the cliff path, you are surrounded by the most beautiful and unique red cliffs making this a truly wonderful place.

There are multiple restaurants and eateries to choose from and bars meaning you can never go hungry while you stay at this resort, part of the Luxury Collection Resort.

Why Book Your Holiday at Pine Cliffs Resort

Pine Cliffs Resort – A Luxury Collection Resort is a fully functioning and integrated resort operated by Starwood Hotels through its brand Luxury Collection. Guests at the Pine Cliffs Residence Apartments enjoy a plethora of Pine Cliffs facilities. These include Pine Cliffs Golf Academy, the Campioni Football Academy and the new Annabel Croft Tennis Academy, Portugal’s first and Europe’s second.

The Pine Cliffs Resort is spread over 72 acres of breathtaking scenery covered by pine trees with spectacular views of the stunning sandy beach of Falesia. The amenities at the Pine Cliffs are of the highest quality, with well-maintained grounds and luxury apartment accommodation delivering everything you need for a luxurious holiday. The Pine Cliffs Apartments are great for enjoying high-quality golf, fine dining at varied restaurants, a wide variety of sports facilities and a vibrant Algarve nightlife replete with entertainment.

Pine Cliffs Hotels

Just a half-hour from Faro International Airport, the Pine Cliffs Hotel is located in a beautiful part of the world, The Algarve, bordered by the fragrant pine woods and the striking orange sandstone cliffs. It is positioned within the 72-hectare Pine Cliffs Resort – a Luxury Collection Resort and is traditionally adorned with an indigenous design. There are also several swimming pools in the hotel, and the gym and indoor swimming pool overlook the Resort grounds. To get to the beach, you will have to take an elevator down to the ground from the hotel.

Pine Cliffs Hotel is home to some of the highest quality luxury villas to rent throughout the Algarve. For those lavish family holidaymakers looking for absolute privacy but with the luxury five-star hotel experience, then Pine Cliff Villas is what you want. The Pine Cliffs Villas are the perfect family vacation resort.

The Pine Cliffs Villas are situated on 72 acres of land surrounded by pine trees and overlook the beautiful sandy Falésia Beach. The Pine Cliffs Resort – a Luxury Collection Resort offers first-class service and excellent comfortable Villa accommodation with family-friendly events. There are two options for Pine Cliffs villas with pools: Standard or Deluxe villas.

Pine Cliffs Hotel Luxury Golf Suites

The Pine Cliffs Hotel also offers specialised golf suites. These Pine Cliff Luxury Golf Suites come fully equipped with a fully equipped kitchen and laundry, Wi-fi internet and LCD televisions in all rooms with the latest generation technology that overlook the golf course.

A perfect combination of traditional style and high-quality furnishings, the Pine Cliffs Golf Suites make for an ideal base for guests to explore this luxurious resort’s golf course and the golf academy where you can find coaching lessons suitable for beginners and up.

Pine Cliffs Hotel Residence Apartments

Meanwhile within the Pine Cliffs Hotel, the two- and three-bedroom self-contained apartments of the Pine Cliffs Residence are great for family holidays. Room service is quality with extremely helpful staff who provide food, drink and other services are on offer for your comfort.

Pine Cliffs Residence Apartments is one of the prominent and prize-winning Luxury Collection Resort in Europe in the Algarve, Portugal. The residence Pine Cliffs are situated in the resort Pine Cliffs. Apartments in Pine Cliffs comprise of 154 lavish and spacious apartments in Pine Cliffs.

The Pine Cliffs Resort – A Luxury Collection Resort occupies 72 acres of breathtaking scenery surrounded by pine trees with spectacular views of Falesia’s beautiful sandy beach. Pine Cliffs’ amenities are of the highest quality with outstanding managed gardens and spacious apartments offering all you need for a relaxing getaway. The Pine Cliffs Apartments is perfect for novice to expert golfers, fine dining, various recreational facilities and a thriving nightlife in the Algarve.

Project Holidays provides special promotions for all reservations at Apartments Pine Cliffs. Early bookings at the Pine Cliffs Residence Apartments also give discounts on chosen dates. The Pine Cliffs – A Luxury Collection Resort also offers lavish types of hotels: the Pine Cliffs Hotel, the Pine Cliff Townhouses and the Pine Cliffs Villas.

Pine Cliffs Residence Apartments are one of the best luxury apartments to rent in the Algarve. For those luxury family holiday seekers searching for a rental apartment’s total privacy without losing a five-star hotel’s elegant feel and tone, then look no further than the Algarve’s Pine Cliffs Residence Apartments. They come in sizes and styles:

Pine Cliffs One Bedroom Residence Apartments

The one-bedroom apartments are found on the second floor of the Pine Cliffs Apartments, with its roof terrace and built-in barbeque. The generously proportioned living area and bedroom lead directly onto the terrace. The fully-equipped kitchen is designed to maximise space. The perfect environment, cosy and comfortable and pleasant atmosphere. Complete with air-conditioning. Up to 4 men. Size: 80m2.

Pine Cliffs Two Bedroom Residence Apartments

A genuinely unique two-bedroom, two-bathroom flat at the Algarve Pine Cliffs Residence Apartments. This outstanding apartment has a generous living area and leads onto an outside private terrace. The dappled sunshine patio acts as a second outdoor living space. The master bedroom in this apartment has double doors also opening out onto its terrace. Pine Cliffs Residence Apartment has a large fully-equipped kitchen. Fully air-conditioned. Up to 6 persons. Size: Covered area 113 m².

Pine Cliffs Facilities

Pine Cliffs Apartments boasts a stunning, large outdoor infinity pool with a dedicated children’s pool with plenty of sunbathing terraces and sun loungers. Visitors at Pine Cliffs Apartments have access to all amenities and services at Pine Cliffs Resort – A Luxury Collection Resort.

Pine Cliffs have a vast selection of amenities at Pine Cliffs Apartments. Pine Cliffs is most notable for its 9-hole golf course, established on the edge of a breathtaking cliff overlooking the ocean. The Pine Cliffs Golf Course also boasts a pro shop, Clubhouse bar, and a driving range golf academy with putting and chipping courses.

Pine Cliffs also has several other fabulous amenities for all the family including water sports, swimming pools, gym, children’s camp, boutiques and an array of beautiful restaurants, bars and pool bars–making Pine Cliffs Algarve Resort a perfect family holiday.

Annabel Croft is also excited to introduce a new tennis academy at Pine Cliffs, the Annabel Croft Tennis Academy.

Activities & Things to do

The resort is perfect for families of all ages with a range of activities including world-class golf, five tennis courts and numerous swimming pools, spa treatments, children’s club and private beach access via the Luxury Collection hotel. The resort is excellent for families and children.

Everyone has something to do whether you are on an intimate cove after a soothing day, or water sports and tourist attractions on glorious beaches.

The Annabel Croft Tennis Academy opened on 1st September 2013 at Pine Cliffs. The resort is positioned in the heart of the Algarve, just 25 minutes from Faro International Airport, a stone’s throw away from the spectacular golf resorts of Villamoura and Val de Lobo. It promises many spectacular opportunities for sports enthusiasts, families and groups. The tennis features five tennis courts – 2 red clay and three green set hard courts all located in a beautiful setting amongst the landscaped gardens of the resort.

Golf Course & Golf Academy

The Pine Cliffs Golf Course is perched on the cliffs above the Falesia Beach and stretches across 168 acres along the cliff and through the pinewoods. The tree-lined courses, coupled with the contrasting colours of the red cliffs and deep green trees, makes for a truly unique golf course and experience. The jewel of the course is the par-three sixth hole, known as ‘Devil’s Parlour’ spans a ravine requiring a 197 meter carrying shot to a deep but narrow green.

The Pine Cliffs Golf Academy is staffed by a team of Internationally Qualified PGA Professionals with over 20 years of teaching golf. The staff are backed up by some superb technology including an indoor video swing analysis room and the V1 Swing Analysis System. Pine Cliffs Golf Academy also offers a short game practice area for any golfers with different skill levels and sharpening individual game skills such as putting, bunker play, chip shots and tee shots is one of Pine Cliffs Golf Academy’s specialities.

Pine Cliffs Campioni Football Academy

Every Summer, Pine Cliffs brings in ex-football legends for coaching lessons at the Campioni Football Academy. They come at different times throughout the summer months so make sure you book up for your favourites! Please call the Pine Cliff Resort for more info as times, dates and prices change from year to year. Included in the price is an exclusive Campioni package which consists of the training kit, a water bottle and a cap.

Porto Pirata Kids Club

Established over an enclosed environment of 7000 square metres, this children’s activity centre comprises two wooden boats, a swimming pool and another remote control boat pool, a leisure facilities terrace, an 18-hole mini-golf course, a bouncy castle, a bike track and a basketball and volleyball court.

Outside, there are acres of sand and five different children’s clubs, aged between six months and 18 years, plus play areas with princess castles and climbing frames, a variety of heated swimming pools (which is uncommon in Portugal and makes such a difference) and a Beach Club Pool Bar trampoline to jump on until a juicy hamburger arrives (while parents enjoy the best quality of oysters).

Water Sports and Beach Activities

At Pine Cliffs – A Luxury Collection Resort Falesia Beach is the best place for sun and relaxation or for those with a more active lifestyle there are many different water sports on offer. There are ring rides and banana rides for children and adult to enjoy alongside jet ski, kayak and pedal boat hire. Falesia Beach is the longest in Portugal, the golden sand strikes a contrast with the red sandstone cliffs.

Pine Cliffs offers lessons for surfing and stand up paddle boarding as well as water skiing and wakeboarding. Ring and Banana Rides are also on offer which is suitable for adults and children. Beach Volleyball is also popular.

Spa/Health Club

At Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites & Spa, a Luxury Collection Resort, luxury living meets authentic Portuguese spirit. Evocative of traditional local architecture, the Pine Cliffs Spa is a new addition to the award-winning Pine Cliffs Resort – A Luxury Collection Resort. Offering an exquisite setting along the seafront and an extraordinary spectrum of prize-winning services overlooking the sparkling Atlantic Ocean, abundant landscaped gardens create a feeling of peaceful spaciousness, and the resort’s architecture seamlessly harmonises with the natural surroundings.

Focusing on natural and conventional treatments that lead to better and balanced quality of life; Serenity Spa, The Art of Well Being provides a wide range of leisure and sports facilities, fitness centre, beauty salons, restaurants and on-site events, Pine Cliffs is the perfect escape for families, couples and vacationers respectively.

Using natural ingredients and materials from the Algarve, the hotel’s luxurious spa will take guests on a rare and soothing trip. The Serenity Aurum Suite–glowing with a gold leaf and a Swarovski chandelier–provides a ‘spa-in-the-spa’ with private treatment spaces, a Jacuzzi, a shower experience and a stress reduction area for couples or groups of friends.

Restaurants & Bars

There is a multitude of dining options at the various different restaurants and eateries that provide cuisines from around the world. These include Piri Piri Steak House, O Pescador for fish dishes, Japanese food and wine at the Yakuza, and Zest for healthy alternatives such as goji berry smoothies and chickpea curry. You can book a Supper Club at Mimo and watch talented chef Lucia at work, learning the Algarve kitchen and traditional techniques.

For breakfast, sit tight for pastries, cereals, fresh fruit, cold cuts of smoked salmon to local hams and an egg station where the eggs are cooked in a variety of different ways to your specific needs.

Jardim Colonial, situated on the ground floor that opens out onto the terrace, offers an American style buffet with a live cooking station where you can request certain food items to be cooked in various ways. Depending on the time of year Jardim Colonial opens up to thematic buffets with menus suitable for children.

The Mirador Champagne Bar, situated on a terrace and overlooking the beaches below and The Atlantic, serves Champagne and cocktails throughout the day.

About Pine Cliffs & The Algarve

Pine Cliffs Resort is situated in the Algarve which is the southernmost region of continental Portugal. It overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and covers an area of 4997km². The district has its administrative centre in Faro where both the regions International Airport and university (University of Faro). Tourism and other related activities make up the bulk of the Algarve’s summer economy. Various fruits, as well as fishing, are also vitally important for trade within The Algarve.

Pine Cliffs sit on a cliff, overlooking Falesia Beach. Falesia Beach stretches for 7km and has a cliff that begins in the Barranco das Belharucas Beach and extends to Vilamoura. Albufeira, Portugal is the closest city and is a seat and municipality in the district of Faro.

The beaches in Algarve are consistently ranked as some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Bordered by cliffs in shades of yellow, red and orange, and lapped by crystal clear water, these perfect beaches are some the best in the world.

Lagos has some of the best beaches in the world. Meia Praia is the most popular, covered in soft white sand and is the largest open bay in Europe. The bay means that the sea is relatively calm, which makes it especially suitable for various watersports and the cliffs keep the beach wind-free. Ponta da Piedade is spectacular for vastly different reasons. Boasting some of the most magnificent sandy yellow rocky outcrops, rock formations and a few caverns, it is a popular destination for boat tours.

Praia do Tunel (for the reason that there is a 20-metre tunnel next to the tourist office that connects the towns square to the beach) or Praia do Peneco more traditionally is one of two beaches in the town of Albufeira and the municipality of Albufeira, Portugal. The other beach, Praia dos Pescadores, is the eastern beach. At the western end of Praia do Tunel, you will find a promenade which ends at the mouth of a cave called Xorino Grotto.

The Algarve is a well-known wine region, and there are opportunities for wine tasting. In Albufeira, there are tours around the vineyards, and a wine tasting session included.

West along the coast from Albufeira, around a 40-minute journey either by car or train you will find Portimao. Here you will find the wonderfully sandy Praia da Rocha close to amenities. Many other beaches are quieter if that is your preference such as Praia dos Tres Irmaos from which you can also get boat rides to see the many caves and learn about the history of the area.

Pine Cliffs FAQs

What do I need to bring with me for my stay at Pine Cliffs?
We cater to all needs for all our guests. All of the usual amenities are provided for such as soap, towels and dressing gowns. Depending on your accommodation food is either provided or is half board.
What else can I/we visit around The Algarve?
Faro is a vast, historical city with many attractions and sights to see. There are many boat trips you can take to visit caves around the coastline of Faro, islands off the coast of the Algarve to view the local flora and fauna and marine life such as dolphins or go to otherwise unreachable small pieces of paradise. One of these is a boat ride to and from Ilha Deserta which is a peninsula beach, set up with loungers and umbrellas as well as facilities close by so you can spend the whole day there in complete tranquillity and peace.

Just walking around Faro you will find many fabulous looking buildings such as the Museu Municipal de Faro which is a small museum but nonetheless impressive.

At Forum Algarve and Rua Dom Francisco Gomes you will find many shops, eateries and other retail opportunities and there are a plethora of water sporting activities to be taken advantage of.

Is there access to Falesia Beach?
Yes, there is! You can use the steps down, or there is an elevator giving as many people as possible access to the beach.
How do I get to Pine Cliffs?

Lisbon Airport to Pine Cliffs

  1. Leave the A2 motorway connecting Lisbon and the Algarve, and you will find the A22.
  2. Keep an eye out for signs for Faro/Spain and follow them.
  3. Leaving the A22 at the Boliqueime/Vilamoura exit
  4. Follow the EN125 until the end of the village, Maritenda
  5. Turn right after 800m, towards Albufeira
  6. Follow signs for “PINE CLIFFS RESORT “

Faro Airport to Pine Cliffs

  1. Take the A22 motorway following directions to “OESTE E NORTE / LISBOA “
  2. Leave at exit no. 2 with directions to Boliqueime
  3. Follow the N270 to Poço de Boliqueime
  4. At the roundabout turn left onto the EN125 road following directions to Faro
  5. Follow the EN125 until the end of the village, Maritenda
  6. Turn right after 800m, towards Albufeira
  7. Follow signs for “PINE CLIFFS RESORT “

Portimão to Pine Cliffs

  1. Following the EN125 towards Faro until Poço de Boliqueime
  2. Follow the EN125 until the end of the village, Maritenda
  3. Turn right after 800m, towards Albufeira
  4. Follow signs for “PINE CLIFFS RESORT “