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Penina Hotel & Golf Resort

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Outdoor pool
Free beach shuttle, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool

Overview of Penina Hotel & Golf Resort

Penina Hotel & Golf Resort

5.0 star property

8.6/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
Estrada Nacional 125, Penina, Portimão, 8501-952

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLe Meridien Penina Golf2 min walk
  • Popular LocationAqua Portimão Shopping Center6 min drive
  • AirportPortimao (PRM)6 min drive
  • Popular LocationGolf do Morgado15 min drive

Room options

About this area


Penina Hotel & Golf Resort is located in Alvor, a neighbourhood in Portimão. Le Meridien Penina Golf and Pestana Alto Golf Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Aqua Portimão Shopping Center and Continente Shopping Center. Travelling with kids? Consider Slide and Splash Water Park, or check out an event or a game at Portimão Arena. Kayaking and scuba diving offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with cave exploring and hiking/biking trails nearby. Guests appreciate the hotel's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Le Meridien Penina Golf - 2 min walk
  • Portimão Arena - 6 min drive
  • Aqua Portimão Shopping Center - 6 min drive
  • Alvor Boardwalk - 9 min drive
  • Golf do Morgado - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Portimao Station - 10 min drive
  • Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.) - 43 min drive


  • Solar do Farelo - 7 min drive
  • Made in Belfast - 8 min drive
  • Restaurante O Alcaide - 8 min drive
  • Confeitaria D'Alvor - 8 min drive
  • Restaurante Ruccula - 8 min drive

About this property

Penina Hotel & Golf Resort

5-star luxury hotel located in Alvor
You can look forward to 36 holes of golf, a return airport shuttle and a poolside bar at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort. This hotel is a great place to bask in the sun with beachfront dining, a free beach shuttle and beach umbrellas. For some rest and relaxation, visit the sauna, and indulge in a facial, a manicure/pedicure or a massage. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 5 on-site restaurants, which feature Mediterranean cuisine and ocean views. In addition to a terrace and a cafe, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • An outdoor pool and a children's pool
  • Free self-parking
  • Bike hire, 5 outdoor tennis courts and limo/town car service
  • A lift, a 24-hour front desk and a TV in the lobby
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the helpful staff
Room features
All 188 rooms boast comforts such as 24-hour room service and air conditioning, in addition to thoughtful touches such as free WiFi and safes.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with baths and bidets
  • TVs with satellite channels
  • Childcare services, daily housekeeping and desks


English, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge) from 7 AM to 6 PM
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times, on request
  • Free beach shuttle
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • 5 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Restaurants on site

  • Dunas (at Alvor Beach)

Things to do

  • 36 holes of golf
  • 5 outdoor tennis courts
  • Bike rentals
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Golf driving range
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Sauna
  • Tennis

Family friendly

  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Free children's club
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground


  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Golf lessons
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tennis lessons
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Computer station
  • Conference space
  • A meeting room


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Braille signage
  • Lift
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible (may have limits)


  • Beach towels
  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains


  • Dressing gowns
  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Bath
  • Bidet
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels


  • Films for purchase
  • Satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Minibar


  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in from 4:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
1 child, up to the age of 12 years, can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 95 per vehicle (roundtrip)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Le Meridien Portimao
Penina Hotel Resort
Penina Hotel Resort Portimao
Penina Portimao
Le Meridien Penina Golf Hotel
Le Meridien Penina Golf And Resort
Le Meridien Penina Hotel
Le Meridien Penina Resort
Penina Hotel & Golf Resort Portimao, Algarve, Portugal
Portimão Le Meridien
Penina Hotel Golf Resort

Frequently asked questions

Does Penina Hotel & Golf Resort have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool.

How much does it cost to stay at ?

As of 27 Jan 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 24 Feb 2023 start from €113.11, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Penina Hotel & Golf Resort pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort?

Self-parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort?

Check-in is from 4:00 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort?

Checkout is at noon.

Does Penina Hotel & Golf Resort provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs 7 AM-6 PM on request. A fee of EUR 95 per vehicle applies.

Where is Penina Hotel & Golf Resort located?

This family-friendly Portimão hotel is located in Alvor, within 3 mi (5 km) of Le Meridien Penina Golf, Aqua Portimão Shopping Center and Alcalar Megalithic Monuments. Alvor Beach and Tres Irmaos Beach are also within 6 miles (10 km).




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8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good stay

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with family and small children, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Fabulous place with incredible staff and facilities including golf course , walk routes , restaurants and a lovely swimming pool! it has given us great memories and will definitely come back again!

8/10 Good


Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2022

8/10 Good


Stayed 10 nights in Aug 2022

10/10 Excellent


Business traveller, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful property great staff would definitely come again. The mattresses would be the only complaint I have as they do need to be updated.
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2022

10/10 Excellent

Mrs H M

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Excellent stay. Lovely staff working very hard due to staff shortages. Several of whom we have seen at the hotel for many years and they always make you feel so welcome
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

8/10 Good


Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2022

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2022

8/10 Good


Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Old world charm and an excellent breakfast
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff are very welcoming and helpful. The pool area is never crowded. Breakfast is outstanding and ultimately the prices are extremely reasonable..."if it aint broke why fix it" Love PENINA
Stayed 5 nights in Jun 2022