- 37Km from Faro (FAO) Airport
- 1.5Km to beach
- 4Km to town centre
- Sun terrace
- Outdoor Pool
- Free WiFi in public areas
- Low Deposit Options Available
- Interest FREE Payment Plans
Looking for a stress free authentic Portuguese break? Montechero has everything covered; it's all-inclusive so you don't need to worry about a thing. Breakfast is served daily from ... Continue reading
Looking for a stress free authentic Portuguese break? Montechero has everything covered; it’s all-inclusive so you don’t need to worry about a thing. Breakfast is served daily from 8am and snacks are served regularly throughout the day so you’ll never go hungry.
If all this food sounds awfully tempting but you’re worried about your waistline, there’s no need to fret. The Montechoro hotel has a fitness centre on site, so you are free to indulge guilt free. After all, that’s what holidays are all about!
The hotel itself is only a 15-20-minute walk away from the beautiful local beach. If you don’t fancy the walk, then you can relax on the sun terrace and take a dip in the pool at the hotel. The hotel also has a tennis court on site so you can burn off those cocktails with a spot of afternoon tennis.
The local Old Town is a beautiful place to visit and is located just by the harbour and marina. We recommend you walk down in the mornings as the route is all downhill then you can enjoy a coffee by the harbour. If you’re worried about the hill on the way back, there is a hotel bus service that can take you right back to The Montechoro, without you needing to break into a sweat. If you’re feeling adventurous, you could take advantage of the hotel bicycle rental service and take a leisurely bike ride into the Old Town.
You might not even want to leave the confines of the hotel, with all the facilities on offer. You can enjoy the games room, relax with a good book in the library, try your hand a game of squash or even have a game of darts with a pint. Spend your evenings relaxing and enjoying the regular evening entertainment. Relax-we’ve got it covered.
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- Bicycle rental Billiards Cycling Darts Evening entertainment Fitness centre Games room Hammam Library Squash Table tennis* Tennis court
- Garden Outdoor pool Sun terrace* Terrace
- Air conditioning Car hire Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Free WiFi in public areas Heating Lift Non smoking rooms Non smoking throughout Safety deposit box Shared lounge/TV area* Shuttle service (free)
- Breakfast, Buffet, Restaurant, Daily: 08:00 - 10:30.
- Lunch, Buffet, Restaurant (drinks included), Daily: 12:30 - 15:00.
- Dinner, Buffet, Restaurant (drinks included), Daily: 19:00 - 22:00.
- Snacks, Pool Bar (sandwiches, hamburger, hot dog), Daily: 15:30 - 18:30.
- Locally produced Alcohol; Locally produced non Alcohol, Bar, Daily: 10:30 - 23:00.
- Soft drinks; Beer; Mineral water; Tea; Coffee, Pool Bar, Daily: 11:00 - 18:30.
Montechoro hotel guest rooms are very spacious twin bedded and come equipped with full private bathroom, climate controlled air conditioning, telephone, in room safe (local charge), satellite television, radio, hairdryer, mini bar and fridge (local charge), extra bedding/linen and cots are all available on request. All rooms enjoy a private furnished balcony or terrace.
It is best to walk into the Old Town in the morning; its all down hill, and take the hotel bus back up in the afternoon. The Old Town is very nice with the harbour and the marina.
24 hour reception, games room, laundry service, newsagent/gift shop (during high season), babysitting (local charges), baby chairs/cots available on request, parking, concierge, free WIFI internet access in public areas, free bus transportation to/from Albufeira old town (please note this is seasonal & is not available on Sundays or Mondays), business centre and services.
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A busy trading port in ancient times, Albufeira declined into a poor fishing town in the 18th century, having been swamped by tidal waves and burnt out by civil war. But since the 1960s the tide has turned again and this central Algarve enclave is once more awash with prosperity, thanks to a tourist boom.
Albufeira, Portugal's most popular holiday resort, has been described as a stretch of 'holiday-land suburbia', spreading from the old town both east and west along the coast, its sandy coves and golden beaches drawing an assorted crowd from retired couples to wild teens, and plenty of families with young children. Satellite resort developments provide every imaginable type and grade of accommodation.
Everyone finds something to enjoy in this sprawling, low-rise holiday destination, which retains its old world charm in narrow alleyways behind the new hip and happening "Strip". The Strip, to the east of town, runs from the Montechoro Hotel down to the Praia da Oura, lined with dozens of cafés, restaurants and bars that keep pumping from breakfast time to the small hours. On the long stretch of beach below Albufeira's central square, accessed through a tunnel, craggy fishermen mend their nets, unperturbed by the languishing topless sunbathers around them.
While the chief holiday attraction of Albufeira is its 23 or so enchanting beaches, most protected by ochre-tinted cliffs, there are some interesting sightseeing possibilities too, like the new Virtual Archaeological Museum, the Municipal Art Gallery and a small museum showcasing Ming ceramics. Those who venture inland will find a tranquil green countryside to explore, redolent with almond, fig, orange and pine trees, where little villages stand timelessly in the sun.
While on holiday in Albufeira, relaxing on the golden beaches and in the warm, clear water is enough to content most vacationers, with about 23 beaches (some with Blue Flag status) in the area along a 19-mile (30km) stretch of coastline. Watersports of all sorts are on offer at the main beaches, from sailing and windsurfing to jet skiing. Golfers can try out the neat nine-hole Pine Cliffs course about three miles (5km) east of Albufeira at the Sheraton Algarve.
Those with children will spend fun times at Zoo Marine in Guia, just a few miles away, with water slides, swimming pools, dolphin shows and an aquarium. Just wandering around the intriguing old town centre is a pleasant way to pass a day. Look out for interesting local landmarks like the Clock Tower at Rua Bernardino de Sousa, and the 18th century Parish Church on the Rua da Igreja Nova, built on the site of an earlier one that collapsed in the earthquake of 1755.
One of the few buildings that survived that quake is the Old Inn on Rua Henrique Calado. Also fascinating is the Xorino Cave, which served as shelter for fugitive Moors during the Christian conquest of the town in ancient times. There is also an archaeological museum in Albufeira and several art galleries worth visiting while on holiday.
Like everywhere in Portugal, seafood is the speciality of the house in most of the dozens of restaurants in and around Albufeira. The catch of the day is guaranteed to be fresh in this traditional fishing town, particularly in the eateries clustered at Fisherman's Beach, below the main town square. Specialities to seek out are sardines, flounder and bass, lobster and prawns. A true local dish is Caldeirada, a stew made up of several types of fish, cooked up with potatoes, peppers and parsley. Steamed clams, cuttlefish cooked in their ink and octopus salad are other indigenous culinary adventures. The local wine is a worthy accompaniment. Some recommended restaurants in Albufeira are Dom Carlos at the top of Old Town, popular steakhouse Restaurante Cerro Grande, fun and vibey Johnny Hooper's Saxophone Bistro, or The English Kitchen for traditional British food.
After a day in the sun most holidaymakers enjoy sipping a drink at one of Albufeira's many outdoor cafés, watching the world go by, before adjourning to one of the lively bars that surround the town square or line The Strip. Bars keep hopping until three or four in the morning, but those who want to dance the night away can keep going until sunrise at one of the nightclubs or discotheques that are ten a penny in the town. Some of the more popular clubs and bars are Capitulo V, Kiss and Sir Harry's.
From seafront kiosks full of fun-in-the-sun odds and ends to a full on shopping mall experience, Albufeira can keep most shoppers reaching for their wallets with a tantalising array of merchandise. The town's main shopping plaza is the Modelo Centre in Rua de Municipio, north of downtown. Not far away is the lively Algarve Shopping Complex in Guia, where brand name shoes and clothes are on offer in a high street mall type complex, along with restaurants, an English-language cinema and bowling alley. Those seeking genuine local souvenirs should look out for mats made from rush or cornhusks in the villages of Almeijoafras and Monte Novo, woven baskets, woodcarvings and some glazed terracotta ceramics. These are to be found in numerous independent shops in the town centre as well as local markets.
During the height of summer Albufeira is a favoured holiday destination for young singles, and it can become a bit rowdy at night.
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Hotel address : Rua Alexandre O Neill, Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal, 8200-343
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