Eva

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Free WiFi
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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In the heart of Faro, the gateway to the Algarve: This contemporary style hotel is situated in the very centre of the city, overlooking the harbour and the Ria Formosa Natural Park ... Continue reading

In the heart of Faro, the gateway to the Algarve: This contemporary style hotel is situated in the very centre of the city, overlooking the harbour and the Ria Formosa Natural Park. The historical and commercial centres with a large variety of restaurants, bars and shops are just a few steps away. Right next to the hotel is a bus stop providing easy access to the airport and the beautiful Faro Island with its sandy beach.

Activities

  • Bicycle rental
  • Cycling
  • Diving
  • Fitness centre
  • Hammam
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Spa and wellness centre

Other facilities

  • Outdoor pool (seasonal)
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Bridal suite
  • Car hire
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Family rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Newspapers
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Non smoking throughout
  • Room service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Wired internet in public areas for which charges are applicable
  • Wired internet in the business centre at a cost of €3 per 30 minutes

Price Overview

The prices shown below show the cheapest holiday offers for the Eva in Faro. Please use the price links to see all holiday deals available for that month.

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Eva in Faro easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Eva with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

The provincial capital of the Algarve, Faro is a modern, lively city with attractive shopping precincts, good restaurants and a frenetic nightlife, an exciting holiday destination. Thousands of travellers pass through the city en route to and from the resorts of the Algarve. Those who choose to linger awhile will find a town full of charm and colour with an interesting history and the feel of a true Portuguese fishing port.

There are some sightseeing opportunities while on holiday in Faro, mostly centred in the Old Town or Cidade Velha, which is entered through an 18th century gate and enclosed by the remnants of medieval walls. Faro's most famous attraction is a macabre one at the Igreja do Carmo, which features a chapel whose walls are decorated with the bones of more than 1,200 monks disinterred from the neighbouring cemetery.

Another worthwhile attraction near the city is the Ria Formosa Natural Park, and a short distance to the north is the peaceful village of Estoi, boasting a pink Roccoco palace and Roman ruins dating from the 1st century. To enjoy the beach while on holiday in Faro, one has to travel a few miles; a long sandy spit lies across a bridge near the International Airport.

Resort Rating

Scenery

Shopping

Family

Watersports

Cost

Nightlife

Sightseeing

Beach

Restaurants

Activities

Faro's main attraction is its quaint old town, where holiday visitors can wander and enjoy some architectural sightseeing, and brush up on their history. There are some worthy museums in the town too, like the archaeological Municipal Museum housed in a former convent and a maritime museum displaying a collection of model ships and boats. The city offers a taste of the traditional old Portugal for visitors making a stopover en route to an Algarve resort. Those who want to try out the local beach will find it to be a clean stretch of golden sand where umbrellas and sunbeds can be hired and all sorts of watersports undertaken.

Restaurants

A huge variety of restaurants and food stores line Faro's pedestrianised Rua de Santo Antonio, catering for all tastes and budgets. A must is to sample the local cakes and desserts, deliciously made of juicy figs and almonds. For a fishy feast there is Dois Irmaos, the city's oldest seafood eatery, where the fresh catch of the day is on display. For well-priced Algarve specialities, Adega Nova is a good bet, or Le Marquis Restaurant. Lunch Caffe S. Pedro is popular with expats for its reasonably-priced English food.

Nightlife

Being a university city, Faro has a vibrant student population who ensure that nightlife keeps pumping. It all happens along the Rua do Prior and in the narrow alleys off of Rua Conselheiro Bivar and Rua Infante Dom Henrique. Dance clubs get going around 11pm or midnight, while bars are open for business any time from noon until the early hours. The Upa Upa Café and Bar at 51 Rua Conselheiro Bivar draws locals and tourists. The nightclub, Dux, is the place to party until the early hours and the trendsetters should head for the Fashion Kaffe.

Shopping

Faro's main shopping area is in the heart of town along the Rua Santo Antonio and the Rua Francisco Gomes. There is also an interesting, colourful produce market on the Largo do Mercado open every day where visitors on holiday can mingle with the locals. Good holiday buys in Faro are the local handcrafts, like basketware and embroidered goods, local wines and traditional clothing. Also sought after are locally made ceramic tiles decorated with traditional motifs.

Negatives

Faro is a bustling, working city and not a holiday resort town, the emphasis being on its historical attractions rather than fun in the sun. The city can be rowdy at night with many young revellers.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Portuguese,
Currency: Euro (€)

This week's weather forecast

Patchy rain possible
21°C Low 17°C
Today: Fri 02 Dec
Heavy rain
22°C Low 15°C
Sat 03 Dec
Light rain shower
19°C Low 15°C
Sun 04 Dec
Partly cloudy
18°C Low 15°C
Mon 05 Dec
Cloudy
17°C Low 15°C
Tue 06 Dec

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