What guests say...

  • WiFi 4.1
    23 reviews
    ‘Good wifi quality.’
  • Location 3.9
    194 reviews
    ‘Great location.’
  • Service 3.7
    201 reviews
    ‘Welcoming service and reception and housekeeping are alright.’
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  • Spacious rooms
  • Clean rooms
  • Impressive bathroom

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Agua Hotels Riverside

  • 50Km from FARO (FAO) Airport
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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1065 reviews

The Riverside hotel is part of the famous Agua Hotel group. Located near the historical centre of Portimao, only 68km away from Faro airport, this incredible 4-star ho... ... Continue reading

‘Very good hotel. Fantastic service. Great location.’

The Riverside hotel is part of the famous Agua Hotel group. Located near the historical centre of Portimao, only 68km away from Faro airport, this incredible 4-star hotel offers you the chance to experience the Algarve region of Portugal in style and luxury. The 134 hotel rooms have a modern design and offer spectacular views of the Arade river and its small, private marina. Equipped with internet, flat-screen TVs, air conditioning, and a mini-bar, the hotels' rooms have everything you need to feel at home.

Take advantage of the hotel's amazing facilities which include an indoor as well as an outdoor pool, a wellness centre offering Spa treatments and massages, a Moroccan hammam (steam bath), a sauna, and also a fitness centre providing you with the option of a good work out. Kids will have a great time enjoying the children's playground where they are free to go wild and be themselves, whilst their parents are out enjoying the Portuguese sun. Furthermore, the hotel offers guests the chance to rent a car as well as bicycles and explore the Algarve region at their own pace- an activity that couples, families and singles alike can enjoy!

The popular Praia da Rocha is only a short distance away, meaning you are never far away from the refreshing sea breeze, and the excitement that the Algarve night life has to offer. You will be spoiled for choice with the many restaurants, bars, and shops it has to offer.

This relaxing hotel has all the right ingredients to make all the tension and worries of everyday life simply melt away. Book now with loveholidays.com and save!


  • Air conditioning Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Free WiFi in public areas Heating Lift Non smoking rooms* Safety deposit box

Pool and wellness

  • Fitness centre
  • Hammam
  • Indoor pool
  • Massage
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Swimming pool

Sports and leisure

  • Children's Pool
  • Gym
  • Heated Pool(s)
  • Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Outdoor Pool(s)
  • Parasols
  • Pool bar
  • Sauna
  • Steam bath
  • Sun loungers
  • Tanning Studio/Solarium
  • Tennis


Bed and breakfast accommodation with an option for Half Board. There is a panoramic restaurant with beautiful views over the town of Portimao and the Arade River, and a comfy bar. Numerous restaurants and cafes are within walking distance and in nearby Portimao.


  • Bicycle rental Children's playground Fitness centre Hammam Indoor pool Massage Sauna* Spa and wellness centre

Food and Drink

  • Bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Breakfast options
  • Restaurant
  • Special diet menus (on request)

Other Information

The Riverside is not far from Portimao fair and exposition Centre and the congress centre of the Algarve. Nearby Albufeira has an attractive old village with traditional low fisherman's cottages, churches and narrow cobbled streets. Definitely worth a visit!

24 hour reception, family rooms, non-smoking rooms, Internet service, disabled access, free parking.

Accessible Facilities and Adapted Rooms are available at this hotel.

Other facilities

  • 24hr Reception Car hire Fax/photocopying Garden Laundry Luggage storage Meeting/banquet facilities* Outdoor pool

Room facilities

The Agua Hotels Riverside Hotel features 134 guestrooms and suites including standard double rooms that can be booked for single use, Junior Suites for up to 4 people, and Riverside Suites for up to 6 people. All rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows, a private bathroom, air conditioning, desk, flat screen TV, minibar, free wired internet, and balcony.

Points of interest

  • Bars - 1km
  • Beach/Sea - 1km
  • Faro Airport - 1 hours 15 minutes
  • Golf Course - 1.5km
  • Public Transport - 150m
  • Resort Centre - 200m
  • Restaurants - 1km
  • Shops - 1.5km

Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers to use a credit or debit card.

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

Hotel address : Quinta do Parchal, Lagoa, Algarve, Portugal, 8400-655

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A selection of available rooms is shown below. More options may be available.
  • Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Air-Conditioning
    • Baby Cot
    • Balcony
    • Bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • DVD Player
    • Internet
    • Safe
    • Terrace
    • TV

Questions and Answers about Agua Hotels Riverside

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3 Questions | 3 Answers

Hi! Thanks for your question. The hotel is approx. 34km (21 miles) to Albufeira - around 30 minutes' drive or one hour by train. Hope that helps! Regards,

Added 2 years, 7 months ago.

By Emily, loveholidays.com team member

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Hi Mandy, All of the suites feature one bathroom. Hope this helps.

Added 2 years, 9 months ago.

By Lisa.Weldon, loveholidays.com team member

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There is covered parking spaces that will need to be reserved.

Added 3 years, 4 months ago.

By Charlotte, loveholidays.com team member

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