This resort is a paradise recreated- taking an idyllic environment to another dimension. The hotel is nestled in five hectares of idyllic- romantic gardens with enormous pools- as well as hanging gardens- cascading waterways- lakes- grottos and pavilions creating a sense of complete serenity. The modern architecture has a distinctive Moorish accent- in keeping with Vilamoura's heritage. Built in 2007- it is air-conditioned and offers a total of 183 guest rooms. Facilities on offer include an entrance hall with 24-hour check-in and check-out- a hotel safe- a currency exchange facility- lift access- a newspaper stand and a bar. There is also a games room- a restaurant- conference facilities- WLAN Internet access (charges apply) and room and laundry services (charges apply for the latter). The hotel also offers a cycle hire service and parking for those arriving by car- including a garage. Younger guests can let off steam at the kids' club or in the playground.