Pestana Dom Joao II
Pestana Dom Joao II is a 4-star hotel with picturesque views over Alvor beach; golden sand, clear blue waters, and stunning sunsets. Just a short distance from the local town centre, and close to the Alvor River, Pestana Dom Joao II is as captivating as it is tranquil. The hotel gardens as are peaceful as the on-site spa, and the saltwater pools are the perfect way to spend the day before sampling the food of the resort restaurant. Pestana Dom Joao II is all about luxury relaxation for adults and families alike offering sports opportunities, diving excursions, and a kids’ club, so everyone can relax just how they like.
Pestana Dom Joao II is set just over 4 miles from Portimao, the biggest town in the western Algarve, and 60 minutes’ drive from the Airport. Pestana Dom Joao II is nestled amongst fresh green gardens but overlooks the sea, with every room having an ocean view, frontal or side. The local town centre is a 10-minute walk away and Pestana Dom Joao II is surrounded by beaches and golf courses. For more excitement the Slide and Splash Waterpark is just over 6 miles away and makes for a lively family day out. Beach walks, harbour visits, and wandering along Fisherman’s Beach are all highly recommended by proud locals wanting to show their heritage.
Pestana Dom Joao II has 257 rooms over 7 floors. Choose a Twin Room, in Standard, Deluxe, or Superior, or choose a Studio instead. These options offer different amenities such as a bathtub in the private bathroom, or extras like breakfast being included. All rooms feature a minimalist decor and are painted in a neutral, beach inspired colour palette. Every room sleeps two adults comfortably and includes a chaise lounge that can be converted to sleep extra guests. Interconnected rooms are available also. Each room has a beautiful view of the sea, gardens, or pools. Meeting or banquet rooms are also available for hire.
Food and Drink
Pestana Dom Joao II has an in-house restaurant, the Pavilhao do Res, which offers an international buffet that leave no nationality forgotten with its culturally diverse specials. Special dietary requirements can be catered for, and kids’ options and served as standard. There are also three bars in Pestana Dom Joao II for other meal options throughout the day, and one of these has live music. Alvor is a traditional fishing village and home to a huge number of authentic cafes and eateries serving fish dishes in a mix of local and international cuisine.
Sports, Games and Entertainment
Guests of Pestana Dom Joao II have a choice of swimming pools, access to a gymnasia and a personal trainer for an additional fee, and spa and wellness rooms to visit for a treatment. Also on-site is the certified dive school, and opportunities to play billiards and mini golf. Standard gold courses are also just outside the resort, as is fishing and watersports. Further afield is the main town for a glimpse of local life, and various attractions like Algarve International Circuit. Also known as Portimao circuit, a race track and resort.
Check-out: 12 noon
Pets are not allowed
Cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, Maestro
Distance to Tres Irmaos Beach: 0.4 miles
Distance to Praia do Alemao: 1.3 miles
Distance to Alto Golf Course: 1.3 miles
Distance to Slide and Splash Water Park: 6.3 miles
Distance to Algarve International Circuit: 7.9
Distance to Algarve Shopping Centre: 16.9 miles