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Ria Park Hotel & Spa

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WELCOME TO THE RIA PARK HOTEL & SPA The Ria Formosa Nature Park and the Ria Park Hotel & Spa welcome you to a world of luxury and excellence in the exclusive Vale do Lobo valley. Situated in the Algarve, the Ria Park Hotel & Spa is surrounded by a verdant valley from where you can see the beach and the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Characterised by elegance, charm and luxury the Ria Park Hotel & Spa offers modern comforts and amenities with vast open spaces and breathtaking views. Surrender to the delights of our Spa or discover the best golf courses situated around the hotel. Sample the finest Portuguese and International cuisine at the Terrace of the Lusitano Restaurant, or indulge in the simple pleasure of savouring your favourite drink at the Lobby Bar while watching the Ria Formosa Natural Park. With over 300 sunny days a year, the Ria Park Hotel & Spa is the perfect destination for your holidays, throughout the year.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Public Wifi
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
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Ocean View
Full view
57Somewhat walkable
Grade: 57 out of 100
11Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
1Attractionwithin 0.5 km
Urbanizacao Vale do Garrao, Vale do Garrao, Loule 8135-170 Portugal
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Faro Airport7 km
Portimao Airport44 km
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I can't say enough about the reception staff at this hotel. There was a massive problem with our booking, not the fault of the hotel in anyway. It took a while to resolve the situation but they were, at all times, very polite and helpful. Simply great!!
Our rooms were very spacio
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Because we stay at the Ria Park every year the staff all know us and are unfailingly welcoming, charming and helpful. We've never had a bad experience with any of them and so I'm surprised to read that other reviewers have.
Breakfast is good with lots of choice and more than eno
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In the area playing Golf with my Son's and stayed in this Hotel.. Very impressed with ambience and atmosphere..Although very quiet it was so relaxing..I thought breakfast was superb as you had so many options..All staff especially at reception were so obliging and friendly..Great
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Stayed for a week here and found it very pleasant. Service was very good, Very clean, Gardens immaculate,
Very good choice at breakfast with quality. Only slight point was that cooked items could have been hotter. The hotel offers slight views of the sea and is a short walk to th
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Travelling on an annual group holiday for many years this is one of the poorest "5star" hotels we have ever been to!
Staff(especially girl at pool bar) very surly and in extremely short supply!
No service round the pool and boy on towel service obviously dislikes his job!
Food es
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Please can you tell me the dress code for men in the restaurant. Thanks
The Ria Park has quite a conservative air about it, in a pleasant way. I think smart casual would be perfectly OK for the Restaurant in the evening. Long trousers for gentlemen with a smart shirt, short or long sleeved.
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Are there any bars or restaurants within walking distance from the hotel for lunch or evening dinner. Also is it far to wlk to the nearby tennis academy.
Dear Kevin, Thank you very much for your interest in our property. Our hotel enjoys a premium location in a very tranquil natural area, however there are plenty of restaurants and bars within easy reach, ranging from beach shaks to Michelin starred, some at walking distance, other 2 or 5 minutes drive apart, but all well worthing a visit. Regarding the walking distance ones, just 700m from the hotel, at the Garrão Beach, you will find Eduardo´s, Julias, Izzy´s and Fin's, all seafront Restaurants/ Beach Bars where you can taste the best of Algarvian cuisine, including fresh fish and seafood or enjoy a cocktail listening to live music. Maria's, which is also very popular, is also at a mere 1.2 km, and you can also find Xenia Restaurant within 200m. Our restaurant in the hotel is also a very good option to consider. Regardless of being at a walking distance, it is also very important to mention that we offer a free private shuttle to take our Guests to the Garrão Beach, where we have a private beach area, so this may also be an option to take you there. The nearby Tennis academy, in Vale do Lobo, is just 1km from the hotel, about 10 to 15 minutes walking, which can be a great warm up. Nevertheless, depending on the time of year and availability, our free shuttle may be of assistance or you can also play tennis in our resort where we have 2 tennis courts - exclusive for our guests. Upon request, we can organise tennis classes for all levels with a professional tennis instructor. Racquets and balls are also available for hire. If you need any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us. Looking forward to welcome you soon! Best regards
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Are towels provided for use by the pool and on the beach, and do we really have to pay to use the hotels sun beds on the beach?
Towels are provided but unfortunately you do have to pay for beds at the beach
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Please can you tell me if you cater for people with a Gluten free diet
Sorry can't help you on this one, but this hotel has some very nice food along with the staff. Iam shore they will help you once you are their.
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Hi, what is the weather like in October and will you have the outdoor pool open then?
The weather is fine, sometimes better then in September. The pool was so frozen because is very deep and there are so many trees around making shadow, so I imagine how frozen it will be in October. Try another hotel with indoor pool and good sunbeds. With is you have the better of both worlds
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"Could try to request a room further away from the main reception as there was some noise from the bar there on a couple of nights"
"Pool side can be noisier than the street side"
"The ground floor is Level 2. Request a room on Level 4, or 5 and not near the lift shaft."
"Our room was on the first floor facing the garden area. Very quiet. No noisy neighbours either thank goodness."
"Do not accept rooms facing the open reception/foyer area. You won't get any sleep!"
US$138 - US$472 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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