If you are a fan of do-nothing holidays, know that there are some all-inclusive resorts in Portugal, mostly in the south of the country, where the motto is to relax without having to worry about anything during the entire stay. Ready meals and drinks available throughout the day, activities for children and adults (if you want to vary from sunbathing), Spas with wellness treatments and an attentive service that will not miss anything. Enjoy sweet idleness with the suggestions All About Portugal has for you. These hotels are true havens for a relaxing, worry-free family holiday. The only decision to make will be: beach or pool?
Adriana Beach Club Hotel Resort – Albufeira
Set in a 17 hectares pine forest, right by the beach, this is a family resort par excellence. It has three restaurants (Al-Gharb, O Celeiro and Grill), two bars (Sunset and Tropicana), a nightclub, a Spa and a wide range of activities and entertainment for kids and adults.
Alvor Baía Resort Hotel – Portimão
Located near both the historic centre of the village of Alvor and the beaches and golf courses, this hotel is surrounded by a green space of 69 000 m². Here, there is no lack of sport and leisure areas, especially the magnificent swimming pool, the two Padel courts, and the Pirate Boat that will delight the little ones.
Be Smart Terrace Algarve – Lagoa
Located just five minutes from the Nossa Senhora da Rocha Beach, this friendly aparthotel offers magnificent views of the sea. It has two swimming pools, two restaurants (MB Hamburguesería and Buffet), a café (Terrace Café), a bar (Terrace Bar) and a children's playground, making it a great option for a family holiday.
Monica Isabel Beach Club – Albufeira
The name Beach Club leaves no room for doubt: this tourist complex is right on the beach. You can enjoy the two bars, the Sunset Restaurant, two swimming pools, a children's playground, a kindergarten and a games room. In addition, it has two snack-bars, one at the pool and the other on the beach. It is also within walking distance of the historic centre of Albufeira and the famous street known as Rua da Oura.
Muthu Clube Praia da Oura – Albufeira
With more than 700 apartments, all with a balcony overlooking the ocean, the pools or the gardens, this aparthotel offers direct access to the well-known Praia da Oura (Oura Beach). It offers a huge variety of services, such as swimming pools, the Jac's Restaurant, a tennis court, a gym, a supermarket and a laundry. You can also relax in one of its bars (Piano, M&M and Ocean) or in the MGM Lounge - Beer Garden.
Pestana Blue Alvor
Opened in 2019, Pestana Blue Alvor is a luxury resort, built from scratch for families. It has three restaurants (Mercado, Luigi and Surf & Turf Grill), two bars (Sardine and Blue Crab), six swimming pools, a Spa and wellness centre, a fitness centre, mini-golf, and a “Kids Club”. Everything expected of a “5-star” resort for an unforgettable holiday.
Pestana Royal – Funchal
The panoramic views over the hillside of Cabo Girão and Praia Formosa are a real delight for the eyes, exerting immense fascination on tourists and guests. The hotel’s pools, restaurants (Botanic, Bamboo and Campo de Fiori), terraces (São Lourenço Garden Terrace) and bars (Sunset Pool Bar and Primavera Bar & Lounge), with impeccable service, complete the picture for a dream stay in Madeira.
Pestana Porto Santo
Located on the splendid golden sand beach of Porto Santo, the island's postcard, the resort is surrounded by 30 000 m² of gardens. It has two swimming pools, two buffet restaurants and three themed restaurants (namely Marés, Koi and Luigi) and five bars (including Dunas, Sunset and Beach Bar), a “Kids Club” and a complete Spa.