Location This popular hotel overlooks the beautiful sandy beach of Praia da Rocha on the western coast of the Algarve. The beach is easily reached down a flight of steps from the hotel. It offers the first hotel casino in Portugal and enjoys a lively setting by the promenade. From here, guests will find an abundance of shops and entertainment venues. The harbour, Marina de Portimão, is only minutes away. Public transport departs from stops directly in front of the hotel and the nearest airport is 65 km from the hotel. Facilities The establishment was renovated in 2010. The establishment comprises a total of 208 accommodation units. A lobby and a reception are available to guests. The upper floors can be reached by lift. Services such as a cloakroom, a safe and currency exchange facilities make for a comfortable stay. Internet access (for a fee) and wireless internet access are available in the public areas. Gastronomic options include a restaurant, a dining area, a breakfast room, a café and a bar. Shopping facilities are available. The grounds of the establishment feature a playground and an attractive garden. Additional features of the establishment include a newspaper stand, a TV room and a playroom. Guests arriving by car can park their vehicles in the garage (for a fee) or car park. Guests can take advantage of the establishment's bicycle storage area. Among the additional services available are a babysitting service, room service, a laundry and a hairdressing salon. A bicycle hire service (for a fee) gives guests the opportunity to explore the surrounding area independently. Rooms All accommodation units feature air conditioning, central heating and a bathroom. Bathrooms with wheelchair access can also be booked. Most rooms feature a balcony or terrace. Many of the rooms also offer a sea view, adding to the ambience. The accommodation units each feature a double bed. A safe and a minibar also feature. Each accommodation unit offers a telephone, a TV, a stereo system and wireless internet access. Wheelchair-accessible accommodation units are also bookable. Each of the bathrooms features a shower, a bathtub, a hairdryer and bathrobes. Sports/Entertainment The establishment offers an outdoor pool and a children's pool. A terrace, a sun terrace, sun loungers and parasols are available. A hot tub (for a fee) provides an opportunity for relaxation. There is also a poolside snack bar. Those wishing to enjoy sports whilst on holiday can have fun on-site with tennis. In addition, golf is offered for a fee. A gym and table tennis are some of the sports and leisure options available at the establishment. The establishment offers various wellness options, including a spa, a hammam and a solarium, or for a fee, a sauna, a steam bath and massage treatments. Other options and services include an entertainment programme for adults, a kids' club and a casino. Meals The establishment offers a wide range of bookable meals and board options, including breakfast, lunch, dinner, B & B, half board and full board. Staff are also happy to prepare special dietary cuisine. Payment The following credit cards are accepted at the establishment: American Express, VISA, Diners Club and MasterCard.