Penina Hotel & Golf Resort

5.0 star property
Beach hotel in Portimão with golf course, free beach shuttle

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Penina Hotel & Golf Resort

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Outdoor pool, pool loungers
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
Bar (on property)
Lobby sitting area

Overview of Penina Hotel & Golf Resort



Property highlights

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Free parking
Estrada Nacional 125, Penina, Portimão, 8501-952
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Golf course
  • 5 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free children's club
  • Free beach shuttle
  • 5 outdoor tennis courts
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Children's pool
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Playground on site
  • Children's club (free)
  • Private bathroom

Room options

Double or Twin Room, Mountain View

  • 26 sq m
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds

Single Room, 1 Single Bed, Mountain View

  • 26 sq m
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Double or Twin Room, Pool View

  • 26 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds

Family Room, Mountain View

  • 52 sq m
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds

Junior Suite, Mountain View

  • 39 sq m
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds

Studio, Pool View

  • 27 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds

About this area

What's nearby

  • Rocha Beach - 15 min drive
  • Slide and Splash Water Park - 11 min drive
  • Algarve International Autodrome Raceway - 21 min drive
  • Lagos Marina - 15 min drive
  • Carvoeiro Beach - 19 min drive
  • Benagil Beach - 23 min drive
  • Marinha Beach - 24 min drive
  • Dona Ana Beach - 26 min drive
  • Camilo Beach - 29 min drive

Getting around

  • Portimao (PRM) - 4 min drive
  • Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.) - 48 min drive
  • Portimao Station - 8 min drive
  • Lagoa Ferragudo Station - 12 min drive
  • Silves Station - 16 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free beach shuttle


  • Restaurante Campu's - 3 min drive
  • Restaurante Le Grill - 2 min walk
  • Casa Zé Luís - 3 min drive
  • Sky Café - 4 min drive
  • Taberna Mula Cheia - 4 min drive

About this property

Penina Hotel & Golf Resort

At Penina Hotel & Golf Resort, you can spend time at the beach enjoying the shade from a beach umbrella, plus activities such as scuba-diving, snorkelling and surfing/body boarding are nearby. Guests in the mood for pampering can indulge in massages, facials and manicures and pedicures, and the outdoor pool provides fun for everyone. Dunas (at Alvor Beach), one of 5 restaurants, serves Mediterranean cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include a golf course, a free kid's club and a poolside bar.


English, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 188 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM until midnight
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • One child (12 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • Babysitting*
  • Free children's club


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle from 7 AM to 6 PM*


  • Free beach shuttle

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • 5 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Barbecue grills
  • 24-hour room service

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Free children's club
  • Children's pool
  • Playground
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Free beach shuttle
  • Tennis
  • Golfing
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba-diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped hire nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Hot springs nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Meeting room
  • Computer station
  • Conference space


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limo or town car service
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Free beach shuttle
  • Bike hire
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers


  • 1 building/tower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in reception
  • Television in common areas
  • Fitness centre
  • 36 holes of golf
  • Golf driving range on-site
  • An outdoor pool
  • Arcade/games room
  • 5 outdoor tennis courts
  • Sauna
  • Banquet hall


  • Braille/raised signage
  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Satellite TV channels
  • Films for purchase

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Dressing gowns and slippers

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath only
  • Bidet
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Dunas (at Alvor Beach) – This beachfront restaurant specialises in Mediterranean cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 95 per vehicle (return)
  • Housekeeping is available for an additional fee

Children & extra beds

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal) guidelines.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Le Meridien Portimao
Penina Hotel Resort
Penina Hotel Resort Portimao
Penina Portimao
Le Meridien Penina Golf Hotel
Le Meridien Penina Golf And Resort
Le Meridien Penina Hotel
Le Meridien Penina Resort
Penina Hotel & Golf Resort Portimao, Algarve, Portugal
Portimão Le Meridien
Penina Hotel Golf Resort

Frequently asked questions

Does Penina Hotel & Golf Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Penina Hotel & Golf Resort does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Penina Hotel & Golf Resort?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 7 AM to 6 PM on request. The charge is EUR 95 per vehicle return.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon.
Is there an on-site casino at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Algarve Casino (9-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort and nearby?
Tee off at the on-site golf course, and improve your game on the tennis courts. Additional recreation nearby includes hot springs, cave exploring and ecotours. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a sauna and a fitness centre. Penina Hotel & Golf Resort also has an arcade and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Penina Hotel & Golf Resort?
Yes, there are 5 on-site restaurants, featuring beachfront dining, Mediterranean cuisine and ocean views.
What's the area around Penina Hotel & Golf Resort like?
Penina Hotel & Golf Resort is located a short 2-minute walk from Le Meridien Penina Golf.







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Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Very good

Good quiet time
Isabel, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great stay at Penins
An amazing and tranquil place to stay. Staff were lovely and always helpful, with a special mention to Christie who always went above and beyond. Breakfast was excellent rooms were clean with comfortable beds and nespresso machine. Always loungers available with comfortable cushions.
Sue, 6-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

richard, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Love staying at this hotel, full of old world charm friendly and helpful staff all in beautiful setting and all at a reasonable price.
Colin, 1-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Good stay
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Fabulous place with incredible staff and facilities including golf course , walk routes , restaurants and a lovely swimming pool! it has given us great memories and will definitely come back again!
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

richard, 4-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Jill, 10-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful property great staff would definitely come again. The mattresses would be the only complaint I have as they do need to be updated.
Damir, 3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent stay. Lovely staff working very hard due to staff shortages. Several of whom we have seen at the hotel for many years and they always make you feel so welcome
Mrs H M, 1-night trip
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General property information

Airport Transfer
Reasons to Book
Outdoor Pool
Check-In Time
4:00 PM