And when we say close, we mean close. The Monica Isabel Beach Club hotel is right next to the beach. So if you fancy a change from lounging by the pool, a day by the beach isn't far away. And if you fancy even more of a change of scenery, the main town of Albufeira is just a short walk along the beach.
With children's pool, indoor pool for winter months, a kid's club in the summer and a playground with slides and swings, keeping the kids occupied on holiday will be easy.
If you're planning a holiday in 2023/2024 with the family but you're on a budget, the Monica Isabel Beach Club Hotel is definitely worth considering. With the pool being located right next to the beach and a short walk from the main area in Albufeira, the location is ideal. A free shuttle service into town is also available from the hotel.
Book yourself a studio or 1 bedroom apartment and enjoy a holiday in one of the most popular areas of the Algarve. Three pools are available including a children's pool and an indoor pool (for the cooler months of the year), plus there's a kid's club in the summer to help keep them entertained.
Check in time: 3pm
Check out time: 12pm
Studio apartments at the hotel can sleep up to three people and feature a balcony or terrace, TV, fridge-freezer and air conditioning. Towels are provided and there is a daily room cleaning service too.
Sleeping up to four plus one infant (two in the bedroom, and two in the living room), one bedroom apartments have a TV, fridge/freezer and air conditioning as standard. Some of these rooms can have partial sea views, which are subject to availability on arrival.
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There are a range of amenities available at the hotel, ranging from free wifi in public areas (€5 per day in rooms) to a free children's club and much more.
Free WIFI in areas
There are three outdoor pools, one open year round, one open during the summer months and a small children's pool. There is also an indoor pool which is heated during the winter months between November and April.
The children's club, for ages 4 - 12 years old, is open during summer between June and September, and is a fantastic option to keep the kids busy. Fun and exciting activities include sports, music, arts and crafts, story time and much more.
Food & Drink
Guests do have the option of booking all inclusive, allowing you to forget about spending money while you're on holiday.
There one main restaurant at the hotel:
Sunrise Restaurant - The Sunrise Restaurant is the hotel's buffet restaurant.
There are two bars at the hotel serving alcoholic drinks:
Atlantic Bar - Open until midnight for those relaxing, post dinner cocktails.
Things to Do
If it's a cheap holiday in the Algarve you're after, the hotel is a great option, and with low cost flights from across the UK, it really doesn't have to cost a fortune. Dine in or eat out as much as you like.
A pool bar and buffet style restaurant can keep you filled (choose from self-catering, B&B, half board or all-inclusive options), and the Bar Atlantico is the hotel's lounge bar, offering drinks and live sports throughout the day and into the evening.
Just steps from the Praia de Albufeira beach, the hotel is the perfect place to combine lazy days at the pool, with fun in the sand. This also makes it ideal for families. The beach features soft, golden sand and is a popular spot for those staying in apartments in and around the area.
Contact Details & Location
Beco do Forte de São João
If you need to contact the hotel by email, you can send an email to the hotel chain at email@example.com, and they will be able to direct your query accordingly.
You can contact the hotel by phone on +351 289 599 200. Please bear in mind this is a Portuguese telephone number so international rates may apply.
Faro airport is about 45 minutes if driving directly. If you're travelling by coach, this may take longer due to slower transport and other stops along the way to drop off holidaymakers at other hotels.
You can find out more information, images and contact details, as well as check the latest availability, by visiting their official website at www.baratahotels.com.