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Cerro Mar Colina

Cerro Mar Colina

The Cerro Mar Colina offers a choice of pools and a great line-up of activities, all topped off with sweeping views of Albufeira.

From its hillside position, this place comes with spectacular views over the Atlantic Ocean and Albufeira’s terracotta-topped old town. You can walk to the sandy shoreline in 5 minutes.

Interiors are lovely and bright, with whitewashed walls and plenty of sunlight that streams in through floor-to-ceiling windows. Apartments carry the white motif, too, and they’re finished with simple furniture and sun-trap balconies.

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These apartments come with a lounge and kitchen ready for a comfortable stay. Each apartment comes with a sofa-bed that sleeps two as well as a balcony. For larger parties, there are 2 bedroom apartments.

Pool-wise, there are two outdoors and another heated one inside. Little ones get their own water section, too. There’s a buffet restaurant for meals, and a lobby bar will keep you going with drinks. Around the complex, you’ll find tennis and squash courts, as well as a bowling alley. There’s a small spa, too.

Outside, you’ll find two pools. One’s shaped like a puddle, and is sunk into a tree-lined terrace with plenty of sunbeds around its edge. The other’s smaller and quieter, with a child-only section attached.There’s a third, heated pool indoors.

  • 2 outdoor pools
    The two pools are set together on the sun terrace, surrounded by palm trees comfy loungers, with straw parasols to keep the sun at bay. The larger, curvy pool is ideal for everyone who wants to swim, splash about or just float in the sun, whilst the smaller, circular pool is ideal for the little ones.
  • Indoor pool
    This small friendly, heated pool provides some relieve for those who are not sun lovers, or for when the weather misbehaves. Loungers line the sides making this a good spot to chill for a while.

Meals are taken in the neighbouring hotel, which offers a buffet restaurant plating up international favourites.

  • International restaurant*
    Monte Verde is open for breakfast and dinner, and offers a wide selection of tasty local and International cuisine.
  • Pool snack bar*
    Sit back and relax with a drink at this place, it has beautiful views stretching out over the Algarve and Atlantic Sea.
  • Bar*
    Football matches are shown on the TV here.

Evenings here are pretty low-key, although there’s an occasional live show. If it’s a proper night you’re after, head for the bars and nightspots in Albufeira’s old town – about 5 minutes away on foot.The hotel’s lobby bar has panoramic windows for night-time cocktails with a view.

  • Entertainment
    Weekly live entertainment.

Sports offerings around the complex include squash* and tennis*, plus there’s a bowling alley*. You can hire bikes* to explore the local area, as well.

  • Pool table*
  • Tennis*
  • Squash*
  • Bowling*
  • Bike hire

The relaxing spa* hosts a sauna, a Turkish bath and a whirlpool. Treatment-wise, think the usual massages and facials coupled with specialist therapies like chocolate and seaweed body wraps.

  • Gym
    For the fitness buff, or just those wanting to shed the guilty holiday calories, the gym has the kit for you. A full range of weights, exercise bikes, step and rowing machines, multi-gym and wall bars will help keep everybody trim.
  • Al Hamma spa*
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath*
  • Hot tub/whirlpool*
    It's in the spa.
  • Reception area
  • Landscaped rooftop gardens
  • Shopping

Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally

Albufeira's the place that put the Algarve on the map. The picturesque old town teems with pavement cafes and boutiques, and the modern resort is lined by a main strip, which sparks into action at sundown. The whole scene is framed by a 30-kilometre coastline of unspoilt beaches and little bays.



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