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The sunny Hotel Alcaide is located just 650 feet from Praia do Vau. The quiet hotel has green surroundings and features an outdoor swimming pool, with sun loungers.

All accommodations at the Hotel Alcaide feature a private bathroom and satellite TV.

Breakfast is included in the room rate. For more options, guests can travel to the Portimão city center, a 7-minute drive away, where there are many restaurants featuring the region’s fish-based specialties.

Guests can take a dip in the swimming pool and relax in the sun loungers, overlooking the green gardens. Bicycle and car rental is available with the Alcaide’s front desk.

A golf course is available within a 5-minute drive. It is a 6-minute drive to the popular Rocha Beach and its many beach-related activities, seafront bars and cafés. The famous, cliff-surrounded Falésia Beach is 43 minutes’ drive away.

It is a 50-minute drive to the Faro International Airport, and the hotel provides a shuttle service, at a surcharge.

This is our guests' favorite part of Portimão, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Alcaide has been welcoming guests since May 15, 2013

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Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Portimão, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.9

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

FREE parking!


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Max adults: 3
Family Room with Balcony and Pool View
  • 2 twin beds and 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 1
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Max adults: 3
Junior Suite with Balcony
  • Bedroom 1: 2 twin beds
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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  • The staff speaks English

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About Hotel Alcaide

Welcoming guests since May 15, 2013

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  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    We recommend May, June and October. It's sunny, reasonable warm and the beaches are much less crowded. It's the perfect time to enjoy the Vau beach and surroundings.

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    Answered on September 9, 2019
  • Are there any smoking rooms

    No. We don't have smoking rooms but all Superior and Deluxe rooms have balcony and you can smoke in the balcony outside of the room.

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    Asked about: Superior Double Room with Balcony • Answered on March 2, 2020
  • Would the pool be open in April?

    Yes the pool is open in April.

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    Answered on November 7, 2021
  • Does this hotel have a lift/elevator?

    Yes. The hotel has an elevator.

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    Answered on September 21, 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Alto Golf Course
    0.4 miles
  • Praia do Alemão
    0.5 miles
  • Continente Shopping Center Portimão
    1 miles
  • Algarve Casino
    1.3 miles
  • Stadium of Portimao
    1.4 miles
  • Museu de Portimão
    1.4 miles
  • Tres Irmaos Beach
    1.4 miles
  • Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição
    1.4 miles
  • Portimao Jesuit College
    1.6 miles
  • TEMPO - Teatro Municipal de Portimão
    1.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Costa
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Casinha Portuguesa
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Os Costas
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Jacaranda
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant O Rebelo
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Pai Tomás
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Alvor Beach
    2.2 miles
  • Slide & Splash Water Park
    4.7 miles
  • Algarve International Circuit
    8.5 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Ria Alvor
    2.5 miles
  • River Rio Arade
    2.5 miles
  • Mountain Monchique
    24.9 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Atlantico
    0.2 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Vau Beach
    1,050 feet
  • Careanos Beach
    1,450 feet
  • Praia do Alemão
    1,650 feet
  • Três Castelos Beach
    2,650 feet
  • Praia do Boião
    3,000 feet
Closest Airports
  • Faro Airport
    33.2 miles
How to get to Hotel Alcaide from Faro Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Hotel Alcaide
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Water park Off-site Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Portuguese
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House rules
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From 3:00 PM


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 6 are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

6+ years
Extra bed by request
€ 50 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

The maximum number of extra beds allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Hotel Alcaide accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the swimming pool is for guests' use only. The guests are not allowed to invite or bring people that are not staying at the hotel.

Please note that the hotel reserves the right to request full payment or a credit card guarantee upon check in.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

License number: 4092

FAQs about Hotel Alcaide

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Hotel Alcaide (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Free parking

  • Check-in at Hotel Alcaide is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The nearest beach is 1,000 feet from Hotel Alcaide.

  • Guests staying at Hotel Alcaide can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • The prices at Hotel Alcaide may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Hotel Alcaide is 1.5 miles from the center of Portimão.

  • Room options at Hotel Alcaide include:

    • Suite
    • Single
    • Double
    • Twin

  • Hotel Alcaide offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Water park
    • Beachfront
    • Bike tours
    • Walking tours
    • Beach

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel Alcaide by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 1h

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.