10 Best Family-Friendly Resorts In Algarve, Portugal - Updated 2024

Anne Marie
Anne Marie 
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Algarve is a sunny coastline on the southern end of Portugal that is one of the most beautiful destinations in the world. The region has attractions for travelers of all ages, making it an ideal choice for a family vacation. Algarve has over 100 beaches, many of which have sandy shores and gentle waters that are ideal for swimming. The ocean offers many other activities besides swimming and sunbathing, such as parasailing, paddle boarding, and going off on boat rides to spot dolphins. On land, Algarve has many areas to explore, from small fishing towns to bustling cities. This region has more than 5,000 years of culture to soak up at historic sites and museums, including Old Town Faro and Museu de Portimao. Upgrade your clan’s next visit to this amazing destination by staying at one of the best family-friendly resorts in Algarve, Portugal, listed below.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to family-friendly amenities and activities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 08, 2024.

1. Monte Santo Resort, Carvoeiro (from USD 303)

Monte Santo Resort is a five-star getaway with amenities that will appeal to all ages. The resort features suites and villas that can sleep up to seven guests. Guests with children may expect baby safety gates and babysitting services.

The resort has six pools, one of which is designed specifically for kids. Children will also have a blast at the resort’s kid’s club while parents take advantage of the luxurious spa, which offers a sauna.

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Monte Santo Resort This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Rua João Paulo II, Sesmarias
27.38 km (17.1 mi) from Praia da Falésia

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

2. ROBINSON QUINTA DA RIA, Vila Nova De Cacela

This all-inclusive resort is ideal for families who prefer to have the cost of meals included with their stay. Guests can enjoy buffet-style meals at the main restaurant, with many options that are sure to please everyone. The resort also has a fine dining restaurant with international dishes.

Sign the whole family up for one of the on-site cooking or art classes, and leave your vacation with new skills to try out at home.

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ROBINSON QUINTA DA RIA - All Inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: Vila Nova De Cacela
53.84 km (33.5 mi) from Praia da Falésia

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre

3. Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort Hotel, Sagres (from USD 155)

Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort Hotel is a five-star establishment designed for family fun. The resort offers activities for kids of all ages, including surf lessons, table tennis, or football. For kids who prefer indoor activities, the kid’s center has video games available on Wii and Playstation. Adults will appreciate the three on-site restaurants and four bars.

Select one of the resort’s houses or villas to give you and your family a little extra space and privacy, plus amazing views of the ocean.

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Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Urbanização Quinta Do Martinhal
67.5 km (42.0 mi) from Praia da Falésia

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

4. AP Adriana Beach Resort, Albufeira (from USD 181)

This oceanfront resort has tons of activities that will keep even the most energetic kids entertained. Burn off energy at the resort’s sports facilities, including tennis and beach volleyball courts. There is also a mini-golf course where the whole family can play a round or two.

Kids can swim in two designated children’s pools or head over to the gorgeous beach. Guests are welcome to use the resort’s sun loungers and umbrellas free of charge.

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AP Adriana Beach Resort

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Rocha Baixinha - Olhos D'Agua
1.9 km (1.2 mi) from Praia da Falésia

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre

5. Crowne Plaza Vilamoura - Algarve, an IHG Hotel (from USD 418)

Located at the city center, Crowne Plaza Vilamoura - Algarve, an IHG Hotel, has style and luxury that will appeal to adults, with fun and games for kids, too. The resort’s Peter Pan Kids Club offers daily snacks, movies, and activities to keep kids entertained. Thanks to the hotel’s babysitting services, adults can relieve themselves of childcare duties for a few hours and grab drinks at the Caravela Bar, which has an oceanfront terrace with stunning views.

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Crowne Plaza Vilamoura - Algarve, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Rua Do Oceano Atlântico
4.99 km (3.1 mi) from Praia da Falésia

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

6. Vilar do Golf by Diamond Resorts, Quinta do Lago (from USD 462)

The Algarve region is world-famous for its golf courses, and at this resort, you can stay right on the green of a championship golf course. The hotel’s apartment-style rooms are ideal for families who need a little more space to spread out.

If some members of the family do not play golf, there are plenty of other amenities at this beautiful property, including three swimming pools, a spa, and a wellness center. Kids can swim at the children’s pool and attend the daily kids club in the summer.

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Vilar do Golf

Wifi Available

Address: Quinta Do Lago
14.14 km (8.8 mi) from Praia da Falésia

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

7. Cascade Wellness Resort, Lagos (from USD 446)

Cascade Wellness Resort is a beautiful property where the whole family can relax and recharge. The resort offers many lodging options, including villas that can sleep up to eight guests, ideal for family reunions. For large groups, they may be worth the splurge as you’ll have a private pool.

Head over to the tennis courts or football pitches for group sports. You can also play in the gaming room if that’s more your speed. Guests will also find a spa with treatment rooms for some downtime. In addition, three on-site restaurants offer enough options for even the pickiest little eaters.

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Cascade Wellness Resort This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Rua das Ilhas
45.24 km (28.2 mi) from Praia da Falésia

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court

8. Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa, Armação de Pêra (from USD 1428)

Vila Vita Parc is a sprawling resort with a stunning Moorish design. You can spend hours exploring the extensive grounds, including stopping by the children’s playground and playing a round of mini-golf for some fun.

The resort conveniently offers a nursery where parents can drop off their kids and take a few hours to themselves. They can then take this perfect opportunity to dine at one of the resort’s 10 restaurants and sip on a rare vintage from the wine cellar.

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Vila Vita Parc

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Alporchinhos
18.84 km (11.8 mi) from Praia da Falésia

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

9. Dunas Douradas Beach Club, Vale do Lobo (from USD 638)

Dunas Douradas Beach Club is an oceanfront resort with room options for parties of all sizes. Select a private apartment or villa that can sleep anywhere from four to eight guests. This resort is ideal for families who want to take advantage of the Algarve’s beautiful beaches.

You’ll spot a private beach area where you can be splashing in the waves in no time. There are also opportunities to rent bikes or go horseback riding along the coastline.

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Dunas Douradas Beach Club

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Sitio do Garrão
11.18 km (7.0 mi) from Praia da Falésia

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre

10. Pedras Da Rainha, Cabanas de Tavira (from USD 145)

This charming resort boasts a traditional Portuguese style that feels luxurious yet cozy. It is a wise choice for families due to its many activities right on the premises. Stir up a friendly rivalry at the resort’s private bowling alley or at the games room, which has darts and ping pong.

Dine at the charming restaurant or visit the on-site supermarket to pick up ingredients. The apartments and villas have kitchens where you can prepare your family’s favorite meals.

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Pedras Da Rainha

Wifi Available

Address: Aldeamento Pedras Da Rainha - Cabanas
50.55 km (31.5 mi) from Praia da Falésia

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Golf course (within 3 km)

An unforgettable destination for a family getaway

When you’re traveling with children, there’s no need to give up luxury to find family-friendly accommodations. The resorts above have the perfect balance of activities for kids and amenities for adults that will keep everyone happy. Make your trip even more special and memorable by booking one of these incredible resorts for your next visit to Algarve.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

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