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Hotel Description

At Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza you'll be within just a 15-minute stroll of Maria Luisa Beach and Santa Eulalia Beach. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and an indoor swimming pool.

Free WiFi, sofa beds, and sitting areas are featured in all 76 rooms. Kitchenettes come with refrigerators and microwaves, making in-room dining convenient. Additionally, satellite TV and hairdryers are available.

The restaurant, Os Arcos, serves Portuguese cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. Bar Aqua Azul is the hotel's own cocktail bar. Enjoy the health club, sauna, and kids' swimming pool as well as access to bike rentals. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a snack bar/deli, and massage/treatment rooms. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Attractions within a 20-minute drive of this 4-star Albufeira hotel include Zoomarine and Falesia Beach.

Apartment, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.SofaBed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

One Bedroom Apartment up to 3 persons

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior One-Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Property Features

Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza offers its guests an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, a health club, and a sauna. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available. WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 2475 square feet (230 square metres) and includes meeting rooms. Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza also features a kid's pool, an on-site hairdressers, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Self parking is free.

  • 76 guestrooms or units
  • 2475 sq ft of conference space
  • 230 sq. m of conference space
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • 1 conference room
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Front desk safe
  • Beauty salon

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Indoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Kitchenette
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Playground on site
  • Sofa bed
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.) (36.6 km / 22.8 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza offers 76 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a hairdryer. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas and includes sofa beds. Accommodation at this 4-star hotel has kitchenettes with refrigerators, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and a bidet. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with Satellite channels. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Sitting area
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe (surcharge)
  • Bidet
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free breakfast.

Os Arcos – This restaurant specialises in Portuguese cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

Bar Aqua Azul – On-site cocktail bar.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for EUR 4.00 per night.


  • No pets allowed


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: EUR 3.00 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
  • In-room safe fee: EUR 2.15 per day
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 4.00 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Balaia Plaza Hotel Albufeira
  • Balaia Plaza Hotel
  • Balaia Plaza Albufeira
  • Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza Hotel Albufeira
  • Balaia Plaza Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve
  • Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza Hotel
  • Cheerfulway Balaia Plaza Albufeira