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5.0 out of 5

"Fantastic bread delivered each morning. Wonderful staff - incredibly helpful and friendly " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 08 Apr 2019

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Apartment, 3 Bedrooms, Private Pool (1 double and 4 twin bed)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 7 Max

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms (Garden Area )

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Family Apartment

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms (2 double beds and 2 twin beds)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 7 Max

Apartment, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Hotel Description

Encosta do Lago's good location gets good marks from our customers. During your stay, you'll be within walking distance of Praia do Ancão. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus an outdoor pool. Built in 2007, this 4-star resort has 20 rooms over 2 floors. Free WiFi and kitchens are available in all rooms.

  • Air-conditioned accommodations with kitchens, washers/dryers and fireplaces
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Enjoy Mediterranean cuisine at Tucanos, a fine-dining restaurant with pool views
  • Take a swim in the outdoor pool
  • Services include babysitting, dry cleaning/laundry and tour or ticket assistance
  • On-site recreation includes 2 outdoor tennis courts, a gym and a steam room
  • Guests speak favourably about the helpful staff and the area's walkability
  • 2 mi (3.3 km) from Ria Formosa Natural Park and 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from Vale do Lobo Beach
  • Cats and dogs welcome free of charge (restrictions apply)

Encosta do Lago ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Encosta do Lago

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5 out of 5
Fantastic bread delivered each morning. Wonderful staff - incredibly helpful and friendly

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Property Features

Encosta do Lago offers its guests a kids' pool, an outdoor pool, outdoor tennis courts, and a health club. 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 bar/lounge and A poolside bar. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A sauna, spa services, and a terrace are also featured at the family-friendly Encosta do Lago. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Loule resort.

  • 20 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 4 buildings
  • Built in 2007
  • Deli
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Computer for guest use
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Bar or lounge
  • Bar by the pool
  • Dining venue
  • Swim-up bar

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Encosta do Lago offers 20 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature fireplaces and washers/dryers. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation has separate living rooms. Televisions come with satellite channels and DVD players. Accommodation at this 4-star resort has kitchens with fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, bathrobes, bidets and complimentary toiletries. This Loule resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Fireplace
  • Washer and dryer
  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Combined shower/bath
  • Cots (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout curtains
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Wardrobe or cupboard

Food & Drink

Tucanos – This poolside fine-dining restaurant specialises in Mediterranean cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include outdoor tennis courts, a health club and a sauna.

Guests aged under 16 years old are not allowed in the health club or fitness facility.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. There are 2 treatment rooms. Services include sports massages, Swedish massages, facials and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

  • Swedish massage
  • Number of treatment rooms 2
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 9:30 AM
  • Check-in time ends at 6 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday-Friday: 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

This property's front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Friday: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Guests arriving after 6 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 27.0 per night.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room
  • Certain rooms only
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, Eurocard, Barclaycard, debit cards and cash. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit and window guards in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some on-site facilities. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal) guidelines.

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities on site
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Pets allowed in specific rooms only
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows regional sanitisation guidelines Clean & Safe (Portugal)
  • No lifts
  • Property Registry Number – 101/08,103/08,105/08;2981/09;259/09
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Debit cards
  • Online penalty collection
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 27.0 per night

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

Hotel Names

  • Encosta Lago Resort Almancil
  • Encosta Lago Almancil
  • Encosta Lago Hotel
  • Encosta Lago Hotel Almancil
  • Encosta Do Lago Portugal/Algarve - Almancil
  • Encosta do Lago Loule
  • Encosta do Lago Resort
  • Encosta do Lago Resort Loule

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Pool access available from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Reservations are needed for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets are welcome in specific rooms only, which can be requested by contacting the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
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