Pine Cliffs Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa | Wellbeing Escapes

Pine Cliffs, a Luxury Collection Resort

Albufeira, Portugal

Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites
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Overview

Surrounded by lush palm trees and perched on a dramatic cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in the South of Portugal is Pine Cliffs - a luxury beach front resort. There is plenty here to keep you busy including a 9-hole golf course, tennis academy, water sports, a schedule of fitness classes and of course the stunning Serenity Spa which takes centre stage at the heart of the resort. The Serenity Spa offers a range of spa treatments, fitness & yoga classes as well as range of wellness programmes. The resort also has its own private sandy beach which you can access via a lift followed by a short 5-minute walk. Come here for a relaxing luxury holiday in the sun and we promise that you won’t want to leave!

When to go

The Algarve is generally mild all year round. The hottest months are June to September.
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What we love

  • Each wellness programme includes healthy full board meals which are designed specifically to you by the in-house nutritionist (not if you stay on Yoga or Pilates programme)
  • The huge spa with a focus on relaxation and rejuvenation – it’s all about balancing your mind and body
  • Head to Zest which is the resorts healthy wellness restaurant serving delicious, fresh juices as well as lighter meals.

Who should go

  • If you want to combine a luxury beach holiday with a relaxing spa retreat
  • Solo travellers who would like to enjoy comprehensive fitness programmes 
  • Couples who want to spend quality time together but also want to stay active and busy whilst they are away – there’s plenty of fitness and activities here to get involved in.

Offers

  • Complimentary spa credit: €25 per person per stay - only redeemable towards full body treatments of min 50 minutes OR €50 per person per stay - only redeemable towards full body treatments of min 80 minutes *
  • 1 Complimentary group fitness class - for stay up to 6 nights (yoga classes excluded) *
  • 2 Complimentary group fitness classes - for stay of 7 + nights (yoga classes excluded) *
  • Complimentary daily access to Thermal Spa Circuit Oasis (worth €30 per visit) *
  • 10% discount on all treatments at the Serenity spa and on Style hairdresser (not applicable on product purchases) *
  • Loyalty offer - for those who travelled to the hotel with Wellbeing Escapes in the past - all above + free room upgrade to next room category (subject to availability) *

Offers only applicable if you book your stay with a pre-purchase spa package. Not valid for B&B stays. 

Have a question?
This hotel is not fully available from 01/07/2023 until 31/08/2023. Please email or call us on +44 (0)20 3735 7555 to find our more details about availability.

Pilates 3 nights retreat

The Pilates programmes are designed to connect body and mind through the body awareness that comes from this practice. The classes are complemented with treatments chosen in detail at Serenity SPA. Pilates Reconnect Body & Mind, Choose from 3, 5 or 7 nights.
£802
per person

Experience Yoga 3 nights retreat

The 3 nights Yoga retreats offer private one-to-one Yoga classes, as well as complementary treatments. These retreats are suitable for beginners and advanced yogis alike and they will guide you towards self-discovery, wellness and peace of mind.
£817
per person

Bootcamp 3 nights retreat

Our Bootcamp programs were created for people looking for intensive workouts.Inspired by military training, Bootcamp classes take place outdoors and in contact with nature, focusing on the development of resistance, strength, agility and energy, through functional training, weight training, cardiovascular exercises and running in short and intense circuits.Physical assessments, Personal Training classes, nutrition consultations and spa treatments complete the experience and will help you achieve your goals faster.Build your strength, endurance and agility. Are you up to the challenge?Choose between 3, 5 or 7 nights.
£901
per person

Detox 3 nights retreat

The Detox retreats combine various therapies, nutritional supplements, healthy cuisine and fitness classes, as an integrated approach to experiencing the “lightness of being”, while cleansing the body, mind and spirit. Choose between 3, 5 or 7 nights.
£1,055
per person

Detox 5 nights retreat

The Detox retreats combine various therapies, nutritional supplements, healthy cuisine and fitness classes, as an integrated approach to experiencing the “lightness of being”, while cleansing the body, mind and spirit. Choose between 3, 5 or 7 nights.
£1,509
per person

Fitness Journey 5 nights retreat

The Fitness retreats are aimed at people wanting to develop their workouts, while also finding a balance between intense exercise, stretching and relaxation techniques, optimum nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. These programs include personal fitness training, stretching and nutritional guidance, complemented by selected therapeutic wellness treatments. Our team of fitness and wellness experts can address specific goals and areas to suit individual needs. Not only will you gain more confidence in yourself, but you will also gain the necessary tools to maintain a healthier lifestyle. Choose from 5 or 7 nights.
£1,633
per person

Pilates 5 nights retreat

The Pilates programmes are designed to connect body and mind through the body awareness that comes from this practice. The classes are complemented with treatments chosen in detail at Serenity SPA. Pilates Reconnect Body & Mind, Choose from 3, 5 or 7 nights.
£1,736
per person

Bootcamp 5 nights retreat

Our Bootcamp programs were created for people looking for intensive workouts.Inspired by military training, Bootcamp classes take place outdoors and in contact with nature, focusing on the development of resistance, strength, agility and energy, through functional training, weight training, cardiovascular exercises and running in short and intense circuits.Physical assessments, Personal Training classes, nutrition consultations and spa treatments complete the experience and will help you achieve your goals faster.Build your strength, endurance and agility. Are you up to the challenge?Choose between 3, 5 or 7 nights.
£1,755
per person

Yoga & Harmonisation of the Chakras 5 nights retreat

Yoga & Harmonization of the Chakras retreat develop the powerful energy fields (Chakras), invisible to the eye, but whose existence is indisputable. The seven major Chakras control the seven glands of the endocrine system and these, in turn, regulate all functions of the body, including the aging process. So, in order to improve our health and our own self-knowledge, the retreats will work the balance of each Chakra through the practice of postures, breathing and several other techniques.
£1,757
per person

Weight Management 7 nights retreat

The Weight Management retreats are designed to help you achieve your goals in a healthy and long-term sustainable manner. A Personal Trainer will work one-on-one with you to balance physical activity and a nutritionist will give you the guidelines to a healthier diet, all of this being complemented by specific wellness treatments. Choose between 7, 10 or 14 nights.
£2,196
per person

Wellness

The Serenity Spa – The Art of Wellbeing is at the heart of the resort and spans across 1,200m2. It’s won lots of different spa awards such as 'Portugal's Best Wellness Retreat' among others so you can really expect a high level of service here.The Serenity Spa – The Art of Wellbeing offers a wide range of wellness programmes ranging from Pilates to weight loss and chakra balancing. Spa programmes include full board meals and those with the nutritionist consultation (Detox, Weight Management and Fitness Journey) have a meal plan established by Resort´s Nutritionist. 

Head over to the Pine Cliffs Hotel to make the most of the Active Club where you’ll find a 24-hour gym with sea views as well as a large heated outdoor swimming pool. If you want some help with eating healthier, you can book a nutritional consultation too. There is a weekly group fitness activity schedule in place too but classes are chargeable (some included in the spa package). 

Facilities include 13 treatment rooms, indoor pool with hydrotherapy, jacuzzi (outdoor), steam room, herbal sauna, Himalayan salt sauna, ice fountain, experience showers, relaxation areas (indoors and outdoors) and a hairdresser.

PLEASE NOTE THAT SPA PROGRAMMES ARE NOT AVAILABLE IN JULY & AUGUST.

Example treatments at Pine Cliffs, a Luxury Collection Resort
  • Hammam ritual
  • Crystal healing face therapy
  • Deep tissue rescue massage
  • Sports massage
  • Manicure/Pedicure
  • Glowing face therapy
  • CBD body massage and facial
  • Body wrap

Activities

Activities available at resort
  • Private beach with sun loungers, umbrellas and towels for guests use.
  • Water sports (during warmer months of the year)
  • Tennis centre – tennis coaching available (for extra cost)
  • 9-hole Pine Cliffs golf course ideal for beginners and advanced players
  • Gastronomic experiences at Mimo Algarve Cooking School
  • Bike tours

Activities available at the surrounding area
  • Explore the beautiful sandy beaches in the Algarve
  • Head into Vilamoura to soak up the culture
  • The Algarve is a golfer’s paradise with plenty of golf courses to choose from
  • Go on a boat tour to explore the coast

Typical Group Classes

  • Pilates (Mat, HIIT)
  • Boxing circuit
  • Yoga (Hatha, Ashtanga, detox, Vinyasa flow, yoga nidra)
  • Meditation
  • Circuit training  
  • Beach boot camp
  • Fat burn
  • Stretching

Sample Weekly Class Schedule

Please note - Classes are subject to change and seasonal adjustments


Rooms

Pine Cliffs Resort is made up of 7 different properties including in the Pines Cliffs Hotel, Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites and Pine Cliffs Residences. 


For those who come to Pine Cliffs to undergo one of their wellness programmes we highly recommend staying in Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites where the Spa and Zest restaurant is located. These suites are dedicated to wellness travellers and give you a free access to the Thermal Oasis of the award-winning Serenity Spa -The Art of Wellbeing. There are generously sized, elegant, furnished in muted colours with terracotta floors and floor-to-ceiling windows. There rooms feature the signature beds from The Luxury Collection and sophisticated Luxury Collection bath products. 


If you are looking for more budget friendly option or want sea views, the Pine Cliffs Hotel should should do the job. Rooms and suites are a bit more classic and traditional, reflecting Portuguese heritage. Each room has a private balcony.  Hotel is located in a central area of the resort near the main facilities and the access to the beach. Active Healthclub is located in Pine Cliffs.

Both properties (Pine Cliffs hotel & Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites) have its own entrance, reception and concierge team and they are connected to each other.



Deluxe Room
Located at the Pine Cliffs Hotel.

Deluxe room is 34 sqm and has a private, furnished balcony. 

There is a queen-size bed and a comfortable sitting area. 

Bathroom has a bath and a rainfall shower.

Facilities include air-conditioning, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, safe, phone, mineral water, kettle and coffee maker, minibar, bathrobe, slippers and hair dryer.

Grand Deluxe
Located at the Pine Cliffs Hotel.

Deluxe room is 45 sqm and has a private, furnished balcony.

There is a queen-size bed and a comfortable sitting area.

Bathroom has a bath and a rainfall shower.

Facilities include air-conditioning, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, safe, phone, mineral water, kettle and coffee maker, minibar, bathrobe, slippers and hair dryer.

Deluxe room Atlantic Views
Located at the Pine Cliffs Hotel.

Deluxe room is 34 sqm and has a private, furnished balcony with sea views. 

There is a queen-size bed and a comfortable sitting area.

Bathroom has a bath and a rainfall shower.

Facilities include air-conditioning, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, safe, phone, mineral water, kettle and coffee maker, minibar, bathrobe, slippers and hair dryer.

Junior Ocean Suite Resort View

Located at the Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites

The Junior Suite with resort view is 40 sqm and have balconies.

There is a queen-size bed, living area with a sofa, patio doors leading onto a private balcony with views of the resort.

Bathroom have a separate bath and shower. 

Facilities include air-conditioning, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, safe, phone, mineral water, kettle and coffee maker, minibar, robe,  flip flops and hair dryer.

Grand Deluxe Atlantic Views
Located at the Pine Cliffs Hotel.

Deluxe room is 45 sqm and has a private, furnished balcony with the views of Atlantic Ocean. 

There is a queen-size bed and a comfortable sitting area.

Bathroom has a bath and a rainfall shower.

Facilities include air-conditioning, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, safe, phone, mineral water, kettle and coffee maker, minibar, bathrobe, slippers and hair dryer.

Junior Ocean Suite Garden Access

Located at the Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites

The Junior Suite with resort view is 40 sqm and have a private access to the garden. 

There is a queen-size bed, living area with a sofa, patio doors leading onto garden. 

Bathroom have a separate bath and shower.

Facilities include air-conditioning, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, safe, phone, mineral water, kettle and coffee maker, minibar, robe, flip flops and hair dryer. 

Junior Ocean Suites Pool View

Located at the Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites

The Junior Suite with resort view is 40 sqm and have balconies.

There is a queen-size bed, living area with a sofa, patio doors leading onto a private balcony with views of the pool.

Bathroom have a separate bath and shower.

Facilities include air-conditioning, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, safe, phone, mineral water, kettle and coffee maker, minibar, robe, flip flops and hair dryer.

Junior Ocean Suites Penthouse

Located at the Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites

The Junior Suite with resort view is 40 sqm and is located on the top floor. 

There is a queen-size bed, living area with a sofa and balcony. 

Bathroom have a separate bath and shower.

Facilities include air-conditioning, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, safe, phone, mineral water, kettle and coffee maker, minibar, robe, flip flops and hair dryer.

What’s on the menu

You will be really spoiled for choice at this resort with 9 restaurants and 2 bars to chose from. Take your pick from Japanese, Mediterranean, Portuguese, fresh fish or steak to name a few. Please note that opening times vary depending on the season and hotel occupancy. Some restaurants are adults-only.

If you booked your stay on one of the wellness programmes this will automatically include full board meals (excluding beverages). The programs that include Nutritionist consultation (Detox, Weight Management and Fitness Journey) have a meal plan established by Resort´s Nutritionist. The Yoga and Pilates programs don´t include Nutritionist consultation. 

Jardim Colonial Pine Cliffs
Jardim Colonial
Open all year round, Jardim Colonial offers a mix of regional and international cuisine and is the hotel’s mean restaurant. There is the option to dine alfresco in the characterful courtyard. This is where breakfast is served.
Zest Restaurant Pine Cliffs
Zest
A healthy restaurant serving fresh homemade juices, s;oothies, salads and healthy light meals. The restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch. Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
O Pescador
O Pescador
This is an elegant restaurant overlooking the Ocean from the terrace. Food focuses on the Algarve region including local fresh sea food. Open from Wednesday to Saturday for dinner.

Location

Pine Cliffs Resort is perched on the dramatic red Algarvian cliffs that overlook the Atlantic Ocean with direct access to a private sandy beach. Both Vilamoura and Albuferia are only a short distance away.

The resort has its own private sandy beach which you can access via a lift followed by a short 5-minute walk.

Nearest airport

Faro Airport is approximately 30 minutes away by car. There are plenty of direct flights from London to Faro and the flight time is approximately 3 hours. 

Families, Children & Infants

Everyone is welcome at Pine Cliffs Resort. The minimum age for the spa in 16 years old. Children under 16 are welcome to use the large indoor swimming pool. For younger guests there is a Junior Club for 8 – 13 year olds and the Porto Pirata Kid’s Club with it’s pirate ship and 7,000m2 children’s village for 6 months – 8 year olds.  

The minimum age for the spa in 16 years old. The minimum age requirement for access to the Thermal Oasis at Serenity Spa is 18 years. However the children are very welcomed to do a princess nails or a facial or body massage.   



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Our team of wellness travel experts have visited the retreats themselves and include trained holistic therapists and yoga teachers. Their expertise in the wellness field and the retreats allow them to match you with the best retreat and programme for your individual needs.
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As the most established specialist wellbeing travel company we are able to provide excellent added value with our exclusive benefits including reduced prices for single travellers, free spa credits, complimentary transfers plus free nights and additional benefits for our repeat clients.
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With over 15 years of experience, we have come to understand what our clients need from a wellbeing holiday. We treat each client as an individual and provide a personalised concierge service organising all aspects of your stay from spa and treatment programmes, transfers and flights with an efficient and friendly approach. Our continuous awards for customer service speak for themselves.