This modern apartment hotel lies in the western Algarve in southern Portugal, the south western-most lappet of Europe, which is rich in sunshine, history and charm, and comprises an area that is just waiting to be explored. Facilities within the main building include an inviting foyer with a 24-hour reception desk, lifts and a safe in addition to a café, a newspaper stand, a small supermarket, a variety of shops, a hairdresser's salon, a bar, a nightclub, a games room, a TV, an air-conditioned à la carte restaurant with highchairs for infants, a dining room, a conference room and a public Internet terminal (fees apply). A laundry service rounds up the facilities available to guests and younger guests may participate in the kids' club activities. Finally, those arriving by car may make use of the car park and garage facilities. Each of the tasteful apartments comes with a bathroom with a shower and a bathtub, a combined lounge/ bedroom, a separate bedroom, a direct dial telephone, satellite/ cable TV, a kitchen with a fridge and an oven, an iron and ironing board, a hire safe and a balcony. In the well-kept outdoor complex are 3 swimming pools, a heated children's pool, a poolside snack bar and sun loungers that have been laid out ready for use. It is possible to kick back and relax in the solarium and sports enthusiasts may try out various water sports including banana boating, water skiing, motor boating, surfing, windsurfing, sailing, and canoeing and pedaloes are available for hire. Additional sports options include tennis, table tennis, volleyball, beach volleyball, darts, billiards/ snooker and golf (additional fees apply for certain activities).