The Pestana Viking Resort, with its fabulous gardens and spectacular panoramic views over the ocean, is perfect for a peaceful break. This 4 star hotel has direct access to the beach, and is located in the heart of the Algarve, just 25 minutes from Faro International Airport, 15 minutes from the centre of Portimão and 1 Km from Armação de Pêra.
The hotel is located on a cliff top and affords spectacular panoramic views over the ocean and the beach of “Senhora da Rocha”, to which it has direct access. The beauty of the Resort grounds featuring beautiful gardens is complemented by a range of services that makes Pestana Viking Resort the ideal destination for those seeking relaxing holidays, or for families seeking a comprehensive range of sports and leisure activities. You'll waste no time in getting to know the four swimming pools, two of which are for children, and the health club with jacuzzi and sauna and the tennis & squash courts.
The Pestana Viking Resort is made up of the Pestana Viking Hotel, with 182 rooms, and the Pestana Porches Praia, with 60 Resort Suites. If you are looking for the perfect location in which to hold business meetings, conferences, presentations or any other group event, this hotel also has all the necessary facilities and services on-hand with four conference rooms with the capacity to accommodate up to 135 people.
The 182 well-appointed, recently renovated hotel rooms all have a kitchenette and are ideal for those looking for all the comforts of home. Located within the main building, all rooms feature bathrooms, air conditioning, television, mini-bar, private safe, telephone, hairdryer, free wifi, laundry and room-service. Most rooms are also equipped with a kitchenette and private balcony and there are some rooms equipped for disabled guests. In a region of such varied gastronomic influences, the hotel's restaurants and bars have been designed to appeal to every taste showcasing originality, quality and service. Variety is the key ingredient of the buffet restaurant where a wide range of national and international dishes are on offer. On beautiful summer evenings, meals can be enjoyed under the stars on the terrace near the pool.
During the day, the Pool Bistro is a great place to enjoy some refreshment in the glorious Algarve sunshine. The hotel's facilities include an outdoor salt water swimming pool for adults and children, direct access to the beach with a special concession area for guests, a wellness centre with indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna, turkish bath, gym and professional massage, multisports pitch (Tennis, Basketball, 5-a-side football), games room, Kid’s Club & entertainment (from May to October), as well as excursions and walks (trekking, cycling, horse riding and boat outings), a car rental desk and souvenir shop.
In addition, due to its ideal location in the heart of the Algarve, the Pestana Viking Resort is close to many major regional amenities such as golf courses, diving centres, water parks, theme parks and places of historical interest.