A superb 5* luxury resort superb for families


Located in the unspoilt western Algarve, 15 minutes walk from the historic port of Sagres, Martinhal occupies a stunning position overlooking the beach. This is a luxury hotel situated in a protected national park, surrounded by sand dunes and overlooking a wonderful bay. Of contemporary and stylish design, with great facilities and activities, it is no wonder couples and families return here time and again.


There are several room types varying from “Terraces & Beach Rooms” to “Family Houses” sleeping up to 6 people. There is also a private collection of villas which sleep up to 10 people. Whether staying in the hotel or self-catering houses, guests can use all the resort facilities including the restaurants.


Martinhal prides itself on serving genuine, authentic Portuguese produce. There are 3 restaurants to choose from, all of which are child friendly with kids menus and play areas supervised by a member of the Kids Club. “O Terraco” is an authentic Portuguese eatery, “As Dunas” is a beachfront seafood restaurant and “Os Gambozinos” a popular Italian in the “Square”.

Kids Clubs & Childcare

The kids clubs and facilities are vast with 3300 sqm purely dedicated to children’s play areas and meeting points. There is a creche for 6-30 months and clubs aimed at 2-16 years old. Depending on the age, there is a varied programme including arts & crafts, games and sports activities. For older kids, there is a sports academy where they can learn new skills such as windsurfing, surfing, tennis, football and swimming. Other activities include biking, dolphin watching, t.shirt painting and mocktail contests amongst many.

Pools & Beaches

A 3 minute walk takes you down to the beautiful sandy beach. There are also 5 pools to choose from which are spread around the grounds, 2 of which are ideal for families.


Finistera SPA  – an oasis of calm with 6 treatment rooms

5 swimming pools

3 restaurants

Creche & clubs from 6 months to 16 years (payable in peak season)


Bike station

Bike tours & bikes to hire

Watersports station for surfing, body boarding, stand up paddle, kitesurfing, kayaking, windsurfing and swimming


Boat trips

Fishing & dolphin watching

Walking & bike tours

Pilates, yoga & zumba classes




Jeep safari

Horse riding

Map and travel information

Flight information

Direct UK flights to Faro in 3 hours

Transfers to Martinhal

Private transfers from Faro airport to Martinhal in approximately 1 hour 30 minutes


Call us

Speak to our team:

+44 1491 575 987


Monday – Friday: 9am – 5:30pm
Saturday: 10am – 4:30pm

1 Market Place Mews,
Henley-on-Thames, OXON RG9 2AH