This is a superb family orientated resort offering guests a wide range of facilities in an idyllic setting. From the moment you arrive, the welcome is warm and friendly and, although there is a definite focus on families and extended family groups, couples are also likely to fall in love with this resort thanks to the location, impressive facilities and great range of different accommodation choices.
The resort has a children's club in high season and there are plenty of sports facilities as well as a spa if you fancy a change from soaking up the sun by one of the pools.
The Alma Spa
The spa at the Monte Santo provides a traditional Zen experience. The spa team will help you to select the best treatments which you can take either at the spa or in the comfort of your own suite/apartment.
Enjoy an Indian head massage or relax and indulge in a foot or hand treatment that will leave you feeling amazing. There’s a full range of massages, therapies, body treatments and facials that you can choose from to ensure you make the most of your holiday experience and truly pamper yourself.
The Monte Santo offers 5 Star accommodation and is located in eight hectares of beautifully landscaped gardens. As you walk through the grounds you can’t fail to appreciate your surroundings – lush vegetation topped off with an array of attractive and calming water features. There are six swimming pools, five outdoor including one set aside for children and an indoor heated pool.
The main pool forms the hub of the resort. The terraces are spacious with shadier options available. The resort’s Club House serves coffee and drinks throughout the day so there really is no need to move very far away from the pool area unless you want to.
There is a multi-use sports court (used for football and tennis), fitness centre, sauna, jacuzzi, Turkish bath and a Kids Club with a program of activities available.
The Club House Restaurant is open all year round and offers an extensive international and Portuguese menu along with a great list of local and international wines and spirits. If you want to stay close to the resort during your stay even your groceries can be ordered and delivered right to your door.
Plus, transport is provided to Carvaeiro Beach and golf courses.
Facilities & Amenities
Leisure & Activities
The resort overlooks the fishing village of Carvoeiro. There are beaches and grottoes to visit and explore, two water parks within easy reach, a local market and lots of places to eat and enjoy a drink.
When you are ready to head further afield there are plenty of other resorts nearby including Portimao and Silves where you can enjoy a riverside walk and visit the historic castle.
Free transport is provided to the nearest golf courses and Carvoeiro beach.
Monte Santo itself has it’s own multi-use sports court which can be used for football and tennis and Carvoeiro Beach offers a selection of watersports opportunities such as kite-surfing, surfing and wake-boarding.
Rooms & Suites
The Monte Santo offers modern and spacious one, two and three bedroom suites. Each apartment type has full size beds, private bathroom/s, a modern and fully equipped kitchen and a living room. As standard all Suites and Townhouses also offer an extensive range of facilities including:
* Widescreen LCD TV with both cable and pay-per-view channel. TV’s in living area and bedrooms plus cable broadband internet
* Central air-conditioning and heated floors
* Fully equipped kitchens come with microwave, washer/dryer, dish-washer, a ceramic hob, fridge and freezer plus kettle, coffee machine, toaster , mini-bar and ironing facilities.
* Direct dial telephones, CD and DVD player, safe
* Balconies or terrace
The townhouse options at Monte Santo are a perfect choice for families, friends travelling together and larger parties.
They offer guests lots of space and privacy, combined with a great range of facilities to ensure that whilst you have all the benefits of ‘villa style’ accommodation, you are also surrounded by all those luxuries that are designed to ensure that every member of the family makes the very most of their precious time away.
The Monte dos Comensais Restaurant serves appetising dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is an eclectic choice of delicious cuisine providing a true gastronomic experience which such delights as clam broth, creamy risottos and delicious fish, all prepared with the utmost car by a talented chef.
There are three golf courses within easy reach of Monte Santo:
The Silves Golf course is located close to the town of Silves. It’s a challenging course offering water hazards right from the off. The surrounding area showcases the local farms and orchards and the golfer challenge is to ensure maximum control is exercised to avoid losing said ball in one of the bunkers or among the flora and fauna. This is an 18 par 70 hole course.
Gramacho is an 18 par 72 hole course located close to Carvoeiro. This course was upgraded from a 9 hole course to 18 and offers player a challenging environment in a lovely setting.
The Vale da Pinta Golf Course was designed by the American Ronald Fream. The course offers 18 interesting holes (par 71). Here you will find small valleys to contend with along with a very local landscape surrounded by olive & almond trees.Watch out for the large bunker at the Par-3 tenth!
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