Pestana Viking Beach & Golf Resort

Armacao de Pera, Portugal

1.2 K reviews
Very good family hotel. Close to the beach with many options for eating and drinking. Beautiful beach.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Central Heating
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Tiling
    • Minibar
    • Kitchenette
    • Bathtub
    • Microwave
    • Lounge
    • Fridge
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Laundry Service
    • Shops
    • Kids Club
    • Foyer
    • WLAN access
    • Game room
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
    • Bicycle Hire
  • Food
    • Breakfast Served
    • Half Board
    • Children's Pool
    • Sun terrace
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Jacuzzi
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Bocce
    • Indoor Pool
    • Number of Pools
    • Ping Pong
    • Massage
    • Aqua aerobics
    • Cycling/Mountain Biking
    • Steam bath
    • Sauna
    • Tennis
    • Beach Umbrellas
    • Golf
    • Basketball
    • Pool bar
    • Children's Entertainment
    • Billiards/Snooker
Praia Senhora da Rocha Porches / Lagoa 8400-450 Armação de Pêra Algarve


This elegant beach hotel is located at the heart of the Algarve, on a cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. From the hotel, guests are offered direct access to a sheltered beach. There are plenty of shopping venues, restaurants, bars and nightclubs 1 km from the hotel. Convenient public transport links may be found within 100 metres of the hotel, which is approximately 25 minutes from Faro International Airport.


Guests can feel at home in one of the 182 rooms. A lobby and a reception are available to travellers. The upper floors of the hotel can be accessed by lift. Services and facilities at the hotel include a restaurant, a dining area, a breakfast room, a bar, a playroom, room service and a conference room. Wireless internet access in public areas allows guests to stay connected. Shopping facilities are also available. There is also a garden. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the accommodation. In addition, a shuttle service is offered. Active guests can make use of the bicycle hire service (for a fee) to explore the surrounding area.


The establishment features rooms with air conditioning, central heating, a living room and a bathroom. Most rooms feature a balcony with a view for guests' enjoyment. Some of the accommodation units feature a side-on sea view. The rooms have a double bed and a sofa bed. Further bookable amenities include separate bedrooms. A safe and a minibar are also available. There is a fully-equipped kitchenette with a fridge, a mini fridge, a microwave and a tea/coffee station. A telephone, a TV and WiFi (for a fee) add to the comfort of the holiday. The accommodation units include a bathroom with a shower. A hairdryer is also available.


A refreshing dip in the indoor or outdoor pool is an enjoyable way to cool down on hot days. A terrace, sun loungers and parasols are available. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. There is also a poolside snack bar. Variety is provided by the wide range of sporting activities offered at the hotel, for example biking/mountain biking, tennis, bocce, basketball and golf. Water sports enthusiasts are offered aquafit. Travellers can take advantage of a wide range of indoor sports at the accommodation, including a gym, table tennis, billiards, gymnastics and handball. The establishment offers various wellness options, including a spa, a sauna, a steam bath and a hammam, or for a fee, a beauty salon and massage treatments. Live music and a kids' club are among the available leisure options.


Catering options available at the hotel include bed and breakfast and half board. Available meals include breakfast and dinner.


The following credit cards are accepted at the accommodation: American Express, VISA, Diners Club and MasterCard.


  • Beach
    "Beautiful beach"

    Great location to beach. Easy access to beach. Beautiful beaches nearby.

    "Beautiful beach."

  • Location
    "Great location"

    Surroundings facing the sea. Great hiking trail. Beautiful scenery.

    "Well-located, although unfortunately the parking isn't easy." "Close to the beach, restaurants, and bars." "Far from city centre but reasonably close to shopping."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    Breakfeast wonderfull. Superb breakfast. Excellent breakfast buffet.

    "Tasty breakfast."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Excelent staff. Head waiter excellent. Friendly hotel staff.

    "Friendly service, but poorly rated management." "Service is relatively professional, but reception and housekeeping are not great." "Recreation staff could be nicer."

  • Room
    "Room is all right"

    Noisy fan in bathroom. Amazing ocean view. Great nights sleep.

    "Moderately tidy rooms and kitchenettes but furniture and TVs substandard." "Lovely balconies, great views, well-stocked minibars and spacious rooms." "The bathrooms are large but otherwise not very highly rated." "Outdated, poorly maintained rooms with insufficient A/C." "Shower can be a problem."

  • WiFi
    "Regular internet service"

    Intermittent internet. Wifi poor.

    "Average wifi quality." "Free internet."

  • Food
    "Food is all right"

    Sweet cakes. Paid for evening buffet. Gluten free food.

    "Decent food and okay desserts." "Okay but overpriced menu." "Great dining experience with excellent side dishes." "Fish & seafood is acceptable."

  • Value for money
    "Fairly good value for money"

    Low cost. Steep prices. Not deposit.

    "Fairly good value for money." "Food is a bit overpriced." "Free internet."

  • Vibe
    "Vibe is not too good"

    Hotel is old. Very standard design.

    "Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low." "Hotel could use some updating." "Entrance area is not particularly attractive." "Awesome for families."