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Home to the 18-hole Sir Henry Cotton Championship Golf Course, this modern resort hotel is four kilometres from the beach. Air-conditioned guestrooms are decorated in Mediterranean colours and all include minibars, safes and satellite television. Guests can enjoy golf or tennis, workout at the gym, take a relaxing sauna or have a treatment at the hair and beauty salon.

Penina Golf & Resort


Penina Hotel & Golf Resort
Po Box 146, Penina, Portimao, 8501-952, Portugal
Tel: +351 282 420200 | Fax: +351 289 357 201

Nearest major airport:
Faro, Portugal (FAO-Faro)


L’Arlecchino Restaurant – Sample a delicious array of Mediterranean specialties.
Sagres Restaurant – Enjoy dinner in an airy, light-filled room.
Grill Restaurant – Dine on fine cuisine in an elegant setting.
Pool Restaurant – Stop by for a snack or light meal by the pool.
Beach Restaurant – Refresh yourself with a snack and a beverage.
Penguin Mac Restaurant – Kids will love to choose from their own special menu.
Club Room – Stop by for a light meal in a casual setting.
Club Bar – Take a break from your golf game and enjoy a drink.
Spikes Bar – Cool off with a beverage at this bar by the golf course.


Praia da Rocha
Historic Lagos
Portimão fishing port
Golden beaches
Faro Airport (FAO): Approximate driving time is one hour and distance is 37 miles or 60 km.

Driving directions from Faro Airport: Follow the coast road to Portimao fishing port. On approaching the town, follow signs toward the town of Lagos. The hotel is along the coast road.


Passports are required for travel outside of travelers’ country of residence.
Please be advised that some destinations require an entry visa.
Tax of 5% is not included in the rate but is added at time of payment.
Breakfast is included in the rate.
Extra person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
There are no room charges for children 11 and younger occupying the same room as their parents.
Rollaway beds and cribs may be available and fees may apply and should be requested at time of booking.
All bedding requests are subject to availability and should be requested at the time of booking.
Upon check-in, photo identification and credit card or cash deposit is required for incidental charges.
All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in.

Check-in time is 2 PM
Check-out time is Noon


Le Meridien Penina features three golf courses with PGA pros, a golf academy, six tennis courts, a tennis academy, a horseback-riding academy, a fitness circuit with 12 exercise stations, the Penguin Village children’s club, a shuttle to the beach during the summer, a giant chess board, and a health center offering massage, beauty treatments, and sauna.
See a list of property amenities
Supervised child care/activities
Spa services on site
Self parking
Room service (24 hours)
Number of rooms: 196
Swimming pool – outdoor
Hair salon
Restaurant(s) in hotel
Swimming pool – children’s
Laundry facilities
Shopping on site
Conference room(s)
Wheelchair accessible
Babysitting or child care
Fitness equipment
Room service (limited hours)


Choose from facilities including three golf courses, six tennis courts, a tennis and golf academy, a football pitch, and a snooker room.
Horse riding/rental
Hiking/biking trails


Air conditioning
Smoking rooms
Direct-dial phone
In-room safe
Non-smoking rooms
Hair dryer
Cable/satellite TV
Private bathroom


This golf resort has 196 rooms. Many have balconies with views of the mountains, gardens, golf course, or pool. Bathrooms feature Portuguese tile.