The Pestana Dom João ll Beach & Conference Hotel occupies a prime position at almost beach level on the long sandy Alvor beach and about 45 minutes drive from Faro Airport.
The Hotel is composed of 247 bedrooms with 19 suites on five floors providing excellent sea views. It was opened in 1972 but it has since undergone a complete renovation in 1997. The rooms are comfortably furnished with air-conditioning, satellite TV, radio and a room safe.
As the Hotel Dom João II is an important part of the Resort, all its guests have use of the many available facilities that are created for their enjoyment and to make a very successful holiday.
The restaurant “Atlântico” provides an international and Portuguese menu. The “Pavilhão do Rei” provides breakfast and caters for guests on Half Board. Also, there is the snack-bar “Retiro do Rei” for that casual light meal. There two large bars areas, the “Bar do Príncipe” and the “Lobby Bar”.
Live entertainment each evening in the summer season is provided and also periodically in the winter. The popular local traditional Folk Dancers are a regular part of the show. In the summer months there is an active supervised “Kids Club” providing fun and games for the younger guests.
The Hotel is conveniently within a easy walking distance of the village of Alvor. Once a sleepy small place it is now a very popular location for good restaurants, fun bars and night life. For the sporting enthusiast there are 9 golf courses in the vicinity, two tennis clubs, and three lawn bowling clubs.