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Pestana Dom João II

Praia do Alvor, 8500-088 Alvor, Faro

+351 282 400 700

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based on 1,590 reviews

About Pestana Dom João II, Alvor

Value for money

Offering a 4-star experience on the sandy Alvor Beach, the Pestana D. Joao II is 10-minutes from the town center when walking and right by the Alvor River. There are two outdoor saltwater pools surrounded by gardens, along with a spa that includes a Turkish bath, indoor swimming pool, and sauna for relaxation. The Pestana D. Joao II is a family-friendly hotel with multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk. You can hire a car or request airport transportation during your trip. For entertainment, the hotel offers billiards, mini-golf, and a game room. There is also laundry service, ironing service, and several business amenities for those in town for work. You can choose between 257 guest rooms and suites at the Pestana D. Joao II, all of which feature balconies, free wireless Internet, and a stocked minibar. There are several deluxe rooms with various views as well as traditional suites. Your room will have a flat-screen television, a safe for your valuables, and a telephone. Suites have a separate living room and additional space. Many bars are available at the hotel, one of which is open at all hours that offers live music and a stage. The pool bar serves ice cream and beverages while the beach bar is made of wood and serves a selection of snacks and drinks. You can also take a short walk to dine at Indian Garden or Tasty Cuisine. Alvor Boardwalk is a landmark located near the hotel, as is Ria de Alvor Nature Reserve. If you want to try something different, take a trek to Morabito de Sao Pedro or Atlantic Pool.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Beachfront
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Internet
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Health and safety

  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe


  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchenette
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen/Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining area

Services and conveniences

  • A/V equipment rental
  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key access
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk
  • Safety deposit box

Pool and spa

  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Steam room
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage
  • Sauna

Accessibility and suitability

  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking
  • Pets not allowed
  • Private entrance
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Fishing
  • Game room
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Beauty salon
  • Mini-golf
  • Pool table


  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Continental breakfast
  • Minibar
  • Dining table


  • Garden view
  • Beachfront
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Telephone


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service


  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Family friendly

  • Kid-friendly
  • Playground

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking


  • Fax/photocopying


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Pestana Dom João II

Attractions in Alvor, Portugal curated by momondo

Pestana Dom João II location: Praia do Alvor, 8500-088 Alvor, Faro

Pestana Dom João II Reviews

GreatBased on 1590 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Amazing location, awesome facilities and friendly staff." (in 41 reviews)
  • Breakfast always excellent. (in 40 reviews)
  • Great location by the beach. (in 37 reviews)
Cons -
  • Standard hotel - nothing special. (in 11 reviews)
  • Indoor swimming pool is to small and the water was cold. (in 8 reviews)
  • Tea and coffee not good. (in 5 reviews)

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Frequently asked questions

  • On average, Pestana Dom João II is less than the Alvor average rate for 4 star hotels. The nightly rate at Pestana Dom João II is typically $52, whereas the nightly rate in Alvor is $36 more.

  • The drive from Faro to Pestana Dom João II will take you about 1h 45min depending on traffic, with a distance of 35.0 mi. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.

  • With parking available at Pestana Dom João II, you could always rent a car for as low as $66/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Alvor. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Pestana Dom João II. The nearest airport to the hotel is Faro.

  • There is a restaurant at Pestana Dom João II that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or take food to go. Call the front desk at +351 282 400 700 for kitchen hours. One of the easiest dining options for Alvor guests staying in Pestana Dom João II is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests. A popular option for many Pestana Dom João II guests is to visit the bar and see if they serve food as well as drinks.

  • Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Alvor specifically look for hotels with a pool. Pestana Dom João II may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • You can reach the main line at +351 282 400 700.

  • Yes, Pestana Dom João II has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Pestana Dom João II does have a gym on-site that is available to hotel guests. Some hotel gyms may not have 24-hour access, so it is best to ask a front desk clerk for fitness center hours.