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Le Meridien Penina Golf & Resort

PO Box 146 Penina 8501-952 Portimão Algarve Portugal

Le Meridien Penina Golf & Resort - Algarve, Portugal
Welcome to Le Meridien Penina Golf & Resort

Set in its own picturesque, 360-acre estate, Le Meridien Penina Golf & Resort offers three golf courses designed by Sir Henry Cotton. There are also six floodlit tennis courts, the Penguin Village children's club (open Easter to 31st October / Christmas from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm and during July and August from 9:30 am to 9:00 pm, seven days a week) and evening entertainment. At the beach area, which has its own clubhouse and shuttle bus service, you can enjoy a variety of water sports throughout the summer season, between June and September.

The Algarve Open de Portugal (PGA European Tour) has token place from April 1st to April 4th 2004 and, for the ninth time, Le Meridien Penina Golf & Resort was the Official Venue and Sponsor of the Tournament.

Distance from Airport to the Hotel

Primary airport - Faro Airport (FAO)

  • Distance from hotel - 60 km - 35 miles - 40 minutes

Transportation to the Hotel

Le Meridien Penina is now an easy two minutes' access from the motorway following the recent extension of the motorway to Lagos, which has also reduced the journey time between Faro Airport and Penina from 50 to 30 minutes. A transfer to the hotel from Faro Airport, in a chauffeur-driven, air conditioned taxi, costs approximately EUR 65.00, from 6.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m., and approximately EUR 75.00, from 10.00 p.m. to 6.00 a.m. A minibus transfer, for a maximum of eight people, costs around EUR 80.00 each way. The nearest railway station is Portimão, five kilometres from the hotel. There is also a bus stop in front of the property, and a beach shuttle service operating from June to September.

Special Features

Le Meridien Penina Golf & Resort is unique in the Algarve, where guests can step out of the hotel and start to play golf on its three courses. The 18-hole Championship Course, designed by Sir Henry Cotton, is considered his masterpiece and it is indeed a remarkable achievement. The hotel and golf club are unique when it comes to outstanding views, a calm and tranquil setting, and shows nature at its best. Le Meridien Penina Golf & Resort offers a wide range of facilities and services specifically tailored to meet and surpass the expectations of each hotel guest.

Hotel Amenities

The hotel incorporates all the amenities that you would expect in a Le Meridien hotel including:

  • 24-hour front desk and concierge desk
  • Beauty salon
  • Bellman and porter
  • Business Centre and secretarial service (available on request)
  • Car rental (available on request)
  • Currency exchange
  • Disabled access
  • Doctor on call
  • Elevators
  • Gift shop
  • Multilingual staff
  • Newsstand
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor parking


Penguin Village - Le Meridien Penina's unique facility for children that offers a range of activities including an adventure play area, swimming pool and slide, crèche, toys, arts and crafts materials and a Penguin Mac Restaurant, which is open during Penguin Village opening times. Bicycles, film shows and a bouncy castle are further facilities for children.

Penguin Village facilities have to be confirmed with room reservation and the name and age of the children in order to validate discounts.

Open - Easter to 31st October / Christmas from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm. During July and August from 9:30 am to 10:00 pm, seven days a week.

Babysitting - a minimum of 24 hours' notice is required for babysitting. The hotel does not provide a baby listening service. Cots are available in both Penguin Village and in the rooms.

Children's menu - an à la carte children's menu is available at Sagres Restaurant and the Club Brasserie for children up to 11 years of age, and there is an à la carte or buffet lunch / dinner at the Penguin Village. High chairs are available.

Guest Room Information

Standard - with views over the resort course or the Monchique Mountains, these rooms benefit from air conditioning, satellite television, a minibar, safe and hairdryer.

Superior - these rooms have views over the pool and Championship golf course. All benefit from private balconies in addition to air conditioning, satellite television, a minibar, safe and hairdryer.

Studio - pool view rooms, that consist of a split-level bedroom / sitting room. All are on the 4th floor.

Junior Suites - overlooking the pool and Championship golf course, these suites consist of a twin-bedded room with separate lounge, satellite television, a minibar, balcony, air conditioning, safe and hairdryer.

Grand Suites - these suites have either one or two twin bedrooms and two or four bathrooms. The lounge is very much larger than Junior Suite lounges.

Extra beds - are only applicable to children aged up to 12 years inclusive. Standard and pool view bedrooms can take one extra bed only, which will be free on a bed and breakfast basis. Junior and Grand Suites can take two extra beds, which will be free on a bed and breakfast basis.

Discounts do not apply for children staying in their own room. All children up to and including 12 years of age receive 50% discount in the hotel restaurants for lunch and dinner (excludes Penguin Mac children's restaurant).

In-room Amenities

  • 24-hour room service
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Bath and showers
  • Computer Dataport
  • Hairdryer
  • International direct dial telephone
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Laundry service
  • Minibar
  • Safety deposit box/In-room safe
  • Satellite television
  • Smoke detectors
  • Turndown service
  • Voicemail
  • Voltage 220
  • Wake up call


All bedrooms are adapted for the disabled, in terms of wide doorways, wide rooms etc; however, bedrooms are not adapted to wheelchair-bound persons although all the hotel doors are wide enough to accommodate a wheelchair. There are ramps to the hotel entrance and around the hotel and grounds. In the public areas there are also toilets adapted for the disabled.

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