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Crawley, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Having read the views on here, it would seem that the accommodation at Porto Dona Maria makes the difference between a good or a bad review! Plenty has been said about the location and the large pool, so I won't dwell on that aspect. We found the area to be very quiet, but it was early in the season. We... More 

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Burnham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2013

When our travel agent offered this place I read the reviews and I was a little worried. How could there be such a disparity between opinions. There will always be some bad reviews no matter how good a property is. That's to be expected as some will have a one off bad experience that will taint their visit. However this... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Lovely location overlooking the sea although the pool area needs more shade. Not too cfar to walk to Lux and beautiful 35 minute walk to Burgau. There are also some lovely restaurants the other side of the E125 in Espiche, particularly Fontenario.

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2013

Your experience will depend where you are on the resort & what is happening amongst the local businesses. The resort is isolated, but in a great location for those prepared to walk 30 mins. We went there 2 years, and the first year was great because there was a great restaurant on the other side of the road. The second... More 

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Le Pecq
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2012

We spent two weeks in Luz last September at Dona Maria resort and golf. We reserved a quiet apartment for two people. We had a beautiful one with nice sea view. Charming and well equipped. Swimming pool is large and clean but transats must be changed. A nice place for holidays but rental car is recommended.

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2012

Porta Dona Maria resort is situated on some cliffs outside Luz. Stunning views over the Atlantic. We stayed i apartement 203, the best located apartements are on the 200 'level'. Big, cosy apartement with all you need, though a bit dated. Few sunbeds along the pool, also a bit dated. Very nice pool by the way. Quiet atmosphere, relaxing. You... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2011

The resort itself is lovely. We stayed in APT 203 which is owned by DRWProperties. Dealing with the owner David was very straight forward and his description of the sea views and accomodation was spot on. You do need a car tho as it is built on a hill over looking the Atlantic. Mid September weather was also lovely 28... More 

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7 Thank thekentishcouple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2011

The place has a breathtaking view over the sea. Ap. are modern. Service: could be better but who cares?

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Lisboa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2010

The resort is located on a cliff with stunning views over the sea. It has 1 (or 2 floor) houses organized in rows, depending on the room you are placed on you may have different views: direct sea view only (the 100s rooms), sea & swimming pool (all other rooms). The place is very quiet, the pool is huge and... More 

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Reviewed 3 February 2010

I was looking for a relaxing stay in a perfect spot. In fact, the seaview is amazing, if you are lucky to rent the best apartments! But, and this is a big but, the noise and service ruins everything. Daily cleaning is most of the times pathetic and neighbors don't respect other people's tranquility. Cars, especially at night are particularly... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Porto Dona Maria Resort

Address: Sitio Dos Montinhos Da Luz | Praia Da Luz, Luz 8601-926, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Luz
Price Range: RM199 - RM526 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Porto Dona Maria Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“If you like walking there are great tracks nearby.”
 of 5 bubbles brigittak_11, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“great if you get a room near the pool over looking the sea ,otherwise forget it !”
 of 5 bubbles 855annetteg, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you are arriving late you need to call and let them know, otherwise you might not find anyone there to give you the key.”
 of 5 bubbles RuthV145, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Car hire is cheaper booking before you go, rather than wait till you arrive. If you factor in the cost of paying for pick up to and from the airport rather than having a car its not as bad as you may think.”
 of 5 bubbles MRCRAZYMAN, 22 May 2014 | Read review
“apartments in the 200 block are best although all offer a good view. 200 area has grass outside leading to pool so kids can play in sight of rooms”
  • View from apt.308 showing ocean and a little of the pool
  • View from apt.308 showing apartments and townhouses (on the hill)
 of 5 bubbles goodgrr, 11 Aug 2013 | Read review
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