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Club Med Da Balaia

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Pool & Beach (224)
Room & Suite (180)
Ratings and reviews
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“baby club”(31 reviews)
“mini club”(26 reviews)
“petit club”(16 reviews)
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What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star Hotel
Da Balaia stands on an ochre cliff in southern Portugal, overlooking a magnificent white sand beach. The Resort allies sports and well-being in an outstanding setting. It's a world to unwind in, perfumed by the woody scents of parasol pines, olive trees and eucalyptus. Comfort and...
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Location and contact
Praia Maria Luisa 8200-854 | Albufeira - province de Faro, Albufeira 8200-635, Portugal
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22.2 km to Faro Airport
182 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
4.4 km from Centro Historico de Albufeira
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We mainly came here for the kids club. My son is an only child, so we were really relying on it for him to meet other kids. The week we were here ( and it seems like it is mainly the case) the resort was...More

1  Thank annoymousCork
Response from Club Med E, Guest Relations Manager at Club Med Da BalaiaResponded 3 days ago

Dear annoymousCork, Thank you very much for your review. We are so sorry you did not feel there were enough English Speaker in the resort, and that your son had to leave it after 2 days. We understand this must have been difficult for you,...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

Just returned from a holiday at Da Balaia. The resort is in a beautiful location with lots of peaceful grass areas to sit if you don’t want to be at the poolside. There are also steps from the resort that take you directly to the...More

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Thank Holls7
Response from Club Med E, Guest Relations Manager at Club Med Da BalaiaResponded 15 June 2018

Thanks for your feedback on our Resort, Holls7 and we appreciate that you took the time to tell us about your stay. Lovely to hear you enjoyed the entertainment and will share this with our animation team who are always doing their best to entertain....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I travelled to Club Med, Da Balaia for a honeymoon with my new wife. All I can say is that we were both absolutely amazed at the superb standard of service provided. Upon arrival we were given cold towels and chilled drinks to refresh from...More

Thank Alan A
Response from Club Med E, Guest Relations Manager at Club Med Da BalaiaResponded 3 days ago

Dear Alan A, Thank you very much for your fantastic review. And congratulations for your wedding!! A new life is tarting now for you, and we are sure it will be full of happiness for you and your wife. We truly appreciate your kind words...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The welcome and departure we received was the worst we have experienced at a Club Med resort. On arrival there was no refreshment or hand towel. On departure there was no GO to bid us farewell despite Vincenzo Chief of the Village being in reception....More

5  Thank Richmond777
Response from Club Med E, Guest Relations Manager at Club Med Da BalaiaResponded 3 days ago

Dear Richmond777, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are sorry to hear that your experience did not live up to your expectations, and we would like nothing more but to put this right for you. Indeed, we would like...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Room was spacious and had recently had an upgrade. The Food, based on my experience with other 4 Tridents was average. It looked very much as if savings were being made on some products. The Beach is basic (not 4 Trident standard)The water is...More

2  Thank Carl R
Response from Club Med E, Guest Relations Manager at Club Med Da BalaiaResponded 3 days ago

Dear Carl R, Thank you for your review. We are sorry your experience in Da Balaia did not live up to your expectations, as our only goal is to make sure you have a memorable time in the resort. However, we would like to thank...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Concierge
Babysitting
Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
USD 307 - USD 851 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Albufeira
#9 Family Hotel in Albufeira
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 307 - USD 851 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Albufeira
#9 Family Hotel in Albufeira
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms
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Traveller (1413)
Pool & Beach (224)
Room & Suite (180)
Dining (105)
Family and Play Areas (36)
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_seangraham007
30 June 2018|
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Response from Sarah F |
The dress code for the evening changes daily. You will be able to obtain the dress code for the week on the Club Med app. We just returned on Sunday after a week there. One night it was black and white, another was ‘45... More
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_seangraham007
30 June 2018|
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Response from Tanya B | Reviewed this property |
They have different themes posted everyday but you can wear whatever you want it’s resort casual
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Room Tips
"All the rooms are amazing."
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"Best place to go for relaxing. Book child clubs as it get booked."
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"Rooms away from the main lobby are incredibly quiet"
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"Get a room with a balcony so you can open the door at night!"
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