Pestana Viking Beach and Golf Resort

The Pestana Viking provides guests with panoramic views over the Atlantic. An inspiring location, the rooms are light and airy, with pastel shades and pale wooden furnishings. They come with a balcony or terrace, cable TV and a kitchenette.

Outside, a large saltwater pool sits in the gardens. Next door, there’s a bistro that sells drinks and light meals. For more formal meals, there’s an international buffet inside.

While parents relax in the spa, children have a playroom and an action-packed kids’ club to enjoy.

Overview of Armacao de Pera

Armacao de Pera has a proud fishing heritage. It’s named after the fishermen’s settlement of Pera and a traditional fishing boat, the armacao.

The resort perfectly blends old and new, with modern hotels like the Pestana Viking Beach and Golf Resort sitting next to sandy beaches and traditional markets.

Situated between Carvoeiro and Albufeira, it’s a top spot with people looking for holidays to the Algarve because it suits all generations. There are waterparks, shopping opportunities, cool restaurants and even a casino. With so much to see and do, there’s never a dull day.

Things to do in Armacao de Pera

The Pestana Viking Beach and Golf Resort has direct access to Nossa Senhora da Rocha. It’s flanked by sandstone cliffs that protect it from the wind, so it attracts local fishermen and families looking to paddle safely.

The hotel’s close to the action, too. A 15-minute taxi journey will take you to Sand City’s sandy sculptures and the Zoomarine Algarve waterpark, so it’s easy to keep the kids entertained. If you fancy yourself as the next big thing in F1, a karting track is also close by.

Whether you’re six or 60, you’ll love Armacao de Pera. It’s often impossible to tell which member of the family is enjoying the holiday more!


Resort Summary

The sublime seaside resort of Armaco de Pera claims a long stretch of the coast and is situated between Carvoeiro and Albufeira in the Algarve. This is a resort that’ll suit all generations as there are watersports, shopping opportunities as well as some cool restaurants and bars.

The contrast between the cobbled streets in the east of the resort and the buzz on the beachside only adds to the overall charm. This resort also boasts a casino and a market, for those looking for further entertainment.