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Dom Pancho

Dom Pancho, Albufeira Portugal

★    ★   ★

A well-arranged and popular establishment, which attracts many British, and Irish holidaymakers who are seeking a large part self-catering base with easy access to the resort facilities.

The bullring is located 200m away and a sister property, the smaller Santa Eulalia, is 800m away towards the beach.

The rather mundane and lacklustre external appearance is compensated by a more pleasing interior. The indoor pool is normally only open during the winter season.

Exterior

A white painted façade to the straddling and vaguely U-shape building is adjacent to a cluster of low level villas in the grounds. The protruding balconies and terraces are spacious and airy with many enjoying views over the pool area.

Property type: Aparthotel

Balcony/Terrace: All

Storeys: 6

Built Year: 1986

Exterior: U-Shaped building

Interior

The spacious and comfortable interior has a friendly and relaxing atmosphere and is comparable with that of a higher graded property.

The airy lobby has a terracotta tiled floor and wide reception desk with a good supply of seating. There is a mirrored ceiling in the restaurant and the simple bar has a dance floor and entertainment area as well as an extension on to the terrace overlooking the pool.

Rooms: 214

Grounds

The unexceptional but amenable grounds feature a spacious lawns surrounding the flat pool terrace. A calm and relaxed atmosphere prevails and there is an ample supply of sun-loungers. A shaded poolside bar is open during the summer months.

Location

Area Type: In the heart of the modern resort area, towards the N end of the ‘strip’ and backing onto the main dual carriageway that runs from the W to E of the whole resort. The property is approached along a short cul de sac with a few local restaurants and snack bars 100m along the road. There is also a supermarket and other shops from 150m away. Bus stop 120m.

Nearest beach: 1.5km (Oura)

Public Transport:
120m to Bus

Map Ref: 66

Facilities

  • Bars
    • Main Bar
  • Eating
    • A la carte restaurant
    • Other
  • Pools
    • Freeform (23 yds)
    • Children’s pool/section (8 yds)
  • Public facilities
    • Children’s playground
    • Indoor covered pool
    • Indoor games
    • Internet terminal(s)
    • Tennis courts
    • WiFi Access
  • In-room facilities
    • Air conditioning
    • Minibar/fridge
    • Safes
    • Tea/Coffee making facilities
    • TV (English language)