Pestana Dom Joao II Beach Resort

Hotel star rating:

  1. Alvor
  2. Algarve
  3. Portugal

Why book with us?

  • Low Deposits
  • Price Match Guarantee
  • Secure Booking
  • Monthly Payments available

Guests love...

  • Excellent Beach Hotel
  • Excellent Family Hotel
  • Excellent Golf Hotel
  • Excellent Romantic Hotel
  • Excellent Wellness Hotel

What guests say...

Beach 4.8/5255 reviews
Beautiful beach
Location 4.6/5408 reviews
Great location
Service 3.9/5369 reviews
Fantastic service

Good to know...

  • Pleasant hotel grounds
  • Beach nearby
  • Friendly service
Pestana Dom Joao II Beach Resort
Pestana Dom Joao II Beach Resort
Pestana Dom Joao II Beach Resort
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In a prime location on the stunning Alvor beach, the Pestana Dom Joao II is a luxurious and relaxing four-star hotel offering holidaymakers the best the Algarve has to offer.

Boasting numerous activities and splendid entertainment, the Pestana Dom Joao II is the ideal choice for couples, singles and families. Take a dip in one of two saltwater swimming pools at the Pestana Dom Joao II after soaking up the famous Algarve sunshine on the sunbeds provided, or, if you prefer, enjoy the exclusive heated indoor saltwater swimming pool.

While the kids are playing in the separate children's pool, parents get a little time to themselves. The Pestana Dom Joao II offers guests the chance to work out at the exclusive fitness facilities, as well as take full advantage of the wellness area which includes saunas and a Turkish bath. Throughout the summer, a kids’ club will be providing entertainment for the little ones to make sure their holiday is just as memorable as yours.

Unlimited golf packages are available for guests staying more than 7 days at the Pestana Dom Joao II - these will let you take full advantage of the nine incredible golf courses in the area. Tennis courts are also available for use, located at the neighbouring Pestana Alvor Praia and at the Pestana Delfim hotels, and the best windsurfing spots in the Algarve are also not far away, making this hotel the perfect destination for adrenaline junkies.

Delicious Portuguese and international food is served at the Pestana Dom Joao II’s restaurant, and a snack bar is located poolside, making sure no guest goes hungry. At the Bar do Principe, cocktails and other beverages are served to the sound of live music, making it a great place to meet fellow holidaymakers, or just to enjoy a quiet drink.

Pestana Dom Joao II is the perfect resort for families, couples, and singles alike. Book now with and save!

Top Facilities
  • Beachfront location
  • Two swimming pools
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Children's pool
  • Bar
  • Gym
  • Pool
  • Terrace
    • Sports

      • Badminton
      • Banana Boat
      • Billiards/Snooker
      • Bowling
      • Canoe
      • Catamaran
      • Children's Entertainment
      • Children's Pool
      • Cycling/Mountain Biking
      • Diving
      • Entertainment Programme
      • Golf
      • Gym
      • Horse Riding
      • Indoor Pool
      • Jet Skiing
      • Massage
      • Minigolf
      • Outdoor Pool(s)
      • Parasols
      • Pedalo
      • Pool bar
      • Sailing
      • Sauna
      • Speed Boating
      • Steam bath
      • Sun loungers
      • Sun terrace
      • Surfing
      • Table Tennis
      • Tennis
      • Water Skiing
      • Windsurfing

What's this hotel doing to help you have a safe stay?

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows regional sanitization guidelines Clean & Safe (Portugal)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available


Recently renovated in 2011, the 4-star beach hotel has 291 rooms. It offers its guests a 24h reception (check-in from 16:00, check-out until 11:00), a lobby with bar, a lift, air conditioning, a safe (for a fee), a shop and a free parking area. For the meals, there is a restaurant (air-conditioned) and a snack bar. In a total 3 bars, you can relax in the evening in good company. WiFi is available for free. An Internet access can also be used by hotel guests for a fee. Room cleaning is free of charge. Laundry / ironing service is available for a fee.

Room facilities

The Pestana Dom Joao II features 330 guestrooms equipped with air-conditioning, Satellite TV, radio, mini bar, telephone, safe deposit box (for hire), hairdryer (on request). Rooms with kitchenette are in the Alvor Atlantic. Free baby cot available on request.

Categories available are Twin Land View (max 2 people), Twin Garden View (max 2), Classic Room with Side Sea View (max 2), Twin Sea View (max 3), and Premier Twin Room (max 3).

Food and Drink

Breakfast from the buffet.


Bed and Breakfast accommodation with an option for Half Board. The Pavilhao do Rei is open for breakfast and half-board dinners, and the Atlanico Restaurant offers delicious Portuguese & International food. The Retiro do Rei snack-bar is located poolside, and the Cabana-Marché snack bar on the beach is open May to October. The Bar do Príncipe serves international cocktails and Portuguese drinks with live music, and the Ocean Sandwich Bar is situated on the Beach.

Other Information

Horse riding, bowling, and plenty of golf are available nearby.

24 hour Reception, shops, free car parking facilities, Internet access, and two meeting rooms for up to 100 people.

Points of interest
  • Bars 1km
  • Faro Airport 1h
  • Golf Course 2km
  • Resort Centre 1km
  • Restaurants 1km
  • Shops 1km

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