Monte Do Casal hotel is in a protected preservation area close to the ancient hill village of Estoi yet only 15 minutes from Faro Airport 25 minutes from Quinta do Lago Vale do Lobo and world-famous golf courses and beaches. This resort hotel is a beautiful old 18th century country house hotel offering a high degree of privacy with an emphasis on comfort personal service and first class food in a very special atmosphere of total relaxation. It offers 18 rooms in total spread over 2 floors as well as air conditioning a lobby currency exchange facilities a bar TV room restaurant conference facilities and WLAN Internet access. Room and laundry services are also offered (the latter subject to fees). Parking facilities are available to guests arriving by car. Live entertainment is provided four evenings a week depending on the time of year by a variety of talented musicians including Eudoro Grade who plays classical guitar. The nearby sand/gravel beach comes with sun loungers and parasols (both subject to fees). Guests may take advantage of the heated outdoor pool with sun loungers and parasols as well as the hot tub and gym facilities. Massage and spa treatments are also offered (subject to fees). The large south-facing bedrooms overlook the gardens and offer excellent views of the unspoilt countryside to the coast (twin rooms face north) with French windows leading to the private terrace where breakfast is served each morning. The en suite bathrooms come with the finest wall tiles and white marble full bath and shower with separate shower controls and a 'rain forest' showerhead. A hairdryer direct dial telephone satellite/cable TV radio hifi system minibar and tea and coffee making facilities as well as double beds individually adjustable air-conditioning and heating and a safety deposit box all feature. The luxury continental breakfast is brought each morning onto guests' private terraces by their personal maid discreetly and directly without disturbing. A range of menus are offered in the gourmet restaurant: À la Carte Degustation Vegetarian and Light Lunches.