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Location & Travel Directions

Formosa Park Apartment Hotel is a short drive from Faro International Airport, 750m from the Ancao beach and 15 minutes driving from a diversity of entertainments. Taxis or van service available on request and at nominal fee.

Vale do Lobo is located approximately 15 minutes drive from Faro International Airport, in the heart of the regions golfing paradise, surrounded by lush golf courses and pinewoods overlooking the sea.

Further a field, within 15 minutes drive you will find a whole diversity of entertainments, including excellent golfing, water sports, sailing deep sea fishing and a sophisticated casino.  This is the art of living in the Algarve: total rest and relaxation under clear, blue gloriously sunny skies.

Ancão Beach - A Blue Flag Beach

The Ria Formosa Nature Reserve starts at Ancão Beach - an extensive sandy Blue Flag beach covered with vast dunes and frequently visited during the summer months.

Blue Flag is a prestigious, international award scheme which acts as a guarantee to tourists that a beach they are visiting has achieved the highest quality in water, facilities and management.

Ancão beach provides visitors with a variety of facilities and services: Car parks, restaurants, showers, sun loungers and parasols for hire, also a health centre and lifeguards during the summer months.

By Road to Formosa Park Apartment Hotel (from Faro International Airport)

Leave the Faro International Airport, following the sign Faro (EN125-10). Continue straight ahead (approx. 2.5 km) until you see the signs Lisboa/Loule/Portimao. Turn right and continue a head, following the signs Lisboa/Loule/Portimao.

After approximately 4 km you will see a sign to Almancil, bear right. Follow the road for approximately 3 km, bear right until you reach a sign Almancil. Turn right; continue a head until you reach traffic lights.

Turn left and follow the signs Vale do Lobo. Continue a head for approximately 3 km until you reach a T junction (Quinta do Lago/Vale do Lobo). Turn right to Vale do Lobo follow the road for a few meters until you see Pinetrees horse riding school to your left. Turn left and follow the road for approximately 2.5 km. Formosa Park Apartment Hotel will be to your right.

Complimentary car parking is available at Formosa Park Apartment Hotel.

By Plane (to Faro International Airport) to Formosa Park Apartment Hotel

Faro International Airport is approximately 20 km (12.5 miles) away (follow the above driving directions to reach the Hotel). A certified deluxe taxi to the hotel from the airport will cost approximately €39.