Da Balaia

Portugal
Europe & Mediterranean coasts

A breathtaking golf resort on the lofty Algarve cliffs of the Atlantic Ocean.

The Algarve is an ideal destination for vacations in Portugal. Perched on a red clifftop in the south of the country, Da Balaia Club Med looks out over the Atlantic Ocean. A great destination for a wellness experience for families and couples.

Treat yourself to a magical break in the Algarve

Perched up high, the Resort is surrounded by lush vegetation. The Atlantic Ocean laps against the ocher cliffs of the Algarve below. Our guest rooms are spread over three buildings. Enjoy the sea view from the Belem building (four stories) and the Coimbra…

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The Balaïa

This is the main restaurant, with a view of the sea and pool. It serves breakfast, lunch and dinner from a buffet of international cuisine. Smoking is not allowed inside the restaurant.
There is a Baby Corner where parents can prepare food for the youngest members of the family.


Vasco Gourmet Lounge

This new restaurant, lounge bar and wine cellar always has something new for you to discover. At practically any time of day there are delicious treats in store: a late breakfast, a lingering lunch or sweet and savory snacks for when you get peckish in the afternoon. In the evening, you can make a reservation and enjoy dinner with table service. Let us guide you through the rich and varied local cuisine.

The restaurant is closed on Sunday.

Amalia bar

This cosy bar, in the centre of the resort is a fantastic place to meet up with family and friends at the end of a long day's sporting activities. Perfect for an early evening soiree, it is also a great place to stop off in the afternoon to cool off and recharge, ready for the second half of the day.


Falesia Bar

The Falesia is ideally located near the swimming pool, in the centre if the resort. Its sleek appearance make cooling off after a jaunt in the sun a great experience, as you can order classic cocktails from the bar, so you can lounge by the pool and sip cocktails to your hearts's content.


The quiet pool bar (new)

This bar serves a variety of alcoholic and soft drinks.


Vasco Gourmet Wine Cellar

In the centre of the Vasco Gourmet Lounge, La Cave is the tasting space where you can enjoy the finest wines from Portugal, France and the rest of the world. Enjoy a selection of exceptional ports in an elegant modern atmosphere.

With the benefit of over 40 years' Club Med experience behind it, our Resort offers innovative clubs for children:

  • Dedicated areas specifically designed for their needs, and equipment designed with a view to comfort and safety

  • G.O®s with a passion for their job(1)

  • Numerous activities for all ages: sport, creative activities and games for the different age groups

  • Opening hours that allow parents to make the most of their stay, and respect the children's desires and sleeping patterns

    NEW: Da Balaia Club Med has now a new Mini Club Med® and Juniors' Club Med.

For information: the children's clubs are open all week, except Sunday.

(1)In France, G.O®s with a BAFA (State diploma for youth group leaders) or childcare qualification, depending on the age of the children; in other countries, an equivalent local diploma or relevant experience.

on demand

Baby Club Med

At Baby Club Med, your 4 to 23 month old will be in a loving and stimulating environment. They'll discover lots of different sounds, colors and materials. They can also develop their motor skills on brightly colored equipment, or enjoy the natural surroundings. Walking and non-walking children are cared for separately, so that each little explorer can take things at their own pace.


on demand

Petit Club Med

Indoor and outdoor play helps two and three year olds to blossom. Mural painting, fun on the play equipment and treasure hunts: early learning, social skills and new discoveries are part of each and every day. There is also plenty of quiet time for your children to recharge with naps, story time and nursery rhymes.

From 9 am to 5.30 pm and from 7.30 pm to 9 pm, 6 days a week


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Mini Club Med

Each age range has a selection of activities tailored just for them. From 4 years and up, children can try a range of land sports. They'll hone their artistic talents in creative workshops, and invite you to join them for fun team games. From 6 years and up, they're ready to try archery and some water sports. And once they reach 8, a whole new raft of specially designed activities is available to tempt them, both on and off the water

From 9 am to 5.30 pm and from 7 pm to 9 pm, 6 days a week


included

Junior Club Med

The temperature here is perfect for active fun on land and sea, so 11-13 year olds can enjoy an action-packed holiday. 14-17 year olds can work on their skills playing team sports, or chat by the poolside. At Junior Club Med, teenagers are grouped by age to ensure the excitement and challenge fits them perfectly. In the shade of the trees, flying through the air or skimming over the water, they’ll try a range of new experiences with their G.O®s to support them.

6 days out of 7

Enjoy a playing field as vast as nature itself

Welcome to the world's biggest sport academy: Club Med. On the water, on the ground or in the air: the all-terrain activities on offer are mapped out just for you. With coaching from your G.O®, experience new sensations. Or find joy in improving your tech…

Well-being activities

The best treatments and massage techniques from around the world.
CINQ MONDES invites you to a journey of discovery, quite simply the best beauty rituals in the world.

Equipments

  • Individual treatment rooms
  • Loan of bathrobe
  • Locker room
  • Relaxation area and tea room

Portugal

Portugal in brief

  • Surface area: 92,201 sq km

  • Capital: Lisbon

  • Official language: Portuguese

  • Currency: the Euro.

Make the most of your stay at Da Balaia Club Med to discover the natural beauty and fascinating culture of the region.

In the south of Portugal, the Algarve is one of the favourite destinations of golf lovers: there are many internationally renowned courses within an hour’s drive of Da Balaia Club Med, which is located:

  • 7 km from Albufeira, a small village known as the St Tropez of Portugal

  • 35 km from Faro, capital of the Algarve, where the region’s traditional lifestyle is still relatively well preserved

  • 42 km from Portimao, a big sardine fishing port, which also has a race track where some of the winter Formula One trials take place

  • 52 km from Lagos, a cosmopolitan port with an intersting historic centre

  • 257 km from Lisbon, at the mouth of the River Tage, the capital of Portugal, with its blend of modernity and tradition.

Da Balaia

The Algarve is an ideal destination for vacations in Portugal. Perched on a red clifftop in the south of the country, Da Balaia Club Med looks out over the Atlantic Ocean. A great destination for a wellness experience for families and couples.


  • Perfecting your swing at the Golf School or on one of the Algarve's prestigious courses
  • Enjoying elegant comfort and fine food
  • Relaxing at Club Med Spa by CINQ MONDES
  • Leaving your children in the capable hands of our G.O e;s, from 4 months old
  • Enjoying the wonderful nature and culture of the Algarve thanks to our excursions

What's included in your stay

  • Children Clubs for ages 4-17
  • All-day gourmet dining & open bar
  • Unlimited water & land sports
  • Day & Night Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi & Gratuities
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