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Cascade Wellness Resort *****

Rua das Ilhas | 8600-513 Lagos | Portugal |

YOUR EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS WHEN BOOKING WITH US

  • The lowest prices guaranted
  • Organic solar products and a Samsonite gift delivered to your home (value: 125 €)
  • Complimentary breakfast for children up to 3 years old
  • Early check-in & late check-out offered (upon availability)
  • Complimentary room upgrade (upon availability)

FAMILIES LOVE

  • The high-end gastronomy and the tasty kids menus
  • The playground accessible every day
  • The football club and the golf course

location

It is at the peak of a cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, nestled in the heart of the historical village of Lagos, in the south of Algarve, that the Cascade Wellness Resort can be found. Located nearby the magnificent coastlines and world-renowned sites such as the Dona Ana Beach, which is according to Condé Nast Traveller is in the top 50 of the best beaches in the world, or even the famous Ponta da Peidade lighthouse, every year the prestigious establishment brings together demanding families in search of relaxation and a change of scenery

We arrive at this unmissable address in 60 minutes from Faro Airport. For everybody’s comfort, the hotel also organizes transfers between the hotel and the airport.

 

description

Divided in five individual poles representing Europe, Africa, Asia, South America, and finally Portugal, the Cascade Wellness Resort is described as an invitation to travel. The hotel is closed from November 4th to November 24th, 2019 but remains open the rest of the year.

To perfect everyone’s comfort Cascade Wellness Resort offers:

  • 105 rooms
  • 56 apartments
  • 3 independent villas
  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 bars
  • 1 spa
  • 1 outdoor pool
  • 1 fitness area
  • 1 golf course
  • 1 an incredible kids club, for children from 3 to 12 years old, free of charge.
  • 1 high quality babysitting service.

Good news for children who wish to bring their four-legged friend on holiday: pets are welcome in the apartments and villas of the hotel!

 

accommodations

The Double Rooms (between 32 and 49 sqm), have a double bed, a modern bathroom with a bathtub and a walk-in shower, they have a spacious furnished balcony with a view of the complex, the pool or the ocean. This accommodation is ideal for couples travelling with a baby of less than 2 years old. A baby cot will be installed in your room, free of charge.

The Master suite (193m²) promises an unforgettable experience for families of 2 adults and 2 children. Its private terrace, located on the roof top of the building, has a hot tub with an ocean view, the best spot to admire the sunset on the Atlantic Ocean surrounded by ones loved ones. Composed of a parental suite, a modern bathroom with a walk-in shower and a bathtub; and a luxurious living room with a sofa bed, the Master Suite gives you intimate moments in a sophisticated and elegant décor.

Composed of two spacious bedrooms with adjoining bathrooms with a bathtub and a hot tub, the Two-Bedroom Apartments (between 96 and 100 sqm) are made for large families or couples travelling with less than 2 children under 12 years of age. The living space has an area with a sofa bed, a small dining room and a furnished kitchen which will bring the whole family together to share exceptional moments.

Distributed into three floors, the Villas (425 sqm) are completely independent and secure spacious houses that can accommodate up to 8 adults and 2 children under the age of 12 and a baby. The living area on the ground floor has a dining room, a living room, a fully furnished kitchen that opens on a superb terrace with a barbeque, garden and private pool. Above, you can find the sleeping area with 4 spacious bedrooms that can accommodate 2 people each. The hotel offers the possibility of adding an extra double bed (at an extra charge) as well as a baby cot (free of charge).

The hotel offers. accommodation adapted to people with low mobility.

 

gastronomy

The Cascade Wellness Resort delights the youngest thanks to its allergen-free kid’s menus and high chairs made available in many of its restaurants.

For an ocean view gastronomic experience, come through the doors of the Senses restaurant. There, at dinner time you will be served delicious international meals inspired by traditional Algarve cuisine. Cooking enthusiasts reserve the Chef’s Table, to discover all the secrets that simmer in the kitchen, just a few inches away from them.

For a complete immersion, go to Gastropub. It serves fine Portuguese specialities. A note is made for seasonal seafood freshly caught on the coast.

We cannot miss tasting the savoury world cuisine at Mundi restaurant.

At the hotel’s bars, mum and dad enjoy snacks and cocktails with their feet in the sand and the view of the ocean.

FOR THE KIDS

  • Baby-club
  • Kids-club
  • Teens activities
  • Sports activities
  • Kid's excursions
  • Crafts
  • Games and books
  • Connecting rooms
  • Babysitting
  • Kid's menu
  • Allergen-free menu
  • Welcome gift
  • Emergency baby bottle
  • Bottle warmers
  • Baby phone
  • Baby cosmetics
  • Baby bath
  • Baby cribs
  • Stroller
  • Baby chair
  • Emergency pacifier
  • Shuttle with baby seat
  • Potty
  • Kid's shop
  • Lifeguard
  • Nearby Hospital
  • Nearby doctor

 

for the children

Children are royalty at the Cascade Wellness Resort!

Kids from 3 to 12 years old, are welcomed free of charge at the Caskiddy kids club. No just a simple entertainment area, the Caskiddy is a place of adventure and discovery, where in a fun atmosphere a lot of cultural, artistic and sporty activities are done and inspired by eco-responsibility.

Supervised by professional care takers, the club is open only during the Easter and summer holidays between 9 am and 6pm. The play area stays accessible outside of the opening times, under parent responsibility.

The Cascade Wellness Resort makes available for the older ones from 5 to 15 years old, a football field, where technique lessons are given by two coaches, who both have degrees from the English football federation. To the greatest delight of participants, a « Champions Cup » is organized every week.

The hotel makes available FREE OF CHARGE for the youngest ones a baby kit mainly composed by adapted bathtubs and bottle heaters; but also, a high-quality babysitting service (15€/h for the first child, after the rate decreases).

 

family experiences

The favourite family spot remains the hotel’s heated pool, around which they share unforgettable moments.

The beach Praia do Canavial is located 8 minutes walk to the hotel.

With its breath-taking views, the Ponta da Piedade promenade, which runs along the coast, is perfectly adapted for children and people with low mobility. Lucky for parents who enjoy hiking, travelling with their little ones!

The sportier are anxious to discover the Via Algarviana by bike in search of the most hidden coves of the region.

Different nautical activities are also organised from the hotel such as Kayak, surfing, parasailing or even windsurfing.

 

for the parents

Mum and dad enjoy the spa daily. Open between 9 am and 7 pm during high season and from 9 am to 6 pm during low season, the Cascade Spa welcomes parents in its outdoor heated pool, its sauna, its hot tub, its Turkish bath, its ice fountain, its relaxation room or even its five treatment cabins.

Also made available to parents: a spacious fitness room equipped by Technogym®, a 1000 sqm area for outdoor activities and a studio for the aerobic, yoga and Pilates lessons.

The more romantic organise a unique day together. On the schedule: In the morning a walk through the magnificent natural park of the South-West Alentejano and the Costa Vicentina and a kayak excursion on the Ponta da Piedade in the afternoon to discover the mystical caves of Lagos.

Golf enthusiasts won’t miss the chance, to perfect their game alongside Steve Brainbridge and other professionals from the Elite Golf Academies, who has a partnership with the hotel. Thought out and conceived by European Golf Design, the courses are ideally situated on the cliffs of the Ponta da Piedade. A personalised and innovative coaching program is also available upon request for beginners as well as professionals

The Cascade Wellness Resort lends its sets for professional and happy events such as weddings or conférences.

Services

  • 24/24 check-in
  • Bar
  • Concierge
  • Pets friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • WiFi


Equipements

  • Conference room
  • Fitness room
  • Outdoor pool
  • Parking
  • Sauna
  • Spa


Activities

  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kite surf
  • Paddle
  • Scuba diving
  • Sport activities
  • Surf
  • Yoga

 

My discovery of the Wellness Cascade

Jérôme, father of Achille, 5 years old, from Bruxelles

 

 

Here are my impressions from my stay at the Cascade Wellness, a family-run hotel on a human scale that I really enjoyed.

 

A very pleasant hotel

Our stay at the Cascade Wellness exceeded our expectations in many ways.

First of all, in terms of decoration. The hotel recently underwent a 7 million euro renovation and it was quite successful! The rooms are large and very comfortable. They plunge their hosts in different atmospheres: Africa, Asia, Europe etc. Our suite had a sea view and a large sofa bed where our 5 year old son slept.

The interior of the hotel is cosy and upscale. The thick carpeting in the corridors is lit by subdued light.

The resort also offers villas and flats, which we did not visit.

Secondly, we really appreciated the size of the resort. It is neither too big nor too small. There are several spots and several swimming pools, which allows you to vary the pleasures, but the different places are located close to each other, which is practical when you are travelling with a child.

« The rooms are large and very comfortable »

The location is ideal too. The hotel offers a breathtaking view on the sea. From the hotel’s garden you have access to a beautiful and safe path that runs along the cliffs. Here you can enjoy beautiful sunset walks and bike rides.

The beach is accessible by shuttle bus for free. The journey is 800 metres long and takes 3 minutes. This shuttle is quite convenient, as in the Algarve you usually have to go down the rocky cliffs to swim in the sea and access is sometimes complicated. This free shuttle also takes you to the centre of Lagos.

 

A family-friendly place

This hotel is truly family friendly. In fact, we have met many children with whom our son, Achille, had a great time.

The staff of the kids-club is very friendly and the activities are varied. The only small criticism: the kids-club is off-centre and it would have been more practical to install it in the heart of the resort.

The restaurants offer children’s menus and it is possible to borrow children’s bikes (and also adult mountain bikes) free of charge. It is also possible to borrow bikes with a baby seat in the back.

A golf instructor offers introductory sessions on the driving range for families.

The swimming pool with its sandy bottom is a place we particularly liked. It is really very practical for children. It’s also very impressive: you really feel like you’re on a real beach! This feeling is reinforced by the palm trees surrounding the pool.

« The staff of the kids-club is very nice and the activities are varied »

Next to the main swimming pool there is also a paddling pool for babies.

In the hotel’s 3 restaurants, children’s dishes and high chairs are available. I would say that each of the restaurants can welcome around 30 guests, which makes them very cosy. The cuisine in the buffet restaurant is very good.

 

A place dedicated to well-being

If you like sport and wellness, Cascade is made for you. The hotel has a large fitness room and an outdoor cross-fitness course.

The Occitane spa is beautiful and features its own outdoor swimming pool where we enjoyed relaxing as a couple while our son had fun with his friends from the mini-club.

Fun fact: during our stay we ran into the Bayern Munich football team. This is because the hotel has several football pitches! Many big teams like to come and play on them.

If you are looking for a small place to relax during your holidays, Cascade is the place for you!

 

Have a nice holiday!

Jérôme

Babysitting

  • Opening hours: 24/7
  • Rate: 15€/1 child ; 20€/2 children ; 25€/3 children ; 30€/4 children

Caskiddy (kids club)

  • Age: From 3 to 12 years old
  • Opening hours: From 9 A.M to 6 P.M ; ONLY from 14th to 24th April 2019 and from 25th May to 31st August 2019
  • Lunch: From 1 P.M to 2 P.M
  • Rate: Complimentary
  • Languages: English ; Portuguese ; Spanish

Check-in/out

  • Check-in: 2 P.M (rooms) ; 4 P.M (apartments and villas)
  • Check-out: Noon (rooms) ; 11 A.M (apartments and villas)

Closing dates

  • The hotel closes its doors between the 06/12/2020 and the 20/12/2020.

Number of rooms

  • 105 rooms
  • 56 suites
  • 3 independent villas

Practical guide

Discover the Algarve with our family-friendly practical guide!

Restaurants menus

Transfers

  • Rate: 97€/one-way / max. 4 persons ; 113€/one-way/ 5 to 6 persons
  • Airport: International Airport of Faro

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