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Club Med Da Balaia

Club Med Da Balaia

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Da Balaia stands on a deep-red cliff in southern Portugal overlooking a magnificent white sand beach. The Resort is the ideal wellness destination for the whole family. A red clay cliff looking out over the Atlantic Ocean, in the Algarve.

The Resort's new look, courtesy of Didier Gomez, enhances the experience of total well-being. The restaurant's vast windows flood the dining areas with light. Emphasis on relaxation and fun, with a brand new lounge round the swimming pool. A perfect decor for great evening entertainment.

And since 19 April 2015, the G.O® at Da Balaia take care of your children and teenagers from 4 to 17 years old in the new Mini Club Med® and Junior's Club Med.

Non smoking Resort

The indoor areas and rooms are non-smoking areas (electronic cigarettes are included in the no-smoking rule).

Parks & Gardens

http://statics.clubmed.com/2007/DotCom/images/dot.gifGardens of pine, cork oak, carob, palm and olive trees with vast lawns.

Beach

Public beach, 200 yards of fine sand at the foot of a magnificent cliff. Deckchairs and parasols.

 

   

 

Accommodation

The Resort has 372 rooms divided between 3 hotels connected by glass walkways. The 11-storey Hotel La Tour faces the pool.
The Hotel Pyramide is a 4-storey building with 2/3 storey wings, near the tennis courts.

The comfortable 6-storey Hotel Golf is some distance from the centre of the Resort, near the golf clubhouse. All buildings have lifts.

 

Deluxe

A spacious and elegant Deluxe Room with generous comfort and a pleasant, furnished terrace. In the Hotel Golf or La Tour. 

Your choice of room in the Deluxe category:
  • Deluxe Room - Interconnecting with Club Room, Sea View, Hotel
  • Deluxe Room - Golf Hotel
  • Deluxe Room - Sea View, Hotel

The facilities

Air-conditioning European electrical sockets / 220 V
Bathroom Ironing kit (Deluxe Room only)
Hair dryer Minibar (Deluxe Room only)
Security safe(s) Tea and coffee kit
Telephone Television(s) 

Services

  • Bottle of water
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Guest amenities
  • Your luggage delivered to and picked up from your room
  • Dry cleaing service, your clothes picked up from and delivered bach to your room (at extra cost)
  • Turndown service 

 

Club

The rooms in the Hotel Golf offer simple comfort and a furnished terrace, so you can enjoy your Club Med holiday at your own pace. The Club Rooms in the La Tour and Pyramide Hotels also have furnished terraces, with a panoramic sea view or garden view.

 

Your choice of room in the Club category:
  • Club Room - Sea View, Hotel, Interconnecting
  • Club Room - Sea View, Hotel
  • Club Room - Single, Golf Hotel
  • Club Room - Single, Hotel
  • Club Room - Interconnecting with Single Room, Golf Hotel
  • Club Room - Golf Hotel, Interconnecting
  • Club Room - Hotel, Interconnecting
  • Club Room - Terrace, Interconnecting, Golf Club
  • Club Room - Golf Hotel
  • Club Room - Hotel
  • Club Room - Sea Side, Hotel
  • Club Room - Terrace, Golf Club
  • Club Room - Suitable for People with Reduced Mobility

 

The facilities

Air-conditioning European electrical sockets / 220 V
Bathroom Mini fridge at your disposal
Hair dryer Security safe(s)
Telephone Television(s)

 

Suite

On several floors of the Hotel Golf, a spacious and elegant Suite with furnished terrace where you can savour top class comfort with view over the gardens.

Or treat yourself to a unique, exclusive Sea View Suite in the heart of the Resort with a panoramic sea view from your balcony, on the 3rd floor in the main building of the Hotel La Tour and on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors of the Hotel Pyramide.

Your choice of room in the Suite category:
  • Suite - Golf
  • Suite - Hotel, Sea View

The facilities

Air-conditioning European electrical sockets / 220 V
Bathroom Espresso machine
Hair dryer Radio / CD / MP3 player
Ironing kit Security safe(s)
Minibar Tea and coffee kit
Telephone Television(s)

 Services

  • Bottle of water
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Guest amenities
  • Personal transfer from airport to Resort by mini-bus or other vehicle for G.M®s with a Transfer package
  • Lunch at no extra cost for G.M®s who arrive at the Resort before 3 pm
  • Your own dedicated contact person during your stay
  • Your luggage deliverd to and picked up from your Suite
  • Dry cleaning service (at extra cost), your clothes picked up from and returned to your Suite
  • Turndown service
  • Housekeeping scheduled at the time of your choice
  • Inclusive of room service for continental breakfast

 

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Restaurants

Delicious, creative cuisine and impeccable table art. Our chefs pull out all the stops to ensure you have a fabulous and entertaining meal.

 

The Balaïa

View over the ocean and swimming pool from the terrace of the main restaurant. International cuisine served from the buffet, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The indoor area is non-smoking.

Parents can use the Baby corner to prepare meals for their little ones.


List of equipment:

  • High chairs for babies
  • Table(s) for 2
  • Table(s) for 4
  • Table(s) for 8

 

The Vasco de Gamma

A restaurant with a cosy lounge atmosphere to discover and share with partner or friends. This restaurant welcomes you for a late lunch, on your return from an excursion or after a round of golf.

For information: open certain evenings, booking required, at Reception. Waiter service.
Smoking not permitted.



List of equipment:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Table(s) for 2
  • Table(s) for 4

 

BABY CORNER special service

An area devoted entirely to small children in the La Balaia restaurant.
This Baby corner has savoury and sweet baby foods, but also proposes a buffet with starters, meats, fish, vegetables, purées, soups, and even cheese and desserts! Plus all the equipment necessary for preparing babies' meals: microwave, bottle-warmer, mixer.
Highchairs are also available. At Baby Club Med, the G.O®s are totally in charge of lunch, but parents can share it with their children if they wish.

 


   


 

Bars

Available all day and evening (during bar opening hours) in all the bars in the Resort (including the nightclub).

●Drinks included (served only by the glass and at the bar):
Water ,sodas, fruit juice, hot drinks (coffee, tea, herbal teas, hot chocolate, cappuccino), local and/or international spirits, wines, alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails, local specialities.

Drinks not included (at an extra cost):
Champagen, VSOP* (very superior old pale) and XI* (xtra old) spirits, as well as certain super-premium brands (over 16 year old whisky and rare spirits), some bottles of wine available on our wine menu.

 

The Amalia

Located inside the hotel, this cosy bar is the ideal place to meet up with friends and family at the end of your day's activities, in the early evening.

For information, opening hours may vary depending on the hours of the Falesia Bar. The restaurant can be closed at certain dates.

The Falesia

Open all day and sometimes in the evening, this bar is located near the pool, at the heart of the Resort.
Snacks served during the day.


For information, opening hours may vary depending on the hours of the Amalia Bar and on the weather.

 


  


 

Sports & Activities

Take real care of yourself and indulge in a great selection of zen activities. Club Med Fitness, for example, is a real energy and wellness boosterFrom 19 July 2015, fly high on our new flying trapeze!

 

Golf - Optional Extra*

The most spectacular courses in Europe less than an hour from the Resort, some of which are located on cliff-tops dominating the Atlantic Ocean.

Flying Trapese - Included in your package

The Sports Academies propose the best equipment and facilities for flying trapeze enthusiasts, so that beginners and advanced participants alike can enjoy their sport in the best possible conditions.

Quality teaching by G.O®s trained in their discipline, to introduce beginners to the sport and enable experienced participants to perfect their technique

Group classes for all levels, 6 days a week, give you the chance to make real progress and master your movements
Full equipment for each age group and level of skill.
For information, discover our circus activities: crossbar (practice bar, fixed and flying trapeze, ropes, hoops), large trampoline, tightrope.

Golf Academy - Included in your package

The Sports Academies propose the best equipment and facilities for golf lovers.
Beginners and advanced pupils alike will be able to enjoy their sport in the best possible conditions.
Quality teaching by G.O®s trained in their discipline, to introduce beginners to the sport and enable experienced players to perfect their techique.
Group classes for all levels, 6 days a week, to ensure all participants make good progress and master their movements.
For information: in group lessons with adults: 11 years old

Full equipment for each age group and level of skill, on loan for lessons and courses. In addition to the group lessons included in your package, why not take your chosen sports activities further and take part in the beginners' or refresher courses* we propose.

Tennis Academy - Included in your package

The Sports Academies propose the best equipment and facilities for tennis enthusiasts.
Beginners and advanced players alike will be able to enjoy their sport in the best possible conditions.

Quality teaching by G.O®s trained in their discipline to introduce beginners to the sport and enable experienced players to perfect their technique. Group lessons 6 days a week, to ensure all participants make good progress and master their movements.

For information: in group lessons with adults: 11 years old

Full equipment for each age group and level of skill, on loan for lessons. The Resort has 4 resin, 2 clay and 1 hard court.
There is a small practice wall for children.

 
LEISURE AND RELAXATION - Included in your package

Bridge, Table tennis, Mini golf, Live music, Children's pool (new), Swimming pool, Lounge and festive evenings.

LEISURE AND RELAXATION - Optional Extra*

Wellness Centre.

SPORTS - Included in your package

Initiation group lessons: Archery Academy, Fitness Academy, Aquadynamic, Pilates Group lessons for all levels (age and date restrictions may apply): Flying Trapese Academy with circus activities, new, from 19 July, Golf Academy, Tennis Academy Free practice: Volley ball, Mini football, Cardio training room.

http://statics.clubmed.com/2007/DotCom/images/dot.gifSPORTS - Optional Extra*

Group lessons for all levels (age and date restrictions may apply): Golf Academy Unidentified: Golf.

 


    


 

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Wellness Centre

Club Med Spa by CINQ MONDES, the best treatments and massage techniques from around the world.

Located in the main building, you'll find:

  • 8 individual treatment rooms
  • 1 "duo" room for tandem treatments
  • Relaxation area
  • Zen tea room
  • Bathrobe for use during your treatment
  • Dressing rooms with lockers


Organise your Spa sessions:

  • Sign up for your Spa packages when you book your holiday, so that you can choose your timing in advance: in the daytime, before 5 pm (your session will end at 5 pm), or in the early evening, from 5 pm. Your choice of timing will be the same for every day of your Spa treatments. When you book your holiday, and purchase your Spa package, you are guaranteed of doing the treatments of your choice, but the precise time of your appointments will be fixed with the Spa hostesses when you arrive. You should consequently go to the Spa reception at the start of your holiday in order to finalise your Spa schedule.
  • The majority of our Spa packages are designed for men and women (expectant mothers or mothers with a baby less than 3 months old or who are breast feeding are not advised to take Spa treatments). If in doubt, please consult us.
  • You will be asked to complete a confidential questionnaire before doing your Spa treatments or package, in order to ensure that you are apt to receive your chosen treatment.
  • A Spa package is not transferable, and must be done by the person who purchased it. The treatments may not be modified or replaced by the client.
  • Treatments (à la carte or as part of a Spa package) cancelled during the client’s stay without a medical justification, and changes in timing made less than 24 hours in advance, cannot be taken into account; the said treatments may not be replaced or refunded.
  • For your safety, you must wear anti-slip sandals in the Spa. A pair of anti-slip sandal is included in the purchase of our 1 to 6 day Spa packages.
  • Club Med reserves the right to change, cancel or postpone its Spa programmes.



For information:
The term "massage" implies a superficial manipulation of the face or body, solely for aesthetic purposes, sometimes to ensure good penetration of a cosmetic product, or for comfort. The massage referred to is an external massage of the skin, with no medical or therapeutic aim. It may be done manually or with mechanical aids, exclusively by qualified, trained professionals.

 

Children & Teens

With the benefit of over 40 years’ Club Med experience behind it, our Resort proposes 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: since April 19, 2015, our Da Balaia Village welcomes your children and teenagers at the 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.

 

Baby Club Med® (4 to 23 months)
Optional Extra*

A gentle haven for little ones, safe in the experienced hands of their dedicated G.O®s. Focus on early learning activities and motor skills:

  • Movement: exploring motor skills, Baby Gym, walks in the fresh air
  • Making things: learning to make and create
  • Expression: musical awareness, stories and fairy stories
  • Games: early learning games, developing dexterity and outdoor games
  • Time to eat and sleep: lunch, tea and siesta


Access conditions:
Duration: From 9 am to 5.30 pm, 6 days a week
Minimum age: 4 months
Maximum age: 23 months

Children must be up to date with their diphtheria, tetanus and polio jabs. On arrival at the Resort, you'll be asked to present a document showing the child's health record.

 

Petit Club Med® (2 to 3)
Optional Extra*

Fun and spacious premises with plenty of outdoor space, your toddlers will have great fun with their friends, and explore a great range of activities designed to introduce them to new experiences:

  • Sport: walks, gym sessions, water games, etc
  • Making things: painting, collage, coloured stickers, herbariums
  • Expression: dressing up, make up, fashion shows, listening to music, puppets
  • Play: outdoor games and board games
  • Rest time and siesta, lunch and tea
  • Evening: songs, games, nursery rhymes, shows


Access conditions:
Duration: From 9 am to 5.30 pm and from 7.30 pm to 9 pm, 6 days a week
Minimum age: 2 year(s)
Maximum age: 3 year(s)

Children must be up to date with their diphtheria, tetanus and polio jabs. On arrival at the Resort, you'll be asked to present a document showing the child's health record.
Nappies and baby milk are not provided by Petit Club Med®. Places are limited, so we advise you to book early!

 

Mini Club Med® (4 to 10)
Included in your package

In this "new generation" Mini Club Med®, your children will be treated to a great new experience full of fun, laughter and thrills, with three dedicated spaces for creation, expression and games. We've thought of everything possible to ensure your children have a unique, adventure-packed holiday, with discovery, sports and activities for each age group:

  • Sport: golf, tennis, mini-football, table tennis, archery
  • Making things: nature activities (e.g. Clean Art Planet), art and crafts
  • Expression: dance, preparing and taking part in shows
  • Play: group games and activities
  • Lunch and tea
  • Evening: after dinner with their friends, the children enjoy specially devised evening activities


Access conditions:
Duration: From 9 am to 5.30 pm and from 7 pm to 9 pm, 6 days a week
Minimum age: 4 year(s)
Maximum age: 10 year(s)

 

Juniors' Club Med (11 to 17)
Included in your package

Teenagers can meet up and take part in the activities that interest them most, in the company of their G.O®:

  • Sports activities: golf, tennis, archery, table tennis, beach volleyball
  • Artistic activities: shows, crazy signs
  • Evening: entertainment, films, shows


Access conditions:
Duration: 6 days out of 7
Minimum age: 11 year(s)
Maximum age: 17 year(s)

Teenagers are under the responsibility of their G.O®s only during the activities organized specially for them.

 

Hotel services for your children

BABY FEEDING AND EQUIPMENT ROOM

BABY CORNER

BABY RESTAURANT

CLUB MED BABY WELCOME® (FROM BIRTH TO 23 MONTHS)

PLAYGROUND

PYJAMAS CLUB®*

 

Exclusively for your children

Baby Gym

Babies explore movement - crawling, climbing and sliding - on fun circuits created especially for them. The activity is run by G.O®, as part of the children's club activities proposed. Parents may also take part in this learning activity when the G.O® organise specific events.
For information, this activity is open to children enrolled at Baby Club Med® and Petit Club Med® only.

Access conditions:
Minimum age: 4 months
Maximum age: 3 year(s)

 


   


 

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Discovery

Explore new cultures, open up to new worlds. Each Resort is a starting point from which to explore the wonderful sights each country has to offer.

 

"Connecting with Culture": Trip to Faro

Excursion may be pre-booked
Explore Faro, one of the most intriguing towns in the Algarve. with its historic city centre, medieval ramparts and 14th century cathedral. Free time for shopping, a drink in one of the many bars, and time to explore the port and marina.

For information:

  • Half-day excursion
  • Transfer by bus or minibus

 

"Connecting with Culture": Historic Algarve

Excursion may be pre-booked
Visit the picturesque town of Olhão with its traditional markets, famous fishing port and white “cubist” houses. Then head for Tavira, city of art and history with a rich cultural and religious heritage. On the way back, you’ll visit the church of St Laurent with its beautiful azulejos - typical glazed, brightly-coloured tiles.

For information:

  • Half-day excursion
  • Transfer by bus or minibus

 

"Connecting with Culture": Lisbon

Discover the outstanding charm of this surprising city. Known as the city of seven hills, Lisbon symbolises the modern face of Portugal. With its cultural wealth, historic charm and contemporary lifestyle, Lisbon will never cease to amaze you.


 

"Connecting with Culture": Fabulous scenery

Delve into the history of one of Portugal's great seamen, Henry the Navigator, and visit Lagos. Admire the amazingly jagged cliffs sculpted by the sea and the wind from the Ponta da Piedade. The far south-western tip of Europe, Sagres and the legendary Cape St Vincent will take you back to the Golden Age of Discovery.

For information:

  • Half-day excursion
  • Transfer by bus 

 

"Nature Larger than Life": Mystery caves

Sail out on a small fishing vessel and appreciate the beauty of the caves hollowed out by the ocean. You'll be amazed by the originality of the rock formations, the vast, beautiful beaches and the fabulous effects of light.

For information:

  • Half-day excursion
  • Transfer by bus  

 

 

"Nature larger than Life": In the footsteps of Magellan

From the beautiful Vilamoura marina, travel along the coast up to Galé. You’ll see some unique rock formations and wonderful, remote bays. You’ll have the chance to swim in some amazing sites in the middle of nature. Can also be done as a full day excursion, please contact us for details!

For information:

  • Half-day excursion

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REMARKS:

  1. Rates are valid with minimum 2 people booking.
  2. Single travelers travelling alone are always welcome!! Please contact us to learn supplement for booking this trip alone.  
  3. Due to unstable fluctuating hotel rates, the above prices are for indication only and may vary slightly. Please check with us for a more specific pricing according to your group size or number of persons joining your tour.
  4. Complete flight information (flight number, time of arrival and departure and airport) must be provided at the time of the booking for the transfer arrangements.
  5. Please note that all sightseeing tours are Join-in Tours with the central meeting point (if not stated otherwise). For individual sightseeing tour rates please contact our sales office. 
  6. In the rare event of lack of availability in Kursalon, Konzerthaus or Musikverein due to special events an alternative day or service may be advised.

PACKAGE RATE INCLUDES:

  1. 2 nights’ accommodation in Comfort Room at the centrally located 4-star Falkensteiner Hotel Am Scottenfeld.
  2. Arrival and Departure Transfers by Private Transport and Driver.
  3. Vienna Mozart Concert in Kursalon or Konzerthaus or Musikverein on Day 01.
  4. Vienna City Tour on Day 02 with the pick-up from the hotel.
  5. Daily Breakfast
  6. Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  7. Free access to the Spa with the gym, sauna and steam bath
  8. All local taxes, VAT & Service charges.

NOT INCLUDED IN THE RATE:

  1. Tips for Driver & Guide (usually collected by Group’s Tour Escort and given as a token of appreciation at the end of the service).
  2. Entrance fees to some of the sights may not be included in the tour and are optional at your own account.
  3. Meals not stated.
  4. Extra charges in the hotel i.e. mini-bar, laundry.
  5. Bell boy tips and porterage (usually given on individual guest’s discretion).
 

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