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Great Hotels of the World announces its newest member: Ria Park Hotel & Spa

Great Hotels of the World (http://www.ghotw.com), the renowned global sales and marketing alliance, is delighted to welcome Ria Park Hotel & Spa in the Algarve, Portugal, to its portfolio.

Situated between Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago, and just 20 minutes from Faro International Airport, the 175-room Ria Park Hotel & Spa overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and is surrounded by the Ria Formosa National Park.

Its luxurious facilities include three swimming pools surrounded by tropical gardens, spa and health club, fully equipped gymnasium, two tennis courts and a full-sized football pitch. The hotel also boasts two bars and restaurants offering a variety of culinary styles, including typical Portuguese dishes such as Cataplana.

The hotel’s new spa offers the latest health and beauty treatments in relaxing and exclusive surroundings.  As well as 12 luxury massage rooms and a vast array of treatments (including underwater massage with oils and seaweed, hot-stone massage, toning body wrap and detoxifying hydro-massage) the spa also boasts a heated pool with massage jets, Turkish bath, hammam and sauna.

Special spa programmes are also available to leave guests feeling truly pampered. Programmes are offered in packages of one, three or five days and include a series of treatments and therapies. These include pampering for him or her, detoxifying, rejuvenation and anti-stress. Individual treatments start from just £13 and packages start from £108.

An outstanding range of facilities and services are on offer for meetings and incentives groups. The main conference room can hold up to 1,300 delegates and can be split into three separate areas.  A further eight conference rooms are available, ideal for small and large meetings, presentations, banquets and cocktails.  Nearby Ria Formosa National Park is the perfect backdrop for a range of activities, such as boat trips, canoeing, mountain biking and horse-riding.

Thanks to the hotel’s beachfront location, an array of watersports such as jet-skiing, water-skiing, parasailing and kayaking is available. 

Ria Park is also situated amongst six of the best golf courses in Portugal, making it perfect for golf aficionados. Guests can enjoy special rates and facilities at some of the best courses in the Algarve and golf lessons are also available. The spa also offers a special one-day golfers’ relaxation package, starting from £108.

For further information on the hotel or to book please contact a Great Hotels of the World Luxury Travel Advisor on +44 (0) 20 7380 3658, tailormade@ghorg.com or visit http://www.ghotw.com


For press enquiries and images please contact:
Brooke Jester
Great Hotels Organisation
+44 (0) 20 7380 8561

Note to editors:

Great Hotels Organisation’s family of brands include Special Hotels of the World (http://www.shotw.com) and Great Hotels of the World (http://www.ghotw.com), a forerunner among luxury hotel marketing alliances representing over 240 of the world’s finest hotels and resorts. Both brands are driven by six core values, notably to keep members’ costs down, to view each member as unique, to be innovative with technology, to value the power of the alliance, and to maintain the quality and integrity of the brand. Whichever brand is right for your property, Great Hotels Organisation has a different and customer-driven approach to hotel sales and marketing. Great Hotels Organisation manages the GW private label GDS chain code and toll-free voice reservation numbers operate in the USA and Europe.



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