Savor the Heart of the Algarve, Portugal at EPIC SANA Algarve

EPIC SANA Algarve Aerial View

EPIC SANA Algarve, set on the stunning coastline of Albufeira, is a luxury five-star resort that combines the excellence of Portuguese cuisine with an oasis experience for couples and families alike. This gorgeous hotel is located just twenty-five minutes by car from Faro Airport. Faro Airport offers direct flights from many European destinations including Ireland, the United Kingdom, Spain, and Germany, to name a few.

EPIC SANA Algarve exudes peace and tranquility as a family and couples’ friendly resort. The hotel is located above Praia da Falésia beach. Spend the mornings taking a brisk walk along the beach or spend the afternoons soaking up the gorgeous sun that the Algarve is most famous for.

Rooms and Suites

EPIC SANA Algarve Deluxe Room Ocean View Algarve
EPIC SANA Algarve Deluxe Room with Ocean View.

EPIC SANA Algarve is home to 160 Deluxe Rooms as well as two Deluxe Ocean Side Suites. Of the 160 Deluxe Rooms, 24 Deluxe Garden suites include a living room and even more space for plenty of comfort and relaxation. For guests who want the perks of both a hotel and a family friendly space, there are 43 Resort Suites, 8 of which can be converted into a 2 bedroom SO Suite Home.

Amenities in the guestrooms include but are not limited to 24-hour room service, minibar, Nespresso coffee machine, bathrobe and slippers, private balcony or decking terrace, king-size or twin beds, bathroom with a walk-in shower and bathtub, and a room safe.


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EPIC SANA Algarve has three outdoor pools for adults and two outdoor pools for children. This is in addition to a heated indoor pool adjacent to the fitness center. Bar service is available at the outdoor pools. There is a multi-purpose sports area offering tennis and volleyball. For those looking to play golf, there are special green fees at various golf courses in the Algarve.

Exclusively for children is the Little Stars Kids Club with a children’s play area (open seasonally). Babysitting services are also available upon request with advanced notice.

Lastly, additional amenities at EPIC SANA Algarve include a car hire service, laundry/dry-cleaning, 24-hour room service, 24-hour medical assistance, and free Wi-Fi.

Dining at EPIC SANA Algarve

Abyad terrace

EPIC SANA Algarve has five seasonal restaurants that offer a diverse and truly authentic range of cuisine, in addition to two bars.

Abyad is a casual restaurant that offers a buffet or à la carte menu for breakfast and dinner.

LIMA “Cucina & Cocktails” is a contemporary restaurant that combines traditional flavors with the ambiance of an authentic Italian trattoria. Guests will experience exciting cocktails and fine Italian ingredients, including fresh pasta that is made daily in their dining room kitchen.

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Al Quimia

Al Quimia offers a fine dining Portuguese cuisine experience for adults only. The restaurant is defined as sophisticated and modern, while the menu utilizes seasonal, local and mainly sustainable produce. Their tasting menus have the option to add on a wine pairing, a must for any wine enthusiast.

UDDO is their new Japanese restaurant. UDDO, translating to “wood” in Japanese, serves authentic flavors of Japan that respect the traditions of the past. The menu includes a selection of signature dishes that evoke the freshness of the Algarve while using the techniques of Japanese cuisine. Pair the dining experience with a selection of sake, shochu, beer and Japanese whiskey as well as various creations of signature cocktails. Book your reservation at least 48 hours in advance.

epic sana algarve UDDO japanese restaurant portgal

Bluum Bar is open all year and offers a trendy line-up of bold cocktails paired with a lively musical program.

The Open Deck bar is open seasonally and is located across from the pools. Refreshing drinks and snacks are served during the day.

Sayanna Wellness & Spa

EPIC SANA Algarve Spa Room
EPIC SANA Algarve Spa Room

The spa at EPIC SANA Algarve includes 5 treatment rooms, one Vichy shower, and one outdoor treatment pavilion for couples with a garden and private jacuzzi. Guests will also discover a steam bath, sauna, and relaxation pool.

Treatments include the Sayanna Wellness Massage, the Algarve Surf & Turf, and the Immune System Boost, to name just a few.

Adjacent to the spa is the fitness center. The fitness center has a gym with modern equipment for cardiovascular and weight training. The facility also offers group fitness classes throughout the week include yoga and cardio.

EPIC SANA Algarve Travel Packages

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Images courtesy of EPIC SANA Algarve

EPIC SANA Algarve currently offers special hotel and travel packages throughout the year. One in particular is the Taste of Portugal travel package. Available year round, the package includes 3 nights’ accommodation, buffet breakfast at Abyad Restaurant, complimentary upgrade (upon availability), one tasting menu at Al Quimia, a Portuguese wine and cheese pairing, complimentary access to the spa facilities including the sauna and spa relaxation pool, and much more.

Additional travel packages available include the Honeymoon Package, EPIC Lovers, and more. Review the hotel’s packages and experiences here.

EPIC SANA Properties

EPIC SANA currently has sixteen properties in Europe. Most of their hotel properties are located in Lisbon including SANA Metropolitan Hotel and EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel. There are also two SANA properties in Berlin, Germany.

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