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    Location 6.47 /10

    Overview 7.95 /10

    When you arrive at Rifóles, a pirate is waiting to welcome you. This is actually a hotel employee dressed in brown and orange to create a sort of boat-like atmosphere. In fact, the building, made from wood, bricks and straw, blends in well with the landscape. In the entrance hall, the focal point of the lounge room is a large statue of a lion. Lamps in the shape of white globes hang from the wooden ceiling and there are some plants on the mezzanine, which add a bit of greenery to the space. You will be able to gaze out onto the sea from the beige seats of the bar and a television is left on the entire day. Past reception and the bathing suit shop, you will reach another lounge room similar to the first one. What really makes Rifóles remarkable, though, is its swimming pool area. Boasting no less than 27 hydromassage points, it has been built over several levels, with, for example, a bean-shaped swimming pool and another rectangular one surrounded by a lawn and deckchairs. You will surely find what you are looking for among the hotel's different relaxation spaces. Although it doesn't look very exciting, the kids club actually has billiard tables, a slide, a colourful house and plenty of games. The gym also stands out for its inviting decor and numerous pieces of equipment (10 in all). Not to mention that it stays open 24/7. In addition to all this there is also the possibility of getting a haircut or simply relaxing. The small beauty salon uses exclusively Brazilian beauty products and also serves as a hairdressing salon. For massages, you will be able to try out the anti-stress massage, the Indian massage, shiatsu, and even one of the house specialities: the rose petal bath. Lastly, it should be noted that forró concerts and other types of entertainment are held at the hotel on weekends.

    Food and drink 7.20 /10

    Breakfast and dinner are served as a buffet in the main restaurant either in the dining room or on the terrace. The restaurant's wine cellar is filled with Argentinean, Chilean, Spanish, French and, of course, Brazilian wines. You will also have many choices when it comes to the cuisine, between a regional menu, a special area where you will find diet-inspired and low-calorie dishes, and a wide selection of sandwiches and pizza. Also, every day by the swimming pool there is the possibility of enjoying a snack in a rustic-style open room with a relaxed atmosphere, without having to change out of your beachwear. Plus, you can also choose between sitting on a wooden bench facing the sea or under a parasol beside the swimming pool.

    Equipment

    • Shuttle bus
    • Car park
    • Handicap access
    • Restaurant
    • Internet access
    • Air conditioning
    • Spa

      massage, beauty salon, sauna, hammam, Turkish bath, wellness, keep fit

    • Swimming pool
    • Sports equipment

      fitness, gym, water-polo, sports, beach volley

    • Hairdresser
    • Whirlpool bath
    • Safe
    • Solarium
    • Meeting room

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