Martinhal Beach Resort & Hotel

Portugal: South Algarve

The new Martinhal beach resort, situated in one of the best places in Europe for season long, consistent surf, will keep the whole family happy.


Food Culture

Martinhal Beach Resort & Hotel offers some of the freshest, tastiest and most interesting food and wine in Portugal. Based on a philosophy of using genuine and authentic Portuguese produce of the highest quality and following time-honoured methods of preparation, the resort is one of the best places in the Algarve to appreciate delicious international and national cuisine.
Unpretentious but beautifully prepared Portuguese cuisine is served for dinner at O Terraço, Hotel Martinhal’s restaurant. O Terraço is also the venue where a full buffet breakfast is served, catering for all tastes. Children especially will love the kids’ corner with small tables, colouring pencils and games supervised by a member of the Kids Club, while parents can relax and enjoy their breakfast. The freshest fish and seafood can be savoured at As Dunas, a stylish beachfront eatery with the resort’s lively Beach Club next door. Children will love the trampoline and sand pit which are just in front of the terrace deck of the restaurant! And Os Gambozinos, located on the Village Square, is the ideal venue for young and old, offering a tempting Italian a la carte dinner menu featuring hot and cold antipasti, fresh salads, delicious pasta dishes and a wide range of pizzas. Os Gambozinos also offers an extensive range of hot take-away dishes for dining in the sophisticated surroundings of your own house.
All restaurants are family friendly, featuring a dedicated children’s play area and a special children’s menu that includes a variety of fresh purees for babies. In total, the resort has dedicated over 3,300 sqm or 37,000 sqft to children in play areas, crèches, kids clubs, etc!
For those looking to self-cater, Mercado offers a wide variety of take-away breakfast options with freshly baked bread, croissants and pastries, coffees, teas and natural orange juice. Here you will also find fresh fruit and vegetables, high quality deli items and a wide range of drinks. A full range of cold take-away dishes are also available through the day.

O Terraço

The O Terraço restaurant is located on the first floor of 5-star Hotel Martinhal. With stunning views over the ocean and Martinhal beach, the restaurant is the perfect place to start your day. A full buffet breakfast is prepared every day to cater for all tastes with a kids’ corner to keep little ones entertained while parents can finish their cappuccinos in peace!
Combining eclectic design, fresh top quality products from both the “surf” and the “turf”, regional food and wine with warm efficient service in a relaxing environment, offering kid’s facilities, bringing to the client a contemporary family dining experience.
To dine at O Terraço is to experience a culinary journey through Portuguese gastronomy presented with a modern twist.
Why not just sip an exquisite glass of port on the terrace overlooking the sea. Outside, a generous wooden deck terrace spills out to embrace the spectacular view – the picturesque Martinhal Bay.
O Terraço is open to hotel and resort guests and non-residents alike.

As Dunas

The As Dunas restaurant commands an enviable location overlooking the beach at Martinhal Beach Resort & Hotel and offers a tempting lunchtime menu, serves snacks during the afternoon and dinner in the evening.
It is the wide selection of absolutely fresh fish and seafood that the restaurant is renowned for. A veritable ocean harvest is cooked and presented in a typical Algarve fashion. Special ‘catch-of-the-day’ options further enrich the choice.
A shaded outdoor terrace allows for meals al fresco – candlelight dining at its finest with the sound of the sea lapping at the shores.
As Dunas is the ideal place for families with a fenced-in sandy play area and trampoline for little ones and has an attractive children’s menu. The welcome extends to residents, non-residents and small groups.

Os Gambozinos

Located in the heart of the Resort, Os Gambozinos, is the perfect venue for the whole family.
This Italian restaurant, open for dinner during high season, features an a la carte menu with hot and cold antipasti, salads, delicious pasta dishes and a wide range of mouth-watering pizzas and main course daily specials. For younger guests, a special children’s menu offers bite-sized portions.
Service is efficient and friendly. The atmosphere here is informal, light-hearted and family friendly. Parents can relax and enjoy their meal, while children entertain themselves at the play area in the Village Square.
Os Gambozinos also offers an extensive range of hot take-away dishes for dining in the sophisticated surroundings of your own house.

M Bar – Family and Surf Bar

M Bar – is THE family Coffee Shop and Surf Bar with the best surf themed ambience featuring a stage for live entertainment, cozy sofas, an incredible 1970´s VW camper van booth, a dedicated kids bar with ipads and games area adjacent, as well as a connecting door to an outdoor protected play area. In the true spirit of surf, the design concepts and decoration of M Bar has used local designers and photographers in its conception.
Start the day with an energetic breakfast, grab a nice light lunch, enjoy tea/coffee and cakes, chill out after a day of surfing with a cocktail. “Whatever floats your board, we have it” – three types of tap beer as well as tap cider, a fair collection of Portuguese wine and sparkling wine, and the widest range of spirits offered in the region.

Beach Club Pool Bar

The Beach Club is a pool bar located a stone’s throw away from Martinhal Beach and is adjacent to As Dunas.
A thirst-quenching selection of drinks, fresh fruit juices, and ice creams can be ordered at the bar. A selected menu of delicious hot and cold snacks is available.
Here, hotel and resort guests are encouraged to be lazy as orders can be taken poolside by prompt and attentive staff. There’s no need to interrupt the sunbathing. It’s all about relaxation.
This facility only caters for guests of Martinhal Beach Resort & Hotel.

Club 98 Bar

Club 98 is the resort’s lively tennis and sports club and is situated along the northern boundary of the resort. It is equipped with two tennis courts, two padel tennis courts and also features a swimming pool and an adjacent multi-purpose sports field for hosting football and other team events. This venue is especially popular with teenage guests.
Guests using the Club 98 have their own stylish bar, which is located next to the swimming pool. The bar serves a range of drinks, snacks and ice creams.
This facility only caters for guests of Martinhal Beach Resort & Hotel.

Juice Bar

A popular meeting point for families and friends, the Juice Bar is located at the indoor/outdoor Village Square pool.
The menu lists an appetizing assortment of hot and cold sandwiches with a tempting choice of different fillings, but also savoury nibbles, as well as pastries. And the children will love the ice creams!
A select range of hot and cold drinks, beers and wines is complemented by a healthy choice of fresh fruit juices and smoothies.
Service is welcoming and attentive and the bar also serves the pool and outdoor terraces.
This facility only caters for guests of Martinhal Beach Resort & Hotel.