Best European Package Holiday Hotels – Callum's selects his top half dozen


Virtual Tour of Paladim Hotel

Paladim Hotel, Albufeira, Algrave, Portugal

The Hotel Paladim in Albufeira is centrally located in the busy tourist district of Cerro da Alagoa, not far from old town Albufeira. The beach of Praia dos Pescadores is just under a mile away.

The apartments feature a living room with sofa bed and kitchenette with microwave, hob, toaster and fridge. Bedrooms are spacious and all apartments have a balcony. There is a good sized pool with large pool terrace and a covered seating area in front of the bar. For children there is also a kids swimming pool plus a games area with pool table and arcade games. If the kids get bored, try Zoo Marine for an excellent day out… seal and dolphin shows plus plenty of water rides. An excellent Algarve hotel choice for both couples and families.

Virtual Tour of Aparthotel Paraiso De Albufeira

Aparthotel Paraiso De Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal

The Apartment Complex of Hotel Paraíso de Albufeira has over 300 apartments of various sizes. The beach of Praia Forte de San Joao is about 1000 yards from the hotel.

The hotel has a huge range of facilities and is an especially good choice for families. A large pool area and grounds offers plenty of entertainment for children and adults alike with other facilities including 5-a-side football, 18-hole mini-golf, snooker & billiards tables, table tennis, table football, and some arcade games. There is also a health club with heated indoor swimming pool, gym, sauna, Turkish bath, & jacuzzi. The main bar offers live music entertainment every night and there are different hotel restaurants to choose from depending on whether you want a la carte, buffet or snacks. A great choice for a family friendly hotel.