The Vau Hotel Portimao is located 300 meters from the beach and on top of the Vau hillside. There is a nearby golf course, just 500 meters away for golf enthusiasts and many local restaurants, bars and shops. The Vau Hotel Portimao is located 60 kilometers from the Faro International Airport. There is a car park available for guests who arrive by car. The hotel suggests that guests secure a rental car for travel to the surrounding areas. Foot and bicycle transport are best for travel through pedestrian areas. There are 74 apartments at the Vau Hotel Portimao which are situated on 8 floors. In-room accommodations offered include satellite television, a telephone, air conditioning, Internet access, a radio and a kitchenette with a microwave, coffee maker, juicer, and a blender. The Vau Hotel Portimao was recently renovated in 2005 and has many amenities to offer its guests. At the hotel, there is a cocktail bar, an a la carte restaurant, a TV room, a 24-hour reception desk, a currency exchange desk, 2 swimming pools, a playground for children and laundry service.