Estrela da Luz is a resort situated close to the heart of Praia da Luz which opened in March 2005. There are a total of 146 studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments, all built to a high specification which includes double glazing, electric shutters, under-floor heating and fully fitted kitchens. The resort is within a short walk of the beach and the bars and restaurants of the town.
The apartments are all privately owned, decorated and furnished to the owner's taste, making each property an individual experience. The studios are a good size with a large living area, kitchen and bathroom. The one bedroom apartments obviously benefit from having a separate bedroom together with a bathroom, kitchen and living/dining room.
In the two bedroom apartments, there is usually a double room with an en suite bathroom and a twin bedded room with the use of a separate bathroom. In the three bedroom apartments there are usually two bedrooms sharing a bathroom and a third bedroom with an en suite bathroom. Some apartments have mezzanine floors leading from the living room. All apartments have satellite TV (limited channels) and have balconies leading off the main living room. Some apartments also have balconies leading off bedrooms.
There are two outdoor swimming pools (one family and one adults only), together with a splash pool for children and an indoor heated pool with sauna and Jacuzzi.
The Gazebo bar is open poolside (seasonal), serving snacks and lunches all day. It features an impressive menu that includes light main courses, homemade beef burgers, grilled foods, pasta dishes, fresh salads, children's meals and a good selection of hot and cold sandwiches. There are regular barbeques during the high season too.
There is a gymnasium for the energetic but please note that the gymnasium is unstaffed. A personal training services can be prebooked. The pool and gymnasium are available only to owners and guests at the Estrela, Vila Baia & Jardim da Meia Praia resorts.
The Hugo Beaty Bar & Cafe serves continental and full English breakfasts from 09h00 to 12h00. From 12h00 there are homemade quiches, salads, pasties and other snacks to choose from.
Estrela da Luz reception is open 08.00-22.00 hours Monday to Friday and 08.00 - 20.00 hours on Saturday and Sunday: security cover is provided outside these hours.
With the beach within easy walking distance, Estrela da Luz is already proving to be a popular centre for your holiday in the Western Algarve.