With super short flights, the Algarve truly is the perfect family holiday destination. Here we round up our 7 best family-friendly hotels in the Algarve

Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort

1/7 Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort ★★★★★

Martinhal Sagres is located on Portugal’s eastern Algarve coast. Choose to stay in a stylish apartment or modern hotel room. Even the design of the hotel has kids at its heart. Surfaces have rounded edges to prevent knocks and bumps and little touches like toddler-height bannisters mean parents can relax. Families with young babies can pre-book baby equipment to ensure hassle-free travelling. Martinhal Sagres has five kids clubs. The Creche will care for little ones aged six to 23 months. Raposinhos caters for two to five-year-olds, Fox Club supervises six to nine-year-olds. The Explorer Club looks after 10 to 13-year-olds and the Blast Club will ensure teens of 14 to 17 years old have a ball. Sporty families will love the range of activities at Martinhal. There’s football, tennis, swimming and surfing to try out under the guidance of highly qualified instructors. Older kids will also enjoy The Blue Room, with video games and table football. Families have a choice of five swimming pools plus water sports centre and bike station. There’s also a hi-tech gym and soothing spa to enjoy.