AP Eva Senses Hotel celebrates 55 years and launches book “A Landmark in the City of Faro”
The AP Hotels & Resorts group, belonging to MADRE TURISMO, is celebrating 55 years of life of its AP Eva Senses hotel and, to celebrate, held a private party full of entertainment that included performances by pianist Fernando Newton, Bossa Nova, Lídia Brandão, Cris Julian and Cuca Roseta.
A welcome drink with wines from Quinta de São Sebastião, followed by dinner at the Harune restaurant, including birthday cake, were the backdrop for the presentation of the book ” A Landmark in the City of Faro”, published by Guerra e Paz and written by Cristina Baptista – this book tells the story of a historical figure of the Algarve region: the AP Eva Senses hotel, in Faro, a living organism, in constant evolution and rejuvenation, celebrating 55 years of life.
More than just marking and celebrating the 55 years of the AP Eva Senses hotel, the book “A Landmark in the City of Faro” is a bilingual (Portuguese/English) historical document which takes us through the exponential evolution of tourism in the Algarve from the 1960s to the present day. The photographs and documents that the book includes recall the festive events and the illustrious national guests, such as Amália Rodrigues, and international ones, such as Luciano Pavarotti, who visited the hotel and are a remarkable mark of its human landscape.
The book “A Landmark in the City of Faro”, which celebrates 55 years of AP Eva Senses is a luxury edition, in hard cover, in colour, bilingual and full of photographs and documents, and can be acquired from 7th December, in the national book network and in the publisher’s website.
Being a living organism in constant evolution and modernization, the AP Eva Senses has grown with the city and has 134 rooms, four restaurants, among which the restaurant Harune, a space that offers a privileged view over the Ria Formosa and that has buffets for lunch and dinner, an outdoor swimming pool and a rooftop bar. In addition to this, it is also a place that promotes the regional agenda and its action is not limited to the so-called “high season”. It promotes the discovery of nature, cultural activities and heritage, sports, nightlife, and entertainment in general.