The Best Hotels in Algarve

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best and most luxurious hotels in Algarve. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Vilalara Grand Hotel Algarve

Rated 9.2 in 1144 reviews

Located on cliffs overlooking Praia das Gaivotas and the Atlantic Ocean, Vilalara Grand Hotel Algarve features a… See more

Located on cliffs overlooking Praia das Gaivotas and the Atlantic Ocean, Vilalara Grand Hotel Algarve features a luxurious spa, 6 outdoor pools and 2 restaurants. Spacious suites are surrounded by extensive landscaped gardens, 3 tennis courts and 1 padel court.

The air-conditioned guest rooms have private balconies overlooking the gardens, the sea or the pool. Free WiFi, satellite TV and a large seating area are offered in all rooms.

Guests can enjoy thalassotherapy treatments and hot stone massages at the spa. A sauna and a Turkish bath are featured. Vilalara Thalassa offers a fitness centre and yoga classes.

The B&G Restaurant is a low-calorie restaurant offering gourmet Portuguese cuisine and a buffet breakfast. The Terrace Grill is a seasonal restaurant providing seafood and summer barbecues. Tonic Lounge Bar has sea views from its poolside location.

Vilalara Grand Hotel Algarve has direct access to the Praia das Gaivotas beach and a car and bicycle rental service is provided by the resort. Aeroporto Internacional de Faro is 57 km away and free private parking is available on site.

Rooms from $228

Vila Vita Parc

Resort

Rated 9.5 in 956 reviews

Vila Vita Parc is set on a clifftop overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Located in Alporchinhos, it consists of… See more

Vila Vita Parc is set on a clifftop overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Located in Alporchinhos, it consists of Moorish-style buildings surrounded by tropical gardens.

The rooms feature a balcony or terrace where charming views of the Atlantic Ocean and Armação de Pêra can be admired. Some accommodation is fitted with a seating area and cable TV.

In the landscaped gardens, Vila Vita Parc offers several pools. The hotel also offers an on-site nursery and a children’s play park.

Vila Vita’s Spa features 12 treatment rooms, 1 yoga garden pavilion and the Hypoxi Studio offering revolutionary body sculpting techniques. A gym is available as well and sports activities on-site include mini golf and a tennis court.

With 12 restaurants and 6 bars, the food offered varies from local Portuguese seafood dishes to Asian cuisine. Vila Vita Parc features a wine cellar stocked with fine wines.

Rooms from $295

Set in a stately historical building, Bela Vista offers boutique accommodation on the cliffs of Praia da Rocha. Guests… See more

Set in a stately historical building, Bela Vista offers boutique accommodation on the cliffs of Praia da Rocha. Guests will enjoy the direct access to beach area of this property, the first hotel of the Algarve Region.

Bela Vista consists of 3 separate houses, each with a unique design. All rooms are decorated with a marine theme and most provide views of the Atlantic Ocean from private balconies. Amenities include free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels.

Al fresco dining is possible on the terrace of the restaurant, facing the sun setting in the evenings. The menu is based on staple Algarvean and Portuguese food, complemented by a varied wine list.

The new Marina of Portimão is 800 metres away and bikes can be rented to explore the surrounding area. Faro International Airport can be reached in 1 hour from the Bela Vista Hotel & Spa. Alto Golf Course is 2,5 km away.

Rooms from $307

Praia do Canal Nature Retreat

Rated 9.4 in 1207 reviews

Set in Aljezur, 10 km from Aljezur Castle, Praia do Canal Nature Retreat offers accommodation with an outdoor swimming… See more

Set in Aljezur, 10 km from Aljezur Castle, Praia do Canal Nature Retreat offers accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a fitness centre and a garden. Offering a restaurant, the property also has a terrace, as well as an indoor pool and a sauna. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi throughout the property.

The units at the hotel come with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a bidet, free toiletries and a hairdryer. Every room has a coffee machine, while certain rooms here will provide you with a balcony and others also provide guests with sea views. At Praia do Canal Nature Retreat each room comes with bed linen and towels.

Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a buffet breakfast.

Praia do Canal Nature Retreat also features a wellness area, where guests can make the most of facilities like a hammam. The area is popular for hiking and cycling, and bike hire is available at this 5-star hotel.

Southwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural Park is 16 km from the hotel, while Santo António Golf Course is 32 km away. The nearest airport is Faro Airport, 103 km from Praia do Canal Nature Retreat.

Rooms from $213

Colégio Charm House

Rated 9.4 in 451 reviews

Colégio Charm House is set in Tavira and features a heated pool and pool views. The air-conditioned accommodation is 5.9… See more

Colégio Charm House is set in Tavira and features a heated pool and pool views. The air-conditioned accommodation is 5.9 km from Island of Tavira, and guests can benefit from private parking available on site and free WiFi. The country house has family rooms as well as facilities for disabled guests.

At the country house, every unit comes with a desk. Units are fitted with a private bathroom and coffee machine, while selected rooms also feature a terrace and others also feature sea views. At the country house, all units are equipped with bed linen and towels.

À la carte and continental breakfast options with pancakes, fruits and juice are available every morning at the country house. At the property, there is an in-house family-friendly restaurant serving dinner and a selection of vegetarian options.

Guests at Colégio Charm House can make the most of yoga classes offered on-site. Guests can relax in the garden at the property.

Church of São Lourenço is 41 km from the accommodation, while Benamor Golf Course is 6.2 km from the property. The nearest airport is Faro Airport, 45 km from Colégio Charm House.

Rooms from $134

Tivoli Carvoeiro

Rated 8.9 in 3904 reviews

Situated in the picturesque town of Carvoeiro, overlooking Vale Covo, the renovated 5-star Tivoli Carvoeiro offers high… See more

Situated in the picturesque town of Carvoeiro, overlooking Vale Covo, the renovated 5-star Tivoli Carvoeiro offers high standards of quality, ideal for family holidays and memorable events.

The nearest beaches Carvoeiro & Centeanes are located around 900 meters.

The refurbished rooms are spacious allowing superior comfort and convenience. With its elegant contemporary design, rooms are equipped with air conditioning, WiFi, a minibar, a TV, a desk and a bathroom with a shower.

The Med Food & Wine serves fish and seafood in dishes inspired by the distinct flavours of the Atlantic, accompanied by delicious wines and a stunning view of the sea. At The One Gourmet guests may experience the soul of the Portuguese cuisine through a bespoke affair. The Mare Bistro, offers the freshest daily catches and produce.

At the Tivoli Spa guests can enjoy a variety of treatments and find perfect balance in a memorable experience with its indoor pool, steam room and sauna. Tivoli Active is a fitness centre with advanced training equipment where guests can work out.

Tivoli Carvoeiro’s facilities include 6 meeting rooms, most of them with direct access to the green, and capacity for 900 guests. In addition, a wide range of services are available for children including activity plans overseen by professional monitors. The hotel is less than 5 minutes’ drive from Vale de Milho Golf Course and Slide and Splash is 5 km away. Tivoli Carvoeiro is a 40-minute drive from Faro International Airport. Free on-site car parking is available.

Rooms from $136

Conversas de Alpendre

Rated 9.5 in 179 reviews

Surrounded by a large orchard, Conversas de Alpendre offers an outdoor swimming pool in Ria Formosa Natural Park. It… See more

Surrounded by a large orchard, Conversas de Alpendre offers an outdoor swimming pool in Ria Formosa Natural Park. It stands 9.5 km from Tavira and 15 km from Vila Real de Santo António.

All Alpendre accommodations offer an intimate atmosphere and a furnished porch or terrace. All have a private bathroom and a seating area. A satellite TV is also included.

A breakfast buffet is served daily and includes homemade bread, honey and jams, cheese and fresh fruit juices from the orchard. Apartments have a kitchenette with kitchenware and a refrigerator.

Guests can explore the property with one of the rental bicycles available and enjoy a game of table tennis. To relax, the library offers many books which guests can borrow and enjoy on a poolside sun lounger.

Quinta da Ria Golf Course is a 5-minute drive, and the sandy Manta Rota Beach is 5 km away. The traditional village of Cacela Velha, known for its shellfish restaurants and pristine beaches, is a 5-minute drive away.

Rooms from $148

EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel

Rated 9.1 in 1355 reviews

Located between Vilamoura and Albufeira and overlooking Falésia Beach, EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel offers luxury… See more

Located between Vilamoura and Albufeira and overlooking Falésia Beach, EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel offers luxury accommodations set in a landscaped pinewood with direct access to the beach, an extensive spa, an indoor pool and five outdoor swimming pools.

Rooms at EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel are generously sized and in a contemporary design, complemented by white marble bathrooms with rain showers and bathtubs. All rooms also offer a balcony with ocean, pool or resort views. Free WiFi access is available throughout the resort.

EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel boasts 5 restaurants – Abyad, Al Quimia, Open Deck, Lima and Uddo - that offer a contemporary menu filled with sophisticated tastes that will take our guests on a trip into the world different flavors, focusing specially on Algarvian ones. Enjoy your late afternoon or evening with a relaxing drink in the trendy Bluum Bar.

Recreational facilities include a multi-sports court, a fitness centre and an extensive spa. For families with children (ages from 4 to 12 years old), a seasonal kids’ club provides supervised activities and care, so that parents can take a break and relax for a while.

EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel features a congress centre for business and social events. Faro International Airport is 30 km away and Albufeira’s city centre is a 15-minute drive away. Free on-site car parking is available. The property features direct access to the beach.

Rooms from $203

Octant Vila Monte

Rated 9.3 in 420 reviews

Octant Vila Monte offers a retreat with a garden and 2 outdoor swimming pools in Moncarapacho, 10 km from Olhão… See more

Octant Vila Monte offers a retreat with a garden and 2 outdoor swimming pools in Moncarapacho, 10 km from Olhão. Featuring typical Algarve architecture, the unit is divided in 4 buildings, a 10-minute drive away from the Fuseta beach.

Set among an orange grove, the air-conditioned rooms boast rich fabrics and a colourful décor. Each room has a flat-screen cable TV, free WiFi, digital safety deposit box, minibar, coffee machine and bathroom amenities in the private bathroom, along with a hairdryer.

Farm House’s restaurant serves Algarvian delicacies, all made from fresh ingredients including fish from the local markets and the resort's own fruits and herbs. The restaurant includes a continuous all-day service.

Right when entering the property, guests will find a new concept named the Lobby Market. This space includes reception, bar, lounge, esplanade, library, a grocery store with local items and gourmet products, the hotel manager's desk and the À Terra restaurant.

Several activities can be organized with the front desk and guest relations, such as Hydro Fitness classes, horse riding, visits to the local market on Saturdays with the Chef, fishing in Ria Formosa , boat trips, trekking, among others. During the Summer months there are open air movie sessions and boat rides to the beach on Fuseta island.

Octant Vila Monte is less than 25-minute drive from Faro Airport and Ria Formosa Natural Park.

City Tax : 2€ per person above 16 years, per night up to a maximum of 5 nights, not included in the room rates. City tax directly paid at the hotel. From november to march: 1 € per person above 16 years, per night up to a maximum of 5 nights.

Rooms from $295

Boutique Hotel Vivenda Miranda

Rated 9.1 in 288 reviews

An intimate getaway overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Boutique Hotel Vivenda Miranda is located in Lagos, only a 5-minute… See more

An intimate getaway overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Boutique Hotel Vivenda Miranda is located in Lagos, only a 5-minute stroll from the beach. It features an outdoor spa pool, sauna and massage options.

The uniquely furnished rooms at Boutique Hotel Vivenda Miranda feature private balconies or terraces, all with Porto de Mós beach views and mature Mediterranean gardens. Each has a minibar and satellite TV. This property has small gym available.

A daily breakfast is served made with fresh and local products. The Mirandus gourmet restaurant offers haute cuisine in romantic ambience with a unique panoramic sea view.

The Charme D Orient provides a wide range of ethical, organic treatments and products, treatment and steam rooms. Guests can enjoy the peacefulness of the elegant reading room with a beautiful panoramic terrace.

Boutique Hotel Vivenda Miranda has a car rental, handy for visitors who wish to explore the area. The Boavista Golf Course is 3 km away and Faro International Airport is 90 km away.

Rooms from $250

Memmo Baleeira - Design Hotels

Rated 9.0 in 2709 reviews

Located in the green surroundings of the Costa Vicentina Natural Park, the Memmo Baleeira offers an outdoor pool with… See more

Located in the green surroundings of the Costa Vicentina Natural Park, the Memmo Baleeira offers an outdoor pool with magnificent Atlantic Ocean views and rooms with private balconies.

Some of the guest rooms of the Baleeira Hotel offer views of the sea or garden and luxurious Memmo bathroom amenities. Each includes a seating area with a flat-screen TV. Some rooms have a private balcony.

Guests can relax in the spa and enjoy the heated indoor pool, Turkish bath and sauna. Guests can also pamper themselves with various massages.

Baleeira has a restaurant called "Fornaria", serving tasty homemade pizzas, cooked in a wood-burning oven. The "Fornaria" offers stunning views of the bay.

The historical centre of Sagres is 200 metres away and it takes a 5-minute walk to reach both Tonel and Martinhal Beach. The Fortress of Sagres can be reached in a 5-minute drive.

For children the hotel has a Kid’s club. The Memmo Baleeira also offers help in arranging various outdoor activities for its guests, including surfing, diving, biking and golf.

Rooms from $105

Lagos Avenida Hotel

Rated 9.1 in 914 reviews

Offering an outdoor pool and views of the marina and sea, Lagos Avenida Hotel is set in Lagos city centre in the… See more

Offering an outdoor pool and views of the marina and sea, Lagos Avenida Hotel is set in Lagos city centre in the Algarve, within a 10-minute drive from Meia Praia Beach Lagos.

The air-conditioned rooms offer views of the marina or city and feature a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with free toiletries.

You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property.

Lagos Live Science Center and Santa Maria Church are 500 metres from Lagos Avenida Hotel. The nearest airport is Faro Airport, 80 km from the property.

Rooms from $168

Well located in Albufeira, Vila Origens Boutique Hotel Albufeira – Adults Only provides air-conditioned rooms, an… See more

Well located in Albufeira, Vila Origens Boutique Hotel Albufeira – Adults Only provides air-conditioned rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, free WiFi and a garden. Featuring a bar, the hotel is close to several noted attractions, around 200 metres from Pescadores Beach, 200 metres from Peneco Beach and 600 metres from Inatel Beach. The accommodation features room service and a concierge service for guests.

Guest rooms at the hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a safety deposit box. Each room is fitted with a kettle and a private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries, while selected rooms are equipped with a kitchenette equipped with a fridge. At Vila Origens Boutique Hotel Albufeira – Adults Only the rooms come with bed linen and towels.

Breakfast is available daily, and includes continental, vegetarian and gluten-free options.

The accommodation offers a sun terrace. The area is popular for hiking and cycling, and bike hire is available at Vila Origens Boutique Hotel Albufeira – Adults Only.

Popular points of interest near the hotel include Alemaes Beach, Albufeira Old Town Square and Clock Tower Albufeira. The nearest airport is Faro, 46 km from Vila Origens Boutique Hotel Albufeira – Adults Only, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $257

3HB Faro

Rated 9.5 in 3244 reviews

Featuring 2 restaurants, 1 bar and views of city, 3HB Faro is set in Faro, 7 km from Faro Airport. This 5-star hotel… See more

Featuring 2 restaurants, 1 bar and views of city, 3HB Faro is set in Faro, 7 km from Faro Airport. This 5-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and room service. The hotel features family rooms.

The units come with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kettle, a coffee machine and a desk. They also include a wardrobe and a private bathroom with a walk-in shower and a hairdryer.

Guests at 3HB Faro can enjoy a buffet breakfast.

The accommodation offers a terrace with city views, an infinity pool and an outdoor fireplace.

Popular points of interest near 3HB Faro include Carmo Church & Bones Chapel, Faro Marina and Cathedral of Faro. The nearest airport is Faro, 7 km from the hotel, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $180

Verdelago Resort

Resort

Rated 9.5 in 60 reviews

Verdelago Resort has a garden, a restaurant and a sun terrace with swimming pool and buffet breakfast in Praia Verde. 1… See more

Verdelago Resort has a garden, a restaurant and a sun terrace with swimming pool and buffet breakfast in Praia Verde. 1 km from Praia Verde Beach and 2.4 km from Alagoa Beach, the property offers a bar and a private beach area. There is a children's playground and guests can make use of free WiFi and free private parking.

The resort will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a coffee machine, a fridge, a dishwasher, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a balcony and a private bathroom with a bidet. Verdelago Resort features some units with sea views, and rooms come with a kettle. At the accommodation the rooms are equipped with bed linen and towels.

Guests at Verdelago Resort will be able to enjoy activities in and around Praia Verde, like hiking.

Speaking English, Spanish, French and Portuguese, staff will be happy to provide guests with practical information on the area at the 24-hour front desk.

Cabeco Beach is 2.5 km from the resort, while Island of Tavira is 23 km from the property. The nearest airport is Faro Airport, 62 km from Verdelago Resort.

Rooms from $351

Overlooking the coastline of the Falésia Beach and the renowned Pine Cliffs Golf Course, the Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites, A… See more

Overlooking the coastline of the Falésia Beach and the renowned Pine Cliffs Golf Course, the Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites, A Luxury Collection Resort, Algarve offers a variety of wellness facilities, restaurants as well as direct access to famous Falésia Beach.

Featuring terracotta and tile flooring, these suites offer views of the resort, pool or garden. Introducing an open plan bathroom concept, each suite is equipped with WiFi and a flat-screen TV. The 1 and 2-bedroom suites include a fully equipped kitchen with modern appliances.

In the evenings guests can relax at one of the bars or dine at any of a wide array of restaurants, offering different gastronomic experiences. Children are welcome at the on-site kids club and enjoy special programmes just for them.

Guests staying at the Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites have access to all facilities throughout the Pine Cliffs Resort, including golf, tennis, football, water sports and the Porto Pirata children's area. Member of the Green Key programme, The Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites offers an outdoor pool, as well as access to further 6 outdoor pools, children's pools and a heated indoor pool in the resort. Adults have free access to Serenity Spa and 10% discount on all treatments at Serenity and Style.

A complimentary seasonal shuttle is available throughout the day offering easy access to all activities and restaurants in the resort. The historical Old Town of Albufeira is 9 km away and the fishing town of Olhos de Água is 2 km away. Faro international Airport is 33 km away.

Rooms from $232

Boasting a sun terrace with a swimming pool, as well as a garden, Quinta de Santa Margarida - Charm Country House is… See more

Boasting a sun terrace with a swimming pool, as well as a garden, Quinta de Santa Margarida - Charm Country House is situated in Tavira. The property has mountain and pool views, and is 7.6 km from Island of Tavira. The country house features rooms with air conditioning, free private parking and free WiFi.

At the country house, units are fitted with a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. Every unit has a coffee machine, while selected rooms also feature a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, an oven and a microwave. All units at the country house are fitted with a seating area.

There is a coffee shop, and packed lunches are also available.

Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at the country house.

Church of São Lourenço is 38 km from Quinta de Santa Margarida - Charm Country House, while Vilamoura Marina is 49 km from the property. The nearest airport is Faro, 42 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $232

Hotel Quinta do Lago

Rated 9.0 in 405 reviews

Set in the Ria Formosa Natural Park this 5-star unit is the only sea front hotel in Quinta do Lago. Guests of the Hotel… See more

Set in the Ria Formosa Natural Park this 5-star unit is the only sea front hotel in Quinta do Lago. Guests of the Hotel Quinta do Lago enjoy walking access to an exclusive sandy beach, where the hotel has its own private area.

The spacious and elegantly decorated rooms, with marble bathrooms, have private balconies from which guests can enjoy views over the Ria Formosa’s lagoon, the sea or the hotel's gardens. Each room features a flat-screen satellite TV and air conditioning.

In the Brisa do Mar restaurant guests can enjoy the traditional Algarvian cuisine in an open-air terrace with panoramic views. The Ca’ d'Oro offers fine Venetian cuisine in an intimate ambience. The Laguna Piano Bar is the ideal spot to enjoy champagne or a cocktail while overlooking the surrounding scenery.

The hotel has outdoor and indoor heated pools, and a Spa featuring a choice of many rejuvenating treatments. Just a few steps away are the Quinta do Lago golf courses, South, North and Laranjal as well as San Lorenzo. Shopping facilities are within 5 km.

Faro International Airport is a 20-minute drive away and Loulé is 18 km away.

Rooms from $251

Casa Luisandra Boutique Hotel B&B

Bed & Breakfast

Rated 9.4 in 90 reviews

Casa Luisandra Boutique Hotel B&B in Luz provides adults-only accommodation with a garden and a shared lounge. Featuring… See more

Casa Luisandra Boutique Hotel B&B in Luz provides adults-only accommodation with a garden and a shared lounge. Featuring an outdoor swimming pool, the 4-star bed and breakfast has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. Guests can make use of the outdoor fireplace or the barbecue, or enjoy views of the mountain and garden.

The units at the bed and breakfast come with a seating area. The units are equipped with a private bathroom equipped with a walk-in shower and bathrobes, while certain rooms here will provide you with a fully equipped kitchen fitted with a dishwasher. At the bed and breakfast, every unit is equipped with bed linen and towels.

Buffet and continental breakfast options with warm dishes, fresh pastries and fruits are available every morning at the bed and breakfast.

Guests at Casa Luisandra Boutique Hotel B&B will be able to enjoy activities in and around Luz, like cycling and hiking.

Prainha da Luz is 2.5 km from the accommodation, while Luz Beach is 2.9 km away. The nearest airport is Faro, 90 km from Casa Luisandra Boutique Hotel B&B, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $121

São Paulo Boutique Hotel - SPBH

Rated 9.3 in 326 reviews

São Paulo Boutique Hotel - SPBH has an outdoor swimming pool, garden, a shared lounge and terrace in Tavira. Offering a… See more

São Paulo Boutique Hotel - SPBH has an outdoor swimming pool, garden, a shared lounge and terrace in Tavira. Offering a bar, the property is located within 6.7 km of Island of Tavira. The accommodation offers airport transfers, while a bicycle rental service is also available.

All guest rooms come with air conditioning, a fridge, a minibar, a kettle, a shower, free toiletries and a wardrobe. All rooms include a private bathroom, a safety deposit box and free WiFi, while certain rooms also offer a balcony and some have city views. At the hotel the rooms are equipped with bed linen and towels.

Church of São Lourenço is 42 km from São Paulo Boutique Hotel - SPBH, while Benamor Golf Course is 5.9 km from the property. The nearest airport is Faro Airport, 46 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $173

Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort

Rated 8.8 in 1632 reviews

The 5-star Anantara Vilamoura offers a tranquil retreat a 10-minute drive from the Vilamoura Marina and 3 km from the… See more

The 5-star Anantara Vilamoura offers a tranquil retreat a 10-minute drive from the Vilamoura Marina and 3 km from the stunning Falésia Beach. It features a heated outdoor pool from October until May.

Facing the swimming pools, air-conditioned rooms and suites feature a modern design and are equipped with a flat-screen TV, a docking station, a minibar and a coffee machine. Bathrooms are open-plan with walk-in shower, bath, hairdryer, slippers, robes and luxury amenities.

Anantara Vilamoura offers a varied gastronomic experience with its 3 restaurants and 3 bars. From a refined reinterpretation of the traditional Portuguese cuisine at Sensai, to the ultimate seafood adventure at Ria, guests are guaranteed to have a glamorous and emotive experience. Please, note that RIA is seasonal. The Palms Pool Bar provides refreshing juices from local produce, while the Cascades pool and bar offers adult-only tranquillity between June and September with cocktails, light snacks and chilled wine. Afternoon tea and post-dinner digestives can be enjoyed at the Anantara Lounge and Bar.

Facilities at the Anantara Vilamoura include a Conference Centre with capacity for 700 persons with its 8 versatile rooms. Kids Club is also available. A complimentary shuttle to PuroBeach Restaurant and Beach concession is provided.

Guests have the Palms swimming pools at their disposal that offer either adult-only or family enjoyment moments with a heated children's pool between October and May. The Anantara Spa offers Thai and Algarvian inspired treatments as well as Yoga and tai chi sessions. The heated Vitalidade indoor pool is for exclusive use of adult guests of the suites. Most active guests may unwind at the floodlit tennis court or the fitness centre.

Anantara’s prime location offers guests the perfect starting point to discover the Algarve. Faro’s Old Town is 24 km away while Loulé with its picturesque city market is a 20-minute drive away. Albufeira is 13 km away and Faro International Airport is a 30-minute drive away.

Rooms from $184

Lagos Atlantic Hotel

Rated 9.1 in 2167 reviews

Located in Lagos, 500 metres from Porto de Mos Beach and 1.9 km from Dona Ana Beach, Lagos Atlantic Hotel offers an… See more

Located in Lagos, 500 metres from Porto de Mos Beach and 1.9 km from Dona Ana Beach, Lagos Atlantic Hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool, a garden and a bar. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

At this 4-star hotel, the air-conditioned rooms include a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Some guest rooms feature sea views.

Continental and buffet breakfast options are available every morning at Lagos Atlantic Hotel.

Guests can use the barbecue facilities or relax in the lounge area. Bike hire and car hire are available on site.

Lagos Live Science Center is 2.6 km from Lagos Atlantic Hotel, while Santa Maria Church is 2.7 km from the property. The nearest airport is Faro, 90 km from the hotel, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $106

Hospedaria

Rated 9.5 in 102 reviews

Hospedaria, a property with an outdoor swimming pool, a garden and a bar, is located in Alvisquer, 13 km from Island of… See more

Hospedaria, a property with an outdoor swimming pool, a garden and a bar, is located in Alvisquer, 13 km from Island of Tavira, 48 km from Church of São Lourenço, as well as 2.8 km from Benamor Golf Course. There is an on-site restaurant and free private parking. Outdoor seating allows guests to enjoy the fresh air.

Certain units in the country house have private entrance and are equipped with desk and wardrobe. With a private bathroom, units at the country house also provide guests with free WiFi, while some rooms here will provide you with a terrace. In some units there is a dressing room for guests to change in.

Quinta da Ria Golf Course is 4.7 km from the country house, while Quinta de Cima Golf Course is 5.3 km away. The nearest airport is Faro Airport, 52 km from Hospedaria.

Rooms from $183

Located in Vilamoura, less than 1 km from Praia da Falésia, Domes Lake Algarve, Autograph Collection provides… See more

Located in Vilamoura, less than 1 km from Praia da Falésia, Domes Lake Algarve, Autograph Collection provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a fitness centre and a garden. Providing a restaurant, the property also has a shared lounge, as well as an indoor pool and a sauna. The property features a hammam, entertainment staff and room service.

At the hotel, each room has a balcony.

Domes Lake Algarve, Autograph Collection offers a buffet or American breakfast.

The accommodation offers a terrace.

Around the clock guidance is available at the reception, where staff speak English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Popular points of interest near Domes Lake Algarve, Autograph Collection include Praia dos Tomates, Vilamoura Beach and Vilamoura Marina. The nearest airport is Faro Airport, 26 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $190

Pousada Palacio de Estoi is located in the town of Estoi, just 10 km from Faro, on the grounds of a beautiful… See more

Pousada Palacio de Estoi is located in the town of Estoi, just 10 km from Faro, on the grounds of a beautiful 19th-century palace.

The air-conditioned rooms feature a contemporary design and are equipped with private bathrooms with bath and shower. Some rooms include wall-mounted flat-screen TVs.

Pousada Palacio de Estoi features gardens and tea pavilions. Its architecture includes many original elements such as wall paintings and antique furnishings.

Other relaxation options include swimming in the indoor and outdoor pools or visiting the sauna. Nearby leisure activities are cycling and hiking.

When travelling with dogs, please note that an extra charge of 25€ per pet, per night applies. Please note that a maximum of 1 dog is allowed. Please note that the property can only allow dogs with a maximum weight of 15 kilos.

A complimentary breakfast is served at Pousada Palacio de Estoi’s restaurant. Specialties from the Algarve, including freshly caught fish and seafood are served in the evening. End the meal with Algarvian sweets made from locally grown almonds and figs.

Rooms from $150

Conrad Algarve

Resort

Rated 9.2 in 688 reviews

Offering an infinity pool, the luxury 5-star Conrad Algarve is set in the golfers’ paradise Quinta do Lago. Its… See more

Offering an infinity pool, the luxury 5-star Conrad Algarve is set in the golfers’ paradise Quinta do Lago. Its high-tech rooms feature balconies overlooking the palms or the pool.

All rooms at Conrad combine contemporary design and elegant grey shades. They feature free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, and a marble bathroom with rain shower. Other amenities include an bluetooth sound system and a Nespresso coffee machine.

All-day dining is offered at Conrad Algarve, where 3 restaurants and 3 bars can be found. The modern Portuguese Louro, the Michelin-star Gusto by Heinz Beck offering upscale Mediterranean dining concept with a vibrant open kitchen display and the sophisticated Lago Lounge. A variety of cocktails and refreshments are served around the two pools.

Conrad Algarve’s spa includes a relaxing sauna and an indoor pool. Guests can also train at the fitness centre, or enjoy some open-air activity at one of the surrounding golf courses.

Rooms from $210

Wyndham Grand Algarve

Rated 8.8 in 1213 reviews

The Wyndham Grand Algarve is located in one of Portugal’s largest golf resorts and surrounded by the tranquility of Ria… See more

The Wyndham Grand Algarve is located in one of Portugal’s largest golf resorts and surrounded by the tranquility of Ria Formosa Nature Park. This recently renovated All-suite 5-Star hotel includes a Spa with a treatments pool (only for adults) and offers well-appointed accommodation, with all the mod cons.

Each Suite is creatively designed with focus on comfort and functionality. All suites boast furnished living rooms and balconies with views of landscaped gardens. The spacious Suites come equipped with HD TVs, kitchen supplies and the added comfort of five-star services and amenities. Free Wi-Fi is provided.

Guests can enjoy Breakfast at CARAVELA Restaurant overlooking the pool. The hotel provides a delicious menu focused on healthy signature dishes, salads, pizzas and burgers on the poolside outdoor terrace of the OÁSIS Poolside Café, where cool drinks and refreshing cocktails are served while guests indulge in the Algarve sun.
With a bistro chic concept, Wyndham Grand Algarve’s restaurant XXL Quinta do Lago by Olivier, overlooks the hotel gardens, and serves a dinner menu that exposes the union between respect for Portuguese cuisine traditions and the irreverence of restaurateur Olivier da Costa.
At the GRAND Bar & Lounge guests can have tasty bites while exploring the cocktails menu while listening to live music.

The GRAND Spa is available for adults only, offering a treatments pool, jacuzzi, sauna and offers relaxing massages and body treatments.
Wyndham Grand Algarve also has a fully equipped GYM overlooking the hotel gardens.

Situated in the heart of Quinta do Lago, Wyndham Grand Algarve is 20 minutes away from Faro International Airport and 2 hours away from Lisbon or Seville.
Nearby leisure activities include golf, beach, water sports, tennis, bike rides, horse riding and bird watching. Free private parking is available on site.

Rooms from $195

White Shell Beach Villas

Resort

Rated 9.3 in 419 reviews

The White Shell is an Eco-friendly Resort is BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method)… See more

The White Shell is an Eco-friendly Resort is BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) certified.

Featuring a restaurant and free Wi-Fi throughout the property, White Shell Beach Villas is located in Porches. Among the various facilities are an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre, as well as a bar. The resort has a garden and features a terrace.

Comprising 55 Villas of various sizes - from one to three bedrooms - with a simple but contemporary architecture signed by the renowned Saraiva+Associados studio, White Shell is a five-star eco-resort inspired by the organic forms of nature.The units at the resort come with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kitchen and a dining area.

White Shell Beach Villas offers a range of wellness facilities including an indoor pool, a hammam and a hot tub. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including hiking and tennis.

Speaking English and Portuguese, staff are always on hand to help at the 24-hour front desk.

Albufeira is 12 km from the accommodation, while Portimão is 14 km from the property. The nearest airport is Faro Airport, 38 km from White Shell Beach Villas.

Rooms from $158

Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort Hotel

Resort

Rated 9.0 in 426 reviews

The 5-star Martinhal Sagres is located in the Algarve region overlooking the beach, 3km from the historic fishing port… See more

The 5-star Martinhal Sagres is located in the Algarve region overlooking the beach, 3km from the historic fishing port of Sagres. It offers boutique-style rooms and villas with private balconies and terraces.

The resort has 5 swimming pools in total. The main pool is set in stylish wooden terrace. It overlooks the Beach Club Garden and is served by its own bar.

Guests can play tennis on Martinhal Sagres' artificial grass tennis courts. Martinhal Sagres also has different children’s activities for each age. Indoor activities include Wiis, Playstations and internet, whilst outdoor activities include surf lessons, paddle tennis, and football challenges.

Martinhal Sagres has 3 restaurants: O Terraço offers fine dining, As Dunas serves seafood and the Italian restaurant, Os Gambuzinos, has à la carte dining. There are also 4 bars for guests to enjoy various beverages.

The Martinhal Sagres is situated a one-hour drive from Faro International Airport.

Rooms from $224

Vila Valverde Design Country Hotel

Rated 8.7 in 76 reviews

This charming, 19th century manor house was converted into a design country house with modern interiors. It features… See more

This charming, 19th century manor house was converted into a design country house with modern interiors. It features free Wi-Fi, indoor and outdoor pools and massage treatments. Praia da Luz is just 2 km away.

The elegant rooms at the Vila Valverde are fitted with modern furnishings and plush beds. Each has floor-to-ceiling windows, a seating area and satellite TV.

Guests can enjoy regional and international cuisine at the contemporary restaurant. Local drinks are served in a relaxing atmosphere at the bar.

Vila Valverde Design Country Hotel offers free, private parking on site and car and bicycle rental services. Lagos Train Station is a 5-minute drive away.

Rooms from $178