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Why We Love It

Vila Vita Parc is situated on a clifftop with a panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean. It is a collection of Moorish-style buildings surrounded by tropical gardens in Alporchinhos.

The apartments have a balcony or terrace with beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Armaço de Pêra. A dining area and cable TV are available in certain accommodations.

Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa has many pools set throughout the beautiful gardens. A nursery and a children's play park are also available at the hotel.

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Luxury Resorts Near Algarve

The Vila Joya is a 5-star hotel with a two-Michelin-star restaurant and beautiful ocean views. The award-winning resort has two outdoor pools, a spa, and a golf academy that provides personalized instruction.

The magnificent guest rooms include balconies with views of the shore and are decorated in a Moorish style. All of the rooms have air conditioning, a cable TV, a minibar, and a CD/DVD player. There is also free WiFi.

Vila Joya Spa contains a sauna, a steam bath, and an outdoor hot tub, as well as a variety of therapies. Guests at Vila Joya can also enjoy the scenery from the hotel's garden or terrace.

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The magnificent 5-star Conrad Algarve is located in the golfers' paradise Quinta do Lago and features an infinity pool. Its high-tech rooms provide balconies with views of the palm trees or the pool.

Conrad's rooms are all designed in a contemporary style with exquisite grey tones. Free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, and a marble bathroom with rain shower are included. A Nespresso coffee machine and an MP3 sound system are among the other conveniences.

Conrad Algarve has three restaurants and three bars where guests can dine all day. There is a Portuguese restaurant with Scandinavian-inspired décor that serves Mediterranean and South American cuisine. On the pool deck, cocktails are offered.

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The oceanfront Dunas Douradas Beach Club is located in Vale do Lobo, in the Algarve Region, 18 kilometers from Albufeira. It has three outdoor pools, one of which is for children, as well as an indoor pool, a sauna, and a hot tub. Guests can have a meal in the restaurant or a drink at the bar, which features a patio with views of the sea.

A flat-screen TV with cable channels is provided in each room. There is a seating area in some units where you can rest. In the room, there is a coffee machine. Every room has a private bathroom with either a bathtub or a shower. Bathrobes, free toiletries, and a hair dryer are available as extras.

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The Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course is on the same land as Monte Rei Golf & Country Club. Spacious villas with free Wi-Fi and fully furnished kitchens are available.

A living area with a TV and DVD player is included in Country Club villas. Large storage closets, a microwave, and an electric kettle are all included in modern kitchens.

The Michelin-starred Vistas Restaurant, which has vaulted ceilings and views of the ocean and the 18th hole, serves worldwide cuisine.

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Vale do Milho Village is located in Carvoeiro, 2.6 miles from Algar Seco - Carvoeiro. It features a garden as well as free WiFi. The resort is 2.9 kilometers from Carvoeiro Beach and 3.4 kilometers from Benagil Beach. The resort is 3.4 kilometres from Benagil Cave and 6 km from Praia da Marinha.

Vale de Milho Village is a luxury resort consisting of homes with private gardens and swimming pools that overlook a natural lake with an ocean backdrop.

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Cascade Wellness Resort is set among gardens on a picturesque cliff-top with an outdoor pool that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and the surrounding Porto de Mós Beach. A comprehensive spa with beauty and massage treatments, as well as a hot tub and sauna, is available.

The resort has a hotel, flats, and self-contained villas. The hotel is separated into five differently furnished wings, each depicting Portuguese navigators' travels throughout four continents - Europe, Africa, Asia, and South America – as reflected in the elegant décor of the rooms and suites.

The menus at the three restaurants and two bars range from international haute cuisine to Portuguese gourmet and regional items.

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The 5-star Martinhal Sagres is located on the beach in the Algarve region, 3 kilometers from Sagres' old fishing port. Boutique rooms and villas with private balconies and patios are available.

There are a total of 5 swimming pools at the resort. The main pool is situated on a beautiful wooden patio. It has its own bar and overlooks the Beach Club Garden.

Tennis may be played on the artificial grass tennis courts in Martinhal Sagres. Martinhal Sagres also offers a variety of activities for children of various ages. Wiis, Playstations, and the internet are among the indoor activities, while outdoor activities include surf instruction, paddle tennis, and football challenges.

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The Crowne Plaza Vilamoura is located in the heart of Vilamoura, just a few minutes' walk from the Marina and a 10-minute drive from five golf courses. Sea-view balconies are available in the attractively equipped rooms.

All rooms offer contemporary bathrooms with glass-wall showers and delicate ivory tones and natural textures. There are lounge chairs on the broad balconies.

The outdoor pool of the Crowne Plaza Vilamoura - Algarve views the sea and has a patio with loungers and shade. Welcome snacks and a daily cartoon film are available at the Peter Pan Kids Club, while adults can unwind with a treatment at the Almond Tree Wellness Spa.

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This resort, nestled in the countryside of Carvoeiro and surrounded by lush gardens, has an outdoor pool surrounded by palm trees as well as a fully equipped spa and gym. There is free Wi-Fi available.

The 5-star Vale d'Oliveiras Quinta Resort & Spa offers light and airy rooms and suites with balconies or terraces overlooking the resort gardens. The suites are self-catering, with a fully equipped kitchen and a washer/dryer.

On the terrace overlooking the pool, the Olive Tree Restaurant serves Portuguese and Mediterranean cuisine. The Jasmin Bar, which provides light meals and healthy selections made with fresh ingredients, is also available at the hotel.

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The 5-star Vale da Lapa Village Resort offers beautiful villas with free WiFi amid wide planted gardens and manmade ponds. It has a 9-hole putting green, as well as outdoor pools and a spa.

All of the flats are in 2-story duplex villas with modern and stylish décor. Each unit features a huge living area and a bedroom with a balcony and a high ceiling. A full kitchen is also available.

Guests can enjoy the exclusive clubhouse at Vale da Lapa Village Resort, which has a design restaurant and bar with an outdoor patio. Guests can try regional flavors as well as locally sourced items that have been carefully picked.

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Laguna Resort, located in Vilamoura's renowned golf resort, offers magnificent villas and apartments in a closed condominium with an outdoor swimming pool.

Each self-catering accommodation, which includes 13 villas and 24 flats, is completely equipped and decorated. The deluxe apartments feature a large terrace with breathtaking sea views. The villas have a terrace and a private garden. There is garage parking accessible, which includes free EV charging stations.

The Laguna Resort - Vilamoura is 2 miles from the fashionable Vilamoura Marina with its restaurants and bars, making it ideal for families and friends. The Laguna Caffé, which contains a bar, restaurant, lounge, and two terraces, is open from 08:00 to 22:00.

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The luxury Martinhal Quinta offers an outdoor pool and is located in the Ria Formosa Natural Park. Each of the guest rooms has a balcony and a kitchen.

The modern rooms are well lighted by natural light and furnished with contemporary furniture. A microwave, dishwasher, and refrigerator are included in each kitchen. A garden and a private pool are included in all accommodations.

Martinhal Quinta has a children's club for younger guests. The reception desk is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and staff can provide information on the resort's vehicle and bicycle rentals. Guests can use some of Martinhal Quinta's facilities, such as the Deli & Bake Market, which offers a variety of take-away options, as well as the cafeteria and groceries.

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In Vilamoura, As Cascatas provides exquisite suites with balconies overlooking the resort gardens or golf course. It has six swimming pools as well as a gym.

At As Cascatas Golf Resort, each accommodation has a fully furnished kitchen and a big dining and living space with a flat-screen TV and DVD player.

Sailing, water skiing, and scuba diving are just a few of the neighboring sports available to guests. The As Cascatas Beach Club, which has sun loungers and a bar, is accessible by a free shuttle service. The marina and Vilamoura golf courses are also served by the complimentary shuttle.

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The Wyndham Grand Algarve is situated on one of the largest golf resorts in Portugal. This all-suite luxury resort, which was recently remodeled, features a spa with an indoor pool and well-appointed accommodations with all of the modern conveniences.

The suites at Wyndham have furnished balconies with views of the beautiful gardens. The suites are furnished with an LCD TV, a DVD player, and cooking utensils. There is free WiFi accessible.

The exquisite Wyndham Grand Algarve restaurant, which overlooks the gardens and provides international and regional cuisine, serves international and regional food. Grilled fish is served on the poolside outside patio, and live music is performed at the GRAND Bar & Lounge Lobby Bar.

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This 5-star resort features six outdoor swimming pools as well as spa services. It provides magnificent apartments and linked villas with private balconies and panoramic views, located 1 km from Carvoeiro Beach.

Monte Santo Resort's suites and townhouses are all furnished in gentle beige tones and feature air conditioning and LCD televisions. There's a modern kitchen and a large living room. Some rooms include a spa bath and a view of the garden or the beach.

A huge main swimming pool and a children's pool are located next to the Club House for guests' enjoyment. Four additional pools are located adjacent to the linked villas in the resort's most quiet region. The resort has a Kid's Club as well as private security.

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The 5-star VidaMar Algarve has contemporary suites, swimming pools, and lush green grounds in a beachfront setting with direct access to Salgados Beach. The hotel is a 3-minute walk from Salgados Beach, and Albufeira is a 10-minute drive away.

The Algarve VidaMar's exquisite rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows and a couch bed. There are walk-in rain showers in the bathrooms.

The Ocean restaurant, which serves a variety of cuisines and dining options, is part of the resort. Meals are also available to take away from the on-site Primadonna restaurant.

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This resort is 4 kilometers from Almancil's center, on the 2,000-acre Quinta do Lago Estate. It has an indoor pool, a children's pool, a fitness center, and championship golf courses. Throughout the resort, there is free WiFi.

The 4-star Vilar do Golf offers beautiful pink and white low-rise villas with fully fitted kitchens and a wide sitting space with cable TV. Each unit includes a balcony with views of the subtropical gardens. Depending on the length of your stay, your apartment will be cleaned.

Dinner is served at the IlVero Restaurant, which offers views of the Quinta do Lago Golf Course. The restaurant has a diverse menu made with fresh local ingredients. Breakfast and lunch are served in a pleasant atmosphere with breathtaking views of the golf course at the NOA Café. The IlVero lounge bar serves up delectable cocktails, while the café serves up aromatic coffees and teas.

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This 4-star resort in Albufeira offers self-catering rooms with balconies overlooking the pool and grounds. It is close to the sandy beaches and golf courses of Albufeira. There is no charge for parking.

Modern furnishings and a wide sitting area with cable TV are featured in the rooms at Eden Resort. There's also a well-equipped kitchen and complimentary Wi-Fi for visitors.

The hotel's Pecado Restaurant has a patio with panoramic views. It delivers regional and international cuisine prepared using locally sourced, seasonal ingredients.

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Hilton Vilamoura features lake-style outdoor pools with waterfalls and an extra-large modern spa, which is nestled among five of the Algarve's top golf courses. The Pinhal Golf Course is right outside the hotel, while the Vilamoura Old Course is only a 5-minute drive away.

Guests at Hilton Vilamoura can dine on modern Mediterranean cuisine at Cilantro, international cuisine on the Moscada terrace, or grilled specialties at Aquarela. Rubi Bar serves up cutting-edge cocktails as well as handcrafted tonics and liquors. Seasonally, My Almar, the beach's restaurant, serves tapas and small dinners, as well as drinks and cocktails. La Bella Barca restaurant, located in Marina Vilamoura, serves Italian food.

Flat-screen TVs with local and international channels are available in the modern rooms. They have an own balcony or terrace with views of the resort's gardens or the surrounding golf course.

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The Alvor Baia Resort Hotel is 1.5 km from the center of Alvor and offers a free shuttle service to the beach, which is a 5-minute drive away. It has a swimming pool with a children's portion that is surrounded by a huge green area.

Each of the 402 air-conditioned suites has a furnished balcony, free WiFi, two flat-screen cable TVs, a telephone, a microwave, and a refrigerator, as well as a bathroom with complimentary toiletries, a bath, and a shower. There is also a dining space and a living room with a couch bed.

Restaurants, bars, a conference room, and a Spa area with a heated hydrotherapy pool, Turkish bath, sauna, and massage services are available for an additional fee at the Alvor Baia Resort Hotel. There are also two padel courts and a children's playground. There is parking in the garage.

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This resort is about 500 meters from Maria Lusa Beach and has 6 outdoor pools and a 9-hole golf course. There are two eateries to choose from.

A hot tub, Turkish bath, and heated indoor pool are available at the Balaia Golf Village health club. Massages, aromatherapy, and hydrotherapy treatments can all be scheduled.

A fully equipped kitchen, a dining table, and a seating space with sofas are included in every apartment. Each apartment comes with a balcony or terrace.

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This property offers completely furnished townhouses on a plateau with ocean views. It contains a restaurant and an outdoor pool surrounded by a lush landscape.

The guestrooms at Pestana Palm Gardens are painted in pleasant, sunny colors and have glass sliding doors that lead out to the garden and furnished patio. Some of the accommodations enjoy panoramic views of the sea.

A country-style lounge with a soft sofa and elegant wooden furnishings is included in each apartment.

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This 5-star resort in the Algarve is located 5 kilometers from Portimo and the city of Lagos, and is surrounded by lovely gardens. The Penina Hotel & Golf Resort offers a variety of sports and recreational opportunities, including three golf courses and a huge outdoor pool.

The rooms at the Penina Hotel & Golf Resort are bright and airy, with comfortable mattresses and white linens. Some include seating areas and open onto balconies. The pool area is often overlooked.

Massage treatments, a sauna, a well-equipped fitness center, and five on-site tennis courts are among the recreational offerings. Penina Hotel & Golf Resort has a Children's Club for younger visitors, which offers weekly programs with a variety of recreational and sporting activities.

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All-inclusive resort surrounded by gardens Adriana Beach Club is 300 meters from Falesia Beach and offers tourists complimentary sun loungers and umbrellas. It contains two outdoor pools for adults and two pools for children, as well as sports facilities and a spa with massage services.

A furnished balcony or patio is included in every air-conditioned accommodation. Satellite TV, a refrigerator, and a private bathroom are included in the warmly designed apartments.

Adriana's three spacious restaurants serve breakfast daily and feature a variety of international and Portuguese cuisine. On the sun terrace facing the pool, the two open-air bars have tables and chairs. Depending on the season, restaurants and bars are open.

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This 4 star hotel, which overlooks the Ria Formosa Natural Park and boasts amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean, has a large outdoor pool, three restaurants, and two bars.

Some of the rooms at AP Cabanas Beach & Nature - Adults Friendly have views of the sea. Every room has a furnished balcony, bathroom facilities, a safe, and air conditioning. There are SPA facilities on site, as well as free WiFi in all locations. There are meeting and function rooms with a capacity of up to 200 people. Indoor parking is available for a fee and only after making a reservation.

For lunch, there are buffet restaurants available. Both buffet and set menu options are available for dinner. Evenings feature a variety of entertainment options. The Ap Cabanas Roof Top Bar & Lounge serves cocktails and light fare.

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This holiday town has two outdoor pools in separate regions, set amid an ecological landscape on a cliff overlooking the Atlantic. A private patio with views of the garden or Luz Bay is available in each suite.

Belver Porto Dona Maria offers townhouses and villas with cable TV and dishwashers. There are also private bathrooms with bathtubs.

Local specialties and light dinners are available at the on-site grocery store. Drinks and sandwiches are available in the Cabana do Pescador coffee shop, while Mediterranean cuisine is served at the L'Escargot Restaurant.

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The Dona Filipa Hotel is located about 200 meters from Vale do Lobo Beach and offers accommodations with balconies with views of the Vale do Lobo Golf Course, the Atlantic Ocean, or the hamlet.

Dona Filipa's accommodations mix modern conveniences with old-world charm. A flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a minibar, and an en suite bathroom are standard in all rooms. A large living area is included in some rooms.

The Estetica Spa offers guests a pleasant body massage. Three floodlit tennis courts, a children's club, and an outdoor pool with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean are all available at the Dona Filipa Hotel.

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Clube Albufeira is an attractive resort located less than 2 kilometers from Albufeira's Fisherman's Beach. Within the exquisite gardens, there are four outdoor swimming pools and a poolside bar.

Albufeira Clube's traditional-style apartments all include private balconies and cable TV. Self-catering facilities, a separate dining space, and an en suite bathroom are included in each apartment.

Pizzeria Casa Azul, the property's restaurant, serves Mediterranean cuisine with an emphasis on Italian cuisine. The hotel's two bars, A Pergola and A Cascata, serve light food and drinks.

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This sprawling 4-star resort in Praia da Oura boasts two newly remodeled outdoor pools and lush tropical grounds. It is fewer than 200 meters from the beach of Praia da Oura.

The Clube Praia da Oura's apartments all have an en suite bathroom and a living area with satellite TV. All of the apartments offer a private furnished balcony with views of the Atlantic Ocean, the pools, or the gardens.

Jac's Restaurant offers an international à la carte menu. Live music and karaoke are two possibilities for evening entertainment. Within a 5-minute walk, there are various stores, bars, nightclubs, and restaurants.

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