7 Places To Stay In The Algarve You Will Want To Know
Between the seven years of existence of “Viaje Comigo” I counted hundreds of stays in hotels and resorts, all over the world. In the Algarve, which is a region where I go at least once a year, I am also experimenting with several and at the request of many readers I have put together in one text my suggestions, from the last accommodations I tried in the Algarve region.
Along the beach, in a more rural area, with the best spas, several pools, the best restaurants and activities for the youngest to have fun ... These are the hotels and resorts I visited in the Algarve and I recommend them.
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Due to COVID-19 and the safety and hygiene rules, there is a lot that changes, almost every day, in hotels and restaurants. So, it is natural that today, for example, the indoor pools are closed and tomorrow they may already be open; as well as the buffet service may already be available in all hotels, instead of just some.
7 Places To Stay In The Algarve
The name already brings the location – Vilamoura – and the full name is Hilton Vilamoura As Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa, bringing the description of its exterior decoration: it is that, in addition to several outdoor pools – and one indoor – has water cascades , at strategic points, taking us immediately to a tropical environment, without leaving Vilamoura. The sound of running water, carried by streams within the resort is the best balm for total relaxation.
Aqua Pedra Dos Bicos Design Beach Hotel
In Albufeira, Aqua Pedra Dos Bicos Design Beach is a modern hotel, located 400 meters from the beach. It has a swimming pool, bar, restaurant, a spa and is distinguished by being for adults only! With a very modern decor and a particularly bold design, this hotel unit has a young, comfortable atmosphere and undoubtedly stands out for the attention it gives to the customer.
Vale D´El Rei Hotel
In Carvoeiro is Vale d’El Rei Hotel & Villas, a resort surrounded by large gardens, lakes and with central pools. With four stars, it offers both rooms and houses (villas) that are fully equipped and where you can have greater autonomy and privacy. It is in a very quiet area, perfect for resting.
Vale Da Lapa Village Resort
In Sesmarias, Carvoeiro, in the Algarve, Vale da Lapa Village Resort is a tourist village with only houses. Situated in the municipality of Lagoa, this hotel has villas with private pools and many other houses that can make use of the large pool, next to the entrance of this luxury resort (5 stars), which has lots of green spaces, restaurant, bar, spa and grocery store.
Iberstar Selection Lagos Algarve
It only takes a few minutes, on foot, to leave the Iberostar Selection Lagos Algarve hotel and be on the sand of the mythical Meia Praia. With pools overlooking the sea, large and comfortable rooms, and great food, this hotel is a good suggestion for those who want to visit the city of Lagos and the western Algarve.
Pousada Palácio De Estoi
About 20 minutes (by car) from the center of Faro, in the Algarve, in Estoi, is one of the most beautiful Pousadas I have ever been to: Pousada Palácio de Estoi. It is a Small Luxury Hotels of The World, with a complete recovery that was made in an old palace from the 19th century, which is one of the few examples of Rococo style in this region. The charming accommodation is also worth for its restaurant and the tranquility that the rural surroundings of Algarve give you.
Vila Galé Collection Praia
Located just a few minutes’ walk from Galé beach, in Albufeira, all rooms at Vila Galé Collection Praia have a balcony, some of which overlook the sea, the pool and the gardens. In addition to the outdoor pool, the hotel has a small indoor pool (like a giant jacuzzi), a sauna and a gym. It also has a spa and, taking advantage of the good Algarve weather, provides massages to guests in the gardens.