Vilalara Thalassa Resort - Armacao de Pera

Praia Das Gaivotas, Armacao de Pera, Portugal, 8400-450  show map
 5 stars
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Vilalara Thalassa Resort - Armacao de Pera

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

On-site parking

24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Babysitting

Paid babysitting/ Child services

Swimming pool

Outdoor heated swimming pool

Air conditioning

Air conditioning in public areas

Facilities for kids

Game room

Children's play area

Children's pool

Kids club

Cribs/ Baby cots

Private beach

Overview

The 5-star Vilalara Thalassa Resort places guests abound 12 km from Castle of Silves. Renovated in 2002, the hotel combines luxurious architecture with ultimate comfort.

The property offers a comfortable accommodation in the center of Armacao de Pera with a wonderful view. Set within a 20-minute walking distance from Armacao de Pera city center.

The hotel boasts close proximity to restaurants, golf courses and pubs.

Faro airport can be reached by car within 45 minutes.

Rooms

Vilalara Thalassa Resort provides 124 guestrooms appointed with climate control, flat-screen TV, a dressing area, a personal computer and high ceiling for a pleasant stay in Armacao de Pera. Staying at Vilalara Thalassa Resort guests can enjoy the garden. They feature en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer, a walk-in shower and terry bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

A broad variety of seafood dishes is served at the barbeque restaurant. The hotel’s Tonic Lounge bar serves snacks and grills along with exclusive drinks. Vila de italia and Ristorante Belmondo offer an assortment of dishes within 550 meters of the property.

Services

The on-site limousine, bicycle and car rentals are also provided.

Relax

Leisure facilities include a sunbathing terrace, an outdoor swimming pool and loungers. Mountain biking, lawn tennis and horse riding as well as fitness classes, tai chi classes and yoga classes will help travelers keep fit.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   124.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • On-site parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • Limited time reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Concierge desk
  • No pets allowed
  • No wheelchair access
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Private beach
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Bicycle storage
  • Beauty salon
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Boating
  • Hiking
  • Mountain biking
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Table tennis
  • Mini golf

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Doctor on call
  • Limousine service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Paid porterage

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Dinner
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Live entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • Pool view
  • Resort view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Free in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Living room
  • Separate sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Dining table
  • Ironing facilities
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Praia Das Gaivotas, Armacao de Pera, Portugal, 8400-450

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City Center
  • Armacao de Pera
    1.7 km
Airports
  • Faro (FAO)
    37.6 km
Restaurants
  • Ristorante Belmondo (cuisine: Italian)
    570 m
  • Vila de italia (cuisine: Italian)
    570 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    124

Hotel Awards

PortugueseHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedArmacao de PeraVilalara Thalassa Resort

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Portugal

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Rooms and availability

Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Room Description:

Standard|Room for 2 adults

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Suite
Pool view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

Suite|Suite - Pool View

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Junior Suite
Garden view
  • Room size:

    55 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed or 1 Queen-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Connecting room
  • Housekeeping
  • Telephone
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

ROOM FEATURES - Free Wi-Fi Internet access (in the room and all public areas) - Kettle & Nespresso coffee machine (coffee pods replenished daily) - Bathtub and separate rainfall shower with handheld showerhead - Flat Screen TV with cable channels and Pay TV - Bathrobe, Slippers and Premium amenities

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Two-Bedroom Apartment
Resort view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Balcony
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen unit
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

This wonderful apartment offers a total area of 145 m² with two spacious bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom. There is also a guest bathroom, an independent living room with dining area and separate kitchen. It also has a large balcony with resort views, seating area and a dining table. Room amenities include free WiFi, a complimentary bottle of water per day, a Nespresso machine with 2 complimentary coffee capsules per day and tea making facilities with 4 complimentary tea bags per day. This apartment has a maximum occupancy of 4 people plus 2 children up to 12 years or plus 1 adult in an extra bed.

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Elegant One-Bedroom Junior Suite
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Balcony
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

Elegant room featuring one or two spacious and comfortable beds, decorated in modern and comfortable style. The bathroom includes a separate shower and a bath with an independent toilet area. The living room is an extension of the bedroom with wonderful sea view. Room amenities include free WiFi, a complimentary bottle of water per day, a Nespresso machine with 2 complimentary coffee capsules per day and tea making facilities with 4 complimentary tea bags per day. This Suite has the maximum occupancy of 2 adults and 1 child up to 12 years or a 3rd adult in extra bed.

Junior Triple Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Junior Suite|Triple Room Junior Suite Garden View (Half Board)

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Superior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Balcony
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

This Suite features a spacious living room and an innovative architectural bathroom concept, with shower or bathtub integrated in the room. Also included is a comfortable day bed in a large balcony offering panoramic views of the resort's gardens. Room amenities include free WiFi, a complimentary bottle of water per day, a Nespresso machine with 2 complimentary coffee capsules per day and tea making facilities with 4 complimentary tea bags per day. It has the maximum occupancy of 2 adults and 1 child up to 12 years or a 3rd adult in extra bed.

Superior Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe
  • Terrace
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

Junior Suite|JUNIOR SUITE SUPERIOR (junior-suite)

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Spacious Junior Suite
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

This spacious suite offers a separate living room with sofa and wooden table. Elegantly decorated in natural tones, there are views of the resort's gardens from a private balcony. Room amenities include free WiFi, a complimentary bottle of water per day, a Nespresso machine with 2 complimentary coffee capsules per day and tea making facilities with 4 complimentary tea bags per day. This Suite has the maximum occupancy of 2 adults and 1 child up to 12 years or a 3rd adult in extra bed.

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Luxury One-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:2 bathrooms
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

This luxurious suite has 115 m², which include a terrace area offering a lounger and panoramic views of the resort's gardens. It has a spacious bedroom, living room and two bathrooms. For guest's convenience, the bedroom and living room can be separated into two independent areas. Room amenities include free WiFi, a complimentary bottle of water per day, a Nespresso machine with 2 complimentary coffee capsules per day and tea making facilities with 4 complimentary tea bags per day. This Suite has the maximum occupancy of 2 adults and 2 children up to 12 years of age or a 3rd adult in extra bed.

Vilalara Thalassa Resort Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • Senhora da Rocha Beach600 m
  • Vale do Olival Beach800 m
  • City Center1.6 km
  • Fisherman's Beach Armação de Pêra1.9 km

Places of interest

  • Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Rocha700 m
  • Fisherman's Beach Armacao de Pera2.0 km

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Chapel of Our Lady of The Rock700 m

Local attractions

  • Porches Pottery3.7 km
    En 125
  • Praia Gale4.3 km
    Estrada da Gale, Albufeira
  • FIESA - International Sand Sculpture Festival5.4 km
    Estrada Municipal 524 Areias de Pêra
  • Aqualand Algarve4.2 km
    E.n. 125 Sitio das Areias - Apartado 11
  • Praia Salgados5.3 km
    Salgados, Albufeira

Near the hotel

  • Capela da Nossa Senhora da Rocha770 m
    Alporchinhos

    Restaurants nearby

    • Ristorante Belmondo570 m

      Address: Clube Porches Praia, Sra. da Rocha
      Phone: 282 313 132

      71% likes this, based on 112 reviews
      Cuisine: Italian
      Price Range: NZD 27 - NZD 72

    • Snack Bar Palmeiras800 m

      Address: Quinta das Palmeiras, 8400-450 Porches - Algarve Senhora da Rocha, Portugal

      74% likes this, based on 45 reviews
      Cuisine: Portuguese

    • Vila de italia570 m

      Address: Aldeamento algarclub
      Phone: 351282317077

      73% likes this, based on 23 reviews
      Cuisine: Italian

    • O Lobo Do Mar920 m

      Address: Armacao de pera

      80% likes this, based on 7 reviews
      Cuisine: Portuguese

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Number of rooms:
      124

    Hotel Awards

    PortugueseHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedArmacao de PeraVilalara Thalassa Resort

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Luxury Hotels in Portugal

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    Cities nearby
    • Albufeira hotels - 10 km
    • Portimao hotels - 16 km
    • Praia da Rocha hotels - 16 km
    • Ferragudo hotels - 14 km
    • Carvoeiro (Lagoa) hotels - 8 km
    • Lagoa (Algarve) hotels - 9 km
    • Porches (Algarve) hotels - 4 km
    • Silves hotels - 12 km
    • Olhos de Agua hotels - 15 km
    • Boliqueime hotels - 18 km

    Vilalara Thalassa Resort Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Vilalara Thalassa Resort

    Average guest rating

    8.4out of 10
    Superb
    Based on 80 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Rooms
    9.0
    Value
    8.0
    Location
    10.0

    Guest reviews

    • Couple
      10.0

      Pretty much everything.

      Pretty much unable to discover any shortcoming

    • Older travelers
      8.2

      Breathtaking ocean view with wonderful garden spirit = smell of different flowers and trees … very relax and enjoyable …thnaks 

    • Couple
      8.8

      At Vilalara hotel, you are in a real cocoon, far away from the busy world.

      A small detail : no coffee/tea maker in the room. Everything else was perfect.

    • Family with children
      10.0

      Perfect place for ultimate relaxation and luxury in a beautiful environment/location. Service of the friendly staff = excellent ! Great Spa.

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      The Vilalara is the most beautiful relaxing , peaceful and magical place I have ever stayed at. The staff are exceptional , the location is unimaginable and the peace and quiet is a tonic for life. I will visit the Vilalara many more times in the future without doubt. We have traveled extensively but this has got the be the top of our list for summer vacation. We hereby thank all the staff at Vilalara for a wonderful stay.

    • Family with children
      9.2

      marvellous place!

      excellent dinner. Not so good service for price and quality of food. Improvement is needed in staff. We ordered a glass of "Morgado de Ste Catherine" and another wine was served with no explanation.

    • Couple
      10.0

      Amazing! We stayed for 5 nights for our honeymoon. The hotel is 5 star with the some of the best service, staff, and facilities we have ever experienced. The views and beach are breathtaking. The food and wine is of the highest quality- a bit expensive but well worth the splurge! After staying here my husband and I wonder why you would stay anywhere else in the Algarve.

    • Older travelers
      4.2

      Great open gardens and lovely private beach

      The reception staff were very slow and unprofessional. The cleaning of the room was forgotten and we had to complain to get the room cleaned. Even after the so called clean the bins were still full. Each night we kept a glass of water next to the bed. The glasses were never cleaned for us so we had to do it ourselves. Shames as this in the service of a 5 star hotel or in fact any hotel.

    • Older travelers
      9.2

      Service level and availability of staff as well overall lodging and spa services

    • Older travelers
      8.8

      The resort is in a beautiful spot - with amazing views over the cliffs. Staff are extremely nice and helpful. A great spot to relax and chill out. Easy to get into town (5 euros by taxi or 40 min walk) for a wander and lots of choices of places to eat. Food at the hotel quite pricey but average for 5* hotel. Great breakfasts! Resort was full but did not feel busy at all -- except at lunch time. Lots of pools. Beach not very long or great for swimming but decent enough and lots of other beaches in driving distance. And three great pools at the hotel.

      The standard garden view rooms were nice enough but not fantastic and not much of a view. Our room was a little musty but we aired it out and seemed much better. And as above, food on the pricey side.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Vilalara Thalassa Resort - Armacao de Pera Armacao de Pera location
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    Hotel Address:

    Praia Das Gaivotas, Armacao de Pera, Portugal, 8400-450

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Armacao de Pera
      1.7 km
    Airports
    • Faro (FAO)
      37.6 km
    Restaurants
    • Ristorante Belmondo (cuisine: Italian)
      570 m
    • Vila de italia (cuisine: Italian)
      570 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Number of rooms:
      124

    Hotel Awards

    PortugueseHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedArmacao de PeraVilalara Thalassa Resort

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Luxury Hotels in Portugal

    Use Badge