10 of the Best Hotels in Vilamoura

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To enjoy Vilamoura, its manicured golf courses, and superyacht-filled marina, you will need a great place to stay. To make this easier for you, this page lists the best hotels in Vilamoura. 

The Lake Resort

The Lake Resort

Families will love The Lake Resort, which offers kid-friendly fun in a luxurious setting. Youngsters can spend their days at the superb Koala Kids’ Club while parents relax beside one of three pools or in the stocked library.

The resort, which is just a short walk from the marina, also boasts an innovative sand-bottomed pool, which offers ocean-style swimming without the dangers the waves may bring. In the evenings, take the whole family to any one of the resort’s superb, gourmet restaurants.

Tivoli Marina Vilamoura

tivoli marina vilamoura

Spectacular views over the marina’s superyachts set Tivoli Marina Vilamoura apart from the competition. This luxurious modern hotel also boasts extensive amenities, including a sprawling swimming pool and expansive private gardens.

Guests can unwind in the excellent spa, which offers a range of treatments focussing on holistic healing. Relax even more by chilling on a sun lounger at the on-site beach and, when it’s time to eat, fill your belly at one of Tivoli’s gourmet restaurants and bars.

Vilamoura Garden Hotel

Vilamoura Garden Hotel pool

Vilamoura Garden Hotel is a boutique getaway ideally located for beach-lovers and golf-junkies alike. Just over ten minutes’ walk from the Algarve’s beaches, guests can relax on the local sands and soak up some sun. The Millennium and Old Course Golf Club courses are just a car ride away.

If you fancy staying on-site, the Garden Hotel boasts a beautiful L-shaped pool, a tapas lounge bar, and a smart restaurant. The chic rooms offer a comfy spot to relax after a long day.

Anantara Vilamoura

Anantara Vilamoura pool

Anantara Vilamoura is a minimalist paradise offering luxury design in monochrome and natural wood materials. Neighbouring the prestigious Victoria Golf Course, this 280-suite resort is ideal for a golfer but offers much more than that.

There are five elegant pools, Champagne cabanas, and easy access to the nearby marina. If you’re coming with children, drop them off at the excellent kids’ and teens’ clubs as you enjoy perusing the local wineries or ancient Roman ruins.

Laguna Resort 

Laguna Resort bedroom

Book a stay at the Laguna Resort if you’re looking for a secluded base from which to explore Vilamoura. The resort boasts 13 villas and 24 apartments, each decorated with a stylish yet minimalist look. During the day, pick a sun lounger and good book and relax by the glittering pool.

If you’re coming with children, Laguna Resort offers a kids’ club. At night, explore the nearby delights of Vilamoura, including its dazzling nightlife and exquisite culinary scene.

The Residences at Victoria by Tivoli

The Residences at Victoria by Tivoli pool

The Residences at Victoria offer something for everyone. Situated right next to the Victoria Golf Course and within walking distance of the Laguna and Millennium course, golfers have plenty of fairways to tackle.

Everyone else is covered at The Residences thanks to three swimming pools (one solely for children), a fully equipped gym, and a kids’ club. The suites are modern and spacious with gorgeous views of the verdant surroundings.

Pestana Vila Sol Golf & Resort Hotel

Pestana Vila Sol Golf & Resort Hotel birdseye view

Pestana Vila Sol has positioned itself as the hotel of choice for enthusiastic golfers. The resort is the home of the 27-hole Vila Sol golf course, the location of the PGA European Tour Portuguese Open in 1992 and 1993.

Its apartments offer glorious views over the glittering lakes, rising pine trees, and lush greenery that makes up the three 9-hole course. For non-golfers, Pestana Vila Sol has a swimming pool, tennis courts, jogging circuit, and a kids’ club.

Hilton Vilamoura

hilton vilamoura

Feel the weight slip off your shoulders with a stay at Hilton Vilamoura, home to Portugal’s largest spa. The 7 Seven Spa boasts innovative treatments and the latest tech, including an indoor thermal pool, to help you destress.

As you would expect from the Hilton brand, this resort offers contemporary, comfortable rooms with a focus on quality service. There are plenty of features to enjoy throughout your stay, including six swimming pools, a gym, and landscaped gardens.

Four Seasons Vilamoura

four seasons vilamoura pool

A family-friendly stay awaits at the Four Seasons Vilamoura, which offers something for every member of the family. Adults can relax by the lagoon-style pool while children play at the kids’ club. The expansive resort also boasts a modern gym, games room, plenty of restaurants, a spa, and much more.

For an extra special stay, opt for The Villa, a secluded five-bed getaway with a private pool. Both The Villa and main hotel enjoy easy access to the nearby marina.

Hostel Conii & Suites Algarve

Hostel Conii & Suites Algarve dorm room

(A cheaper option for budget travellers)

If you’re looking for a cheaper alternative, Hostel Conii & Suites offers communal living in beautifully designed, minimalist rooms. Guests can access a shared kitchen space (great for when you don’t want to spend hard-earned cash at a restaurant) plus a communal lounge area for when it’s time to relax.

In the evenings, a pub-style bar is the place to mingle with your follow guests, recount your day’s exciting adventures, and have a drink or two.

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