Visit PortugalThe Best Algarve Resorts for Your Stress-free Holidays

Rebeka David2 weeks ago

Are you planning to spend your holidays in one of the marvelous Algarve resorts?

It might be difficult to decide which one fits you best, but no reason to worry, we are here to help.

Do you want to be at a nice pool and enjoy all-inclusive service? Or would you prefer to be close to the amazing and award-winning golf fields of Portugal?

Whether you are traveling with your family, as a couple or even alone, enjoy the perfect holidays in the Algarve with our help.

All-inclusive Algarve resorts

The most relaxing aspect of a holiday is when you can be totally careless. Fortunately, these all-inclusive Algarve resorts will make you forget about housework for a while.

No more cooking or cleaning, just amazing tidy rooms, and endless food whenever you want. Let’s see, which Algarve resorts provide the best all-inclusive service!

Vila Galé Lagos

The Vila Galé Lagos hotel chain opened one of its newest resorts in the charming city of Lagos. The hotel is located right next to Meia Praia beach and offers sea view rooms for the visitors.

Following the needs of the guests, Vila Galé provides wi-fi connection all around the hotel.

In case we prefer disconnecting from the digital world, we can lay down at the enormous pool outside, or enjoy the spa with its panoramic pool from the inside.

Vila Galé Lagos
Vila Galé Lagos

Want to book a room right now?

You can choose between the standard, junior suite, and family rooms.

All of them come with stylish modern decor, LCD television, and air conditioning, not to mention the balcony, facing the ocean.

The prices start at €209/night for a standard room that you can book here.

Alvor Baía Resort Hotel

Alvor Baía
Alvor Baía Resort Hotel

Alvor is also a great destination if we want to enjoy the luxury of the Algarve resorts, in a peaceful green environment.

The Alvor Baía Resort Hotel is located 1.5km away from the city center and the beach, while the golf courses are 2.5km away.

In case we don’t want to walk, we can use the hotel’s shuttle bus to get to the beach and back or we can just stay and enjoy the huge, 100m long pool.

The Turkish bath, sauna, spa, and gym also help us to relax, while the kids can have fun in the playgrounds around.

For an all-inclusive basic suite, the prices start at €285/night. Visit their website and book your room!

Adriana Beach Club Hotel Resort

Not all the Algarve resorts are as lucky with their location as the Adriana Beach Club Hotel Resort. Placed in the frenetic city of Albufeira, close to Falésia beach our entertainment is guaranteed.

Especially if we consider the numerous restaurants, pools, the tennis court and the spa facilities, we can’t get bored for sure.

Adriana Beach Club
Adriana Beach Club Hotel Resort

For booking your room, you have to count with a minimum of €219/night for a basic large room with its own balcony. Click here and choose your desired option!

Algarve Family Resorts

Have you ever dreamed about the perfect, stress-free holiday with your family? Now, we tell you how this dream can come true in the best of the Algarve resorts.

We show you three different hotels where not just the parents, but also the kids can enjoy and stay entertained for the whole duration of the vacation.

Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort Hotel

Beautiful interior, comfortable rooms, and endless activities. You can find all of them in one of the most outstanding Algarve resorts, the Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort Hotel.

Located in the south-western edge of the European continent, in Sagres, the hotel has numerous facilities to offer.

The nearby beach is perfect for surfing and sunbathing while the hotel’s own pools are close enough to the restaurants, bars, and the gym.

And we didn’t even mention the best part yet. Everything is 100% child-friendly. Even if you travel with your baby, toddler or teenager, there are all the necessary accessories in the bathrooms and restaurants, as well as activities for every age group.

Martinhal Beach Family Resort
Martinhal Beach Family Resort

So, if you are ready for a real family trip, in a luxurious environment, don’t hesitate, just book your room here for a minimum of €4.550/7nights.

Vale da Lapa Resort and Spa

Some Algarve resorts, just as Vale da Lapa, provides a calm, out of the crowd holiday experience for you and your family.

In Carvoeiro, we won’t find a busy downtown, but we can enjoy the spectacular view of the sea and the mountains at the same time.

Vale da Lapa
Aguahotels Vale da Lapa

The resort is far from the center but has plenty of activities to entertain its guests. A full-service spa, swimming pools, a nine-hole putting green, and a kid’s club as well.

If we don’t want to stay at the hotel, the bicycle rental helps us to discover the neighborhood on two wheels.

To book your family holiday in Vale de Lapa click here. The prices for the rooms start at €180/night.

Vila Vita Parc Resort and Spa

Vila Vita Parc has amazing facilities, which are rare even between the best Algarve resorts. And what are those? Portugal’s biggest natural reef is right in front of the hotel’s coastline.

That makes the location the perfect spot for diving and snorkeling, where we can be amazed by the marine life of the area.

And if it wouldn’t be enough, the hotel also offers a free shuttle boat service to the nearby beaches, where we can try kayaking or canoeing as well.

Besides that, the resort has three different kid’s club, separated by age. Not like the free mini-golf, the ping pong, the football and volleyball wouldn’t be enough for the entertainment of the whole family.

The hotel has a special Oásis Family Suite offer for €1150/night what includes an 80m2 residence with two separate room and balcony. For more information and booking, click here.

Vila Vita Parc
Vila Vita Parc Resort and Spa

Algarve Golf Resorts

Algarve resorts are famous between golfers. Since this fascinating sport requires a special environment, it is not easy to find the best places to practice.

Nevertheless, the next Algarve resorts have everything, not only to enjoy the game but for a perfect holiday as well.

Here, you can find everything you should know about golfing in Portugal.

Pine Cliffs Resort

Algarve resorts generally have a nice view, but the Pine Cliffs Resort is one of the best located between all of them.

Laying on a clifftop close to Albufeira, it provides a unique environment in the middle of nature but still close to the town.

The Golf Academy for beginners, a nine-hole golf course for the advanced golfers and the famous Devil’s Parlour for the devoted players are a real paradise for everyone who’s interested in golf.

Furthermore, there are plenty of other sport and leisure options, such as yoga, tennis, wakeboarding, water ski courses, jet-sky, and kayaking opportunities.

All of it of course in a luxurious environment. The modern design is inspired by the local culture and the amazing restaurants introduce the local cuisine to the visitors.

Pine Cliffs Resort
Pine Cliffs Resort

Click here and book your dream golf holiday now from €340/night.

Pestana Alvor Praia Beach & Golf Hotel

5-star comfort for affordable price? This is exactly what the Pestana Alvor South Beach Premium Suite Hotel hotel offer!

You can find the resort in the picturesque fishing village, Alvor, overlooking the Três Irmãos beach.

Pestana Alvor
Pestana Alvor Praia Beach & Golf Hotel

From the hotel, you have direct access to the beach, thanks to the elevator, which takes you down to the crystal clear water.

Next to the numerous facilities, like the sauna and Turkish bath, you can also join the golf courses which are located 15km away from the accommodations. Book your room now from €200/night!

Penina Hotel & Golf Resort

Between all the Algarve resorts, Penina is the most committed to golf. Portimão, the home of the resort is the birthplace of golf in the Algarve, and they take it pretty seriously.

Penina
Penina Hotel & Golf Resort

The hotel offers numerous golf courses directed by real professionals and already hosted 10 Portuguese Opens and other important tournaments.

Book your room here from the price of €215/night, if you want to spend your holiday in an amazing and luxurious environment, with outstanding golfing opportunities.

Algarve Luxury resorts

Are you looking for the best of the Algarve resorts? For the most glamorous, most luxurious hotels? Well, you can stop searching now, because here we bring you the three most awarded Algarve resorts which provide more than we could imagine.

Conrad Algarve

In Quinta do Lago we can find more treasures than we expect. Just like the Conrad Algarve, which is pretty outstanding between the Algarve resorts.

And not only because it already won the “Europe’s Leading Luxury Resort” title, but also for the best swimming pool in the Iberian Peninsula.

Conrad Algarve
Conrad Algarve

In case we would like to spend an unforgettable holiday with all the luxury Algarve can offer, we can book a room in Conrad from €493/night.

Vale do Lobo

Vale do Lobo is not only one of the fancy Algarve resorts. Its aim is to create a community and convince the guest to return year after year.

Vale do Lobo
Vale do Lobo Resort

Nevertheless, they are doing a very good job. The hotel is popular among golfers thanks to its courses, but also families can find entertainment for the adults and the kids equally.

If you want to be part of the Vale do Lobo experience, book your holiday from as low as €130/night.

The Lake Resort

In Vilamoura, we can find the most popular between all the Algarve resorts, regarding the feedbacks on Booking.com and TripAdvisor.

We are not left wondering, since The Lake Resort has surprising and fascinating facilities, such as the floating restaurant or the sand bottom pool.

The rooms are also compelling with their Mediterranean and Oriental-inspired design.

The Lake Resort
The Lake Resort Vilamoura

Would like to try? Book your room from €350/night and be part of the wonder!

Algarve Villa Resorts

Sometimes we just want to disconnect. Be far from the crowd and enjoy the silence. Luckily, there are some Algarve resorts that can provide a relaxing and high-quality environment. Choose a resort from our list and take a break!

Onyria Palmares Beach House Hotel

The Onyria Palmares Beach House Hotel is a charming oasis in Lagos. A perfect spot for resting, enjoying the view and playing golf.

Onyria
Onyria Palmares Beach House Hotel

There is nothing that can disturb our holiday here and we can find everything we need in the hotel’s property such as the outdoor swimming pool and the Mediterranean restaurant with a 180° view.

Want to try? You can book your holiday here from €335/night!

Vila Joya

Vila Joya is one of the most outstanding Algarve resorts. Not only because it won “Europe’s Leading Boutique Hotel” prize in 2014 but also because its restaurant was awarded two Michelin stars.

Vila Joya
Vila Joya

The Moorish style designed hotel only has 12 rooms and 8 suites, so if you wanna join any of them, do not hesitate to book for €5120/two nights.

Tivoli Carvoeiro Algarve Resort

It doesn’t matter if you are on a business, family, romantic or relaxing holiday, Tivoli Carvoeiro is the only one between the Algarve resorts which can host you in any case.

It provides meeting rooms, a fitness center, pools, and even children activities. Useless to say, that it does all of it in a beautiful, 5-star environment.

Are you interested? Book your room for €362/night!

Tivoli Carvoeiro
Tivoli Carvoeiro Algarve Resort

Algarve Honeymoon resorts

Algarve resorts can be the perfect choice even for your honeymoon. Picturesque towns, amazing sea view balconies, and comfortable rooms are waiting for the just married couples.

Here are our three favorite Algarve resorts for a romantic getaway.

Bela Vista Hotel & Spa

Algarve resorts are famous for their nice design, but none of them mastered it as much as Bela Vista. In case you are looking for something extraordinary, cozy and cute, this is the perfect place for your honeymoon.

Bela Vista Hotel and Spa
Bela Vista Hotel and Spa

Let yourself fall into the charm of the mixture of the vintage and Moorish design and enjoy the romantic package for €750/two nights!

Vila Monte Farm House

It might be surprising, but Algarve resorts are not all for the seaside experience. Just like Vila Monte Farm House.

Vila Monte
Vila Monte Farm House

This bohemian but at the same time rustic style resort is perfect for couples who want to be closer to mother earth, but still, enjoy the comfort of a hotel.

Reserve your stay in this refreshing Farm House from €344/night!

Monte da Quinta Resort

This hotel shows a more tropical side. With its unconventional designs, modern furniture, and luxurious arrangements, this is the perfect, relaxing getaway you have been waiting for.

It has a spa with a heated interior swimming pool, a kitchen, a lounge for children and an elegant restaurant, where you can feast like a true tourist!

Monte da Quinta
Monte da Quinta Resort

People also choose this resort because of their excellent location: it is only a 20-minute drive to the airport.

Where exactly are these resorts?

Here is a map that will help you locate these places and plan your vacation.

Is it worth spending my holidays in one of the Algarve resorts?

As you can see from our list, Algarve resorts can be suitable for everyone. From families to couples, for active holidays to a relaxing retreat.

No matter how you choose the best resort for your vacation, one thing is sure.

Algarve has beautiful landscapes and stunning beaches which are really worth a visit. It only depends on you, and whether you want to spend the nights between two city visits, sunbathing sessions or golf courses.

To know about the must-do attractions of the Algarve, read more here!

Rebeka David

Jeronimos Monastery Lisbon

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