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Sacramento, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall we found the Vale da Lapa Resort very nice place to stay. The reception staff was outstanding in meeting our needs and responding to our questions. The Villas provided all of the comforts of home including a fully outfitted kitchen and a washer/dryer unit. Our villa had one full bathroom and on half bathroom. The full bathroom had both... More 

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Thank Doug J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can we say? The welcome we received at the Vale Da Lapa resort was fantastic. We arrived to a storm that had the rain bouncing hard off the road and when we checked in the kind,young man on the reception gave us a lift to our villa. This was only the start of the great service we received here... More 

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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Our second visit to Carvoeiro a place we love and this was a last minute trip. We paid approx £90 per night for both of us on half board. Stayed from 15th October for one week. Welcome was warm and we were about 10mins past evening meal end but they made us a pizza which was kind. The briefing was... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Returned 19/10/16 Pros, first class friendly and helpful staff, any problem swiftly sorted. We had a problem with the in-room safe and within 10 minutes some one was there to sort it.Bar staff first class especially Tatiana. Previous reports of damaged sunbeds. I looked but could not find any however i counted just over 50 so with 80 plus apartments/villas... More 

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

The focal point is the pool that has had a recent makeover but the surrounds missed out. The foot pools where either empty at the base of the stairs or if you ventured down the slope to re-enter the pool area, you encountered a dirty brown stained hurdle of a puddle... it was cleaned out on a couple of occasions... More 

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West Sussex
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

We chose Vale da Lapa as the Villa accomodation met some specific requirements we had for our family such as child friendliness and wheelchair access. On arrival we were very impressed with the standard and layout of our villa. We had some electrical and wifi issues during our stay but these were promptly seen to by the resort. The housekeeping... More 

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place we had a relaxing time with good food, and lots of relaxation we rented a car for 1 day but it wasn't essential the staff in the vale de lapa were very attentive. The local town you could walk too but a taxi was not expensive.

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stayed here at the end of August 2016 for a 10 night family break. we were given a beautiful villa at the bottom of the resort - nice and quiet, just under 10 mins walk form the club house. Villa pool had been left very dirty by previous guests and was out of action for 2 days whilst they re-set... More 

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London, UK
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is our second visit within 6 months so we obviously enjoyed it previously, however...The maintenance of the three town houses we were offered was very poor. Without cataloguing numerous problems I will just say that the two houses we were first offered were in poor states, one had a black viscose material leaking from the hot water tank and... More 

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Bonnyrigg, Midlothian
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

This was our first trip to Portugal and I selected this resort due to the great reviews and competitive price even though some negative reviews have crept in recently. I had already emailed the resort prior to travelling to obtain a selected suite that was South facing (29 or 31 which we got 31 as promised). On arrival Alexandra was... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Amid extensive landscaped gardens and manmade ponds, this 5-star resort offers luxurious villas with free wired internet. It boasts an on-site 9-hole putting green and, outdoor pools and a Spa. All apartments are situated in 2-storey duplex villas that feature modern and stylish decor. Each unit has a large living room and a bedroom with a high ceiling and balcony. There is also a full kitchen. At Vale Da Lapa, guests can enjoy the exclusive clubhouse featuring a design restaurant and bar with outdoor terrace. Guests can sample regional flavours and carefully selected local products. Agua Hotels Vale Da Lapa also boasts a jogging trail, 2 paddle tennis courts, and a multi-use astroturf pitch. Children can have fun at the play area and children's pool. Vale Da Lapa Hotel has a private entrance to the neighbouring tennis club and several golf courses can be found in its vicinity. Caneiros and Carvoeiro beaches are less than 5 km away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vale da Lapa Resort & SPA

Address: Estrada das Sesmarias, Carvoeiro 8400-535, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Carvoeiro
Price Range: $82 - $291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Vale da Lapa Resort & SPA 5*
Number of rooms: 85
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Also Known As:
Vale Da Lapa Resort & Spa Hotel Carvoeiro
Vale Da Lapa Resort And Spa
Vale Da Lapa Resort & SPA Carvoeiro, Portugal - Algarve
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Carvoeiro
#4 Luxury Hotel in Carvoeiro
#5 Family Hotel in Carvoeiro
#5 Romantic Hotel in Carvoeiro
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“Try to book rooms closer to the entrance of the hotel complex. The walk from the villas can be quite long.”
 of 5 bubbles dougj231, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“e-mail in advance to ask for south facing if you are a sun lover”
 of 5 bubbles almalc54, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Villas have very spacious accommodation and private pool”
  • Master Bedroom
  • Dining Area
  • Roof Terrace
  • Private pool and garden
  • Kitchen
 of 5 bubbles aengusmum, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“high number villas are furthest away from the club house so good if you want quiet. very poor wifi coverage though”
  • villa 81
 of 5 bubbles W7383NWkerrys, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Check your room before unpacking particularly the showers for dampness and water leaks..”
 of 5 bubbles skdcitraveller, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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