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Petersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful hotel,beautiful gardens and amazing sea view and great beach.All the staff were a delight,polite and very friendly and couldn't do enough for you. Food was most excellent and great selection at breakfast,so lovely to eat outside for both breakfast and dinner,weather was glorious to.

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place was really incredible. The grounds are tough to match. For those of you who have been to Big Sur, it's a bit like a less dramatic version. The service was on point, the food delicious, and the views incredible. The breakfast is pretty huge. The private beach was really the highlight. Just a heads up for those with...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a room with a porch with an ocean view . The grounds , pools and beach are lush and private . Much more intimate than some of the huge resorts in Algarve . We will be back . A special comment about the charming staff -- everyone from the bellman to wait staff at bar were gracious and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Vilalara Resort has incredibly beautiful beach, highly manicured gardens, and big spa. The facilities are really nice. But I had a rather bumpy experience. The service is random, ranging from extremely good to extremely bad. I went for 3 night Longevity Program at Vilalara for the Easter weekend, after seeing a beautiful photo of the Benagil sea cave in Algarve...

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The resort Stayed late March 2017 in one of the pool view rooms. Superb room, facilities, location and above all, service. All the staff are impeccable in their manners, friendliness and attentiveness without being overbearing. Nothing seems to be too much trouble. It's the small touches in human contact that can make such a big difference. The management and staff...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Vilalara resort for a night on a Saturday and were astonished by the beauty of the place. Overlooking cliffs, the resort features sprawling gardens and a number of amenities (pools, tennis courts..). This really was a fantastic experience. Now back to the restaurant. I'd say it was the only let down of our stay. The place...

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Setubal, Portugal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No doubt. The ever best hotel in Portugal. Dream location with an almost private beach, unique tropical gardens, wonderfull architecture and fantastic staff. Everything,, really everythin, is top. No need to go so often abroad with such a nice,quite and perfect place.

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Lier, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one week, in the beginning of april. There were not too much people in the resort because we were just ahead of the big season start. We were lucky to get an upgrade to halfboard, which was very nice. The rooms are spacious and contain everything you need. Nice bathroom, good bed, .. Breakfast was excellent,...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an amazing couple of days in the resort for a few days over my Birthday in March 2017. They have one heated pool which was amazing as the unheated pools were freezing this time of year so couldn't be used, were provided fresh towels about the pool area. Was very quiet when we were there which was nice but...

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North Brunswick
Reviewed 17 March 2017

My family (wife, my 2 year old and parents) stayed here in early March 2017. We had 2 rooms out of which one was upgraded to their newly renovated Prestige Suite. The second was a Garden view room. Both rooms were great. The suite was just amazing with the highlight being the balcony that looks over the pool. The rooms...

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BlueandGreenHotels, Gerente geral at Blue & Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort, responded to this review

Dear valued Guest, On my behalf and my team, I would like to thank you for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. It is a delight to us that you and your Family thoroughly enjoyed Vilalara, its location, the atmosphere and the food experience. Your very positive comments have been shared with the entire Team of Vilalara....

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
50 kilometres from Faro airport (FAO, ALgarve - Portugal), the Blue&Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort is a lakeside haven of style, comfort and exclusivity. As you gaze out and enjoy the setting you will realize the resort’s true essence and magic. This is a fascinating place where every detail has been designed for your wellbeing. Located on the Praia das Gaivotas cliff overlooking the sea, with a 12-hectare area consisting mainly of magnificent gardens, the Resort has 100 junior suites, 11 suites and 13 apartments. The low-rise architecture is marked by soft lines and colours and appears to have been inspired by Gaudi. It includes one restaurant of Portuguese cuisine and gourmet, low-calorie menus, and another with theme dinners and barbecues. It also features six outdoor pools of fresh and sea water and one of its main trademark images: the Thalassotherapy and Spa Center, the first in Portugal and one of the most respected in the world. soft lines and colours and appears to have been inspired by Gaudi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue & Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort

Address: Praia das Gaivotas | Alporchinhos, Porches 8400-450, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Porches
Price Range: $329 - $925 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Blue & Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 131
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Also Known As:
Blue & Green Vilalara Thalassa Hotel Porches
Blue And Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort
Vilalara Thalassa Hotel
Sofitel Armacao De Pera
Vilalara Thalassa Porches
Sofitel Thalassa Vilalara
Blue & Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort Portugal/Porches, Algarve
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Porches
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Porches
#2 Spa Hotel in Porches
#2 Family Hotel in Porches
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“We had a pool view room,very spacious,clean and comfortable with a large balcony.”
sammie43, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a top floor. I was at the bottom floor and could hear upstairs steps and TV!”
LWB888, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Pool view are perfect”
Felipefrazao, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Beach view rooms are far from main areas of the resort. If no parking near your room, opt to leave car and keys with reception”
Adios2takkfyrir, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Few rooms have a sea view ( only 8 we were told) so the next best is a first floor room with a pool view”
martinarthur, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
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